Category Archives: Summer in Lake Oswego

How to Squeeze Some Summer Vibes Out of What’s Left of a COVID Summer Vacation in Lake Oswego

The end of summer countdown has begun. Two more weeks if you have kids in school. Five more weeks if you’re counting until the first day of fall. Either way, time is winding down for taking a few vacation days … Continue reading

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Enjoy this Low Risk Summer Activity During COVID-19 in Lake Oswego

NPR recently listed the risk involved in typical summer activities during COVID-19 and ranked going out to a bar or nightclub as extremely high risk. “Nothing makes this a good idea right now,” the authors conclude. But summer happy hours … Continue reading

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A Salute to Lake Oswego’s 4th of July Traditions

There is a long list of things I’ll be missing during the summer of COVID-19 but high on top of my list is Lake Oswego’s traditional 4th of July festivities. From the Lions pancake breakfast in George Rogers Park to … Continue reading

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Despite what you may think, summer in Lake Oswego has NOT been canceled due to COVID-19

For the past five years, our kids have circled back home to celebrate the 4th of July in Lake Oswego along with a group of 15-20 of their friends who take up a 48-72 hour residence under our roof. They’ve … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego’s Hot August Night Promises a Dance Party on the Lake

Lake Oswego’s “Hot August Night” is bringing back last year’s popular band, The Hit Machine, for this year’s annual party on the lake set for Saturday, August 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There’s a reason why The Hit … Continue reading

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Fun Free Entertainment in Lake Oswego: Movies in the Park and Masque Alfresco

Looking for some free entertainment? Then get thee to a park in Lake Oswego over the next few weeks to catch Movies in the Park (in Millennium Plaza) and Masque Alfresco theater performances at George Rogers. Here’s the schedule. ue … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Week

Lake Oswego’s popular summer concert series kicks off this week with Moonlight and Music debuting Sunday evening in Millennium Plaza Park. A special concert to honor Lake Oswego City volunteers is set for Wednesday evening at the Municipal Golf Course … Continue reading

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How to Celebrate the 4th of July in Lake Oswego: Let Me Count the Ways

Lake Oswego pulls out all the stops when it comes to celebrating the 4th of July. From pancakes in the park to a pie-eating contest, to a parade down main street as well as one on the lake, it’s not … Continue reading

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When the going gets hot, check out these swimming holes in Lake Oswego

Temperatures are starting to rise so you may be looking for the closest place to cool off in Lake Oswego. Here’s an updated roundup of swimming holes in Lake Oswego. Lake Oswego Swim Park. All you need is proof of residency … Continue reading

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See Comics as Art at Lake Oswego’s Festival of the Arts This Week

I was born at the tail end of the Golden Age of Comics and grew up in the Silver Age reading titles like The Incredible Hulk, The Amazing Spider Man and Archie and Jughead. Leave it to the Festival of … Continue reading

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