Fun in PDX (and I don't mean tech)

@msamye + @stephelhajj (notes by @bryanstearns)

(Here are a bunch of notes I took; some should be links, some are just suggestions. Feel free to correct them, add actual links, or add more!)

  • use #pdxfun as hashtag
  • upcoming.yahoo.com, but not everything's there
  • #pdxpipeline (has facebook group, lists events / ticket giveaways on thursdays)
  • pdxculture list
  • portland.brightneighbor.com
  • read window postings, get off the bus a stop early and read as you walk
  • college events: events.reed.edu (+ L&C, PSU w/ cultural center)
  • meetinportland.com: flash mobs + random meetups
  • powells.com: readings
  • drunkenrampage.com & cacophanysociety, santacon, nwtiki.com, underdogportland (cinco de mayo)
  • aroundthesunblog.com
  • shifttobikes.org/cal – bike events like the bridge ride, the naked bike ride, pedalpalooza, midnight mystery ride, zoobombers (do other events too); pumpclub.org, bta4bikes.org
  • oaks park skate rink
  • many beer festivals
  • culinate (food blog), portland pie-off, food cart sampling, sauvie island picking, farmers markets, saturday market (under burnside), portland nursery apple tasting (fall), bite of oregon, taste of the nation (fundraiser), Jake's crab fest,
  • kinetic sculpture race, adult soapbox derby (tabor)
  • polishfest, greekfest, … lots in pioneer square, too
  • music: waterfront blues fest (july), oregon zoo concerts, rose garden concerns, (you guys totally forgot PDX Pop Now!! - Camo)
  • theater: shakespeare in the parks, oregon shakespeare festival (steep discounts this season!), anonymous theater
  • baseball: keiser volcanos, minor league allstar
  • art: community murals, free museum days
  • dance: the lindy hop society: swingout.net, pdx django (gypsy jazz), portlandtango.com, pdxdjazz yahoo group
  • where to take tourists: heathman brunch, washington park, rose garden, chinese walled garden, various falls parks, the fruit loop, oregon coast/yachats, wine country
  • note: there is nothing fun in Vancouver
  • I don't ever want to hear you say there's nothing to do, because clearly, there is. (or @msayme will hold you down and @stephelhaj will punch you in the face).
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