April 25, 2012
Tidewater Players, the community theater of Havre de Grace, will its spring Musical next month. Back by popular demand, the players present the hilarious musical comedy, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 4 through May 20. Showtimes at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave., are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. All tickets are $15. To make reservations, visit http://www.tidewaterplayers.com to purchase online seats or call 410-939-TIDE.
February 29, 2012
Even in the Great Depression of the 1930s, dreamers hoped for something better. In John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," itinerant field hands George Milton and Lennie Small dream of buying land of their own someday. At Tidewater Players, director Todd Starkey leads a group of talented actors in a moving production of the classic, which opens today (March 2). It is set in a sunny harvest season in northern California, 1937. "Of Mice and Men" runs upstairs at 121 N. Union Ave. at Tidewater Players, the community theater of Havre de Grace, weekends through March 18. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10. Visit http://www.tidewaterplayers.com or pay at the door.
November 21, 2011
Tidewater Players opens a musical production Dec. 2 that sees the War Between the States through the eyes of Union and Confederate soldiers who fought, slaves whose freedom was at stake, loved ones left behind and a nurse who cared for the wounded. "The Civil War" has been described as a "thrilling, gut-wrenching and awe-inspiring dramatic theatrical concert. " Reminiscent of Ken Burns' acclaimed documentary, the play draws on letters, diaries and first-hand accounts as well as the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman.
June 16, 2009
On June 13, 2009, Ruth Lloyd Services will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, Bel Air, MD on Friday, June 19, 2009 at 11 A.M. Interment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, MD. Friends may call at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 from 5 to 8 P.M. Those who desire may contribute to Operation Smile, 6435 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.com
May 25, 2008
On May 28, 1840, the city of Havre de Grace celebrated the opening of the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal. Six hundred guests from Philadelphia and Baltimore paraded with brass bands onto seven magnificently decorated boats to begin the journey up to Deer Creek. There, they met guests aboard five packet boats from Wrightsville, Pa. After celebratory speeches, all twelve boats returned to Havre de Grace, where guests boarded the steamboat Carroll for a feast and more speeches. Before the canal, the shallow and rocky waters of the Susquehanna River were barely navigable.
November 18, 2007
Disney musical -- Tidewater Players Community Theater will present the Harford County premiere of Disney's High School Musical at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 3 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 16 at 121 N. Union St., Havre de Grace (no show Nov. 23). Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children age 12 and under. A credit card is required to hold reservations. 410-939-5046.