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Your Guide to Fall in Portland

Posted on October 21st, 2017 in Festivals in Portland, Outdoor Adventures in Portland.

Fall Hiking and Events in Portland, OregonFor most people, the ideal times to visit Portland are late spring and throughout the summer.  However, we’d argue that there’s something simply magical about fall in Portland.  It’s certainly worthy of being at the top of your list of getaway destinations this October and November.  As the weather cools and settles into it’s typical fall pattern, Portland’s calendar fills up with a wonderful variety of cultural, wine, and holiday events worthy of your time.  Whether you’re ideal fall getaway means time spent outdoors amidst the beautiful hues of fall, or whether you’d rather focus on fall events and activities around the area, there’s something for everyone in Portland this fall.  Come stay at the Fulton House Bed and Breakfast, Portland’s premiere Bed and Breakfast, and let us help you create a fall getaway to remember. (more…)


GREEK FESTIVAL IN PORTLAND

Posted on October 5th, 2017 in Festivals in Portland, Food & Recipes, Portland, Things we do!.

Not far from the Fulton House Bed & Breakfast this weekend is the Portland Greek Festival

We still have the spacious Innkeeper’s Suite available for this weekend. Come Join us!

The Greek Festival begins Friday, October 6 through October 8, 2017

The festival is located at 3131 N.E. Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232

The Portland Greek Festival is celebrated as the largest Greek Festival on the west coast with more than 15,000 people attending. This cultural experience features Greek food, music, dance and shopping. The Agora – the Greek marketplace features imported merchandise, clothing, jewelry, icons, flokati rugs and cookbooks. Among the fabulous food, exclusive cooking demonstrations, and exciting entertainment, visitors have the opportunity to also learn about our vibrant Greek community by visiting the Hellenic-American Cultural Center Museum (HACCM) located on the 2nd floor of the church hall.

Event Type
Family friendly, Festival, Free, Multicultural

The event is Free!


Portland Parks Summer Entertainment

Posted on June 1st, 2017 in Events at the B & B, Festivals in Portland, Outdoor Adventures in Portland, Portland, Uncategorized.

Portland Parks Summer Concert Series

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/61921

Willamette Park concerts are on Wednesday evenings and the park

is located one block from The Fulton House!


April is Hood River Valley Blossom Time!

Posted on March 1st, 2016 in Festivals in Portland, Oregon, Outdoor Adventures in Portland, Wine Country.

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Hood River Valley Blossom Time!

Hood River Valley Blossom Time

Date: April 2016

Starting in early April, the cherry, apple and pear trees in the Hood River valley welcome spring’s return by releasing vibrant pink and white flowers. They start in the lower elevations and, like a domino effect, move up the valley creating a patchwork of color.

The area celebrates spring with the annual Hood River Valley Blossom Time, which takes place throughout April. Visit Hood River in April and enjoy family-friendly farm events, craft shows, culinary treats, wine and cider tasting, and the Hood River County Hard- Pressed Cider Fest.

One of the best ways to enjoy Blossom Time is to drive the Hood River County Fruit Loop, a gorgeous 35-mile drive that follows the county’s Scenic Tour Route and passes the valley’s plethora of orchards, wineries and farms.

Stop along the way to pick up baked goods, preserves, yarn, fresh produce, wine, cider and more. Download The Blossom Time event guide at hoodriver.org — you’ll see there’s something for everyone.

Here are a few of the 2016 Blossom Time events:

Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Now in its third year, the Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest gives seasoned and novice cider drinkers alike the chance to sample cider from Hood River County’s very own cider makers, as well as a variety of additional Northwest cideries. More than 20 cideries participate, with more than 38 ciders on tap. The daylong event also features local food trucks, a kids area and a line-up of local music, from bluegrass to classic rock – guaranteeing a great time for the whole family.

Passport Gorge Grapes Weekend

Explore the essence of what makes the Columbia Gorge Wine Region “a world of wine in 40 miles.” With so much diversity of climate and soil, the Gorge has the ability to grow many unique varietals, from the familiar to the obscure. Purchase a Passport and use it throughout the month of April to take advantage of exclusive offers, incredible discounts and unique experiences at 24 Gorge wineries. Your passport will also allow you to access three very special, wine-focused weekend events at participating wineries.

Gorge Artists Open Studios

Now in its tenth year, Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour provides opportunities for the public to experience and enjoy art in the Columbia River Gorge. The tour is free and self-guided. Detailed maps are available online and at the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. The artist roster for 2016 features a variety of work including painting, drawing, jewelry, glass, sculpture photography, textiles, fiber. Artists’ studios are located throughout the mid-Columbia from Cascade Locks to The Dalles and from Parkdale, Oregon to Trout Lake, Washington. April 22-24, 2016 gorgeartists.org

Hood River County Fair Blossom Craft Show

Hood River Fairgrounds, 3020 WyEast Rd., Hood River

This annual craft show and plant sale at the Hood River Fairgrounds includes more than 125 vendors selling jewelry, plants, clothing, baked goods, photos, paintings, metal art, garden art, and wine tastings. The annual quilt show includes more than 100 beautiful quilts. With lots more to see and do, you won’t want to miss this annual celebration of local art and craft.

 

 


PORTLAND JAZZ FESTIVAL

Posted on January 26th, 2016 in Festivals in Portland, Portland.

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FEB 18-28, 2016

Click on the link to get the line up and ticket info for PDXjazz 2016!

Schedule and ticket info

Fulton House Bed and Breakfast is convenient to all venues.


Check out the Holiday Events in and around Portland!

Posted on November 18th, 2015 in Festivals in Portland, Food & Recipes, Oregon, Portland, Wine Country.

TRAVEL OREGON


Tilikum Crossing Grand Opening

Posted on August 29th, 2015 in Biking in Portland Oregon, Festivals in Portland.

It’s a historic day with a party to match!

On September 12, 2015, we’re coming together as communities, neighbors, families and riders to celebrate the opening of the MAX Orange Line.

We’ll have fun events and activities happening along the new line, and rides on MAX, TriMet buses, Portland Streetcar and the Aerial Tram will be free all day.max orange


Portland Bridge Festival

Posted on July 6th, 2012 in Festivals in Portland, Oregon, Portland.

Today July 7th — Join the fun!


Rose Festival RoZone Concert: KUPL-CountryFest featuring Chris Cagle

Posted on June 3rd, 2012 in Festivals in Portland, Oregon, Portland.

 

Two Fulton House Bed & Breakfast guests will be attending this afternoon’s concert  at Waterfront Park to see Chris Cagle, an American country music artist.

He was first known for writing songs for David Kersh before signing to Virgin Records Nashville in 2000.

Tickets were given away by the Fulton House Bed & Breakfast for this afternoon’s event along with free admission into the Rose Festival’s City Fair at Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

Don’t miss out on all the fun, make your reservations for this year’s Rose Festival Events.

Check out Chris Cagle’s lastest hit:  Got my Country On:


Portland's Saturday Market

Posted on November 5th, 2011 in Events at the B & B, Festivals in Portland, Food & Recipes, Oregon, Portland, Self-guided Tours of Portland Oregon.

Portland Oregon's Saturday Market

Check out the link to Portland’s Saturday Market!  Lots of things to do and great places to eat!  Go enjoy the FUN!