August 2, 2018

Things To Do in August

Things To Do in August, Heceta Lighthouse B&B
Posted by: Misty August 4th 7 pm – 9:30 pm Florence Event Center, 715 Quince St Between Shadow and Light Neil Patton and Dance Veritas are pleased to invite you to join them for a delightful evening of storytelling through solo piano music and dance. The evening will begin with award-winning composer, pianist, and recording artist Neil Patton as he performs music from his new album, Solitaire, and earlier releases. Neil and Dance Veritas will then present a unique collaboration of original solo piano and modern dance, entitled Between Shadow and Light. This is an inspirational piece that explores the beauty of finding hope in the midst of darkness, with original choreography set to music composed by Patton. Tickets available at the FEC Box Office or online, $20 Adults/$15 Students. August 7, 2018 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM National Night Out FLORENCE, OR On August 7, 2018 the Florence Police Department is hosting a National Night Out Event at Miller Park from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. National Night Out is a community-police event held throughout the United States and is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, town watch, neighborhood watch, and other anti-crime efforts. The Florence Police Department will be providing hot dogs and hamburgers, chips, and soft drinks at no cost to the public. There will be a variety of giant inflatable play structures and kids games with visits by police officers, public works, fire fighters, and paramedics with safety demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for all residents. Local youth will also be able to get coloring books, crayons, pencils, and other give-a-ways. August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Three Rivers Casino, 5647 Hwy 126 “VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA: A TWO-WOMAN SHOW” LIVE @ THREE RIVERS CASINO Emmy Award winning comedienne and beloved television personality, Vicki Lawrence will perform live at Three Rivers Casino Resort in Florence, Saturday, August 11 at 7 pm! Tickets are on sale now, visit https://www.threeriverscasino.com/events to purchase. Vicki was part of the legendary cast from the “Carol Burnett Show.” However, by the age of 24, Vicki created her most endearing character to date, Thelma Harper, or “Mama” as she is better known by her fans. Vicki went on to star in “Mama’s Family,” which consistently topped the ratings for its entire six-year run of original shows. “Mama” has attained almost a cult status among her legions of loyal television viewers, who still enjoy her in reruns twice daily throughout most of the country and the world. August 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Yachats River Valley Farm Tour Yachats River Valley Rd (start at 1603 Yachats River Rd) The Yachats River Valley Farm Tour is Free and open to the public. Meet “up the river folks” who are using their land to raise anything from llamas to edible flowers. Visit up to seven farms, survey the operations and purchase locally produced products, including honey, vegetables, herbs and more… August 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Concert for Peace & Togetherness Little Log Church 328 West 3rd St. Pacific Northwest musicians Larry Yes, Nate Lumbard, and harpist Gary Plouff invite you to wear your heart on your sleeve. Admission by donation. August 25 @10:00 am – 4:00 pm Stories of West Africa – Art Quilt Show Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy 101 North By internationally renowned and award-winning artist Hollis Chatelain. These art quilts portray the rich African culture and the strong sense of community and family unity. $7.00