RiverFest 2012 Events

Friday, September 21, 2012

PORTLAND SPIRIT RIVER CRUISES

Mornings through evenings daily
Enjoy experiencing the Willamette and Columbia on jet boats or from the comfort of cruise vessels offering fresh Northwest cuisine and entertainment. For cruise schedules visit www.portlandspirit.com

PORTLAND KAYAK COMPANY

Ross Island Tour – 2.5 to 3 hours (no experience required)
Offered daily, 10am and 2pm, reservation are required
First-time kayakers and experienced paddlers alike will enjoy a unique perspective of Portland on this guided tour circumnavigating Ross Island on the Willamette River. We’ll paddle past an impressive blue heron rookery and possibly see bald eagles and osprey as we glide by Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. There is an unparalleled view of Portland’s skyline on our way back to the dock.
Special RiverFest price: $34 per guest (25% off regular $45 price)
Phone: 503-459-4050

ALDER CREEK KAYAK & CANOE

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: $10 for 2 hour rental (special for RiverFest – 1/2 price)
First come. First Served. No reservations required.
To participate, stop by the sign-in table beginning at 10am, located in the gravel lot above the SE Portland Boathouse dock, next to the East Side Esplanade. (The Portland Boathouse is located at 1515 SE Water Ave., just north of OMSI).
Get connected to your river! Paddlers will be able to experience the river while paddling a kayak, canoe or Stand Up Paddle Board.

OMSI OMNIMAX THEATER

Featured showing: “To the Arctic”
Mention RiverFest at the ticket counter and receive $2 off of admission
Showings: 11am and 3pm only

INDUSTRY & ART

Time: 12pm – 6pm
Location: Vigor Industrial Shipyard on Swan Island, 5555 N. Channel Avenue
Cost: Free
For more information: www.industryandart.com
Industry&Art is presented by the Working Waterfront Coalition (WWC), an organization of industrial marine businesses concerned about the environmental health and continued economic vitality of the Portland Harbor.

Industry & Art is a must-see art exhibition and sale, Sept. 20th – 23rd presented by The Working Waterfront Coalition. All proceeds go to support industrial job training programs and the environment.

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

SOLVE’s RIVERFEST CLEANUP

Start time: 10am
Located at East Bank Esplanade, near OMSI meeting location tbd
Cost: Free, registration required
Register at: www.solv.org/get-involved/events/riverfest-willamette-river-cleanup
Join the celebration and take action to clean up the Willamette River as part of this year’s RiverFest. Volunteers will work along the East Bank Esplanade, cleaning up debris and trash from along the river. Bags and gloves provided. Registration required at www.solv.org/get-involved/events/riverfest-willamette-river-cleanup

Quintin Baure / SOLV 503-844-9571 xt 321

BALTIMORE WOODS WILDFLOWER PLANTING

Time: 9am – 12pm
Location: Baltimore Woods, 6600 N Catlin
Cost: Free
More Info: www. friendsofbaltimorewoods.com
Phone: 503-823-7016
Join Portland Parks & Recreation City Nature, the Backyard Habitat Certification Program and the Friends of Baltimore Woods for a morning of planting native wildflowers in the newly de-paved Baltimore Woods meadow!

This is a family friendly event and all are welcome. Gloves, tools and training provided. Please arrive dressed for the weather, wearing sturdy shoes, and be ready to get your hands dirty!

ROSE CITY ROWING CLUB

Time: 9am – 11:30am
Location: Portland Boathouse, 1515 SE Water Avenue
Cost: Free
Restrictions: Students grade 8 – 12 in fall 2011
Registration: No pre-registration necessary

PORTLAND SPIRIT RIVER CRUISES

Mornings through evenings daily
Enjoy experiencing the Willamette and Columbia on jet boats or from the comfort of cruise vessels offering fresh Northwest cuisine and entertainment. For cruise schedules visit www.portlandspirit.com

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PORTLAND KAYAK COMPANY

Ross Island Tour – 2.5 to 3 hours (no experience required)
Offered daily, 10am and 2pm, reservation are required
First-time kayakers and experienced paddlers alike will enjoy a unique perspective of Portland on this guided tour circumnavigating Ross Island on the Willamette River. We’ll paddle past an impressive blue heron rookery and possibly see bald eagles and osprey as we glide by Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. There is an unparalleled view of Portland’s skyline on our way back to the dock.
Special RiverFest price: $34 per guest (25% off regular $45 price)
6600 SW Macadam Ave. www.portlandkayak.com
Phone: 503-459-4050

PDX BRIDGE TOUR BY BIKE!

