Big to do
Saturday, April 28
CAR SHOW — World of Speed motorsports museum opens a new exhibit dedicated to the iconic Porsche 911, in honor of the car's 55th anniversary. Twelve new Porsche street and race cars will be featured. World of Speed is located at 27490 S.W. 95th Ave., Wilsonville.
PLANT SALE — Clackamas County Historical Society is hosting a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit the Stevens-Crawford Heritage House; 603 6th St., Oregon City.
DRUG DISPOSAL — Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is holding a "no questions asked" drug disposal event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Center, 12700 S.E. 82nd, Clackamas. Deputies will be on hand to help, no need to even get out of your car!
SPRING CONCERT — The folk trio The Lasses & Kathryn Claire will showcase their amazing harmonies and footstomping music accompanied by guitar, fiddle and bohdran, at the Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.; get early tickts at brownpapertickets.com/events/3072239.
SKILLS DAY — Pioneer Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association is hosting a youth shotgun and archery skills day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to give kids the opportunity to sharpen their outdoor skills and learn new ones. They will be required to attend a safety orientation and eye and hearing protection will be provided. Firearms and shells are also provided. A hamburger/hotdog lunch is included with the $10 registration; preregistration is required and a legal guardian must be present at the event. To resister, call 503-829-2912. The event will be held at the Canby Rod & Gun Club.
Saturday, May 5
PASTURE MANAGEMENT — A full-day workshop for rural property owners will offer an opportunity to learn about best practices for pasture management, horse health, wildfire livestock protection and creating a horse property you can be proud of. Sponsored by Oregon Department of Agriculture, the Pudding River Watershed Council and Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, the workshop fee is $10 and includes lunch. Registration is required and closes April 30; https://conservationdistrict.org/2018/workshop-horse-owners.html.
BLUEGRASS DINNER/SHOW — Butteville Historic Store is hosting a bluegrass performance by Amanda Richards and the Good Long Whiles. The evening includes dinner and dessert starting at 6 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. The Store is one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in the region. CAll 503-678-1605 for reservations.
LIVING HISTORY — Champoeg State Heritage Area is hosting a living history event, with a replica townsite, live actors and family-friendly activities. This year marks the 175th anniversary of the 1843 vote held in Champoeg that established the first provisional government west of the Mississippi River. The free event runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will include a reenacted fur trappers' camp, replica historic townsite with building facades, tradesmen demonstrating 19th century techniques and a post office with souvenir post cards. A 1 p.m. ceremony to honor the original May 1843 voters will feature distinguished speakers, a mock vote and a rifle salute. The afternoon concludes with a live stage coach run delivering the souvenir post cards to the St. Paul post office. Event parking at Champoeg State Heritage Area, 8239 Champoeg Road NE, will be free.
SPRING GARDEN FAIR — Clackamas County Master Gardeners is hosting its 34th annual garden fair, with vendors and 10-minute gardening classes. Also featured are an ask-a-master-gardener booth, activities for kids and an iris show. The fair is at the Clackamas County Event Center: 694 N.E. Fourth Ave., Canby, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 and free for those under 16. Parking is free and there are ATMs on site. The fairgrounds is a non-smoking facility, and no pets — service dogs only.
Sunday, May 6
SPRING GARDEN FAIR — Clackamas County Master Gardeners is hosting its 34th annual garden fair, with vendors and 10-minute gardening classes. Also featured are an ask-a-master-gardener booth, activities for kids and an iris show. The fair is at the Clackamas County Event Center: 694 N.E. Fourth Ave., Canby, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 and free for those under 16. Parking is free and there are ATMs on site. The fairgrounds is a non-smoking facility, and no pets allowed — service dogs only.
WILSONVILLE GARDEN CLUB -- Plan to stock up on the gardening season May 12 at the Wilsonville Garden Club annual plant sale. Blooming annuals, summer and shade perennials and lightly used garden art and containers will be available for purchase. Clackamas Community College-Wilsoville, 29353 Town Center Loop E; sale runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CREST PLANT SALE — Wilsonville's CREST Farm, operated by and benefitting WL-WV School District students, has set a date for its annual tomato plant sale, May 16. Come get your starts for your vegetable garden from 1-6 p.m. You can preorder at https:crestplantsale.com.
SJANE KILPATRICK — Author Jane Kilpatrick will hold a book signing and reception May 12 at the Old Aurora Colony, centered on her "Emma of Aurora" book series. Find out more at www.auroracolony.org.