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Ongoing Events

First Kids Stuff

First & Third Mondays

• Rainbow Girls meeting at 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. (509) 773-4567

Every Wednesday

• Community Grace Brethren Church has an AWANA program for children 4th to 6th grade from 3-4:45 p.m.

Third Wednesday

• •Learn and Play preschool age older siblings welcome 2:00 p.m. at Goldendale Primary School

First and Third Fridays

• Goldendale moms group/play group from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Goldendale Community Grace Brethren Church. For more information, call Jennifer at (503) 703-1330.

Support Groups

Every Monday

• Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Wishram from 3-4 p.m. at 425 Main St., across from the post office. Newcomers welcome.

Mondays thru Fridays

• Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Monday thru Friday at Father’s House Fellowship, 207 S. Klickitat in Goldendale.

Every Tuesday

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) meets in the Riverview Bank meeting room at 9 a.m. For more information, call (509) 773-5878

• Domestic Violence Victim’s Support Group 10:30 a.m. at Programs for Peaceful Living for more information please call 509-773-3100

Second Wednesday

• Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at the Goldendale Senior Center, located at 115 E. Main, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Every Thursday

• T.O.P.S. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets from 6-7 p.m. at the Riverview Bank in Goldendale. Phone (509) 773-5878.

Second Thursday

• Goldendale Community Support Group for School Food. Anyone interested in the quality of food our public school students get. Meet at the Goldendale United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m.

• Coalition for Preventing Abuse in Klickitat County (formerly Klickitat County Drug Awareness Team and Relationship Abuse Prevention Program) meeting at Pete’s Pizza from noon to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited.

• Weight Loss Support Group-Free-at the Water’s Edge in The Dalles. Please call Jennifer at 541-993-4853.

Community

Every Monday

• Yoga at the United Methodist Church 109 E Broadway, Goldendale from 6-7:30 p.m. Please call Jill Kieffer RN Instructor to pre-register (541) 490-3704

First Monday

• American Legion meeting, 7 p.m. at the Legion building, 108 N. Grant.

First and Third Monday

• Lyle Lions Club Meeting. Potluck at 6:00 pm. meeting at 6:30 pm. Contact (509) 365-2921 for more information.

Second Monday

• Book Talk book discussion groups for adults at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Goldendale Community Library, 131 W. Burgen. (509) 773-4487.

• A.B.A.T.E. Legislative motorcycle rights organization 6:30 p.m. social, meeting at 7 p.m. at the Goldendale American Legion. Open to public.

First Tuesday

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting 12–1 p.m. Dedicated to helping women and youth in our community and worldwide. Guests and new members welcome. Location varies. Call Naomi at 773-6091 for information.

First and Third Tuesdays

• Leah Rebekah Lodge 22 at Odd Fellows Lodge, 301 NW Second Street, 7:30 p.m.

Second Tuesday

• Klickitat Republicans meet at 6 p.m. Rotating meeting locations. May will be at the Dallesport Community Center. Kcrp.net

Second and Fourth Tuesdays

• International Order of Oddfellows meeting at 8 p.m. at the Goldendale Oddfellows Lodge.

Every Wednesday

• Kiwanis meets at 7 a.m. at the Simcoe Cafe in Goldendale.

Every First Wednesday

• Coffee and Conversation 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Goldendale Senior Center. Topics of conversation include aging, travel, fraud, health issues, and activities. For more information please call Virginia at 509-773-3757.

First Thursday

• Masonic Lodge, 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. For more information, visit goldendalefreemasons.org or call (509) 773-5785.

• Mid-Columbia Public safety Activity League (MCPAL) meeting at various locations. For more information, call LeAndra (509) 250-0539.

Second Thursday

• Goldendale Motorsports Association meeting at the American Legion, at 6 p.m. for dinner, meeting at 7 p.m.

Second and fourth Thursday

• Columbia Center of the Arts presents: The Gorge Expression Session Music Jam Second & Fourth Thursdays of each Month6:30-8pm Improvised Jam Session Instructed by Ryan Murtfeldt $5-10 Suggested Donation.

