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Win A Quest ($49): This Easter, Take The Whole Family on Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest

April 2015 – This Easter, the Bunny might treat the whole family to a city wide scavenger hunt, which turns Portland into a giant game board!

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Save 25% Off Adoptions at Multnomah County Animal Services

April 1-30 @ Multnomah County Animal Services – As the only *open door* shelter in Portland, Multnomah County Animal Services accepts all lost, stray, and abandoned animals from Multnomah County. We never pick and choose based on breed, health or temperament and our adoptable animals are 100% local.

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Comedy Showcase w/ Chris Kattan @ Helium Comedy Club | Saturday Night Live, Night at the Roxbury

April 2 @ Helium Comedy Club – From 1995 to 2003, Chris Kattan was one of the main reasons you tuned into “Saturday Night Live,” creating memorable characters like Mango and Mr. Peepers. Chris has appeared in featured films like “Corky Romano,” “Undercover Brother,” and “A night at the Roxbury.” He’s made guest appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” as well as “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

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KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days | KPSU Kruise, The Antlers, Wild Ones, Shook Twins, Modern Kin & More!

April 1-30: In an effort to gain awareness for our upcoming 2015 Pledge Drive KPSU proudly presents 30 Shows in 30 Days a concert series that will run from Wednesday, April 1st to Thursday, April 30th in venues throughout Portland.

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The Dip with TUBALUBA @ The Goodfoot | Soul & Funk, Rock ‘n’ Roll

April 2 @ The Goodfoot – The Dip has played a string of packed shows in Seattle, including an evening slot at the Northwest Folklife Festival, a capacity show at the popular Capitol Hill Block Party, opening for the legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band at Neumos, and headlining their own shows in venues around Seattle and Bellingham.

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2015 Bridge to Brews 10K & 8K is Next Week! | Beer, Wine & Cider Festival, Live Music, Food, Kid’s Area, Unique Views From the Fremont Bridge

April 12 – Bridge to Brews is a fun and unique event that has grown to be one of the largest in the area. The event continues to be the only running / walking event to take participants over the Fremont Bridge, offering very unique views of the city! We also continue to provide tons of entertainment on the course, great race support, chip timing and a fun kid’s area.

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Portland 2015 Spring Beer & Wine Festival is This Weekend @ Oregon Convention Center | Easter Weekend, Live Music, Cheese, Chocolate & More!

April 3-4 @ Oregon Convention Center – The Spring Beer & Wine Fest, Portland’s unofficial kickoff event of festival season, returns to the Oregon Convention Center during Easter weekend. A welcome reprieve from the ubiquitous cabin fever that sets in over the course of a Portland winter, the Spring Beer and Wine Fest is an indoor event that delivers the celebratory vibe of an outdoor summer festival. The festival features an incredible selection of some of the regions finest libations coupled with top-notch entertainment, and unique specialty food items like cheese, chocolate and so much more!

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Doug Benson @ Helium Comedy Club

Doug Benson @ Helium Comedy Club | “Last Comic Standing,” “Super High Me”

April 3&4 @ Helium Comedy Club – Doug Benson (“Last Comic Standing,” “Super High Me”) has been on an album-a-year schedule since 2008 (his most recent release being “Gateway Doug 2: Forced Fun”), plus he has two popular weekly podcasts (“Doug Loves Movies” and “Getting Doug With High”), does the occasional film (“The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled”) and makes regular appearances on “@midnight” on Comedy Central. Such a busy schedule for High Times’ 2009 Stoner of the Year.

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This Easter Weekend, Go Back in Time w/ Radical 80s Dance Cruise on Portland Spirit | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

April 4 – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

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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 Franz Grilled Cheese Photo Contest. Natasha Leggero is here this weekend at Helium, and this is your last chance to see Flair: An Office Space “Parody”. And Trekkies don’t want to miss Resistance is Futile: A Star Trek Quiz on Saturday!

