The Embers Christmas Show set for Friday


First Posted: 12/13/2009

The Surry Arts Council presents The Embers in their seasonal holiday show Christmas with the Embers at the Andy Griffith Playhouse.
This will be an entertaining evening full of inspirational Christmas pieces and classic holiday sing-alongs, The Embers Christmas Show is sure to bring a festive spirit, the warmth of the holidays, and family traditions to Mount Airy, said John Tomlinson, The Embers agent.
Tomlinson said the Christmas show this year will not be the same old show. He said the group will be performing more musical numbers and doing less skits.
Its all new this year. We have a whole new format. Its more informal. They will be playing blues, jazz and some Chuck Berry all Christmas tunes, Tomlinson said.
The performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For tickets contact the Surry Arts Council at 786-7998 or visit www.surryarts.org.
The Surry Arts Councils Christmas Tea has been rescheduled for this Thursday evening at 6 p.m. prior to the Christmas Carol performance. The SAC hosts a childrens tea each year during the holidays. This year, the tea will include special holiday treats, entertainment by the SAC Traditional Arts Programs (TAPS) fiddlers and the participants will also get to meet the cast of Christmas Carol presented by TheatreWorks of New York.
A Dickens Christmas Carol will be performed by TheatreWorks USA will be this Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Tickets at $10 at the Andy Griffith Playhouse.
Holiday Voice of the Blue Ridge Carolina Travelers & Blue Mountain Clogging workshop, 5:30-6:30, free with concert ticket Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., Downtown Cinema, Tickets are $7.
Slate Mountain Ramblers, Dance and Clogging workshop, 5:30 p.m., Free with ticket to dance on January 2, 2010, 7 p.m., Old-Time Music Heritage Hall. Tickets are $5.

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