Tulip Fest 2011 at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn kicks off Friday, March 25 and runs through Sunday, May 1.
On weekdays it’s 40 acres of blooming tulips (and daffodils), a cafe, country store, farm equipment on display, Dutch sausages, and a gift shop. And on weekends you get all that, plus pony rides, . . . beer and wine and . . . [more]
The Oregon Historical Society‘s newest exhibit, Soccer City USA: The Portland Timbers and the NASL Years, 1975-1982, kicks off on April 15, 2011 (the day after the Timber’s home opener!) . . .
The museum is located at 1200 SW Park, and the hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday, noon to 5:00pm. The exhibit runs through September 4, 2011. [more]
The 9th annual Filmed by Bike film festival takes place Friday through Sunday, April 15-17 2011 at the Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton).
“Filmed by Bike is a film festival of bike-themed independent short movies from around the world. Submissions are limited to eight minutes and must revolve around the central theme of cycling.” [more]
Every third Friday of the month the Blue Monk (3341 SE Belmont) hosts a show by the Offbeat Belly Dance collective, a club rocking, good timing, genre-defying gang of badass belly dancers.
This third Friday, April 15, 2011 is no exception, and it’s a special occasion: Offbeat Belly Dance Third Anniversary Extravaganza! [more]
The 8th annual Stumptown Comics Fest takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center (777 NE MLK), and this one’s the largest ever:
“The Northwest’s largest creator-focused comic arts festival returns to Portland for its 8th year! Over 200 exhibitors and publishers and more than 40 hours of panels and workshops make this the largest Stumptown Comics Fest in our history!” [more]
Support your local record store Saturday, April 16: it’s Record Store Day 2011.
Record Store Day is an international celebration of independent record stores. To participate a store must be a retailer whose “primary business focuses on a physical store location, whose product line consists of at least 50% music retail, whose company is not publicly traded and whose ownership is at least 70% located in the state of operation.” [more]
Portland Timbers vs. Dallas Burn
The Portland Timbers play their second home match in 4 days, when the Dallas Burn visit on Sunday, April 17 for an afternoon match. Kickoff at Jeld-Wen Field is at 3pm.