Tripster: Weekend Plans
Cowboys, cycling, and foodie celebrations galore.
SEPT 9 Wild About Game, game meats and cooking competitions at Timberline Lodge. Details: nickyusa.com
SEPT 8 & 9 Newport Wild Seafood Weekend, cookoffs, classes, and wild seafood markets. Details: http://newportfishermenswives.comTHRU SEPT 9 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships in Bend. Details: usacycling.org
THRU SEPT 9 US National Cowboy Fast Championship in Pendleton. Just like it sounds: costumed-competitors vie for the title of fastest on the draw. Don't worry, they aren't shooting at one another. Details: cowboyfastdraw.com
THRU SEPT 9 Oregon Coast Pride Festival in Lincoln City. Details: oregoncoastpride.com
THRU SEPT 9 Bandon's Cranberry Festival. Details: bandon.com
THRU SEPT 9 Hells Canyon Mule Days in Enterprise. Parade, mule races, and cowboy poetry. Details: hellscanyonmuledays.com
THRU SEPT 9 Sisters Folk Festival, a celebration of singer-writers and folk musicians. Details: sistersfolkfestival.org
THRU SEPT 9 Winston-Dillard Melon Festival, a collection of zany events like mud volleyball and medieval knight fighting, plus live music, food tasting, and raffles. Details on Facebook.