HAPPENINGS

May 18 Four-hour Wine Walkin Seaside, OR.  

May 18 In honor of Oregon Wine Month, sample from 23 different wineries at Sniff, Swirl & Sip at the Bridgeport Whole Foods. 

May 18–19 Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Fest in Hood River. 

May 24–25 Get certified as an official BBQ taster at the BBQ, Blues & Brews in Coos Bay, OR. 

June 1 Dirty Girl Mud Run, a women-only obstacle course and 5K run in Portland. 

COOL NEW STUFF

New Willamette Valley tasting rooms abound! Plan your next wine excursion here

The Columbia Gorge Arts & Culture Alliance has released a new tour map featuring 36 known and lesser-known art and culture destinations on both sides of Gorge

DEALS

The "Hooray You're Gay" promotion at Hotel Vintage Plaza guarantees a fun and relaxing during Portland's Pride Festival June 15 & 16. 

The Heathman Hotel is offering a Great Gatsby Package through June 30, which includes accomodations in the Literary Arts Suite, a copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic, cocktails, appetizers, and more.