Wanna Be 52’S (B52’s tribute band) / Lagoon Squad surf). Duff’s Garage, 2530 NE 82nd * 9 pm * ???
Both Saturday and Sunday, the 8th annual Portland Slavic Festival is on at Ventura Park. Including music by Alenushki (folk songs), Chernova (Gipsy dance), Belarus (Slavic pop), workshops, a playground for children, food, clowns, a light show after dark, and a soccer cup throughout the day. There’ll also be a lottery and prizes, the grand prize being a new car.
From the Wikipedia entry for Slavic: The current geographic distribution of natively spoken Slavic languages covers Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the eastern parts of Central Europe and all of the territory of Russia, which includes northern and north-central Asia. Ventura Park, SE 115th Ave & Stark St * 8 am – 9 pm * free
Portland Pickles baseball, both Saturday @ 7:05 pm and Sunday @ 5:05 pm. Walker Stadium in Lents Park (SE 92nd Ave. & SE Holgate Blvd * $7 – $13
There are two street fairs in East Portland this weekend… The Montavilla Street Fair is a free summer street party with vendors, live music, food carts, and even a kids area! There’ll be six bands on two stages. SE Stark Street from 76th to 82nd * 11 am – 5 pm * free
Fun, free, family-friendly event celebrating summer and community in the heart of Lents! Including: Chicken Beauty Contest (that gets top billing in the promo material); Music; Food; Vendors; Zoiglhaus Beer Garden; Kids Activities including bouncy castle, root beer garden, chalk mural and games; Lents History Exhibit. 91st & Foster * noon – 5 pm * free