Organization: Cascade Geographic Society
Date: 08/24/2012 update info
Time: 8:00:00 AM - 10:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free
Venue: Mt. Hood Village in Mt. Hood,OR
Contact: Cascade Geographic Society
Phone: (503) 622-4798
Free Admission! Free Parking!
Friday August 24th - 8am to 7pm (plus Evening Concert from 7pm to 10pm)
Saturday August 25th - 8am to 7pm (plus Evening Concert from 7pm to 10pm)
Sunday August 26th - 8am to 5pm
The festivities include free historical tours of the Oregon Trail, original and traditional Folk music, arts and crafts, antiques and collectibles, historical and natural resource exhibits, and more.
One of the highlights is the "World's Record-Breaking Watermelon Launch" (Saturday afternoon), where catapults and other uniquely-designed contraptions launch watermelons and other produce into outer space. There are lots of delicious Huckleberry Pies and Tarts, Huckleberry jams and sauces and a selection of other Wild Berry jams, even fresh Huckleberries.
There's a Native American Salmon bake, Native American storytelling, flute music and drumming, a "Huckleberry Ceremony", and much, much more, including "Great Northwest Music" featuring incredible singer-songwriters all day long, with a "Huckleberry Friday Evening Concert" between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., a "Huckleberry Saturday Evening Concert" between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. There will be something for the whole family! This three-day event is always held during the month of August, the weekend before Labor Day Weekend.