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Shokunin: Five Kyoto Artisans Look to the Future

Portland Japanese Garden Presents Shokunin: Five Kyoto Artisans Look to the Future | Featuring Traditional Ceramics, Woodworking, Bamboo Basketry & More!

May 12 – July 8 @ Portland Japanese Garden – The word shokunin means “artisan,” a word that signifies a person who has achieved a high level of accomplishment and a deep commitment to carry on the legacy of a traditional craft. A shokunin who works in the 21st century is an artisan whose work […]

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Win Tickets: 2018 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival @ Oaks Park | Live Entertainment, Beer, Wine, Nordic Cuisine, Lawn Games, Local Makers & More!

June 9 @ Oaks Park – Scandinavians in traditional dress will greet our thousands of visitors. Food and crafts are available all day from local Nordic clubs, vendors, and artists. Two stages of entertainment and a beer garden promise continuous entertainment with live music and dancing, all with a Nordic flair. Awards and honors, including […]

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MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,600): Multnomah County Fair, Oyster Bus, Cannabis Specials, Sangria Party, Fireworks & More! | May 24-28, 2018

Hello, Portland! Memorial Day is here and we’re ready for lots of sunshine! All aboard Portland’s Oyster bus departing Saturday to Chelsea Farms. Stock up on your summer supply at Pure Green’s Memorial Day sale. And try all the wines at Hip Chicks Do Wine.+ Portland Sangria is hosting a FREE party!

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Beloved 2018

Cultivate Your Soul @ Beloved Festival | Gathering Builds Community with Powerful Sounds, Movement, and Conversations

August 10-13 @ Tidewater Falls – Forests think in decades, not hours. Beloved Festival, the annual gathering uniting eclectic music and ecstatic experience, thinks similarly, building community and building soil in the middle of the boreal rainforests of Oregon. Every year, the festival seeks out artists and movement teachers from around the world whose work […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300): Kenton Street Fair, UFO Fest, Red Dress Party, Oregon Tradeswomen Career Fair & More! | May 17-20, 2018

Hello, Portland! We’re ready for another warm weekend in the Rose City! This weekend’s events are out of this world with UFO Festival! Get some cute jewelry at Temple Tantrum Pop Up or Kenton Street Fair! NBC Nightly News will be at Sunday’s Rose City Rollers Benefit. Or how about an escape with Portland Escape […]

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2018 Camas Plant & Garden Fair | Portland Mother’s Day Weekend, Gift Ideas for Mom, High Quality Plants, Trees, Starts & More!

May 12 in Camas – The 21st annual Camas Plant & Garden Fair will return to the beautiful tree-lined streets of historic Downtown Camas on Saturday, May 12th from 9am-4pm bringing thousands of visitors to town to explore the offerings of local nurseries, growers, and garden artists.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,550): Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby, Walk/Run for the Animals, Great Inflatable Race & More! | May 3-6, 2018

Hello, Portland! Cinco de Mayo is Saturday and we’ve got lots of great parties. drink specials, Food Specials music & more! Get dressed up and watch the Kentucky Derby at several watch parties. Feel like a kid again at Great Inflatable Race or get active with your pup at Southwest Humane Society’s Walk/Run for the […]

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Shokunin: Five Kyoto Artisans Look to the Future

Portland Japanese Garden Presents Shokunin: Five Kyoto Artisans Look to the Future | Featuring Traditional Ceramics, Woodworking, Bamboo Basketry & More!

