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Portland 2018 Thanksgiving Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery
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Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose. In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day. (more…)

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2018 Portland Erotic Ball Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, Cash Prizes, 3 Floors, Bands, DJs, Aerialists, Burlesque Performers & More!

October 27 @ Crystal Ballroom – Considered one of the events that “Keeps Portland Weird”, Portland Erotic Ball features 3-levels of non-stop entertainment including live bands (Portland’s popular Soul Vaccination are headliners), as well as a full fetish demonstration stage in Lola’s Room, as well as burlesque performances, aerialists, stilt walkers and contortionists.

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2018 Halloween Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Spooky Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

October 27 in Downtown Portland – As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050): Haunted Houses, Sherry Week, Great Columbia Crossing Fun Run, Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction, Corn Mazes & More! | October 11-14, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Halloween Season is heating up! Dress up for this weekend’s The Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra Fundraiser or find out why 13th Door Haunted House has been named one of the best haunted attractions in the NW! Hear a concert in two languages with Dueling Tangos, or find amazing […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Fall Home & Garden Show, Come Inside, Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, HP Lovecraft Film Festival & More! | October 4-7, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! Find your scream at 13th Door Haunted House or at Malice Manor. The H.P. Lovecraft film festival returns to Hollywood Theatre. Bridgeport Brewing is hosting Hoptoberfest. And Kriekfest finally comes to Hood River!

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2018 Portland Erotic Ball Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, Cash Prizes, 3 Floors, Bands, DJs, Aerialists, Burlesque Performers & More!

October 27 @ Crystal Ballroom – Considered one of the events that “Keeps Portland Weird”, Portland Erotic Ball features 3-levels of non-stop entertainment including live bands (Portland’s popular Soul Vaccination are headliners), as well as a full fetish demonstration stage in Lola’s Room, as well as burlesque performances, aerialists, stilt walkers and contortionists.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450): Spirit of Halloweentown, 13th Door Haunted House, Beaverton Restaurant Week, OMSI Harvest Fest, Oktoberfest & More! | September 27-30, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and warm temperatures are sticking around! McMenamins is hosting more Oktoberfests this weekend and Halloweentown opens Saturday! Run for Beer at Pelican Brewing Salmon Run 5k & 10k in Tillamook. Learn how to do spooky makeup at Halloween Themed Makeup Workshop. Enjoy the warm weather and learn of Portland’s […]

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This Weekend! Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

September 29 in Downtown Portland – As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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