November kicks off a season of food and drink. Let us lead you down this culinary path with a hors d’oeuvres plate of sorts that offers bites of what’s to come:
Beaverton Harvest Market
Saturday, Nov. 19
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
SW Hall Blvd. & 4th Streets, downtown Beaverton
Fill your cornucopia at this one-time harvest market, timed perfectly for the Saturday before Thanksgiving. In addition to seasonal foods, the market features vendors offering flowers and crafts. More info.
German Holiday Market
Saturday, Nov. 19 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) &
Sunday, Nov. 20 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
German American School, Beaverton
Enjoy traditional German food, novelties, nutcrackers and live entertainment at this free, two-day event, which is in its 12th year. More info.
Thanksgiving Wine Weekend
Friday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 27
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Washington County wineries
Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend in Washington County’s wine country, when wineries are all open and often have special perks such as vintage tastings, live music and/or light appetizers. More info.
Hillsboro “Holly Days” Market
Saturday, Dec. 3
1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Second & Main Streets, downtown Hillsboro
This seasonal market is held in conjunction with the tree lighting and Santa visit. This year, there will be about 35 vendors, as well as live entertainment and activities for children. More info.
Watch for future posts regarding the holidays, including a rundown of community holiday celebrations and a guide to where to see Santa (and, in some cases, Mrs. Claus) in the area this season.