May 12 – July 8 @ Portland Japanese Garden – The word shokunin means “artisan,” a word that signifies a person who has achieved a high level of accomplishment and a deep commitment to carry on the legacy of a traditional craft. A shokunin who works in the 21st century is an artisan whose work […]

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What: 82ND AVENUE OF ROSES PARADE

2018 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade & Carnival | Free, Entertainment, Music, Vendors, Cruise-In

After a year off, the 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade is back! Festivities start at 9:30 am on April 28 at Eastport Plaza! ​Carnival Days will will also take place from 10am to 3pm featuring pony rides, carnival rides, live music, clowns, face painting, food, and other fun, family friendly activities.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400): Soul’d Out Music Festival, 420 Events, Parties & Celebrations, Gorge Artists Tour, Blazers, Earth Day Opportunities & More! | April 19-22, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and we’ll be celebrating 420 all weekend long! See dozens of great artists at Soul’d Out Music Festival and Hip Chicks Do Wine is pairing wine & cheese. Drag Queen Brunch is at Night Light Lounge & Oregon Trail Rally car race is at PIR Friday. And this weekend […]

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2018 Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour | FREE, Visit 40+ Art Studios in the Columbia River Gorge

April 20-22 in Columbia River Gorge – Explore ART in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge during the 12th annual Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour. Forty-one juried artists will open their studios to the public for this three-day tour from April 20-22, featuring the highest quality work available from the region in a variety of mediums […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Blazers Playoffs, Video Dance Attack Anniversary, Portland Cider House Party, Hannibal Buress & More! | April 12-15, 2018

Hello, Portland! It’s Thursday and that’s All Day Happy Hour at Bar Vivant. Learn valuable knowledge for FREE at these Sustainable Gardening Workshops. Video Dance Attack celebrates 13 years this weekend and Portland Cider House celebrates 3 years!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050): Celebration of Syrah, La Belle, Swap Meet, Thanksgiving Play, Whoopee! & More! | April 5-8, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and Celebration of Syrah is at Edgefield. Find answers at Answer2Cancer, and Quarterworld is celebrating 2 years. Blueprint Choral Ensemble is hosting two free concerts and Thanksgiving Play continues. La Belle opens Friday, and shop miles of goods at Portland International Raceway Auto Swap Meet.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000): Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, Tequila & Tacos Festival, Bunny Bar Hop, March Madness & More! | March 22-25, 2018

Hello, Portland! Spring is here! Soak up all the colors at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival’s opening weekend. Grab your buddy ears for downtown Portland’s Bunny Bar Hop and March Madness continues. This is your last chance to see Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap and don’t miss Jurassic Park w/ the Oregon Symphony!

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Donavon Frankenreiter

Win Tickets ($60): Donavon Frankenreiter @ Aladdin Theater | Soft Rock, Surf Rock, w/ John Craigie

March 10 @ Aladdin Theater – Donavon Frankenreiter’s new album, “The Heart,” officially marks the start of the singer-songwriter’s second decade as a solo recording artist. It’s been over ten years since the release of his self-titled debut, and in that time he has grown, not only as a musician, but also as a man. […]

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INK & DRINK

Portland’s February Ink & Drink @ Dig A Pony | A Gathering for Sketchy People, Featuring 8-10 Local Artists, Benefit for AGE

Join Dig A Pony once again on Wednesday, February 28th for Ink & Drink! This month’s event will be to benefit AGE! Advance Gender Equity in the Arts (AGE) is a social justice organization that serves as a catalyst for advancing intersectional gender equity in the arts.

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50+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Home & Garden Show, Brewstillery Festival, Brunch Festival, Mystery Theater, Musicals & More! | February 22-25, 2018

Hello, Portland! Warm up this weekend w/ Agatha Christie’s Immersive Murder Mystery The Mousetrap. Brewstillery Festival is back pairing beers & spirits and try your best against the best of Portland’s trivia talent at Clash of the Trivia Titans Trivia Tournament.

