SEPTEMBER 2018 EVENTS

Calendar Listing for Oregon and Southwest Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Arab Festival
Saturday, September 1

This is a FREE event for the whole family.  Held annually, you can enjoy Arabic food, arts and crafts, dance and music...More 

Juniper Jam Music Festival
Saturday, September 1

It's the sweetest little music festival in Eastern Oregon!  Held during Labor Day weekend, this year marks 10 years of Juniper Jam.  They've added two more hours of music from 15 different acts.  They'll also have art displays from local artisans kids' activities, and great food...More

Ridgefield Multicultural Festival
Saturday, September 1
(Southwest Washington)

Join us as we showcase Ridgefield's traditional heritage and rich cultural diversity and also introduce visitors to cultures from around the world through live music, dance performances, storytelling, cooking demonstrations, sporting events, kids activities and a wide range of ethnic vendors. The Festival will include a variety of multi-cultural entertainment from Tahitian, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Mexican and Russian performers.  You can also enjoy a multicultural parade, food vendors, activities, classes and demonstrations, traditional dancing, live music, cooking classes, and a FREE Activity Passport...More

Oregon Trail Wagon Encampment
September 1 - 2

Experience the Oregon Trail at this weekend's long living history reenactment of a wagon encampment at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Baker City.  Visitors can meet real life pioneers, and mountain men and watch numerous demonstrations throughout the weekend and even sample some great pioneer grub cooked campside in dutch ovens...More 

Art in the Pearl
September 1 - 3

Art In The Pearl has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country.  Our festival fills the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages...More 

Come Play on Labor Day & Annual Salmon Derby
September 1 - 3
(Southwest Washington)

Come Play on Labor Day is an event, an invitation and an early autumn ritual in South Bend! Watch the grand parade, take in the fireworks, visit the carnival, join the Tin Man Triathlon — this event has a little bit of everything!  South Bend is the "Oyster Capital of the World"...More

Great Oregon Home Built Festival
September 1 - 3

This is a three-day celebration of Oregon's rich aviation history full of aircraft, food and fun.  They'll have a dedication of a Vans RV3 to the OAHS collection and a celebration of the most successful kit build plane in the US.  Sunday is "Outlaw Day" celebrating the Oregon aviators who flew home built aircraft throughout the 1930's when they were illegal.  This display will feature the 1929 Pietenpol air camper.  A home built aircraft often powered by a Ford Model A engine, it was a design popular on Bernard's Field in Beaverton in the 1930's...More

La Femme Magnifique International Pageant
Sunday, September 2

The 37th annual pageant will choose the most glamorous female impersonator in the world!  This special event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 2 at the Oregon Convention Center: 777 NE. Martin Luther King Dr. in Portland.  Doors open at 5 p.m. and pageant begins at 6 p.m...More   

Tour de Lab
Sunday, September 2

Get all dogged up and head out on a bicycle tour of all three Lucky Lab brew pubs on Tour de Lab, a benefit for DoveLewis.  Enjoy human treats along the way as you make your way to the finish line festival...More 

Timberline Labor Day Mountain Music Festival
Monday, September 3

This event is a continuation of Timberline's Labor Day tradition of offering a marvelous day of live roots music at Timberline’s historic outdoor amphitheater, along with musical james, outreach tables, along with good food and beverages.  Admission is FREE.  You won’t want to miss it!...More

North Bank Beer Week
September 6 - 15
(Southwest Washington)

North Bank Beer Week is a celebration of Southwest Washington Beer.  Northbank Beer Week is a celebration of Southwest Washington Beer!  All week long, you’ll have opportunities to partake in unique and fun beer events at breweries and taprooms all across the north bank.  We’ll finish strong with the Brewing Bridges Collab Fest, a brand spankin’ new event that features 20+ new collaboration beers between SW Washington and Oregon brewers debuting at Pearson Air Museum...More 

Slow Drag at the Port
Friday, September 7

Slow Drag at the Port returns to the Port of Ilwaco for another slow-rolling year.  Fans line Howerton Way to watch this classic car competition where slow and steady wins the race — vehicles accelerate about 15 feet before coasting the final 200 yards to the finish line; the car that stops closest to the line is the victor...More  

