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The Patrick & Henry Community College Patriot Players and Charity League present “Seussical Kids” at 7 p.m. Friday and at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. The musical caper features a cast of 47 children and teenagers who participated in a week-long theater camp. Each half-hour performance will be held in the Walker Fine Arts Theatre on the campus of P&HCC. Tickets cost $10 in advance over phccpatriotplayers.square.site and $12 at the door. Children 3 years old and younger who sit on a ticket-holder’s lap are admitted free.
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Greater Bassett Family Fun Float will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at River Walk, 3321 Fairystone Park Hwy, Bassett. It will feature live music, food trucks, vendors and shuttle service. Bring chair/or blanket to listen to music, and your kayak or canoe to go on the water.
276 Adult Field Day will be held Saturday at Fisher Farm Park in Ridgeway. It features dodge ball, spoon egg race, tug-of-war, potato sack race, relay race and kickball. “Leave them kids at home,” warns host M.L. Venable — this is only for adults 21 and older, and proof of age is required.
Heads of State will host the Third Annual Summer Fest Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Smith River Sports Complex Amphitheatre. Gates open at 1 p.m. and a judging of what organizers bill “the biggest car & bike show to hit Southside” as well as the talent show will begin at 3 p.m. The entry fee for vehicles is $25. It also will feature The Incredible D.J. Joe,