Every Thursday

• Goldendale American Legion Bingo 6:30 p.m. Call Gary for more info: (509)250-0993

Every Friday and Saturday

• Petroglyphs Walking Tour Now through the end of September. Journey on the trail of The Lewis and Clark Expedition. Well known petroglyph "She Who Watches" and other significant Native American cultural resources are located at Horsethief Lake State Park. To set up your tour call 509-439-9032, you will reach the Goldendale Observatory who will set up your tour. Bring your walking shoes as you will walk the same paths the Native Americans walked.

Every Saturday

• Goldendale Saturday Market from 9-2 at Ekone Park.

Every other Sunday

• Goldendale Women’s Huddle 11 a.m. at the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce 903 E Broadway. Come join us in being pro-active in your community and local government. You don’t have to be a woman to join, all is welcome, no dues or fees. Next meeting March 26, 2016.

Hobbies and Crafts

Second Tuesday

• Goldendale Photo Club meets at 6 p.m. at Golden Photo, 105 W. Main. Anyone with a passion for photography welcome. (509) 772-2717.

Every Thursday

• Bowman Creek Fiber Arts Guild meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the basement of the Goldendale Grange. Spinners and weavers welcome.

Every Friday

• Yarn Benders meets from 10 a.m. to noon at Sodbusters. Open to all who knit or crochet—from beginners to experts.

Animals and Outdoor

Second Tuesday

• Klickitat County Search and Rescue general meeting and training at 6:30 p.m. at the KPUD meeting room. (509) 773-4455.

• Columbia Basin Goat Guild class. Contact Mary to register for more information, (509) 261-1991.

Every Wednesday

• Sorting Practice at BC Mello arena—by reservation only. 176 Horseshoe Bend Road, Goldendale. (509) 250-0726

First Thursday

• Columbia Basin Goat Guild meeting at 2 p.m. Open to anyone interested in or has goats (509) 261-1991.

Learning

Tuesday and Thursdays

• Family History Center, located at the corner of N. Columbus and McKinley is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ancestry.com plus more. Appointments available outside these hours. Open to the public. (509) 250-3095

Second and Fourth Tuesdays

• Simcoe Chapter of Toastmasters meets at noon at Christ the King Lutheran Church.

For the Guys

First Saturday

• Men’s breakfast at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, located at 815 N. Columbus, at 8 a.m. (509) 773-5075.

• Men’s breakfast at Community Grace Brethren Church, located at 1180 S. Roosevelt at 8 a.m. (509) 773-3388.

Second and Fourth Saturdays

• Men’s Breakfast at Goldendale Nazarene Church, located at 124 W. Allyn at 8 a.m.

For the Ladies

First Tuesday

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting 12–1 p.m. Dedicated to helping women and youth in our community and worldwide. Guests and new members welcome. Location varies. Call Naomi at 773-6091 for information.

Second Wednesday

• Order of Eastern Star No. 1 Evergreen meeting at 7:30 at the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 210 S. Columbus

Fourth Wednesday

• Order of Eastern Star No. 1 Evergreen Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following at 7:30 at the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 210 S. Columbus.

First Saturday

• Goldendale Aglow meets at 10 a.m. for fellowship meeting at the Goldendale Grange (509) 773-0496.

Goldendale Library This Week

May 17

• Learn and Play 3:15… Because learning begins before school does. For pre-school, although older siblings are welcome. In collaboration with Mid-Columbia Children’s Council. Note: This event will be held at Goldendale Primary School.

May 20

• Rock Your Community! 11 a.m. Decorate a river rock and place in the library or around town as a surprise for someone to find. A photo display of the rocks will be created for our Summer Reading program Build a Better World. Teen volunteers needed, contact the library for more info.

May 23

• Creating a Green Home 5:30 p.m .: An Environmental Program Series for Adults Recycle/Waste Reduction The main focus will be the three R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We'll have suggestions for reducing waste through purchasing strategies, reusing items, and recycling as much as possible. This program is in collaboration with Klickitat County Solid Waste Management.

Upcoming

May All Month Long

• KVH Wellness Days! Wellness Days returns to Klickitat Valley Health during the entire month of May! Make sure to take advantage of discounted blood tests and screenings during our annual event. For discounted blood tests, register at the front desk of the hospital between 7-9 a.m. any day of the week (except Sundays) We are also offering discounted Diagnostic Digital Imaging Screens. An appointment MUST be made for these screens. Please call the KVH Digital Imaging department at 509- 773-1020 to schedule.