PineFest Music Festival
September 7 - 8

This annual event was named BEST Music Festival of Oregon for 2016!  They'll have great music from  bands based in the Pacific Northwest (mostly).  Local musicians will perform between the headliners, so there’s something happening all the time.  They'll also have arts and crafts, along with food and drink...More   

The 15th Annual Cottage & Garden Tour
September 7 - 9

Attention history hounds, architecture enthusiasts and the coastally curious: it's time to put on your walking shoes to take a tour through Cannon Beach's homes and gardens.  The 2018 Cottage & Garden Tour will take place the weekend of September 7 – 9, 2018. The Cottage & Garden Tour is more than just a home tour.  The weekend-long series of events includes live music, wine tastings, local art, an English style tea, lectures, and more!  Join the Tour that Sunset Magazine calls the "best autumn event" in Cannon Beach and support Cannon Beach's only history museum...More

Communitywide Garage Sale in Florence
September 7 - 9

Think of it as your own personal episode of the famous “American Pickers” TV show. Shoppers are you looking for bargains?  Of course! And what fun to have an entire community sharing their goodies!  Plan your weekend in Florence for the Rods ‘n Rhodies Invitational Car Show and our Community Wide Garage Sale!...More  

Hells Canyon Mule Days
September 7 - 9

Hells Canyon Mule Days will be celebrating Mules and Mule Skinners.  From its humble beginnings in 1981 it has progressed steadily and is the fastest growing Mule Show in the Northwest.  This annual event draws mule and donkey owners, and spectators intrigued by this long-eared equine, from all over the West.  They'll have a parade, dutch over cook-off, mule show vendors, mule sale and more.  In 2010 Hells Canyon Mule Days was selected, for the fifth consecutive year, by "American Cowboy Magazine" as one of the 101 Great Western Events...More

Rose City Comic Con
September 7 - 9

Portland's premier pop-culture event, Rose City Comic Con is produced locally with a focus on creating a fun and friendly event for everyone!  While our primary focus is that of comics, comic creators, and the creative process, Rose City Comic Con also provides its attendees with access to gaming, sci-fi, cosplay, anime, fantasy, and everything in between. Our goal is to provide you with a rewarding, fun, and family-friendly event experience...More 

Sisters Folk Festival
September 7 - 9

Experience Americana music in the beautiful town of Sisters the weekend following Labor Day.  You can enjoy a variety of musical acts from many musical genres, from blues to bluegrass.  They'll also have the Americana Song Academy and food vendors...More   

AIDS Walk Portland
Saturday, September 8

For over 30 years the city’s finest have gathered to celebrate life, reduce HIV stigma, and remember those we’ve lost at the AIDS Walk Portland.  The 2.4 mile walk through downtown Portland draws over 3,000 participants each year. Through community support, AIDS Walk Portland raises $400,000 to help fund the work of Cascade AIDS Project and their community partners...More 

"Care to Dance?"
Saturday, September 8

"Care to Dance?" On Saturday, September 8th, join us from 5 - 9 p.m. at the Beaverton Round Amphitheater, located at the Beaverton Central Max station!  This FREE event features live music from the No-Po Big band, and dance lessons from Cynthia Hively.  "Care to Dance?" benefits not-for-profit Care Partners, one of Portland's most distinctive hospice and palliative care providers. Your engagement helps patients and families receive exceptional end-of-life care, regardless of ability to pay.  Eat, drink, dance and enjoy! Can't attend but want to support the cause?...More

Lincoln City Chowder & Brewfest
Saturday, September 8 

The Lincoln City Chowder & Brewfest will offer chowders from a variety of restaurants.  You can also sample craft brews and enjoy live music on the main stage.  They've got a special treat for wine lovers as well...More   

Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration
September 8 - 9

The Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration is a fun-filled celebration of Native American and Coquille Tribal culture. Enjoy a FREE, outdoor festival that includes Native vendors, canoe races, tribal canoe exhibition and rides, traditional salmon bake meal, live entertainment with authentic Native American dancing and drumming, and so much more...More   

