Weekend on the Cheap:
– The 4th annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival runs this Thursday – Sunday, get a festival pass for $75 or buy single day passes good for either Thursday or Sunday at $20 each. We love our comedy and this super event was recently voted â€œBest Comedy Festivalâ€ in Punchline Magazineâ€™s Punchlist 2010 readers poll!
– Starbucks Earth Day Friday: bring in a reusable mug or tumbler and get a free brewed coffee or tea. Your choice of brew, hot or iced at participating locations. Other retailers are jumping in with some freebie offers of their own; “Earth Day deals 2011” from Yahoo!Green highlights ten more deals.
– Portland Art Museum 4th Friday offers free admission from 5:00pm – 8:00pm.
– The 17th Annual Spring Beer & Wine Fest is this Friday and Saturday at the Oregon Convention Center; admission is free to the first 1000 each day, otherwise it is $5 general admission.
– Earth Day events includes the 4th annual Portland State University Earth Day Festival this Friday from 11:00am – 4:00pm; the 3rd annual Carbon Footprint Fair at Jefferson High School on Friday from 10:00am – 3:30pm; and a Saturday celebration at the old Washington High School (SE 12th and Stark) from 10:00am – 7:00pm.
– 3rd annual Trash to Treasure this Saturday from 10:00am – 3:00pm at St. John’s Red Sea Church. Swapping is done on the honor system, as long as you bring something to contribute you are welcome to swap for other items.
– Burgerville Easter Sunday promotion: buy one regular size fresh strawberry milkshake or smoothie and get one free.
– For more ideas on what to do this weekend, please visit our friends at Aroundthesunblog or PDX Pipeline.
SPOTLIGHT: PORTLAND EASTER EGG HUNTS
It’s Easter weekend and that means egg hunts and activities for your entire family! First up is the super awesome web site Red Tricycle Portland, featuring seven events this weekend.
– Oregonmom.com has put together their own listings of events, including information on costs for admission or participation.
Oregonlive.com has compiled a listing of egg hunts and activities for those that live north of the Sunset Highway, which includes the North Plains, Bethany, Cedar Mill, Rock Creek and Oak Hills.
Oregonlive.com has also posted this easy-to-read matrix of Easter Egg hunts and events listing the city, date, venue and activity description.
Finally, the PDX Kids Calendar lists Easter Egg activities for not only the Portland area, but in Wilsonville and in Washington as well.