Culture Fest at Hood River CGCC campus offers instruction, celebration, food

Sharing info here from Kelly Sullivan, an advisor with Columbia Gorge Community College, about its third annual Gorge Culture Fest on Friday at the Hood River-Indian Creek Campus.

The event will have lively entertainment; a chance for community connections; the opportunity to view and create art for its Somos Uno (we are one) exhibit; and delicious food and fun.

It runs from 4 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, at the campus, 1730 College Way.

Here’s what’s on tap::

  • 4-5 pm Somos Uno Meditation
  • 5-5:45 pm Piñata Contest with CGCC Juntos Club
  • 5:45-6:45 pm Los Amigos de la Sierra
  • 6:45-7:15 pm Mid Valley Elementary Folklorico Dancers
  • 7:15-8:15 pm Jamba Marimba
  • 8:15-9:00 pm Song, Story, & Dance Performance, led by Jefferson Greene, Cultural Artist, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs/Nez Perce

Other Activities:

  • 6:30-8 pm Basket Weaving Workshop, Led by Jefferson Greene; limited enrollment, to reserve your spot, please call 541-506-6022 or email
  • We Are All One/Somos Uno Art Exhibit on display 5/18 – 6/14 (Call for Artists: We Are All One/Somos UnoPDF)
  • Disability History Exhibit on display 5/15 – 5/19 (and in The Dalles 5/22 – 5/26). Brought to you by ORAHEAD, and created by Advocating Change Together (ACT)
  • Community Partner booths inside with activities and information, including: CGCC Japanese Club, CGCC Student Life, CGCC Juntos Club, MCMC, Hood River County Health Department, Gorge Pride Coalition, Hood River Museum, Columbia Riverkeepers, White Salmon Library, and more.

Oregon Humanities Conversation on Thursday 5/18 from 6-7:30. Kerani Mitchell will explore with us the topic “Where Are You From? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians.”

CGCC is an equal opportunity educator and employer. For special access needs, contact Shayna Dahl at or (541) 506-6046.

Events, Government, Instruction

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