Tripster: Weekend Plans
Pssst... Sunday is Monther's Day! Spoil the woman who gave you life and love with brunch in wine country. Might we suggest Eola Hills? Details: eolahillswinery.com
May 10 The Dalai Lama speaks at the Univesrity of Oregon. Details: around.uoregon.edu
May is Oregon Wine Month! Win free goodies (like a backpack stuffed with Oregon wine gear), meet winemakers, and taste new wines at a variety of events throughout the region. See the complete schedule at oregonwine.org.
May 17 Bike to Work Day in celebration of National Bike Month!
May 18–19 Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Fest in Hood River. Details: wineandpearfest.com
June 1 Dirty Girl Mud Run, a women-only obstacle course and 5K run in Portland. Details: godirtygirl.com
COOL NEW STUFF
Bend adds another brewery: Worthy Brewing Company debuted earlier this year with nine beers, such as Pilot Butte Porter and Bust Out Bock, and a restaurant serving wood-fired pizzas and more. Details: worthybrewing.com
St. Johns gets a new guesthouse and event space in The Colony, from the owner of Yakuza. Tripster has an inside look!
72-Hour Airfare Sale! Get cheap flights to San Fran and LA ($79 and $69 each way, respectively) on Virgin Atlantic. The fine print: Travel must occur between September 10 and November 20, on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday. Limited availability, so book now! Details: virginamerica.com