Field Day Fest this Saturday at Bicentennial Park
- ASHEBORO — Field Day Fest has moved to Bicentennial Park this Saturday, Nov. 5, and is now a free event for music lovers and a mini-Fall Festival for visitors.
Some 30-plus vendors are scheduled to be part of an Artisan Market from 12-6 p.m. in light of the canceled Fall Festival in October because of Hurricane Ian. The Randolph Arts Guild, which organizes the Fall Festival, is partnering with this event.
Live bands will be on stage at Bicentennial Park from 2-10 p.m., including Tommy Prine and the very popular husband and wife duo, Chatham Rabbits.
Food and beer will be available for purchase. Four Saints Brewing Company, Randolph County’s Heart of North Carolina and Tyler Redhead & McAlister Real Estate are sponsoring the event.
RSVP’s ‘CLUE’ continues this weekend at Sunset Theatre
The play takes place at Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, in association with the City of Asheboro.
Admission is $19 (Orchestra) or $16 (balcony) for adults, and $14 (orchestra) or $11 (balcony) for military, seniors ($60+) and students.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at Brightside Gallery, 170 Worth St., Asheboro, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday (cash or check only), or online at www.rsvptheatre.com.
Bluegrass duo brings award-winning act to Liberty on Saturday night
- LIBERTY — Dailey & Vincent has released nine albums since 2007, seven of these for Rounder Records, with all the albums having charted on at least one Billboard albums chart.
And the duo is performing at Liberty Showcase Theater in Liberty this Saturday.
Dailey & Vincent has won 13 awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association and 23 awards from SPBGMA (The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America) .
In 2011, Dailey & Vincent received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and won the 2011 Dove Award for Best Bluegrass Album with “Singing From The Heart.” And in 2013, they received their second Grammy Award nomination for Best Bluegrass Album for their album “The Gospel Side Of Dailey & Vincent.”
Tickets range from $35-$65. Visit thelibertyshowcase.com to learn more.
UPCOMING: Next Saturday night, Nov. 12, it’s the Malpass Brothers who will be on stage at Liberty Showcase Theater. The classic country music duo are young and present some off-the-cuff entertainment. Tickets range from $30-$50.
Hungry? Farmer Civitan’s monthly country breakfast is Saturday
FARMER — This Saturday is the monthly Country Breakfast sponsored by the Farmer Civitans.
Breakfast will be served from 7-10 a.m. and includes all you-can-eat biscuits, Thomas Brothers Ham and Sausage, eggs, gravy, grits and pancakes, plus beverages ranging from coffee (high test and decaffeinated) to sodas, orange juice and water.
The price is $8 per person and funds go toward Civitan projects. One of the future projects is putting a metal roof on the main building.
Veterans will be honored at the November breakfast, so tell the hostess when you arrive about your service.
The Civitan breakfasts are served at the Farmer Civitan Clubhouse at the intersection of Old NC Highway 49 and Dunbar Bridge Road.
Candlelight Christmas Shopping event in Randleman Saturday
It will run from 2-8 p.m. and is free.
Among the local shops participating are Mill Town Market & Gallery, Farmhouse Furniture, Hot Lips & Mabelline Pop-Up Market, Freeman’s Florist & Gifts, Studio 601 Photography & Art Gallery, Uniquely Yours Gifts, Just Desserts Catering & Cakes, Melvins Variety Store and Reese & Co. Gifts.
Refreshments and treats will be available.
Thrifty Thursday movie is ‘Magnificent Obsession’
- ASHEBORO —If it’s the first week of the month, it must be time for Thrifty Thursday again at the Sunset Theatre in downtown Asheboro.
On the first Thursday of the month, the theatre shows a movie from our past for the general public. Movies begin at 1 p.m. and tickets are $3, which includes a small popcorn and drink.
Are you 50 or over? Then you get in free.
This month’s movie on Nov. 3 is a 1954 flick, “Magnificent Obsession,” starring Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman and Agnes Moorehead. It’s the story of a man who’s actions cause the death of a doctor. In the midst of trying to make amends to the widow, the man falls for her.
The December movie on Dec. 1 will be a 1940 picture called “Remember the Night.”
UPCOMING: YMCA’s Holiday Craft Fair set for Nov. 12
More than 80 vendors are expected to be on hand. Door prizes will be given out and an outdoor Food Court with food trucks will offer a variety of options. Also, enjoy cookies with Santa.
Admission is free.