Looking for something cheap to do this weekend? Why not learn how to live better with the Better Living Home Garden & Lifestyle Showin Portland? For just the cost of parking (or public transportation), you can enjoy an entire weekend of browsing sustainable home and garden products, eco-fashion, green technologies and gadgets. Learn about the latest electric vehicles, going vegan and reducing your energy costs. If it will make your life better, you will find it at the Expo Center this weekend.
Aside from free admission and awesome information and demonstrations, you’ll also find food and entertainment and free WiFi! The show is great for the whole family, so bring everyone along. There is a special Planet Kids activity schedule, so even the little ones can be involved through hands-on activities, Radio Disney sponsored arts and crafts, author readings and more.
Soak up some better living knowledge through cooking demos, fashion shows, short films and live presentations with names like “Vegucated”. Visit the different show “features” for information on everything under the sun:
•Energy Trust’s Good Energy Pavilion
•NW Natural The Blue Home
•PGE’s Electric Avenue
•Wellness Pavilion sponsored by Natural Awakenings PDX and The Portland Clinic
•Recycling Plaza hosted by Schnitzer Steel
•Alpha Broadcasting Neighborhood
•Sustainable Flower Show
With seminars on solar energy, healthy eating, dressing eco-friendly and fashionable, dining out, becoming a successful green business, gardening and so much more, you are bound to be inspired to live a better, healthier and green life, and maybe save money while doing it! You may want to go back another day to learn more, and with free admission, it’s so much easier to do.
For more information:
Portland Expo Center
March 23-25: Friday: noon – 9pm, Saturday: 11am – 9pm, Sunday: 11am – 5pm
2060 North Marine Drive, Portland, OR 97217