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Portland’s Rose City Rollers Battle This Weekend @ Oaks Park | Guns N Rollers vs. Seattle’s Sockit Wenches, Speakeasy Party + Costume Contest, Rosebuds, Rose Petals

October 10 & 11 – Portland’s very own Guns N Rollers will host Seattle’s Sockit Wenches for a fast paced night of action. Then, dance the night away to music from DJ Agent Meow (we promise that he will play more than just the Foxtrot and Charleston). Try your hand at our tables, and don’t forget to dress to the 9s in 1920’s flapper style. You could be the winner of our costume contest! And if you haven’t gotten your fill of games of chance on the game tables, you can enter to win our fabulous raffle prizes!

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Win Tickets ($40): Wild Child @ Revolution Hall | Indie, w/ Max Frost & Flower Punks

October 16 @ Revolution Hall – Wild Child doesn’t want a place to hide. Song after song, town after town, they’ll wear their hearts on their sleeves, addicted to the rush that only comes when thousands of strangers know all your secrets and sing them back to you, because they’re their secrets, too.

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Get Your Tickets Soon for Boo! Cruise w/ Portland Spirit Cruises | Dear Drummer, Costume Contest, Dance Party

October 31 @ Portland Spirit – Cruise with the Portland Spirit, if you dare, for an evening of frightful fun, on the Boo! Cruise! Put on your most creative and/or scary costume and come on board for live music from Dear Drummer.

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Barrel Room Halloween

FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Todd Dunnigan

October 9 & 10 @ Barrel Room Portland – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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Portland’s Hangover Brunch is Every Saturday & Sunday @ Swift Lounge | Southern Food & Drink Specials, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Signature Masons

Swift Lounge presents the ultimate hangover cure for your weekend shenanigans. No kids, no dress up, no small talk, no bull-corn. Hangover brunch is here from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday

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Brent Weinbach is Coming to Doug Fir Lounge Next Week w/ Derek Sheen! | Andy Kaufman Award Winner, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Win Retron 3 Game System!

October 18 @ Doug Fir Lounge – BRENT WEINBACH returns to Portland, bringing his unique and brilliant brand of comedy that won him the Andy Kaufman Award, at the Doug Fir Lounge October 18th.

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Massive Portland Halloween Haunted House 2015 FrightTown Continues This Week @ Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum | Oregon’s No. 1 Haunted Attraction, A Whole City Block

October 3-31 @ Memorial Coliseum – Hands down the number #1 haunted attraction in Oregon by size, ratings and popularity, FrightTown is three huge haunted houses together, beneath the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Rose Quarter.

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Be the First to Crack the Mystery of The Dinner Detective @ Crowne Plaza Hotel | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S., Saturdays, Everyone’s Suspect

October 10 @ Crowne Plaza Hotel – 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, and the killer might be at your table!

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Portland’s 2015 MAiZE Corn Maze @ The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island | 2 Miles of Twists & Turns, Halloween

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 17th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Seventeen years ago, Craig Easterly, founder of the original corn maze, brought his weird idea to Sauvie Island’s famous Pumpkin Patch and it soon became a fall tradition.

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Win Tickets ($78): Jackie Evancho @ Newmark Theater | America’s Got Talent, Gifted Soprano

October 16 @ Newmark theater – “She is a prodigy; they break the rules by definition,” wrote music critic Andrew Duckenbrod in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette after seeing a then-11 year old perform to a sold-out crowd in her hometown in October, 2011. “[Her] voice mesmerizes. She has become one of the performers who has been defining the “crossover classic” category of singers – those who are equally comfortable with Puccini or pop.”

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Win Tickets ($100): Junior League of Portland 2015 Harvest Soiree & Volunteer-A-Thon @ EcoTrust | Silent Auction, Cocktails, Appetizers, Music & More!

October 24 @ EcoTrust – To celebrate the completion of the community service projects, the Junior League will hold an evening fundraising event, the second annual Harvest Soiree and Silent Auction, inviting the community and general public to support the organization and help raise funds that are critical to continuing its mission.

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Win Tickets ($60): Kurt Vile and The Violators @ Crystal Ballroom | Indie Rock & Folk, w/ Cass McCombs & Heron Oblivion

October 17 @ Crystal Ballroom – Kurt Vile (real name) has slowly, quietly become one of the great American guitarists and songwriters of our time. Kurt was born in 1980, one of ten children, and raised in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia. As a teenager, his bluegrass-loving father gifted him with a banjo, when what Kurt craved was a guitar – so he played it as if it were.

