(Mostly) FREE Events Around Portland, August 26th to 28th

What are you doing this weekend?  Before you go out, read PELA’s guide to the many FREE events in and around Portland!

Food & Fun!
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WP_20160527_008PELA Happy Hour!
Join PELA in celebrating the END OF AUGUST TERM!  You worked hard!  Now get yourself a treat.  (Attendance is free!  Food and drinks are inexpensive – it’s HAPPY HOUR!)
Friday, August 25th from 3:00 – 6:00PM
Buffalo Wild Wings
12oo NE Broadway (map & directions)

FESTA ITALIANA (PORTLAND ITALIAN FESTIVAL)c79fa5_4185ddc76a134cf5af1d452182dff1bf
Italian art, opera, music, and FOOD!  Are you interested in Italian culture?  Check out this amazing FREE festival!
Thursday – Saturday, August 25th – 27th from 11:00AM – 11:00PM
Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW Sixth Ave (map & directions)

Traditional food, music, and dancing of the middle east!  
Sunday, August 28th from 12:00PM – 7:00PM
St. George Antiochian Church
2101 NE 162nd Ave (map & directions)

Street Fairs & Markets 
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14114803_1471923876154825_4767595876804623910_oJADE INTERNATIONAL NIGHT MARKET
FREE performances, music, and food from AROUND THE WORLD! There are many different cultures living in Portland – come experience them at the night market!
Saturday, August 27th from 5:00PM – 10:00PM
PCC Southeast Campus
2305 SE 82nd Ave (map & directions)

2-1-Hawthorne-Booths2HAWTHORNE STREET FAIR 
Portland really does have AMAZING street fairs!  Come on out to the INFAMOUS Southeast HAWTHORNE for free music, great food, and (of course!) GREAT BEER!
Sunday, August 28th from 1:ooPM – 7:00PM
Hawthorne Hophouse
411 SE Hawthorne Blvd (map & directions)

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This is HUGE! It’s not free, but there is SO MUCH GOOD MUSIC, you will LOVE IT!  There will be great bands ALL OVER TOWN!  If you love music, don’t miss it!
Friday – Sunday, August 26th & 28th from 1:00PM – 10:00PM
Many different locations (see the Project Pabst Website)

857436_4967625161500_882503031_oRONTOMS SUNDAY SESSIONS: KULULULU & EACH BOTH
Would you like to hear some great, free, and LIVE music? Check out the Sunday Sessions at Rontom’s: great local bands for free! (Although you should buy some food or drink if you plan to stay. The food is AMAZING, by the way…)
Sunday, August 28th from 8:00PM – 11:00PM
600 E Burnside (map & directions)

Sports & Games
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HUMAN FOOSBALL CUP (with REAL people!) 14100542_1110282215719319_1905825874039334362_n
Do you like FOOSBALL?  How would you feel playing it with YOUR BODY?  Try this fun tournament where you use your body as one of the players!  You can also watch the Timbers Game (f0r free)!  Cost is $5 per person, or $30 per team. PRIZES!  
Sunday, August 28th from 11:00AM – 7:00PM
Bazi Bierbrasserie
1522 SE 32nd Ave (map & directions)

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star-wars-the-force-awakens-the-saga-tribute-trailer-extended-722634STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS –  IN THE PARK!
Watch the latest Star Wars movie outside in the park!  There will be food carts, costumes, and a BEER GARDEN!
Friday, August 26th at 7:30PM
Beaverton City Park
12350 SW 5th St, Beaverton (map & directions)