Things To Do In Forest Grove


$50 for One Month of Unlimited Masters CrossFit Classes at Banks Country Fitness Crossfit ($120 Value)

Banks Country Fitness Crossfit

Banks

Fit-seekers age 50 and older work toward their fitness goals during high-intensity, ever-changing workouts

$120 $50

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$16 for Wine Tasting with Cheese Platter for Two at Blue Heron French Cheese Company ($30.95 Value)

Blue Heron French Cheese Company

Tillamook

Wine tasting accompanies bites of fruit & signature Blue Heron brie at gourmet food store & wine-tasting room situated on the Oregon coast

$30.95 $16

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Royal Tasting for One or Two or Barrel Tasting for One or Two at Plum Hill Vineyards (Up to 58% Off)

Plum Hill Vineyards

Coast Range

Guests sample up to 10 wines during private table-side service with tidbit pairings, and also roam the vineyards during guided walking tours

$30 $15

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Dairyland or Winery-and-Brewhouse Tour for Two or Four from Tillamook Eco Adventures (Up to 64% Off)

Tillamook Eco Adventures

Blue Heron

Pet baby calves on a tour of local dairy farms or sip samples of beer and wine at the Pelican Pub Tap Room and Nehalem Winery tasting room

$150 $65

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Two Horseback-Riding Lessons at EqSports LLC (66% Off)

Eqsports Llc

Forest Grove

Instruction is available in the English disciplines of hunter, jumper, equitation and dressage; for students of all levels

$90 $31

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Oregon or Multistate Concealed-Carry Class at N.W. Personal Protection (Up to 51% Off)

N.W. Personal Protection

Multiple Locations

NRA-certified instructors lead courses covering state laws and firearms training; pupils qualify to apply for concealed-carry licenses

$80 $40

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For 10 years, New Era Computers has taught students to bend computers to their will with software-wrangling classes that congregate in the mornings, afternoons, or evenings. Instructors employ individual attention and hands-on learning to unveil the mysteries behind Microsoft Word (a $180 value), Excel (a $225¬–$275 value), PowerPoint (a $180 value), Access (a $225–$275 value), or the accounting prowess of QuickBooks (a $225 value). Beginning courses impart basic skills, while intermediate courses delve into more complex studies and allow students to build their own scale model of the Internet. Classes meet in two-hour sessions, either twice a week for three weeks or three times a week for two weeks. New Era Computers' schedule lets prospective students peruse a convenient timeslot and teaches them how to introduce themselves in binary.

2328 Pacific Ave
Forest Grove,
OR
US

The picture preservers at A Framer's Touch encase beloved paintings, photos, and keepsakes in artfully constructed wall hangings that have garnered numerous awards at regional and international framing competitions. After art is transported to the shop, certified framers embark upon the 10-step framing process by consulting with customers to decide on the piece's materials, design, and ability to hang. A stockade of approximately 2,500 moulding samples proffers ample aesthetic options for frames' outer boundaries, and a variety of mats, glass coverings, and needlework choices allow for mind-bending levels of customization. Though rates vary as much as each piece's framed-in contents, basic prices range from $39.99 for an 8"x10" frame to $139.99 for a 24"x36" frame with a mat. To ensure professional work and eliminate the chances of frames being lost or damaged while catapulted between store and workshop, all framing takes place in A Framer's Touch's art-coddling shop.

1920 21st Ave
Forest Grove,
OR
US

Warmly reviewed by the Oregonian, Kayak Tillamook County tours explore over 800 miles of Oregon's coastal and tidal waterways. After receiving some basic paddling instruction and a review of the water cycle on dry land, each participant gets their own thermos of hot apple cider with a fresh cinnamon stick and a side of a Skout Bar before hitting the water. Kayakers will share the water with up to seven rivermates, paddling in the gentle wake of an expert guide over the course of the two-hour tour. Winter voyages can occur during salmon runs, so keep an eye out for a host of wildlife including eagles, harbor seals, and dads in grilling aprons. Temperatures are warmer on the coast during the winter than in the interior of the state and the tide is at its highest, enabling intrepid paddlers to delve deeper into nature while enjoying the crisp, clear winter skies.

210 S 3rd St.
Garibaldi,
Oregon
US

Autumn leaves become a blur as Tree to Tree Adventure Park's visitors scramble across wobbly bridges and scoot along the balance beams that form the park's interconnected web of treetop ropes. Spread across 26 acres of land, Tree to Tree Adventure Park features a number of different courses where virtually anyone can have fun while building self-confidence or honing teamwork skills. Six color-coded routes combine for a total of more than 60 obstacles, giving guests the opportunity to pursue an adventure that is suitably engaging, yet never daunting.

While thrills are the main draw, safety is paramount at Tree to Tree Adventure Park. Every visitor hoping to hit the ropes must attend a preliminary orientation and learn the park's safety protocols. From there, they receive a helmet and a safety harness before heading to base camp to practice on the obstacles. Then, and only then, are guests cleared to ascend to the treetops and enjoy their gravity-defying experience.

2975 SW Nelson Rd.
Gaston,
OR
US

Cuisine Type: Wine

Established: 2007

Reservations: Recommended

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Number of Tables: 11?25

Parking: Parking lot

Most popular offering: White wines

Kid-friendly: Yes

Alcohol: Wine only

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Pro Tip: Please plan on spending some time enjoying the view, perhaps with a picnic.

Q&A with Juanita Lint, Owner

What is one of your most popular offerings? How is it prepared?

Guests seem to love the fact we have several white wines to choose from.

In your own words, how would you describe your menu?

We have a flight of around 10 wines, half reds and half whites. We also have snack food available.

6505 SW Old Hwy. 47
Gaston,
OR
US

No strangers to the art of winemaking, the Wetzel family?s roots run deep into the vineyards that surround their winery. For four generations, they have crafted award-winning wines in Germany, and for the last 35, they have called Oregon home. Chateau Bianca Winery peeks out from the Willamette Valley, where pinot noir grapes flourish across the estate vineyards. These carefully cultivated grapes eventually fill bottles with varietals such as the 2009 Chateau Bianca Estate pinot blanc, a dry, clean-finishing wine that makes a refreshing apertif.

Guests visit the tasting room to sample some of Chateau Bianca?s wines, where each day a rotating selection of six bottles are uncorked for swirling and sipping. On days when the summer sun dapples the fields and shimmers playfully off Bacchus?s lampshade hat, sippers relax on the outdoor patio to enjoy a glass or share a bottle while looking out across rows of vines.

60675 NW Sunset Hwy
Timber,
OR
US