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Cascade Sotheby’s Art Walk Events in May Grow in Popularity

Thank you to all the friends, family and local support for our monthly Cascade Sotheby's International Realty (CSIR) Art Walk Events. These gatherings are a great way to showcase artwork by local talented artists while giving exposure to our broker team and advertising vendors. Portland Pearl District – May’s First Thursday at the CSIR Portland Pearl District office was a huge success! Host Stacy Butchart, one of CSIR’s dedicated and successful brokers, brought in...

categorized in About CSIR, Art, Bend, The Pearl, What to Do


Third Thursday Art Walk Lake Oswego

Vibrantly colored abstract oil paintings

Please join us Thursday, May 17th at our Lake Oswego Office (310 N State Street, Suite 102) from 4-7pm, to enjoy the Art of Suzanne Vaughn. Broker host for the evening will be Cortney Robinson, co-sponsor will be Academy Mortgage.   Complimentary wine and appetizers will be served. About Suzanne Vaughan Suzanne has always been a highly driven and passionate creative, showing an aptitude for the arts from a very young age. Growing up in New Zealand she absorbed and...

categorized in Art, Lake Oswego, What to Do


Historic Oregon Theaters Continue to Thrive

Revel in the glamour of three restored theaters that harken back to an era when gloves were worn for style over warmth. Liberty Theatre | Astoria 1920s decorative architectural glamour lives on in Astoria. The rehabilitation of Liberty Theatre, a former motion picture “palace” built during the golden age of the big screen, has brought hundreds of thousands of visitors and residents to downtown Astoria since reopening in 2005. Within the gilded walls, quality performing...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Oregon Coast, Portland, What to Do


First Thursday Art Walk in The Pearl

Nicole M. Curcio - Artwork: Paintings, Collage, Ceramics

Please join us Thursday, May 3rd at our Portland Pearl Office (1321 NW Hoyt St, Portland, OR) from 5-8pm where we will be featuring the artwork of Nicole M. Curcio. Our broker host for the evening will be Stacy Butchart, co-sponsor will be Academy Mortgage. Wine samples at light appetizers will be served. You can find more information at The Official site of Portland's Pearl District: Explore the Pearl. Nicole M Curcio Bio In both her paintings and ceramic works, Nicole...

categorized in Art, Portland, The Pearl, What to Do


First Friday Art Walk in Bend Oregon

FEATHERS, FUR AND FLOWERS with Vivian Olsen and Barbara Slater

Please join us Friday, June 1st at our Downtown Bend Showroom (821 NW Wall St, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy the artwork of Vivian Olsen and Barbara Slater. We are pleased to showcase her exceptional works at our downtown gallery office. Event sponsored by Cascade Sotheby's International Realty and your hosts for the evening, brokers Tim Collette and Wendy Tornow. Co-sponsor for the evening will be Home System Solutions who will be providing a home automation demo / raffle...

categorized in Art, Bend, Central Oregon, What to Do


Wines for a Cause: Heather Martin Helps Classic Wines Auction Raise Millions for Charity Every Year

heather martin classic wines

In her thirteen-year tenure at Classic Wines Auction, Heather Martin has helped Classic Wines reach $43 million in total fundraising, aiding an average of 82,000 children and families annually. Written by Megan Oliver Heather Martin's Plan B was to go back to practicing law, so she took—and passed—the Oregon bar exam. Just in case. What she really wanted to do was to work for a cause. The smattering of pro bono cases she had worked during her commercial litigation career...

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Portland, Southwest Washington, What to Do


Thanksgiving in Wine Country: 6 Wineries to Visit in the Willamette Valley

oregon wine country

You’ve got to start somewhere during Thanksgiving in Wine Country, so we asked Valley Wine Merchants to recommend six jumping off points for visitors looking for boutique experiences. Thanksgiving in Wine Country is an affair to remember, having become the region’s biggest tourism weekend of the year. Our cup overfloweth in this sea of fermentation, so we turned to Andrew Turner, owner of Valley Wine Merchants (VWM) in Newberg, to help us build a shortlist of wineries....

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, What to Do


Fun Winter Activities in Sunriver, Oregon

sunriver oregon winter

If you’re looking for a great place to vacation or relocate, Sunriver, Oregon is a wonderful place to consider. There is a great sense of community there and provides a lot of opportunities for some great activities for your family. From fishing and camping in the summer to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter, the outdoor lifestyle is right at your fingertips in this beautiful Central Oregon area. If you do happen to visit Sunriver this winter season, here...

categorized in Central Oregon, Sunriver, What to Do


Bend, Oregon Winter Activities and Events

Central Oregon Winter

With the recent snowfall in the mountains, you can start to feel the excitement for those anticipating the beautiful winter in Central Oregon. Visitors travel from all over to experience Bend during the winter season. Whether you are bundling up to ski in the mountains or are looking to try some seasonal, local brews, there is really something for everyone of any hobby or age here. Below are a handful of ideas for things to do in Bend to make your winter here memorable. Mount...

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, What to Do


New Wine Tasting Rooms in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

wine tasting room oregon

As Willamette Valley’s reputation continues to blossom, winery tasting rooms anchor the experience for visitors looking to connect with the source. Here are five of our favorite newly opened locations. Featured image: a beautiful wine tasting room from one of our featured Oregon vineyard listings - view more photos. Domaine Serene DAYTON Opened in May, The Clubhouse at Domaine Serene was designed to evoke an Old World “hilltop village.” The sprawling structure highlights...

