Events of Note
Howlin’ at the Moon, fundraiser for UWG Athletics
“Howlin’ at the Moon,” on Thursday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the University Athletic Complex.
This is a trip back to the old west. Dinner includes a filet from Longhorn Steakhouse straight out of a chuck wagon. The evening’s entertainment includes a bluegrass band, Western arcade competitions, a quick-draw exhibit, plus live and silent auctions.
Attendees will have a chance to take a trip in a hot air balloon, shoot some skeet, lasso a calf, ride a bull or just enjoy the sights and sounds of the old west.
Tickets: General admission, $75. To buy go to: Howlin’ at the Moon.
Simon Wiesenthal/Nazi Hunter
The one-man show, “Simon Wiesenthal/Nazi Hunter,” starring Tom Dugan, comes to the Townsend on Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. This is a theatrical journey through the life of a genuine 20th century hero. Wiesenthal, 1908-2005, was a famous Austrian-Jewish Holocaust survivor who tracked down and brought to justice more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals hiding around the world. Tickets: $15 Adults, $12 Seniors/Military, $8 Children.
Episodes in Sexuality
“Episodes in Sexuality,” on March 23-26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Townsend Center’s Dangle Theatre. This is an entirely student-run production. They write, direct, design, market and act. They also do the lights, sound, props and media. Come out and support your students.
Sunbelt Jazz Festival
The UWG Jazz Ensemble hosts international recording artist and jazz legend Chris Vadala at the Townsend, on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Vadala is one of America’s foremost saxophone, flute, and clarinet artists. His stardom is spotlighted by his tenure with the Chuck Mangione Quartet, which included concerts in all 50 states and 22 countries.
John McCutcheon at the Townsend
On Saturday, April 30, John McCutcheon comes to the Townsend. McCutcheon is as a songwriter, historian, musician and storyteller. He is a master of the hammer dulcimer and 11 other instruments. His 31 albums and acclaimed children’s books have received six Grammy nominations and multiple Parents’ Choice awards. Don’t miss America’s balladeer. The show is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 Adults, $9 Seniors/Military, $5 Children.
BB&T Lecture in Free Enterprise Series Continues
Paul Von Zielbauer, Founder of Road Monkey Adventure Philanthropy, will be the guest speaker in the BB&T Lecture in Free Enterprise Series, April 12, 5:30 p.m., Z-6. Reservations only through Denise Mitchell, 678-839-6467 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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