Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from Christmas shows by Friend de Coup and Area Community Theater plus Williams and Ree.
Things to do
• Williams and Ree, 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., $25 each; Highland Conference Center, Mitchell.
• LifeServe Blood Center blood drive, 2 to 6 p.m., Draw center at 1401 N. Main, Mitchell.
• Tom Roberts book signing, 10 to 11 a.m., The Reader’s Den, Mitchell.
• Alternative Gifts Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
BLOOD DRIVE SCHEDULED: LifeServe Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Mitchell draw site, 1401 N. Main St., Mitchell. For information call 800-287-4903.
ACT CHRISTMAS MUSICAL TO OPEN: “White Christmas,” by Irving Berlin, an Area Community Theatre production, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2 and 9, at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts, Mitchell.
Tickets are $12 and $14 and available at the theatre. For information call 996-9137.
FRIEND DE COUP UP WITH SHOW PLANNED: Extraordinary Merry Christmas Up with Show 2012 Friend de Coup production will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1, at the Mitchell High School Auditorium, Mitchell.
All seats are reserved and are $8. Tickets are available at the MHS south ticket office from 3 to 7 p.m. school days; or by calling 995-3045 to place a ticket order.
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On Nov. 23, 1919, the first play-by-play football game on radio was broadcast. Texas A&M shut out the University of Texas 7-0.
Today in local history
On this date in 2011, the City of Mitchell was considering ending plans to participate in a joint venture with Avera Queen of Peace and Dakota Wesleyan University for a wellness center. The city officials had started preliminary consideration of a renovation and expansion plan of the Recreation Center including a large indoor aquatic center.