May 3-28

• Columbia Center for the Arts presents: ART & CULTURE OF JAPAN EXHIBITION Part of the CCA 2017 Cultural Art Series, the main Gallery will feature a Bonseki display by artist Bastuscheck from Salem; an exhibition by the Oregon Pottery Association in collaboration with the Mashiko Ceramics & Arts Association from Japan; exhibition of the work of the artist Mirikitani from the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle; contemporary Japanese prints from the Davidson Gallery in Seattle (Lobby Gallery); and an exhibition on the life of Hood River resident Minoru Yasui (Citizen Min), a recent Congressional Medal of Honor winner (Nook Gallery).

May 19

• Centerville Grange Pinochle party 7 p.m. at the Centerville Grange. All monies go to our scholarship fund. This is the last party before we break for summer. Everyone invited…delicious refreshments!

May 19-20

• Spring Creek Cemetery Work Day starts at 9 a.m. Bring your mowers, weed-eaters, gloves and wheel barrows. For more information please call Bob Ihrig 509-250-1721 or Bob Hutton at 509-773-3810.

May 20

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Members’ appreciation Day at Maryhill Museum: This fun filled day includes a drive on the Maryhill Loops Road, Western Art 101, Ranch Tour, Wild Weavers and a Western BBQ hosted by Bob’s Texas T-Bone. $20 members; $25 non-members Please call 509-773-3733 Ext 20 to reserve your spot!

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Drive the Maryhill Loops Road | 10 a.m. to noon Take a spin past the beautiful scenery and through the eight majestic hairpin curves on the historic Maryhill Loops Road. Free activity. Road is located just east of US 97 off of State Route 14.

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Annual Meeting of the Membership | 1 p.m. Curious about what’s going on at the museum? Join us as we fill you in on all the wonderful things we are doing at Maryhill; we’ll also share some of our plans for the future.

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Western Art 101 | 2 p.m. What makes a work of art uniquely “Western”? Join Maryhill’s curator of art Steve Grafe for a closer look at the motifs, genres and elements specific to the Western art tradition.

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Ranch Tour w/ Marty Hudson, Chair of the Ranchlands Committee | 3 to 4:30 p.m. Originally created as a Quaker farming community, Maryhill is a working ranch that includes cultural, historic and recreational sites. Visit the historic Maryhill Loops Road, Stonehenge Memorial, ranching operations, working wind turbines and much more. Space is limited; check at the membership desk to sign up for tours on arrival.

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Family Activities | 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wild Weavers: Using natural materials and a piece of chicken wire, create a woven design of your own. Pictograph Paintings: Using inspiration from Mayhill’s Native American Gallery, create your own pictographs using rocks and paint. Horseshoes: It wouldn’t be a real western themed event without a round of horseshoes! Our pitching guide will be James Link, who has been pitching shoes for over four decades, is a member of the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association, and editor of Shoes News, the Washington State Horseshoe Pitching Association’s newsletter.

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Western-Style BBQ | 4 p.m. Bob’s Texas T-Bone will be serving up chicken and ribs, coleslaw, beans, potatoes and dessert. Vegetarian option available. Drinks provided. Cost: $20 members / $25 non-members. To reserve, call 509.773.3733 ext 20 or use PayPal to register online.

• Mt. Adams Equestrian Endurance Ride! Distances range from 12 mile trail ride to 100 mile competition, first time riders to world-class competitors all enjoy files of forested trails in the Gifford-Pinchot National Forest and adjacent timber lands. Please call 509-395-2065 for more information.

• Columbia Center for the Arts presents: POTENTIAL CULINARY ARTS How Recipes Can Preserve History & Nourish Community 4pm Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Speaker Jennifer Roberts will discuss how recipes and the culinary arts can preserve history, connect family, and nourish communities, while guests sample fresh vegetarian sushi rolls by our very own Gallery Manager and lifelong chef, Carolyn Smith. This event will take place in our Gallery & Lobby among the beautiful art of our Arts & Culture of Japan Exhibition.

