Selected Community Events
SEACT Presents Les Miserables
Dothan Opera House
In its 40th Anniversary year, SEACT marks the occasion with this challenging production, filled with local talent on stage, back stage, and in the orchestra pit. Les Misérables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The modern classic is based on Victor Hugo’s novel, and features one of the most memorable scores of all time.
With more than 80 on stage, 16 in the orchestra, and another 50 volunteers back stage and off stage, Les Misérables is one of the largest undertakings by SEACT in its history. Each performance runs 2 hours, 45 minutes with one intermission. SEACT considers the content “PG-13.” The show includes mild language and adult situations.
Tickets are available online at www.SEACT.com or by contacting the Dothan Civic Center Box Office (334) 615-3175. The box office is open 8:30 – 4:30 PM weekdays, and located on the second floor of the Dothan Civic Center. Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for students/seniors 65+/military with ID. Performances are at 7:00 PM Mar. 9-14 and 2:00 PM Mar. 14-15. The lobby opens at 6:00 PM with tickets on sale if the performance is not sold out. Reserved seating begins at 6:30 PM.
Jennifer Love Doherty
Southeast Alabama Community Theatre
Office Hours 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM weekdays
29th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Destin, FL
Uncork Some Fun in the Sun at the 29th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival, April 16-19 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the #1 resort on the Emerald Coast. The Sandestin Wine Festival, voted Best Annual Event in Destin, is a picture-perfect event, complete with white tents, flowing wine, food, ladies strolling in hats and live music. Affectionately called the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals,” attendees will enjoy wine tastings showcasing hundreds of domestic and international wines. The event is one of the best of the year and draws thousands of people to the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin.
Sandestin offers nearly 1,300 accommodations from the beach to the bay. The resort features a winning combination of accommodations, events, activities, dining and shopping, unmatched by any other vacation destination. To thoroughly enjoy the events surrounding the Sandestin Wine Festival, stay steps or a simple tram ride away when you book at Sandestin. Save up to 25% off accommodations & even more on your ticket with promo code WINE15. Don't miss this very popular event April 16-19. Plan your spring getaway today! Visit www.sandestinwinefestival.com for details or call 866.91.BEACH.
April 16-19, 2015
Wine Dinners – Thursday evening
Grand Wine Tasting – Friday 5-8 p.m. Saturday 1-5 p.m.
Mind. Body. Beach. – Saturday 7 a.m.
Retail Tent – Friday 2-9 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Brunch on the Bay – 10 a.m.-2 p.m
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center
Boisterous Fun & Romance!
Brings Back the Glory Days of the Movie Musical!
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Millie, a young bride living in the 1850’s Oregon wilderness, who plans to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage. The plan backfires when the brothers kidnap six women from a neighboring town to be their brides. This musical performance is all boisterous fun and romance. “Goin’ courting” has never been as rambunctious as in this rip-roaring stage version that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.
TICKETS - In advance: adult ($25), student ($20).
At the door: adult (30), student ($23)
Information: 334-406-ARTS (2787)
Celtic Woman 10th Anniversary Tour
Dothan Civic Center
Dothan, AL – Feb. 9, 2015 - Irish music sensation Celtic Woman returns to North America in 2015 for a concert tour celebrating the group’s 10th anniversary. The 10th Anniversary World Tour offers a one-of-a-kind concert experience celebrating a decade of timeless music and dance from the Emerald Isles. The tour recently kicked off in Dublin, Ireland, and will travel across Europe, the US, Australia and United Kingdom. The North American leg launches in Syracuse, NY on March 6, 2015, and will visit more than 80 cities through the end of June.
Celtic Woman will preform at the Dothan Civic Center on Friday, April 10th at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now and are available at the Dothan Civic Center Box Office, online at www.etix.com or charge by phone at (334) 615-3175. Ticket prices range from $29 - $99.
