Liberty Leader Newspaper July 2017 Edition

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Free Community Paper By The Community And For The Community

Serving Liberty, Staley, Snow Camp, Julian, Climax, Ramseur & Franklinville

Free Monthly Newspaper July 2017

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Events Calendar July 2nd Wed -Hump day pg 5 8 Corn hole pg. 6 8 Liberty July Event 11 Civitans Club pg. 16 14 Football/cheer pg.17 15 Color Run pg. 1 21 Movie Night pg. 7 22 Car Wash pg. 6 30 Anchormen pg. 11 Future Dates Aug. 12 Festival of Tables Aug. 12 Blood Drive Sept. 9th 5k Fun Run Calendar On Our Website

Next Edition August 4th Deadline July 28th

Fireworks 2017 Sponsors Platinum Town of Liberty Heart of NC Visitors Bureau Dr. Andy Sykes, DDS & Janice Sykes


Universal Forest Products
 Quick Chek
 Pallet Express/ Express Mulch
 David Allen; Co Commissioner
 Randolph Communications
 Freedom Family Church Liberty Leader Newspaper Liberty Rotary Club

Silver American Legion Post #81
 Col. Guy Troy, Rt.
 Freeman Ford
 Liberty Manor Apts.
 Liberty Tire & Auto
 Liberty Trailer
 Ultra Craft

Bronze Meacham Realty
 Attorney Bill Flowe
 Euliss Propane
 EC Younts
 Liberty Ruritan Club
 Liberty Lions Club

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Concerned About

Long-Term Care Costs? Call today and we’ll create a no-obligation plan for you!

Steve Williams

Neil Rabb

(phone)xxx-xxxx (336) 465-1942

(phone)xxx-xxxx (336) 906-2422

Financial Specialist

Financial Specialist

Nationwide Nationwide

(336) 622-8000 (phone)

500Location N Greensboro St. Location Liberty, NC 27298

Community Area Ride Service

South Eastern Karate Association Serving Liberty for Nearly 25 Years Starting New Students Any Time Ages 5 to Adult No hidden fees or contracts required $45 per month (family discount available) 114 West Swannanoa Ave. Liberty NC (3rd floor)

Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do

COMMUNITY AREA RIDE SERVICE (C.A.R.S.) A local non-profit organization based in Liberty. We offer transportation for residents of Liberty or Staley or folks that have a 622-Telephone exchange to medical facilities, social services or nursing homes.

Call Dispatcher At 336-622-5774 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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Liberty Rotary was able to provide Liberty ES Summer Backpack program again this year thanks to the support they get each year at the annual reverse raffle / steak supper ( this is just one of many programs they provide to our community ) This is one of two pick up the kids getÂ

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Scouts Rob Graves: of Mold Boy Scout troop 426 is refurbishing the graveyard at Richland Gospel Church at 7661 Richland Church Rd, in Liberty. The troop, led by Eagle Scout candidate, Sawyer Deltano, is laying gravel over an existing drive, placing a raised flower bed around the flag pole, and clearing brush that obstructs the drive as well as overgrowth on the site, and refurbishing and cleaning the gravestones. The gravestones have presented the largest challenge. The actual dates of the first burials and age of the graveyard have been difficult to determine, some of the markers are simply large stones. However, there are readable gravestones that have birthdates as early as 1788 listed on the birth/death part of the stone. At some point of its history, the church was abandoned and graveyard completely overgrown by forest with large standing trees. The solution appears to have been to set the brush on fire in order to reclaim the graveyard. This fire did extensive damage to the earliest stones. To address this damage, Sawyer did the research and found a solution that is safe to use on historical markers called D2. It has been used to clean the Washington monument as well as the White House. This solution is gently applied and then scrubbed and removed with water. It is tedious work but the scouts have risen to the challenge. The graveyard is incredibly interesting and has the graves of civil war veterans, as well as many of America’s other conflicts. The stones mark how difficult life was in early North Carolina with one set of graves noting the loss of four children within one years’ time.

Come to… The Bargain Shop

(Thrift store operated by the Liberty Association of Churches)

329 W. Bowman Ave., Liberty 336-622-031 Cool summer clothing, swim wear, furniture Décor items, florals, books, toys, and more! Frequent unannounced sales! Get your VIP card and start saving! Best Value in Town! Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10—5 Saturday 10—2 Your dollars spent here help your neighbors in need Clip and bring this ad for 10% discount

You Know What Day It Is..

HUMP DAY!!! Hump Day Dinner 2nd Wednesday of each month You Are Invited Bethany United Methodist Church 6151 Bethany Way, Staley FREE DINNER Come One - Come All Any Donations are forwarded to Bethany UMC and Liberty Assoc. of Churches Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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New Day Ministry Men will be a car wash July 22nd 2017 @7:00am - until Advance Auto Donations Only!!!!!!!!


Ladies Ministry will be selling tickets for a raffle drawing. Price $1.00 We will be selling Biscuits, Drinks, & Snacks!!!! Come on out and get our car washed!!!

SATURDAY, JULY 8TH First United Methodist Church 123 N Fayetteville Street Liberty, NC Registration @ 3 pm Tournament starts @ 5 pm $20 Entry fee for a 2 man team (there will be some bags on site if needed)

Pre-register by calling Chris Meacham 910-777-8315

This is a DOUBLE elimination tournament.

Registration that day starts at 3 pm

Bring your own partner & corn hole bags!




