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Portland Halloween 2015 Run Like Hell | 4,000+ Costumed Participants, Musical Mile, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

October 25 through Downtown Portland – The Run Like Hell is back for its 13th year! Join us in 2015 as once again, thousands of participants dress in costume and take to the streets of Portland for this fun filled, Halloween-themed half marathon / 10k / 5k / kids half miler! This year’s theme is “under the big top”!

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Bite Size Tango

Win Tickets ($80): Portland Tango Festival’s Bite Size Tango @ Norse Hall | Performances by Argentinean Masters, Tango Lesson, Drinks, Grand Ball

October 10 @ Norse Hall – Portland boasts one of the largest and well respected tango communities in North America! Come experience for yourself the magic of this passionate and captivating dance.

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Emilio Lustau Sherry Tasting @ Bar Vivant | Sample 6 Sherries, Pairings

October 15 @ Bar Vivant – Stop by from 7-8:3- p.m. on October 15 for 90 minutes of complimentary tasting, when guests can sample 6 sherries ranging from a bone dry Fino to the sweet Cream Capataz Andres.

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Oregonian Media Group’s 2015 Here & There Travel Fest @ Oregon Convention Center | Portland’s Only Regional, National & International Travel Show!

October 10-11 @ Oregon Convention Center – Don’t miss Portland’s only regional, national and international travel show – Here & There Travel Fest. A two-day event where anyone can plan and book the perfect getaway.

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Portland Halloween 2015 Kruger’s Farm Haunted Maze & Corn Cabaret | 3 Acres of Terrifying Trails, Fire Dancers, Movies, Circus Tent, Live Music & More!

October 2-31 @ Kruger’s Farm – Keep Portland weird? Done. A dark field is scary enough. Ride out to the field on a hayride? Even scarier. Add to it multiple ways to get lost and an air of terrifying sophistication, and you’ve got Kruger’s Haunted Maze and Corn Cabaret.

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First Pacific Northwest Junk Bonanza @ Clark County Event Center Vintage Market with Treasures 40 years or Older; Furniture/Decor/Handcrafted & More

October 9-11 @ Clark County The Junk Bonanza, for 10 years a must-shop market destination for serious vintage lovers, is expanding to the Pacific Northwest. The Bonanza has chosen the Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield, WA, for its show, its second-ever outside of Minnesota.

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Bradley Angle’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Lunch w/ Cheryl Strayed @ The Nines | Keynote w/ Author of Wild, Benefit for Domestic Violence Shelter

October 29 @ The Nines – To recognize 40 life changing years of service to our community, Bradley Angle will celebrate with commemorative events for our foundation leadership, volunteers, funders, and community partners. These events culminate with a business luncheon featuring keynote speaker Cheryl Strayed on October 29, 2015 at the Nines in downtown Portland, Oregon.

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild October Storython!

Win Tickets ($24): Portland Storytellers’ Guild October Storython! @ Hipbone Studio | 14 Tellers w/ 5 Minutes Each

October 10 @ Hipbone Studio – An evening of short stories. Several storytellers each take the stage and have 5 minutes to capture your imagination, intrigue you, or perhaps beguile you, with a well told story. Just like September, this night will feature 14 different storytellers each telling a well crafted story in just 5 minutes!

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2015 Portland Tattoo Expo @ Portland Expo | 300+ Award Winning Artists, Tattoo Contests, Entertainment, Free Swag & More!

October 9-11 @ Portland Expo – The largest tattoo expo in the Northwest, The Portland Tattoo Expo is the original show that opened the doors to out-of-state artists looking to tattoo in the state of Oregon.

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Stand Up, Aaron Klopfer, Jen Tam, David Mascaro & More!

October 5 @ The 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.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): The Wedge! Cheese Festival, Corn Maze, Haunted Houses, Fresh Hops Beer Festival & More! | October 1-4, 2015

Cooler temperatures are here! Fresh Hops Festival is this weekend and get your fill of cheese at The Wedge! Corn Mazes are open and it’s Haunted House season! Ballet Fantastique is in town on Saturday & H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival starts today.