May 21

• Columbia Center for the Arts presents: TAIKO DRUMMING WORKSHOP Presented by UNIT SOUZOU May 21, 12:30pm Korekara Taiko is UNIT SOUZOU’s school of taiko offering performances and classes to the general public year round for all ages and skills. Esteemed instructors, Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe, have extensive experience teaching to thousands of children and adults encouraging an empowering voice through the drum. Stay after the event for a live performance in the Theatre by UNIT SOUZOU.

• Columbia Center for the Arts presents: POTENTIAL: PERFORMANCE May 21, 2017, 3pm CCA Theatre Prepare to be inspired, moved, and enthralled when we bring UNIT SOUZOU to CCA for poTENtial 2017. They focus on building creative and imaginative works for the art form of taiko. In addition to creating groundbreaking theatrical works, UNIT SOUZOU is deeply committed to share taiko through teaching in schools, collaborating with the local community, and offering public classes. This performance will be preceded by a taiko drumming workshop at 12:30pm in the Theatre for an additional charge.

• Columbia Center for the Arts presents: TAIKO DRUMMING WORKSHOP Presented by UNIT SOUZOU May 21, 12:30pm Korekara Taiko is UNIT SOUZOU’s school of taiko offering performances and classes to the general public year round for all ages and skills. Esteemed instructors, Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe, have extensive experience teaching to thousands of children and adults encouraging an empowering voice through the drum. Stay after the event for a live performance in the Theatre by UNIT SOUZOU.

May 23

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

May 23

• NW SEES Free Energy Workshop Learn how to save energy, save money, and stay comfortable during a free education workshop. There will be community discounts through group purchase and pre-approved local installers. May 24, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Mr. Hood Elks Lodge, White Salmon. For more information call Jill at 509-596-1181 or jill@nwseed.org. Sign up for the workshop at http://www.nwseed.org

May 24

• Columbia Center for the Arts presents: TRADITIONAL JAPANESE TATTOO PRESENTATION By HORISUZU, United Arrows—Portland, OR May 24, 6pm Free to the Community We are pleased to invite Horisuzu, of The Ryugendö Family’s United Arrows Tattoo Parlor, to discuss the art, tradition, history, and culture of Japanese Tattoo while displaying his breathtaking works. Horisuzu uses machine work for lines and mainly Tebori hand work for color and shading. Tebori is the traditional method of tattooing by hand—a method that has been practiced for over 400 years in Japan. Horisuzu works at United Arrows—Portland, Oregon, Ryugendo-Tokyo, Japan, and, on occasion, travels abroad.

• KLASAC Family Night 5-7 p.m. at the Klickitat Community Center! We will be having food, activities, and learning more about resources available in the community.

May 27

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

• Home With Heroes - 5K Run & Gun. The seven-course biathlon race combines cross-fit endurance with trap and target shooting, against the picturesque Klickitat Valley on a private ranch in Centerville, WA. Home with Heroes was founded in 2011 with one goal: to say thank you. Each year, more than 150 Veterans are provided the opportunity for outdoor adventures, to gather together and hunt, fish, and create community. Home with Heroes also actively seeks volunteers to coordinate and staff events. For more information on 2017 programs and how to get involved, please visit homewithheroes.com.

• Lyle Pioneer Days is making a return for the first time in 14 years at the Lyle Activity Center. Come join the fun with favorites like the water balloon and egg toss, cunny sack races or try the LPD Wheel Barrel Racing, carnival games, bouncy house, princesses, tattoo’s, food and vendor booths!

May 30

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

May 31-July 2

• Columbia Center for the Arts presents: OUTDOOR ART EXHIBITION: May 31-July 2. On the eve of summer, yard and garden art will fill the Gallery in our Outdoor Art exhibition. Regional artists will express their creativity in practical, imaginative, and whimsical ways with art that’s perfect for home and garden.

June 1

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Seattle Brews for Maryhill 2-10 p.m.! Raise a pint for Maryhill during this informal fun(d) raiser in Seattle, hosted by museum board members and friends Bill & Cathy Dickson. Enjoy jolly good beer, food, and fun with fellow Maryhill enthusiasts and Reuban’s Brews will donate $1 to Maryhill for every pint purchased

June 2-4

• 3rd Annual Goldendale Pickers Fest is on for this weekend. Out of towners pay $10 per-person to camp for the whole weekend. Day visitors attend for free. Bring your instruments and join playing on the stage with other musicians. Stage shows will begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday night.