Shougtober Fest
Saturday, September 8
(Southwest Washington)

Join along for a special Oktoberfest event benefiting CDM Caregiving Services!  Experience great Oktoberfest music from Happy Wanderers and Festival Brass!  Enjoy yard games, a dunk tank, a prize raffle, German-style beer and food in a family-friendly environment.  There's a $5 suggested donation to benefit CDM Caregiving. Prost!...More 

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire
September 8 - 9

Come be thee blythe and merry at the Renaissance Faire!  Just 15 miles and 500 years away from downtown Corvallis.  Here enchantment awaits young and old alike as jousting knights and noble steeds clash on the tourney fyld while minstrels, troubadours, jongleurs, dancers and bards fill the lanes with delight...More  

Pendleton Round-Up
September 12 - 15

While the rodeo is the heart of the Round-Up week, the Round-Up refers to all of the excitement that draws thousands to Pendleton in the second full week in September each year.  Pendleton’s Main Street is closed to motorized traffic and becomes a carnival grounds with vendors and live music throughout the week.  Whether it’s the Happy Canyon Night Show Pageant, the Indian Pow-Wows and vendor booths, the Westward-Ho! Parade or the nightly shows on Main Street, the whole town transforms into a fun-filled festival with something for everyone...More

Feast Portland
September 13 - 16

Feast Portland is more than a food and drink festival. It’s a movement that showcases the energy, creativity and enthusiasm that’s driving America’s food revolution while celebrating two of the culinary world’s most inspiring places: Portland and Oregon.  From spirited one-of-a-kind large-scale events featuring trendsetting chefs from all over the country and the world, to intimate hands-on classes, collaborative dinners and panels, Feast offers some of the most compelling experiences and original programming in the modern food festival conversation...More 

Wallowa Valley Arts Festival
September 13 - 16

Since 1982, Joseph Oregon has been welcoming Artists and Art Lovers to the Annual Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts!  Please join this special attraction featuring the best of local, regional, and national fine artists working in a wide variety of media.  Read on to discover an exciting array of entertaining opportunities awaiting you in our beautiful mountains, canyons and valley.  Their four-day gala event features a Plein Air competition, Opening Night Artists' Reception with live music, a Quick Draw Competition and a Classical Woodwinds concert.  On Friday, is The Party! Opening Night Artists' Reception...More 

Cruz the Coos
September 14 - 15

Cruz the Coos is one of the longest-running and largest classic car cruises on the Oregon Coast.  It has been a major draw to the Bay Area Fun Festival for nearly 25 years.  The cruise runs through the streets of downtown Coos Bay and is enjoyed by thousands of spectators.  The Cruz the Coos is limited to 500 vehicles, and must be 1979 and older...More

Bay Area Fun Festival
September 14 - 16

Summer may be winding down, but the fun is just beginning here on the South Coast!  The Bay Area Fun Festival is known as the greatest last party of the summer.  Thousands of locals and visitors from afar come to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of beautiful downtown Coos Bay and surrounding areas for this popular festival. Highlights include live entertainment, the famous Cruz the Coos featuring nearly 500 vintage automobiles, the Prefontaine Memorial Run, K-DOCK Music Festival, the BAFF parade and much more!  Visitors will also enjoy a variety of vendors, arts and crafts and lots of different kinds of food along with a beer & wine garden...More

Cache-Dash-Splash Geocaching III
September 14 - 16
(Southwest Washington)

You won’t want to miss out on this third annual event complete with plenty of new caches to find, a very cool, limited edition geocoin, a bonus super fun top-secret adventure, and an opportunity to enjoy the World’s Longest Beach!  The main event, All Aboard! takes place with a morning check-in and last minute updates, along with a Friday night meet  ‘n greet The Dining Car, Saturday night dinner and wrap-up Tickets Please!, a Sunday morning Whistlestop Breakfast and a bonus Sunday event The Caboose CITO — you can hit one, two, three, four, or all five events while you’re here!  There will be so much fun stuff to see and do, you might just want to stay an extra day or two before heading home...More 

