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Weird Beer on the River to benefit CMS Caregiving Services

Washougal, WA – Things are about to get weird along the Columbia River waterfront in Washougal… with weird beer that is. Weird Beer on the River will be coming to Marina Park at the Port of Camas/Washougal on July 10 and 11, 2015. The tasting event hopes to attract more than 25 local and regional beer and cider breweries and is challenging them to create and serve their weirdest brew made from ingredients such as fruits, vegetables, candy, seafood, and even insects (food-grade, or course!).
Proceeds from the event will benefit the CDM Caregiving Services, a non-profit agency providing in-home care, adult day services, and other supports for Veterans, seniors and people with disabilities in Southwest Washington, in an effort to keep them living in their own home.
“Fundraising should be fun, and our committee, our brewers, and our sponsors all thought this was one of the more unique ideas to raise money for a great cause,” said Eric Erickson, Executive Director of CDM Caregiving Services. “We have huge breweries like Deschutes, Pyramid, and Bridgeport. We have local favorites like Amnesia, Doomsday, and Mt. Tabor. And we have breweries from Hood River to Astoria, and Bellingham to Eugene. Across the board, brewers were excited to do something different and fun.”
Weird Beer on the River cost $20 per day which includes a tasting glass and 6 tokens for 4 ounce tastes of the weirdest beers ever. Advanced tickets are $17 if purchased before July 8 and are available online at http://cdmcaregiving.org/events/weird-beer-on-the-river/. Hours are Friday from 4 – 10 p.m. and Saturday noon to 9 p.m. There will be food vendors, picnic tables and live music with rotating bands throughout both evenings. 21 and over only.
The event is presented by Riverview Community Bank and sponsored by Pacific Office Automation, Bauman Chiropractic, Robertson & Olsen Construction, J.D. Fulwiler & Company Insurance, Waste Connections, Killian Pacific, Bader Brewing, and Shorty’s Nursery. Tourism support has also been provided by the City of Washougal Hotel/Motel tax. Sponsorship packages are still available and feature a special beer pairing lunch on Friday, early entry to the event that day, and access to a special “VIP” section.
For more information go to cdmcaregiving.org or visitwashougal.com.
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Kenny Lee & The Sundowners, Portland Blues Band Plays Goldendale, WA Legion Hall on June 13 from 8PM-Midnight as a Benefit for KVGD-LP, Goldendale Community Radio

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Cherry wood smoked pork & brisket with amazing side dishes

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Living History and Civil War Encampment

Fort Dalles Museum
500 W. 15th Street
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Lacamas Valley Sheepdog Trial

The Lacamas Valley Sheep Dog Trial (Thursday, August 14th through Saturday, August 16th from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, August 17th, Final Championship Round, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.) features many of the most talented herding dogs and their handlers from throughout the Northwest. Spectators can watch these amazing animals move sheep through a timed course. A professional public address announcer will be on hand so spectators can learn about the sport and gain an appreciation for what they are watching. Concessions open daily for breakfast and lunch.
Get all the details on http://www.lvsdt.com
Directions: From Camas, travel north on SR-500 about 2.5 miles. Turn left on NE 3rd Street and follow the signs.
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SUP Salmon Classic

The SUP Salmon Classic paddleboard race will take place on the waters of the Columbia River on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Captain William Clark Park, Cottonwood Beach, in Washougal, WA.
The races begin at 10 a.m. and include an 8-mile Long Course for professional level racers, a 4-mile Short Course for recreational boarders and a 2-mile youth and novice course just for fun.
The Salmon Classic features an outstanding venue for spectators and athletes alike along the long open beach at Capt. William Clark Park. Food booths, vendor booths and entertainment will be on hand from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free for spectators.
Registration is open online through August 29 is $75 for Long Course racers and $50 for Short Course Racers at http://www.supsalmonclassic.com. Those wishing to register on the day-of-race need to be there between 7 and 9:00 a.m. The same day fee is $85 for Long Course and $60 for Short Course Racers. Novice Course is $15.
Join the fun on Saturday, August 30 as we kick off the event with a free concert by “God Fearing Woman” out of Bigfork, Montana from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Washougal’s Reflection Park.
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Outlaw Coffee Company

3087 Evergreen Way

Sunday Funday! Is that Barista Jessi or Bret Michaels?!? You’ll have to stop by to find out. We have lots of Delicious pastries. See you soon!

GO! Green Drinks at Viento Wines

Wednesday, June 11th
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Viento Wines (301 Country Club Rd., Hood River)
Learn More: http://gorgeowned.org/programs/gorge-green-drinks/

Green Drinks is a monthly networking event for business professionals, community leaders and residents interested in sustainability issues. Local and regional experts share information about various green business trends, policies and practices that are relevant to business owners and residents. Topics have included green building, local, sustainable food production, solar energy, waste reduction, natural medicine, sustainable tourism and more.

Note that all Green Drinks are free and open to the public, but we rely on donations to maintain the program. A suggested $5 donation is kindly requested at the door (free for GO! members). GO-Green-Drinks-logo_2013-300x300