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Dates: 7/25/2019 - 7/25/2019
City / State: Portland, OR
Event Name: Last Thursday Street Fair
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 114001 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k - 1B
Description: Last Thursday is a free street fair, with vendors of all kinds and food from different places. It is as eclectic as the Alberta Arts District itself. Come visit and enjoy. Two 5K walks. One takes you to the East along the eclectic Emerson Street, to NE 42nd Ave, a growing retail street, then back through lovely neighborhoods and a park. Fairly flat, with some gravel streets and bark paths, this is rated 1B. The second walk, follows the path of the 2019 Alberta Street Flood, the downhill through Sabin & Alameda ridge, back uphill through an orchard, stairs, and a HydroPark, finally coming back through the Fair. With stairs, more uphill & downhill, this walk is rated a 2B.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Take a Walk In a City Park
Start Times: 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Finish 9:00pm
Location: 5229 NE 29th Ave (Private Residence) from 4 to 5 pm, Corner of NE 29th & Alberta Street after 5.
Start Point / Driving Directions: Last Thursday on Alberta Street can be busy, so parking near the start point(s) will be at a premium. The house is a few houses north of the corner of Sumner and 29th. If you drive, park a block or two north of Alberta, on a street near to 29th.

Driving: The main exits from the Freeways are Killingsworth Street for I-5 (go east) or I-205 (go west), or NE 33rd Ave. from I-84 westbound (go north). I'm not writing down all the instructions, please use the Map app on your smart phone, or find NE 29th and Alberta on a printed map. With Portland's numbered streets, route finding is a cakewalk.

Have you tried taking a bus? There are 3 buses that drop off nearby - Numbers 17 drops off at NE 27th and Sumner; Number 70 drops at NE 33rd and Emerson; and Number 72 drops off at NE 30th & Killingsworth.





Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This event is being held not only to show off our eclectic NE neighborhoods to current Volkssporters, but to introduce Volkssporting to Fair goers. Come prepared to talk about your Volkssports experiences and what keeps you coming back. Come and enjoy a walk, some shopping, and the party.

Special Programs:
Ice Cream Parlors
Take a Walk in a City Park
Little Free Libraries
Host Club: Columbia River Volkssport Club
Contact: Megan (503) 943-9754
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: megango@easystreet.net