FEBRUARY 2020 EVENTS

Calendar Listing of Oregon and SW Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Hawks and Hot Chocolate
Saturday, February 1

February is an amazing time to view wildlife at the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.  Birds of prey such as Bald Eagles and Peregrine Falcons abound.  The skies are filled with clouds of thousands of Snow Geese. Majestic Sandhill Cranes stalk the wetlands.  Join Portland Audubon and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for a spectacular and fun-filled day of birdwatching (previously known as Raptor Road Trip!) They will provide hot chocolate and donuts (while supplies last), and lots of great naturalists with spotting scopes stationed at sites on the island.  Participants travel at their leisure in their own vehicles from site to site to see and learn about the amazing birds that winter on our local Wildlife Refuge.  Arrive at any time and stay for as long as you like...MORE  

Ho'ike
Saturday, February 1

In the Hawaiian language,  ho?ike means show.  Ho?ike is an annual fundraiser sponsored by KIAKO Foundation.  The evening starts with a family style dining experience which includes local food, followed by a silent auction and ends with live music and Polynesian dancing featured by Hula Halau ‘Ohana Holo’oko’a...MORE 

Worst Day of the Year Run
Saturday, February 1

The Worst Day of the Year Run is a costumed 5k run that happens on what's traditionally the worst weather day of the year!  Get ready to dress up and run with thousands of other fun-loving people while you laugh at the elements...MORE 

Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show
February 5 - 9

The Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show opens February 5th and runs through the 9th at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Oregon with exclusive new features, personalities, exhibits and outdoor products that will be introduced at Oregon’s largest sportsmen’s show...MORE

Portland Winter Light Festival
February 6 - 8

The Portland Winter Light Festival is an annual event of the Willamette Light Brigade, a non-profit arts organization.  This is a FREE event and builds community by bringing art and technology to inclusive audiences while invigorating Portland in the winter.  Fun for the whole family.  It will be held at various locations in Portland and centered around the banks of the Willamette River...MORE

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
February 7 - 8
(Southwest Washington)

The Banff Mountain Film Festival, a program of The Banff Centre, is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road...MORE  

Charleston Crab Feed
Saturday, February 8

Join your friends from Oregon’s Adventure Coast for a feast of delicious Dungeness Crab!  Fresh Dungeness crab dinners - whole or half crabs at market price - include side dishes, bread, beverage and cake.  Area businesses provide items for the drawing. Projected prices are $20 for whole crab dinner and $16 for half crab dinner, but market dictates final price. Pricing may be updated as event approaches.  For those who want to attend but don’t want to eat crab, a gourmet hot dog lunch with sides will also be available for $10...MORE 

MeWe Metaphysics & Wellness Fair
Saturday, February 8

Next Saturday, February 8, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., come enjoy 60+ Booths at our MeWe Metaphysics & Wellness Fair to energize your Body Mind Heart & Soul at Unity Church, 4524 SE Stark, FREE Parking.  Enjoy an Intuitive Panel with Audience Readings at 11 a.m. and Talks all day.  $5 Admission, Kids FREE, everyone is FREE after 5 p.m...MORE 

Super Auction
Saturday, February 8

Come Join the Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce for a night of fun for our annual Super Auction! There will be heavy appetizer, bar, and dessert dash to add to the evening!...MORE  

Antique & Collectibles Week
February 8 - 17

With the Lincoln City Chamber Super Auction to be a fun kick-off to Antique & Collectibles Week.  Be sure to grab an Antique & Collectibles Week map and get them signed off from each one of the listed businesses to put into a drawing for a grand prize!  Also, Vintage Valentine crafting at the Cultural Center on Feb. 9th.  There will be a special Japanese Glass Float drop along the Lincoln City 7 Mile Beach...MORE  

Mt. Hood Skibowl: 80s Night
Friday, February 14

Break out your neon, leg warmers, headbands, hairspray and anything else your momma says rocked the decade.  Your 80's outfit will get you $7 off a night lift ticket or $5 off Cosmic Tubing.  6 - 10 p.m. DJ, photo booth 7 - 10 p.m., 8 p.m. fashion contest...MORE

Roseburg Sportsmen's Show is Packed with Adventure
February 14 - 16

The 24th annual Seven Feathers Sportsmen's & Outdoor Recreation Show, presented by Bi-Mart, will be packed with adventure at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg, February 14-16, 2020.  The show features the Megabirds live daily shows; Combat Hero Bike Build will bring an incredibly unique bike for a severely wounded combat veterans; and guests can sign up to win our Greatest Giveaways ever including a Polaris Rzr; Smoker Craft boat, motor, trailer; package; Apex travel trailer; Gold Beach Fishing Getaway; Fishing Kayak Package; Surf Perch Fishing Adventure and many more.  The show is jam-packed with 100s of exhibits, displays and attractions representing the breadth of the outdoor recreation industry including fan favorites: the Seven Feathers Big Game Room with the latest Oregon Record Book display, new Tour of NW Big Game and the 2020 Head & Horns Competition.  Youngsters will enjoy the new Kid's Adventure Zone with the BB Gun Range, Live Trout Pond, Inflatable Archery Range and Ax Throwing, Shooting Gallery and Zipline.  Everyone will enjoy the Anglers Showcase, Giant Fish Tank, guides from Alaska to Africa, Tuff Shed Dream Starter and expert seminars. It's lots of fun for the whole family!...MORE

