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Model train show Oct. 14 and 15

The semiannual Model Train Show and Swap meet hosted by the Lewis County Model Railroad Club and the Lewis County Museum, takes place from 10 am. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Blue Pavilion Building at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 555 N. National Ave., Chehalis.

Parking is free.

Admission is $5. Children younger than 10 years old will be admitted for free. Money raised goes to help with museum exhibits.

Food vendors will be at the show site.

For details, call Ted Livermore at 360-985-7788 or 360-269-0921.

Catch a film at Wandering Reel festival

The Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival is featured from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Kelso Theatre Pub, 214 Pacific Ave. S., Kelso.

The lineup includes the following:

“The Tables”: a 15-minute documentary takes a look at the connection between a pair of outdoor ping pong tables in the heart of New York City and the unlikely group of people who have been brought together because of the tables including homeless people, investment bankers, gang-bangers and more.

• “Big City”: a nine-minute narrative about making a friend on a ride home.

• “Anna”: a 24-minute narrative about Anna who works in a sewing workshop and finds herself unexpectedly alone without her son on a hot summer day. She sets out for a night roaming the streets of her small desert town, looking for a man who can touch her, even if it is for one brief moment.

• “Bende Sira” (It’s My Turn): a 10-minute narrative about a declaration of love to cinema, a play between kids in an urban surrounding.

• “Zela Trovke” (Cutting Grass): a 13-minute documentary about an old moritat (folk song about crime) from Slovakia recovered by the Holland Baroque Society included in its Barbaric Beauty program. The orchestra’s violinist, Maite Larburu, unveils the song’s hidden secrets.

The screenings will be followed by a question and answer period with festival director Michael Harrington.

For details, visit

World circus wonders

Early-bird discount tickets are available for The Jordan World Circus from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds, 1900 Seventh Ave., Longview.

Death-defying aerial acts, animal attractions including tigers and elephants, performing acts and more will be featured.

In addition, children will have the opportunity to ride and pet different types of animals.

Advance tickets range from $10 to $30, plus fees, where applicable.

Once online ticket sales are done, tickets can be purchased the day of the event. Doors open an hour before the circus starts.

— The Daily News


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