When audiences gather at Stuart's Opera
House from Dec. 13-22 to see "An Appalachian Christmas Carol," they
will experience a new holiday play that was written for the region, and
is native to the region.
In the final show of the 2013 season
for the Fur Peace Ranch in Meigs County, Della Mae, a five-piece
all-female bluegrass band, will play the Fur Peace Station Saturday.
Opening the bill - and scheduled to sit in with the band - is Fur Peace
Ranch owner and guitarist extraordinaire Jorma Kaukonen.
The annual holiday concert by the Local
Girls vocal trio is always a harmonious highlight of the season in
Athens. This year it will be enhanced by the presence of
Grammy-nominated songstress Sarah Hart, who's the niece of Local Girl
In a Christmas classic planned for
Stuart's Opera House this Thursday through Saturday, a couple struggling
to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman
kids - probably the most inventively awful kids in history.
Career Connections will host an evening of comedy featuring comedians
Lionel Hamilton and Buzz Nutley, according to a news release. Doors open
at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m., in Kiser's Barbeque Shack at
Eclipse, The Plains.
Uptown Athens will be fairly slow with most Ohio
University students leaving town for the short Thanksgiving break, but one
annual event doesn't require active involvement from the student population.
Yes, it's once again time for the Athens Townie Prom.