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There’s More Than Just Thanksgiving Going On In the Gorge This November!

Although smaller than a city, The Dalles and Hood River, Oregon have a lot going on! Sometimes bigger isn’t always better and this month the Columbia Gorge proves that by having countless events and activities ever week! If you’re staying at the Celilo Inn this month and are wondering what to do when you get here, this post will provide you with some great ideas. However, for the most up-to-date event calendar be sure to check out www.thedalleschamber.com or www.hoodriver.org!


November 16th:  Love doing crafts? If the answer is “yes” than you’ll want to sign up for Country Living Class: Soap Making! Held from 6:30pm-8:30pm, you will learn how to create your very own soap out of olive oil, soy, and coconut oils as well as steamed distilled oils. All participants will leave with a recipe as well as their very own hand crafted soap. Participants must call 541-386-2055 to register for the class. The class will be held at Rockford Grange 4520 Barrett Dr,Hood River,Oregon, only 40 minutes from Celilo Inn!


November 17th:  With the cost of food nowadays, many people are growing their own. However, often times they grow too much and when this happens, they regretfully end up wasting much of it. If this sounds like you, The Dalles has just the thing! Stop by the Zion Lutheran Church between 1:00pm-3:30pm and learn how to preserve your food with their Fall and Winter Food Preservation Class: Food Drying Basics. The class will cover how to preserve fruits, vegetables, meats and even canned goods into delicious dehydrated treats. The class costs $10 for supplies and there is a $5 registration fee. For more information call 541-386-3343. Fall and Winter Food Preservation Class is located at 101 W. 10th St in The Dalles, only 10 minutes from Celilo Inn.


November 17th:If you love dancing, or you’ve always wanted to learn you’ll need to stop by The Dalles Civic Auditorium. From 7:00pm-9:00pm, you can stop by for square dancing lessons! The first two lessons are free and any lessons after will be $2. The Dalles Civic Auditorium is located at   323 E. 4th St, only 10 minutes from Celilo Inn!


November 19th: Cozying up next to a campfire, while listening to soulful music is just what we need! Stop by the Imperial River Company for their 10th anniversary. You’ll get to hang out by the warm camp fire while listening to the popular singer songwriter Will West free of charge! The Imperial River Company is located at 304 Bakeoven Rd,Maupin,OR, a pleasant 55 minute drive from Celilo Inn.


November 19-20, 23, 25-27, 30th: For those who truly believe, come join Mt. Hood Railroad on the Polar Express! Based on the popular children’s book by the same name, the Polar Express is for children of all ages, from 1 to 92! A ride on the Polar Express includes hot chocolate and cookies. When the train reaches the “North Pole,” Santa will hand out a Christmas bell to every child. Everyone is encouraged to dress in their comfy pajamas. For more information you can visit http://www.mthoodrr.com. Guests will board the train at 110 Railroad St, Hood River, only 30 minutes from the Celilo Inn!


November 25th-27th: This event is perfect for wine lovers! During Thanksgiving Weekend, the wineries of the Columbia Gorge will be hosting at Open House! Stop by one of 30 wineries for special releases, huge discounts, delicious treats, music and much more! For a complete list of wineries you can visit http://www.columbiagorgewine.com.


For more information on what’s going on around The Dalles be sure to speak to our friendly staff when staying at Celilo Inn.


To make a reservation you can call 541-769-0001 or go to www.celiloinn.com. For more information you can email info@celiloinn.com. For the latest updates on events, Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter!


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This November Celilo Inn Gives Thanks to Our Guests

For many people, November is not the ideal time to travel. Instead most would opt to hibernate in their homes. Celilo Inn would like to offer something that combines the best of both worlds—traveling and cozy, comfort! This November, Celilo Inn is providing our guests with the comforts of fall and the excitement of travel! Here is a list of our upcoming specials!
Special Fall Deals
The Dalles is beautiful in the fall, and we don’t want you to miss out! For the month of November guests who book a View Room for two nights will receive 50% off the second night! Think of it as a pre-holiday gift! We love the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge and we want our guests to have the time to take it all in. This special fall deal will provide you with the time you need to explore this diverse and breathtaking area! Use the code word “November 50%” when you book your reservation to receive this discount. To book a reservation you can call 541-769-0001 or visit www.celiloinn.com.

Tasting room at Maryhill Winery

Maryhill Open House
Want to escape the chaos on Black Friday? Maryhill Winery and Celilo Inn have the perfect solution! November 25th-27th, Maryhill Winery will be hosting an Open House. From 10:00am-6:00pm guests can receive up to 30% off wine. In addition, there will be live music, a cozy fireplace. Why not do your Holiday shopping at Maryhill Winery? No lines, no crowds, just great wine, great people and great music. Celilo Inn is located only 20 minutes away from Maryhill Winery, making it the perfect place to stay when visiting the Open House.

Newport, OR

November Contest
We’ve started up our monthly contests again! This month Celilo Inn will be giving away a free night stay at the Elisabeth Inn in Newport, OR for the month of December. The Dalles is beautiful in the fall but we’d like to celebrate another gorgeous part of Oregon as well, the Oregon Coast! To enter our contest, all you have to do is upload a fun or creative picture featuring the Celilo Inn logo, business card or brochure to our Facebook wall. Logos and brochures can be downloaded from our website www.celiloinn.com. The winner will be chosen on November 28th. Good luck!

To really help our guests get in the Thanksgiving spirit we will have complimentary wine and pumpkin pie at check in!

For more information on deals, events and contests be sure to speak to our friendly staff when staying at Celilo Inn.

To make a reservation you can call 541-769-0001 or go to www.celiloinn.com. For more information you can email info@celiloinn.com. For the latest updates on events, Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter!

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