Tripster: Weekend Plans
A Bend culinary escape, Silverton's Tulip Fest, and Canby's St. Josef's Winery celebrates 30 years.
Apr 13 & 14 Pronghorn kicks off its summer Guest Chefs Series with chef Rob Zack from Aspen's Hotel Jerome. The interactive two-day event allows Pronghorn guests to learn from the chefs as well as eat their delicious creations in a multi-course meal. Chef Zack's Sunday class will teach guests how to butcher, cure, and smoke salmon. Details: pronghornclub.com
Thru May 5 Tulip Fest at the Wooden Shoe Farm in Silverton. Details: woodenshoe.com And just down the road, in Canby, on Apr 6 & 7, help St. Josef's Winery celebrate 30 years with live jazz, Hungarian goulash, and more. Details: stjosefswinery.com
Now Open The Columbia Maritime Museum recently debuted Sharks 3D, an underwater adventure experienced on the museum's new 3D ditigal theater that will run through December. Details: crmm.org
COOL NEW STUFF
Florence's new GeoTour takes visitors through Old Town and along hidden trails on its 30-stop route. Details: eugenecascadescoast.org/geocaching
Southern Oregon gains a new wine region with the addition of the Elkton American Viticultural Area (AVA) in the Umpqua Valley. The addition brings the state's total number of unique grape-growing regions to 17. Details: sorwa.org