Things To Do In Portland, OR

Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of Portland's greatest treasures -- a powerfully inspiring experience that takes you through time, offering a window into Chinese culture, history and way of thinking.

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With roots as a Swedish Evangelical Mission and Longshoreman's Union in Northwest Portland, the Mission Theater shows recent releases of the silver screen, cult classics, art films, live music by local and national performers and more in a comfortable setting.

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Powell's Books is the largest independent used and new bookstore in the world. We carry an extensive collection of out of print rare, and technical titles as well as many other new and used books in every field.

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The world famous Voodoo Doughnut shops, with locations in Portland and Eugene, Oregon. The Magic is in the hole.

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Museum of Contemporary Craft is one of Portland’s oldest cultural institutions and its new iteration is poised to bring greater awareness to the organization's rich seventy-year legacy. Founded in 1937 by a group of extraordinary women dedicated to the cultivation of craft, the Oregon Ceramic Studio (precursor to Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Contemporary Crafts Museum & Gallery, and Museum of Contemporary Craft) provided a market for artists while elevating awareness and appreciation of Oregon art.

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The Laurelhurst Theater became part of Portland’s cultural and architectural history when it was built in 1923, one of the first art deco style buildings of the period. What was once a successful family theater lost out to the multiplexes of the late eighties.

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Willamette Jetboat Excursions was the very first company to offer Jet Boat tours on the beautiful Willamette River, beginning in 1997. And as of Summer 2007, over two hundred thousand passengers have enjoyed our scenic and exciting tours.

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The largest outdoor arts and crafts market in operation consecutively since 1974. Every Saturday and Sunday from March until December the Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood transforms into a thriving arts and crafts open-air marketplace.

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