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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
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 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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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

December 25 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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Dinner Detective

Give the Gift of Mystery w/ Portland’s Dinner Detective! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

December 23 @ 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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Alien Zoo

Give the Gift of Escape! 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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Dinner Detective

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

December 16 @ 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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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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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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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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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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Dinner Detective

This Fall, Get Pulled into the Mystery of Portland’s The Dinner Detective! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

November 11 @ 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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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): HUMP! Film Fest, Ninth Moon Floral Design, Timbers, Sherry Week, Ski & Snowboard Show & More! | November 2-5, 2017

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back! See beautiful floral arrangements at Ninth Moon @ Lan Su Chinese Garden. Hump! Film Fest returns to Revolution Hall. The Timbers battle Houston in Portland on Sunday. SherryWeek starts Monday and stock up on winter gear at the Ski & Snowboard Show. The holidays are coming up fast!

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2017 Fall NW’S LARGEST Garage Sale & Vintage Sale @ Clark County Event Center | 500+ Booths, Furniture, Jewelry, Tools, Toys, Electronics, Clothing, Household items, Baby & Kids Items & More!

November 4 @ Clark County Fairgrounds – 500+ Booths! all Indoors, Sellers & Shoppers Wanted Furniture, Jewelry, Tools, Toys, Electronics, Clothing, Household items, Baby & kids items, Books, Fishing, Hunting, Sporting Goods, Collectibles, & Much More!

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America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show @ Portland Expo | Vintage Collectibles, Clothing, Glassware, + Custom Knife Show

America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show
All Ages
More info: expocenter.org

Attending an Antique & Collectible Show can be an emotional and fun-filled journey into the past. Seeing items from your past provoke wonderful memories such as the toys your mother threw away, your grandmother’s cookie jar, garden antiques, board games and memorabilia. Pricing for many of the treasures you find at the show are modest and there is nothing like coming home and unwrapping your newly found discoveries. (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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America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show @ Portland Expo | Vintage Collectibles, Clothing, Glassware, + Custom Knife Show

America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show
All Ages
More info: expocenter.org

Attending an Antique & Collectible Show can be an emotional and fun-filled journey into the past. Seeing items from your past provoke wonderful memories such as the toys your mother threw away, your grandmother’s cookie jar, garden antiques, board games and memorabilia. Pricing for many of the treasures you find at the show are modest and there is nothing like coming home and unwrapping your newly found discoveries. (more…)

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America’s Largest Antique and Collectible Show

America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show @ Portland Expo | Vintage Collectibles, Clothing, Glassware, + Custom Knife Show

October 28-29 @ Portland Expo – Attending an Antique & Collectible Show can be an emotional and fun-filled journey into the past. Seeing items from your past provoke wonderful memories such as the toys your mother threw away, your grandmother’s cookie jar, garden antiques, board games and memorabilia. Pricing for many of the treasures you […]

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Alien Zoo

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

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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Dinner Detective

Get Pulled into the Mystery of Portland’s The Dinner Detective On Halloween Weekend @ Courtyard Marriott Portland | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

October 28 @ 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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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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sinful past tour

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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