Thursday’s Street Fair and Saturday’s Art and Antique Fair Give You Every Reason to Spend the Week in Lake Oswego

A free shuttle will transport you from the Farmer's Market to the Art and Antique Fair this Saturday in Lake Oswego.

A free shuttle will transport you from the Farmer’s Market to the Art and Antique Fair this Saturday in Lake Oswego.

Summer is in full swing in Lake Oswego, giving you no excuse to leave town. Check out these upcoming events.

Third Street Block Party on Thursday, July 31

The weather forecast looks perfect for strolling around downtown Lake Oswego and taking advantage of these activities:

●Downtown Sidewalk Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
●Art Stroll from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with 20 artists painting under the skies and in the streets
●Local Author Adventure at Graham’s Books & Stationery from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., 460 Second Street.
●Third Street Block Party from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. between A and B Avenue on Third Street. Enjoy music, food, wine, dancing.

For more information, contact the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce at 503.636.3634.

Meals on Wheels from our Farmers’ Fields on Saturday, August 2

In addition to the usual fresh produce, the Farmer’s Market is offering you a chance to support Lake Oswego’s Meals on Wheels program. Donations of farm-fresh goods (zucchini, carrots, tomatoes, corn, etc.) purchased from market vendors will be collected at the Market Information and Merchant Services booths to be used to prepare food for Meals on Wheels. Cash donations will also be accepted. First and Evergreen in Millennium Plaza Park.

Art and Antique Fair on Saturday, August 2

●More than 25 local art and antique dealers will be displaying their goods from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Avenue as part of the revived Art and Antique Fair.
●Local antique dealer and sponsor Fred Squire will be offering complimentary appraisals from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
●A free shuttle will be running from First and A Avenue to the Adult Community Center between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. so you can enjoy both the Farmer’s Market and the Art and Antique Show without having to move your car!
●Live music will be provided from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. by local favorites Sally Harmon and Frank Gruner
●A children’s craft corner will be available to keep the kids entertained.
●Veraci Pizza Oregon will be selling wood-fired pizza and mini-donuts.

Coming Up Next Weekend: Hot August Nights, Saturday, August 9

●Check out next week’s blog for more info.

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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 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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