Mother’s Day weekend events May 11 – 13

FRIDAY
It’s the 23rd Annual Klickitat Valley Fire Victims Fund Auction& Yardsale today and tomorrow at the Rural Seven Fire Hall in Goldendale, at 327 W.Brooks Street. Kick-off yard sale is this afternoon from 4 to 7 PM with all items being sold on a donation basis. Then, tomorrow silent auction from 8:30 a.m. to 1 pm, with live auction starting at 10 a.m. If you can’t make it to the auction,  you can make a donation to the Klickitat Valley Fire Victims fund online at smile.amazon.com

The Dalles Middle School Music Department presents its spring musical, Xanadu Junior tonight at 7 pm and tomorrow with matinee at 1 pm and evening performance at 5 pm. Tickets $5 for adults, $3 for students and children

SATURDAY
The Class of 2018 is having a HUGE senior yard sale at the Goldendale High School cafeteria Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm They are fundraising for their senior trip to Silverwood on June 1st. They have everything from clothes, to toys, to bed frames. If you want to donate, please drop donations off at the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce today from 3 to 5:30 pm, or anytime before noon Saturday.

The City of Rufus invites all citizens to their cleanup day Sat from 9am to 3pm. Cleanup site located at the City of Rufus Public Works Department 400 Main Street. Volunteers are welcome to assist as needed. E-Waste recycling of computers, monitors, and TVs is available courtesy of The Dalles Disposal but NO hazardous materials, chemicals, paint, or tires.

Wasco County Extension Service andWasco County Master Gardeners, together with NORCOR Juvenile Detention presents their annual plant fair Saturday 9 am to 2 pm at The Dalles city park. Large selection of flowers, vegetables and herbs for sale, along with food booths, crafters and artists and demonstrations. Free admission and proceeds go to providing community plant education.

Also at City Park in The Dalles from 10 am to 2 pm its the annual Childrens Fair. More than 30 booths and activities for children of all ages and it’s free.

The Next Door, Inc. plant sale from 9 am to 3 pm at 965 Tucker Road in Hood River. More than 20 varieties of organically grown herb, veggie, and flower starts available for just $3-5. Tomatoes, hot and sweet peppers, eggplant, basil, melons, squash, sunflowers, and much more. All proceeds benefit The Next Door’s Raices Cooperative Farm.

Mother’s Day Tea and vintage fashion show at 1 pm Saturday at Lutheran Church Community Room 104 E. Simcoe Drive in Goldendale. Doors open at noon for silent auction. Tickets $20.00 per person and there is limited seating. Call Adar at 509-773-6249 or Betty at 609-250-3746 for tickets. Also available at Monkey Shines Gallery and studio, 514 South Columbus Avenue in Goldendale.

Soropotimists International of Goldendale are sponsoring a quilt raffle for a queen-sized handmade red-work quilt embroidered by Virginia Chandler, a $600 value.Raffle tickets $2 each for this fundraiser for Soroptimist scholarship programs and activities. Tickets at Monkey Shines in Goldendale or from any Soroptimist member.

Harmony of the Gorge presents Mrs. Wiggleworth’s tea party 1:30 to 4 pm Saturday at the fellowship hall of the Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road. Enjoy tea and crumpets, coffee and cookies,. Come and meet her friends who will be showing off some of their favorites for your shopping and browsing fun, offering jewelry, cosmetics, home organizers, handmade rugs and more. Free admission.

The Oregon Ballet Theater traveling company visits Columbia Arts Center at 215 Cascade Avenue in Hood River Saturday 6:30 to 8:30. The dancers will perform classical and contemporary choreography from the repertoire of Oregon Ballet Theatre. The evening of exquisite choreography is family-friendly and guests are encouraged to meet the dancers after the performance. Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, students and military, and $10 for children under 10.

Helping Hands against Violence women’s shelter benefit concert 7 to 10 pm Saturday at Springhouse Cellars, 13 Railroad Avenue in Hood River. Enjoy sax-driven rocking blues with The Terry Hanck Band from San Francisco. Tickets $20 in advance at Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River, $25 at the door

SUNDAY
Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet from 10 am to 1 pm Sunday at the Goldendale American Legion Auxiliary. Tickes $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under.

Maryhill Museum has free admission for all moms on Mother’s Day 10 am to 5 pm plus a free mimosa or other drink with a lunch order at Loie’s Café at the museum.