Tripster: Weekend Plans

Cider. Fall foliage. Pumpkins, mushrooms, apples, pears, and cranberries. Get out and enjoy harvest season!

By Rachel Ritchie October 6, 2014


Oct 1–Nov 11 Rasmussen Farm's Pumpkin Funland is on all month, with a corn maze, u-pick pumpkins, fall devor, pumpkin bowling, and more. Details:

Oct 11–12 The Long Beach Peninsula welcomes visitors to share in the tradition of the century-old cranberry harvest with the Cranberrian Fair: expect bog tours, an artisan fair, fresh-baked cranberry goodies, juice sampling, and more. Details:

Oct 11 Skamania Lodge toasts its neighboring brewmasters with its sixth annual Celebration of Beer Festival on the property's front lawn in Stevenson, Wash. Look for sips from Double Mountain, Acadian Farms, Walking Man, and more. Details:

Oct 12 Savor the flavors of fall at Lincoln City's 6th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off, with cooking demos, live music, beer, wine, and treats. Details:

Oct 10–13 The first annual Orcas Island Film Festival takes over the artsy village of Eastsound, with avant-garde, art house, and trans-media films from all over the world. Details:

Oct 17–19 The Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest is an old-fashioned autumnal bonanza of fresh apples, pears, and pumpkins, arts and crafts, wine/cider/beer, live music, and more. Details:


CSAs aren't just for summer anymore! We've rounded up some intrepid farmers delivering cold-weather crops to Portland locavores all winter long.

Food Lover's Guide to Oregon—the tote bag! You asked, and we listened. Now on sale: The Food Lover's Guide to Oregon tote bag, as pictured on the cover of Portland Monthly's September issue. Take it on the road!

Your very own Hood River Fruit Loop field guide has arrived! Consult our guide for all the u-picking you can handle this fall.

Tis the season for fall foliage walks! Check out our roundup of five favorite spots for autumnal color. 

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