Portland Events

Events Start’s : August-11-2007 Events End’s : September-30-2007
   
APS StampShow 2007 Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies
Clark County Fair 2007 World Forestry Center Discovery Museum
Oregon Zoo Keeper Talks Portland Farmers Markets 2007 – Downtown
Summer Arts on Main  The Interstate Farmers Market 
Portland Farmers Portland State Farmers Markets 2007
Portland Saturday Market Be a Kid Again! – Portland Children’s Museum
Portland Streetcar Lowell Opening The Mom Shop 
John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Great American Distillers Festival
Seaport Celebration Muddy Boot 2007
Portland Farmers Markets 2007 – Ecotrust Portland Pirate Festival 2007
Portland Festival Symphony Series Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
Music on Main Street Gordon Lightfoot
Summer Lunch with ArtBar & Bistro  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



APS StampShow 2007 - American Philatelic Society                                                             Back toTop

The greatest annual stamp show in North America, StampShow 2007 will feature first-day ceremonies for new U.S. and U.N. stamps, 15,000 pages of competitive exhibits and world rarities, 150 dealers from throughout the United States and abroad, two public auctions, and more than 100 meetings and seminars on "the hobby of kings and the king of hobbies." Dime and dollar booths offer fun on a budget, or view the unique Jenny Invert plate block valued at nearly $3 million, courtesy of Mysic Stamp Co. Another special area will guide youth through the basics of the hobby and include free stamps, puzzles, hands-on demonstrations, and games.

Event Date: 08/09/07 – 08/12/07

Location: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr., Boulevard.

Portland, OR

Hours: Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. |

Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. |

Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phone: 814.933.3803 ext 207

Tickets: Free of charge

BODY WORLDS 3: The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies - OMSI                     Back to

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Experience the human body in all its elegance and complexity in this first-of-its-kind exhibition. From entire bodies in dramatic poses to side-by-side comparisons of healthy and diseased organs, BODY WORLDS 3 is a stunning exhibition featuring over 200 authentic human specimens. See how your body’s systems relate to one another and work together to help you function and survive. View firsthand how lifestyle choices impact your health and how muscles and joints work together during athletic performance.

Event Date:  06/07/07 – 10/02/07
Location:    
OMSI,
1945 SE Water Avenue,
Portland, OR
Phone:       
503.797.4000
Tickets:      
Not Available

Clark County Fair - Clark County Fair 2007                                                                            Back toTop

Join the annual fun including standard livestock shows, carnival rides, vendors, and entertainment. Special attractions this year including: Dock Dogs and Pirate Adventure. Opening day annual Pancake Breakfast from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. HOURS:

Opening Day, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sunday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Carnival opens at 12 noon daily (except opening day)

Event Date:  08/03/07 – 08/12/07
Location:    
Clark County Fairgrounds
-5 or I-205 to 179th Street Exit #9.
Vancouver, WA         
Phone:        360.397.6180
Tickets:       
$9 adults, $7 seniors, $5 children (7-12), free for kids under 7

Leave no Trace - World Forestry Center Discovery Museum                                                   Back toTop


Join REI as they engage children with games, activities, and lessons about environmental ethics.

Event Date: 04/14/07 – 09/08/07

Location: World Forestry Center,

4033 SW Canyon Road,

Portland, OR 97221

Hours: Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.,

April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8

Phone: 503.228.1367

Tickets: $7 adult, $6 senior, $5 child

Oregon Zoo Keeper Talks - Oregon Zoo                                                                                Back toTop


At scheduled times, zookeepers will be on hand to provide short presentations and answer visitor’s questions about animals in their care.

Nine presentations will be scheduled daily throughout the zoo.

10:30 Grizzly

10:45 Polar Bears

11:00 Primates

11:15 Conservation

11:30 Elephants

1:00 Black Bear Ridge

1:30 Africa Savanna

2:00 Sea Lion Training

2:45 Penguins

Event Date: 06/16/07 – 09/03/07

Location: Oregon Zoo,

4001 SW Canyon Road,

Portland, OR 97221

Hours: Oregon Zoo hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Phone: 503.226.1561

Tickets: $9.75 adult, $8.25 senior, $6.75 child, free for 2 and under, $1 parking

Portland Farmers Markets 2007 – Downtown - Portland Farmers Market                                Back toTop


Bringing the best of the country to the heart of the city since 1992. A vibrant gathering place where friends meet and shop with a direct connection to over 250 vendors having deep roots in Oregon and Washington, including farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers, and specialty foods producers.

