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Feb
8
Wed
2023
Sense of Place Returns for 2022-23 @ Columbia Center for the Arts
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm

Sense of Place Returns on October 19th. Now in its 13th season, the popular lecture series kicks off with a lively presentation on the incredible Pacific Lamprey.

Mt. Adams Institute is excited to announce the 13th annual Sense of Place Lecture Series line-up. Your host, Sarah Fox, will explore a wide range of topics, including ancient fish, tribal culture, volcanoes, and more, with her guest speakers. Season 13 will launch on October 19th, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts with a lecture by Ralph Lampman, a Lamprey Research Biologist for the Yakama Nation Fisheries. Lampman’s multimedia presentation will highlight the ecological and cultural importance of this often overlooked Pacific Lamprey.

New this year is a Sense of Place Season Pass. This pass will guarantee seats at all lectures and grant access to the Livestreams at a discounted price. A limited number of passes are available for purchase only until October 19th. Tickets for individual lectures will go on sale on September 1st. Lectures occur once per month, October through April, at 7 p.m. Following all of the lectures, there is a Q&A.

2022-23 Sense of Place Lecture Series

October 19th, 2022 – Title: Bloodsucker, Eel, Asum, Ksuyas, Parasite, Lamprey: Many Names, but What Does it Mean to Us?
Speaker: Ralph Lampman

November 9th, 2022 – Title: Nancy Russell’s Legacy at Cape Horn: Inside a National Scenic Area Campaign
Speaker: Bowen Blair

December 7th, 2022 – Title: The Iconic Mitchell Point Tunnel Returns!
Speakers: Tova Peltz & Kevin Price

January 11th, 2023 – Title: Wildfire in the Gorge: The Good, the Bad, and Lessons from Eagle Creek
Speakers: Jessica Hudec & Loretta Duke

February 8th, 2023 – Title: Living Snow: Mysterious Pink Snow and the Future of Our Alpine Ecosystems
Speaker: Robin Kodner

March 8th, 2023 – Title/Speaker: A Conversation with Kat Brigham
Chair of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Appointed Member of the First-Ever Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of the Interior

April 12th, 2023 – Title: Volcanic Origins of the Columbia River Gorge: A Tangled Tale of Magma and Water
Speaker: Leif Karlstrom

Full descriptions of each lecture and information about how to attend are available at: mtadamsinstitute.org/senseofplace

Mar
8
Wed
2023
Sense of Place Returns for 2022-23 @ Columbia Center for the Arts
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm

Sense of Place Returns on October 19th. Now in its 13th season, the popular lecture series kicks off with a lively presentation on the incredible Pacific Lamprey.

Mt. Adams Institute is excited to announce the 13th annual Sense of Place Lecture Series line-up. Your host, Sarah Fox, will explore a wide range of topics, including ancient fish, tribal culture, volcanoes, and more, with her guest speakers. Season 13 will launch on October 19th, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts with a lecture by Ralph Lampman, a Lamprey Research Biologist for the Yakama Nation Fisheries. Lampman’s multimedia presentation will highlight the ecological and cultural importance of this often overlooked Pacific Lamprey.

New this year is a Sense of Place Season Pass. This pass will guarantee seats at all lectures and grant access to the Livestreams at a discounted price. A limited number of passes are available for purchase only until October 19th. Tickets for individual lectures will go on sale on September 1st. Lectures occur once per month, October through April, at 7 p.m. Following all of the lectures, there is a Q&A.

2022-23 Sense of Place Lecture Series

October 19th, 2022 – Title: Bloodsucker, Eel, Asum, Ksuyas, Parasite, Lamprey: Many Names, but What Does it Mean to Us?
Speaker: Ralph Lampman

November 9th, 2022 – Title: Nancy Russell’s Legacy at Cape Horn: Inside a National Scenic Area Campaign
Speaker: Bowen Blair

December 7th, 2022 – Title: The Iconic Mitchell Point Tunnel Returns!
Speakers: Tova Peltz & Kevin Price

January 11th, 2023 – Title: Wildfire in the Gorge: The Good, the Bad, and Lessons from Eagle Creek
Speakers: Jessica Hudec & Loretta Duke

February 8th, 2023 – Title: Living Snow: Mysterious Pink Snow and the Future of Our Alpine Ecosystems
Speaker: Robin Kodner

March 8th, 2023 – Title/Speaker: A Conversation with Kat Brigham
Chair of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Appointed Member of the First-Ever Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of the Interior

April 12th, 2023 – Title: Volcanic Origins of the Columbia River Gorge: A Tangled Tale of Magma and Water
Speaker: Leif Karlstrom

Full descriptions of each lecture and information about how to attend are available at: mtadamsinstitute.org/senseofplace

Apr
12
Wed
2023
Sense of Place Returns for 2022-23 @ Columbia Center for the Arts
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm

Sense of Place Returns on October 19th. Now in its 13th season, the popular lecture series kicks off with a lively presentation on the incredible Pacific Lamprey.

