EVENTS CALENDAR
Saturday, June 1
, 2019

Rose Festival Events
June 1-June 9, 2019
Portland, OR


Plenty to do in the City of Roses! The opening day of the Portland Rose Festival is one of the first signs of summer. People come from far and wide to revel in the variety of culturally rich events happening during the months of May and June. Whether you are craving cotton candy and a spin on the CityFair Ferris wheel, want to dance your cares away at a RoZone Concert, or bask in the sun as amazing, all-floral floats drift through downtown in the Grand Floral Parade, there is an event for festival lovers of any age. www.rosefestival.org/event-calendar

Adelman Peony Gardens Open House
April 27-June 16, 2019 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Adelman Peony Gardens, Salem, OR


We currently grow over 25 acres of peonies, featuring nearly 500 varieties with profound color variations. Let us help you make both memories and excitement in your garden with peonies! Peonyparadise.com

Third Annual Canby Gators Swim Club Plant Sale
Saturday, June 1, 2019 • 10:00am-3:00pm
Jamboree Gardens, Aurora, OR


We have hundreds of plants for sale: specimen trees, natives, flowering shrubs, conifers, fruit trees, perennials, hens and chicks, sedums, veggie starts and many more. We use the proceeds for special projects and to keep our dues low. This year we will be donating 10% of the sales to the Suicide Prevention Task Force. 25159 NE Butteville Road, Aurora, OR. Detals: https://billh945.wixsite.com/gatorswimclub or https://marie4124.wixsite.com/jamboree



Beneficial Insects:
How and Why We Should Invite Them Into Our Landscapes
Saturday, June 1, 2019 • 10:00am-12:00pm
PCC Rock Creek, Portland, OR


Presenter: Matthew Shepherd, Director of Communications and Outreach, Xerces Society. A hands-on workshop using provided nets and magnifying lenses, we will learn to identify beneficial insects, how they help with pests, and ways we can attract them to our yards. Location: WCMGA Education Garden at PCC Rock Creek ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Map Enter campus from Springville Rd, follow road past Building 9 and Past Parking Lot E. At stop sign turn left into gravel lot and follow to the garden site. Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays. Free event, no registration needed. Event is held rain or shine, under cover, if needed.

Berries, Brews, and BBQ’s
Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2, 2019 • 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, 2019 • 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, June 15 & 16, 2019 • 10:00am-5:00pm
French Prairie Gardens, St. Paul, OR


The shine of the summer sun and the smell of fresh Strawberries means it is time for our Berries, Brews & BBQs festival! The most fun that you’ll have on a farm! This is a family friendly event, for all ages to enjoy. Berries, Brews, & BBQs kicks off the first weekend in June and continues Saturdays and Sundays through Father’s Day. Gates are open from 9am-6pm on Saturdays and 10am-6pm on Sundays.

Enjoy live entertainment each weekend from a variety of local bands and artists. Taste samples or grab a pint from the amazing selection of brews and ciders from some of the area’s most popular breweries and cideries. Including Silver Moon Brewing’s F*Cancer IPA, Hop Valley Brewing, Public Coast Brewing Co., 2 Towns Cider House, Avid Cider Co., Asher David Brewing, Ancestry Brewing, Buoy Brewing, Pelican Brewing, Sunriver Brewing Company, Elysian Brewing Co., 10 Barrel Brewing Co., and many more!!

As if that was not enough to inspire a trip to the farm, visitors will get to taste some incredible BBQ cooked over an open pit and smoked overnight by our very own farm cooks.
But the MOST important part for our family is that this festival is also a fundraiser where a portion of the proceeds are donated to help local families fighting cancer through Em’s Fight Foundation.

Activities Include: U-Pick Strawberries (during festival only)– Only offered during the festival weekends (not during the week); Tractor Wagon Rides and Pig Barrel Train Rides; Tube Slide, Giant Slide and Tire Pile; Farm Ninja Course & Obstacle Racing Course; Jump Pad; Pedal Karts; Cornhole
U-Pick Strawberries. We provide you the bucket and you fill the bucket with wonderful fresh strawberries to take home. Cost is $12 for each full bucket.

Live Music, unlimited tractor wagon rides, slides, pig barrel train rides, duck races and trips down the giant slide! Cost is $8 per person and children 12 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult. Required for entry into the festival area.

Souvenir Beer Mugs: Take home a piece of the event with you, one of a kind Glass Festival Pints. Cost is $15 per mug and comes with 5 tasting tickets to sample a little of each brew, or all 5 can be used to fill the pint. Also comes with 1 Admission Wristband for entry into the Festival. www.fpgardens.com

Grow a Lot in a Very Small Space
Saturday, June 1, 2019 • 11:00am-12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Think you don’t have the space or time to manage a vegetable garden? Think again! Learn how to maximize your home-garden harvest using less space, water, and seeds. Topics will include garden layout, soil mixes, interplanting, proper spacing, trellising, and succession plantings. Free. www.bloomingjunction.com

Small Garden, Big Bounty
Saturday, June 1, 2019 • 11:00am-12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Think you don’t have space or time to manage a vegetable garden? Think again! Learn how to maximize your home-garden harvest using less space, water, and seeds. Topics will include garden layout, soil mixes, interplanting, proper spacing, trellising, and succession plantings. This event is free!

Leach Botanical Garden Free First Saturday Guided Tours
Saturday, June 1, 2019 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


Join Gardener/Curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of the Garden. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the Garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Meet in front of the Manor House. Free. No registration required. First come, first served. Maximum tour size 15 visitors. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236. 503-823-1671. www.leachgarden.org

Al’s Kid’s Club: Macrame Madness
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 • 11:00am(W)
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 • 11:00am(S)
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 • 11:00am(G)
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 • 11:00am(V)

Al's Garden & Home, Woodburn, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

Houseplants are fun to take care of just like a beloved pet. You will need to water, feed, care for, and provide a home for your new plant friend. By tying knots in colorful cord, we'll build a bright hanging holder for your very own happy houseplant. Each participant will go home with a houseplant and custom made hanger. Cost: $7.50. www.als-gardencenterevents.com

Small Garden, Big Bounty
Saturday, June 1, 2019 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Description: Think you don’t have space or time to manage a vegetable garden? Think again! Learn how to maximize your home-garden harvest using less space, water, and seeds. Topics will include garden layout, soil mixes, interplanting, proper spacing, trellising, and succession plantings. This event is free! www.bloomingjunction.com

Hoyt Arboretum Guided Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, April 6-October 27, 2019 • 12:00pm-2:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR


Guided tours of the Hoyt Arboretum every Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon - 2:00pm. Free to Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF), donations appreciated from non-members. www.hoytarboretum.org

 
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