Fall is here and the smoke has mostly cleared! The news keeps getting better. The news we have for you is the best. This weekend there are a bunch of festive, seasonal activities and events your family won’t want to miss out on. Think harvests and socially distanced festivals and roller skating events galore. Read on to find out more.

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2020 Fall Harvest Experience

There’s nothing like a visit to the pumpkin patch, This year, things are a bit different! Pre-purchase your time slot to visit the pumpkin patch this year before tey reach capacity. Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Outdoor Skating

Join the Rose City Rollers for outdoor, socially distanced, open air skating at the Oaks Amusement Park! RCR’s Skatemobile is packed with rental skates, helmets and pads or you can bring your own skates and gear. Skaters will enjoy skating the entire 43 acres Oaks property including the midway around the coasters. Grab you tickets and get ready for some awesome, socially distanced fun. Fri. Event Details.

Cinema Under the Stars Say Anything

Join the Rose City Rollers for an evening of movie magic under the stars! They’ll Say Anything, a 1989 American teen romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. RCR has transformed the face of their iconic venue, The Hangar (located at 7805 SE Oaks Park Way), into a 15 foot tall DIY movie screen for your viewing pleasure. Fri. & Sat. Event Details.

Hollywood Farmers Market

The mission of the Hollywood Farmers Market (HFM) is to celebrate the bounty of Oregon agriculture through the operation of a community-based farmers’ market and other ventures that support small farmers and healthy urban neighborhoods. Enjoy an afternoon of shopping for your favorite local goods with your whole family. Sat. Event Details.

Festival of the Last Saturday Market

Don’t miss the last Saturday Market of the year. There are plenty of booths to peruse for that early holiday shopping and special, local nibbles and sips. Celebrate the coming season with your community! Sat. Event Details.

Oktoberfest Marketplace

In the style of a traditional farmers’ market, the Oktoberfest Marketplace will feature booths that sell food, drinks, and other seasonal goods. This will be a walk-though event where you can purchase and bring back goods to enjoy a fun Oktoberfest at home––all while supporting local and alumni-owned businesses! They will also have a wine wall to support teams and clubs, and an Almond Roca sale to kick off Central Catholic’s student fundraiser, Students4Students. And there will be ample space for you and your family to safely walk around the market at your leisure. Sat. Event Details.

Radical Free Play: Outdoor Movie Night

Come learn about the Adventure Play movement at an outdoor film and lecture hosted by Alder Commons and Portland Free Play. Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Cinema Under the Stars Say Anything

Join the Rose City Rollers for an evening of movie magic under the stars! They’ll Say Anything, a 1989 American teen romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. RCR has transformed the face of their iconic venue, The Hangar (located at 7805 SE Oaks Park Way), into a 15 foot tall DIY movie screen for your viewing pleasure. Sat. Event Details.

Tunes of the Oregon Trail by Heartstring

Enjoy Oregon Trail-era music on historically-accurate instruments such as hammered and mountain dulcimers, fiddle, acoustic bass, banjo and Native American flute. Local musicians Nancy and Rob Downie share the history and origin of the tunes. Sun. Event Details.

—Annette Bendetti