Focus: Local entertainment listings Calendar


Urinetown Musical: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm June 20, Columbia Theater Association for the Performing Arts, 1231 Vandercook Way, Longview. Teen Summer Theater Camp production for 13 to 18 year olds. About the play on the theater’s website: “In Urinetown, a long-standing drought has led to a severe water shortage. ready to pay the price. As the people fight for their rights, a hero will rise up and lead them all to freedom. ” Calls: 18: 00-21: 00 June 21. Rehearsals: June 27-August. 11 (July 4 without rehearsals). Performances: 7:30 p.m., August 12 and 13, and 2:00 p.m., August 14. Registration: $ 300 to be paid after casting (fees included with a Ben Nye makeup kit). For details, visit


Cowlitz Valley Moose Lodge: Renee and Friends, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Kitchen will open at 6:00 p.m. you do not have to be a Moose member to attend. Tickets: $ 15 at the Moose Lodge, pre-paid per couple, opens at 3pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; $ 10 per person door (opens at 6 p.m.). Details: 360-430-7330.

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Cowlitz County Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 29, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday through Sept. 13, at the Cowlitz County Event (Expo) Center, 1900 Seventh Ave., Longview. Attendees will be asked to park in the appropriate place and keep their pets on a leash. 360-957-7023.

Hansel and Gretel: 18:30 June 18, Columbia Theater Association for the Performing Arts, 1231 Vandercook Way, Longview. The production of the story of an abandoned sibling in an evergreen Dance Center, where they fall into the hands of a witch who lives in a house made of gingerbread, cakes and sweets. Tickets: $ 18 for people ages 12 to 64, $ 15 for people over 65 and $ 12 for people ages 3 to 11. Available at the box office (11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday), by calling 360-575-8499 or at


Alston Pub and Grub: 18: 00-21: 00 June 17, CloudShine music. 25196 Alston Road, Rainier. 503-556-9753.

Antidote Tap House: 18: 00-20: 00 June 22, CloudShine music. 1335 14th Ave., Longview. 360-232-8283.

Crosscut Tap Room: 18: 30-21: 30 June 25, CloudShine music. 21 Cowlitz St W., Castle Rock. 360-967-8100.

Cowlitz Valley Early Music Association: 18: 00-20: 00 June 17, country and bluegrass music, open mic program and dance. Catlin Grange, 205 Shawnee, N. Kelso. 360-423-3138.

Duck accommodation: 10th Anniversary Party, June 18, 1377, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 1377 State Route 4 (Ocean Beach Highway), Skamokawa. All you can eat Chinese food include orange chicken, General Tsao chicken, broccoli beef, sweet and sour pork, barbecue pork, fried pork rice, chow mein, spring rolls and egg flower soup, $ 25 per person. Classical rock music by Cooper’s Money, from 8pm to midnight. Make reservations by calling 360-795-6055.

Erebus: 19: 00-23: 59 June 18, Metal music by Hangman’s Park, Primordial Atrocity, Splintered Throne and Death Wins. $ 12 coverage fee per person over 21 years old. 409 S. Pacific Ave., Kelso.

Fat Moose Bar and Grill: 18: 00-22: 00 June 23, special concert night. Opening of the Nash Brothers (18: 00-20: 00) for Rob Leines (20: 00-22: 00). 1382 Lewis River Road, Woodland., search for Fat Moose on Facebook, 360-225-7944.

Kelso-Longview Elks: 18: 00-21: 00 June 18, CloudShine music. For members and guests of Elks. 900 Ash St., Kelso. 360-425-1482.

Oregon Way Tavern: Open jam hosted by Steelhead at 7pm on Wednesdays; Karaoke at 9pm, Thursday to Saturday. 446 Oregon Way, Longview. 360-577-5773.

Ryderwood Community Room: 14: 00-16: 00 June 25, western and novel music by The Notable Exceptions. 301 Morse St., Ryderwood. $ 20 at the door.

Scythe Beer: 15: 00-18: 00 June 19 Music by Cloudshine. 1217 Third Ave., Suite 150, Longview. 360-353-3851.


The free concert series presented by Kirkpatrick Family Care takes place on Thursdays from 6pm to 8pm at Martin Dock, Longview Lake Sacajawea.

The series features regional and state performers from a variety of musical genres.

Alcohol is not allowed in Longview city parks

July 7: Abbey Road.

July 14: Mainstreet (Bob Seger Tribute).

July 21: Eagle Eyes (Tribute to the Wine).

July 28: Hit Factory (America’s main cover group).

