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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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2017 Black Friday Tea Brunch @ NE Portland’s Nonna Tavern | Thanksgiving Weekend, Tea Service by Teri Gelber , Music by Phil Baker & Bryn Roberts (Pink Martini / Diana Ross Band), + Bryn Roberts (Roseanne Cash’s Pianist)

November 24 @ Nonna Tavern – Black Friday Tea Brunch at Nonna Tavern! A great way to escape the downtown madness! Live Music by Phil Baker (Diana Ross Band Bassist, Pink Martini) and Bryn Roberts (Roseanne Cash’s Pianist)

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2017 Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events: Black Friday, Holiday Tree Lighting & More! + Ticket Giveaways!

In 2017, Thanksgiving takes place on November 23th and there will be celebrations all weekend including he Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!

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Win Tickets ($64): Charles Dickens Writes A Christmas Carol @ The Vault Theatre | “Ghostly Little Book,” The Story Behind The Beloved Holiday Classic

November 30-December 23 @ The Vault Theater – Christmas Carol has delighted millions in a dizzying array of formats: movies, plays, musicals, cartoons, and more. But what many people do NOT know about Dickens’ “Ghostly little book” is the origin story: how did one of England’s most prolific writers ever come up with the idea […]

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Win Tickets ($45): Michael Allen Harrison’s 2017 Christmas At The Old Church | Heart-warming Holiday Tradition, Downtown Portland Concert Series

December 13-26 @ The Old Church – A special heart-warming holiday concert series featuring Michael and his musical family, including the fabulous vocals of Julianne Johnson and many spectacular special guests. Relish the warmth and magic of the holiday season at The Old Church. Highlighting the best of talent in the Northwest, the 25th Anniversary […]

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Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market Pop Up Shop in Downtown Portland | Featuring 60 Artists, Holiday Market Every Day Through Christmas Eve

Daily Through December 24 – The Portland Saturday Market’s holiday pop up shop, Portland Saturday Market Indoors, brings the shopping experience of our city’s nationally recognized open-air weekend market to a brick-and-mortar store, open seven days a week for the holiday season. The shop will offer a wide selection of fine arts and crafts produced […]

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Christmas in the Garden

2017 Christmas in the Garden @ The Oregon Garden | Outdoor Ice Skating Rink, Christmas Market, Lights, Live Music, Biergarten, Santa Claus, Snowless Tubing, Fire Pits & More!

November 24-December 31 @ Oregon Garden – Located in The Oregon Garden, in the charming town of Silverton, Ore., Christmas in the Garden features ice skating, snowless tubing, 25 artisan vendors, photos with Santa, fire pits and live music each night.

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Get a Head Start on Holiday Shopping at America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar @ Portland Expo | Black Friday, Thanksgiving Weekend, 900+ Booths, Crafts, Gift Ideas

November 24-26, December 1-3 – This colorful holiday event has been produced by the same small local company for 34 years. With innovation and creativity, the show has kept pace with today’s consumers throughout its history, offering a great opportunity to buy unique gifts in all price ranges.

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Treat Your Family w/ 2017 Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats, Thanksgiving Weekend

November 25 -December 27 @ Portland Spirit – Join us aboard the Portland Spirit as we magically transform the boat into Maybeland from the classic radio show and beloved children’s book. Magical fairies and elves will greet you as Captain Taffy and his crew get the cruise underway. We’ll have story time with Queen Melissa, […]

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Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Pictures, Video & 2017 Info: Lighting, Sing-A-Long, Hot Chocolate | Pioneer Square, Thanksgiving Weekend

November 24 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – Portland’s 2017 Christmas / Holiday tree lighting is the Friday after Thanksgiving at 5:30PM. This tree lighting event will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini.

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Win Tickets ($75+): Frogz @ Imago Theatre | “A mastery of mime, dance and acrobatics,””Felliniesque mayhem,” Fun for The Whole Family

December 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018 @ Imago Theatre – Firefly eyes, hippos with insomnia, arrogant anteaters, introverted frogs, paradoxical polar bears, acrobatic worms, self-touting accordions and tricky penguins fill the stage with wonder, awe and humor.

