Elkton Community Education Center's (ECEC) butterfly gardens and native plant park are the backdrop for this annual celebration. There’s something for everyone, including the scenic 5K Butterfly Run/Walk, craft vendors, live music, and more! Take a tour of historic Fort Umpqua and learn about the life cycle of native butterflies in the ECEC flight room. Enjoy a BBQ lunch on the patio or fresh baked goods and coffee drinks in the Outpost Cafe. Stroll through the gardens and find garden-themed gifts and plants for your own backyard habitat in our Gift Shop and Native Plant Nursery...More
Aircraft and autos, modern and vintage, will be on display for one day only at this family-friendly event. They'll have food, airplanes, cars, and maybe even a classic motorcycle or two. You do NOT want to miss it. Bring your camera out to the Cottage Grove airport for Cottage Grove Wings & Wheels! The event is on Saturday, June 23, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Oregon Aviation Historical Museum: 2475 Jim Wright Way. Go to oregonaviation.org.
The Pollinator Festival takes place on Saturday, June 23rd at Dancing Oaks Nursery and Gardens southwest of Monmouth. It will feature educational activities for kids and adults, including garden walks, and materials and instruction for creating your own mason bee nest, as well as plant giveaways, and pre-bundled pollinator garden "kits" for purchase. Experts from area non-profit and governmental organizations will answer questions about pollinators and gardening for pollinators...More
Come join us on the banks of the Clackamas River and enjoy the beauty of one of the region’s largest lavender farms. Acres of blooming lavender, live music, great food, lavender lemonade and ice cream, creative vendors, antique cars, u-cut lavender and even baby alpacas you can pet. Our Lavender Shoppe features over 30 wonderful lavender products...More
Join PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET, the nation’s largest arts and crafts market, is celebrating their 45th Anniversary on June 23 & 24. The two-day celebration will include numerous activities, daily give-a-ways, 45th Season Poster release, Rogue Bottle release, Kids’ Korner- and balloon giveaway, artist demonstrations, as well as all the market’s talented artisans selling their original handcrafted wares, an international food court and a main stage featuring local Pacific Northwest favorites. To learn more, visit www.portlandsaturdaymarket.com.
Held on the beach at the D River State Recreation Site, the annual Summer Kite Festival is a Lincoln City family vacation tradition. It's two days of kite flying activities that will have you soaring. They'll have a performance by featured fliers, running of the Bols, Kids Kite Making Workshop, Kids and Kites Parade on the Beach, and more...More
See the hippest, most eco-conscious festival in all of Clark County. At this FREE event, see how people, just like you, are giving new life to old items that would otherwise have been lost in a landfill. Come out and be amazed at the artists’ creations, join your kids in expressing their “green side” by creating their own Eco-Art, or just relax and listen to some wonderful music (warning... tapping your feet or dancing may occur). There will also be all sorts of helpful information on how you can help improve Clark County’s environment. Can't wait to see you there! It will be held from June 23 - 24 at Esther Short Park: 301 W. 8th St. in Vancouver. Go to recycledartsfestival.com.
An unconventional weekend for unconventional thinkers. Since 2011, the World Domination Summit has brought together more than 10,000 people from more than forty countries. As adventurers from all walks of life, our mission is to create a remarkable community that helps each person pursue a big dream. With discussions and activities on topics like how to live a good life, travel hacking your way around the globe, and writing your first book, it’s an experience like no other. They're doing it again in 2018, and all that’s missing is YOU! It will be held from June 26 - July 2 at Newmark Theatre: 1037 SW. Broadway in Portland. Go to worlddominationsummit.com.
Experience the finest Japanese and US saké brands, as part of the 8th annual Saké Fest PDX. Saké Fest PDX is the only event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Your ticket includes all food and all saké sampling stations - even rare & premium saké varieties - while learning how to pair the traditional Japanese drink with a wide variety of food, including cheese, desserts, chocolate and a wide range of fusion, Asian and continental cuisines. It will be held on Wednesday, June 27 at the Oregon Convention Center: 777 NE. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in Portland. To learn more, visit sakefestpdx.com.
