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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($850+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Lents Street Fair, Street of Dreams & More! | July 24-27, 2014

The weekend is here! Don’t let these cooler temperatures fool you, highs are expected in the lower 90s on Saturday & Sunday; sounds like the perfect time to check out the Oregon Brewers Festival in Downtown Portland! Fresh off Jimmy Kimmel Live, Todd Glass is at Helium Comedy Club this weekend and Alley 33 is hosting an indie designer fashion show. Dream big at the Street of Dreams house tour, or get some new ideas at the Vintage Home Show. And Sunday Parkways takes over Northeast on Sunday.

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($850+): Radical 80s Cruise, Soulful Giving Blanket Concert, Glow Run & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the BeerQuest Tour, Oregon Zoo, Reggae Boat Cruise & more.

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Free 2014 Portland Movies @ Pioneer Square: “Flicks on The Bricks” | Frozen, Princess Bride, Ghostbusters, Jurassic Park

Starting this weekend, the Square will be transformed into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy. Flicks on the Bricks will begin at 7pm with live entertainment provided by 101.9 KINK followed by the movie which will begin at dusk.

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KICK IT UP! Overlook Village Soccer Celebration & Street Fair | 3-on-3 Soccer Tournament, Dog Costume Contest, 4 Bands & More

The Overlook Village Business Association is holding its annual North Killingsworth street fair Saturday, August 2 from 11am-4pm with the theme, “Kick It Up!”, featuring a 3-on-3 soccer tournament to celebrate the Major League Soccer All-Star game happening in Portland (Aug 6). Events take place between Gay and Concord streets on North Killingsworth.

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2014 Fremont Fest | 4 Live Music Stages, Vintage Cars, Marching Band, Parade, Locally Made Products & More!

The event is in Beaumont Village, on NE Fremont Street, which will be closed to traffic all day between NE 42nd and 50th, creating a safe, fun-filled pedestrian mall with four stages for live music, street vendors, food, a pub crawl, entertainment and attractions for children and adults.

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Win Tickets ($50): 2014 Soulful Giving Blanket Concert | Shady Sandy River, Benefit, w/ The Slide Brothers, California Honeydrops & More

Spread your blankets and folding chairs under shady fir trees along the scenic Sandy River in Troutdale, Oregon and enjoy a fun-filled day on Saturday, August 2nd from noon to 8pm at the fourth annual “21 and over” Soulful Giving Blanket Concert with Pete Ferryman, Anchor at Good Day Oregon on KPTV Fox-12, presiding as Master of Ceremonies.

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Win Tickets: Jujuba featuring Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi @ Goodfoot | 10-Piece Afrobeat Band w/ Full Horn Section

While an arsenal of percussion and rubbery bass lines hold it down, a full horn section punches through the rhythms and Nojeem works his magic above it all.

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Lents Street Fair

2014 Lents Street Fair | FREE, International Music & Food Festival, Parade, Live Music, Goats, & Beer

The Lents Street Fair will embrace the quirkiness of Portland and Lents itself and will feature many family friendly events including Parade, Live Music, Carnival Games, Arts & Craft & More + Learn about the Belmont Goats!

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Win Tickets ($80): Rock Back to the 80s w/ Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount, Every Saturday

Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80′s with DJ MC.

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2014 Portland Mondo Croquet & Mad Hatter Picnic Pictures, Q&A, Instructions, & Info

Portland’s keeping it unusual this Sunday with the Annual Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic. Players dress in traditional British Lawn Whites, or out of Alice in Wonderland, and use sledgehammers and bowling balls to play “American-Style Croquet”. It is free to play, and they have bowling balls to loan if you do not have one you’d like to smash.

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2014 Brewers’ Pig Roast @ EastBurn | Oregon Brewer’s Festival Visiting Brewers, Carlton Farms Pig Slow Roast

This is a public event for food and beer lovers! Brewers visiting for OBF and locals alike are encouraged to bring some beer for sharing and sampling with other brewers and friends!

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2014 Downtown Portland Summer Outdoor Film Series: Top Down Rooftop Cinema Starts this Week | “Notorious,” Movies, Music, Food & Drinks

Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 10th annual program of cinema under the stars.

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Tycho @ Crystal Ballroom

Win Tickets ($40): Tycho @ Crystal Ballroom | Ambient, Psychedelic, w/ Christopher Willits

Hansen began releasing music over 10 years ago with The Science of Patterns EP. His first full-length, Sunrise Projector, came out in 2004, and as the critical acclaim continued in 2006 with the release of Past Is Prologue. He eventually met Ghostly and, like everybody else, they simply had to work with him.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,250+): NW String Summit, Berry Festival, Harefest & More! | July 17-20, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Summer’s bounty means there’s plenty to do this weekend such as the Oregon Berry Festival or a Hops & Vines Beer Supper! Heading east? Check out the Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival in Hood River and then stock up on on cherries at the Cherry Celebration! NE Broadway is hosting a HUGE Summer Sale and downtown will be covered in sand. Treat your ears to all the music it can handle at Harefest, Northwest String Summit, MS Bites & More! See some modern but vintage homes on the Vintage Home Show.

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2014 Hood River County Cherry Celebration hosted by Packer’s Orchard & Bakery | Fresh Cherries, Pie, Jam, Salsa, Cookies & More!

