SKH Weekend RoundUp: Polkas, Roses and Sidewalk Chalk Art

The fall harvest is just around the corner but before we start enjoying the bounty of our counties, let’s partake in some good old fashioned feasting at Feast or stop and smell the roses at the Fall Rose Show. It’s a busy weekend, get out there and enjoy it!


Fri.-Sun., September 15 – 17, 2017

Feast Portland

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Culinary luminaries from across the country and the world join forces with their Northwest counterparts at Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland, held in multiple venues around town. Since its 2012 debut, the food festival has solidified Portland’s reputation as a culinary hotbed, challenging Portland’s chefs to continue innovating their cuisine with local, seasonal fare.


Fri.-Sun., September 15 – 17, 2017

Portland Fall RV and Van show

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Let’s go ‘glamping’ this fall! Meet RV dealers and makers, and see new models of 5th wheels, campers, travel trailers, park models, conversion vans, and Class-A motor homes, at Portland Fall RV & Van Show in Portland Expo Center.


Sat., September 16, 2017

Mexican Independence Day

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El Grito Fiestas Patrias celebrates the independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries from Spain. El Grito y Fiestas Patrias, includes folkloric and Aztec dancers and live mariachi, salsa, cumbia, and pop music, plus food & craft vendors at Moda Center Commons. Free.


Sat., September 16, 2017 

Fall Rose Show

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Perhaps you knew about the Rose Show during the Rose Festival. But did you know the Portland Rose Society’s Fall Rose Show at the Lloyd Center Mall is billed as America’s largest and longest-running rose show? 


Sat., September 16, 2017 

Beaverton International Celebration 

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Beaverton International Celebration features the food, art, costumes, dance, and music of many countries at Tualatin Hills Athletic Center in Beaverton. This year, the Beaverton International Celebration is part of National Welcoming Week, an annual series of events that bring together immigrant and U.S.-born residents in a spirit of unity. Free.


Sat., September 16, 2017

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival 

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Since 1991 the Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival has grown to be one of the most anticipated and fun events in Washington County. Pay to create your masterpiece on a sidewalk in downtown Forest Grove, or admire hundreds of others’ works for free.


Sat., September 16 – 17, 2017

Polish Festival

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It’s polka time! Enjoy Polish food, beer, dance, music, and polka dances and contests at the Polish Festival at 3900 N. Interstate Avenue. Free.