Hood River Valley Adult Center hosts a harvest dinner fundraising event on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 5-7 p.m. in the Kathleen Room. Tickets are $20 and proceeds support the center’s senior meals program.
WELL SAID: From The Tragically Hip (RIP Gord Downie): “Can we get it quiet enough?/ In here, I can hear God, cat paws on the keys/ And the wish for tomorrow is but a whisper from your lips and I fall to my knees/ I’m not afraid of convincingness, I’m just uncertain for sure.”
Residents from around the Gorge can stock up on locally-grown produce and staples at the third annual Fill Your Pantry Market, hosted by the Rockford Grange in Hood River. More than 25 farms and food businesses will be present, offering shoppers a variety of Gorge grown produce, meats, grains, preserves, and more. Most vendors offer discounts for bulk purchases, making the market a great way to stock up on this year’s harvest and support local farms.
Hood River Saddle Club writes: The turnout for September’s Hood River Saddle Club (HRSC) spaghetti feed fundraiser was phenomenal!
What secrets can you discover about your community in five minutes? Find out on Thursday, Nov.2, when nonprofit organization Livable Hood River presents an evening of storytelling by a diverse array of area residents.
The Columbia River Gorge Quilters’ Guild (CRGQG) have two shows running concurrently in Hood River and The Dalles this week.
In October of last year events were building to a crescendo across the county, state and nation, in celebration of Minoru Yasui’s 100th birthday. These events were coming on the heels of the posthumous award of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to his family in 2015 and the naming of March 28 as Minoru Yasui Day in perpetuity by the Oregon legislature.
The Hood River County Library District will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). This will be a two day celebration, in two locations:
Willy & Nelson at Zim’s; Kay Floria at the White Buffalo; Kit Garoutte at The Pines; more
A survey is being made by the local chamber of commerce of the number of chickens in Hood River County.
Jazz, Funkship show Oct. 15; Crow & Canyon at Ruins; more
The Hood River High School will close next Friday evening, Oct. 5, for two weeks to assist in the apple harvest.
‘Notes from the Riverkeepers’ tour in Mosier, Hood River; Maryhill Music on the Terrace; more
Plans for the forthcoming visit of President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Bonneville Dam, Hood River Valley and Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood were completed yesterday and, unless there is further change, will stand as published.
In the first few days of the rapidly burning Eagle Creek wildfire, my heart hurt. It was a hurt that was raw, and penetrated to a previously unknown depth in my soul.