If you love classic cars and music, The Dalles, Dufur and Dallesport are the places to be this weekend.
Cruise The Gorge – Neon Cruise Friday, August 12
Enjoy vintage and muscle cars alike as they “cruise the gut” downtown The Dalles from 6pm until the last car around the loop. This event is free for spectators. This year we will host Dennis Gage with My Classic Car. He is expected to select about a half dozen cars to film.
For more information or registration visit http://midcolumbiacarclub.org/
Show in the Shade Car Show – Saturday, August 13
Join us at Sorosis Park for the “Show in the Shade” Car Show 9am-4pm. This is an opportunity to see the cars up close and talk with their owners.
Registration information can be found at http://midcolumbiacarclub.org/
Neon Classic Weekend Concert – Saturday, August 13
Saturday, August 13th, City of The Dalles Summer Celebration and the Neon Classic Weekend Concert Featuring Stone In Love, the west coast’s hottest tribute to Journey, plus music from Ants In The Kitchen, a seven-piece HORN band that plays a mix of classic 70’s era funk, blues, and soul… but with the tone and force of a ROCK band! Opening the show at 7:00, The Sceptre Brothers. The Sceptre Brothers (formerly The Sceptres) is a four-piece band that reinvents the great rock and roll hits of the 60s. Beatles, Stones, Cream, Dylan, Ventures, Zombies, Rascals, Animals, you get the idea. Two scorching lead guitarists, four vocalists, and a killer rhythm section.
All ages welcome!
Advanced general admission tickets: $15 at The Dalles Chamber office today! 404 West 2nd. Open M-F 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 10am-4pm. Day Of Show general admission tickets sold at the Chamber until 3:45 on August 13th, $20 at the gate. 300, Up Close in front of the stage tickets available $25. (21+) standing room only (when Stone In Love hits the stage). Kids 12 & under FREE, no ticket necessary.
For tickets and more information click here.
Dallesport Drags Return – Sunday, August 14
Sunday, the anticipated return of the Dallesport Drags! 8am-4pm.
A great way to wrap up this classic weekend in The Dalles, Oregon. A full day of drag racing at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport, located directly across the Columbia River in beautiful Dallesport, Washington. Open to all racers. Public racing in 1/8 mile racing starting at 10 AM. NHRA rules apply.
Vehicle inspection, waiver, consent form required. Friday night inspections in lot across from The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. Sunday inspections from 8-10 AM at the track. Dial-ins till noon. Eliminations begin at noon. Spectators $10 per car load.
Check here for more information http://midcolumbiacarclub.org/.
Vintage Dufur Days Car Show – Sunday, August 14
If you would like to see more cars head out to Dufur for the Vintage Dufur Days Car Show
Located just 13 miles South of The Dalles. 9am-3pm
Check here for more information http://dufurhistoricalsociety.org/days.php.