The superstar of Kindie rock is in town. See why Gustafer Yellowgold has kids, adults, and The New York Times singing his praises. Make a garden stone to celebrate the blossoming spring or hang on to winter at Mazamas 90th Family Winter Fest.

East side

Gustafer Yellowgold at Mississippi Studios (featured)
Equal parts pop rock concert and animated storybook, Gustafer Yellowgold concerts are a truly different multimedia experience that entrances children and adults alike. Sun. 2:00 pm (doors at 1:30 pm). $8 in advance, $10 at the door. All ages. Event details.

Toy Trains at Mississippi Pizza
Come and hear Portland’s favorite rock band for kids and families. Sat. 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. $5 for those over 12. All ages. Event details.

Make and Take: Garden Stones
This all-ages workshop provides all the materials needed to make a garden stone. Sun. SCRAP. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. $5. Participants 12 and over may attend on their own, while kids 11 and younger may attend with a grown-up participant. Event details.

West side

Toys for Ramona
In honor of the birthday of beloved author Beverly Cleary’s upcoming birthday, make old-fashioned toys from household items like the children on Klickitat Street. Sat. 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Capitol Hill Library. Free. Preschool and older. Event details.


Animal Tracking at Oxbow
Join local trackers at Oxbow Regional Park to learn or improve animal tracking skills. All ages and skill levels, especially beginners, are welcome. Meet at the flood plain parking lot. Free with Oxbow Park admission. Sun. 9:00 am. Gresham. Free with Oxbow Park admission. Toddlers and older. Event details.

Out of Town

Winter Family Festival
Enter the snow sculpture contest or luge race, and enjoy live folk dancing. Sat. 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Government Camp. Free (meals extra). All ages. Event details.

— Cheyenne Terbrueggen