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Published on November 21, 2017 10:13AM


Sheehy stars in Elgin production

Hannah Kate Sheehy of Enterprise will play the lead role in the latest production at the Elgin Opera House in Elgin, “A Little Princess.”

The play opens Nov. 24and runs through Dec. 16.

“A Little Princess” is the story of a little girl, Sara Crewe and her struggle to survive in a London boarding school during World War II. After her father, Captain Crewe, is off to war, Sara is left to face the fact that she may never see her father again. The conniving Miss Minchin schemes to steal Captain Crewe’s fortune and leave Little Sara alone and destitute.

Tickets are on sale online or by calling 541-663-6324.

Free fishing dates scheduled

ODFW is waiving all fishing licensing requirements on the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people to explore the outdoors with friends and family during the long holiday weekend.

All fishing, crabbing and clamming in Oregon will be free for both Oregon residents and nonresidents Nov. 24-25. That means, no licenses, tags or endorsements are needed. All other fishing regulations apply. Info: myodfw.com

Chorale concert coming Dec. 7

Months of rehearsal will culminate with a performance of the Wallowa Valley Chorale’s Christmas Concert 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Enterprise Christian Church.

The program includes renditions of traditional Christmas carols, including “Joy to the World,” “Good King Wenceslas” and “Huron Carol,” as well as “Hallelujah” from Shrek and a new song, “Remembering Decembers.”

The chorale will also be performing “Little Saint Nick” by the Beach Boys and a collection of Alfred Burt carols, including “Some Children See Him.”

The Chorale is conducted by Randy Morgan, former Enterprise High School music instructor, and is accompanied by Jan Casey.

Emerick to read from new book

Author Mary Ellen Emerick will read and sign her latest book, “Fire in the Heart,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at The Bookloft in downtown Enterprise. Her second book describes life on the fire lines, but also explores the challenges of women breaking into the field in the ‘90s.

The public is invited.



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