232 N. Greensboro St. Liberty, NC 27298

(336) 622-2248

Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

Proceeds to benefit community outreach projects facilitated by the United Methodist Men

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“Movie on the Lawn” Movie: Disney’s ZOOTOPIA When: Friday, July 21st Time: 8 pm (movie will begin around 8:15 pm)

Randolph Communications Applicant, Kayle Jordan, Receives Award from Foundation for Rural Service Contact: Kady Browne, Marketing Representative (336) 879-7962 or June 16, 2017 – Asheboro, NC – The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) announced that it has awarded more than $100,000 in college scholarships to 47 students in rural communities served by members of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association. The FRS College Scholarship Program awards one-time scholarships to students from rural America for their first year of college, university or vocationaltechnical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA member Company. Randolph Communications applicant, Kayle Jordan was awarded with the $1,250 Broadband Telecom Conference Scholarship. Kayle Jordan graduated from Chatham Charter High School and will be attending Wake Forest University. "FRS is extremely proud of our college scholarship program and the people who make it possible: the astounding students who apply and the supportive companies that sponsor them," said FRS Executive Director Jessica Golden. “Kayle showcased her strong academic abilities and remarkable appreciation for her community, Randolph Communications is very proud of her and wish her the best in her future endeavors,” said Kady Browne, Marketing Representative for Randolph Communications. Randolph Communications is dedicated to providing the most advanced telecommunications solutions and world- class customer care to its customers. Locally owned and operated, Randolph Communications is proud of its 63 years of serving our neighbors and communities in Randolph, Alamance, Chatham, Davidson, Guilford, Moore, Lee, and Montgomery Counties.

Where: First United Methodist Church – Liberty 132 N. Fayetteville Street Liberty, NC 27298 Bring your family & friends for a free night of family fun & entertainment! All are welcome!

Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Bring your own lawn chairs & blankets! For more information contact the church at (336) 622-4638 Facebook page: FirstUMCLiberty Website:

House for rent 104 E. Brookwood Liberty, Nc. 27298 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths Living room Den Nice Yard Eat in Kitchen $800 a month plus deposit

Call 336-622-7739 Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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Free Estimates - Insured References Upon Request

I will always give you an honest days work!

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Custom Built House 319 Barber Dr, Liberty 1450 Sq Ft - 3 BD - 2 BA , Open Floor Plan


Stamped Concrete, Covered Front Porch, Rear Deck - Vinyl Siding Brick Foundation - 30 Year Roof All Energy Efficient Windows & Doors


Saturday, August 12, 2017 (Reserve Date)

9 AM – 2 PM McCleave Enrichment Center 214 SOUTH FOSTER STREET LIBERTY, NC 27298

Please reserve your AM or PM Appointment


Rock Planting The staff at Liberty Elementary are looking to create an alumni painted rock garden near the football field. We would like to group painted rocks by the year you left Liberty. This could be that you graduated 12th, 8th, 5th, or whenever you left. That way years down the road alumni can come back and be able to remember the wonderful memories of Liberty Elementary.

Additional Lots Available

1. Find a rock that you like and paint it. You can paint it whatever color you want or use the bulldog colors blue and grey. 2. On the back, put your name, the year you left and #beautifyliberty. 3. We will "plant" our rocks at the fall festival on October 6th. We will have a booth near the school at the July 4th festival on July 8th for more information.

Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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July 2017 Lets Us GetYour House Ready Let us help clean your gutters And get your house ready for holidays

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K & K Parts

(on corner of Old 421 & Kinro Rd) We are your local Tractor Parts Dealer


We sell new aftermarket parts for most makes and model!


Coble's Pressure Washing

Come by or give Joe Kirkman A Call At 336-622-3086

Summer Story Times Liberty Public Library 239 S Fayetteville St 336.622.4605

June and July 2017

Transportation is provided to students who reside within the attendance zone of the school in which they attend. To ensure transportation services for the 2017-2018 school year, Randolph County School System Transportation Department is requesting all school bus requests be submitted by July 21, 2017. School bus numbers and stop times will be provided during the Open House at each school. If you have any questions, please contact the school in which your student will attend.

JOIN US EVERY Get Creati v e Get Creative THURSDAY


School Bus Transportation Request

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Around the World Story Times Wednesday @ 11:00 AM

This summer we are taking kids on a trip around the world! No packing and no expensive plane tickets are required. Join us for Around the World Story Times as we explore a different continent each week. Travelers will practice early literacy skills as they learn about the food, music, language, and leisure activities that make each location unique.

June 7th: North America June 14th: South America June 21st: Africa June 28th: Europe July 5th: Asia July 12th: Australia July 19th: SCIENCE FAIR DAY AT 11:00 AM July 26th: Antarctica

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at the at the 3:30 PM– 4:30 PM *Ages 12 & Up* LibertyLiberty Library!Library!




July 2017July Schedule 2017 Sch July 6th:

July 6th: Patriotic Parade Wands Patriotic Parade Wands

July 13th: Wind SpiralsJuly 13th: Wind Spirals

July 20h: July 20h: Woven Bookmark Woven Bookmark

July 27th: July 27th: Adult Coloring Adult Coloring

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Site work started for new Liberty's Veteran Memorials .... Yeah Liberty ( located beside Farmers Market and Liberty Police station ) W Swannanoa AveÂ

Janet P Hill Broker, GRI

Homes-Land-Rental-Mini Storage Call us For All Your Real Estate Needs 255 W Swannanoa Ave, Liberty, NC

430 N Greensboro Street Liberty, NC 27298 Phone: 336-795-0052 Open: M-F 9 AM to 6 PM SAT. 9 AM to 1 PM

Free Computer Courses at Liberty 336-622-4605

Sign-ups required, space is limited to 10 participants per class. Computers are provided. Courses are not consecutive, each class is offered twice. Please sign up for only one date per class. All classes start 10:00 AM.

6/12 or 7/10 Computer Basics:

Learn how to use a keyboard and mouse, identify computer parts, and more.

