What's happening from July 16

Nonprofit events calendar from July 16, 2014.

What's happening from July 15

Nonprofit events calendar from July 15, 2014.

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Photographs from Jammin July Street Festival

Photographs from the Jammin July Street Festival, July 11, 2014. All photographs by Mark B. Gibson

What's happening from July 13

Nonprofit events calendar from July 13, 2014.

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Hansen's View: Northwest modernist sculptor helped preserve gorge heritage

While the name James Lee Hansen probably doesn’t rise to the level of household word in every Columbia Gorge home, chances are you’ve seen at least some of his work.

Free Class on Cupcake Decorating, July 18 in Moro

Cupcakes are all the rage these days for kids and adults! Sign your kids up for a free class on cupcake decorating, and they can come up with their own amazing, edible creations. Taught by 4-H mom, DeeAnn Ramos, the class will be held Friday, July 18 from 1pm to 3pm at the OSU Extension Office in Moro. Spots are limited, so call the Extension Office to register 541-565-3230.

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What's happening from July 11

Nonprofit events calendar from July 11, 2014.

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Fort Dalles Days brings 10 days full of fun

One thing is certain about Fort Dalles days, from year to year the 10-day celebration maintains most of its big, marquee events, but the activities that surround them evolve, grow and change.

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Fort Dalles Days brings together 10 days of activities that will enlighten, entertain, excite and amuse. Toe-tapping music, Old West drama, a look beyond the pages of history, scrumptious food, old-time fun and heart-thumping rodeo action are waiting to fulfill all kinds of interests.

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Jammin’ July brings a street full of fun July 12

A new beer and wine garden for Jammin’ July is planned near the Maison de Glace winery featuring wines from Maison, 15 Mile and Sunshine wineries. The Skyline Grill and Taco del Mar will have food trucks there and the Band Sucker Punch will play.

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Arts and entertainment calendar from July 10

Arts and entertainment calendar from July 10, 2014.

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Art camp links ages, culture and tradition

Indigenous artists share insights with students

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Honoring Veterans

Al WYNN, owner of KODL Radio in The Dalles, hands out a certificate of appreciation and gift card for services to veteran David McGaughey at the Hometown Heroes segment of Fourth of July festivities. Mona Fox, operations manager, said the broadcast center wanted to honor the men and women who had defended America’s freedoms during the Independence Day celebration. She said local merchants came foward with generous donations for the 15 veterans who were present to accept awards, along with their families. Mark B. Gibson photo

Auditions set for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ musical

Auditions for the musical version of “Little Shop of Horrors” by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, directed by Linda Beiter, will be at The Dalles Civic Auditorium, 323 E. Fourth St., on Wednesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m.

Artists sought for Chalk the Block contest July 12

Artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to join in the second annual Chalk the Block event during this year‘s Jammin’ July Street Festival, Saturday, July 12, starting at 5 p.m.


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