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When Julie Skokan considered the options for fundraising for this year’s Grays Harbor College Food For Thought program, one voice called out to her, her husband Robert. Literally, from another room.
Thursday begins a new season at Grays Harbor College’s Bishop Center delivering a host of touring and local theatrical performances, along with the kind of one-night-only shows that can fill the social calendar of Harborites for the season.
Performers in Grays Harbor County would be wise to warm up their vocal chords, the next two weeks is a busy audition time.
Kari Hasbrouck is stepping in to help the Grays Harbor Civic Choir as their interim director. Hasbrouck takes over for Pat Wilhelms who recently stepped down in order to focus on her health. Hasbrouck brings over 25 years of voice and piano instruction experience to the role.
The comedy-fantasy classic “Willow” returns to the big screen on Friday at 7th Street Theatre.
Get ready to hear “Day by Day” hummed around town. Saturday begins the Driftwood Players’ new season with the musical “Godspell” opening at 7:30 p.m. at their permanent home 120 E. 3rd St., Aberdeen. The local production, directed by Ron Rogers, takes a fresh approach to the beloved musical. The show kicks off a season of robust shows including “Steel Magnolias” and “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.” The entire season is dedicated to longtime member Tobi Ingram.
If you’re a quilter, this weekend in Ocean Shores is the weekend you wait for all year long. The Sea Quilt Guild presents the 22nd annual Whale of a Quilt Show from Sept. 18-20 at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.
Whether you enjoy the gritty logger culture, or the gravely voice of the blues, this weekend offers plenty to do in Hoquiam and on the South Beach.
Aberdeen will be one Scot short this weekend, when our very own Robert MacDonald Ford III heads to the Hood Canal Highland Celtic Festival in Belfair. Ford will be the raconteur of note – in full kilt and traditional Celtic attire – delivering stories of Aberdeen’s ship builder Tom MacDonald and saloon owner, Billy MacDonald. Responsible for building four masted ships right here on the Chehalis and Wishkah rivers, Tom MacDonald joins Billy MacDonald, proprietor of bars and dance halls on Aberdeen’s former Hume Street (now State Street), as some of the city’s most unforgettable founders.