Start-up operations for the 2015 Hood River County Christmas Project have begun.
Auditions for Father of the Bride will take place on Nov. 21 and 22 at 1 p.m. at the Center of the Arts in Hood River. Call back will be Nov. 23 at 6 p.m.
Chris Stewart at The Pines; Jazz at Butler Building Nov. 20; Acoustic Guitar Summit Nov. 20; more
This year’s Gorge Winds Christmas Concert will be Music Director Sam Grotte’s last.
Memories through Music Alzheimer’s benefit Nov. 19; Jazz at Butler Building Nov. 13; more
Odell glass artist Laurel Marie Hagner presents “Fruit of the Dark Tree”, an art lecture and showing, Nov. 21, 11-2 p.m. at Glassometry Studios on Neal Creek Road.
WELL SAID: “The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.” — Norman Cousins
Any hope of salvage of apples, which were on the trees during the cold spell, was abandoned on Tuesday of this week, for, with rising temperature, the frost went out and left the fruit a mass of pulp. A considerable percentage of fruit, which was unprotected in orchards, also has been so badly damaged as to be of little value. Late estimates are that the loss will be about 20,000 boxes.
The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, takes place this Friday, Nov. 13, at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the show beginning at 7 p.m.
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi has invited me to visit his country, the United Arab Emirates, come April 2016. Well, he’s sort of invited me, a little part of me — a six-inch handmade paper circle, formed inside a two-quart empty container of Nancy’s Nonfat Plain Yogurt, and made from construction paper scraps and a handful of dried prunes.
Airplane, auto museum hosts ‘Second Saturday’
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will have two local history talks on Nov. 14 for the Second Saturday events.
Aven Lorac Dyke, a two year-old of Orford, N.H., was baptized in the Columbia River on Oct. 26. The baptism was part of a small service held at the Waterfront Park in Hood River.
The wind blew down an oak midday on Nov. 3 in Kendra and Conor Kelly’s front yard, a tree the family cherished for its shade and beauty as well as for the live colony of bees in its trunk.
This year’s production of “Scenes from the Nutcracker,” presented by the students of Columbia Gorge Dance Academy ballet department, will be Dec. 12, with shows at 1 and 4 p.m., and Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Hood River Middle School Auditorium.
Jelly Bread, more River City; Jeff Carrell at The Pines; more
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