Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Monte High students to

present one-act plays

The Montesano High drama club will present its one-act plays at Montesano High School at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Featured is “Around the World in 18 Minutes,” an adaption of the Jules Verne tale, and “Christmas Choir,” made up of 12 colorful characters who eventually “pull it together” to sing from the heart.

Admission is $5 and tickets are available at the door.

Ocean Shores

North Beach Singers

set for holiday concerts

The North Beach Singers will present their annual Winter Holiday Concerts at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Admission is a donation of non-perishable food or money to benefit the North Beach food banks. For further information, contact Judy Snow at (360) 289-4499 or

Hill’s music students to present holiday recitals

Christine Hill Music Studios will present voice and piano students in two Christmas recitals at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Aberdeen.

Those performing on Saturday evening include: Ken Albert, Terry Boyer, Libby Carrico, Cora Foss, Laura Hill, Ben Hohman, Analei Holt, Keola Holt, Robert Holt, Sayge Manley, Lizzie Peterson, Sadie Smith, Quentin Sotomish, Cori DeVerse, Rebecca Meacham, Anna Norkoski, guest vocalist Laura Smith, The Golden Trio (featuring Libby Carrico, Cora Foss and Keola Holt), and guest flutist Grace Lyles.

Those performing on Sunday afternoon include: Ken Albert, Ariel Beck-Kitchell, Brooke Bogdanovich, Kendall Cavin, Cori DeVerse, Laura Hill, Ben Hohman, Steve Jacobson, Ken McDonald, Karlynn O’Connor, Mary Pier, Haley Raines, Katie Sherwood, Kate Wakeman, Rachel Wakeman and Meagan Yeoman.

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Receptions will follow both recitals. The church is located at the corner of E. Second St. and Broadway in Aberdeen.

Dance club to hold

annual Snow Ball

The Dance Club of Grays Harbor will host its annual Snow Ball — featuring love music by Katzenjammer — on Saturday night upstairs at the Hoquiam Masonic Temple at the corner of Eighth and K streets.

There will be a waltz dance lesson from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by dancing until 11 p.m. Admission is $7 for members and $10 for non-members.

Grayland Players host

“Community Christmas”

The Grayland Players are sponsoring “A Community Christmas” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Grayland Community Hall. Admission is by donation and all proceeds will benefit the hall renovation project.

The event will feature a magic show, singers, dancers and musicians, including the bluegrass band The Pinkertons and a chime choir.

There will also be a raffle featuring lodging at Westport Inn, blown glass art, theater tickets, holiday wreaths and many other items.

Driftwood Players

to hold tryouts

The Driftwood Players will hold auditions for their upcoming production of “The House of Agatha Mystrie,” a comedy in two acts.

The auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Driftwood Playhouse, 120 E. Third St. in Aberdeen. There are parts for five women and five men ranging in age from their late teens to their 60s. Rehearsals will begin in January and run into February with the opening of the show on Feb. 16.

Lowry watercolors on

display in Aberdeen

Frames-N-Things in downtown Aberdeen, 113 E. Wishkah St., is hosting its fourth annual “Watercolors by Roy Lowry” show this month. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturdays.