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Free BridgeCity Trivia @ Kelly’s Olympian | Win Prizes, Fame & Honor, Drinks, Food

Join us as participants battle through multiple rounds of trivia for the chance to win prizes, fame, and honor. Trivia subjects vary from the local, to the national, to the international, to the very most important facts of the known universe.

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Portland Christmas / Holidays in the Pearl 2014 | Explore the City’s Best Window Displays & Enter to WIN Holiday Prize Packages!

Tis the season for festive decorations in the Pearl District! The neighborhood is set to sparkle with holiday décor and displays – and tempting business-donated prize packages including gift certificates for workouts, eyeglasses and photography, carpets, massages and even an organic food basket from Whole Foods.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($700+): John Oliver, Adam Carolla, Holiday Gifts & Shopping & More! | November 20-23, 2014

The weekend is finally here and it’s the last one before the holiday rush really kicks in! Relax at The Big Chill or get some hot tub time in at Pray 4 Snow! Some big names in comedy are passing through this week including Adam Carolla, Aries Spears and John Oliver! Get a head start on your holiday shopping at Plucky Maidens Holiday Junk Fest or Portland Saturday Market! Be sure to bookmark our Thanksgiving Calendar, we’re updating it every day with Black Friday Deals, Holiday Tree lighting, parades & more! And there’s still time to place an order for sweet Thanksgiving Tarts from Pix Patisserie or a delicious turkey or sides from New Seasons Market!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($700+): Wine Tasting, PDX Carpet T-shirt, New Year’s Eve Parties & More

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Back Fence PDX, New Year’s Eve, Miracle on 43rd Street & more.

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Portland 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend Events: Black Friday, Holiday Tree Lighting, Macy’s Holiday Parade & More

Whether you are celebrating with family or friends, Thanksgiving is a great time in Portland. In 2013, Thanksgiving takes place on November 28th and there will be celebrations all weekend including the Macy’s Parade, the Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!

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Tique Box Christmas / Holiday Gift Options & Delivery | Give The Gift of Portland, “Let Our Elves Do All the Work”

Tique Box, the local company that delivers a slice of Portland in a box, announced their Holiday Gift Service. With their slogan “Let our elves do all the work,” the company that provides guest star gifts to the TV show Portlandia wants to do your holiday shopping for you.

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Buy Local this Holiday Season @ Portland Saturday Market | Exotic Foods, Handcrafted Gifts, Festive Atmosphere & More!

Make it your holiday tradition where you’ll find unique handcrafted gifts, exotic foods and a frosty-yet-festive atmosphere.

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2014 Thanksgiving Weekend Portland Short Bus Wastegiving Bar Crawl | 5-6 Bars, Recover from Holidays & Black Friday

This here is a DETOX from turkey and family. What better way to wash away your memories than to imbibe on a short yellow school bus? Sit back, relax, and let Portland Short Bus take you on an epic night of boozing, dancing, and cranking that stereo up to 11.

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Portland State Vikings vs. Eastern Washington @ Providence Park | Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Final PSU Home Game of 2014!

Don’t miss the PSU Viking’s final home game of the 2014 season. Fans will also see an amazing performance from the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

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Dueling Piano Show Bar w/ Mad Man Nathan Temby @ Barrel Room | w/ Special Guest: Papi Sorrelis, Save 50% on Dinner + Show!

Portland’s Longest Running and ONLY Dueling Piano Show Bar Welcomes Back The Dueling Show Mad Man Nathan TEMBY with Special Guest: Papi SORRELIS

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Portland Thanksgiving Weekend 2014 Ugly Sweater Run | The Merriest 5K on the Planet, Holiday / Christmas, Promo / Discount Code

Bringing light to a very serious matter… horrible holiday sweaters, The Ugly Sweater Run, presented by Human Movement Management (HMM), invites Portland to celebrate the holidays by participating in the ‘Merriest 5k on the Planet’.

