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2019 Portland Halloween Kids Monster Fest @ Veterans Coliseum | The Lighter Side of the Scare, Featuring Special Flashlights That Scare Monsters, 2 Haunts, Prizes

October 25-27, 31 @ Veterans Coliseum – Produced by the same team as Underhill Haunted House, but toned down for children and adults who want the lighter side of the scare. Guests receive magical flashlights upon entry that when shined on a monster scared the monster away! Fun prizes at the end of the experience.

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Art in the Burbs

2019 Art in the Burbs @ Tualatin High School | Featuring 70+ Local Artists, Ceramics, Textiles, Jewelry, Music, Food & More!

October 12-14 @ Tualatin High School – Tualatin High School gym and commons will be transformed into a dazzling art festival during the annual Art in the Burbs event Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13. Original works for sale from more than 72 local artists to commemorate the show’s 20th year!

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2019 Portland State of Mind Events | A Festival of Knowledge and Culture, Family Friendly Events, Yoga, Sports, Lectures & More!

October 10-20 – For 10 days in October, Portland State University rolls out the welcome mat and invites everyone to campus for a jam-packed celebration of knowledge and culture. Join us for Portland State of Mind, an annual festival that highlights the unique relationship between PSU and the Portland community.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,700+): Portland Comedy Festival, VegFest, Haunted Pub Tour, Bigfoot Bash, Fall Home & Garden Show & More! | October 3-6, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Get in some laughs with Tree Huggers Comedy. Bella Organic’s Haunted Corn Maze Opens Friday! Learn more about plant-based eating at VegFest. And apple season is here!

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2019 Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show @ Jackson Armory | 30+ Exhibits, Jewelry, Fossils, Demos, Prizes, Raffles, Auctions, & more!

October 11-13 @ Jackson Armory – The Portland Regional show is the largest rock and mineral show in the Portland Metro area and is presented each October by 5 regional non-profit clubs which have an interest in promoting education in the subjects of geology and lapidary arts.

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Sustainable Building Week

2019 Portland Sustainable Building Week | Open Houses, Happy Hour Hike, Yoga, Networking & More!

October 14-19 – The second annual Sustainable Building Week (SBW) was created to Keep Portland Green. SBW offers a week of over 20 events to break down siloed thinking to improve cross-disciplinary education, connectivity and future collaboration to promote sustainable practices and design across the city of Portland and beyond.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,750+): Oktoberfest @ The Zoo, Spirit of Halloweentown, Randy Rainbow, Beaverton Restaurant Week & More! | September 26-29, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Dive into Fall w/ Oktoberfest Beer Belly dinner Thursday at EastBurn Public House. Suit up on Sunday for How I Met Your Mother trivia! Halloweentown opens and Randy Rainbow is in town! And Portland Comedy Festival starts Tuesday!

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Portland Bead Society’s 2019 Bead Bazaar Plus @ DoubleTree by Hilton | Vendors, Beads & Gemstones, Ceramics, Paintings, Clothing & More!

October 12-13 @ DoubleTree by Hilton – We are very excited about having expanded BEYOND beads to other fine arts media. We have the following products offered by new artisans: dozens of fine artisans in many artistic media, (not just bead- related) and suppliers offering beads, flameworked glass art or beads, beading supplies, tools, finished […]

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The Magic of Music Fundraising Gala

Vancouver Symphony Gala Event “The Magic of Music” @ Black Pearl on the Columbia | With Internationally Renowned Piano Virtuoso Vladimir Feltsman and Maestro Salvador Brotons as Guests of Honor

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is pleased to host “The Magic of Music” Annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the brand-new Black Pearl on the Columbia in Washougal, Washington.

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Win Gift Certificate ($25): Beaverton Restaurant Week | Featuring Special Dishes at 40+ Downtown Restaurants, Contest

September 26-October 6 in Beaverton – The third annual Beaverton Restaurant Week is September 26 to October 6, 2019. We’re celebrating the diverse and delicious independent restaurants in downtown Beaverton, and we invite you to dine out during the event!

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2019 Bigfoot Bash @ Logtoberfest Festival near Stevenson, WA | Free, Beer, Chain Saw Art, Vendors, Harvest Goods, Live Music & More!

October 5 near Stevenson, WA – Skamania County, Washington celebrates their rich logging history and the status of being a Sasquatch refuge at Logtoberfest, an event that has become a fall tradition. Experience chain saw art demonstrations as well as blacksmithing and vintage logging equipment demonstrations, Sasquatch vendors, arts and crafts vendors, food and more.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250+): Oktoberfest, Geek Prom, Urban Winemaking, Burger Bonanza & More! | September 19-22, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Oktoberfest season is here! Weather this weekend should be perfect for a visit to Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. Celebrate 20 years of Urban Winemaking w/ Hip Chicks Do Wine. And treat your taste buds at Happy Hour Burger Bonanza!

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Only a Few More Weeks Remain to Spot the Elusive Bigfoot w/ Portland Spirit! | Daily Departures, 7-Hour & 3.5-Hour Columbia Gorge Jet-Boat Adventure Cruise

Ride the Explorer jet-boat from Portland to Cascade Locks as we embark into the “Heart of the Columbia Gorge” to search for the elusive creature known as Bigfoot. See the landmarks that make the Northwest famous, while listening to live and recorded narration. Enjoy content created by Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot star, Cliff Barackman. Portland […]

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Win Tickets ($95): Renaissance and Baroque Music with Dark Horse Consort @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Featuring Early Instruments Such As Sackbuts & Cornetti

October 9 @ Alberta Rose Theatre – Be transported back in time with San Francisco’s renowned Dark Horse Consort. Dedicated to unearthing the majestic Renaissance and Baroque music for brass, Dark Horse Consort will perform compositions from 16th and 17th century Germany, England, and Italy on sackbuts (an early form of trombone) and cornetti and […]

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Get Your Fresh, PNW-grown Peppers Roasted on Site @ 2 Portland Farmers Markets | PSU & Lents International Farmers Markets

Saturdays & Sundays – Support your local farmers and get the tastiest, PNW-grown peppers freshly roasted at two of Portland Farmers Market’s locations this month. Westwind Gardens roasts on site on Saturdays at the PSU market while N & N Amaro Produce Farms can be found roasting on Sundays at Lents International Farmers Markets.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450+): Secrets & Illusions, Rose City Comic Con, FEAST Portland, RV & Van Show, Mortified & More! | September 12-15, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Get a head start on your next adventure at the RV & Van Show.  Artists Repertory Theatre kicks off their ART on Tour Season w/ 1984. Hear adults breathe life into their childhood memories w/ Mortified Portland. And get a taste of Portland’s wonderful food scene w/ Feast Portland.

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