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LATINO ARTISTS will be featured in the Viva Los Artistas exhibit at The Dalles Art Center for the month of May with the opening reception tonight, May 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and the public is welcome. Light appetizers will be offered by Casa El Mirador, music by Los Temerosos. Local Latino artwork and well-known NW Latino artists are featured in the exhibit. Many of the artists will be present at the opening. Pictured is La Guera del Pueblo by Pablo Solares. The Dalles Art Center is located at 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles. Online: www.thedallesartcenter.org.	Contributed photo

LATINO ARTISTS will be featured in the Viva Los Artistas exhibit at The Dalles Art Center for the month of May with the opening reception tonight, May 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and the public is welcome. Light appetizers will be offered by Casa El Mirador, music by Los Temerosos. Local Latino artwork and well-known NW Latino artists are featured in the exhibit. Many of the artists will be present at the opening. Pictured is La Guera del Pueblo by Pablo Solares. The Dalles Art Center is located at 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles. Online: www.thedallesartcenter.org. Contributed photo

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This Week

May 1 - Dancing with the Gorge Stars, 7:30 p.m., The Dalles High School auditorium

May 1-31 – Viva Los Artistas, opening reception May 1, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

May 2 - Table of Friends fundraiser for Families First, 6-10 p.m., The Dalles

May 2 – Les Vaughn and friends, 6-9 p.m., Zim’s Brau Haus, 604 E. Second, The Dalles, www.zimsbrauhaus.com

May 2 – A Walk Through China Town, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 talk, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

May 2 – Columbia Gorge Community College presents Cuéntame Coyote, a bilingual production by Portland’s Teatro Milagro, 6:30 p.m., The Dalles Civic Auditorium, 323 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallescivic.org

May 2 – Tyson Huckins, 7-10 p.m., Sunshine Mill, 901 E. Second, The Dalles, www.sunshinemill.com

May 2 – Book signing with Nick Sharma, author of “How to Be a Hero,” 5-8 p.m., Waucoma Bookstore, 212 Oak St., Hood River, 541-386-5353, www, waucomabookstore.com

May 2 – Taarka, 9:30 p.m., Cebu Lounge, Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way, Hood River, www.hoodriverinn.com

May 2-3 – Goldendale Home and Garden Show, Klickitat County Fairgrounds, Goldendale

May 2-3 – Fireball Party, 9 p.m., The Vault, 209 E. Second St., The Dalles

May 3 – Wasco County Pioneer Annual Meeting and dinner, Calvary Baptist Church, The Dalles

May 3 – Cardboard, Clay and Crayons: Chess Sets by Young Northwest Artists, Oversize Chess 1 p.m., The World of Chess lecture 2 p.m., student recognition and reception 3 p.m., Maryhill Museum of Art, 35 Maryhill Museum Drive, off Hwy. 14 19 miles east of The Dalles, 509-773-3733, www.maryhillmuseum.org

May 3 – Writing Workshop: Self-Publishing Without Tears, 9 a.m.-noon, Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., Hood River, Details; Waucoma Bookstore, 541-386-5353, www.waucomabookstore.com

May 3 – Dancehall Days, 9:30 p.m., Cebu Lounge, Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way, Hood River, www.hoodriverinn.com

May 5 – The Gorge has Talent hosted open mike, 7:30-11 p.m., The Vault, 209 E. Second St., The Dalles

May 6-8 – Kramdown Karaoke, 9 p.m., The Vault, 209 E. Second St., The Dalles

May 8-11 – Eve Ensler’s “The Good Body,” 7:30 p.m. except 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., Hood River, 541-387-8877, ext. 117, www.columbiaarts.org

Upcoming

May 9-10 – Fireball Party, 9 p.m., The Vault, 209 E. Second St., The Dalles

May 11 – Gorge Winds Concert Band Spring Concert, 2 p.m., The Dalles Civic Auditorium, 323 E. Fourth, The Dalles, www.thedallescivic.org

May 11 – Mother’s Day Brunch and open house, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, www.gorgediscovery.org

May 16-18 – Eve Ensler’s “The Good Body,” 7:30 p.m., Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., Hood River, 541-387-8877, ext. 117, www.columbiaarts.org

May 17 – Fourth annual Compassion Tea, fundraiser for Relay for Life, 541-298-1602

May 17-18 – Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest, Hood River, www.wineandpearfest.com

May 24-26 – Memorial Day weekend winery open house, www.gorgewine.com

May 26-Sept. 1 – Blue Star Museum free admission for active duty military and families, 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

May 30-31 – “Broadway and Beyond” Cascade Singers spring concert, Saturday, 7 p.m., Saturday, 3 p.m., St. Peter’s Landmark, West Third and Lincoln streets, The Dalles.

