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Fall 2017 Arts & Events

Fall 2017 Arts & Events

AUTUMN ARTS! The always exceptional Labor Day weekend showcase, Art in the Pearl, returns to the leafy North Park Blocks, between Davis and Flanders streets, this year. Enjoy live music and browse the photography, paintings, pottery, and other works by some 130 artists at this free, juried festival. Saturday, Sept 2–Monday, Sept 4, artinthepearl.com GALLERY

Back for a Second Round

The Second Annual Pints in the Pearl returns to Portland on Saturday, June 3rd The Pearl District Business Association has announced the second annual Pints in the Pearl, a one-day craft beer festival that showcases some of the best beers that Pearl District breweries have to offer, while also celebrating many of the neighborhood’s superb restaurants and distinctive businesses.

Summer 2017 Arts & Events

PINTS IN THE PEARL Anyone with a thirst for beer knows that the Pearl has amazing craft breweries. Produced by the Pearl District Business Association, the second annual Pints in the Pearl celebration will draw thousands of ale aficionados to Northwest 13th Avenue between Davis and Hoyt streets on the first Saturday in June. This

Hot Summer Nights

Part gallery hop, part happy hour stroll, First Thursday in the Pearl has been showcasing the district’s creative flair and festive spirit since 1986. Although these merry monthly neighborhood-wide parties take place throughout the entire year, the summer installments feel especially free-spirited and energetic. And after this brutal winter, it’s a joy to amble among

Sun Shines on the Annual Bunny Hop!

Pearl District businesses, generous volunteers, and a dose of sunshine made the Bunny Hop a huge success this year! The weather was perfect for the annual Hippity Hop Bunny Hop Through the Pearl held on April 15th. Over 500 children and their parents enjoyed activities like face painting, bracelet making and hunting for eggs at

Spring 2017 Arts & Events

THE HIPPITY HOPPITY BUNNY HOP Enjoy a day of Easter Bunny–related fun on Saturday, April 15. Starting at 10:30 a.m., families can stroll through the neighborhood cavorting with a life-size bunny and stopping by local businesses, where kids can engage in imaginative arts-and-crafts projects—from making bunny-ear hats to the perennially popular “Teddy bear surgery” at

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

Labors of Love

Art in the Pearl celebrates 20 years Begun in 1996 by a group of 15 dedicated local artists, the highly acclaimed Art in the Pearl Fine Arts & Crafts Festival has developed over the past two decades into one of the foremost juried arts events in the Pacific Northwest. Held over the three-day Labor Day weekend

The Pearl Brews-up a Tasty Block Party

Thousands of people came out in the 100 degree heat to cool-off with some cold pints, and celebrate the amazing beer culture in the Pearl. Four Pearl District breweries, BridgePort, 10 Barrel, Fat Head’s and Deschutes served-up delicious locally-crafted pints at last weekend’s Pints in the Pearl event. The limited edition beers (listed at BrewPublic) that

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

Summer 2016 Events and Happenings

Oregon Berry Festival It’s a comment made often by Portland newcomers and visitors upon first sampling local blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and other jewels of Oregon’s bounty of berry-growing farms and fields: “I didn’t know berries could taste so sweet!” Whether you’re a casual raspberry muncher or a marionberry aficionado, you’re sure to have a blast

Pints in the Pearl

Inaugural Pints in the Pearl, a celebration of craft breweries atrom Portland’s Pearl District is coming June 4th Portland has a new beer festival for the calendar. The Pearl District Business Association (PDBA) has announced the debut of Pints in the Pearl, a one-day craft beer festival that will showcase some of the best beers Pearl District breweries have to offer.

Bunny Hop Through the Pearl 2016

The weather was perfect for the annual Bunny Hop through the Pearl  held on March 26th. Over 500 children and parents enjoyed activities like face painting, bracelet making and hunting for eggs at the 35 participating businesses, collecting stamps at each stop along the way. Also hopping about the neighborhood was the Easter bunny who was

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