"Shanghaied in Astoria" opens Thursday, July 11 with an opening night gala at the Old Finnish Meat Market, 279 W. Marine Dr. in Astoria.

The gala is hosted by the Warrenton Sunrise Rotary Club. Tickets for opening night are $20 and includes an hors d'oeuvres dinner and free popcorn.

Doors open for this event at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsors for the 2002 season of Shanghaied In Astoria are Vic Kee, Medix Ambulance Service Inc. and the Warrenton Sunrise Rotary Club.

To purchase tickets for opening night, call (503) 325-6104.

For more Information, call Judy Niland, production manager, at (503) 338-6659.