Take To The Ship! – A 24-Hour Reading of Moby Dick
Take To the Ship, Portland’s First Continuous Reading of Moby Dick begins Friday, February 11th at 5pm and will go on for about 24 hours, finishing up on Saturday. . .
Each of the 135 chapters of Melville’s classic novel Moby-Dick will be read by different readers, “a host of area writers, artists, luminaries, and landlubbers alike.” [more]
Where to Watch Portlandia In Portland
Miss the big premiere event? Don’t have a TV? Don’t have the Independent Film Channel? Watch Portlandia, if you’re into that sort of thing, at the Portland venues listed below. [more]
Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution via natural selection revolutionized biological science and gave us a greater understanding of the origins of life.
Darwin Day is celebrated around the world on February 12th, the anniversary of the day Darwin was born in 1809. [more]
Wurstfest: A Mount Angel Celebration of German Sausage returns to Mount Angel for a third year.
Wurstfest was dreamed up in 2009 by the Bavarian-phile merrymakers in Mount Angel, Oregon, home of Oregon’s largest Oktoberfest celebration every fall. Heather and I attended the inaugural festival and enjoyed it immensely – it’s just like Oktoberfest, but in the winter. [more]
Oregon Historical Society: Statehood Day Free Day
The Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park) is celebrating Oregon’s Statehood Day* by offering free admission on Sunday, February 13, 2011 from noon until 5pm . . .
At 2pm visitors can listen to a lecture by Kerry Tymchuk: “Laughing All the Way to the White House.” The celebration also includes birthday cake and frozen yogurt samples from Lucky Spoon Frozen Yogurt, while supplies last! [more]
And for even more weekend events and activities, visit Around the Sun, Blogging Portland on the Cheap, and PDX Pipeline!
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