COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at Fort Dalles Readiness Center in The Dalles at various times in November and December.  To schedule an appointment call North Central Public Health District at 541-506-2600 or go to

Mid-Columbia Senior Center Bingo every Saturday night, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Center in The Dalles.  There will be cash prizes, and evening dinner concessions will be available.

Downtown Country Festival…in The Dalles on November 26, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., behind Route 30.  

The Dalles Starlight Parade…November 26 at 6 pm.  beginning at 6th and Webber and going downtown.  Christmas Tree lighting at The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce to follow.  

Hood River County Christmas Project sign-ups continue through November 27.  Go to  Eligible families need to meet State of Oregon low income eligibility requirements.

Cascade Singers Christmas Concert…November 28 at 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church…December 4 at 2 p.m. at United Church of Christ Congregational…December 12 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church…and December 18 at 7 p.m. St. Peter’s Landmark.  Free and open to the public.

Sign-ups for Lyle Lions Club Christmas Baskets…November 1-30.  For the area served by the Lyle School District.  Call 509-365-2872.  Leave your name, phone number, where you live, and number of adults and children in the family.

Klickitat County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic…November 30, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Health Department office In Goldendale.  Call 509-773-4565 to make an appointment.

Gilliam County COVID-19 Vaccination Events…November 30, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Gilliam County Fairgrounds in Condon.  For an appointment call 541-506-2600 or go to

Skamania County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic…November 30, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Hegewald Center in Stevenson.  Call 509-427-3850 to make an appointment.

Sherman County COVID-19 Vaccination Events…December 1, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Wasco Event Center.  For an appointment call 541-506-2600 or go to

The Next Door Youth Drop-In Center Pop-Up…December 2, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Community College cafeteria building in The Dalles.

Wy’east Community Church Christmas Bazaar in Odell…December 3-4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hood River Holidays…downtown festival with static parade on December 3, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.  Tree lighting at 7 p.m.

The History Museum of Hood River County Holiday Open House…December 4, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.  Free admission and refreshments, donations are accepted.  Music by CGOA Brass Ensemble at 1:15 p.m. and Harmony of the Gorge at 2 p.m.  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required for re-entry.

Advent Christmas Organ Crawl in The Dalles on December 5.  At St. Peter’s Landmark at 2 p.m., UCC Congregational at 2:40 p.m., First Church of Christ Scientist at 3:20 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal at 4 p.m., and Zion Lutheran Church at 4:40 p.m.  No cost…free will offering taken.

Project ELFF (Everyone Loves A Firefighter” Food Drive…December 7 in The Dalles, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Bring your food donations to Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue Station 1 at 1400 West 8th.  Take a tour through ELFF Drive and vie the decorated fire trucks & floats.  Santa Claus and Sparky will be there.

Sense of Place Lecture Series…December 8 with Richard Iverson on Debris Flows from Mt. Adams & Mt. Hood.  Online presentation at 7 p.m.  Go to for more information.

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Voci Choir in  Concert…December 10 at 7 p.m. at Riverside Community Church in Hood River and December 12 at 2 pm. at the Old St. Peter’s Landmark Church in The Dalles.  $20 general admission, $15 CGOA members, $5 ages 10-17, under 10 free.  Go to for ticket information.

Hood River County Fairgrounds Last Chance Holiday Bazaar…December 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fairgrounds in Odell.

Santa in Downtown The Dalles…December 11 & 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 315 Federal Street…presented by The Dalles Main Street.

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