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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,100+): Tequila Fest, Savor the Pearl, Pink Martini, Jade Night Market & More! | August 21-24, 2014

Summer is winding down but there’s still time to have some fun! This is AWOL’s final weekend of of Art in the Dark + you can try all sorts of delicious samples in the Pearl while helping fight Cystic Fibrosis at Savor the Pearl. Tequila Fest PDX is bringing dozens of tequila varieties from around the world to Portland and this is your last chance to tour this year’s Street of Dreams. The Rose City Rollers battle our Rat City nemesis from the north and Portland favorites Pink Martini are closing out the Oregon Zoo Concerts with a bang!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,100+): Tequila Fest, Brunch, Oktoberfest & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Portland Film Festival, Tequila Fest 2014 & more.

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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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Beer Belly Dinner with Ballast Point Brewing @ EastBurn | Tuna, Mako Shark, Butterscotch Krimpets & More!

Please join us as we welcome Ballast Point Brewing from San Diego, CA for the August Beer Belly Dinner. This dinner will be on August 21st instead of the normal second Thursday to accommodate everyone’s busy summer schedule.

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Camp Namanu’s 90th Anniversary Celebration

Camp Namanu’s 90th Anniversary Celebration | Swimming, Archery, Music, Raffle, Prizes, Food Carts, Ninkasi Beer + Wine

Are you interested in a great day outdoors to spend with friends and family? Camp Namanu, one of Oregon’s most beautiful treasures, is celebrating 90 years of serving kids from all over the world. On Saturday, September 6th, Camp Fire will host a big celebration to commemorate the anniversary with a day at camp – filled with camp activities, live music, adult beverages, and great food.

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Win Tickets ($110): 2014 Downtown Portland Summer Outdoor Film Series: Top Down Rooftop Cinema 2014 Season Wraps Up w/ The King of Comedy | Movies, Music, Food & Drinks

Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 10th annual program of cinema under the stars. Doors open at 7 PM with food and beverages available for purchase from Gracie’s Restaurant, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and Honest Tea. The music begins at 8 PM, and the films begin around dusk.

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Win Tickets ($56): Rose City Rollers vs. Rat City | Wheels of Justics vs. All-Stars & Axels of Annihilation vs. Rain of Terror

This is sure to be a game to remember! Don’t miss the Wheels of Justice when they take on the Rat City All-Stars from Seattle & the Axles of Annihilation when they battle Rat City’s Rain of Terror.

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Portland’s Jade District International Night Market | Free, Entertainment, Beer & Wine Garden, Crafters, Shopping

The Night Market will feature a variety of vendors representing the international community that exists in the Jade, as well as many crafters and food vendors found at the many street fairs around the city.

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Movies @ Pix Patisserie

2014 Summer Movie Nights in Pix Patisserie’s Outdoor Courtyard | Free Popcorn, Pretty in Pink, Goonies, Motorcycle Diaries & More!

Throughout the summer, Pix will show movies in our outdoor courtyard. Bring a blanket and friends to watch French anime, indie films and classic comedies. Free Popcorn!

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Win Tickets ($40): ANDAZ @ Analog Theater | A Bhangra/Bollywood Dance Party w/ Hosts & Resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid

ANDAZ is not only the longest-running Desi party on the West Coast, it is the longest-running Desi party West of the Hudson river.

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2014 Portland Spirit Friday Early Escape Summer Concerts Cruise | Full-service Bar, Music, Amazing Views

Start the weekend early! A one of a kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week!

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Win Tickets ($40): Resurrection: The Brunchening @ Doug Fir Lounge | Food, Comedy & Hangover Demolition

The perfect “hair of the dog” show debuting at Doug Fir for you, those weary night warriors who work and play the evenings away.

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Dave Foley @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Kids in the Hall,” “Newsradio”

Dave Foley was born and raised in Toronto where he attended alternative high schools. At a young age, he began writing stand-up comedy for creative writing projects. His interest in improv led him to comedy workshops, where he met and teamed with Kevin McDonald. They became “The Kids in the Hall” one year later and the rest is history!

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Win Tickets ($70): Slint @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Tropical Trash, Post Rock, Post Hardcore

Slint began in 1986. Before that, drummer Britt Walford, guitarist David Pajo, guitarist/vocalist Brian McMahan, and original bassist Ethan Buckler had played together in various bands within the tight-knit Louisville punk scene.

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2014 Downtown Portland Summer Outdoor Film Series: Top Down Rooftop Cinema is Back Thursday w/ Edward Scissorhands | Movies, Music, Food & Drinks

Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 10th annual program of cinema under the stars. This week: Edward Sissorhands

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Win Tickets ($120): 2014 Portland Film Festival Opening Night Premieres & Red Carpet Party | “Sex Ed,” Haley Joel Osment, Abby Elliot, Director Eli Roth & More!

