Things to Do
Looking for something special to do this weekend or into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Most are free and many are family-friendly.
June 21, 22, 23 (10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday) — Don't miss the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts taking place at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., and George Rogers Park across State Street. Family fun at its best! The festival includes special art exhibits, children's activities, live music, live theater, foods, artisan crafts and much more. Free. Shuttle service available. Visit lakewood-center.org for complete details.
June 21 through 23 — Dawn 'til dusk watch local artists painting en plein air in Lake Oswego parks, sidewalks, plazas and more. Free. The art is being created for the Arts Council of Lake Oswego's Uncorked! Chronicle en Plein air, to be exhibited July 12 through Sept. 20 at the Arts Council. Visit artscouncillo.org or call 503-675-3738 for details.
June 22 (2 p.m.) — Meet West Linn author Dede Montgomery at the West Linn library, 1595 Burns St. She will discuss her new book "Beyond the Ripples." Free and open to all.
June 24 (7 p.m.) — Witness the Patsy Cline tribute featuring Julie Amici at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. The Music Monday concert features the music Cline made popular as well as images and stories of her personal and professional life. Tickets are $20 each or $100 for VIP seating for four closest to the stage. Order online at laketheatercafe-com.seatengine.com. Doors open at 6 p.m.
June 25 (11 a.m. and 1 p.m.) — Creature Feature presents live reptiles at Willamette Park, 1100 12th St., West Linn. Prepare yourself for the ultimate reptile adventure. A hands-on look at some of the world's most fascinating creatures. The event is part of the West Linn library's Kids' Summer Reading Program. Free.
June 25 (6:30 p.m.) — Author and Mazama hike leader Matt Reeder will present information about his latest book, "Off the Beaten Path" at the West Linn library, 1595 Burns St. Plan on a fun night full of photos and talk of obscure hikes. Free. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
June 26 (4 to 8 p.m.) — The Summer Market in the heart of historic Willamette showcases a variety of vendors selling fresh produce, handmade artisan crafts, vintage finds, hot food and beverages. Kids activities include the SNAP/POP program where children get free tokens to buy their own produce and interact with farmers. Live music.
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