Practices have been underway for three evenings for six local contestants in the 2017 Dancing with the Gorge Stars competition that takes place Friday evening.
When the new year arrives, Portland will be exporting some laughter to the city of The Dalles. Starting in January, Route 30 Bottles & Brews, at 317 E. Second Street in downtown The Dalles, will be featuring comedy acts every first Saturday of the month.
Six contestants in the upcoming 2017 Dancing with the Gorge Stars competition got advice Monday evening from past winners — and some who didn’t take home the Mirror Ball Trophy.
The Dalles Worship Choir is in its 12th season and will be performing “The Journey of Christmas – Share the Story,” in two churches this week.
Photos from the 2016 Festival of Trees
Arts & Entertainment caldendar from Nov. 17.
The Wasco County Fair and Rodeo Board of Directors unanimously approved a motion to hold the Wasco County Fair Aug. 24 through 27 in 2017.
Students at The Dalles High School had the rare, and perhaps nerve-wracking, distinction this week of performing a play for the man who wrote it.
Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 8.
The world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir is performing in Hood River on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m., brought by the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association.
Acoustic Eidolon, based in Colorado and featuring Joe Scott on double-neck “guitjo” and guitar and Hannah Alkire on cello perform Thursday night at Calvary Baptist Church in The Dalles. The concert was part of this year’s Mid-Columbia Community Concerts. The viruoso performance, mixing an eclectic assortment of instrumental and vocal works, was well attended. Mark B. Gibson photo
Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 18.
The Walworth Music Foundation’s annual fall fundraising event is Sunday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m. at the Christian Science Church, 701 Washington Street in The Dalles.
Reconciliation and remembrance were held forth, along with gifts, in Monday’s first-ever Indigenous People Day in Hood River, attended by about 70 people at Overlook Memorial Park.
September Wednesday, September 28 GORGE CHAPTER: Coastal Conservation Association Oregon is seeking to form a gorge chapter and invites people interested in keeping fishing licenses affordable and hatcheries open to come to a meeting starting at 6 p.m. at the Charburger Country in Hood River, 4100 Westcliff Drive. For more information call Chris Cone at 541-213-1464.