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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): All Jane Comedy Festival, Haunted Houses, Pumpkins, Brewers for Boobs & More! | October 15-18, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and it’s starting to feel like fall. We have two dozen active giveaways right now +  McFly Arrives Next week for Back to the Future Day! Portland’s Corn Mazes are open and it’s Haunted House season! All Jane Comedy Festival continues through Sunday & Michael Ian Black is in […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550+): Country Girl Run, Animal Aid, Corn Mazes & Haunted Attractions & More! | September 24-27, 2015

Hello Portland! First weekend of fall and it’s promising to be lovely! Take in amazing views of the Columbia & Cascade Mountains on the Country Girl Half Marathon & 10K. Time is running out to see the Vaux’s Swifts at Chapman School. Nails Hide Metal is playing a FREE concert tonight. This is your last weekend […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($750+): Feast Portland, Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Fall RV & Van Show, Polish Festival & More! | September 17-20, 2015

Hello Portland! The last weekend of summer is upon us and Portland is loaded with things to do! Treat your tastebuds to Feast Oregon! The Mount Angel Oktoberfest and the Fall RB & Van Show both start today! Get your fill of pierogis at Polish Festival! Evo is hosting a huge Preseason Tent Sale! Halloween […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): Color Run, Concerts, Theater, Storytelling, Tilikum Crossing Opens & More! | September 10-13, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and we have a huge list of storytelling events, standup comedy and tons of amazing concerts! The weather is heating back up so consider taking a sightseeing cruise, or dance cruise! This weekend is the long anticipated opening of the Orange Line + Tilikum Crossing. Add some color to […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): CannaGrow Expo, Anime, Viva Tequila PDX, WinCo Foods Portland Open & More! | August 27-30, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s winding down, but it’s not over yet! Enjoy your last weekend before Labor Day with tasty brews and music at WinCo Foods Portland Open. OMSI is hosting their last Anime Film Festival of 2015, and Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion is at Oregon Zoo. Stop by Bar Vivant for Flamenco Fridays and […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): MusicFestNW, Jade Night Market, UNWIND & More! | August 20-23, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and brought us  MusicfestNW! Head out to the farm this weekend for Farm to Plate Dinners @ Kruger’s Farm or Sounds & Tastes of the Farm Harvest Festival! Find treasure at  Junk Refunk Street Market in Canby or enjoy signature cocktails at UNWIND: A Prelude to Spiritsfest. Saturday is the final Jade […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,300+): Organic Brewers Festival, Drive-In Movies, Fruit Loop, Farm Dinners & More! | August 13-16, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and  Celebrate the Planets tonight at Alberta Street Pub or see Music Legend Leon Russell @ Aladdin Theater. This is your last weekend to see Post 5 Theatre’s stylish 50s twist on Much Ado About Nothing or A-WOL Dance Collective’s ART in the DARK. The The PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! […]

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Geeks Who Drink: It's Dangerous to Go Alone: A Nintendo Quiz @ Bethany Public House

Geeks Who Drink Trivia: It’s Dangerous to Go Alone: A Nintendo Quiz @ Bethany Public House | Mario, Zelda, Super Smash Bros, Metroid & More!

August 20 @ Bethany Public House – Do you shell out good money for your kid’s ocarina lessons? When we say “furious blowing” do you think of an NES cartridge first? Have you settled a bet on the brutal curves of Rainbow Road? If so, grab your Power Glove and join us on Thursday, August […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Bite of Oregon, Beloved Festival, Getaround & More! | August 6-9, 2015

Hello Portland! Take advantage of this weekend’s cooler temperatures with First Thursday tonight! There’s always something new to discover on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure and a BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour! Try something new & savory at Bite Of Oregon at the waterfront. Beloved Festival opens Friday. Need a ride? Check out car sharing car […]

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,000): Oregon Brewers Festival, Cannabis, The Big Float & More! | July 23, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and so has the Oregon Brewers Festival! Find amazing treasures at Plucky Maidens Junk Fest & Renegade Craft Fair. Judge for yourself the most beautiful chicken at Lents Street Fair. + The Big Float will brings thousands of floaters to the Willamette on Sunday! FREE TICKETS: We give out […]

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): Oregon Brewers Festival, Project Pabst, NW String Summit & More! | July 16-19, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and there’s tons of stuff going on in the Rose City this weekend! SE’s Newest winery Urban Crush Winery is hosting a grand opening on Saturday. Project Pabst Takes over the SW Waterfront, and Cherries will be guests of honor at Hood River’s Cherry Celebration. Harefest hosts 13 amazing tribute […]

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Sploosh: An Archer Quiz Presented by Geeks Who Drink @ Portland’s Bethany Public House | Cash Prizes, Danger Zone!

July 15 @ Bethany Public house – Do you recognize the turtleneck’s potential as a tactical garment? Would you describe your outlook on life as “Outlaw Country”? Have you ever dreamed of commandeering an airboat? If so, you’re probably going to have a hard time (PHRASING!) reading on, due to your giant, throbbing erection. On […]

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Many Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Fireworks, Blues Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 2-5, 2015

Hello Portland! Independence Day here here! We’ve got plenty of ways for you to celebrate America: Dinner by Fireworks, Waterfront Blues Fest, Sinful History tour & More! Save big at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets weekend sale! Portland Craft Beer Festival is open all weekend! Don’t miss the fireworks and lumber games at Estacada Timber Festival! […]

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000): Pride Fest, Fruit Beer Fest, Rye Beer Fest, Craft Winefest, Pets & More! | June 11-14, 2015

Summer’s nearly here! Pedalpalooza continues this week with Robin Williams Ride, Ginger Ride, Star Wars vs Star Trek Ride & More! Pride Weekend kicks off with several parties tonight. The BEER is flowing for Portland Beer Week: Get your fill at Fruit Beer Festival, Rye Beer Festival, Beer & Cider Garden & More! + Add […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Sci-Fi Film Fest, Escape Rooms, Tommy Davidson & More! | April 16-19, 2015

Hello Portland! The sun is shining! There’s tons of new things to try this week, like Portland Escape Rooms or Havana Nights Salsa Dance! The OMSI Sci-Fi Film Festival continues through the weekend and 80s Video Dance Attack celebrates 10 Years! Check out Tommy Davidson at Helium. There’s multiple chances to try some good brews […]

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Egg Hunts, Bunny Hop, Spring Beer & Wine Festival & More! | April 2-5, 2015

The weekend has returned and so have spring festivals: Spring Beer & Wine Festival is at Oregon Convention Center Friday & Saturday, and the The Cocktail Demystified is on Saturday at Melody Ballroom. Comedian Chris Kattan is at Helium for tonight only! KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days continues this weekend with tonight’s Kickoff Party […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Spring Color Festival, Italian Fashion, Beer Tours, Easter & More! | March 26-29, 2015

March 26-29 – The weekend is finally here and we’re all ready all this sunshine! It’s the perfect time for a visit to Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, celebrate the return of Spring at Holi Festival of Colors, or get some great brews on a BeerQuest Walking Tour! Grill up you best Grilled Cheese for the […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Tulip Festival, Body Mind Spirit Expo, Shopping, Fashion & More | March 19-22, 2015

Spring is officially here! Get outside for opening weekend at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival or discover new things about the city on an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! Test your skills at Escapism Portland! FREE Fridays at Portland’s Barrel Room continues this week and OMSI is hosting Anime film festival. Snag some amazing deals at […]

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A Walking Tour of Portland's Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery

Win Tickets ($30): Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful History: Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

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 […]

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