Bamboo Weekend – July 29-30, 2017

Ned’s Bash

A fundraiser for the Ned Jaquith Foundation a 501(c)(3) organization supporting bamboo research.

Saturday, July 29 – Bamboo Garden

18900 NW Collins Road
North Plains, OR 97133

Starting around 10am and continuing until dawn.

Potluck/Barbeque/Crafts/Silent Auction/Live Auction/Fun Activities for kids/workshops/campout in your favorite bamboo grove (optional)/singing around the campfire.

RSVP: Bamboo Garden, 503-647-2700,

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Portland Bamboo Festival

Sunday, July 30 – Hoyt Arboretum

4000 SW Fairview Boulevard
Portland, OR 97221

10am – 3pm

Bamboo vendors, live plants and crafts for sale, continuous fan-making workshop for children, ending with a live bamboo auction with our dynamic auctioneer, Ian Connor.

Jessica Zalapa Murillo

Bambas Bicicletas con Bambu – Bambues y Forestales de Mexico – Will be the featured speaker at Ned’s Bask and the Portland Bamboo Festival. Jessica and her group are recipients of a Ned Jaquith Foundation grant bringing home-made bamboo bike to the inner city as inexpensive sustainable transportation. Why Bamboo? Because it’s strong, beautiful and it’s there!

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