Tour start time and duration: 10am – 12:30pm
Ticket cost: $40.00 – 20% off for RiverFest
pre-registration is required
To Register:
call 503-360-6815
Location: Tours depart from 345 NW Everett St. in downtown Portland

ALDER CREEK KAYAK & CANOE

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: $10 for 2 hour rental (special for RiverFest – 1/2 price)
First come. First Served. No reservations required.
To participate, stop by the sign-in table beginning at 10am, located in the gravel lot above the SE Portland Boathouse dock, next to the East Side Esplanade. (The Portland Boathouse is located at 1515 SE Water Ave., just north of OMSI).
Get connected to your river! Paddlers will be able to experience the river while paddling a kayak, canoe or Stand Up Paddle Board.

INDUSTRY & ART

Time: 11pm – 6pm
Location: Vigor Industrial Shipyard on Swan Island, 5555 N. Channel Avenue
Cost: Free
For more information: www.industryandart.com
Industry&Art is presented by the Working Waterfront Coalition (WWC), an organization of industrial marine businesses concerned about the environmental health and continued economic vitality of the Portland Harbor.

Industry & Art is a must-see art exhibition and sale, Sept. 20th – 23rd presented by The Working Waterfront Coalition. All proceeds go to support industrial job training programs and the environment.

OMSI OMNIMAX THEATER

Featured showing: “To the Arctic”
Mention RiverFest at the ticket counter and receive $2 off of admission
Showings: 11am and 3pm only

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Sunday, September 23, 2012

PORTLAND TRIATHLON, PRESENTED BY ATHLETES LOUNGE

Start time: 7:30am
Location: Cathedral Park
Fees and Registration: See Website
Register online www.portlandtri.com
Oregon welcomes you to the sixth annual City of Portland Triathlon. Swim beneath the iconic bridges, ride amongst the steel and concrete giants, run through parks and paths teeming with urban life.

THE RIVER FAIR – At the Heart of RiverFest

Time: 9am – 3pm
Location: Cathedral Park
Cost: Free
Get Willamette-ized in a spirit of family-friendly fun and learning! Kick off your exploration of riverfront paths and trails, bridges, wildlife viewing and history at the River Fair.

Come join us at 9am to cheer on the Triathlon participants and then enjoy these River Fair activities.

Family Fun at the Fair sponsored by Gunderson

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9am – 3pm

Kid’s activities by “SWAP’N PLAY”
Facepainting
Balloon Art
Walk through “Claudia Chinook”
Photo Booth by St. Johns and Cathedral Park Neighborhood Associations
Monster Mural
Dragon Boat Race 1:00pm
Stage Performance Schedule

11:00am – 11:30am – Martial Arts by One With Heart
11:45am – 12:15pm – Mad Science
2:30pm – 1:15pm – Mr. Ben
1:30pm – 2:00pm – Eartha the Clown
2:15pm – 3:00pm – Fanno Creek Boys
Read the RiverFest 2012 Press Release for more information!

RiverFest Home Page

PORTLAND SPIRIT RIVER CRUISES

Mornings through evenings daily
Enjoy experiencing the Willamette and Columbia on jet boats or from the comfort of cruise vessels offering fresh Northwest cuisine and entertainment. For cruise schedules visit www.portlandspirit.com

PORTLAND KAYAK COMPANY

Ross Island Tour – 2.5 to 3 hours (no experience required)
Offered daily, 10am and 2pm, reservation are required
First-time kayakers and experienced paddlers alike will enjoy a unique perspective of Portland on this guided tour circumnavigating Ross Island on the Willamette River. We’ll paddle past an impressive blue heron rookery and possibly see bald eagles and osprey as we glide by Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. There is an unparalleled view of Portland’s skyline on our way back to the dock.
Special RiverFest price: $34 per guest (25% off regular $45 price)
6600 SW Macadam Ave. www.portlandkayak.com
Phone: 503-459-4050

CATHEDRAL PARK RIVERFEST CLEAN UP

Time: 10am – 3pm
See link below for details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/407528475973911

ALDER CREEK KAYAK & CANOE

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: $10 for 2 hour rental (special for RiverFest – 1/2 price)
First come. First Served. No reservations required.
To participate, stop by the sign-in table beginning at 10am, located in the gravel lot above the SE Portland Boathouse dock, next to the East Side Esplanade. (The Portland Boathouse is located at 1515 SE Water Ave., just north of OMSI).
Get connected to your river! Paddlers will be able to experience the river while paddling a kayak, canoe or Stand Up Paddle Board.

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INDUSTRY & ART

Time: 11pm – 6pm
Location: Vigor Industrial Shipyard on Swan Island, 5555 N. Channel Avenue
Cost: Free
For more information: www.industryandart.com
Industry&Art is presented by the Working Waterfront Coalition (WWC), an organization of industrial marine businesses concerned about the environmental health and continued economic vitality of the Portland Harbor.

Industry & Art is a must-see art exhibition and sale, Sept. 20th – 23rd presented by The Working Waterfront Coalition. All proceeds go to support industrial job training programs and the environment.

OMSI OMNIMAX THEATER

Featured showing: “To the Arctic”
Mention RiverFest at the ticket counter and receive $2 off of admission
Showings: 11am and 3pm only