Wednesday, Aug. 15 •An outdoor concert and potluck
picnic will be from 3 to 8 p.m. at Buffington Park in Port Orford. Per- formers include Sparrow’s Gate, Mike Disbrow and Shine On, Blues Crusta- ceans, Heather Carpenter, and Kirk Schumacher. The concert is free, but donations will benefit the new Port Orford Community Co-op, which will provide food and other products with an emphasis on locally-produced items. In case of rain, the event will be moved to the Community Build- ing.
•Chetco Pelican Players will hold auditions for the suspense thriller “Wait Until Dark” at 6:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Auditions are also sched- uled for 6:30 p.m. For information, call Howard Patterson at 707-464- 1063 or Karen de Lucca at 541-661- 0616.
•Ellensburg Theater Company will hold auditions for “The Uninvited” at 6:30 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Audi- tions will also take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. For information, call 541-247-4ETC (4382).
•Gil Kirk performs vocals and piano from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. He also performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays and 7 to 10 p.m. Fri- days and Saturdays. For information, call 541-412-7977.
Thursday, Aug. 16 •Miss “V,” The Gypsy Cowbelle,
will perform in concert at 1:30 p.m. at the Chetco Community Public Li- brary, 405 Alder St., Brookings. Ad- mission is free. For more information, call 541-469-7738.
•Ian McFeron performs a Stage- lights House Concert Series outdoor concert at 6:30 p.m. Salmon Run golf course, 99040 South Bank Chetco River Road, Harbor. He will be accom- panied by Alisa Miner, Norman Baker and Mark Bateman. Tickets are $15.
•Brookings Harbor Community Theater presents “The Little Mer- maid” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Harbor Performing Arts Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. Shows will also be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, and 2 p.m. Satur- day, Aug. 18, as well as the following weekend. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $7 for children. For information, call 541-469-4700 or 541-661-2473.
Friday, Aug. 17 •Ellensburg Theater Company
presents “Willy Wonka” at 7:30 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Performances will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, as well as the following Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children. For reservations, call 541- 247-4ETC (4382).
•Jerry Moffit performs on key- board from 6 to 9 p.m. at Nautical Inn, 16850 Highway 101, Smith River.
•Gary Lowdon performs on saxo- phone from 6 to 9 p.m. at O’Holleran’s Restaurant and Lounge, 1210 Chetco Ave., Brookings. He also performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sun- days.
•Old Time Music Jam will not take place today. For information, call 541- 469-6787.
Saturday, Aug. 18 •The Border Coast Band will play
country, rock and blues at 9 p.m. at Ship Ashore Resort, 12370 Highway 101, Smith River.
•Dusanka Kralj will teach an art workshop on texturing and layering abstract paintings from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a lunch break, at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings. The cost of the workshop is $80 plus supplies. For more information, call 541-469- 7900.
Tuesday, Aug. 21 •Toni Land and Dale Morgan will
perform during Taco Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Nautical Inn Restaurant, 16850 Highway 101, Smith River.
Wednesday, Aug. 22 •“Tea with Father Keveny” will
be presented as part of the “Living History at Hughes House” series. Per- formances will begin at 11 a.m. with the last show at 3 p.m. and will take place depending on the number of visitors. Admission is free, but dona- tions are welcome. Hughes House is in Cape Blanco State Park north of Port Orford.
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Art Exhibits •A Wild Bird and Backyard General
Store, 1109 Chetco Ave., Brookings:
Nancy Ehorn of Seaside Fused Glass. For information, call 541-412-9453.
•Art Walk Alley Antiques, 519 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Tony Far- cello, stained glass. For information, call 541-469-4466.
•Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Christina Olsen’s whimsical works on paper, glass and everything else. Also on display are the works of Pete Chasar, Lorraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Horst Wolf, Elio Camacho, Randall Tillery, Dale Wells, Donna Goss, Manuel Lopez, Nancy Tuttle, Jewell Johnson, Jane Opiat, Dan Sawyer and Craig Barnes. For information, call 541-412-8687.
•Brookings City Hall, 898 Elk Drive, Brookings: Photography by Dennis Knauert.
•Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chet- co Lane, Brookings: Various artists. For information, call 541-469-6822.
•Chetco Community Public Li- brary, 405 Alder St., Brookings: Gal- lery – “Lost World Movie Art,” posters and banners from the collection of Jonathan Lee; showcase – “Cars & Harleys,” hand-crafted wood diora- mas by Gary Vickerman. For informa- tion, call 541-469-7738.
•Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Ma- rine Way, Crescent City: Crescent City artist Betty Belitz. For information, call 707-464-9133.
•Democrats of Curry County head- quarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brook- ings: 70 small, framed reproduction of posters created in the 1930s and ’40s for the Works Progress Admin- istration (WPA) Federal Art Project. For information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367).
•Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City: “Impres- sions II,” photography by Larry Depee of Gasquet. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336.
•Del Norte County Library, 190 Price Mall, Crescent City: Paintings by Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For information, call 707-464-9793.
•Dewey’s Digs, Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Random nature photo- graphs and Photoshop creations by Reneé Schwartz. For information, call Bill Schlichting at 541-251-1005 or 541-469-3123.
•Dottie’s Corner, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Joyce Costille, handmade fairies with clothing made from vin- tage material.
•Dr. William McDougall’s office, 648 Chetco Ave., Brookings: “Art of the Possible,” discarded objects as- semblage by Karen Vogl, and Joseph Tonini, figurative mannerist.
•Evermore Gallery, 330 H St., Crescent City: The works of 20 local artists and crafters. For information, call 707-465-6000.
•Feather Your Nest, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Jeanie Gordon, hand-designed knitted and crocheted art scarves and purses. For informa- tion, call 541-469-4300.
•Hawthorne Gallery, 518 Jeffer- son St., Port Orford: Danny White, glass sculptures. For information, call 541-366-2266.
•Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings: Art work from the Summer Art Camp for Kids.
The gallery theme is “Pathways in the Forest.” Classroom panel displays in- clude the works of Donald Christiano, Dinah Lake, Jim McCarten, Barbara and Charles Jervis, Diana Chasar, Ralph Wolfe, Lorraine Reinmuth. For information, call 541-469-1807.
•Salon Dolce, 509 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Nature-inspired acrylics by Destiny Schwartz. For information, call 541-661-3825.
•Signatures Gallery and JTo Prints, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Kevin Roeckl, Karon Walstad, Thom- as Sheets, Drew Struzan, Sandy Bon- ney, Jan Kunz, Albert Handell. For information, call 541-469-1085 .
•The Gallery of Arts and Culture, 175 H St., Crescent City: Student Art Show displayed through May 25. The show will feature art in various media from students in preschool through high school. For information, call 707-464-4745.
•Wright’s Custom Frame Shop, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Featured is Sigrid Riddle, oils. A show titled “Brookings Artists Portray Brook- ings” by Sandy Bonney, Sara Brod- erick, Audi Stanton, Dale Wells, Horst and Leslie Wolf. Also on display are the works of Tom Moody, Warren Dowler, Vi Burton, Steve Tadin, Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman, Gwen Childs, Len Burton, Dale Wells, Sara Broderick, Sharon Guinn, Gordon Marsters, Wayne Bricco, Jane Opiat. For information, call 541-469-7900.
Announcements •Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank are being offered to lift spirits at no charge. The telegrams include old hymns. To schedule a singing
telegram, call 541-469-5625.