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Sep
28
to Sep 29

Flock & Fiber Festival

  • Clackamas County Event Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Celebrate the full spectrum of natural fibers and fiber arts, from the animal or raw fiber to the finished product, and every craft from weaving to felting to basket making. The event includes workshops, fiber craft demonstrations, livestock shows, seminars, kids’ activities, and an expansive marketplace for a wide array of fiber goods and accessories.
oregonflockandfiberfestival.com

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Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

Fruit Forward Fruit Drive & Cider Pressing Party

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Recycle your apples, don’t throw them away! Bring your fallen and unwanted fruit to Portland Cider Co. now through September 28th in exchange for cider. Then join the Pressing Party to get hands-on experience pressing apples into cider. All proceeds to benefit Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon.
portlandcider.com

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Sep
14
to Sep 15

El Grito

El Grito Fiestas Patrias celebrates the independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries from Spain. In addition to folkloric and Aztec dancers, live mariachi, salsa, cumbia, and pop music, there will also be traditional food and beverages, community booths with interactive and educational materials, and the Mexican tradition known as El Grito de Independencia.
elgritoportland.com

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Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Oregon Bigfoot Festival & Conference

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This whimsical, Bigfoot-themed festival offers activities such as casting your own Bigfoot mold, musical performances and speakers, and a special appearance of the big guy himself. Sasquatch devotees can attend the conference portion of the event hosted by Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot”® co-hosts Cliff Barackman and James “Bobo” Fay.
oregonbigfootfestival.com

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Aug
17
to Aug 18

TinyFest Northwest

  • Polk County Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Connect with tiny home dwellers and builders and fellow tiny living fans at this TinyFest Northwest. Tour tiny houses on wheels, backyard cottages, shipping container homes, vans, bus conversions, and more. A full line-up of speakers and workshops will inspire and inform experienced and novice tiny aficionados alike. tinyfestnorthwest.com

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Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Front & Center

  • Ellyn Bye Studio at The Portland Armory (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This special evening highlights the lives of queer and trans artists of color who create and perform images of love, laughter, and beauty for us all to enjoy. These artists come to the forefront during a night of celebration and honor to let you hear directly from skilled storytellers, performance artists, dancers, and singers about what drives their passion and experiences.
basicrights.org

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Jul
20
11:00 AM11:00

Portland Prohibition Era Picnic

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Pack an elegant picnic luncheon and don your finest prohibition era attire for this family friendly throwback to prohibition Portland hosted by the Time Travelers Costume Guild. Share some nosh, stroll through the lovely rose gardens, join in lawn and card games, and have your photo taken with a 1920 Model T Ford.
facebook.com/ttcostumeguild

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Jul
8
to Jul 13

Tin House Summer Readings & Lectures

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Each summer Tin House Books gathers together a handful of esteemed colleagues and talented up-and-coming writers for a week of workshops, seminars, and readings on the beautiful campus of Reed College. Among this year’s cohort are novelists Tayari Jones and Alexander Chee, essayist Melissa Febos, and poets Shane McCrae and Danez Smith.
tinhouse.com

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Jun
16
to Jun 30

Jewish Film Festival

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Produced by the Northwest Film Center and co-presented with the Institute for Judaic Studies, the 27th annual Portland Jewish Film Festival celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture, identity, and filmmaking. These films, and the stories they tell, aim to resonate beyond their settings and speak to universal experiences and issues that confront our common humanity.
nwfilm.org

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Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

Juneteenth Parade & Celebration

Juneteenth is the oldest celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. The day kicks off with the Clara Peoples Freedom Trail Parade honoring Portland’s very own Mr. Samuel Thompson as Grand Marshall, followed by festivities including live music, art, food, educational booths, cultural booths, and a children’s play area.
juneteenthor.com

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Jun
8
8:00 PM20:00

Dragnet

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Fake Radio will re-enact two 30-minute episodes of the police radio show Dragnet, dressed in period clothing and standing, scripts in hand, facing microphones. You’ll feel like you’re watching a live radio recording from the 1940s, right down to the commercials. Just be ready for the cast to occasionally go off-script!
fakeradio.net

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May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Reigning Roses Walk

If a marathon isn’t your style then the Reigning Roses walk, a lively stroll through Northwest Portland, might be your cup of tea. This Mother’s day, walk with (or in honor of) the special women in your life and support Rose Haven in providing life-sustaining services and support to Portland’s most vulnerable women and children.
makeitreign.org

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May
11
1:00 PM13:00

ScienceFest

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Portland’s ScienceFest is an interactive celebration of science and technology. After a keynote presentation by Dr. Kiki Sanford, host of This Week in Science, the event will offer breakout sessions in three different tracks—general science, technology, and STEAM for kids—as well as a Science Expo and Kids Zone.
marchforsciencepdx.org

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Apr
27
to Apr 29

Used Book Sale

  • Lloyd Center Doubletree Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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USED BOOK SALE
April 27th-29th | Lloyd Center Doubletree Hotel
Each year Friends of the Library hosts the two largest used book sales in Oregon. The spring sale offers thousands of donated books and media, ranging from gently used books, comics, sheet music, and maps, to DVDs, LPs, and audiobooks.
friends-library.org

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Apr
20
to Apr 21

Hortlandia

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Hortlandia is one of the largest hardy plant and garden art sales in the Pacific Northwest. Vendors from far and wide come to Portland to offer time-tested (and hardiness-tested!) plants as well as handcrafted garden art. Come enjoy numerous nurseries, artists, plants, and specialty art all under one roof!
hardyplantsociety.org

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Old House Revival Tour

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This self-guided tour takes you through a variety of Portland area houses. You’ll find ideas and information on how to restore spaces lost to previous remodels and create new spaces that are sensitive to the architecture of the home. Learn how older homes can be adapted to 21st century living without losing historic character or charm.
visitahc.org

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Apr
1
to Apr 29

Tulip Festival

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There’s nothing quite like the view of vivid tulip fields in the spring, with Mt. Hood in the background. Each year the varieties are arranged in new color patterns as part of the tulip planting rotation. Bring your family and enjoy 40 acres of tulips. Pack a picnic lunch or purchase food onsite and make a day of it. Activities include daily wine tasting, cow train rides, and more!
woodenshoe.com

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Mar
12
to Mar 21

Short Cuts

  • Whitsell Auditorium & Regal Fox Tower (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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A series of seven short film programs for the Portland International Film Festival, Short Cuts features more than 50 memorable snapshots from around the world. Each program highlights a different theme, from the stylistic qualities of documentary and animation to the ephemeral qualities of “Dreams of Escape” and “Lost & Found.”
nwfilm.org

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Mar
9
5:00 PM17:00

TOAST: The Original Artisan Spirits Tasting

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The 9th Annual TOAST event is an opportunity to taste a wide variety of spirits from an estimated 50 distillers and producers the Northwest. TOAST allows small distillers and producers to showcase their handcrafted spirits, while providing an opportunity for the public to experience the diversity and quality of craft spirits from Oregon and beyond.
oregondistillerytrail.com

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