Yamhill Valley Wine Country
February 14 - 16

Oregon wine and truffles: sheer bliss!  We celebrate this singular pairing and explore the shared terroir of wine and truffles during our Yamhill weekend in the northern Willamette Valley.  The Yamhill weekend offers an immersive package for a limited number of truffle aficionados, as well as an action-packed schedule of à la carte events, including cooking classes and a Fresh Truffle Marketplace...MORE

28th Annual Frontier Heritage Fair
February 15 - 16

The 28th Frontier Heritage Fair will be at the Lane County Events Center/Fairgrounds Auditorium, 796 W. 13th Avenue, Eugene, on Saturday and Sunday, February 15 & 16, 2020.  The Fair is pre-1898 America, including Mountain Men, Fur Trade and Civil War.  The event features artifacts/replicas of the period on display and for sale.  There will be kids' activities and demonstrations of historic skills and music...MORE

Hagg Lake Mud Run
February 15 - 16

 It’s time to get muddy! Warrior-on at one of the most popular ultras in the Northwest, featured in Runner’s World Trail Edition as one of the top Oregon trail races.  This course gives runners a chance to run the trails around stunning Hagg Lake.  The Hagg Lake Mud Runs are run on two separate days.  You can choose to run the 50K (two loops) or the 25k+ (one loop with the extra long out and back – about 17 miles) on Saturday, the 25K on Sunday or (if you are feeling extra crazy) you can run both days!  You will earn a special growler full of beer, cider or root beer if you finish the double; a 64 oz growler for the 50k/25k combo or a 32 oz “baby” growler for the 25k/25k combo...MORE

Mortified Portland's Doomed Valentine's Show
February 15 - 16

Come see the show that will make you laugh, cry and cringe!  Witness adults sharing their most embarrassing childhood artifacts (journals, letters, poems, lyrics, plays, home movies, art) with others, in order to reveal stories about their lives.  An amazing cast of Portlanders are ready to share their shame on stage in the live show featured in "The Mortified Podcast" and the Netflix documentaries "Mortified Nation & The Mortified Guide"...MORE  

Oregon Asian Celebration
February 15 - 16

This year also marks the festival’s 35th anniversary and honors the Chinese Lunar “Year of the Rat” with two full days of nonstop activities for all ages.  You'll receive a roaring welcome by the Chinese Lion Dancers and taiko drumming to usher in a day of good fortune and to ward off evil spirits. Both days feature colorful entertainment and cultural dances on three different stages; demonstrations of crafts, martial arts, and cooking Asian cuisine; a fine arts and Asian Heritage exhibit, Marketplace and Asian food vendors, and youth activities in several locations at the Events Center. This year’s event also features the return of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) room featuring King Pong and other technology activities...MORE  

Zwickelmania
February 15 & 22

Beer lovers rejoice! Zwickelmania returns for its 12th year on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Portland, and statewide on Saturday, Feb. 22.  Zwickelmania is a celebration of the Oregon craft beer scene.  More than 100 breweries across the state open their doors for tours, tastings, meet-the-brewer sessions, and, of course, free samples.  This FREE event runs from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. both Saturdays.  This year, Zwickelmania will run concurrently with Oregon Craft Beer Month.  This month-long celebration will include tap takeovers, beer festivals, panel discussions and more...MORE 

Little Art Camas
February 21 - 22
(Southwest Washington)

Join your art-loving friends for Little Art Camas! Come enjoy, buy and support local art!  What is Little Art Camas? It’s a 2-day community exhibition of original small-scale artworks created by local artists. All ages and skill levels welcome.  All artists will create art on 3 “little” panels and these will be showcased at the exhibit on February 21st and 22nd and all sales benefit downtown public art efforts!  The event will have music, drinks, goodies, art demos and an art silent auction to to add to the fun. This event celebrates local art, providing artists a place to showcase their creativity and making art accessible to all.  Enjoy live music by local musician, Bret Malmquist!...MORE 

PDX Jazz Festival
February 19 - March 1

The PDX Jazz Festival is a multi-venue series of jazz events presented each February within Portland.  You can enjoy performances of international, national, regional and local jazz artists on six stages.  They will also have educational workshops, jazz conversations, jam sessions, and student art...MORE 

Portland International Auto Show
February 20 - 23

The Portland International Auto Show is the largest auto show in the Pacific Northwest. With more than 480,000 square feet of exhibit space you will find over 600 vehicles from 35 manufacturers, the latest in car design and technology plus exotics from around the world.  Get behind the wheel in one of our many Ride & Drives, watch live custom car builds, explore the latest advancements in electric vehicles and autonomous technology that will be here before we know it.  There is truly something for all ages including a kid’s zone, virtual reality simulators, motorcycles and so much more.  As always, an opportunity to win a new car and talk with industry experts...MORE  

