AUGUST 2019 EVENTS

Calendar Listing for Oregon and Southwest Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Klamath County Fair
August 1 - 4

All are invited to the annual Klamath County Fair.  You can enjoy the Great Northwest Pro Rodeo, carnival fun, 4H, FFA, the crafts and creative arts area, Livestock Olympics, livestock auction, vendors, a variety of stage acts, great food and more.  Headlining this year are country music performers Jon Wolfe, Midland and Lonestar.  Admission is $6 - 13 and older; Seniors 62+ - $3; Military (with ID) - $3; and Children 12 or under get in for FREE...MORE

Pickathon
August 1 - 4

This is a three-day music festival that takes place every August that's known for promoting an ecologically aware, sustainable ethos.  You'll hear from a broad spectrum of genres, from R&B and rap to country, psychedelic rock and Ukrainian pop...MORE 

Oregon State Capitol:
Feathering the Hat - The Art of Hat Fashion Exhibit 
August 1 - 30

In the late 1800s and early 1900s the great age of the milliner was born.  Milliners know that a hat is part sculpture, part architecture, part trimming, and part craftsmanship.  A hat is wearable art.  Come and learn more about this art form in the Capitol Galleria during the month of August.  This exhibit comes to us courtesy of The National Hat Museum in Portland and is sponsored by the Oregon State Capitol Foundation...MORE 

Back Country Bash
August 2 - 3

Back Country Bash is a weekend of Americana/Red Dirt music set in the breathtaking town of Joseph.  With two nights of music, onsite camping, vendors, and an After Party Breakfast all hosted at the Harley Tucker Memorial Rodeo Grounds, this is one festival you don’t want to miss!  Hike, shop, or take a dip in Wallowa Lake by day and then dance in the arena to some of the biggest names in Red Dirt Music by night.  It’s why we say….COME FOR THE MUSIC, STAY FOR THE ADVENTURE!...MORE 

Tualatin Crawfish Festival
August 2 - 3

The Tualatin Crawfish Festival offers a wide variety of food, entertainment and activities. There’s something for all ages!  Join everyone at Tualatin Community Park for some great live music highlighting  Collective Nation and Stone in Love and enjoy a fantastic line-up of musicians, kids Watermelon and adult Crawfish Eating Contest, the CrawKID Zone, local vendors, and of course, crawfish!...MORE 

Fiesta Mexicana
August 2 - 4

Mark your calendar and be sure to join along for delicious food, amazing entertainment, a carnival, Fiesta Court coronation, an endlessly entertaining parade, car show, and soccer tournament at the 56th annual Woodburn Fiesta Mexicana.  An Oregon Heritage Tradition, Fiesta history dates back to its first annual festivities which began in 1964 in the heart of downtown Woodburn in appreciation of farmworkers workers and to celebrate the end of the harvest season. The City of Woodburn is honored to continue the tradition by hosting this family friendly celebration of Latino culture...MORE 

Gladstone Community Festival 
August 2 - 4

The Gladstone Community Festival is coming on August 2 - 4.  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 "Incredibles 2".  Saturday's big parade kicks off the weekend and features the famous band called "The Beat Goes On".  After the parade enjoy live entertainment on the stage throughout the festival 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.  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.  From 1 - 3 p.m., you'll be entertained by live music...MORE

Oregon Jamboree
August 2 - 4

Oregon Jamboree is the Pacific Northwest's premier country music and camping festival.  It's 2 stages, 25 shows, and 1 sweet weekend.  Join along to see the Brothers Osborne, Hank Williams Jr., Chris Young and many more...MORE 

The Mill Casino Food Truck Off
August 2 - 4

This three day event will feature up to 20 food trucks from around the region competing for a portion of the $9,000 prize fund. Live music by The Young Bucs, The Cheeseburgers Trio and The CRBQ Band. Beer Garden brought to you by Columbia Distributing.  Feast yourself on the goods while the trucks compete in 5 categories. Cast your vote to see which truck will win the People’s Choice.  All trucks will have at least one $3 sample item available for purchase and will also serve from the entire regular menu...MORE

Canines Uncorked
Saturday, August 3

Canines Uncorked is a dog-friendly wine tour of 15 Willamette Valley wineries.  Your ticket to the event includes: a “License to Taste” passport with free wine tastings at each participating winery; fun activities and vendors for you and your dog at each winery; a commemorative Govino wine glass; and two complimentary tasting cards valid at all participating wineries during the month of August...MORE  

Soulful Giving Blanket Concert
Saturday, August 3

This incredible 21 & over event is the final concert in the series and features popular music by Dancehall Days, Arrival (ABBA tribute band), Stone in Love (Journey tribute band) and billboard charting musician Patrick Lamb with his Portland-based group, Hit Factory.  Gourmet food from some of Portland’s finest restaurants, including Morton’s, El Gaucho, and Salty’s, will be served up to VIP ticketholders, and some of Portland’s best food carts will be on hand for Premium ticketholders.  Throughout the day, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy wine, beer, cocktails, coffee and soda, along with silent auctions, raffles, yard games, jewelry, original artwork, and special guest appearances...MORE  

