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If fear of being put on the spot has kept you away from Newport’s annual Scary-Okie party, then this year’s event might be the one that finally gets you up on stage.

Live karaoke group Rock-Bot will be giving guests the chance to unleash their inner Katy Perry and also offering the ability to prepare ahead of time, with all song choices listed online at

The event, hosted by the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, takes place on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Best Western Agate Beach Inn, starting at 6 pm.

Tickets, $30 per person, include beer and wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dancing, door prizes and live entertainment. Prizes will also be awarded for best costumes.

As part of the evening’s events, the chamber will raffle off a Hisense 55-inch class 4k Smart LED TV. Raffle tickets for the “Big Scream” TV Raffle are $5 each or five for $20 and are on sale through Friday, Oct. 27, at the chamber office as well as at the event.

Table sponsorships are available for $295 for a table of eight.

For tickets, call 541-265-8801 or email

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