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The Lakeville Journal 125th Anniversary Celebration

On August 14, 1897 The Lakeville Journal printed its first issue. 125 years later our weekly newspaper continues as a pillar of this close-knit countryside community. The Lakeville Journal Foundation invites you to celebrate a monumental anniversary for this nonprofit publication. 

Join us this summer for 125, our month-long anniversary series of festivities — including our sensational first ticketed gala — that honor our history, our dedicated coverage of the area, and most of all, celebrate you, our readers. 

August 13; 4-6 p.m.

Salisbury Association
Life of A Community: The Lakeville Journal Celebrates 125 Years

Be our guest at the opening reception of Salisbury Association’s retrospective chronicling the history of the century-spanning Lakeville Journal. Exhibit runs through October 1. 

August 14; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Academy Street • Salisbury Summer Fair
The Lakeville Journal’s 125th Anniversary Day

Come one, come all to Academy Street in Salisbury as The Lakeville Journal takes you back to the old days with our classic summer fair to celebrate 125 years.

August 17 to September 14; times vary

The Moviehouse Film Series
Movies Make The News, News Makes The Movies

Grab a front row seat with us at The Moviehouse in Millerton for a series of our favorite newsroom films that continue to captivate journalists and readers alike. For schedule and tickets, go to www.themoviehouse.net/movies-make-the-news-film-series

August 21; 3 p.m.

The Sharon Playhouse
What’s In The Daily News?

You’ll want a ticket and a great view as The Sharon Playhouse presents a patio cabaret, celebrating The Lakeville Journal as only our beloved local theater can —  with big entertainment value. Enjoy musical numbers, tap dancing and popular hit songs from Broadway and beyond, revolving around critics, reviews and current events. For tickets www.sharonplayhouse.org 

September 16; 7:30 p.m.

The Salisbury Forum
The Future of American Journalism

The Salisbury Forum and Lakeville Journal Foundation present a compelling discussion with distinguished media professionals on where newspapers are headed next, moderated by Foundation board member and investigative journalist Brian Ross. As always, free to the public.

September 17; 5 p.m.

The Newsprint Jubilee
The closing night you won’t want to miss — you are invited to our first gala event. Save the date for an end of summer affair to remember. For tickets, go to www.lakevillejournalfoundation.org

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