August 12 Test your knowledge of the Columbia Gorge in the first-ever Gorge Trivia Night, hosted by Friends of the Columbia Gorge at Basecamp Brewery. Details: gorgefriends.org
August 12–17 Now in its 108th year, the annual Clackamas County Fair Canby Rodeo will feature livestock displays, 4-H FFA projects, live entertainment on three stages all day, and plenty of fair food. Details: mcmenamins.com
August 13 McMenamins' Estate to Table Dinner at Edgefield will feature Black Rabbit Restaurant Executive Chef Kenny Giambalvo's farm-fresh, Edgefield-grown ingredients paired with Edgefield-made ales, wines, and spirits. Details: mcmenamins.com
August 23 The Oregon Coast Gravel Epic cycling race showcases the raw beauty of ancient Siuslaw National Forests and some of its seriously stout hills. Details: dark30sports.com
Read our post on one of Oregon's hottest AVAs and win a weekend of free food and wine in the Eola-Amity Hills!
COOL NEW STUFF
Spend a day in the life of a farmer through Plate & Pitchfork's new sustainably focused farm-stay experience.
The Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour has just opened in North Plains, featuring two and a half hour guided zip line tours through the majestic fir trees of Pumpkin Ridge. Details: pumpkinridgeziptour.com