Central Oregon Coast Town Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
(Lincoln City, Oregon) - Lincoln City, on the central Oregon coast, will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month throughout September and October. The citywide celebration will occur throughout that time, and will feature films, culinary classes, workshops, and performances. 541-996-1274, 800-452-2151, or www.oregoncoast.org
Until October15: Oaxacan Art exhibit by Mexican National Treasure Hernandez Cruz at the Lincoln City Cultural Center located at 540 NE Hwy 101 in Lincoln City Culinary Classes at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City at 801 SW Hwy 101, 4th Floor
Sept 25: Latino Small Plates with ¡Oba! Demo class 12 - 3 pm
To sign up, contact Chef Sharon Wiest at 541-557-1125 or visit www.oregoncoast.org/culinary.
October 1 - 3: Magical Rain Theaterworks Workshops and Performances at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Their feature performance is Palabras Luminosas (Latino Luminous language, laughter and lore): An energetic rendition of Latino stories, jests and words of wisdom and wit. Palabras Luminosas is a collection of stories from throughout the Americas, mixing comedy, folk wisdom, and new perspectives that will make you laugh and think.
The performance stories include ''The World's Shortest Ghost Story, told in English and Spanish; ''The Old Man, the Dog and the Burro'', a popular jest about animals becoming animate in unexpected ways; ''Child of the Sun'', a myth from Cuba with a message about keeping one's promise; and ''Giant Masks'', a dancing demonstration of giant masks used in Costa Rican Festivals. Included is an Aztec myth from the peoples of Mexico done in black light with glow-in-the-dark props. Workshops earlier in the day will help family participants learn the black light scene from the play and become part of the show, if they wish.
Workshops: Workshops are 45 minutes each and include theater games, cultural storytelling and black light choreography. Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 4 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.
Performances: They are designed to encourage audience participation during the black light portion. Children who participated in the workshop will be invited on stage and folks pulled from the audience. Saturday 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Admission: Adults $5; children free. Read more about Magical Rain at www.magicalrain.com.
October 2: Bijou Theatre presents La Bamba at 10 a.m. Cost: $2.
October 16: Rich Glauber performs two concerts at the Lincoln City Cultural Center - one in English and one in Spanish. Times yet to be determined.
Jennifer Sears Glass Studio Special: Blow your own float and get $10 off the second float when you mention this e-newsletter! The Studio is located at 4821 SW Hwy 101 and appointments can be made by calling 541-996-2569.
For additional events in Lincoln City during Hispanic Heritage Month visit the website at www.oregoncoast.org.
More on the Central Coast
September 25. Summer SunSets Beachside Concert. Siletz Bay. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-2119, 800-452-2151, www.oregoncoast.org
September 25. Mushroom class with Wild Gourmet at Cascade Head on Three Rocks Rd at 9 a.m. Just north of Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-992-3798.
October 1 - December 31. Nelscott Reef Tow-In Classic and Big Wave Paddle In. With just a few days notice, top surfers from around the globe make their way to the Oregon coast to compete in North America’s premier tow surfing contest, drawn by near-perfect 40-foot waves and the rugged lure of Nelscott Reef. www.nelscottreef.comOctober 2. Pacific NW Wild Mushroom Cook-Off. Enjoy mushroom-themed dishes from restaurants all over the state. Admission is free with tasting-sized portions available for a small fee. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Culinary Center. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151, www.oregoncoast.org/culinary
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