SKH Weekend RoundUp: Country & Street Fairs, Car Show and Races

Summer is in full swing.

That means it’s time to check out on of the coolest street fairs in town on Mississippi Avenue, one of the most magical gatherings in the state at the Oregon Country Fair and a challenging half-marathon in the hills of Dundee.
And, by all means, remember to hydrate! It’s going to be a hot one.

Mississippi Street Fair

Sat., July 8, 2017

Mississippi Street Fair offers 200 local vendors and craft booths, five stages of entertainment, a kids’ corner, food carts, and a beer/wine garden on N. Mississippi Avenue (from Fremont to Skidmore). Free.

Portland Rose Festival Rose Cup Races

Fri.-Sun., July 7 – 9, 2017

Watch sports-cars race on a two-mile course at Portland Rose Festival Rose Cup Races, with final races Sunday afternoon at Portland International Raceway.

Oregon Country Fair

Fri.-Sun., July 7 – 9, 2017

The 48th annual Oregon Country Fair fills woods and meadows west of Eugene with sweet world-class music, magicians, jesters, hippies, art, and food and craft vendors in Veneta. No pets.

Traffic Jam Car Show

Sat., July 8, 2017

Traffic Jam is a classic and vintage car show and swap meet that includes admission to the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum in Hood River.
Come to this museum, car show, and swap meet all in one great place and don’t miss the Model T Quick Build Challenge and other fun activities such as technical sessions and riding in some historic vehicles.

Fueled By Fine Wine Half-Marathon

Sun., July 9, 2017

Run the Fueled by Fine Wine Half-Marathon on vineyard trails through the beautiful Dundee Hills, and then taste wines at the post-race party.