Join ExplOregon as we head up to Portland for the Saturday Market. Operating since 1974 the Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation. Located in Waterfront Park and Ankeny Plaza in Portland’s historic Old Town the Market is one of the most popular shopping destinations for local handcrafted goods. The Market offers a unique opportunity for customers to meet the artist as well as see one of a kind pieces created in the artist’s booth. Over 250 small businesses and individuals artists from across the NW region gather each week for the Saturday/Sunday event with live music and a plethora of exotic foods that will satisfy everyone’s appetite.
WHEN: Saturday, April 14th
TIME: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
SCHEDULE: Meet infront of the REC center by 11:00 am. We will be leaving around 11:30 with the plan to make it to Portland around 1:30. You will then have a few hours to walk around the market and do some shopping or sight seeing. We will then meet up around 4:00 and decide on a location to eat some food for those who are interested. We will leave Portland by 6:00 PM and make it back to campus around 8:00 PM
What to bring: comfortable clothes and shoes to walk around in, money for food or anything else you wish to purchase, a camera or cell phone to take pictures.
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