Festival sponsors hope to see area residents at the biggest party of the summer, the Virginia Cantaloupe Festival.

Way back in the 1990’s, I had the pleasure of meeting Delbert Hall who owned a rigging company that Halifax County Little Theatre hired to fly Peter Pan. In that production, the flying was a bit more involved, because we were flying four performers instead of one performer, Mary Poppins.

Parsons-Bruce Art Association is presenting an “Artisans Boutique” featuring Lake Country Artisans Guild members in a three-month art exhibit at The Prizery that began Sunday. 

Hosted by L.I.F.E., a total of 20 children attended the Sip-N-Paint Kids Edition on May 30 at Washington-Coleman Community Center, according to host Taquan Logan. Taking inspiration from a popular trend for adults and giving it a kid-friendly twist, girls painted Minnie Mouse, and the boys p…

The South Boston – Halifax County Museum is opening its doors to the community in a special after-hours event. On June 5 at 6 p.m., doors will open for the unveiling of two new exhibits: “D-Day’s 75th Anniversary Commemoration” and “They Call It Stormy Weather.”

To celebrate the changing seasons as local residents are preparing for their summer holidays, a new arts based exhibit is coming to the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History.

Parsons-Bruce Art Association will present an “Artisans Boutique” featuring 11 Lake Country Artisans Guild members in a three-month art exhibit at The Prizery beginning June 2.

The Prizery is currently conducting a Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming productions of “Mary Poppins” and “Mamma Mia.” The campaign is named “Make Mary Poppins Fly.”

A musical/play written by Halifax County High School student Lillian Savage will debut at 7 p.m. Monday on The Prizery stage with the presentation of “Not Like a Fairy Tale — Once Upon a Teen.” 

Opening night of Halifax County Little Theatre’s revival of their most popular musical ever is fast approaching. “Smokey Joe’s Café,” directed by the team of Victoria and Bob Thomasson, set records for attendance 11 years ago, and people have continuously asked HCLT to bring this show back e…

Sometimes, life brings one full circle. A person starts somewhere and plants his or her roots a certain place but moves on during another stage of life. Yet later, that person comes back to where he or she started with a whole new perspective. Such is the life of Mark Anthony, Halifax County…

March is Youth Art Month. Selected artwork will be on display at The Prizery for Youth Art Month in the art show, “Celebrating Student Art Month in Halifax County,” through Wednesday.

The 16th Annual Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival is shaping up to be one of the best yet with tractor pulls, quarter scale pulls, mud bogs and toe-tapping gospel and bluegrass music.

What does Halifax County Little Theatre do when everyone keeps saying, “Bring it back!” Well, they brought it back! “Smokey Joe’s Café” is comin’ back! The live band, the singers, the dancers and the great music of Leiber and Stoller are rockin’ and rollin’ again April 25 to May 5.