Event Calendar

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Oct 07, 2016
6:00 pm
Oregon History and Cuisine
Part of Dinner at My House for Our House - All proceeds benefit Our House

Hosted by Lisa Noah and Geoff Wexler of Oregon Historical Society with Chef Rachel Schoening of Rachel & the Hot Stove Catering and Eliza Canty-Jones of Oregon Historical Quarterly
30 Guests - $100 each

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to look at select materials from the Oregon Historical Society’s LGBTQ collections. For this event only, OHS will display materials that have come via the Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest. Included will be photographs of community events, ephemera from local organizations, and personal archives of community members. OHS Library Director Geoff Wexler will talk about what’s in the display, and you’ll also have time to explore the entire museum after it has closed for the evening, with Oregon Historical Quarterly Editor Eliza Canty-Jones on-hand to answer questions. Sip on Oregon wines and enjoy a beautiful Oregon-inspired dinner by Rachel & the Hot Stove Catering, using locally-sourced ingredients that celebrate our state’s heritage.

Vegetarian and gluten-free options available with prior notice.

Oct 14, 2016
10:00 am-4:00 pm
AIDS Quilt Displayed at Aurora Historical Museum
Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt – the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 96,000 individuals lost to AIDS – will be on view from Oct.14, 2016 at the Aurora Presbyterian Church in Aurora. This free display of The AIDS Memorial Quilt is being hosted by the Old Aurora Colony Museum Quilt Show and the Aurora Presbyterian Church. Visitors may attend to view the quilt from Oct. 14- Oct.23 from 10 am to 4 pm weekdays and Saturdays, and from 1 pm to 4 pm on Sundays.

Oct 21, 2016
6:30 pm
Portland Opera on the River
Part of Dinner at My House for Our House - All proceeds benefit Our House

Hosted by Portland Opera with Chef John Paulk of Mezzaluna Fine Catering
20 guests - $150 each

Raise your glass to some of Portland’s finest opera singers as they close out their 2016 season at this very special event. With delicious food provided by Mezzaluna Fine Catering, you’ll dine on the patio of the Hampton Opera Center on the banks of the Willamette River with views of Portland’s newest bridge, Tilikum Crossing. Enjoy the warm weather, lovely views, and even better talent of a distinguished performer at this unforgettable late summer affair.

Vegetarian option available with prior notice.

This dinner was originally scheduled for Friday, August 26th but due to weather was changed.

Oct 30, 2016
11:00 am
Crave a Carving
Part of Dinner at My House for Our House - All proceeds benefit Our House

Hosted by Karol Collymore with Robert “RK” Kennedy & William Wishart
12 guests - $75 each

Join hosts Karol Collymore, Robert “RK” Kennedy, and William Wishart for a spooktacular Halloween brunch. You’ll enjoy ghoulishly-inspired libations and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as receive your very own pumpkin for carving! Carving expert William Wishart will provide advice and guidance – as well as plenty of inspiration – to create the pumpkin of your dreams. Knives and electric power tools provided, so wear your pumpkin-splatter grubbies! Finally, sit down to a Fall-inspired, mouth-watering brunch to enjoy while you share plenty of laughs and your amazing gourd creations.

Wear or bring clothing you can get messy in.

Vegetarian option available with prior notice.

Nov 05, 2016
11:00 am
Brunch at Bella via
Hosted by Rachel & Miles Schoening of Rachel & the Hot Stove Catering and Fat Milo’s Family Kitchen
Hosted by Nicole Letcher at Bella Via
24 Guests - $75 each

When was the last time going to brunch felt leisurely? How about classy? Take a load off at Bella Via in Sherwood as Rachel and Miles Schoening of Fat Milo’s Family Kitchen serve up a brunch full of indulgent southern comfort, served family-style. Live jazz will serenade you in Bella Via’s historic space, which is used for private events and weddings and features original fir floors, chandelier lighting, and beautiful stained glass windows. Treat yourself to this relaxing and comfortable brunch retreat!

Vegetarian option available with prior notice.


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