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Win Tickets ($120): All Jane Comedy Festival @ Curious Comedy Theater | 5 Days of the Nation’s Best & Up-and-Coming Female Comedic Performers

October 14-18 @ Curious Comedy Club – The fourth annual All Jane Comedy Festival will be held October 14–18 in Northeast Portland. This five-day event presents a carefully curated blend of the best up-and-coming and nationally headlining female comedic performers from throughout the United States and Canada.

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Tickets Now Available for Portland’s Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, 3 Floors, Fetish Demos, Two Bands, Burlesque, Sasha Scarlett & More!

October 31 @ Crystal Ballroom – The 2015 Portland Erotic Ball returns for its 16th year to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 31st as Portland’s biggest, sexiest adult Halloween party.

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Win Tickets ($30): Portland Ghost Town Halloween Haunt @ Rossi Farms | Haunted Attraction, Full Contact Haunt, Vendors, Live Theatrical Show, Beer Garden + HUGE Halloween Parties

October 8-31 @ Rossi Farms – The Ghost Town, is all new this year! Featuring three top notch terrifying haunted attractions, The “Ghost Town haunt”, which is known for its unique old west theme, terrifying monsters, live western shootouts, Hollywood quality special effects and disturbing detail. Wicked Hollows, a haunted trail in which you venture through old abandoned tombs and more and lastly, our brand new “FarmHouse” haunt which is full contact, 18+ and only for those brave enough to sign a waiver.

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Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear @ Aladdin Theater | Soulful Folk

October 13 @ Aladdin Theater – At home, Madisen and Ruth Ward are family members. Onstage, they’re the leading members of Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear, a soulful folk band whose sound is anchored by twin guitars and two big, booming voices.

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Get a Head Start Planning Your Next Party w/ Bravo! Live @ Portland Expo Center | Meet w/ 150+ Event Industry Businesses, Trends, Network w/ Professionals & More!

October 14 @ Portland Expo Center – Anyone planning a special event, fundraiser, auction, corporate party or reception. Bravo! Live is free to qualified meeting & event planners.

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Win Tickets ($60): David Nelson Band @ Aladdin Theater | Jam Band, Roots Rock w/ Moonalice

October 11 @ Aladdin Theater – The David Nelson Band has been recording and performing around the country since 1994. Their broad musical palette spans the Almost Acoustic style that Nelson played with Jerry Garcia, through roots rock n’ roll, and psychedelic country-rock. The DNB perform David’s compositions (some co-written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter), select covers, and several Grateful Dead classics upon which Nelson appeared on the original album releases.

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2015 Halloween FreakNight Festival @ Tacoma Dome | 2 Nights, Deadmau5, Tiesto, All Gone Pete Tong, Adventure Club & More!

October 30-31 @ Tacoma Dome – All aboard, the Northwest’s 19th annual FreakNight Festival is about to take off! USC Events will be turning the Tacoma Dome into a maddening carnival as we come together for a night of devious mischief and terrifying tunes. USC Events presents our wicked two-night extravaganza on October 30th and 31st.

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Portland Halloween 2015 Run Like Hell | 4,000+ Costumed Participants, Musical Mile, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

October 25 through Downtown Portland – The Run Like Hell is back for its 13th year! Join us in 2015 as once again, thousands of participants dress in costume and take to the streets of Portland for this fun filled, Halloween-themed half marathon / 10k / 5k / kids half miler! This year’s theme is “under the big top”!

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Harland Williams @ Helium Comedy Club | “Half Baked,” “There’s Something About Mary,” “Dumb & Dumber”

October 8-11 @ Helium Comedy Club – Comedian and Actor Harland Williams is known the world over for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand up and sketch comedy routines. From his unforgettable roles in films such as “Dumb and Dumber,” “Something about Mary,” “Half Baked,” “Rocketman,” and so many more. Add to this his incredible stand up comedy routines, which have been seen on “Letterman,” “The Tonight Show,” “Conan,” HBO, Comedy Central and everywhere else. H

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Bite Size Tango

Win Tickets ($80): Portland Tango Festival’s Bite Size Tango @ Norse Hall | Performances by Argentinean Masters, Tango Lesson, Drinks, Grand Ball

October 10 @ Norse Hall – Portland boasts one of the largest and well respected tango communities in North America! Come experience for yourself the magic of this passionate and captivating dance.

