Columbia Center
for the Arts

215 Cascade Street

PO Box 1543

Hood River, OR 97031


Theatrical Trip to Ashland

Columbia Arts Goes to Ashland...
Grab your Seat-Only 2 Spots Left!!!

Join Columbia Arts as we travel to Ashland, Oregon this May to experience the Oregon Shakespeare Festival! See three great performances, stay at the lovely Ashland Springs Hotel and travel by private coach.


See Three Great Performances

  • My Fair Lady
  • Taming of the Shrew
  • A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams


About the Trip

This is the sixth year of this fun event, organized by Judie Hanel and Kate Mills. Don't miss this opportunity to join other theater lovers where all the arrangements are made for you. Whether you love Ashland and want to return every year, or you have never been and want to enjoy this award-winning Shakespeare Festival for the first time, this is the trip for you!

Upon arrival you’ll be greeted at the Ashland Springs Hotel for your two night stay. Wednesday evening you’ll attend My Fair Lady, Lerner & Loew’s effervescent adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. Sunday morning you’ll awake to a beautiful continental breakfast and at 9:30am we will gather for a discussion with a company member involved in one of the shows on our agenda. Our afternoon show begins at 1:30pm with Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. Our final show, Thursday evening at 8pm, is Tennessee Williams’ classic, A Streetcar Named Desire.


Sign-Up Now!

  • Plays: My Fair Lady, Taming of the Shrew, A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Dates: Wednesday, May 1 to Friday, May 3, 2013
  • Price Per Person: $535 Double Occupancy / $595 Single Occupancy
  • Deposit of $150 per person due by December 1, 2012 ($125 if you have already paid the $25 reservation fee).

Price includes accommodation plus breakfast, transportation, tickets to 3 plays, play discussion, and box lunch on return.

The trip is currently sold out, but we are taking names for our waiting list!
Please let us know if you are interested in joining us! Contact Judie Hanel at to put your name on the waiting list or call her at (541) 386-6221 .

For More Information

For more information or to reserve your spot, email Judie Hanel at or call her at (541) 386-6221 .