Details: Order by e-mail and include phone number and pick-up location, either at Hillsdale Farmers Market on Sun., Nov. 23, or at the farm Mon.-Wed., Nov. 24-26. $20 deposit required; take cash or check to the market or mail it to: Kookoolan Farms, 15713 Highway 47, Yamhill, OR 97148. Phone 503-662-4742.
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Watch movies on a rooftop this summer at the Hotel Deluxe, the perfect way to celebrate summer evenings in the city. The evening starts with live music and refreshments at 8 pm, with the movie commencing at dusk, around 9 pm. Feel free to bring your favorite portable chair or blanket for the first come, first serve seating. The schedule is:
- July 24: Big Time, 1988
- July 31: Hot Rods to Hell, 1967
- August 7: Flight of the Navigator, 1986
- August 14: Thunder Road, 1958
- August 21: Willie Dynamite, 1974
- August 28: Super Argo and the Faceless Giants, 1968
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Mark your calendar now to attend Farmington Gardens annual Tomato Festival on August 30. Linda Shively, ever-on-the-ball PR person at the nursery, says that some years they have more than 100 varieties to sample, and this year will be no exception. Chef Dan Brophy will be cooking up tomato dishes to try, plus they'll have an olive oil tasting of locally-made olive oils from Red Ridge Farms in Dayton. Even more, Ambruso's Italian Ice cart will be there selling their icy treats. All free, all day long!
Details: Farmington Gardens 6th Annual Tomato Festival. Aug. 30, 11 am-3 pm; free. Farmington Gardens, 21815 SW Farmington Rd., Beaverton. Phone 503-649-4568.