Shanghaied in Astoria!
It’s all about Miss Vivian and Miss Virginia Buttons
â€œMiss Vivianâ€, is the rough and sturdy saloon owner from the shanghaied story, whoâ€™s just trying to make a livinâ€™ in this rough mans world. â€œMiss Virginiaâ€ is the Sweet Heroine who is trying to find her hero, Eric.Â Local establishments each sell a custom made ASOC button with their image on it. Each button sale counts as a vote! Whoever sells the mostâ€¦WINS! (YES… this truly is an election that can be bought!!!)
Saturday August 20th -Â THE MISS VIRGINIA 2 mile + 4K almostÂ MILE K â€œFUN RUN COFFEE RUNâ€ (or walk if you like!), hosted by Michael â€œOleâ€ Wangen and sponsored by Napa Auto Parts of Warrenton and Old Town Framing in Astoria.
It starts at East End COFFEE GIRL at 9:00am and will proceed 2 miles + 4K miles down the Astoria Riverwalk ending at Journeyâ€™s End Coffee Stand on the West End of Town. The winners receive fabulous prizes and the chance for bragging rights! Register the day of the event or by phone to ticket box office. Small fee for singles of $10 and for 3-Person teams $25. The first 50 registered runners receive a fabulous limited edition Miss Virginia tee shirt. Plus all runners will receive a free GIFT CARD Red Star World Wear with a value up to $500. Sign up before August 19th at Coffee Girl, Astoria Coffee Company, Street 14 Coffee, Wheelhouse Coffee, Rusty Cup Coffee House, 3 Cups Coffee, Kick Ass Coffee or by calling 503-325-6104.
Then, the fun continues into the evening of Saturday August 20th starting at 6:00 pm at the ASOC Playhouse when you can â€œCome Aboardâ€ for a tour of â€œShanghai Trap Doors.â€ Passengers will meet twelve 2011 MISS VIVIAN CONTESTANTS. At each stop sample their special â€œShanghaied Cocktailâ€ and hear their Trap Door Story created just for this unique event! There will be a fee for the crawl and space is limited so call 503-325-6104 to sign up!
BUT WAIT THERE IS MORE!
In conjunction with the Miss Vivian traditional â€œbutton sellingâ€ fundraiser the ASOC has added a Raffle Contest! The prize is an exclusive one night only limousine tour for you and six of your closest friends provided by North Coast Limousines on the night of Saturday August 20th! This private tour includes: a stop at all 2011 MISS VIVIAN candidateâ€™s watering holes. There, you and your company will be the 2011 judges for the Miss Vivian â€Shanghai Trap Doors Storiesâ€ and â€œShanghaied Cocktail.â€ Also included: Champagne and snacks, souvenir Shanghaied Glasses, 2011 Shanghaied Sturdy Women Tees, front row seats to any of our upcoming shows, and free admission to the SHANGHAIED BALL! A package value set at over $700.00! These one in a life time, fabulous raffle tickets are only $10.00 a chance or three for $20.00.
8th Annual Shanghaied Costume Ball
On the night of August 20th, ASOC will hold the 8th Annual Shanghaied Costume Ball (10:30 pm to 1:00am). $10 fee at the door couples $15. Music by Dee Jay Nacho Biz!Â Along with special entertainment and prizes for Best Costumes! At 11:15pm button selling stops as the judges go into a sound proof room to tally the results of the Contests. At approx midnight judges declare the winners for:Â Best Cocktail, Shanghaied Tale, Miss Virginia Love Story, Coffee Drink and Best Costumes! Then comes the Crowning of Miss Vivian AND Miss Virginia 2011.
SHANGHAIED IN ASTORIA sponsored by Medical Spa LaCost runs through September 10th. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Ticket Hotline 503-325-6104 to leave a voice mail. Calls will be returned 10:00 am to 3:00pm daily. Tickets can also be purchased at the door beginning one hour before show time, but reservations are recommended. www.astorstreetoprycompany.com