105.1 The Buzz

 Buzz Around Town

Bridgeport Village Farmers Market


Every Wednesday May 18th – September 28th, the Local Goodness Farmers Market blooms at Bridgeport Village! From 4 ‘til 8 pm you can shop local produce, flowers, crafts, gourmet eats, live music and more from over 60 on site vendors! Bring the family, a date, or treat yourself to a stroll through the Local Goodness Farmers Market at Bridgeport Village—exit 290 off I-5 in Tigard. Click here for more information.

Hefe Day


Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Widmer Brothers Hefe with Hefe Day. Join the party May 15th in Pioneer Courthouse Square, with a live concert from Portland’s own Blitzen Trapper, food carts and more. Raise a can during the official City of Portland Hefe Day toast with Kurt and Rob Widmer. The party begins at noon. Discounted Hefe cans are available, admission is free and all ages are welcome. For more details visit HefeDay.com

Capes and Crowns


Capes and crowns brings joy to the children who need it the most through free custom portrait sessions uniquely designed just for them with their family and friends. They can choose ANY theme or create a new one! Superheroes, princesses, favorite tv/movie/book characters, time period etc! We provide everything they need during the session. This service is for all eligible families (Children, teens, and young adults that have undergone significant hardship). Join them at their Sidekick gala on May 22nd at the Embassy Suites Hotel by the Portland Airport. For tickets click here and more information click here

Helvetia Half Marathon and 10K run/walk


Welcome to the Helvetia Half Marathon & 10K run/walk at Ron Tonkin Field on June 11th from 8:00am-12:00pm. We are excited for the annual running of this award winning event where you “Leave the City Behind.” Come enjoy this scenic course with breathtaking views of the gorgeous countryside in rural Washington County. Visit Portland Perks for 35% off registation! 

Pints to Pasta


Run or walk Pints to Pasta, a beautiful, award-winning downtown Portland 10K and Half Marathon. Enjoy the fast start across the Broadway Bridge, along Naito Parkway, over the Morrison Bridge, and finishing at OMSI. Save 35% off registration by visiting Portland Perks! The run will take place, July 24th from 7:30am-12:00pm. 

 

Elephants Land


Explore Elephant Lands! Oregonians love our elephants, and The Oregon Zoo has created a fabulous new home for our famous herd! Baby Lily and her family have moved in to spacious new digs, designed with state-of-the-art features that allow elephants to be elephants.  Head to The Oregon Zoo to explore Elephant Lands or click here to learn more!

The Ladybug Run


The Ladybug Run is a 5k walk/run, 10k run/relay and a Diaper Dash this July 23rd at Cook Park in Tigard (17005 SE 92nd Ave). It is 100% volunteer and sponsor supported and an all ages and abilities event. There will be a love band and after party following the race and all registraints will receive the chip-timed race, t-shirt, medal, Alenrose chocolate milk, waffles, bacon and beer and cider! For those interested in volunteering send an email to volunteer@ladybugrun.com. Click here to visit their website! 

Hippie Chick Quarter and Half Marathon


The Hippie Chick Quarter & Half Marathon is an all-women’s event that is designed to celebrate women. This event is held on Mother’s Day weekend just for that reason, and we want to help make it all about you! Save 35% off registration by visiting Portland Perks! The race is May 7th from 8:00am-12:00pm! 

Red Dress Party


Save the date for Saturday, May 21, 2016, when the Red Dress Party returns to the awesome space which held the party in 2015: The Old Freeman Factory in NW Portland. VIP admission and all the perks from 8 pm to end. GA admission from 9 pm to end. You must be 21 or older to attend. Non-alcoholic beverages/cocktails available all evening, ADA accessible, seating areas throughout event area. And listen all this week and next week to Daria, Mitch and Ted for VIP and GA tickets to the event! 
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