Portland Weekend Amusements (2-4 October 2015)

Holy crap there’s lots of stuff to do this weekend: H.P. Lovecraft and the Portland Queer film festivals, Greek Festival, BikePortland’s birthday bash, Fresh Hops, cheese, and more!

Portland Weekend Amusements (11-13 September 2015)

Oktobefest season is officially here with Widmer’s event this Saturday. TriMet celebrates the MAX Orange line – and Tilikum bridge – opening, Belmont throws a street fair, and lots more!

Oregon Symphony Waterfront Concert and Fireworks (3 or 4 September 2015)

Join the Oregon Symphony on Thursday, 3 September 2015 (rain date: Friday, 4 September) for the Oregon Symphony in the Neighborhoods Waterfront Concert afternoon musical festival and concert at Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

Chapman Vaux’s Swift Watch 2015

In September thousands of Vaux’s Swifts coalesce into a giant undulating swirl in Northwest Portland near Chapman School after spending the day eating bug. Around sunset the swirl gets more compact, like a ground pepper tornado, and begins disappearing, measure by measure, down the school’s huge old chimney.

Portland Weekend Amusements (21-23 August 2015)

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.