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Win Tickets ($50): Grammy Nominated Slide Guitarist Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings @ Aladdin Theater | Americana/Blues/Roots

October 9 @ Aladdin Theater – Roy Rogers is one of the premier slide guitarists performing today. He is also an internationally acclaimed producer, having produced recordings for John Lee Hooker (4 Grammy Nominations and 2 Grammy Awards) and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (2 Grammy Nominations).

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Emilio Lustau Sherry Tasting @ Bar Vivant | Sample 6 Sherries, Pairings

October 15 @ Bar Vivant – Stop by from 7-8:3- p.m. on October 15 for 90 minutes of complimentary tasting, when guests can sample 6 sherries ranging from a bone dry Fino to the sweet Cream Capataz Andres.

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Oregonian Media Group’s 2015 Here & There Travel Fest @ Oregon Convention Center | Portland’s Only Regional, National & International Travel Show!

October 10-11 @ Oregon Convention Center – Don’t miss Portland’s only regional, national and international travel show – Here & There Travel Fest. A two-day event where anyone can plan and book the perfect getaway.

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Art in the Burbs

2015 Portland Art in the Burbs Fine Arts Sale @ Alberta Rider Elementary | 80+ Local Artists, Musical Performances, Student Art Gallery & More!

October 9-11 @ Alberta Rider Elementary – See More than 80 local artists, food vendors, student musical performances and a student art gallery! Something for everyone! Worth a trip out to the ‘burbs!

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Portland Halloween 2015 Kruger’s Farm Haunted Maze & Corn Cabaret | 3 Acres of Terrifying Trails, Fire Dancers, Movies, Circus Tent, Live Music & More!

October 2-31 @ Kruger’s Farm – Keep Portland weird? Done. A dark field is scary enough. Ride out to the field on a hayride? Even scarier. Add to it multiple ways to get lost and an air of terrifying sophistication, and you’ve got Kruger’s Haunted Maze and Corn Cabaret.

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First Pacific Northwest Junk Bonanza @ Clark County Event Center Vintage Market with Treasures 40 years or Older; Furniture/Decor/Handcrafted & More

October 9-11 @ Clark County The Junk Bonanza, for 10 years a must-shop market destination for serious vintage lovers, is expanding to the Pacific Northwest. The Bonanza has chosen the Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield, WA, for its show, its second-ever outside of Minnesota.

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Bradley Angle’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Lunch w/ Cheryl Strayed @ The Nines | Keynote w/ Author of Wild, Benefit for Domestic Violence Shelter

October 29 @ The Nines – To recognize 40 life changing years of service to our community, Bradley Angle will celebrate with commemorative events for our foundation leadership, volunteers, funders, and community partners. These events culminate with a business luncheon featuring keynote speaker Cheryl Strayed on October 29, 2015 at the Nines in downtown Portland, Oregon.

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild October Storython!

Win Tickets ($24): Portland Storytellers’ Guild October Storython! @ Hipbone Studio | 14 Tellers w/ 5 Minutes Each

October 10 @ Hipbone Studio – An evening of short stories. Several storytellers each take the stage and have 5 minutes to capture your imagination, intrigue you, or perhaps beguile you, with a well told story. Just like September, this night will feature 14 different storytellers each telling a well crafted story in just 5 minutes!

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2015 Portland Tattoo Expo @ Portland Expo | 300+ Award Winning Artists, Tattoo Contests, Entertainment, Free Swag & More!

October 9-11 @ Portland Expo – The largest tattoo expo in the Northwest, The Portland Tattoo Expo is the original show that opened the doors to out-of-state artists looking to tattoo in the state of Oregon.

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2015 Wet Spot Tropical Fish Anniversary Sale | 20% Off Storewide, Prizes, Freebies, Raffles & More!

October 9-11 @ Wet Spot Tropical Fish – Everything in the store will be 20% off! There will be door prizes, popcorn, freebies, raffles and much more. Come join in the fun and experience why so many people say that The Wet Spot Tropical Fish is a freshwater fish paradise everyone must experience.

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At The Herbery, Weed Like to Celebrate Oregon’s Entry into the Recreational Cannabis Market!

Open 7 Days a Week! While Oregon customers now have an option to buy limited flower quantities at recreational shops, The Herbery is a full service cannabis store with a wide selection of edibles, concentrates and vape cartridges. Both #Herbalicious Herbery locations are just minutes over the I-5 or I-205 bridges!

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