EVENTS CALENDAR
Saturday
, October 19, 2019

Bauman Farms Harvest Festival
September 21-October 31, 2019
Bauman Farms, Gervais, OR


Opening Day: September 21, 2019! We’ve been having Fun On The Farm Since 1895. Come early and spend the day with us! With so many fun things to do where do you start? This year there are more than 25 activities for kids of all ages. The farm is transformed into an activity center with mazes, obstacle courses, giggle-worthy rides, oodles of farm animals and memories-a-plenty! Plan on spending the day with us for Fall Family Fun….All Day Long! www.baumanshf.com

Fir Point Farms Pumpkin Festival
Weekends, October 5-27, 2019 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Fir Point Farms, Aurora, OR


Every weekend in October is harvest time. Fall at the farm is all about having a great time with family!! Pick your own pumpkins in our Pumpkin Patch while getting your own corn stalks or hay bales for decorating. Celebrate Autumn with us and our many fun activities. Activities run every weekend starting Saturday October 5th thru October 27th. Free admission and parking. 6 Acres of... so much fun... Corn Maze!, Cow Trains, Giant Slides, Pumpkin Bowling...Kids Zone, Cow Roping, Bouncy Houses Johndeer bikes, Bouncy Horses, Hay Rides, Nut House, Paint ball glory, Play in Hay, Nature Trail Path, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zoo, Apple Cider Donuts, Food Court, Beer Garden, Carmel apples slices,the best ice cream in town, and a all fresh deli in the COUNTRY STORE, with all home made breads,Cinnamon rolls, fresh breads, grilled deli meats. www.firpointfarms.com.

Pumpkin Patch, Pig Races, Mazes & More!
Saturday, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday, October 11, 2019 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday, October 18, 2019 • 12:00pm-6:00pm
Friday, October 25, 2019 • 12:00pm-6:00pm
French Prairie Gardens, St. Paul, OR


The crisp fall air means it is time for some family fun at our pumpkin patch. Fall on the farm is much more than just pumpkins, we have animal feeding, giant slides, a corn maze, a hay maze, and a farm ninja challenge! There is so much to do for all in the family it’s hard to believe there could be a favorite, but the event everyone talks about is our Pigtucky Derby. The derby is our famous pig races! The pumpkin patch event runs over 4 extended weekends from October 5th to October 27th. Farm Fun Wristbands are available for purchase and cover all of the activities to experience. See below for specific pricing information. Pig Racing Times: Friday: 3:30pm; Saturday: 11am, 1pm, 3pm, & 5pm; Sunday: 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm. New this year: Only open to the public Friday, Saturday & Sunday - all other weekdays will be only open for previously booked school tours. General Admission – $8 per person. www.fpgardens.com

Gift Shop Open House Weekend
Friday-Sunday, October 18-20, 2019
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA


Join us for a three day event, celebrating our Gift Shop. We'll have tons of terrific gifts for gardeners, just in time for the holidays. Come join us, browse and get an early start on that holiday shopping list. We'll also have several seminars on Saturday (see below). We've been looking forward to this event since fall began. We hope you will join us and help us celebrate! www.tsugawanursery.com



Bonsai Introductory Class
Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 9:00am-11:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

Join us for a two hour introduction to bonsai class and learn the simple truth about growing ancient trees. A unique art form that can offer you hours of peaceful work – four dimensional living art. By the end of the class you will be able to decide if you should take a bonsai home with you. Your tree can become a family heirloom that may live for hundreds of years.
Class fee: $20.00. (Attendees may also take home a bonsai for an addtional $20.00.)
LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BONSAI CLASSES>>

E.Z. Orchards Harvest Festival
Thru Wednesday, October 30, 2019 • 10:00am-6:00pm
E.Z. Orchards, Salem, OR


October in Oregon is a magical time of year! Each October the Market and Farm pull together to host you at our HarvestFest! This time of year brings a new meaning to "hustle and bustle!" Fresh apples and pears arrive from our orchards daily and the pumpkin patch and corn maze are ready for visitors. Our store is still full of great local foods, as well as a large number of fun decorations, packaged foods, and fall gift items. 5504 Hazelgreen Rd NE, Salem, OR 97305. www.ezorchards.com

