Oregon Press Releases
Oregon, Monmouth, Event Date: August
Annual Celebration of Zimbabwean Music and Dance,
The 24th annual Zimbabwean Music Festival will be held
on the campus of Western Oregon University, 345 Monmouth
Ave. N., Monmouth, OR, on August 13-16, 2015. This
“everyone-can-participate” festival offers three days of
workshops, many of them for children and teens.
Activities include fifteen hours of free afternoon
concerts, an African Marketplace and ticketed evening
concerts. Valuing education as well as performance,
Zimfest attracts Zimbabwean music and culture ...
Oregon, Portland, Event Date: June 20 to
July 1, 2015
Unleashes" - Oregon Music Festival to Celebrate
Symphonic Works of Great Composers, Portland
The Oregon Music Festival (OMF) has announced its 2015
concert season titled "Music Unleashed." Portland-based
and international in scope and flavor, the festival will
run from June 20 to July 1, 2015 featuring significant
works of three great composers: Franz Schubert, Bohuslav
Martinů, and Astor Piazzolla. The principal venues will
be First Baptist Church and Lincoln Hall in Portland,
Oregon. Idiomatically a symphonic, composer-oriented
festival, OMF 2015 will offer a full schedule ...
Oregon, Portland, Event Date: May 2nd,
3rd and 5th, 2015
Guadalajara Sister City Association Presents Cinco de
Mayo Festival by the Portland Development Commission,
The Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association (PGSCA)
Cinco de Mayo Presented by the Portland Development
Commission have announced the 31st Annual Cinco de Mayo,
commencing Saturday May 2nd, Sunday May 3rd, Tuesday May
5th (closed Monday May 4th) at The Tom McCall Waterfront
Park on Naito Parkway, Portland, OR, from 11am until
11pm. This event is the main fundraiser for the PGSCAS's
charitable activities and will feature fun activities
for all ages ...
Oregon, Portland, May 2nd, 2015
Hospital and Cinco de Mayo Festival Try to Break World
Record for Largest Gathering of People Wearing Sombreros
Providence Hospital is has announced their goal to set a
World Record for Largest Gathering of People Wearing
Sombreros (which will try their hardest to get it into
the Guinness Book of World Records). The world record
attempt is sponsored by Providence Hospital and will
take place on Saturday, May 2nd at 5:30 pm in the food
court area of the Cinco De Mayo Fiesta, Tom McCall
Waterfront Park on Naito Parkway, Portland, OR. They
hope to smash their previous ...
Oregon, Keizer, Event Date: May 1 and 2, 2015
State Button Society Show and Sale Celebrates the
Historical and Modern Button, Keizer, OR
Button collectors will gather in Keizer Oregon, just
north of Salem, the weekend of Friday, May 1st (10-5) ,
and Saturday May 2nd (10-4) , at the Keizer Quality
Suites, 5188 Wittenberg Lane NE., Keizer Oregon, for the
Oregon State Button Society’s Annual Show and Sale.
Keizer is just north of Salem. Collectors, dealers,
tailors and seamstresses, jewelry and costume designers,
and quilters and crafters of all types and ages are
welcome. There will be hundreds of thousands of buttons
Oregon, Portland, Event Date: March 28th
to 29th, 2015
Annual Crowning of The Portland, OR Cinco de Mayo
Mode College will be hosting the Miss Cinco de Mayo
Pageant at the 31st annual Cinco de Mayo Event.
Auditions for Miss Cinco de Mayo will be held March 28th
and 29th at 3407 SE 108th Ave., Portland, OR, Saturday:
1-5pm and Sunday: 12-3pm. Auditions are held for ages 16
to 25 years old. Bring a headshot/photo. There is a $10
audition fee. For more information ...
Oregon, Hillsboro, Event Date: April 11,
High School to Hold First Annual Auction and Hall of
Fame Event, Hillsboro
Hillsboro High School has announced its First Annual
Auction and Hall of Fame event, April 11th, 2015 at the
Venetian Theatre and Bistro, 253 E. Main Street,
Hillsboro. This year’s theme is Live Blue! The goals for
this event are to reconnect with alumni students and
staff, engage the community and to share the wonderful
progress that is being made at Hilhi. Funds raised will
provide for continued school beautification efforts and
a new Mac Computer Lab ...