$10 in over the counter $10 merchandise Bring in thisor Coupon to with any new transferred. Receive $10 store creditthis on Over the Counter items for each New or Transferred prescription Bring coupon with you to Liberty Family Pharmacy. (not valid with other offers. Other restrictions may apply) (can be used for up to 5 new or transferred prescriptions)

MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT OCTOBER 17 - DECEMBER 7 LET US HELP YOU CHOOSE THE BEST MEDICARE PLAN Medicare Plans Change every year. We can save you over $1,100 a year by helping you choose the Medicare plan that covers your medications the best, giving you a month by month estimate of your medication costs for the whole year

6/19 or 7/17 All About Email:

Learn how to make usernames, download attachments, and more.

6/26 or 7/24 Internet Job Hunting:

Creating resumes and navigating company websites. Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

Jessica H Foster Broker

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(based on current medication list)

Limit of one offer per visit per the coupon.

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Southern Eats & Treats Is a business owned by husband and wife, David and Sana Moore. We are newlyweds that were just married in May of this year. My grandmother use to own a bakery in Thomasville when I was growing up and I have always loved to bake. It has ALWAYS been my dream to make cakes, cookies and other goodies and now my dream has come true right here in Liberty, NC. I look forward to what the future holds here. We will be open Monday-Friday from 7am-7pm and on Saturday from 8am-7pm. We will have cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more treats. We will also have Hershey's Ice Cream and Milkshakes. Come on by, we would love to meet everyone! We are located at 116 W Swannanoa Ave in downtown Liberty .

Thanks Sana Moore


THE FASTEST HIGH HIGH-SPEED SPEED INTERNET GET $10 OFF FOR 10 MONTHS 211 West Swannanoa Ave. Liberty | 336.622.7900 | Must sign up for the Ultra Internet or higher to receive $10 credit. Restrictions may apply. Offer expires 8-31-17. Offer code: MK0717

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The Liberty Chamber Business After Hours Events are becoming the highlight of the month in the business community. After work, on the 4th Tuesday of every month… the Chamber in conjunction with a local business, hosts a great networking opportunity. In June, State Farm agent Adam Lemmert hosted a wonderful BAH full of fun, food and socializing! Hurricane Jane’s was the perfect setting for the Luau themed event. Olivia Theile, the Liberty representative from State Farm, as well as Liberty Chamber Board Member, greeted everyone with a floral lea. Adam graciously picked up the tab for all food and drinks for those in attendance. Adam and his team are expanding into Liberty. If you have insurance needs, they are more than willing to assist you.
 The BAH is the place to be! July’s Business After Hours Event will be hosted by a new business in town; Southern Eats and Treats at 116 W. Swannanoa Ave. This will be their official Grande Opening and Ribbon Cutting. Please join owner Sana Moore at 5:15-7:00pm on Tuesday July 25th for a delicious welcome!

SUPPLY & GROCERY New Summer Hours Effective April 15th, 2017 Mon-Fri 6am-9pm Sat 7am-9pm Sun 12pm- 5pm 4508 NC Hwy 49N, Liberty

Phone 336-622-1531 Visit our new web page @

Conceal weapon class July 9th starts @ 1pm Be sure to call and register @ 336-622-1531

Come by and check out our BIG SELECTION of Muck Boots- Men (Work Boots and Hunting Boots), Women's styles and kids sizes! *Guns and Ammo- 90 day layaway available Deer Corn Live Bait (minnows, crickets,& worms) year round Fishing Tackle and Hunting Supplies

Chamber Surveys. The Chamber is working hard to address the needs and concerns of the business community. Chamber Members please be on the lookout for a survey that we would like you to participate in. It will take less than five minutes, and will provide us with the information we need to be able to help your business more effectively. Please help us, help you! The surveys will be sent to you in an email starting in July. Please take the few minutes to answer the questions and make suggestions. Your responses will be received anonymously, unless you indicate otherwise. The information gathered by the responses will be compiled, addressed and reported on at our Fall Chamber Membership Luncheon and Business Expo in September.

Hoop Cheese, Pinto Beans, Raw Peanuts, Country Ham, Old Fashion Candy, Conrad and Hinkle and Delaney’s Pimento Cheese Homeland Creamery Milk and Ice Cream We Now Offer 90% Octane non Ethanol Gas Gas (reg, non ethanol, off road fuel, diesel) Sportsman's Supply Has Your Fidget Spinners

September Business Expo & Taste of the Town. Make plans to attend the Chamber September Business Expo & Taste of the Town. A tentative date of September 13th is in the works. We will once again meet at the American Legion Post #81 in Liberty. We will have a brief Chamber and Community update, while enjoying a delicious lunch selection, provided by local restaurants. The afternoon will be devoted to The Business EXPO and will be opened to the public. This is an opportunity for you to promote and advertise your business; to inform others in the businesses community of specific business news, inside promotions, specials, employment needs, etc. It is a great networking opportunity for businesses, employers, employees, clients and potential employees. 
 Thank you Liberty! The Liberty Chamber in conjunction with the Town of Liberty, and the Liberty Redevelopment Committee would like to thank all of the sponsors of Fireworks for the Liberty July Celebration. 

Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

Mark your calendars for Customer Appreciation Day coming August

$6.90 Each Reg & Glow In Dark

James Little, MD 1008 NC-62, Climax, NC Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am - 4pm
 Fax: 336-674-8968

Walk-ins are welcomed, we currently are accepting new patients. We will treat anyone, any age, with or without insurance.

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DENTISTRY Edward Scott DDS - Erin Scott DDS Family, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry “Emergencies Seen Same Day”

Located in the Forest Oaks Community 336-674-2497 or 336-674-6936 5439 Liberty Rd, Greensboro 336-944-4248 - Residence Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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RC Computers

Computer Sales * Service * Upgrades * Networking Residential & Commercial Nothing Too Big Or Too Small 126 W Swannanoa Ave (Downtown Liberty) Ph 336-795-0118

Virus Removal Custom Built & Used Computer Sales

Watch Battery Replacement Repair Smart Phones (Screen Replacement) Buy Gold / Silver/ Coins Copy / Fax / Internet

Legends Shoe Consignment - Now Open 117 W Raleigh Ave (Beside Hurricane Jane's Restaurant) Liberty NC Buy, Sell and Request shoes not in stock. Jordan's, Adidas, Nike's and much more!

