, August 26-30, 2019

Art in the Garden
July 14–September 22, 2019
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Enjoy stunning art installations, created by local artists, on display throughout the Garden. The event kicks off with an opening reception and opportunity to meet the artists.

2019 Annual Dahlia Festival
Saturday-Monday, August 24-26, 2019 • 8:00am-6:00pm
Saturday-Monday, August 31-September 2, 2019 • 8:00am-6:00pm
Swan Island Dahlias, Canby, OR

A must see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. View over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, in our three indoor display rooms. This is the largest display put on by one grower anywhere in the United States! Free Admission, Free Parking, Handicap Accessible, A Rainbow of Color! Indoor Display Hours: 10 am to 6 pm. Field Hours: 8 am - 6 pm.

Farm Days of Summer
Tuesdays thru Sundays in July & August 2019 • 11:00am-4:00pm
French Prairie Gardens, St Paul, OR

Kicks off July 4th! Join us for the Farm Days of Summer taking place from Tuesday through Sunday in July and August! Bring the kids along for some of your favorite farm fun activities for everyone to enjoy! Only $5 per person to enjoy Tube slide, animals, and so much more! (Big Slide is CLOSED for Farm Days of Summer). This event will feature Happy Hour Eats on weekends and drinks featured daily at our Farm Bar! Farm fun activities are open Tuesday-Saturday July – August from 11am-4pm. Happy Hour eats are available from 12pm-4pm on weekends!

The History of Botanic Gardens
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 • 7:00pm–8:30pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

(Doors open at 6pm for refreshments and garden strolling). With with Historian Chet Orloff. With beautiful photos and entertaining stories, Chet Orloff will take us from the gardens of antiquity forward to the great documentary gardens of the 18th and 19th centuries and finally to the gardens of our own Pacific Northwest. He will discuss the work of some of the great names in garden design, including Brown, Jefferson, and the Olmsteds and what they contributed to our current garden tradition. Executive Director of the Oregon Historical Society from 1991 - 2001, Chet teaches urban studies, history, and planning at Portland State University and the University of Oregon School of Architecture. He is founding president and director of the international Museum of the City. Chet has served on the Portland Planning, Landmarks, and Arts & Culture commissions, as well as the Portland Parks Board and numerous other city, state, and national boards and committees. Note: This is the first of three in our 2019 Lecture Series entitled "Historical Perspectives". Tickets: $15 general/$10 Leach Garden Friends. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236. 503-823-1671

Movies in the Garden
Thursdays, July 11–August 29, 2019 • Doors Open 7:00pm
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Enjoy a movie under the stars with friends & family on Thursday evenings presented by Willamette Valley Pie.

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