151st Annual Clark County Fair
August 2 - 11
(Southwest Washington)

The 151st Edition of the Clark County Fair is set for Aug. 2 through 11, and the Clark County Fair Association has created a marvelous lineup of thrilling features including the all-new Bug-o-logy, motorcycles racing, music on two stages, new entertainers, our first ever BeerFest, parades each Friday at 1pm, and so much more! Plus, get all the carnival rides, fantastic fair food, family fun and adorable animals you can see in one day! Visit the Clark County Fair website for updates and all the schedules: www.clarkcofair.com.  Be sure to purchase your Clark County Fair discount tickets online at clarkcofair.com to save money!...MORE

2019 Chinese Festival
Saturday, August 3

Join the Oregon Chinese Coalition for the 2019 Chinese Festival in the Square! Celebrate Chinese American culture and enjoy nonstop entertainment, delicious Chinese food, authentic arts and crafts, and much more...MORE 

Left Coast Run for the Oaks
Saturday, August 3

Join us August 3, 2019 for the fourth annual 5K/10K Run for the Oaks at Left Coast. All proceeds from this event go directly to old growth oak forest restoration! The course will predominantly be on rolling gravel roads with trail and paved segments. Picture a run or stroll through some of the most beautiful estate vineyards and old growth oak savannas of Oregon Wine Country. Entry includes race logo Patagonia T-shirts, hydration, complimentary wine tasting and music after the run, GoVino wine glass, awards and professional chip timing...MORE 

Festival of Art in Stout Park
August 3 - 4

This is an annual juried festival of original fine arts and crafts and includes live music, a food court, kids activities, plein air painting and other demos.  Admission is FREE.  Booths include paintings, jewelry, metal work, photography, pottery, wood art, gourd art, fiber art, glass art and more...MORE 

Pathways to Transformation:
23rd Annual Holistic Health, Psychic and Crafts Fair
August 3 - 4

The 23rd Annual Pathways to Transformation Holistic Health, Psychic and Crafts Fair takes place on Saturday, August 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, August 4, 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 and 25 miles North of Florence. 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. We offer an onsite cafe with healthy food. Kids FREE. FREE Parking. FREE Book Table. FREE Info Table...MORE

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
August 3 - 4
(Coastal Washington)

Bring Your Family and Friends and help us celebrate one of the Largest Theatrical Events in WASHINGTON State!  The Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire at the Kelley Farm in Bonney Lake, Washington features full contact jousting, world-class fencing demonstrations, dancing, games, music, magicians, mermaids, pirates, puppet shows, and more! Enjoy three weekends of Renaissance Revelry - each weekend has a different theme!  FREE parking, children under 5 are FREE and we have camping available and a robust evening enetertainment!...MORE

Grays Harbor County Fair
August 7 - 11
(Coastal Washington)

The Grays Harbor County Fair is a summer tradition, and this year’s event offers five days of music, food, animals, exhibits and family fun Aug. 7 - 11 at the fairgrounds: 32 Elma McCleary Rd. in Elma, WA.  It’s a real old-fashioned summer fair: from the 4-H animals and gardening/baking displays to the amusement rides and games and musical entertainment for the whole family. And save room for all of the delicious fair food.  Plus there’s the great music lineup which is free with your paid fair admission, featuring Country Music Stars Randy Houser and Lorrie Morgan...MORE 

2019 Polk County Fair
August 8 - 10

The 2019 Polk County Annual Fair  is taking place August 8th thru the 10th. A good old fashioned county Fair with fun activities for the entire family. Come check out the Rough Stock Rodeo Thursday Night,  Free Monster truck rides Friday night, and the KYKN Beautiful Baby Contest Saturday morning. Take a stroll through the barns full of 4-H and FFA animals. Wonder through the Main Building and see what our commercial vendors have to offer. Catch some live entertainment on the Main Stage including magicians and musicians...MORE

Christopher Bridge Cellars:
7th Annual Summerfest & Pig Roast!
Saturday, August 10

Hosted by Christopher Bridge Cellars, your $80 advance ticket purchase includes:

 - 2 glasses of your choice of premium Christopher Bridge Wines

 - Served Roast Pig Dinner a la Dinners in the Field

 - Round table seating for 8-9

 - Traditional Ebner Meats Rotisserie-Roasted, Locally Raised Pig, European and American-inspired side dishes specially prepaired by "Portland's Best" Winner "Stammtisch" and Sorbetto by Emilio Palici w/ Biscotti by Chef Eduardo.  Plus, an all-evening entertainment by Rae Gordon Band,