May 30-June 1 – Fiddlin’ Under the Stars Blue Grass Festival, Goldendale

May 30-June 1 – Spring Fest, Bingen

May 31 – Young Adult Book Festival featuring author Leslye Walton, Klindt’s Booksellers

June 3-28 – Invitational – “Farm Animals,” featuring artists Lettie Young, Kelsey Dobo, Diana McElheran, Linda Swindle and Kay Skov, opening reception June 5, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

June 15 – Father’s Day free admission to dads, 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

June 20-21 – Gorge Blues and Brew Festival, Skamania County Fairgrounds

June 14 – Summer Concert in the Park, Daubenspeck Park, Bingen

June 14-15 – Glenwood Rodeo

June 21 – Summer Solstice Dance Party with Richard Wilkins Blues Bank, 7-10 p.m., Naked Winery, Second and State streets, Hood River, www.reverbnation.com/richardwilkinsbluesband

June 28 – Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour

July 1-31 – Dennis MacGregor, opening reception, July 3, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

July 4 – Fort Dalles Fourth parade, festival and fireworks, The Dalles

July 4 – Husum Micro-Marathon and Fourth of July Parade

July 4 – White Salmon Fourth of July Parade and Summer Concert in the Park

July 12 – Jammin’ July Streetfest, part of Fort Dalles Days, The Dalles

July 12 – Trout Lake Festival of the Arts

July 12 – WAAM Traffic Jam car show, 8 a.m., WAAAM (Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum), 1600 Air Museum Road off Tucker Road, Hood River, 541-308-1600, www.waaamuseum.org

July 12-20 – Fort Dalles Days, The Dalles

July 17-29 – Fort Dalles Rough & Wild Pro Rodeo, The Dalles, 800-255-3385, 541-980-3967, www.thefortdallesrodeo.com

July 19-20 – Cherry Celebration, 541-386-7697, www.hoodriverfruitloop.com

July 23-26 – Hood River County Fair, Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Rd., Odell, 541-354-2965, www.hoodriverfair.org

July 26 – Nights in White Salmon Art & Wine Fusion

Aug. 1-30 – Gorge Artists Create open juried show, opening reception Aug. 7, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

Aug. 2 – Styx and Foreigner, gates 5 p.m., Maryhill Winery, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, (877) 627-9445, www.maryhillwinery.com

Aug. 2-3 – Van Gogh Days, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Rasmussen Farms, 3020 Thomsen Rd., Hood River, 800-548-2243, www.rasmussenfarms.com

Aug. 8-10 – Cruise the Gorge/Show in the Shade, 541-296-6710, www.cruisethegorge.org

Aug. 9-10 – Dufur Threshing Bee, Dufur

Aug. 14-17 – Wasco County Fair and Tygh Valley Rodeo, fairgrounds, Tygh Valley, 541-296-5644, www.wascocountyfairandrodeo.com

Aug. 11-15 – OWL (Outdoor Wilderness Learners) Summer Day Camp, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

Aug. 16-17 – Summer Fruit Celebration, 541-386-7696, www.hoodriverfruitloop.com

Aug. 19 – Wild Woman Marathon

Aug. 21-24 – Klickitat County Fair

Aug. 23 – Frampton’s Guitar Circus, Peter Frampton and Buddy Guy, gates 5 p.m., Maryhill Winery, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, (877) 627-9445, www.maryhillwinery.com

Aug. 23 – Art on Wheels Car Show and Summer Concert in the Park

Aug 23 – Bigfoot Bash and Bounty, Home Valley Park, Home Valley, Wash.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1 – Labor Day weekend wineries open house, www.columbiagorgewine.com

Sept. 1 – 72nd annual Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim, 5 a.m., Hood River Visitor Center, http://hoodriver.org/events

