Hello! Here is my big roundup of super fun stuff happening around town. If you’re staying in town over the holiday weekend, there’s a lot to do in Portland and 75% of the shops will be having big end of summer sales. Have a blast out there zipping from place to place! xo Jen


♥ Thursday, August 28. 6PM–9PM. You’re invited to the Martina Thornhill Ceramic Trunk Sale at Demimonde! Martina’s work is amazing and you’ll be able to meet her at the shop. Her designs can be a bit hard to get your hands on because they always seems to sell out in a flash — even more reason to get yourself to this sale! Plus, Demimonde has lots of dreamy new things in the shop to peruse. Demimonde is at 2428 NE Broadway. MORE INFO.

♥ Fri Aug 29, Sat Aug 30 & Sun Aug 31. It’s the final weekend of WES’S WORLD: WES ANDERSON AND HIS INFLUENCES at NW Film Center! Moonrise Kingdom, Black Jack and Small Change are playing. SOOO FUN! NW Film Center is screening these at Whitsell Auditorium 1219 SW Park Ave. TICKETS + MORE INFO.

♥ Fri, Aug 29 thru Sun, Sept 7. Doors open at 11AM — go EARLY. Vintalier will be hosting a HUGE SALE on designer clothing and shoes from 25–70% off from brands like Samantha Pleet, Opening Ceremony, Sass & Bide, Post Overalls, Carters, Luxury Rebel, Grey City and lots more. Go EARLY to snap up the most amazing deals, of course! Vintalier is located at 412 NW 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ Sat, Aug 30. 10AM–6PM. Lovely Sellwood shop, Tilde, is going to be having a big 15% off EVERYTHING sale during the Sellwood-Westmoreland Passport event all day Saturday. Score amazing jewelry, handbags, candles, soaps, accessories, housewares, cards and more! The sale will be going on in their online shop too! Tilde is at 7919 SE 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ Sat, Aug 30 thru Sun, Sept 1. 11AM–6PM each day. Get ready — the three amazing Stars Antiques shops are having their big annual End of Summer Sidewalk Sale for three days this weekend! These guys have three spaces taking up the better part of the block on SE Milwaukie between SE Bybee and SE Rural and they’ll be hauling in tons more vintage treasure to make room for all the dealers’ fall merchandise. Major deals on vintage everything. Stop by: Stars Antiques at 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave, Stars & Splendid at 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave and Stars Too at 7011 SE Milwaukie Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ NOW. The sale section at Lille Boutique is AMAZING right now. Lingerie, shoes, swim, errrrything. Lille is located at 1007 E Burnside St. MORE INFO.

♥ Fri, Aug 29 thru Mon, Sept 1. A bunch of the Beaumont shops are having a fun Labor Day Sidewalk Sale 4-day weekend full of fashion, food, and FALL! Each participating shop will have their own special offerings, so stop by Shop Adorn, Bridge City Mercantile, Hattie’s Sweet Shop, The Arrangement, Gazelle Natural Fibre Clothing, Full Circle Resale, Silhouette and A Children’s Place Bookstore. MORE INFO.


♥ Thurs, Sept 4. NOON—6PM. Come to TWIST for a lovely jewelry trunk show with NY-based designer Jill Platner! Jill will bring her entire collection as well as many beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces to the NW 23rd shop. TWIST is located at 30 NW 23rd Place. MORE INFO.

♥ Thurs, Sept 4 5PM–8PM & Fri, Sept 5 10AM–2PM. Jane’s Vanity will be hosting a Zynni Cashmere Trunk Show at Hotel deLuxe. Pop by the event suite to try an extensive collection of beautiful fine cashmere apparel and loungewear to wrap yourself in this fall and winter. Hotel deLuxe is located at 729 SW 15th Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ Thurs, Sept 4. 6PM–9PM. Come out for the opening reception of More, More, More: The Art of Kate Bingaman-Burt at Liquid Space. A fun evening to celebrate this wonderful local artist and all-around fantastic person. There will be a huge array of Kate’s illustration work, a Stolen Object Confessional at the opening event, artist-curated Free Box outside, beverages provided by Fort George Brewery and lots more fun. The show will be on display Sept 1 thru Dec 31. Liquid Space is at 910 NW Hoyt St. MORE INFO.

♥ Thurs, Sept 4. 6PM–8PM. Stop by Mabel & Zora for the Stella & Dot Pop Up Shop and to see the shop’s new fall arrivals. There will be special discounts for the evening and a giveaway! Mabel & Zora is located at 748 NW 11th Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ Fri, Sept 5 at 7PM and Sat, Sept 6 at 7:30PM. One of my favorite films, Sunset Boulevard, has had a facelift and is ready for another close-up (sorry! I’m a nerd!). NW Film Center got their hot little hands on a copy that has had a 2k digital restoration completed by Paramount Pictures in cooperation with the Library of Congress and the Academy Film Archive. Come out to see the incredible Gloria Swanson look even better than she could have ever imagined in 1950. Billy Wilder, William Holden, Erich von Stroheim… SO GOOD!! Whitsell Auditorium is located at 1219 SW Park Ave. TICKETS + MORE INFO.


♥ Fri, Sept 5. 6PM–8PM. Pop by Adams and Ollman gallery for the Ellen Lesperance: You & I are Earth opening reception. The source material for the Portland artist’s gouache on paper paintings are sweaters worn by women at protests, sit-ins, demonstrations and during civil disobedience. Such an amazing idea and talk about an inspiring creative foundation! The works in You & I Are Earth by Ellen Lesperance were inspired by eco-activism surrounding pressing environmental concerns. Adams and Ollman is at 811 E. Burnside #213. MORE INFO.

♥ Fri, Sept 5. 6PM–9PM. Stop by Union Rose for a changing of the guard. A farewell to Nicole as she embarks on new adventures and a warm hello to Rita as she takes the reins on the lovely Montavilla boutique. Plus, 15% off all regularly priced apparel and jewelry. Union Rose is at 7909 SE Stark Street. MORE INFO.

♥ Sat, Sept 7. 12PM–7PM. Swing by the Jane’s Vanity Lingerie Sale Lounge for cocktails, music and Jane’s Vanity lingerie marked down 40–70% off! relax and enjoy yourself while you peruse the beautiful collections of loungewear, lingerie, hosiery and accessories from lines like Fleur of England, Eres, Sybaris, Lucile, Valery and lots more. The Cleaners at Ace Hotel is located at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ Fri, Sept 12 (4PM—7PM) & Sat, Sept 13 (10AM—4PM). Come by the Grand Marketplace Open House and Grand Flea Market. Grand Marketplace will be having an open house with wine and snacks, chats with vendors and an early viewing and first dibs on all of the the wonderful vintage things you’ll find at the Grand Flea Market the following day. There will be lots of vendors at the flea market and yummy food trucks. Grand Marketplace is at 1005 SE Grand Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ Sunday, September 14. 10AM—4PM. The Portland Flea at The Colony is happening. Fantastic vendors! Located at 7525 N Richmond Ave. MORE INFO.

♥ Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21. The PDX Collective Sale is coming. More details to come. SAVE THE DATE.

♥ Sun, September 21. 10AM—4PM. The next Portland Fleaat Union/Pine will be taking place. Lots of awesome vendors! Located at 525 SE Pine St. MORE INFO.


IMAGES: Ceramics by Martina Thornhill. Stop by the Martina Thornhill Ceramic Trunk Sale at Demimonde this Thursday 8/28 at lovely Portland shop, Demimonde. See event info at top of page.

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