Beer, movies, pirates, and RVs: all bases are covered this weekend!
The 38th annual Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival kicks off Friday, November 11, 2011 with an opening night party at the Portland Art Museum’s Fields Ballroom (1119 SW Park). The film screenings, panels, and parties continue through November 20 at numerous venues. This is the Northwest Film Center‘s 40th anniversary season. [more]
The 53rd Portland Metro RV Show takes place this weekend, November 10 through 13, 2011 at the Expo Center (2060 N Marine Drive).
Dozens of Portland RV dealers and dozens of exhibitors will be on hand showing off their recreational vehicle wares. We recommend you make a bee line to the Airstreams! [more]
The second annual Portland Humanist Film Festival (PHFF), advancing a culture of free thought, takes place November 11 through 13, 2011 at Cinema 21 (616 NW 21st).
[T]he PHFF was established to be a provocative and enlightening cultural experience indicative of the rapidly growing Humanist movement in the Pacific Northwest. [more]
The Ross Hollywood Veterans Day Parade takes place Friday, November 21, 2011. A tradition established in 1974, the parade was founded by Vernon E. Ross, proprietor of Ross Hollywood Funeral Chapel, to honor all veterans. [more]
The phrase “Once in a Lifetime” applies to lots of things; first kiss, first love, first child. It’s the sort of stuff that keeps Hallmark rolling in dough. But Hallmark doesn’t have a card for the momentous event about to occur at McMenamin’s Bagdad Theater on November 11th: The entire city of Portland is getting turned up to 11 with the latest in Cort and Fatboy’s Midnight Movie series, “This Is Spinal Tap.” [more]
The 2nd annual BelgianFest takes place this Saturday, November 12 from 4pm to 11:30pm at Bailey’s Taproom (213 SW Broadway).
One of four yearly mega beer fests at the taproom, the 2nd annual BelgianFest features Belgian-style beers brewed by Oregon breweries, including Ambacht, Astoria, Block 15, Boneyard, Breakside, Burnside, Caldera, Cascade, Columbia River, The Commons, Deschutes, Flat Tail, Fort George, Laurelwood, Logsdon Farmhouse, Lompoc, Oakshire, Seven Brides, Silver Moon, Upright, and Vertigo. [more]
The Swashbuckler’s Ball is an annual fundraiser presented by Portland’s premiere pirate organization PDXYAR and The Dread Ship Outrageous Fortune. We offer a grand night out for pirates, scallywags, ne’er-do-wells and miscreants of every stripe. . . . While this is an event that appeals to the pirate in all of us, there is a serious side- at its core this event is a fundraiser operating to support worthy causes. [more]