Portland summer weekends rock! There’s something for everyone, and the Division Clinton Street Fair even includes a pizza eating contest!
The beer list is impressive. For one thing only 25% of the beers fall into the IPA style, which is pretty low by Oregon beer festival standards. It’s nice to see more belgian and farmhouse style ales, plus plenty of wheat beers. [more]
Join Portland author Don Nelson, as he discusses the evolution of the South Park Blocks. The lecture is based on his book The South Park Blocks: A Neighborhood History. [more]
The 18th annual Division/Clinton Street Fair and parade takes place Saturday, July 24th, along SE Division and Clinton Streets from 12th through 60th.
The parade begins at 10:45am near SE 50th and Division. The route terminates at SE 28th and Clinton Street. [more]
The 2010 Tour de Coops takes place this Saturday, July 24th from 11am to 3pm.
“The Tour de Coops is a self-guided tour; you’ll have the opportunity to visit 25 backyard chicken coops all over East Portland – getting to know your neighbors while learning and sharing urban chicken keeping ideas.” [more]
The Mondo Croquet 13th Annual World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic takes place this Sunday, July 25th at high noon in the North Park Blocks (between Burnside and Couch). . .
The object of Mondo Croquet “is to get your ball through all the hoops in the proper order, hit the flags, become a zombie, and knock out all your opponents” [more]