Rec and Roll

by: Kyle Green, Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City will welcome some of the world’s top professional female billiards players in the Pacific Coast Classic Championship Oct. 14-18.


Pros playing at Lincoln City

Some of the world's top professional female billiards players will be involved in the Pacific Coast Classic Championship Oct. 14-18 at Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City.

Defending champion Kelly 'Kwikfire' Fisher, Allison Fisher, Karen Corr and Ga Young Kim are among the players scheduled to appear.

At 7 p.m., Oct. 14, the Pro-Am Celebrity Shootout will take place, benefitting My Sisters' Place, a Lincoln City shelter for women and children. General admission is $15.

Competition sessions will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to midnight Oct. 15 ($8 each session) and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ($8) and 6 p.m. to midnight ($15) Oct. 16; quarterfinals start at 1 p.m. Oct. 17 ($30 all day), and semifinals start at 1 p.m. and finals at 5 p.m. Oct. 18 ($30 all day).

For more information or to obtain tickets, call 1-888-624-6228.


Reel Rock-in'

The fourth annual REEL ROCK Film tour hits Portland at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Hollywood Theater, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

The tour will stop in 100 cities worldwide this year and features the newest and most exciting climbing films. This year's feature is 'Progression' by Big UP Productions and the short film 'First Ascent' by Sender Films and Nat Geo Adventure Channel.

Gear giveaways, climber appearances and fundraising for nonprofit organizations will also be part of the tour.

For tickets and more information, go to


Sportfight XXVI

Main events are Enoch Wilson vs. Chad Nelson and Josh Queen vs. Mike Hays as the mixed martial arts show takes place at Spirit Mountain Casino, 90 minutes west of Portland, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct.2.

Call 1-800-585-3737 for tickets, and visit for more info.


'Whip It' hits theaters

Drew Barrymore stars in the roller derby movie 'Whip It,' and the Rose City Rollers are inviting people to join the club for the 7 p.m. Oct. 2 premiere at the Lloyd Center Cinema.


Marathon registration

It's not too late to register for the Sunday, Oct. 4, Portland Marathon. Interested runners can register at the Portland Hilton, 921 S.W. Sixth Ave., Friday, Oct. 2 (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.), and Saturday, Oct. 3 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.).