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Debbie Jersey, Tibbits Will Miss You

Tibbits family suffered another loss this week with the passing of one of our longtime friends and volunteers. Debbie Jersey was active in so many areas for nearly three decades. Her particular love was Summer Theatre, serving on the planning committee for many years. She designed the Summer Theatre programs up until a few years ago. She ushered regularly, distributed brochures, and helped in

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Mary Smith Geeked Tibbits

How can words sufficiently express how much Mary Smith meant to Tibbits Opera House, the staff, the board, the volunteers, and all who dedicated time, talent and donations for the historic theatre? She shared Tibbits with everyone she met. She gave encouragement and support to those of us working to keep the theatre strong. She gave us her time and her heart. How she

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Friend and Supporter, Hal Creal

F. Harold ‘Hal’ Creal (May 18, 1931 – Sept. 3, 2017) Our community lost a staunch visionary and philanthropist; Tibbits Opera House lost an important friend and supporter. Many can speak more knowledgeably of Hal Creal’s business enterprises and service on community boards. Many can also tell of his support of causes and projects from the Naomi Davis Home and the AYSO Soccer Complex

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The Troll & the Elephant Prince

Immerse yourself in the magical world of The Troll and the Elephant Prince, the first production in the 2017 Tibbits Popcorn Theatre Season showing June 11 & 12 at 10am. The citizens of Trolltown are forced to pay gold to an intimidating Troll so that he will protect them from the terrifying creatures that live in the mountains, the One-Eyed Slithering Zanies. One morning

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Top 10 Reason to Come to the Tibbits Auction…

“On the High Seas”… 10.   It’s one place it’s socially acceptable to talk like a pirate. 9.       It’s easier to bid than to walk the plank. 8.       You MIGHT get away with calling your wife/girlfriend a wench. 7.       It’s easy to do, when Polly the Parrot says bid, follow directions. 6.       Our pirate servers will keep your mug filled with Grog. 5.       Come see

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Auditions for “Hamlet Hears a Who”

COLDWATER – Tibbits Young Audiences will hold auditions August 25 and 26 for “Seusspeare: Hamlet Hears a Who,” a “Seussified” spoof of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” to be presented October 14-16. Auditions are open to any student in fourth through eighth grades. They start at 5 pm and will be held at Fulmer’s State Farm across the street from Tibbits Opera House. Rehearsals will begin September

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Old House Maintenance Workshop

Homeowners and Small Commercial Property Owners Invited to Wood Window Repair and Old House Maintenance Workshop in Coldwater Michigan Historic Preservation Network, in partnership with the Tibbits Opera House and with support from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and the State Historic Preservation Office, will facilitate a Wood Window Repair and Old House Maintenance Workshop for homeowners and small commercial property owners on

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