We Now Offer Security Camera Installations Laminating Faxing Copying Here

Text only! 336 339Â Apparel coming soon!

We Now Offer Soldering

Locally Owned & Operated By

Richard Clapp

A+ Certified Technician 15 + Years Of Service Microsoft Professional

Word of Life Bible College

Same Day Or Next Day Turnaround

Location:Love In Action-Church of God of Prophecy


902 W. Swannanoa Ave. Liberty N.C 27298 Starts August 19,2017 -December 16,2017 If you are interest in getting your High School Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree or just want to learn more about Bible.

Contact: Gwen Daye tel# 336-669-0085

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Attention Please !!! Would you like to join a group of liberty people who want to help their community? Civilian International, a service organization meeting community needs with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities, is forming a new club in liberty.

Heating & Cooling Service Switch & Save Today Free Tank Transfer & Inspection Home Heating Deliveries Propane Fuel Oil Kerosene Gasoline Hwy Diesel Farm Equip Off Road Equip.

Spring Time

Special July 2107

20lb Cylinder



+ Tax

Liberty Civitan Club Join us at our first organizational meeting!!! When: Tuesday July 11, 2017 Time: 6:30pm Where: Beaver Creek BBQ, Liberty N.C. 516 N Greensboro St. Liberty, N.C. 27298 Organization meeting dates: July 19, 25 August 2, 8, 16, 22, & 30

ait B ies l e p Crickets Liv &Sup to Worms g n i Tackle & sh i F More New Service Technician On Duty Service & Repairs For: HVAC, Gas Logs, FireplacesPropane Wall Heaters, Water HeaterRinni


327 Drama Rd, Snow Camp Ph 336-376-6991 Locally Owned & Operated By Bryan & Melodee Wilson Hours Thu, Fri 4:30 to 8:30 Specials Friday and Saturday Nights 4:00 to 5:30 Thu- Fri Sat 11:00 to 8:30/ Sun Noon to 8:00

Thank You

Millstone Catering Snow Camp, NC Private Parties Welcome

To All Of Our Customers

Full Catering Service Check Out Millstone Catering Facebook

432 S Greensboro St, Liberty Locally Owned & Operated Since 1951

(336)622-4393 Ask For Jimmy Email Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

Here For Your Parties & Catering

Call 336-250-7453 or 336-736-4823 Now offering pressure washing Now Owned & Operated By Alan Perkins

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Rocky River Friends 2017 Vacation Bible School July 23-27, 2017, Sunday afternoon and Monday – Thursday nights July 23, Sunday afternoon, 4:00 – 6:30 pm; with Hot Dog Supper at 6:30 pm July 24-26, Monday - Wednesday nights, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Football! Registration Deadline: Friday, July 14th Cost $25 This program is for ages 5-12 with your age on July 31, 2017 being your age for the 2017 season. Age 5-6 is Flag Football and ages 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12 is tackle football. Practices will start the week of July 31st. All games will be on Saturdays with games starting Saturday August 26th with the Jamboree in Siler City and Regular Season games begin Saturday September 9th 2017! Our Ages: Weight Limits 5-6 Flag Football - No Weight Limit 7-8 Tackle Football - 110 lbs 9-10 Tackle Football - 130 lbs 11-12 Tackle Football - 155 lbs

“MIGHTY FORTRESS – In Jesus, the Victory Is Won!” At Mighty Fortress, kids learn that God is their refuge and strength. Friends may fail them. They may not ace their test or make the team, but God promises to be their rock and their salvation—their fortress and sure defense. So raise your banner! In Jesus, the victory is won! Theme Verse: "Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." – 1 Corinthians 15:57 Bible Lessons, Music, Crafts, Recreation, Theater, Refreshments, etc.!! Director: David Hobson

Cheerleading Deadline: Friday, July 14th Fee: $0 (Parent is responsible for purchasing cheer uniform) Cheerleading has many different uniform options and different packages that parents can choose from. Ages: 5 - 12 Age division is determined by what age your child is on July 31st, 2017. Season: The season for cheerleading is during Football season (August - October) and for Basketball (November February). The Cheerleading coach will decided which games that the squad will cheer for. Uniforms purchased for Football will be used for Basketball. Scott Kidd - CYSA Director Liberty Parks and Recreation Office: 336-622-3955 Work Cell: 336-215-2339 Fax: 336-622-2665 Website:

2017 SHARING PROJECTS: FEMAP (Friends Emergency Material Assistance Program) KITS (Your help in giving any of these items so kits can be assembled during VBS is needed!) SCHOOL KIT Unsharpened Pencils, Wide-Ruled Spiral Composition Books, Small Pencil Sharpeners, Plastic or Wood Rulers w/ Inches and Centimeters; Block Erasers,

FARMWORKER KIT Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Disposable Razors, Deodorant, Wide-Toothed Combs, Band Aids, Shaving Cream, Foot Fungus Powder or Cream, Bandana or Sweat Bands, Wash Cloths, Small Towels, Tylenol or other OTC pain killer, Large-Size Work Gloves, Antibacterial Bar Soap

INFANT KIT Receiving Blankets, Baby Washcloths, Baby Towel with Hood, Baby Bar Soap or Ivory, Petroleum Jelly (tube or jar), Infant Socks or Booties, Baby Shampoo

Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

“MIGHTY FORTRESS – In Jesus, the Victory is Won!”

EARTH VISIONS Therapeutic Massage - Medical Massage

Specific Massage It is your turn to be pain free. Get Your Life Back Phone 336-622-1844 Novella Kennedy, LMBT NC Lic 4586 National Certification You could be HERE right now!

