Oaks Amusement Park Opening Day (21 March 2015)

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

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (15 March 2015)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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.

Stumptown Stories: Mighty Celilo Falls! (9 March 2015)

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.

On This Day in Oregon History

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 innocently, I […]

Kick Ass Oregon History Diorama Contest 2015

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 Tranquility Base. […]