If you're like me, you're constantly finding events and activities to occupy your kids throughout the summer. But, we like to be entertained as well. Whether you're school age or just trying to play hooky from work, here are five great events happening this week.
Portland Highland Games – on Saturday, July 21 from 8 AM to 6 PM at the Mount Hood community college located at 2600 Southeast Stark St. in Gresham is the Portland Highland Kappa games. Enjoy Scottish games, throwing stones, fiddlers, drummers, music and delicious food.
The Tea Festival Portland – on a Saturday, July 21 from 9:30 AM to 6 PM at the World Forest recap center at 4033 Southwest Canyon Rd. is the annual Tea Festival. Enjoy sticking your pinky up in learning that that's really not a big deal when it comes to property etiquette. There's vendor booths, classes, tastings, and global tea traditions. If you are a tea lover you'll have to check out this festival.
Oregon Brewers Festival – If T is not quite your thing, maybe check out some of the amazing microbrews we have around Portland. This event is happening over several days. On Thursday, July 26 from noon to 9 PM, on July 28 from noon to 7 PM, and on Sunday from noon to 7 PM at the McCall Waterfront Park, enjoy more beer on tap and you've may have ever seen. This is a great event for home Brewers, even a handcrafted soda garden, and is fun for people of all ages.
Flicks on the Bricks – at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Friday, July 20 at 7 PM is movies in the park. They'll be opening the summer movie serious with Wonder Woman.
Robin Hood Festival. Located of course an old town Sherwood on Friday, July 20 through July 22 is the Robin Hood Festival. The event starts on Friday from 5 PM to 11 PM, 9 AM to 11 PM on Saturday, and 9 AM to 3 PM on Sunday. Deep in the Sherwood Forest is the 65th annual Robin Hood Festival. This modern and yet medieval Festival features archery, fabulous food, beautiful music and much more.
Well, that's what's going on around Portland this weekend. Be sure to share a comment below if you've attended any one of these or if you have an event you would like to talk about