August 4: Carl Wirkkala and the Whistle Punks (country).

August 11: Long Live Rock (classic rock).


St. The concert cycle in Helens, Oregon, takes place in the park next to the city’s historic courthouse. Free parking on Riverfront on Cowlitz Street. Well-behaved and well-behaved animals are allowed. It is not possible to ride a bike, skateboard or skate in the permitted area. No external alcohol is allowed. Suitcases will be checked in. Big Cart Food and Brew and 503 Distilling will offer adult drinks.

Music on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Find 13 Nights on the River on Facebook or visit


June 23: Funktown PDX, download.

June 30: Bon Bon Vivant, the real New Orleans.

July 7: Sweetwater Band, country hits.

July 14: Radio Rockit Band, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s hits.

July 21: Hit Machine, our favorite dance group.

July 28: Bluewave Band, Journey Tribute.

August 4: Catherine Loyer with Strawberry Roan.

August 11: Salsa Band Handia.

August 25: Macy Gard Band, a high-energy pop group.


Free concerts will be held from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Waikiki Beach Amphitheater, Cape Disappointment Park, 244 Robert Gray Drive, Ilwaco.

The amphitheater has limited seating. Visitors are advised to bring their seats, blankets and insect protection.

The concert is sponsored by the State Parks’ Folk and Traditional Arts Program with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Washington State Parks Foundation.


June 25: Great American Trainwreck (

July 9: En Canto (

July 23: Brownsmead Flats (Brownsmead Flats on Facebook).

August 13: Ian McFeron (

August 27: Miho & Diego (


Broadway gallery: June’s artists are gallery artists with a multimedia exhibition called “Birds of a Feather”. Join the artists on the first Thursday of the month, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., to listen to music and enjoy refreshments. The artists’ works are on display throughout the month along with gallery members from 40 local cooperatives. The gallery invites artists to join new members and invites the community to the August Metamorphosis Community Art Show. All entries must be made by July 30th. The show will run from August 2-31. Visit the gallery’s website or for details. Cards, masks, jewelry, books by local authors, pottery, sculpture, glass, metal, photography, portable art and more are available. Buy it on the fourth local Saturday of each month to receive a free gift. Regular hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays. 1418 Commerce Ave., Longview. 577-0544.,

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum: “Great hotels on the North Beach Peninsula” will run until July 9th. The exhibition highlights the main hotels built on the Long Beach Peninsula, offering unique entertainment, great accommodations and excellent service and food, according to a press release from the museum. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the resort industry began on the North Beach Peninsula with large resorts such as The Sea View House, Hackney Cottage, Portland, Breakers, Driftwood and Long Beach; and smaller hotels such as Harvest Home, Gables and Shagren’s Hotel. Hotels advertised in the Oregon or Oregon Journal to attract visitors. During this time, some families spent three months in the summer, sometimes bringing a family cow or horse and a cart. Transportation from Portland was by steamer, such as the TJ Potter, which would dock at Ilwaco, where the train or local wagons, wagons, or buggies would meet. The exhibits are sponsored in part by the Pacific County Lodging Tax Fund and the City of City Lodging Tax Fund. Permanent exhibitions on Lewis and Clark and the Columbia River, an 1890 train carriage, and a mock-up of the old train that went up the Long Beach Peninsula. Hours: 10am to 4pm Wednesday-Saturday. Free admission. 115 SE Lakua, Ilwaco. 360-642-3446;

Cowlitz County Historical Museum: Hours: 10am to 4pm Tuesday-Saturday. Donations have been accepted. 405 Allen Street, Kelso. 577-3119.

Lower Columbia College Forsberg Art Gallery: Opening hours: 10:00 to 16:00 on Mondays and Thursdays. Rose Center for the Arts Art Gallery, 1600 Maple St., Longview. 360-442-2510;

Rainier Oregon Historical Museum: Hours: 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays (excluding holidays), City Hall Third Floor, 106 W. B St., Rainier. Old photos or items that people would like to share or donate to the museum are welcome. Old photos can be scanned and the original can be returned to the owners. 503-556-4089, 360-751-7039, [email protected]

River Life Interpretation Center at Redmen Hall / Central School: The Grand Ol ‘Flag patriotic exhibition will be open until August 28th. The exhibition will reflect on the history of flags and their meanings. It will also include service souvenirs, uniforms, and more. Hours: 12pm to 4pm Friday-Sunday. 1394 State Route 4 (Ocean Beach Highway). 360-795-3007, leave a message; or [email protected]

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