Mt. Adams Institute is excited to announce the 13th annual Sense of Place Lecture Series line-up. Your host, Sarah Fox, will explore a wide range of topics, including ancient fish, tribal culture, volcanoes, and more, with her guest speakers. Season 13 will launch on October 19th, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts with a lecture by Ralph Lampman, a Lamprey Research Biologist for the Yakama Nation Fisheries. Lampman’s multimedia presentation will highlight the ecological and cultural importance of this often overlooked Pacific Lamprey.

New this year is a Sense of Place Season Pass. This pass will guarantee seats at all lectures and grant access to the Livestreams at a discounted price. A limited number of passes are available for purchase only until October 19th. Tickets for individual lectures will go on sale on September 1st. Lectures occur once per month, October through April, at 7 p.m. Following all of the lectures, there is a Q&A.

2022-23 Sense of Place Lecture Series

October 19th, 2022 – Title: Bloodsucker, Eel, Asum, Ksuyas, Parasite, Lamprey: Many Names, but What Does it Mean to Us?
Speaker: Ralph Lampman

November 9th, 2022 – Title: Nancy Russell’s Legacy at Cape Horn: Inside a National Scenic Area Campaign
Speaker: Bowen Blair

December 7th, 2022 – Title: The Iconic Mitchell Point Tunnel Returns!
Speakers: Tova Peltz & Kevin Price

January 11th, 2023 – Title: Wildfire in the Gorge: The Good, the Bad, and Lessons from Eagle Creek
Speakers: Jessica Hudec & Loretta Duke

February 8th, 2023 – Title: Living Snow: Mysterious Pink Snow and the Future of Our Alpine Ecosystems
Speaker: Robin Kodner

March 8th, 2023 – Title/Speaker: A Conversation with Kat Brigham
Chair of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Appointed Member of the First-Ever Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of the Interior

April 12th, 2023 – Title: Volcanic Origins of the Columbia River Gorge: A Tangled Tale of Magma and Water
Speaker: Leif Karlstrom

Full descriptions of each lecture and information about how to attend are available at: mtadamsinstitute.org/senseofplace

Dec
2
Sat
2023
I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon @ Various White Salmon Locations
Dec 2 all-day

Holiday Tree Lighting – 1st Saturday in December

*4:30pm to 6pm: Outdoor fire pits will be lit around the White Salmon Holiday Tree at Riverview Bank
*Santa, Christmas music, caroling, holiday booths, hot chocolate and S’mores makin’s will be available for all to enjoy, and to keep everyone warm and in the spirit of the day while awaiting:

*~5 pm: Lighting the White Salmon Holiday Tree, the Grand Finale of the day
As a hush comes over the crowd, the Mayor and all the children take a deep breath, then blow on the tree to magically bring it blazing alight.

This is THE community family event of the season in Bingen and White Salmon,
so don’t miss enjoying the start of the holiday season with your family, friends, visitors,
and the rest of our community.


Hopefully next year we’ll be able to resume the full day’s activities that in the past included: Arts, Crafts, and Music

*Start the day with Santa’s Breakfast and Bazaar
at Henkle Middle School 7:30 to 11:30
Pancakes, sausage and beverages for $5/person or $15/family of five, $3 for seniors and K-8 students, and $2 for preschoolers.  Photos with Santa 8:00 to noon, package prices.

*Beginning at 12pm: Downtown White Salmon shops will open with food and drink, artists, entertainment, demonstrations, lots of gift ideas, and warm spaces.

*From 2pm to 5pm: The White Salmon Community Library’s 
annual Holiday Wassail Event:
*Demonstrations and hands-on crafts for kids, music, seasonal snacks, and the traditional wassail punch provide a family-friendly afternoon for all ages.

Dec
7
Sat
2024
I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon @ Various White Salmon Locations
Dec 7 all-day

Holiday Tree Lighting – 1st Saturday in December

*4:30pm to 6pm: Outdoor fire pits will be lit around the White Salmon Holiday Tree at Riverview Bank
*Santa, Christmas music, caroling, holiday booths, hot chocolate and S’mores makin’s will be available for all to enjoy, and to keep everyone warm and in the spirit of the day while awaiting:

*~5 pm: Lighting the White Salmon Holiday Tree, the Grand Finale of the day
As a hush comes over the crowd, the Mayor and all the children take a deep breath, then blow on the tree to magically bring it blazing alight.

