Oregon & SW Washington Weekend Planner: August 19-21, 2022

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PORTLAND: 

TUALATIN RIVER PADDLE CHALLANGE
The Tualatin River Paddle Challenge will encourage you to kayak, canoe or paddleboard along the Tualatin River Water Trail. Although there will be in-person meet-up paddle opportunities, the challenge is designed to be completed at your own pace, on your own timeline. 


VIKING BEER FEST
Beer tastings meet Viking re-enactors and combat in this Viking Beer Festival featuring music, a Viking Ship, Nordic food, and more, at the Nordic Northwest campus. 


PORTLAND BURGER WEEK
The Portland Mercury’s Burger Week returns every August with dozens of restaurants, bars and brewhouses across Portland offering one-of-a-kind burgers. These special edition burgers are designed especially for The Mercury’s Portland Burger Week and are only available for one week!


MOVIES IN THE PARK: HOOK
Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful evening showing of Hook (1991 PG) at the Luuwit View Park.


HOLLYWOOD FARMERS MARKET
The Hollywood Farmers Market hosts 50+ vendors, bringing you the best of the region’s agricultural bounty. In addition to amazingly fresh, local food, you’ll find live music, children’s activities, and fun events.


PEDALPALOOZA
Portland’s cycling culture peaks during summer’s multi-week Pedalpalooza, featuring 200+ local-led, themed rides, all open to the public.


VANCOUVER:

80’S PARTY
Ready for a totally awesome 80’s night on the town? Break out that prom dress in the back of your closet or dust off those leg warmers. The night will include pizza, drinks, and awesome drawings. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.


VIVA VANCOUVER!
At Viva Vancouver you can enjoy food, dancing, and beer with a Latin twist at the epicenter of Vancouver WA. (21+).


HOOPS FOR H.O.P.E.
HOOPS for HOPE is a 3-on-3 benefit event held in Vancouver. Teams of all ages and skill levels, families, and sports enthusiasts are all welcome! The games will be played on half courts.


CAMAS FARMERS MARKET
The Camas Farmers Market brings a celebration of our region’s agricultural bounty, and the community joins right in. Freshly harvested seasonal produce, flowers, natural products, and more, fill the market.


ART IN THE PARK
Fun family-friendly Art Event at Kiwanis Park in Battle Ground!


THE COAST: 

SHIPWRECKED MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Shipwrecked Music Festival will be featuring great music from Holiday Friends, The Hackles, Shannon Curtis, Jacob Westfall, Mike Izon and Idanha. Food trucks will be on hand as well, and beverages from Buoy Beer and Pilot House Distilling.


WINE & BREW TOURS
Take in the beauty that surrounds you in Tillamook County with a glass of local wine or a seasonal ale from one of our local brewers. Self-guided Wine Tours & Brew Tours include locations in Tillamook and Pacific City. (21+)


BIRD WALK
Meet at the Fort Stevens Museum for an Old Fort Stevens Bird Walk. Join a Park Ranger on a guided walk to look for and identify birds. No birding experience is required, and experts are welcome to come share their knowledge.


CENTRAL OREGON:

PRAIRIE BARN VINTAGE MARKET
Don’t miss this unique shopping experience at the Prairie Barn Vintage Market. Along with great live music, food, and beer, the ranch will be alive with vendors featuring primitive, antique, vintage, repurposed, up-cycled, handmade items.


SISTERS FARMERS MARKET
The Sisters Farmers Market is growing a vibrant community that connects Oregon farmers, ranchers, makers, and consumers. The market provides access to fresh foods, local products, and educational activities in a fun environment.


CASCADE CAR SHOW
Head to Centennial Park and enjoy the Cascade Car Show featuring classic cars, newer modified cars, trucks, and motorcycles in downtown Redmond.


DESCHUTES RIVER KAYAK TOURS
Tumalo Creek’s half-day trip on the Upper Deschutes is the perfect mini-adventure. This flatwater section of the Deschutes provides an excellent escape for those seeking a casual paddling outing. Paddlers will encounter formations created by lava flows that surged down from Paulina Peak during its period of volcanic activity.

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/PRIME/DISNEY+

PURPLE HEARTS
An aspiring musician agrees to a marriage of convenience with a soon-to-deploy Marine, but a tragedy soon turns their fake relationship all too real. (Netflix)


LEGACY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE LA LAKERS
Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers captures the remarkable rise and unprecedented success of one of the most dominant and iconic franchises in professional sports. (Hulu)


THE ORVILLE
Set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of The Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship. Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space. (Disney+)

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