April 1st-29th | Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
There’s nothing quite like the view of vivid tulip fields in the spring, with Mt. Hood in the background. Each year the varieties are arranged in new color patterns as part of the tulip planting rotation. Bring your family and enjoy 40 acres of tulips. Pack a picnic lunch or purchase food onsite and make a day of it. Activities include daily wine tasting, cow train rides, and more!
DESIGN WEEK PORTLAND
April 6th-13th | Various Portland Locations
This week-long festival is a city-wide series of programs exploring the process and practice of design across all disciplines. Design Week Portland aims to increase appreciation and awareness of design and its far-reaching effects on matters of cultural and social relevance, from community development to education systems.
OLD HOUSE REVIVAL TOUR
April 13th, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Various Portland Homes
This self-guided tour takes you through a variety of Portland area houses. You’ll find ideas and information on how to restore spaces lost to previous remodels and create new spaces that are sensitive to the architecture of the home. Learn how older homes can be adapted to 21st century living without losing historic character or charm.
April 20th-21st, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Portland Expo Center
Hortlandia is one of the largest hardy plant and garden art sales in the Pacific Northwest. Vendors from far and wide come to Portland to offer time-tested (and hardiness-tested!) plants as well as handcrafted garden art. Come enjoy numerous nurseries, artists, plants, and specialty art all under one roof!
USED BOOK SALE
April 27th-29th | Lloyd Center Doubletree Hotel
Each year Friends of the Library hosts the two largest used book sales in Oregon. The spring sale offers thousands of donated books and media, ranging from gently used books, comics, sheet music, and maps, to DVDs, LPs, and audiobooks.