Stageworks Northwest continues a comedy dinner theater production through the 26th at the Rutherglen Mansion. “Till Death Do Us Part” is being presented on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; your admission ticket will include the show, along with dinner from the restaurant. Call the Rutherglen Mansion at 425-5816 for reservations and show tickets.
Rising Star Productions is opening two musical performances geared toward the kids. “Pinkalicious, the Musical” will be presented Friday night at the Three Rivers Mall, followed by “How I Became a Pirate” on Saturday. The shows will be presented in a space near Macy’s; curtain is set for 7:30 pm each night.
The classic “Arsenic and Old Lace” is being presented at the Love Street Playhouse. Come on down for some “elderberry wine” at the theatre on Love Street in Woodland; showtimes are 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday night, and at 2 pm on Sunday. Tickets are available through the Love Street Playhouse website.
Up at Lexi’s Pizza Pub in Lexington, Amy Schlect will be trying to raise money to help out her 15 year-old niece, who has been diagnosed with leukemia. From 5 to 11:30 pm on Friday, they’ll be having raffles, games, a silent auction and live music by Crazy Ivan. Proceeds will help pay expenses connected to Schlect’s leukemia treatment.
The Catlin Grange is holding its annual “Huge Rummage Sale” on Friday and Saturday at their facility on Shawnee Street in Kelso. Hours are 8 am to 5 pm on Friday, 8 until 2 on Saturday. Proceeds from the event will benefit Grange projects, along with the “Words for 3rd-Graders” effort.
The 6th annual Longview Pioneer Lions Race for Juvenile Diabetes is set for Saturday in Kalama. You can start registering and pick up your packet starting at 6:50 Saturday morning, at 299 Modrow Road. The “Equalizer 5K/10K” will start at 8:30. All proceeds are dedicated to juvenile diabetes, the Cowlitz County Veterans Service Center and Longview YMCA Summer Camp programs.
The first fall “Angel Closet” dress giveaway is set for Saturday. Local teens can pick up gowns and accessories for Winter Ball and Prom, going from 10 am until 2 pm on Saturday at the facility on Washington Way in Longview. All dresses are donated by the community, and are distributed for free to local girls. They ask each recipient to donate the dress back afterward, so it can be used to help out another girl.
Saturday night at Poker Pete’s in Kalama, Mike Wally Walters and Gary Jones will be performing in a comedy show, starting at 7 pm. The show is a fundraiser for the Illusion 10U girls softball team.
The Cowlitz Community Farmers Market is open on Saturday from 9 am until 2 pm in the parking lot on 7th Avenue across from the Fairgrounds. The market runs through October. The Northwest harvest season is still in high gear, so all kinds of great fresh fruits and veggies are available.
Lower Columbia College Symphonic Band Director Rob Davis takes up the baton to lead the Southwest Washington Symphony, leading his first concert with that group on Sunday at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The guest artist for Sunday’s Pops Concert will be Bonnie Boss, a 1972 Castle Rock High School graduate who has become a professional percussionist and now lives in San Diego. Curtain is set for 3 pm on Sunday.
The “Go&Be&Do,” series continues; 12-week series about going into the community and making a difference will continue through November 24th. This week, they will be talking about the Gospel of Luke, with the theme of “Clothe Me.” The church is located at 30th and Pacific Way in Longview.
Catch the Downtown Farmers Market on Sunday, set up in the parking lot at 15th and Broadway, across from the Longview City Hall. Along with the fresh flowers, hanging baskets, and handmade crafts, they’ll have beets, onions, carrots, zucchini and other local fresh produce this weekend. Hours are 10 am to 3pm on Sunday.