The holiday bazaars are already upon us, plus two Timbers Army events, a film fest, World Toilet Day, and this weekend’s featured event: D.B. Cooper Night!
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]
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area at the Gorge Birthday Bash this Friday, November 18, 2011 at the Leftbank Annex (101 North Weidler).
“The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area encompasses 292,500 acres, the entire length of the Columbia River Gorge.” [more]
Every third Friday of the month the Blue Monk (3341 SE Belmont) hosts the Offbeat Belly Dance collective, a club rocking, good timing, genre-defying gang of badass belly dancers.
This Friday, November 18, 2011, is no exception – the Offbeat! This Friday! FREE! Fun! Fiercely Awesome Lineup! Woo! Get Some! [more]
World Toilet Day 2011, an annual celebration of the importance of sanitation to raise global awareness of the struggle 2.6 billion face every day without access to proper, clean sanitation, takes place on Saturday, November 19. Activities are planned throughout the world. [more]
Portland’s non-profit organized creative reuse center, SCRAP (2915 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.), is hosting their annual Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 10am to 6pm.
“Give your loved ones SCRAPpy gifts this holiday season! For one day only, we will host 18+ local artisans selling their wares made from a minimum of 75% reused materials.” [more]
The 31st annual Wild Arts Festival, presented by and benefiting the Audubon Society of Portland, takes place this Saturday and Sunday, November 19 and 20, 2011 at Montgomery Park (2701 NW Vaughn).
The Wild Arts Festival celebrates nature in the work of regionally and nationally-known artists and writers . . .[more]
The first ever MLS post-season Timbers Army 3rd Saturday takes place November 19, 2011.
“Holy schnikees! It’s the off season! That means it is time for Third Saturday (and catz and raves and speculating and then more catz) and all of it’s drunken hijinks! . . .” [more]
The Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Avenue) presents a Sunday Lecture by Matt Love on November 20, 2011 at 2pm. He will be discussing his new book, Love and the Green Lady: Meditations on the Yaquina Bay Bridge: Oregon’s Crown Jewel of Socialism. [more]
Join the Timbers Army and 107ist on Sunday, November 20, 2011 for a special screening of the MLS Cup Final at the Mission Theater (1624 SW Glisan).
Watch the Cup Final matchup between the LA Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo live, and enjoy the company of your fellow Timbers supporters. An assortment of Timbers Army merchandise will available to buy as well. [more]
Join the geeked-out history folks of Kick Ass Oregon History for D.B. Cooper Night at Mississippi Studios (3939 N. Mississippi) on Sunday, November 20, 2011. The edifying fun, co-sponsored by Lost Oregon, Jennifer Wells Design Glass Studio, and Dave Knows Portland [that’s me!] begins at 7:30pm!
“DB Cooper Nite will (honor? celebrate? recognise? condemn?) note the 40th anniversary of the only unsolved skyjacking in United States Aviation History.” [more]