AUGUST 2018 EVENTS
Calendar Listing for Oregon and Southwest Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Gladstone Community Festival
August 3 - 5

The  Gladstone Community Festival is coming on August 3-5.  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 Coco!  Saturday's big parade kicks off the weekend and features the famous "Get a Life Marching Band".  After the parade enjoy live entertainment 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. In the evening, rock to the music of The Coastline in the beer garden.  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.  At 2 p.m., you'll be entertained by the hilarious improv group Spontaneous Combustion.  To learn more visit: www.gladstonecommunityfestival.com.




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October 1 - 31
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Wild Mushroom Celebration
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Clark County ScareGround's
Haunted House Scream Park
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Columbia River Gorge Quilt Show
October 19 - 20

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