2016-08-03 / Arts and Entertainment


Ladies Night in Dowtown Mebane will be held on Aug. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. Come to Downtown Mebane with your BFF’s for shopping and dining specials, refreshments, in-store events and more. Visit www.downtownmebane.com for more information.

The Person County Public Library will offer free technology classes in August. On Thursday, Aug. 4 from 3 to 4 p.m., the library will offer Microsoft Word. On Thursday, Aug. 18 from 3 to 4 p.m., the library will offer Online Learning and Test Prep. To sign up or for more information, call the library at 597-7881.

The Golden Leaf Quilters Guild will meet Monday, Aug. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Boston Halifax County Museum, 1540 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, Virginia. The program will be the summer Mad Hatter Tea Party and Ugly Fabric Auction. For more inormation, call Nancy at 434-454-4586.

The Person County Senior Center will host a cruise and cookout at Mayo Lake on Aug. 11. The van will leave the Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. for Mayo Lake where participants will board a pontoon boat and sightsee for an hour long crusie. A cookout lunch will be provided after the trip. The cost for transporation, cruise and lunch is $6. Sign up at the receptionist’s desk at the senior center.

On Thursday, Aug. 18, the Senior Center will travel to Graham to visit the Alamance Art s Museum. The van leaves the temporary Senior Center at 10 a.m. and will return around 4 p.m. The cost for the trip is $2. Lunch is at participant’s expense. Sign up at the receptionist’s desk at the Senior Center.

On Saturday, Aug. 20 at 1 p.m., the Person County Public Library will introduce its new Saturday film series for adults. Come to the library to see the film that tells the true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens. The film is PG-13 and is 135 minutes long. Call the library at 336-597-7881 for more information.

Hyco Lake Park and Campground has announced that the Flem Whitt Beach Music Festival will be held at Hyco Lake on Aug. 13. The festival is sponsored by the Roxboro Jaycees. Call 336-599-4343 to reserve a camping spot.

The Person County Public Library will hold a Coloring for Relaxation and Stress Management Program on Wednesday Aug. 17 at 4 p.m. Coloring pages and colored pencils are provided, but feel free to bring your own materials. Soothing music will be provided. Call Becky at 330-2294 or email her at bschneider@personcounty.net for more information.

The Triangle Run/Walk for Autism will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8. The downtown Raleigh event will include a USATF certified 5K race, a noncompetitive 5 K run/walk, a recreational one mile run/walk and a kids’ dash. The event will be held at Halifax Mall in Downtown Raleigh beginning at 9 a.m.

The annual Working Art s Workshop will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 2 and 3 at the Person County Office Building on Morgan Street. Choose from several classes, including Chrismons, Basic and Intermediate Knitting, Painting, Rug Hooking, Hand Caning, Basket Making, Jewelry Making and Pine Needle Basket Making. For more information, call 336-599-1195.

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