Attend this FREE and annual event to enjoy carnival rides, the Fred Meyer Grand Parade with more than 90 entries, musical talent show, and local wine, beer, and spirits. The Harvest Days Parade & Festival is on Saturday, July 21 along Main St. in Battle Ground. Their website is www.battlegroundchamber.org.
Mary Charlotte was Philip Foster’s long-suffering wife, and mother of nine (four when she made the trip around the horn in 1842). To celebrate her, and the many pioneer women who joined her in Oregon, attend a garden party on the third Saturday of July for a fashion show. Enjoy live music, tour the historic farm on the Oregon Trail, and learn about 19th century fashions. Tour a historic Rose Ramble, with starts of pioneer roses available for your garden. View the needlework of pioneer women, and learn about their crafts from modern practitioners. Kids and grandkids will enjoy the hands-on activities, like corn-grinding, croquet, crosscut sawing, and building a log cabin...More
Celebrate the rich culture of Slavic community at this family-friendly festival with great food, music, arts, dancing, fun children's games, sports and much more...More
VegOut! Portland Vegan Beer & Food Festival is a Foodie event, celebrating the Vegan Lifestyle. VOP is for both the seasoned vegan and those looking to discover the accessibility (and deliciousness) of truly living cruelty-free. It is a head-to-toe experience of all things vegan – clothing, beauty products, jewelry, food, and drinks – with live entertainment and inspirational speakers! Come VegOut! with us in Portland!...More
This is a 1500s era English marketplace. We have full contact jousting, Her majesty Queen Elizabeth and her royal court, 3 stages of continual entertainment, merchant craftsmen, period demonstrations, Great shopping, Sword fighting lessons, kids games, a tavern, food, and many village participants to help you feel as if you are in the period. There are over 500 participants from 13 states. GREAT FAMILY FUN!!!!...More
This is a FREE event for the whole family. Over 20,000 visitors have swayed to the rhythm as hula dancers and Polynesian singers filled the park with the heartbeat of their cultures. Raffles, keiki (kids) activities, arts and crafts, business and delicious food vendors round out this two day long outdoor festival which is now considered the third largest annual event at Esther Short Park. Bring a low backed chair or blanket and enjoy the tropical festivities. The festival is from July 26 - 28 at Esther Short Park: corner of W. Columbia St. and 8th St. in Vancouver. To learn more, go to hawaiianfestivalpnw.com.
All are invited to attend the Washington County Fair. You can enjoy a carnival, live entertainment, big fair food, vendors, Monster Energy Free Style, livestock competitions, All Alaskan Racing Pigs, Bug Ology, The Growing Grove, and so much more. It will be held from July 26 - 29 at the Fair Complex: 873 NE. 34th Ave. in Hillsboro. Go to www.bigfairfun.com.
Each year downtown Camas plays host to an array of arts & craft vendors at the best price of any festival in the area! The event draws 10-15,000 people! Expect to see arts & craft vendors, a gated wine & microbrew street, a food street, concerts in the park, two parades (kids parade on Friday & main parade on Saturday), the ducky derby, kids activities street, a softball tournament and the famous bathtub races in front of City Hall...More
Oregon's only Family Friendly Roots Reggae Festival featuring music, workshops, world crafts, and organic food in the foothills of Mt. Hood. Camp out and enjoy this three day festival on a 160-acre site...More
Come join us for the 2018 Klamath County Fair August 2nd through the 5th! A fair like ours equals real people baking and making, growing and showing, living real lives in real communities. From fantastic entertainment to proudly celebrating our 4-H and FFA kids’ year of hard work, we invite you to join us in the fun. Pre-Sale Tickets for the carnival, the rodeo, and the Concert are now on sale. The Klamath County Fair – It’s Your Fair...More
Banana Belt Fat Bike Festival will be the first Fat Bike Festival on the South Coast! Come and enjoy a weekend of fun Fat Bike events and explore the beaches & quaint community of Gold Beach by Fat Bike. Events planned throughout the weekend include a Friday sunset beach ride and bonfire (fire season permitting) with Fat Bike games and activities, on Saturday several ride options on the beach of varying lengths, sandcastle contest, music, Surfrider beach cleanup, and after party at local pub. Lots of fun Fat Bike activities but still plenty of time to explore and enjoy Gold Beach. We will have Fat Bikes available for people to demo if they don't yet have their own. Bring your family & friends and join us for a great event at the Banana Belt of the Oregon Coast! It will be held from Aug. 3 - 4. Go to www.bikegoldbeach.com.
