PORTLAND BICYCLE BOOK CELEBRATION
November 6th, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Multnomah County Library - Central Branch
Celebrate two new titles from Portland-based Elly Blue Publishing: Bikes Not Rockets, a collection of feminist bicycle science fiction edited by Elly Blue, and True Trans Bike Rebel, a collection of true life tales of cycling by trans and nonbinary writers edited by Lydia Rogue. Meet the contributors and learn more about their work.
PORTLAND BOOK FESTIVAL
November 10th, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Portland Art Museum
This literary festival (formerly Wordstock) brings together independent publishers, booksellers, authors, and readers. Enjoy on-stage interviews and discussions, children’s story time, pop-up events, a book fair and exhibition, writing workshops, food trucks, and live music.
OLIO NUOVO FESTIVAL
November 16th-18th, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Red Ridge Farms
This is your chance to taste and purchase this season’s fresh, unfiltered extra virgin olive oil from Durant Olive Mill. Fresh Olio Nuovo is paired with seasonal appetizers and Durant Vineyards estate wine. While you’re there enjoy a tour of the Olioteca (olive mill) and listen to live Italian music. Bring the kids and make your own olive branch crown!
November 22nd, 8:30 AM | Oaks Park Dance Pavilion
The 5k Tofurky Trot is open to all levels of physical fitness. The event is designed to support local communities and to raise money for local non-profits supporting a compassionate plant-based lifestyle. It’s a great day to enjoy the company of fellow plant eaters on this largely carnivorous holiday.
HOLIDAY ALE FESTIVAL
November 28th - December 2nd | Pioneer Courthouse Square
Fend off the winter chill with big bold ales at this year’s Holiday Ale Festival. Sample more than 50 rich and robust winter ales, from Belgians and barleywines to stouts and sours, all brewed from special recipes just for the festival.