There’s a lot of fun things happening in Portland over the next few weeks, so I put together a little list for you. I’ll probably be posting quite a few of these–our city always has so many cool things to do around the holidays! Also, lots of wine and treats. YES! I love this time of year. Have fun!


Tonight! Friday, November 9, stop by Beam & Anchor for the Imaginary Authors perfume launch (they smell really good by the way!!) and an art opening for Laura Buchanan. There will be cocktails courtesy of New Deal and beer. 6–9PM at Beam & Anchor 2710 N. Interstate Ave.

This Saturday, November 10, Manor Fine Wares will be hosting a beautiful trunk show with jewelry designer, Heather B. Moore. The event will last all day from 10am—6pm! MORE INFO. At MANOR FINE WARES 907 NW 23rd Ave.

Troolie is hosting a fun trunk show this weekend for one of their awesome lines, Graphic Image and their line of beautiful planners, address books, photo albums, journals and datebooks. You can even get them monogrammed! They are having a fun giveaway that coincides with the event, too. MORE INFO. At Troolie 5501 NE 30th AVE.

YAY! Wolf’s Apothecary is now open! Check out the enchanting new pop-up shop downtown! They will be open now through December 28. MORE INFO. At Wolf’s Apothecary 902 SW Morrison St.

This Sunday, Nov 11, make sure to go to CONTENT 2012 at Ace Hotel. A lot of wonderful portland designers and artists are participating in this fashion and art installation. It goes from 5–10pm and there will be a wonderfully curated pop-up at The Cleaners, too! A percentage of ticket sales goes to aid Hurricane Sandy relief efforts! MORE INFO.

On Wednesday, Nov 14, Shop Adorn will be hosting a Prairie Underground Trunk Show from 4–9PM. There will be extra pieces brought in exclusively for the trunk show, which will be available through the weekend, as well as one piece of Prairie Underground that will be raffled off to a trunk show attendee. MORE INFO. At Shop Adorn 4120 NE Fremont St.

Thursday, Nov 15, Bernadette Breu will be hosting their Art of Christmas evening with local makers: Yume Confections, Bloke, Sue Tackmier, Frocky Jack Morgan, Kary Kjesbo Designs and Sha Montana. There will be wine and hors d’oeuvres, too! Come by from 6–11PM! Bernadette Breu 1338 SE 6th Ave.

Happy Anniversary to Flora! Come celebrate with them on Friday, Nov 16 from 5–8PM! There will be tea, bubbles, Clyde Common popcorn and sweets from Cupcake Jones. Flora 917 SW Washington St.

Friday, Nov 16, Mabel and Zora is having the opening party for their Exclusive Holiday Trunk Show with Trina Turk from 5–8PM! The trunk show runs all through the weekend. Plus, Katy Kippen of Grayling will be there with her jewelry! And, of course, chocolate, wine and raffle prizes. MORE INFO. Mabel and Zora 748 NW 11th Avenue.

The fun Fall Together collective sale will be Saturday 11/17 and Sunday, 11/18 and there will be lots of independent shops and local makers. MORE INFO. The Cleaners at Ace Hotel 403 NW 10th Ave.

The Frances May Warehouse Sale is happening on Saturday, Nov 17! Stop by for fantastic deals from 12–5PM at Frances May 415 SW 10th Ave.

On Saturday, Nov 17, Little Lark is having a sample sale from noon—3PM. 50-75% off! Sale will be at Bushel & Peck Bakeshop at 3907 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. MORE INFO.

Beast will be holding a special benefit dinner for those affected by Hurricane Sandy on Monday, November 19, 2012. 100% of Proceeds going to Food Bank of NYC! Naomi Pomeroy will be joined by Jason French of Nedd Ludd and Aaron Barnett of St Jack to make a memorable six course meal. There will be one seating at 7pm and the cost will be $250 per person for the six courses with wine pairing. Please reserve now. MORE INFO.

Hurray! Little Boxes is coming! Have fun shopping 145 of our local little shops and get discounts. You receive 10% off at every Little Box business when you show a receipt from another participating Little Box retailer! Plus, you’ll be entered in a raffle for AMAZING prizes. Get ready—it’s just around the corner on Fri 11/23 + Sat 11/24 from 10am—7pm. MORE INFO.

IMAGE ABOVE: Check out the Imaginary Authors perfume line! They’re all lovely.

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  1. We had a darling couple visiting from Toronto today and said they heard about us through you!

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