To Everything There is a Season in Lake Oswego–What’s Yours?

It's this kind of fall color scene that we have to look forward to now that cold nights are upon us in Lake Oswego.

It’s this kind of fall color scene that we have to look forward to now that cold nights are upon us in Lake Oswego.

If you’ve read my blog for very long, you know that summer is my favorite season here. How do I love the summer in Lake Oswego? Let me count the ways—boating on the lake, swimming at the swim park, fireworks on the lake, Lions Club 4th of July pancake breakfast, warm summer nights, out of town guests, Hot August Night, just to mention a few.

But one of the many things to love about Lake Oswego is that we have four seasons and for every summer lover, chances are you’ll find someone to sing the praises of the other three.

FALL. Changing colors. Homecoming parades. High school civil war games. Luscher Farm scarecrows. Harvest moonlit boat rides. Halloween festivities and neighborhoods that really get into it. Wine walk.

WINTER. Holiday tree lighting. Horse drawn wagon rides. Christmas ships parade. The chance that it might snow. Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Bus. Finding all kinds of excuses to cuddle up with a good book. Snow days. Being only 1 ½ hours away from a ski slope. Lake Oswego Reads.

SPRING. Blossoms. Tulips, azaleas and rhododendrons. Maher’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival. Lake Run. Village flower baskets first appear. Oswego Heritage Council Historic Home Tour. Farmer’s Market starts back up. Neighbors come out of their winter hibernation and start chatting over the fence again.

Give your favorite season in Lake Oswego a shout-out. Let’s hear what you love and why.

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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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