Life in Portland

Monthly Picks | July 2017

RUN THROUGH WINE COUNTRY
July 9th, 7:00 AM | Billick Park
Run this beautiful half-marathon through Oregon’s Dundee Hills AVA wine region and then taste wines at the post-race party. Limited to 1,200 runners, a large portion of the event will follow unpaved vineyard trails that wind through idyllic rows of grapes and under leafy hazelnut trees. 
fueledbyfinewine.com

FLOAT DOWN THE RIVER
July 15th, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Tom McCall Bowl — Waterfront Park
Celebrate the restoration of the Willamette River and jump in! Float in your inner tube and life jacket to a beach party organized by the Human Access Project. Enjoy food carts, a beer garden, and a music barge with live bands at the Tom McCall Bowl Beach.
thebigfloat.com

CONCOURS D' ELEGANCE
July 16th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM | Pacific University Forest Grove
More than 300 antique, collector, and special interest automobiles will be on display at this historic car show. This year the event celebrates Lincoln Motor Company’s 100th anniversary with special classes spanning from pre-WWII models to Studebakers. Enjoy live music, food, a beer garden, and a wine pavilion on the tree-shaded campus of Pacific University.
forestgroveconcours.org

PORTLAND ZINE SYMPOSIUM
July 22nd - 23rd | Jade/APANO Multicultural Space
Check out the 17th annual conference and zine social devoted to exploring the facets of independent publishing and DIY culture. The event will feature over 150 exhibitors, in addition to workshops, panels, and discussions. This forum is a haven for the voices of zinesters writing their stories.
portlandzinesymposium.org

WILLAMETTE RIVER FESTIVAL
July 30th, 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Cathedral Park
This festival celebrates responsible stewardship of our shared natural resources. The event will feature live music, local food vendors, free kayak tours, and a walking tour of the future Willamette Greenway Trail. The locally filmed documentary Upriver will be shown at dusk.
willametteriverfestival.org