Sept. 2-27 – Pam Nichols, Andy Nichols, Ryan Beard, opening reception, Sept. 4, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

Sept. 4 – Kiwanis Steak Feed, Sorosis Park, The Dalles

Sept. 5-7 – Huckleberry Festival, Bingen

Sept. 5-13 – Cycle Oregon (Sept. 6 The Dalles, Sept. 7 Glenwood, Sept. 8 Dufur, Sept 9 Tygh Valley, Sept. 10-11 Madras, Sept. 12 Tygh Valley, Sept. 13 The Dalles), www.cycleoregon.com

Sept. 6-7 – Hood River Fly-In, WAAAM (Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum), 1600 Air Museum Road off Tucker Road, Hood River, 541-308-1600, www.waaamuseum.org

Sept. 7-8 – Barlow Trail Rendezvous Days, Wamic, 541-328-6492

Sept. 6-7 – Salsa Sizzle, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Rasmussen Farms, 3020 Thomsen Rd., Hood River, 800-548-2243, www.rasmussenfarms.com

Sept 13 – The best of Jethro Tull performed by Ian Anderson, gates 6 p.m., Maryhill Winery, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, (877) 627-9445, www.maryhillwinery.com

Sept. 13-14 – Moser 100 Year Celebration, 9 a.m.-noon, Mosier, www.mosiercommunity.com

Sept. 19 – Full Disclosure film on UFOs and technology behind them, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 talk, 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

Sept. 20 – International Model A Day, 9 a.m., WAAAM (Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum), 1600 Air Museum Road off Tucker Road, Hood River, 541-308-1600, www.waaamuseum.org

Sept. 20 – 21 – Pear Celebration, 541-386-7697, www.hoodriverfruitloop.com

Sept. 27 – Hood River Hops Fest, noon-9 p.m., hoodriverhopsfest.blogspot.com

Oct. 1- Oct. 31 – Andrew Pate, Dan Noble and Elsie Petrequin-Noble, opening reception Oct. 2, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

Oct. 1-Nov. 11 – Pumpkin Funland, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Rasmussen Farms, 3020 Thomsen Rd., Hood River, 800-548-2243, www.rasmussenfarms.com

Oct. 3 – Adkisson Memorial Golf Classic Fundraiser for the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, Carson Hot Springs Golf and Spa Resort, 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

Oct. 4 – Vintage Evening Auction Fundraiser, doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6, 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

Oct. 16 – Business After Hours and Recirculation Art Sale, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

Oct. 17-19 – Hood River Valley Harvest Festival, 1 p.m., Event Site, Hood River, http://hoodriver.org, 541-386-2000

Oct. 18-19 – Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hood River County Fairgrounds near Odell, 541-354-2865, www.hoodriverfair.org

Oct. 25-26 – Heirloom Apple Celebration, 541-386-7697, www.hoodriverfruitloop.com

Oct. 31 – Downtown The Dalles Trick of Treat for kids, 3-5 p.m.

Oct. 31 – Safe Halloween, 5 p.m., downtown Hood River

Nov. 1 – Annual The Dalles Art Association art auction, The Dalles Civic Auditorium

Nov. 8 – “An Evening in Provence” annual The Dalles Art Association Auction, details TBA

Nov. 11 – Veterans Day Parade, The Dalles Parade Route

Nov. 27 – Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner, St. Mary’s Academy, TheDalles

Nov. 28 – Starlight Parade, The Dalles parade route

Nov. 28 – Dec. 24 – Holiday Show, opening reception Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m., The Dalles Art Center, 220 E. Fourth St., The Dalles, www.thedallesartcenter.org

Dec. 5 – Hood River Holidays Kick-Off Celebration, 6 p.m., downtown Hood River

Dec. 5-6 – Festival of the Trees live auction Friday, community day Saturday, The Dalles Civic Auditorium

Dec. 6 – Holiday open house, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 5000 Discovery Center Drive. 541-296-8600, ext. 201, www.gorgediscovery.org

Dec. 6 – I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon Holiday Festival

Dec. 13 – Dufur Hometown Christmas, 541-467-2205

Dec. 13-14 – Last Chance Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m., Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Rd., Odell

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