The Weekend Guide for April 26th – 28th

April shower might bring May Flowers… but we’re ready for some sunny Portland weekends. Unfortunately looks like we’ll have to wait another week, but we’ve got some events lined up for this rainy weekend that will be happening rain or shine!


Start your weekend off on the right (digestive) track and head to Lois’ Naturals Market for a free Kombucha tasting! AquaViTea Kombucha will be pouring from 11 am – 2 pm! Their kombucha is handcrafted in Vermont and absolutely delicious.

Oysters on your mind? Head to Maine Oyster Company for Spring Slurpfest! This is an all weekend event beginning at 4 pm on Friday and ending on Sunday. You can look forward to free oyster swag from growers, daily prizes and giveaways, shucking demonstrations, specialty oyster dishes, and the chance to be crowned Slurp Master.

Join Oxbow and Campaign Earth for Party for the Planet to support the amazing efforts of Portland’s youth! Solarise Portland is working to protect the future from climate change by putting solar panels of their schools. Get your groove on from 8 pm – 1 am with DJ Fava Le-Chic and help make the world a better place. Suggested donation of $5.

What goes best with Friday night BBQ?! Harry Potter trivia, of course. Head over to Salvage BBQ at 9 pm for all types of Harry Potter questions, books, movies, and pop culture.


Happy Spring Portland! It’s the Portland Farmers Market opening day in Deering Oaks Park! Cash, Debit, Credit, and SNAP/EBT are welcome. Head on over to stock up on some local goodness!

The Taco Crawl may be sold out but we’ve heard through the grapevine that they may be releasing more tickets later this afternoon so keep your eye out for those! Don’t miss your chance to eat tacos, drink margaritas, and dance the night away. This is a 21+ rain or shine event.

The ’80s and ’90s called and they want you to head to Port City Music at 8 pm for SPRING FEVER, an 80’s and 90’s Live Band Dance Party! Featuring Girl’s Just Want to Have Fun and 80’s Ladies Tribute Band, and Hello Newman (90’s). This is an 18+ event.

Join eight twenty wines for their grand reopening! The perfect event for all you wine lovers living in this craft beer city. They will be serving their #rhubarbwine from 12 – 7 pm!


End your weekend strong with Sunday Runday by Coffe By Design! Meet at 8 am at CBD in East Bayside, the run will start and finish there! Find a new running buddy or bring an old one. This running squad goes out rain or shine, and all speeds and experience levels are welcome.

Continue the Earth Day celebrations with the India Street Neighborhood Clean-Up! Meet at Cloudport at 9 am for coffee, pastries, mimosas, networking, pizza, and beer. Bring work/garden gloves if you have them. Rakes, brooms, trash bags and latex gloves will be provided!

Empire presents: Chris Distefano! This New York-based actor and comedian premiered his first standup special this year, extended his popular TV series, and made an overall deal with Comedy Central. This is a 21+ event, doors open at 8 pm.