Life in Portland Blog

September 2013 Picks


Monty Python’s Spamalot
Month of September, 7:30PM : Lakewood Center for the Arts
Monty Python alum Eric Idle adapted (or “lovingly ripped off”) his troupe’s movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail into a highly successful Broadway musical. All your favorite bits from the film have made their way to the stage, including the knights who say “neeeeeee”, the killer rabbit, and a catchy song about sir Robin (that not so brave).

2013 Mount Angel Octoberfest
Sept 12th-15th, Various Times : Mt. Angel
One of the longest standing, best-loved folk festivals in the Northwest, celebrates its 48th anniversary. The Mount Angel Oktoberfest began as a traditional fall festival to celebrate the bounty of earth and the goodness of creation.

O-Tsukimi, Moonviewing 
Sept 18th – 20th, 7PM : Portland Japanese Garden
Moonviewing, or O-Tsukimi, is a traditional Japanese festival which honors the full moon in autumn. Guests can expect to observe a candle-lit tea ceremony in the Kashintei Tea House and listen to live music, sip on tea or sake, enjoy some seasonal Japanese foods, and experience a peaceful walk through the garden during moonlit hours.

Knock, Knock! It’s Your Neighbor
Sept 17th, 7PM : Bagdad Theater & Pub
Heliorana Filmworks and SEUplift want you to take a peek into the lives of your neighbors. Live on stage, emcee Courtney Hameister of Live Wire Radio and musical guests, Jackalope Saints, complement storytellers from all over Portland as they share inspiring tales of neighborly interactions. Think the Moth but with a neighbor focus.

2013 Rose City Comic Con
Sept 21st-22nd, 10AM : Oregon Convention Center
The second annual Rose City Comic Con is Portland’s own convention celebrating celebs, comics, culture, cosplay, gaming, guests and much more. Special guests include some of Urban Nest’s own clients!