, September 7, 2019

Art in the Garden
July 14–September 22, 2019
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Enjoy stunning art installations, created by local artists, on display throughout the Garden. The event kicks off with an opening reception and opportunity to meet the artists.

Hoyt Arboretum Guided Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, April 6-October 27, 2019 • 11:00am & 1:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

To better accommodate the public, Hoyt Arboretum is now offering two tours on Saturday and Sunday. Tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and last up approximately one and one-half hours every weekend through October 27. Trained guides take pride in their knowledge of the 2,000 species and the unique history of the area. Information regarding each day's tour is available on the website.

Tours are free for Hoyt Arboretum Members and $3 for non-members. Registration is not required, just show up to learn about the collection and have a nice walk in the trees. Attendees should be prepared for all types of weather conditions; boots or sturdy shoes are recommended and bring a jacket, camera and water. There are several hills in Hoyt Arboretum and sometimes large inclines on trails. Transportation to the Hoyt Arboretum is available via MAX, followed by a short walk up the hill or a ride on the Washington Park free shuttle to the arboretum visitor center. Paid parking in adjacent lots and limited free spaces are available on the street.

Plant a Bulb
Saturday, September 7, 2019 • 11:00am(W)
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 11:00am(S)
Saturday, September 21, 2019 • 11:00am(G)
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 11:00am(V)
Al’s Garden & Home, Woodburn, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

Don't miss this fun event! In this class we learn all about the magic of bulbs. We will be planting tulip bulbs that will bloom in the spring as well as a lovely flower on top, to provide color through fall and winter. The surprise and excitement in spring when you see your tulips begin to emerge is well worth the wait! Cost: $7.50.

Hot Water Bath Canning 101
Saturday, September 7, 2019 • 11:00am–12pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR

Canning is a great and easy way to preserve the taste of summer to enjoy throughout the whole year. You will learn the basics of hot water bath canning and all the steps that are necessary to ensure safe preservation. Cost: $12/person.

First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden
Saturday, November 2, 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 Ave., Portland, OR 97236, 503-823-1671.

Clackamas County On Tap and Uncorked
Saturday, September 7, 2019 • 1:00pm-9:00pm
Sara Hite Memorial Rose Garden, Portland, OR

Now in its third year, Clackamas County On Tap and Uncorked showcases the region's flourishing craft wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as live music, food carts and other vendors. The event will take place at the Sara Hite Memorial Rose Garden (adjacent to North Clackamas Park) on September 7, 2019 from 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. Come enjoy local beer, wine, spirits, great food and entertainment while supporting Meals on Wheels in North Clackamas - so no senior goes hungry. Sample tastings from a wide range of exhibitors from Clackamas County and beyond – all in a beautiful rose garden setting.

Clackamas County On Tap & Uncorked is a benefit for the Milwaukie Center’s Meals on Wheels program. One of the largest Meals on Wheels providers in Oregon, the Center delivers over 65,000 nutritious meals annually to homebound older adults in North Clackamas. Sara Hite Memorial Rose Garden, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, Oregon 97222. Cost: $15.

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