K103 Things To Do And Watch This Memorial Day Weekend May 24-27

Lets GO! It's the unofficial kickoff of summer when The Rose Festival City Fair and fireworks jump off! Come down to Waterfront park for the rides, the corndogs, the family tradition. And plan to join Stacey and Mike as your MC's of the Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade June 8 inside the Memorial Coliseum. We'll have free passes to get you there, keep listening.

The Multnomah County Fair at Oaks Amusement Park. The fair features three full days of family fun, including competitive exhibits, musical and stage performances, a car show, a pioneer village, and small animal activities.

Oregon Wine Month continues with Weekend on the Lawn at Stoller Family Estate. with a glass of wine in hand and a view of the iconic Stoller oak tree and tire swing. Kids are welcome and no reservations are needed.

Enjoy Dinner In The Garden to kick off Memorial Day weekend with a special evening at the Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg featuring Durant Vineyards and owner and winemaker Paul Durant.

The Oregon Zoo has a new resident you have to see. Berry is a six-year-old two-toed sloth, who recently arrived from New Jersey. You’ll likely find Berry spending her day hanging upside-down in trees and napping. But she likes to be high up, so be sure to look up when you visit.

The first-ever Cascadia Drag Festival will feature more 100 different BIPOC, queer and trans performers from across the Pacific Northwest at the Clinton Street Theater. The festival is years in the making and being called ”a love letter to the PNW’s drag community.”

The Minority Retort Friday at 8pm features Black and brown comedic talent from around the Pacific Northwest. The grand finale show will include headliner Curtis Cook featured on Hulu's "This Fool," TBS's "American Dad," Nathan Brannon, Katie Nguyen, Adam Pasi, Anthony Robinson, Julia Ramos, The Real Hyjinx, Debbie Wooten and special surprise guests.

The 9th Vanport Mosiac Festival. The annual festival is a highlight of Portland’s cultural calendar, blending history, culture, arts and activism into a living and highly creative memorial.”

The Holi Spring Festival at Topaz Farm is a Bollywood and Bhangra Dance Party In the Grass Saturday May 25.

Monday is Memorial Day and The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs will hold Oregon's annual Ceremony on the grounds of the State Capitol. The event honors Oregon's fallen service members from all eras. West Salem High School's award-winning a cappella group Soundscape will sing the national anthem. The ceremony starts at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Oregon World War Two memorial.

National cemeteries, including Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Fort Stevens National in Warrenton, and Roseburg National will be open for gravesite memorials, placing of flags or flowers by individuals or groups, and many will have a ceremony to mark the day. Find commemoration near me.


Federal courts and offices are closed.

Oregon and Washington state offices and courts are closed.

Portland parking meters are free on Monday, May 27, only, except in some city parks.

Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington and Clark county offices, city of Portland and Vancouver offices, Metro regional center are closed.

Postal mail (USPS) will not be delivered Monday, May 27, and post offices will be closed.

Banks: closed, some in-store branches may be open

Libraries: Most public libraries are closed. Check with your local branch.


Stacey: Just finished Sugar starring Colin Farrell. Next up: The Veil with Elizabeth Moss (love her!) that's on Hulu.

Mike: Hacks on Max

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