In honor of the pheasant feathers she uses for her “fascinators”—hats that is—Elizabeth Rohloff is throwing a pheasant fete with smoked duck, whiskey, cheese, and of course many designs by the local milliner. Also: photography, woodcuts, and visual art from various local artists.
The Makery Winter Pop Up
Saturday, December 12 8am – 8pm
923 SE Hawthorne Ave (Heart Roasters)
Shop goods from Oregon makers while smelling the rich scent of coffee at Heart Roasters’ new roasting facility. Local vendors like Time and Oak, Pigeon Toe Ceramics, High Society Collection, and many more will have their items up for sale. The family friendly event will have complementary food and drink, holiday gift wrapping, and free balloons for the kiddies.
Prairie Underground Sample Sale
December 12 – 13, 10am - 4pm
723 North Tillamook St
Hosted by Adorn, the sample sale will include hundreds of jackets, hoodies, sweatshirts, tunics and leggings, and even items never produced for retail, with deep discounts to assuage that pre-Christmas guilt.
Poison Waters & Friends Sunday Brunch Show and White Christmas
Sunday, December 13, 10:30am
5736 NE 33 Ave (McMenamins Kennedy School)
$21 includes brunch, show, and film
First, watch drag legend Poison Waters and friends as they bust out their best fashions and lip synching abilities (Christmas themed of course). Second, get in line for brunch. Lastly, sit down, recline, and watch White Christmas. To top off the event, an ugly Christmas sweater contest and a toy drive.
Beech Street Parlor Holiday Bazaar
Sunday, December 20, 2pm – 7pm
412 NE Beech St.
A bar bazaar—now that’s a party. A shelf of liquor is the background to a myriad of Portland food, fashion, and gift items like leather goods from Xobruno, ceramics by Libby Werbel, apparel Jayme Hansen, and Doe Patrisserie’s sweet treats. The best part, most gifts are under $40 and the second best part, you can get your nails done right in the bar.
Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soiree
Sunday, December 20 12pm – 7pm
403 SW 10 Ave (The Cleaners at Ace Hotel)
A night of flowers, lingerie, and cocktails: a soiree to mark your calendars for. Peruse loungewear, accessories, and lingerie from Jane’s Vanity, with complementary gift wrapping. Interrupt your shopping to watch the French a capella duo Bergerette perform music from their latest album. While sipping on your cocktails snap a picture in the floral photo booth by Spellbound Flowers who will also be creating bouquets for purchase.