Calendar Listing for Oregon and Southwest Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Redwood Coast Grills Gone Wild! BBQ Contest
September 2 - 3

Get ready to celebrate Labor Day weekend with some good food and brews at the Redwood Coast Grills Gone Wild BBQ contest sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society.  It will be held in Beachfront Park in Crescent City on September 2 & 3, 2017.  There is no admission charge and samples of barbecued chicken, brisket, pork butt or shoulder as well as pork spare ribs are only $1.00 each.  More than a dozen barbecue masters will be competing for nearly $10,000 in prize money and is a qualifier for the nationals in Kansas City.  Craft beer from 10 regional breweries will be served including Crescent City’s own Port ‘O pints and Seaquake.  Live music adds to the merriment.  The barbecue competition coincides with the Find Your Park festival featuring 2 full days of family fun and outdoor activities.  The festival celebrates Del Norte County’s amazing outdoor parks.  For more information on the BBQ contest, call 800-343-8300 or go to to download a team application form.  For information on Find Your Park activities go to

Simrit Live in Concert
Wednesday, September 20

“For Simrit, singing is not a performance; it is a sacred worship of the Divine. Her voice, her music, and her teaching reflect this devotion which seems to come from her so effortlessly. This devotion is a gift, a talent beyond any, that will lead thousands into the lightness of being and awareness that is so vital to humanity in this day and age.” - Snatam Kaur

Her sound is hailed worldwide as haunting, hypnotic, healing and majestic, and it has topped World Music Charts including iTunes at #1.  She is a renaissance woman who is known for her revolutionary innovation in chant and world music and her undeniable ability to transmit a potent level of humanity, healing, and pure love through her sound and music.  It won't take very long after the music begins for you to realize that this isn't your average concert.  From the transporting sounds, the hypnotic groove, world-class musicians, and Simrit's mesmerizing VOICE...Get ready for lift off!  Tickets to Simrit Live in Concert are available by going online to the Bright Star Events website.  


Recovery International (RI):
Help for Depression and Nervous Conditions
Every Tuesday

Portland depression and anxiety support weekly meetings.  Recovery International is a non-profit Cognitive Behavioral Training system that has helped thousands.  Rob Winike, trainer, author and RI board member, discusses mental health recovery and how to cope with symptoms of a nervous imbalance, stress, anger, sleeplessness and other mental health issues.  Meetings are Tuesday nights, 6:30 p.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Church, 1704 NW 43rd (and Broadway).  Call (503) 810-2789 for info or other meeting locations.  Visit and local blogsite at

"Investing Simplified" (Radio Show)
Every Saturday

Chuck Price, CRFA, CSA can be reached via his website at or by calling
(877) 50-PRICE.  For more information about the show, visit and to learn about his book, go to