Calendar of Events for Oregon & SW Washington
(Event Listings are Updated Regularly)

May 23 - September 5

The market will be in the tradition of the German weekly markets that feature locally grown produce and farm based products. The goal of the market is for local farmers to sell their wares direct and close to home and to encourage the citizens of Mt. Angel to live a healthier lifestyle by eating more fresh, local, affordable produce. Activities will be provided for the kinder (children) by the Mt. Angel Library and local musicians will be playing in the bandstand.  Wochenmarkt is from June 6 - Sept. 5 at Church and Charles St. in the City of Mount Angel.  For details, go online to

Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts 
June 14 - September 7

In 1979, the Oregon Zoo became the first in America to host a summer concert series.  This year, Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series brings you world-class artists for a night of music and nature.  It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!  Performances are from June 14 - Sept. 7 at 4001 SW. Canyon Rd. in Portland.  For their lineup and to register, visit

BookFest 2019
June 20 - 22
(Southwest Washington)

This is a FREE event.  Over 20,000 used books for sale. Fiction and nonfiction selections for all ages including baby board books, easy to read, juvenile chapter books and young adult books. Books in all genres including art, history, how to, crafts etc. Mass market paperback books $.50, all other books $1.00.  It will be held from June 20 - 22 at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Headquarters: 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver.  Times are from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Go online to

Branch 15 Antique & Collectible Swap Meet
June 20 - 22

At this swap meet, you can buy, sell or swap antique gas engines, tractors, parts and components, farm equipment and implements, car parts, tools, accessories, antique toys, quilts and assorted collectibles.  It will be held from June 20 - 22 at Powerland Heritage Park: 3995 Brooklake Rd. NE in Brooks.  Go to

Oregon City Heritage Days
June 21 - 22

Visit historic Oregon City, and explore the rich history of the first incorporated city west of the Rocky Mountains — which is celebrating its 175th birthday this year!  Heritage sites and museums will be open on June 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, FREE to the public.  Begin the day at The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center at 1726 Washington Street, where you can pick up your souvenir Heritage Pass Brochure and Sites Map.  Oregon City is located just 20 minutes south of the Portland International Airport on I-205, Exit 10.  For a listing of participating sites, go to

Good in the Hood:
27th Annual Multicultural Festival
June 21 - 23

WE'RE BACK!  Come join us for a fun-filled weekend of live Jazz, Blues, R&B, Latin, Pop, Conscious Hip/Hop and NEO-Soul - complemented with a DJ intermission.  You can enjoy a multicultural food, market place, informational village, kid's space and parade.  In addition, Legacy's "Trauma Nurses Talk Tough" will offer a $6 discounted bicycle helmet sale and Health Pavilion offering FREE health screenings on Saturday, from 12 - 4 p.m.  New to the festival is Movie in the Park on Friday night, June 21 featuring the movie "Black Panther."  The Good in the Hood 27th Annual Multicultural Festival is presented by the University of Oregon.  It will be held from June 21 - 23 at King School Park, located at the corner of NE 6th Ave & NE Humboldt St. in Portland.  For more details about the activities, becoming a vendor, sponsoring the event, and to volunteer, call (971) 302-6380 or send an email through the website:

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
June 21 - 23

The Festival presents the creative endeavors of recognized and emerging artists and enjoys an outstanding reputation for bringing special exhibits of quality and diversity to a weekend that is accessible to everyone. Attracting some 25,000 visitors during the three days of the event, the Festival includes several art exhibits, food booths, music, dance, and fine art and craft.  The Festival is held in the Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego and George Rogers Park. It features multiple art exhibits, music, dance and demonstrations. The Special Exhibit is housed at Lakewood Center.  It will be held from June 21 - 23 in Lake Oswego.  For more, go to

2nd Annual Polinator Festival
Saturday, June 22

The 2nd Annual Pollinator Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 22nd at Dancing Oaks Nursery and Gardens outside Monmouth.  The Festival features educational activities for kids and adults including garden walks, materials and instruction for creating your own mason bee nest, and MORE.  Experts from area non-profit and governmental organizations will present information and answer questions about pollinators and gardening.  Food and drink vendors will also be on site from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. We'll offer discounted pollinator plants, too!  For details, visit

Miss Oregon Pageant
June 23 - 30

The Miss Oregon Pageant and Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss America Pageant. They are a nonprofit organization run by volunteers whose mission is to empower Oregon’s young women to achieve their personal and professional goals, while providing a forum in which to express their opinions, talent, and intelligence.  Miss Oregon’s Outstanding Teen 2018 and Miss Oregon 2018 will be crowned on Sunday, June 30 at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center: 415 1st Ave. in Seaside.  Go online to

The Full Body Elixir and Mandala Journey Retreat with Calley O'Neill
June 27 - 30

Big island yoga teacher and originator of THE FULL BODY ELIXIR, Calley O’Neill, is coming to Oregon to teach a weekend retreat at Breitenbush Hot Springs.  O’Neill is teaching the trio of healing practices she has effectively used to heal herself: The Full Body Elixir, The Five Tibetans (ancient Fountain of Youth), and Mandala drawing.  The Full Body Elixir is a moving meditation she has practiced every morning for decades.  She describes it as a slow-flow fusion of yoga, qigong, deep breathing, tapping, isometrics, and positive mind.  O’Neill has seen remarkable changes in her own body, health, energy, attitude toward life and all its challenges.  She has seen amazing changes in her students, even new students.  Calley will teach the practices in-depth, from June 27 - 30 at 53000 Breitenbush RD. SE in Detroit, OR.  No experience necessary.  For more information, call Calley O'Neill at (808) 987-7003 or send an email:  To register for  her retreat, call Breitenbush Hot Spring: (503) 854-3320 and visit

