The following are announcements for the week of December 2, 2013:
THE SOUTH HILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHRISTMAS PARADE HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15TH AT 6:00 P.M.!
FIRST THURSDAY WORKSHOP scheduled for December 5 from 6pm to 8pm has been CANCELED due to circumstances beyond our control. Thank you for your understanding.
SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS - Instrumental music selections performed by HOMEGROWN BLUEGRASS! 8:00 p.m. shows on 12/7, 12/8, 12/13, and 12/14. Sunday matinee will take place at 2:30 p.m. on 12/15. This is a C.A.T.S. (Colonial Actors Theatre Society) Community Theater production. Tickets are $15 each and group rates apply. A follow-up to Smoke on the Mountain, the musical Sanders Family travels back to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church for some good old-fashioned holiday music on Christmas Eve! The actors include the audience in the shenanigans as though they're a part of the congregation. This will make your holidays truly special. Sponsored by the TOWN OF SOUTH HILL and the SOUTH HILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
CHRISTMAS COMMUNITY CHOIR SING - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20th. This annual Christmas tradition at the Colonial Center has quickly become one of our most popular events! Local church choirs and community singing groups will help you and your family ring in the holiday season by performing all of your favorite Christmas carols and hymns. Please don't miss this opportunity to share the spirit of Christmas with your friends and neighbors! With performances by the Colonial Center Quartet, South Hill Elementary School Choir, Chase City Elementary Strings, God's Men of Integrity, and Pleasant Hill Christian Chuch! Tickets are only $5.00 each, with general admission seating.
Gift Certificates - Need a gift, incentive, or recognition award for someone you know? The Colonial Center now offers gift certificates starting at $15.00 each and increasing in amounts of $5.00 increments up to $50.00 total. There are no fees for this service. Ask a staff member today about how you can take advantage of this offer.
2013 Flex-Passes - Colonial Center Flex Passes are available for purchase! These passes entitle the recipient to six tickets to C.A.T.S. Community Theatre Events! Use them all at once or spread them throughout the year; it's your choice! Flex-Passes are $75 each and may be purchased on this site under the Events tab above. For questions, more information, or assistance in purchasing a Flex-Pass, please call the box office at 434-262-4170.
Tours and Visits - Please call ahead if you would like to see the theater area. We do not make that space accessible unless we have advance knowledge of the visit. It is our pleasure to show our space if we are prepared. As always, our box office and galleries are open Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Thank you for your understanding.
The Colonial Theatre has a very special place in the history of our community and in the lives of many of our residents. It has weathered many storms and economic crises, as well as years of neglect at various times throughout its history.
The Colonial is one of the few remaining vaudeville theatres of its era in Virginia and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places... Read Full History