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Tesla Coil Day at Quarterworld Arcade Portland! | Shows at 4PM & 9PM, All Ages, Pinball, Full Bar

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Tesla Coil Shows

More info: quarterworldarcade.com

QuarterWorld is a retro pinball museum, gaming arcade, and bar serving pizza, buns, and carnival inspired delights. With over 35 different pinball games and 60 classic and new arcade games there is something for everyone! Split up into 2 sides, Q Lab and Q Lounge, you can bring the whole family to have fun.

Tessi is their musical Tesla Coil. Created specifically for QuarterWorld in 2015 by Zeusaphone, LLC in Chicago. Tessi is unlike your everyday Tesla coil. Normal Tesla coils use a spark gap to create the electrical bolts and sounds that you hear. Tessi uses solid state technology which allows us to control the frequency and pulse rate of the electoral bolts giving us the ability to create music. Think of the sound track to old 8-bit video games and that is kind of what Tessi sounds like. Shows are Sundays & Tuesdays at 4 p.m. & 9 p.m.

Tessi is enclosed in a Faraday cage. A Faraday cage is a grounded metal screen surrounding Tessi to exclude electrostatic and electromagnetic influences. In other word, it keeps the bolts of electricity from shooting outside of the cage.

Coming in at around 90 decibels, Tessi is loud! She is comparable to a Monster Truck show as far as how loud she is. QuarterWorld does provide ear plugs at both bars and the admission booth. Ear muff & ear plug protection available upon request. Not required, but recommended!

QuarterWorld has a a full bar and allow minors and adults in the same area. There is Trivia on multiple screens to entertain the brain, that played from people smartphones. Games take actual quarters, dollar bills and can be credited from using our Pay-range app connections on each machine. We have a photo booth, large new games and restored old school games.

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Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Give the Gift of Adventure! + Discount / Promo Code

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Hours of Operation – Play anytime, Sunrise to Sunset
$39.20 for a team of 2-5 people w/ code PDXPIPELINE at urbanadventurequest.com

Looking for a way to turn Portland into a giant game board? Give the gift of adventure with a city-wide scavenger hunt!

Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Portland. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. (more…)

2019 Portland Spring Home & Garden Show | Meet w/ Experts from 300+ Local Companies, Tour 11 Showcase Gardens, Find Home Inspiration

February 21
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cost: $10 (kids 12 and under free)

Venue

Portland Expo Center
2060 North Marine Drive
Portland, Oregon 97217
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Spring Home & Garden Show
All Ages
More info: homeshowpdx.com

The 72nd Portland Spring Home & Garden Show returns to the Portland Expo Center Thursday, February 21 through Sunday, February 24. As Portland’s longest-running home show, the Portland Spring Home & Garden Show gives homeowners the opportunity to learn about the latest home and garden products and services from more than 300 local companies. Show-goers can talk with experts about how to make their ideas and dreams come to life. Produced by the Home Builders Association of Metro Portland, the Portland Spring Home & Garden Show is a one-stop shop for all things home and garden.

A cornerstone feature of the Portland Spring Home & Garden Show are the showcase gardens. Visitors can stroll through 25,000 square feet of outdoor living spaces to get inspired for their own home projects. This year’s show features 11 showcase gardens built by the following exhibitors: American Rhododendron Society, Cornerstone Hardscapes, Cadwell Landscape, Grasstains, Mainstream Landscape, NW Outdoor Living & Landscapes, Oregon Outdoor Landscaping, Oregon State University, Root Connection, Vertical Gardens – Life is Awesome Here and The Wall. A sculpture walk featuring award-winning local artists Mike Suri and Dave Haslett – new this year – will complement the beautiful gardens.

Whether you are ready to start your next home project or just starting to get inspired, show-goers can also meet with professional remodelers at the Portland Spring Home & Garden Show.

Nowhere else will you find so many products and services represented by true professionals that provide them under one roof,” said show co-chair Brent Olsen of Gary’s Vacuflo. “From new products that make maintaining your home more convenient to full remodels of your home or landscape, the Portland Spring Home & Garden Show will have hundreds of vendors to talk with, and products to make your home a more livable environment for your enjoyment.”

Visitors can purchase plants, potting supplies and more from nurseries onsite throughout the show. Other show features include the Kids Zone thanks to Portland Parent Magazine and a Demo & Presentations Stage featuring professional remodelers, Oregon State University Master Gardeners and local artists. Check www.HomeShowPDX.com for full schedule.

Test Your Skills w/ Escapism Portland’s Jungle Ransom! | See If You Can Make It Out In 1 Hour, Live Interactive Game, Unravel the Mysteries to Escape

February 21
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cost: $60 for 2, $90 for 3, $120 for 4 or $140 for 5
Save 20% with code ESCAPISM20

Venue

Escapism Jungle Ransom
4711 SW Huber #5
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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Private Bookings Only | Lasts one hour
Save 20% with code ESCAPISM20 at escapismportland.com

A luxurious tropical vacation deep in the heart of the jungle. What could go wrong, right? You and your friends have been kidnapped overseas and are being held for ransom! You see the scattered luggage and passports of past victims and feel entirely hopeless. But if you can outwit your captors, and soon, you may just have a chance at survival! (more…)

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Le Bon Vivant Happy Hour + Tapas Thursday

More info: barvivant.com

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4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Venue

Portland, OR United States

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Shanrock’s Triviology Thursday Night Trivia @ Bare Bones | Free, Prizes, Specials

February 21
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Venue

Bare Bones Cafe & Bar
2900 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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My trivia jockeys and I have spent several nights in Bare Bones, researching & testing its grilled sandwiches & bourbon for you, just to make sure they are of the very best quality…SUCCESS! In fact, the people of Portland voted for Bare Bones as a favorite bar for trivia in Portland Mercury’s PDX Approved Survey! Join trivia jockey John here for booze slushies, and come early if you want to grab a table!

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