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Chetco memorial gets $1,000 grant from Siletz tribe

Adrienne Crookes, of the Chetco Historical Memorial committee, left, receives check from Cheryl Lane, charitable fund member.

The planned Chetco Indian memorial at the Port of Brookings Harbor received a $1,000 boost when the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $89,834.98 to 36 organizations.

The grant was presented to the Chetco Historical Memorial Committee to help construct a plank house entrance and other structural elements to the memorial to be built at the south end of the port’s boardwalk.


Gold Beach bazaar open Friday, Saturday

The Pistol River Friendship Club displays items to be sold at its booth.

GOLD BEACH — Two buildings at the Event Center on the Beach will be filled with more than 50 booths for two days of holiday sales.

The free event will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.

The annual Holiday Bazaar has been a pre-Thanksgiving mainstay for more than 40 years in Gold Beach. In recent years it has overflowed into two buildings, occupying Docia Sweet Hall and the Showcase Building, and offering early holiday shoppers locally-produced unique gifts.


Daniel and the Blonde returns to Vista Pub

Daniel and the Blonde will perform Friday night in Brookings.

The musical duo Daniel and the Blonde will again perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at Vista Pub, 1009 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

This is the second time the husband and wife duo has performed at the venue this year. They performed in Brookings in February.


Community Bazaar: The art of woodwork

Roger Marcoux uses a table saw to make the final cuts on a cutting board made from various pieces of wood.

Roger Marcoux’s garage is filled with machinery of the wood-cutting variety, and features on one side a rack upon which sits planks of exotics: lustrous fiddleback maple, the vibrant red of sapella, a deep purple heartwood and a lacewood whose texture begs to be touched.

Ask him to see a piece of leopard wood.

In a corner is a basket of multi-colored sticks of the same, ready to be glued into place and made into cheese boards, cutting boards and — odd, to Marcoux’s thinking — art.


‘Scheherazade’ ends Sunday

Nefario and Skeeter (Evan and Mariah Wise) sing a song about their antics against the king.

Two chances remain for the well-attended musical “The Stories of Scheherazade” at the Harbor Performing Arts Center, 97900 Shopping Center Ave.

In fact, according to Director Dori Randall, the Brookings Harbor Community Theater productions have been so well attended, she recommends making reservations or purchasing tickets early for the shows scheduled for 7:30 p.m. today (Nov. 15) and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16.

Tickets cost $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $7 for students and $5 for children 5 and younger. Tickets are available at New Wave Video in Harbor and Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings. For reservations, call 541-661-2473 or 541-469-4700.


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