Calendar

SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2017

The following events are within a 3 hour radius of Portland, not including Seattle.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT ~ SEPT 2-4
$20 per carload, $5 day fee for Saturday and Sunday
10am-5pm.  Fort Stevens State Park Historic Area, 100 Peter Iredale Rd. Hammond, OR.
Civil War Reenactment:  South wins 11am battle North wins 2pm battle, souvenirs, camplife demonstrations about warriors and civilians, costumes optional for visitors.
www.nwcwc.net

ROSE CITY COMIC CON ~ SEPT 8-10
$65 weekend, $30 Friday, $40 Saturday, $35 Sunday.
1pm-8pm Fri, 10am-7pm Sat, 10am-5pm Sun. Oregon Convention Center 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Portland OR 97232.
Comic Con:  Largest comic con in OR.  Vendors, panels, celebrity guests, costume contest, evening parties, costumes optional.
www.rosecitycomiccon.com

EDWARDIAN SOCIETY WATERFALL HIKE AND PICNIC ~ SEPT 9
$5 user fee per car
10:30am-2pm. Silver Falls State Park 20024 Silver Falls Hwy. Sublimity OR 97385.
Hike and picnic with the Edwardian Society:  Hiking, and possibly swimming, bring your own picnic lunch and blanket, costumes admired but not required.
www.washingtonfaire.com

SHREWSBURY RENAISSANCE FAIRE ~ SEPT 9-10
$11
10am-6pm.  near King’s Valley OR, see website for directions.
Renaissance Faire:  Vendors, small joust, performers, guilds.  costumes optional for visitors.
www.shrewfaire.com

FALL FANTASY FAIRE ~ SEPT 16
FREE ($5 donation suggested)
10am-6pm.  Crescent Moon Gifts and surrounding areas 2502 6th Ave. Tacoma WA.
Fantasy faire where streets are blocked off:  Vendors, performers, workshops.  Riona performs at 11am.
www.fallfantasyfaire.homestead.com

WILLAMETTE LIVING HISTORY TOUR ~ SEPT 16
$20
6:30pm-9:45pm.  starts at the Elligsen/Leisman House 1785 Willamette Falls Dr. West Linn OR 97068.
There are only spots left in tour 3 and tour 13, hurry and get yours! 1 hour and 10 minute tour of the former town of Willamette, as seen in the year 1913:  Experience life with costumed performers, visitors must be able to walk and climb stairs as the tour includes such things.
www.willamettelivinghistory.org

POST-APOCALYPTIC PICNIC ~ SEPT 16
FREE
11am-4pm.  Cathedral Park N Edison St. and N Pittsburg Ave. Portland OR.
Hosted by the Time Travelers Costume Guild:  picnicking is just north of the St. John’s Bridge, bring a picnic to lunch and something to share if you can, post apocalyptic costumes admired but not required.
www.facebook.com/events/1922702951310673/

3RD ANNUAL TIME TRAVELER COSTUMERS MEET AND GREET ~ SEPT 24
FREE
1:30pm-4pm.  Beaverton City Library 12375 SW 5th St. Beaverton OR 97005.
Hosted by the Time Travelers Costume Guild:  picnicking is just north of the St. John’s Bridge, bring a picnic to lunch and something to share if you can, post apocalyptic costumes admired but not required.
www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-time-travelers-costume-guild-meet-greet-tickets-37511124784

H.P. LOVECRAFT FILM FESTIVAL AND CTHULHU CON ~ OCT 6-8
TBA
6pm Fri-11pm Sun. (specific schedule TBA).  Hollywood Theater 4122 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland OR 97212.
Film Festival and mini convention all about the works of HP Lovecraft:  Movies, guests, panels, vendors.
www.hplfilmfestival.com/portland

DANCE THROUGH THE AGES, TIME TRAVELERS BALL ~ OCT 14
$20
7pm-11pm. Odd Fellows Lodge 267 E. Main St. Hillsboro OR 97123.
Fundraiser dance for the Hillsboro Historical Society:  Dancing from various time periods, costumes admired but not required, raffle, instruction, tea and treats.
www.timetravelersball.com

