Festa Italiana (27-29 August 2015)

The 24th annual Festa Italiana tranforms Pioneer Courthouse Square into an Italian piazza Thursday through Saturday, August 27 through 29, 2015. Opera! Marionettes! Vino! Accordions!

OMSI After Dark: Explosions! (26 August 2015)

OMSI

OMSI AFter Dark presents Explosions! on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 – Featured demonstrations and activities include Flaming Baloons, Diet Coke & Mentos, Implosion vs Explosion, and more.

Portland Weekend Amusements (21-23 August 2015)

Portland Timbers

A Timbers match is a nice way to start a weekend, and three cheers for fireworks and hot dogs! Sunday Parkways isn’t a bad way to top it off.

MAX Orange Line Picnic and Fireworks Spectacular (22 August 2015)

Tilikum Crossing

Celebrating the impending opening of the new MAX line and Tilikum Crossing at the MAX Orange Line Picnic and Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, 22 August 2015 at Zidell Yards (3030 SW Moody Ave.).

Portland Weekend Amusements (14-16 August 2015)

North American Organic Brewers Festival

An amazing weekend is afoot: multiple beer fests (include one of my favorites)j, street fairs (including one of the biggest), and even a rare weekend History Pub for good measure.