Thursday, September 22, 2016

This Saturday, October 8th, Art Exhibit opening. Meet the artists between 1-3:00 PM. Tsuga Gallery Presents a Tsunami of Art

This Saturday, October 8th, Art Exhibit opening. Meet the artists between 1-3:00 PM. Come join in the fun and celebration of these amazing local artists. A variety of delicious treats and refreshments will be served. Here is more information: The Friends of Skamokawa/River Life Interpretive Center is very pleased to present works from Wahkiakum County's Tsuga Art Gallery for our final art exhibit this year. Displayed at the River Life Interpretive Center at Friends of Skamokawa, the title of this upcoming exhibit, 'Tsuga Gallery presents a Tsunami of Art' reflects the amazing variety and intensity of our local artists.
Wahkiakum County has collected a talented group of artists and musicians who are making this area a special place to visit. Among the artists will be photographers, painters, ceramists, wood artists, fine jewelers, and some who do a combination of all these.
Included in the group will be Mike Rees, Mitzi Christensen, Dan Tchozewski, Genie Cary, Noreen Fitts, Joan Wren, Ruth Doumit, and several others.
The exhibit will open Saturday, October 8th with a party to meet all the artists from 1 to 3 pm. This exhibit will run to November 20th to be followed by the Hall's annual Holiday Open House, “Deck the Hall”.
Several of the artists will be leaving their work for that event as well.
Friends of Skamokawa’s River Life Interpretive Center is located at 1394 SR4 in Skamokawa, WA and is open Thursday-Sunday from 12 noon to 4 PM.
For more information, please call 360-795-3007 during open hours or email:

Thursday, September 1, 2016

"A Cornucopia of Wines" Auction & Wine Tasting Fundraiser, Saturday, September 10, 6:30 - 10:00 PM

Saturday, September 10, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM, advance tickets are available now. See below for ticket purchase locations and more information about this delightfully elegant evening in Skamokawa, WA. Join us for a spirited evening of fine wines, delicious gourmet food, fun community and spirited bidding on silent and open auction items including but not limited to; getaways to great local bed and breakfasts, paintings, photography, ceramics, blown glass, gift baskets, river kayaking, jewelry, gift certificates to local businesses and much more! Auctioneer Brian McClain will be presiding over the open auction with his friendly, fast paced style. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available. This is our main fund raiser of the year with all funds directed to the maintenance and operation of Friends of Skamokawa's River Life Interpretive Center. There will be a ‘paddle raise’ during the evening to help fund a brand new coat of paint! Here is your opportunity to help keep this beautiful building standing tall. “A Cornucopia of Wines”, Wine Tasting and Auction will be held in theSkamokawa Grange #425 at the Wahkiakum County Fair grounds, 18 Fairgrounds Rd., Skamokawa, WA 98647. The doors will open at 6:30 PM. This event draws visitors from throughout the Northwest. Along with the fine wines to sample will be a scrumptious menu prepared by the experienced caterers Ginger Schmitz and Jake Collins of Sharon's Pizza Mill in Cathlamet.
Advance tickets for “A Cornucopia of Wines” are $15 each or $25 a couple and can be purchased at the Bank of Pacific in Cathlamet, the Skamokawa General Store and at Friends of Skamokawa's River Life Interpretive Center in Skamokawa. Tickets sold at the door will be $20 single and $30 for a couple. For questions phone 360-795-3007, send an email to or stop by The River Life Interpretive Center during our open hours, Thursdays through Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 PM. We are located at 1394 W. SR4, Skamokawa, WA 98647. We’ll see you there!