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Weekend’s Best Bets for April 18 - 20 (1)

April 18, 2014 — 

Gaelic Mess — The Douglas County Scottish Society will hold a no-host celtic dinner tonight at 5:45 p.m. in the banquet room of Elmer’s Restaurant, 1450 N.W. Mulholland Drive, Roseburg. …

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Country singer Michael Peterson to perform at Umpqua Community College (2)

April 17, 2014 — 

There’s a quote from Teddy Roosevelt’s autobiography that has inspired Michael Peterson throughout his life: “Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.” It was in his …

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CANYONVILLE: Bob Newhart to perform (3)

April 16, 2014 — 

Comedian Bob Newhart is coming to Seven Feathers Casino Resort, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane. Newhart, whose popular “Bob Newhart Show” debuted on television in 1961, will perform stand-up comedy at …

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Winchester: Dinner abounds with fresh local viands (4)

April 16, 2014 — 

Umpqua Community College and its Woolley Center Learning Garden host a five-course “farm-to-table” meal at 6 p.m. April 17 at the Danny Lang Center at UCC, 1140 Umpqua College Road. …

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ROSEBURG: ‘Treasure’ seekers take heed (5)

April 16, 2014 — 

High seas adventure tale “Treasure Island” runs three performances this weekend at the Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave. The performances by the Umpqua Actors Community Theatre will …

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ROSEBURG: Eat like Mildred (6)

April 16, 2014 — 

A five-course dinner to raise money for Mildred Kanpipe Memorial Park will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. April 25 at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1614 W. Harvard …

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Douglas County Moms: It’s hard to find a flaw with slaw (7)

April 15, 2014 — 

I’ve never been a big salad lover like my husband, and I didn’t grow up with lots of fresh vegetables in the house for experimenting. However, during my first pregnancy, …

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DOUGLAS COUNTY: Farmers markets emerge for spring (8)

April 15, 2014 — 

DOUGLAS COUNTY — As spring unfolds, more and more community farmers markets are emerging from winter hibernation. The Umpqua Valley Farmers Market in Roseburg led the way on April 5 …

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From Farm to Fork: Myrtle Creek’s Big Lick Farm helps spread the CSA concept across Douglas County (9)

April 15, 2014 — 

Community-supported agriculture is not a new concept. However, this commitment of customers to farmers is still a growing trend in Douglas County. Community-supported agriculture programs originated in Japan and Switzerland, …

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UACT casts off with ‘Treasure Island’ (10)

April 10, 2014 — 

Apparently, many men in Douglas County really wish they were pirates. So says the director of a Roseburg production of “Treasure Island,” who cast this play from a stack of …

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ROSEBURG: Brix hosts singer Lee Koch on tax day (11)

April 9, 2014 — 

Up and coming folk and Americana singer Lee Koch returns to Roseburg next week to perform at Brix, 527 S.E. Jackson St. Koch (pronounced “cook”) gets started at 7 p.m. …

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WINCHESTER: Country singer Michael Peterson to play VFW benefit (12)

April 9, 2014 — 

Country music singer Michael Peterson will perform a benefit for VFW Post 2468 at 6:30 p.m., April 19 at Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road. Money raised …

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WINCHESTER: Chefs in training to fix all-local meal (13)

April 9, 2014 — 

Umpqua Community College’s Culinary Department and the Woolley Center Learning Garden host a five-course “farm-to-table” meal at 6 p.m. April 17 at UCC’s Danny Lang Center, 1140 Umpqua College Road. …

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WINCHESTER: Musical festival auditions set (14)

April 9, 2014 — 

Auditions are set for the 2014 summer season of the Oregon Musical Theatre Festival at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road. From 6 to 9 p.m. April 17 in …

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DOUGLAS COUNTY: Poetry contest winners announced (15)

April 9, 2014 — 

The local chapter of the Oregon Poetry Association last week announced the winners of its annual Earth Day Poetry Contest. Amber Yoo of Roseburg won first place in the adult …

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ROSEBURG: Quilt guild holds show (16)

April 9, 2014 — 

The Umpqua Valley Quilters Guild show, the 31st annual, will be held this weekend in the Exhibit Building of the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. Hours are …

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Winchester: Dance troupe coming to UCC (17)

April 9, 2014 — 

A Portland performance art touring company will perform this weekend at Umpqua Community College as a fundraiser for the Oakland Schools art program. BodyVox presents its long-running show “Reverie” at …

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ROSEBURG: Singer Roth to play Habitat benefit (18)

April 9, 2014 — 

The First Presbyterian Church hosts singer-songwriter David Roth at 4 p.m. April 13 at 823 S.E. Lane St. The singer from Cape Cod, Mass., has put out 12 albums, two …

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CANYONVILLE: Comedian Bob Newhart to perform (19)

April 9, 2014 — 

Comedian Bob Newhart is coming to Seven Feathers Casino Resort, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane. Newhart, whose popular “Bob Newhart Show, debuted on television in 1961, will perform stand-up comedy at …

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Extension Spotlight: Tips for making a meal they’ll remember (20)

April 8, 2014 — 

Sometimes we get so busy with the demands of daily life that we go on autopilot when it comes to dinner. It’s easy to forget the relationship-building opportunity we have …

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