The Gladstone Community Festival is coming on August 3-5. It kicks off Friday afternoon in Max Patterson Park. Visit the Vendors and enjoy the family-friendly beer garden. Bring the kids, grab a meal, adult beverage or root beer and relax with some nice music. This year's Movie in the Park is Coco! Saturday's big parade kicks off the weekend and features the famous "Get a Life Marching Band". After the parade enjoy live entertainment and lots of free family fun in the park. Kids will love the giant downhill slip-n-slide, dunk tank & fishing pond. Cruise the Vendor Market, try your luck at Bingo and 50/50 drawings. Enter the pie baking, watermelon eating or chili cookoff competitions. Lots of food vendors will be there to satisfy your appetite. In the evening, rock to the music of The Coastline in the beer garden. Sunday morning you'll catch flying pancakes and tap your toes to The Festival Brass at the Community Breakfast. Flying pancakes are FREE to seniors, others pay a donation. The popular Classic Car Show opens at 10 a.m. with over 200 beauties to admire...More
The 150th Anniversary of the Clark County Fair is set for Aug. 3 through 12, and the Clark County Fair Association has created a marvelous lineup of thrilling features including DockDogs®, Cowboy Boot Camp, Brad’s World Reptiles and Sandscapes! And, get all the carnival rides, fantastic fair food, family fun and adorable animals you can see in one day! Plus – don’t miss the 150th Anniversary Parade happening opening day (August 3rd) at 1:50 p.m., the parade goes right up the midway, so get a great spot to watch! The event is held at the Clark County Fairgrounds: 17402 NE. Delfel Rd. in Ridgefield. Visit the Clark County Fair website for updates and all the schedules: www.clarkcofair.com.
Capitol Pride is a non-profit community organization founded in 2004, whose mission is to promote understanding and education regarding LGBTQ issues, and to foster a sense of community for these individuals and their supporters in Salem and the Mid-Willamette Valley of Oregon. To further these goals we sponsor the annual Capitol Pride celebration each year in Salem, Oregon. This event is family friendly, everyone is welcome. We have vendors, entertainment, food, drinks and more. It will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Salem's Riverfront Park Amphitheatre: in Salem. Visit their Facebook page for more.
The Festival of Art in Stout Park, August 4 & 5, is held in a forested venue just off Highway 101 in Brookings, Oregon. This juried event includes more than 80 diverse artisans from as far away as the east coast and here in the Pacific Northwest. This free event includes live music, food & drink, and children's activities. In its 6th year, the festival has something for everyone in a vibrant harbor town that offers access to beaches, hiking, and fishing...More
The 22nd Annual Pathways to Transformation Holistic Health, Psychic and Crafts Fair takes place on Saturday, August 4, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, August 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside Yachats Commons, 441 N. Hwy. 101 at 4th St., in Yachats, The Gem of the Oregon Coast, located just 50 miles South of Lincoln City on Hwy. 101. This is the largest and longest running event of its type on the Oregon Coast bringing 70 exhibitors of health & wellness products & practitioners, psychic & intuitive readers, visionary artisans, crystals, jewelry, authors, seminars and much more. This Family-friendly event has something for everyone. The $3 Weekend Pass Donation includes over twenty seminars to inform and educate. Kids FREE. FREE Parking. FREE Book Exchange. FREE Info Table...More
Do you have the sense that there is more to life than what you've been experiencing up until now? A dynamic, fun training to define and design a blueprint for turning your greatest dream into reality. Do you want to discover your true dream or purpose? Would you like to eliminate fear, doubt and worry and move toward your goals with confidence? Do you want to transform obstacles into opportunities?If these questions resonate with you, then you are going to love this workshop and PowerPoint presentation. Taught by Life and Business Success Coach Beth Beurkens, it will be held on Monday, Aug. 6, from 6 - 6:45 p.m. at the Ashland Public Library: 410 Siskiyou Boulevard in Ashland. To register, visit www.bethbeurkens.com/events.
This is an advanced workshop taught by Beth Beurkens, M.A. One of the classic tasks of the shaman is to journey in order to obtain answers to questions, both at the request of others, and for oneself. In the shamanic search to become persons of knowledge, you will learn, as shamans have from time immemorial, how to converse with plant as well as animal species, how to learn about the use of quartz crystals, and how to seek and receive revelatory knowledge from visionary sources. 13 CEU credits offered upon completion of this workshop. It will be held from Aug. 25 - 26 in Santa Rosa, California. To register for this workshop, go to www.shamanicuniverse.com.
Join the Pacific Women's Herbal Conference on the shores of the Salish Sea for a gathering of wild women and plants. Susun S. Weed, herbalist, author and lifelong advocate for women's health is teaching at the conference AND teaching a 6-day Green Goddess Apprenticeship prior to the conference, September 14-19. The main conference is from Sept. 21 - 23 at Camp Sealth on nearly 400 acres of forest and wetlands on the southwest shore of Vashon Island, Washington. You'll find all the juicy details at www.pacificwomensherbalconference.com.