Friends of  the Columbia Gorge are celebrating their 35th Annual Meeting & Luncheon by making it a Play & Stay weekend event, formally known as their Blooms & Brews weekend. Enjoy art, flowers, hiking and the local micro-brewery for a weekend of fun in Cascade Locks starting this Saturday, April 11th. Read details about this Play & Stay: Blooms & Brews event below.

Make it a Play & Stay weekend* (revised itinerary) for Friends’ 35th Annual Meeting & Luncheon. Enjoy visiting artists work places and gallery tours for the 9th Annual Gorge Artists Open Studios throughout all weekend, April 10-12. Celebrate the creativity in Gorge communities on your own Friday-Saturday using the tour map, then join Gorge Towns to Trails Project Manager Renee Tkach at Lorang Fine Art Studio on Saturday evening for a private gallery tour, presentation and reception. Artist and gallery owner Deborah Lorang will talk about the international art community she’s fostered, and Renee will share the latest Gorge Towns to Trails updates. Enjoy a selection seasonal bites to eat and beverages from a local micro-brewery.
The next morning, enjoy a hike at Dry Creek Falls with hike leader and Friends Board Member Debbie Asakawa before joining us at Skamania Lodge for Friends’ 35th Annual Meeting and Luncheon (click to go to registration page).

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