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Doug Higgs

Doug Higgs

The Blue Is, The Central Valley Boys, The Hossettes, and The Stukel Mountain Stranglers.

They all have Blue Grass in their blood and will be performing today through Sunday at the Second Annual Bluegrass Festival to be held at the Merrill Civic Center.

More than 1,200 are expected to attend the event, so plan to come early and stay late.

There’ll also be a craft and vendor fair, a quilters room, as well as food and a beer garden.

n Fifth Annual Basin Brew & Q at Steen Sports Park on Saturday. The performers will include Racyne Parker from 11 a.m. to noon; Lucky Aces from 12:30 to 2 p.m.; Threadz from 2:30 to 4 p.m.; Rachel and the Red Light District from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Black Cadillac Kings from 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Electric Mud from 8:30 to 10 p.m.

n The movie “Miracle” about the U.S. ice hockey team winning a gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics will be shown at 9 p.m. Saturday in the Collier Ice Arena. Cost is $10 per carload. Those attending are asked to bring their own seating.

n “Madagascar Jr., A Musical Adventure” will be presented at 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Ross Ragland Theater. Tickets before transaction fees are $25.

n An opening reception for Klamath Falls artist Dorothy Hale will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Modoc Gallery inside the Klamath County Museum at Main and Spring streets, where her artwork will be on display through August.