Feel well again! Call for your appointment.

5264 York Martin Rd, Liberty, NC www, Earth Visions offers:

Group Exercise Programs Group Outdoor Education

Personal Coaching

Total Body Awareness

Call EARTH VISIONS to Learn More: 622-1844

Movement, Balance and Strength It's more than just Exercise M W F: 6am or 8am T Th 6pm

Earth Visions

5264 York Martin Rd,Liberty Where Fitness, Fun & Fellowship Become One!

For All Ages

July 27, Thursday night, 6:30 pm Music, Lesson & Closing Program followed by Desserts & Ice Cream in the Fellowship Hall

Earth Visions will be holding the Journey to the Self class on Saturday morning 8am – noon. This is an opportunity to learn more about how we look at the world and by changing our perspectives we can change the way our life unfolds.

Rocky River Friends Vacation Bible School – July 23-27, 2017 1795 Staley-Snow Camp Road, SILER CITY, NC 27344-4467 Telephone/Fax: 336-622-3466 E-mail:

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Learning what ICELAND had to Teach We Six Travelers of the Earth Visions fitness group: Lee, Sharyn, Sonja, Teana, Novella and Sam, set out for Iceland. We thought we had prepared totally for what we were about to undertake. But we were all in for a big surprise. We had carried our packs, and worked out hard for a whole year. We researched and gathered all the gear and food we knew we would need. We studied Iceland weather, population and facts. But, as usual, what you don’t prepare for is exactly what will show up! What we thought was going to happen, did not, but plenty else DID. The glaciers in Iceland are beautiful and dangerous. They are formed when the snows of the winter pile up more and more. Then the weight of it all presses tighter together into slick, thick, ice becoming heavier and heavier. The ice then begins to slide down the mountainside because of gravity. It gouges the soil and piles and pushes a ‘mountain’ of dirt ahead of it. The mountain of dirt for 2017 was 20-30 feet high. We stood next to it as we prepared to walk onto the glacier. The 200 foot hill behind us was the mountain of dirt pushed up by the glacier 20 years ago. Big difference! We put our crampons, (‘ice climbers’) onto our boots, got our ‘ice ax’ and hard hat and listened for further instructions. We wore harnesses to ‘click ourselves onto ropes’ in case we were to fall. “The biggest reason that people fall”, Rory told us as we listened intently, “Is that, while walking, one of the ice walkers catches the opposite pants leg, and takes them down!” We all proceeded to walk like ducks so that we would not catch our pants legs. We were given only a 10 minute lesson of how to walk up hill, downhill and sideways on a hill with our ice climbers, and we were off! That tells you that there were only three ways to proceed and it was all ‘hills’. Over the next four hours we would try to cling onto this glacier and our lives, for two reasons. One, we wanted to live to tell the tale of this totally bazaar and exciting adventure; and two, we wanted to be the group who completed Rory’s (our guide) first week when nobody FELL. We followed Rory so far onto this glacier that we could not see our way back at all. If fact, every time he guided a group, the trail changed to show bigger breaks and holes, because the glacier, moment by moment, became something different. It was melting, not all of it, but enough to have changed every plan we came to Iceland with. We visited an Ice Cave that an under ice river of water had formed beneath the ice, over a long time, and then the river changed course, leaving the cave it had carved. In a day or two, we were told, this cave we were in would no longer exist. It was fragile and above us were tons of ice. Nobody had to tell us not to linger long. Our leaps over gorges, hops around melt holes, and plops when we landed kept us keenly aware that we were living on the edge. It was very exciting! Rory shared tales of how folks had climbed to the top of the glacier, totally prepared, and then a storm blew in. The travelers had 4 days of food and when the storm lasted beyond that, they had tried to come down. The glacier had claimed them, as they fell into a deep, narrow crevasse of ice. The bodies could not be recovered because of the continuing danger on the glacier. Years later their clothes were found. We kept our focus, and took no chances. Glacier walking was NOT what we had come to do in Iceland. We found ourselves on this glacier because the spring melt had prevented us from reaching the ‘Most beautiful trail on earth’ (as proclaimed by National Geographic). The swollen, raging torrents of water had created rivers between us and the trail head. Those glacier-melt rivers could not be crossed by vehicle or man, so the locals encouraged us to abandon that plan. You never know where you may find yourself when your best laid plans fall through, but we found that the glacier walk and many other adventures would unfold as we wandered and discovered this most beautiful and fragile land.

Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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Festival Of Tables August 12,2017 Time: 12:00pm

The Anchormen will be in concert

Guest Speaker: Dr. Kendra Davis Location: Love In ActionChurch of God of Prophecy

902 W. Swannanoa Ave. Liberty, NC 27298

at Concord United Methodist Church of Coleridge on Sunday July 30th at 11AM. A love offering will be received.The church is located 7 miles south of Ramseur on Hwy 22. For more info 336-879-6094.

SPECIALIZING IN QUALITY COLLISION REPAIR We work with ALL insurance companies for ALL makes and models! Full service auto body 2 NC•Licensed Adjustors on site to help • On-site rental you cars with&your claim! • Towing recovery • • • • •

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CHILDRENS PARADE Saturday, July 8 9 at 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM We need you to kick of our Liberty July Celebration Event Meet at the front entrance of LIberty Elem School and we will proceed around the block downtown.

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Everything goes... decorate yourself, moms bring the baby stroller, wagons, bikes, electric cars, decorate your pets.... anything goes... let see who has the best creative idea. Everyone gets some free juice box and icee after the event. We will also be giving away a few great prizes for certain categories. Spread the word..... We would love groups, boy scouts ,Karate, dancers, etc. ADULTS we need to come cheer on these folks as the parade around and kick off our event.


