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2015 Walk/Run for the Animals @ Vancouver's Ester Short Park

Win Tickets ($90): Walk / Run For the Animals @ Esther Short Park | Dog-friendly Chip Timed 5K, Beer Garden, Music by Cat Rapper iAmMoshow, Benefit for Humane Society, 40+ Vendors

May 6 @ Esther Short Park – The Humane Society for Southwest Washington’s 26th Annual Walk/Run for the Animals will feature 1,200 walkers, 400 runners and 800 dogs. That’s a lot of dogs in one place.

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Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon

2017 Portland Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run! | New Faster & Flatter Routes, Food, Beer, Mariachi Music & More!

May 7 @ OMSI – Check out the all new Cinco de Mayo run! We are celebrating 15 years with an all new party, new start and finish and new courses. We will now start and finish on the east side, in the East Side Industrial Area at OMSI.

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handmade instruments

2017 NW Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit @ Marylhurst University | 80+ Artisans, Demos, Performances, Guitars, Bowed & Stringed Instruments, Mandolins & More!

On April 29 and 30, 2017, more than 80 artisans from across the Pacific Northwest will gather at Marylhurst University to display all types of guitars, bowed and stringed instruments, mandolins, banjos, ukes, percussion and ancient instruments.

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Junk Refunk

2017 Junk Refunk Creative Market @ Clackamas County Event Center | Portland Mother’s Day Weekend, Demos, Upcycled Products, Workshops & more!

May 13-14 @ Clackamas County Event Center – The Junk Refunk® Creative Market was inspired by Annie Sloan’s presence at the Handmade Fair UK in which Cheryl and her husband Nigel visited 2015. With the success of Junk Refunk® 2015 and 2016 Street Market, this is one of the most innovative and hands-on events for […]

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Embrace

2017 Embrace Festival @ Portland Art Museum | Presentations by 30+ Leaders, Teachers, Authors, Theologians, Activists & More!

May 4-6 @ Portland Art Museum – This May, people from all over the world will gather in Portland, Oregon to share knowledge and wisdom, learn from each other, celebrate, be inspired, and find the tools needed to create and enliven local movements within our communities. Together we will explore sacred oneness, Christ consciousness, Buddha […]

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Portland to Astoria

Portland Spirit 2017 Cruise to Oregon’s Coastal Gem of Astoria | Cruise 60 Miles Along the Willamette & Columbia River Retracing Lewis & Clark

May 10 @ Portland Spirit Caruthers Landing Dock – The broad waters of the Columbia River will carry you from Portland’s vibrant harbor through the forest covered coast range on an adventure filled day re-tracing the route of Lewis & Clark, the famed American explorers. Ocean freighters and tugboats share our route to Astoria, a […]

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Escapism Portland

See If You Can Make It Out In 1 Hour w/ Escapism Portland! | Unravel the Mysteries to Escape The Ritual Room!

You and a small group of like minded citizens have been chosen as possible candidates to join our Secret Society. However, you must prove you are worthy before being admitted to the inner sanctum. Solve our secrets, and your world will open to luxuries of power and influence beyond your imagination.

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portland-events

MANY Portland 420 Weekend Events & Giveaways ($350+): Soul’d Out Music Festival, Pizza Week, Earth Day, Blazers, Comedy & More! | April 20-23, 2017

Hello, Portland! 420 is here and we’ve got dinners, music, concerts & more! There’s still time to enter The Daily Leaf’s Giveaway. Soul’d Out Music Festival continues through the weekend. Earth Day is Saturday. Game 3 Blazers vs Warriors is Saturday.

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Hosokawa Morihiro_Photograph by Yoshihiro Saito

Portland Japanese Garden presents Hosokawa Morihiro: The Art of Life, A Rebirth in Clay | 18th Generation Samurai Decedent, Pottery, Sculpture, Calligraphy

Available Through May 21 @ Portland Japanese Garden Pavilion Gallery – Portland Japanese Garden is honored to present a glimpse into the creative life and work of former Prime Minister Hosokawa Morihiro. As the 18th generation head of the Hosokawa clan of samurai, Hosokawa left a career in politics behind and retired at the age […]

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The Great Inflatable Race

2017 The Great Inflatable Race @ Portland International Raceway | Feel Like a Kid Again w/ 8-10 Massive Inflatables, Coupon / Promo Code

May 6 @ Portland International Raceway – The Great Inflatable Race is coming to Portland on May 6th, 2017 at the Portland International Raceway for it’s second year in a row! The Great Inflatable Race is the first and original all inflatable obstacle fun run that uses giant inflatables spread throughout the running course.

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EarthDay Saturday  Market

Celebrate 2017 Arbor + Earth Day @ Portland Saturday Market | Free Bald Cypress Sapling, Kids Activities & More!

April 23 @ Portland Saturday Market – Join Portland Saturday Market on Sunday 4/23 and help us celebrate Arbor + Earth Day. In honor of Arbor Day the first 100 people to visit the info booth will receive a free Bald Cypress sapling. Bonus: recycle the tube into a bird feeder.

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Egg Hunts, Brunch, Soul’d Out Festival, SCRUMptious, Spring Beer & Wine Festival, Blazers & More! | April 13-16, 2017

Hello, Portland! Easter weekend is here! Hunt for eggs & treats and mystery or tour the city’s naughty past. Blazers are in the playoffs! Stock up on beautiful plants at Hortlandia Plant and Art Sale. Chefs battle for your vote at SCRUMptious and Soul’d Out Music Festival starts next week.

