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With Love from PDX

Give Something Uniquely Portland – With Love, From PDX Gift Boxes | 2016 Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas, Bitters, Cookies, Chocolate, Drinkware & More!

These gifts feature Portland’s best local companies from hand-made bitters to small batch cookies from Portland Bitters Project, Pitch Dark Chocolate, North Drinkware, Irvington Woodworks, and more.

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Procrastinator's DIY Gift-a-thon

Win a Ticket ($40): Procrastinator’s DIY Gift-a-thon w/ Assembly: gather+create | Create 5 Unique Gifts for You or Friends & Family

December 16 @ Pop Up Shop PDX – We’ve got a holiday treat perfect for all you procrastinators out there. During this festive hands-on event, you’ll create five handmade, unique gifts to give to the special people in your life (or you can keep one or two for yourself… we won’t tell). And don’t worry, […]

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Portland Chamber Orchestra Presents Handel’s Messiah: As Intended | 2016 Portland Holiday / Christmas Music, Orchestra + Choir

December 14, 16-18 – As part of the 70th Anniversary Season, PCO presents its signature holiday program of orchestral and choral works including a performance of Part One of Handel’s “Messiah”. This year, PCO welcomes the Resonance Ensemble and soloists, directed by Katherine Fitzgibbon.

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Stumptown Santa Con

Stumptown SantaCon 2016 is Coming to Town | Festival of Lights, Holiday Moving Costume Dance Party Through Downtown Portland, Food Carts & More!

December 17 in Downtown Portland – The festivities begin at 4pm. Annual costume and dance processional moves throughout various Santa welcoming venues in downtown Portland from 3pm-11pm. This annual fundraiser is open to anyone over 21 years of age. Wristbands are $10 and a portion of the proceeds goes to support the Sunshine Division, a […]

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2016 Pop Up Shop PDX: Curated Pop Up Market Continues this Weekend in NE Portland | Featuring A Curated Selection of Portland’s Best Designers & Makers, Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas

December 10-11 in NE Portland – Up Shop Pdx is a temporary pop up market which opens on 1408 Ne Alberta St for the months of November and December 2016. Each market will feature a curated selection of Portland’s best designers/makers.

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Holiday shopping, parties and classes

Stop by New Deal Distillery this Weekend for a Cocktail Wonderland! | The Season for Giving, 2016 Christmas / Holiday Shopping & Gifts, Holiday Punch Parties

December 10 @ New Deal Distillery – Our biggest holiday event this season! Visit the New Deal Tasting Room on December 10th and learn to mix-up some classic Holiday drinks at our multiple Cocktail Demo stations. And, to make your holiday shopping a breeze, Gift Sets of New Deal spirits and local mixers, as well […]

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It's a wonderful life

2016 Portland Holiday It’s a Wonderful Life @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | See Christmas Classic on the Big Screen w/ Bigger Than Live Soundtrack

December 17 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Everyone’s favorite feel-good holiday classic! Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed star in the timeless tale of a discouraged businessman whose guardian angel helps him discover the far-reaching influence of everyday kindness. The orchestra performs the uplifting soundtrack in real time. Projected in HD, in its original black […]

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Win Tickets ($60): Sinatra by Starlight: Sinatra 101 @ Tony Starlight Showroom | w/ Bo Ayars and the All-Star Horns, Happy Birthday to Ol’ Blue Eyes

Decemebr 12 @ Tony Starlight Showroom – With Bo Ayars and the All-Star Horns. This is now an annual tradition. We celebrate Franks’s birthday, on the day, so this year it’s on a Monday. But that won’t stop Sinatra Swooners, Sinatraphiles and the rest of us from coming out to celebrate. This night we’ll play […]

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Holiday Pop up Shop UP Design Studio

Find Something for Everyone at this Weekend’s Holiday Pop Up Shop @ UP Design Studio in North Williams District | Featuring 30+ Artists & Makers, Ceramics, Jewelry, Art, Home Decor & More! Shop Late Williams

December 9 -11 @ UP Design Studio – We collaborated with 30 Artist/Makers to give you the best of locally made Ceramics, Jewelry, Cards & Art, Home Decor, Sweets & Preserves, Terrariums and much more!