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Win Tickets ($20): Pray 4 Snow: SKI BOOTS & SWIMSUITS @ Popina Swimwear | 2 Dance Floors, BEATROX, Hot Tubs, Silent Disco, Prizes for Best Dressed

Come out to Popina Swimwear in NE Portland’s Hollywood District this weekend in your favorite (most ridiculous) SKI GEAR with a swimsuit underneath. Why the suit? Because Portland’s own, Original Nomad, is bringing HOT TUBS for your leisure.

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A Miracle on 43rd Street

Win Tickets ($64): Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Bag&Baggage Productions Presents A Miracle on 43rd Street: A Holiday Radio Massacre @ The Venetian Theatre | 1940 Radio Show Comedy Spoof

The cast and crew of the fictional KBNB Radio Classics program are preparing for their annual Christmas Eve broadcast of Miracle on 34th Street, the beloved holiday tale of the Macy’s Santa Claus who turns out to be the real thing. But, as with last year’s program, their best laid plans go horribly wrong live on-air, turning what should be an uplifting Christmas eve radio show into a full scale farce of biblical proportions.

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2014 Thanksgiving Weekend Portland Short Bus Turkey Detox Urban Wine Tour | All Inclusive, Escape Family, 4 Stops, Drink on the Bus

Wondering how to escape your crazy, overbearing family? (or maybe that’s just my family) Or just need them (OR YOU) intoxicated to be tolerable? Then join Portland Short Bus for a day of wine tasting on our PDX Urban Wine Tour as we amble around visiting local wineries.

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2014 The Big Chill @ Grand Central Bowling Lounge | Music, Art, Fashion, Silent Auction, Beer

It’s that time of the year again. Kick off the winter snow season in style at the Big Chill ’14, a celebration of the best of the Northwest presented by Widmer Brothers Brewing. On Friday, November 22nd, join Widmer Brothers Brewing for an evening of local craft beer — including Brrr Seasonal Ale, the brewery’s winter seasonal — music, art and fashion at Grand Central Restaurant and Bowling Lounge.

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2014 Thanksgiving Tarts @ Pix Patisserie | Special Turkey Day Dessert, Bottles of Bubbles

Treat your family to a delicious alternative to pie this Thanksgiving with one of Pix Patisserie’s famous Thanksgiving Tarts.

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Aries Spears @ Helium Comedy Club | “MADtv,” DEF Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo

As a principal cast member on Fox’s hit sketch comedy show Mad TV, Aries brought a fresh, hip style to the already-edgy program from the third through the tenth season. The producers made full use of many of Aries’s talents by calling on him frequently to create new hilarious characters and write sketches.

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Downtown Portland’s Most Famous New Year’s Eve Party: 2014 Champagne Ball @ Portland Hilton & Executive Tower | 17 Bars, 2 Bands, 3 Dance Floors, Black Tie, Video

The 2014 Champagne Ball is expecting over 1,300 guests this year and it will include with all those things that make the event such a success: great entertainment, plenty of space to dance, 17 bars, enough food to fill you up (but not enough to slow you down) photo booths and photographers to catch you dressed in your best and a midnight count-down not to be missed.

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Resurrection: The Brunchening vs. Derek Sheen @ Doug Fir Lounge​​​​​​​​

Resurrection: The Brunchening vs. Derek Sheen @ Doug Fir Lounge​​​​​​​​ | An Afternoon of Food, Comedy & Hangover Demolition

Welcome to Resurrection: The Brunchening VS Derek Sheen. Seattle’s best comedian is coming down to tango and get brunchfaced! Its a full on fight with you VS food and booze! Sean Jordan VS Sean White; the battle to see who gets to spell the same.

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Win Tickets ($36): Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette @ Disjecta | Live storytelling. No lies. No notes. No time!

Russian Roulette begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of the 8 storytellers will be randomly drawn. They spin the giant Bunk Bar WHEEL to decide the prompt for their story.

