Things to do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list:
May 24 through 27 — Take the Farmlandia Farm Loop tour this weekend. The tour includes 15 farm stops; find the map and more online at farmlandiafarmloop,com. Free and open to all.
May 25 (9 a.m.) — Watch Garden Time on KPDX Fox 12 Plus. The program features the upcoming Inviting Vines clematis tour, the bane of all gardeners (blackberries and horsetail ferns), and hot tubs in the garden.
May 25 (3 to 6 p.m.) — SE Wine Collective is hosting #VINLANDIA," the annual Memorial Day Weekend Open House. Taste 20+ newly released wines from the Collective's urban winemakers. Tickets are $15 in advance at sewinecollective.com, or $20 at the door.
May 25 (7 p.m.) — Enjoy a Danish springtime dinner at Nordic Northwest, 8800 S.W. Oleson Road, Portland prepared by visiting Danish culinary and hospitality students. The students will prepare a variety of smorrebrod (traditional Scandinavian open faced sandwiches) to be paired with select Oregon wines and aquavit cocktails. The program includes a presentation on the tradition of smorrebrod and the relation built between Oregon wineries and Scandinavia. Tickets are $65 for non-members, $50 for members. Order online at nordicnorthwest.org or call 503-977-0275.
May 26 (3 p.m.) — Peregrine Literary Series will gather at Stickmen's Brew Pub, 40 N. State St. in Lake Oswego to hear author Marian Pierce read from her book "Finding Land: Stories of Japan." The program also features Armin Tolention, poet and board member of the Friends of William Stafford. The event is free and open to all, and is family-friendly. The event is hosted by Joan Maiers.
May 26 (7 p.m.) — Join best-selling author, political commentator and veteran family activist Taya Kyle as she talks about her book "American Spirit" at Lake Oswego City Hall, 380 A Ave. Presentation is free and open to all.
May 28 (7 p.m.) — As the Third Tuesday (rescheduled from earlier this month) Author Talk Adam Sawyer will present his book, "Unique Eats and Eateries: Portland, Oregon" at the Lake Oswego Public Library, 760 Fourth St., Lake Oswego. Free and open to all.
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