World Premieres and famous faces are coming to Portland for an end-of-summer movie blowout. The action starts with actors, directors, crews and our own creative crowd converging at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom & the Mission Theater for parties, screenings, dancing and networking on Opening Night, Tuesday, August 26.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($950+): Hawthorne Street Fair, Deschutes Salute to Summer Party, John Oliver Tickets & More! | August 14-17, 2014

The weekend is finally here. There’s plenty to do to get outside this weekend such as Art in the Dark Aerial Dancing or Street of Dreams House Tour. Back Fence PDX is back with BLINDSIDED & Russian Roulette . Try Vegan Week wraps up Saturday with the Prom & Portland’s longest running street fair Hawthorne Street Fair is Sunday. Wherever you go, remember to take New Seasons with you and enter their selfie contest!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($950+): Pink Martini, Scavenger Hunt, Art in the Dark & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Pink Martini, Back Fence PDX, Art in the Dark 2014 & more.

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Win Tickets ($68): Pink Martini @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Jazz, Latin, Classical

Pink Martini’s debut album Sympathique was released independently in 1997 on the band’s own label Heinz Records and quickly became an international phenomenon, garnering the group nominations for “Song of the Year” and “Best New Artist” in France’s Victoires de la Musique Awards in 2000.

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2014 Hood River County Sensational Summer Fruit Celebration | Fresh Peaches, Apples, Berries, Milkshakes, Pies & More!

Summer fruits are in abundance this time of year in spectacular Hood River County, OR. That means it’s time for our second big event of the season, the Sensational Summer Fruit Celebration on August 15-17.

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Win Tickets ($40): Bridgetown Comedy Festival + The Mercury Present Emo Phillips @ Bossanova Ballroom | “The Best Joke Writer in America”

Bridgetown will offer a series of shows throughout the year leading up to the festival with some of its favorite artists opening with comedy legend Emo Phillips.

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Southern Culture on the Skids

Win Tickets ($40): Southern Culture on the Skids @ Aladdin Theater | Americana, Surf, R&B, Rockabilly

Long the bards of downward mobility, Southern Culture on the Skids have always embodied a sleazy, raucous, good-natured, good-time take on the culture of the South. Recently described by Dwight Yoakam (in Filter) as “really on the outside, like Dick Dale meets Hank Thompson,” SCOTS have mixed high and low culture for decades, endlessly touring, serving up moonshine martinis and poultry picking for fans everywhere.

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New Seasons Market 2014 Summer Selfies Instagram Contest | Win a Stay at Sakura Ridge Resort + Gift Cards

Bringing us along on your summer adventure? Enter our Instagram contest and you could win a lot more than Internet kudos.

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Win Tickets ($34): The Parson Red Heads present: Songs from Laurel Canyon @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Scott McCaughey (of The Minus 5), Eric D. Johnson & more!

A multi-set performance featuring the bands favorite songs from the Laurel Canyon music scene in the 60′s & 70′s, along with songs from Parson’s own catalog of original music

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2014 Hawthorne Street Fair in SE Portland | Beer Garden, Longest Running Street Fair in PDX, Live Music, Vehicle Free & More!

Come visit Portland’s original “shop local” district and explore over a hundred businesses dedicated to community involvement and making the area a desirable place to live, work, and shop. The street fair happens every year in August, mark your calendars and plan to visit us that weekend.

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Santa Fe Taqueria 23rd Avenue Cruise In | Cars, Motorcycles, Vintage & Collectible, Custom Rides

Calling all cars and motorcycles classic, collectible. Custom or cool. Come join car and motorcycle enthusiasts along Northwest 23rd Avenue at Santa Fe Taqueria.

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Win Tickets: Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme @ The Goodfoot | Funk, Rock, Dance

Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme is a funk juggernaut. Backed by the hot, gritty orchestration of the 13 member Court Supreme, front man Eldridge Gravy easily works dance floors to a fever pitch with his full-bore performance and smooth rapport with the audience.

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Win Tickets ($32): Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette @ Disjecta | Live storytelling. No lies. No notes. No time!

Each storyteller spins a giant wheel of prompts, and has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on that prompt! It’s like we invented a new game called truth AND dare.

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2014 Deschutes Salute to Summer Party & Outerwear Fashion Show is this Weekend @ Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling | New Products, Urban Shaman, Beer Pairings & Specials

With the help of local fashion designer Erin Cry and Next Adventure, the event promises to twist a typical fashion show into an outdoor experience. Guests will be exposed to the newest products from Prana, Outdoor Research, Mountain Hardware and Marmot. Grand Central’s bowling lanes will be transformed into an outdoor adventure with tents, lanterns, kayaks and maybe even a live bear (oh my!).

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Win Tickets ($60): All Decades Video Dance Attack @ Lola’s Room | w/ VJ Kittyrox, Hits from the Past 40 Years

80s Video Dance Attack presents VIDEO DANCE ATTACK! VJ Kittyrox is back to bring you a new version of Portland’s best dance party that spans ALL DECADES.

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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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Jay Pharoah @ Helium Comedy Club | “Saturday Night Live,” “I Am A Dog”

This year Jay Pharoah returned to Studio 8H for his fourth season at Saturday Night Live. Pharoah is most known for his wide array of uncanny celebrity impressions including President Barack Obama, Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Stephen A. Smith and Kanye West, as well as for his recurring character of school principal Daniel Frye.

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