Oregon, Portland, Event Date: February 27-28, 2015
Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Portland, OR, February
The Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention will be held
at the Oregon Convention Center (Hall D, 777 NE Martin
Luther King Jr.) in Portland on February 27-28.
Enthusiastic scrapbookers wait all year for a chance to
crop, shop and learn with fellow scrappers. This event
is a weekend full of creativity and fun that includes
education, shopping, and crafting. Leading manufacturers
in the scrapping and crafting industry from all over the
U.S. ship in their products, set up booths and allow ...
Oregon, Portland, Event Date: December 19-21
Saturday Market presents Spiritsfest 2014: A Tasting of
Local PDX Distillers
Portland Saturday Market’ Spiritsfest highlights local
distillers who are shaking up Portland’s vibrant scene.
It is all about meeting the makers of local crafted
spirits and the wonderful concoctions people can create.
Have a drink, catch a show, shop Local. The event is
December 19-21 at 2 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR.
Purchase a $5.00 wrist band with proper ID to enter the
event. Portland Saturday Market is the largest arts and
crafts market in continuous operation in the United ...
Oregon, Portland, Event Date: Through November 1st, 2014
Hooks by Katherine Ace at the Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR, Through November
The Froelick Gallery in Portland, OR (714 NW Davis St.) is exhibiting the latest
series of paintings by Katherine Ace in Grimms' Hooks, through November 1st. The
basis for these works are the fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm,
though few may be familiar with her chosen stories or their content- the “hooks”
being an entrée in to deeper psychological investigation of these tales.
Recognizable titles have been interpreted in fascinating and unexpected ...
Event Date: June 19 to September 1, 2014
Actors Ensemble kicks off 45th summer season of free
In a city famous for its whole-hearted and enthusiastic
embrace of the Bard of Avon, where you can see a
production of at least one Shakespeare play nearly every
weekend, it is no surprise that the theatrical community
has come together for a project in which every play,
sonnet and narrative poem attributed to William
Shakespeare will be publicly performed in Portland
within a two-year period. The beginning of the Complete
Works Project coincides with the 450th anniversary of
William Shakespeare's birth, and will conclude on the
400th anniversary of his death. Portland's oldest
Oregon, Oregon City, Event Date:
Thursdays July 10 - August 21, 2014
Summer Concerts in the Park at the End of the Oregon Trail, Oregon
City, OR, July 10 to August 21
The City of Oregon City and End of the Oregon
Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center present the annual
Concerts in the Park summer series beginning each Thursday July 10
through August 21, 2014. These free concerts feature local artists
ranging from the Willamette Falls Symphony, classic hits from the
50s and 60s, blues and more. Bring the whole family for a fun
Oregon's Oldest Rose Varieties at the End of the Oregon
Trail, Opening June 1, Oregon City
Oregon City, Oregon, May 1, 2014 - The official End of
the Oregon Trail (Oregon City) is partnering with the
Clackamas County Master Gardeners and Northwest Rose
Historians for a special summer exhibit opening June 1,
2014. Experience some of the oldest rose varieties still
growing in Oregon that were brought along the Oregon
Trail with hands-on exhibits and the Pioneer Rose Garden
on-site. This exhibit is partially funded through the
Oregon Community Foundation's Fred W. Fields ...
Functional Art at Nation's Largest Ceramic Showcase, Portland, May
Portland, Oregon (April 10, 2014)
- The Oregon Potters Association (OPA) presents the 32nd Annual
Ceramic Showcase, the nation’s largest sale and show of ceramics.
Art lovers, Mother’s Day shoppers and foodies all will find
something to treasure at this one-of-a-kind, free three-day event.
More than 200 artists from Oregon and Southwest Washington will show
and sell spectacular vessels, serving pieces, wall art and other
items for the home, garden and office. Browse the ...