On Nov. 19, under the theme “Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things,” Jacó will host the Tropical Adventure Series 2011, the fifth and final race of the Costa Rica Adventure Championship, combining the disciplines of trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, ropes, special challenges and orienteering. For information on how to train and build your team, visit www.desafiosdeaventura.com.
Calling all actors: Darren Lee Cole has announced that Teatro Jacó plans to stage the Dickens classic, “A Christmas Carol.” A New York cast will be joined by local talent, bringing two cultures together to tell one timeless Christmas story. The play will be in English with all of the music sung in Spanish. Local talent is encouraged to audition; actors should prepare a short song for tryouts. The audition schedule is:
Oct. 27 – 2-8 p.m., children and teens (age 6-18); 8-10 p.m., musicians.
Oct. 28 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m., adult singers; 2-6 p.m., children and teen singers and actors; 6-10 p.m., adult singers and actors.
Oct. 29 – 8 a.m.-noon, children, teen and adult singers and actors; 2-9 p.m., callbacks.
All auditions will take place at Oceans Center on Avenida Pastor Díaz in Jacó. Rehearsals will begin Oct. 28 via live webcam to unite the New York City cast with the Jacó cast.
“A Christmas Carol” is set to run Dec. 20-30 with performances at 7:30 p.m. at Jacó’s new Oceans Center. Tickets will cost $30-$35; discounts are available for groups of 10 or more and for Christmas parties. For information and tickets, call 8368-6711, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.teatrojaco.com.
This year’s annual McKee Fiesta is set for Nov. 11 at Amapola Hotel in Jacó. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The event will include dinner and dancing with live music by the Chupacabras, raffling of great prizes and a silent auction from 5:30-8:30 p.m., featuring donations from local sponsors. For more information, call 2643-4012 or visit www.mckee-jaco.com.
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