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Best Bets for Aug. 22-24 (1)

August 22, 2014 — 

echoes of 1969 — An inaugural event, Elkstock, will be held this weekend at the Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Highway 38 in Elkton. The two-day concert is a fundraiser …

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Square dance circles in on Drain (2)

August 21, 2014 — 

DRAIN — As well as having a deep and pleasant voice and an instinctive understanding of the geometry of dancing, Oakland square dance caller Don Marshall likes to tell jokes, …

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Extension Spotlight: Late summer is the time gardens lend us their ears (3)

August 20, 2014 — 

We have such an abundance of fresh food available here in the Roseburg area during the summer, and it’s such a delight to take advantage of it all. Fruits, vegetables …

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Men sweep baked goods categories at Douglas County Fair (4)

August 20, 2014 — 

Gentlemen, take a bow. Men swept the top three awards last week in the Douglas County Fair’s baked goods contest. A Roseburg man, a Roseburg teen and a Melrose teen …

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ELKTON: ‘Elkstock’ features two days of rock and roll (5)

August 20, 2014 — 

A new event, a fundraiser for the Elkton Charter School’s music program, “Elkstock,” is this weekend. Eight bands will perform on a stage near the Umpqua River outside the replica …

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MYRTLE CREEK: See Cee Cee at the park (6)

August 20, 2014 — 

Myrtle Creek’s Music in the Park series continues Aug. 21 with firebrand blues singer Cee Cee James and her band. James plays at 6 p.m. at the band shell at …

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CANYONVILLE: Rimes to play payback concert (7)

August 20, 2014 — 

Country singer Leann Rimes plays Seven Feathers Casino this weekend. It’s a make-up date for a cancelled show in February. Rimes takes the stage at 9 p.m. Aug. 22 at …

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ELKTON: Event center has history in scads (8)

August 20, 2014 — 

Fort Umpqua Days, the Elkton Community Education Center’s biggest event of the year, is Labor Day Weekend. The history-heavy festival is scheduled for Aug. 30 and 31 at the ECEC, …

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SUTHERLIN: Gospel series continues (9)

August 20, 2014 — 

Sutherlin’s Gospel in the Park series is still rocking psalmodically. Performing at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Central Park will be John and Jill Keller. The next act to perform …

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SUTHERLIN: Country music duo performs Off Central (10)

August 20, 2014 — 

Husband-and-wife country Western duo The Balla-Dears perform for Sutherlin’s Music Off Central series Aug. 22. Wes and Wanda Hamrick play from 6 to 8 p.m. in Central Park. Dogs are …

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Douglas County Moms: Taco Stoup makes great use of local corn (11)

August 19, 2014 — 

I love the abundance of local produce we get here in Douglas County this time of year. We are so lucky to live in an area that produces such great …

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Farm to Fork: Myrtle Creek woman branches out from family garden to launch Poletti Farm (12)

August 19, 2014 — 

Only one growing season has passed since Katherine McDermott decided it was time to take her family’s garden to the next level. The result is that Poletti Farm, just east …

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Weekend’s Best Bets for Aug. 15 to 17 (13)

August 15, 2014 — 

Back in Blackberry — Sutherlin’s biggest party of the year — the Blackberry Festival — is this weekend. Events start today at 1 p.m. Live music begins tonight at Central …

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CANYONVILLE: City gearing up for Pioneer Days (14)

August 13, 2014 — 

Canyonville is preparing for Pioneer Days, starting Aug. 21 through Aug. 24 at Pioneer Park. Events run from 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 21. Scheduled are a barbecue, live music, …

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ELKTON: ECEC hosts historic event (15)

August 13, 2014 — 

This weekend, the Elkton Community Education Center hosts an education event at its replica of Fort Umpqua, a pioneer outpost of the Hudson’s Bay Company. Events run from 11 a.m. …

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OAKLAND: Opera returns to winery (16)

August 13, 2014 — 

Singers from the Eugene Opera will perform for the eighth time at MarshAnne Landing, 175 Hogan Road. An evening of arias in the vineyard begins at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16. …

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SUTHERLIN: Mud, trucks and Elvis: Blackberry Fest back (17)

August 13, 2014 — 

The annual Blackberry Festival is this weekend, with events scheduled Aug. 15 through 17 at sites around Sutherlin, particularly Central Park on Everett Street. The festival starts at 1 p.m. …

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MYRTLE CREEK: Music series continues in park (18)

August 13, 2014 — 

Myrtle Creek’s free summer concert series continues Aug. 14 and 21 with shows at Millsite Park. On Aug. 14, Roseburg band Helmet Pony performs. On Aug. 21, blues singer Cee …

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WINSTON: Celtic Gathering this weekend (19)

August 13, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Scots holds its annual Celtic Highland Gathering this weekend at Riverbend Park in Winston. The weekend of Celtic culture includes food, music, beer, a Kilted Mile run, …

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Douglas County Moms: Healthy dining doesn’t equal deprivation (20)

August 12, 2014 — 

Often I have second thoughts about posting food on Instagram and Facebook. I’ve heard complaints before that not everyone wants to see your dinner. However, last week, a friend approached …

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