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What’s going on in Gales Creek this weekend, May 3

A roundup of the live music and other events we’ve heard about this weekend and beyond.

Live music at The Smokehouse:

Friday, May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m., catch Just Clark, a Texas-born singer-songwriter who is “reviving the roots of American-made music,”

Saturday, May 4 from 6 to 8 p.m., Dumpster Joe returns, at least the third time he’s played in Gales Creek on his res-o-phonic guitar.

Friday, May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m., catch New Nostalgia, a thee piece group that plays covers from groups like the Beatles, Everly Brothers, Beach Boys and Crosby, Stills and Nash, and more.

Saturday, May 11 from 6 to 8 p.m., hear A Town Called Home, led by multi-instrumentalists Howdy and Marilyn Darrell, a Portland-based duo that originally called Austin home. They combine Texas roots with a West Coast vibe to create their own Americana style.

Smokehouse Chicken & Guns is located in Gales Creek at 55660 NW Wilson River Highway. You can find more events at the Smokehouse at

Live music at Carpenter Creek Winery

Sunday, May 12 from 1 to 4 p.m., Americana group Midnight & Moonshine will play at a special Mother’s Day concert.

“All of the honored Moms will be treated to a complimentary glass of our very first estate wine, our 2023 Rose’,” Carpenter Creek Farm and Winery said.
Cajun Papas Food Truck will be on site.
Table reservations available by texting 503-477-0374
Carpenter Creek Farm & Winery is located outside of Dilley at 47266 SW Carpenter Creek Road

Want to include your event here? Email us at [email protected] at least two weeks in advance.

Event reminders

The Gales Creek Garden Club church grounds cleanup has been postponed to May 11.

Hagg Lake Fishing Tournament
Check in starts at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4. More info online

Regular events

Gleaners and Fresh Alliance Food Bank at Gales Creek Community Church of God
Wednesdays at 10:55 a.m. @ Gales Creek Church

Gales Creek Library
Thursdays 6 to 8 p.m. @ Gales Creek School

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Chas Hundley is the editor of the Gales Creek Journal and sister news publications the Banks Post and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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