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Portland October 2015 First Thursday Events, Art Openings, Parties | Pearl, NW, SW, Old Town

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! A chill is in the air as fall temperatures move in. There are more than 50 galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town. Most gallery openings begin at 5PM or 6PM and end at 9PM or 10PM. […]

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($700+): Haunted Pub Crawl, Cheese Festival, ZZ Ward & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including ZZ Ward, Ballett Fantastique, Haunted Pub Crawl & 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 you like free […]

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Papi Sorrelis, Halloween Show

October 2 & 3 @ Barrel Room Portland – 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.

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Win Tickets ($60): Ballet Fantastique: Cirque de la Lune @ Lincoln Hall | Featuring International Guest Circus Artist Raymond Silos, Exotic, Unexpected

October 3 @ Portland State University – Escape to the world of a traveling troupe of 1930’s Depression-era circus performers—and see what happens in the hour before the circus begins—in choreographer-producers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager’s all-original Cirque de la Lune.

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Win Tickets ($80): Halloween 2015 BeerQuest Haunted Pub Crawl | Award-Winning Beer + Meet Ghosts of Old Town Portland

Skip the phony haunted houses this Halloween and meet the real ghosts that haunt Portland’s historic Old Town District. This award-winning tour brings Portland’s wicked and lawless past back to life.

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Portland’s Davis Graveyard 2015 Halloween Schedule, Info & Photos | FREE, One of America’s Largest Home Haunts, 80+ Tombstones, Lights, Effects, Fog More!

Milwaukie’s famous haunted yard is returning for its 15th year!. With full light, sound, video and fog effects on Friday & Sunday nights, the family friendly decorations are viewable every night. This elaborate yard display is not a haunted house and is free to view from the street. Stop by their Open House on October 11 and learn how the magic is made!

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2015 Halloween Cruise: Boo! Cruise w/ Portland Spirit Cruises | Dear Drummer, Costume Contest, Dance Party

October 31 @ Portland Spirit – Cruise with the Portland Spirit, if you dare, for an evening of frightful fun, on the Boo! Cruise! Put on your most creative and/or scary costume and come on board for live music from Dear Drummer.

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2015 Portland Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, 3 Floors, Fetish Demos, Two Bands, Burlesque, Sasha Scarlett & More!

The 2015 Portland Erotic Ball returns for its 16th year to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 31st as Portland’s biggest, sexiest adult Halloween party.

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Sip Award Winning Coffee at Portland’s Happyrock Coffee – Winner of 4 Medals at the Golden Bean North America Coffee Roasters Competition!

Happyrock Coffee Roasting Co took home 4 medals at the Golden Bean North America coffee roasters competition this September in Portland. Nice job guys!

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Win Tickets: Jujuba @ The Goodfoot | Funk, 11 Piece Afrobeat Ensemble Featuring Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi

October 3 @ The Goodfoot – Jujuba delivers a funky, danceable style of Nigerian Afrobeat and Juju music. The strength of the eleven-piece revolves around its energetic cohesion between percussion, rhythm and horn sections.

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Massive Portland Halloween Haunted House 2015 FrightTown @ Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum | Oregon’s No. 1 Haunted Attraction, A Whole City Block

October 3-31 @ Memorial Coliseum – Hands down the number #1 haunted attraction in Oregon by size, ratings and popularity, FrightTown is three huge haunted houses together, beneath the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Rose Quarter.

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Win Tickets ($70): Blues Traveler @ Revolution Hall | w/ Matt Jaffe, Blues, Rock, Jam Band

October 11 @ Revolution Hall – After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, GRAMMY award-winning band Blues Traveler continue to chart new musical directions evident on their upcoming record Blow Up The Moon. A clever collaboration between various artists, Blow Up The Moon sees Blues Traveler keep an open-minded perspective on making music and enlists an eclectic mix of songwriters influenced by the bands remarkable 25+ year career.

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Ben Miller Band w/Kory Quinn and the Comrades @ The Goodfoot | Mudstomp, Banjo, Harmonica & More!

October 1 @ The Goodfoot – The band plays a gritty, modern mixture of various types of old American heritage music, including blues, bluegrass, folk, and country. Originally, the bandmembers called their sound “Ozark Stomp” as a tribute to the influences from their geographical region, but now refer to it as “Mudstomp.”

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Save Almost 50% Off a Fall Visit to the Farm w/ Kruger’s Farm Pumpkin Package | Portland Halloween Deal features 2 Entry to Corn Maze, 2 Pumpkins, 2 Caramel Apples & 2 Ears of Corn for $26!

