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Author to share ghost stories at library
Get spooky with author Dan Sellers from Greensboro on Saturday at 3 p.m.
Sellers is the co-author of the book “Carolina Haints: Ghosts, Folklore, and Mysteries of the Old North State.” Sellers will discuss his book and tell a haunted story local to our region.
“Carolina Haints” is a podcast and book about ghost stories, folk lore tales, unexplained mysteries, dark history and true crime in the Carolinas. The podcast is researched and written by Jeff Cochran and hosted and produced by Sellers.
Registration is required for the event. Participants have until the end of Thursday to register at www.hickorync.gov or by calling the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library at 828-304-0500.
The Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is at 375 Third St. NE on the SALT Block. All library programs are free and open to the public.
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“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” screening
The Hickory Community Theatre’s annual screening of the cult classic movie “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” will take place at midnight Saturday.
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is a 1975 musical comedy horror film.
The story centers on a young, engaged couple whose car breaks down in the rain near a castle, where they seek a telephone to call for help. The castle is occupied by strangers in elaborate costumes celebrating an annual convention. They discover the head of the house is Dr. Frank N. Furter, an apparently mad scientist who actually is an alien, who creates a living muscle man named Rocky in his laboratory.
The film screening is an audience participation event. and props are provided by the theater.
Tickets are $15, including props, and are available online at hickorytheatre.org, through the theater box office, or by phone at 828-328-2283, from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.
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