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Sagebrush Ball – A Vintage Evening @ Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday, October 3, 2015 • Doors open 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm dinner

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center hosts a “Sagebrush Ball” Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., BBQ dinner starts 6:30 p.m and the Live Auction kicks off at 7:15 pm.

Pull on your boots and adjust your bolo tie for this country cowboy dinner and dance benefiting the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, a non-profit organization!

The SlimJims of Portland will provide great music throughout the evening.  This award-winning All-Star Band delivers Good Times & Quality Music everyone can dance to. The SlimJims put their alternative upbeat twist on over five decades of quality American roots music including the best of 40’s traditional western, 60’s folk, and 70’s country into one tall cool refreshing drink you can sip all night long.

There will be plenty of quality grub. Chow down on some home-style cooking with a full plate of BBQ Ribs or Chicken, baked beans, potato salad, corn bread & biscuits, corn on the cob, pineapple upside down cake, pies, and chocolate brownies with raspberry sauce.

Belly up to the bar and sample some mighty fine whisky, wine & beer. Gorge area spirits will keep your spirits up as you sample the award-wining libations of our Columbia Gorge area distillers and wineries.

Take a chance and throw down $5 bucks in a raffle drawing for a $1000 cash prize – you could be a lucky winner! You need not be present to win.

A silent auction and live auction will round out the evening events, featuring a host of terrific packages. Auction items include an Escape to Lincoln City, a relaxing trip to Cannon Beach, a musical journey to Eugene for the Bach Festival, custom glass art  by Andy Nichols – a first in a series homage to Petroglyphs, an original acrylic painting by Tony Kiser of Mt. Hood, a custom made wine rack, Blazer tickets, a package from Hood River Distillers, a catered dinner in the historic wine cellar of The Mint and much, much more!

Tickets are $45 per person, $400 per table for 10. This is a 21 and older event.

Event tickets and raffle tickets are on sale now at The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce or at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. Call 541.296-8600 x 201 and get your tickets today!