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The History Museum of Hood River County presents a virtual (Zoom) book talk with Sam Grotte on Dec.18 at 1 p.m. Grotte will talk about his life, as documented in his book, “A Life; Or as Much of It as I Can Factually Recall.”  Grotte’s book has been described as a “captivating autobiography …

PACT — Performances at Adult Center Theater — will present the family-friendly “Holly Jolly Holiday Revue” this weekend, Saturday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. at Hood River Valley Adult Center.

HOOD RIVER— Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) presents The Groove Project, a concert celebrating the holiday season, Dec. 17-18. The revamped holiday set, from producer Tim Mayer, gives familiar standards a fresh perspective, making them entertaining and enjoyable for both the audience and …

HR History Museum hosts open house; Cascade Locks celebrates Dec. 4; Music at Valley Christian; Nativities in the Gorge this weekend; St. Mark’s bazaar

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The Cascade Singers will be presenting its 2021 Christmas Concerts at four different churches in The Dalles. Each concert is free and open to the public, and families are encouraged to attend. All donations will remain with the church we perform at on that day to support their music program.…

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While Organ Crawls featuring the five historic pipe organs in The Dalles generally happens every other year in the spring, COVID restrictions have been lifted enough to allow for an in-person Advent-Christmas Crawl on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 2-5 p.m.

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Zion Lutheran Church in The Dalles is holding its second annual Reformation Sunday Hymn Marathon on Oct. 31. Organist Garry Estep will sit down behind the console of the 20 straight rank Phelps-d’Autremont pipe organ at noon, and besides a short “pit stop” every hour, will play continuously …

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Is your club or organization planning a holiday event, Nov. 17 through Jan. 1? Send your items to Trisha Walker, trishaw@gorgenew.com, or call 541-386-1234 ext. 109 for more information. Items will be included in our weekly What’s Happening listing, as well as the annual Gift Guide special p…

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A warm welcome is open to all to enjoy a season of very special music at Hood River Valley Christian Church. On Sunday, Oct. 24, trombonists Bob Smith, Ed Price, Hugh Amick and French hornist Carol Goter, all members of the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association, will be providing service musi…

Is your club or organization planning a holiday event, Nov. 17 through Jan. 1? Send your items to Trisha Walker, trishaw@gorgenew.com, or call 541-386-1234 ext. 109 for more information. Items will be included in our weekly What’s Happening listing, as well as the annual Gift Guide special p…

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What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

HOOD RIVER — The sound of African marimba is coming to the Gorge, along with the music of Mexico, Eastern Europe, Japan and other far-flung locations, as the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association presents Music from the Global Village, a new monthly music series.

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Johnny Young, an award-winning Nashville recording artist who grew up in Trout Lake and spent his formative years gigging around the Columbia River Gorge with the country-rock bands Crossfire and HookahStew, has released a self-titled album, available at participating ACE Hardware stores inc…

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

Families in the Park Aug. 5; Live theater in August; Herrera Beutler hosts town hall Aug. 17; Moose celebrate Aug. 28

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It was a full house — or rather, full park — at Hood River’s Jackson Park on July 17. Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer and his five-piece band joined Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) and Artistic Director and Conductor Mark Steighner for a free concert.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

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The Hood River County Fair is back this year after last summer’s hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. Fair Manager Clara Rice said that this year’s fair will be bigger and better than ever. This year, the fair will run from July 21-24. This year’s theme: Celebrate 100 Years of County Fair.

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For its first live performance since the pandemic shut down in-person events, the Gorge Sinfonietta is teaming up with rock violinist Aaron Meyer and his five piece band for a free concert in Hood River’s Jackson Park. The concert begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 17.

HOOD RIVER — One hundred years after the era of flappers and bootleggers, The History Museum of Hood River welcomes the Roaring 2020s with its latest exhibition, “Cheers: From Teetotalers to Tasting Rooms.”

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Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest work, “Flores de Verano, Flamenco en Vivo,” to the Rockford Grange Hall, 4262 Barrett Drive, Hood River, on Sunday, June 27. The show begins at 8 p.m. Ticket information is available at www.eventbrite.com/e/152270427949.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

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As distance learning became the norm for the 2020-21 school year, many extracurricular activities — from sports to robotics, culinary and other clubs — had to get creative in order to operate at all. The Dalles High School Theater Department did just that.

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