McMinnville Short Film Festival
February 21 - 23

For its 9th year, the McMinnville Short Film Festival – frequently rated one of FilmFreeway’s Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals – has even more films and events.  But it’s still the same great celebration of short film you’ve grown to love: amazing screenings, a gorgeous locale, incredible filmmakers and delicious wine...MORE 

Medford Sportsmen's Show is Packed with Adventure
February 21 - 23

The 20th annual Newswatch 12 Sportsmen's & Outdoor Recreation Show, presented by Bi-Mart, will be packed with adventure at the Jackson County Expo in Central Point, February 21 - 23, 2020.  The show features the Megabirds live daily shows; Combat Hero Bike Build will bring an incredibly unique bike for a severely wounded combat veterans; and guests can sign up to win our Greatest Giveaways ever including a Polaris Rzr; Smoker Craft boat, motor, trailer; package; Apex travel trailer; Gold Beach Fishing Getaway; Fishing Kayak Package; Surf Perch Fishing Adventure and many more.  The show is jam-packed with 100s of exhibits, displays and attractions representing the breadth of the outdoor recreation industry including fan favorites: the Seven Feathers Big Game Room with the latest Oregon Record Book display, new Tour of NW Big Game and the 2020 Head & Horns Competition. Youngsters will enjoy the new Kid's Adventure Zone with the BB Gun Range, Live Trout Pond, Inflatable Archery Range and Ax Throwing, Shooting Gallery and Zipline.  Everyone will enjoy the Anglers Showcase, Giant Fish Tank, guides from Alaska to Africa, Tuff Shed Dream Starter and expert seminars.  It's lots of fun for the whole family!...MORE

Brazilian Carnaval Ball
Saturday, February 22

The 8th installment of the Brazilian Carnaval Ball takes over the Crystal Ballroom with the first-ever all-ages installment of the annual Portland celebration.  This year's theme of "Infinite Light" brings music from Bloco Alegria, Mandela Dance, Maracatu PDX, and DJ Dìgo Dalí, along with an appearance from the Oregon Country Fair costume group, Risk of Change, as well as a few special guests...MORE

Mt. Hood Skibowl: Powder for Pups
Saturday, February 22

A fundraising event for the Pixie Project animal adoption and rescue center, you can enjoy beer, games, raffles and a good time all to benefit your furry friends!  The Beer Stube at Skibowl West and the 70 Meters Bar & Grill at Multorpor Lodge at Skibowl East will be hosting Powder for Pups from 6 - 9 p.m...MORE

The Big LeBOUTski Tournament
Saturday, February 22
(Southwest Washington)

Watch five games of WFTDA sanctioned roller derby at the Clark County Event Center.  Doors open at 9 a.m. Game 1: Avalanche City Roller Derby vs. Treasure Valley Rollergirls; Game 2: reigning BLT champs Gorge Roller Derby vs. Palouse River Rollers; Game 3: 3rd place game between losers of Games 1 & 2; and the championship game between winners of Games 1 & 2 is at 6 p.m...MORE

Bandon Crab Fest
February 22 - 23

Let's get crabby!  Join your fellow seafood lovers for a crab dinner and fun.  As an alternative, prime rib available for those with seafood allergies.  Crabbing is an integral part of the Bandon community.  To celebrate and honor this tradition, the second annual Bandon Crab Fest is extended this year as a two-day event.  Some of Bandon’s favorite musicians will entertain throughout each meal.  Saturday night dinner is enliven with dancing music, while Sunday afternoon brings easy-listening.  Whichever your preferred time, meal, and listening pleasure, the Crab Fest is not to be missed!...MORE 

Fisher Poets Gathering
February 28 - March 1

The FisherPoets Gathering is an authentic, creative celebration of life in the commercial fishing industry. A hundred fisher poets from coasts near and far share original stories, songs and poetry with each other. Enjoy storytelling, workshops, a self-guided cannery tour film and visual arts...MORE

Portland Golf Show
February 28 - March 1

The West Coast's longest-running consumer golf expo returns, Feb. 28 - Mar. 1!  Take advantage of the lowest prices of the year on name-brand clubs from the industry's leading manufacturers, hit balls on a free driving range stocked with the year's hottest new clubs, play fun skills contests to win stay-and-play vacations, receive FREE lessons from top pros, enjoy beer and distillery tastings, plus special areas for kids, golf fitness and more...MORE

Bricks Cascade
February 29 - March 1

The Bricks Cascade event showcases products like custom-made plastic elements and old or vintage LEGO sets and many more related products and services and in the Sporting Goods, Toys & Games industry.  The event is for all ages, from the expert builder to those who just appreciate seeing the creations...MORE 

KidFest
February 29 - March 1

This is the NW's largest family expo.  They offer hundreds of interactive exhibits.  This is truly the place to find the latest products, information and resources for your family.  You'll also find great entertainment on the main stage, cooking demonstrations, plus prizes at this event...MORE