So yeah, the Timbers are in the MLS Cup final on Sunday. We got that going for us. There’s also holiday ale, holiday cheer, and some other things.
The 20th Annual Holiday Ale Festival has arrived, running Dec. 2nd – Dec. 6th, 2015. Imagine 50+ big, bold craft beers at one winter event. ‘Tis the holiday season and beer lovers rejoice. We offer this humble gift… the gift of great beer… to the beer lovers of Portland and beyond. Come start your own holiday tradition.
The Portland Timbers have advanced to MLS Cup and will face the Columbus Crew at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday for MLS Cup (1pm PT, ESPN / UniMás). Join us for a special viewing party at Crystal Ballroom in downtown Portland.
Sunday’s viewing party is FREE and open to fans of all ages. Enter to win travel for two anywhere Alaska Airlines flies. Plus, you can enter to win a variety of Timbers prizes.
48th Annual Celebration of Oregon Authors – For nearly 50 years, the Oregon Historical Society has celebrated the literary talents of Oregonians at this annual holiday book sale and signing. Meet your favorite author, and take home a personally signed book for the perfect local holiday gift.
All authors who are invited to participate have published in the current year, and many will have multiple books available for sale. Sip on hot cocoa, listen to carols, and get into the spirit of the season as we kick off the holidays at the Oregon Historical Society!
It wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to the Oregon Zoo’s annual winter festival ZooLights. As you walk around the zoo, you’ll see a dazzling display of a million and half lights, and experience your zoo in a whole new light. ZooLights runs from November 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016.
Celebrate the wonders of the holiday season at The Magic of Wintertime, Pittock Mansion’s annual holiday exhibit. This year more than 80 volunteers will transform the museum into a winter wonderland with decorations inspired by skiing and sledding in new-fallen snow, curling up in front of a fireplace with hot cocoa, and celebrating the holidays with family, friends and community. Local musicians will play regularly in the mansion’s Music Room during the exhibit.