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The Best Cheap And Free Deals In Town

     
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PEACE OUT: The Mystic Trader, a Hillsboro vendor of gear for aromatherapy, feng shui, meditation and other things woo, is holding a massive clearance sale of all its stock at up to 95 percent off regular prices. Stock up on crystals, hemp clothing and carvings of the Buddha. 1328 SW Baseline St., Hillsboro. 648-5419.

PLUCK OFF: This Sunday at the Hawthorne Theatre, 35 musicians who play sin enchufe come together for PDX Unplugged 2010: Marie Black, Jon Davidson, Russell Stafford, Chris Boone, Brian Bailey, Sean Garcia, Stephanie Selcza, Brian Harrison, Crys Matthews, Ezza Rose, Nick Foltz, Dylan Morrison, JR Soapbox, Laura Ivancie and Her Baaad Lambs, Kent Smith, Scott Sparks, Carley Baer, Andrew Seistrup, James Faretheewell, Matt Graham, Christian Burgheart, Steve Rodin, Will Coca, Ronan Baker, Lance Leonnig, Chase Elliot, Eran Schweitzer, Aaron Baca, Quinn Allan, Love the New Crave, Jeff Cochell, Jimmy Lott, Jordan Wirth and Dan Weber. Hawthorne Theatre and Lounge, 1507 SE 39th Ave., hawthornetheater.com. 3:45 pm-close Sunday, Jan. 31 Free. 21+.

DIG IN: It’s a good ol’ time this weekend at the Northwest Agricultural Show. More than 200 harvest experts, farm equipment pros, bioresource gurus, garden and nursery folk and compost slingers fill the Portland Expo Center. Check out giant new tractors and antique equipment, eyeball new farm innovations and attend seminars on everything from farming with wind and solar power to “Update on Spotted Wing Drosophila” and “What Happened in the 2009 Blueberry Market?” 2060 N Marine Drive, 736-5200, nwagshow.com. 10 am-6 pm Tuesday, 10 am-9 pm Wednesday, 10 am-5 pm Thursday, Jan. 26-28. $6, kids free.

COME TOGETHER: Are you worried the corporatization of our food-supply system will doom us all to starvation? Do you fear the collapse of locally interdependent economies in the wake of a new feudal age? Boy, do we have a party for you! Real Wealth of Portland and Bright Neighbor present a massive rally to save our city: A Radical Plan for Portland Resilience features speeches by Dave Kahl of Dave’s Killer Bread and Bo Rinaldi of Blossoming Lotus, the organizing of a city-wide fruit tree-planting and the “starting of a food, soil, worm, etc., collective on the spot.” Tibetan prayer flags not included. First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th Ave., realwealthpdx.org. 7-9 pm Thursday, Jan. 28. Free.

DRUNK ALL DAY: Should you happen to find yourself east of I-205 around noon and badly in need of a gin and tonic, head for Mystic, a large strip club where well drinks and draft beer are $1.50 apiece from 11 am to 5 pm. Should you still feel thirsty after six hours at Mystic, walk next door to Falco, a sports bar where $1.50 wells and $1.75 domestics are served from 4 to 7 pm. Both bars at 9950 SE Stark St. Falco: 477-9628. Mystic: 477-9523, mysticpdx.com.

 
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