Here's what's on my radar:
Soup for the Soul
About: Meet high profile chefs, sample their soups, enjoy beer from Widmer Brothers, local wines, bread from Delphina's Bakery, and desserts from Cupcake Jones and Le Cookie Monkey. We'll also feature a silent auction (check out some of the donors in the right-hand column) and the music of the Nick Saume Trio. This event benefits the work of Transition Projects and our efforts to move people from homelessness to housing.
DYK: In 2009, Oregon had the highest proportion of homeless people in the nation
Date: February 24
Date: February 24
Portland Jazz Festival
About: The Portland Jazz Festival is an annual, multi-venue series of 120+ jazz events presented each February within the downtown area of Portland, Oregon.
DYK: Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding is from Portland. Bid now on two tickets to see her perform at her sold-out Newmark Theater show on February 25!
Date: Currently running through February 27
Portland International Film Festival
About: As the biggest film festival in Oregon, drawing an audience of more than 35,000, the Portland International Film Festival is home to more than 100 film shorts and features.
DYK: Coraline was created by Portland's own Laika
Date: Currently running through February 26
The Amazing Race Casting Call
About: Think you have what it takes to race around the world for a cool $1 million? The Amazing Race is currently holding open casting calls, landing in Lake Oswego February 26.
DYK: The 2008 season finale took place throughout Oregon, with the finish line at Pittock Mansion
Date: February 26, 11am-3pm
Stanford's Restaurant Kruse Way location
14801 Kruse Oaks Blvd, Lake Oswego, Oregon
Do you have anything fun to add to the mix?