The Full Body Elixir by day, Lucid Dreaming by night. No experience necessary. Learn to take back your nights and transform your days! THE FULL BODY ELIXIR is a fun slow flow guided moving meditation combining yoga, qigong, deep breathing, isometrics, mind clearing, and a flow of wisdom for everyday life. This practice effectively clears negativity and stress, boosts immunity, reinvigorates your body and your joie de vie! It's fun, fluid, strengthening, relaxing, energizing, and wonderful! Lucid dreamers realize are aware they are dreaming while dreaming. The creative and healing potential of LUCID DREAMING is extraordinary. Noa will describe the practice and benefits of lucid in waking and dreaming life. The retreat will be held from June 28 - July 1 at Breitenbush Hot Springs: 53000 Breitenbush Rd. SE in Detroit. For more, visit www.calleyoneillyoga.com.
The Risk/Reward Festival showcases electric new works by indie performing artists from across the region. They are celebrating their 11th year of blurring the boundaries of theater, music, dance, and performance art in new and surprising ways...More
Oregon Bach Festival (OBF) has presented the masterworks of J.S. Bach, and composers inspired by his work, to audiences in Eugene and throughout the State of Oregon for nearly five decades. The annual event began as a collaboration between German Conductor and Organist, Helmuth Rilling and Associate Dean of the UO School Of Music, Royce Saltzman. In addition to traditional choral-orchestral masterworks, the Festival presents internationally renowned guest artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Midori, Pink Martini and Joshua Bell, and offers educational opportunities, children and family programming, and community events...More
Come and see what everyone is talking about! The best June race in Clark County features Big Foot himself, great prizes and loads of fun. You won't want to miss this race. All participants receive a T-shirt and medal. Pre-Registration is $30 if you register by June 20 and $35 for later registration. Register by June 20 for a guaranteed T-shirt size...More
The 3rd annual Eugene Food Truck Fest is the exciting summer event you will not want to miss! There will be groovy music, live performances, a tasting competition to elect “Eugene’s Favorite Food Truck,” and a bouncin’ Kids Zone to enjoy! Pick from one of the many categories – BBQ, Vegan, Hawaiian, Mexican, Southern, Vegetarian, American, Shaved Ice, Cupcakes, Vietnamese, Latin, Cuban, Desserts or Thai AND STUFF YOUR FACE!...More
Hosted by world renowned dream interpreter Michael Sheridan, he will select people from the audience and interpret their dreams from the stage, revealing their Life Purpose and Spiritual Gifts. Issues that block them from either of these will also be revealed. There will also be presentations during the day. The event is intended to be enlightening and fun. The normal price for the event is $395 but book by June 24th, to get a free ticket for you (and a friend). It will be held on Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Juniper Room: 900 Bellevue Way NE in Bellevue. To register, send an email to email@example.com and visit www.dream-analysis.com.
Bring the whole family to the World Beat Festival to experience the music, dance, a parade, food and traditions of over 70 nations and cultures. The annual event turns 21 this year, so they'll be pulling out all the stops to celebrate!...More
You're invited to the most exciting, spontaneous, and uniquely American sporting event. Celebrate the nation's birthday at the Molalla Buckeroo. They'll have four nights of non-stop rodeo action, mutton bustin', carnival, food vendors, live music, dance and fireworks each night at dusk. The annual event is from July 1 - 4 at 815 Shirley St. in Molalla. For details, go to www.molallabuckeroo.com.
Join along for great food and drink, live music by the FlexTones and a beautiful fireworks display. It will be held on Tuesday, July 2, from 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. at The Oregon Garden: 879 W. Main St. in Silverton. After 6 p.m., admission is FREE for everyone. A donation of $5 per family is suggested to help cover the cost of the fireworks. Go online to www.oregongarden.org.
You'll enjoy five days filled with color, action, excitement and something for everyone. So head on out to St. Paul for a fun-filled experience during our 83rd annual 4th of July rodeo celebration of the American cowboy and our western lifestyle. It will be held from July 3 - 7 at 20025 4th St. NE in Saint Paul. Their website is www.stpaulrodeo.com.
