Friday, April 20, 2007

April Festivals, Events, and Things to Do

Aside from the abundance of awesome things to do outside in this beautiful mountain area like hiking, biking, walking, fishing, and photography, there are quite a few main events you can check out as well. This month, there is no shortage of festivals, events, and even auctions. Take a look at some of the places you can go to have fun this month:

  • MHCC 16th Annual Gala Dinner & Silent Wine Auction
    Where: Gresham
    Phone: 541-231-8285
    When: April 28
  • Hood River First Friday Art Walk
    Where: Hood River OR
    Phone: 541-490-0022
    When: April - December 2007
  • Hood River Valley Blossom Festival
    Where: Hood River OR
    Phone: 800-366-3530
    When: April 21 - 22
    Description: Celebrate the arrival of spring in Oregon's most beautiful valley -- feasts, craft & quilt shows, orchard & winery tours, & 15,000 acres of blossoming fruit trees await you!
  • Big Boy Toy Expo
    Where: Oregon Convention Center Portland OR
    Phone: 503-846-1742 Website:
    When: April 28 - 29
    Description: The Big Boy Toy Expo is like no other "Man Show", showcasing the Oregon State Championship Poker Tournament and all types of men related exhibitors.
  • Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes & Other Riches
    Where: Portland
    Phone: 503-797-4000
    When: Ongoing From February 3 - May 6
    Description: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. This exhibit takes visitors to seven ports of call along the most biologically diverse river in the world, the Amazon.
  • Portland Saturday Market
    Where: Under the Burnside Bridge, Portland OR
    Phone: 503-222-6072
    When: Ongoing From March 3 - December 24 Every Saturday, 10-5, and Sunday, 11-4:30 rain or shine.
    Description: Supporting artists since 1974. In historic Old Town at the Skidmore Fountain MAX station

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