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MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): Multnomah County Fair, Wine Country Without the Drive, Brunch, Dueling Pianos & More! | May 23-27, 2019

Memorial Day Weekend is here, Portland! Toast the start of summer w/ Cocktails for a Cause, or visit Wine Country without the Drive! Festival Season starts with Multnomah County Fair. And the Rose Festival Fireworks are Friday!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($750+): Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, March Madness, Tequila and Taco Festival, Coraline in Concert & More! | March 21-24, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Kick off Spring w/ The Wolf Play, or Point Break Live! Dave Mason & Steve Cropper Rock & Soul Revue is at Revolution Hall. And this weekend is your last chance to learn How to Really, Really? Really! Love a Woman!

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2019 Valentine’s Day Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Learn About Downtown’s Seedy Past

February 16 in Downtown Portland – 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 […]

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Win Tickets ($36): Valentine’s Day Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Learn About Downtown’s Seedy Past

February 16 in Downtown Portland – 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 […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): International Cat Show, Cannabis Collaborative Conference, First Taste Oregon, 80s Weekend & More! | January 24-27, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! This weekend’s all about the cats: See hundreds of cats at the International Cat Show. Civic Taproom hosts Barrel Aged Festival, or you can try all the things at First Taste Oregon. 80s Weekend takes Crystal Ballroom back a few decades and Fertile Ground Festival of new works kicks off […]

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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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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 Thanksgiving Weekend Events: Black Friday, Holiday Tree Lighting & More! + Ticket Giveaways!

In 2018, Thanksgiving takes place on November 23rd and there will be celebrations all weekend including the Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!

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

November 24 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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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Portland Book Festival, Fall RV Show, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky v. Drake, Escape Rooms, Theater & More! | November 8-11, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and the holidays are coming up fast! Laugh w/ the Jerry Seinfeld of French Comedy Gad Elmaleh. Dream big at Fall RV Show. Time’s literally running out to try Escapism’s Cold War Themed Escape Room: Dr. Zylchov’s Laboratory. And get a head start on your holiday gift shopping at […]

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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 ($1,450): 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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Explore Portland This Weekend w/ Urban Adventure Quest Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!

Explore Portland This Weekend w/ Urban Adventure Quest Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!

From our sponsors: Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure Play anytime, Sunrise to Sunset $49 for a team of 2-5 people $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people w/ code PDXPIPELINE Tickets: urbanadventurequest.com Get your family off the couch w/ a city wide scavenger hunt turns Portland into a giant game board! Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt […]

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Win Tickets ($36): 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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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 July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650): Cider Summit, Edgefield Brewfest, Bushwood Soiree & More! | June 28-July 1, 2018

Hello, Portland! July 4th is next Wednesday but Portland knows how to start the party early! Oregon Cider Week wraps up with Cider Summit, Cider + Donuts, Apple Art & the official Timbers Viewing Party! Sample more than $100 brews at Edgefield Brewfest. Check out the splash zone at Evil Dead The Musical. And check […]

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