Portland Event Calendar | October 2017

October Portland Events

 

October is here! Summer has come and gone and Fall is officially here! With cooler weather and rain on the forecast it’s easy to want to stay home but with these fun Fall events in October you may just think twice. There is everything from AM Networking to a Halloween Ball!

 

  • Education AM
    • Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
    • 7:30AM – 9AM
    • CherryWood Village – 1417 SE 107th Portland, OR
      • Please join the Chamber on October 4th for an Education AM featuring Susan Bender Phelps. Susan will be presenting “The Secrets of Powerful Networking.”

 

  • Scully the Scarecrow Welcomes the Fall
    • Saturday, October 7th, 2017
    • 11AM to 12PM
    • North Portland Meeting Room – 512 N Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217
      • Scully the Scarecrow has been busy all summer keeping the crows away from the farm harvest. Now that the vegetables and fields area being harvested Scully can have some time off, but being all alone in the field without his harvest friends proves lonely. Meet Punky the Pumpkin, Creeks the black cat and a basket variety of the fall vegetable harvest. As Scully discovers new unlikely friends to keep him company as the seasons change.

 

  • Halloween Ball
    • Saturday, October 7th, 2017
    • 7PM – 1AM
    • Monarch Hotel and Conference Center – 12566 SE 93rd Clackamas, OR 97015
      • The Pacific Northwest Witches Ball promises an upscale evening of music, dance performances, a costume contest, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and vendors at Monarch Hotel and Conference Center in Clackamas for age 18+.

 

  • Portland Marathon
    • Sunday, October 8th, 2017
    • 6:30AM
    • Hilton Portland and Executive Tower – 921 SW 6th Portland, OR
      • Runners are treated to broad panoramas of the entire city the waterfront, a 3-mile bluff on the east side of Portland, and a dramatic view and crossing of the St. Johns Bridge, one of the most beautiful suspension bridges in the world.

 

  • Portland Fall Home Show
    • October 12-15, 2017
    • Times:
      • Thursday: 11AM-8PM
      • Friday: 11AM-8PM
      • Saturday: 11AM-8PM
      • Sunday: 11AM-6PM
    • Portland Expo Center – 2060 N Marine Dr. Portland, OR 97217
    • The Portland Fall Home Show has the largest selection of home product and service vendors all at one place – stop hunting around on the internet, come meet experts who can answer your questions. Plus visit the all-new Vintage Marketplace!

 

  • Diwali Night – Festival of Lights in Portland
    • Friday, October 13th, 2017
    • 9PM – 1AM
    • The Secret Society – 116 NE Russell St. Portland, OR 97212
      • Diwali is India’s biggest annual festival which celebrates victory of good over evil, and light over darkness.

 

  • Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Go Ahead, Make My Day, Criticize Me!
    • Tuesday, October 19th, 2017
    • 12PM to 1PM
    • S. Bank Room – Central Library – 801 SW 10th Ave. Portland, OR 97205
      • One of the toughest things we deal with is criticism from others. Learn to easily de-charge any comment or any critical self-talk so that you can hear something of value in the criticism without being drawn into unpleasant feelings.

 

  • Killer Pumpkin Festival
    • Saturday, October 21st, 2017
    • 11AM- 11PM
    • Rogue Ales & Spirits – 928 SE 9th Portland, OR 97214
      • Join us for an absolutely killer time at this year’s Killer Pumpkin Festival, in proud partnership with BREWPUBLIC’s Killer Beer Week. Over 30 pumpkin beers – Check back for updates, full beer list coming soon. Rogue Ales & Spirits is supplying plenty of hand-planted and hand-picked Rogue Farms pumpkins for smashing, bowling, decorating, carving and many other pumpkin related activities. Pair your pumpkin brew with a delicious sampling of snacks from our special pumpkin menu, or try a pumpkin cocktail or pumpkin spiced soda. Dog, kid and adult costume contests. Giant pumpkin beer tapping. Live music. Local vendors. And so much more! This event is family-friendly and dog-friendly. Suggested donation of $5 at the door to benefit CAMP UKANDU.

 

  • EPOP Last Tuesday at AC Hotel
    • Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
    • 5PM to 7PM
    • AC Hotel – 888 SW 3rd Portland, OR 97204
      • EPOP Last Tuesday’s are all about helping people connect. We welcome young, emerging professionals from all industries to join us for open style networking and a no-host bar. Each month either features an opportunity to engage with great Portland nonprofits or to hear from a special guest on professional development.

 

  • Building Business Connections at the Moda Center
    • Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
    • 7:30AM – 9AM
    • Moda Center – 2 Center Court, Rose Room 4th floor, Portland, OR 97227
      • A new twist on an old tradition, Building Business Connections is the new format for the Alliance’s premiere networking program. Blending networking, resources and inspiration, Building Business Connections encourages lively discussion, focused connection-building conversations and educational opportunities to help attendees make new business connections, build their business and prosper.

 

  • Rock the Boat
    • Friday, October 27th, 2018
    • 10:30PM – 1:30AM
    • Portland Spirit Boarding at Salmon Street Dock
      • Join us for our 7th annual Halloween costume dance party aboard the Portland Spirit! Featuring special performances, amazing costumes, music, cash bar, available food service, and 2 hours of cruising down the Willamette on the best party boat Portland has to offer.

 

  • Howloween
    • Saturday, October 28th, 2017
    • 10AM – 3PM
    • Oregon Zoo – 4001 SW Canyon Rd. Portland, OR 97221
      • The zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition, where costumed trick-or-treaters learn about wildlife in a fun scavenger hunt throughout the zoo.

 

  • Fright Night
    • Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
    • 6PM – 8PM
    • NE Fremont St., Portland, OR 97213
      • Bring the kids for a night of fun! Trick or treating at local businesses along Fremont St. and a Haunted House at Fraizer Wealth Management.

 

 

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