Summer Guide 2014: Summer Events Calendar

Something awesome to do in Portland every day between now and Labor Day.

Summer Guide
June Wednesday, June 18 Plan your summer Read this calendar with pen and appointment book. Thursday, June 19 See the best play you missed in 2013 Badass Theatre Company brings back last spring   More
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 WW Staff

WW's #SummeringPDX Instagram Contest

Take a picture of yourself doing something on our Summer Super Events Calendar, maybe win a kickass prize.


We never thought we'd say this, but we're giving you permission—and encouragement—to post your selfies. WW's Summer Events Calendar is chock-full of great summer events. One for each and every day of summer until Labor Day, in fact. And we want to see you, literally, at as many of them as possible. Snap a self portrait of yourself at an event in our Summer Events Calendar and you could ...   More
Friday, June 20, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Get in the Van with Light in the Attic!

The Seattle reissue label needs a road trip companion—and they'll buy you records!


Hey, Portland music nerds! The great Seattle-based reissue label Light in the Attic needs you! Like, right fucking now!Here's the skinny: To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the label is taking a road trip to Los Angeles and hitting 50-plus record stores on the way down. It recently held a contest to select a vinyl junkie to join in on the first leg of the trip, but a family emergency forced him to ...   More
Thursday, September 20, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Portland's Sock It To Me Wants Your Foot Ideas


 If you've admired a pair of brightly colored socks emblazoned with everything from crows and zombies to pink mustaches around town the last few years chances are you're eyeballing Sock It To Me's handiwork. The local company demands that you get in on the foot action with its 2nd Annual International Design‐A‐Sock Contest. Sure, they already sell more than 200 different styles ...   More
Thursday, February 24, 2011 KELLY CLARKE

Contest: Win a Bunch of Derby-Related (and not-so-Derby-Related) Stuff!

So, local indie pop outfit Derby has a very special 7-inch release party show on Jan. 28 (even though the wax and accompanying digital download EP is technically out in Febuary, we're guessing you'll be able to pick it up at this show), and we want to send you there. We also want to give you a Derby 7-inch. And damnit, while we're at it, we'd like to get rid of this Death Cab For Cutie book (no offense ...   More
Thursday, January 20, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Hometown Skaters Have Chance to Head to X-Games

On June 1, the "Department of Skateboarding" will host a skate jam/contest at its park at 15 NE Hancock St. in conjunction with the Hometown Heroes Road to Nowhere Tour. Winners of the Portland contest will compete against winners from 37 other cities nationwide at a special event in this summer's X-Games. The idea is to let local, unknown rippers have a chance to get some spotlight. “It ...   More
Thursday, May 28, 2009 Shawn O'bryant

Holy foodgasm: Travel Oregon's "Cuisinternship" Contest

Okay, I get a lot of emails about contests and promotions, but this is a genuinely amazing opportunity for all you food geeks out there. Travel Oregon is sponsoring a new contest in which seven food-obsessives will get a chance to hang out with an, ahem, “notable Oregon culinary personality” for a week-long “cuisinternship” plus win six nights free lodging and $1,000 in ...   More
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

WW Trades Twilight: Eclipse Sneak Preview Screening for Fan Fiction

Don't say we never did anything for Portland's sizable vamp-crazed teen and mom demographic. WW is giving away a pair of tickets for a special red-carpet sneak-preview screening of the latest installment of America's most swoony undead love triangle, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, on Tuesday, June 29. Who gets the tix? That's be the Portlander who writes the most compelling Edward, Bella and Abs ...   More
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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