Life in Portland Blog

Monthly Picks | June 2018

 Photo by  Jenna Lee  on  Unsplash

Photo by Jenna Lee on Unsplash

PIRATES OF PENZANCE
June 8th-17th | The Chapel in Troutdale
Join a  band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, winsome Victorian maidens, and the delightfully dotty “model of a modern Major-General” in the Eastside Theater Company’s performance of this Gilbert and Sullivan classic.
eastsidetheater.com

ROSE CITY BOOK & PAPER FAIR
June 15th-16th | DoubleTree Hotel
From pulps to parchment, the simple to the sublime, a wide range of printed material will be offered to book lovers and seasoned collectors as well as curious newcomers at this celebration of the printed word. Explore the best in used, rare, and antiquarian books and ephemera from more than 60 dealers from the west coast and beyond.  
cascadebooksellers.com

BERRY FESTIVAL
June 17th-17th, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Lee Farms
Come enjoy a whole festival dedicated to devouring delicious Oregon strawberries and playing on the farm. Celebrate with hayrides, a hay maze, barrel wagon rides, farm animal petting, and pony rides, in addition to berry picking. Indulge in a variety of berry treats, from milkshakes and shortcakes to berry bowls, berry donuts, berry pies, and of course fresh berries.
facebook.com/pg/LeeFarmsOregon

PORTLAND UNDY RUNWALK
June 16th, 9:00 AM | Willamette Park
This is your chance to hit the streets in your boxers or briefs. Run or walk in your underwear at this family and pet-friendly 5k and 1-mile fun run to support national prevention, research, and patient support initiatives for colorectal cancer. If that isn’t enough undy fun, participants will receive a pair of official Undy RunWalk boxer shorts.  
ccalliance.org

SAKÉ FEST PDX
June 27th, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Oregon Convention Center
Sample the finest Japanese and US saké and learn how to pair the traditional Japanese drink with a wide variety of foods, including cheese, desserts, chocolate, and a wide range of Asian, continental, and fusion cuisine.  
sakefestpdx.com