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Calhoun Little Theatre is proud to present “Smoke on the Mountain” on October 19, 20, 26 & 27 at 7p.m. and October 21, at 3 p.m.

Directors: Jeri Dunn & Hartwell Brooks
Reverend Oglethorpe–Colt Chambers
Burl Sanders—Jeff Adair
Vera Sanders—Leanna Wade
June Sanders–Jeri Dunn
Denise Sanders—Taylor Chavez
Dennis Sanders—Hartwell Brooks
Smoke on the Mountain tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a country church in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains in 1938. The show features two dozen rousing bluegrass songs played and sung by the Sanders Family, a traveling group making its return to performing after a five-year hiatus. Pastor Oglethorpe, the young and enthusiastic minister of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, has enlisted the Sanders Family in his efforts to bring his tiny congregation into “the modern world.” Between songs, each family member “witnesses” — telling a story about an important event in their life. Though they try to appear perfect in the eyes of a congregation who wants to be inspired by their songs, one thing after another goes awry and they reveal their true — and hilariously imperfect – natures. By the evening’s end, the Sanders Family have endeared themselves to us by revealing their weaknesses and allowing us to share in their triumphs.

Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 seniors/students and $10 HAC members. General admission tickets are available online. All tickets may be purchased in person or by calling the Harris Arts Center at 706-629-2599.

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