Life in Portland

Monthly Picks | December 2017

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TWIST YOUR DICKENS
December 8th-30th | The Armory
A complete send-up of the holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, this adult comedy is rich with the improvisational genius of the legendary comedy troupe The Second City. Twist Your Dickens includes zany holiday sketches and uproarious improv based on audience participation — it’s never the same show twice! 
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COCKTAIL WONDERLAND
December 9th, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM | New Deal Distillery
Visit the New Deal Distillery tasting room for a day devoted to cocktails. Learn how to mix your favorite festive drinks and get tips from the pros. New Deal will be offering special Holiday Mini Cocktails, recipe sheets, barware, cocktail demos, and more.
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STUMPTOWN SANTACON
December 16th, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Various Locations
Don’t miss this annual moving costume dance party! This year’s theme is ‘Illuminated Misfit Toys’ so dress up in your favorite Santa or holiday toy costume and light up the night with thousands of other attendees. Santas will dance from location to location before converging in the NW Entertainment district for a massive celebration including fire pits, DJs, and fun.
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RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR
December 22nd-23rd | Pure Space
 Celebrate the holidays with Renegade, one of the world’s largest showcases of independent craft and design. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family, discover top independent maker talent from around the country, and enjoy local food vendors, seasonal cocktails, music, DIY workshops, photo ops, and more.
renegadecraft.com

NEW YEAR'S EVE CHOCOLATE BUFFET
December 31st, 11:00 PM | Pix Pâtisserie
Ring in the New Year with a chocolate buffet. Indulge in chocolate mousse, chocolate cake, chocolate meringue, chocolate ice cream, chocolate truffles, and more as the clock strikes midnight. There’s even chocolate beer. Save your resolutions for another day.
pixpatisserie.com