The Great Race
Friday, June 28
(Southwest Washington)

Vancouver USA is hosting an overnight stop on the 2019 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty - the world's premiere old car rally.  The event will bring 120 of the world's finest antique automobiles to town, with the first car rolling into The Museum.  The participants will cover more than 2,300 miles in nine days, from Riverside, CA to Tacoma, WA.  The Great Race, which began 36 years ago, is not a speed race, but a time/speed/distance rally.  Each stop on the Great Race is FREE to the public and spectators will be able to visit with the participants and to look at the cars for several hours.  It will be held on Friday, June 28 at 1015 NE. 78th St. in Vancouver.  More online at

Rusty Scupper's Pirate Daze
June 28 - 30
(Coastal Washington State)

Rival pirates invade Westport for a weekend of fun, food and frivolity. Dress up in your "Pirate Finery" and shop, dance, interact and enjoy the mystique of Rusty Scupper and his bawdy band of buccaneers! It will be held from June 28 - 30 in Westport.  For Additional information, go to

World Beat Festival
June 28 - 30

Join along at Riverfront Park where you can experience the music, dance, food and traditions of over 70 nations and cultures.  World Beat turns 22 this year and we are pulling out all of the stops to celebrate! Things kick off with a Children’s Parade.  The festivities are from June 28 - 30 at Riverfront Park: 200 Water St. NE in Salem.  More at

PDX World Refugee Day
Saturday, June 29

World Refugee Day is a global celebration of refugees.  The annual event will feature performers, food, kids, activities, vendors and more.  It will be held on Saturday, June 29, from 3 - 6 p.m. at Lents Park that's at the corner of SE. 92nd Ave. & Holgate Blvd. in Portland.  Go to

Twilight Half Marathon, 10k and 5k
Saturday, June 29
(Southwest Washington)

Nobody likes alarm clocks. That's why the Twilight Half Marathon starts at 6 PM. Get a good night's sleep, spend the day however you want, and run when it's cool.  Beginner and walker-friendly; pick from four distance options - 1/2 marathon, 10k, 5k, and Kid's Mile. The course is pancake flat, making for a fast, easy run.....maybe even a PR!  It will be held on Saturday, June 29 in Vancouver.  Go to  

Molalla Buckeroo
July 1 - 4

Over 100 years strong making memories.  It's explosive action and competition featuring some of the finest rodeo activities.  Events include bareback riding & saddle bronc, barrel racing, bull riding, steer wrestling, and team roping.  It will be held from July 1 - 4 at 815 Shirley St. in Molalla.  For details, go to

Art in the Park
Thursday, July 4
(Coastal Washington State)

FREE for the whole family, you can shop local vendors while you wait for the parade to start.  They'll have hand crafted items and informational booths.  It will be held on Thursday, July 4, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Sheldon Park: 25701 Ocean Beach Hwy. in Ocean Park.  Go to

Cherryfest NW
July 4 - 7

Cherryfest NW will take place from July 4-7 at Riverfront Park with FREE admission on the Fourth of July, as well as on Sunday, July 7th.  Admission on Saturday is $5.  Cherryfest NW will include live music, brews, ciders & spirits, a variety of food vendors, a carnival, a Kid Zone and 4th of July fireworks.  On July 3rd, Budweiser is bringing the King of Country concert featuring Tracy Lawrence.  Tickets for the concert are $25 and can be purchased at  Additionally, through a partnership with Titanium Racing, the Salem Stars and Stripes Run will include a 5k and 10k run 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.  To learn more, go online to

Hood River Lavender Daze
July 6 - 7

Join us for out 15th Annual Lavender Daze Festival! With lavender everything including lavender lemonade, lavender ice cream, lavender honey cider, and all our lavender products. You won't want to miss this family friendly festival!  While you wonder through the lavender fields cutting your own bouquet, you can enjoy the amazing views of Mt. Hood & Mt. Adams.  We have 30 plus arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, live music, face paintings, and a ladybug release!  There is something for every age!  It will be held from July 6 - 7.  Visit us at for more information.

8th Annual Tokeland Trek
Sunday, July 7
(Coastal Washington State)

Come trek across Tokeland!!  The Tokeland -North Cove Chamber in partnership with the Shoalwater Bay Tribe are committed to adding recreational opportunities and ways to enjoy Tokeland's natural beauty.  The Trek is one of those special outdoor experiences where community and friends come together in a positive way.  Trekkers have exclusive access to Dave's Tokeland Trail, a private trail covering 23 acres of Tokeland.  This guided tour treks through a wondrous transition from the Tokeland rain forest to the seashore and dunes.  It's a great side-by-side walk that's kid and pet friendly.  Register by going online to

City Career Fair:
Diversity Employment Day
Wednesday, August 21

This is America's very best and largest career fair!  30 huge diversity career fairs nationwide.  You'll find many companies as exhibitors recruiting thousands of targeted diversity candidates in 2019 - 2020.  City Career Fair salutes its over 5,000 satisfied corporate, government, and non-profit clients for ACTIVELY supporting their Diversity Recruitment Initiatives.  The events will have industry pavilions, along with The Diversity Spirit Achievement Award and The Diversity Practitioners Roundtable.  The next City Career Fair in Portland will be on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Portland Metro Expo Center: 2060 N. Marine Dr.  For a schedule of the upcoming fairs and more information, call (562) 409-0056 and visit


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