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MANY Portland Labor Day Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($700+): Portland Film Festival, Corn Maze, Vaux’s Swifts & More! | August 28-31, 2014

Labor Day Weekend is finally here and that means 3 days of fun in the sun! Oregon Symphony is hosting a FREE concert at Waterfront Park tonight! And Portland Film Festival continues this weekend w/ appearances by Bronx Obama and Jason Momoa. Bella Organic’s Corn Maze opens this weekend and EastBurn is hosting a Grilled Cheese Invitational! Party it up at the PINK Ice Party and Bollywood White Party! And this is your last chance to take our survey and be entered to WIN $200!

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Portland Labor Day Weekend Fun: 2014 Vaux’s Swifts Watch @ Chapman School | Pictures & Video

Get those instagram filters ready! The 2014 Chapman Swifts Watch starts Labor Day Weekend in NW Portland. Crowds gather one hour before sunset every night in September to watch thousands of Vaux’s Swifts gather in the city as they prepare to migrate to Central America and Venezuela! Below are more pictures and a video trailer for “On The Wing”, a documentary film on the Chapman Swifts.

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Labor Day Weekend Tickets ($700+): Mt Angel Oktoberfest, PDX Film Festival, The Skatalites & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Portland Film Festival, Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series & more.

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Labor Day Weekend Jerry Garcia Celebration w/ Andy Coe Band feat. Stephen’s Answer @ The Goodfoot | Cuts from Grateful Dead & Jerry Garcia Band Songbook

We bring Jerry Month to a close with a special Labor Day Eve show featuring Seattle’s Andy Coe Band (he of McTuff fame) and Portland’s own Stephen’s Answer. Cuts from both the GD and JGB songbook will be played and drinks will be cold and flowing!

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Win Tickets ($50): Portland Labor Day Weekend Bollywood White Party featuring DJ Prashant @ Barrel Room | Free Entry Until 10p, Drink Specials, Happy Hour Food, Dance Lesson

Hosted by the multi-talented & celebrated Bollywood Entertainer Prashant – Dancer, DJ, Singer

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Bella Organic Corn Maze 2014

2014 Portland Corn Maze on Sauvie Island Grand Opening Labor Day Celebration @ Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch | Inspired by Disney Junior’s Jake & the Neverland Pirates, Beer, Cider, Hay Rides, Duck Races

Activities at the farm include: Hay Rides, Grain Train Rides, Cow Train Rides, Duck Races, Petting Zoo, Hay Maze, Corn Hole, Halloween Decorations, Walking Trails around the farm, homemade delicious food & More!

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Huge Designer Brand Sale at Vintalier | Up to 70% Off, Portland Labor Day Weekend

Shoppers will have access to hundreds of clothes and shoes from designer brands like Opening Ceremony, Samantha Pleet, Luxury Rebel, Sass & Bide, Grey City, etc. For men, there will be heritage brands like Post Overalls, Carters, plus selvage denim.

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Portland Labor Day Weekend: Oregon Symphony Concert @ Waterfront Park | FREE, 15,000+ People, Fireworks, Cannons

The Oregon Symphony kicks off its new season with their 18th annual concert at the Waterfront Park on Thursday. 10,000-15,000 people are expected to attend the event which includes music, dancing, fireworks, cannons, and more. Plus, it’s all FREE.

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2014 Portland Labor Day Weekend Grilled Cheese Invitational @ EastBurn | 9 Local Chefs, Benefit For Women’s Crisis Line

Capping off a month long grilled cheese fundraiser sparked by EastBurn restaurant owner Mike Bender’s reply to a sexist Yelp review, 9 local restaurants will put forth their best grilled cheese to raise funds for the Portland Women’s Crisis Line.

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Win Tickets ($36): 2014 Portland Film Festival Back Fence PDX: Reel Stories @ Hollywood Theatre | Storytellers Connected in Some Way to the Film or Television Industry

STORYTELLERS for this round of Reel Stories include: JAMES WESTBY (Rid of Me, The Auteur), BETH HARRINGTON (The Winding Stream), OCTOBER MOORE (Portlandia, Grimm, City Baby), JASON ROUSE + IAN BERRY, (Make it Country) and CASEY PARKS (Diary of a Misfit, a work in progress).