Sep 26, 2015 10am-6pm
Houston County Farm Center, Dothan
The 4th annual Oktoberfest and barbecue competition, PorktoberQue, will again be held the last weekend of September at the Houston County Farm Center in Dothan. The event features BBQ teams competing for $7700.00 in prize money under KCBS (Kansas City Barbecue Society) sanctioning and also promotes a German-style Oktoberfest. There are two stages featuring both polka music and contemporary music, an indoor biergarten, a "man cave" with TV’s for watching your favorite football games, a cornhole tournament, free bounce houses for the kids to play on, shopping with vendors and many food-related activities. For more information please visit our website www.PorktoberQue.com or call (334) 699-1475.
April 6 – Steep Canyon Rangers & Della Mae
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
April 6 – Steep Canyon Rangers & Della Mae, 7:30 p.m., Ruby Diamond Concert Hall: $50, $35, $25 or $15. Drawn together by their love of acoustic music, the Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers adapt traditional bluegrass music that fits in today’s music. They have been featured on “Austin City Limits,” “The Late Show with David Letterman” and “Today.” Della Mae is an all-female bluegrass group that has become a sensation in the music world for combining vocal, instrumental and songwriting talent.
March 26 – Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey starring Jasmine Guy & The Avery Sharpe Trio,
, Richard G. Fallon Theatre:
March 26 – Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey starring Jasmine Guy & The Avery Sharpe Trio, 8 p.m., Richard G. Fallon Theatre: $50 or $15. Raisin’ Crane is in celebration and honor of the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance that featured Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Zora Neale Hurston, W.E.B. Du Bois and others as the voice of a new generation of African-Americans. These voices and thoughts come together on stage with award winning actress, singer and dancer Jasmine Guy and the acclaimed Avery Sharpe Trio.
March 19 (***Rescheduled from Jan. 29, 2014***) – Itzhak Perlman
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
March 19 (***Rescheduled from Jan. 29, 2014***) – Itzhak Perlman, violinist, with Rohan De Silva, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Ruby Diamond Concert Hall: $95, $85 or $70. The reigning virtuoso of the violin, Perlman is beloved for his charm, humanity and talent. He elevated to international fame with an appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show.” He has won four Emmy Awards, 15 Grammy Awards, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Kennedy Center Honoree, Medal of Liberty, National Medal of Arts and numerous honorary degrees.
March 16 – Miloš Karadaglić
The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum
March 16 – Miloš Karadaglić, 7:30 p.m., The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum: $35. Karadaglic began playing the guitar at 8 years old and has grown into one of today’s most gifted classical guitar players. Whether it’s a non-traditional venue or large concert hall performance, Karadaglic’s passion for the guitar makes every performance an intimate experience.
March 2 – Danú,
Opperman Music Hall
March 2 – Danú, 7:30 p.m., Opperman Music Hall: $45 or $15. Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Recognized worldwide for its standing room only appearances, it has performed around the globe and recorded nine critically acclaimed albums. The ensemble of eight features group members on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki and vocals. It has won numerous awards from the BBC and Irish Music Magazine.
Feb. 28 – Joshua Bell, with the University Symphony Orchestra and Musical Director and Conductor Alexander Jiménez,
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Feb. 28 – Joshua Bell, with the University Symphony Orchestra and Musical Director and Conductor Alexander Jiménez, 7:30 p.m., Ruby Diamond Concert Hall: $85, $70, $55 or $15. Bell’s stage presence and beautiful tone on the violin have brought him universal acclaim. A recipient of an Avery Fisher Prize and the New York Recording Academy Honors, Bell was the first person appointed as music director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields orchestra. Under Bell’s leadership, the orchestra’s first CD debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Classical chart.
Feb. 15, 16 – Nellie McKay
The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum
Feb. 15, 16 – Nellie McKay, Feb. 15, 2 p.m., Pebble Hill Plantation: $100; Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum: $35. McKay, a musical mixture of cabaret and pop, has a melodious charm with socially conscious lyrics. Her music has been featured on hit TV shows like “Weeds,”“Grey’s Anatomy,” “NCIS,”“Privileged,” “Nurse Jackie,” and “Mad Men.” McKay, a woman of many talents, is also an actor, writer and Broadway star with a Theatre World Award for her performance as Polly in “The Threepenny Opera.”