Klamath Independent Film Festival
September 14 - 16

The Klamath Independent Film Festival (KIFF) cements its status as the Oregon Film Festival!  Already the only full festival experience dedicated to Oregon films and filmmakers, this year's KIFF became the top recipient of submissions from our state, further establishing KIFF as the place to see and experience Oregon independent film!...More 

Tap Into Polk County
September 14 - 23 

Tap Into everything Polk County has to offer during this weeklong event series and celebrate local beer and the fall harvest!  It's a chance for visitors and locals to experience authentic agriculture, kick off the fall season, and relax with a pint of delicious beer (or two).  Need something to do? Explore bountiful farmers markets, Independence's Hop and Heritage Block Party, ghost walks, murder mystery dinners, sales on local beer, and more wonderful autumn activities...More 

Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks
September 14 - November 30
(Southwest Washington)

The Vancouver Barracks was founded in 1849, and members of the United States army served there for over 150 years.  In those years, service members, their families, and many others, walked its grounds, leaving behind many memories.  Memories of loneliness, fear and tragedy, all part of the darker aspects of military life. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will be interested in these stories of the Vancouver Barracks' past residents.  The tour starts in the parking lot opposite the Eatery at the Grant House and lasts 90 minutes to two hours.  The tour route is about 1.5 miles in length...More  

Brewing Bridges Collaboration Festival
Saturday, September 15
(Southwest Washington)

The inaugural event is a pairing up Northbank brewers (aka SW Washington brewers) with brewers in Oregon to bridge the Columbia River and create a unique regional collab fest.  With views of the reserve, Officers Row and Fort Vancouver, the festival will be held at the historic Pearson Air Museum and Hangar, located at 115 E. 5th St. in Vancouver.  They'll have local food trucks, fun games and over 20 collaboration beers for you to try. Representatives from each participating brewery will be present.  Unlike many festivals, there are no tokens and nothing more to purchase.  Your keepsake glass and wristband is your ticket to experience, enjoy and taste as many collaboration beers as you'd like.  Alcohol monitors and security reserve the right to cut off anyone who appears intoxicated...More 

Brookings First Annual Monarch Festival
Saturday, September 15

Monarch butterflies migrate through Brookings every year.  This event is a celebration of the monarch butterfly’s amazing annual migration, as well as a promotion of Brookings as a Monarch City, USA – the first in Oregon and only the fifth in the nation.  There will be a live butterfly release, educational activities, and games and prizes for the kids.  The festival is on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 617 Old County Rd. in Brookings.  Call (760) 670-7826.

Coastal Health Ride for Life
Saturday, September 15

The 1st annual Coastal Health Ride for Life offers three different ride options (25-, 44- or 61- miles) along one of the most enchanting stretches of the south coast, the Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Bikeway. Cruise along the Wild & Scenic Elk River, cranberry bogs, sea stacks, ocean views and a historic lighthouse. All rides end back in Port Orford, the oldest town on the Oregon Coast, for a meal, beverage, raffle and other fun. Registration includes a water bottle, commemorative Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Bikeway patch, meal ticket, live music, raffle entry and other surprises...More  

Prefontaine Memorial Run
Saturday, September 15

Those special qualities that made Steve Prefontaine a hero to track fans more than four decades ago are still creating new admirers.  Many who were not born when Pre was setting records, or ever saw him compete, are inspired by his enduring example of courage, feisty determination, and charisma.  Runners can see where it all began at the Prefontaine Memorial Run.  The Prefontaine Memorial Run has established the reputation of being a well-organized race catering to the needs of the runner...More  

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival
Saturday, September 15

Since 1991 the Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival has grown to be one of the most anticipated and fun events in Washington County.  Anyone can take part in the fun, no matter what their artistic skills might be. Creative drawings take shape throughout the day, making downtown full of wonderful artwork.  Cost is $7 / Valley Art Members, $12 for non-members, and includes a tray of brilliant colorful chalk and a square of downtown Forest Grove sidewalk for the day.  There is no charge to observe!...More 

StompFest at Rusty Grape
Saturday, September 15
(Southwest Washington)

StompFest is back.  Grab a partner with the biggest, fastest feet and head on out to stomp some grapes.  This is a FREE event and there will be live music throughout the day...More

Treasures in the Attic
Saturday, September 15

The Yamhill County Historical Society presents Treasures in the Attic that features a Vintage Market, Quilt Show, and Appraisal Faire.  What's hiding in your Attic? The Appraisal Fair will present oral evaluations for a $5 donation per item.  This year, we are featuring "Sun Bonnet Sue" quilts and a Vintage Toy exhibit.  Admission is $5 at the door, kids 6 and under are FREE.  

