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Win T-Shirts ($56): PeteyX T-Shirt Timbers / Trail Blazers by Grafletics| Portlandia’s Put a Bird on It, Holiday Gift Idea

Grafletics embraces this mantra and pays tribute to it in an entirely new way. PeteyX is PDX: A character we created who loves the Blazers, Timbers, PDX Carpet and the City of Roses as much as we do.

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MANY Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,100+): Parades, Holiday Tree Lightings, Black Friday, Civil War & More! | November 27-30, 2014

It’s going to be a great Thanksgiving weekend with holiday festivals, parties, parades, and tree lightings in Portland, Lake Oswego & Vancouver, plus the Macy’s Holiday Parade is Friday. Black Friday is coming up, too! Keep your dollars local at America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar , Distillery Row and Portland Saturday Market and even win prizes and unlock discounts with Little Boxes! Cheer on your favorite team at this weekend’s Civil War!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,050+): Holiday Ale Festival, Christmas in the Garden, New Year’s Eve Parties & More!

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

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Win Tickets ($78): Holiday Hoes & Hosers w/ Canadian Art-Pop Chanteuse Jane Siberry @ Secret Society | Featuring Grammy-nominee Peter Kiesewalter, Rebecca Jenkins & More!

Jane will also perform with Grammy-nominated Peter Kiesewalter, Rebecca Jenkins (a singer and actress who has worked with Tim Robbins, John Voigt, Ellen Page and Kevin Spacey); Kevin Fox, an amazing cellist who’s worked with Justin Bieber and Raine Maida AND has a gorgeous voice; and Ali Hughes, a delightful Aussie vocalist and story teller.

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Watch Oregon Civil War Football Game in Portland @ Bazi Bierbrasserie | Ducks vs Beavers, Extended Happy Hour

There’s nothing CIVIL about this WAR! Join us Saturday, November 29th starting at 5 PM for a Ducks vs Beavers match. Cheer on your team and enjoy an extended Happy Hour through end of game.

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Win Tickets ($160): 2014 Portland Holidays Golden Girls: Live Christmas Special @ Funhouse Lounge | All Male Cast, w/ Honey Bea Hart

Funhouse Lounge presents Golden Girls Live, a live stage show featuring two holiday episodes of The Golden Girls, performed by an all-male cast.

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2014 Portland Fremont Holiday Fest @ Beaumont Village | Photos w/ Santa, Santa Paws, Golden Ticket Gifts & Discounts, Holiday Crafts

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting Beaumont Village on December 5. Look for Santa and Mrs. Claus roaring down Fremont in a Portland fire truck at 3pm, arriving at Noho’s Hawaiian Café where they will be taking pictures with children from 3:30pm until 7pm.

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Win Tickets: 2014 Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Boys II Gentlemen 1 Year Anniversary Party @ Goodfoot | Featuring Members of The Quick & Easy Boys & Excellent Gentlemen

The band describes themselves as: The Quick & Easy Boys + The Excellent Gentlemen = Boys II Gentlemen. A finer combo hasn’t happened since cocaine and whiskey or cough syrup and white wine.

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Portland-area Holiday / Christmas Tree Lighting Events: Parades, Parties, Santa, Music, & More!

Portland’s holiday season is here! Get in the spirit at one of these magical tree lightings and Santa sightings!

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Win Book ($38): Portland: A Food Biography Launches This Week | Perfect Holiday / Christmas Gift for Foodies & History Buffs

Full of wry humor and captivating anecdotes, Portland: A Food Biography chronicles the Rose City’s rise from a muddy Wild West village to a progressive, bustling town of merchants, brewers and oyster parlors, to the critical darling of the national food scene. Heather Arndt Anderson brings to life in lively prose the culinary landscape of Portland, then and now.

