SKH Weekend RoundUp: Juggling, Beer, Short Films, Kites & Australian BBQ

October arrives this weekend, and so do some really cool events including Widmer’s always rollicking Oktoberfest. More beer at the Hops Fest at Oaks Park and the always cool kite fest in Lincoln City.


Fri.-Sat., September 29 – 30, 2017

Portland Fresh Hops Festival

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Portland Fresh Hops Fest has beer made with fresh hops for adults and root beer for kids (minors only OK on Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m.) at Oaks Amusement Park.


Sat.-Sun., September 29 – Oct. 1, 2017

Juggling festival

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Jugglers always get the short end of the stick, except at the always entertaining.

Portland Juggling Festival. The annual fest offers shows, workshops, vendors, and a juggling & vaudeville extravaganza Saturday night at Reed College.


Sat., September 30, 2017 

Oktoberfest at Widmer

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Enjoy Munich-style ales, German food, and music at Widmer Oktoberfest at Pioneer Courthouse Square.


Sat., September 30, 2017 

Australian Barbecue

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A ticket to “Aussie Chef meets American Barbecue” gets you buffet-style barbecue coooked over an outdoor firepit, side dishes, two craft beers, and art vendors at ADX.


Sat.-Sun., September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017

Manhattan Short Film Festival

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Filmgoers in Portland can unite with over 100,000 film-lovers around the world, and vote for their favorites, when this 20th Annual Film Festival screens at the Clinton Street Theater on September 30 and October 1.


Sat.-Sun., September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017

Lincoln City Kite Festival

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Both days of the Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival include a free kids’ kite-making workshop, a kids’ parade, and professional shows at the beach.  Free.