Portland Waterfront Blues Festival and Multiple Muddy Award Hall of Fame Winner for Best Female Vocalist with her unique and fun style of Blues, Jazz and Americana Dancing, too!  NEW THIS YEAR:

"Dinner hour" entertainment by local vocalist and musician PETER DUFF...MORE 

Oregon State Capitol:
Multicultural Day at the Capitol
Saturday, August 10

You are invited to experience Multicultural Day at the Capitol, Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as we showcase the many diverse cultures located within our state.  Music and dance performances will take place in the rotunda, we will have exhibits and demonstrations in the Galleria, and we will be offering three tower tours, first come, first served, weather permitting and capacity controlled. This is a wonderful and FREE summer event, happening rain or shine at YOUR capitol...MORE 

106th Annual Morrow County Fair
August 14 - 17

This year mark the 106th fair for Morrow County and the 97th for the Oregon Trail Pro Rodeo.  With a “Treasure Chest of Morrow County’s Best” there is bound to be great things to see!  There are many opportunities to make great lasting memories with family and friends.  Dates are Wednesday August 14th Saturday August 17th. Thanks to some great businesses in Morrow County (Lamb Weston, Caithness Shepherds Flatt & Boardman Fire Fighters Association) FREE gate admission is FREE to fair ALL WEEK!...MORE 

The Art of Ascension
August 16 - 18
(Southwest Washington)

If our thoughts create our world, why not change those thoughts and change the world? This is what Ascension does! "Rising above" thoughts of limitation, stress and separation.  Battling thoughts from the surface of our mind won't take us very far.  Learn the Art of Ascension, an eyes-closed & eyes-open meditative practice with techniques based in Praise, Gratitude and Love, that will re-connect you with consciousness, release stress, increase joy, happiness and the full potential of your life.  Ascension requires no belief...MORE

Harvest Fest
August 17 - 18

Harvest Fest 2019 happens August 17 - 18, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Museum, located at 11275 SW. Durham Lane in McMinnville, Oregon.  Witness the harvesting of our oat crop using vintage farm equipment, horses and mules.  The entire Yamhill Valley Heritage Center campus will come alive with many activities.  Vendors will be on hand with their wares.  Historical displays and demonstrations will be available for viewing including the Sawmill, Blacksmith Shop.  Also view the ongoing restoration of our Peerless Steam Tractor Engine.  The Harvest Café will be open with a wonderful assortment of food.  Stagecoach rides will be available.  Tractor Parade each day at 1 p.m.  Live music is scheduled throughout the day and plan on visiting the hand’s on Pioneer Kids’ activities and pedal tractors that are sure to please.  Mark your calendars today and Don’t miss it!...MORE  

2019 Silverton Fine Arts Festival
August 17 - 18

It will be held from Aug. 17 - 18 at Coolidge-McClaine Park in Silverton, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is FREE.  Family-friendy days featuring 90 artist booths: ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry painting, metal, photography sculpture, and wood.  Hands-on art and art demonstrations for all ages.  They will aos have an international food court, wine and beer garden, and musical entertainment.  FREE parking and shuttle service offered...MORE 

39th Annual Washington State International Kite Festival
August 19 - 25
(Coastal Washington)

The 39th Annual Washington State International Kite Festival fills the sky above Long Beach, WA with kites of all sizes, shapes and colors.  The festival begins on Monday, August 19 and runs through Sunday, August 25.  Fliers from all over the U.S. and the world attend to fly on our beautiful beach with its steady northwest winds – and August is perfect for kites!  A special event this year will be a mega fly of 100 quad line kites. Come and join us for some family fun!...MORE  

City Career Fair - Portland
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...MORE

Northwest Herb Symposium
August 22 - 25
(Washington State)

Be part of a learning weekend at the NorthWest Herb Symposium with national and regional authors, teachers and herbal experts.  Explore the world of plants in classrooms, on the beach and along the paths of a land preserve.  Experience beautiful Camp Casey at the shore of Whidbey Island in Puget Sound.  Enjoy world-class meals and a schedule packed with classes and activities.  Make new friends and share a unique learning experience...MORE 

Portland Persian Party
Saturday, August 24

Mark your calendar for a fun evening at the Pioneer Square:

 - Live music by Daneshvar Family Ensemble

 - Dance Performances

 - Food, Dessert and Beverages

 - Showcasing of the Traditional Outfits

Admission is FREE, thanks to the generous support of Andisheh Center, our donors, and many volunteers...MORE

3rd Annual Rose City PhotoFair
Saturday, August 24

The 3rd annual Rose City PhotoFair is back on August 24th at the Jackson Armory, located at 6255 NE. Cornfoot Rd. in Portland.  Times are from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Scores of tables and dozens of dealers, collectors, and buyers descend on the PhotoFair.  Peruse thousands of items from inexpensive to top of the line below retail pricing.  Bring in you old gear to sell to professional buyers from around the country including KEH the world's largest camera buyers!...MORE


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