Portland Nursery Annual Apple Tasting Event
Friday-Sunday October 11-13, 2019 • 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday-Sunday October 18-20, 2019 • 10:00am-5:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR


Our annual Apple Tasting comes every year, the second and third weekends in October. Come fall when the leaves on the trees begin to change color, we will be celebrating the abundance of apples and pears. We will be well-supplied with a large variety of apples and pears to taste and purchase by the pound. www.portlandnursery.com

Fall Garden Chores
Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 10:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

Jim Chennault presents an educational and entertaining seminar on the best way to handle your fall garden chores. Topics will include: Lawns: mowing, fertilizing and adding lime; Orchard Clean-Up: sanitation, harvesting and dormant spraying and Moles: fall mole control.
FREE CLASS www.tsugawanursery.com
 

Home Orchard Society All About Fruit Show
Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby OR

Crisp Fall air has returned and once again, and The Home Orchard Society (HOS) is inviting you
to join us for the annual All About Fruit Show (AAFS). Attendees will be able to sample and
experience over 500 varieties of rare and heirloom fruit, including apples, Asian and European
pears, grapes, quince, kiwi, and more.

In addition to showcasing a wide variety of fruit, local fruit orchard experts will be on-hand to
help you ID some of your own home fruit, answer your fruit-related questions, and/or guide your
future fruit orchard projects you may have.

This year’s speaker series covers a variety of fruit-related topics such as fruit and nut explorations
and community orchard projects happening in Idaho with Casimir Holeski, Holistic Orchard
Management and Organic Fruit Tree Care with April Jamison, Water Collection and Water
Conservation with Johnathan Brandt, and the Art of Home-scale Cider Making with HOS Board
Member Todd Morrill. Grab a glass of fresh apple cider and broaden your fruit horizons.
“The All About Fruit Show is a unique tasting event seeking to inspire local orchardists and home
growers alike to 'plant outside the box’. There are seemingly endless varieties of fruits available
for growing here in the Pacific NW, including some unique and lesser-known fruits that don’t
typically make it to the supermarket shelves. The different textures, colors, and flavors showcase
the beauty that one can grow, enjoy, and preserve for future generations. For instance, you’d be
surprised how different one Asian pear tastes, when compared to another. It’s unbelievable!” -
April Jamison, HOS Board Member

Admission is $5 for HOS Members, $10 for HOS HOS Member Families, $7 for non-members,
and $12 for non-member Families. Become a Home Orchard Society Member at the event doors,
and get free entry day of!
www.homeorchardsociety.org

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. http://hoytarboretum.org/events

Pumpkin Planter
Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Description: Enhance your front porch with a one of a kind Pumpkin Planter! A selection of grasses and fall annuals and your creativity are the only things required for this class. This class will appeal to children and adults alike! Class fee includes supplies needed to make one medium, and one small planter. Cost: $25/person. www.bloomingjunction.com



Bonsai Continuing Class
Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 11:00am-1:00pm
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

REQUIRES PREVIOUS ATTENDANCE IN INTRODUCTORY CLASS
In this continuing class, each time you will go one step further, receiving accurate and valuable information about this art, how to create a bonsai, how to maintain it, keep it alive and how to make more beautiful specimens. The October class will focus on bonsai propagation methods, the study of several specimens and a 15 minute Q & A for any specific information you want.
Class fee: $30.00. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BONSAI CLASSES>>

Container Gardening Through the Seasons
Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 1:00pm
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

With Dana Rea. Dana shows us how to create beautiful container gardens for any time of year. There will be an opportunity to work with Dana after the class for customers wanting to purchase containers and plant materials for her to design. FREE CLASS www.tsugawanursery.com
 



Getting your Pond Ready for Winter
Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 2:00 pm
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

With Jim Chennault. Learn the tips and tricks to protect your water features and ponds throughout the cold weather. FREE CLASS www.tsugawanursery.com

Barn Dance
Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 5:00pm-11:00pm
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR


8th annual Barn Dance in the Grand Hall. After Dark Dance Company consists of dancers from around Oregon that love to share their passion in hopes to attract others into the world of dance. By doing ballroom, swing, country and more they’re able to show that there is a style of dance for everyone. www.oregongarden.org

 
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