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Etcetera: May 9, 2019


May 9, 2019

Randall Platt

Randall Platt

Author to visit St. John Library

St. John Library has been chosen to host the first rural library author visit, sponsored by the Washington Center for the Book, May 15, at 4 p.m. Randall Platt will lead a writing workshop for adults and teens titled "So, You Want To Be A Writer!"

Platt's latest book, "The Girl Who Wouldn't Die," is a 2018 WCB Award finalist. She will remain after the workshop to answer questions and sell copies of her books.

To learn more about WCB and its award-winning titles, check http://www.washingtoncenterforthebook.org.

Guitarist will play at Dahmen

Claude Bourbon, Medieval & Spanish Blues guitar musician, will perform at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown Friday, May 10. Admission is $15 at the door, which opens at 6 p.m. with food, beer and wine available for purchase. The concert will starts at 7.

Bourbon performs at more than 100 venues per year. He gets his musical inspiration from music around the world, including Spanish, Middle Eastern, Russian and European.

Claude's official website is http://www.claudebourbon.org.

Lentil Fest plans poster unveiling

Tickets are now on sale for the National Lentil Festival Commemorative poster unveilings set for May 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Fork Public House in Pullman. Attendees will be among the first to see the new poster designed by Cody Muir, Colfax.

Food and beverages will be catered by South Fork. Tickets are $35 in advance and are available by calling the Pullman Chamber of Commerce. Attendees must be 21 years or older.

Sponsored by Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet and South Fork, the unveiling kicks off the 31st annual festival, which will be Aug, 16-17.

Carolyn Doe

A Silk Batik exhibit by artist Carolyn Doe will be at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown.

Garfield craft, vendor fair May 11

Garfield's Seedlings Child Care Center will host a Craft and Vendor Fair Saturday, May 11, from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Silver Creek Connection building (formerly the Methodist Church) at Union and Second streets in Garfield.

A community concert at 1 p.m. will feature students and other local talent. Admission will be free,

Silk Batik exhibit at Dahmen barn

Well-known silk batik artist Carolyn Doe will be featured at a special exhibit May 5-26 at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown.

She currently has work in galleries and private collections all over the United States and several countries around the world.

Claude BourbonRandall PlattCarolyn Doe


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