This is THE community family event of the season in Bingen and White Salmon,
so don’t miss enjoying the start of the holiday season with your family, friends, visitors,
and the rest of our community.


Hopefully next year we’ll be able to resume the full day’s activities that in the past included: Arts, Crafts, and Music

*Start the day with Santa’s Breakfast and Bazaar
at Henkle Middle School 7:30 to 11:30
Pancakes, sausage and beverages for $5/person or $15/family of five, $3 for seniors and K-8 students, and $2 for preschoolers.  Photos with Santa 8:00 to noon, package prices.

*Beginning at 12pm: Downtown White Salmon shops will open with food and drink, artists, entertainment, demonstrations, lots of gift ideas, and warm spaces.

*From 2pm to 5pm: The White Salmon Community Library’s 
annual Holiday Wassail Event:
*Demonstrations and hands-on crafts for kids, music, seasonal snacks, and the traditional wassail punch provide a family-friendly afternoon for all ages.

Dec
6
Sat
2025
I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon @ Various White Salmon Locations
Dec 6 all-day

Holiday Tree Lighting – 1st Saturday in December

*4:30pm to 6pm: Outdoor fire pits will be lit around the White Salmon Holiday Tree at Riverview Bank
*Santa, Christmas music, caroling, holiday booths, hot chocolate and S’mores makin’s will be available for all to enjoy, and to keep everyone warm and in the spirit of the day while awaiting:

*~5 pm: Lighting the White Salmon Holiday Tree, the Grand Finale of the day
As a hush comes over the crowd, the Mayor and all the children take a deep breath, then blow on the tree to magically bring it blazing alight.

This is THE community family event of the season in Bingen and White Salmon,
so don’t miss enjoying the start of the holiday season with your family, friends, visitors,
and the rest of our community.


Hopefully next year we’ll be able to resume the full day’s activities that in the past included: Arts, Crafts, and Music

*Start the day with Santa’s Breakfast and Bazaar
at Henkle Middle School 7:30 to 11:30
Pancakes, sausage and beverages for $5/person or $15/family of five, $3 for seniors and K-8 students, and $2 for preschoolers.  Photos with Santa 8:00 to noon, package prices.

*Beginning at 12pm: Downtown White Salmon shops will open with food and drink, artists, entertainment, demonstrations, lots of gift ideas, and warm spaces.

*From 2pm to 5pm: The White Salmon Community Library’s 
annual Holiday Wassail Event:
*Demonstrations and hands-on crafts for kids, music, seasonal snacks, and the traditional wassail punch provide a family-friendly afternoon for all ages.

Dec
5
Sat
2026
I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon @ Various White Salmon Locations
Dec 5 all-day

Holiday Tree Lighting – 1st Saturday in December

*4:30pm to 6pm: Outdoor fire pits will be lit around the White Salmon Holiday Tree at Riverview Bank
*Santa, Christmas music, caroling, holiday booths, hot chocolate and S’mores makin’s will be available for all to enjoy, and to keep everyone warm and in the spirit of the day while awaiting:

*~5 pm: Lighting the White Salmon Holiday Tree, the Grand Finale of the day
As a hush comes over the crowd, the Mayor and all the children take a deep breath, then blow on the tree to magically bring it blazing alight.

This is THE community family event of the season in Bingen and White Salmon,
so don’t miss enjoying the start of the holiday season with your family, friends, visitors,
and the rest of our community.


Hopefully next year we’ll be able to resume the full day’s activities that in the past included: Arts, Crafts, and Music

*Start the day with Santa’s Breakfast and Bazaar
at Henkle Middle School 7:30 to 11:30
Pancakes, sausage and beverages for $5/person or $15/family of five, $3 for seniors and K-8 students, and $2 for preschoolers.  Photos with Santa 8:00 to noon, package prices.

*Beginning at 12pm: Downtown White Salmon shops will open with food and drink, artists, entertainment, demonstrations, lots of gift ideas, and warm spaces.

*From 2pm to 5pm: The White Salmon Community Library’s 
annual Holiday Wassail Event:
*Demonstrations and hands-on crafts for kids, music, seasonal snacks, and the traditional wassail punch provide a family-friendly afternoon for all ages.