WINTER BUCKET LIST

16 Ways to Keep Yourself (and Your Guests) Entertained This Winter

Our guide to Portland's best seasonal shows, winter sports, holiday lights, and after-hours fun

12/01/2014 By Zach Dundas, Aaron Scott, Kelly Clarke, and Marty Patail

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Celebrate Thanksgiving with 165 Willamette Valley Wineries

The three-day Thanksgiving celebration is a valley-wide feast of tastings, seasonal food pairings, special releases, discounts, and live music.

11/17/2014 By Kate Goodling

HOLIDAY EATS CHEAT SHEET

Your Guide to a Fine Foodie Father's Day

We've rounded up the best ways for you to celebrate Dad this year, Portland style. Check back often as June 15 crawls closer for more father-focused events.

06/03/2014 By Erica Iannitti

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

A Peeps diorama contest, Easter Egg hunts, gluten-free brewpub pairing dinners, Biwa's supperclub for a cause—and plenty more upcoming food and drink events.

04/03/2014 By Danielle Klenak

HOLIDAY EATS CHEAT SHEET

Hark! Portland's Christmas and New Year's Eve Feasts

This year, Portland restaurants give us plenty of reasons to raise a glass and toast to the season.

12/17/2013 By Kristin Leigh

HAPPENINGS

Stylish Events from Dec 10–17

Holiday events keep coming this week. Find out where to get those gifts in our weekly roundup of parties, sales, and shenanigans.

12/09/2013 By Eden Dawn

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Dine with hunter, blogger, and author Hank Shaw, taste China's national bird, and craft Christmas snowflakes over cocktails at this week's food and drink events.

12/03/2013 By Molly Woodstock and Kristin Leigh

GIFT GIVING

A Bazaar Weekend

The Portland Bazaar and Give Good Gift hit town this weekend with nearly 100 local vendors between them. We've got the who, where, why, and what on both.

12/03/2013 By Eden Dawn

STEALS & DEALS

Black Friday Sales

The definitive roundup of how to shop post-Turkey Day.

11/26/2013 By Eden Dawn

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 28-Dec 1

Christmas explodes across the city in a flurry of shows and lights, three leading local bands rock the weekend, and dance companies give thanks. Also, Village People!

11/25/2013 By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Nathan Tucker

EVENTS

Do This Now: December

What's going on this month, from the 23rd annual Tuba Christmas Concert to the 26th annual SantaCon

11/21/2013 By Haley Martin

CULTUREPHILE

Wreck the Halls

Hark! This holiday season, four local theater companies are taking risks to cut through the seasonal show treacle.

11/21/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

STEALS & DEALS

Little Boxes Black Friday Fun

Back for its third year, the cross city collaborative shopping event has discounts, drinks, parties, and prizes.

11/18/2013 By Eden Dawn

WINTER EVENTS

The PoMo Guide to Portland's Holiday Shows

From new holiday plays and the Tony Starlight Christmas Show to Handel’s Messiah and the Christmas Ship Parade, Portland's putting on plenty of festivities this season.

11/14/2013 By Aaron Scott and Jonathan Frochtzwajg

GIFT GUIDE

Handmade Holiday Roundup

After you’ve tucked your Thanksgiving leftovers into the fridge and taken a post-feast nap, it’s time to face the facts—the holiday shopping season has arrived.

11/13/2013 By Kristin Leigh

HOLIDAY EATS CHEET SHEET

Your 2013 Portland Easter Event Guide

We've rounded up the best Portland Easter events so you can rest easy knowing the lamb, ham, and your fam are well taken care of.

03/25/2013 Edited by Allison Jones By Jessica Shulsinger

HAPPENINGS

Weekend Plans: The Portland Bazaar, Give Good Gift, and Crafty Wonderland Take Over Southeast

This weekend three of the city's largest annual holiday pop ups temporarily emerge with dozens (and dozens) of local vendors all within a half mile radius.

12/04/2012 By Eden Dawn

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including "Stirred Thanksgiving" at Rum Club and Black Friday shopping on Distillery Row.

11/19/2012 By Allison Jones

HAPPENINGS

Little Boxes Black Friday Event

A city wide shopping event ties together local shops with the notion that holiday shopping should be fun and community supportive.

11/19/2012 By Eden Dawn

Recipes for giving

Fathers Have Their Day Too

Dad probably wouldn't mind a fancy shaving kit – or being served a fresh, oven-baked Austrian pancake breakfast in bed.

06/10/2012 By Kristin Belz