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Win Portland Tickets ($900+): The Doubleclicks, Festival of Color, Oregon Ghost Conference & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Sinful History Tour, Festival of Color, NW’s Largest Garage Sale & more.

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Win Tickets ($40): Dead Funny @ Old Oregon City High School | An Evening of Comedy with Marcus from NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Oregon Ghost Conference

April 10 @ Old Oregon City High School – Comedian and impressionist Marcus first rose to public attention with his appearance on the hit NBC series “Last Comic Standing,” where he made it all the way to runner up. Since then, Marcus has been touring the United States consistently, performing at colleges, theaters, and comedy clubs around the country.

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Win Tickets ($32): An Evening of Spirit Communication w/ Ankhasha Amenti @ Old Oregon City High School | Oregon Ghost Conference

April 11 @ Old Oregon City High School – Are you curious how psychic mediums connect with “the other side?” Do you want an opportunity to communicate with your loved ones who have passed into the spirit world? Join us for this exclusive evening with certified psychic medium Ankhasha Amenti.

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BeerQuest Walking Tours & Beer Tasting | 2 P.M. Brewery Tour / 7 P.M. Haunted Pub Crawl, Behind The Scenes

Thursdays to Sundays – Taste delicious craft beer and see why Portland is rated the #1 Beer City in America. Walking tours visit Portland’s best bars and breweries and sample award-winning local beer.

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Portland Franz Grilled Cheese Photo Contest | Win a Year’s Supply of Bread + All-Clad Barbecue Tool Set

Enter Through March 31 – To enter, post a photo of your best grilled cheese sandwich on either the Franz Facebook wall or on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #franzgrilledcheezeday. Entries are being accepted between March 9th and March 31st. The grilled cheese must be made using a Franz bread product and no more than 5 ingredients total, including bread and cheese.

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The Talbott Brothers 2015 Oregon Tour | Harmonizing Rock Duo, 8 Shows

April 1-16 – The Talbott Brothers is a rock band from the heartland led by harmonizing brothers Nick and Tyler Talbott. The group formed in 2012 and has since played over 300 national shows and independently released 2 albums.

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Go Back in Time Saturdays on Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

Every Saturday @ Portland Spirit- Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

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2015 Portland Easter Brunch @ EastBurn | Reservations, Mimosas, Bacon & Bourbon Cinnamon Rolls

April 5 @ EastBurn – In addition to our already amazing brunch menu, we’ll be cooking up the most delicious Cinnamon Rolls on the planet made with Bourbon Soaked Golden Raisins and Bacon!!! Don’t forget about $2 Mimosas with your meal AND Build-Your-Own Bloody Marys!

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Portland 2015 Spring Beer & Wine Festival @ Oregon Convention Center | Easter Weekend, Live Music, Cheese, Chocolate & More!

April 3-4 @ Oregon Convention Center – The Spring Beer & Wine Fest, Portland’s unofficial kickoff event of festival season, returns to the Oregon Convention Center during Easter weekend. A welcome reprieve from the ubiquitous cabin fever that sets in over the course of a Portland winter, the Spring Beer and Wine Fest is an indoor event that delivers the celebratory vibe of an outdoor summer festival. The festival features an incredible selection of some of the regions finest libations coupled with top-notch entertainment, and unique specialty food items like cheese, chocolate and so much more!

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2015 Bridge to Brews 10K & 8K | Beer, Wine & Cider Festival, Live Music, Food, Kid’s Area, Unique Views From the Fremont Bridge

April 12 – Bridge to Brews is a fun and unique event that has grown to be one of the largest in the area. The event continues to be the only running / walking event to take participants over the Fremont Bridge, offering very unique views of the city! We also continue to provide tons of entertainment on the course, great race support, chip timing and a fun kid’s area.

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Win Tickets ($24): The Doubleclicks in #NerdNightOut w/ @ Doug Fir Lounge | Variety Show Featuring Joseph Scrimshaw, Kelly Sue DeConnick & Molly Lewis

#NerdNightOut is a variety show for the geeky-leaning set, hosted by nerd-sister-musical duo the Doubleclicks (Tabletop, San Diego Comic-Con) and comedian Joseph Scrimshaw (Rifftrax, Wits). Expect jokes about Batman, songs about staying home with your cats, and poems about internet commenters. There will also be games and prizes for the audience!