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Bible College Graduation May 20, 2017 was our very first Liberty E x t e n s i o n Wo r d o f L i f e B i b l e C o l l e g e Graduation, at Love In Action-Church of God of Prophecy, Liberty, NC, that was a Great Success! Special Guest were Dr. Wilbur & Iva Hodge President of WOLBC, Bennettsville, SC & School Staff. Commencement Speaker was Minister Deneda Thomas-Daye a Bachelor in Nursing Degree Graduate from A&T State University, Greensboro NC, Winston-Salem State University where she obtained a Master of Science in Nursing Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner & is now attending Shaw University Divinity School, Raleigh, NC. Two Students received their Bachelor of Theology Degree, Lucille Gilmer, who was the valedictorian of her class and was the Oldest Graduate, Diana Graves, Honor Student. Five Students received their High School Diploma Degree, Aaron Coble, Honor Student who will be attending RCC, George “Toot” Coltrane Jr. - 82 years old, Leroy Danny McKenzie -76 years old, Marco Antonio Vega Mendez, Honor Student who will be attending RCC & Christopher Shoffner. Thirteen students received Certificates from Randolph Community College for completing Computer 1. Sharl Alston, Dr. Carol Sims-Brooks, Dr. James I. Brooks, Margie Casey, George “Toot” Coltrane Jr., Wanda Coltrane, Gwen Daye, Agnes Foushee, Lucille Gilmer, Diana Graves, Leroy Danny McKenzie, Ella Pemberton. Certificates Joe Bradley. Someone said, YOU are Never too OLD to Learn. Our School if Positive Proof. Steve Jobs said, “Don’t be trapped by dogma-which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” But, the most powerful words of God say “I can do ALL things through Christ who Strengthens me. Thanks to our Faculty & Supporters, Dr. Carol Sims-Brooks, Dr. James Brooks, Wanda Coltrane, Claudia Erwin, Tonya Shoffner. Supporters Edward McInnis, Lawyer, Jim Wilson, Community In Action Reform Center. Summited By, Gwen Daye.

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Southerners, Even Though You Weren’t Born Here By Warren Dixon There seems to be a great need for courses on Life in the South, especially for those of you who have moved here recently. Recently meaning within the last thirty years because it often takes that long to be acclimated into Southern society. Southern society meaning being able to hang out at the local store and spit. Anyway, I’ve approached Randolph Community College about offering such a course, especially since budget cuts have taken these courses from our local high schools. It appears, though, that you have to have a master’s degree to be able to teach the subject. That completely lets out my friend Willard, who I was going to recommend, because Willard says Jackson Training School did not offer a master’s degree. Since there aren’t many sources for visitors or new residents to learn about the South, I’ve decided to fill the void through the Liberty Leader. There may be a test later and, if so, passing it will qualify you to gain your citizenship and Gray Card. The first aspect of Southern Life that throws newcomers is our language. Like many other foreign countries, we have a great many different dialects according to the area or community in which you’re living. There are dialects such as Coastal Southern, Cajun, Other Banks, Piedmont, Southern Highland, Gullah, Black Ankle and Staley. Even within the Piedmont you have different versions of Southern being spoken. Much of our language has disappeared over the last half century and there are now pockets in the South where people actually pronounce “g’s” on the end of words. I will never forget the day Jamie pronounced “ring” as “ringuh”. We had to quickly break her of the habit and were able to get her counseling. I’ve always thought English would be simpler if everyone spoke Southern. You wouldn’t need all 26 letters of the alphabet, that’s for sure. When son-in-law Lino first came to North Carolina from (I ashamed to admit this) New York City, he thought people were pranking him with their Southern accents. Now he can converse in two languages and can talk to people both in New Jersey and Savannah. Grandpa spoke a version of Southern Highland and had sort of a nasally drawl. His favorite expression was “Never seed to beat” which I always took to mean, “I say, old chap, I’ve never seen anything like this.” Hanging around grandpa’s a right smart, which means “a lot”, I quickly learned this dialect. This presented a language problem when our family went on an rare expedition to a restaurant and I looked at the menu. I ordered a hamburger steak, but it came with vegetables. I didn’t see any “termaters”, “okrie” or “taters” so I just ordered slaw. Since it’s widely known that you can’t survive on slaw alone, I managed to learn to speak better soon after that. Basically, if I could explain our language to newcomers, I would say that we don’t use any letters we don’t think we need. And, if we think we should use more letters in a word, we have the option. We don’t like one syllable words and, to my knowledge, don’t have any in the Southern language. Actually, we can turn some normally one-syllable English words into three syllable Southern words. We are flexible. We can shorten words or we can lengthen them according to our needs. A “tower” can become a “tire”, a “wrench” is a “ranch” and “power” becomes “par”. “Bard” is borrowed, as in “I bard his ranch” and “hard” is “hired.” We like to run words together. In parts of the North Carolina mountains, “whatchunsdoin?” is “what are you’uns doing?” By the way, like other parts of the country, we don’t like to be confused with the fact that “you” can be singular or plural. So we use “y’all”. In recent years, it has become legal in the South to use “you all”. This is no different from the word “youse” which is often found in New Jersey. Here in Randolph County we might ask “Jeetyet?” which, of course, means “Did you eat yet?” If you have a “far” you probably want to call the “far truck”. “Hominy” means “how many”. “Emersum” is “them are some”, “biggerns” are “big ones”, “arsh taters” are “Irish potatoes”. If grandpa is digging arsh taters he might note that “Emersum biggerns.” “Wongo” is “do you want to go” which makes more sense and uses less breath. The same goes for “juicy” which means “did you see”, “mona” (I’m gonna) and “bagel” for big ole. In upcoming columns, I’ll talk about Southern food, religion and how to understand directions in the South. Even though you may have a GPS, you still have to know which oak tree to turn at. And one more thing about Southern language. If they ever make English mandatory in the USA, we are in big, big trouble.

