Thursday July 7, 2011
Eat Your Berries!
The Oregon Berry Festival
Come down to the Ecotrust Building in Portland, July 22 & 23…
…to taste and buy some of the season's best berries and also sample amazing products made with Oregon's berry bounty.
There will be ice creams, pies, cobblers, jams, strawberry shortcake plus the unexpected taste treat like Marionberry BBQ sauce, red raspberry beer, cranberry chocolates, natural blueberry soda and much more.
This is a fun family event with a children's activities, live entertainment, a Portland chef berry cook-off and a chance to win a Trek Allant bike with cargo package and eat your fill of Oregon berries.
Admission is free! Open from noon to six on Friday, July 22nd and 11AM to six on Saturday, July 23rd.
Check back soon for more information and to buy tickets to the Gala Berry Dinner prepared by Executive Chef Phillipe Boulot and held at the Heathman Hotel on Saturday, July 23rd.
|Friday July 22|
|12:00pm||12:30pm||Welcome to the Festival||Chloe Houser, PDXTV / FOX 12 Oregon|
|12:30pm||1:00pm||Ribbon Cutting||Katy Coba, Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture|
|1:00pm||2:00pm||Karl Smiley||Acoustic Guitar Player|
|2:00pm||3:00pm||In Good Taste Cooking School||Ice Cream Making Demonstration|
|3:00pm||4:00pm||Henrik Bothe||Comedy juggler|
|4:30pm||5:00pm||Berry Solar Demonstration|
|5:00pm||6:00pm||Grand Central Bakery||Piper Davis, U Bake Cooking Demo|
|6:30pm||8:30pm||Oregon Berry Cook Off||Ecotrust Terrace|
|Saturday July 23|
|11:00am||12:00pm||Willeke & Michael Money||Fiddle Tunes from Summit Oregon|
|1:00pm||2:00pm||Daniel Miller||Kids Cooking Demo by Duckspoon|
|3:00pm||4:00pm||Mark Bentheimer||Magician Extraordinaire|
|4:00pm||5:00pm||In Good Taste||Ice Cream Making Demonstration|
|6:30pm||10:00pm||Gala Berry Dinner||The Heathman Restaurant|