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Portland December First Thursday Events, Art Openings, Parties | Pearl, NW, SW, Old Town

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week and it’s cold! There are more than 50 galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town. Most gallery openings begin at 5PM or 6PM and end at 9PM or 10PM. Download your First Thursday Maps here. We have […]

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Portland November First Thursday Events, Art Openings, Parties | Pearl, NW, SW, Old Town

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! Looks like it might rain Thursday, so be sure to grab an umbrella or other rain repellant device. There are more than 50 galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town. Most gallery openings begin at 5PM or […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($800+): Home & Garden Show, PSU Football, Cheesefest, Oktoberfest & More! | October 2-5, 2014

The weekend is finally here and we have loads to things to check out this week. The Fall Home & Garden Show starts today and continues through Sunday. Learn some new things about Portland on Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery sinful past walking tour. Several Corn Mazes are fully operational, so take advantage of this lovely weather and grab your pumpkin! And get in the Halloween spirit this weekend at H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & Cthulhucon or at a creepy showing of The Turn by the Reformers!

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Portland October First Thursday Events, Art Openings, Parties | Pearl, NW, SW, Old Town

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! Pleasant weather is expected for Thursday evening and there’s a taste of fall in the air!

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Portland August First Thursday Events, Art Openings, Parties | Pearl, NW, SW, Old Town

There are more than 50 galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town. Most gallery openings begin at 5PM or 6PM and end at 9PM or 10PM.

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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 2014 July 4th Weekend: First Thursday Events, Art Openings, Parties | Pearl, NW, SW, Old Town

There are more than 50 galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town. Most gallery openings begin at 5PM or 6PM and end at 9PM or 10PM.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | June 2014

There are more than 50 galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town. Most gallery openings begin at 5PM or 6PM and end at 9PM or 10PM.

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MANY Portland Cinco de Mayo Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Farmers Markets, Blazers, Renaissance Faire, Cinco Parties / Festival & More | May 1-4, 2014

The weekend is finally here and the sun is shining! There’s plenty to keep you busy this weekend such as the Cinco de Mayo Festival, which is open all weekend at the waterfront, or get a start on Mother’s Day gifts at the Ceramic Showcase. Runners this weekend have the Sense 5K Blue Dawn Tour & the Cinco de Mayo Run.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | May 2014

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! Temperatures are expected to peak in the upper 8os, so it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy the city!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Free Tickets ($800+): POW Fest, Portland Dining Month, Meatball Weekend, Trivia & More! | March 6-9, 2014

The weekend is finally here but so is the rain. We have plenty of ways to keep you dry including Rose City Rollers, Smash Putt!, & several theater productions. Don’t miss award winning films by Portland’s female film makers at POW Fest.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | March 2014

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! Spring is just around the corner, which means warmer temperatures and rain, so don’t forget the umbrella!

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SE Portland Area ArtWalk

SE Portland Area Art Walk 2014 | FREE, 100+ Artists, Hawthorne, Clinton, Division, Powell

Nearly 100 artists will provide a blaze of colors, shapes, textures, and visual stimuli in SE Portland neighborhoods for the annual SE Area ARTWalk on Saturday and Sunday, the first weekend of March.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | February 2014

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! Bundle up, it’s cold out there!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Free Tickets ($350+): Boozy Brunch PDX, Hollywood Farmers Market, Trivia Nights & More | January 2-5, 2014

Welcome to 2014! Start the new year off with some culture & art tonight for First Thursday or meet some new friends at Boozy Brunch PDX or at Last Call Trivia.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | January 2014

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! Try something new for the new year!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Free Tickets ($600+): Holiday Ale Festival, Holiday / Christmas Markets, Shanghaiers Tour & More! | December 5-8, 2013

The weekend is finally here and we could see snow! Take a winter stroll tonight for First Thursday or warm up your soul at the heated tents in Pioneer Square for the Winter Ale Fest! Learn all about Portland’s seedy past during the Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery tour.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | December 2013

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! Snow is in the forecast! It’s the perfect time to head inside and warm up!