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Win Tickets: Multnomah Falls @ Funhouse Lounge | Improvised 80s Portland-based Soap Opera

Funhouse Lounge is proud to present Multnomah Falls, a hilarious, improvised, 80’s Portland-based soap opera. All the glitz and glamour of “Dynasty,” with a little “Real Housewives of Lake Oswego.” Fall in love, or grow to hate the Cardigans and the Coltons, as these two families tear each other apart sequin by sequin.

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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 evo’s Winter Gear Clearance Sale, With Love, From PDX Pop Up Shop and Spring Seconds Sale @ Ace Hotel Cleaners!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Ecliptic Beer Mile, Wine & Jazz Festival, Festival of Color & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Sinful History Tour, Festival of Color, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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Oregon Ghost Conference 2015 in Oregon City | Haunted Places, Ghost Tours, Featuring Marcus from Last Comic Standing + Spirit Communication

The 4th Annual event will include guest speakers and authors from all over the Northwest and beyond. The conference will include special events, including Investigations of Haunted Places, Ghost Tours and Meet and Greet events. Don’t miss the vendor area and interacting with representatives from over 20 Paranormal Groups from the Northwest.

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2015 Bridge to Brews 10K & 8K | Beer, Wine & Cider Festival, Live Music, Food, Kid’s Area, Unique Views From the Fremont Bridge

April 12 – Bridge to Brews is a fun and unique event that has grown to be one of the largest in the area. The event continues to be the only running / walking event to take participants over the Fremont Bridge, offering very unique views of the city! We also continue to provide tons of entertainment on the course, great race support, chip timing and a fun kid’s area.

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Easter @ Pix Patisserie

Portland 2015 Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Sunday Tea @ Pix Patisserie | 50 Eggs, Prizes, Tea w/ 15 Treats

April 5 – Join Pix Patisserie for an Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza featuring 50 eggs hiding around the restaurant. Each customer can claim one egg, each containing a golden ticket and a chance to win up to $50 in FREE treats! Doors open at 2 p.m. sharp for the hunt.

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Oregon 2015 Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival | 40 Acres of Tulips in Every Color, Wine Tastings, Gift Shops & More!

March 20 – May 3 – The spring-like weather in the Pacific Northwest has prompted the 31st annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest, to open one week ahead of schedule this year: Friday, March 20. The event, running through May 3, centers around 40 acres of tulips in every color, and draws visitors from around the world

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See If You Can Make It Out In 1 Hour w/ Escapism Portland! | Live Interactive Game, Unravel the Mysteries to Escape!

The escape room is full of clues, codes and puzzles hidden in a Cold War era lab. You will need to use critical thinking, observation, dexterity and a bit of luck in order to escape the room before time runs out!

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MANY Portland Spring Photos: Cherry Blossoms, Waterfront Park, Japanese Gardens, Mt Hood, Columbia Gorge, Tulip Festival

Portland spring is nearly here, and the flowers are blooming all over. Here are many pictures of Portland spring present and past from our Flickr group. If you’d like us to your pictures on our site and social media, there are several ways to submit including email, Instagram, Flickr, and Facebook.

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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 that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Win Portland Tickets ($800+): Live Wire, Sinful History Tour, Healthy Food Symposium & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Live Wire!, POW Festival, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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2015 Bridge to Brews 10K & 8K Prices Increase March 17! | Beer, Wine & Cider Festival, Live Music, Food, Kid’s Area, Unique Views From the Fremont Bridge

Bridge to Brews is a fun and unique event that has grown to be one of the largest in the area. The event continues to be the only running / walking event to take participants over the Fremont Bridge, offering very unique views of the city! We also continue to provide tons of entertainment on the course, great race support, chip timing and a fun kid’s area.

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