Celebrate Fall at Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, the Columbia River Gorge’s Biggest Harvest Celebration. More than 120 farmers, artisan food producers, wineries, cideries, breweries and artists will gather along the Columbia River from October 11 - 13 to celebrate the region’s bounty. Fun live events include a giant pumpkin carving exhibition, and local music on the main stage. Youngsters will love the kids’ activity area, which includes a rock wall, bouncy houses, face painting and other activities. Friday is Senior Day! All Seniors admission $4.00, Friday only, buses encouraged to pre-register-email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Hood River Harvest Fest is located at the Hood River Event Site just north of Exit 63 off Interstate 84, just 60 miles from Portland. More online at visithoodriver.com/harvest-fest.