Things to do this weekend!

September 19, 2018


Sept 21 – 26: Oregon Independent Film Festival (OIFF) screens roughly 75 independent films from 14 countries and has especially good documentaries.

Sept 20 (6 to 9 p.m.): Shift fashion show, includes a reception with fusion food and adult drinks, an auction, a runway show, awards, dessert, and information about garments made from recycled materials and found objects at The Leftbank Annex.

Sept 21 – 23: Oktoberfest at Oaks Amusement Park. German music, dancing, crafts, contests, food, drinks, a weekend Kinderplatz for kids, and Saturday dachshund races.

Sept 22: Museum Day Live, statewide!  Get a free ticket that allows two people to visit one of the many museums in the state.

Sept 22: Hood River Hops Fest in Hood River. Enjoy beer from 50 breweries, local cuisine, arts and crafts vendors, and live music.  Kids OK until 5 p.m. No dogs.

Sept 22 (2 to 7 p.m.): Craft Brew Smackdown in Albany.  Walk between two dozen businesses pouring locally made beer, cider, or spirits, followed by an after party. A $20 ticket includes 10 tastes, 5 more for $5.

Sept 22 – 23: The Polish Festival at 3900 N. Interstate Avenue. Free. Polish food, beer, dance, music, and polka. 

Sept 22 – 23: Fall Festival of The Arts at Glenn Otto Park in Troutdale. Art, music, wine, and food. Indoors and outdoors. Free.

Sept 22 – 23: Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival at the fairgrounds in Canby.  Natural fibers from beginning to end, from animal or plant fiber to finished product. Rabbits, goats, classes, kids’ activities, and food.

          Sept 22 – 30: Celebrate the German tradition of Oktoberfest with music, singing, dancing, beer, food and revelry.

          Sept. 22 - Eastmoreland-Woodstock Oktoberfest

          Sept. 22 - German American Society of Portland

          Sept. 22 - Occidental Brewing Company St. Johns

          Sept. 29 - McMenamins: Kennedy School

Sept 23: The Bloody Mary Festival - Portland at District East includes unlimited tastes of creative Bloody Marys, craft spirits, artisan food samples, and live music. 21+.

Sept 23: Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways. Nearby parks have activities & music. Free. Walk, bike, or roller-skate on 8 miles of streets when most cars are banned.  

Sept 23: Bicycle ride in wine country.  Ride 25 to 100 miles past Willamette Valley wineries in the all-ages Harvest Century, roundtrip from Hillsboro Civic Center, including a finish-line BBQ.