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Thursday, Sept. 26

Meetings

• Grays Harbor Hospital District No. 1 public board meeting. 6 p.m. Summit Pacific Medical Center, 600 E. Main St., Elma.

Seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve macaroni and cheese, green salad, fruit and dessert for lunch. Noon. Board games. Silvia Lodge, 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Talks and presentations

• Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library) presents PageTurners Book Discussion, 6:30-8 p.m., for adults and teens. Join in a discussion of “The Whistling Season” by Ivan Doig. New participants are always welcome. 125 Main St. S., Montesano.(360) 249-4211.

• Emeritus at Harbour Pointe Shores presents “VA-Aid and Attendance Benefits” at 2 p.m. Ocean Shores Public Library, 573 Point Brown Ave. NW, Ocean Shores. Important information for veterans and surviving spouses of veterans at (360) 289-3919 for more information.

Friday, Sept. 27

Exhibits

Whale of a Quilt Show by the Ocean Shores Sea-Pals Quilting Guild today through Sunday, Sept. 29. Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission, donations are accepted. Free door prizes, raffle, many vendors, a boutique, demonstrations and food. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 NW Chance a La Mer Ave., Ocean Shores.

Festivals, celebrations, fairs

• Oktoberfest at the 8th Street Ale House Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28. Hot nut eating contest, breweries, live music and roasted pig on the barby. 8th Street Ale House, 207 8th Street, Hoquiam.

• Second annual Salmon Tales, celebrating Westport’s favorite fish and the people who chase after them. Runs Friday through Sunday. Contact Mike Coverdale (360) 268-1234.

• Sixth annual Cedarville Barn, “Autumn in the Country,” Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 50 vendors - primitives, antiques, country collectibles, signs, garden art, plants, linens and quilts, vintage, one of a kinds, jewelry, soaps, wood works, chainsaw carvings and more! Pumpkin patch, antique cider press, food & beverages. Horse & carriage rides in vintage carriage. 85 Lewis Road, Oakville. (360) 273-5233.

Performances

• “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical directed by John F. Limitone. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Players, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $15 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and at the door as available. www.aberdeendriftwood.com.

• “Hat Trick Band” at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28 in the Ocean Lounge. 8 p.m. 21 or older. Free. 78 Highway 115, Oyehut. (360) 289-9466.

Seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve sweet and sour meatballs by guest chef Vi Lawr for lunch. Noon. Harvest Bingo. Silvia Lodge, 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

• “Cooking with Dasha” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Room 508, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. Learn to make an authentic Russian pelmeni (dumpling with a tasty sauce). $5 MCE program fee and $10 supply fee. (360) 249-1770.

Festivals, celebrations, fairs

• Buckaroo Days in Elma. This outdoor festival features a parade through downtown Elma, chili and salsa cook off, a petting zoo, cowboy art, fiddlers, a karaoke contest and much more. Parade begins at 11 a.m. at Elma High School, free family and kids activities, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Washington State Fiddlers on the Elma Feed & Farm Supply stage throughout the day and a Just for Fun Dog Show, 1:45 p.m. Bring your prized chili and salsa recipes to see how you stack up against the areas’ best cooks. Chili and salsa tasting noon-2 p.m. Call the Elma Chamber (360) 482-3055 or visit http://www.elmachamber.org/buckaroo-days.php.

Performances

• “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical directed by John F. Limitone. 7:30 p.m. and an additional midnight show. Driftwood Players, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $15 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and at the door as available. www.aberdeendriftwood.com.

Tours and open houses

• Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain walk-on tours are Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. $3 donation per person is appreciated. Adventure Sail on the Hawaiian Chieftain (only) is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on same days. All ages $39. To purchase tickets, visit www.historicalseaport.org or call (800) 200-5239.

Monday, Sept. 30

Fitness fun

• “Yoga with Luis” Mondays and Fridays. 7-8:15 p.m. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your own yoga mat. $18 MCE fee and $5 Instructor fee per class. Montesano Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-1770.

Classes and demonstrations

• “Word 2010 I” beginner’s computer class with Melissa Lenz. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Oct. 16. $18 MCE program fee and $32 instructor fee. Lab 502, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. (360) 249-1770.

Seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve taco soup, cheese bread, fruit and cake for lunch. Noon. Karaoke. Silvia Lodge, 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Exhibits

• McCleary Timberland Library presents Timberland Reads Together: Photography Display, through Oct. 31 for adults and teens. Bring your photographs ready to display for the month of October as part of Timberland Reads Together: “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” by Timothy Egan, Timberland Regional Library’s ninth annual one book-one community reading initiative. 121 S. 4th Street, McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve tater tot casserole, green salad, fruit cup and Mississippi Mud bars for lunch. Noon. Trivia. Silvia Lodge, 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Talks and presentations

• Timberland Regional Library Presents: Timothy Egan, Award-winning Author of “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis”, 7-9 p.m., for adults and teens. Location: Washington Center for the Performing Arts; 512 Washington St. SE; Olympia, WA 98501. A free public event: Timothy Egan, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and now the Andrew Carnegie Medal for his nonfiction writing, will share stories from his latest masterpiece, “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.” The “Shadow Catcher” was a friend of Teddy Roosevelt and an associate of J.P. Morgan and many of the movers and shakers in turn-of-the-20th century Seattle. He became world famous for his ethnography and photographs of Native Americans, yet died in poverty and obscurity. Copies of Egan’s book will be available for purchase and signing.This event opens Timberland Reads Together 2013, Timberland Regional Library’s ninth annual one book-one community reading initiative. For more information call (360) 704-4636 in the Olympia area or 1-800-562-6022.

• Aberdeen Timberland Library presents Remix the Masters, through May 31, 2014 for teens. Let your inner artist shine. Each month learn about a different artist and create a small art project inspired by their art. Pick up your do-it-yourself kit at the library early in the month as supplies are limited. A different project will be available each month through May. 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

• Hoquiam Timberland Library presents PageTurners Book Discussion, 7-8:30 p.m., for adults. Join in a discussion of “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. New members are always welcome. Stop by the Hoquiam Timberland Library to request the current month’s selection. This event will be held after regular library hours and no other library services will be available. 420 7th St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

Tours and open houses

• Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain walk-on tours are Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 1-4 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $3 donation per person is appreciated.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Films

• Amanda Park Timberland Library presents Film Presentation: “Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians”, 4-6 p.m., for adults and teens. View the award-winning PBS documentary “Coming to Light” directed by Anne Makepeace. The film tells the story of photographer Curtis and the creation of his monumental portfolio of Native American images, and juxtaposes the work with North American Natives’ reactions to it. This program is part of Timberland Reads Together: “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan. 6118 U.S. Hwy 101, Amanda Park. (360) 288-2725.

Fundraisers and drives

• The Friends of the Elma Timberland Library are hosting their annual fall book sale through Saturday, October 5. Pick up great books at even better prices all week. 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Meetings

• Chronic Illness and Pain Support group (ChIPS) meeting. 1-2:30 p.m. Downstairs at W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. Free. (360) 249-2332, 537-1272 or 249-4193.

• Chehalis Valley Historical Society meeting. 4 p.m. Chehalis Valley Museum, 703 Pioneer Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4950.

Seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve chicken fettuccine, Caesar salad, garlic bread and ice cream for lunch. Noon. Pinochle at 1 p.m. Silvia Lodge, 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Talks and presentations

• Timberland Regional Library presents Timberland Reads Together Book Discussion with the Director, 2-3:30 p.m., for adults and teens. Location: Administrative Service Center, 415 Tumwater Blvd. SW; Tumwater, 98501. The public is invited to join TRL Director Cheryl Heywood for a discussion of Timothy Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.” Images of some of Curtis’s photographs will be projected. Light refreshments will be served. A tour of the TRL Service Center will follow from 3:45-4:45. For more information call (360) 704-4636 in the Olympia area or 1-800-562-6022.

Thursday, Oct. 3

Dinners

• Fourth annual Aberdeen Community Leadership Dinner, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Aberdeen Museum of History, 111 E. Third St., Aberdeen. The Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (A.R.M.) and the City of Aberdeen want to celebrate and say thank you to the 2013 Honorees. Catered by O’Brien’s. To purchase tickets at $25 per guest, call (360) 537-5755 or (360) 581-3987 or send an email to stonepine@me.com. RSVP by Thursday, Sept. 26.

Films

• McCleary Timberland Library presents Film Presentation: “Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians”, 6-8 p.m., for adults and teens. View the award-winning PBS documentary “Coming to Light” directed by Anne Makepeace. The film tells the story of early 20th century photographer Edward Curtis and the creation of his monumental portfolio of Native American images, and juxtaposes the work with modern North American Natives’ reactions to it. Viewers will have the opportunity to engage in informal discussion after the film. This program is part of Timberland Reads Together: “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” by Timothy Egan, Timberland Regional Library’s ninth annual one book-one community reading initiative. 121 S. 4th Street, McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Meetings

• The Robert Gray Chapter of the Daughters of The American Revolution meeting. 11:30 a.m. Visitors welcome. Bring a sack lunch. Speaker is Jerri McCoy on “The Salem Witch Trials.” Hoquiam Timberland Library, 621 K Street, Hoquiam.

Seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve Teriyaki dippers, cheesy potato casserole, garden salad and fruit crisp for lunch. Noon. Board games. Silvia Lodge, 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Friday, Oct. 4

Performances

• “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical directed by John F. Limitone. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Players, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $15 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and at the door as available. www.aberdeendriftwood.com.

• “Lonestar,” at the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $20 with a Players Club Card available at Ticketmaster.com or the Lucky Eagle box office. 12888 188th Ave. SW, Rochester. (800) 720-1788.

• “Bobby Sox & Jukebox” at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5 in the Ocean Lounge. 8 p.m. 21 or older. Free. 78 Highway 115, Oyehut. (360) 289-9466.

Seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve cook’s choice for lunch. Noon. Octoberfest Bingo. Silvia Lodge, 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Animals

• Pacific Rim Arabian Horse Show Fall Classic. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. For more information call (360) 482-2651.

Classes and demonstrations

• “Heart Basket or Spindle Basket” basket weaving class with Fred and Mary Thurman. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Room 304, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 MCE program fee plus instructor/supply fee. Contact instructor at least one week before class to select your basket at fthur541@yahoo.com or call (360) 7547. For pictures of baskets go to http://fjthurman.smugmug.com. Bring a lunch or midday snack for yourself. (360) 249-1770.

Events

• Saint Mary’s School celebrates its annual Oktoberfest fall festival this year on from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the school grounds at 518 North H Street in Aberdeen — rain or shine. The event features a kid’s carnival with a variety of games and two inflatable obstacle courses. A bake sale will offer homemade cookies, pies and other fancy desserts. Back by popular demand, the very finest of desserts will be served by the slice in the Bavarian Kaffeehaus in the peace and quiet of a classroom. The Trinkets and Treasures rummage sale, under cover in case of rain, is always a great place to find books, collectibles, toys, games, kitchenware, furniture and holiday items. Craft vendors will be selling their creations inside the school. Oktoberfest will again feature bingo in the school auditorium from noon to 2 p.m. with lots of prizes for the whole family. At the close of bingo, the winning Oktoberfest raffle tickets will be drawn. This year’s four raffle prizes are an Apple iPad, a $500 gift certificate to Kaufman-Scroggs Furniture, a $500 gift certificate toward a recliner at McHugh’s Furniture and a $300 gas card. Raffle tickets are $2 and are available from Saint Mary’s School families and at the school office now through Oktoberfest up to the final moments before the drawing. You do not need to be present to win.

• ANNUAL HARVEST HOME DINNER IN MONTESANO

Saturday, October 5, 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

The community is invited to the Annual Harvest Home Dinner at the Montesano United

Methodist Church on the corner of Spruce and Church Streets. Roast beef, mashed

potatoes and gravy, beans, corn, squash, beet relish, dinner rolls, beverages and homemade

pies are on the menu. Food is served family style in the church’s social hall. Tickets are

still $10.00 per adult and 50 cents per year of age for children under 10. Please use the

Spruce Street entrance and register with the hostess for seating. Handicapped access is

located on Church Street.

• Annual Harvest Home Dinner in Montesano, 4:30 - 7 p.m. The community is invited to the annual Harvest Home Dinner at the Montesano United Methodist Church on the corner of Spruce and Church Streets. Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, beans, corn, squash, beet relish, dinner rolls, beverages and homemade pies are on the menu. Food is served family style in the church’s social hall. Tickets are still $10 per adult and 50 cents per year of age for children under 10. Please use the Spruce Street entrance and register with the hostess for seating. Handicapped access is located on Church Street.

Performances

• “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical directed by John F. Limitone. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Players, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $15 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and at the door as available. www.aberdeendriftwood.com.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Indoor Swap Meet, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Animals

• Pacific Rim Arabian Horse Show Fall Classic, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. For more information call (360) 482-2651.

Festivals, celebrations, fairs

• “Crush Me, Squeeze Me, Make Me Wine.” Begins at 11 a.m. at the Westport Winery, 1 S. Arbor Rd., Aberdeen. All ages are welcome to take part in the joys of wine production in Grays Harbor. Stomp your way to a great bottle of faux Bordeaux while listening to live music and enjoying adult beverages. Enter the Lucy and Ethyl look-a-like contest open to men, women, children and dogs, along with t-shirts to immortalize your grape day. For more information contact Westport Winery (360) 648-2224.

