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2016 Portland Holiday It’s a Wonderful Life @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | See Christmas Classic on the Big Screen w/ Bigger Than Live Soundtrack

December 17 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Everyone’s favorite feel-good holiday classic! Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed star in the timeless tale of a discouraged businessman whose guardian angel helps him discover the far-reaching influence of everyday kindness. The orchestra performs the uplifting soundtrack in real time. Projected in HD, in its original black […]

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Win Tickets ($30): From Coraline to Kubo: A History of LAIKA’s Films @ Cerimon House | See How Films Are Literally Made by Hand, Studio Behind The Boxtrolls & ParaNorman , Meet the Puppets & More!

December 15 @ Cerimon House – Mark Shapiro from LAIKA, the film studio (founded by Phil Knight) behind Coraline, Kubo & the Two String, The Boxtrolls, and ParaNorman will present how these beloved oscar-nominated films are made literally by hand — from script to illustrations to stop-motion animation. This process averaged only two seconds of […]

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The Starfish Throwers

Collective Eye Documentary Films presents The Starfish Throwers @ The Hollywood Theatre | Multi-Award Winning Film About The Spirit of Unconditional Giving

December 4 @ Hollywood Theatre – Worlds apart, a five-star chef, a twelve year-old girl, and a retired schoolteacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement in the fight against hunger. Despite being constantly reminded that hunger is far too big for one person to solve, they persevere and see […]

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MANY Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600): Black Friday, Civil War Football, Shopping, Tree Lightings, Parades, Holiday Ale Festival, PDX Weed Week & More! | November 23-27, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back, and the holidays are HERE! Black Friday is Coming. Holiday Trees are Lighting up and Santa is on his way! Get out of the house and try some wine. Christmas in the Garden opens this weekend! + Cheer on your favorite team in The Civil War!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700): Holiday Cash Mob, Storytelling, Gift Markets & Bazaars, Amos Lee & More! | November 17-20, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back, and the holidays are just around the corner. Get a head start on your holiday shopping at A Pacifica Holiday Warehouse, Wild Arts Festival, Fall Bizarre @ Alberta Street Pub & more! Portlanders tell stories at Backfence PDX Main Stage and Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Tellabration! Greg Proops headlines […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550): HUMP!, Swashbuckler’s Ball, North West Food and Wine Festival, Junk Fest & More! | November 10-13, 2016

Hello Portland! Look up, the weekend is back. See Rising Appalachia at Crystal Ballroom, and it’s the final week to see HUMP! Party like a pirate at Swashbuckler’s Ball or dance w/ Tropitaal A Desi-Latino Soundclash! Dine with Queens at Drag Queen Brunch. Get a head start on holiday shopping at Plucky Maidens Junk Fest! […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): Election Watch Parties, HUMP Film Festival, Comedy, Theater & More! | November 3-6, 2016

Hello Portland! Fall is in the air and the election is finally here! HUMP Film Fest is this weekend & next. Get creative at Puff, Pass & POTtery PDX is on Friday. Steve Lemme & Kevin Heffernan headline at Helium, and the Rose City Rollers host WFTDA World Championship. And you have two more days […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): Halloween & Costume Parties, Haunted Houses, Disney on Ice, Run Like Hell, Beer Tours & More! | October 20-23, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and time’s running tight for solidifying your Halloween Plans! Disney On Ice celebrates next door to FrightTown. See if you can escape The Wizard’s Lair or get lost in Spirit of Halloweentown. Get spooked at The Drowning Girls + Haunted Houses are Open!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): Travel Fest, Pet Expo, Corn Mazes, Haunted Houses, Art Sales, Theater & More! | October 13-16, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and we’ve got lots of ideas for how to weather the storm!Laugh w/ Bobby Lee at Helium & Ralphie May at Aladdin. Go back in time at 80’s New Wave @ Lola’s Room. Get spooked at Jekyll & Hyde The Musical and The Drowning Girls + Haunted Houses are […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Home & Garden Show, Haunted Houses, All Jane Comedy, Vancouver Brewfest, Fresh Hops & More! | October 6-9, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and there’s lot going on – from Backfence PDX to Snap Judgement! So many delicious beers to try from Fresh Hops to Handmade Bike & Beer Festival. Trump & Clinton butt heads again on Sunday & Haunted Houses are Open!

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Win Tickets ($130): 2016 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival @ Hollywood Theatre | Special Guests, Radio Performances, Films, Shorts

October 7-9 @ Hollywood Theater – Stuart Gordon returns to the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon for its 21st Annual Festival. Special Guests include John Shirley, S. T. Joshi, A. Scott Glancy, Kenneth Hite, Mike Dubisch, Sean Branney, Andrew Leman, Cody Goodfellow, and more!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Fresh Hops Beer Festival, The Wedge Cheese Fest, Haunted House, Pumpkin Farm & More! | September 29-October 2, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back Fresh Hops are here! Check out Fresh Hops Beer Festival and this is your last weekend to see The Graduate. Come Inside: Sex & Culture Theatre Festival hast started and the Portland Artisan Market is open today and Friday. Halloween events are being added every day!

