Saturday, Sept. 28
Lighthouse Repertory Theatre will have its seventh-annual gala at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 810 H St., Crescent City. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. The theater group will have a show celebrating its 35th anniversary at 8 p.m. Tickets are $65 for a single or $120 for a couple and are available at Del Norte Office Supply.
Tony La Torre will perform Elvis songs from noon to 12:30 p.m. during an open house at Macklyn House, 755 Elk Drive, Brookings. The open house will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tours available to the public. For more information, call Lorraine Swigert at 541-469-7182.
Chetco Pelican Players presents the Mel Brooks musical “Young Frankenstein” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Shows will also be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, as well as the following two weekends. Tickets $12 for adults and $5 for students and are available at Chetco Pharmacy and Gifts and Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, at New Wave Video in Harbor and at the door. For reservations, call 541-469-1877. This play is rated PG-47 (parents may require supervision).
Ellensburg Theater Company will hold auditions for the play “Who’s on First,” by Jack Sharkey, at 6 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Two men and two women are needed. A copy of the script is available for reference at the Curry Public Library. Auditions will also be at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30.
Ellensburg Theater Company presents a double-feature radio program at 7:30 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. The theater will perform “The Maltese Falcon,” a Sam Spade mystery, and “The Incredible Annalee,” a comedy. Shows will also be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, as well as the following Friday and Saturday. Tickets, $8, are available at the door. For reservations, call 541-247-4ETC (4382).
Monday, Sept. 30
“Creative Mondays” take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. Attendees may come for only part of the day if wished; a 3 p.m. critique is encouraged. This is not limited to painters, but for any artwork a person wants to work on. For more information, call 707-464-9133.
Saturday, Oct. 5
Hootenanny Singalong meets from noon to 2 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. All ages, instruments and voices are welcome. The event is free. For information, call 541-469-6787.
The Coast Redwoods Art Association’s annual Juried Photography Show will have its reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way Crescent City. Awards totaling $1,300 in prize money will be given out. For more information, contact Lee Beising at 707-458-9528, or the gallery at 707-464-9133.
The Pistol River Concert Association presents Beppe Gambetta — singer, songwriter and guitar picker — at 8 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road. Tickets are $15 each and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, Gold Beach Books and at the door. A $5 student discount or refund is also available at the door. For ticket reservations or more information, call 541-247-2848 or visit http://www.pistolriver.com.
Curry Historical Society present “Cemetery Play” at 7 p.m. at the Rogue Cemetery in Hunter Creek. Costumed thespians will present a living history of those buried at the graveyard. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 7-12 and free for children 6 and younger. Tickets are available at the Curry Historical Museum in Gold Beach or at the cemetery gate.
Thursday, Oct. 10
Pelican Bay Arts Association will meet at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The board will meet at its new time, 10 a.m. followed by a general meeting at 11 and a potluck at noon. There will be no demonstration this month. A social time will follow the potluck. For more information, call 541-469-1807.
Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank, who specializes in old hymns, are being offered to lift spirits at no charge. To schedule a singing telegram, call 541-469-5625.
Pelican Bay Arts Association offers an art rental program for businesses with empty wall space. For more information about the program, call the Manley Art Center and Gallery at 541-469-1807.
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