Event Date:  05/02/07 – 10/31/07
Location:    
Shemanski Park,
S.W. Park Blocks between Salmon and Main,
Portland, OR
Hours:         10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.241.0032
Tickets:       
Free

Summer Arts on Main - Portland Saturday Market                                                                 Back toTop


Portland Saturday Market artisans join Portland Farmers Market on Wednesdays at South Park Blocks.


Event Date:  07/11/07 – 08/15/07
Location:    
Portland Center for the Performing Arts 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205
Hours:         Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m
Phone:        503.222.6072
Tickets:       
Free

The Interstate Farmers Market - The International Cat Association                                         Back toTop


North Portland’s Interstate Farmers Market has developed a reputation for supplying a rich variety of quality fresh local produce, baked goods, cut flowers, artisancheese, meat and fish. The Market is easily accessible off the MAX Yellow Line at the stop for the beautiful Overlook Park just above and North of downtown Portland.

Event Date:  05/16/07 – 09/26/07
Location:    
Overlook Park, N. Fremont and Interstate Ave., Portland, OR
Hours:         3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.267.7371
Tickets:       Free

Portland Farmers Markets 2007 – Eastbank - Portland Farmers Market                                   Back toTop


Bringing the best of the country to the heart of the city since 1992. A vibrant gathering place where friends meet and shop with a direct connection to over 250 vendors having deep roots in Oregon and Washington, including farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers, and specialty foods producers.

June 28 – Red, White & Blueberry Festival
July 26 – Peaches & Cream Festival
August 16 – Melon Madness & Corn Roast

Event Date: 05/17/07 – 09/27/07
Location:    S.E. Salmon and 20thbetween Belmont and Hawthorne
Portland, OR
Hours:        3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Phone:       503.241.0032
Tickets:     
Free

Portland Farmers Markets 2007 – Portland State - Portland Farmers Market                          Back toTop

Bringing the best of the country to the heart of the city since 1992. A vibrant gathering place where friends meet and shop with a direct connection to over 250 vendors having deep roots in Oregon and Washington, including farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers, and specialty foods producers.

Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. – Chef in the Market

April – Garden Month

May 26 – Grazefest

June 19 & 23, July 14 & 28, August 10 & 17 – Kids Cook at the Market

September 1 – Tomato Fiesta

October 2 – The Wedge: A Cheese Festival

October 27 – The Great Pumpkin Event

November 17 – Thanksgiving Feastival

December 22 – Winter Solstice

Event Date: 04/07/07 – 12/22/07

Location:    South Park Blocks,

S.W. Harrison and Montgomery,

Portland, OR

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.November/December, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Phone: 503.241.0032

Tickets: Free

Portland Saturday Market - Portland Saturday Market                                                           Back toTop

Portland Saturday Market is a lively place where unique artists await discovery! Drift down the aisles of our craft market in Portland, Oregon. Meet our artists. Stop for Lunch in our international food court. Enjoy local music and performance groups on the Portland Saturday Market main stage. Create arts and crafts at our kids activity booth.

Event Date:  03/03/07 – 12/23/07
Location:     Portland Saturday Market,
Under Burnside Bridge between SW Front and First Aves.,
Portland, OR
Hours:         Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ,
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone:        503-222-6072
Tickets:       
Free

Be a Kid Again! - Portland Children’s Museum                                                                       Back toTop

Join Portland Children’s Museum for the first annual, grown-ups-only event of the summer. The Museum invites adults of all ages to let loose a little and get in touch with their inner child. Be A Kid Again is the perfect opportunity for Portland grown-ups to take part in a creative and magical evening of fun! Be A Kid Again includes carnival games, feats of strength, a balloon artist, face painting, a fortune-teller, a magician, DJ Honey Dripper, live music by March Fourth and a special appearance by a 20-foot high sock monkey. Sample amazing local food, wines and brews.

Event Date:  08/16/07
Location:     Portland Children’s Museum,
4015 SW Canyon Road,
Portland, OR
Hours:         6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.471.9908
Tickets:       
$25 general, $20 museum member (includes food and beverage) $50 VIP (includes carnival too)

Portland Farmers Markets 2007 – Ecotrust - Portland Farmers Market                                    Back toTop

Bringing the best of the country to the heart of the city since 1992. A vibrant gathering place where friends meet and shop with a direct connection to over 250 vendors having deep roots in Oregon and Washington, including farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers, and specialty foods producers.
June 21 – Red, White & Blueberry Festival
July 19 – Peaches & Cream Festival
August 9 – Melon Madness & Corn Roast

Event Date:  06/07/07 – 09/27/07
Location:     Ecotrust Building,
720 N.W. Ninth Ave.,
Portland, OR

Hours:         3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Phone:        503.241.0032
Tickets:       
Free to shop

Portland Streetcar Lowell Opening - Portland Symphonic Choir                                           Back toTop

The Portland Streetcar Lowell Opening invites the public to celebrate the Streetcar expansion of service for one of the most popular rail projects in the nation. The new extension to S.W. Lowell, with connections to the Portland Aerial Tram, provides an opportunity to showcase our important communities along the Streetcar line.

