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2015 National Model Train Show @ Portland Expo Center | The Big One, Hundreds of Displays, Vendors, LEGO MiniLand, Demos & More!

August 28-30 @ Portland Expo – It’s coming down the tracks! The National Model Train Show and Convention is coming to Portland. This is the big one with huge displays, hundreds of vendors, accessories and of course plenty of model trains for sale. The National Model Train Show invites vendors and displays from all over […]

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Jade Night Market

2015 Portland Jade Night Market | Authentic International Cuisine, Beer Garden, Farmers Market, Entertainment & More!

August 15 & 22 @ Portland Community College – The Jade International Night Market will feature 80 vendors representing the diverse culture of the Jade District, including food, retail and non-profit booths. Some local restaurants that will be participating as vendors are Ocean City Seafood Restaurant, Abuela Chona, and Thai Fresh to name a few.

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Lewis and Clark Cruises

2015 Scenic History Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Follow in Lewis & Clark’s Footprints, Willamette & Columbia, Includes Breakfast & Lunch

Thursdays on Portland Spirit – Experience the Northwest history of two of America’s greatest explorers. Local historians provide a fascinating historical narrative as you cruise the Willamette & Columbia rivers and through the Multnomah Channel to follow in their very paddle strokes.

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Dinner Detective

Solve the Mystery of Whodunnit w/ The Dinner Detective! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

August 8 & 22 @ Crown Plaza Hotel – The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, […]

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Portland Expo Drive in Movie

The PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! @ Portland Expo | Two Weekends of Automobiles and the Silver Screen!

August 13-15, 20-22 @ Portland Expo – The PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! allows families and friends to enjoy watching clear digital projection from inside the comfort of their own car or outside in lawn chairs. In place of the rustic speaker box, sound will be accessible via car radio through a special FM frequency, in […]

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Bar Vivant hosts Flamenco Fridays w/Tablao de Rosas! | Lively Patio Performances, Live Flamenco Guitar, Singing, Dance, Tapas & Drinks, Outdoor Sherry Bar

Fridays in August – Fridays in August join Tablao de Rosas for lively flamenco performances on the patio at Bar Vivant. Enjoy Bar Vivant’s delicious tapas and drinks paired with live flamenco guitar, singing, and dance. Seating on a first come first served basis. Find something perfect at the outdoor Sherry Bar with over a […]

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Jenny Lewis + Springtime Carnivore @ Crystal Ballroom

Win Tickets ($50): Jenny Lewis + Springtime Carnivore @ Crystal Ballroom | Indie, Folk, Soul

August 16 @ Crystal Ballroom – Jenny Lewis released her new album, The Voyager, in July of 2014. The Los Angeles artist’s first solo LP since 2008’s Acid Tongue, The Voyager is Lewis’s most deeply personal, and her most musically robust. Featuring production work from Ryan Adams, Beck, as well as Lewis and her longtime […]

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A-WOL Dance Collective presents ART in the DARK:  "Drop of a Hat”

Win Tickets ($24): A-WOL Dance Collective presents 2015 ART in the DARK: “Drop of a Hat” @ Mary S Young Park | Outdoor Aerial Magic in the Trees, Old-World Style Circus Entertainment

August 7-8, 14-15 @ Mary S Young Park – A-WOL invites you to enjoy this summer’s signature aerial event, “Art in the Dark,” bringing back a favorite show from 2012 – DROP OF A HAT! Come and run away with our quirky collection old-world style circus entertainment- featuring a delightful array of characters that includes […]

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Bite of Oregon

Huge Culinary Festival Bite Of Oregon is This Weekend @ Portland’s Waterfront Park | Competitions, Drinks, Samples, 30+ Bands & More

August 7-9 @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park – The Bite of Oregon will celebrate its 32nd anniversary August 7‐9, 2015 at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park. During the three‐day weekend event, Oregon’s top chefs, best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries, along with celebrity chef demonstrations and challenges, live entertainment and children’s activities, will join forces […]

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The Color Run

Portland 2015 Color Run | Shine Tour, Happiest 5K on the Planet, Thousands of Runners

