Out & About: Boatnik 2013

Out & AboutBoatnik in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — It’s a Memorial Day tradition in Josephine County bringing the together best in wet and wild activities. The 2013 Boatnik celebration is now officially underway.

The carnival kicked off at Riverside Park, and continues through Monday. This afternoon you can play bingo or check out the refreshment gardens. Then in the evening, there’ll be a boat show, live music and a fireworks show.

The parade is tomorrow morning at ten a-m. The thrilling boat races will take to the water throughout the weekend and, of course, plenty of food and live entertainment. It all happens at Riverside Park in Grants Pass now through Monday.

Buncom Day

What could be Oregon’s smallest parade is bringing one of the last standing ghost towns to life tomorrow. Travel up the Applegate for Buncom Day between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

From the parade at noon, to the world-famous Chicken Splat Contest, it’s sure to be an unforgettable experience. You can also enjoy a barbecue lunch the country store, children’s activities and exhibits, including one by the Oregon Paranormal Society. Admission is free.

45 Seconds from Broadway at Camelot Theatre

Broadway is the heart and soul of New York’s theater district, where stars past, present and yet to come gather to chase their dreams.

Neil Simon’s “45 seconds from Broadway” is a heart-warming comedy that takes us behind the scenes in the entertainment world. Come to the legendary polish tea room near the heart of New York City’s theatre district on New York’s 47th street.

Here, Broadway theater personalities – both washed-up and on-the-rise – gather to schmooze even as they lose. This touching valentine to New York explores the foibles and the funny in the human comedy.

“45 seconds from Broadway” runs at the Camelot theatre in talent now through June 9. Contact the Camelot Box Office for ticket information.