Attend Leap Year Raclette Party
SE Wine Collective is hosting a Leap Year Raclette Party Monday, Feb. 29 from 6:30 p.m. to closing at the collective, 2425 S.E. 35th Place in Portland. Cheesemonger Steve Jones of Cheese Bar will prepare the melted cheese.
Menu features Fromage Raclette, potatoes and sweetheart ham with mustard and cornichons plus pairings of Alpine white, Jura red, and your choice of cider or beer. Cost is $25 per person for food and wine, gratuity not included.
Free band concert offered for children
The Newberg Community Band will perform a concert especially for children, although it is also open to anyone who loves music.
It will be at 2:30 p.m. March 13 at George Fox University in the Bauman Auditorium, 1009 E. North St., Newberg. The concert will include Roller Coaster with three solo trumpets and the band, Mambo from West Side Story, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, William Tell Overture (Lone Ranger theme), Over the Rainbow, The Captain America March and more. The concert is free and open to all.
Attend Sip Classic at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is hosting a SIP Wine and Food Classic March 11-13 at the museum, located at 500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, across the highway from the McMinnville Airport and about three miles southeast of McMinnville, on Highway 18. Hours are 3-9 p.m. Friday, noon-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
The event features chef demonstrations and discussions with winemakers. Tickets are $17 for a single day pass; multiple day passes are available online at sipclassic.org.
Marylhurst Symphony to present concert
Marylhurst Symphony, under the direction of Lajos Balogh, will present a concert of Russian classics at 4 p.m. March 6 at St. Annes Chapel on the Marylhurst University campus, 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors at the door, and refreshments will be served.
Sitka Center announces summer workshops
The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology is offering more than 100 workshops this summer that strengthen ones connection to art, nature and humanity. Traditionally, the workshops are designed for adults of varied skill levels, with some offerings for all ages. New this year is Youth Week in early August, featuring workshops for youth ages 12-17 on topics ranging from digital storytelling to nature sun prints.