Father's Day

Fathers get free admission on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, Oregon. Bring the kids and enjoy a day of family fun, 9 a.m to 5 p.m., 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. A live raptor demonstration will be held at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the River Gallery. Children’s activities will be available in the Kids Explorer Room.

njoy a mid-day traditional Native American Salmon bake. The salmon will be prepared by Brigette and Sean McConville who will demonstrate traditional methods of preparing and cooking fish. The $15 luncheon will include side salads. In addition, Indian Fry Bread prepared by the Kalama family will be available for purchase. The McConvilles, from Warm Springs, maintain Salmon King Fisheries, a fishing and retail business on the Warm Springs Reservation. Lunch tickets are available first come, first serve and when the salmon is gone, it’s gone – so get here early!

At 2:00 p.m. join Dr. Jim O’Connor, U.S. Geological Survey, for “Before the Dams: the Geology of the Columbia River Gorge.” This program is sponsored by the Ice Age Floods Institute.

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