Performances

• “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical directed by John F. Limitone. Matinee at 1:30 p.m. Driftwood Players, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $15 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and at the door as available. www.aberdeendriftwood.com.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Indoor Swap Meet, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Films

• Aberdeen Timberland Library presents Film Presentation: “Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians”, 6:30-8:30 p.m., for adults and teens. View the award-winning PBS documentary “Coming to Light” directed by Anne Makepeace. The film tells the story of early 20th century photographer Edward Curtis and the creation of his monumental portfolio of Native American images, and juxtaposes the work with modern North American Natives’ reactions to it. Viewers will have the opportunity to engage in informal discussion after the film. 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Meetings

• Montesano Chamber of Commerce meeting. Noon. Large meeting room, City Hall, 112 N. Main St., Montesano.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Films

• Elma Timberland Library presents Film Presentation: “Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians”, 5-7 p.m., for adults and teens. View the award-winning PBS documentary “Coming to Light” directed by Anne Makepeace. The film tells the story of early 20th century photographer Edward Curtis and the creation of his monumental portfolio of Native American images, and juxtaposes the work with modern North American Natives’ reactions to it. Viewers will have the opportunity to engage in informal discussion after the film. 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Talks and presentations

• Aberdeen Timberland Library presents Timberland Reads Together Book Discussion, 10-11 a.m., for adults and teens. Join local Timberland library staff for a discussion of Timothy Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.” The Friends of the Aberdeen Timberland Library will provide light refreshments. 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Films

• Westport Timberland Library presents Film Presentation: “Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians”, 6-7:30 p.m., for adults and teens. View the award-winning PBS documentary “Coming to Light” directed by Anne Makepeace. The film tells the story of early 20th century photographer Edward Curtis and the creation of his monumental portfolio of Native American images, and juxtaposes the work with modern North American Natives’ reactions to it. Viewers will have the opportunity to engage in informal discussion after the film. This program is part of Timberland Reads Together: “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” by Timothy Egan. 101 E.Harms Drive, Westport. (360) 268-0521.

Talks and presentations

• Oakville Timberland Library presents Timberland Reads Together Book Discussion, 2-4 p.m., for adults and teens. Join local Timberland library staff for tea and a discussion of Timothy Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.” Tea will be provided by the Friends of the Oakville Timberland Library. 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

• Fabric of our Lives — a luncheon and program designed for women of all ages, 11: 30 a.m. Rotary Log Pavilion, Aberdeen, $14. Music by Roberta Cleland and Debbie Scoones. Featured speaker is Tammy Ortung, a 25-year military vet. For reservations, call Jeanette at 532-7998 or Joan at 249-1900.

Friday, Oct. 11

Dinners

• Leaders Banquet, “Grays Harbor Business: Hidden Treasures.” Pre-party starts at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m. Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. to honor eight businesses and the Ambassador of the Year. Quinault beach Resort and Casino, 78 State Route 115, Ocean Shores. Reservations are required by Tuesday, Oct. 1. Call Angela at (360) 532-1924.

Festivals, celebrations, fairs

• Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest. Noon-6 p.m. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. Handmade quilts, knitted sweaters, handbags and more will be shown and judged at this festival. Seminars will demonstrate the newest techniques from knitting fleece to spinning a loom. (360) 482-2651.

Performances

• Hoquiam Timberland Library presents Book-It Performs “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher”, 6-7 p.m., for adults and teens. Seattle’s professional books-to-live-theater troupe, presents its original adaptation of “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” by Timothy Egan, bringing to life dramatic scenes from the life of the famed early 20th century photographer of Native American life. 420 7th Street, Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

• “Jonathan Harris” at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Ocean Lounge. 8 p.m. 21 or older. Free. 78 Highway 115, Oyehut. (360) 289-9466.

Tours and open houses

• A day trip excursion to Lakewold Gardens hosted by Grays Harbor College’s Continuing Education program. Cost is $63 and space is limited. To register contact GHC Continuing Education located at the Whiteside Education Center, (360) 533-9733 or abisbee@ghc.edu.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Dinners

• 12th annual “Harborite of the Year” Dinner honoring Harold L. Warren. Social hour, 6-7 p.m. Dinner served at 7:15 p.m. Aberdeen Museum of History, 111 E. Third St., Aberdeen. Call (360) 533-1976 for tickets and reservations or information.

