Oregon & SW Washington Weekend Planner:  April 12-14, 2024

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PORTLAND:  

WOODEN SHOE TULIP FESTIVAL
Colorful fields reminiscent of Holland burst with acres of tulips in full bloom at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn.


QUILT CRAFT & SEWING FESTIVAL
Come join the Festival in Portland – At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival you will find a wide variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.


CHERRY BLOSSOM BAZAAR
This epic sale of Japanese treasures happens only once every other year. At the Cherry Blossom Bazaar you’ll find something for every age, taste, and budget. Hunt for hidden treasures at this unique Japanese collectibles, clothing, and furniture sale. Items from 25 cents.  


VANCOUVER:   


WOODLAND TULIP FIELDS

For a lesser-known and less-trafficked tulip outing, visit the Holland America Flower Gardens in Woodland (just north of Vancouver on I-5). Perfect for families, the budding Instagram influencer, or the envious gardener, stroll by the show field and then take a few homes from the U-Pick section for only 50 cents per stem.


VANCOUVER FARMER’S MARKET
Now open Year Round! The Vancouver Farmer’s Market is Southwest Washington’s #1 visitor attraction and home to more than 100 vendors. You’ll discover fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden.


THE COAST: 


ART IN APRIL
Come check out Art In April and see what our amazing artists have been up to! We’ve got 80 local artists with all kinds of treasures from jewelry to paintings, pottery, fiber arts, stickers, photography, and more. 


MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY
The Seaside Public Library is hosting Movies At The Library! Each month we are showing one or two films ranging from Golden-Age classics to contemporary spectacles and independent cinema. For some films we will have a film historian offer a perspective and a context to the showing.


CENTRAL OREGON:


CENTRAL OREGON CARDS & COLLECTIBLES SHOW
You’re invited to the second annual Central Oregon Cards & Collectibles Show! This is an event created by local collectors FOR local collectors. We’re excited to bring together the most passionate vendors of sports cards, Pokémon, Magic the Gathering, YuGiOh, vintage toys, retro video games, Funko pops, comics and more to our beautiful city of Redmond, OR.


BEND MARATHON & HALF MARATHON
Come run the Bend Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and 5k. We’re already gearing up for another exciting race weekend. The April events will be the best mountain town races anywhere. These are spectacularly scenic courses through West Bend emphasizing everything that makes Bend, Oregon great. 



POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+

THE WAGES OF FEAR
Four down-on-their-luck men are hired to drive trucks laden with nitroglycerine through the mountains as part of an operation to extinguish an oil well fire. (Netflix)


ANATOMY OF A FALL
Sandra, Samuel and their visually impaired son Daniel have been living in a remote mountain location for the past year. When Samuel is found dead outside the house, an investigation for death in suspicious circumstances is launched. Amidst the uncertainty, Sandra is indicted: was it suicide or homicide? A year later Daniel attends his mother’s trial, a veritable dissection of his parents’ relationship. (Hulu)  


TAYLOR SWIFT: THE ERAS TOUR
The cultural phenomenon continues on the big screen! Immerse yourself in this once-in-a-lifetime concert film experience with a breathtaking, cinematic view of the history-making tour. (Disney+)

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