Tag Archives: Things to Do in Lake Oswego

The One Reason We Moved to Lake Oswego and the Endless Reasons We Stayed

When my wife and I first married, we vacationed at Bass Lake, just outside of Yosemite National Park. Our times there were so idyllic that we decided to find a lake we could live on. After traveling around the country … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s in Lake Oswego

Come New Year’s, it’s nice to have options. And living in Lake Oswego, you have those. You can order in and stay in, head out to several shindigs in Portland OR stay close to home but do it up right … Continue reading

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What We Are Loving in Lake Oswego This December

‘Tis the season for shopping and gifting and baking and caroling and card-sending and traveling and visiting…but also ‘tis the season to be holidaying and there are lots of opportunities to revel in the season during the month of December … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for the Holidays in Lake Oswego

It may only be October but many of the popular holiday events in Lake Oswego are already sold out. So, make your list and sign up now for spaces that are still available for these activities: TINSELTOWN TROLLEY. Discover the … Continue reading

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10 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in September

THE WEATHER. My wife and I have always insisted that the school schedule in Lake Oswego should run from October 1 through June 30 because the weather in September is not to be missed and sometimes our summer takes a … Continue reading

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32 Invitations to Eat Outdoors in Lake Oswego

Outdoor dining became a necessity during the beginning stages of Covid. Now with summer here, it’s just something we want to do.  Here are some local restaurants that provide outdoor seating. Pull up a chair and stay a while…that’s what … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day With These “Lake Reads”

August 9 is National Book Lovers Day so I decided to create a “Lake Reads” list—Lake Oswego’s answer to all those “Best Beach Reads” lists you see going around. Take advantage of the lazy days of summer while we still … Continue reading

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5 Ways the Lake Oswego Lake Run Has Changed over the Years (And a few important ways it hasn’t)

After a year of being canceled, followed by another of going virtual, the Lake Oswego Lake Run returns this year for its 46th appearance on Sunday, June 5. Much of what we love about the Lake Run remains the same … Continue reading

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The Lake Oswego Farmers Market is Back in Full Swing!

After two years of scaling down to meet Covid guidelines, the Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market is back in full swing, kicking off last Saturday! Close to 80 vendors will be offering their goods each Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to … Continue reading

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7 Things We Love About February In and Around Lake Oswego

CHINESE NEW YEAR. The Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland hosts what many consider the biggest Lunar New Year celebration in the Pacific Northwest. The highlights of this joyous festival are eight evenings of traditional lantern viewings, both hanging red … Continue reading

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