19th Anniversary Celebration Scheduled for Saturday, May 17th

Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s free 19th anniversary party Saturday, May 17. “In addition to our usual fun events, informative displays, music and activities on this day,” said J

Guest Speaker: Peg Willis – Building the Columbia River Highway

Come hear author Peg Willis Sunday, May 18, as part of the museum’s ongoing speakers series. Willis, a retired teacher from Oregon, has had a life-long love affair with the Columbia River Highway. Years of research have culminated in her new book, Building the Columbia River Highway,

22nd Annual Silent Auction Recap

Nearly 200 people turned out for the Museum’s annual silent auction and dinner. This years theme of “Tie-dyed & Bellbottoms: Remembering the 70s” brought out the groovy side of attendees with many of them showing up tie-dye, flower prints, afros, and other period garb. The

22nd Annual Silent Auction and Dinner

Columbia River Gorge residents are gearing up for the 22nd annual silent auction and dinner at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson, Saturday, March 8. Across the region supporters are checking their closets and local used clothing venues for just the right outfi

Museum Fundraiser Focuses on Historical Photos

The Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum boasts a collection of more than 5,000 historical photographs and now copies of the most popular are available for purchase. Thanks to a herculean effort by the staff and volunteer Curator Rich Curran, more than 100 photos have been printe

Christmas in the Gorge Sing-Along

As part of the “Christmas in the Gorge” festivities, the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum is hosting a free public “Sing-Along” Saturday, Dec. 7, starting sharply at 2:30 p.m. The singing will conclude at 3:30, with holiday refreshments being served until 4. Museum admission

Picker’s Haven – July 20th

A good picker likes to bundle. And bundling will be easy at Picker’s Haven, Saturday, July 20, at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson. So what’s a picker? And what’s bundling? A picker is one who travels to yard sales, estate sales, even to the

Gossip Lady to Speak

Meriwether Lewis’s mother Lucy (Merna DeBolt) tells a visiting group of students all about the food eaten by the members of the Corps of Discovery. We are proud to announce the first public appearance of its very own Gossip Lady, also known as Merna DeBolt of Carson. Since the museum

18th Anniversary Party: May 18th!

Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s 18th anniversary party Saturday, May 18. “In addition to our usual fun events, informative displays, music and activities on this special day,” sai

Auction Night Crowd Relives Roaring 20s