Pie Day isn’t officially until Monday, January 23, but several Portland pie purveyors will be celebrating this weekend – visit Make Me Some Pie for a detailed list. For more weekend events, check out the lovingly and carefully curated list below!
All Weekend or Ongoing
The Portland Area Theatre Alliance presents Fertile Ground: A City-Wide Festival of New Works, January 19 through 29, 2012.
“This city-wide festival is focused on new work in the Arts. It will feature world premiere projects, staged readings and a myriad of other arts events from the Portland creative community.” [more]
The 7th annual Portland ChocolateFest, a benefit for the World Forestry Center takes place this Friday through Sunday, January 20-22, 2012. The fest moves to bigger digs this year – exhibit hall A at the Oregon Convention Center.
“ChocolateFest promises you the opportunity to sample, taste, savor, and delight in some of the finest chocolate from the Northwest and beyond.” [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, January 20, 2012 is now exception: Offbeat Belly Dance! Inaugural 2012 Edition! Fun! Fabulous! Free Show! [more]
Where to Watch Portlandia In Portland
Updated for 2012: season 2!
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.
Portlandia season 2 airs of Fridays, beginning on January 6, 2012. [more]
2012 West Coast Mustache & Beard Championships
The Stumptown Stash & Beard Collective presents the 2012 West Coast Mustache & Beard Championships this Saturday, January 21 at the Crystal Ballroom (1332 W Burnside).
“If you made it out last year, then you saw a packed house, with friendly folks (even those without face fur!) sharing drinks, and showing off some fantastically creative beards and mustaches.” [more]
CellarFest 3 at Bailey’s Taproom
The 3rd annual CellerFest at Bailey’s Taproom (213 SW Broadway) takes place this Saturday, January 21, 2012, from 4pm to 11:30pm.
Some of the high octane, rare beers making an appearance at this year’s fest:
Alameda ’09 Papa Noel’s Moonlight Reserve (Old Ale Aged in Bourbon Barrels – 7.5%)
Alaskan ’09 Baltic Porter (9.8%) . . . [more]
Come out to the old stomping grounds this Saturday, January 21, 2012 when the Timbers Army Third Saturday returns to the Bitter End (1981 W Burnside).
Yes you get to try to ease off that sense of Timbers withdrawal by supporting one of our greatest game day drinking holes!! [more]
And for even more weekend events and activities, check out the Dave Knows Calendar, and visit Around the Sun, Blogging Portland on the Cheap, PDX Pipeline, and Oregon Events at OregonLive.com.
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