• For more information - clairell2002@yahoo.com or westcoates@juno.com Check out one of the bands that will be visiting for the weekend, The Rusty Hinges.

• White Salmon Spring Festival! A 3 day community festival that started in 1976 as an annual event with activities, entertainment, food and vendor booths located at Rheingarten Park in White Salmon. Parade starts Saturday at 11 a.m.

June 3

• Mary Hill Museum presents: Narrating the Landscape: Print Culture and American Expansion in the Nineteenth Century 2 p.m. Join Author and art historian Matt Johnston for a look at how mass-produced visual material brought new meanings to the interplay of time as American continental expansion peaked.

• The Soroptimist Spring Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Dr. Ogden’s office. Annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and houseplants at reasonable prices. Proceeds go for educational grants for local women. Donations of plants are greatly appreciated! Please call Lorraine at 509-773-3380 to donate plants for more information please call Adar at 509-773-6249.

• Box Canyon Shoot Out Mark your calendars for June 3rd! The annual Jerry Bean Memorial Box Canyon Shoot out is going to happen! More details to follow!

• Narrating the Landscape: Print Culture and American Expansion in the Nineteenth Century

• In his new book Narrating the Landscape, Johnston, an associate professor of art history at Lewis & Clark College, reveals the crucial role of print and visual culture in shaping 19th-cenutry America, offering fresh insight into the landscapes Americans beheld and imagined during this formative era. Program will be followed by a book signing; books available in the Museum Store.

June 9-11

• 107th Annual Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo SunSation! will be performing both Saturday & Sunday @ 1 pm. The 107th Annual Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo will be held at the Cleveland Park in Cleveland. Events and activities include RV dry camping ($20 for the weekend), carousel rides, Saturday night dance, good food and an NPRA rodeo on Saturday and Sunday. Get involved yourself and go for a ride on the carousel! From newborns to great, great grandparents; anyone can ride!

June 10

• Worldwide Knit in Public Day at Maryhill Museum of Art Bring your family, a ball of yarn, your knitting needles or crochet hook and join Maryhill for Worldwide Knit in Public Day. Free with museum admission 1-5 p.m.

June 14

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness BreathWork 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

June 16-17

• Welcome to Goldendale's 1st Annual City Wide Yard Sales. (Formerly the 13+ Mile Yard Sales) If you would like to spread the word about your yard sale taking place in Goldendale on June 16 & 17, just send your address, and it will be added to a list and pinned to the top of this page. You can see the list here AND there will be copies printed off for those without a smartphone, to pick up in town, at The Chamber of Commerce.

June 17-18

• Don't miss out on the 83rd Annual Ketchum Kalf Rodeo with NPRA, ProWest, and ICA sanctioned. June 17th and 18th, 2017, Glenwood, Washington. Show starts at 12:30 p.m. each day. Admission: $10.00/adults -- $3.00/Ages 12-4/Ages 3 and under free. Camping available - $10/night. Information: (509)364-3427.

June 24

• Maryhill Museum of Art presidents: Family Festival: La Blouse Roumaine noon to 3 p.m. Take a Romanian focused family tour through the Maryhill Galleries to find inspiration. Then try your hand at embroidering a Romanian inspired design.

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

• Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour Stunning countryside on all four courses: 11.5, 51, 54, 105 mile loops with sag wagons, emergency teams, radio coverage, snacks/rest stops, optional box lunch and post-ride meals. This event is the major fund raising event organized by the non-profit Trout Lake Area Business Association to help support community charity and service groups. Location: Trout Lake School, 2310 Highway 141, Trout Lake, WA 98650.

June 24-25

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Free Counties! Free Admission for residents of the following counties with presentation of an I.D. with address: OR--Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Harney, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath. Lake, Lane, Malheur, Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties; WA—Adams, Asotin, Chelan, Garfield, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, Kittatas, Mason, Lincoln, pierce, Pend Oreille, Okanogan, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Whitman, and Yakima.

• This is special addition of the “RVOD” G-Ride at the Historic Maryhill Loops Road. This is a gathering of world class athletes and a weekend of support, coaching, racing and, of course, skateboarding on the legendary Maryhill Loops Road.

