A Timbers match is a nice way to start a weekend, and three cheers for fireworks and hot dogs! Sunday Parkways isn’t a bad way to top it off.
Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo
The Timbers (11-8-6), undefeated in August and on a two match winning streak, host Houston Dynamo (8-9-7) at Providence Park this Friday, 21 August 2015 at 8 PM.
Houston lost on the road at New England last week, while the Timbers are coming off a rare road win at Salt Lake City.
The Timbers are in 4th place in the West. Houston, in 7th, is one spot out of the playoffs and four points under the Seattle Sounders, who the Timbers travel to face next week.
Saturday from 11 AM to 4 PM Portland Saturday Market is throwing a booze fest!
Spiritsfest highlights local distillers who are shaking up Portland’s vibrant scene. It is all about meeting the makers of the local crafted spirits and the wonderful concoctions people can create using local spirits.
Zach’s Shack 12th Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest!!
8 entry fee, sign up at the Shack.
Participant space is limited so sign up early!
But there is plenty of room to come on down and cheer on your favorite wiener! (har har)
Last year the champion consumed 24 dogs in 10 minutes! Who will go home with the belt this year, and how many dogs will it take?!
MAX Orange Line Picnic and Fireworks Spectacular
Celebrate the impending opening of the new MAX line and Tilikum Crossing at the MAX Orange Line Picnic and Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, 22 August 2015 at Zidell Yards (3030 SW Moody Ave.).
The picnic starts at 5 PM. The fireworks begin at 9 PM. Though there will be picnic tables and benches, bring a lawn chair for the show.
Southeast Sunday Parkways
Make your Sunday drive a bike ride – or walk – through mostly residential streets free of car traffic, from one park to the next on the 2-way, 7-mile Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways route connecting Laurelhurst, Colonel Summers, Ivon Parks, and Sewallcrest Park.
Movies in the Park
Friday, August 21
- Laurelhurst Park – Cinderella
Saturday, August 22
- Sewallcrest Park – Napoleon Dynamite
Concerts in the Park
Friday, August 21
- Lovejoy Fountain Park – Portland Community Wind Band – Celebration of American Music
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