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Springville Fiddle Fest returns for eighth year

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This year, the Springville Country and Blue Grass Festival will feature 12 bands along with historic demonstrators, vendors, food trucks, clogging by the WNY Clogging Association and an expanded Antique Car Cruise-In. As a family-friendly event, the festival hopes to extend its appeal to children and families by featuring new and interactive events for kids. The festival starts at 11 ... Read More »

‘The Music Man’ is coming to Springville this weekend

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Members of the cast of “The Music Man” rehearse a scene for the upcoming production at Springville Center for the Arts. The musical will run two weekends through May 26.

By Alex Simmons Oh, we got trouble, with a capital “T” right here in… Springville??? On Thursday, the Springville Center for the Arts began their performances of “The Music Man,” directed by Don Wesley, which will run for two weekends through May 26. This merrymaking musical tells the story of Professor Harold Hill (played by Nick Benstead) who is a ... Read More »

Pageant of the Bands returns to Springville for 57th year

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By Kellen M. Quigley The annual Pageant of Bands tradition is returning to Springville for its 57th year this weekend, May 17 18. Presented by the Springville Kiwanis Club and Springville-Griffith Institute, SGI students run the festival while also performing as an exhibition group in both Jazz and Marching bands. “Preparations have gone well this year,” said Joe Gervase, SGI ... Read More »

Springville, Concord join SCA in revamping Concert Series as ‘Thursdays, Downtown’

Concerts in the Park have been revamped with a new name, location and expanded activities. The town of Concord and the village of Springville, now in conjunction with Springville Center for the Arts, will be presenting a free concert series this summer. Under the moniker “Thursdays, Downtown,” the partnership hopes these weekly events will bring not only great music but ... Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day! Treat Mom to awesome events this summer

By Kellen M. Quigley This Sunday is Mother’s Day, a day not to only recognize your mom but all the moms out there for their love, support and sacrifices over the years. While Mother’s Day is only one day, that doesn’t mean Mom isn’t just as important the other 364 days of the year. To treat your mom this spring ... Read More »

A Look Back: the Chair-o-Plane company of Springville

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By Jolene Hawkins Looking back to the fun that we had as kids riding on Aeroplane Swing rides, or the chair plane, during the carnivals. The thrill of ride, the laughter and joy we felt — oh, to be young again. We can thank a industry that we had I town, Smith and Smith. To the far ends of the ... Read More »

2019 Alpine Season comes to an end

By Caitlin Croft The final races of the Junior Alpine Ski season are always a Spring Series event held at HoliMont. Second year U14 athletes are invited to race against the U21/19/16 athletes. The purpose of this is to allow the soon to be U16s a chance to score their first USSA points. The point system in ski racing determines ... Read More »

Tickets for SCA’s ‘Music Man’ on sale

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Tickets are on sale now for the Springville Center for the Arts’ production of “The Music Man.” Director Don Wesley and Music Director Doris Jones have returned to the Carol Mongerson Theater after last year’s sold-out production of Annie. The cast includes Cory Golabek, Richmond Hubbard, Jackson Richert, Charles Weber, Aaron Fisher, Nick Benstead, Mark Mendola, Amanda Bray, Richmond Hubbard, ... Read More »

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