Dust off the Halloween costumes, get the unicycles out of the garage, and grab your favorite musical instrument: It’s time for the 15th annual Alberta Street Fair. The only street that’s more fun than Alberta? Sesame Street, of course. This weekend you can enjoy classic Sesame Street and Muppet moments on the big screen with your kids at the Hollywood Theatre’s Jim Henson Festival. And crawfish fans have a reason to rejoice as the annual Tualatin Crawfish Festival returns. Bring bibs: The kids’ crawfish eating contest gets messy.
Alberta Street Fair
Celebrate this unique neighborhood at the 15th annual street fair. The Kids’ parade kicks it off at 10:30 am and there are family activities all day long. Sat. Free. All ages. Event details.
Sesame Street at 40
Relive dozens of classic moments in the forty-year history of the show, including excerpts from the first episode and some of the best bits from Bert and Ernie, Big Bird, Snuffleupagus, Oscar the Grouch, and the rest of the gang. Sat and Sun. 3:30 pm. Free with admission. $7. Young fans welcome. Event details.
Forest Music Series: Da Boogie Band
All forest music concerts are a free, family event. Here’s your chance to catch one on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Bonus: Take a hike through the park or enjoy a picnic before or after the show. Sat. Tryon Creek State Park. 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Free (donations appreciated). All ages. Event details.
Tualatin Crawfish Festival (pictured)
Celebrating their 61st year, the Tualatin Crawfish Festival offers a wide variety of activities, including food, live entertainment, contest, games, and the always-popular kids’ crawfish eating competition. Fri-Sat. Tualatin Commons. Price varies by day and age. All ages. Event details.
Wings and Wheels
Entertainment will include classic car displays, model train displays, antique, experimental, and modern aircraft displays, various demonstrations, arts and crafts vendors, food and beverage vendors and local bands. Sun. Scappoose Industrial Air Park. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. $5/person, children under 7 free, $20/family limit. All ages. Event details.
— Cheyenne Terbrueggen