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Portland on the Cheap

Free and Cheap Weekend Events in Portland

- Reed Arts Week 2010: ALCHEMY runs through this Sunday with visiting artists, performances, lectures, installation, and student art projects. Every day 12:00pm – 6:00pm, see web site for schedule of activities.

- Children’s Museum First Friday: free admission for all from 5:00pm – 8:00pm thanks to Target!

- Central Eastside Arts District presents First Friday Art Openings this Friday; see web site for map locations.

- Portland Saturday Market reopens this weekend with hours of 10:00am – 5:00pm Saturday and 11:00am – 4:30pm Sunday. Special activities for children include a make-your-own instrument for a 2:00pm parade and a roaming magician.

- 25th Annual Visitation School Rummage Sale in Forest Grove this Thursday – Saturday. Early bird sale on Thursday, March 4, from 7:30am to 9:00am for an entrance fee of $5. Regular sale hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm. Everything will be half price on Saturday, March 6th, with a $3 bag sale from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The sale will be held at the Visitation Parish Center, located at 4285 NW Visitation Road, Forest Grove, 97116.

- The 20th annual Cascade Festival of African Films wraps up its month-long celebration with film screenings this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free admission, please see web site for film descriptions.

- Bank of America Museums on Us free admission for card holders to the Portland Art Museum & Pittock Mansion this Saturday and Sunday. Just bring your photo ID and any Bank of America card to get in for free!

- McMenamins Grand Lodge 88th Birthday Party, featuring the Cracked Pots unGarden Art Show this Saturday. Art show runs 11:00am – 6:00pm and music starts at 4:00pm. Free admission, all ages welcome.

- The 7th annual SE Portland Art Walk takes place this Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Featuring over 100 artists, please see the web site for locations and to download a map. Free!

- Portland International Women’s Day will be held this Sunday from 11:00am – 4:00pm on the 3rd floor of the Portland State University Smith Student Union. The festival includes entertainment, art, seminars and more. Free for all ages.

- OMSI offers admission for just $2 this first Sunday. See the newest exhibit “Space: A Journey to our Future.”

- Willamette Week’s new Cheap Skate Deal Box features half-price tickets for Portland Center Stage’s “The 39 Steps,” a free concert at Mississippi Studios first anniversary party, cheap bicycle stuff and more.

From Portland on the Cheap

- Mississippi Studios for SWELLEBRATION celebrating their new & improved one year anniversary with musical performances by: Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside, Dirty Mittens, Yeltsin, Tahoe Jackson, Matt Sheehy & the Menders, Run On Sentence, Sean Flinn & the Royal We, Adam Shearer, Holcombe Waller, Laura Gibson, Justin Power, and many more special surprises and treats! Sat., Mar. 6. 7 pm doors, 8 pm show. FREE. 21+.

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AIPD 2010 - 2011 CALENDAR


9.3.10 September Holiday

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11.25 & 11.26.10 Thanksgiving

12.23 & 12.24.10 Winter Holiday

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