The Dalles Art Center Opening Reception for “The 3 Nancys”…September 3, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the center on 220 East 4th in The Dalles.
Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…September 4 with the Tick and Toot Band, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Movies In The Park at Cascade Locks Marine Park…September 4 is Big Hero 6. Movie starts at dusk…admission is free. Presented by the Port of Cascade Locks, Hood River Community Education, and Hood River County Health Promotion and Prevention Department.
Lyle Lions September Pancake Breakfast…September 7, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at the Lyle Lions Community Center. $7 adults, $4 children age 6-12, 5 and under are free.
Friends of the Hood River County Library Meeting…September 8 at noon in the Hood River Library’s Gaulke meeting room.
Bill Davis and his Mellow Guitar…September 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Hood River Valley Adult Center.
Veterans Resource Day…September 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the County Administration Building on 601 State Street in Hood River. Put on by the Hood River County Veteran Services Office and the Oregon Employment Department.
The Dalles Kiwanis Steak Feed…September 10, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at Sorosis Park. Tickets $15, includes 8 oz. sirloin steak, baked potato, roll, cole slaw, drink, and ice cream. Hot dog dinner for children 12 and under is free. Entertainment by the Dufur Boys. Tickets available from The Dalles Kiwanis members.
Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…September 11 with Jack Shepherd & Friends, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
United Way of the Columbia Gorge “Block Party”…September 11 at Clock Tower Ales in The Dalles. Doors open at 5 p.m.,band starts at 7 p.m. Features the band Hit Machine. Tickets $15 in advance at Clock Tower Ales, Klindt’s Booksellers, and Westwind Gallery in The Dalles, and Lucy’s Informal Flowers in Hood River. $18 at the door. Call 541-386-6100.
First Foods with Linda Meanus….presentation at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center on September 11. Program at 7 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Dinner and program $20, program only $5. Purchase tickets by September 8…go to gorgediscovery.org.
Hood River Fly-In…September 12-13 at the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum adjacent to the Ken Jernstedt Airfield. Admission $10 adults, $5 ages 5-18. For more information go to waaamuseum.org.
Taste of Oregon’s Old West…September 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Cottonwood Canyon State Park on the shore of the John Day River on Highway 206, 13 miles southeast of Wasco. Admission is free.
Gorge Owned Green Drinks…September 17 at 6 p.m. at Cascade Acupuncture in The Dalles. Free for GO! members, $5 for non-members.
Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children Child Sex Abuse Prevention Training…September 17, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Presented by Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center. Free, but pre-registration is requested…call 541-806-0901.
Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…September 18 with the Simcoe Boys, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Hood River Valley High School Athletic Hall of Fame Classic Golf Tournament…September 19, 8:30 a.m., at Indian Creek Golf Course. Four-person scramble…$100 per person or $350 for a four player team, includes green fees, golf cart, lunch, and goodie bag. To enter call 541-386-2318.
Gorge Kids Triathlon…September 20 at 8:30 a.m. at Hood River Waterfront Park. For kids in grades K-5. Go to gorgekidstri.com for more information. Entry fee $20 prior to September 19, $30 day of event. Benefits Hood River County School District physical education and health programs.
Cemetery Tales…presented by the History Museum of Hood River County, September 25-27 at Idlewild Cemetery. Multiple performance each day and evening with a limit of 15 per time slot. Tickets $17, call 541-386-6772 or at cemeterytales.eventbrite.com.
Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…September 25 with the 9 String Band, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Hood River Hops Fest…September 26, noon-8 p.m. in the Columbia parking lot. Click here for more information.
Gorge-Us Gals Ride…13 to 60 mile bike ride to support HAVEN (Help Against Violent Encounters Now)…October 3, starting at Lewis and Clark Festival Park in The Dalles. Click here for more information.
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Sagebrush Ball…October 3 at the Center, doors open at 5:30 p.m., BBQ dinner at 6:30 p.m., and live auction at 7:15 p.m. Tickets $45 per person or $400 for a table of ten. Call 541-296-8600, ext. 201 for tickets. 21 and older event.
Car Is King Weekend and Maryhill Arts Festival…October 3-4 at Maryhill Museum of Art. Go to maryhillmuseum.org for information.
Jerri Walker DePriest Endowment Fund Dinner and Auction…”London Calling”…October 10 at Dufur High School. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets $25, available at Dufur School and Klindt’s Booksellers in The Dalles.
Hood River Valley Harvest Festival…October 16-18 at the Hood River Event Site on the Waterfront. Click here for more information.
Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival…November 6-8 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center. Free and open to the public. Click here for more information.
Big Bingo at Hood River Valley Adult Center Every Tuesday night at 6 p.m., doors open and food available at 5 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.
Bingo for Meals on Wheels at Mid-Columbia Senior Center in The Dalles…every Saturday at 6 p.m. Minimum buy-in is $10.
Wahtonka Community School Farmer’s Market…every Thursday, 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in front of the Wahtonka campus on 3601 West 10th in The Dalles. Seeking vendors, consignors, and customers. Call 541-506-3410 for information.
Free car seat checks the second Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Hood River Fire Station on 1785 Meyer Parkway.
Skamania County Bookmobile…in Bingen City Park on alternate Wednesdays beginning June 3, 3 p.m.-3:45 p.m. On alternate Thursdays beginning June 11 in Underwood, on Cook-Underwood Road 9:40 a.m.-10 a.m., Underwood Community Center 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Mt. View Trailer Court 11:10 a.m.-11:40 a.m., and Acorn Lane 11:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.