Entertainment Update for Oct. 14

Chic Preston at The Pines

This week at The Pines:

Friday, Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m., Chic Preston. In a rare solo performance, Chic will be sharing his own songs which have drawn comparison to those of Dave Carter and Dave Frishberg. Chic aims to make a Soul connection with listeners through the medium of his voice.

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

‘Mostly Grimm: Stories from the Darker Side’ at Maryhill Museum

Get ready for Halloween with storyteller Will Hornyak. He will be at Maryhill Museum on Thursday, Oct. 15, starting at 6 p.m. Last year’s Tales from the Darkside was so popular Will has been invited back for a program called Mostly Grimm: Stories from the Darker Side of the Classics. Join him for a spooky eve, as Will tells the story of The Handless Maiden, one of the darkest of the Grimm tales. This enjoyable event includes Halloween-themed hors d’oeuvres and wine. Bring a friend because you will need a hand to hold! Cost: $10 members /$12 non-members. Note: When we say spooky, we mean it! This program is designed just for adults, no one under 16, please.

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

‘All That Jazz’ concert Oct. 25

The Columbia Center for the Arts will present an evening of live jazz music on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The internationally acclaimed Bob Sheppard with the Michael Raynor Trio will be performing live for a memorable night of All That Jazz. The Art Center will be turned into a 1920s speakeasy, and guests are welcome to come dressed to the nines or in their casual attire. Hooch (beer and wine) available for sale. General admission tickets are $50 for one or $90 for two, and are available online or at the Columbia Center for the Arts. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.

‘Walking Dead’ party at Skamania Lodge Oct. 31

Skamania Lodge is hosting a Walking Dead Woodstock Halloween Concert and Costume Party this Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31 from 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Guests will dance the night away in the Stevenson Ballroom to the tunes of Valhalla, the Ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute band, and party like it’s 1969. There will be a costume contest along with dry snacks and a full cash bar. Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door, and the event is complimentary for overnight guests. You have to be 21 or older to attend. Skamania Lodge, 1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, Wash., ‎866-399-7980.

‘Two Darn Bad’ plays Oct. 15

Two Darn Bad rides again as Mark Daly and Polly Norris are new partners in “rhyme” playing at the White Buffalo Thursday, Oct. 15 from 6-8 p.m. Mark, guitar/vocals and Polly, vocals/guitar have been jamming some heart-felt, bluesy, soulful, funk-filled dance music. This week's fearured winery is Cabernet Creek of Parkdale. White Buffalo Wines, 4040 Westcliff Dr., Hood River; 541-386-5534.

Dan Carothers Jazz show at CEBU Lounge Oct. 14

Jazz pianist Dan Carothers returns to the CEBU Lounge stage with locals Mike Stillman, Henry Schifter, and drummer Mike Grodner for an early show on Wednesday Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m. Expect jazz, blues and romantic French ballads. Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way; 541-386-2200.

Author Pritchard visits Oct. 15, 17

Waucoma Bookstore, Gorge Grown, and the Hood River Chamber of Commerce are hosting author Forrest Pritchard for two events. Pritchard will be discussing his new book “Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-To-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes.” The first event will be on Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Hood River Farmers Market from 4-7 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar (13 Railroad Street, Hood River). The second event will be at Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hood River waterfront.

Barley Draught at Solera Oct. 17

Barley Draught performs traditional Irish music on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Solera Brewery in Parkdale, from 6-9 p.m. The band members hail from throughout the Gorge. The performance is for all ages.

Music, food, benefit Underwood Center

On Oct. 24, the Underwood Community Council will host a local music, food, wine and beer event at the Underwood Community Center, 951 Schoolhouse Road in Underwood, Wash. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door, exclusive of food and beverages. Children under 12 free. Food and beverages will continue to be served throughout the event. Ticket sales will benefit the Underwood Community Center.

Headlining the event will be Underwood-based Gorge favorite Moe Dixon, fresh off the road from a successful tour of the southeastern United States.

where he played in Nashville, Memphis and other regional venues. Michael Stillman’s ensemble will open the show, and Tim Mayer and John Bryan will provide acoustic music accompaniment for the dinner hour. Food will be provided by Underwood Chef Bob Allen and The Feast Food Truck from White Salmon.

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

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