75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | December 10-13

Leigh sent out his weekly email of Portland weekend events earlier today. It is reproduced below with some additions by Pipeline. You can get the email and your chance to win hookups for shows and deals by emailing leighfeldman3 @ gmail and asking to join

There are many listings so we have put events in red (or blue = linked!) that we think will be good, well attended, or should be interesting.

Reminder: We give out free tickets every week to our Portland Facebook Group including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join it if you like free stuff.

Related From Pipeline: Portland Monthly Event Listings

From Leigh Feldman:
Portland Weekend EventsThings I'm currently jocking…

Free ish… We have tix to Winter Harvest Festival (2 tix for Fri, 2 for Sat and 2 ALL WEEKEND passes), a ticket for the FREE BEER Ski Bus (sun), The Grouch/Exile/Mistah FAB show (15th) and two tix to the TIME2 NYE Event!… Wanna win any of them? Forward this email to a friend, have them write us asking to join the group and we'll enter you both in a drawing to win! (These are from Leigh, not Pipeline. Email him to join his list & win: leighfeldman3 @ gmail)

Free music ish… Pete Bodega's Hit Man Mix pack (it's a full dancehall, foundation clash, Chicago house, reggae mix and then a track by track breakdown) http://www.sendspace.com/file/2wzdqo. You'll be hearing this dj's name quite a bit in the future! Look for him, along with Jagga Culture and Selecta YT (Reggae Soundclash Regional DJ Champion!) at Imperial at the Crown Room on 2nd & 4th Thursday's starting in January 2010!

Things to look for this weekend … Free beer/open bar events, bacon tastings, whiskey tastings, 100 artist art shows, 200 tuba player gatherings, Iron Bartender drink competition, boat parties, latke cookoff, crafty wonderland, female masturbation performances and erotic open mic… do something fun this weekend!

Life is a party, everyone is just waiting to be invited.
See you all out and about! Leigh Feldman

Portland Thursday Events, December 10

Friday, Saturday and Sunday after the break

Portland Friday Events, December 11

  • Big 100 Artists Show @ Olympic Mills Gallery (100 artists, 2000 pieces)
  • Jig-A-Lin vs Blown @ Crown Room (biggest of bass and dubstep)
  • Winter Harvest Festival w/ Heavyweight Dub Champion, Russ Liquid, SaQi @ 2410 (late night glitch, dubstep, electro beat party)
  • Live & Direct w/ Rev Shines, Tre Hardson, DJ Nature @ Rotture (hip hop)
  • White Out Party @ 1420 NW 17th (all ages dance affair)
  • Bob Saget @ Newmark Theater (comedy)
  • Lowbrow Lounge Sessions @ Lowbrow Lounge (soul, r&b, lounge, 70's psych swank)
  • From Pipeline: Jay Ryan & Paul Hornschemeier Book Release / Signing @ Goodfoot
  • 32 Ohm Audio Grand Opening @ SE 45th & Hawthorne (drinks, dj's, new space opening)
  • Sucka Free Hip Hop w/ DJ Wicked, Mighty Moves, Deff Ro, Hserf @ Tiger Bar (hip hop)
  • Mystery Ride @ ??? (cold night bike ride)
  • Heavy Sugar w/ Lions Den, Nicky Mason, Chase MNTHN, Lamar Leroy @ Branx (electro, bass, glitch, disco)
  • From Pipeline: Portland Candlelight Vigil On Hawthorne Bridge (6-7PM)  | 350.org
  • Rocking Stocking @ Whiskey Bar (house music)
  • Inviting Desire @ Theater! Theater! (umm .. the press release says ‘female masturbation, erotic open mic, fringe performance")
  • Clique Mixer @ Smashcut Saloon (drinks, ladies fun time)
  • M2O Yacht Party/Fashion Show @ Portland Spirit (boat party)
  • Thorn City Improv @ Slabtown (live band hip hop)
  • Homegrown DocFest @ Mission Theater (documentary movie screenings)
  • Zero 7 @ Wonder Ballroom (loungey sounds)
  • Thermals, Dirty Mittens, White Fang @ Berbatis (punk, rock, punk rock)
  • Deportation Party w/ the Taxpayers @ Worksound Gallery (art, dj's, folk, punk)
  • Open Mic Hip Hop Night @ Hobnob Public House (poetry, freestyle, spoken word)
  • Rhythm Keepers Bellydance @ Marino Adriatic Café (bellydance and middle eastern music)
  • Selector YT, Steve Treez, DJ Snacks & Jagga @ U&I (dancehall)
  • East Infection w/ DJ Izm @ East Chinatown Lounge (hip hop, club, lounge)
  • From Pipeline: Biglittlethings "Holiday Family Spectacle" at Imago Theatre
  • From Pipeline: Lompoc Brewing Release: Portland's First Beer Brewed For Hanukkah — "8 Malty Nights"
  • From Pipeline: KPSU presents The Ascetic Junkies FREE  EP Release Show! w/ Bark Hide and Horn and St. Frankie Lee @ Backspace

