Entertainment Update for July 4

July 4th music gigs

Willie & Nelson at Jackson Park, 1 p.m.

The Wasco Bros. at the Fort Dalles Fourth celebration at the Lewis & Clark Festival Park (Waterfront) in The Dalles. 2:45 - 4:15 p.m.

Hop Trip (Mark Daly, Bart Popenoe and Ed Dietrich) at the Sandbar Cafe at the Event Site in Hood River. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Tony Smiley at Cebu Lounge, Hood River, 9:30 p.m.

‘TRAILGATE’ happens July 11

Celebrate the world of Mt. Hood single track at TRAILGATE hosted by the 44 Trails Association and the Mt. Hood National Forest. TRAILGATE on Saturday, July 11, is a day to celebrate and enjoy the fine single track trails accessible from Forest Road 44 on the Mt. Hood National Forest. There’s plenty of great riding and hiking to be had from the Billy Bob SnoPark, including rides for all abilities, even kids.

The event begins at 10 a.m. and includes afternoon food and music all based out of the Billy Bob Snopark on Forest Road 44. Learn about ride and hike options plus there will be opportunities to learn about 44 Trails Association, meet local USFS rangers, environmental education and demo bikes from Hood River Bicycles (Yeti, Pivot, Giant, Santa Cruz and more).

White Salmon Art & Wine Fusion

On Saturday, July 25, the 2015 White Salmon Art & Wine Fusion street fair returns. The music stage will be set up outside Everybody's Brewing and will feature acts such as Dirty Revival, Ezza Rose, Sidestreet Reny, Matthew Zeltzer Band and more. Expect soul, roots-rock, Hip-Hop, Urban Blues, Quirk-Folk — there's a little something for everyone.

Printmaker helps celebrate 75 years at Maryhill Museum

An exhibition of 40 prints by internationally recognized printmaker Andrea Rich is set to open July 11 and run through Nov. 15 at Maryhill Museum of Art, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.

Drawing on printmaking traditions as diverse as Albrecht Dürer and Japanese Ukiyo-e, the Santa Cruz, California-based artist creates vibrant, detailed works that are distinctly her own. Three decades of travel have taken Rich to far-flung locales such as Madagascar, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Africa and Europe, to observe common and exotic species of birds and animals. These first-hand experiences are what she draws on to show her subjects in their natural habitats. On Thursday, July 23, at 6:30 p.m. it’s “The Art of Woodcut Printmaking: An Illustrated Lecture” by Andrea Rich. Rich will discuss the woodcut technique – its traditions, complexity and process – and also share her own work in the medium. The lecture is free to museum members / $5 non-members.

Maryhill Museum of Art, 35 Maryhill Museum Drive, Goldendale, Wash.; 509-773-3733.

Lavender DAZE July 18-19

The 11th Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival returns July 18 and 19. Make plans for the annual event that features free admission, live music, food and wine vendors, craft classes, U-pick lavender, and kid's activities. Tour groups welcome. Music schedule: Saturday: MacMillan, Keith & Bell 10:30-Noon; Moe Dixon 2:30- 5 p.m. Sunday: Kay & Randy 10:30- Noon; Larry and Raven 12:30-2 p.m.; Richard Tillinghast & Onehum 2:30- 5 p.m. Hood River Lavender Farm, 3801 Straight Hill Road, Hood River; www.lavenderdaze.com

Entertainment listings can be e-mailed to jdrake@hoodrivernews.com.

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