|Wild Rivers Coast events for July 1 and beyond|
|July 01, 2014 01:59 pm|
"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
The Chetco Pelican Players present "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" on weekends from Friday, June 20, through Sunday, July 6. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, all at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. For information, call 541-469-1877.
Mountain Men Rendezvous
The 36th annual Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous camps from Friday, June 27, through Thursday, July 3, at the Del Norte Rod & Gun Club on Rowdy Creek Road, Smith River. Shooting and other competitions take place daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 through July 3. For information, call 707-464-5119.
Fourth of July
Please watch this week’s editions of the Curry Coastal Pilot and the Del Norte Triplicate for complete and updated 4th of July events and information. Some highlights are below:
Bluegrass on the Boardwalk
Bluegrass on the Boardwalk starts up at 1 p.m. Friday, July 4, as part of the 4th of July fun at the Port of Brookings Harbor. Other events during the day include the Funky Foot Race at 9 a.m., music all afternoon and evening at the Boardwalk, the annual Chili Cookoff at 1 p.m. and the aerial fireworks show off Sporthaven Beach at dusk. For information, call 541-469-2218.
Crescent City Fourth of July
Holiday activities at Crescent City start with a Sand Castle Contest from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 3, near the Fred Endert Pool, the Art and Craft Show, (see below), and the Deck Party on the Cultural Center Lawn. On Friday the 4th of July, vendors open at 8 a.m. in the park, the parade starts at 10 a.m. through downtown, the Art and Craft Show continues, Firefighter’s Waterball Competition starts at 1 p.m. on Front Street, and activities continue through the fireworks show at dusk.
Art and Craft Show
The Coast Redwoods Art Association stages its annual Art and Craft Show from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 3, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 4, at the Crescent City Cultural Arts Center, 1001 Front St., Crescent City.
BBQ Wars Battle at the Beach
The third annual BBQ Wars Battle at the Beach is part of the overall fun on the Fourth of July at Beachfront Park in Crescent City. For information, call 707-464-3174.
Port Orford Fourth of July
The holiday in Port Orford starts on Friday, July 4, starting with a pancake breakfast, a parade at 11 a.m., along with an afternoon that includes a sandcastle contest, flower show, outdoor activities at several businesses, dingy races at 1 p.m., Jerry Can Races on Coast Guard Hill at 3 p.m., and music until the fireworks at dusk. On Saturday, there’s beach golf at 8 .m., a baby contest, a 5K run, hamburger cookoff, skate bowl demonstration and a battle of the bands starting at 3 p.m. Find the complete schedule at www.enjoyportorford.com/fourthofjulyannouncement.html
There are fireworks displays on Fourth of July scheduled for dusk on Friday, July 4 at:
– Sporthaven Beach in Brookings-Harbor.
– South Beach in downtown Crescent City.
– The Port of Gold Beach.
– Battle Rock in Port Orford.
– Bullard’s Beach State Park in Bandon.
Friends of Music/Stagelights concert
Friends of Music and Stagelights Musical Arts Community presents Taarka in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at the Harbor Performing Arts Center, 97900 Shopping Center Ave. Tickets are $15 and available at the Curry Coastal Pilot and at the door. For more information about the band, watch videos at http://www.stagelights.us/concerts. For information about the concert, call 541-373-3727.
The Innominata Garden Club hosts its 2014 Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at six gardens in the Gold Beach area. For more information, call Linda Stokes at 541-247-2689.
The Second Saturday Art Walk will be at venues within walking distance of Chetco Avenue and Oak Street from 3 to 6 p.m. Art, music, special events and refreshments will be offered.
Relay for Life, Curry County
The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Curry County steps off with a Survivor’s Lap at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Elmer Bankus Field of Brookings-Harbor High School. The fun and fund-raising continues all night, including the Luminaria Ceremony at 10 p.m., lighting the way for a Midnight Madness 5K. For information, call 541-661-2018.
Pistol River concert
Pistol River Concert Association presents Time Sawyer, folk rock with rural roots, at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road. For more information, call 541-247-2848.
Free outdoor concert
The American Music Festival continues with a free performance by Blue Box Bayou Band at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the bandshell in Azalea Park, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-3123.
Southern Oregon Kite Festival
The annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival paints the skies with kite flying, vendors and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, at the Kite Field near Sporthaven Beach in the Port of Brookings Harbor. A special indoor kite-flying event opens the weekend at 7 p.m. Friday, July 18, at the Brookings-Harbor High School gym, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. For information, go to www.southernoregonkitefestival.com/
Adam Miller concert
Legendary folksinger, storyteller and autoharp virtuoso Adam Miller will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7738.
Curry County Fair
The Curry County Fair uses a theme of “Sew It, Grow It, Show It” for its 2014 edition, set for Thursday through Sunday, June 24-27, at the Event Center on the Beach, Highway 101 in downtown Gold Beach.
Free outdoor concert
The American Music Festival continues with a free performance by The Koles at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the bandshell in Azalea Park, Brookings. For information, call 541-469-3123.
Del Norte County Fair
The Del Norte County Fair stars “Derby Cars, Rodeo Stars and Ewe!” from Thursday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug. 3, at the fairgrounds on Highway 101 in downtown Crescent City.