Terrifying, alluring and exhausting, Black Friday is something you're probably anticipating and dreading at the same time. Here are some not-so-obvious Black Friday deals might help you actually enjoy the madness:
After spending turkey day arguing with your extended family about that thing that happened on November 8, you might need to recuperate. Medspa is offering a buy-one-get-one-free deal on most of their treatments.
1339 NW Couch St
20% off regularly priced parts could be useful when it comes to spruce up your bike and work off all that pumpkin pie.
BlaqPaks is offering 20% off on all in-store and online backpacks. Dope.
2505 SE 11th Ave
It's Black Friday at the Armory! Portland Distillery Row is bringing together multiple distilleries for an event that will also feature vendors from Pok Pok, Treehouse Chocolates and more. Admission is free.
128 NW 11th Ave
Yes, it's a raffle and raffles tend to suck by definition. But it supports local businesses and you get a raffle ticket for each one you visit. Participating businesses include Portland Hemp Works, Clogs-N-More and Alma Chocolate. The prizes include an iPad Air and a night at the Benson Hotel.
Day-use fees will be waived for Oregon State Parks on Black Friday, so you can get into parks like Ecola State that would normally make you pay for parking for free.
Trying to avoid the tortured romanticism of standing in five-hour lines? Powell's is offering 16 percent off for online purchases.