Category Archives: All Ages

Carolina Home and Garden Show is THIS WEEKEND!

Sorry for the late notice, but I just found out about this. Check out the Carolina Home and Garden Show at the Crown Center (in Fayetteville) if you are looking for home and garden projects, vendors, and idas! Sounds like a great local event.

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Get outside and check out these Raven Rock February ’12 Events

Tired of being cooped up inside this winter? Well, head on over to Raven Rock to enjoy some of these events!

Sat, February 18, 2012 -Volunteer Work Day

Come out and join park staff in working at Raven Rock State Park. We will begin the work day at 9 am. This day is set aside to work on trail maintenance, old dump site clean-up and invasive species removal. If you enjoy visiting the park and have been looking for a way to give back Continue reading

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Feb 17-26: Go see Annie Warbucks at Heart of Harnett Playhouse!

Annie Warbucks is coming to Harnett County at the Heart of Harnett Playhouse. Performances will be February 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, and 26.

About the play: The world’s favorite orphan returns in Annie Warbucks, the sequel to the international smash hit Annie. All the ingredients that made Annie so successful are here once again, with an old-fashioned romance thrown in for good measure.

Heart of Harnett Playhouse is located at: 900 11th Street, Lillington, NC 27546

For more information and to purchase ticekts:

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Harnett Regional Theater Shows & Auditions


Feb 10- Dirty Dancing, A Ladies Night Out Event

February 25 & 26- HRT SINGS BROADWAY
Harnett Regional Theatre will be performing a Broadway review, “HRT SINGS BROADWAY”, February 25th and 26th, 2012. In an effort to “keep the lights on” at HRT, the cast will perform Broadway’s greatest hits from Irving Berlin’s classic “White Christmas” to popular selections from Tony award-winning shows, Dream Girls and Jekyll and Hyde. The show is directed by Amy Langdon and under the musical direction of Jerrod Godwin. Cast includes Vicky Matthews, Vicki Wade, Jana Wells, Maria Conrad, Teresa Alphin, Eddie White, Rick Stephenson, Dennis McCool, and Wade Hodges. On February 25th, patrons will enjoy a pre-show reception at 6:30pm with the performance at 7:30pm for $20.00. A matinee show will be on Sunday, February 26th at 2:30 pm. For more information, please contact Jacob Godwin at (910) 984-7533. Advance tickets will only be sold. Ticket information can be found at HRT’s website,



“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” auditions will be March 5 & 6, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. at the Stewart Theater. Casting will be for ages 5 years old and up. Please be prepared to sing at least 16 bars of music in the style of the show (showtune), read from the script at the director’s discretion, and perform a routine that the choreographer will teach at the audition.

Performance dates will be May 11-20, 2012. Please bring a list of conflicts with you. Conflicts will play a vital role in casting. Please consider them before auditioning. Absences will not be allowed after May 1st, 2011.

For more information, please contact Jacob Godwin (Producer) at

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Lunch with Raptors and Making Fire the Hard Way. Two awesome events at Raven Rock this weekend.

Raven Rock State Park

Sat, February 4, 2012

Lunch with Raven Rock Raptors

Bring your picnic lunch to Raven Rock State Park on Saturday, February 4th and enjoy seeing and learning about some of the raptors that reside here. The Wildlife Rescue Center from Sanford, NC will be bringing a few of their non-releasable education birds, Willow the Red-tailed hawk, Griffin the Black Vulture and Kealey an American Kestrel. After the presentation a one hour PBS documentary entitled “Raptor Force” will be presented. Come inside to the Visitor Center’s seminar room and enjoy this lunchtime treat.

Starts at: 11 a.m.    Meet at: Visitor Center

Raven Rock State Park

Sun, February 5, 2012

Making Fire the Hard Way

Have you ever been watching a wilderness survival show and wondered what it would be like to start a fire without matches or a lighter? Come out to Raven Rock State Park and let us show you several methods that can be used to start fires in emergency situations, and try them out yourself. Demonstrations will include: Bow and Drill, flint and steel, steel-wool, magnesium sticks, and magnifying sun light. Meet on the back porch of the Visitor Center at 1:00 p.m. for this free program. Contact Ranger Terry at 910-893-4888 or with any questions.

Starts at: 1:00 PM    Meet at: Visitor Center

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Lillington Photography Club

Lillington’s Community Center would like to start a Photography Club for Harnett County Photography lovers.

The first meeting is set for January 19th at 6:30 pm here at the Center. If you’re interested in joining, and would like to see them offer Photography classes, please contact Angel at 910-893-2864.

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Jan 14: Raven Rock State Park January Events!

Take advantage of this unseasonably warm weather and get outside! Check out one of these January events at Raven Rock State Park.

Sat, January 14, 2012

Put Your Foot Down

Join a park ranger at the Raven Rock visitor center as we look at the feet of different animals and discuss their uses and benefits. After we finish there will be molds available for kids to cast a track to take home. The plaster casts require an hour to dry before removing from their mold, and can be picked up at the office after enjoying the park with your family. There is no cost for this program. Contact Ranger Terry at 910-893-4888 for more information.

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