Life in Portland Blog

Monthly Picks | August 2018

 Photo by  Markus Spiske  on  Unsplash

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

PORTLAND RADLER FESTIVAL
August 11th, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Stormbreaker Brewing
Come enjoy the thirst-quenching combination of beer and fruit soda at what is sure to be the most refreshing beer festival of the summer. Taste radlers from over 20 breweries/cideries and enjoy live music featuring Buddy Jay’s Jamaican Jazz Band.  
facebook.com/stormbreakerbrewing

RC AIR SHOW
August 11th-12th, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | OMAS Flying Field
Take a close and personal look into the fast-growing hobby of radio-controlled modeling at this annual event hosted by the Oregon Miniature Aircraft Squadron. Demonstrations will feature a wide variety of RC aircraft including giant scale aerobatics, warbirds, drones, and jets, plus a candy drop for kids.  
omas-rc.org

HEIRLOOM TOMATO & GARLIC FESTIVAL
August 18, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Northwest Organic Farms
This farm festival highlights the quintessential combination of tomatoes and garlic. Washington State University Master Gardeners will showcase different varieties of tomatoes and garlic, all for the tasting. While you’re there, enjoy live bluegrass music, fresh fruits and vegetables, craft and art vendors, activities for the kids, and a whole lot of family-friendly fun.
northwestorganicfarms.com

MOVIE STARS, MATH, & MARINE MAMMALS
August 21st, 7:00 PM | Alberta Rose Theatre
This Science on Tap lecture explores the oft-overlooked contributions actress Hedy Lamarr made to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Ignored and overlooked for decades, her research, and that of many other women, plays an integral role in our everyday lives.   albertarosetheatre.com

DAHLIA FESTIVAL
August 25th-27th & September 1st-3rd | Swan Island Dahlias
This celebration of beautiful blooms features hundreds of cut flower arrangements as well as 30 acres of dahlias outdoors, ranging from sweet little 4-inch pompoms to dinnerplate dahlias with 10-inch plus blooms. Revel in their seasonal glory and bring home some of your favorites.
dahlias.com