“This year we are kicking off the 60th Annual Hood River Valley Blossom Fest with a brand new event on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from Noon-6pm. Please join us for the 1st Annual Hood River Valley Hard-Pressed Cider Fest. For a complete 2014 Springtime Guide & Map please visit hoodriver.org/blossom-festival.”

April 2014

April
01-30Columbia Gorge Wine Passport Month
Columbia Gorge Wineries in OR and WA
11:00 am
02A Nomads Sense of Place:The River and Sea Voyages of Amos Burg with Vince Welch-Presented by GO!
Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade St, Hood River
7:00 pm
03-05A Few Good Men
Columbia Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
03Free Live Music with ALONZO GARBANZO
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
8:00 pm
04Curtis Homes New Office Celebration & Ribbon Cutting
403 Hwy 35 in Hood River, Oregon
12:00 pm
04Opportunity Connections 47th Anniversary Dinner
Mid-Columbia Senior Center, The Dalles
5:00 pm
04First Friday w/Kit Garoutte at The Pines
The Pines Tasting Room
5:30 pm
04-06Northwest Exposure Wine Weekend
Columbia Gorge Hotel 4000 Westcliff Drive, Hood River, OR 97031
7:00 pm
04World's Finest, Live at Cebu Lounge!
Cebu Lounge at the Hood River Inn
9:30 pm
05Pheasant Valley Winery 10th Anniversary Party
Pheasant Valley Winery
11:00 am
05Meet the Author: Building the Columbia River Highway by Peg Willis
The History Museum of Hood River County
2:00 pm
05"Collective Voices" Kids Art Opening
Columbia Center for the Arts
6:00 pm
05Free Live Music with THE RHYTHM PIMPS
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
9:00 pm
05Kerry Williams & The Huckleberry Pickers
Cebu Lounge at the Hood River Inn
9:30 pm
06Readings by the Poet Laureate
Hood River Library (Reading Room)
2:00 pm
08GO! Green Drinks at Liliana Spa
Liliana Spa (409 Sherman Ave., Hood River, OR)
5:30 pm
09Brown Bag Workshop: How To Grow and Sustain a Healthy Business with Carola Stepper
Gorge Innoventure Office, 1000 E Port Marina Drive, Hood River, OR 97031
12:00 pm
10Full Sail April Brewmaster Dinner
Full Sail BrewPub
5:00 pm
11Fruit Friday at The Fruit Company
2900 Van Horn Dr, Pine Grove, OR
8:00 am
11-13Gorge Artists Open Studio Tour
Columbia River Gorge Area
10:00 am
11Kit Garoutte at The Pines
The Pines Tasting Room
7:00 pm
12-13Blossom Fest & Springtime Guide
Hood River County
12Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum
1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, OR 97031
9:00 am
121st Annual Hard Pressed Cider Fest
Odell, OR
12:00 pm
12Hats Off to Spring Tea
Maryhill Museum of Art
1:00 pm
13Mosier Community Dinner
Mosier Grange Hall
11:30 am
13Words that burn: A dramatization of poets' WWII experiences
Hood River Library-Reading Room
2:00 pm
15Providence Down Manor Lunch & Learn
Providence Down Manor
11:45 am
16Culinary Education Class, Fresh Pasta meets Vibrant Pesto
506 Cascade Avenue, Hood River, OR 97031
5:30 pm
16The Portland Building, Should it Stay or Go?
Columbia Center for the Arts
7:00 pm
17-21Fiber Fun at the Oak Street Hotel
The Oak Street Hotel
17WORKSHOP: LinkedIn Basics 101
Hood River County Chamber Conference Room
12:00 pm
17Poem in Your Pocket Day
Maryhill Museum of Art
1:00 pm
17Life-Long Learning Insitu Presentation
Hawks Ridge Dining Room 1795 8th Street, Hood River
6:00 pm
17Assault on El Capitan
Columbia Center for the Arts
7:00 pm
18Coffee Clatter @ Hawks Ridge Assisted Living
Hawks Ridge Assisted Living, 1795 8th Street, Hood River, OR 97031
8:00 am
18Fruit Friday at The Fruit Company
2900 Van Horn Dr, Pine Grove, OR
8:00 am
18-20Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival
Hood River Best Western Inn
4:00 pm
18Ryan Kolberg at The Pines
The Pines Tasting Room
7:00 pm
18Woman of Heart and Mind
Columbia Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
18Boys II Gentlemen, Live at Cebu Lounge!
