OCTOBER 1-30 - CORN MAZES

www.Portlandmaze.com

Enjoy the corn maize and the  dark haunted maize at the  pumpkin patch on  Sauvie Island

OCTOBER 1-31  -PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

www.Woodenshoe.com!pumpkin-fest

See pumpkins shots from a cannon, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze (haunted some evenings), try archery & paintball, and choose a pumpkin during the pumpkin Fest at wooden shoe farm in Woodburn.

OCTOBER 3-6  - HOME  AND  GARDEN  SHOW

www.Otshows.com/pfhs/

The  Portland fall  home & garden show fills the Portland Expo Center with home-improvement vendors, dining-room exhibits, garden displays, and thousands of peanuts.

OCTOBER 4-6  - PORTLAND MARATHON & HEATH EXPO

www.Portlandmarathon.org

Friday and Saturday are  registration and a free sports and fitness expo at the Hilton Portland. Sunday is the  famous Portland Marathon, which includes a half  marathon and walk.

OCTOBER 12 - PET EXPO

www.Portlandpetexpo.com

Bring your pet (see  rules) to the Portland pet expo, which offers vendors, vaccinations, entertainment, and adoptions in Portland

Expo Center. Free.

OCTOBER 12, 13  & 19 - ARTIST OPEN  HOUSE

www.Portlandopenstudios.com

Portland open studios are an annual self-guided tour to visit the studios of 100  artists in  the Portland area. See their work, techniques, and spaces.

OCTOBER 25 - HALLOWEEN RACE

www.Terrapin events.com/run-like-he/1-port/and info.htm

Run  like hell is a Halloween-themed race that sees  participants dress up in full costume for a run  through Portland’s urban parks and along its  waterfront areas along the Willamette river.

OCTOBER 26 - ZOMBIE  RUN

www.Thezombierun.com

Run as a human or a zombie in this untimed apocalyptic fun run at Blue Lake  Park in Gresham.