Looking for something to do on a late January weekend in Portland? I hope you like beer, coffee, and chocolate.
And shoot, mochi too!
Artisinful! – Beer and Chocolate Festival
Culmination Brewing Company presents the first annual Artisinful! — Beer & Chocolate Festival on Saturday, 30 January 2016 at the brewery (2117 NE Oregon) from noon until 6 PM.
“Here in Portland we have great beer and great chocolate!
Artisinful is a festival to celebrate chocolate and beer and the artisans who craft both of these delectable delights!”
NW Coffee Beer Invitational 2016
The Northwest’s two favorite brews are in the spotlight again for the 3rd NW Coffee Beer Invitational. Sixteen talented brewers were asked to create freshly-brewed beer made with locally-roasted coffee. With the emphasis on flavors, and an abv of 7% or less, this event promises to surprise us with both provocative and inspired combinations. Past styles have included IPA, Vienna Lager, Breakfast Stout, Baltic Porter and even a Berliner Weisse!
The cozy Goose Hollow Inn on SW Jefferson is the venue, so join us for not only great beers but a unique, convivial atmosphere. The menu will include some special savories to compliment the brews and we will have live music from The Austin Stewart Quartet and Logger’s Daughter in the outdoor heated tent.
Mochitsuki, Portland’s 20th annual Japanese New Year celebration takes place Sunday, 31 January 2016 at Portland State University’s Smith Memorial Student Union (1825 SW Broadway).
“The goal of Mochitsuki is to celebrate tradition by sharing Japanese and Japanese American culture. We welcome you to join the celebration while enjoying the great food, performers, and activities presented at Mochitsuki!”