Arts, crafts, toys, wearables, and more will be on display and available for purchase at the Columbia Arts Center’s Holiday Show & Sale, Nov. 27-Dec. 24, featuring works by local artists suitable as gifts.
If I have learned anything in all my years of wandering in wilderness, it’s that there is the plan for the day and then there is what actually happens. And while I have come to expect the unexpected, the gift that came from putting fear aside on a hot August night in 2004 still resonates deep in the marrow of my memory.
Kit Garoutte at The Pines; ‘World’s Finest’ at River City; more
Gorge Grown Food Network and the Rockford Grange present the Greenhorn’s Up Up! Film Festival, a series of independent films and shorts that explore the questions of farmland, access, rural livelihoods and sustainability of people and place, at the Rockford Grange Dec. 11.
Make memories with a visit and picture with Santa in the lobby of the Columbia Center for the Arts from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 13, and 20. Santa (who also happens to be starring in the CAST Theatre production of “Miracle on 34th Street” in the Columbia Arts Theatre) will be visiting with kids before Sunday show matinees during December.
Three “Pray For Snow” parties happen Saturday in Hood River County: Mt. Hood Meadows, Oak Street Pub, and Springhouse
Ural Thomas, more River City; Trio Subtonic at CEBU; more
Chris Stewart at The Pines; Jazz at Butler Building Nov. 20; Acoustic Guitar Summit Nov. 20; more
Turkey Trot Nov. 26; Water polo: girls get third, boys get fourth at state; Youth wrestling camp going on now
Our seniors had quite a 10-pin week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. The results from the recently completed senior tournament came in and it was definitely dominated by Joyce Ebersole and Lynn Spellman. Joyce and Lynn each won two titles. And, if you look at the leaderboard, you’ll see Joyce and Lynn each had a second place too.
Memories through Music Alzheimer’s benefit Nov. 19; Jazz at Butler Building Nov. 13; more
Odell glass artist Laurel Marie Hagner presents “Fruit of the Dark Tree”, an art lecture and showing, Nov. 21, 11-2 p.m. at Glassometry Studios on Neal Creek Road.
WELL SAID: “The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.” — Norman Cousins
The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, takes place this Friday, Nov. 13, at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the show beginning at 7 p.m.
Airplane, auto museum hosts ‘Second Saturday’
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will have two local history talks on Nov. 14 for the Second Saturday events.