Things to do in the Portland/Vancouver area (and beyond):
Thurs, Aug 27-Sun Aug 30- WinCo Foods Portland Open, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course.
Thursday, August 27th-First day of school for the Portland Public School District. Other districts start at different times. Vancouver Schools go back on September 2nd.
Fri August 28-Mon Sept 7-The 150th Oregon State Fair!
Fri-Sat, Aug 28-29-Hood to Coast Run, from Timberline Lodge to the Broadway Turnaround in Seaside. 1050 teams of 12, 197 miles long.
Sat Aug 29, Naked Goddess Swim, 9pm: The Willamette River in Downtown Portland….really!
Sat Aug 29, Viva Tequila PDX-Jupiter Hotel.
Sunday, August 30th- Preserve the Lehrer, A Benefit Event! 5PM - 8PM. Featuring The Strange Tones, The Knuckleheads, Lloyd Jones, Ken DeRouchie Band, LaRhonda Steele, Arietta Ward, Lisa Mann, Karen Lovely and some possible surprises.
Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy hit the Schnitzer
November 20th. Tickets are available at Portland5.com
KGON's Dick Sheetz played a bit part in helping him to get
his start. Click here to find out how
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable guy are coming to the Schnitzer
November 20th. Tickets are available at Portland5.com. A lot of
good things have been happening for Jeff and he called in to bring
us all up to speed....If you MIGHT be a Redneck...Click Here
Here's some more fun Summer things to do this weekend. I know that the weather will be a bit cooler, but for some people that's a good thing, right? Hey, I'm thankful for the free water after seeing last month's bill! Have a great weekend!
Now through Sunday Aug 16th- The 146th Annual Clark County Fair in Ridgefield, WA
Tues, August 11-Sat August 16- Portland Burger Week!$5 burgers from some of Portland's finest restaurants.
Thur-Sun, Aug 13-16-North American Organic Brewers Festival, Overlook Park(rescheduled from the original June Date).
Sat Aug 15- Sun Aug 16-Multnomah Days-The Southwest neighborhood’s annual summer festival includes a parade, music and family fun!
Sat, August 15: Corgi Walk in the Pearl, 400 Corgis, Costumes, Benefit for Oregon Humane Society & Corgi Rescue.
Sat, August 15-Squirrel Fest in Longview-Featuring the music of WAR, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, and Unchained (Van Halen tribute). Event starts at 11am and music starts at 5. Longview Civic Circle
Sat August 15- The First Annual Scrub Run benefiting Doernbecher Children's Hospital, St. Josef's Winery in Canby.
Sat, August 15- 10 to 4pm PDX Adult Soapbox Derby, Mt Tabor Park, SE 60th Ave & SE Salmon St, Portland, OR
Sat, August 15: Float-A-Palooza @ Barton County Park | Park N Float Shuttle, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Sat, Aug 15, 8pm to 2am- The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, Hawthorne Theater. Portland’s Largest Underground Art Show featuring over 75 emerging artists, Free pancake bar, live body painting, live audio performances. 21 AND OVER.
Sun, August 16: Hawthorne Street Fair in SE Portland | Beer Garden, Longest Running Street Fair in PDX, Live Music & More!
Sun August 16, Portland India Festival, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Free | All Ages Pioneer Courthouse Square. Dance, music, food.
Now through September 7th-The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not at OMSI.
Kip Winger brings his solo acoustic show to The Bossanova Ballroom
Wednesday August 5th. He and I talked for a good half hour about the
show and how he survived going from topping the charts in the early 90's
to being "The Band People Love to Hate". Click here to listen to the
Friday-Sunday July 10-12-Oregon Country Fair-Veneta (outside of Eugene).
Fri-Sun, July 10-12-Lavender Farm Tour-Free. All local Lavender farms in the area.
Fri-Sun, July 10-12-Tiki Con-Red Lion at the Quay. Wear your Hawaiian shirt and enjoy drinks with umbrellas as well as tiki art and fashion.
Sat, July 11-World Record Skinny Dip-Oregon Nude Resorts (see locations on our Facebook page).
Sat, July 11-Mississippi Avenue Street Fair.
Sat-Sun, July 11-12- Sandy Mountain Festival, Meinig Park, Carnival, Booths, Food
Sat-Sun, July 11-12: America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles Summer 2015 Show @ Portland Expo | 1,400 Booths, Vintage Treasures & More!
Sat, July 11, Subaru Kids Obstacle Challenge at Lee Farms, Tualatin
Sat, July 11: Relay for Life Lake Oswego | Millennium Park Plaza
Sun, July 12: Bridge Swim-Willamette River, 8:30am-11am. The contestants will go for a 10.7-mile swim underneath all 12 of Portland's bridges. It’s too late to sign up yourself, but you can cheer on the participants!