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Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours Aug 6, 2011 10AM-3PM

08/06/2011 - 10:00am
08/06/2011 - 3:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society. Info here!
Zimmerman House, Gresham OR

Every Saturday through August

When: Sat Aug 6, 2011 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots

A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse
Take a step back into history at the Zimmerman House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon.

Open house and tours every Saturday through August 10AM-3PM

Join us as Pictures in the Park presents Ramona and Beezus at the Gresham Center for the Arts Plaza: Aug 12, 2011 7PM

08/12/2011 - 7:00pm
08/12/2011 - 10:00pm
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Pack your picnic! Pictures in the Park presents Ramona and Beezus. Center for the Arts Plaza: Aug 12, 2011 7PM-10PM. Info here!
Ramona and Beezus


Ramona’s 9-year-old life is far from perfect. Everybody loves her teen sis Beezus—with all her straight-A report cards and her gorgeous looks and gushing boyfriend and all. But they hate Ramona.

When: Fri, Aug 12, 2011 7PM-10PM
Where: Gresham Center for the Arts Plaza
NE 3rd Street (between Kelly & Hood)
Gresham, OR
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Pack your picnic!
Head to the Center for the Arts Plaza for Pictures In The Park presenting Ramona and Beezus sponsored by Gresham Churches. Live music begins at 7:00PM; movies begin at dusk. Free freshments will be available.

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2011 Rockin' Round the Block Car Show, Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 13, 8AM-7PM

08/13/2011 - 8:00am
08/13/2011 - 7:00pm
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Rockin' Round the Block 'Show & Shine Show' Car Show.  Historic Downtown Gresham Oregon - Saturday August 13th, 2011 8AM-7PM.  Largest street show west of the Mississippi.  Over 300 cars on display.  Live music, fabulous food, vendors. Bed Races 7PM Friday.  Saturday Night Cruise on Main Street. Proceeds benefit Mt Hood Community College Automotive Scholarship Program. Hosted by Northwest Motorsports Association
"Rockin' Round the Block" Car Show

Over 300 Fabulous Cars

When: Sat, Aug 13, 2011 8AM-7PM
Where: Main Street
Historic Downtown Gresham
Gresham OR
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Largest street show west of the Mississippi -- Hot Rods, Classic Cars, Rock-n-Roll and Fabulous Food. Hosted by: Northwest Motorsports Association

MHCC Automotive Benefit
Proceeds from this event benefit the Mt Hood Community College Automotive Scholarship Program. Over the past 12 years, Northwest Motorsports Association has generously donated over $108,000 to fund scholarships for Automotive Technology students!

Beds, Hot Rods & Classic Cars!
The weekend kicks-off Friday Aug 12th with the Historic Olympic Bed Race down Main St from 7PM-9PM. Saturday Aug 13th features beautiful cars, rock 'n roll, free kids activities, vendor booths and an old-fashioned street cruise!

Garlic Lovers Gather for North Plains' 14th Annual “World’s Largest Elephant Garlic Festival”, Aug 12-14, 2011

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08/12/2011 - 12:00pm
08/14/2011 - 11:00pm
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If you like garlic North Plains' 14th annual “World’s Largest Elephant Garlic Festival” is the place to be. A three-day event to celebrate garlic and North Plains Scottish Heritage. Garlic eats (including garlic ice cream!), arts & crafts, rides for kids and lots of bluegrass music: Aug 12-14, 2011. Info here!
Calling all garlic lovers! Join the fun

Garlic eats and ice cream!

When: Fri-Sun Aug 12-14, 2011
Where: North Plains
Elephant Garlic Festival
(19 miles west of Portland off Hwy 26)
North Plains, OR
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Fun Stinks!
If you like garlic this is one event you don't want to miss! Each August, North Plains hosts its signature “World’s Largest Elephant Garlic Festival” event. Each year the garlic festival attracts thousands of visitors to the tiny town of North Plains located 19 miles west of Portland, Oregon on Hwy 26.

This free three-day event begins on Friday, August 12th -- but it officially kicks-off Saturday morning with a parade of floats, marching bands and creatively costumed residents, who wave to spectators and throw candy to children along the route.

Garlic eats, crafts and garlic ice cream too!
Food vendors are required to have at least one menu item that contains Elephant Garlic. Garlic wine and garlic beer are offered in the family friendly atmosphere. Garlic ice cream is also available!

The festival features numerous arts & crafts booths, rides for kids and lots of live jammin' blues, and blue grass music from many of the Northwest's best musicians. There's also a car show Saturday hosted by the Northwest Vintage Thunderbird Club.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours Aug 13, 2011 10AM-3PM

08/13/2011 - 10:00am
08/13/2011 - 3:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society. Info here!
Zimmerman House, Gresham OR

Every Saturday through August

When: Sat Aug 13, 2011 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots

A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse
Take a step back into history at the Zimmerman House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon.

