Things to Do

Aug. 19, 2020

Ways to Stay Cool in Portland Heat

Ways to Stay Cool in Portland Heat

It sure is heating up around the Portland area and with temps nearing 100° this weekend, people are trying everything possible to stay cool; and they should! Heat strokes, dehydration, and death by overheating is all too common this time of year. Here ...

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July 20, 2020

Best Place to Retire in Portland

Portland Oregon is becoming a hotspot not just for hipsters and young singles but for retirees and everyone in between. Portland has so many resources for active adults and by making it your retirement community you can benefit from its many advantages. With over 220 parks, urban wildernesses, bike-friendly trails ...

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May 20, 2020

What Fun Places Are Now Open in Oregon?

More and more states are reopening more places for people to go and visit and Oregon is no exception. Nestled between California and Washington, our government seems to stick fairly closely to what the other West Coast states are doing and right now, several state parks are reopening even though ...

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Jan. 20, 2020

Portland Wizard World 2020

Portland Wizard World 2020

Comic Cons, wizard worlds, and all the fun festivals that celebrate comics, video games and movies are adding one more to the Portland agenda. Coming up this weekend January 24-26 at the Oregon Convention Center is Wizard World. General admission starts to just $30 with VIP packages starting at about ...

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Dec. 27, 2019

New Year's Portland 2019 - 2020 Events

The day to ring in the new year is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get ready to party. Luckily, Portland has events for everyone who wants to make this New Year’s Eve one to remember.New Year's Portland 2019 - 2020 Events

For those who want a real swinging party, grab tickets to ...

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Dec. 18, 2019

Plant Lovers Enjoy the Holidays at the Arboretum

Holly at the Arboretum

Are you a plant lover? Then you'll love this year's Holly for the Holidays at the Hoyt Arboretum in Portland Oregon. The Arboretum has always had long-standing traditions around the holidays. And, we know the nature plays a big part in our holiday traditions with Christmas trees, wreaths ...

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Dec. 6, 2019

Top 5 Things to Do in Portland at Christmas

 

Top 5 Things to Do in Portland at ChristmasIf you're looking for fun things to do this holiday season around Portland there are plenty of activities but some just stand out above the rest. Here's our top five activities or things to do around Christmas time in Portland Oregon.

The 2019 Holiday Ale Festival

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Nov. 11, 2019

Thanksgiving in Portland

Portland’s Thanksgiving Events 2019

Portland’s Thanksgiving Events 2019

Thankfulness is all relative. One person can be thankful for something that another finds miserable; and vice versa. But in this constantly changing world, we should find something to be thankful for every day. It brightens our spirits and helps our emotions; not just stress-wise but ...

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Sept. 9, 2019

Is September a Good Garage Sale Month?

Most of us here about garage sales and yard sales as soon as it starts getting a little bit sunny outside but now that the rain has come in and even though we're not in fall, it certainly feels that way, should you still carry out got yard sale ...

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July 10, 2019

August Events in Portland Oregon

Iranian festival

August 3, 2019
Portland Iranian Festival has live music, dance, Iranian food, a fashion show, traditional arts and crafts, calligraphy, carpets, and books at PSU Park Blocks (1914 SW Park Avenue). Free.

Catholic festival

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