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WonderQuest presents The Pirate Queen

WonderQuest, the Theatre for Young Audience division of Gainesville Theatre Alliance, presents The Pirate Queen by Gay H. Hammond, Sep 30-Oct 2 at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium.

Young Gráinne Mhaol, the daughter of an Irish Chieftain, was born wild as the waves and wind, born to be a sea captain—if only she can convince the world of that! This magical Irish adventure is based on the legend of Grace O’Malley, Ireland’s “Pirate Queen.” Recommended for all ages.

Gainesville Theatre Alliance is a one-of-a-kind, nationally-recognized collaboration between the University of North Georgia and Brenau University.

Tickets for public performances go on sale Sep 5. Teachers and homeschoolers can make reservations for matinee performances now at GainesvilleTheatreAlliance.org or by calling the GTA Box Office at 678-717-3624.

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WonderQuest presents The Pirate Queen

WonderQuest, the Theatre for Young Audience division of Gainesville Theatre Alliance, presents The Pirate Queen by Gay H. Hammond, Sep 30-Oct 2 at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium.

Young Gráinne Mhaol, the daughter of an Irish Chieftain, was born wild as the waves and wind, born to be a sea captain—if only she can convince the world of that! This magical Irish adventure is based on the legend of Grace O’Malley, Ireland’s “Pirate Queen.” Recommended for all ages.

Gainesville Theatre Alliance is a one-of-a-kind, nationally-recognized collaboration between the University of North Georgia and Brenau University.

Tickets for public performances go on sale Sep 5. Teachers and homeschoolers can make reservations for matinee performances now at GainesvilleTheatreAlliance.org or by calling the GTA Box Office at 678-717-3624.

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WonderQuest presents The Pirate Queen

WonderQuest, the Theatre for Young Audience division of Gainesville Theatre Alliance, presents The Pirate Queen by Gay H. Hammond, Sep 30-Oct 2 at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium.

Young Gráinne Mhaol, the daughter of an Irish Chieftain, was born wild as the waves and wind, born to be a sea captain—if only she can convince the world of that! This magical Irish adventure is based on the legend of Grace O’Malley, Ireland’s “Pirate Queen.” Recommended for all ages.

Gainesville Theatre Alliance is a one-of-a-kind, nationally-recognized collaboration between the University of North Georgia and Brenau University.

Tickets for public performances go on sale Sep 5. Teachers and homeschoolers can make reservations for matinee performances now at GainesvilleTheatreAlliance.org or by calling the GTA Box Office at 678-717-3624.

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Raptor Fest

See flight demonstrations, birds of prey programs and enjoy birding activities, crafts, food and more. Details to come for the 2019 event.

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The Nutcracker

This classic Christmas tradition, is a fairy tale ballet in two acts centered on a family’s Christmas Eve celebration. The story centers on a young girl’s Christmas Eve and her awakening to the wider world and romantic love.

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Wizard of Oz

Based on the beloved 1939 film that has been entertaining families for generations, Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz is now reimagined for the stage, full of the familiar songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score. When Dorothy’s farmhouse is blown over the rainbow to the magical land of Oz, a magical adventure ensues with ruby slippers, Toto, lions, tigers, and bears oh my! Follow us down the yellow brick road with your favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way.  Don’t miss your chance to rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat.  Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg, Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company based upon the Classic Motion Picture.

Rated PG

“”A lustrous spectacle… inventiveness everywhere ~”   The (London) Telegraph

“A magical musical journey over the rainbow, down the Yellow Brick Road, straight to the heart…”

D.C. Metro Arts

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Sophie and the Pirates

Sophie is a young girl who longs for adventure on the High Seas, but she gets more than she bargained for when she is scooped up by a gang of wacky pirates. She learns how to be a sailor, how to chase (and fight) a wicked pirate lady, and how to be a good captain . . . most of all, she learns that the biggest adventure is finding yourself.  Written by Gay H. Hammond.

Rated G     Run time: 55 minutes

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Brenau LitFest

Celebrate the arts and literature at the 2018 Brenau LitFest.

  • Children’s activities and readings
  • Open mic poetry
  • Workshops, panels, and hands-on demonstrations
  • Meet local authors, artists and booklovers

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2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships – Closing Ceremony After Party

JUST KEEP BELIEVIN’ IN YOUR JOURNEY

 

In their 10th year together, DEPARTURE is the most respected JOURNEY tribute band in the nation. DEPARTURE replicates the look (think iconic tuxedo jackets), sound and feel of the original 80’s rock super group, Journey! All five DEPARTURE band members are from the original line-up and have been together from the very beginning. These veteran musicians love what they do and have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry. They pride themselves on giving their audiences an incredible high-energy, qualitative stage show from start to finish.

Bring lawn chairs. No outside food or drink will be permitted on our premises for this event. Tap It will be on site with beer/wine for sale.

Tickets $20 – INCLUDES BBQ Dinner and non-alcoholic beverage from Johnny’s BBQ

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2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships – Opening Ceremony

The headliner for the Opening Ceremony is none other than the multiple award winning, multi-talented singer/actor/pianist, Craig A. Meyer starring in REMEMBER WHEN ROCK WAS YOUNG-THE ELTON JOHN TRIBUTE. Craig captures the music, costumes and charisma of Sir Elton John. “Craig is one of the most talented people I have ever worked with. He can do ANYTHING! ” says Barry Manilow. Today, he is considered to be the best Elton John tribute artist in the market, whose strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing talent on the piano has audiences everywhere remembering when rock was young. This spectacular theatrical experience is a musical journey celebrating the decades of chart topping hits of Sir Elton John.

Other happenings throughout the evening will include ceremonial elements such as the Parade of Athletes (an expected 18 nations to be represented), Pan-Asian dances and a variety of thrilling entertainment.

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