Comedy in the Park every other Friday this summer in Portland

Image by Michiel Ton from Pixabay We all need more opportunities to laugh now more than ever, and Kickstand Comedy in Portland is doing something about it. Starting May 21, 2021, they partnered with Portland Parks and Recreation and The Portland Mercury to host Comedy in the Park, the first annual series of comedy shows … Continue reading Comedy in the Park every other Friday this summer in Portland

Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Image by Wolfgang Gerth from Pixabay The Eugene Symphony is performing in two more free outdoor concerts this summer. The first concert is at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, July 26, at Bohemia Park at South 10th Street and East Main Street in Cottage Grove, Oregon. During this concert, the symphony is collecting non-perishable items for FOOD … Continue reading Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

2021 Portland Christmas Ships Fleet parade schedule

Santa's reindeeer ride the waves during a Christmas Ships Fleet parade on the Columbia River (photo by Cheryl Landes) The 2021 schedule for the Christmas Ships Fleet in Portland is posted for the Columbia and Willamette River fleets. The fleets will sail December 3-21. Routes vary, so check the pages linked below for more information … Continue reading 2021 Portland Christmas Ships Fleet parade schedule

Feast Portland hosting three tasty summer events in 2021

Image by Paolo Chieselli from Pixabay Feast Portland is hosting the Summer of Feast, three events featuring tasty meals from local chefs and other fun activities. Feast Flicks, July 29-August 1, 7 p.m. (sold out) Treat yourself to a dinner and movie at Feast Flicks at The Lot at Zidell Yards on the banks of … Continue reading Feast Portland hosting three tasty summer events in 2021

The Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park

Vintage John Deere tractor (photo by Cheryl Landes) Step back in time to watch vintage machinery in operation and learn about those original innovations at the 50th annual Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks. Activities include traditional tractor pulls, threshing, flour milling, steam sawmilling, fire appartus demos, and train and trolley rides. … Continue reading The Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park

Washington County Fair July 23-August 1 in Hillsboro, Oregon

Image by Kriss Chen from Pixabay The Washington County Fair is back after a year's pause because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enjoy the carnival rides, tasty food, and entertainment ranging from live music to ventroquilists. The fair started today, July 23, and ends on Sunday, August 1. The fair is located at the Westside Commons, … Continue reading Washington County Fair July 23-August 1 in Hillsboro, Oregon

2021 Lee Farms Sunflower Festival August 6-29 in Tualatin, Oregon

Sunflowers at Lee Farms in Tualatin, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Wander through sunflower fields in full bloom and take a scenic hayride to a sunflower maze during the annual Lee Farms Sunflower Festival Tuesday, August 6, through Thursday, August 29, in Tualatin, Oregon. Introduce yourself to the farm animals and listen to live music … Continue reading 2021 Lee Farms Sunflower Festival August 6-29 in Tualatin, Oregon