Discovery Center hosts ‘Vintage Evening’ auction fundraiser Oct. 4

THE DALLES—Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents “A Vintage Evening – Rock & Roll Sock Hop,” Saturday, Oct. 4. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is served at 6 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.

Get out your bobby socks, wax up that crew cut and pull on your poodle skirt for a rockin’ good time. Tickets are $75 and include dinner, dancing and drinks. Dinner will offer upscale diner favorites with a modern twist. Dance to the music of the 1950s, courtesy DJ Randy Haines’ playlist. Drinks include selections from Analemma Wines, Maison de Glacé, Jacob Williams, pFriem Family Brewing, and Everybody’s Brewing.

The live auction will feature auctioneer Marcus Morgan & Crew, and the dynamic duo of The Dalles Mayor Steve Lawrence and Dennis Morgan will emcee the evening.

The auction features a host of terrific packages including a river jet boat trip, wine tasting and tours, jewelry, tickets to Oregon Shakespeare Festival, resort getaways, ski lift tickets, and much more donated from over 120 supporters.

This is the 7th annual A Vintage Evening fundraiser for the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum. This is one of the biggest events of the year.

For tickets or information, call 541-296-8600, ext. 201, or visit

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum is the official interpretive center for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Live raptor shows are presented daily. Hands-on, multi-media exhibits illuminate the cultural and natural history of the Gorge, including Ice Age geology, Native American culture, Lewis and Clark, the Oregon Trail, trade, transportation, ecology, and more. Family friendly, with a Kids Explorer room, the Riverfront Trail for hiking and biking, and a native plant nature trail circles the pond next to the museum. The Discovery Center is located off I-84 at exit 82, 5000 Discovery Drive, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 general, seniors $7, kids 6 to 16 are $5, and children 5 and under free. Basalt Rock Café is open Tuesday to Sunday, and Columbia River Trading Company museum store is open daily.

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