Portland Saturday Events, December 12

  • Matzo Ball w/ Vursatyl of Lifesavas, Philly's Punkestra, Dante LaSalle, Dr. Adam @ Crown Room (rsvp for open bar — dance party, funk madness, hip hop, benefit event)
  • White Album Christmas Party @ Bossanova Ballroom (a seasonal circus spectacular)
  • Nurses, AAN, Typhoon @ Berbati's (indie rock)
  • Miz Kitty Parlour @ Mission Theater (vaudeville performance)
  • Rusko w/ Tyler Tastemaker, Ryan Organ, CoryO @ Rotture (smashing sound dubstep)
  • Winter Harvest Festival w/ Queen Omega, Claude Von Stroke, ekiM @ 2410 (late night reggae, glitch, dubstep, electro beat party)
  • Mt. Scott Nutrition Center Holiday Art Show @ Mt. Scott Center (art, holiday goodies)
  • Puppetganza @ Cathedral Park (adult themed puppet show)
  • Atlas @ Holocene (world music dance party)
  • Inviting Desire @ Theater! Theater! (umm .. the press release says ‘female masturbation, erotic open mic, fringe performance")
  • Rock N Shop @ Slabtown (boy eats drum machine, illmaculate, graves … super eclectic lineup)
  • Bacon Tasting Party @ Foster & Dobbs (mmmm, bacon)
  • Red Cube Presents White Party w/ Kaskade @ Whiskey Bar (house music)
  • From Pipeline: Rumble At The Roseland 48 — 19 Bouts
  • ScratchPDX @ Hipbone Studio (bellydancing, music, art, various performances)
  • Santagate @ Someday Lounge (improv, dancing, booze)
  • Hip Happening @ Sellwood Masonic Temple (tons of vintage and crafty goods)
  • RAW Trunk Sale Party @ NE 5th & Couch (fashion)
  • P:ear Craft Fair & Art Swap @ P:ear Gallery (live art swap, music, drinks, fun)
  • Holiday Booze Bazaar @ House Spirits Distillery (whiskey tasting, food, music)
  • From Pipeline: Portland Timbers Holiday Sale @ PGE Park (10-2)
  • From Pipeline: Dandy Warhols @ Wonder Ballroom
  • From Pipeline: X-Men for X-Mas With Excalibur!

Portland Sunday Events, December 13

  • Crafty Wonderland @ Oregon Convention Center (arts and crafty goodness)
  • Midnite, Nicoluminous, Tyler Tastemaker, Croix USVI @ Crystal Ballroom (reggae)
  • BDP w/ Dez Valdez @ Satyricon (hip hop)
  • Sunday Ski Bus @ Buffalo Gap Saloon (bus to the Mtn with free beer!)
  • Portland Poetry Slam @ Backspace (poetry)
  • Barfly's 11th Annual X-mas Xtravaganza @ O'Mallery's (drinking madness and tons of giveaway items)
  • P:ear Craft Fair & Art Swap @ P:ear Gallery (live art swap, music, drinks, fun)
  • 3D Doodle Daze @ 3D Center of Art & Photos (learn to make 3D creations)
  • Tuba Xmas @ Pioneer Square (200 tubas)
  • Latke's and Laughs @ Tea Zone (potato pancakes and a screening of the Hebrew Hammer)
  • Winter Harvest Fest w/ School of Rock @ 2410 (youth rock n roll)
  • Ripley Snell Mixtape Release Party @ Rotture (hip hop)
  • Sinferno Cabaret @ Dante's (fire dancing, strippers, magicians)
  • Zoo Bombers @ Zoo Bomb Monument (mini bike madness)
  • Soulstice @ Groove Suite (deep house)
  • Anime Hentai @ Paris Theater (cartoons)
  • Soft Sundays w/ Gretchen Mitchell @ Club Calabash (r&b, blues, soul)
  • Band Showcase @ Rontoms (bands, beer, hipsters)
  • From Pipeline: Dandy Warhols @ Wonder Ballroom
  • From Pipeline: Posada Milagro Christmas Celebration @ Miracle Theater

UPCOMING (just a taste of things to come…)
12/26 — Massive 14: I Can Has Funk w/ members of original Parliament Funkadelic @ Crown Room
12/31 — NYE Events — Rip City NYE w/ Brandon Roy, LaMarcus Aldridge, Greg Oden @ Agency, Time 2 w/ Flying Lotus, March Fourth Marching Band @ 2410

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3 Responses to 75+ Portland Weekend Events, Parties & Free Tickets | December 10-13

  1. Angel December 11, 2009 at 15:24 #

    I think the Tuba Christmas Concert at Pioneer is actually Saturday 11/12, not Sunday as you have it listed. I just verified on the Pioneer Square website.

  2. Angel December 11, 2009 at 15:24 #

    Sorry, I meant Saturday 12/12 (obviously, not November) … 1:30-3pm

  3. Rosie December 14, 2009 at 15:16 #

    Wish I had verified with the Pioneer Square website or read the comment above regarding Tuba Xmas. I went down Sunday only to be met with a very empty square. :( Damn, I missed it!

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