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Win Tickets ($25): Tropitaal Desi-Latino Soundclash @ Goodfoot Lounge | w/ DJs Anjali and The Incredible Kid

The hottest club sounds from India and Latin America scorching the dance floor in a battle to the dance. (We are not talking Salsa, but Reggaeton, Moombahton, Digital Cumbia, 3Ball Guarachero, Dembow and more.)

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Time Warp to the 80s w/ Portland Spirit’s FINAL Radical 80s Dance Cruise of 2014!

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. This is the final one for 2014!

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Win Tickets: Shafty @ The Goodfoot | Portland’s Tribute to Phish, Light Show, Dances, Vacuum Cleaner Solos

Shafty continues a several months long Wednesday residency at the Goodfoot! What began as essentially a goof – a chance to throw down some familiar dancey beats and jam for whoever felt like listening – ultimately lit a spark under the off-the-radar powder keg of Phish fans in the Portland, Oregon music scene.

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Buy Your Tickets Now for Portland 2014 / 2015 New Year’s Eve InspireTruth | 2 Ballrooms, Multiple Stages, Interactive Environments, Dozen+ Acts, Drinks

You are invited to dance and rejoice with our creative family. A stunning, art-filled and transformative environment will inspire clarity of intent fueled by joyful celebration & the danciest dance music in the galaxy.

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Stand up Comedy @ The Eastburn | Twice Monthly Stand Up, Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm.

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Adam Carolla Podcast: Live Taping @ Aladdin Theater | “The Man Show,” “Crank Yankers”

Adam Carolla is one of the most versatile men in Hollywood. After cutbacks forced Adam to quit his syndicated self titled “Adam Carolla Show” broadcast on CBS radio, Adam started “The Adam Carolla Podcast” with only a computer and a microphone from his home office. The podcast was named iTunes #1 Podcast Of 2009, receives more than five million downloads a month, and has been featured in Fast Company Magazine, Entrepreneur, the NY times, and the LA times.

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Chris D’Elia @ Aladdin Theater | Two Shows, Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” Comedy Central Special, NBC’s “Undateable”

Chris D’Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. Recently named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” D’Elia can next be seen starring as Danny on NBC’s new comedy Undateable. Tickets on sale now!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,000+): Wine Tasting, PDX Carpet Shirts, 80s Cruise, Pet Circus & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Swashbuckler’s Ball, New Year’s Eve, 80s Dance Cruise & more.

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2014 Sleigh Rides on the Water w/ Portland Spirit | Join the Christmas Ships Parade Holiday Lights, Sternwheeler

Looking for something new and exciting to do this holiday season? Hop on board Portland Spirit’s Explorer for a sleigh ride on the water. This December be a part of the Christmas Ships parade ~ celebrating 60 years ~ with this unique sleigh ride on the water cruise. Your cruise will be complete with hot chocolate, cookies, cozy blankets and a fun way to see the holiday lights.

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TELLABRATION!tm 2014

TELLABRATION! Workshop w/ MaryGay Ducey | The Company We Keep-Character Development in Stories

All stories have characters: human, animal, even celestial. The care with which we treat these story- citizens influences the depth of our telling. We will explore methods for developing and animating these story characters by using personal experience and imagination to encourage them to speak. And we will listen to what they have to say.

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Win Tickets ($32): Back Fence PDX Mainstage: Sex, Lies & Social Media @ Hollywood Theatre | True, Unscripted Stories

Five local and out of town people including returning crowd favorite and recently nominated for a Critics Choice Award for her role as Doris on HBO’s Loooking, LAUREN WEEDMAN (LA) along with Cartoonist and Poet ROBYN BATEMAN (PDX) and more telling* true, unscripted stories based on the theme, SEX, LIES, & SOCIAL MEDIA.

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Portland Christmas / Holiday Sale Plucky Maidens Junk Fest! @ Columbia Conference Center | 60+ Vendors, Vintage, Antique, Homemade Seasonal Decor, Cocktails

Find true vintage, antique and Homemade holiday decor & gifts at our festive event. 60+ fabulous vendors with the best of the best junk in the whole wide world. Join us for cocktails, nosh and general merriment.

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