Held annually, the Estacada Timber Festival will a timber competition, art booths, Kids Zone, food vendors, live music and a Big Bang Fireworks Sky Show. It will be held on Wednesday, July 4 at PGE Timber Park: 30878 NW. Evergreen Way in Estacada. Visit estacadatimberfestival.com for more details.
Cherryfest NW will take place from July 4 - 8 at Riverfront Park in Salem with FREE admission on the Fourth of July, as well as on Sunday, July 8th. Cherryfest NW will include live music, 80+ microbrews and ciders, a variety of food vendors, a carnival, and a Kid Zone that guests have come to enjoy and expect and 4th of July fireworks. Additionally, through a partnership with Titanium Racing, the Salem Stars and Stripes Run will include a 5k run with military-style challenges and a ½ mile run for kids 12 and under that will finish at Cherryfest NW. On the Fourth of July, crowd favorite, Scott Tom will emcee and host family-friendly games such as hula hoop contests, a water balloon toss, limbo contests, and much more...More
The Fireworks Over the Lake celebration seems to start early in the day as there is an air of anticipation that fills the Detroit community. People fill the day with boating, hiking, sunning, socializing and getting ready for an exciting evening. The show generally begins around 10:00 pm after sunset. It will be held on Saturday, July 7 at Detroit Lake: 160 Detroit Ave. in Detroit. Go online to www.detroitlakeoregon.org.
Join your friends at the Marion County Fair, July 12th from 10 a.m. on as we celebrate YOU with Honor Day! Seniors 62+ and Veterans get into the Fair FREE all day to enjoy FREE Bingo, a Bean Bag Baseball Tournament, 4H Bake Sale and more. Then in the afternoon meet at the Co-Energy Main Stage as we honor our Vets, past and present, and end with live music sponsored by Bonaventure. There's also exercise and fitness demos, 4H and FFA animals, the Marion County Quilt Walk and a whole Fair to enjoy!...More
The "mother of all NW tribute band festivals" is back at Pat's Acres Racing Complex! Harefest is three days of live music, camping, food and drink. This year's lineup features 22 tribute bands including: Stone In Love (Journey), Eagle Eyes (Eagles), Queen Nation (Queen) Motorbreath (Metallica), Shoot to Thrill (ACDC), Unchained (Van Halen), Dreams (Fleetwood Mac) and Petty Fever (Tom Petty), just to name a few. They'll also have delicious foods, onsite camping, and a whole bunch of really fun concert goers. Harfest is for ages 21 and up. It will be held from July 12 - 14 at 6255 S. Arndt Rd. in Canby. Go to www.harefest.com.
Enjoy the summer sun and reunite with friends and family while listening to live music. They're offering great food, vendors, fantastic music and dancing, a popular beer and wine garden. The annual Sandy Music Fair and Feast is one of the most anticipated local events of the year. It will be held from July 12 - 15 at the downtown Sandy Centennial Plaza, located at the corner of Hoffman Ave. and Pioneer Blvd. in Sandy. Go to sandyoregonchamber.org.
This is a Three day Doubles Round Robin outdoor Pickleball Tournament. Friday will be Youth Doubles and practice/open play; Saturday will be Men's and Women's Doubles; and Sunday is Mixed Doubles. The tournament is from July 13 - 15 at Memorial Park: 8100 SW. Wilsonville Rd. in Wilsonville. Visit their Facebook page for more details.
The Eagle Creek Lavender Farm Tour is in conjunction with the Oregon Lavender Association Farm Tours. Come join us on the banks of the Clackamas River and enjoy the beauty of one of the region’s largest lavender farms. Acres of blooming lavender - u-cut, fresh cut or dried lavender bundles and culinary lavender. And, our Lavender Shoppe features over 30 wonderful lavender products. Bill will also have a few antique cars on display. It will be held from July 14 - 15. Times are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information and directions go to www.eaglecreeklavender.com. Please no pets.
Enjoy the artists and music found every July at the Sandy Mountain Festival. Over 120 artisans show their wares while entertainent is provided on two stages. Enjoy a mouthwatering treat from one of over 20 food booths. You'll enjoy that "special" feeling that is found while you wander the wooded paths of the festival. It will be held from July 14 - 15 at Sandy's Meinig Memorial Park in Sandy. Their website is www.sandymountainfestival.org.
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
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.