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    Wood and Arts Fest set
Tokeland hosts artists, vendors and more
TOKELAND, Wash. — The
Tokeland-North
Cove
Chamber of Commerce in-
vites the public to the 2015
Tokeland Wood and Arts
Fest, to be held at the Toke-
land Hotel, located at 100
Hotel St.
The event will run from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday,
July 25 and from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. Sunday, July 26.
The festival will feature
chainsaw carvers, wood
artists, builders, craftsmen,
and local artists selling and
displaying their work. Art-
ists will be on hand to share
their original creations and
do demonstrations.
Astoria Parks & Rec holds
Kids Summer Olympics
ASTORIA — Run, jump,
throw: Reach for your best
at Astoria Parks and Recre-
U-Pic k
100% Natural
Blueberrie s
Open Daily
‘til 6 pm
$2.00 lb.
113th & Sandridge
N. Long Beach, WA
ation’s Kids Summer Olym-
pics. For youth ages 17 and
under, the event will be held
from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July
24 at the Astoria High School
track.
There will be three running
events, including a 100-me-
ter dash, and 200-meters and
400-meters runs. Jumping
events include 100-meter
hurdles and the sandpit jump.
The throwing event will be
the shot put. In the relay race,
four participants will pass the
baton as they complete one
lap of the track.
Vendors will include
Washaway by Senja, which
will have signs, mosaics and
some new furniture; jewelry
maker Judith Altruda, and
many more.
Children’s games, food
vendors and live entertain-
ment are scheduled for both
days.
For more information,
contact Teri Harrington at
tokelandwoodandatrsfest@
gmail.com or call 360-904-
2214.
Competitions will be set
up by age group.
The cost is $4 if you pre-
register over the phone by
calling 503-325-7275 or in
person at the Astoria Parks &
Recreation of¿ce, 1997 Ma-
rine Drive. The cost is $5 if
you sign up at Kids Summer
Olympics.
Both prices get partici-
pants a guaranteed entry into
two events. Any extra event
you would like to sign up for
will cost $1 each.
The ¿rst event will start at 6
p.m., so come early to check in
or sign up. The last event will
began no later then 8:30 p.m.
T-shirts will be sold at the
event, and concessions will
be available.
Lunch in the Loft with Willy Vlautin
Beach Books hosts Oregon Book Award-winning author
SEASIDE — Beach Books will
host musician and author Willy
Vlautin as its next guest for the
Lunch in the Loft author series at
noon Friday, July 31.
Vlautin is founder of the band
Richmond Fontaine, which has
produced nine studio albums. He
is also the author of four high-
ly acclaimed novels, the most
recent of which is “The Free,”
which won an Oregon Book
Award.
“This guy writes like the
secret love child of Raymond
Carver and Flannery O’Connor
— just plain, true, tough, iro-
RAYMOND, Wash. — Area peo-
ple are invited to display their
sewing projects at the 2015
“Quilts on the Willapa” show
scheduled for July 31 and Aug.
1 at Raymond High School,
located at 825 Commercial St.
The annual event, sponsored
by the Willapa Harbor Quil-
ters, is open to the public.
The annual show includes
vendors, an opportunity for
sewing machine repairs, and
It Could Be
Any
One
Of Us
All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $15 or $20
Sponsored by
The Ocean Lodge, Inn at Cannon Beach,
Lodges at Cannon Beach, Probuild/Milgard,
Leland E.G. Larson and U.S. Bank
108 N Hemlock Street,
Cannon Beach, OR
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Submitted photo
Author Willy Vlautin will appear at Beach
Books for Lunch in the Loft on July 31.
try,” said New York Times best-
selling author Michael Gruber.
Born in Reno, Nevada, Vlau-
tin now lives in Scappoose. “It’s
bound to be another awesome
event,” said Beach Books own-
er Karen Emmerling. “Maybe
we’ll even get him to sing for
us.”
Cost for Lunch in the Loft
is $25 and includes a catered
lunch and copy of “The Free.”
Beach Books is located at 616
Broadway. To reserve a spot or
for more information, call 503-
738-3500, or visit www.beach-
books37.com
Submit entries to ‘Quilts on the Willapa’
The Coaster Theatre Playhouse Presents
JUNE 12 - SEPTEMBER 5, 2015
ny-free, heartrending American
¿ction about people living in the
third-world sections of our coun-
JUNE 19 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2015
All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $18 or $23
Sponsored by
The Ocean Lodge, Inn at Cannon Beach,
Lodges at Cannon Beach, Candi & Jon Holzgrafe
and Dennis’ 7 Dees
Tickets: 503-436-1242 or
coastertheatre.com
chances to win the Willapa
Harbor Quilters’ 2015 rafÀe
quilt, a red work masterpiece.
The rafÀe quilt drawing will
take place at the end of the Pa-
ci¿c County Fair on Aug. 29.
Quilts may be entered in
the show by delivering them to
the Raymond Baptist Church,
913 Duryea St., from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28.
Quilt show hours are from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 31 and
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1.
Willapa Harbor Quilters is
a group of about 30 individ-
uals who meet weekly, with
some exceptions, throughout
the year. Weekly sessions are
from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday and from 7 to 9 p.m.
Thursday at the Raymond
Baptist Church. For more in-
formation, call Willapa Harbor
Quilters’ President Pat Jones
at 360-942-2910.
There is no charge to see
the quilt show, but donations
are appreciated to help offset
the cost of hiring local teens,
who help set up and take down
displays for the show.
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