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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,650+): Underhill Haunted House, Howloween, BeerQuest PDX, Getaway & More! | October 17-20, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Get a headstart on Halloween fun at Glowing Greens featuring mini golf, an escape room & axe throwing! Huge Haunted House Underhill is open at Memorial Coliseum. Howloween is at Oregon Zoo and BeerQuest PDX will take you into the past!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450+): Secrets & Illusions, Rose City Comic Con, FEAST Portland, RV & Van Show, Mortified & More! | September 12-15, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Get a head start on your next adventure at the RV & Van Show.  Artists Repertory Theatre kicks off their ART on Tour Season w/ 1984. Hear adults breathe life into their childhood memories w/ Mortified Portland. And get a taste of Portland’s wonderful food scene w/ Feast Portland.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Portland Burger Week, Beloved Festival, India Festival, Sneaker Week PDX & More! | August 8-11, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Head to the Oregon Zoo for Steve Earle & The Dukes + Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.  Have you joined the hunt for Bigfoot w/ Portland Spirit? Learn some new tricks at Chef in the Market Demonstration @ Lents International Farmers Market. And don’t miss the chaos of […]

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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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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 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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