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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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MANY Portland Halloween Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Costume Parties, Events, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes & More! | October 25-28, 2018

Hello, Portland! Halloween is next week, but most of Portland’s parties will be this weekend! Tickets are selling fast but there’s still some available for Phantom PDX, Bollywood Horror XVI, Midnight Serenaders Halloween Bash, Halloween Boo! Cruise, Rock the Boat Costume Cruise, Video Dance Attack Halloween Party & More! + Stock up on all your […]

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America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show @ Portland Expo Center | Early Buyers Day, Vintage Collectibles, Clothing, Glassware, Toys, Dolls & More!

October 26-28 @ Portland Expo Center – 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.

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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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The Hawthorne Ghost Tour

2018 Portland Halloween Hawthorne Ghost Tour | Walk Through the Heart of East Portland’s Old Red Light District

Fridays & Saturdays – The Hawthorne Ghost Tour is a fun, exciting, and interesting adventure through the heart of East Portland’s old red light district. This is a walking tour that takes one and a half hours, during which we will walk approximately a mile and a half. We have frequent stops to tell spooky […]

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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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The Hawthorne Ghost Tour

2018 Portland Halloween Hawthorne Ghost Tour | Walk Through the Heart of East Portland’s Old Red Light District

Fridays & Saturdays – The Hawthorne Ghost Tour is a fun, exciting, and interesting adventure through the heart of East Portland’s old red light district. This is a walking tour that takes one and a half hours, during which we will walk approximately a mile and a half. We have frequent stops to tell spooky […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Autumn Moon Festival, Pinball Festival, Lily Tomlin, Bartenders Ball & More! | September 20-23, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and fall events are showing up! McMenamins celebrates Oktoberfest at multiple locations and Conexus celebrates outside under the stars! Bella Organic’s Corn Maze wants to encourage the MLB to PDX. And Hip Chicks pairs the two best things: Wine & Bacon!

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Mt Angel Oktoberfest

The 2018 Mount Angel Oktoberfest is This Weekend | Over 250 Events & Performances

September 13-16 at Mt Angel – One of the longest standing, best-loved folk festivals in the northwest, celebrates its 53rd festival September 13 – 16, 2018. Average attendance now tops 350,000. Throughout the years, Mount Angel’s Oktoberfest has offered traditional Bavarian food, fun and entertainment for the whole family.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,900+): Rose City Comic Con, NE Block Party, Theater, Musical, Trivia & More! | September 6-9, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and summer’s still kickin’! Get in some wine tasting w/ Hands on Harvest or toss some axes w/ Wicked Axe Throwing! Skeleton Crew is now open on Morrison Stage or get a RockPack & invite your friends to Barrel Room! Meet new neighbors at NE 30th & Killingsworth Block […]

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On Deck

Watch 2018 Fall Football @ 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; 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 patio in Portland’s Pearl District, which […]

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MANY Portland Labor Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,600+): Art in the Pearl, Electric Picnic, Northwest Craft Spirits Festival, Old Town Street Festival, Oregon Symphony @ Zoo & More! | August 30-September 3, 2018

Hello, Portland! Labor Day Weekend is here! Fill your 3-day weekend w/ Axe Throws, Garden Serenity, Ghosts, Dancing & More! See the annual migration of the swifts at Chapman School. And Halloween is just around the corner, start planning now!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Rose Cup Races, Antique & Collectible Show, World Cup Final, Robot Film Festival, Picklefest & More! | July 12-15, 2018

Hello, Portland! Kick off your weekend at Brewvie nights at Grand Central Restaurant. Rose Cup Races will be roaring all weekend at Portland International Raceway. One shot local film Marty in Transit premieres. And Control Yourself Comedy returns for one night only Sunday at Clinton Street Theater!

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America’s Largest Antique and Collectible Show

America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show @ Portland Expo | Vintage Collectibles, Clothing, Glassware, Toys, Dolls & More!

July 14-15 @ Portland Expo Center – 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 […]

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50+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($750+): Black Out Beer Fest, Antique & Collectible Show, Alice in Wonderland Ballet, Timbers, Oscars, Theater & More! | March 1-4, 2018

Hello, Portland! Spring is so close we can taste it! Speaking of tastes, don’t miss Cookie and Wine Pairing @ Hip Chicks Do Wine, or savor the dark side at Black Out Beer Fest at Lompoc. Drag Queen Brunch serves up some laughs, and try your best at Chowder Challenge. And on Sunday: the Oscars […]

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2018 Spring The Antique & Collectible Show @ Portland Expo Center | Memorabilia, Vintage Furniture & Clothes, Glassware & More!

March 2-4 @ Portland Expo Center – 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.

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Dinner Detective

Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend 2018 The Dinner Detective in Downtown Portland | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

February 10 @ 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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Dinner Detective

The Dinner Detective in Downtown Portland | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

January 13 @ 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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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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80+ Portland Christmas Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,850+): Appalachian Christmas, Festival of the Last Minute, Co Ho Ho Ho!, New Year’s Eve Parties, Nordic Lights & More! | December 21-25, 2017

Happy Holidays, Portland! Christmas Weekend is here! There’s still time to find a last minute gift! Pure Green’s 5 days of Christmas specials start today. See the sights on FestiBus and see Liberace & Liza together on stage! New Year’s Eve is almost here, get your tickets soon!

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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!

January 1 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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