October 20, 2018

Harvest Festival
Through October 31, 2018
EZ 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.

Harvest Festival
Through October 31, 2018
Bauman Farms, Gervais, OR

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!

Pumpkin Patch, Pig Races, Mazes & More!
October 6-31, 2018
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 weeks from October 6 to October 31st. Farm Fun Wristbands are available for purchase and cover all of the activities to experience.

Portland Nursery Annual Apple Tasting Event
Friday-Sunday October 19-21, 2018 • 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. See our Apple Tasting Page for details.

Camera Basics
Saturday, October 20, 2018 • 10:30am-12:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

With Eric Evans. So, you’ve got a new DSLR camera! What now? Explore the basic settings of your camera at Leach Botanical Garden when fall color is at its peak. Take a leisurely hike through the grounds and learn about exposure, ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and other camera settings. No photographic skill or training necessary—ideal for beginners! $35 general or $25 Leach Garden Friend. To register click on at “Learn” or email Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Avenue Portland, OR 97236.

Bonsai Class: Winter Preparation
Saturday, October 20, 2018 • 11:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

What do we need to do to prepare our trees and keep them safe as they ready themselves for the cold and wet winter months. Join us and learn about this fun, relaxing and artistic hobby. All levels are invited. We look forward to seeing you! A fee for materials may be added once topic is determined. Call us for more information.

Fall Mason Bee Harvest Workshop
Saturday, October 20, 2018 • 12:00pm-4:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Crown Bees staff and volunteers. Come work with the mason bee experts to find out how to harvest your mason bees! Learn why you should harvest and rescue your mason bees from their pests as well as what plants they enjoy. Participate in Crown Bees’ Bee BuyBack program and exchange your excess cocoons for product. All participants will be given a 20% off bee supplies coupon, valid at Portland Nursery through December 31, 2018. Bring your own mason bees if you have them - beginners without bees are also welcome! Drop in anytime between 12-4 pm. Everyone Welcome!

Barn Dance
Saturday, October 20, 2018 • 6:00pm-11:00pm
Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

8th annual Barn Dance. 6pm–11pm in the Grand Hall.

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