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Easter hatters eggstravaganza

2017 Easter Portland The Hatter’s Eggstravaganza @ The Aerie at Eagle Landing | 20,000+ Eggs, Hunt, Food Trucks, Rojo the Llama, Napoleon the Alpaca, Miss Oregon & More!

April 15 @ The Aerie at Eagle Landing – The Hatter’s Eggstravaganza is April 15th from 9AM – 1PM at The Aerie at Eagle Landing. Attendees are asked to park at the New Hope Church and complimentary bus service will be provided to the venue starting at 8:30AM.

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Weekend Tea @ Pix Patisserie

Celebrate 2017 Portland Easter w/ Sunday Tea @ Pix Pâtisserie | Surprise Eggs, Easter Treats, Pix Peeps, Chocolates & More!

April 16 @ Pix Patisserie – A formal (but fun!) tea service with seatings at 2PM and 3:30PM. The $34 menu includes a pot of tea from Townshend’s Tea House and a selection of 14 sweet and savory bite sized treats – think French macarons and mini éclairs, quail eggs in prosciutto and salmon tea […]

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Choir! Choir! Choir!

Win Tickets ($40): Choir! Choir! Choir! @ Aladdin Theater | The Audience is the Choir, Pushing Music’s Boundaries

April 14 @ Aladdin Theater – Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Toronto-based singing group led by creative directors Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman. The duo takes a non-traditional approach; there are no auditions, and the audience is the choir. Just show up and they’ll teach you an original arrangement to a song you love. Founded […]

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Hortlandia2017

2017 Hortlandia Plant and Art Sale @ Portland Expo Center | Easter Weekend, Free, Browse an Outstanding Selection, 80+ Nurseries

April 15-16 @ Portland Expo Center – Welcome to Hortlandia! One of the largest plant and garden art sales in the Pacific Northwest. The Hardy Plant Society of Oregon has created one perfect word to capture all the wonders available to gardeners attending this annual, signature event. Whether you seek the rare and unusual or […]

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"Love and Fire

Win Tickets ($30+): Oregon Repertory Singers Presents Love and Fire @ First United Methodist Church | Featuring American and Spanish Composers, Renaissance to Present Day

April 22-23 @ First United Methodist Church – In the final concert of their 43rd season this April, Oregon Repertory Singers will perform some of the greatest choral music from American and Spanish composers. Love and Fire will feature works from the Renaissance to the present day, previewing the program ORS takes on tour to […]

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Portland Spirit Easter

Cruise Portland’s Lovely Rivers for 2017 Easter Sunday Brunch on Portland Spirit | Buffet, Beautiful Views, Family Friendly, Live Entertainment

April 16 @ Portland Spirit – Gather your friends and family for an Easter celebration to remember. Hop onboard the Portland Spirit for a two-hour Easter Brunch cruise featuring an elaborate brunch buffet, ever-changing views and excellent service.

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eastereggs

2017 Portland, Oregon, Easter Egg Hunts, Brunches & Family Activities | Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard, Tualatin, Lake Oswego & More!

Easter is on Sunday and the sun should return in time for the Easter Bunny’s visit! Here’s our large list of local Portland-metro eggs hunts, brunches & activities, as well as events SW Washington, Columbia Gorge, and Willamette Valley!

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portland-events

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Bridge to Brews, Grand Tasting, Japanese Garden, Blind Cafe, Aries Spears & More! | April 6-9, 2017

Hello, Portland! Spring is here! Stop by North 45 tonight for Brew Hog Blowout! Eat in the dark w/ Blind Cafe, or get the first glimpse of Portland Japanese Garden’s Huge Expansion. Tickets for MusicFestNW go on sale Friday morning and 80s Video Dance Attack celebrates their 12th anniversary this weekend!

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Japanese Garden

Now Open! Cultural Crossing: A New Beginning @ Portland Japanese Garden | 3 New Gardens, Arts Learning Center, Medieval Castle Wall & More!

In April 2017, the Portland Japanese Garden unveiled its $33.5 million Cultural Crossing expansion project. An historic event, the expansion honors the beauty and tranquility of the five traditional gardens, created by a group of visionary citizens more than fifty years ago.

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Hortlandia2017

2017 Hortlandia Plant and Art Sale @ Portland Expo Center | Easter Weekend, Free, Browse an Outstanding Selection, 80+ Nurseries

April 15-16 @ Portland Expo Center – Welcome to Hortlandia! One of the largest plant and garden art sales in the Pacific Northwest. The Hardy Plant Society of Oregon has created one perfect word to capture all the wonders available to gardeners attending this annual, signature event. Whether you seek the rare and unusual or […]

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Portland Spirit Easter

Cruise Portland’s Lovely Rivers for 2017 Easter Sunday Brunch on Portland Spirit | Buffet, Beautiful Views, Family Friendly, Live Entertainment

April 16 @ Portland Spirit – Gather your friends and family for an Easter celebration to remember. Hop onboard the Portland Spirit for a two-hour Easter Brunch cruise featuring an elaborate brunch buffet, ever-changing views and excellent service.

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Dinner Detective

See if You Can Piece Together the Clues in The Dinner Detective @ Courtyard Marriott Portland | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

April 8 @ Courtyard Marriott – 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, even YOU, and […]

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bellydance-evolution

Win Tickets ($60): Bellydance Evolution @ Aladdin Theater | Explore a World of Fusion Dance, Authentic Technique

April 9 @ Aladdin Theater – From the creators and cast of the world famous Bellydance All­Stars. Celebrating and imagining Middle Eastern dance for the 21st century, this tour uses the magic of Alice in Wonderland and its colorful, iconic – and dare we say, “mad” – characters to explore world of fusion dance.

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