Looking for fun later this summer? Here are four ideas:
The County Fair is not all carnival rides and elephant ears. Nor is it all goats and quilt displays.
WELL SAID: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank
The community is invited to a meeting on Thursday, July 20 to discuss the well-loved, aging Children’s Park at 6 p.m. at the Hood River Fire Hall.
Aboard catamaran, bikes and ATVs on remote Caribbean islands
My teeth chattered. In my tiny backpack, there were no socks or long pants.
The Comfort Quilt Project is now underway by the Spiritual Care Department at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
Central Gorge Master Gardeners hosted two tour busses July 12 at OSU Extension.
2017 GorgeGrass July 27-30; more
Columbia Gorge Press announces the publication of Peter Marbach’s 2018 Columbia Gorge calendar.
Reduced-cost ride bracelets available now
The 2017 Hood River County Fair takes place Wednesday through Saturday, July 26-29, at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Road, south of Hood River near the community of Odell. Gates open at 9 a.m. each day; additional attractions begin at noon, and carnival rides begin at 1 p.m.
More than 350,000 fingerling trout splashed down in hundreds of high mountain lakes across the Cascade Range from Mount Hood to Klamath Falls this week, as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife readied the waters along the Pacific Coast Trail for hikers, anglers, fly fishermen and backpackers.
The Columbia River will be getting a lot of attention next week as it hosts sailing, windsurfing, paddling, and kiteboarding competitions, though not all at the same time or location, as the Gorge heads into the height of its summer recreation season.
The Mt. Hood Town Hall will host a farmers’ market on Thursday, July 13 from 4-7 p.m. The Mt. Hood Town Hall is located at 6575 Highway 35, 14 miles south of Hood River.
Portland Piano International presents a free performance by Rising Star pianist Elisabeth Tsai, 2 p.m. on July 16 at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St, Hood River.
Willy & Me at the White Buffalo; County Fair returns July 26-29; more