CHINOOK — Put on your dancing shoes and come to the historic Fort Columbia Theater as The Dukes of Swing present a salute to veterans in a concert featuring the official stage band of Elks Lodge No. 593 of Aberdeen on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The 18-piece Dukes of Swing Band will wow audiences with music of the Swing and Big Band Era performing authentic recreations of the timeless swing music of the great Big Band leaders. Appetizers and non-alcoholic refreshments will also be available during the event for a small donation.

All ages welcome, there will be a suggested minimum donation of $10 per person for admission with all donations benefiting our local veterans. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by local restaurants.

The concert is staged by the Peninsula Association of Performing Artists and benefits the American Legion Post 48 of Ilwaco. No Discover Pass is needed for park entry. For more information visit

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