Life in Portland Blog

March 2015 Picks

Replay: Symphony of Heroes
Mar. 6th, 7:30PM | Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Oregon Symphony presents memorable musical moments from some of the most popular and beloved video games of all time - such as The Legend of Zelda, Halo, Portal, and The Elder Scrolls - while dazzling the audience with stunning visual projections that bring the art of games to life!

2015 Annual Owl Fest
Mar. 7th, 10:00AM - 7:00PM | Tryon Creek State Natural Area
Portland is teeming with owl activity in the Springtime months, and if you love owls, this event is for you! Includes family-friendly activities such as owl pellet dissection, crafts, presentations, guided hikes, and close-up encounters with the Audubon Education Owls, Hazel & Julio!

Oregon Coast Trail: Spring Has Sprung!
Mar. 21st - 22nd | Cannon Beach
Welcome Spring in the best possible way on this 10 mile thru-hike of Ecola State Park on the Oregon Coast Trail. Beginning at Cannon Beach, you'll enjoy clifftop views and ocean breezes on the way to your campsite near a WWII bunker and a view of the Tillamook Lighthouse! On Day 2, hike up and over Tillamook Head, finishing your trek in Seaside.

Whale Watching Week
Mar. 21st - 28th | Oregon Coastline
Marine mammal enthusiasts arrive from all over the country to learn about the gray whales that migrate past the Oregon coast each year. Volunteers will be situated at the best whale watching sites throughout the week to assist visitors in spotting these magnificent creatures.

Food As Medicine Symposium
Mar. 28th, 8:30AM - 4:30PM | NCONM
Learn the facts & myths about popular diets, as well as how and why to include nature's superfoods in your meals. Enjoy a farm-to-table lunch, samples from local vendors, and discover a practical approach to a whole foods lifestyle, with tools and tips for making smart choices at the grocery store, and in the kitchen.