See 500 hot rods, classics, collector & custom cars, a burnout contest, vendors, a kids’ zone, and a beer garden with live music at Cruisin’ Sherwood
Pride Festival & Parade
June 14 - 15, 2014
Portland Pride Festival and Parade are both the same weekend. The 3-hour parade begins 11 a.m. Sunday at NW Park Ave. & W Burnside Street (map). The festival is both days at Tom McCall Waterfront Park.
Festival of Balloons in Tigard has balloon launches at 5:45 a.m., glowing balloons Fri. & Sat. night, a craft show, car show, carnival, vendors, food, beer, 5K, and soccer tournament at Cook Park in Tigard.
See 40 acres of tulips and daffodils in bloom, visit the gift shop & cafe, and check the weekend-events schedule for Tulip Fest at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn.
Extreme Motorsports Race
May 2 - 4, 2014
Oregon Trail Rally begins Friday evening at Portland International Raceway with a rally and driver meet & greet. Dufur and Hood River also host spectator events for this race on gravel logging roads.
May 3 - 4, 2014
Enjoy heavy armored combat, strolling musicians, singers, dancers, story telling, juggling, medieval cooking, merchants, and demos of book binding and leather working at Faire In The Grove on the lawn at McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove. Free.
Cinco de Mayo
May 3 - 5, 2014
Enjoy live entertainment, authentic food, carnival rides, an artisan village, and family fun at Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Tom McCall Waterfront Park.
May 3 - 10, 2014
WhiskeyFest Northwest begins with restaurant dinners. Friday and Saturday, it features 100 whiskey distillers, local restaurants, vendors, live music, and a mechanical bull under tents in the Pearl District.
Kick off the summer street fair season at St. Johns Bizarre, with local music, 70 juried craft vendors, food, a beer garden, and kids’ activities the same day as the noon St. Johns Parade in North Portland.
May 15 - 18, 2014
The UFO Festival honors two locals who spotted UFOs, with speakers, a costume parade, movie, live music, and kids’ fun at McMenamins Hotel in McMinnville.
May 17, 2014
Celebrate spring with a maypole dance, live music, games, food, and drink at Maifest in Oaks Amusement Park.
St. Honore's reflects the French baking tradition in combination with the flavors of the season. In addition to honoring traditional methods, St. Honore's production staff is encouraged to expose their creative talents and develop their own recipes. Swing-by and select from some of the best pastries Portland has to offer. Special Orders are welcome.
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Les Fleurs du Chocolat, 12 pieces
The limited-edition Les Fleurs du Chocolat Collection combines the fresh flavors of Spring with fragrant, edible flower petals. Inside each box is a dainty guidebook, which recites the tale of each truffle developed for this collection along with a description of the flower petal's health benefits.
Les Fleurs du Chocolat parfums include: (3) New! Violette : blueberry + sea buckthorn oil + white chocolate ganache + 65% dark chocolate + crushed candied violets (3) Siam Citron: jasmine tea + lemongrass + fresh coconut + white chocolate + organic marigold petal (3) Mirabelle Orange: mirabelle plums + orange flower water + 65% dark chocolate + organic nasturtium petal (3) Platanos y Orchidus: orchid vanilla + caramelized bananas + Jamaican rum + 45% deep milk chocolate + organic purple orchid flower
Contains: Milk, soy, coconut. Manufactured in a facility that handles tree nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, milk, wheat and soy. GLUTEN-FREE product containing less than 20ppm of gluten. Net Weight: 5 oz Consume within 10 days
Rachel Convers whimsical trays are great for general use or hanging on the wall for decoration. Made of high pressure laminate, this tray is waterproof and heat resistant. Wall hook included. Manufactured by iBride. Designed in 2008. Click Here for more details.
Blowout Blowdry Bar's stylistas are masters of the round brush, queens of the blowdryer - and their mission is to leave your special mother feeling like she's ready to hit the red carpet at a Hollywood premier.
Where every detail of Coldwater Creek Spa has been conceived with your special mother in mind: a lovely setting, soothing ambience, a place to get away from the hustle of the day. A place where she can just be herself.
Cynthia D. Gray MD, a leading Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon has been on the cutting edge of anti-aging technology, products and procedures for over two decades. To serve clients seeking a state-of-the-art medi-spa experience Cynthia developed Spa Bella Skincare and Laser Center which is celebrating mothers with a complimentary Celebrity Peel with the purchase of a full face IPL ($150 value), now through May!
After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to ger her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he's been cheating on, she realized that have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing love.
Pacific Northwest log cabin crunchiness collides with medieval fortress architecture in this strange mélange of styles off U.S 101 on the southern Oregon shore. The brokerbabble calls it a "masterpiece of human creation," but that's an unguarded peek at an ironic authorial voice yearning to break out of the ridiculously overwrought prose poem that accompanies the listing photos, which include images of a musket floating in front of a mirror, a little boy in a 10-gallon hat playing hide and seek, and some of the most uncomfortable-looking bathrooms to ever appear in these pages. Seems hard to believe that anyone could say with a straight face that this is "the jewel of the Southern Oregon coast— unless that stretch of the coast happens to be a center of the strange and surreal where turrets, helipads, and herds of grazing ungulates totally equals awesome. Which, on second thought, is kind of awesome, actually. The manse, which is "Crafted with nature's best materials" (thanks, nature!), is asking$15.9M.
Whether you’re a solo first-time buyer, you’ve expanded into a young family, or you’ve just sent your last kid packing to college, there’s a perfect place for you in Portland.
Portland Monthlyis cautiously optimistic about Portland's slow-simmering real estate market. But 2013 saw a surge of good news. Home buying is up—way up.
Almost half of Portland's neighborhoods have returned to the median home prices they enjoyed five years ago. In many places, crime is down. Rosy outlooks abound. Indeed, a whopping 73 percent of people who took Portland Monthly's reader survey think it’s a good time to buy—and to sell—a home.
In light of this citywide burst of confidence, Portland Monthly is highlighting five Portland hoods that illustrate the promise of a new era in real estate.
Click Here to read Portland Monthly's Neighborhoods By The Numbers / Hot Neighborhoods online.