The daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1961-current, June 27, 2019, Page 2, Image 2

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Junior Shanghaied ‘A Night at the Olios!’
performances set for June 29, 30
Great Race brings historic
cars to Astoria June 29
ASTORIA – The Astor Street
Opry Company presents Junior
Shanghaied “A Night at the Olios!”
at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29, and
2 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the ASOC
Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St.
Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at
the door. The box offi ce opens one
hour before performances. Tickets
are also available at
The performances are directed by
Ashley Mundel with music direc-
tion by ChrisLynn Taylor and fea-
ture 12 ASOC youth performers ages
8 to 17.
The show is an old ASOC tradi-
tion of song, dance and comedy in
the playhouse’s traditional American
musical hall.
All acts and performances are
appropriate for families and children.
Concessions including popcorn,
soda, candy, coffee, tea and baked
goods from Table 360 are avail-
Michael Desmond
able at the playhouse’s Miss Virginia
Sweet Soda Fountain, sponsored by From left: Nicholas Sturdivant, Leonard Hoge and Caleb Brewer in the Astor Street
Opry Company’s Junior Shanghaied “A Night at the Olios” production.
Recology Western Oregon.
2019 Great Race, an
antique, vintage and col-
lector car competitive
controlled-speed endur-
ance road rally on pub-
lic highways from Riv-
erside, Calif., to Tacoma,
Wash., makes its pit stop
at 10 a.m. Saturday, June
29, at the Barbey Maritime
Center, 2042 Marine Drive.
More than 100 com-
peting automobiles will
be arriving in one-minute
intervals from 10 a.m. to
Local car enthusiasts
are welcome to bring their
classic cars to add to the
The Great Race, which
is not a speed race, began
36 years ago and covers
2,300 miles of road over
nine days.
The “racers” will arrive
in Astoria via the Astoria
Bridge and will stop at the
Barbey Maritime Center
for about 25 minutes while
they stretch their legs and
grab a snack before con-
tinuing east on Highway
30 to their lunch stop in
Longview, Wash.
At each stop on the
Great Race, spectators will
be able to visit with the
participants and look at
the cars.
The rally event is
recorded and the television
coverage will air in the fall
on Velocity and will also
be featured in Hemmings
Motor News publications.
For more information
about the race, visit gre- or contact the
Astoria-Warrenton Area
Chamber of Commerce
at 503-325-6311 or email
~^~ASOC Playhouse~^~
129 West Bond Street
Uniontown Astoria
1133 Commercial Street
Astoria, OR 97103