This is a family-friendly music festival with concerts in a beautifully appointed 400-seat theater. Genres include bluegrass, Americana, and folk music. Enjoy the Winter Arts Festival, pie sale, two nights of jamming, and see and hear great music. The Florence Winter Music Festival is being held from Jan. 25 - 27 at the Florence Events Center: 715 Quince St. in Florence. More online at www.wintermusicfestival.org.
The International Cat Show invites you to experience the international world and variety of CATS. Real cats. Unique breeds in diverse styles, shapes, colors and patterns, representing feline beauty from around the world. Old breeds with histories, to rescues with a story, over 250 cats on display and competing. Rescue cats and kittens will be available for adoption and rescue groups will also be selling cat related items. Judges from around the world will be officiating. Cat lovers will be able to shop for their finicky feline, as a large variety of vendors will be offering cat items not found in local stores, including teasers, beds, blankets, cat trees and treats...More
Looking for a new treasure or need to pretty-up dolly? This very popular show has something for everyone, including the finest exhibitors in the West who fill the room with dolls, bears, miniatures, supplies, wigs, clothes books and accessories from Antique to Modern. Informal identification and doll stringing are available onsite. Click here 2019 January Clackamas Flyer for a printable discount coupon...More
For 30 years, this award-winning Bridal Show has been helping engaged couples make their special day perfect. Meet wedding vendors, see runway fashion shows, and get ideas from the inspiration gallery...More
Come and check out the longest running indoor kiting event in all of North America On January 26 & 27, 2019 in Long Beach, WA. It’s amazing! Astounding performances by the best in the U.S. Glenn Davison, from Massachusetts, is the featured flyer. There will be demos and competitions from 9-3 on Saturday and the pro-am event takes place on Sunday...More
Join along for Central Oregon’s premier bouldering competition! This year’s Bash is super special as it will be hosted in conjunction with USA Climbing Open Bouldering Nationals. Competitors will receive a bunch of great swag from Bend Rock Gym – shoe vouchers, free memberships, apparel and more. Finalists will win some awesome bouldering gear from Metolius Climbing and a chance at the $5,000 Cash Purse! Bend Boulder Bash is a great competition for climbers of all backgrounds. This year, they will be adding a Masters category for female and male climbers 45 years and up. The top three male and female competitors in category will win a bunch of great gear and perks from Bend Rock Gym. Competitors will also receive free food and beverages from one of Bend’s best local breweries, Silver Moon. Bend Boulder Bash is also a great event for spectators! Grab a beer or kombucha, buy some raffle tickets to support Bend Endurance Academy (Bend’s Climbing Team) and watch some amazing climbing! It will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Bend Rock Gym: 1182 SE. Centennial Ct. in Bend. Go to www.visitbend.com.
Join golfers from around the world in the Las Vegas World Amateur. For players of all skill levels, the Las Vegas World Amateur is a three-day individual stroke play event (handicapped) golf tournament in one of America's most exciting cities. This year's event includes rounds at Chimera Golf Club, The Lexington & Concord courses at Revere Golf Club, and a fourth round at Royal Links Golf Club for flight winners. Visit VegasWorldAm.com to see more about the prizes and contests planned for this year's event. Early Bird registration ends February 1, 2019.
February through April is Beach Treasure Hunt season in Gold Beach. Find a tagged glass float on our beach. Bring it to the Visitor Center to see if you’ve won a prize. There are weekly and monthly prizes. First, make sure you search for the glass floats in the right location. They’re above the high surf line in the driftwood and beach grass. Also, you will only find them from the Rogue River jetty to south of Kissing Rock. That’s almost 3 miles of treasure hunting on our awesome beaches!...More
Come celebrate a day of Hawaiian live music, Polynesian dancing, and Hawaiian culture. On Saturday, February 2nd, Hula Halau 'Ohana Holo'oko'a invites you to our 13th annual Ho'ike, benefitting the KIAKO Foundation and its mission to cultimate the Hawaiian Arts in the Pacific Northwest. Two shows, a Matinee and an Evening Luau show will be held at the Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, The Performing Arts Center: 12000 SW. 49th Ave. in Portland. Tickets for this family event are on sale now! For information, visit www.kiako.org. Aloha!
Hosted by the Portland Christian Science Lecture Series, guest speaker Dave Hohle will be educating on the topic entitled, "Time is Not a Factor in Your Life". You'll learn about distinguishing between time and timelessness, age and agelessness, and encourages freedom from mortal limitations associated with time by understanding more about the spiritual nature of life. It will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the PSU Native American Student and Community Center: 710 SW. Jackson St. in Portland. For details, go to pdxcslectureseries.com.
The North County Recreation District (NCRD) Performing Arts Center presents Winterfest, three great musical acts guaranteed to counteract the dreary days of winter. Performances are from Feb. 8 - 10. On Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 is "Kate & The Crocodiles" - a perennial favorite in the Northwest. Their band consists of a classically-trained vocalist, soulful keyboardist; intuitive trumpeter of Pink Martini; and an amazing drummer with Pink Martini. "The Pacific Quartet" is performing on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. This two-time Grammy Award winning quartet is one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. And, the festival concludes with the "Mel Brown Quartet" on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Mel Brown is an iconic jazz legend backed by a talented quartet - a mainstay in the Portland jazz scene. Winterfest will be held at 36155 9th St. in Nehalem. To learn more, visit www.ncrd.org.
Enjoy special Antique & Collectibles Week sales from 100 dealers found at over 15 antique store locations throughout Lincoln City. From art, books and furniture, to pop culture, there are a variety of items to add to your collection. The event will also celebrate the 160th anniversary of Oregon becoming a state, telling the story through railroad history and memorabilia. Plus, they will have lots of events to go with the week of world-class antiquing. Their Appraise-a-thon and the new pop-up Antique Faire are just a hint of what's in store this year. It will be held from Feb. 9 - 18 at various venues throughout Lincoln City. For details, visit lincolncityantiqueweek.com.
February 13th, 2019 is Diversity Employment Day for the City of Portland! There will be hundreds of Jobs and Career positions being hired for from 45+ major employers like – Enterprise, State of WA, Multnomah County, XPO Logistics, Oregon State Lottery, Oregon Health Authority, City of Beaverton, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Albertine Kerr, State of Oregon Dept. of Transportation, FBI, Peace Health and many more. Not only are these employers seeking to hire the best qualified candidates, they are also hiring to build a team and workforce that truly reflects all the communities they serve. Mature Workers, Women, People with Disabilities, Multicultural Candidates, LGBTQ and Veterans are all part of the Diversity and Inclusion focus at the DED Career Fair taking place on Feb. 13 at the Portland Expo Center, located at 2060 N Marine Dr. in Portland. Times are from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. More details at www.citycareerfair.com.