Hood River County Christmas Project Registrations: November 16 & 30 and December 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Department of Human Services office on 1610 9th Court in Hood River…November 17 and December 1 & 8, 10 a.m.-noon at Hood River FISH Food Bank…November 29, 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at Diamond Fruit cafeteria in Odell…November 19, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at Parkdale Community Church…and November 28, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Cascade Locks City Hall. For information go to hoodrivercountychristmasproject.com.
Plays For Non-Profits presents Nunsense…November 16-17 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students, available at Waucoma Bookstore, showtix4u.com, or at the door. Proceeds go towards the Providence Music Therapy Program.
The Dalles-Wasco County Library Family Coloring Night…November 13 at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome, supplies will be on a table in the main part of the library.
St. Mary’s Academy Steam Fair/Soup Dinner/Open House…November 13, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles. Proceeds from the soup dinner will be used for STEAM education at the school.
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Visit…November 14, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. at The Dalles City Hall.
Legends from Celilo Falls…with Native American storyteller Ed Edmo, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. at The Dalles-Wasco County Library. Also at 3:30 p.m. at the Southern Wasco County Public Library in Maupin.
Oregon’s Poet Laureate…Kim Stafford presents a public reading on November 14 at 7 p.m. in the Columbia Gorge Community College Lecture Hall…third floor of Building 2 on The Dalles campus.
Gorge Owned Sense of Place Lecture Series…Native Voices of the Columbia River: A Confluence Story Gathering…November 14 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. $10 suggested donation. Special performance by Iksiks Washanalma (the Little Swan Dancers) at 6:15 p.m.
Free SAIF Ag Safety Seminar…November 15, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell. For more information go to saif.com/agseminars.
The Dalles-Wasco County Library STEM Storytime…for elementary age kids on November 16, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. This month focusing on the technology part of STEM.
Beat The Stress…teen program at The Dalles-Wasco County Library. For ages 11-18, learn how to make a calming jar and an affirmation box. November 16 a 4 p.m.
Gorge Gear Swap…hosted by Hood River Valley High School ski teams at the school. Consignment check-in on November 16, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the HRVHS cafeteria. Sale is on November 17, early admission at 7:30 a.m. for $25 per person, main sale 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., admission is $5 per person or $10 per family.
Mid-Columbia Senior Center Holiday Bazaar…November 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Center on 1112 West 9th in The Dalles.
Goldendale Farmers Market Holiday Bazaar…November 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Goldendale Primary School on 820 Schuster Avenue in Goldendale.
St. Peter’s Altar Society Holiday Bazaar…November 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy on 1112 Cherry Heights Road in The Dalles.
Mt. Adams Elks Lodge/St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Holiday Bazaars in White Salmon…November 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Survivors of Suicide Day Event…November 17, 9:30 a.m.-noon at Columbia Gorge Community College Building 3 in The Dalles. For information call 541-478-3576.
Red Yarn…folksongs and puppetry in a high-energy show for all ages…November 17 at 11 a.m. in the John and Jean Thomas Children’s Wing of The Dalles Library.
Cosplay As Art…teen program at The Dalles-Wasco County Library on November 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. In conjunction with Arts in Education in the Gorge and Oregon Trail Games.
Hood River Wrestling Club Spaghetti Feed & Auction…November 18 at 5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.
Wamic Community Holiday Bazaar…November 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wamic Community Center.
Christmas In The Gorge…November 30-December 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson.
The Dalles-Wasco County Library Crafternoon…for elementary age kids on November 30, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. This month’s project will be still life drawing.
African Children’s Choir…performing on November 30 at 7 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Goldendale. No tickets, donations appreciated.
Mosier Country Christmas Fair…December 1-2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mosier Community School. Pictures with Santa from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $2 plus a can of food (people or animal)…proceeds benefit the Mosier School.
Bratwurst! Strudel! And Cider!…dinner and an Austrian Holiday Sing-Along on December 1, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Hood River Valley Adult Center. No charge but seating is limited, for reservations call 541-386-2060. Put on by the Meals on Wheels program and the Adult Center Theater.
Goldendale Christmas Bazaar…December 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 318 West Brooks in Goldendale.
Festival of Trees…December 7 at 7 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium…tickets $10, available by calling the Mid-Columbia Health Foundation at 541-296-7275. Decoration day on December 5, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., community day on December 8, 9 a.m.-noon, free admission.
The Dalles Eagles Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar…December 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 2006 West 7th in The Dalles.
Habitat For Humanity Christmas Bazaar…December 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at United Church of Christ on 111 East 5th in The Dalles.
Wahtonka Community School Holiday Bazaar…December 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pictures with Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, and the Elf from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (donations for Community Meals accepted).
Last Chance Holiday Bazaar…December 8-9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.
Cascade Singers Holiday Concert…December 8 at 7 p.m. and December 9 at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church on 10th and Union in The Dalles. Admission by donation at the door.
A Charlie Brown Christmas…presented by Columbia Center for the Arts Children’s Theatre. December 8-9 and 15-16 at 2 p.m., and December 8 & 14-15 at 7 p.m. at the Center in Hood River. For ticket information go to columbiaarts.org.
Santa’s Workshop…Northern Wasco Parks & Recreation District Creative Kids Workshop on December 15, 10 a.m.-noon at Dry Hollow Elementary School. Kids of all ages welcome, fee $10. Go to nwprd.org for more information.
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.
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 5 to November 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 5th and Columbia.