Mt Hood Events

Mt Hood Vacation Rentals Area Events


April 2020

Apr

27

Isolation Art 2020 Online Contest

An online art contest, Isolation Art of 2020 is inspired by the art & times of the WPA Era.

Maintaining the traditional art and craft that embodies the identity of the Mount Hood region is the mission of the Cascadia Center for Arts & Crafts. With art classes temporarily closed, the Center has created an online art contest. Reflect on what art brings to your life, and in the ways traditional arts have been passed down through the generations. One of the main criteria is that WPA mediums used in Timberline Lodge preferred, but not absolute, scale can be much smaller than those in the lodge when necessary. Art should pertain to Isolation and your struggles, as the country had in the WPA Era. For more information, visit the Cascadia Center for Arts & Crafts contest webpage.

 

Event ends: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

May 2020

May

22

Mt Hood Skibowl Mountain Bike Park

1,500 vertical feet of lift-serviced, adrenaline rushing mountain bike trails on Mount Hood are at your fingertips at the Mountain Bike Park! From screaming downhill trails to the rolling cruiser, you’ll find a place in your soul for this adventure. The Scenic Sky Chairs provide convenient access for you and your mountain bike to go direct to either mid-mountain or all the way to the summit. With miles of well-marked Mount Hood mountain bike trails, this park can accommodate just about everyone from teens to expert riders. The wide-track scenic fun loop for beginners is the easiest way down, but if you’re looking to test the limits, simply pick your trail, adjust your balance, check your speed and get ready for some gnarly downhill action!

Ride to the Mountain Bike Park from a Government Camp Vacation Rental.

Event ends: Saturday, October 31, 2020

August 2020

Aug

14

Blacksmith Week

Blacksmith Week was inspired by the WPA blacksmithing projects created at Timberline Lodge in the 1930's. Modern-day blacksmiths gather in Government Camp for in-person demonstrations and hands-on learning. The general public is invited to observe and hand-made blacksmithed items will be available for sale.

Event ends: Sunday, August 16, 2020

Aug

27

Bonney Butte Hawkwatch

Bonney Butte HawkWatch is located in the middle of the Mt Hood National Forest. The team at HawkWatch International has been monitoring and counting hawk species at Bonney Butte since 1994 with the gola of defining long-term trends in populations of raptors in this part of the Pacific Coast Flyway through the Cascade Mountains. Annual counts typically range from 2,500-4,500 migrant raptors of up to 18 species. The most commonly seen species are the Sharp-shinned Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Turkey Vulture and Golden Eagle. The public is welcome to visit Bonney Butte during the season to take advantage of the environmental education programs and the great hawkwatching at the site.

Event ends: Saturday, October 31, 2020

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