September 12 @ Portland International Raceway – Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants, or “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. With only two rules, the idea is […]

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PIE HARD

Win Tickets ($44): Pie Hard @ Ecliptic Brewing | Sample Some of Portland’s Hottest Artisan Pizza and Fruit Pie Chefs, Vote, Live Music, Beer

August 4 @ Elcliptic Brewing – Join Willamette Week for PIE HARD, presented by Provvista Specialty Foods. Sample from some of Portland’s hottest artisan pizza and fruit pie chefs and vote for your favorite in each category. Enjoy live music by Rio Grands, beer by Ecliptic Brewing, and ice cream by Ruby Jewel. Pizza ingredients […]

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portland-events

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Cruises, Shakespeare, Farm Dinners, Outdoor Music & More! | July 30-August 2, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is here! There’s plenty of ways to beat the heat. Floater is at Crystal Ballroom, and  Grammy Winners Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell are at the Zoo this weekend. Today is Last Thursday on Alberta. Stay cool at Ball Gowns to Bloomers, Adobe Photo Jam  or Ripley’s Believe it or Not. Or […]

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Jason Isbell @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Win Tickets ($55): Jason Isbell @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | w/ Damien Jurado, Rock

August 7 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – To fans and the music press, the personal story surrounding Isbell’s last, breakthrough album, Southeastern, is widely known and easily reprised. A troubled young troubadour, newly married, stepped away from the darkness of addiction into a new, uncertain life of clarity and commitment, reflecting ruefully on his […]

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EmmyLou & Rodney Crowell

Win Tickets ($79): Grammy Winners Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Folk, Country, Rock

July 31 @ Oregon Zoo – A 13-time Grammy winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, Emmylou Harris’ contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums and has lent her talents to countless fellow artists’ recordings. In recognition of her remarkable career, Harris was inducted into the Country […]

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2017 Portland Last Thursday On Alberta Info: Street Closures, Parking, Vendors, Noise, Bathrooms, Etc

2015 Portland Last Thursday On Alberta Info: Street Closures, Parking, Vendors, Noise, Bathrooms, Etc

Last Thursday is back for 2015! Alberta Street between 15th and 30th Avenues will be closed for Last Thursday at 6 p.m. and reopen at 9:30 p.m. There will be many art openings, live music and plenty of fun to be had!

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Lewis and Clark Cruises

2015 Scenic Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Lewis & Clark Cruise, History, Willamette & Columbia, Includes Breakfast & Lunch

Thursdays on Portland Spirit – Experience the Northwest history of two of America’s greatest explorers. Local historians provide a fascinating historical narrative as you cruise the Willamette & Columbia rivers and through the Multnomah Channel to follow in their very paddle strokes.

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Once Upon A mattress

Win Tickets ($20): Once Upon a Mattress @ ACMA Summer Theatre | Hit Broadway Musical Comedy

July 3-August 1 @ ACMA’s Visual & Performting Arts Center – ACMA Summer Theatre presents the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, a farcical twist on the tale of “The Princess and The Pea,” which offers a better-than-usual answer to the question of what makes a “true” princess. (Hint: a true princess gets muddy, stands […]

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Sunsets in the Garden @ Oregon Garden

Win Tickets ($66): Sunsets in the Garden @ Oregon Garden Resort | Complimentary Beer & Wine Tastings, Live Music, Sensory Garden

August 5 @ Oregon Garden Resort – The Oregon Garden has announced the return of its popular Sunsets in the Garden presented by Columbia Bank, an after-hours event that takes place on Wednesday evenings from August 5 to September 9. Sunsets in the Garden features complimentary tastings from local wineries and breweries, live music, tram […]

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2015 Portland Fremont Fest | Live Music Stages, Vintage Cars, Marching Band, Parade, Locally Made Products & More!

