Tripster: Weekend Plans

Wine and art in the Gorge, Hoodoo's hilarious spring pond skimming contest, and a new local travel show

By Kasey Cordell April 9, 2013

Apr 12–14 Columbia Gorge Passport Weekend, a weekend of wine events on both sides of the river. Details:

April 12–14 Gorge Artist Open Studio Tour. See inside the studios (and homes!) of nearly 30 Gorge artists. Details:

Apr 13 Hoodoo Ski Area's annual Spring Fling, in which 50 costumed competitors attempt to skim, slide, and (usually) crash across Hoodoo's 90-foot pond. Details:

Thru May 5 Tulip Fest at the Wooden Shoe Farm in Silverton. Details:

Eugene adds direct flights to LA courtesy of American Airlines beginning June 12. And Frontier adds nonstop service between Eugene and Denver. Details:

KOIN launches a travel show. Go! NW, which airs Sundays at 5:30 on KOIN 6, travels the Northwest in a solar/electric VW bus, exploring the region's unique destinations.

Get 50 percent off April stays at Skamania Lodge when you use the booking code RAPRI. Details:

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