Open house and tours every Saturday through August 10AM-3PM

New to cycling? Come Ride With Us! Family Bicycle Ride: Aug 13, 2011 10AM-1PM

08/13/2011 - 10:00am
08/13/2011 - 1:00pm
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Bike Rides for Adults and Families, Greater Gresham Area: Aug 13, 2011 10AM-1PM. Info here!
Family Bike Rides, Gresham metro area

When: Sat Aug 13, 2011 10AM-1PM
Where: Greater Gresham area
Meet at Main City Park
219 S. Main Ave
Gresham, OR
Get map!

Join the Fun
If you are new to cycling, are a family with kids, or are just trying to get back on a bike this ride series may be just what you're looking for. These are slower paced group rides of about 8 to 10 miles around Gresham that pass by parks, schools, and other public facilities. The route is mostly on bike paths, bike lanes, and low traffic residential streets.

Lets Go Walking! Saturday Family Walks, Greater Gresham Area: Aug 13, 2011 9AM-10:30AM

08/13/2011 - 9:00am
08/13/2011 - 10:30am
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Saturday Family Walks, Greater Gresham Area: Aug 13, 2011 9AM-10:30AM. Info here!
Saturday Family Walks, Greater Gresham

When: Sat, Aug 13, 2011 9AM-10:30AM
Where: Greater Gresham area
Meet at Gresham City Hall
(Next to MAX station)
1333 Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Lace Your Shoes, Let's Go Walking!
The Gresham Regional Center Transportation Management Association hosts free monthly Saturday Family Walks in Gresham.

Bring the Family
Family Walks start at 9AM sharp on the Gresham City Hall Plaza next to the MAX station, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. These family walks will cover a couple of miles at a pace suitable for families.

The walks will take about 1.5 hours and return to the same starting location.

Explore the area between Gresham, Troutdale and the Sandy River. Adult Group Bicycle Ride: Aug 14, 2011 10AM-1PM

08/14/2011 - 10:00am
08/14/2011 - 1:00pm
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Explore the area between Gresham, Troutdale and the Sandy River, Adult Group Bicycle Ride: Aug 14, 2011 10AM-1PM. Info here!
Adult Bike Ride, Gresham / Troutdale

When: Sun Aug 14, 2011 10AM-1PM
Where: Greater Gresham area
Meet at Main City Park
219 S. Main Ave
Gresham, OR
Get map!

Adult Fun!
This series of free, moderately-paced adult group bicycle rides will explore the area between Gresham, Troutdale and the Sandy River as well as East Portland. Bike rides range from 15 to 25 miles. The group will travel along at around 13/15 mph and stop for coffee, bakery sweets, or ice cream somewhere along the route.

Gresham Art Committee, Wild Wild West Artists Reception, Council Chambers: Aug 16, 2011 5:30PM-7PM

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08/16/2011 - 5:30pm
08/16/2011 - 7:00pm
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Gresham Art Committee, Wild Wild West Artists Reception. View their work. Meet the artists. Visitors will enjoy live music and light refreshments as they view the exhibit. Council Chambers: Aug 16, 2011 5:30PM-7PM. Info here!
Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, City Hall

When: Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:30PM-7PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
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Meet the Artists
Join us for an Artists Reception of local and regional artists as we celebrate the Wild, Wild West art on exhibit at the City of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery. View their work. Meet the artists. Visitors will enjoy live music and light refreshments as they view the exhibit.

Free! Ten Toe Express Walk - Historic Hollywood, Old and New: Aug 18, 2011 6PM-8PM

08/18/2011 - 6:00pm
08/18/2011 - 8:00pm
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Free! Ten Toe Express Walk - Historic Hollywood: Aug 18, 2011 6PM-8PM. Come explore old and new architecture in the heart of the Hollywood district and the surrounding neighborhood with its charming bungalows dating from the inter-war years. Info here!
Hollywood Theater, 1923. Click to enlarge

View Hollywood's Architecture

When: Thur, Aug 18, 2011 6PM-8PM
Meet: NE 41st & Sandy Blvd
(Next to the Hollywood Theatre)
Portland, OR
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Cost: Free!

Join the fun
Come explore old and new architecture in the heart of the Hollywood district and the surrounding neighborhood with its charming bungalows dating from the inter-war (1920's-30's) years.

This 2-hour leisurely walk will explore the many hidden delights and old-world craftsmanship of this historic east side neighborhood.

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