ARTifacts 03/09/12

Friday, March 9, 2012

Eureka to host bluegrass festival

EUREKA, Mo. -- The 12th annual Gene Roberts Memorial Bluegrass Festival will be held March 16 and 17 at Holiday Inn Six Flags at Eureka. The first evening's activities will include a youth talent contest, with separate contests for banjo, fiddle and other talents. The following day bluegrass shows are scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Bands scheduled to perform are The Harpers, The Harmans and Open Range. For more information about the festival and ticket prices, contact Pat Strawhun at 314-771-9397, Bull Harman at 314-831-6406 or Paul Payne at 636-441-7429.

Jeremy Camp to perform at Cape First

Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli and Adam Cappa will be in concert at Cape First at 7 p.m. March 30. Tickets for the "We Cry Out Tour" show are on sale online at, or by phone at 251-281-1201. There is a $2 handling fee for tickets purchased online. Tickets may also be purchased with cash or check only at the Cape First church office. For more information, go to

Ballet explores impact of Alzheimer's disease

"A Life Unhappening," a spoken-word ballet exploring the impact of Alzheimer's on three generations of one woman's family, will be presented at 2:30 p.m. May 13 at the Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus. Tickets are available at, or by calling 800-735-2966. Proceeds will benefit the St. Louis Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

-- From staff reports

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