Life in Portland Blog

Monthly Picks | July 2015

Caravan Campfires: Songs & S'mores
Jul 8th-Aug 26th, Wednesdays 8PM | Caravan: Tiny House Hotel
Gather around the bonfire to enjoy local music and make new friends! Each week features local musicians from different genres, an amazing atmosphere at the first tiny house hotel in the world, and all-you-can-eat s’mores.

Oregon Lavender Farm Tour
Jul 11th & 12th | Various Locations
Tour lavender farms and nurseries, and leave the hustle, bustle, and chaos behind. Some locations will have festivals, while others are geared towards relaxation. Cut your own bouquets of fresh lavender, or purchase specialty lavender plants to grow and cultivate.

Top Down: Rooftop Cinema
Jul 16th-Aug 27th, Thursdays 8PM | Hotel deLuxe
The NW Film Center’s annual outdoor film series held atop the parking rooftop of Hotel deLuxe. An eclectic array of films ranging from Song of the Thin Man to Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life. The event includes performances from local bands, cocktails & beer, and BBQ.

Renegade Craft Fair
Jul 25th & 26th, 11AM-6PM | Rejuvenation
A showcase of the most talented & current Makers in indie craft & design offering unique jewelry, bespoke apparel, natural beauty products, art, and re-purposed lighting & furniture. Enjoy local artisanal food & drink, original art, interactive workshops, great music, and good vibes.

44th Annual Bach Festival
Jul 29th-31st, Nightly 6PM | Mount Angel Abbey
An evening of music spanning vespers, a church concert, and a featured classical performance. Enjoy a mid-evening picnic supper served by the monks on the hilltop lawn while taking in the beautiful surroundings.