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November Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Oct 24, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Nov 1-5: Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival https://nwfilm.org/festivals/44-northwest-filmmakers-festival/ For 44 years and counting, the Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival has brought audiences and industry artists together to celebrate their local work. More than 400 submissions are made each year in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Montana, Alaska and British Columbia. Join us this week to review, recognize and award these films and their creators!   Nov 9-12: Portland Metro Dealers RV Show http://www.portlandmetrorv.com/ The Portland Metro RV Dealers Association rolls into the Expo Center for the 59th annual RV show. Whether you are looking to rest and relax or hit the road and adventure, this event won’t disappoint. Step inside and tour a recreational vehicle that fits you and your family.   Nov 10-12: 27th Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival http://www.hfgf.com/portland.html...

October Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Sep 28, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Oct 1-31: Haunted Pub Tour http://beerquestpdx.com/pubcrawl/ This spooky 2.5 hour ghost tour ventures to the pubs and hotels in Portland’s historic Old Town District. Enjoy several local brews at your stops while learning about this area’s disturbing and wicked past—haunted by resident ghosts and plagued by paranormal activity. A special stop will be made at the Shanghai Tunnels, featured on the Travel Channels’ “Ghost Adventures”.   Oct 6-8: 2017 Sport & Fitness Expo http://portlandmarathon.org/expo-info/ The Portland Marathon hosts the 33rd  Annual Sports & Fitness Expo Friday and Saturday at the Hilton Portland. Admission to the expo is free and gives marathon participants a chance to pick up their race bibs and packets. Sunday will feature the full and half marathon.   Oct 7: The Wedge – Chees Festival http://thewedgeportland.com/ This farmers market-style...

Portland Area Pumpkin Patches

By on Sep 25, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

SAUVIE ISLAND Bella Organic on Sauvie Island 16205 N.W. Gillihan Rd., Portland, OR 97231 bellaorganic.com/pumpkin-patch | 503.621.9545 The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island 16511 NW Gillihan Rd., Portland OR 97231 thepumpkinpatch.com | 503.621.3874 Kruger’s Farm Market on Sauvie Island 17100 NW Sauvie Island Rd., Portland OR 97231 krugersfarm.com/pumpkin-season | 503.621.3489   NORTHWEST Plumper Pumpkin Patch 11435 NW Old Cornelius Rd., Portland OR 97231 plumperpumpkins.com | 503.645.9561   WEST Roloff Farms 23985 NW Grossen Rd., Hillsboro, OR 97124 www.rolofffarms.com/pumpkin-season-2017 | 503.647.2917   SOUTHWEST Lee Farms 21975 SW 65th Ave., Tualatin OR 97062 leefarmsoregon.com | 503.638.1869 Baggenstos Farm 15801 SW Roy Rogers Rd., Sherwood OR 97140 baggenstosfarms.com | 503.590.4301   Heiser Farms 21425 SE Grand Island Lp., Dayton OR 97114...

Portland Area Haunted Houses

By on Sep 25, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Portland Area Halloween Haunts Be sure to visit the Haunt’s website for specific days and hours of operation   Davis Graveyard: Oct 1-Oct 31 www.davisgraveyard.com | 8703 SE 43rd Ave Milwaukie, OR 97222 For over 16 years the Davises have created a creepy yard haunt that has attracted people from all over the Portland area. The display is available for viewing daily with lights coming on at dusk until 10pm Monday-Thursday. The effects (sound, video, fog, and animations) come on Friday-Sunday from dusk until 11pm and 10pm on Sunday. Please note Davis Graveyard is not a haunted house, It is viewed from the street only.   FrightTown: Oct 7-Oct 31 www.frighttown.com | 1 N Center Ct St Portland, OR 97227 FrightTown is the Pacific Northwest’s biggest, scariest and best-reviewed haunted event, featuring three amazing haunted houses in one location. Baron Von Goolo’s Museum of...

September Calendar of Events

By on Sep 1, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Oregon State Fair: September 1st – 4th http://oregonstatefair.org/ The Oregon State Fair celebrates over 150 years! Here you’ll fi       a plethora of exhibitions & displays, spirited competitions, attractions, animals, entertainment, and of course food and drink. This year features the return of the sow and her piglets—see the little piggies in the Forster Livestock Pavilion every day of the fair.   Art in the Pearl: September 2nd – 4th http://www.artinthepearl.com/ Named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country, Art In The Pearl showcases music, art, theater and activities for all ages. This Labor Day weekend festival spans the Northwest Portland Park blocks and is completely free!   Tour de Lab: September 3rd http://tourdelab.com/ Suit up in your best K9 attire or bring a stuffed pooch to the Lucky Lab’s Tour de Lab! This 19 or 40 mile...

August Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Aug 1, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Aug 1-27: NW Natural Street of Dreams www.streetofdreamspdx.com Come tour Mitchell Park, the site of the 2017 NW Natural Street of Dreams. These five beautifully crafted homes are situated among the matured, natural landscape of a private community. They boast modern aesthetic & innovative features. Enjoy food, wine and beer—entertainment every Tuesday and a chef series every Wednesday. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the elegance and luxury!   Aug 1-18: Flicks on the Bricks thesquarepdx.org/flicks-on-the-bricks Grab the kids and head to Pioneer Courthouse square for Flicks on the Bricks. The square is transformed into the City’s largest outdoor theatre and the best part is it’s completely free! Movies include: La La Land, Wayne’s World, and Forrest Gump.   Aug 1 – Sept 9: Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts www.zooconcerts.com/ Bring your family and friends to...

July Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Jun 29, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

July 1-4: 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival http://www.waterfrontbluesfest.com Since 1988 the Oregon Food Bank has produced its largest fundraising event, the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival. The festival features 150 performances on four stages. Bring the family for the festival’s spectacular 4th of July fireworks show!   July 4: Pepsi 4th of July Spectacular http://oakspark.com/4th-of-july.html Head to Oaks Amusement Park for Portland’s favorite 4th of July celebration! Featuring first come first serve access to all picnic areas, extended ride and roller skating hours and the city’s best fireworks display.   July 8: 2017 Mississippi Street Fair http://mississippiave.com/streetfair/ The Mississippi Street Fair will feature over 200 local vendors, 6 stages and 40 plus bands. Grab a bite at the food carts and a drink at the fair’s beer garden. This event is open...

June Calendar of Events in Portland

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June 2-11: CityFair www.rosefestival.org/waterfront/city-fair This annual event located at Tom McCall Waterfront Park will feature food, beer, carnival rides & games, and RoZone dance parties and concerts.   June 3: Starlight Parade www.rosefestival.org/event/starlight-parade The Starlight Parade continues to be a longtime festival tradition dating back to the early 1900s—originally floats built on electric trolley cars! Today, approximately 100 illuminated floats, bands and participants will wind their way through the 2.25-mile route downtown. This is a twinkling, summer night downtown that you and the family don’t want to miss. FREE   June 7-11: Fleet Week www.rosefestival.org/event/fleet-week Since 1907 ships and submarines from the U.S Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy have dropped anchor at the Portland Waterfront to visit the city. Over 100 years...

May Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Apr 24, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

  May 5 – 7: Cinco de Mayo www.cincodemayo.org Enjoy live music and dancing, authentic food, waterfront rides, an artisan village, and fun at Cinco de Mayo Fiesta located at Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park!   May 6: Portland Train Day 2017 www.orhf.org Portland Train Day will feature live music, games, three steam trains on display, train rides, food carts, and a FREE museum visit at the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation!   May 7: Cinco de Mayo Run/Walk www.terrapinevents.com The 2017 Cinco de Mayo run/walk features a half marathon, 10K, 5K, and a half miler that start and end in the east side industrial area next to OMSI. Awesome awards, prizes and giveaways!   May 12-13: Northwest Quilters 43rd Annual Quilt Show www.northwestquilters.org The Northwest Quilters celebrate over 40 years with their annual “A Festival of Quilts” show. This Portland expo event will...

April Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Mar 31, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

  April 1 – 2: Umbrella Festival – a Circus of Comedy https://umbrellafestival.com/ A fast paced line up of world class artists that show off their most astonishing tricks. Featuring aerialists, acrobats, comics, clowns, and burlesque!   April 1 – April 30: Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest http://www.woodenshoe.com/events/tulip-fest/ Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience expansive views of vineyards, distant mountains, and a few mud puddles. Fresh flowers, food, and fun for the entire family!   April 9: Bridge to Brews http://terrapinevents.com/event/bridge-to-brews-portland-8k-10k-run/ Participate in the only running/walking event that takes you over the Fremont Bridge. Enjoy the very unique views of the city! There will be tons of entertainment on the course! At the end of the race you can celebrate at the Beer Festival with many great breweries, live music and...

March Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Mar 1, 2017 in Featured, Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Mar 4-5: America’s Largest Antique and Collectible Show http://christinepalmer.net/ Great vintage items from every year, brought to you by courteous and knowledgeable dealers from all over the US. Toys from the 1880’s – 1970’s, period furniture and lighting, estate & costume jewelry, pop culture and so much more.   Mar 8-12: Portland Metro Dealers RV Show http://www.portlandmetrorv.com/ The Portland Metro RV Dealers Association rolls into the Expo Center for the 59th annual RV show. Whether you are looking to rest and relax or hit the road and adventure, this event won’t disappoint. Step inside and tour a recreational vehicle that fits you and your family.   Mar 11: The Portland Women’s Expo 2017 http://www.pdxwomensexpo.org This year The Portland Women’s Expo will feature 450 exhibitors, world class food & wine, exciting live music, massage garden, beauty bar,...

February Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Feb 1, 2017 in Featured, Portland | 0 comments

  Feb 1-5: 34th Reel Music https://nwfilm.org/festivals/34th-reel-music-festival/ This film and music festival is an annual showcase that explores the interplay between sound, image, music and culture. The festival features collections of vintage performances, documentaries, music videos, and animations. It also explores a wide variety of music genres including rock, blues, jazz, classical, opera and avant-garde.   Feb 1-26: The Tale of Sleeping Beauty http://nwcts.org/content/sleeping-beauty Northwest Children’s Theatre and School presents the world’s oldest and revered fairy tale: The Tale of Sleeping Beauty. But this time it has been taken over by a company of crazy bird puppets! These feathered friends will stop at nothing to step into the lime light and re-write history! Most enjoyed by ages 5 & up.   Feb 3-4: Portland Seafood & Wine Festival...

January Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Dec 29, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Jan 3-8: Finding Neverland http://portland.broadway.com/shows/finding-neverland-baa/ Based on the film starring Johnny Depp, Finding Neverland is the magical story of the creation of Peter Pan and is Broadway’s biggest new hit! Performances held at Keller Auditorium.   Jan 8: $2 Days at OMSI https://www.omsi.edu/ OMSI invites you to explore all exhibits for just $2 per person on the first Sunday of every month! Submarine Tours, Theater and Planetarium shows are reduced to $5 per person. Stay out of the cold and get your science on!   Jan 11-15: Portland Boat Show https://www.otshows.com/pbs/ Join the Portland Boat Show for its 57th year! The Portland Expo Center’s giant exhibition space will house hundreds of vessels including sailboats, sport boats, fishing boats, personal watercraft and much more!   Jan 13-Feb 5: 34th Reel Music Festival...

Portland Area Christmas Tree Farms

By on Dec 6, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

CLACKAMAS MULTNOMAH WASHINGTON RINGLE AND SON TREE FARMS http://www.ringleandsontreefarms.com/ 22700 S Beavercreek Rd, Beavercreek 97004 COUTURIER TREE FARMS https://christmas-treefarms.com/couturier-tree-farm/ 16503 SE Foster Rd, Gresham 97080 SCHMIDLIN FARMS http://www.schmidlinfarms.com 44101 NW Woollen Rd, Banks 97106 BOB’Z U-CUT http://bobzgardencenter.com/21735 S Springwater Rd , Estacada 97023 QUAIL CREEK RANCH CHRISTMAS TREES http://www.qcrxtrees.com/ 9949 NW Kaiser Rd, Portland 97231 LAWRENCE CHRISTMAS TREE FARM 17299 SW Alvord Ln, Beaverton 97007 KIRCHEM FARM http://www.historickirchemfarm.info/ 19723 S Bakers Ferry Rd.  Oregon City 9704 PLUMPER PUMPKIN PATCH & TREE FARM LLC http://plumperpumpkins.com/christmas_trees.php 11435 NW Old Cornelius Pass Rd, Portland 97231 PARRY’S TREE FARM http://www.parrysfarm.us/ 45627 NW David Hill Rd, Forest Grove 97116 MT HOOD TREE FARM...

December Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Dec 6, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

  Dec 1-25: Sunshine Division Winter Wonderland http://www.winterwonderlandportland.com 24 years and counting, Winter Wonderland at Portland International Raceway has been noted as the “largest Holiday light show west of the Mississippi”. PIR welcomes you, your family and friends to witness this spectacular light display. This year, all proceeds will benefit the Sunshine Division.   Dec 1-30: Christmas Festival of Lights http://thegrotto.org/christmas-festival-of-lights/ The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights presents the sights, sounds and sensations of the season. It is recognized as the largest Christmas choral festival in the world. Guests are encouraged to bring a donation of canned or dry food for Snow-Cap, an affiliate of the Oregon Food Bank.   Dec 1-30: ZooLights http://www.oregonzoo.org/visit/zoolights The Oregon Zoo invites you and yours to their annual...

November Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Nov 4, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Nov 10-13: Portland Metro Dealers RV Show http://www.portlandmetrorv.com/ The Portland Metro RV Dealers Association rolls into the Expo Center for the 58th annual RV show. Whether you are looking to rest and relax or hit the road and adventure, this event won’t disappoint. Step inside and tour a recreational vehicle that fits you and your family.   Nov 10-15: Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival https://nwfilm.org/festivals/nwff43/ For 43 years and counting, the Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival has brought audiences and industry artists together to celebrate their local work. More than 400 submissions are made each year in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Montana, Alaska and British Columbia. Join us this week to review, recognize and award these films and their creators!   Nov 11-13: 26th Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival http://www.hfgf.com/portland.html Known as one of the largest...

Portland Area Halloween Haunts

By on Oct 14, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

  Davis Graveyard 8703 SE 43rd Ave Milwaukie OR 97222 www.davisgraveyard.com | Check Website for Dates and times For over 15 years the Davis’ have created a creepy yard haunt that has attracted people from all over the Portland area. The display is available for viewing daily with lights coming on at dusk until 10pm Monday-Thursday. Full effects (sound, video, fog, and animations) come on Friday-Sunday from dusk until 11pm and 10pm on Sunday weather pending. **Please note Davis Graveyard is not a haunted house, it is viewed from the street only.**   Fright Town    1 N Center Ct St Portland OR 97227 www.frighttown.com | Check Website for Dates and times FrightTown is the Pacific Northwest’s biggest, scariest and best-reviewed haunted event, featuring three amazing haunted houses in one location. Baron Von Goolo’s Museum of Horrors, Grimthorne Manor, and The Witch House.  ...

October Calendar of Events

By on Oct 5, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Oct 1-31: Haunted Pub Tour http://beerquestpdx.com/pubcrawl/ This spooky 2.5 hour ghost tour ventures to the pubs and hotels in Portland’s historic Old Town District. Enjoy several local brews at your stops while learning about this area’s disturbing and wicked past—haunted by resident ghosts and plagued by paranormal activity. A special stop will be made at the old Merchant Hotel, featured on the Travel Channels’ “Ghost Adventures”.   Oct 6-9: Portland Fall Home and Garden Show https://www.otshows.com/pfhs/ Join the home experts, pros and gurus at the  Portland Fall Home and Garden Show. Located at the Portland Expo Center, this event will feature home-improvement vendors, landscaping displays, designer rooms, a wide variety of beautiful plants, shrubs, bulbs, specialty and flowering trees. You don’t want to miss out on the Northwest’s only fall home & garden event!  ...

September Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Sep 1, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Oregon State Fair: September 1st – 5th oregonstatefair.org The Oregon State Fair celebrates over 150 years! Featuring new physical and visual enhancements that honor the fair’s past and launches it into a new and exciting future. You’ll find a plethora of exhibitions & displays, spirited competitions, attractions, animals, entertainment, and of course food and drink.   Art in the Pearl: September 3rd – 5th www.artinthepearl.com Named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country, Art In The Pearl showcases music, art, theater and activities for all ages. This Labor Day weekend festival spans the Northwest Portland Park blocks and is completely free!   Tour de Lab: September 4th tourdelab.com Suit up in your best K9 attire or bring a stuffed pooch to the Lucky Lab’s Tour de Lab! This 19 mile or 40 mile urban bike ride commences at the Lucky...

August Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Aug 3, 2016 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Aug 1-28: NW Natural Street of Dreams http://streetofdreamspdx.com/ Come tour Tumwater at Pete’s Mountain, the site of the NW Natural Street of Dreams. These five beautifully crafted homes are set on a scenic vineyard development and boast modern aesthetic & innovative features. Enjoy food, wine and beer—entertainment every Tuesday and a chef series every Wednesday. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the elegance and luxury! Aug 5-7: Oregon International Air Show http://oregonairshow.com/ The Oregon International Air Show, presented by Standard TV and Appliance, has been Oregon’s biggest aviation event since 1988. Drawing nearly 65,000 people in one weekend, the airshow aims to promote aviation, honor military and veterans, support the community and Oregon charities. Featured performances include: Breitling Jet Team, U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet, U.S. Marine Corps...