Pumpkin Patch, Pig Races,
Mazes & More!
October 7-31, 2017
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 for 4 weeks in October from
the 7th to the 31st. Unlimited event wristbands are
available for purchase and cover most of the things to
Art in the
Garden - Mirrors of the Mind: The Noh Masks of Ohtsuki
October 14 - December 3, 2017 • Garden Hours
Japanese Garden, Portland, OR
Included with Garden Admission. Thirty hand-carved Noh
masks by Ohtsuki Kokun and a selection of elegant
brocade costumes from the traditional silk looms of
Orinasu-kan in Kyoto bring the elusive world of Noh
drama to Portland in the exhibition Mirrors of the Mind:
The Noh Masks of Ohtsuki Kokun. The exhibition is
highlighted by performances by Noh actor Kawamura
Haruhisa, who has been designated an Intangible Cultural
Asset, during the opening days of the exhibition. A
demonstration of Noh mask carving will be presented by
Mr. Ohtsuki, who will also be present for exhibition’s
opening days. This aristocratic form of theater art is
vastly different from the exuberant peoples’ art form of
Saturdays & Sundays, October 7-29, 2017 • 10:00am-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
7th thru October 29st. Free admission and parking.
2017 All About Fruit
Saturday & Sunday, October 21 & 22, 2017 •
Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby, OR
Home Orchard Society’s famous annual fall tasting event
The “All About Fruit Show” is for fruit enthusiasts of
all ages! Attendees will have the opportunity to see and
taste hundreds of varieties of heirloom fruit from the
Pacific Northwest including apples, pears, plums,
grapes, kiwis, quince, and more. Home Orchard Society
aims to help lots of folks launch into the pleasure of
growing good fruit at home. If you love fruit or want to
grow your own fruit trees, this is the place to be!
• Free with entry – hundreds of varieties of fruit to
see and taste
• The Apple Detectives will work to identify your
unknown varieties. Check out the website for the
guidelines for ID.
• Large fruit contest
• Speakers presenting on a diversity of
fruit-growing topics (visit the website for dates and
times for the speakers)
• Cider pressing demos & tastings (fun for the
• HOS expert table to answer your fruit growing
Plus … mason bee supplies, fruit tree growing
publications, order custom-grafted fruit trees, door
prizes, & more! Admission: $5 for members (family $10),
$7 for non-members (family $12), Free if you join HOS at
this show. If you would like to volunteer for the show,
please contact us at email@example.com. If you
volunteer, your admission is free!
Saturday, October 21, 2017 • 11:00am-1:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR
Come explore your pumpkin artistry under the guidance of
expert carver Barbara Millikan. Tools and suggested
patterns will be provided. Class fee includes a medium
size pumpkin—negotiable if you want a larger size, or
multiple pumpkins. Preregistration required. Class fee
Bonsai Class: Topic
Saturday, October 21, 2017 • 11:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA
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.
7th Annual Barn Dance
Saturday, October 21, 2017 • 6:00pm-11:00pm
Grand Hall, The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR
Presented by Double “H” Western Wear. Dance only
tickets: Just want to get your boot scoot on? Admission
to the event is $25 pre-sale ($22 for Oregon Garden
members). Includes admission, line dance lessons, and
your first beer is on us! Dinner and Dancing: Get the
full meal deal for $40 pre-sale ($37 for Oregon Garden
members). Includes admission, line dance lessons, a pig
roast dinner, and your first beer is on us! Attendees
must be 21+.
If you purchase a dance only ticket and decide once you
get here that you want something to eat, no worries!
Adam’s Ribs will be on site selling Pig Roast dinners.
Dinner will run around $17 and typically includes pulled
pork, slaw, beans, corn bread, and a beverage. They will
also have items for sale a la carte. So bring your
Line dance lessons and DJ services will be provided by
Rockin’ Robyn’s DJ and Dance. Between dance lessons, a
DJ will play country music.
Pig Roast Dinner & Drinks: Adam’s Rib Smokehouse will
offer a wonderful barbecue dinner available for
purchase. Your first beer is included with your ticket.
Beer, wine, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages will be
available for purchase.