Cebu Lounge at the Hood River Inn
9:30 pm
19Gorge Short Track Shoot-Out
Cascade Locks, OR
9:00 am
19-20Blossom Craft Show
Hood River Co. Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy'east Road, Hood River
10:00 am
19-20Apple Valley Blossom Festival Desert Party & Country BBQ
2363 Tucker Road, Hood River
10:00 am
19-21Traditional Blossom Fest Weekend
Hood River County
12:00 pm
19Maryhill Winery Spring Release Weekend
Maryhill Winery
1:00 pm
19Washington Wine Class at Maryhill Winery
Maryhill Winery
1:00 pm
19Crooked Brew Series
The Crooked Tree Tavern at Cooper Spur Mountain Resort
4:00 pm
19Crooked Brew Series with Double Mountain
The Crooked Tree Tavern & Grill
5:00 pm
19Spring For Kids
Springhouse Cellar in Hood River
7:00 pm
20Easter Buffet
Cooper Spur Mountain Resort
11:00 am
22Earth Day Birder's Social
Hood River Hobbies 110 4th Street Downtown Hood River
5:30 pm
22Earth Day Film Screening: Clean Bin Project
Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade St, Hood River
7:00 pm
22Natural Solutions to Digestive Problems Workshop
Cascade Acupuncture Center, 104 5th Street in Hood River
7:00 pm
23Special Workshop: Don't Stop My Startup
Gorge Innoventure Office, 1000 E Port Marina Drive, Hood River, OR 97031
12:00 pm
23Best of Student Films
Columbia Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
24Art Party: Photo Transfer
Maryhill Museum of Art
6:00 pm
24Sara Jackson-Holman at The Pines
The Pines Tasting Room
7:00 pm
25-27The Mt Adams Bird Festival
Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge
25Fruit Friday at The Fruit Company
2900 Van Horn Dr, Pine Grove, OR
8:00 am
25Jim MacMillan & Randy Bell
The Pines Tasting Room
7:00 pm
25Massy Ferguson, Live at Cebu Lounge!
Cebu Lounge at the Hood River Inn
9:30 pm
26-27Blossom Fest & Springtime Guide
Hood River County
26EARTH DAY WEEDING AT THE WATERFRONT PARK
Hood River Waterfront Park
9:00 am
26Water Supply Tour
Meet at Park & Ride by China Gorge Restaurant
9:00 am
26Adopt A Dog Microchip clinic
Old Fire Station Cascade Locks
10:00 am
26Spring Flower Wine Train with Maryhill Winery
Mt. Hood Railroad, Hood River, OR
11:00 am
26Artist Talk: A Conversation with Angela Swedberg & Duane Pasco
Maryhill Museum of Art
1:00 pm
26Art of Movement
Columbia Center for the Arts
4:00 pm
266th Annual Made for Mosier Benefit Auction for Mosier Schools
Spring House Cellar in Hood River
5:30 pm
26FFA 6th Annual Steak Feed and Silent Auction
Hood River Valley High School Cafeteria
6:00 pm
26Presentation by author John Harrison
The Hood River Library
7:00 pm
26Chris Marshall and the August Lights w/ St. Even, Live at Cebu Lounge!
Cebu Lounge at the Hood River Inn
9:30 pm
27Hood River County Reads Presents Kim Stafford
Hood River Library-Reading Room
2:00 pm
30"Effective Supervisory Practices", presenter - Jennifer Germundson, BOLI
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum
8:30 am