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2018 New Year’s Day Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin, 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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Portland 2017 Christmas / Holiday 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
21+
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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Portland 2017 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
21+
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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Portland 2017 Halloween 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
21+
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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Halloween Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

October 28 in Downtown Portland – Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): The Wedge Cheese Festival, Haunted Corn Maze, Hawthorne Ghost Tour, HP Lovecraft Film Festival & More! | October 5-8, 2017

Hello Portland, the weekend is back and fall is here! There’s Twin Peaks Trivia tonight, and The Wedge Cheese Festival is Saturday! Bella Organic’s Haunted Corn Maze opens Friday and Tropitaal is at Goodfoot + Halloween is coming up fast!

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Alien Zoo

Your Habitat Awaits at Escapism Portland! Pass The Alien Intelligence Tests to Escape the Alien Zoo!

You will spend the rest of your days here being ogled and teased by alien families as you attempt their insulting “intelligence tests.” The aliens think humans are among the most primitive lifeforms in the zoo. Can you prove them wrong? Other humans have been here for some time. Perhaps if you work together, you […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): KURIOS, Nick Offerman, Beaverton Restaurant Week, Harvest Festival, Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze & More! | September 28-October 1, 2017

Hello Portland, the weekend is back and time is running out to see KURIOS. Nick Offerman performs two shows Sunday & Shawn Colvin headlines Revolution Hall. Find amazing deals at Portland Swap Meet. OMSI Harvest Festival is Sunday and Bella Organic’s Pumpkin Patch is now open! + Halloween is coming up fast!

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Portland Spirit

This Week is Your Last Chance to Join Portland Spirit’s Tribute Thursday Early Escape Cruise featuring Merle Haggard Tribute Band: Gerle Haggard

September 28 @ Portland Spirit – Tune out the daily grind and and lose yourself in the sights and sounds of some of the Northwest’s best tribute bands aboard the Tribute Thursday Early Escape Cruise. Come aboard for this two-hour party as we cruise down the Willamette River featuring live music from Gerle Haggard (Merle […]

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OMSI Harvest Festival

2017 OMSI Harvest Festival | Free, Fall Bounty, Beer Tent, Cooking Demos, Kid Activities, Specialty Crops, 40+ Vendors

October 1 @ OMSI – Enjoy the bounty of Oregon while indulging in snacks, sweets, beer and produce from the Pacific Northwest region! Learn about Oregon specialty crops with over 40 vendors from local farms, CSA’s, cooking demonstrations and artisan vendors. There’s fun for the whole family, including kids activities, a beer tent and live […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Fall RV & Van Show, Tiny House Living Festival, Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Polish Festival, FEAST Portland, George Takei & More! | September 14-17, 2017

Hello Portland, the weekend is back and rain is on the way! Raise a drink for dogs at tonight’s Pints For Pups. Check out tiny living at Tiny Living Festival. Prost at Dogtoberfest, Mount Angel Oktoberfest & Oktoberfest Brewfest! Save some room for Pierogis and sausage at Polish Festival. Halloween is just around the corner!

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Win Tickets ($36): A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland

September 16 in Downtown Portland – Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you […]

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On Deck

Portland 2017 Fall Football Frenzy @ On Deck in the Pearl District | Where to Watch Seahawks, Ducks, Beavers, NFL, College, Food & Drink Specials

On Deck Sports Bar has all major-sports TV packages shown on over 25 high definition televisions, including a 68 inch plasma TV; along with great food, drinks and staff. It’s no surprise we’re the destination for those who like to get close to the action! On Deck Sports Bar & Grill has the largest outdoor […]

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2017 New Year’s Day Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

January 1 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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Dinner Detective

Over Thanksgiving Weekend, Solve the Mystery of The Dinner Detective @ The Westin Downtown Portland | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Everyone’s Suspect

November 26 @ The Westin Hotel – 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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MANY Portland Halloween Weekend Events & Giveaways ($750): Parties, Events, Costume Contests, Haunted Houses, Tattoo Expo, Thriller & More! | October 27-31, 2016

Hello Portland! Halloween is finally here and we’ve got dozens of parties to choose from all over town! The World Wide Thriller dance is Saturday. Get inked at the Tattoo Expo, or walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery tour. Last chance to see The Drowning Girls + Huge Haunted Houses […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): Halloween & Costume Parties, Haunted Houses, Disney on Ice, Run Like Hell, Beer Tours & More! | October 20-23, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and time’s running tight for solidifying your Halloween Plans! Disney On Ice celebrates next door to FrightTown. See if you can escape The Wizard’s Lair or get lost in Spirit of Halloweentown. Get spooked at The Drowning Girls + Haunted Houses are Open!

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Get Real Chills on Halloween Weekend w/ Portland’s Sinful & Spooky Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

October 30 – 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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On Halloween Weekend, Walk into Portland’s Sinful & Spooky Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

On Halloween Weekend, join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today!The tour will meet at Floyd’s Coffee at 118 SW Couch St. Feel free to arrive early and have a coffee! The tour will “end” outside […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Fresh Hops Beer Festival, The Wedge Cheese Fest, Haunted House, Pumpkin Farm & More! | September 29-October 2, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back Fresh Hops are here! Check out Fresh Hops Beer Festival and this is your last weekend to see The Graduate. Come Inside: Sex & Culture Theatre Festival hast started and the Portland Artisan Market is open today and Friday. Halloween events are being added every day!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Polish Festival, Evergreen Fest, Feast Portland, RV & Van Show & More! | September 15-18, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back Oktoberfest time is here! Mount Angel Oktoberfest opes today. Stuff your belly w/ deliciousness at Portland Polish Festival and Feast Portland! Drink Tank Washington Wines or Feast Portland! Drink Tank: Wine vs Beer! Celebrate music & cannabis at Evergreen Fest and weather should be perfect for this weekend’s Shanghaiers, […]

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MANY Portland Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): Polo Noir, Rose City Comic Con, Black Music Festival, Theater, Storytelling & More! | September 8-11, 2016

The weekend is back and Polo Noir is here! T.J. Miller is in town and Back Fence PDX returns to the mainstage. Portland Black Music Fest is Sunday and Oregon Zoo Concerts wrap up with Joe Walsh & Jake Bugg! Meet celebs and more at Rose City Comic Con! and new Halloween events are being […]

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Harvest Century

2016 Harvest Century Through Oregon’s Beautiful Wine Country | 100 / 75 / 45 / 25 & 3 Mile Routes, Wine Tasting, Seasonal Treats

September 25 – On this beautiful fall ride, you’ll pass through Yamhill valley wineries, glimpse breathtaking views of Mt. Hood & the coast range, and find yourself in unexpected places right outside city centers. Each route enjoys a rest stop at both Tualatin Estate & Montinore Vineyards where $5 cash gets you a tasting of […]

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