DEALS & HAPPENINGS
Tripster: Weekend Plans
Mother's Day brunch in wine country, the Dirty Girl Mud Run, Bend's new brewery, and cheap flights to California
Pssst... Sunday is Monther's Day! Spoil the woman who gave you life and love with brunch in wine country. Might we suggest Eola Hills? Details: eolahillswinery.com
May 10 The Dalai Lama speaks at the Univesrity of Oregon. Details: around.uoregon.edu
May is Oregon Wine Month! Win free goodies (like a backpack stuffed with Oregon wine gear), meet winemakers, and taste new wines at a variety of events throughout the region. See the complete schedule at oregonwine.org.
May 17 Bike to Work Day in celebration of National Bike Month!
May 18–19 Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Fest in Hood River. Details: wineandpearfest.com
June 1 Dirty Girl Mud Run, a women-only obstacle course and 5K run in Portland. Details: godirtygirl.com
COOL NEW STUFF
Bend adds another brewery: Worthy Brewing Company debuted earlier this year with nine beers, such as Pilot Butte Porter and Bust Out Bock, and a restaurant serving wood-fired pizzas and more. Details: worthybrewing.com
72-Hour Airfare Sale! Get cheap flights to San Fran and LA ($79 and $69 each way, respectively) on Virgin Atlantic. The fine print: Travel must occur between September 10 and November 20, on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday. Limited availability, so book now! Details: virginamerica.com