August 1 @ NE Fremont – Join us for the 29th annual Fremont Fest! The day opens with the lively Kid’s Bike & Pet Parade at 10 am led by a Portland fire truck and a marching band; followed by vintage cars. Children should gather for the parade at the parking lot of Beaumont Middle […]

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Bite of Oregon

2015 Bite Of Oregon @ Waterfront Park | Oregon’s Largest Culinary Event, Competitions, Drinks, Samples, 30+ Bands & More

August 7-9 @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park – The Bite of Oregon will celebrate its 32nd anniversary August 7‐9, 2015 at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park. During the three‐day weekend event, Oregon’s top chefs, best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries, along with celebrity chef demonstrations and challenges, live entertainment and children’s activities, will join forces […]

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portland-events

Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,000): Oregon Brewers Festival, Cannabis, The Big Float & More! | July 23, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and so has the Oregon Brewers Festival! Find amazing treasures at Plucky Maidens Junk Fest & Renegade Craft Fair. Judge for yourself the most beautiful chicken at Lents Street Fair. + The Big Float will brings thousands of floaters to the Willamette on Sunday! FREE TICKETS: We give out […]

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Photo Jam

Portland 2015 Adobe Photo Jam @ Left Bank Annex | Free 2-Part Photo Experience, Celebration of Creativity and Photography

July 30 @ LeftBank Annex – As part of a unique, two-part (creation and presentation) photography event, photographers compete against each other. Fifteen to twenty selected photographers are notified of the photo assignment in the morning, they go out and shoot it however they envision it and then come in that evening to post process […]

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Dinner Detective

Can You Solve the Mystery w/ The Dinner Detective?! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

August 8 & 22 @ Crown Plaza Hotel – The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, […]

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Flamenco Fridays w/Tablao de Rosas @ Bar Vivant | Lively Patio Performances, Live Flamenco Guitar, Singing, Dance, Tapas & Drinks, Outdoor Sherry Bar

Fridays in August – Fridays in August join Tablao de Rosas for lively flamenco performances on the patio at Bar Vivant. Enjoy Bar Vivant’s delicious tapas and drinks paired with live flamenco guitar, singing, and dance. Seating on a first come first served basis. Find something perfect at the outdoor Sherry Bar with over a […]

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Portland Mondo Croquet & Mad Hatter Picnic

2015 Portland Mondo Croquet & Mad Hatter Picnic Pictures, Q&A, Instructions, & Info | Bowling Balls & Sledgehammers

Portland’s keeping it unusual this Sunday with the Annual Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic. Players dress in traditional British Lawn Whites, or out of Alice in Wonderland, and use sledgehammers and bowling balls to play “American-Style Croquet”. It is free to play, and they have bowling balls to loan if you do […]

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Floater

Win Tickets ($44): Floater @ Crystal Ballroom | Rock, Alternative Rock, w/ Cambrian Explosion

July 31 @ Crystal Ballroom – Portland-by-way-of-Eugene, Oregon trio Floater deliver their best album to date with “Wake,” their eighth studio album. Writing more sophisticated, well-crafted songs with each release, “Wake” (Typhon Records) delivers a twelve-track collection of melodic, pop-laden psychedelic guitar-rock decked out in chunky guitar riffs, primal drumming, and soaring vocals.

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Plucky Maidens Junk Fest

Plucky Maidens 2015 Summer Junk Fest! is This Friday @ Oaks Amusement Park! | Top 10 Best Markets in the US, 75+ Vendors, Music By The Student Loan

July 24 @ Oaks Amusement Park – Join us for Portland’s ONLY home grown & nationally recognized vintage show! We’ll be junking under the trees on the banks of the Willamette River in fabulous Portland, Oregon.

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Beloved Festival 2014

2015 Beloved Festival Announces Lineup | Open-Air Sacred Art & Music Festival in Tidewater Falls, 30+ Musicians and Bands, Saunas & More!

August 7-10 @ Tidewater Falls – Set against the deep verdant backdrop of the coastal Oregon forest, Beloved Festival is a single-stage gathering and cultural movement that is reshaping the West Coast festival experience. Since it’s inception in 2008, the 4-day festival has expanded the caliber of its production, scope of its education, and renown […]

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