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Broadway’s Sparkling Diamonds & Hidden Gems

As part of their 42nd Season, Four County Players is proud to present a new one-weekend-only musical revue, BROADWAY’S SPARKING DIAMONDS & HIDDEN GEMS: A Teen Musical Revue.

Join us for a special musical revue showcasing some of the area’s best young adult talent, as they present not only some of musical theater’s most treasured songs—Sparkling Diamonds, if you will—but some of its lesser-known, but equally enchanting Hidden Gems. Don’t miss this one-weekend-only show! From Cinderella to Vanities, from Wicked to Wonderland, you’re sure to leave with familiar favorites and new favorites alike!

SPARKLING DIAMONDS & HIDDEN GEMS opens October 3, 2014, and runs for just three performances – October 3 & 4 at 8PM, and October 5 at 2:30PM. One weekend only! Performances will be on the Mainstage. Tickets are $16/adults, $15/seniors & students, and $14/children 12 & under. All tickets for October 3 are just $8! (half off a regular adult ticket)

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McCormick Observatory Public Night

This Friday is public night at McCormick Observatory from 9-11pm. Each public night includes observing with all of the telescopes (weather permitting), audio-visual presentations, museum exhibits, and tours of the Observatory. Please call (434) 243-1885 for the Public Night Information Line.

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Sr Hugs and Kisses

We need volunteer huggers to man the Senior Kissing Booth Saturday, October 4th during Old Farm Day in Fluvanna! Hugs, kisses and donations at the booth will benefit Fluvanna’s Meals on Wheels program.

If YOU love to hug and are over 55, please join us for this great cause, especially if you already plan to go to Old Farm Day and can spare 30-60 minutes for the booth. Here is the form to sign up!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14DXWBFc7IohkTfUQ5i_zSR6leGrDjp555cNzTOBeWk8/viewform?usp=send_form

Not yet 55 but still love to hug? Stop by our booth at Old Farm Day! Say you’ll be there. More details find “Senior Kissing Booth at Old Farm Day” on Facebook.

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Fall Fiber Festival

Sheep sheering, sheep dog trials, food and fiber vendors, music and lots of fun activities for the kids. Tickets are $5 and kids 16 & under are free.

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Dance Alyssa Dance

Youth and Family dance to raise funds for Pediatric Cancer research and the CureSearch Walk on October 11, 2014 in honor of Alyssa Divers. Please come out to support this wonderful cause!! More details to come!! $5.00 per person donation. DJ and dancing as well as refreshments for purchase. Find us on Facebook at “Dance Alyssa Dance”.

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