For more than two weeks in February each year, movie lovers can experience the works of notable veterans as well as offerings from novice filmmakers through the screenings of over 130 features and short films. Proud of the cultural diversity imbedded in the event, organizers bring films from all over the globe to several venues within Portland's city limits.

  • Burns High School Burns, OR 97720 in Burns, OR

Bird lovers will be in awe at this annual April event in Harney County. Thousands of migrating birds, such as songbirds, cranes and waterfowl, take time to rest in the desert of Oregon. Other activities include workshops in bird house construction and bird sketching, guided tours, and viewing of wild horses. A children's art contest and art show and sale round out the fun.

  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park 1020 Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97204 in Portland, OR

For the past 29 years, the city of Portland has turned the 5th of May into a wonderful three-day celebration. There are amusement rides, crafts displays and wrestling competitions. Mariachi bands, fire dancers and flash mobs entertain the crowds. A poignant moment during the festivities is the Naturalization ceremony that takes place, welcoming the country's newest citizens.

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