July 1

• Klickitat County Fairgrounds in Goldendale presents the 43rd Annual Demolition Derby starting at 10:30 a.m.

July 12

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness Meditation 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

July 15

• Wild Woman Marathon 6th annual marathon, relay and 50k. trail run created by and for women. Supporting Hood River, Oregon non-profit organization Helping Hands Against Violence. Location: 109 Mt. Adams Hwy, Trout Lake, WA 98650.

• Join us for a celebration of Loïe Fuller and her influential legacy at Maryhill Museum of Art. The afternoon includes lectures and performances as well as special hands-on activities and dance for children.

• Starry Night at the Museum Join us at Maryhill for a magical overnight campout and stargazing experience in one of the most majestic settings imaginable. Volunteers from Rose City Astronomers will provide telescopes to give visitors awe-inspiring views of the summer night sky.

July 24-28

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Summer Art Institute: Describing the World -The Natural Sciences & Art -This five-day intensive program will strengthen your knowledge of art while integrating the visual arts into your lives—where you work, live and play. This year, we explore the inspiring intersection of the natural sciences and the arts. The natural sciences include life and physical science and, much like the arts, often employ a creative and imaginative response to the world we live in.

July 29

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

July 31- Aug. 3

• Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event in the Columbia River Gorge. Drawing on a long tradition of painting in the open air, this event attracts some of the finest painters from the Pacific Northwest and from across the country to capture the stunning light and inspiring vistas of the Columbia River Gorge. After four days of painting, works are displayed at Maryhill with juror-awarded prizes given to the most exceptional works. Paintings remain on view and available for purchase in the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Education Center through August 27.

Aug. 4-5

• Opening Reception: Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge. The public is invited to view the “fresh” paintings artists created in plein air, meet the artists and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres. Artwork will be available for purchase, with a percentage of the sales benefiting Maryhill. Awards will be given in a number of categories, including “Best Sky,” “Best Mountain,” “Best Water,” “Maryhill Museum Award,” and a purchase award. Paintings remain on view and available for purchase through August 27.

Aug. 4-6

• Join us for the 52nd Annual Trout Lake Fair! Fun for the whole family with events including Potluck Social and Contra Dance, Fireman’s Breakfast, Fun Runs, Parade, all sorts of Contests, Thread & Yarn Crafts, Baking, Veggies, Flowers and Children’s Art, star gazing, and a community church service to wrap things up Sunday morning. Visit the official TroutLakeFair.org website for the latest updates.

Aug. 9

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness BreathWork 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

• Water’s Edge Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 8:30-9:30 a.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

Aug. 11-13

• Ranch Trail Challenge Series #2 This is the second of three of our Ranch Trail Challenge Series! We will have trail courses, reining, cattle and great awards! There will be three days of competition! Ribbons and awards to all dail class winners and weekend high point division awards! Entries due one week prior to competition. Call Cindy Mello with questions at (509) 250-0726.

Aug. 12

• Maryhilll Winery presents Michael McDonald & Boz Scaggs - Saturday, August 12, 2017, Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm, $46.00 - $325.00.

Aug. 18

• The 2nd Annual Trout Lake String Music & Dance Workshop is preliminarily set for Fri-Sat Aug 18-19. Just $35 for two great days of instruction and fun – contact Linda Robertson at 395-2668 or email dlrob@embarqmail.com.

Aug. 18-20

• Festival of Wheels - August Sponsored by ABATE. The Festival of Wheels is a Motorcycle & Car show held in Ekone Park in Goldendale. This year, there will be a Blow Up car at the event. Call Scott Robinson at 509-250-2001 for more information.

Aug. 19-20

• Flat Track Racing - Half Mile -Bring on your skills to this New Hope Farms Care Center fundraising event. Saturday is practice, which starts at noon. Sunday the first heat begins at noon. Event will be at the Eddieville MX Park at 110 Stringstreet Rd, Centerville. $40 per class. Call Scott for more information at 541-980-7971.

