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This late January weekend's lineup includes a pair of wondrous beer events: Culmination Brewing Company's first annual Artisinful! – Beer and Chocolate Festival; and

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Culmination Brewing Company presents the first annual Artisinful! — Beer & Chocolate Festival on Saturday, 30 January 2016 at the brewery (2117 NE Oregon) from noon until 6 PM. "Here in Portland we have great beer and great chocolate! Artisinful is a festival to celebrate chocolate and beer and the a

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Mochitsuki, Portland’s 20th annual Japanese New Year celebration takes place Sunday, 31 January 2016 at Portland State University's Smith Memorial Student Union (1825 SW Broadway). "The goal of Mochitsuki is to celebrate tradition by sharing Japanese and Japanese American culture. We welcome you to join the cele

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James Wasson: The Life of an Extraordinary Portlander, the latest History Pub, takes place Monday, 25 January 2016 at the Kennedy School (5736 NE 33rd). The post Histo

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The 7th annual CellarFest at Bailey’s Taproom (213 SW Broadway) takes place Saturday, 23 January 2016 from noon until midnight. Admission is free – you just pay for the beers you drink. This is Bailey’s yearly celebration of rare, high octane brews that have been set aside to cellar age. The beers this

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OMSI presents Science Pub Portland: Earthquakes in Oregon on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 at the Empirical Theater at OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave.). In the Pacific Northwest of the United States, the Juan de Fuca plate is being subducted under the North American Plate at the Cascadia Subduction Zone. The lecture will discuss the

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Stumptown Stories presents Art ‘n Opium on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder). We’re back for another round of Portland history. Start 2016 off by stuffing your head with art drugs! Joe Streckert (Interesting Times) will get into the nitty-gritty of Portlan

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Christmas day doesn't have to be just about the kids and homebrew eggnog. Get out! Shop, food, drink, coffee, and activities . . . The post Things to do in Portland on Christmas Day (2015) appear

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Winter beers, sour beer, and quaint holiday stuff! The post Portland Weekend Amusements (18-20 December 2015) appeared first on Dave Knows Po

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Peacock Lane officially lights up at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, 15 December 2015. Peacock Lane is a narrow residential street one block east of Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard (née 39th Ave) between SE Stark and Belmont. Since the 1920s the residents of this stretch of mostly Tudor-style houses have gone hog wild with the Christmas

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The 42nd annual Friend of the Library Spring Used Book Sale takes place April 17-19, 2015. Proceeds benefit the Multnomah County Library. The post Friend of the Library Spring Used Book Sale 2015

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Gimme that old-time religion … on second thought, don’t. is the title of the 13 April 2015 edition of Stumptown Stories hosted by the Sellwood Public House (8132 SE 13th). There’s some weird stuff in the back pages of Oregon’s spiritual past. On this Monday night presentation, pop historians Joe S

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FYI: Oaks Amusement Park rides open for the 2015 season on Saturday, 21 March. Only have to get through the rest of today, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and then guess what happens… RIDES OPEN!!!! — Oaks Amusement Park (@Oaks_Park) March 17, 2015 The post

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The happiest place just south of Salem off I-5 opens for the 2015 season on Friday, March 20. The post Enchanted Forest Opening Day (20 March 2015) appeared first on

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OMSI presents Clinical Genetics and DNA Testing: It is Good to Know as part of the Science Pub Portland series, on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 at the Empirical Theater (1945 SE Water Ave). The post

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Portland Geek Council and Interesting Times present Monty Python and the Holy Grail at the Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton) on Sunday, 15 March 2015 at 2 PM. The post Monty Python and the Holy G

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Mighty Celilo Falls! on Monday, 9 March 2015, is the latest installment of the venerable Stumptown Stories series. Sellwood Public House (8132 SE 13th) is the host. The post Stumptown Stories: Migh

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At some point in 2010 I realized that with my Multnomah County library card I had access to The Oregonian Historical Archive, among other research databases and sites. That, plus an obsession with Oregon history, gave me the bright idea to write a “Day in History” post for every day in 2011. Naturally, and i

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The 4th annual Kick Ass Oregon History Diorama Contest is under way. You made them in Mrs. Dingleberry’s 5th grade American History class. You saw them at that Crappy County Historical Society your Dad drug you to on that one summer road trip. And you envied Suzie Snotgrass’s winning science faire entry of Tranquilit

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Curious Gallery is back with an arts festival of the wunderkammer revival this weekend, January 10-11, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza (1441 NE 2nd Avenue). Long before public museums became a feature of many cities, private citizens in Europe and elsewhere formed their own extensive collections of scientific specimens and cult

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Christmas Day doesn’t have to be about family™ SHOPS Powell’s Books (1005 W Burnside). The downtown Powell’s is open 10 AM to 6 PM on Christmas Day (all other locations, save the one at the airport, are closed). ACTIVITIES Seedy, Seamy & Sinful Portland Tour: Join Kick Ass Oregon History‘s Resid

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For three weekends in December the 1881 Mariner’s Building (209 NW 3rd) will be the location, and canvas, for Illuminations #1, a site-specific work by artist Rose Bond. The post Old T

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The 47th Annual Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors, takes place Sunday, December 7, 2014. This celebration of Oregon writers is a popular holiday tradition. Authors will be on hand displaying, autographing, and of course selling their latest works. The post

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Oregon History 101: “Looks Like a Good Beginning”: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Exclusion in Oregon, 1850-1910. will be presented by Dr. Jacqueline Peterson-Loomis at the Kennedy School (5736 NE 33rd Ave) on 1 December 2014 at 7 PM. The post

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Clear Creek Distillery (2389 NW Wilson), a Portland artisan spirits pioneer, is hosting an Open House on Saturday, 22 November 2014. The post Clear Creek Distillery Open House (22 November 2014)

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Science Pub Portland presents Shaping Light with Folded Surfaces tonight at the Empirical Theater at OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave.). The post Science Pub Portland: Shaping Light wi

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For the fourth year in a row, the geeked out history folks at Kick Ass Oregon History give us the straight shit on the NW’s most famous hijacker. Revolution: DB Cooper takes place Saturday, 22 November 2014 at Turn! Turn! Turn! (8 NE Killingsworth). The post

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The Oregon Historical Society presents Made in Oregon, an evening of 16mm films produced by local area businesses on Wednesday 12, November 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd). The post

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Join Kick Ass Oregon History‘s Ribald Resident Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder) for D.B. Cooper 101. Get the Straight Shit on the only unsolved skyjacking in US aviation history at “DB Cooper 101″ … The Resident Histo

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Join Finn John, author of the Offbeat Oregon column Wicked Portland: The Wild and Lusty Underworld of a Frontier Seaport Town, tonight at the Jack London bar as he presents Embezzler, philanderer, racketeer, Senator: The life and times of John Mitchell Hipple, a.k.a. Senator John Hiram Mitchell

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