Big fun this weekend with Haunted Houses, Fashion Week, Tattoo Expo, Wine Walk, Kites, and Bigfoot too!

October 4, 2018

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Things to do this weekend and some Haunts to enjoy!      

Now - Nov. 3: The 13th Door Haunted House features “animated creatures and theatrical actors” at 3855 SW Murray Boulevard in Beaverton.

Now - Nov. 3: House of Shadows gives you a “disturbing” haunt with performers who will grab you but not grope you in Gresham. Children 13 to 18 must be with a parent.

Now –Oct 30: The Lighted Halloween Fantasy Trail at Wenzel family farm in Oregon City.  With a castle, suspension bridge, tunnel, and maze.

Now – Oct 31: Davis Graveyard in Milwaukie. Go after dusk to see the lights, special effects on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings plus Oct. 31. Free.

Now-Oct 30: The Haunted Pub Tour in Portland’s historic Old Town District includes tasting beer at two historic pubs, hearing stories about their resident ghosts, and exploring the Shanghai Tunnels. Closed Mondays.

Oct 5 – 28: Fear Asylum at the Elks Lodge in Milwaukie. Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Oct 5 - Nov 3: Clark County Scaregrounds at Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield, WA. With 3 haunted houses, carnival rides, midway games, and food vendors.

Oct 3-7: Portland Fashion Week features sustainable fashion and more at Hotel Monaco, 506 SW Washington.  Eco Chic indeed!

Oct 4 – 7: The Portland Fall Home Show at the Portland Expo Center.  Home-improvement vendors, do-it-yourself workshops, a vintage marketplace, an artisan gallery, and more.

Oct 5 – 7: Portland Greek Festival at NE 32nd Ave. & NE Glisan St. Greek food, crafts, music, and dance

Oct 5 – 7: H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival at the Hollywood Theatre.  Features films containing literary horror and weird tales similar to the stories of H.P. Lovecraft.  and offers panel discussions, author readings, gaming, and art.

Oct 5 – 7: Portland Tattoo Expo at the Portland Expo Center.  Tattoo artists and vendors from around the world. Age 18 to get a tattoo, but henna is all ages.

Oct 6: Cheese Festival at The Wedge at 100 SE Alder Street.  Taste artisan and farmstead cheese made in the Northwest and meet the makers.

Oct 6: (2 to 5 pm) Wine Walk Lake Oswego.  A ticket will get you 8 tastes of wine, snacks, music, and art in local shops.

Oct 6: Bigfoot Bash at Logtoberfest at Wind Mountain Ranch in Home Valley, WA.  Country music, local craft beer, and Sasquatch stories!

Oct 6 – 7: Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival include a free kids’ kite-making workshop, a kids’ parade, and professional shows at the beach. Free.

Oct 7: The Lake Oswego Historic Home Tour features four historic homes within walking distance, starting at Oswego Heritage House.

Oct 9 - 30 (7 p.m.): Meet the Producers: The View From Here on four weekday evenings at the Portland Art Museum.  Hear talks by local people producing TV shows, documentaries, music videos, commercials, animation, visual effects, short films, and even augmented reality