Aug. 21

• On Aug. 21, 2017, American sky watchers will be treated to a rare and spectacular celestial show — the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States in nearly four decades. Goldendale Observatory was the designated official headquarters of the National Astronomical League for the total solar eclipse of Feb. 26, 1979; the facility continues to be a major center for viewing significant astronomical events, including the upcoming 2017 eclipse. The interpretive center offers afternoon observation and evening night sky tours via one of America's largest public telescopes. Goldendale Observatory provides tours and sky-gazing opportunities afternoons and evenings year round. Summer and winter programs vary. For more information, call (509) 773-3141. Goldendale, WA has two motels and an abundance of camping areas (visit the "Stay" tab on this website), make your reservations early before they are full.

Aug. 26

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

• Maryhill Winery presents ZZ Top & The Doobie Brothers - Saturday, August 26, 2017, Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm, $76.00 - $160.00.

• Maryhill Museum of Lecture: Art and the Habit of Travel Sketching 2 p.m. Taking photographs goes hand-in-hand with travel, but have you considered keeping a travel sketch book? Join artist Rita Sabler as she shares her travel-sketching tips, inspiration, and clever tool ideas to help you capture the landscape, the cafes and parks, architecture and colorful characters encountered on your travels.

Aug. 31-Sept. 3

• The Wall That Heals Vietnam Veterans Memorial exhibition features a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It is approximately 250 feet in length, and like the original Memorial, The Wall That Heals is in a chevron-shape. The replica is constructed of powder-coated aluminum, supported by an aluminum frame, and is made up of 24 individual panels As on The Wall, the names on The Wall That Heals are listed by day of casualty. Beginning at the center/apex, the names start on the East Wall (right-hand side) working their way out to the end of that wing, picking up again at the far end of the West Wall (left-hand side) and working their way back into the center/apex, joining the beginning and end of the conflict at the center. The Wall Heals will be in Goldendale, Washington during this Labor Day weekend for all to come and view and pay respect. Thanks to the Goldendale Masonic Lodge #31.

Sept. 1-3

• Street Lounge Productions is proud to introduce the first annual Maryhill Windwalk: a Music and Gravity Sports Festival happening throughout Labor Day weekend For the first time ever, there will be a multi-location music festival in conjunction with the downhill race. Ukrainian music producer, DJ EMZY will join other performers as they keep the party going for three whole days! When the day at the hill ends, everyone will return to the City of Goldendale for an epic after party, music show, food, and drinks.

Sept. 9

• Maryhill Winery presents - Steve Winwood - Saturday, September 9, 2017, Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm, $46.00 - $86.00

Sept. 10

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: The Art of Books: Preserving Your Story Through Handmade Books - During this two-day workshop, writer, artist and bookmaker Maureen Lauran will show you how to craft a beautiful handmade book to hold your treasured ideas, art, and artifacts for years to come. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sept. 13

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness Meditation 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

Sept. 16

• Join us for one of the most anticipated occasions of the year, Maryhill’s annual benefit auction. Bid on some of the region’s most celebrated wines, and enjoy a fabulous array of hors d’oeuvres with select wines and brews. Nab amazing auction lots, such as exclusive dinners, trips, wine and more. Join us overlooking the Columbia and under the stars for a night you won’t soon forget. All proceeds support the museum’s annual exhibitions and programs. Cost: Tickets are $100 per person. $50 is tax-deductible. Purchase tickets online using PayPal here; or call 509.773.3733 ext. 20.

Sept. 17

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: The Art of Books: Preserving Your Story Through Handmade Books - During this two-day workshop, writer, artist and bookmaker Maureen Lauran will show you how to craft a beautiful handmade book to hold your treasured ideas, art, and artifacts for years to come. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Live Nation Presents - Goo Goo Dolls: Long Way Home Tour with Phillip Phillips, Sunday, September 17, 2017, Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm, $50.00 - $1,500.00

Sept. 22-24

• Ranch Trail Challenge Series #3 – Trail Courses, reining, cattle plus great awards! For division all-around awards we will take your best score from each daily course! There will be 3 courses. This is the final competition of the Bonina / B-C Mello Ranch Trail Challenge Buckle & Saddle Series! We will present buckles and the saddle during the Sunday awards ceremony! Entries due one week prior to competition. Call Cindy Mello with questions at (509) 250-0726.

