Events & Entertainment News

Stories from newspapers, broadcasters and websites that mention events or entertainment on or around Lake Gaston. Our search procedure includes many sources, some quite small, not used by the better known search engines.

Community gearing up for Ducky Derby

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The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce is preparing for one of its biggest events of the year, when thousands of little yellow ducks will race down the Roanoke River in Weldon to raise money for bu

He’s back:Futrell to take stage for Fridays in the Park summer series finale

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The Fridays in the Park musical series is coming to a close on Aug. 28 in Roanoke Rapids, and this year’s finale will feature local singer Vernon Futrell.

Stray Cats Rod & Custom Show at Festival

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Lake Gaston Guide

On Saturday, September 5, at 8 a.m., 150 or more cars are expected to register to compete in the Stray Cats Rod and Custom Show at the 31st Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival.

11 th year sets records for The Crossing

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A new record number of participants gathered at The Pointe to swim, paddle, float, and walk across Lake Gaston Saturday. Officially, 400 people from all walks of life and diverse places all had one thing in common - the desire to join into one of the largest community events in this area to help raise money for local nonprofits and worthy causes.

Country star eager for Lake Gaston Friday concert

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Country crooner Ray Scott knows about Littleton as he has a second cousin who lived in the area at one point, but he’ll make his musical debut there this weekend.

C.A.T.S. show a knee-slapping, boot-stomping good time

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Opening Saturday, Aug. 1, at 8 p.m. on the stage of The Colonial Center for the Performing Arts in South Hill, the “C.A.T.S Country Review,” sponsored by The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and Watkins Hearing Aids, is sure to entertain audiences of all ages from start to finish.

HGTV coming to Lake Gaston for show

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A film crew representing an HGTV house-hunting show, “Lakefront Bargain Hunt,” is expected in Halifax County next week. “A production assistant from an entertainment company in New York called and said they wanted to film,” said Wanda Clark, town clerk of Littleton.