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July 19, 2013

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Corsicana — A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.

Through July 31

The Navarro Council of the arts presents "With Six You Get Eggrolls" a Fine Art Exhibit featuring the works of Helen Albritton, Barbara Jones, Gladys Espenson, Deb Miller, Stephanie Ford, and Margie Taylor at the Warehouse Gallery from May 15 to July.  Exhibit is free and open to the public daily.

July 18-21, 23, 25-27

The Warehouse Living Arts Center production of “Moon over Buffalo,” Ken Ludwig's hysterically funny comedy, is guaranteed to keep audiences laughing. Veteran WLAC actor Gary Douglas will lead the cast of talented actors: Carlie Gehle, Sharon Goodman, C. David Hill, Randy Jones, Noah McBryde, Angel Sims and Rachel Williams. Sandra McClure Mahood is directing. The evening performances on July 18 to 20, 23, and 25 to 27 will begin at 7:30 p.m. The matinee on Sunday, July 21 will begin at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the WLAC box office located at 119 W Sixth Avenue in downtown Corsicana or may be purchased online at www.warehouselivingartscenter.com. Call (903) 872-5421 for more information.

July 20

Bazette Prairie Point Annual Picnic will be held at 8 a.m. at the cemetery. Bring a covered dish, lawn chairs, and enjoy the day visiting with family and friends. Lunch will be served at noon.

Back to School Rally held by Mystic Rose Social Service Inc., 508 N. Main St., Corsicana. This inaugural rally will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and everyone is welcome to bring the entire family, school supplies will be given away.  

July 21

Warehouse Living Arts Center and Members of the 14th Annual Theatre Camp will present “Play in the Parking Lot” on Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m. Grades third through fifth will present The Bremen Town Musicians. Grades six and up will present Wiley And The Hairy Man. Campers are attending camp all week rehearsing the shows and creating the sets. C. David Hill is directing and Tabitha WIlkes is the scenic designer. “Play in the Parking Lot” is free and everyone is invited to attend. Bring your lawn chairs. The WLAC is located at 119 W. Sixth Avenue in downtown Corsicana. The parking lot is located between Main and Beaton directly across the street from the Palace Theatre.

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