2nd Annual Willamette Falls Festival & WLCR

Sep 11, 2013 by

2nd Annual Willamette Falls Festival & WLCR

Friends of We Love Clean Rivers,

We are privileged to announce that our organization is the beneficiary of the 2nd Annual Willamette Falls Festival, presented by the Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition.  The 2nd annual event will take place on October 4th-6th.  This festival is an action packed 2-day celebration of our industrial and cultural heritage, as well as our natural wonders and outdoor recreation. Highlighted in this post are specific events and times that showcase We Love Clean Rivers’ continual efforts to enhance our rivers and its community of users.

For complete schedule of events at the Willamette Falls Festival, visit their website here.

October 4th:

Benefit Dinner, 6pm, Museum of the Oregon Territory:
Enjoy Native NW foods prepared by Chef Matt Bennett and The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde at Willamette Falls Festival’s benefit dinner. Your dinner ticket will help us continue our programming and keep our waters healthy: Check out the menu here!

October 5th

Great Willamette Clean Up, presented by the Willamette Riverkeeper –  8:30 – 11:30 am Clackamette Park
-Join the cleaning efforts of hundreds of volunteers, scour 187 miles of the Willamette River to promote healthy and sustainable river use!

Legacy Sculpture Dedication – 12:00pm Clackamette Park
-Celebrate the success of the We Love Clean River’s legacy project, crafted by locat artist Ben Dye, at a community event.

Ripple Art Demonstration – 10am – 6pm Clackamette Park
-Meet the wonderful artists that came to the Down the River Cleanup as they upcycle found items of trash from the Clackamas River into art.

FIREWORK SHOW – Dusk, Downtown Oregon City
-After an inspiring day of community events, stick around for yet another jaw dropping display of loud fireworks!  This is by far the best firework display in Oregon City each year.

October 6th

Ripple Art Demonstration – 10am-2pm
-If you didn’t have a chance to meet artists, on Saturday, there will be more to time to come meet them on Sunday!

 

24Ben Dye fast at work on We Love Clean River’s Legacy Project.  Invite your friends to the dedication of this monumental piece of recycled art and the new entrance to Clackamette Park.

 

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