.    150+ Quilts, Bed Turning & Quilt Presentations

.    Appraisal Faire & Vendors

.    Antique Toy Exhibits

.    Food, Music Quilt Raffle, Sawmill & Blacksmith

.    Tours of the Museum and More!...More

APPLETREE Marathon, Half Marathon & Sunset 5K
September 15 - 16
(Southwest Washington)

This "Run Through History" will take you on a flat, fast and scenic course through Fort Vancouver, Officer's Row, the Army Barracks, Pearson Airport - the oldest operating airport in the USA, the Historical Old Apple Tree, along the majestic Columbia River and many other historical vantage points.  There's so much to see that the miles will fly by!  This Inaugural event will quickly be regarded as one of the prettiest and most unique courses in the Northwest and perhaps the USA!  When do you get to experience a history lesson during your race?!...More 

Festival of Nations: Multicultural Food & Vendor Festival
Sunday, September 16

Held annually, this FREE event offers delicious foods from around the world at the Taste of Nations tent, live music, 75 unique vendors and cultural performances...More 

Oaks Park Oktoberfest
September 21 - 23

Fun for all ages, join along in this Oktoberfest celebration.  They will have lots of authentic, German foods, European-style beer, live performances, cooking demonstrations, wiener dog races, craft and import vendors, and more...More 

Oregon Shorebird Festival
September 21 - 23

For 32 years people have been gathering on the Oregon coast to watch thousands of shorebirds as they migrate from their arctic breeding grounds as far south as the tip of Argentina.  Some of these shorebirds will be flying more than 7,000 miles! Oregon’s estuaries are a place they stopover to rest and eat during this long journey.  We invite you to be a part of this natural phenomenon at the Oregon Shorebird Festival in Charleston at various locations...More 

2018 Pacific Women's Herbal Conference
September 21 - 23
(Washington State)

Join the Pacific Women's Herbal Conference on the shores of the Salish Sea for a gathering of wild women and plants.  Susun S. Weed, herbalist, author and lifelong advocate for women's health is teaching at the conference AND teaching a 6-day Green Goddess Apprenticeship prior to the conference, September 14-19...More 

Airstreams on Main
Saturday, September 22

Hosted by The Oregon Airstream Club, they will share their love of travel on bright and shiny aluminum trailers.  You can see a display of Airstreams and learn about the RV lifestyle on Saturday, Sept. 22 in Independence...More

Best Dam Run
Saturday, September 22

Come run or walk the Best Dam Run! This point-to-point course features views of pristine waters, shading forests, interesting geology and sometimes, bald eagles, osprey and colorful waterfowl.  You will be bused approximately 6 miles east of Estacada to the start on North Fork Lake.  The course meanders along the wild and scenic Clackamas River to finish at Broadway and SE 4th in downtown Estacada to a welcoming Farmers Market and musical entertainment.  All post-race awards, raffle prizes and FREE beer garden activities will take place in the Clackamas River Growlers parking lot and gardens on 4th Ave between Broadway and SE Main in Estacada...More

Heathen Cruise'n
Saturday, September 22
(Southwest Washington)

Hosted by Heathen Estate Vineyard and Flat Tack Farm, you can enjoy vintage and classic cars, dance to live music by Robby Mayer, a Farmers Market, and Heathen libations.  This is a FREE event for all ages.  Bring your classics, bring your vintages and children...More 

Lan Su Chinese Garden: Autumn Moon Festival
Saturday, September 22

Celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival, one of the four most important holidays on the Chinese calendar, at Lan Su Chinese Garden and enjoy cultural performances, vendors, Chinese Folk Art Demonstration, Story Time, and food carts on our special Community Festival Lot outside the garden with extended hours until 9 p.m.!...More  