Sept. 23

• Military Road Tour for more information and to make a reservation please call 509-773-4303

• Smithsonian Museum Day Live! In the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution, whose museums offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event created by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums, including Maryhill, give free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: The Written Image: Blending Poetry with the Visual Arts Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide. Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations and creative innovation in American literature, while sharing her work as a writer, commissions for both art and cultural museums, and her collaborations with painters, photographers, installation artists, composers, and video artists. She’ll also discuss developing hybrid works that bring together her creative practices as a writer, photographer, and museologist.

Sept. 30

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

Oct. 3-5

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Fall Museum Week: Shadow Play: Area 3rd and 4th graders are immersed in a day of art with hands-on activities, gallery tours, and group discussions. This year program will feature the Oregon Shadow Theatre and their production Jack and the Dragon. Program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $3/student; teachers and chaperones are free. Transportation grants may be available. To make reservations call 509.773.3733 ext. 25 or email education@maryhillmuseum.org.

Oct. 7

• Goldendale Harvest Festival at Ekone Park Celebrate the Harvest at Ekone Park with the Goldendale Farmers Market, a Farm to Table Harvest Supper to benefit the FFA students from 3:30-5pm. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Goldendale.

Oct. 7-8

• Car is King Weekend & Art Festival at Maryhill Museum of Art. Celebrate Sam Hill’s love of roads, the automobile, and the arts during this two-day festival devoted to creativity in all its forms. The event includes a classic car show, arts festival with booths by artists working a variety of media, hands-on children’s art activities and veggie car races, a chance to drive the historic Maryhill Loops Road and vintage race cars timed on the Loops. For a complete schedule of events, click here.

• Concours de Maryhill & Drive the Maryhill Loop & Art Festival. Bring your vintage automobile to Goldendale and have a thrill of a lifetime driving down the Maryhill's Loop and enjoy the Concours de Maryhill from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dozens of classic, sport and customized cars on view, competing for prizes such as best original, classic, hot rod and muscle car. This is an open car show and anyone with a special car may enter. Browse and shop booths featuring Northwest artists working in a variety of media, including painting, glass art, jewelry, woodworking, ceramics and more.

Oct. 11

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness BreathWork 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

Oct. 21

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Appraisal Clinic: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more about objects you love, from family heirlooms to garage sale treasures, as leading regional art dealers and appraisers donate their time and expertise in the areas of American Indian art, jewelry, fine and decorative arts. The opinions and appraisals are informal but always educational. Cost: $10.00 for the first item; $25.00 for three (includes free museum admission). Proceeds support Maryhill Museum of Art.

Oct. 28

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

Nov. 2

• Water’s Edge Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 1-2 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

Nov. 4

• Day of the Dead Family Celebration. Remember and rejoice our family members, past, present and future, while we also celebrate the end of Maryhill’s season. Join us for a slice of cake, art-making and learning about this important Mexican holiday.

Nov. 6

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Workshop: Icon Writing with Rev. Deacon Matthew Garrett Explore the rich history and elaborate religious symbolism associated with painted icons during this hands-on workshop with Reverend Deacon Matthew Garrett. Participants will paint an icon from start to finish during the workshop. Icons will be written in acrylic on board. No previous art experience is necessary.

Nov. 8

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness Meditation 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788.

Nov. 11

• Veterans Day at Maryhill Museum Maryhill salutes veterans and active military by offering free admission to both groups every Veterans Day.

Nov. 11-12

• Closing Celebration at Maryhill Museum - Join us to celebrate the conclusion of the 2017 season at Maryhill and to LEND A HELPING HAND to food banks in Klickitat County. For every two non-perishable food items that you contribute at Maryhill on this final weekend, you will receive one free museum admission.

Nov. 12

• Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI Presented by Humanities Washington and the Washington State Historical Society in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I. One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside European allies. But Washington’s home-front experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward.

Nov. 15

• Closing Day at Maryhill Museum Last day of the 2017 Season. The museum re-opens on March 15, 2018.

Dec. 6

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness BreathWork 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

Dec. 10

• Lane Christmas Parade. The parade kicks off at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10th, followed by pictures with Santa, Soup, and Hot Chocolate at the Masonic Lodge. There is no cost to enter the parade. However, we are always willing to accept donations to help cover the expense of awards, rib

 

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