Friday, January 22, 2010

Wine to Water and Hearthstone Restaurant help Haiti

Saturday, January 23rd at Hearthstone Tavern & Grille a Wine Tasting to benefit emergency relief for Haiti will take place from 6-8.
Wine to Water will be on hand and are asking for a minimum donation of $10.00. There will be a silent auction with some great items and a raffle. Come out and enjoy a great evening for a great cause and enjoy a wine tasting and some delicious hors d'oeuvres. For more information call the Hearthstone at 828-898-3461 or log onto

I am so excited about going to see NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players: Pirates of Penzance tonight at Farthing Auditorium. I remember as a child my father playing the role of Sergeant of Police when he was with the Casper Comic Opera Company in Wyoming. I'll never forget the night his fake mustache got inhaled on stage. Oh- the memories.
So the folks at ASU Performing Arts said there are still tickets available for tonight's showing. The show starts at 8 p.m.
Here is a short message from ASU Performing Arts:
"Arrrgh you tired of being snowed in with nothing to do? Are theses cold winter days leaving you shivering in your timbers? Worry no more mateys! Fill your evening with singing pirates, live music and some deep belly laughs compliments of N.Y. Gilbert & Sullivan Players.
The Pirates of Penzance centers on the dilemma of the young and conscientious Frederic who, as a child, was apprenticed to pirates until his 21st birthday. Upon release from his obligation, he plans to marry Mabel, the daughter of the delightfully stuffy Major-General Stanley. Unfortunately, Frederic discovers that since he was born in a leap year on February 29, his 21st birthday won't occur for another 63 years. Despite his moral objection to piracy, Frederic is honor-bound to remain a pirate until the distant date of 1940. Helping Frederic to deal with this unusual predicament are Mabel (who agrees to wait for him), Ruth, the pirate maid-of-all-work, Major-General Stanley and the brash Pirate King.
The Pirates of Penzance, presented by Appalachian's Performing Arts series is fun for one and fun for all!
Get tickets by calling 800-841-ARTS, 828-262-4046 or online at