Oregon Brewfest

July 26, 2014 9:33 am

This weekend, the Oregon Brewfest hits the Tom McCall Waterfront Park! Admission is free, but you are required to purchase a tasting glass for $7 before being able to fill and taste the different brews. The Brewfest closes at 9 p.m., so make sure that you arrive early!

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Take a Guided Nature Hike at Forest Park

July 22, 2014 1:59 pm

If you're an outdoorsy type, Forest Park is a great spot for the occasional hike or your daily jog. Forest Park is dedicated to conservation and the ecological protection of this local woodland gem. There is an extensive network of trails ,and visitors are able to utilize planned routes or adventure on their own excursions. Hikers are bound to find some wildlife on their trek, so don't be surprised if you spot an interesting bug or even a deer during your visit. Besides the gorgeous natural scenery, many of the trails offer a fantastic view of the city of Portland.

If you want to spend a Saturday doing something fun and educational, Forest Park frequently hosts special hikes. These hikes usually include an experienced hike leader who will lecture on topics such as backyard herbs, invasive species, and local history. They'll often provide coffee!

Forest Park
4099 NW Thurman Street
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 223-5449
http://www.forestparkconservancy.org/
http://www.yelp.com/biz/forest-park-portland

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The Big Float

July 21, 2014 3:08 pm

On Sunday, July 27th, the fourth annual Willamette Big Float will be taking place. It starts at 1pm and will be taking place at Tom McCall’s Waterfront Park. It’s $9 to attend the Beach Party where participants can enjoy three bands and delicious food.

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