It’s the time of year when businesses throughout the Hood River Fruit Loop share the bounty of the Hood River Valley; starting with the annual Cherry Celebration this July 19 & 20.

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2014 Portland Outdoor Theater: William Shakespeare ‘s Love’s Labour’s Lost @ Post5 Theater Courtyard | Comedy, Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Post5 Theatre is thrilled to kick off Summer with Shakespeare’s comedy about Love and (you guessed it) Loss.

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Portland 2014 Harvest Festival on Sauvie Island @ Bella Organic & Pumpkin Farm | Sounds & Tastes of the Farm, Live Music, Animals, Wine/Cider/Brew Tastings, Hay Rides

The farm is the place for families to meet, share the bounty, enjoy nature and yes, listen to local sounds by local artists.

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Harefest, Summerland & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Hop & Vines Beer Supper, Oregon Zoo, Oregon Brewers Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($280): Outdoor Music Festival in Canby: Harefest 4 @ The Wild Hare Saloon | Tributes to Journey, Led Zeppelin, Heart, Rolling Stones & More!

Top-notch northwest tribute acts headline two days of nostalgic rock music, food, and drink outdoors in Canby!

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Free Portland Downtown Concert(s): 2014 Big Busk This Saturday

If there aren’t enough big Portland events for you this weekend, how about a free downtown concert around every corner? That is what you get with the Big Busk, which returns on Saturday.

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2014 Sand In The City Info: Entertainment Schedule + Pictures & Video | 60,000 Attendees, Pioneer Square

Portland’s highly popular Sand in the City event takes place July 18-20 in Pioneer Courthouse Square. There will be FREE music every night including Petty Fever Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

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MS Bites @ Cartlandia | FREE, w/ Blue Room Bar, Live Music, Raffle, Food Carts Fight Multiple Sclerosis

Bike MS and Team Amulet are proud to present MS Bites. Enjoy live music, local food, and tons of raffle prizes to help fight multiple sclerosis! The Blue Room Bar and participating carts will be donating a portion of their proceeds during the event. All funds raised go to the National MS Society, Oregon Chapter.

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Win Tickets ($170): Hops & Vines Beer Supper @ Goschie Hops Farm | w/ The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen, Commons Brewery & Morgan St. Theater

Finally a beer supper in between towering hop vines! The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen hits the road for another Nomadic Chef Supper. Experience nomadic style dining in a unique Portland location.

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Portland Walking Tours

Cancelled: Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

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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Win Beer Package ($250): 2014 Oregon Brewers Festival in Downtown Portland | 88 Beers from 84 Craft Breweries Around the World, 85,000+ Attendees

The Oregon Brewers Festival will serve up more than 30 beer styles from 86 craft breweries from around the country; there are 88 different beers served, one per brewery plus two gluten-free offerings.

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2014 Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival in Hood River | FREE, 6 bands, 30+ Art Vendors, BBQ, Wood-fired Pizza, Naked Winery

Get some color this weekend at the Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival in Hood River on July 19-20. With 6 bands, 30+ art vendors, a BBQ, Wine Tastings, wood-fired pizza and thousands of organic u-pick lavender, there’s something for everyone.

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Win Tickets ($40): Shanghai Portland Party Bus ride to Journey and Steve Miller | Happy Hour Pre-Party, A Wild Round Trip to the Concert

The Shanghai Party bus is off to rock out with Journey and Steve Miller!! You’ll take a wild round trip to the concert, but first we’re gonna pre-party it up with some happy hour prices!

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Noon Tunes Starts This Week! Free Downtown Portland Summer Concerts Series In Pioneer Square | Info + Schedule

With ten FREE concerts, and some of Portland’s favorite food vendors, the Square is sure to be Downtown’s summer lunchtime destination!

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Pix / Bar Vivant Wins World’s Best Champagne & Sparkling Wine List | Save on Magnum Mondays, 350+ Champagnes & 35+ Magnums

This July 2014 Pix / Bar Vivant was named the “World’s Best Champagne & Sparkling Wine List” by London magazine The World of Fine Wine. Pix / Bar Vivant was also awarded 2 glasses in the Wine Spectator’s 2014 Restaurant Wine List Awards.

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Win Tickets ($70): “Summerland 2014″ @ Crystal Ballroom | 90′s Nostalgia Tour, w/ Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, Spacehog

One of Rolling Stone’s “10 Hottest Summer Package Tours of 2012,” the 3rd annual 90′s alternative music tour is proud to announce Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog to perform at each of 2014′s “Summerland Tour” dates.

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Swift Lounge Yard Sale

Swift Family Yard Sale @ Swift Lounge | Vintage Clothes, Oddities, Records

We will be selling more than charm! Our family yard sale GOES UNTIL 7pm in the SWIFT DRIVEWAY. Swift family will be cleanin’ house and we got some cool stuff, plus you can grab some drank and grub to influence your decisions!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,000+): World Cup Final, Distiller’s Festival, Antiques, Zoo Concerts & More! | July 10-13, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Take advantage of these warm temperatures and get enjoy a movie or concert in the park or treat your sweetie to a romantic dinner cruise. Liquor lovers have plenty to cheer about this weekend at the Oregon Distillers Festival + New Deal Distillery is celebrating their 10th anniversary! And Intel is hosting a huge family fun festival. Find some treasures at America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles Show!

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