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Win Tickets ($210): 2014 Portland Holiday Ale Festival @ Pioneer Courthouse Square | Four Dozen Rare Winter Beers, 15,000+ Attendees, Heated Tents

The popular event will feature at least four-dozen big, bold ales designed to fend off the cold chill of a long winter night. From Belgians, barleywines and CDAs to winter warmers, porters and stouts, these beers have either been crafted specifically for the event or are hard-to-fine vintages, underscoring the event’s reputation as one of finest gathering of winter beers anywhere in the nation.

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Limited Tickets Left for Portland Thanksgiving Weekend 2014 Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Spend 2014 Thanksgiving weekend with Portland, Oregon’s sinful past! 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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2014 Portland Macy’s Holiday Parade | Pictures, Route & Info, 25 Floats, Marching Bands, Santa, 650 Costumed Characters

The 2014 Portland Macy’s Holiday parade takes place the day after Thanksgiving, and the same day as the Holiday/Christmas tree lighting in Pioneer Square. There will be 25 inflatable floats, marching bands, Santa and his sleigh, and nearly 650 costumed characters.

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Portland Thanksgiving Weekend 2014 Providence Open House @ Providence Wellspace at Providence Park | Find Answers About Insurance Plans & Benefits During Open Enrollment

Don’t have a lot of time to shop for a health plan this season? Providence Wellspace will make it easier for you at our Open House at Providence Park.

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Adam Ferrara @ Helium Comedy Club | “Nurse Jackie,” “Top Gear,” “Rescue Me”

Nominated twice for “Best Male Stand-up” by the American Comedy Awards, Adam Ferrara always brings the stage to life with his honest, clever and fearless perspective on family, relationships and himself. Adam can currently be seen as a host on “Top Gear,” as a regular on Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie,” and on the critically acclaimed FX series, “Rescue Me.”

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Win Tickets ($60): Portland 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend 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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Sunday Emporium @ Rejuvenation | Portland Flea, Christmas / Holiday Market, Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping, Vintage Finds, Food

On Sunday, November 30th Rejuvenation, the general store for home projects that add real value, and the Portland Flea will host a holiday edition of their monthly market Sunday Emporium. The focus will be on locally-crafted gifts for the home with 30 of the city’s best designers and makers participating including Annie Beedy, Combed Thunder,Modern Artifact and Revolution Design House.

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Portland 2014 Holiday Shopping: America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar @ Portland Expo | Black Friday, 900+ Booths, Holiday Tradition

This colorful holiday event has been produced by the same small local company for 31 years. With innovation and creativity, the show has kept pace with today’s consumers throughout its history, offering a great opportunity to buy unique gifts in all price ranges.

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Portland 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend La Fete du Macaron @ Pix Patisserie | Cupcake Stomp, Macaron Flavor Contest, 30 Flavors

Thirty different flavors will line the pastry case shelves from the traditional (Espresso, Pistachio) to the obscure (salt/pepper/olive oil) to the sublime (What? you’ve never tried our Fluer de Sel Caramel macaron?!) Including Macronuts!

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Win Tickets ($50+): 2014 Oregon Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker @ Portland’s Keller Auditorium | Christmas / Holiday Classic

This winter, Oregon Ballet Theatre presents George Balanchine’s hugely popular version of The Nutcracker at the Keller Auditorium, December 13 – 27, 2014. As Willamette Week said last year, “such an unabashed ode to joy as The Nutcracker hardly exists anymore,” and it’s clear that our audiences agree.

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Win Tickets ($20): 2014 Portland Holiday: Christmas in the Garden @ Oregon Garden | Christmas Market, Lights, Live Music, Santa Claus & Live Reindeer

“This year we’ve added more dates, doubled the number of lights and increased our vendors. We are so excited to continue to build on this wonderful holiday tradition.”

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Goth Pilgrimage 2014 @ The Embers Avenue | Drink Specials, Dance Floor, DJs Jens & Tibin

Asylym P&G and Knochen Tanz Present Gothic Pilgrimage 2014 at The Embers Avenue. DJs Jens & Tibin will be busting out great tunes all night long!

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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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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 ($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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