Call for Entries: Wasco/Sherman County 2015 Elementary Art Exhibit


The Dalles Art Center announces their 2015 Wasco & Sherman County Art Exhibit for grades Kindergarten through 5th. All Wasco & Sherman County Elementary Students are encouraged to enter, only one entry per student. All types of artwork are acceptable, pieces should be neatly presented and flatwork must be mounted on poster board or be ready to hang.
Entries will be accepted Tuesday, January 6 through Saturday, January 10. Show runs January 13 through January 31, 2015 at The Dalles Art Center. Closing Reception & Awards will be Saturday, January 31 from 3 – 4 pm, when artwork can be picked … Continue reading

Trout Lake Art Studio – Destino Fine Art & Craft

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Artists Ardis DeFreece and Deborah Nelson share the Trout Lake Art Studio, aka Destino Fine Art & Craft. Ardis is a realist painter, draftswoman, and teaches classes. Deborah makes traditional hooked wool rugs and paintings in oil.
Trout Lake Art Studio is open for classes and events by appointment (call (360)907-1660) or by chance.
Address: 2397 Hwy 141, Trout Lake, WA 98650 (no mail)
Phone: (360)907-1660

Window Gallery – White Salmon Arts Council

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This gallery fills the window space of an unoccupied storefront in the heart of White Salmon, WA. It is an ongoing project of the White Salmon Arts Council, who magically transforms the showing each month to feature a different local artist.
Past exhibitors have been impressed by the quality and attractiveness of the gallery, and appreciate its high visibility location in downtown White Salmon.
Artists and art groups who are interested in putting a show in the gallery can contact the White Salmon Arts Council at
The gallery may be viewed 24/7 at
121 E. Jewett Blvd.
White Salmon, WA 98672

Trout Lake Abbey, Mt Adams Zen Center

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Trout Lake Abbey is a Spiritual Retreat Center, a Buddhist Temple, a Druid Sanctuary, a certified organic farm selling eggs and produce, and the home of the Mt. Adams Zen Center and the White Mountain Druid Sanctuary.
Located in Trout Lake, Washington, our farm is a 23 acre certified organic farm in a highland valley at the base of Mount Adams. We grow fruit, vegetables, herbs, and eggs and have produce for sale throughout the year.
Our  Spiritual Retreat Center accommodations are primarily intended for people visiting our spiritual retreat. We encourage guests to attend morning meditation at the Mt. Adams Zen Center or the … Continue reading

Columbia River Indian Petroglypyhs and Petrographs

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The Horsethief Lake section of the Columbia Hills State Park is a National Historic Site that hosts Native American Celilo Falls area petroglyphs (rock carvings) and pictographs (rock paintings) on display to the public.
The petroglyphs were excavated from areas now submerged by waters impounded behind The Dalles Dam, and after years of storage are now on open display to the general public.
The pictographs can only be visited on guided tours scheduled at 10 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, April through October.
To make a reservation, call the park office at 509-773-5007. Reservations are required, so do not come for a tour … Continue reading

Whitcomb-Cole Log Cabin – Conboy Lake NWR Headquarters

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Built in the 1890s, this house is one of the last pioneer log homes still standing in Klickitat County, reflecting the early days of Euro-American settlement on the Camas Prairie. The house was originally thought to have been built by Stephen Whitcomb, one of the earliest Euro-American settlers in the area. Whitcomb arrived in 1874 at the age of 50 and homesteaded the land, building a cabin which served as a post office from 1877-1881. During the move and restoration at its current location, clues were discovered which suggest that the house that now stands was actually built by John Cole, … Continue reading

Alpaca Annex at Meadowrock Alpaca Ranch

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ALPACA CARETAKERS: Jim and Barbara welcome visitors to our MEADOWROCK ALPACAS RANCH!
Peruvian and North American handcrafted and woven alpaca yarn and accessories, mostly hats, scarves, gloves, socks and blankets . . . a very large selection of each.
Meet our friendly ALPACAS: Amber, Brako, Colt, Geneva, Mica, Opal, Ozzie, Pyro, Rocky, Ruby, Sapphire, Smoky, Thulisa, and our 2013 CRIA (babies): Zircon, Pyrope’, Cinnabar & Gabbro (two males & two females, we couldn’t be happier!)
Visit our FARM STORE, OPEN: Wed – Sun, 10am – 4pm
Find us one-half hour north of Hood River on WA Hwy 141 in Trout Lake, WA.
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Museum at Warm Springs

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Native American displays, songs, and culture of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs are highlighted in this colorful facility near Kah-Nee-Tah resort.
Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except major holidays.
From The Dalles, follow Hwy. 197 south to Hwy. 97, continue south to Madras and northwest along Hwy. 26 to Warm Springs.
From Hood River, follow Highway 35 south to the Highway 26 junction, then head southeast on Highway 26 to Warm Springs.
2189 Hwy 26
Warm Springs, OR 97761
Information: (541) 553-3331 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas, Thanksgiving & New Year’s Day