Arts and Entertainment Briefs for Dec. 12, 2013


Finnish-fun day

All things Finnish can be found on Friday, Dec. 27 starting at 1 p.m. at the Raymond Theatre at 323 Third Street.

Wilho Saari is playing a brief Kantele mini-concert before the showing of a Finnish comedy with English subtitles. The title of this film will be revealed that day.

Finnish pastries, coffee and lingonberry juice will also be served. All donations benefit Naselle’s FinnFest. Please call 360-875-5123 for more information.


“A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol”

The Driftwood Players present a festive backstage view at radio station WOV – New York’s Christmas show set during WWII.

Original songs and carols, along with a “play within a play” version of Dickens’ Christmas Carol that goes terribly awry.

With fast-talking characters helping the war effort, it has something for everyone.

Performance Dates:

• Friday, Saturday showings, curtain time at 7:30 p.m.: Dec. 13, 14.

• Sunday matinee on Dec. 15 starts at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 and are available online at Tickets also available in person at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Dolores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

North Beach

“Here We Come A-Caroling”

The North Beach Singers Christmas Concerts will include many familiar carols, both traditional and updated.

The final performance is on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. in Moclips at Chapel By the Sea Church, 4612 State Route 109.

Admission is a donation of non-perishable food and/or money to benefit the North Beach Food Banks.


Family band at the Bishop Center

The Voetberg Family Band performs this Friday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bishop Center on the Grays Harbor College campus.

Eight siblings, of the family‘s 11 children, will play a variety of musical styles and instruments, plus several holiday classics for the season.

Tickets for the Voetberg performance are available now online at or by calling 360-538-4066.


Choir at the Bishop Center

After many years directing vocal groups and performances in the Aberdeen School District, Pat Wilhelms debuts as the new director of the Grays Harbor Civic choir on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. at the Bishop Center located on the Grays Harbor College campus.

Wilhelms and the Civic Choir members plan a varied program, mixing traditional, classic carols and other holiday arrangements in English.

Tickets are on sale now online at and by calling 360-538-4066.

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