SEPTEMBER 2019 EVENTS

Calendar Listing for Oregon and Southwest Washington
(Updated Regularly)


 - To Be Announced - 



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Glass Floats Treasure Hunting Season
February 1 - April 30

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

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival 
March 23 - April 29

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is a truly stunning setting, with 40 acres of blooms in a rainbow of colors.  Walk through the tulip fields, set against the gorgeous backdrop of Mt. Hood.  Buy bulbs or cut flowers to take home, taste wine, and find weekend hot air balloons, vendors and activities for the whole family...More 

Florence Fest
April 26 - 27

The Florence Fest is a "sensory experience for your eyes, ears and palate." Carefully selected boutique Oregon wineries feature alongside seven jazz acts and a juried art show. Jazz acts range from premier Northwest acts to the internationally known. The Florence Regional Arts Alliance will host the 50+ piece art show which will also have works for sale. This event is for those ages 21 and over.  It will be held from April 26 - 27 at the Florence Events Center: 715 Quince St. in Florence.  Visit www.florencefestoregon.com


37th Annual Ceramic Showcase
April 26 - 28 

Please join us for one of the nation's largest all-ceramic shows! Featuring more than 150 Oregon Potters Association members, Ceramic Showcase offers visitors the opportunity to meet the artists, view and purchase their latest work. Visitors will find beautifully crafted sculptures, wall art, and functional pottery for the home, garden, and workplace – as well as beautiful gifts for Mother's Day, weddings, birthdays, housewarmings, and other celebrations...MORE 

Gathering of the Guilds
April 26 - 28

Six Portland-area guilds have joined forces to exhibit and sell art and fine craft. All items are unique and of exceptional quality. Please join us for live demonstrations, hands-on activities and hourly door prize drawings.  FREE admission!  Featuring 350 Northwest artists from these guilds:

The Guild of Oregon Woodworkers

Oregon Glass Guild

Portland Bead Society

Creative Metal Arts Guild

Portland Handweavers Guild

In Partnership with the Oregon Potters Association...MORE 

28th Annual Clark Public Utilities Home & Garden Idea Fair
April 26 - 28
(Southwest Washington)

The 28th annual Clark Public Utilities Home & Garden idea Fair is coming to the Clark County Event Center Friday, Saturday and Sunday April 26 through 28, located at 17402 NE. Delfel Rd. in Ridgefield.  It’s the perfect event anyone interested in the latest products and techniques that can lower monthly utility bills, considering a home remodel or looking to beautify their gardens.  The event features hundreds of home and garden businesses, indoor landscape displays, one of the largest plant sales in Clark County, local farmer’s market vendors and a variety of free hands-on activities for the whole family.  Admission is FREE.  Find a show guide and more information at homeandgardenideafair.com.


Northwest Cherry Festival
April 26 - 28

Bring the whole family and head to The Dalles for the 40th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival.  A longtime favorite among locals and visitors alike, the festival is set in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge and showcases The Dalles’ deep agricultural heritage.  The 2019 theme: “Follow the Cherry Brick Road.”  The three action-packed days include numerous family-friendly events, including the Gorge’s largest parade – featuring the Cherry Festival Royalty with King Bing and Queen Anne, who are crowned that morning – a classic car show, a lip sync contest and great local music.  There’s also cherry sampling with the Oregon Cherry Growers, and a carnival with fun rides for all, plus an orchard job fair for the upcoming season.  It will be held from April 26 - 28 in downtown area of The Dalles.  Go to thedalleschamber.com


Women's Wellness Retreat
April 26 - 28

Escape for a weekend of wellness at Oregon Garden Resort for a Women's Wellness Retreat!  They are offering a weekend of relaxation with admission to The Oregon Garden, yoga, meditation, a green beauty demonstration, wine dinner and more!...MORE 

Ah Shucks! 14th Annual Charleston Oyster Feed
Saturday, April 27

The Charleston community invites seafood lovers to come celebrate fresh and delicious Coos Bay oysters at the 14th annual Charleston “Ahh Shucks!” Oyster Feed.  The celebration is from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) Dining Hall, located at 63466 Boat Basin Rd. in Charleston on Saturday, April 27.  Go online to oregonsadventurecoast.com


Asian and Pacific Islander Day at the Capitol
Saturday, April 27

You are invited to experience Asian and Pacific Islander Day at the Capitol, Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as we kick off National API Month and showcase the many diverse cultures of this vast area.  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 spring event, happening rain or shine at YOUR capitol...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.