Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum opens a new traveling exhibit, “Finding Fremont: Pathfinder of the West,” Saturday, Feb. 20. The exhibit follows the 1843-44 travels of Lt. John C. Frémont on his famous expedition to map the Pacific Northwest.
Our shortest month is a bit longer this year, with 29 days instead of 28. Happy Leap Year!
Large-scale paintings, Indian trade blankets, new chess set installation on tap for Maryhill’s 2016 season
When Maryhill Museum of Art opens for the season on March 15, 2016, visitors will be able to enjoy a special exhibition featuring large-scale paintings from the museum’s collection, a small show of American Art Pottery, and nearly 100 new objects in the Native American gallery.
In the back of Columbia High School’s metal shop is where the robotics class meets and students learn about gear ratios. In the middle of the room, next to a skeleton of a go-kart, is a 10 by 10 foot mat with a structure tucked into one corner bearing a red side on the left and blue on the right. This is the structure that’s been helping CHS’s new robotics team train for its first league tournament in January.
The 16th annual Christmas Concerts for The Gorge Winds have been set for Friday, Dec. 18, at the Hood River Valley High School at 7 p.m. In addition, there will be a second presentation of the concert on Sunday, Dec. 20, at Calvary Baptist Church in The Dalles.
The celebration begins on Friday, Dec. 4, in downtown Stevenson. Many local businesses will host open houses throughout the day with holiday refreshments and special sales. At 6:30 p.m. caroling begins in the Courthouse Plaza and the Courthouse Christmas tree will be lit at 6:55 p.m.
Welcome to December! Our last month of the year features the beginning of winter, some great evening passes by the International Space Station, and bright planets visible in the morning sky. Clear December skies may be rare, but step outside when you get a chance, the views will be worth it!
Area youth, and adults, will get the opportunity to don Halloween costumes and gather treats two weekends in a row.
Celebrate Sam Hill’s love of roads, the automobile, and the arts on October 3 and 4 at Maryhill Museum of Art.
Gorge Grown Food Network will be hosting its second annual farm-to-table Harvest Dinner on Sept. 27 at Kiyokawa Family Orchards.
Underwood Community Park has a beautiful new park bench, thanks to the generosity of the family of Sharon Harmsen, former resident and Relief Postmistress for the Underwood Post Office.
Teresa (preferably known as Melissa) Fortanel’s Fun Run, also being called a color run, is set for Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 a.m., starting at Bingen’s Daubenspeck Park. Fortanel has planned the Color Run as a senior project for her final year at White Salmon’s Columbia High School.
Fermentation may seem like a scary task to take on, since botulism is a potential risk, but that didn’t deter members of the Stevenson and Carson communities who gathered last week to learn a thing or two about fermenting vegetables.
It’s shaping up to be quite an exciting showcase of regional wines, ciders, artistic talent, and culinary food. This year White Salmon’s annual Art & Wine Fusion party (the 12th in a row) is scheduled for Saturday, July 25, from 3 to 10 p.m.
For those who are staying put for the weekend, there’s plenty to do in White Salmon, and its surrounding communities, to celebrate this year’s Fourth of July.
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