Entertainment Update for Oct. 31

Veterans Day celebrated at Maryhill Museum Nov. 11

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, Maryhill salutes veterans and active military by offering free admission to both groups every Veterans Day.

Celebrate the conclusion of the 2015 season at Maryhill Museum, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14-15. While you are visiting, lend a helping hand to food banks in Klickitat County during Maryhill's annual food drive. For every two non-perishable food items that you contribute at Maryhill on this final weekend, you will receive one free admission. In 2014, more than 150 pounds of food were collected for our neighbors in need.

Maryhill Museum will extend free admission to all firefighters and their families the weekend of Nov. 14-15.

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

‘Behind the Emerald Curtain’ screens Nov. 5 at Full Sail

On Thursday, Nov. 5, the nonprofit organization Pacific Rivers (formerly Pacific Rivers Council) is hosting a screening of its new film, “Behind the Emerald Curtain,” at Full Sail in Hood River, from 5-8 p.m. The movie starts at 6 p.m., is free admission and is suitable for all ages.

“The film exposes how Oregon’s laws for logging on private lands are harming clean water and healthy rivers. The phrase ‘Emerald Curtain’ refers to the beauty strips you see from the highways, where standing trees are left along the road to make you think you are driving through a healthy forest, when you are not,” event organizers said. Full Sail Tasting Room and Pub, 506 Columbia St., Hood River; 541-386-2247.

Show Boat Night helps History Museum Nov. 6

The History Museum of Hood River County will present “Show Boat Night,” an evening of music and dancing, on Friday, Nov. 6. Monte Carlo games, live auction, and fun ensues with Mike Stillman and Friends playing river boat music plus fan favorites. The night is a fundraiser for the restoration of the paddle wheel of the Sternwheeler Henderson that is displayed in front of the museum. Tickets are available at the museum for $20 or call the museum at 541-386-6772.

‘After Dark Ball’ Oct. 30

Nobody parties like the elves and the sprites, unicorns, fairies and all the other “Mythological Creatures of the Woodland Realm.” That’s the theme for this year’s After-Dark Costume Ball, Friday, Oct. 30, at Springhouse Cellar Winery in Hood River.

Columbia Gorge residents are invited to the party, dance and auction starting at 7 p.m. Costumes of whimsy and fancy are encouraged. Beer and wine will be available for purchase; snacks, door prizes, dancing and silent auction items and live music by Scot and Rebecca. Cost: $10 at the door; includes one free drink. All proceeds go to Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute’s nature education programs for area youth. More at www.gorgeecology.com.

Howl-a-ween at Moth Oct. 31

It’s a Howl-a-ween costume party with Eddie Corduroy and The Lighters at Moth Lounge. No cover charge, just slap on some fake blood and join the fun for live music, mirth and monsters on Saturday, Oct. 31. The Moth Lounge, 105 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-7600.

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

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