HAPPENINGS
Thru Apr 28
Hood River Blossom Festival, a celebration of spring. Details: hoodriver.org

May 4–11 Eugene Beer Week, featuring special tappings, tastings, and the Sasquatch Brewer's Dinner. Details: eugenebeerweek.org

Thru May 5 Tulip Fest at the Wooden Shoe Farm in Silverton. Details: woodenshoe.com

COOL NEW STUFF
Skamania Lodge launches Feast in the Forest Sundays, alfresco suppers on Skamania's beautiful grounds from some of Portland's top chefs, such as Tony Meyers of Serrato (May 19), Chris Diminno of Clyde Common (June 23), and Dustin Clark of Wildwood (Aug 18). Details: skamania.com

Oregon State Parks debuts a new website...and it's vastly improved! The revamped site is easier to navigate, with improved maps and more images and background information. A few minutes here will get you inspired to get outside. Check it out at oregonstateparks.org.

Eugene gets a new disc golf course. The 18-hole Alton Baker Disc Golf Course debuted April 1 along the banks of the Willamette River. Details: altonbakerdiscgolf.com

DEALS
$198 roundtrip flights to LAX on fly.com.

Expedia.com's Las Vegas hotel sale ends at midnight. 

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