Exhibits

• Aberdeen Timberland Library presents Shadows of the Ancient Puebloans, 2-3:30 p.m.,for adults. Three Aberdonians present paintings, narratives, maps and photographs from a quarter century of return visits to the Great American Southwest in search of the cliffs and glyphs ancestral to the people known to early 20th century photographer Edward Curtis: Arthur Blauvelt III, expedition photographer; Erik Sandgren, expedition artist; and Richard Vroman, expedition navigator. The Friends of the Aberdeen Timberland Library will provide refreshments. Artwork from the presentation is on display through October. 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Festivals, celebrations, fairs

• Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. Handmade quilts, knitted sweaters, handbags and more will be shown and judged at this festival. Seminars will demonstrate the newest techniques from knitting fleece to spinning a loom. (360) 482-2651.

• Alpaca Ranchers of the Northwest vendor display and sales. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651.

Fundraisers and drives

• Grays Harbor Democratic 2013 Legacy Dinner & Auction. Social hour 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Catered by Savory Faire. Keynote: Congressman Derek Kilmer. Contact Vini Samuel at (360) 249-0720 for tickets, $25. Rotary Log Pavilion, 1401 Sargent Blvd., Aberdeen.

Performances

• Westport Timberland Library presents The Bushwick Book Club Sings: “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher”, 12:30-1:30 p.m., for adults and teens. Sharing their passion for both music and reading, musical artists of the Bushwick Book Club of Seattle will sing their original songs inspired by Timothy Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher.” This program is part of Timberland Reads Together: “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” by Timothy Egan. 101 E. Harms Drive, Westport. (360) 268-0521.

Sunday, Oct. 13

Festivals, celebrations, fairs

• Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. Handmade quilts, knitted sweaters, handbags and more will be shown and judged at this festival. Seminars will demonstrate the newest techniques from knitting fleece to spinning a loom. (360) 482-2651.

• Alpaca Ranchers of the Northwest vendor display and sales. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Just for kids

• Hoquiam Timberland Library presents “Celebrate Teen Read Week October 15-19!” for teens. Visit the library any day during the week to talk about books, make cool crafts, or hang out with friends. 420 7th Street, Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

Talks and presentations

• Elma Timberland Library presents Timberland Reads Together Book Discussion, 6-7 p.m., for adults and teens. Join local Timberland library staff for a discussion of Timothy Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.” 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

• “When Angels Fly: A Novel of Romance ad Suspense.” Noon-1 p.m. Kim Sirrah has written a heartfelt story about love and loss at a Spokane hospital. Montesano Timberland/W.H. Abel Memorial Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Films

• Hoquiam Timberland Library presents Film Presentation: “Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians”, 6:30-8 p.m., for adults and teens. View the award-winning PBS documentary “Coming to Light” directed by Anne Makepeace. The film tells the story of early 20th century photographer Edward Curtis and the creation of his monumental portfolio of Native American images, and juxtaposes the work with modern North American Natives’ reactions to it. Viewers will have the opportunity to engage in informal discussion after the film. 420 7th Street, Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

Meetings

• Friends of the Montesano Library annual meeting and program. Meeting at 6 p.m. and program, “Who Killed Laura Law?” at 6:30 p.m. Learn about the mystery, the investigation and the questions surrounding the unsolved mystery of Laura Law’s murder. Presented by Tommi Halvorsen Gatlin. 125 Main St. S., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Performances

• Elma Timberland Library presents The Bushwick Book Club Sings: “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher”, 2-3 p.m., for adults and teens. Sharing their passion for both music and reading, musical artists of the Bushwick Book Club of Seattle will sing their original songs inspired by Timothy Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher.” 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Fundraisers and drives

• Hoptoberfest 2013 presented by East Grays Harbor Rotary Club. 2-9 p.m. Great Hall, Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, 78 Highway 115, Oyehut. Craft brews, unique food and music. Must be 21 or older. Tickets are $10 and available at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, Ocean Shores, Aberdeen Office Equipment, Aberdeen, Sterling Bank, Montesano, Foot Hills Massage, Elma or online at www.hoptoberfest.org.

Friday, Nov. 1

Performances

• The Broadway production of the Joy Luck Club at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE in Olympia. Tickets $29 to $59.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Performances

• The Broadway production of Green Day’s American Idiot at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE in Olympia. Tickets $55 to $149.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Performances

• Seattle Men’s Chorus: Play it Again, Santa at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE in Olympia. Tickets $44 to $59

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