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Michael Allen Harrison’s 2017 Christmas At The Old Church | Heart-warming Holiday Tradition, Downtown Portland Concert Series

December 13-26 @ The Old Church – A special heart-warming holiday concert series featuring Michael and his musical family, including the fabulous vocals of Julianne Johnson and many spectacular special guests. Relish the warmth and magic of the holiday season at The Old Church. Highlighting the best of talent in the Northwest, the 25th Anniversary […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($500+): Friendsgiving, Portland Saturday Market Holiday Pop Up, Cat Show, Feckin Winter Wonderland Ale Festival, The Big Chill & More! | November 16-19, 2017

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Hip Chicks hosts Friendsgiving this weekend! Try out a dozen seasonal ales at Feckin Winter Wonderland Ale Festival and win some snow gear at The Big Chill. Jay Pharoah headlines Helium Comedy Club. See amazing kitties at Cat Fanciers Association Show and Portland Saturday Market Pop Up Shop opens […]

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Arctic Light II: Northern Exposure

Arctic Light II: Northern Exposure @ St. Anne’s Chapel, Marylhurst University | Featuring Marylhurst Chamber Choir & Cappella Romana

November 19 @ St. Anne’s Chapel, Marylhurst University – For this concert, Finnish choral director Timo Nuoranne directs glimmering sacred works from Finland, Estonia, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, including selections from Cappella Romana’s celebrated recording Arctic Light.

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Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market Pop Up Shop in Downtown Portland | Featuring 60 Artists, Holiday Market Every Day Through Christmas Eve

November 16-December 24 – The Portland Saturday Market’s holiday pop up shop, Portland Saturday Market Indoors, brings the shopping experience of our city’s nationally recognized open-air weekend market to a brick-and-mortar store, open seven days a week for the holiday season. The shop will offer a wide selection of fine arts and crafts produced locally […]

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Portland Japanese Garden features “Mirrors of the Mind” | The Noh Masks of Ohtsuki Kokun

This fall, the Portland Japanese Garden is hosting 30 hand-carved Noh masks by Ohtsuki Kokun and a selection of elegant brocade costumes from the traditional silk looms of Orinasu-kan in Kyoto bring the elusive world of Noh drama to Portland in the exhibition Mirrors of the Mind: The Noh Masks of Ohtsuki Kokun.

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Dinner Detective

Can you Solve the Mystery of Portland’s Dinner Detective? | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

November 18 @ Courtyard by Mariott – 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, […]

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Cat Fanciers Association 2017 Show

Cat Fanciers Association 2017 Show @ Portland Expo Center | 41+ Breeds, Feline Agility Competition

November 18 & 19 @ Portland Expo Center – Portland is this year’s host for the CFA International Show presented by Royal Canin – where more than 41 breeds of cats will be competing for numerous prizes and honors, culminating with the naming of Best in Show. The event, scheduled for November 18-19, 2017, is […]

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Down the Rabbit Hole

Win Tickets ($59): Down The Rabbit Hole @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Mythbusters, Netflix, Science, Pop Culture, Starring Kari Byron, Tory Belleci & Grant Imahara

November 17 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Down the Rabbit Hole starring Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara Mythbusters alumni Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara are coming off their widely successful launch of the White Rabbit Project on Netflix. Now the trio will hit the road using their scientific sleuth skills, […]

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Grammy Winner Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time Is Here @ Revolution Hall | 2017 Portland Holiday Event Featuring Jazzed Up Seasonal Favorites

December 5 @ Revolution Hall -Dianne Reeves’ Grammy® history tells it all. Reeves has won the Grammy ®-Award for Best Vocal Jazz Performance for three consecutive recordings and is the first to do this in any vocal category. Her unmistakable vocal prowess, improvisational virtuosity, and vocal style has led her to record and perform with […]

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Frogz @ Imago Theatre | “A mastery of mime, dance and acrobatics,””Felliniesque mayhem,” Fun for The Whole Family

December 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018 @ Imago Theatre – Firefly eyes, hippos with insomnia, arrogant anteaters, introverted frogs, paradoxical polar bears, acrobatic worms, self-touting accordions and tricky penguins fill the stage with wonder, awe and humor.

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Holiday Food & Gift Festival, Sherry Week, Hump!, Lit Crawl & More! | November 9-12, 2017

Miz Kitty is back with more juggling, dancing & music. Portland Youth Philharmonic Presents Beethoven’s 5th, and Sherry Week continues through Sunday. Learn more about living on the road at the Fall RV Show of Shows and Portland’s Holiday Tree arrives today! The holidays are coming up fast!

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