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Portland 2015 Black Friday Sale at evo – Give Thanks for the Return of Winter | Thanksgiving Weekend, 20% Off Storewide!, Skiers, Snowboarders, Mountain Bikers & More!

The approach of the holidays means the return of winter, and with new snows and resorts openings at Mt Bachelor, Timberline, and Mt Hood Meadows this weekend, evo’s Black Friday Sale is the perfect opportunity gear up. Get in before the weekend kicks off for savings on everything you need, and all the gifts you want as the holidays approach. With up to 20% off storewide, the Black Friday Sale has you covered for skiers, snowboarders, mountain bikers, surfers, and anyone looking for the best in fall clothing, shoes, and accessories.

MANY Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Giveaways ($500+): Holiday / Christmas Tree Lighting, Parade, Civil War, MLS Playoffs, Black Friday & More! | November 25-29, 2015

Hello Portland! The holidays are here and once you’re out of traffic, the fun begins! The season kicks off this weekend w/ Christmas in the Garden & The Magic of Wintertime @ Pittock Mansion. The Macy’s Parade & Holiday Tree Lighting are on Friday, along with some killer Black Friday deals. How about Wine Country […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Holiday Ale Festival, Christmas in the Garden, Holiday Music & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Holiday Ale Festival, Christmas in the Garden, Festival of Trees & more. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our email list if […]

The Fifty Shades of Gray Locations Guide Now on Sale! | Perfect 2015 Portland Christmas / Holiday Gift Idea, Stocking Stuffer

The new ebook Fifty Shades Locations Guide will lead you through downtown Portland to iconic places including The Heathman Hotel, Voodoo Doughnut, Nordstrom and a jog along the Portland waterfront under the Hawthorne Bridge.

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RCTID! Watch Timbers vs. FC Dallas MLS Playoffs in Portland | Movie Screen + Patio, Food & Drink Specials

November 29 – RCTID! The Timbers meet Dallas at Providence Park at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Below are a few places to watch the game in Portland + food & drink specials.

Win Tickets ($30): Portland Christmas / Holiday Fab 4 Christmas Carol @ Twilight Theater Company | Torchsong Entertainment Presents The Charles Dickens classic set to the songs of The Beatles

December 5 @ Twilight Theater Company – Join greedy 1960’s record producer Ebenezer Scrooge on his journey to discover the Christmas spirit on a groovy ride through Charles Dickens classic Christmas. Come experince this new and outrageous twist on “A Christmas Carol” to the music of The Beatles, featuring hits like “Money (That’s WhatI Want),” “Twist & Shout,” “Yesterday,” and “Can’t Buy Me Love.”

Win Tickets ($80): Stumptown Stages presents The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical @ Portland’5 Centers for the Arts | “Cat-Fightin, Sun-Worshippin’ Chair-throwin’ Good Time!”

December 10-27 @ Brunish Theater – This companion to the original The Great American Trailer Park Musical is just as much of a “cat-fightin’, sun-worshippin’, chair-throwin’ good time-—but with tinsel and Keg Nog.”

Watch 2015 Oregon Civil War Football Game in Portland @ Bazi Bierbrasserie | Ducks vs Beavers, Eugene vs Corvallis Beers, Happy Hour

November 27 @ Bazi Bierbrasserie – Early opening at noon with Happy Hour $3-9 food, $3 Stella Tallboys, $3.5 wells, and $1 off Eugene vs Corvallis beers.

Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Lighting Pictures, Video & 2015 Info: Sing-A-Long, Hot Chocolate | Pioneer Square

November 27 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – Thousands of Portlanders will gather at the Square to celebrate the official start to the holiday season by lighting the spectacular 75ft Tree provided by Stimson Lumber Company.


Win Tickets ($64): Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Bag&Baggage Productions Presents A KBNB Kristmas Karol @ The Venetian Theatre | 1940s Holiday / Christmas Radio Show Comedy Spoof

It all started three years ago with some rum soaked fruit cake and a missing sound effects artist. It went even further last year when a mob boss took the entire cast hostage and they were saved by the world’s most effeminate NY police detective. Now, it all comes to a dizzying, delightful, and disastrous end when a greedy television network executive, a psychopathic sister, and a German post-modern film director join forces with the cast of KBNB Radio Classics to massacre all three Ghosts of Christmas live on air!

Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past over 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend w/ Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

November 28 @ Downtown Portland – As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

2015 Portland Macy’s Holiday Parade | Pictures, Route & Info, 25 Floats, Marching Bands, Santa, 500 Costumed Characters

November 27 in Downtown Portland – The 2015 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.

Cheer on the 2015-2016 Blazers @ Blackbird Pizza & Get a 3 Topping Large Pizza + Pitcher for $25 During Every Game!!

Fall 2015, Winter & Spring 2016 -. Cheer on the Blazers at Blackbird Pizza and enjoy their game time special! The Special includes 3 Topping Large Pizza + pitcher of Rainier Lager during game-time only.

Win Tickets ($20): Portland 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend Secret Society Soul Revue | Featuring Asher Fulero Band, DoveDriver, Condition White, DJ Klavical

November 27 @ Secret Society – Pacific NW musical veteran Asher Fulero has been delivering the goods for 17+ years in an incredibly wide range of stage and studio projects and is known as a consummate Pianist/Keyboardist of the highest order, a prolific and eclectic Composer/Producer, and a creatively inquisitive musical catalyst who inspires those around him.

2015 Portland Black Friday on Distillery Row @ Melody Ballroom | FREE, Sample and Purchase Spirits from 8 Distilleries, Thanksgiving Weekend, Holiday Gifts

Join us for the 4th Annual Black Friday on Distillery Row on Friday, November 27th from 11am-5pm for a holiday shopping extravaganza at the Melody Ballroom. Stock up on the spirits of the season and gift items from local craft food and beverage makers, and artisans.

Win Tickets: Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Boys II Gentlemen – 2 Year Anniversary Party @ The Goodfoot | Featuring Members of The Quick & Easy Boys and Excellent Gentlemen

November 28 @ The Goodfoot – 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.

Win Tickets ($50): Oregon Repertory Singers presents 2015 Glory of Christmas @ First United Methodist Church | New & Traditional Carols, Youth & Adult Choirs, Holiday Show

December 6, 11, 13 @ First United Methodist Church – Oregon Repertory Singers’ 42nd edition of Glory of Christmas has something for everyone! Enjoy great sacred music by Benjamin Britten and Franz Biebl, stunning and lush new settings of traditional carols by Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo and Seattle composer Eric Banks, and even John Williams’ Christmas Music from the blockbuster movie Home Alone.

Win Tickets ($40): Portland Holiday: Christmas in the Garden @ Oregon Garden | Outdoor Ice Skating Rink, Christmas Market, Lights, Live Music, Santa Claus & Live Reindeer

The Oregon Garden, one of the state’s most popular destinations, has announced an exciting addition to its “Christmas in the Garden” event. This year’s affair, which features a holiday marketplace with artisan vendors and a display of more than 400,000 twinkling holiday lights, will see the addition of a 3,500 sq. ft. outdoor ice-skating rink to fully complement the holiday experience.

FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show Over 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend | Featuring Steven Ramirez and Jeff Vance

November 27-28 @ Barrel Room – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

Portland 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend w/ Ian Karmel @ Helium Comedy Club | “Chelsea Lately,” “Funniest Person in Portland”

November 27 & 28 @ Helium Comedy Club – Ian, a homegrown Portland comedian, was named a “New Face” at this year’s Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Currently a writer and regular roundtable guest on CHELSEA LATELY, he has also recently appeared on IFC’s PORTLANDIA.

Win Tickets ($70): Portland 2015 Holiday Ale Festival @ Pioneer Courthouse Square | 50+ Rare Winter Beers & Ciders, 15,000+ Attendees, Heated Tents

December 2-6 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – Despite being held outdoors during one of the coldest months of the year, nearly 14,000 festival attendees stay warm and dry over the five-day festival under clear-topped tents that cover the venue. Gas heaters create a cozy ambiance beneath the boughs of the region’s largest decorated Christmas tree. In addition to beer tasting, the festival also features meet the brewer events, a root beer garden, food vendors, self-guided beer pairings with cheese, event merchandise and a coat/bag check and raffle that raises funds for the Children’s Cancer Association.

