Calendar of Events for Central North Carolina
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, 7:30 pm - The Sammie's at the Ansonia Theatre, 110 S. Rutherford Street, Wadesboro, NC. Welcome home to this local favorite band. $15 reserved seating. More details at AnsoniaTheatre or 704-694-4950.
Sat. Oct. 11, 2014, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm - Taste of the Pee Dee - Arts | Crafts | Outdoor Living - Community Festival in downtown Wadesboro, NC. Free family event. Food, music, kids activities and outdoor activities including Climbing Wall, Timber Sport Competition, DiscoverAnson Bike Ride and Wadesboro's Escape the Zombies 5K Walk/Run/Obstacle course. (Pre-registration and fees apply for Bike Ride and 5K Walk/Run.) Sponsored by the Town of Wadesboro. More details at TasteofthePeeDee or call 704-694-5171. Sponsorships are available. Contact Cindi at Town Hall at 704-694-5171.
Sat. Oct. 11, 2014, 9:00 am - 9th Annual Discover Anson Bike Ride. Registration begins at 8:00 am at First Baptist Church, 309 Lee Avenue, Wadesboro, NC. Event starts at 9:00 am. Choice of 26, 43 or 62 mile rides. Download a flyer and registration form on Brochures page. Or find details and directions at www.AnsonCounty.org/. Presented by the Anson County Chamber of Commerce. Entry fee: $40 ($35 if you register before Sept. 26, 2014).
Sat. Oct. 25, 2014, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Annual Fall Festival presented by Uptown Wadesboro, Inc. Bring the kids to this family friendly event taking place in and around the Town Square (Greene at Wade streets). Free event. Activities include trick-or-treating at uptown businesses, games with prizes, story-telling, costume judging at noon with prizes and a pumpkin painting contest (with prizes) from 10 am to 11:30 am. The Anson County Partnership for Children will be providing free books to the children. This event is sponsored by Uptown Wadesboro, Inc. For further information, call 704-695-1644.
Friday, Nov. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 2014, 7:30 pm (Sunday matinees at 3:00 pm) - Steel Magnolias at the Ansonia Theatre, 110 S. Rutherford Street, Wadesboro, NC. $15 reserved seating. More details at AnsoniaTheatre or 704-694-4950.
Sat. Nov. 8, 2014 - "Kitchen Table Workshop" by Marjorie Hudson in Wadesboro, NC. Cost is $50.00. The workshop is limited to 12 people, so first come, first served. Details available at www.ansoncountywritersclub.org or www.carolinaswritersconference.org.
Sat. Dec. 4, 2014, 4:00 pm - Chamber Christmas Parade, Wadesboro, NC. Annual Christmas holiday parade through the streets of uptown Wadesboro. Bring the kids to see Santa. Produced by the Anson County Chamber of Commerce, 704-694-4181.
Sat. and Sun. Dec. 6 and 7, 2014 - UWI Christmastime Tour of Homes, Anson County, NC. Tour local homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Sat. hours: 1 - 4 pm. Sun. hours: 4 - 7 pm. This year's tour will be on two days and will include country homes in Anson County. You may go either day with the purchase of one ticket. Live music and refreshments at some locations. Tickets: $10. Before tour: Purchase tickets at Lacy's, Chamber of Commerce office, Buff Monkey Fitness and Wadesboro Town Hall. Location to purchase tickets on day of tour will be announced. More information about the Tour at 704-695-1644.
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, 7:30 pm - Sweet Potato Pie's Home Grown Christmas at the Ansonia Theatre, 110 S. Rutherford Street, Wadesboro, NC. Sweet Potato Pie has been entertaining audiences for over a decade with their classy blend of Americana, Bluegrass, Country and Gospel music mixed together in a style they call “sweetgrass”. Radio and TV are well acquainted with their “angelic” vocals from appearances on PBS, the Food Network and worldwide radio broadcasts. Hailed as the “Lennon Sisters of Bluegrass”, their show revolves around their beautiful 3-part harmonies, hard driving instrumentals and down home humor. With classic songs from Patsy Cline, Bill Monroe, the Judds and many more along with their chart topping original songs, you are in for a sensational night of family entertainment. $15 reserved seating. More details at AnsoniaTheatre or 704-694-4950.