Life in Portland Blog

April 2013 Picks


Buckman-Kerns Brewfest
April 6th, Noon – 8pm : East Burn
It’s Back! Come join East Burn on Saturday April 6th for the 3rd annual year of celebrating the excellent breweries we are so lucky to have in our neighborhood. Participants this year are Lucky Labrador, Coalition Brewing, Natian Brewing, Migration Brewing, Buckman Brewing, Cascade Brewing, Burnside Brewing and our newest neighbor Base Camp Brewing! There will be great food and of course lots of great beers!

Dapper Dress & Bike Ride
April 7th, 2pm : Mt. Tabor Park
Don’t miss the 4th annual Tweed Ride, celebrating cycling in classic style. Wear your finest duds on a leisurely ride through Portland with a few surprising stops along the way! All ages, dapper dress insisted upon! Bring your teacup and tweed, and don’t forget there is an after party at Velo Cult in the Hollywood district.

Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival 
April 11th – 14th : Various Locations
This large and exciting festival features 3 nights and 2 days of world-class dance instruction, performances, and over 20 hours of dance socials tailored for spectators and dance enthusiasts from absolute beginners to advanced dancers from all over the country, sharing the love of salsa and music!

Northwest Pet and Companion Fair 
April 13th, 10am : Portland Expo Center
Proud animal owners are encouraged to bring their furry friends and make new ones. The largest pet expo and adoption event in the northwest, the show features exhibitors, pet entertainment, a pet fashion show, food and treats, flyball, and guest speakers.

Portland’s Largest Garage Sale
April 20th, 8am : Portland Expo Center
The Portland Expo Center is holding the city’s largest garage sale featuring 400 providers in one indoor location. Antiques, collectables, new items, jewelry, clothing, furniture, tools, sporting goods, baby, children, toys, electronics, household items, and more!