Here are nine pictures that might inspire you to grab a rain jacket, a bottle of water, and some snacks, and hit the road to Silver Falls State Park.
If you have never been there, please please, you must go. It’s spectaularly gorgeous this time of year.
Holy wow, this was so much fun! The entire parade was UFO and alien themed. Spectators were even dressed for the occasion. We loved it so much that we decided to make this an annual tradition. Next year, however, we’re dressing more appropriately (as aliens) and bringing the dog in his sassy blue alien costume.
After hearing people rave about dumpling week, I wanted in, so when Facebook suggested I might be interested I agreed.