SKH Weekend RoundUp: Folk Festival, Wine Tasting and Fertile Ground Art Fest

It’s time to ring in the Japanese New Year at Montgomery Park, check out some very big dogs at the Rose City Classic Dog Show and take in some new art at the annual Fertile Ground Art Fest.  SKH Weekend.

 


Japanese New Year

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Japanese New Year Celebration (Shinnenkai) includes New Year’s foods (osechi), sushi, dessert, beer, sake, and traditional music at Montgomery Park.

http://jaso.org/shinnenkai/


Portland Folk Festival 

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Join up for a day of celebrating the craft of folk music at the First Annual Portland’s Folk Festival ar McMenamins White Eagle Saloon & Hotel. This carefully curated lineup will highlight some of the best folk and Americana acts that the West Coast has to offer.

https://www.facebook.com/PortlandsFolkFest/


Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting

Sunday, January 21, 2018

The Oregon Tempranillo Alliance is proud to present the third annual Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting at Northeast’s DoubleTree by Hilton. 

Tempranillo is the fourth-most planted variety in the world. The Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting event is solely focused on this versatile grape. Wineries across Oregon have been growing this ancient grape as an expression of the state’s varied terroir for years.

Your ticket includes wine, plentiful tapas and your own keepsake glass. 

http://oregontempranilloalliance.com


Rose City Classic Dog Show

Through Sunday, January 21, 2018

Rose City Classic is a large dog show at Portland Expo Center. Spectators will find the all-breed shows that are held Thursday to Sunday the most interesting.

http://rosecityclassic.org


Fertile Ground Art Festival

Through January 28, 2017

Fertile Ground 2018 is a multi-day arts festival that is held every January in Portland, Oregon. This city-wide festival is focused on new work in the Arts. It features world premiere projects, staged readings, developing works and a myriad of other arts events from the Portland creative community. The Festival includes dozens of Portland-generated new works each year. From fully staged world premieres, workshops and readings of theatre, to ensemble and collaborative driven work, dance, comedy and film…this festival spans the spectrum of creative endeavor and seeds the next generation of creation through artist conversations, workshops, lunchtime readings and more.

http://fertilegroundpdx.org