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The Rose Garden Club of Liberty was delighted to present its first scholarship to Kelsey Williams at Providence Grove's Senior Awards Day held on May 26, 2017. Kelsey will be attending NC State in the Fall where she will be majoring in the field of Horticulture/ Agriculture. Through Garden Club Fundraisers, we hope this scholarship will be the first of many to follow in the coming years. Pictured are July Hernandez, Club President, the recipient Kelsey Williams and Jo Ann Martin, Scholarship Chairman

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More Donations to the Patterson Cottage: Daniel Boone Comes Home The Patterson Cottage Museum has recently received more interesting donations this past month: one item that has been missing for 69 years, others from one of Liberty’s leading families and another treasure from Jack Garner. Daniel Boone Last week, Daniel Boone came home to Liberty. Actually, he never really left. In 1929, J. Hampton Rich visited Liberty promoting good roads and Daniel Boone. School children in Siler City, Staley, Liberty and Julian brought pennies and dimes to school to help erect arrowhead shaped monuments in their town in honor of Boone. Rich provided the heavy, cast iron markers depicting Boone, his rifle and dog, to go in the center of the monuments. The markers were said to contain metal from the Battleship Maine, which was sunk in the Havana harbor in 1898. The late Vernon Langley of Staley, 16 at the time, helped build Staley and Liberty’s monuments. Many people thought Hampton Rich, who billed himself as the Director of the Daniel Boone Trail Highway, to be a flim-flam man because it was clear that Boone never set foot in some of the locales in which he erected markers. Vernon Langley, however, said it was obvious that Rich was putting up monuments as a memorial to Boone, not to mark his travels. Of the four markers Rich helped place along US 421, only Staley’s exists today. Siler City’s and Julian’s disappeared years ago. Liberty’s marker, which stood across from what is now Garrett’s Florist, was knocked down accidentally by a car occupied by brothers Charlie and Jim Davis in 1948. From that point until just recently, the cast iron marker of Boone disappeared. A few people knew that a local resident had salvaged the marker and placed it under his house. Later he traded it to another local man for a small mixer. But for 69 years its whereabouts remained a mystery and the monument mostly forgotten by Liberty’s citizens. That is until last week when someone anonymously donated the missing mystery marker to the Patterson Cottage Museum. “I think it belongs to the town,” the person said. E. Gary Marshall of Dugspur, VA, has spent over twenty years researching the Daniel Boone markers and Hampton Rich, the man who traveled the nation promoting them and Boone. He was “ecstatic” to hear the marker had turned up. According to Marshall, there are only 55 such markers available for public view out of 358 erected by Rich. Liberty’s, having been stored away for so many years, is by and far the most pristine. Marshall has written “Rich Man: Daniel Boone” chronicling Rich’s endeavors to promote Boone and has donated two of his books to accompany the marker. Marshall says he discourages placing the marker outside in another monument because so many have been vandalized or stolen over the years, some ending up on EBay. The Patterson Cottage is temporarily displaying the marker in the Liberty Library with a photo from the 1930’s showing the monument. Readers may soon check out “Rich Man: Daniel Boone” to learn more about Hampton Rich’s markers. Charlie and Mary Martin Cindy Martin Lowe, daughter of Charlie and Mary Martin, has donated some memorabilia from her family to the museum. Mary and Charlie operated Martin’s Appliance downtown for years. Charlie was Liberty’s fire chief, Mary served many terms on Liberty’s Town Board. The items include a toy horse, Mary Martin’s 1948 bridal gown, high school diploma, Charlie’s World War II naval hat, photos and other memorabilia. The metal pedal horse was won by Charlie in December, 1951, at the Curtis Theater. Cindy says that even though Charlie was in his twenties, he was made to ride the horse across the theater stage. Jack Garner “Jack is getting to be our patron saint,” Patterson Cottage chairman Warren Dixon said. In addition to donating two muzzle loading rifles and, along with Gary Davis, an 1860 chest of drawers, Garner recently gave the museum a rare bronze Colonial spoon mold, used for making pewter spoons. “We appreciate all donations,” Dixon said, “big and small. We’re looking for anything representative of life in Liberty. Liberty is more than the town itself. We’re so close to the counties around us, Chatham, Alamance and Guilford, that it’s hard to separate us. We appreciate everyone who has donated items to us and intend to preserve them so that future generations can enjoy and appreciate them.” Story By Warren Dixon

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Volume 15 Issue 7 July 2017 Liberty Leader Newspaper Kegs, Air Compressors, HondaThe Generator, R/R Jack, Cast Iron Wash Pot, Chicken Coop, Tillers, Pressure Washer, Edger, JD Gun Safe, Wind Mill, Dinner Bell, Hay Rake, Silver Coin, Traps, .22 Remington, Misc. Pottery, Scaffolding, Wood Splitter, Wrought Iron Fence, Drill Press, Lathe, Corn Planter, Horse Buggy, Backpack Blower, John Boat, Chain Saws, Mower, Fire Box, Household Items, Log Chains, Misc. Advertisement (Signs, Thermometers, Traffic, Tins, & MUCH, MUCH MORE!!! (at the intersection of Hwy 421 & Hwy 64) Furniture: 919-742-2013 Hoosier Cabinet, Oak Ice Box, Oak Server, Step Back Cupboard, Farm Table, Pierced Tin Cabinet Wood ~ Over 175 + Vendors Cook Stove, Wood File Cabinet, Corner Cabinets Cedar Chest, Refrigerator, Quilt Cabinet, Rockers, ~ 30,000 sq. ft. Chest of Drawers, Hutch, Desk, Porch Table, Buffet, Chairs, Swing, Coffee Table, End Tables, Misc. ~ Plenty of Parking Cabinets, Wood Benches, Display Cabinets, 2 Leather Chairs, 2 Leather Stools & MUCH, OPEN 7MUCH Days MORE!!! Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sunday 1 pm-6 pm

