Event Calendar

Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Creating Connection
Interested in “Creating Connection” through arts and culture? Learn more about the National initiative to advance the position of arts and culture as a recognized, valued, and expected part of our everyday lives. June 30, 2017 from 9 a.m. to…
Jul 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Great American Eclipse
THE 2017 GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE Bob Yoesle from the Friends of the Goldendale Observatory will be on hand Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 12:30 – 1:30 to offer advice and a presentation on what this solar phenomenon will be like. The…
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm
Discovery Camp 1
Discovery Kids Camp 1 Find time for fun with “A Timeless Summer” – a Cultural Ecology day camp for kids entering 1st through 6th grades. This five-day camp will take place July 10-14, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Columbia Gorge…
Earth Science Rocks Mt. St. Helens NorthWest
Earth Science Rocks! Mt. St. Helens NorthWest Steve Carlson leads an expedition to explore the Northwestern flank of Mt. St. Helens, Saturday, July 29, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meet at 7:45 a.m. at the front entrance of the Columbia Gorge Discovery…
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm
Discovery Camp 2
Discovery 2 Kids Camp Learn about the Weird World of Weather, during this four-day summer science camp for students entering grades 6-12. The Discovery 2 Kids Camp will be held July 31 to August 3, 2017, from 9 am to…
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Solar Saturday
Bob Yoesle from Friends of the Goldendale Observatory will present a solar viewing free to the public Saturday, August 12 from 11 am to 4 pm at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, weather and clouds permitting. Using special safely-filtered telescopes you can get…
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files
Trish Hackett Nicola will make a presentation on “Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files: A Treasure Trove of Original Documents,” on Friday, August 25 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. A pre-program dinner will begin…
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Northwest Twined Pouch
Master Weaver Pat Courtney Gold will teach a class in the Northwest Twined Pouch weaving technique on Saturday, September 9, from 10 am to 4:30 pm. She will describe the traditional, natural materials used in this basket-weaving, and will also talk about…
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
A Vintage Evening: Boot Scootin’ Boogie Ball Columbia Gorge Discovery Center hosts the annual “A Vintage Evening: Boot Scootin’ Boogie Ball” auction fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Xx dinner starts 6:30 p.m. and the live…