Almost 50% off a fall visit to the farm. This $48 value for only $26 includes: 2 corn maze tickets, 2 big pumpkins (30 lbs. or less), 2 plain caramel apples and 2 ears of roasted corn.

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Win Tickets ($46): Miz Kitty’s Parlour October Spectacular! @ Alberta Rose Theater | Featuring Tony Starlight, Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners, Music, Comedy, Song, Dance & More!

October 3 @ Alberta Rose Theater – Every show will bring bits, schtick and musical acts bound to astound, astonish and thrill you! Song & dance, comedy & theatrics, string bands, classical & eclectic; the outrageous & the delightful variety of acts combine to tickle and entertain.

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Bar Vivant’s Authentic Cider House Dinner | Spanish & Local Ciders, Big Ass Rare Steaks!

October 4 @ Bar Vivant – Another bit of San Sebastián making its way to Bar Vivant…the Cider House Dinner! Traditional menu served in our courtyard with very large, rare steaks grilled by The Parish, Spanish Trabanco cider and local Finnegan cider (ciders made with true cider apples!) When you hear, “Txotx!” grab your glass, head to the barrel and try to get more cider in your glass than on your shoes. Or go thirsty!

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David Koechner @ Helium Comedy Club | “Anchorman,” “The Office, Talladega Nights”

October 1-3 @ Helium Comedy Club – Special EventsDavid Koechner got his first break as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” and since has become an instantly recognizable face appearing in more than 120 films and television shows. He is best known for his roles on “The Office,” “Anchorman,” and “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” When not filming, Koechner performs live stand-up comedy across the country and creates original content videos for his YouTube channel, “Full On Koechner.”

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Portland Shakespeare Project Presents The Turn of the Screw @ Morrison Stage | Adaptation of Henry James’ Spine-tingling Novella, Ghost Story, Psychological Thriller, Portland Halloween 2015

October 1-18 @ Morrison Stage – As Halloween approaches, Portland Shakespeare Project presents Jeffrey Hatcher’s brilliant adaptation of Henry James’ spine-tingling novella that is part ghost story and part psychological thriller.

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Win Tickets ($40): Ash @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative Rock

October 6 @ Crystal Ballroom – Ash is a Northern Irish alternative rock band, formed in Downpatrick in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, bassist Mark Hamilton and drummer Rick McMurray. As a three-piece, they released mini-album Trailer in 1994, followed by 1977 in 1996. This 1996 release was named by NME as one of the 500 greatest albums of all time. After the success of their full debut the band recruited Charlotte Hatherley as a guitarist and vocalist, releasing their second record Nu-Clear Sounds in 1998. After narrowly avoiding bankruptcy the band released Free All Angels in 2001 and a string of successful singles.

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Win Tickets ($24): Portland Halloween Villains & Vixens: Musical Cabaret @ Twilight Theater Company | All your favorite evil-doers from Movies, Broadway, and Pop Music

October 2-3 @ Twilight Theater Company – Twilight Theater Company & Torchsong Entertainment presents “Villains & Vixens” the spooktacular musical cabaret featuring songs from your favorite evil-doers from movies, musicals, and even the pop music world.

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Win Tickets ($40): Skeleton Piano Dances @ BodyVox Dance Center | Featuring Agnieszka Laska Dancers, Video Art, Modern Music

October 3-4 @ BodyVox Dance Center – “Skeleton Piano Dances” is a new multimedia dance theater production that harnesses the fluid energy at the intersection of artistic disciplines to chart the human condition and communicate the essence of emotion.

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Win Tickets ($40): Angel Olsen @ Revolution Hall | w/ Alex Cameron, Indie Rock, Alternative

October 6 @ Revolution Hall – Many of the superlatives describing Angel Olsen refer to how seemingly little it takes for her to leave an audience speechless, even spellbound. But Olsen has never been as timid as those descriptors imply, and the noisy, fiery hints in her earlier work find a fuller expression on her newest LP, Burn Your Fire for No Witness. Here, Olsen sings with full-throated exultation, admonition, and bold, expressive melody. Also, with the help of producer John Congleton, her music now crackles with a churning, rumbling low end and a brighter energy.

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