Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum are gearing up for their 19th annual Show & Shine car show Sept. 5th. “We had 23 cars at our first show,” chuckled Rob Peterson. “Last year we had more than 150 cars registered and more than 1,000 visitors voti
Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s free 20th anniversary celebration Saturday, May 16. “In addition to our usual fun events, informative display, music and activities on this day,” s
Bernadette Murray, a graduate of Stevenson High School, will give a talk-and-slide presentation on her family’s trek on the Pacific Crest Trail at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson. It will be held on Sunday, April 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. On April 26, 1969,
Columbia River Gorge residents are gearing up for the 23rd annual silent auction and dinner at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson, Saturday, March 14. Across the region supporters are checking their closets and local used clothing venues for just the right outf
With the dramatic growth of the US coal and oil industry in the Dakotas – and the subsequent increased use of the Columbia Gorge transportation corridor – come new concerns about safety and the environment. The Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center will host a presentation and disc
Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum are gearing up for their 18th annual Show & Shine car show Aug. 30. “We had 23 cars at our first show,” chuckled General Manager Rob Peterson. “Last year we had more than 150 cars registered and more than 1,000
A Lewis & Clark Expedition living-history expert is coming to the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson, Wash. In a sense, Tom Wilson will be coming home Sunday, Aug. 17. Wilson was raised in Stevenson but went on to teach and coach in Astoria for more than 30 ye
Northwest juvenile historic fiction author EF Winters will be holding a book signing at the museum Saturday, July 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. Her new book is Memeloose; The House of the Dead. Winters began exploring the history of the region as a child touring with a Native American cultural
The staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center have booked a well known scholar and expert to talk about Indians on the big screen. Lance Rhoades, a well known scholar and expert on Native Americans, will give his presentation, American Indians in Cinema: Participa
We will be hosting a talk on the geology of the gorge Sunday, June 22. The presentation is part of the museum’s “Sundays on the Gorge” speakers series. June’s headliner is retired math and science teacher Les Hastings. His talk will be: A personal journey into the geology
Time prints of the millennia are boldly etched on the walls of the Columbia Gorge. They record a 40-million-year-long story of change, endurance and majesty. The first human imprints in the Gorge were left by the Indian cultures that flourished here for thousands of years, drawing both spiritual and physical strength from this.
When you visit the Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Center Museum, you are able to visualize and participate in the life of the Columbia River Gorge.