Ring in the Streetcar on Friday with the grand opening ceremony showcasing a diverse array of dignitaries to commemorate Portland’s commitment to livability through mass transit also with live entertainment provided by 3 Leg Torso and Valerie Day.

Official start-up of Lowel extension operations into the South Waterfront District commences at 11:00 a.m.

Event Date:  08/17/07 – 08/19/07
Location:     Lowell Streetcar Stop
S.W. Bond and Laurel
Portland, OR
Hours:         Friday, 11:00 a.m., Ringing in the Streetcar
Friday – Sunday, free Streetcar rides
                  
Saturday and Sunday, free Tram rides
Phone:        503.478.6404
Tickets:       Free of charge

The Mom Shop - Portland Mamas Inc.                                                                                  Back toTop

Portland Mamas Inc. is proud to showcase the amazing professional services and high quality products offered by local family-owned businesses in the first annual The Mom Shop. The PLAY Boutique Activity Center will feature fun, playful experiences for children 1.5 and older. In addition to the business showcase, you’ll be able to participate in a variety of informative and fun workshops aimed at helping enrich your daily family life. The first 100 families through the door will receive goody bags stocked with great products and coupons from local mom-owned businesses!

Event Date:  08/18/07
Location:     Smith Memorial Center Ballroom
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus - Jupiter Hotel                                                              Back toTop

Visitors to the Jupiter Hotel will have a behind-the-scenes look at the indie recording experience when the John Lennon Educational Bus rolls into Portland. Portland Mayor Tom Potter, Multnomah County Commissioner Maria Rojo de Steffey, State Superintendent of Schools Susan Castillo, and the Jupiter Hotel have collaborated to bring this nationally acclaimed musical recording studio on wheels to Portland. “I am proud of the City of Portland and the Jupiter Hotel for hosting such a great opportunity for kids to learn about the music industry – both on-stage and behind the scenes,” said Portland Mayor Tom Potter.” The John Lennon Educational Bus is a non-profit mobile recording and multimedia studio outfitted with the latest technological advances including Apple audio and video solutions, as well as traditional musical instruments. The bus has provided free hands-on programs to young people since 1998 to encourage students to play music, write songs, engineer recording sessions and produce music video projects.
Event Date:  08/20/07 – 08/25/07
Location:     Jupiter Hotel
800 E. Burnside
Portland, OR

Great American Distillers Festival (3GADF) - Rogue Ales                                                     Back toTop

A gathering of micro-distilleries sharing their spirits (rum, gin, vodka, you name it), with live music and local food. Mixologists teaching how to make their favoirte mixed drink – and a whole lot of spirits. Join us in Portland’s Historic Pearl District and help us raise money for Portland Center Stage.

Event Date:  08/25/07 – 08/26/07
Location:     Portland Center Stage
128 N.W. 11th and Davis
Portland, OR
Hours:         Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Phone:       
503.241.3800    

Seaport Celebration - Port of Portland                                                                                  Back toTop

You’re invited to the third annual Seaport Celebration. There will be plenty of fun activities for all ages – face painting, games, prizes, equipment demonstrations by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, and tours of the dock with views of the large container cranes. Captain Bogg & Salty will perform at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and the ILWU will grill food while supplies last. RSVP’s requested for attendance. I.D. required for adults.

Event Date:  08/25/07
Location:     Terminal 6 ,
7201 N. Marine Drive,
Portland, OR
Hours:         10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m
Phone:        503.944.7010
Tickets:       
Free

Muddy Boot 2007 - Muddy Boot                                                                                            Back toTop

The annual Muddy Boot Organic Festival is a city-wide festival celebrating local organic foods and sustainable living in Portland, Oregon. Under the sunny skies of early September, people from the Portland Area will experience a vibrant and enriching event. With live music, wine, and food you will experience an event like no other in Oregon. The booths, workshops, speakers and walking tours of local substainable projects will allow you to share in the experience of living naturally.