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Chinese New Year—Year of the Dog

2018 Chinese New Year—Year of the Dog @ Lan Su Chinese Garden | Lion Dances, Cultural Performances, Martial Arts, Calligraphy, Crafts & More

February 16-March 4 @ Lan Su Chinese New Year – Learn more about Chinese New Year, the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals during Lan Su’s two-week celebration featuring lion dances, cultural performances, martial arts, calligraphy, family-friendly craft activities and much more! The celebration kicks off Friday, February 16 with “Rolling in the […]

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50+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): International Cat Show, First Taste Oregon, 80s Weekend, NW Coffee Beer Invitational & More! | January 25-28, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and we’re starting to see signs of spring! Fancy Cats are back w/ International Cat Show. And dance all weekend w/ 80s Weekend at Crystal Ballroom. Meet the brewers and stock up on smoked ribs at Brew Hog. And Saturday is your last chance for a while to dance […]

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50+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Frogz, ZooLights, Rufus Wainwright, Storytelling, Cider, Pizza & More! | January 4-8, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Escape in the new year w/ Escapism Portland’s Alien Zoo. This weekend is your last chance to see Frogz, and Shane Torres headlines Helium. Learn hidden secrets of the city w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!

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80+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,050+): SantaCon, Christmas @ The Old Church, 80s Holiday Party, FestiBus & Peacock Lane, Christmas Revels, Geek The Halls & More! | December 14-17, 2017

Happy Holidays, Portland! The weekend is back and Peacock Lane lights up nightly starting Friday. Find last minute gifts at Festival of the Last Minute. Catch Brunch w/ Santa! Portland Saturday Market’s Spirits Fest is on Saturday & Sunday. Dance to all the old hits at 80s Video Dance Attack Holiday Party. Get the perfect […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,300+): Miracle of a Million Lights, Shopping, Markets, Bazaars, Christmas Ships, Cocktail Wonderland & More! | December 7-10, 2017

Hello, Portland, the weekend is back and Christmas Ships have returned to the city’s rivers. Shop the city’s premier makers at Portland Bazaar. Treat yourself w/ Cocktail Wonderland and Bubbly Spectacular. The Miracle of a Million Lights runs December 9-23. And New Year’s Eve is coming – get your tickets soon!

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2017 Portland Bazaar @ North Warehouse | Featuring 50 of the City’s Premiere Makers, Meet the Makers Party + Happy Hour

December 8-10 @ The North Warehouse – The Portland Bazaar is Portland, Oregon’s most highly curated holiday fair and celebration of the exceptional handmade goods and foodstuffs being produced by Portland’s creative maker community.

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): Christmas in the Garden, Holiday Gift Markets, Wassail Holiday Party, Gift Ideas & More! | November 30- December 3, 2017

Hello, Portland, the weekend is back and the holidays are in full swing! Get your holiday gifts at lots of local holiday markets. The Santas are gathering in North Portland on Saturday or grab a photo with Santa at Paddy’s. Portland Cider celebrates the season w/ Wassail Holiday Party.

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2017 Holiday / Christmas Give Good Gift Holiday Pop Up @ Union/Pine | Featuring 20+ of Portland’s Favorite Stores, Designers & Artisans, Photos w/ Santa & More!

December 1-2 @ Union/Pine – Holiday season is nearing in all its gift-giving glory, and along with it comes the annual go-to pop up, Give Good Gift. Join over 20 of Portland’s favorite stores, designers, and artisans for this year’s two day affair, Friday December 1st from 5pm to 9pm & Saturday December 2nd from […]

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Pop-up Holiday Market at Zoiglhaus Brewing Company

2017 Portland Holiday Market Pop Up @ Zoiglhaus Brewing Company | Christmas Gift Ideas, Local Vendors, Textiles, Jewelry, Baked Goods & More!

December 2 @ Zoiglhaus Brewing Company – Kick off the holiday season with Pop-up Holiday Market at Zoiglhaus Brewing Company! On Saturday, December 2nd from 11am-8pm the south side of the brewery will transform into a market featuring goods crafted by local Portland Artisans.

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70+ Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): Tree Lighting, Black Friday, Cinnamon Bear, Wine Tasting, Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas & More! | November 22-26, 2017

Hello, Portland, Thanksgiving Weekend is here! Portland’s Holiday Tree lights up Friday. Pittock Mansion is all prettied up for the holidays and now you can see wine country without the drive! Grab some holiday gifts at Small Business Saturday, sail to Maybeland w/ Cinnamon Bear or smash some cupcakes at La Fete du Macaron.

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