This weekend is shaping up nicely. The weather looks fine, though Fall is definitely here. Time for apples, books, and fresh hopped beer!
The Portland installment of this year’s Fresh Hop Beer Tastivals takes place Saturday, October 10th, at Oaks Park. . .
The festival runs from noon until 9pm (free Oaks Park Train Rides until 6pm, but alas, other rides will be closed). $5 tasting glass required to taste. More . . .
Portland Nursery Apple Tasting Event
Over the next two weekend (Friday-Sunday, October 9-11, and 16-18) the Portland Nursery hosts the 22nd Annual Apple Tasting Event at the Stark location (5050 SE Stark).
Apple tasting, old fashioned cider pressing, apple desserts, and cooking demonstrations; normally I wouldn’t get too excited these sorts of activities, but last year Heather and I attended the festival and enjoyed it immensely. More . . .
Harvest Festival at One Green World
Visit us on October 10th from 10AM to 4:30 PM, enjoy tasting unique, delicious, locally grown fruit and take home plants for your patio or home orchard. We’ll not only have fruit for tasting, but juice, preserves, and ice cream, all made from the same varieties you can grow. Plus, take a tour of our orchard and talk with plant experts. Bring children, friends, and neighbors, this is an event for all! More . . .
36th Annual Fall Used Book Sale 2009
The Friends of the Multnomah County Library 36th Annual Fall Used Book Sale 2009, Oregon’s largest used book sale, takes place this weekend at 1625 NE Sandy.
Over 100,000 books, CDs and DVDs, audio and video tapes, and maps and sheet music will be available. Kids’ books and small paperbacks start at $.50, large paperbacks and hardcovers at $1.50. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Multnomah County Library. More . . .
The Wordstock Book Fair takes place this weekend at the Oregon Convention Center (777 NE MLK Jr) from 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11. More . . .
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