Our Top 5 Picks for January 18th- 21st

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Here are our Top 5 picks for this weekend. Don’t miss the special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program at Carroll Arts Center as Gwendolyn Briley-Strand portrays Harriet Tubman in “The Chosen One.” Through Briley-Strand’s dynamic portrayal, you’ll learn about the life and times of this historic abolitionist leader.  Check out a  film about early life and career of musical icon James Brown,  or take in a Broadway Revue, also at Carroll Arts Center this weekend.  Be sure to swing by the Carroll Ag Center for the Annual Central MD Farm Toy Show & Auction to benefit the Carroll County 4-H Fair, and don’t forget to join the Historical Society for the Carroll County’s 182nd Birthday Celebration  at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.  BONUS:  Don’t miss the premiere of Heroin Still Kills, Tuesday Jan 22nd at Carroll Community College.

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1. Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Friday January 19th at 1:00 pm and 7:30 pm

$ -Absorb the energy and ‘feel good’ watching rare and never-seen-before footage documenting the early life and career of musical icon James Brown from abandoned, impoverished child to Godfather of Soul. $7 Adults / $6 ages 25 & Under, and ages 60 & Up. CCAC Members get additional 10% off

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2. Carroll County's 182nd Birthday Celebration

Saturday, Jan. 19th at 2:00 pm

FREE – Join the Historical Society of Carroll County for the Carroll County Birthday Celebration. This free event will be held at

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.

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3. Broadway Revue

Saturday, Jan. 19th at 7:00 pm

$$ -Players on Air, Inc. presents a night of popular Broadway hits sung by members of the troupe, as well as a sneak peek into a few productions performed by company dancers from Center Stage! $18 Adults; $15 Students/Seniors | 410-848-7272

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4. Annual Central MD Farm Toy Show & Auction

Sunday, Jan. 20th at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

FREE -Since 1987, exhibitors display antique and collectible toys, tractors, trains, dolls, pressed steel, die cast, cast iron pedal cars, tin toys, games, models, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Carroll County 4-H Fair Board.

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5. Gwendolyn Briley-Strand as Harriet Tubman: "The Chosen One"

Monday January 21 at 2:00 pm

$ -Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program : Gwendolyn Briley-Strand as Harriet Tubman: “The Chosen One”.

Harriet Tubman escaped slavery and rescued hundreds of other slaves in the decades before the American Civil War. She became a leader in that era’s abolitionist movement and worked tirelessly to achieve the emancipation put forward by President Abraham Lincoln.  As this is a day of service, CCAC will offer free admission to anyone who has volunteered for a non-profit organization during the past year. Please call the box office at 410-848-7272 and staff will assist you with a complimentary ticket. Cost: $10 Adults / $8 ages 25 & Under, and ages 60 & Up. CCAC Members receive additional 10% off

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BONUS: Heroin STILL Kills Premiere

Tuesday, Jan. 22nd from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

FREE -Carroll County State’s Attorney Brian DeLeonardo and the Carroll County Health Department invite you to the premiere of the new educational film “Heroin Still Kills,” produced by the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Carroll County Health Department.
The film is a new take on the 1999 original “Heroin Kills,” which was produced by a local grassroots organization in response to the overdose deaths of several young people in the community at that time. “Heroin Still Kills” retains the spirit of the original but features an all-new cast and story line to reflect the many ways that heroin and opioid addiction have changed in the new millennium.

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