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Liberty Elementary School Book Nook Cub Scout Pack 502 Summer Community Project The Following Supplies will be needed for our Garden Vision to be complete! Used Tires – Liberty Tire and Auto will donate for our Tire Seats We will need* Rope that can wrap the tires and *plywood for the seat *Clay pots - that we can paint to look like :(Broken pots will work too!) *Outdoor Tarps *Ornaments *Old bowling balls *Mason Jars *Glass beads *Broomsticks from broken brooms: *Chicken wire *Cement

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Ramseur Community

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Ramseur Library Story Time July 13- Making Our World a Better Place with Ramseur Police Chief, Larry Lewallen July 20- Bright Star Theater: Happily Ever After July 27- Sammy the Soil Saver, Randolph County Soil & Water Conservation District

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Ask About Our New Year Special Pricing! Coventry House your locally owned and operated Assisted Living Community. NOW SPECIALIZING in the unique needs of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and related Dementia’s at Coventry House of Siler City, you will find: • FLAT MONTHLY RATES . . no hidden charges or upselling • 24 hour personal care assistance • On Call Physician Services • Professionally directed medication management • Specialized care plans for all residents • Private & companion rooms featuring private bathrooms • In room cable TV, internet access & telephone service • Security systems for resident safety • Specialized activities for assisted living & memory care unit • Three prepared meals per day plus afternoon & evening snacks • Local transportation to shopping & medical appointments • Medicaid, private insurance & private payment accepted


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Ramseur Community Snow Camp Historical Drama Society, Inc. Announces its

44th season! July 6-August 19, 2017

The Sword of Peace and Pathway to Freedom The Emperor’s New Clothes and The Beauty and the Beast The Snow Camp Historical Drama Society, Inc. is pleased to announce its 44th season with another action packed production season for every family member. The 2017 season will include two children’s show’s The Emperor’s New Clothes and The Beauty and the Beast. The two repertory historical shows which the non-profit produces annually areThe Sword of Peace and Pathway to Freedom. The Sword of Peace is in its 42th season written by William Hardy and Pathway to Freedom, which opened in 1994, and is the only outdoor drama in the United States that historically portrays the Underground Railroad. In addition to producing annual professional theatre, the society is year-round, multi-purpose organization that hosts festivals and community activities throughout the year. The society hosts annual Youth Drama Camps, Molasses Festival, Christmas Parade and Simple Gifts Holiday Market and maintains the historical grounds and building on the drama site. The 44th season of Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre is in memory ofPathway to Freedom’s playwright Mark Sumner. Historical Shows William Hardy’s, The Sword of Peace is a dramatic portrayal of the American Revolution. It enlightens the audience about the struggles the peaceful Quakers must face in a time of war. General Nathanael Greene, 2nd in command under General George Washington, is about to face Lord Cornwallis, Commander of the British Forces in America, at the battle of Guilford Courthouse. Simon Dixon, a Quaker miller is faced with an important decision like his neighbors, take up arms and fight or remain true to his faith. Simon and other historical characters reveal their heart-torn decisions as you witness this exciting, action packed dramatic tribute to the Quakers. Performances: July 6, 7, 8, 20, 22, 28 Aug. 4, 11, 17, 19. Mark Sumner’s, Pathway to Freedom is an exciting account of the struggles and heroism of the 1840’s and 1850’s along the “Underground Railroad” from North Carolina to Indiana. Both individuals and some organized religions fought slavery in the legislature and on the farms, while some, like Levi and Katie Coffin of Guilford County led volunteers and freed slaves in clandestine efforts to help escaping slaves to freedom. The play centers on George Vestal, son of a slave-owning family, and how and why he becomes a worker for the “Underground Railroad”. Events trace the actions of slave families in their hope of gaining freedom and dignity. It was a time in the life of the country when man levels of opinion conflicted with economic pressure. The rich music in the play is based on the music of the period and enriches the emotion that flow during the play. A story of conflict of action, support human dignity, and it urges us to work for what ought to be. It is a play about family courage. It helps to explain our past to better our futures. Performances: July 13, 14, 15, 21, 27, 29 Aug. 3, 5, 10, 12, 18. Show Time: 8:00 pm. Gates open at 7:30 pm. Tickets: Adults $20.00, Children (under 12) $10.00, Seniors (60 and over) $15.00 Special for opening week- July 6-8 and 13-15. Bring in 4 non-perishable food items and receive $4.00 off of an adult ticket to the historical shows! Food will be donated to Southern Alamance Family Empowerment Food Ministry. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more-Advance reservation required. Tickets can be purchased in advance on Children’s Shows The Emperor’s New Clothes Is a delightful, retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale. A vain and childish Emperor is duped by two schemers who convince him they can make him a unique suit of clothes that is not only beautiful, but also magical - only those who are honest can see it. The Emperor is willing to risk everything he owns for these new clothes. Will the con men get caught? Will the Emperor find an honest person to help him? Join us as the Emperor gets his new suit of clothes Perfomances: July 20, 29, August 2, 12, 16. The Beauty and the Beast Henry Beaumont, banished from the village, after a run-in with haughty Prince Phillip, and trying unsuccessfully to eke out a living as a farmer, mistakenly wanders into the garden of the Beast. The Beast promises to spare Henry’s life, but Henry must give up the one thing that he loves most – his daughter, Belinda. This is not the Disney version and it is not a “tale as old as time”, but it is a timeless tale that will delight young and old alike Performances: July 22, 26 August 5, 9, 19 Alternating Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Wednesdays at 7:30 pm & Saturdays at 10 am. $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children. A Character Dinner is also available! Have dinner or lunch (depending on show time) and have a personal visit from the characters to talk with the children! Dinner: 6 - 7:15 pm, Show: 7:30 - 8:30 pm; Show: 10 - 11 am, Lunch 11:30 am - 1pm. Advanced Reservations Required for meal.

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July 2017

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