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Frequently Asked Questions

What do people typically wear to a concert?

Most people wear "dressy casual" attire, meaning a nice top/blouse/collared shirt and slacks/dressy jeans or a dress.

What is Club 22?

Club 22 is a food and beverage service provided to our patrons and is operated by The Dalles Civic Auditorium. All proceeds from this service go to The Civic. The name reflects the year The Civic was opened back in 1922. Club 22 is open for business when the doors open at 6 p.m. and during intermission. Typically a variety of light bites are offered (varies each show) as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Is The Civic handicap accessible?

Yes. The Civic has been restoring and improving the theater for the last six years and created a new and easily accessible ADA section.  

Is there assigned seating?

No. All concerts are general seating. There are 400 seats in the lower level of the theater, so come early to nab your desired spot!

Are food and beverages allowed during the performance?

Beverages are allowed in the theater during the performance, but food is not allowed.

Is there an intermission?

Yes. Intermission is typically 15 minutes, which is plenty of time for a bathroom break and a stop by Club 22 for food and drinks.

How long do performances typically last?

Most performances run no later than 9 p.m.

What is the mission of MCCCA?

The primary mission of MCCCA is to foster and encourage community appreciation of music and dance of varied genres through live performance. Our secondary mission is to create educational outreach programs for students and seniors within the 5 counties we serve: Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, Skamania and Klickitat.

How do I become involved with MCCCA?

As an all-volunteer organization, we are always looking for eager volunteers to help us in a variety of ways, such as handing out programs at the concert, concert setup, marketing/publicity, and much more. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact Patti Blagg at 541-298-4352 or

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