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s Art Walk Events in May Grow in Popularity

Thank you to all the friends, family and local support for our monthly Cascade Sotheby's International Realty (CSIR) Art Walk Events. These gatherings are a great way to showcase artwork by local talented artists while giving exposure to our broker team and advertising vendors. Portland Pearl District – May’s First Thursday at the CSIR Portland Pearl District office was a huge success! Host Stacy Butchart, one of CSIR’s dedicated and successful brokers, brought in...

categorized in About CSIR, Art, Bend, The Pearl, What to Do


Third Thursday Art Walk Lake Oswego

Vibrantly colored abstract oil paintings

Please join us Thursday, May 17th at our Lake Oswego Office (310 N State Street, Suite 102) from 4-7pm, to enjoy the Art of Suzanne Vaughn. Broker host for the evening will be Cortney Robinson, co-sponsor will be Academy Mortgage.   Complimentary wine and appetizers will be served. About Suzanne Vaughan Suzanne has always been a highly driven and passionate creative, showing an aptitude for the arts from a very young age. Growing up in New Zealand she absorbed and...

categorized in Art, Lake Oswego, What to Do


Historic Oregon Theaters Continue to Thrive

Revel in the glamour of three restored theaters that harken back to an era when gloves were worn for style over warmth. Liberty Theatre | Astoria 1920s decorative architectural glamour lives on in Astoria. The rehabilitation of Liberty Theatre, a former motion picture “palace” built during the golden age of the big screen, has brought hundreds of thousands of visitors and residents to downtown Astoria since reopening in 2005. Within the gilded walls, quality performing...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Oregon Coast, Portland, What to Do


First Thursday Art Walk in The Pearl

Nicole M. Curcio - Artwork: Paintings, Collage, Ceramics

Please join us Thursday, May 3rd at our Portland Pearl Office (1321 NW Hoyt St, Portland, OR) from 5-8pm where we will be featuring the artwork of Nicole M. Curcio. Our broker host for the evening will be Stacy Butchart, co-sponsor will be Academy Mortgage. Wine samples at light appetizers will be served. You can find more information at The Official site of Portland's Pearl District: Explore the Pearl. Nicole M Curcio Bio In both her paintings and ceramic works, Nicole...

categorized in Art, Portland, The Pearl, What to Do


First Friday Art Walk in Bend Oregon

FEATHERS, FUR AND FLOWERS with Vivian Olsen and Barbara Slater

Please join us Friday, June 1st at our Downtown Bend Showroom (821 NW Wall St, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy the artwork of Vivian Olsen and Barbara Slater. We are pleased to showcase her exceptional works at our downtown gallery office. Event sponsored by Cascade Sotheby's International Realty and your hosts for the evening, brokers Tim Collette and Wendy Tornow. Co-sponsor for the evening will be Home System Solutions who will be providing a home automation demo / raffle...

categorized in Art, Bend, Central Oregon, What to Do


Wines for a Cause: Heather Martin Helps Classic Wines Auction Raise Millions for Charity Every Year

heather martin classic wines

In her thirteen-year tenure at Classic Wines Auction, Heather Martin has helped Classic Wines reach $43 million in total fundraising, aiding an average of 82,000 children and families annually. Written by Megan Oliver Heather Martin's Plan B was to go back to practicing law, so she took—and passed—the Oregon bar exam. Just in case. What she really wanted to do was to work for a cause. The smattering of pro bono cases she had worked during her commercial litigation career...

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Portland, Southwest Washington, What to Do


Thanksgiving in Wine Country: 6 Wineries to Visit in the Willamette Valley

oregon wine country

You’ve got to start somewhere during Thanksgiving in Wine Country, so we asked Valley Wine Merchants to recommend six jumping off points for visitors looking for boutique experiences. Thanksgiving in Wine Country is an affair to remember, having become the region’s biggest tourism weekend of the year. Our cup overfloweth in this sea of fermentation, so we turned to Andrew Turner, owner of Valley Wine Merchants (VWM) in Newberg, to help us build a shortlist of wineries....

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, What to Do


Fun Winter Activities in Sunriver, Oregon

sunriver oregon winter

If you’re looking for a great place to vacation or relocate, Sunriver, Oregon is a wonderful place to consider. There is a great sense of community there and provides a lot of opportunities for some great activities for your family. From fishing and camping in the summer to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter, the outdoor lifestyle is right at your fingertips in this beautiful Central Oregon area. If you do happen to visit Sunriver this winter season, here...

categorized in Central Oregon, Sunriver, What to Do


Bend, Oregon Winter Activities and Events

Central Oregon Winter

With the recent snowfall in the mountains, you can start to feel the excitement for those anticipating the beautiful winter in Central Oregon. Visitors travel from all over to experience Bend during the winter season. Whether you are bundling up to ski in the mountains or are looking to try some seasonal, local brews, there is really something for everyone of any hobby or age here. Below are a handful of ideas for things to do in Bend to make your winter here memorable. Mount...

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, What to Do


New Wine Tasting Rooms in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

wine tasting room oregon

As Willamette Valley’s reputation continues to blossom, winery tasting rooms anchor the experience for visitors looking to connect with the source. Here are five of our favorite newly opened locations. Featured image: a beautiful wine tasting room from one of our featured Oregon vineyard listings - view more photos. Domaine Serene DAYTON Opened in May, The Clubhouse at Domaine Serene was designed to evoke an Old World “hilltop village.” The sprawling structure highlights...

categorized in Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, What to Do


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