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Entertainment Update for Aug. 24

SRV tribute at Skamania Lodge, Larry and Raven at The Pines, more

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‘Get Outside for Education’ Aug. 27

The Hood River Education Foundation hosts its “Get Outside for Education” fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Family fun includes a Zorb “human hamster ball,” a dry land obstacle course, slack line, raffle and prizes.

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Big Winds JET hosts BBBS event

Big Winds’ Junior Elite Stand-up Paddling (SUP) Team held its fifth annual SUP clinic for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge and Mentor for Success on Aug. 13 at Nichols Basin.

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Despite ‘stacked’ lineup, local athletes shine in 6th Annual Naish Gorge Paddle Challenge

Hundreds of athletes enjoy perfect conditions for sixth-annual SUP race

It’s a popular narrative that often attaches itself to the plethora of annual summer athletic contests held in Hood River: the event gets bigger every year, and draws in more people from around the globe who come to see what the Gorge has to offer.

Sports briefs for Aug. 24

Sports schedule update, Third Annual Uphill Challenge results, and Roy Webster Cross-Channel swim coming up

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Cemetery Tales tickets go on sale

The eighth annual “Cemetery Tales” living history program returns Sept. 9-11 with the theme, “Actions Create Change.”

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Concerts at Timberline, Oneonta tunnel part of 10-concert Noack series

Hunter Noack is launching an outdoor music series, “In a Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild,” a 10-day run of live piano and chamber music using wireless headphone technology to bring concert hall acoustics to the great outdoors.

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The Porch for Aug. 20

WELL SAID: “It’s not what you don’t know that kills you, it’s what you know for sure that ain’t true.” — Mark Twain

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Entertainment Update for Aug. 20

Solog ale fest returns to Parkdale Aug. 20; Hood Crest grand opening Saturday; more

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Hood River Outrigger Canoe Club sending teams to world’s largest endurance race

They may be only a few years old as an organization and have only a couple seasons of racing under their belts, but a local outrigger canoe club has been training hard to tackle next month one of the biggest events in their sport.

Sports Briefs for Aug. 20

Uphill Challenge Saturday at Mt. Hood Meadows; Annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge going on this weekend; more

Mt. Hood Meadows hosts ‘Uphill Challenge’ Event on Saturday

The third Annual Uphill Challenge at Mt. Hood Meadows will be run this Saturday, Aug. 20.

‘Get Outside’ Event Aug. 27 at waterfront

Hood River Education Foundation and local merchants host the Aug. 27 event “Get Outside For Education,” 1-4 p.m. at Hood River Waterfront Park.

Entertainment Update for Aug. 13

Guitars and cider at Slopeswell; ‘Pete’s Dragon’ flies quietly; more

Sports briefs for Aug. 13

7/8 grade football kicks off Monday; Mt. Hood Meadows hosts Geocache Dash Aug. 13

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