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Out & About: 5 things to do this weekend

August 16th, 2013 3:07 pm by Staff Report

Out & About: 5 things to do this weekend

Barter Theatre will open “Good Ol Girls” musical revue for a limited run on through Sept. 7.

Joe Castillo, a sand story artist who gained international recognition
as one of three finalists on “America’s Got Talent” will be performing
live at Grace Fellowship Church, 2314 S. Greenwood Drive, Sunday, at 4
p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. Castillo draws in sand on a light table to
create powerful, fluid illustrations and stories using an overhead video
camera projected on a large screen. Tickets are $10 per person and are
expected to sell out. Tickets and information:

Johnson City Community Theatre’s run of “Jerry’s Girls” tonight at 8 and
continues Saturday at 8. This musical revue features the tunes of Jerry
Herman, including songs from “Mame” and “Hello Dolly!” The theater is
located at 600 E. Maple St. Tickets: or 926-2542.

Barter Theatre will open “Good Ol Girls” musical revue for a limited run
on through Sept. 7 on the main stage. Six women rock the house with
songs about first love, last chances, and all the good stuff in between.
Regular ticket prices are $32, $35 and $40. Showtimes: tonight at 8
p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Tickets and information: 276-628-3991 or

Saturday and Sunday, Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park will be hosting
its annual Crockett Days Celebration event celebrating the birth, life
and spirit of an American inspiration, David Crockett, one of our states
most famous and favorite sons.  Activities include: Re-enactors,
crafters and artisans, musical entertainment by Art Lang & Cathy
Ciolac at the cabin from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and wagon rides throughout the
park and from the cabin to the pioneer encampment along the Limestone
Creek area.
Refreshments will be available. Information: 257-2167 or

Marshall Chapman will be performing songs from her new CD “Blaze of Glory” at The Down Home, 300 West Main St., tonight at 8 p.m. Chapman is an American singer-songwriter-author who was born and raised in Spartanburg, S.C. To date she has released 13 critically acclaimed albums. Her songs have been recorded by everyone from Emmylou Harris and Joe Cocker to Irma Thomas and Jimmy Buffett. Tickets are $14 at the door.

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