Lights, Camera, Auction Benefit.

Help support the YMCA Child Care Division with an evening of Lights, Camera, Auction! Proceeds from this event benefit the YMCA's 2015 Annual Campaign to provide financial assistance for familes and youth development programs. The benefit dinner and silent auction will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club on Saturday, September 19th and will go from 5:30pm to 10pm. To purchase tickets and learn more, click here. 

Widmer Brothers Oktoberfest

That’s right, it’s time again for Widmer Brothers Brewing’s yearly event, Oktoberfest!  To celebrate our 30th Anniversary and the 10th annual Oktoberfest, we will extend this year’s event to the Widmer Brothers Pub, where different food and beer choices can be claimed using your fest tokens.  Widmer Brothers staples such as Green & Gold Kolsch, Hefeweizen, Upheaval, and Alchemy will be available with this year’s version of Okto!  In the Pub, you’ll be able to find specialty beers and food that will only add to the overall experience.

Celebrate Oregon Agriculture!

Celebrate Oregon Agriculture brings you tips for enjoying Oregon agriculture with your family. Over 37,000 family farms in Oregon grow over 220 amazing products. We’re lucky to live in Oregon, where world-class soils and our mild climate grow the world’s greatest food. Click here for tips, videos and more! Sponsored by Do It NW!, Food Services of America and Wilco.

Be The Match with Qdoba

Your hungry tummy has the power to help cure blood cancer, by joining forces with Be The Match and your local Qdoba restaurant! Be The Match helps cancer patients find marrow donors and afford their transplants – and during the month of September, you can do your part by going to Qdoba for some chips and queso. For every order sold, Qdoba will donate $1 to Be the Match! While you’re there, you can help even more by purchasing Be The Match Dollars. On the back is a coupon you can use to get a delicious entrée and soft drink for just $7 on your next visit! That’s 30% off—and you’ll be sending $1 to Be The Match. That dollar helps people like Dalton, a six-year-old from Salem with a life-threatening blood disease. Dalton is now happy and healthy because Be The Match was there for him.  Listen to your stomach…and your heart! Visit your locally-owned and operated Qdoba today—there’s 10 locations throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington, committed to supporting the community through efforts like these. Find out more at

Annual Walk, Roll & Run

The 11th Annual Walk, Roll & Run for United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and Southwest Washington takes off on Saturday September 19th! Choose the 2.5 mile stroll and roll around the Eastbank Esplanade, or the 5k or 8K run on the Springwater Corridor—both raise much-needed funds for UCP’s ongoing mission to ensure a life without limits for those with disabilities. There’s also food, music, booths and Rojo the Llama to enjoy after the event! Register today at  When you do, make sure and enter the promo code “BEWELLNW” and get $5 off your registration fee!

The Oregon State Fair

Beginning in the late nineteenth century, located in Salem, Oregon, the Oregon State Fair has attracted thousands as a yearly tradition of family-fun oriented games, concerts, rides and agricultural exhibits. Throughout the years the fair has housed showcases of Oregon crops and livestock, art, and culture, this year with the celebration of their 150th birthday. For more information, please visit

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