Saturday, September 7, 2013
Wasco Bros. at Clocktower Ales
The Wasco Brothers, featuring guitarist Rick Hulett, play a reunion show at Clocktower Ales in The Dalles on Friday, Sept. 13, starting at 8 p.m. Expect a mix of high-energy honky tonk and country fun. Clocktower Ales, 311 Union St., The Dalles; 541-296-2602.
Songwriters team up Sept. 13
Jim MacMillan, Mark Daly and Alonzo Garbanzo team up for a house concert on Friday, Sept. 13, at 401 Montello, Hood River. It’s an evening of original songs from three local musicians with different styles and approaches to music. Music starts at 7 p.m. All-ages show. $15 donation at the door.
‘Wild & Scenic’ films Sept. 20-21
Two nights of thought-provoking films are presented by the Wild & Scenic Film Festival — this year the theme is “A Climate of Change,” as the films will explore everything from kayaking big waterfalls to changes that are affecting oyster production on Washington’s coast. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, at the Columbia Center for the Arts. Tickets are $9 per night, $15 weekend pass. Doors open at 6 p.m.; films at 7. Benefit for the Crag Law Center. Tickets available at Doug’s Sports and Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River.
Everybody’s celebrates 5 years
On Saturday, Sept. 14, brace yourself for Everybody’s Brewing five-year anniversary extravaganza featuring music from The Israelites — the premier Los Angeles ska, reggae and rocksteady hit band. Don’t forget to sign up for the final year of the infamous Chicken Wing Eating Contest — the winner gets awesome food and drink prizes. Sign up at the pub today. Everybody’s Brewing, 151 E. Jewett Blvd., White Salmon, Wash; 509-637-2774.
Birdwatchers needed Sept. 21
The 2013 Klickitat County Fall North American Migration Count is on Saturday, Sept. 21. Volunteer birdwatchers are needed for a variety of habitats in Klickitat County: Douglas fir subalpine forests near Trout Lake; sage steppe at the western edge of the Columbia Basin; and oak-pine woodland habitat.
Past fall counts have observed as many as 127 species with the help of 21 observers. If you are interested contact Bob Hansen at 503-881-5889 or email email@example.com
Pigs on the Wing Sept. 7
Pink Floyd tribute band Pigs on the Wing make their semi-annual return to the Waucoma Club on Saturday, Sept. 7. The band promises two sets of classic Pink Floyd music starting at 9:30 p.m. Visit the band at www.facebook.com/pigwingtribute. The Waucoma Club, 207 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-387-2583.
United Way benefit Sept. 20
Dance to epic music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s by the band Hit Machine in a benefit concert for the United Way of the Columbia Gorge on Friday, Sept. 20, at Clock Tower Ales in The Dalles. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. The United Way supports groups like Haven, Meals on Wheels, Big Brothers Big Sisters and CASA. Tickets are $10 in advance at Lucy’s Informal Flowers or the United Way office at 541-386-6100. A Cousin’s Country Inn lodging package is available for a $100 donation. Call for details.
Aeromodelers meet at WAAAM
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 14, at WAAAM. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hood River Hobbies, the Columbia Gorge Aeromodelers and some WAAAM volunteers will be doing demonstrations of RC planes, helicopters and cars, and there will be opportunities for hands-on trials.
‘OFM’ band workshop Sept. 19
Portland rock band One From Many will be offering a free community workshop Thursday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts. The workshop is geared toward kids who would like to talk to the band about music, what it’s like to play in a touring/recording band, and the many opportunities in music that can lead to a potential career in the business. A ticketed, all-ages concert by the band follows at 8 p.m.
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Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest
The sixth annual Pie Eating Contest at Hood River Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and HRVHS youth service group Leaders for Tomorrow. HRVHS student Dylan Polewczyk won the 1-minute fruit-pie eating event. Key rule, as stated by Chamber President Jason Shaner, “You have to eat the pie, you can’t just dislocate it. We will be checking for pie dislocation.” Enlarge