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Gallery Theater Presents "Calendar Girls"

Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28
Sunday, Jan. 29
Performances continue each weekend through Feb. 11


Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents the comedy-drama “Calendar Girls” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28, with a matinee at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. Performances continue each weekend through Feb. 11.

For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

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