Calendar Listing for Oregon and Southwest Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Willamette Valley Lavender Festival & Plein Air Art Show  
July 14 - 15  

The Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg hosts the 2018 Willamette Valley Lavender Festival.  A celebration of lavender and art.  This family friendly event features everything lavender you can imagine. And some things you probably haven't. Enjoy the juried art and craft booths, the plein air art show, live music, and visit area lavender farms.  Over 100 artists will display original paintings done en plein air during the Oregon Lavender Paint Out. The Paint Out takes place in the beautiful lavender fields of Oregon in the weeks prior to the Show.    And of course, many lavender products will be featured from crafters and lavender farms.  The Festival has stellar music and other activities for your enjoyment. Festival dates are July 14, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and July 15, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 415 E. Sheridan St.  You can find more information and an event schedule at on the website at www.wvlavenderfestival.org.   

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Dine the Couve
October 1 - 31
(Southwest Washington)

During the entire month of October, restaurants from across the city of Vancouver will offer special 3 for $23 menus that showcase what they do best.  That means it can be the traditional three-course meal of an appetizer, entrée, and dessert, or eateries can take a more unique approach by mixing in craft drink pairings, a variety of small plates, and other options.  Feeling ambitious (and hungry)?  This year, 31 restaurants are participating—that's one menu to try each day of the month!...More 

Wild Mushroom Celebration
October 1 - November 15
(Southwest Washington)

Celebrate fabulous fall fungi on the Long Beach Peninsula with the annual Wild Mushroom Celebration‘s series of events honoring the Pacific Northwest's delectable, edible wild mushrooms.  Chefs, innkeepers and foragers take pride in featuring and celebrating this natural treasure through the fall harvest season!...More

Clark County ScareGround's
Haunted House Scream Park
October 5 - November 4
(Southwest Washington)

The Clark County ScareGround's is the Northwest's premier all-ages Halloween event located on the 170-acre Clark County Event Center campus in Ridgefield, WA.  Featuring four Haunted Houses, the Scream Parlor, Midway & Exhibits, photo ops, and ghouls galore!  The ScareGround's is the #1 destination for a scary-good time this October...More 

Columbia River Gorge Quilt Show
October 19 - 20

Come see traditional and contemporary work by quiltmakers living in the Columbia River Gorge.  Special exhibitions by Beyond the Block: Art Quilters of the Gorge and nationally recognized fiber artist Pat Pauly known for her improvisational technique and bold use of color.  Enjoy on-going demonstrations; shop at vendor booths and the popular Quilter's Market, a treasure trove of new and gently used items at bargain prices...More