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Weekend Events–4/19-21/13

Posted on 19th April 2013 at 16:21

Friday:
“The Four Bitchin’ Babes” bring a show called “Diva Nation” Friday night at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, starting at 7:30 pm. Call 575-TIXX for ticket information.

Stageworks Northwest continue a production of “The Secret Garden” at the Longview Theatre on Commerce Avenue, running each weekend through May 12th. Curtain is 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, with a 2 pm Sunday matinee.

There’s dinner theatre available at the Rutherglen Mansion, featuring the latest work by local author Caroline Wood. Performances of “Is It Destiny or Is It Just Me?” are planned for Friday and Saturday night; call 425-5816 to make your required reservations.

Rising Star Productions has a production of the Broadway musical “Camelot” this weekend in their space at the Three Rivers Mall in Kelso. Curtain is 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday night. Tickets will be available at the door.

The Love Street Playhouse in Woodland continues a production of the classic comedy “Harvey,” the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his invisible giant rabbit friend. Curtain is set for 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday night, with performances planned through April 21st. 2 pm Sunday matinees are also planned.

Saturday:
The first-ever Kelso Model Train and Toy Show is set for Saturday at Kelso High School, running from 9 am to 5 pm. They’ll have working train layouts and other displays. This is a fundraiser for the KHS Class of 2013.

The historic Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens open for their annual show, starting this weekend and running each day through May 12th. The gardens on South Pekin Road near Woodland open each day at 10 am.
The quarterly Rummage Sale at the Kelso Senior Center is set for this Saturday, running from 9 am until 2 pm in the old Catlin Hall in West Kelso. Proceeds will help to support activities at the Senior Center.

There’s a breakfast in support of Special Olympics planned for Saturday morning, running form 8 to 11 am at the Faith Family Christian Center at 38th and Ocean Beach Highway in Longview. Cost is $5 per person.

The St. James Family Center in Cathlamet is holding its fifth annual English Tea on Saturday, marking the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth. Seating are planned at noon and 2 pm. Call 795-8612 for reservation information.

The 11th annual Woodland Tulip Festival concludes this weekend at the Holland America Bulb Farm, south of Woodland. They’ll have an Outdoor Artisan and Farmer’s Market, a cutest baby and youth photography contest, tours of the tulip fields and the continuation of their first-ever U-Pick Tulip Field. Holland America is located on S. Pekin Road; follow the signs off of exit 21 on I-5.

For the 36th year in a row, you’ll be able to get your fresh veggies, plant starts, honey, handcrafted items and other great stuff at the Cowlitz Community Farmers Market. The market will be open from 9 am until 2 pm on Saturdays and Tuesdays in the parking lot on 7th Avenue across from the Fridays, starting this weekend and running through October.

Sunday:
Ryan Heller conducts his final concert with the SW Washington Symphony on Sunday, presenting Beethoven’s legendary 9th Symphony at 3 pm on Sunday in the Wollenberg Auditorium at the Rose Center for the Arts. There’s also a dress rehearsal available to view at 7 pm Saturday night.

From noon to 5 on Sunday, there’s a special fundraiser at Red Leaf Coffee in West Kelso, with proceeds going to help support the drug and alcohol-free all-night party for the R. A. Long and Mark Morris Classes of 2013.

Longview Parks and Recreation is putting on an event on Sunday, showing an award-winning film on ticks and Lyme Disease called “Under Our Skin.” Parks officials say that this might help you and your family from being affected by ticks during the outdoor seasons.