Progress continues on the Lower Stout Park Beautification Project in Brookings.
A small group of volunteers are working to create a garden landscape on the lower portion of the park, located on Oak Street a block uphill from Chetco Avenue. The group sees this as a challenging spot but one that is seen by many visitors going up Oak Street.
Lynn Guild, right, congratulates and presents Carla Gottlieb with a granite cutting board for winning Best of Show at Fudge Off Face Off during Second Saturday Art Walk. The Pilot/Bill Schlichting
Culinary artists captured the hearts of 140 fudge fanatics during the Second Saturday Art Walk Fudge Off Face off.
Art Walkers tasted 18 kinds of the confection, including pumpkin, lemon-lime, espresso, French roast, brandy and pecan. A total of $150 was raised and donated to the Chetco Activity Center’s Meals on Wheels program in memory of Carl Rovainen.
Christina Olsen shows prizes she donated for the Fudge Off Face Off. The Pilot/Lynn Guild
A lot of slinging may take place during today’s (March 9) Second Saturday Art Walk at venues in downtown Brookings.
The mud will fly when The Mudslingers will give a potter demonstration to kick off the monthly event. The potters will demonstrate their craft all evening, but a special presentation will be at 4:30 p.m. The group will be at the Manley Art Center and Gallery.
The King of Hearts (Patrick Dodgen) looks shocked when the Queen of Hearts (Evan Wise) yells her repeated line, “Off with her head” to Alice (Mariahn Seavello).
A newcomer to the stage, Mariahn Seavello, tackled a lead role in “Alice in Wonderland” and presented and outstanding performance on the Harbor Performing Arts Center stage.
In addition, young thespian Barbara Holmes demonstrated dramatic improvement in her directing abilities by devising ways to keep a play with 20 different sets moving and keeping the audience interested.
Trivia Night teams raised $4,500 for Relay for Life.
A team from the Curry Coastal Pilot once again proved that it knows a little bit about everything — which proved good enough to win the annual Relay for Life Trivia Challenge.
The Pilot team has squashed other competitors two of three years the event has taken place. Last year a team of surfers and gardeners, calling itself Surf and Turf, won the challenge while the Pilot came in fourth among 14 teams.