How is it possible that PDX Beer Week continues? Beer Week in Portland, my friends, is 10 days long! And you won’t want to miss the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival at Oaks Park, and the opening of OHS’s new exhibit Saturday, and lots more!
The 2nd annual PDX Beer Week takes place June 7 through 10, 2012 throughout the city.
“In addition to having more breweries than any other city in the world, Portland enjoys one of the most advanced beer cultures — and a thirst for fun and educational craft beer events.” [more]
“Pedalpalooza is 3+ weeks of bikey fun. With 272 different events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all persuasions are likely to find many events of interest. Nearly all events are free.”
Runs June 7-30. [more]
Portland’s official LGBTQ Pride Parade and Festival, Portland Pride, takes place Friday, June 15 through 17, 2012. The Portland Pride Parade takes place Sunday, June 17 downtown – kicking off at 11:30 a.m.
The Waterfront Festival runs Friday though Sunday and features entertainers, vendors, and more [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, June 15, 2012 is now exception: Offbeat Belly Dance! Free! Fantastic! This Friday! Wooo! [more]
The 84th annual Portland Scandinavian Midsummer Festival takes place Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Oaks Park.
Scandinavians have a long tradition of celebrating the Summer Solstice with bonfires or raising of the Maypole (Majstång). Here in Portland that tradition is being celebrated for 84 continuous years at the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. [more]
Oregon Voices: Change and Challenge in Modern Oregon History – Public Opening
OHS is opening its doors for free on Saturday, June 16. Explore the exhibit’s interactive areas with theatre instructor Morgan Cox. At 1 PM, listen to historian and author Bill Robbins’ talk, “Reflections on Modern Oregon.” After learning about Oregon’s natural resources, kids can decorate their own backpack and fill it with fun tools for exploring Oregon’s great outdoors! [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, June 17, 2012.
Films are shown in the order they are submitted, and screened live on the interwebz! [more]