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Arts Briefs: Sept. 2, 2011

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By The Staff

Tickets on sale for
‘Mulan Jr.’ at SCCT
Tickets go on sale today for Mulan Jr. at the Shelby County Community Theater.
This Disney musical, directed by Cyndi Powell Skellie, features more than 50 actors between the ages of 7 and 14.
Performances are Sept. 16, 17, 23, 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 18 and 25 at 2:30 p.m.
For tickets or more information, you can contact SCCT at 633-0222.

Long Run re-enactment
set for Sept. 10-11
The Painted Stone Settlers have set Sept. 10-11 for their annual re-enactments of The Long Run Massacre & Floyd’s Defeat, two principle events during the establishing days of Shelby County. There will be live outdoor dramas at 2 p.m. each day at Red Orchard Park, and there are many demonstrations. The School  Day program will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sept. 9, and a special performance for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts troops at 9-10:30 a.m. Sept. 10.

Author featured at the library
Robert Hicks, author of The Widow of the South, will be the guest author at two One Book, One Community events Oct. 13 at the Shelby County Library. He will speak at a luncheon, at 1-2 p.m. Cost is $30, and a copy of A Separate Country is included for each participant. Registration is required, with a limit of 50 seats. A check or cash is due upon registration. Hicks also will sign copies of his book at 6-7 p.m. Registration is required for seating purposes only. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.

Civil war ghost stories program
Thomas Freese and Brian Bush are back with more hair-raising storytelling of Civil War ghost stories at 6-7 p.m. Oct. 27 on the front lawn of the Shelby County Library, 309 8th Street.
First person accounts of ghosts encountered on the battlefields of the civil war, plus battlefield backgrounds and history will be presented. If inclement weather, this event will be held in the Hudson room. For more information call 633-3803, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.