University of Portland 2016 Marketing for Impact Certification Program | Master Practical Tools; Empower Yourself; Build Your Network; Social Media, Communication & Marketing & More!

Saturdays January 16-March 5, 2016 – Marketing for Impact is a fast-paced 8 week certification course to empower changemakers with today’s most effective tools for communications & marketing

La Fete du Macaron is This Weekend @ Pix Patisserie | Cupcake Stomp, Macaron Flavor Contest, 30 Flavors & More over Portland 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend

November 28 @ Pix Patisserie – 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 Fleur de Sel Caramel macaron?!) Including Macronuts!

Hangover Brunch is Every Saturday & Sunday @ Swift Lounge in NE Portland | Southern Food & Drink Specials, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Beergahritas & More!

Swift Lounge presents the ultimate hangover cure for your weekend shenanigans. No kids, no dress up, no small talk, no bull-corn. Hangover brunch is here from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday

2015 Portland Spirit Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises Start Saturday! | Thanksgiving Weekend, Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats

November 27-December 24 @ Portland Spirit – Join us aboard the Portland Spirit as we magically transform the boat into Maybeland from the classic radio show and beloved children’s book. Magical fairies and elves will greet you, as Captain Taffy and his crew get the cruise underway. Queen Melissa has story time, Presto the Magician performs his magic show and Cinnamon Bear himself will be there for photos w/the kids. The two hour cruise will keep the whole family entertained! Make it your holiday tradition! Check out CinnamonBearCruise.com for information and to purchase tickets.

It’s Gonna Be Okay Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Stand Up, Mike Coletta, Monica Nevi & More!

November 23 @ EastBurn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

Watch 2015 Oregon Civil War – Oregon Ducks vs. Oregon State Beavers in Portland | Movie Screen + Patio, Food & Drink Specials

The Ducks and the Beavers meet at 1 p.m. the day after Thanksgiving at Eugene’s Autzen Stadium. Can’t make it to the game? Here are a few places to watch the game in Portland + drink & food specials!

Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Tellabration! @ Multnomah Arts Center | Featuring Master Storyteller Gene Tagaban

November 21 @ Multnomah Arts Center – Portland Storytellers’ Guild is pleased to invite you to an evening of extraordinary stories from an extraordinary storyteller — Gene Tagaban, “One Crazy Raven,” an influential storyteller, trainer, speaker, mentor and performer.

Win A Quest ($49): Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries over Thanksgiving Weekend w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!

This Thanksgiving, treat the whole family to a city wide scavenger hunt with Urban Adventure Quest, which turns Portland into a giant game board!

Portland Area 2015 Holiday / Christmas Tree Lighting Events | Beaverton, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Pearl, Oregon City, Vancouver, Gresham, Troutdale

The Holidays are just around the corner and that means Holiday / Christmas trees will start lighting up soon! Find a celebration near you with our huge list of Metro Area tree celebrations.

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): MLS Playoffs, Holiday Junk Fest!, Comedy, Pub Tours, College Football & More! | November 19-22, 2015

Hello Portland! This is your last weekend before the holidays really ramp up! Take in some underdog stories w/ Back Fence PDX, or laugh with some of industry’s best tonight at Vida’s Ark Comedy Show. This weekend is your last chance to see Blood on the Books or the Powell’s Play. + Find tons of […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Shook Twins, Back Fence PDX, Sunday Emporium Market & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Shook Twins, Back Fence PDX, Festival of Trees & more.

Win Tickets ($90): MythBusters: Jamie Hyneman & Adam Savage Unleashed @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Experiments, Audience Participation

December 16 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – The all-new, live stage show “MythBusters© Jamie & Adam Unleashed,” starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series MythBusters©, promises to be an unexpected evening of on-stage experiments, audience participation, rocking video and behind-the-scenes stories. Fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-twisting and not always orthodox approach to science.