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Pete Holmes @ Helium Comedy Club | Late Shows, Comedy Central Specials, “The Pete Holmes Show”

Pete Holmes is the host of “The Pete Holmes Show,” weeknights at midnight/11c after CONAN on TBS, but it doesn’t end there. Pete hosts the acclaimed podcast “You Made It Weird.” He’s a professional stand-up comic who has toured extensively–both nationally and abroad–and has performed on Comedy Central, “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” and “Conan.”

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Candelaria with POPgoji @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Cumbia-dub, American Pop / Soul

Inspired by the raw, rootsy rhythms of cumbia, yet growing restless with only playing covers, they began to experiment with the style. They applied dub studio techniques and reggae style bass lines to traditional cumbia and other Colombian rhythms, developing a completely unique style of dance music with electronic sensibilities and a raw, live feel.

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Win Tickets ($70): Portland Halloween The MAiZE & Haunted Corn Maze @ The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island | 2 Miles of Twists & Turns

The MAiZE attracts 30,000 eager explorers annually to the giant labyrinth of field corn, located just fifteen minutes from downtown Portland. Portland’s premier agri-tainment attraction, The Maize and The Pumpkin Patch, have combined the local food movement with down home fun on the farm.

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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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Win Tickets ($44): Famed Comedian Will Durst @ Alberta Abbey | BOOMERAGING: From LSD to OMG

In this fresh production, Will Durst, the man the New York Times calls “quite possibly the best political comedian in the country,” switches directions to pay tribute to the joys, achievements, frustrations and looming doom of the Baby Boom Generation.

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Beast/Smokehouse 21 Dinner | 6 Courses, Visiting Chef From Toronto’s Beast, Wine

If you’re wise (and we think you are), you’re gonna be seated in our dining room, where you and your party will be treated to a 6-course meal, courtesy or our very own Beej, and visiting chef Scott Vivian, who runs the show at Toronto’s Beast.

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Win Tickets ($30): Bridgetown Comedy Presents Laurie Kilmartin & Dan St. Germain @ Bossanova Ballroom | “45 Jokes About My Dead Dad,” Variety Comic Watch List

Laurie Kilmartin will be doing a live run of her upcoming special: “45 Jokes About My Dead Dad”

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Maria Bamford @ Helium Comedy Club | “Arrested Development,” Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People

What comic was named one of “50 Funniest People” by Rolling Stone, “Best of the Web” from Salon.com and the Harvard Crimson for her web series “The Maria Bamford Show?” Maria Bamford, that’s who! She appeared as ‘Debris Bardeaux’ on Netflix’s “Arrested Development,” and had guest appearances on FX’s “Louie,” and “The Kroll Show.” She recently released a new Comedy Central special, “Ask Me About My New God!”

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2014 Hood River County Pear Celebration hosted by Packer Orchard & Bakery | Fresh Fruit, Smoothies, Jams, Pear Butter

A great pear is sensuous and strongly perfumed, and once you’ve tasted a Hood River pear that was properly ripened you know there is no comparison. Hood River fruit is grown in the rich volcanic soil at the base of Mt. Hood and watered by glaciers. The warm summer days and crisp fall nights create a growing environment that produces a pear unparalleled in taste.

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Win Tickets ($110): Animal Aid Casino Night: Bet for Pets @ World Forestry Center | Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Silent Auction

Help Animals in Need with Just a Roll of the Dice at Animal Aid’s 10th Annual Bet for Pets Casino Night & Auction

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Win Tickets ($50): Guided By Voices @ Crystal Ballroom | Part of “Project Pabst” w/ Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks + Pure Country Gold

Inspired equally by jangle pop and arty post-punk, Guided by Voices created a series of trebly, hissy indie rock records filled with infectiously brief pop songs that fell somewhere between the British Invasion and prog rock. After recording six self-released albums between 1986 and 1992, the Dayton, Ohio-based band attracted a handful of fans within the American indie rock underground.

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Grammy Award Winner Herbie Hancock @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Quartet, Jazz Giant

With a following as huge as his reputation, jazz giant Herbie Hancock sells out concert halls wherever he goes. The 14-time Grammy winner returns to Portland, this time with his quartet. Get yours seats early… they won’t last long!

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Watch Oregon Ducks Pac-12 Opener vs. Washington State Cougars in SE Portland @ Bazi Bierbrasserie | Food & Drink Specials

Don’t miss No. 2 Oregon’s Pac-12 opener vs. Washington State on Saturday in Pullman, Washington. Drink specials to include $3 stella tall boy, $4 pint game beer.

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

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free recurring stand up comedy show that happens twice a month on the first and third Mondays. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some traveling national comics.

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Recesstime & Portland Mercury Present 2014 Kicktoberfest Kickball Tourament @ Bloomington Park | 32 Teams , Cash Prizes

Portland Mercury and Recesstime Sports have joined forces to KICK OFF the Harvest Season with a summer picnic, kickball sanoyara!!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($500+): Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Jade District Night Market, Instacart Free Delivery & More! | September 11-14, 2014

Prost! The Mount Angel Oktoberfest starts today! Enjoy the extended summer we’re having on the river on a Romantic Dinner Cruise, Friday Early Escape Summer Concerts Cruise or dance the night away on the Ship Show 3: PDX Boat Party, Radical 80s Dance Cruise, or Jai Ho! Bollywood Beach Party Cruise! Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series wraps up in the Gorge w/ The Best of Jethro Hill + find a new ride at the Fall RV & Van Show!