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

The 2014 Labor Day Weekend is nearly here and there are many great Portland and Oregon events all weekend including festivals, free concerts, movies, and more. As always, we have a large list of events and tips for you to enjoy the city or travel.

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2014 SE Portland Sunday Parkways Info: Schedule, Route Map, Pictures | Laurelhurst, Colonel Summers, Ivon Parks & More!

Sunday Parkways continues for the 2014 season on August 24. Highs are expected to be in the upper 80s, so there’ll be lots of people out. Even if you don’t bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.

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Portland Adult Soapbox Derby Pictures, Video & 2014 Info | Mt Tabor Park, Schedule Spectator Map, After-Party

The 2014 Portland Adult Soap Box Derby is this Saturday, August 16, at Mount Tabor Park. It’s free to attend, and you are allowed to bring beer, wine, and food (no hard alcohol). There will be some food vendors out there as well.

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2014 Rox in Sox Festival @ Lake Oswego | Celebration of Music & Reading, Fundraiser, Raffle, Trail Blazers Mascot Blaze, School of Rock

Rox in Sox, the Portland area’s popular new festival of children’s music and reading, will host its second annual event in Lake Oswego, 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 2nd.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($850+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Lents Street Fair, Street of Dreams & More! | July 24-27, 2014

The weekend is here! Don’t let these cooler temperatures fool you, highs are expected in the lower 90s on Saturday & Sunday; sounds like the perfect time to check out the Oregon Brewers Festival in Downtown Portland! Fresh off Jimmy Kimmel Live, Todd Glass is at Helium Comedy Club this weekend and Alley 33 is hosting an indie designer fashion show. Dream big at the Street of Dreams house tour, or get some new ideas at the Vintage Home Show. And Sunday Parkways takes over Northeast on Sunday.

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2014 Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways Info: Schedule, Route Map, Pictures | Woodlawn, Alberta, Fernhill Parks

The 2014 Sunday Parkways continues for the 2014 season on July 27. Highs are expected to be in the lower 90s, so there’ll be lots of people out. Even if you don’t bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.

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2014 Maritime Heritage Festival in St. Helens | FREE, Sternwheeler Portland Tours, WWII USO Style Show, Waterskiing show, Marine Swap Meet, Lantern Remembrance

The 6th Annual Maritime Heritage Festival returns to St. Helens for family summer fun. The PT boat returns, waterskiing show, marine swap meet, boat show live music & WWII USO style show.

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2014 Portland Mondo Croquet & Mad Hatter Picnic Pictures, Q&A, Instructions, & Info

Portland’s keeping it unusual this Sunday with the Annual Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic. Players dress in traditional British Lawn Whites, or out of Alice in Wonderland, and use sledgehammers and bowling balls to play “American-Style Croquet”. It is free to play, and they have bowling balls to loan if you do not have one you’d like to smash.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,250+): NW String Summit, Berry Festival, Harefest & More! | July 17-20, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Summer’s bounty means there’s plenty to do this weekend such as the Oregon Berry Festival or a Hops & Vines Beer Supper! Heading east? Check out the Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival in Hood River and then stock up on on cherries at the Cherry Celebration! NE Broadway is hosting a HUGE Summer Sale and downtown will be covered in sand. Treat your ears to all the music it can handle at Harefest, Northwest String Summit, MS Bites & More! See some modern but vintage homes on the Vintage Home Show.

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Free Portland Downtown Concert(s): 2014 Big Busk This Saturday

If there aren’t enough big Portland events for you this weekend, how about a free downtown concert around every corner? That is what you get with the Big Busk, which returns on Saturday.

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2014 Sand In The City Info: Entertainment Schedule + Pictures & Video | 60,000 Attendees, Pioneer Square

Portland’s highly popular Sand in the City event takes place July 18-20 in Pioneer Courthouse Square. There will be FREE music every night including Petty Fever Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

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Noon Tunes Starts This Week! Free Downtown Portland Summer Concerts Series In Pioneer Square | Info + Schedule

With ten FREE concerts, and some of Portland’s favorite food vendors, the Square is sure to be Downtown’s summer lunchtime destination!

