Event Calendar

Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Earth Science Rocks Cape Disappointment
Earth Science Rocks! Cape Disappointment Steve Carlson leads an expedition to explore coastal region of Cape Disappointment, Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Meet at 7:45 a.m. at the front entrance of the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive.…
Apr 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Wasco Beadwork Demonstration
Roberta Kirk of Warm Springs will be demonstrating Native American beadwork and techniques. Beadwork and regalia making is very important to Indigenous people. Many of the Plateau Tribes who lived along the tributaries of the Columbia River spoke a dialect…
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Les AuCoin
‘It’s A Republic, If You Can Keep It’ You are invited to spend an informal evening with Les AuCoin, Friday, May 12 in an entertaining conversation about democracy values and public debate. A pre-program dinner will begin at 6 p.m., with…
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thank you for 20 Years! It’s been 20 years since Columbia Gorge Discovery Center first opened the doors in 1997, and we are offering free admission to everyone on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5…
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drum Making
Jefferson Greene Mother Earth and Her Beat of Life A traditional Native American drum making workshop with Jefferson Greene will be held Sunday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The…
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wasco Full-turn Twined Basketery
Bernyce Courtney Wasco Full-Turn Twined basketry workshop with Bernyce Courtney, Sunday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. The cost of the workshop is $60 and includes…
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hear in the Gorge Podcast Series Gorge Owned is pleased to announce their first foray into the 21st century world of podcasts. Introducing “Hear in the Gorge” — A Gorge Owned and Travel Oregon podcast series. The podcast series launch party is set for…
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum presents Secret Spots and Hidden Adventures with author Scott Cook, Friday, May 19, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. A pre-program dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. Tickets for…
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Earth Science Rocks Mt. St. Helens East
Earth Science Rocks! Mt. St. Helens Eastside Steve Carlson leads an expedition to explore the eastern side of Mt. St. Helens, Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meet at 8:45 a.m. at the front entrance of the Columbia…
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
What is Blue Star Museums? Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. Active duty military personnel including National Guard and…
Jun 3 @ 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, June 3 from 11 am to 4 pm at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, weather and clouds permitting. Using special safely-filtered telescopes you can…
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Get Me a Folksinger!
The BPA and Woody Guthrie You are invited to spend an evening with Libby Burke, Archivist at the Bonneville Power Administration Library, Friday, June 9 in an entertaining evening, entitled ‘Get Me a Folksinger! Woody Guthrie, BPA and the Columbia…
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Earth Science Rocks Mt. Hood
Steve Carlson leads an expedition to explore the eastern side of Mt. St. Helens, Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet at 8:45 a.m. at the front entrance of the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive.…