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Weekend Events–2/28-3/2/14

Posted on 28th February 2014 at 16:58

It’s the final weekend for the Stageworks Northwest production of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons”, an in-depth drama about the lingering horrors of war. The show won a New York Drama Critics Awards, along with three Tonys. Performances will be held in the Longview Theatre on Commerce Avenue through March 2nd, with curtain set for 7:30 Friday and Saturday, along with a 2 pm Sunday matinee.

In the Center Stage Theatre at LCC’s Rose Center for the Arts, they’re presenting Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” with performances set for 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday night. This production continues each weekend through March 15th. Tickets are available at the LCC Bookstore, Encore Concessions, and at the Rose Center Box Office.

“From Light Into Darkness: Seven Eclectic One-Act Plays” will open this weekend on the Dana Brown Main Stage at R. A. Long High School. This is a Mainstage Theatre community production, featuring local high school kids and other members of the community. Performances are planned for 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday nights, along with a 2 pm Sunday matinee. Tickets will be available at the door.

The local “Chapter P” of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association will be set up at the Three Rivers Mall Friday through Sunday, holding their annual Motorcycle Mall Show and Food Drive. There will be all kinds of road bikes on display, and if you would like to show your ride, you’re asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food. Call 636-0519 for additional information.

Up in Castle Rock, it’s “Uncle Charlie’s Amateur Hour” on Friday night at the Castle Rock United Methodist Church. The local talent show gets started at 6 pm on Friday, and admission is free.

It’s once again time to catch that “auction fever,” as the 29th annual KLOG-KUKN-The Wave Auction will be held on Saturday at the Cowlitz County Expo Center. More than $120,000 worth of brand-new merchandise will be up for bid, with no minimum and no reserve. The preview starts at 8 am, and the bidding starts promptly at 10. The full auction list is currently posted on the website.

The 4th annual “Ladies Day Out” is planned for tomorrow at Smart Start Early Learning Center, located at 2746 Ocean Beach Highway. This will run from 9:30 to 4 pm, with vendors, services and other activities planned through the entire day. There’s no fee to enter, but costs for specific services may vary. Door prizes will be awarded each half-hour. Tomorrow’s event is a fundraiser for Smart Start ELC; signups for the preschool will also be taken.

A series of writing workshops, book signings and other fun starts tomorrow afternoon at the Pacific Northwest Gift Gallery in Castle Rock. The first workshop will run from noon to 2 pm tomorrow. Additional workshops are also planned each Saturday through March 29th, covering a variety of topics related to the craft of writing. Each of the workshops will be held at the Pacific Northwest Gift Gallery, located just of exit 49 in Castle Rock. Seating is limited, so you will want to register early for each workshop. Call 274-8583 for more information.

The first “Rainy Months” event of the season is planned for Sunday at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, with “Foolz,” a display of music, comedy and juggling that will start at 2 pm on Sunday. This show is intended for the entire family, and is priced for the whole family to attend. Get tickets through the Columbia Theatre website, or by calling 575-TIXX.

On Sunday down in St. Helens, the Columbia County Bridal Expo will be held at St. Frederick’s Catholic Church. There will be a bridal fashion show, along with vendors dealing with all aspects of planning for your big day. The doors will open at 11 am on Sunday, and admission is free.