Oktoberfest in Brookings
Saturday, September 22

Chetco Brewing Company & the Vista Pub invite you to enjoy craft beer from over 30 Oregon Breweries, authentic German fare, live music, a foamin’ k5 fun run, and games for all ages so bring the family!  Local celebrities will be sitting on the dunk tank plank to raise money for local charities!...More

2018 Southern Oregon Smoked Salmon & Music Festival
Saturday, September 22

The 2018 Southern Oregon Smoked Salmon & Music Festival will be held on Saturday, September 22nd, from 3 - 8 p.m. at the Medford Commons/Pear Blossom Park.  This family-friendly event will feature live music by The Ben Rice Band and Karen Lovely, a smoked salmon competition with FREE samples for attendees, and beer and wine provided by Growler King and The Urban Cork...More

Fall Festival of the Arts
September 22 - 23 

Fall Festival of the Arts, where you can enjoy fine art, demos, authors, music, food, beer and wine to support the arts and businesses in the Columbia River Gorge.  It's open to the public, and benefits local Trail Keepers of Oregon...More 

Mount Hood Salmon, Mushroom & Bigfoot Festival
September 22 - 23

Fun for the whole family, they'll have a wild mushroom exhibit, Native American Salmon Bake, live music and dance, arts and crafts vendors, Scarecrow-Making Contest, Native American storytelling, Bigfoot exhibits, Salmon Habitat Walk, and much more...More 

Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
September 22 - 23

The Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival has grown significantly since its inception in 1997.  The Festival includes three days of workshops and a weekend filled with demonstrations, livestock shows, seminars and kids’ activities.  Events, classes, shows and activities are scheduled throughout the festival...More

Polish Festival
September 22 - 23

The Polish festival is a FREE event for families and singles, adults and children, for food connoisseurs, music lovers, concert goers and dance enthusiasts.  It is for everyone.  During the festival, we provide non-stop stage performances, including a few dance groups and music bands, polka contest on Saturday and Sunday, a street dance, delicious Polish food and imported Polish beer...More

St. Josef's Grape Stomping Festival
September 22 - 23

Wine Pioneers, St Josef’s originated the iconic Grapestomping harvest festival back in 1983 when there were less than 24 wineries in Oregon –  now there are over 600!  The festival dates back to before the first micro-breweries were in Oregon and is the Northwest’s original Grapestomping event.  Along with Grapestomping contests held throughout the day, great German music from the fabulous Z Musikmakers and food including St Josef’s own special house recipe  sausages & homemade kraut, along with other locally made foods. New vintages and special reserve wines will be available by the glass, plus tours with the winemaker and tastings available throughout the day...More 

Harvest Century
Sunday, September 23

This event will benefit Community Vision and the adults with disabilities and their families.  Open to riders, Harvest Century offers several biking routes: 25, 45, 75, and 100-miles...More

Portland's Original Iron Chef
Thursday, September 27

Hosted by LifeWorks NW, their fundraiser is to fight child abuse and neglect.  Guests will taste signature appetizers prepared by celebrated local chefs and vote for their favorite to be named the 2018 Portland’s Original Iron Chef. Plus, the evening features a silent auction, Winner’s Choice raffle, live auction and more!...More 

Oregon's Alpenfest
September 27 - 30

Beer, bratwurst and a rousing good time!  Wallowa County hosts the only Swiss-Bavarian festival in the western U.S.  You'll enjoy a polka band, FREE dance lessons, authentic Swiss yodeling, alphorns, accordionists and folk dancers.  They'll serve tasty Mill Rose Farm bratwurst and pour four local artisan brews.  All this in the scenic Wallowa Mountains with Wallowa Lake, the quaint art colony of Joseph and historic Enterprise nearby...More

8th Annual Florence Festival of Books
September 28 - 29

The 8th Annual Florence Festival of Books, September 28–29, Florence Events Center in Florence.  On Friday, Panel Discussion, “Marketing Your Book,” 3 - 4:30 p.m., FREE to public.  Dynamite panel.  Together these authors have sold more than eight million books!  Also Friday, Keynote Speaker and "New York Times" bestselling author Amy Stewart of "Girl Waits With Gun and Drunken Botanist" speaks at 7 p.m., $10 admittance fee ($8 in advance).  Book Fair on Saturday, free, from 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. - 70 authors and 8 publishers with their books for sale...More 

