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Wings & Wheels returns to Scappoose

SOUTH COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PHOTO - A beer garden at the 2015 Wings & Wheels event attracts eventgoers. This year's event will also feature a beer garden, along with displays, food, live music and a 16K run.The annual Wings & Wheels community event will return to Scappoose Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Scappoose Industrial Airpark, 34020 Skyway Drive.

The 6th annual event showcases the city’s airport property, featuring displays of planes, military vehicles, motorcycles and classic cars.

This year’s event will include a street dance, a live performance by Hit Machine from 2 to 5 p.m., food, vendors, a beer garden and kids’ activities.

Wings & Wheels will also feature a 16K run this year, a first since the event’s inception. Registration for the run, which is a benefit for the South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and Columbia Pacific Food Bank, costs $50, and organizers are offering a buy one, get one half off deal for participants. Registration is available online through the Chamber’s website. The run kicks off at 8 a.m. at Oregon Aero, on the Scappoose airport property.

The run will take participants through scenic countryside bordering the airport, along paved and unpaved country roads, back to the airport, where runners can enjoy a pancake breakfast and a complimentary pint of beer from Columbia County Brewing.

Wings & Wheels is put on by the South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with sponsors like Portland Community College, local businesses and utility districts.

Vendor booths are still available for $100 to $200.