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Come Inside: A Sex & Culture Theater Festival

2016 Portland Come Inside: Sex & Culture Theatre Festival | 8 Shows Over 11 Days, Featuring Phone Whore, How I Learned to Hug, Dominatrix for Dummies & More!

September 28 – October 8 – Come Inside: A Sex & Culture Theater Festival is a curated collection of performances that celebrate a vast array of sexual philosophies and adventures. Dance Naked Productions artistic director Eleanor O’Brien has toured fringe theater festivals across North America, and seen hundreds of shows. Among then, a few jewels […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400): Buckman Kerns Beer Fest, NW Hest Fest, College Football, Cider, Presidential Debate Watch Parties & More! | September 22-25, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and Fall is here! Shop vintage and handmade at Portland Flea, or grab a drink at Buckman Kerns Beer Fest and Fruit & Hop Cider Celebration. Dance w/ ANDAZ & 80s Video Dance Attack: The Cure vs Depeche Mode. There’s lots of ways to watch (or laugh at) the […]

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Film: 30 Years of TV Animation  @ Columbia Center for the Arts

Film: 30 Years of TV Animation @ Columbia Center for the Arts | With Joe Ansolabehere & Paul Germain, “Simpsons,” “Hey, Arnold,” “Rugrats”

September 24 @ Columbia Center – Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere are the creators, writers and producers of some of the most successful television animation of the last thirty years. Paul started his career in animation by helping to launch one TV’s all time biggest hits – The Simpsons – then co-created the massive hit […]

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2016 Animation Film Festival @ OMSI’s Empiracle Theater | Giant Screen, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Finding Dory, LAIKA: The Giant Skeleton from Kubo & more!

September 15-18 @ OMSI – A celebration of animation from independent shorts to feature films, the OMSI Animation Film Festival showcases a selection of intelligent, entertaining and provocative programming from some of the world’s most creative artists. With highlights that include an appearance by Laika Studios’ 18-foot tall stop motion skeleton puppet, a cake-baking octopus, […]

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MANY Portland Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): Polo Noir, Rose City Comic Con, Black Music Festival, Theater, Storytelling & More! | September 8-11, 2016

The weekend is back and Polo Noir is here! T.J. Miller is in town and Back Fence PDX returns to the mainstage. Portland Black Music Fest is Sunday and Oregon Zoo Concerts wrap up with Joe Walsh & Jake Bugg! Meet celebs and more at Rose City Comic Con! and new Halloween events are being […]

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MANY Portland Labor Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Wine Tours, Mortified, Vaux’s Swifts Watch, Lobster Bake & More! | Sept. 1-5, 2016

Hello Portland! Labor Day Weekend is here and we have lots of ideas to wrap up your summer! Mortified Portland is back in all its awkward glory, and Portland Short Bus is hosting urban wine tours. The Vaux’s Swifts are back at Chapman School. Level Up @ Portland’s QuarterWorld Arcade and start planing ahead, Halloween […]

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Portland Labor Day Swifts

40+ Portland & Oregon 2016 Labor Day Weekend Events: Concerts, Festivals, Parties, Food & Drink

The 2016 Labor Day Weekend takes place September 2-5. There are many great Portland and Oregon events all weekend including watching the Vaux’s Swifts Watch @ Chapman School. As always, we have a large list of events and tips for you to enjoy the city or travel.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($750+): Organic Beer Festival, Project Pabst, Hawthorne Street Fair & More! | August 25-28, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and summer’s still holding on! Drink up at Tequila Fest and Organic Beer Festival. Project Pabst returns to the waterfront! Find lots of lovely ware and food at Jade District Night Market, Ellington Pop-up Shop & Urban Air Market!

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2016 PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! @ Portland Expo Center | Live Music, Twister, Psycho, Close Encounters of the Third Kind & More!

August 24-28 @ Portland Expo – A whole lot of people really loved the Expo Center’s PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular last year – so of course there had to be a sequel! If you grew up going to drive-in movies, you know what a treat it is to travel with your family or date to […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): TomatoFest, Jade Night Market, Style At the Street, International Pop Overthrow & More! | August 18-21, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back! We’ve got plenty of ways to stay cool! Rock out w/ Something Wicked This Way Rocks! and Jesus Christ Superstar. Mark Normand headlines Helium or laugh with Wonderland: A Sketch Comedy Show. Taste all the heirlooms at Green Zebra TomatoFest! Get thrills at Camp Carnage Campout or find great […]

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