PORTLAND RETRO GAMING EXPO ~ OCT 20-22
$39 weekend, $12 Friday (arcade only), $32 Saturday, $25 Sunday
3pm-10pm Fri, 10am-10pm Sat, 10am-5pm Sun.  OR Convention Center 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Portland OR 97232.
Convention about retro video games:  Play videogames, vendors, panels, etc.
www.retrogamingexpo.com

PORTLAND ZOMBIE WALK ~ SOMETIME IN OCT
FREE?
Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA.
Zombie walk where people come in zombie costumes and makeup and shuffle about downtown for spooky fun.  Happens annually in October.

KUMORICON ~ OCT 27-29
$60 until October 13th, more at the door.  $50 Friday and Saturday daypasses, $40 Sunday daypass.
8am Fri.-5pm Sun. OR Convention Center 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Portland OR 97232.
Anime convention, largest in OR:  Vendors, panels, contests, dances, watch anime, maid café and tea party (which cost extra).
www.kumoricon.org

SCA MEDIEVAL DAY AT THE LIBRARY ~ OCT 28
FREE
Times TBA.  Vancouver Community Library 901 C St. Vancouver WA 98660.
Medieval day hosted by the Barony of Stronguard:  Demos, Riona may be performing, etc.
www.fvrl.org/events?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D124571004

JET CITY COMIC SHOW ~ NOV 4-5
$20 weekend, $15 Saturday, $10 Sunday.
10am-6pm Sat, 10am-5pm Sun.  Tacoma Trade and Convention Center 1500 Commerce St. Tacoma WA 98402.
Comic con:  Vendors, guests, panels, costume contest.
www.jetcitycomicshow.com

SWASHBUCKLERS BALL ~ NOV 11
$25 advance. $30 door.
8pm-late.  Melody Ballroom 615 SE Alder St. Portland OR.
Pirate ball:  Bands/performers, raffle, costumes admired but not required, always a fundraiser for a different charity each year.
www.swashbucklersball.com

EUCON ~ NOV 11-12
$25 weekend, $15 Saturday, $10 Sunday. FREE for active military.
10am-6pm Sat, 10am-5pm Sun. Lane Events Center 796 W. 13th Ave. Eugene OR 97402.
Comic Con:  Vendors, panels, prizes, costume contest, evening parties.
www.eugenecomiccon.com

ORYCON ~ NOV 17-19
$55 until November 10, $65 at door, daypasses TBA.
12pm Fri.-4pm Sun. Red Lion Hotel Janzen Beach 909 N Hayden Island Dr. Portland OR 97217.
Scifi and Fantasy convention:  Vendors, panels, workshops, performers, costume contest, Riona performs.
www.39.orycon.org

SCA MEDIEVAL HOLIDAY PARTIES ~ THROUGH DEC
Dates for each barony/shire/canton TBA, usually start at 10am and run until 7:30pm.  Various locations.  Prices TBA.
Each branch of the Society for Creative Anacronysm hosts a holiday party each Dec.  Usually there are classes and activities, court, and then dinner, costumes please.  Search online for your county.

HARRY POTTER YULE BALL ~ DEC 9
$30 advance
6pm-11pm.  Tiffany Center 1410 SW Morrison St. Portland OR 97205.
Harry Potter themed holiday ball: Costumes admired but not required, first year event, dancing, 21+.

EPIC WINTER FORMAL ~ SOMETIME IN DEC
TBA
Date/times TBA, usually at the Star Theatre 13 NW 6th Ave. Portland OR 97209.
Hosted by the Portland Geek Council, Wintertime concert:  Geeky performers, prizes, etc.
www.pgc3.org

GEEK THE HALLS ~ DEC 16-17
TBA
10am-6pm Sat. 10am-5pm Sun. DoubleTree Hotel 1000 NE Multnomah St. Portland OR 97232.
Hosted by the PDX Browncoats, geeky holiday bazaar/craft fair:  Vendors, wintertime fun, buy gifts for all your geeky friends.
www.pdxbrowncoats.com


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