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Camelot Theatre extends production of 'Evita'

After several sold-out performances, Camelot Theatre has decided to extend its production of "Evita."

Additional performances will be at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 21-23, with a closing matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24.

Tickets are $25 for students and seniors, except for matinees, and $27 for adults. Reserved seating is available for $2 per ticket. There is a box office fee of $4 for all orders. Rush tickets for students and people with Oregon Trail cards are available for $10 cash for 10 minutes before curtain at evening performances.

Tickets can be purchased in person at the Camelot Theatre box office, by phone at 541-535-5250 or online at

Box Office hours are Monday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and one hour before performances. Camelot Theatre is located at the corner of Talent Avenue and Main Street in Talent.

Head-shaving raises money for cancer research

The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events from noon to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Phagans' Beauty College, 2320 Poplar Drive, Medford.

There will be at least six women, two men and one child who will shave their heads to stand in solidarity with kids with cancer and raise money for research, according to a release.

Four of the women have lost a loved one to cancer, and one participant is a childhood cancer survivor.

There will be a raffle during the event. Tickets are available through or from any participant.

Since 2005, St. Baldrick's has awarded more than $125 million to support lifesaving research. For more information, call 1-888-899-BALD or visit

Salon provides free haircut cards for veterans

On Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, customers who receive a haircut at any U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active, inactive or retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard.

Military members may get a free haircut at the business on Veterans Day, and they may also pick up a free haircut card to use, with proof of service, any day before Dec. 31.

There is a limit of one card per customer.

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