Published June 08, 2012
Weekend planner for June 8
YOUR GUIDE TO FUN IN THE SOUTH SOUND SATURDAY Orlando, but no Dawn Best known for the 1970s hits Knock Three Times and Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree, Tony Orlando has made an impact in the music world as a performer and as a record label executive. Hes back on the road and will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Little Creek Casino, 91 Route 108, Shelton. Tickets are $20-$60 and available at littlecreek.com . TODAY Authentic Latin tunes The band Los Flacos has an impressive pedigree: Abel Rocha of Correo Aereo on harp, quatro and vocals; Tim Wetmiller of Hot Club Sandwich on fiddle; Juyanb Serbulo of Oaxaca, Mexico on guitar; and Diego Coy from Colombia on a variety of flutes plus some guest artists. They will fill Traditions Café with authentic Latin music starting at 8 p.m. tonight. Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 student/low income. 360-705-2819. SATURDAY These dogs have pride Deck out your dog and register it for the Zany Dog Show in support of Pizza Klatch. The show runs 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Sylvester Park in downtown Olympia. Your four-legged friend could be entered to win any of the categories: most fem dog, best dog trick, best vocalizing, most butch, most colorful, biggest, smallest, cutest and more. Therell also be a dog and owner dance contest. To register, go to the Pizza Klatch booth on Saturday; dogs must be registered by 5 p.m. Suggested registration is $20 or pay what you can. Details at www.pizzaklatch.org . TODAYJUNE 17 Farcical fun Olympia Little Theatres production, A Perfect Wedding, is a British farce that begins with a man waking up on h is wedding day in bed with a woman who isnt his fiancée. The show continues through June 17 at the Olympia Little The atre, 1925 Miller Ave. N.E., Olympia. Showtimes are 7:55 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 1:55 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $12-$ 15. For information, call 360-786-9484 or go to olympialitt etheatre.org. MONDAY Fair remembrances It was 50 years ago the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center and Seattle Center opened to celebrate the 1962 Worlds Fair. Learn about it from authors Paula Becker and Alan Stein as they discuss their new book, The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle Worlds Fair and Its Legacy, at noon Monday. Audience members also will be invited to talk about their own memories of the fair, and a book-signing will follow the presentation. The event is at the State Capital Museum, 211 21st Ave. S.W., Olympia. Admission is by a $2 suggested donation. 360-753-2580, washingtonhistory.org. SUNDAY Seasoned performers Getting older has gotten better, and Wrinkles of Washington, a 55-and-older performing troupe, is proof. The group will present its 15th spring show, Say It With Music, to benefit the Senior Services of South Sound. The 2 p.m. Sunday performance is at Olympia High School Performing Arts Center, 1302 North St. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at Yenney Music, the Olympia and Lacey senior centers, or by calling 360-491-4434. THURSDAY A Tempest in a cineplex The Century Olympia Theaters will be one of the sites screening the Stratford Shakespeare Festivals production of The Tempestfeaturing Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer. The 7 p.m. Thursday screening will be followed by a Q&A with Plummer and the director. The theaters are at the Capital mall, 625 Black Lake Blvd. S.W., Olympia. Tickets are $13-$15.