Hoping to get all your holiday shopping done and eat extremely well in one sitting? Head to the Portland Bazaar, where 40+ vendors from places like House Spirits, Bull in China, and Bee Local Honey join forces with eateries like Kim Jon Grillin’, Lardo Sandwiches, and Pip’s Original.
When: Dec 12-13, 10am-4pm
Where: Jacobsen Salt Co. (602 SE Salmon St.)
Local wine-themed Hotel Vintage is teaming up with its local wine partners to host a 13-day wine auction. Over 70 donated bottles—including Scott Paul Audrey’s and Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards’ Mugnum (retailed at $250 and $150, respectively), —will be up for bid during the daily wine hour as well as online. All proceeds support !Salud! — a charity that helps Oregon seasonal vineyard workers access healthcare services.
When: Through December 14, 5-6pm
Where: 422 SW Broadway
The fruit brandy aficionados at Stone Barn are holding an open house, serving complimentary tasting flights of their winter releases, with an all pinot noir port, straight rye with chocolate malt, and this year's Nocino. They’ll also have their full lineup—quince liquor to pear brandy—for last-minute holiday gifts.
When: Dec 17, 6-9pm
Where: Stone Barn (3315 SE 19th, Suite B)
Refugee Bake Sale at Pip’s
The folks behind Pip’s Original (makers of delicious mini-doughnuts), are throwing a bake sale in support of Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), which works to save Syrian refugees at sea. Attendees will be treated with sips from Union Wine and Water Avenue Coffee, along with a raffle with prizes from Marshall’s Haute Sauce, Masala Pop, and many other Portland artisans and eateries.
When: Saturday, December 19, 6-9pm
Where: Pip’s Original (4759 NE Fremont St)
Burnside Brewing’s 5th Anniversary
To mark their fifth year of award-winning beer-making, Burnside Brewing is holding an open house and serving pork five ways—each paired with its appropriate brew. We’re talking pig ear terrine, porchetta sliders, and chilaquiles. Bonus: the first 250 guests receive a special commemorative goblet.
When: December 26, 3pm
Where: Burnside Brewing Co. (701 E Burnside St)