Plenty of booze and beer this weekend, plus belly dance, apples, records, and more!
Ongoing and all Weekend
Plew’s Brews (8409 N Lombard) is the place for Autumn beer fans all weekend long – it’s the 2012 Autumn Ale Festival, Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October 21.
Taster glasses are $5 and tasters are $1 each. Visit the Yelp event page for a beer list and more details.
Portland Nursery Apple Tasting Event (October 12-14 and 19-21)
Portland Nursery‘s 25th Annual Apple Tasting Event takes place over the next two weekends (Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, and 19-21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day) at the SE 50th and Stark location.
This is my favorite fall event (after the Polish Festival and Oktoberfests). Apple tasting, old fashioned cider pressing, apple desserts, cooking demonstrations, and live music – what’s not to like? Heather also freakin’ loves apples! [more]
Walktober PDX 2012 runs from Saturday, October 6 through Halloween (the greatest walking holiday of the year).
Inspired by Pedalpalooza, three weeks of bikey fun in Portland held every June, the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition conceived Walktober to promote walking as a fun, healthy, ubiquitous activity in the Portland metro region. [more]
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Columbus Day Storm this year, in partnership with Oregon Historical Society, whose exhibit, The Mightiest Wind, examines the 1962 Columbus Day Storm’s effects throughout Oregon, Pittock Mansion’s members will receive free reciprocal admission to OHS between October 12 and 31. [more]
It’s time for Offbeat Belly Dance!
Yes, the red panda party don’t stop. This Friday it’s time once again for everyone’s favorite evening of off-kilter awesomeness at the Blue Monk. [more]
The 8th annual Great American Distillers Festival takes place Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20, 2012 at Tiffany Center (1410 SW Morrison). The fest runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.
“This festival is a gathering of small distillers from across the country who come to Oregon – the Mecca of craft distilling, to share their products, their passion and their expertise in handcrafting spirits.There will be tastings, seminars, a mixology contest for bartenders and more!” [more]
The 9th Anniversary Night Owl Record Show will be: October 20th 2012, 5pm-9pm at the Eagles Aerie (4904 SE Hawthorne Portland OR) Admission is $2.00, Early Entry at 3pm $15.00.
“Vinyl, Beer, DJs, Food, Music, Pool… That’s what I’m talking about!” [more]