SKH Weekend RoundUp: Road Races, Street & State Fairs and Portland’s Taco Fest!

Now that you’ve recovered from the total eclipse of our state, it’s time to see what else is going on out there in our city and region. This weekend enjoy Portland’s first ever taco fest, cheer on friends in the Hood to Coast relay, and head to Salem for the beginning of the Oregon State Fair.

 


Fri.-Sat., August 25 – 26, 2017

Festa Italiana

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Festa Italiana offers live music, dancing, Italian food, a wine and beer garden, children’s activities, and vendors in Pioneer Courthouse Square. Free.


 Fri.-Sat., August 25 – 26, 2017 

Hood to Coast Relay 

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Hood to Coast Relay is a 198-mile relay of 12,000 runners from Mt. Hood’s Timberline Lodge. Portland to Coast Walk Relay is a 129-mile relay of 4,000 walkers from Portland. Both end at an ocean party.


 Sat.-Sun., August 26 – 27, 2017

Portland Taco Festival

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The first Portland Taco Festival promises a wide variety of tacos, tequila tasting, live music, Lucha Libre wrestling, vendors, and racing chihuahuas at Portland Meadows. Free for children age 12 and younger.


 Sun., August 27, 2017 

Hawthorne Street Fair

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Hawthorne Street Fair has vendors, family activities, beer gardens, and live music on the sidewalks of SE Hawthorne Boulevard (from 31st to 41st). Free.


 Fri.-Sun., August 25 – 27, 2017 

Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival

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Drink wine, listen to jazz, and shop from arts and crafts booths at Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival [sound] at Esther Short Park in Vancouver, WA.

 


August 25 – Sept. 4, 2017

Oregon State Fair

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See farm animals and craft displays, eat fair food, drink local beer and wine, take carnival rides, and be entertained at the Oregon State Fair in Salem.


Sat.-Sun., August 26 – 27, 2017 

MusicfestNW

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MusicfestNW is a music festival with 18 acts and food vendors at Tom McCall Waterfront Park for age 21+. Iggy Pop and Beck are the headliners. 


Fri.-Sun., August 25 – 27, 2017

Bounty of Yamhill County

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Enjoy meals, tours, outings, and classes that feature local farms, chefs, and wineries during the highly acclaimed Bounty of Yamhill County.