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Mark O Connor & Friends

Win Tickets ($36): All Classical Portland presents Mark O’Connor’s An Appalachian Christmas @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Grammy Award Winning Violinist, Portland Holiday Music

December 14 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – All Classical Portland presents Grammy-winning violinist Mark O’Connor at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Wednesday, December 14th as part of the acclaimed An Appalachian Christmas tour. Mark and the O’Connor Band bring together elements from folk, bluegrass and classical traditions to create “heavenly” (Associated Press) interpretations […]

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The Christmas Revels 2016

Win Tickets ($42): Portland Holiday Tradition The Christmas Revels: Commedia Italiana @ St. Mary’s Academy Theater | Music, Dance & Comedy of the Italian Renaissance

December 16-21 @ St. Mary’s Academy – The music, dance and comedy of the Italian Renaissance come alive in this year’s Christmas Revels. The Doge of Venice, bored with his reign, runs away with a Commedia Dell’ Arte troupe – and zaniness ensues.

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It’s a Tony Starlight Christmas!

Tony Starlight Presents “It’s a Tony Starlight Christmas!” | Celebrating Portland’s 2016 Holidays With Music & Comedy

December 7-8, 11, 14-15, 18-23 @ Tony Starlight Showroom – Remember the classic holiday TV shows of your childhood, when entertainers like Bing Crosby, Dean Martin and others sang songs and spread the holiday cheer far and wide and you couldn’t help but feel the warmth and glow of the season? It’s a Tony Starlight […]

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Bluehour Santa Brunch

Bluehour Santa Brunch | All Ages 2016 Portland Holiday / Christmas Event, Meet St. Nick

December 11 @ Bluehour – There’s nothing like a visit from ole St. Nick to get you in the holiday spirit. He let us know that he plans to be at Bluehour on Sunday 11 December for our special SANTA BRUNCH. Book your brunch table on this festive family day and enjoy a three-course menu […]

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Portland Short Bus FestiBus

FestiBus 2016 Portland Holiday / Christmas Lights Bus Tour w/ Portland Short Bus | Peacock Lane, Crale House, Gift Exchange

December 15-18, 21-23 – This season give yourself the gift of FestiBUS. Join 12 random strangers on the Portland Short Bus as we hit up (2) quintessential Portland holiday light displays (The world renowned Peacock Lane as well as the lesser known Crale House). In addition to the light shows, we will merrily whisk you […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600): Holiday Ale Festival, PDX Weed Week, Cinnamon Bear Cruise, Holiday Shops & More! | December 1-4, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and the holidays are in full swing! Find something special at several amazing shops around town. Holiday Ale Festival is bring cheer to Pioneer Courthouse Square and PDX Weed Week is here. Go tubing at Christmas in the Garden and see Santa at Reindeer Village.

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Win Tickets ($24): Winter Festival @ Zimmerman Heritage Farm | Beer & Cider Garden, Live Music, Food & Craft Vendors

December 8-11, 15-18 @ Zimmerman Heritage Farm – WinterVille at the Zimmerman Heritage Farm, a brand new holiday festival taking place at the old, historic Zimmerman Heritage Farmhouse near 174th and Sandy Blvd. It features local performances by high school choirs such as Parkrose’ Debonaires choir, a winter beer and cider garden for guests twenty […]

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Viva's Holiday

Win Tickets ($50): Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act @ Star Theater | Featuring Viva Las Vegas, Live 12-Piece Orchestra, Musical Guest Bergerette, Comedy w/ Wendy Weiss

December 7-8, 14-17 @ Star Theater – Viva’s Holiday is an original opera about a Portland underground hero. It’s also a new favorite holiday event featuring outstanding vocal performances, a live twelve-piece chamber orchestra, and guest performances including comedian Wendy Weiss and vocal group Bergerette.