Oregon International Air Show
September 28 - 30

This is the Northwest's finest aviation event for the whole family.  They'll have Special performances, ground displays, aircraft rides, Friday night fireworks, and Special Needs Day...More 

Alderbrook Park Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 29
(Southwest Washington)

Alderbrook Park Oktoberfest featuring Radical Revolution - a 6-piece 80's tribute band.  They'll also have a beer garden, food vendors, weiner dog races, craft vendors, entertainment, games, prizes and more!...More

Widmer Brothers Brewing: Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 29

Portland’s longest running Oktoberfest is back and bigger than ever!  Celebrate all things bier and music.  They'll have musical guests Dirty Heads, Rare Monk, The Weather Machine, Jumblehead and Those Darn Accordions.  It will be a beer lover’s paradise, featuring all of your favorite Widmer brews.  Bringing your family?  Enjoy an array of FREE activities before the ticketed evening concert, including face-painting, a masskrugstemmen competition, pretzel necklace building, palm/tarot card readers, Classy Camelids Llama and Alpaca (in German attire) and a photobooth!  Join us for the number one beer event of the season...More 

Body Mind Spirit Expo
September 29 - 30

Body Mind Spirit brings refreshed energy to the holistic movement in 2018. Join us for the latest in new thought presentations, the best advances in alternative health and as always the nations finest selections of psychics and mediums. This year we have themed our events "Be the Change" and we invite you to consider this theme throughout the weekend. We want you to step to the next level of your own glorious being. With wonderful exhibits and free presentations, the expo truly will have you smiling throughout the weekend...More 

Crush Fest at Heisen House Vineyards
Saturday, September 29

Crush, squeeeeeeeze, and be merry!  You’re invited to celebrate the grape harvest with us at our 8th annual Crush Fest.  This event features wine making demonstrations, fresh wine grape samples and (of course) wine tasting! While you’re here, stroll through our Artist & Merchant Market, taste a variety of festival foods from local favorites, and enjoy music all day and into the evening.  This is a family-friendly event, all ages are welcome to attend.  Well behaved, on-leash dogs are allowed.  Admission and parking are FREE...More

3rd Annual Rose City PhotoFair
Saturday, September 29

The 3rd annual Rose City PhotoFair is back on Saturday, September 29th at the Jackson Armory, located at 6255 NE. Cornfoot Rd. in Portland.  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 

TinyFest NorthWest
September 29 - 30

Are you curious about the tiny house lifestyle?  Want more financial freedom & less stress?  Come explore TinyFest NorthWest to learn more!  Tour a variety of tiny houses including tiny houses on wheels, van conversions, skoolies, backyard cottages, and more! Meet professional builders and DIYers. Check out the Simple Living Marketplace.  Gain information and inspiration from speaker presentations, workshops, and meet-ups.  Meet your tribe.  Enjoy food, drink & live music...More  

Wild About Game
Sunday, September 30

Nicky USA's Wild About Game celebrates the farmers, butchers and purveyors of specialty game & high quality meats, and the chefs that use their products.  The event centers around a friendly, but fierce competitive game cooking competition between some of Portland and Seattle's best chefs.  Also featured is our Artisan Marketplace with a taste of the great products we offer at Nicky USA and some of our favorite Northwest food & beverage artisans.  Attended by hundreds of the Northwest's leading food industry purveyors, chefs, and restauranteurs, this is the event for the serious food enthusiast to rub shoulders with the decision & taste makers that influence the dining scene in our region...More 



ONGOING EVENTS:

Podcast Series: Holistic Nature of Us
Every Tuesday

My intent is to take us, you and I, into a better understanding of the concepts behind our holistic nature and how that ties directly to the holistic nature of the world around us.  It's time for practical action and profound inner change so our natural world is valued once again.  Released every Tuesday: Go to: www.judithdreyer.com for more details.