The Dalles Swim Team will be hosting The 65th annual Ted Walker Invitational Swim Meet at the beautiful, new Northern Wasco County Aquatic Center. Starts today and runs through Sunday. Event is free for spectators.
The Springs at Mill Creek second annual art fair today from 10 am to 3 pm. Local artists, light refreshments and live music.
Gorge Gravity Games – Showdown at the Loops continues Friday and Saturday as some of the best skateboarders and street luge riders in the world tackle the sharp curves and steep inclines of the Maryhill Loops.
Mom Prom – tonight at 7:30 – 11:00 at The Dalles Civic Audiorium. Mom Prom: A benefit for Grayson, who was born with a severe form of spina bifida. At nearly two-years old, he has undergone four neurosurgeries and countless hours of physical therapy. A 21 and over event. Tickets $25 per person
The 14th Annual Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour features well marked routes, rest stops, safe sag support, and wonderful weather. Choose from the 11.5 mile Family Fun Ride (Trout Lake Valley) for $10, or the 51 Mile Loop through Trout Lake, BZ Corner, Gleenwood, and back, the 54 Mile Forest Loop (up and down the flanks of Mt. Adams) and the combined 105 Mile Infinity Ride for $75. Registration and rides start 7 am at Trout Lake School.
City of Rufus 2-Day City-Wide Multiple Site Sales Event, 9 am to 3 pm both Saturday and Sunday. It’s a multiple location garage sales event throughout the city including the City Hall Complex indoor and outdoors. Thousands of Items for Sale including: Cars, Trucks, Boats. Antiques & Collectibles, Motel Surplus, Electronics and City-Owned Surplus by sealed bid. Maps of all registered locations will be available at all businesses in Rufus starting Friday, June 24th.
Seventh annual Splash for Pink Maupin community event is a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Whitewater raft trips on the Deschutes leave at 10 am and 1 pm. Cost $79 including barbecue lunch. Lunch available for non-rafters for $10. Also live music all day, a kids’ fun area, raffle, silent auction, volleyball tournament, FREE beer , wine and liquor tasting…and much more.
Sixth annual skateboard competition starts 11 am at The Dalles skatepark. Sponsored by Northern Wasco Parks and Recreation District. There are $5,000 in prizes.
Wasco Amateur Radio Services “WARS” will be demonstrating Amateur Radio at Riverfront Park from 11:00AM Saturday, June 25th through 11:00AM Sunday, June 26th. This event spans the full 24 hours, so feel free to drop in any time. WARS volunteers maintain a robust communications system in Wasco County, providing critical backup communications capabilities in the event of a disaster.
Redneck golf benefit for Youth Empowerment Shelter – Light-hearted golf, games and grub. Starts at noon at Martin Meadows 6580 Martin Road off Sevenmile High Road.
Missoula Children’s Theatre staff along with The Dalles Theatre Company present The Princess and the Pea, an original adaptation of the classic fairy tale! Enjoy this full scale musical with 50-60 local children as cast members. Performances 2 pm and 7 pm at The Dalles High School auditorium.
Take an easy two-mile hike to learn about the Missoula floods that helped shape the land during the last ice age. Meet at Rowena Crest on the old Columbia River Highway 2 p.m. Free event offered by Oregon State Parks, Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Programs.
Swim meet continues.
Rufus citywide yard sale continues.
Praise in the Park 7 to 9 pm at Sorosis Park. Enjoy a picnic dinner and enjoy guest speaker Lynn Kent. Bring your own chairs and blanket. Free event sponsored by the Evangelical Pastors Group.