Across the region supporters are checking their closets and local used clothing venues for tie-dyes and bellbottoms for this years annual auction and dinner. Come support the museum while "Remembering the '70s."
In addition to the silent auction, the event will include a buffet dinner of plank salmon, skirt steak, fresh breads, dessert and all the trimmings, catered by Skamania Lodge, which is located adjacent to the museum. “We enjoy staging events at the museum,” said Skamania Lodge Manager Ken Daugherty. “It’s a wonderful place and guests seem to really enjoy the atmosphere. The auction is always lively and fun and I promise the food will be excellent.”
Tickets for the event are $40 ($50 after March 3) and are available at the museum or at the Skamania County Chamber of Commerce. Will-call tickets may be ordered by calling the museum at 509-427-8211. Doors will open at 5, with dinner slated for 6 p.m. Continue reading here...
First Peoples focuses on the history of the original people to live in this area of the Gorge, the Cascade Chinook. The Emory Strong Library is also visible, showing his collection of early-man artifacts.
The largest gallery in the museum is Harvesting Resources, which focuses on the timber and fishing industries in the Gorge. It also contains a waterfall. Four very large artifacts are on display.