Calendar Girls, April 1, 2, 9 & 10.
Get your tickets now for Our Towne Productions’ newest play, Calendar Girls, written by Tim Firth. This captivating play will be performed at the Performing Arts Theater in the Fairfield Bay Conference Center. Night performances are scheduled for April 1, 2, and 9 and an afternoon performance is scheduled for April 10.
Based on a true story of eleven WI (church ladies’ organization) members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. A popular movie of the same name was made in 2003, and the play Calendar Girls opened in London in 2009 and has since become the fastest selling play in British theatre history. Cast members for Calendar Girls are: Jackie Rohrer, Sharon Luxon, Seana Garrow, Janice Thompson, Sandy Olsen, Angela Arcos, Karen Mulder, Kristi Edwards, Karol Anderson, Kim Feuer, David McBee, Joe Owen, Dan Feuer and Robert Otis. Tickets for Calendar Girls are $18 and may be purchased at the Fairfield Conference Center starting Tuesday, March 8, 2016 or by calling 884-4202 with a credit card.
As an added attraction, the Calendar Girls Calendars (featuring our FFB Calendar Girls) will be available for purchase for $15 at all performances and at the Conference Center. Proceeds from the calendars will go to the Animal Shelter.
To celebrate our Calendar, the Cast and Crew are inviting theatergoers to their Cast Party immediately following the last performance on April 10. Backstage Passes are $10, which include champagne and cake and can be purchased at the same time as play tickets. This is an opportunity to meet and visit with Cast, Crew and Calendar Photographer, Ron Phillips, who will be displaying his photographs from the Calendar.
Ladies’ Night Out -Dinner & Movie, April 7
5-9pm Dinner at 5:30. Movie to follow. Tickets $15.00 Invite a first time guest and save $ 5.00.
‘Dance in the Rain’ Concert with Midnight Express – Sat April 16th 7-9pm
Special Fundraiser for NCAFA & E
Enjoy some of the best classic blues and rock hits with this talented group from Mayflower, Arkansas. Midnight Express show brings you a great show of Classic Rock n’ Roll hits, classic Country and Popular standards. It’s an evening full of entertainment for the whole family. Randy Holland is the lead musician, drummer and vocalist of Midnight Express. Of course this is his side “gig.” His main job is Mayflower, Arkansas’ Mayor. However, when he is working the Midnight Express he is ALL IN, performing music and impersonations for all ages to remember and enjoy…including Conway Twitty, Elvis, and George Jones, just to name a few. A great family show not to be missed. See http://www.ncafae.org for more!
Please do bring your dancing shoes to fully enjoy the program of rock ‘n rock, country and more. Additionally, there will be heavy hors ‘doevres, a silent auction and other surprises. This is NCAFAE’s annual fundraiser. Tickets are available at the Conference Center for $30 in advance and $35 at the door OR from NCAFAE board members. This show is co-sponsored with the Arkansas Arts Council and is one you REALLY do not want to miss. For additional information contact the Conference Center at 501-884-4202.
Open Mic – Thur April 21, 6:00-8:30 p.m
The 3rd Thursday of every month, Conference & Visitor Center Lobby.
OPEN MIC entertainment includes our very own locals, John Foster and Greg Duggan, as they sing and play the guitar. Other special guests appearing are Jeff Stansbery, who plays regularly at other venues and does a lot of his on songs in an India Folk Music genre. In addition, all others who are willing to share their talent are encouraged to take a turn on OPEN MIC. Should you wish to participate as an entertainer, let it be known. Encore is open for drinks and socialization. Join the fun.
50th Anniversary Celebration-Fairfield Bay, Saturday April 23rd, 11-4pm
Celebrating our Past. Inspiring our Future. Be part of Fairfield Bay’s inspiring 50 years. Hear stories and reflections, see the town’s rising in photo and song, and smile at some unique and fun memorabilia for a city that shaped the adventures and mystique of beautiful Greers Ferry Lake. Meet some of our state’s top dignitaries, enjoy the music, champagne toast and save some time for a cruise around this Ozark Mountain Lake.
11am – Meet, Greet and Reminisce
12pm – Welcome
12:45 – Dignitaries
1:30-3:30 – Celebration
3:30 – Greers Ferry Lake for Cruise and ship christening
For more: VisitFairfieldBay.com/50th
Let’s Go Surfing, April 30th 6:30-9:30pm
Annual Education Center Fundraiser – $25
Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, games, light appetizers, pay as you go bar, LIVE MUSIC by Lucky Draw. Event Tickets ($25) and 50/50 Raffle Tickets ($5) are available at the Conference Center and the Education Center.
Your Conference & Visitor Center Needs You
Our busy season is fast approaching. If you would like to lend a helping hand at the Fairfield Bay Conference Center, please see Joyce or Wilba. We need people for helping with events, office, set-up and more. Let us know what you are avaialble to do and when. We know we can find a job for you AND we know you will enjoy working with our fun loving crew.
For more information about the Conference and Visitor Center visit www.FairfieldBayConferenceCenter.com, or call 501-884-4202.