Event Date:  09/07/07 – 09/09/07
Location:     St. Philp Neri Church,
SE 18th & Division,
Portland, OR 97214
Hours:         Friday, September 7, 7:00 p.m., Speaker Jean-Michel Cousteau Family Friendly Festival
                   Saturday, September 8, 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m. Sunday, September 9, 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.764.7525
Tickets:       
$5 donation requested for festival, call or refer to website for speaker tickets

Portland Pirate Festival 2007 - Portland Pirate Festival                                                          Back toTop

Get ready for the adventure of the summer!
Portland Pirate Festival is two days of history, music and adventure for the whole family under the St. John’s Bridge in historic Cathedral Park.

Explore tall ships, witness cannon firing and sword fighting demonstrations, and browse the wares of pirate merchants for unique gifts. This year’s two-day festival will feature even more music, dance, cannon firings, piratical re-enactments, and other performance. Fine grub & grog from some of the region’s best restaurants too!

Event Date:  09/22/07 – 09/23/07
Hours:         10 a.m. – 10 p.m
Phone:        503.453.7107
Tickets:       Two-day pass: adult – $18 in advance, $20 at gate; child (3-12 yrs) – $10 in advance, $12 at gate.
                   Single-day tickets: adult – $12 in advance, $15 at gate; child (3-12 yrs) – $6 in advance, $8 at gate.

Portland Festival Symphony Series - Portland Parks and Recreation                                     Back toTop

Portland Festival Symphony appears in Portland Parks with guest conductors or musical guests.
July 29 – Thara Memory, conducting – McCoy Park
August 4 – Michael Allen Harrison, piano and Fred Sautter, trumpet – Cathedral Park
August 5 – Norman Leyden, conducting and the MYSfits – Washington Park
August 11 – MYSfits, Esther Shim, John Lee, and Fred Sautter – Grant Park
August 12 – 3 Leg Torso – Washington Park
August 19 – MYSfits, Esther Shim, John Lee, Fred Sautter – Laurelhurst Park

Event Date:  07/29/07 – 08/19/07
Location:     Various location
Throughout Portland.
Portland, OR
Hours:         6:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.823.2223
Tickets:       Free

Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto                                                                                         Back toTop


Please join Portland Youth Philharmonic in supporting The Hong Kong Youth Orchestra’s U.S. tour by attending their upcoming concert in Portland. This is your chance to hear their performance of Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (a piece performed by PYP this past season).

Event Date:  08/13/07
Location:     New Hope Community Church
11731 S.E. Steven Road
Portland, OR
Hours:         7:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.380.8788
Tickets:       
$10 adults, $6 students

Music on Main Street - Portland Center for the Performing Arts                                               Back toTop

This vibrant outdoor concert series features local bands playing in the heart of downtown Portland’s cultural district.
July 11 – Strings for Industry
July 18 – Dr. Theopolis
August 1 – Laura Gibson
August 8 – Pepe and the Bottle Blondes
August 15 – Casey Neil and the Norway Rats
August 22 – Fez Fatale
August 29 – Courtney Jones

Event Date:  07/11/07 – 08/29/07
Location:     Main Street Plaza
S.W. Main between roadway and Park
Portland, OR
Hours:         5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.248.4335
Tickets:       
Free

Gordon Lightfoot - Portland Center for the Performing Arts                                                      Back toTop

After a background in barbershop quartets, and as a member of a duo, Lightfoot struck out on his own in the early 60s. He had written perhaps 75 songs, when he was caught up in the country music scene and folk revival of the time; Bob Dylan’s music and a song by Merle Travis, Dark As A Dungeon, combined with his sensitivity, inventiveness and beautiful voice, resulted in his unique songwriting and singing style.

Event Date:  08/25/07
Location:     Arlene Schnitzer concert Hall
SW Broadway & Main
Portland, OR 97205
Hours:         8:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.248.4335
Tickets:       
$48 – $66

Summer Lunch with ArtBar & Bistro - Portland Center for the Performing Arts                       Back toTop

Have summer lunch with Backstage Cafe’s ArtBar and Bistro on the Main Street Plaza outdoors on Main Street at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts. With a major remodel, the Backstage Cafe has evolved into the new ArtBar & Bistro, serving convivial NW cuisine punctuated with international flavors for a dramatic menu of appetizers, soups, salads and desserts.

Event Date:  07/16/07 – 08/31/07
Location:     Main Street Plaza
S.W. Main between roadway and Park
Portland, OR
Hours:         Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Phone:        503.432.2908

 

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