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Swift Lounge Yard Sale

Swift Family Yard Sale @ Swift Lounge | Vintage Clothes, Oddities, Records

We will be selling more than charm! Our family yard sale GOES UNTIL 7pm in the SWIFT DRIVEWAY. Swift family will be cleanin’ house and we got some cool stuff, plus you can grab some drank and grub to influence your decisions!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,000+): World Cup Final, Distiller’s Festival, Antiques, Zoo Concerts & More! | July 10-13, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Take advantage of these warm temperatures and get enjoy a movie or concert in the park or treat your sweetie to a romantic dinner cruise. Liquor lovers have plenty to cheer about this weekend at the Oregon Distillers Festival + New Deal Distillery is celebrating their 10th anniversary! And Intel is hosting a huge family fun festival. Find some treasures at America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles Show!

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Portland World Cup Final Watch Parties: Germany vs Argentina | Food & Drink Specials

The World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina takes places this Sunday at 12PM PST. The third place game between Brazil and the Netherlands takes place on Saturday. The Germans looked very impressive in their 7-1 victory over Brazil, but Argentina does have the world’s best player, so it should be a great game! The […]

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Watch World Cup Semifinals in Portland: Germany vs. Brazil, Argentina vs. Netherlands

The 2014 World Cup Quarterfinals matches take place Wednesday & Thursday. Although the USA is no longer in the tournament, several great teams and stars remain in the fight. The games will be on ESPN, ESPN2, & ABC, as well as online with the “Watch ESPN” app or website. If you don’t have TV or […]

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2014 Portland Concerts In The Park Schedule | Free, July & August

The 2014 Portland Concerts in the Park series kicks off Tuesday and runs throughout July and August at parks across the city. The concerts begin at 6:30PM except the Sunday concerts at Elizabeth Caruthers Park, which are at 3PM. All the concerts are free and family-friendly.

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Watch World Cup Quarterfinals in Portland: Brazil, France, Germany, & More

The 2014 World Cup Quarterfinals matches take place this July 4th weekend. Although the USA is no longer in the tournament, several great teams and stars remain in the fight. The games will be on ESPN, ESPN2, & ABC, as well as online with the “Watch ESPN” app or website. If you don’t have TV […]

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MANY Portland 4th of July Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($600+): Fireworks & Celebrations, Waterfront Blues Festival, Movies & More | July 3-6, 2014

Happy July 4th Portland!

Summer is here and the temperature’s rising along with the fireworks. How about cooling off with a nice movie at the newly renovated Mission Theater? Or grab a hot deal from Fox 12 for a cool treat at Coldstone? Learn a little about the city this weekend on a BeerQuest history tour or an Adventure Quest Scavenger Hunt. And don’t miss the Waterfront Blues Festival all weekend at the waterfront!

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Portland July 4th Fireworks Pictures & 2014 Info: Celebrations, Where To Watch, Fort Vancouver, Oregon Events, Parades

July 4th is Friday and there will be many places in Portland and Oregon to watch fireworks + Vancouver, Washington. There are parades, live music, and many more activities all over our state and city.

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Watch United States World Cup Match vs Belgium In Portland + Food & Drink Specials

The United States have advanced to the knockout round / Round of 16 and play the Belgium Red Devils on Tuesday, July 1st, at 1PM PST. Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight gives the U.S. a 42% chance of winning against the Belgians. The Americans only had a 26% chance of getting this far, so things are looking up!

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Watch United States World Cup Match vs Germany In Portland + Food & Drink Specials

The United States battles Germany tomorrow morning, Thursday, June 26th at 9AM PST. If the USA wins or ties the Germans, they advance to the knockout round / Round of 16! If they lose, well it gets complicated.

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2014 Portland Movies In The Park Schedule: Goonies, Frozen, Gravity, The Lego Movie, Hunger Games, Back to the Future, & Many More

The 2014 season on Portland Summer Movies in the Parks starts June 26th and runs through September 13th. There are 25+ films playing all over the city including Goonies, Frozen, Gravity, The Lego Movie, Hunger Games, Back to the Future, & many more.

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