7 Things to Do in Lake Oswego Oregon to Put More WOW in Your Week

Summer is the time to kick back and try new things. Lake Oswego makes that easy to do. Look at how you can mix it up just this week in Lake Oswego.

SUNDAY, JULY 15
Flamenco guitar concert featuring Todd Haaby as part of Lake Oswego’s Moonlight & Music Series. This guy has been playing since he received his first guitar for his fifteenth birthday. By the sounds of it, he is well past the 10,000 practice hours needed to master this skill. 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street.

MONDAY, JULY 16
Free trivia night at Maher’s Irish Brew Pub beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Luckily it’s a team sport at Maher’s so chances are what you don’t know…somebody else will.  352 B Ave. 503-305-8087.

TUESDAY, JULY 17
Gluten free summer picnic store tour at 10 a.m. the Mountain Park New Season’s Store. If you have someone who is gluten-free living in your family like I do, this is an event! My wife is continually on the lookout for gluten-free finds to incorporate into her diet. When she’s happy, I’m happy, so if you’re in the same boat…make it a date. 3 SW Monroe Parkway. 503.496.1155.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
Honor your inner Olympian by entering the All Comers Track Meet at the Lake Oswego High School Track at 6:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 5:15 p.m.). Bring the family for this fun event that lets everyone compete…no pre-qualifying trials necessary.Can’t run or jump? There’s even an event for you–the Predict-a-Mile. The runner who finishes closest to his or her predicted time wins! $3 per person. 2501 Country Club Road.

THURSDAY, JULY 19
Chocolate Tasting: A World Tour. Need another excuse to eat chocolate? How about because it’s an educational experience! Sample chocolates from around the world and learn something about this “food of the Gods.” 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. Register through the Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department. $18.

FRIDAY, JULY 20
Fabulous French wine tasting at World Class Wines from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sample six wines for $10 with an optional $5 bonus pour. Includes light appetizers. 269 A Avenue. 503.974.9841.

SATURDAY, JULY 21
Couples Glow Ball Tournament at the Lake Oswego Golf Course. Get a lot of entertainment value for your $79 entrance fee for two. Includes 18 holes of golf, glow ball equipment, a Mexican fiesta dinner and drink. 6:30 p.m. shotgun start. 17525 SW Stafford Rd. 503.636.8228.

SUNDAY, JULY 22
Rethink the cello by listening to the Portland Cello Project as part of the Music & Moonlight Series. This genre-crossing group plays classical music with an edge that keeps it fresh and unlike anything you’ve heard before. Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street . 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at costellok@hasson.com or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right hand column. I would love to show you around.
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