I attended the North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival last Saturday. The day was perfect. The food was absolutely delicious. There were vendors of garlic, garlic spice blends, garlic sauces, pickled garlics, garlic mustards, etc. You could sample most of the packaged products. I picked up some killer garlic dill deli mustard from Monastery Mustards of Mt. Angel and some jalepeno garlic sauce from a place up in Washington. I indulged in garlic sesame chicken, garlic green beans, garlic mashed potatoes & roasted corn with garlic butter. The coup de gras was the garlic ice cream! It was fantastic!!!
There was lots of live music to entertain you as you dined on your chosen garlic fare. They had a beer garden, an market of local artisans & misc vendors (sort of like Saturday Market), and a kids' play area.
With the Air Show going on in Hillsboro, we were occasionally treated to a fly over by some awesome aircraft, too.
I'm sure the Garlic Festival in Gilroy, CA is huge compared to this one, but it was an enjoyable & satiating way to spend a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Oregon.
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I certainly have heard of it, since I live in Hillsboro and it's just a couple miles north of here. We have never gone, but I've thought it would be fun to see what's going on there. Let me talk about it with my DH and get back to you.
Kathy from Oregon
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I work fridays and saturdays and am at church on sundays so nope could not go. I have to put in a day off request for anything that goes on on the weekends almost a month ahead of time so they can get a sub for my shift. I am a caregiver so they have to have a replacement for me to take a day off.
My name is Teresa. I live in Oregon
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"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own" 1 Cor. 6:19
Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is in their shame. Their mind is on earthly things. Phil 3:19
Prov 23:2 put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony.
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