Arts and Entertainment Briefs for Dec. 19, 2013


Holiday event at the D&R

This Saturday, Dec. 21, the D&R Theatre will be open to a free family event from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Children are invited to visit with Santa and families can enter a raffle to win items such as iPods. The movies “Elf” and “The Polar Express” will be shown from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30 to 4 p.m. A magician will also be performing. There is no charge and all ages are welcome.

The D&R Theatre is located at 205 South I St. in Aberdeen.


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.


Winter Wonderland Ball

On Saturday, Dec. 21 join the Dance Club of Grays Harbor for refreshments, mixers, dance demos and lessons from 8 to 11 p.m. From 7 to 8 p.m., Arelene Hoiland holds “Rumba” lessons. Singles and couples from beginner to advanced are welcome. Admission is $7 for members and $10 for non-members.

It will be held at the Hoquiam Masonic Temple on the corner of 8th and K Street on the second floor. An elevator is at the K Street entrance.

For more information, please call Arlene Hoiland at 360-533-1412.


7th Annual Wine &Seafood Festival

Jan. 18 is dedicated to wine and seafood tasting from 1 to 9 p.m. at the Satsop Business park, 100 Technology Way. Only those 21 years or older may attend.

Up to 25 Washington wineries are expected. The festival also features food booths with seafood and other local favorites, gift &merchandise booths and a silent auction.

At 1 p.m. the Elma High School Jazz Band will perform. They are followed by The Olsen Brothers Band at 2 p.m., The Kim Archer Band from 4 to 6 p.m. and Hat Trick Band from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Pre-sale package admission includes entry, keepsake wine glass, six tasting tickets all for only $15 per person. Pre-sale is available through Jan. 16 at Aberdeen Honda, Whitneys Chevrolet in Montesano, Liquor &the Like, the Guesthouse Inn in Elma, and Les Schwab Tire centers in Elma, W. Olympia and Centralia. You can also charge by phone through the Elma Chamber of Commerce chamber at 360-482-3055.

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