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Urinetown: With grit, CAST show looks to the sky

It’s hard to describe Urinetown, the Musical.

Entertainment Update for July 9

‘Dreams’ at Mt Hood Winery; ‘3 Speed’ at The Pines; more

‘Decades of Play’ July 13

The History Museum is bringing back “Decades of Play,” a fun filled free Family Day, on Sunday, July 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum will have game stations inside and outside that will allow kids and families of all ages to play games and activities from the past century.

Bluegrass festival returns July 24-27

2014 marks the 31st anniversary of the Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival, and the celebration boasts some of the biggest stars in bluegrass.

White Salmon River Fest returns July 9

Raft trip, barbecue and film discussion highlight 7th annual event in Husum

White Salmon River Fest and Symposium will flow with a variety of activities for all ages on July 9 in Husum, Wash.

Find local produce at Odell’s Mercado del Valle

El Mercado del Valle is open each Saturday for the summer season under the Mid Valley Elementary covered play area. Local vendors provide hot food and cold drinks, craft items and information booths, along with children’s activities.

Odell, CL, HR celebrate 4th

The Hood River parade rolls at 10 a.m. and fireworks shows are planned in Hood River and Cascade Locks, both at dusk. The Odell community parade starts at 4 p.m., with formation at 3:30 p.m. at Mid Valley elementary School.

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Getting back in the Loop with Arthur Lee Land

Do you have some days when you feel that you’re just not in the loop?

History Museum hosts ‘Decades of Play’ July 13

History Museum hosts The History Museum is bringing back “Decades of Play,” a fun filled free Family Day, on Sunday, July 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum will have game stations inside and outside that will allow kids and families of all ages to play games and activities from the past century.

Entertainment Update for July 5

Street dance at Double Mtn.; The Rugs at Trillium July 11; more

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Noah Tauscher takes his passion for music on the road — to USC’s Grammy Camp

Hood River Valley High School senior Noah Tauscher, 17, is getting ready for the Grammys.

Dogs compete in AKC Agility

Event is July 4-7 at the Fairgrounds

If you are looking for an exciting family activity and if you love dogs, you won’t want to miss the American Kennel Club’s Dog Agility competition at the Hood River County Fairgrounds from July 4 through July 7. Show times are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

‘Redefining Life’: an artist’s wish fulfilled

Coral Carroll, a resident of Hawks Ridge Assisted Living, had her paintings, drawings and sculptures on display and for sale on June 25.

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Busy summer coming to Cascade Locks

A spirited Sternwheeler Days festival starts a busy Cascade Locks summer, bringing visitors from all over

Some big events are coming to Cascade Locks and Stevenson this summer, a testament to Cascade Locks’ growing place as a prime adventure sport locale: the North American Laser Masters Championship from July 11-13, the 14th annual Bridge of the Gods Kiteboarding Festival July 25-27, and the first Bridge of the Gods Half Marathon on Aug. 10.

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County Fair returns July 23-26

The 2014 Hood River County Fair takes place July 23-26 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Road, south of Hood River near the community of Odell.