A and E Briefs for Oct. 3


Twentieth Cranberry Harvest Festival

A weekend dedicated to cranberries will be held in Grayland on Oct. 12 and 13.

Entires for a cranberry dish cook-off will be accepted until 8 p.m. on Oct. 11. Winners will be on display through Sunday.

Throughout the weekend, cranberry baked goods and crafts by local vendors are on display at the Grayland Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Saturday events start off with a cranberry breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at South Beach Christian Center. For $7.50 per person, interested visitors can board a tour bus at 2071 Cranberry Rd. in Grayland for a tour of the nearby bogs. The Firefly Parade starts at 8 p.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 13 a “Bog Jog” fun run starts at 9 a.m. at Community Hall. Registration is open on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 7 to 8:30 a.m.

Bob Gorton, Eileen Pinkerton and Virgil Stroeheon are performing live throughout the weekend.

The Harvest Festival schedule of events and entertainment is available at www.westportcam.com.


Driftwood’s “The Rocky Horror Show”

The Drifwood Players present “The Rocky Horror Show”, a rock musical and spoof of science fiction that was turned into a cult classic film from 1975.

The play tells the story of two clean-cut kids who run into car trouble and seek help at the house down the road.

Performance dates:

Friday and Saturday shows curtain time at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday matinee show curtain time at 1:30 p.m.

• Friday, Oct. 4

• Saturday, Oct. 5

• Sunday, Oct. 6

Tickets are $15 and available online at aberdeendriftwood.com; at a ticket outlet at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen; Harbor Drug in Hoquiam Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores; and at the door, where credit cards are now accepted.


Free showing of “Monsters University”

Students at Grays Harbor College are inviting the community to campus on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7:15 p.m. for a free outdoor showing of the Disney’s “Monsters University.” The movie will be shown in the quad between the Spellman Library and the HUB at no charge.

Food, games and other activities are planned, starting an hour before the movie begins. Movie-goers should bring blankets, pillows and other gear for sitting on the ground, although accommodations will be made for those who cannot.

Grays Harbor College is located at 1620 Edward P Smith Dr. in Aberdeen.


Second City Touring Company at the Bishop Center

Second City Touring Company will perform their show full of social and political satire using scene, music and improv skits at the Bishop Center on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The show contains adult subjects and may not be suitable for children.

Tickets are available at www.ghc.edu/bishop and are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $12 for students.

Grays Harbor College is located at 1620 Edward P Smith Dr. in Aberdeen.


Spellman Library art exhibit

The first art exhibit for Fall Quarter at Grays Harbor College’s Spellman Library will be unique artworks created by Hoquiam artist Carrie L. Larson called “Rooted and Unmoored”.

The artist uses various papers, fabrics, threads and other materials to form her natural creations.

The art display may also be viewed during regular library hours, which are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursdays until 6 p.m., Fridays until 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Spellman Gallery exhibit may also be viewed at www.ghc.edu/library/archives.

Grays Harbor College is located at 1620 Edward P Smith Dr. in Aberdeen.


Harbor Art Guild celebrates fifth year

Harbor Art Guild and Six Rivers Gallery commemorate their first five years with a Fifth Anniversary Show featuring art works by HAG members until Oct. 6.

Six Rivers Gallery is located at 210 Sixth St., Hoquiam (next to Levee Lumber). For more info, please call 360-532-9979 or visit www.harborartguild.com.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays.


“Psycho” showing

7th St. Theatre’s Silver Screen Classics Film Series will feature the movie “Psycho” on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.

Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller follows the uncovering of murderous Norman Bates, who runs the Bates Motel.

7th Street Theatre is located at 313 7th St. in Hoquiam. Doors open 30 minutes before each showing.

Tickets are $5 and are available at the door. Advance tickets are available at Harbor Drug and at www.brownpapertickets.com.

For more info, visit www.7thstreettheatre.com or call 360-537-7400.


Early “Les Miserables” auditions

Early auditions for Grays Harbor College’s spring musical production of “Les Miserables” are slated for Saturday, Oct. 12. The tryouts start at 10 a.m. at the Music Pavilion on the college’s main campus in Aberdeen.

Specifically, three male roles of Jean Valjean, Javert and Marius, plus the female lead Cosette will be cast. Those trying out should be prepared to sing the epilogue, “Do You Hear the People Sing”. Also, as an option (not required), auditioners may bring sheet music and sing 16 bars of a song of their own choosing.

After these auditions, people will be selected to stay for callbacks. Selections for the first callbacks will include: “Who Am I?” and “Bring Him Home” (Valjean); “Javert’s Suicide” (Javert); “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables” (Marius); and “In My Life” (Cosette). Vocal numbers for second callbacks include “A Heart Full of Love (Reprise)” (Valjean, Marius and Cosette) and “The Confrontation” (Javert and Valjean).

According to director Brad Duffy, auditions for the remaining roles and the chorus of “Les Miserables” will take place on Dec. 10 and 12. A separate audition for the children’s roles of Gavroche and Young Cosette will occur at a date and time yet to be determined.

The musical will be performed seven times in March at the Bishop Center. For further information about the auditions, contact Duffy at 360-538-4172, brad.duffy@ghc.edu.

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