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Win Tickets ($100): Ship Show 3: PDX Boat Party on Portland Spirit | 3 Decks of Dancing, Multiple Bars, In Demand Artists

BEATROX & MadhousePDX & Asylum &FAK are proud to bring you the 3rd annual installment of Portland’s #1 river cruise concert series.

#SHIPSHOW3 will be featuring; 3 decks of dancing, multiple bars, open air, open sea, RAGING PARTY!!!!

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Beach Party Cruise, The Skatalites, Music & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Old Crow Medicine Show, Scavenger Hunt, Jai Ho! Bollywood Beach Party & more.

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Try Grocery Delivery Service Instacart for Your 1st Time Thursday & Get a FREE Month of Deliveries + $10 Credit!

Place your first Portland Instacart order on Thursday, September 11, and get a FREE month of deliveries! That’s right, Portland — a whole month of free deliveries! Just give Instacart a try. Choose from Whole Foods, Costco, and Uwajimaya and get your groceries to your door in under an hour.

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Rose City Rollers | High Rollers vs. Eugene’s Skatesaphrenics & Junior Derby Back to School Boutasticness

Derby continues this night in Portland as our own High Rollers welcome Eugene’s Skatesaphrenics! Home Team season may be over, but these ladies have lost none of their edge. This Friday at Rose City’s own Hangar Portland roller derby will triumph!

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Unchaste Readers A Portland Literary Reading Series @ The Knock Back Bar | Women Reading Their Minds

The event is held to celebrate and give stage to the female and female-identified voices of Portland in the form of an ongoing curated reading series.

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Win Tickets ($80): Jai Ho! Bollywood Beach Party Cruise on the Willamette Star | Food & Drink Specials, PartyFavors, Hosted by DJ Prashant

Flaunt Yourself in BEACH WEAR in an intimate & upscale setting!

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Besaw’s is Celebrating Eleventy-one Years This Weekend | 111th Anniversary Party , Signature Food & Cocktails, Lawn Games, Raffles & More!

Portland, OR -Besaw’s is eleventy-one years old this summer! We’re celebrating in the garden with live music by Rogue Bluegrass & Plum Hill, signature food & cocktails (courtesy of Beth & Cheffy), balloon animals, a caricature artist, face painting & lawn games!

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Portland Urban Wine Tour w/ Portland Short Bus | Winery Specials, Guide, Picnic Basket, 4 Wineries

Wine tasting isn’t just a scenic cruise through tranquil countryside surrounding Portland – nay, you can enjoy it right here in our own fair city – Portland has a thing for vintage.

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September Beer Belly Dinner @ EastBurn | 5 Courses Food Paired w/ Ninkasi Brewing, Benefits Portland Fire Fighters

Join us as we welcome Ninkasi Brewing on September 11th. Tickets are $40 per person with all proceeds supporting our Portland Fire Fighters!

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Asher Fulero Band @ The Goodfoot | Keyboard/electronics Maestro, Rock, Jazz, Psychedelic

Coming off of his grand July residency here at the Goodfoot, we welcome keyboard/electronics maestro, Asher Fulero and his eponymous band, which includes Shafty bassist, Brett McConnell, and the goodfoot All-Stars’ Darvey Santner on guitar.

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2014 Friday Early Escape Concerts Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Live Music, Full-service Bar

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

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Explore Oregon w/ Pisgah Adventures All Inclusive Trips During Fall 2014 | Ocean Breezes & Desert Stars

Looking epic in photos, relaxing by a fire, stargazing, team building, enjoying good company…that’s your thing. We live for this stuff – and we can’t wait to see the look on your face the first time you lay eyes on the mountain…or river…or canyon…or stars…or glacier…

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Farm Dinner at Hood River Organic Farm | Live Music, 4-course Dinner, Cider, Beer & Wine

Join Celilo Restaurant & Bar, Cor Cellars, Double Mountain Brewery, Hood Valley Cidery, and Hood River Organic for a four-course dinner on the farm!

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2014 Portland Fall RV & Van Show @ Portland Expo Center is This Weekend! | Region’s Largest Selection of Motor Homes, 5th Wheels, Campers, Tent Trailers & More!

At this weekend’s Portland Fall RV & Van Show, you will find the largest selections of RVs and manufacturer unveilings in the Northwest with an abundance of regional destination experts and information.

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2014 Belmont Street Fair | Shopping, Food, Beer Garden, Live Music, Pony Rides & More

The 19th Annual Belmont Street Fair is September 13th, 2014 from 11AM to 7PM. SE Belmont Street will be closed to car traffic from SE 33rd to SE 39th Avenue.

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Ben Folds @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Legendary Piano Rocker plays his Greatest Hits w/ Oregon Symphony

Legendary piano rocker Ben Folds plays his greatest hits with the Oregon Symphony, featuring the Portland premiere of his new piano concerto.

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Mount Angel Oktoberfest 2014 | Oregon’s Favorite Biergarten, Sausage, Alpenhorns, Car Show, Bavarian Band

A Great Bavarian style party as well as a huge fundraiser, the Oktoberfest is still going strong, carrying with it the quality, warmth and fun of a community effort unparalleled in the Northwest. Oktoberfest kicks off with a traditional German Webertanz (May pole dance) performed by Mount Angel school children at noon each day.

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