Tripster: Weekend Plans

Celebrate the new year, prepare for the Truffle Festival, head for the Chinese Garden, and get Wild!

By Rachel Ritchie December 23, 2014


Dec 31 Still casting about for New Year's Eve plans? Check out our guide to the best options around:

Jan 1 Gear up for the 28th annual Polar Plunge in Sunset Bay State Park. Yes, it will be cold! Details:

Jan 15–18 The Oregon Truffle Festival comes to Portland with three days of special dinners, cooking classes, and foraging adventures. Details: portlandmonthlymag


Nine Free Days at Lan Su Chinese Garden From January 3 through Sunday, January 11, the Lan Su Chinese Garden will open its doors with complimentary admission (regularly $9.50) with a donation of canned or non-perishable food items. Details:

Skamania Lodge's Wild Movie Package Stevenson, Washington's historic lodge celebrates the release of Cheryl Strayed's gripping memoir with a PCT-themed package: $150 gets you overnight accommodations along with lemonade, granola, and a voucher for ice-cream at East Wind Drive-In. Details:


Antigravity Equipment Opens In response Portland's fast-expanding climbing community, a new retail outpost redies to open inside Stoneworks climbing gym on January 10. Details:

Fitmob's Fitness Passport Comes to PDX A new service offers unlimited access to group classes and gyms throughout the city for just $99 a month...look out, New Year's resolutions! Details:

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