Who says April sucks?! Well, I have, but I’m wrong this weekend: Filmed by Bike, Attack of the Flix, Packy’s 50th Birthday, Criminal Craft’s book launch – and more!
Tulip Fest 2012 at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn kicks off Friday, March 30 and runs through Monday, April 30.
What, exactly, is a tulip fest? 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, a crafters market, Mexican food, wooden shoe making demonstrations, steam tractors, entertainment, and beer and wine! [more]
The 10th annual Filmed by Bike film festival takes place Friday through Sunday, April 13-18, 2012 at the Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton).
The festival kicks off Friday night with a street party on Clinton Street in front of the theater from 5:30pm to 11:30pm. The street party includes a beer garden and entertainment – including break dancers! [more]
At 6pm on Friday, April 13, head to Bridge City Comics (3725 N. Mississippi) for The Official Criminal Crafts Book Launch and Signing.
“Are you feeling unlucky punk? It’s Friday the 13th, we’ve got black cats walking under ladders, dudes in ski masks spooking out the campers and me shilling my book of bad vibes and ill will. Come on down and get an autographed copy, and do some comic shopping while you are at it.” [more]
Packy the Pachyderm’s 50th Birthday
The Oregon Zoo‘s famous pachyderm, Packy, was born on April 14, 1962. He was the very first baby elephant to be conceived, born and to survive in a zoo in the United States.
And this Saturday, April 14, 2012, the zoo is throwing a 50th Birthday Party for Packy. [more]
Attack of the Flix, presented by Microflix, is a monthly competition for Portland filmmakers held at the Curious Comedy Theatre (5225 NE MLK). This month’s show takes place Sunday, April 15, 2012.
Submit your film if you are an Oregon or Washington filmmaker! Entries must be 10 minutes or less, and submitted on USB thumb drives encoded as AppleTV (see the FAQ for full details). [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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