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Winter 2017 Events and Happenings

Winter 2017 Events and Happenings

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING On Saturday, November 26, from 4:30 until 6 p.m., the always festive Pearl District holiday season kickoff lights up Jamison Square Park. Mingle with friends, sing carols, and watch the lighting of the 30-foot-tall Oregon Cascade fir tree, with its radiant RGB lighting. It’s a great time to check out local boutiques

Fall 2016 Arts and Events

Eco-Chic Aiming to showcase environmentally friendly products and creations, the Portland Urban Air Market (featured above) takes place the last Sunday afternoon of August at NW 13th and Hoyt. Check out some wonderfully original and functional green products from Nature’s Kindle home accessories, Spacycloud apparel, Anther housewares, and Humbleseed jewelry. Sunday, Aug. 28. urbanairmarket.com Vote for

Summer 2016 Gallery and Theater Events

Portland Center Stage Preview Where: Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW 11th Ave, 503-445-3700, pcs.org When: Sept. 10, 2016–June 18, 2017 Although Portland Center Stage is on hiatus each summer, the Pearl’s acclaimed theater company has an exciting 2016–2017 lined up, starting with Little Shop of Horrors on the U.S. Bank Main Stage in

Spring 2016 Events and Happenings

FIRST THURSDAYS IN THE PEARL One of the liveliest, longest-running evening art strolls in Portland, this festive, arts-centric gathering spans the Pearl District, with more than 40 galleries, restaurants, bars, and other businesses hosting exhibit openings and other parties and receptions. Most events take place from 6 pm until 9 pm, with a number of

Winter Events and Happenings

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING This year’s much-anticipated Pearl District holiday season kicko takes place Saturday, Nov. 28, from 4:30 to 6 pm at Jamison Square Park. Join your friends for caroling and the illumination of the 30-foot-tall tree designed in the style of an Oregon Cascade ir and decked spectacularly with colorful lighting. Local businesses will

Portland Center Stage Winter Season

Where: Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW 11th Ave, 503.445.3700 // pcs.org When: Santaland Diaries, Dec. 2–27; Twist Your Dickens, Dec. 9–31; Great Expectations, Jan. 16–Feb. 14; Forever, Jan. 30–Mar. 20; Each and Everything, Feb. 6–March 27 “Irreverent and di erent” is how PCS artistic director Chris Coleman describes Twist Your Dickens, which returns

Portland Center Stage Fall Season

On the U.S. Bank Mainstage, enjoy Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize–winning classic Our Town. At the dawn of the 20th century, tiny Grover’s Corners in New Hampshire witnesses some of life’s most memorable moments, from first-time love to family secrets and small-town conflicts. Then Ain’t Misbehavin’ propels theatergoers into the Harlem Renaissance through sketches, dance, and jazz legend Fats Waller’s courageous, joyful music.

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