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Razzle Dazzle and All That Jazz Weekend Guide for Halifax


Get lost in the decadence of the 1920s. Looking for a little more muscle and grit? Celebrate Mother Earth. You can do all of these things this weekend. (Plus there's so much more to do in HalifaxVA). (Pssst...don't forget to share your adventures on social media using #LoveHalifaxVA. You could win a prize!).

Halifax County Little Theatre presents... CHICAGO the Musical April 21 - May 6 | The Prizery Chicago, the critically acclaimed theatrical phenomenon comes to Halifax County for 11 shows. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago has everything: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz. Tickets on sale now at The Prizery Box Office, the Visitor Center, online or by calling 434.572.8339. You don't want to miss this show!


April 21: Opening Night. Halifax County Little Theatre's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 7:30 p.m. April 21: Live at JB's, featuring DJ Beesty. 9 p.m. - Midnight April 21: Live Music at Main Street Cafe, featuring Natural Ingredients. 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. April 22: Earth Day Extravaganza. Celebrate Mother Earth at the Halifax Farmers Market. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Fun for the entire family. Take home local bounty from the Farmers Market and enjoy food from vendors.   April 22: Sangria Saturday at Sans Soucy Vineyards, featuring wine, food, and live music by Mark Keeney. 1 - 8 p.m. April 22: NASCAR Late Model 100 / Limited T-25 / Pure Stock T-15 / Hornets 15 at South Boston Speedway. 7 p.m.  April 22: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 7:30 p.m. April 23: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 3 p.m. 


April: 25: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 7:30 p.m. April 28: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 7:30 p.m. April 28: Live music at JB's, featuring Chris Martin. 9 p.m. - Midnight April 28: Live music at Main Street Cafe, featuring Double Shot. 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.  April 29: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 7:30 p.m. April 29: Live music at Main Street Cafe, featuring Mike Warren & The Main Street Band. 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. April 29: May Day/Spring Fling at Sans Soucy Vineyards. Live music by Josh Walker. 1 - 8 p.m. April 30: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 3 p.m. May 2: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 7:30 p.m.:  May 4: HCLT's CHICAGO. The Prizery. 7:30 p.m. May 5: Naturalization Ceremony at Patrick Henry's Red Hill. 11 a.m.  May 5:  Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Springfield Distillery with TACOS el Kora. 4-8 p.m. 


On Exhibit... Parsons-Bruce Art Association welcomes Susan Wilkinson to The Robert F. Cage Art Gallery at The Prizery for a showing of her art now through May 10. FREE admission.    The Halifax County/South Boston Museum is featuring two artist installations. The photography of Tom Williams will be featured through June 10. Watercolor artist Kim Ferguson's exhibit opens this weekend and will run through May 27. 


On Stage... Halifax County is home to two extraordinary opportunities for live arts. Halifax County Little Theatre and The Prizery bring some of the biggest shows, family favorites, classics, and new and exciting ventures to the stage. Halifax County Little Theatre presents... CHICAGO the Musical With show-stopping numbers, astonishing dancing, and a healthy dose of razzle dazzle, Chicago is a heart-pounding spectacle of everything that makes Broadway great. April 21 - May 6.

The Southern Virginia Wild Blueway is always open... The days are longer and warmer which means the perfect time to explore the regions lakes and rivers. Whether you're an angler, love paddling, or floating down a lazy river, the Blueway delivers. 
Virginia Cantaloupe Festival tickets are now for sale at the South Boston- Halifax County Visitor Center. Stop by Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Sunday from 12-5 p.m. to get your tickets!! #valopefest17


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