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | November 2013

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! With this cooler weather, it’s the perfect time to head inside and warm up!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($950+): Home & Garden Show, Wordstock 2013, FrightTown & More! | October 3-6, 2013

Welcome to Autumn! Embrace the season at one of several Haunted Houses that open this week or drink American made spirits at the Great American Distillers Festival. Get some ideas for your next remodel at the Portland Fall Home & Garden Show.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | October 2013

First Thursday @ PNCA, Portland, Oregon Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! With the rain expected to hold off, it’s the perfect time to head out for a crisp autumn art walk.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($700+): First Thursday, Music Fest NW, Oregon Ducks & More! | September 5-8, 2013

The weekend is finally here! As fall moves in, this is your last weekend to head to a variety of parks to watch free movies. Also, MusicFestNW is in full swing through Sunday with more than 170 bands. College football continues this weekend, too; there’s plenty of local venues to cheer on your favorite team.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | September 2013

Portland’s First Thursday event is happening tonight! With highs in the 80s, there are sure to be thousands of people roaming NW Portland.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($350+): Fremont Fest, First Thursday, Trek in the Park & More! | August 1-4, 2013

Your eyes aren’t lying; those are clouds in the sky, which should give us with a couple of cool days before highs hike back up in the 90s on Sunday. There’s plenty of free outdoor films this week including Top Down Rooftop Cinema & Clips Beer & Film. And this weekend is the first weekend for Trek in the Park’s final run: The Trouble With Tribbles.

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | August 2013

Portland’s First Thursday event is happening tonight! With this warm weather, there are sure to be thousands of people roaming NW Portland. There are over 50 (probably 100) galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town.

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2013 Portland Last Thursday On Alberta Info: Street Closures, Parking, Vendors, Noise, Bathrooms, Etc

With temps in the upper 80’s Last Thursday on Alberta Street is sure to be packed tonight! Alberta Street between 15th and 30th Avenues will be closed for Last Thursday at 6 p.m. and reopen at 9:30 p.m. There will be many art openings, live music and plenty of cold beers to be had.

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Pop & Paint @ Taste on 23rd

Pop & Paint Grand Opening @ Taste on 23rd | Creative Evening Out, Painting, Drink Specials

Join locally –owned Pop & Paint as they “pop” into their first venue to provide a creative and fun twist to the normal painting class. No artistic experience is needed. All materials are provided and each class paints something different.

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Portland Hump Day Art & Music Street Festival on SE Belmont | Every Second Wednesday, Art, Sculptors, Food, Performances

Hump Day is a new monthly street festival on the second Wednesday of the month, running June – October. Admission will always be free. It is the mission of Creative Collaborations to develop an economic system that will generate the greatest potential for happiness. So we are shutting down 4 city blocks once a month and putting as much art and music in it we can.

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First Thursday @ PNCA, Portland, Oregon

MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings (On Wednesday!): Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | July 2013

Portland’s First Thursday event is happening on Wednesday this week! Due to the Fourth of July holiday falling on First Thursday, downtown area galleries will be hosting opening receptions on Wednesday, July 3rd instead.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($700+): North American Organic Beer Festival, Sake Fest PDX, Columbia Sternwheeler | June 27-30, 2013

The weekend is here and we can expect highs in the upper 80s this weekend. There’s plenty to do outside from the North American Organic Beer Festival to the Portland Historic Auto Races, as well as sampling some sake at Sake Fest PDX or cruising with the Columbia Sternwheeler. This weekend is also your last chance to take advantage of Portland Dining Month.

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2013 Portland Last Thursday On Alberta Info: Street Closures, Parking, Vendors, Noise, Bathrooms, Etc

Despite the resignation of nonprofit group Friends of Last Thursday, the mayor’s office said this week that Last Thursday on Alberta Street is still on! Alberta Street between 15th and 30th Avenues will be closed for Last Thursday at 6 p.m. and reopen at 10 p.m. with street sweepers.

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First Thursday @ PNCA, Portland, Oregon

MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | June 2013

Portland’s First Thursday event is this evening! With this fantastic weather, there are sure to be thousands of people roaming NW Portland. There are over 50 (probably 100) galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town.

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2013 Portland Last Thursday On Alberta Info: Street Closures, Parking, Beer Garden, Vendors, Noise, Bathrooms, Etc

This Thursday marks the official beginning of the 2013 Last Thursday season on Alberta street in NE Portland running through September! It’s supposed to be sunny and in the low 60s, so there should be thousands of people enjoying the good times. The street will shut down around 6 and will be reopened at 9:30.

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