Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Festival
The third annual Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Festival is set for May 18 and 19, 2013, in the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM), 1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, Oregon (map).
WAAM has one of the largest collections of still-flying antique aeroplanes and still-driving antique automobiles in the country. Your ticket to the Wine & Pear Fest also gives you entry into this living history museum.
Hours for the fest are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 18, and noon to 5 p.m. May 19. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits (with samples) and local artisans.
It’s sponsored by the Rotary Club of Hood River, and proceeds benefit its scholarship fund.