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Weekend Warriors: October 3-5

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.

Friday, October 3rd

Ladybug Nature Walk at Irving Park. Preschoolers can explore a different location each week with a trained naturalist. $4/child. Friday 10-11:15am.  

Weekly Storytime and Craft at the Craft Factory. Enjoy storytime followed by the opportunity to make a craft. Storytime is free. $5 for 2 tiny craft bases. Friday 10:30-11:30am.

Free First Friday at the Children's Museum. Check out the museum, plus the new Wizard of Oz exhibit, for free! Friday 4-8pm.  

Saturday, October 4th

Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. This year's corn maze is inspired by Disney Junior's Jake and the Neverland Pirates. Activities include cow train, grain train, hay maze, corn hole, petting zoo, and more. Plus Radio Disney will be there from 1-3pm. Free to enter; additional price for some activities and hay maze. Saturday 9am-5:30pm and throughout October. 

Wing It! A Children's Show with Clackamas Repertory Theatre in Oregon City. Children will have fun helping five silly creatures get out of a jam. Following the show, children are invited onto the stage to do their own performance. $5 suggested donation. Saturday 10:30am.

From Weeds to Trees and the Stories in Between at the Hoyt Arboretum. This guided tour of the Hoyt Arboretum will open your eyes to the histories and mysteries of everyday plants and the trees around us. $3 donation. Saturday 12-2pm. 

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at the Tualatin Library. Celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America with traditional Latin American music, a piñata, and fun activities for children. Free. Saturday 1-3pm.

Portland Homestead Supply Co Harvest Fair in SE PDX. Celebrate the best of all homecrafting, plus enjoy a cider press, live music, story and crafts for kids, and a butter churning contest. Free. Saturday 1-6pm. 

Sunday, October 5th

$2 Days at OMSI. Explore the museum and all its exhibits for only $2 per person. Sunday 9:30am-5:30pm. 

Fifth Annual Wooden Shoe Pumpkin Fest. Activity tents let kids explore some of the different crops grown on the farm, plus duck races, tube slide, pedal trikes, hay pile, cow trains, and much more. $0-$7. Festival runs daily through November 2, 10am-6pm. 

Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization.

 

 

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.

 

Friday, October 3rd

Ladybug Nature Walk at Irving Park. Preschoolers can explore a different location each week with a trained naturalist. $4/child. Friday 10-11:15am.  

 

Weekly Storytime and Craft at the Craft Factory. Enjoy storytime followed by the opportunity to make a craft. Storytime is free. $5 for 2 tiny craft bases. Friday 10:30-11:30am. 

 

Free First Friday at the Children's Museum. Check out the museum, plus the new Wizard of Oz exhibit, for free! Friday 4-8pm.  

 

Saturday, October 4th

Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. This year's corn maze is inspired by Disney Junior's Jake and the Neverland Pirates. Activities include cow train, grain train, hay maze, corn hole, petting zoo, and more. Plus Radio Disney will be there from 1-3pm. Free to enter; additional price for some activities and hay maze. Saturday 9am-5:30pm and throughout October. 

 

Wing It! A Children's Show with Clackamas Repertory Theatre in Oregon City. Children will have fun helping five silly creatures get out of a jam. Following the show, children are invited onto the stage to do their own performance. $5 suggested donation. Saturday 10:30am. 

 

From Weeds to Trees and the Stories in Between at the Hoyt Arboretum. This guided tour of the Hoyt Arboretum will open your eyes to the histories and mysteries of everyday plants and the trees around us. $3 donation. Saturday 12-2pm. 

 

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at the Tualatin Library. Celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America with traditional Latin American music, a piñata, and fun activities for children. Free. Saturday 1-3pm.

 

Portland Homestead Supply Co Harvest Fair in SE PDX. Celebrate the best of all homecrafting, plus enjoy a cider press, live music, story and crafts for kids, and a butter churning contest. Free. Saturday 1-6pm. 

 

Sunday, October 5th

$2 Days at OMSI. Explore the museum and all its exhibits for only $2 per person. Sunday 9:30am-5:30pm. 

 

Fifth Annual Wooden Shoe Pumpkin Fest. Activity tents let kids explore some of the different crops grown on the farm, plus duck races, tube slide, pedal trikes, hay pile, cow trains, and much more. $0-$7. Festival runs daily through November 2, 10am-6pm. 

Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization.

 

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