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Gospel Christmas

Oregon Symphony Presents 2016 Portland Gospel Christmas @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Holiday Music, Region’s Premier Gospel Singers

December 9-11 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – This 18-year tradition keeps getting bigger and better. The region’s premier gospel singers and the Oregon Symphony orchestra will have you on your feet, clapping and shouting, celebrating the true spirit of the season. Don’t miss out on this exhilarating experience!

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2016 Pop Up Shop PDX: Curated Pop Up Market in NE Portland | Featuring A Curated Selection of Portland’s Best Designers & Makers, Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas

December 2-3 in NE Portland – Up Shop Pdx is a temporary pop up market which opens on 1408 Ne Alberta St for the months of November and December 2016. Each market will feature a curated selection of Portland’s best designers/makers.

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Keller Design Pop UP Shop

Keller Design Co. 2016 Holiday Pop Up! @ Tillamook Station | Christmas Gift Market Featuring 15 Amazing Makers, Bakers & Artists, Beer, Cider, Wine & Treats

December 3 @ Tillamook Station – We’re excited this year to bring to you 15 amazing makers, bakers, and artists. Everyone is local to the Portland area and offers a variety of gift items for friends, family or yourself (we’ll never tell!)

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Portland Holiday Urban Air Market

2016 Holiday Urban Air Market in Portland’s Pearl District | Christmas Gift Ideas, Showcasing Dozens of Emerging Designers and Artists

December 3&4 @ Portland’s Pearl District – Urban Air Market is the perfect place to find a variety of unique, locally made gifts. With its finger on the pulse of sustainable innovation and underground trends, this highly anticipated event will showcase 100+ emerging designers and artists that represent the Portland area’s abundant creative community (plus […]

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2016 FINDpdx Holiday Edition @ District East | Brand New Items Sold at HUGE Discounts, 50% Off, Benefit for Bradley Angle

December 3-4 @ District East – Join us for our 2nd FINDpdx event! Through a partnership with a local shipping company, Bradley Angle is the beneficiary of a very large donation of undeliverable, misaddressed, or otherwise abandoned packages. These packages contain any item that someone might order online. All items will be sold for 50% […]

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Glory of christmas

Oregon Repertory Singers Presents Glory of Christmas @ First United Methodist Church | One of Portland’s Favorite Holiday Events

December 4, 9, 11 @ First United Methodist Church – Oregon Repertory Singers’ celebrated season opener, The Armed Man, wowed audiences and critics alike: “This year’s edition of Oregon Repertory Singers is the best in a long while. … Intonation, phrasing and balance/blend are superb.” (Bruce Browne, Oregon ArtsWatch October 2016). This December, the singers […]

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13th Annual Holiday Concert Series w/ Aaron Meyer

Portland’s 2016 Holiday Concert Series w/ Concert Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer | 9-Piece Rock Orchestra, w The Brown Sisters, Julian Meyer, & More!

December 8-10 – The AARON MEYER Holiday Concert Series is a musical journey through some of your holiday favorites as you’ve never heard them before. Aaron’s 6-piece rock band and 3-piece horn section inspire the holiday spirit in audiences of all ages.

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NEW DEAL Distillery

Join New Deal Distillery for Small Batch Release This Weekend | Cocktail Wonderland, The Season for Giving, 2016 Christmas / Holiday Shopping, Parties & Classes

December 1 @ New Deal Distillery – Join us as we celebrate our latest small-batch spirits releases – Aged Bourbon and Rye Whiskeys, Amber Rum, Old Tom Gin, and Cascadia D’Amore. New Deal is open late on December 1st for tastings and bottle sales so you can spread a little holiday cheer!

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Wassail Holiday Party

2016 Wassail Holiday Party from Portland Cider Co. | Release of 4 Specialty Ciders, Cask Tapping, Authentic Dancing w/ Renegade Rose Morris Dance Troupe

December 2 @ Portland Cider Company – Holiday cider release party featuring the release of 4 brand new, specialty ciders from Portland Cider Company: Holiday Juniper, Imperial Winter Spice, “Oregon Wild” community cider for charity, and limited bottle release “Union Jack.”

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