Entertainment Update for Oct. 11

‘Chansons Francaise’ at Riverside

The Ensemble will perform Chansons Francaises at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., on Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. The concert features a cappella works from the Franco-Flemish Masters in addition to French solo works from the 19th and 20th centuries. Tickets available at theEnsembleOregon.org.

The Ensemble will additionally be at Reed College Chapel, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m.

Film ‘GMO OMG’ at Skylight Oct. 15

The film “GMO OMG” will be screened Oct. 15 at 6:45 p.m. at Andrew’s Skylight Theater, 109 Oak St. A short discussion will follow.

The event is a benefit for the Yes on 92 campaign (www.oregonrighttoknow.org), which supports mandatory labeling of food with genetically modified organisms (GMO).

Paws for a Cause Oct. 16

The annual Paws for a Cause fundraiser will be held Oct. 16 at Springhouse Cellar from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The silent auction and social benefits Hood River Adopt-a-Dog. Tickets are $5 and include nibbles and kibbles for humans. Cash bar. Tickets available at Gorge Dog, the Hukari Animal Shelter, or at the door.

For more info call 541-354-1083 or visit hoodriveradoptadog.org.

Doug Macleod at The Pines

Blues Music Foundation award winner and 2014 Best Acoustic Player of the Year Doug MacLeod brings his “superb songwriting, guitar wizardry, warm soulful vocals” to The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade, on Oct. 17. Show starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and are available at The Pines and Waucoma Bookstore.

Timberline Comedy Weekend Oct. 17-18

Six amazing comedians, known for performances on Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, HBO, Showtime, The Late Show with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live will be at Timberline Lodge Oct. 17-18, from 8-10 p.m. Friday lineup: Kermet Apio, David Crowe and Keith Alberstadt; Saturday: Art Krug, Lisa Landry and Ralph Harris. Hosted by Andrew Norelli.

Tickets available at timberlinelodge.com/comedy.

Biketoberfest weekend

Biketoberfest, benefitting HRATS and the Whoopdee Trail, takes place Oct. 18 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and 19 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Highlights include IMBA Trail Building Class (9-noon on Saturday) and Demo Day at Whooptee Trailhead (10-3 p.m. Sunday). Live music, lunch.

After-Dark Costume Ball

Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute will host the After-Dark Costume Ball Oct. 25 from 8-10 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar Winery, 13 Railroad St., Hood River. The theme will be “Mythological Creatures of the Woodland Realm;” some costumes and masks will be available at the door. Beer and wine will be available for purchase; enjoy snacks, door prizes, dancing and silent auction. $10 at door. All proceeds to Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute’s education programs for area youth.

For more info visit www.gorgeecology.com.

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