Oktoberfest Celebrations start this week!

Beer, bratwurst, and more. Here's your list of things to do this week!

September 11, 2017

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Hopefully the scorching days of Summer are over, and we can get down to doing that seasonal thing we do so well here in the Northwest....Celebrate Oktoberfest!  BEER!  Yay!  

Enjoy, and here's your list of things going on this weekend to consider!  ~Iris


Thu-Sun, Sept 14 – 17: Portland Fall RV & Van Show in Portland Expo Center.

Thu-Sun, Sept 14 – 17: Mount Angel Oktoberfest has beer and wine gardens, live music, singing, dancing, arts and crafts, and a weekend car show in Mount Angel.

Sept 14 - Oct. 7: Oktoberfest at McMenamins. Enjoy beer, food, live music, etc.  

                      Thur Sept 14, Edgefield

                      Sat, Sept 16, Kennedy School

                      Sat, Sept 23, Hotel Oregon McMinville

                      Sun, Sept 24, Edgefield

Sat, Sept 16 (5 p.m.): WildCat Ridge Sanctuary Halloween Soiree features live music, dinner, drinks, dancing, and a charity auction at the Sentinel Hotel.

Sat, Sept 16: Celebrate the independence of Mexico and its neighbors from Spain at El Grito y Fiestas Patrias, which includes folkloric and Aztec dancers and live mariachi, salsa, cumbia, and pop music, plus food & craft vendors at Moda Center Commons. Free.

Sat, Sept 16 (noon to 9 p.m.): The Portland Rose Society’s Fall Rose Show at the Lloyd Center Mall is billed as America’s largest and longest-running rose show.

Sat, Sept 16 (1 to 6 p.m.): Beaverton International Celebration features the food, art, costumes, dance, and music of many countries at Tualatin Hills Athletic Center in Beaverton. Free.

Sat, Sept 16 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.): The Cruise to Historic Downtown Oregon City fills Main Street with hundreds of classic cars, hot rods, trucks, and motorcycles from the 1950s to 1970s. Free.

Sat, Sept 16: Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival in downtown Forest Grove. Pay to create your masterpiece on a sidewalk or admire hundreds of others’ works for free at

Sat, Sept 16: Cider Squeeze features cider pressing, food, music, blacksmith demonstrations, and tours of Philip Foster Farm from the 1860s in Eagle Creek.

Sat, Sept 16(1 to 9 p.m.): Septembeerfest under the trees of Avery Park in Corvallis.  Beers, ciders, and meads. Children age 12 and younger are free. No pets.

Sat-Sun, Sept 16 – 17: Polish Festival 3900 N. Interstate Avenue.  Enjoy Polish food, beer, dance, music, and polka. Free.