Entertainment Update for June 17

Take Two at Double Mountain

Join pianist Ted Horwitz, jazz vocalist Laura Cunard and drummer Jeff Minnick on Thursday, June 18, from 9 to 11 p.m. at Double Mountain for an evening of classic jazz, pop and rock covers. Double Mountain Brewery, 8 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-0042.

Moe Dixon at The Pines

This week at The Pines:

Friday, June 19, 6-9 p.m., Moe Dixon. “Moe is best known for his ability to create an energy that brings people together through song. His magical performances are highlighted by masterful guitar playing and powerful vocals.”

Coming up on Sunday, July 5: Mandolist Brian Oberlin with Dutch musicians Marijke and Michiel Wiesenekker. “Marijke and Michiel are foremost in Europe in their trained field of classical music, while still being able to swing, stomp, and grass-up American music.”

The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-993-8301.

‘Dogg’ at Sawtooth June 20

“Feed the Dogg” features Daniel Hawkins, Roman Fey, Kyle Lee and Tim Sndyer. Expect rock, Soul, Reggae and everything inbetween. Saturday, June 20, starting at 6 p.m. at Sawtooth Roadhouse. Give a listen at www.myspace.com/feedthedogg. Saw Tooth Roadhouse, 4780 Hwy 35, Hood River, 541-354-2511.

Concerts at Balch Hotel

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the Balch Hotel Summer Concert Series in Dufur. Mark your calendar for these monthly super-fun family-friendly events:

• June 20 – Fields of May (Folk/Country), 5-8 p.m.

• July 25 – The Fireweeds Trio, 5-8 p.m.

• Aug. 22 – McDougall, 5-8 p.m.

• Sept. 19 – Kory Quinn, 4-8 p.m.

Balch Hotel, 40 S. Heimrich St., Dufur; 541-467-2277.

Father’s Day at History Museum

Looking for a fun and family-friendly Father’s Day activity? The History Museum of Hood River County is having a Father’s Day Celebration with fun activities for dads and kids to do together: terra cotta pot painting and seed planting, vegetable car racing, cornhole tournament, giant Jenga, and scavenger hunts. The new exhibition “Outdoor Recreation: The Heart of Hood River County,” is perfect for fathers and kids alike. See the first generation of wind surfing boards, aka the “Darby Board,” as well as a sail boat specially designed for kids.

The Father’s Day Celebration will be on Saturday, June 20, from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Admission is $5, which includes all activities plus touring the museum. History Museum of Hood River County, 300 E. Marina Drive, Hood River, 541-386-6772.

Feeny, Johnedis featured in house concert June 19

Catherine Feeny’s “quietly arresting vocals and classic pop songwriting” pairs well with Chris Johnedis’s “R&B inflected polyryhthms, masterfully maximizing their tools — ukulele, voice, guitar and drums,” on the duo’s latest CD release. Catch them in Hood River on Friday, June 19, at 7 p.m. 401 Montello, Hood River. More information call Paul Blackburn at 541-387-4011.

‘Vector Row’ at Trillium June 18

Vector Row is an American electro rock band, founded in 2012 by Derek de Lang. He’ll be joined by MAYO and Jedidiah Scott for a fun filled night of pumped up jams for all ages. Thursday, June 18, 7-11 p.m. Trillium Cafe, 207 Oak St., Hood River, 541-308-0800.

Ruins Tuesday shows on tap

The outdoor venue at Springhouse Cellars is heating up on Tuesday evenings with hot Northwest music and classic Hood River summer crowds.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and it’s all ages, no cover until 7 p.m.; 21 and over, $3 cover after 7 p.m.

June 16: Eletrapod: Dance, Electronica, Funk-Rock group from Bend.

June 23: Polecat: Americana/roots music with tinges of Irish and rock

June 30: Tubaluba with locals Kitchen Table. Expect a New Orleans party in the “Jambalaya Brass Rock” style.

Elks golf tournament June 27

Hood River Elks Lodge No. 1507 presents its 18th annual Charity Golf Tournament June 27 at Indian Creek Golf Course. Registration begins at 1:45 p.m.

Entry fee is $320 per team or $80 per player. This is an 18 hole scramble, shot gun start tournament. Entry fee includes a cart, dinner and beer, prizes and a silent auction. Mulligan tickets are $5 each, with a maximum of 8 per team.

Sign-up sheets are available at Hood River Elks, Indian Creek Golf Course, Hood River Liquor Store, The Dalles Liquor Store and by email at markfree@gorge.net.

Team entry deadline is June 25.

Turn in registration forms in at the Hood River Elks or email to address above.

For more information, contact Mark Freeman at 541-490-6035.

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

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