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Events for Bladen County Residents

By Dora Brogdon

Upcoming EventsThis weekend promises to be a busy one for Bladen County residents.

Tonight, (Thursday, August 16) beginning at 6 p.m. the final Sunset Jams Concert Series will be at Goldston’s Beach. The band that will be performing are called The Fantastic Shakers. The event is sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Southeastern Health. The concert will continue whether it’s rain or shine and admission is free.

On Saturday, there will be a Back to School Blast from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Cape Fear Farmers Market in Elizabethtown. The event will help parents to obtain the many items a student needs like: school supplies, free haircuts, school uniforms, health screenings, and more. For more information about the Back to School Blast call Billie Hall at 910-862-2066 or Pastor Brock Meyer at 919-606-6350.

Also on Saturday, Desmond Bryant will be hosting the free football camp from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at East Bladen High School on Saturday. The camp is meant for youth ages of 6 to 18 years old and a parent or guardian must be present in order to have the child registered. For more information about the football camp call 910-991-3197 or send a email to

Saturday evening, Shug Productions will be presenting the “The Pin Stripe Murder” at the Paul R. Brown Building in Elizabethtown at 5 p.m. Tickets will be sold from 4 p.m. until 4:45 p.m. at $25 for each person. The tickets will include dinner, dessert, and beverages. People will have the chance of receiving a award for solving the murder at their table. The actors for the play will be including; Brenda Williams, Reginald Thompson, Joyce Britt, Marcus Jones, Sue Ann Stephens, Tracey Hatcher, Jennifer Farris, Collins Williams, Shenice Imhof, and Shakisa Fairley.

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