Percy Jackson Trivia Challenge…October 20, 5 p.m. in Hood River Children’s Library. For ages 10 to 18. Free and open to the public.
Dance In Pink…annual Zumba for breast cancer awareness…October 20, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at St. Francis House on 3686 Davis Drive in Odell.
White Salmon Valley Community Library Teen Masquerade Game Night…October 20, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the library. For ages 12-18.
“A Musical Movie Night”…with the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta…October 20-21 at 7 p.m. and October 22 at 2 p.m. at Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center in Odell. $15 adults, $10 students/children at the door and at gorgeorchestra.org.
Dallesport/Murdock Fire Department French Toast Feed…October 21, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at the Dallesport Fire Station. $5 per person, all proceeds to the Dallesport Fire Department Building Fund.
Happy Hands Harvest Sale…October 21, 10 a.m..-3 p.m. at Spirit of Grace Church Methodist Lutheran Partnership on 1140 Tucker Road in Hood River.
Columbia Gorge Genealogy Jamboree…October 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.
Antique Appraisal Clinic…October 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Maryhill Museum of Art. $10 per item, $25 for three.
Rural Family and Business Emergency Preparedness Expo…October 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Goldendale Grange. Presented by Community Enrichment for Klickitat and Skamania Counties and the Skamania Klickitat Community Network.
Wasco County Historical Society Annual Meeting…October 21 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on 1805 Minnesota St. in The Dalles. Registration at 11:30 a.m., farmhouse dinner at noon. Presentation by Craig Hector on the history, legends, and lore of The Dalles IOOF Cemetery. For reservations call 541-296-8400 by October 16.
Gorge Fruit & Craft Fair…October 21-22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.
White Salmon Valley Community Library KOOBDOOGA Event…”Sheeding Light on the Dark Divide” with Susan Saul and Paul Slichter, October 21, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
America’s Music on Parade…October 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. with Harmony of the Gorge and Wind Masters…$15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 under 18, available at harmonyofthegorge.com. At Shepherd of the Valley Church on 1631 8th Street in Hood River.
Just Scary Enough: An Afternoon of Storytelling…with Will Hornyak on October 21 at 4 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. For ticket information go to columbiaarts.org.
Farm to Table Event in honor of Wonderworks Children’s Museum…October 21 at 5 p.m. at Omeg Family Orchards on 2965 Dry Hollow Lane in The Dalles. Locally inspired dinner & wine pairings, silent auction. Tickets $80 per individual,, available at wonderworkschildrensmuseum.org, at the museum at 206 Madison in The Dalles, or call 541-980-5922.
Dedication Celebration & Dance…for the Eric Pelton Memorial Floor at the Mt. View Grange on 1085 Main Street in White Salmon. October 21, 7 p.m. Featuring the Center Street Band. Free, all ages welcome.
Mostly Grimm: An Evening of Storytelling…with Will Hornyak on October 21 at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. For ticket information go to columbiaarts.org. For mature audiences.
Book Talk…with Jane Kirkpatrick, author of All She Left Behind…October 22 at 2 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.
Northern Wasco Parks and Recreation District Rocket Camp…October 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sorosis Park in The Dalles. Register by October 23…call NWPRD at 541-296-9533.
White Salmon Valley Community Library Teen Book Group…October 24 meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the library. Book discussion will be on Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. Pick up a copy at the library.
2017 Gorge Ghost Gathering…October 26, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. in the White Salmon Valley Community Library. Presented by Columbia Gorge Paranormal.
Fiddler on the Roof…presented by the Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department…October 27-28, November 3-4 and 10-11 at 7 p.m. and October 29 and November 5 at 2 p.m. at Hood River Valley High School’s Bowe Theatre. Adults $10, seniors/students $5.
Barb Langer Memorial Shred Day…October 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Cascade Commons Shopping Center on 20th and Cascade in Hood River. Funds raised support local Special Olympics teams.
White Salmon Valley Community Library KOOBDOOGA Event…with author of Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide…October 28, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Hood River Library Teen Movie Night…Clue on October 28 at 4 p.m.
White Salmon K-8 PTO Monster Mash…October 28, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Henkle Middle School. Carnival games, haunted hallway, costume contests. $4 per person, includes four carnival tickets (extra tickets 2 for $1), children 5 and under free.
Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute Halloween Costume Ball…October 28, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River. Suggested donation $10 per person or $25 per family. Activities for all ages, silent auction, snacks & desserts.
Hood River Library Teen Halloween Party…October 29, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. for ages 12-18. Zombie themed escape room adventure, ghost stories, and pizza. Come in costume.
Disasters and Donuts…Wasco County Open House on updating its Natural Hazard Migration Plan…October 30, noon-7 p.m. at the Wasco County Planning Department at 2705 East 2nd in The Dalles.
Hood River Library Halloween Party…October 31, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Free books, apple cider, and a fun craft project provided for all kids and parents.
Monsters In The Park After Dark…October 31, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at The Dalles City Park. Crafts, food, games, costume contest, prizes, and fun.
Dallesport/Murdock Fire Department Halloween Open House…October 31 at 6 p.m. at the Dallesport Fire Station. Glow sticks, search and rescue maze, auto magnet fundraiser, and candy.
Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations…November 1, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Hood River Library and November 2, 5 p.m.-6 p.m. at St. Francis House on 3686 Davis Drive in Odell.
Columbia Gorge Economic Symposium…November 2, 9 a.m.-noon at Hegewald Center in Stevenson. Keynote address by Jason Spadaro of SDS Lumber. Tickets $15, go to mcedd.org.
Free Hazardous Waste Event for Ag Producers…November 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Dalles Disposal. Pre-registration is required, call 360-772-2838.
Lyle Lions Pancake Breakfast…November 4, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at the Lyle Lions Community Center on Highway 14 & 5th Street. Adults $7, ages 6-12 $4, 5 and under free. Donations being taken for the Christmas Food Box Project. Monetary donations can be sent to Lyle Lions, P.O. Box 383, Lyle, WA 98635, earmarked Christmas Food Box Project.
Columbia River Indian Autumn…November 4 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center…Free event featuring artisans, musicians, and vendors from the regional Native American community.
The Dalles Art Association Art Auction…November 4 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. For ticket information call 541-296-4759.
Mid-Columbia Small Grains Soil pH Workshop…November 16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Shilo Inn in The Dalles. Pre-registration required by November 9. Call 541-296-5494.
Mistletoe Marketplace…November 9, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.
Sasquatch and Spirituality…Columbia Gorge Discovery Center program with Mel Skahan on November 10, dinner at 6 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. $19 dinner & program, $5 program only.
Columbia Gorge Veterans Museum Grand Opening…November 11, 2 p.m-4 p.m. at 203 East 2nd in The Dalles. Ribbon cutting at 2:30, family spaghetti feed at the American Legion next door.
White Salmon Valley Community Library Teen Book Group…November 28 meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the library. Book discussion will be on Nothing by Janne Teller. Pick up a copy at the library.
Festival of Trees…live auction on December 1 at The Dalles Civic Auditorium. Tickets $10, 21 & over event. Call 541-296-7275.
Mosier Christmas Fair…10 a.m.-4 p.m. on December 2-3 at Mosier School. Artisans, crafts, food, and more. Pictures with Santa 11 a.m.-3 p.m. both days. Admission is $2 and a canned food item. Benefit for Mosier School.
Freeze Your Gizzard Blizzard 5K Fun Run/Walk…December 30 at 10 a.m., meet at Lewis & Clark Festival Park in The Dalles. Run or walk along the Riverfront Trail. Co-sponsored by Northern Wasco Parks and Recreation District and Colonel Wright Elementary School For more information call 541-296-9533.
Big Bingo at Hood River Valley Adult Center Every Tuesday night at 6 p.m., doors open and food available at 5 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.
Bingo for Meals on Wheels at Mid-Columbia Senior Center in The Dalles…every Saturday at 6 p.m. Minimum buy-in is $10.
Wahtonka Community School Farmer’s Market…every Thursday, 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in front of the Wahtonka campus on 3601 West 10th in The Dalles. Seeking vendors, consignors, and customers. Call 541-506-3410 for information.
Free car seat checks the second Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Hood River Fire Station on 1785 Meyer Parkway.
Hood River Farmers Market…every Saturday from May 7 to November 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 5th and Columbia.