Gorge Life


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Exhibition of Gorge photography comes to Columbia Art Center

Columbia Art Center presents its August “Scenes: Photography of the Gorge” gallery exhibition which highlights photography of the Columbia River Gorge through the eyes of photographers from throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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YESTERYEARS: Homemakers Vacation Camp at Lost Lake in 1937

The Homemakers Vacation Camp, planned for Green Point, has been transferred to Lost Lake, as the new camp may not be ready, according to County Agent A.L. Marble, who stated that District Ranger S.C.

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Pick of the Week: Hood River premiere of King of Roads: Story of the Historic Columbia River Highway

The Hood River premier of the documentary by Laughing Deva Productions, “King of Roads,” will be showing at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. The show is a benefit for the History Museum of Hood River County. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and children under 12. Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 541-387-8877.

Pet of the Week: Nikki is ‘just what you’d hope for in a small pup’

Nikki has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week.

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SUMMER SHAKESPEARE: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Plays for Non-Profits performed on the lawn

William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens Aug. 3, in dinner theater, on the lawn at Stonehedge Gardens.

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St. Peter’s in The Dalles hosts Fatima statue tour this week

Hundreds are expected at a once-in-a-lifetime event, when a world-famous religious statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be on display at St. Peter Catholic Church in The Dalles Aug. 3-4 as part of a national tour of peace.

Entertainment Update for Aug. 2

The Van Rontens play Aug. 18; Sucker Punch at Zim’s Aug. 5; more

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Medieval fair takes over Cascade Locks Marine Park Aug. 5

The local Society of Creative Anachronism group will host a middle ages event Aug. 5 at Cascade Locks Marine Park.

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The Porch: Numbered Stairs mystery solved

The Porch for July 29.

Wy’east High School Class of ’67 plans reunion

The Wy’east High School Class of 1967 will hold its 50th year reunion Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18-19.

Coming in August to the Hood River Library

The Hood River Library has a variety of free activities planned in August, most beginning at 5:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).

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RC Car Club meeting

On Wednesday, Aug. 2 beginning at 6:15 p.m., the first Radio-controlled Car Club meeting will begin at Hood River Hobbies, 110 Fourth St., downtown Hood River.

Church News: River of Life plans VBS

Covenant Hood River Church offers classes

River of Life Assembly will hold “Galactic Starveyors” Vacation Bible School July 31-Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. Free; open to kids going into kindergarten to sixth grade. Enjoy music, games, prizes, snacks and God’s story. When registering, please note any special needs. Register online at rolahr.org/vbs.

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Shakespeare on the green

Confused lovers Hermia (Ashly Will) and Lysander (William Thayer-Daugherty) ponder their future in an early scene of William Shakespeare’s comical gem “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” opening Aug. 3.

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County Fair continues through Saturday

Plenty is happening at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell as the 2017 County Fair concludes on Saturday.