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February 15, 2013
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DOUGLAS COUNTY: Best Bets for Feb. 15-17

Escape cabin fever — Enjoy seminars and demonstrations on a wide variety of outdoor activities Friday through Sunday at the Sportsman Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg, The show runs from noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Learn about fishing, hunting, camping, boating, rafting, wildlife art, hiking, biking and many other activities. Admission is $7 for adults or $5 with a Bi-Mart discount coupon; children younger that 12 are $1 and children 4 and younger enter free of charge. 541-957-7010.

A PERFECT PAIRING — Let the taste buds tingle with a dessert wine (from Wild Rose Vineyards) and cupcake (from Lil’ Miss Cupcake) pairing, taking place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the cupcake shop at 250 N.E. Garden Valley Blvd., Roseburg. No cover charge. 541-643-0264.

FORTIES FOLLIES — Take a trip several decades back and enjoy a dinner with “The Secret Box” from 7 to 9:30 p.m. this weekend at The Grand Victorian, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek. The show is staged Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It follows the story of several people whose lives become more complicated when mysteries arise over a secret box. They find themselves at a prestigious nightclub and entertain with singing and dancing as the mysteries are slowly revealed. Tickets include dinner and are $39; they’re available at Hanson Jewelers, Harvard Avenue Drugs, or through the theater. 541-680-2089.

FEISTY FEMALES — Umpqua Actors Community Theatre presents “9 to 5: The Musical,” a story about three women who hatch a plot to get even with their sexist boss, staged at 7:30 tonight at the Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg. The show will also be performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Some material may not be suitable for children. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. They may be purchased at Hanson Jewelers, While Away Books or at the UACT box office. 541-673-2125.

RAGTIME BLUES — Portland-based blues artist Mary Flower, who specializes in Piedmont-style blues, blends ragtime, acoustic blues and folk styles, will be jointed by fellow Portland blues musician Ann Weiss in a show starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg. Tickets are $15 at the door or $12 in advance, and can be purchased at Absolute Music, 2210 N.W. Stewart Parkway, or While Away Books, 932 W. Harvard Ave., both in Roseburg. Seniors and students get $2 off. 541-673-9759.

BRASS FAVORITES — The nationally touring Navy band will stop in Roseburg and perform an array of marches and patriotic selections at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Jacoby Auditorium, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Roseburg. Tickets, which were free through The News-Review, have all been distributed, but a few seats may be available at the door if there are no-shows. 541-957-4200.

FUN AND GAMES — The Tiller Elementary School is hosting a carnival from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Tiller Elementary Gymnasium, 27450 Tiller Trail Highway, Tiller. Includes games, a raffle and a silent auction. 541-825-3221.


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The News-Review Updated Mar 20, 2013 06:02PM Published Feb 17, 2013 09:54PM Copyright 2013 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.