(Mostly) FREE Events Around Portland, Sept. 16th-18th

Time for the WEEKEND!

What are you doing this weekend?  Before you go out, read PELA’s guide to the many FREE events in and around Portland!
Sports & Outdoor Fun!
Click on the EVENT TITLE for the event website.

VAUX’S SWIFTS at CHAPMAN ELEMENTARY
Do you know about the FAMOUS Portland swifts? Watch a video filmed by a former PELA STUDENT!
This is an amazing sight, and it’s free!

Saturday, Sept. 17th from 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Chapman Elementary
12oo NE Broadway (map & directions)

The COLOR RUN
Run through a RAINBOW of COLOR!  The Color Run is a fun, 5K run where you will get COVERED IN COLOR!  This event is not free, but it’s going to be so fun you won’t mind.  $30-$40
Check in: Friday, Sept. 16th from 12PM – 6PM
Run! Saturday, Sept. 17th at 8AM
Portland International Raceway
1940 North Victory Boulevard (map & directions)


Festivals 
Click on the EVENT TITLE for the event website.

Mt ANGEL OKTOBERFEST
It’s not in Portland, but it’s a HUGE festival celebrating Oregon’s German culture, food, and of course BEER!  Many parts of the festival are free, but tickets to some events are $7-$33
Thursday – Sunday, Sept 15th – 18th, ALL DAY
Mt Angel, Oregon
Various Locations in Town(map & directions)

image0032 POLISH FESTIVAL
Polka dancing!  Sausage!  BEER!  This wonderful, two-day festival has been happening for over TWENTY YEARS! 
Saturday and Sunday, Sept 17th-18th from 11AM – 10PM
Polish Library Hall and St. Stanislaus Church
3900 N Interstate Ave (map & directions)

screen-shot-2016-09-16-at-1-44-50-pm BRAZILIAN FESTIVAL
Brazilian culture, music, and food!  Of course, there will be prizes and fun activities!  Be sure to stop by and check it out!
Sunday, Sept 18th from 11AM – 5PM
Carioca Bowls
827 NE Alberta (map & directions)


Music 
Click on the EVENT TITLE for the event website.857436_4967625161500_882503031_o

RONTOMS TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY
FREE music performances from some of  Portland’s BEST bands!  If you want to see some great music, this is the place!
Sunday, Sept. 15th from 3:00PM – 11:30PM
Rontoms
600 E Burnside (map & directions)

 

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