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Santa’s visit, kids movie set Saturday

December 7, 2010

A free children’s movie and a visit by Santa Claus are scheduled in Albion this Saturday, Dec. 11.

The free movie begins at 2 p.m., and will be followed by visits with Santa, who will be available in the downtown mini park (weather permitting). In case of bad weather, Santa will visit with children in the Gateway Theatre lobby.

Another 12 winners in the weekly holiday drawings were announced last week by the Albion Chamber of Commerce. The second drawings were held Wednesday, Dec. 1, and the winners of $50 each are listed in an advertisement on Page 8 of this week’s Albion News.

Entertainer Henrik Bothke coming for Christmas show

November 15, 2010

Henrik Bothke
Henrik Bothke
Petersburg Community Club’s annual Christmas Dinner and Show will be held Monday, Dec. 20 at Werner Hall in Petersburg.

Henrik Bothke, including the special Neonman presentation, will be the professional entertainer for the evening.

Tickets are now on sale for the annual dinner and show.

Punkin’ Chunkin’ again successful

November 2, 2010

A contestant from York, NE, loads a pumpkin into his air canon at Punkin’ Chunkin’.
A contestant from York, NE, loads a pumpkin into his air canon at Punkin’ Chunkin’.
Petersburg’s 2010 Punkin’ Chunkin’TM brought a whirlwind of activity to the Larry and Shirley Henn farm one mile east of town last Sunday, Oct. 31.

Organizers estimated the crowd at more than 1,500 people for the seventh annual event.

Air canons again provided the main attraction, but there were a wide variety of other events for all ages at the seventh annual event

Concert features Broadway tunes

October 26, 2010

Mary Carrick
Mary Carrick
Mary Carrick, above, and her pianist Todd Brooks entertained about 90 people with Broadway show tunes and other selections during their Albion Arts Council program, Some People, Songs from Broadway and Beyond, on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 24, at Zion Lutheran Church.

Trick-or-Treat Friday in downtown Albion

October 26, 2010

Albion’s downtown Trick-or-Treat event for children will be this Friday, Oct. 29.

All area youngsters are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and participate in the annual event. They will meet at the courthouse square at 4 p.m., and then make the circuit of downtown businesses.

The children are invited for Trick-or-Treating at Good Samaritan Society – Albion on Oct. 29 starting at 4:30 p.m.

Beckwith, Spieker are royalty

October 12, 2010

King Matt Spieker and Queen Bobbi Beckwith
Coronation of royalty highlighted the annual Color Day ceremonies at Boone Central High School last Saturday. The king and queen, shown here, are seniors  Matt Spieker and Bobbi Beckwith. Crownbearers were Jaxson Lipker and Elle Webster. Attendants were Brooke Michael, Lane Anderson, Aliza Brugger and Trey Sorell. The Color Day ceremonies honored all seniors and school organizations.

See the Oct. 13 Albion News Print and Electronic Editions for more details on Color Day and Spirit Week.

Color Day Coronation is Saturday, Oct. 9

October 5, 2010

Spirit Week is underway this week at Boone Central High School, with events leading up to the annual Color Day Coronation on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

During the coronation, all seniors will be introduced, and royalty will be crowned. The public is invited to attend.

A Color Day Dance for Boone Central students and their dates will follow the ceremony.

Pam Tillis show draws 250

September 21, 2010

Pam Tillis
Pam Tillis
A crowd of about 250 people turned out on Tuesday night, Sept. 14, for an acoustic concert by Pam Tillis and friends in the Boone County Event Center.

“We had less of a crowd than we expected, but it was still a good show,” commented Chuck Rolf, fair board chairman. “We now have a better idea of the capacity of the Event Center for a show like this.”

Tillis and her two accompanists performed many of her hit songs for an appreciative crowd.

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