JULY 2019

Get on the Fremont Fest train because it's rolling into town on Saturday, August 3. Find out what's new this year, what bands are playing, where the silent disco will be and more. This month we also have the scoop on a handmade ice cream truck, good news for fro-yo fans and an invitation to sample some good beer and old school hip hop. Stay current. Stay connected. Join BBA today.



It's Like That

Yo! PDX Hops -- A dual tap takeover with Breakside and pFriem is brewing on Thursday, July 25 at the Hi-top Tavern. In addition to the rare beer from both brewhouses, there will be prizes and DJ Jimbo spinning old-school hip hop on the patio. This is a rotating event during the summer between the sisterhood of Paydirt, Old Gold and Tough Luck. So come and busta move on the back patio and get with the program.

Berry Berry Beaux Berry

The blue Beaux Berry dessert truck in the Tacovore parking lot is serving up handmade ice cream with fresh Oregon berries mixed in. Local, organic and fair trade ingredients.They even have vegan options that are delish. They'll be parked in the lot of our fave taco shop all summer so stop in and double dip.

Not From Concentrate

Happy Day Juice Co. has a bright white couch sitting in the corner window of their brand spankin' new space on Fremont next to Prince Coffee. And it's just beckoning for you to come sit down and enjoy fresh smoohties, juices, smoothie bowls, toast and waffles. Happy Day is a completely vegan, gluten free, and organic kitchen focused on sustainable sourcing and reducing waste. Opening any day. Let the cleansing begin.



Yo Choice has new owners! Fro-yo lovers Estera Bircea and her husband Alex Flores, a former dining manager and butcher say, “The local kids are just so happy that their favorite place is staying open.” And so are we. Check out the new Bubble Tea and look for them at Fremont Fest. | Robin Addy of Gazelle and her band The Larks will be performing on Friday, August 2 at Fernhil Park from 6:30 pm to 8:30pm. If you miss them, catch them the next day at Fremont Fest, at 5pm. | Tuesday, August 6 is National Night Out. Beaumont Wilshire Neighborhood Association is hosting their annual BBQ at Wilshire Park from 6:30pm to 8:30pm with live music, kids games, and a visit from the Portland police and fire departments. They will bring the heat, the hot dogs, burgers, water and soda. You bring the whole family, and a dish to share.



New this year: Fremont Fest Pop Up Party presented by Amalfi's and Fire on the Mountain. Full bar, food, live music and yard games. Admission: $5 adults; kids free with adult. Located in the Amalfi's parking lot from 11am to 6pm. First 150 people at the party get a free BBA mug. Come try the silent disco!

Show off your basketball skills in the Tacovore HORSE Around Shootout Tournament and win prizes galore. Tickets $12, includes admission to the Pop Up Party ($5 value). Register in advance or at the door, if space is still available. Compete in two categories: kids under 12 and everyone else. Tournament kicks off at 1pm in the Amalfi's lot.

Kid's Parade kicks off the day at 10am from Beaumont Middle School. Decorate your bike, scooter or dog and join in the fun. (Arrive by 9:30 for judging.)

Kid Zone will be chock full of activities hosted by Grant Youth Baseball, Oregon Children's Theater, Joy Now, Eastside Portland Lacrosse, Grant Gendrills, The Circuit Gym, Mad Science, Velvet Orchid Hoops, The Children's Course, Ethos Music, Rose City Futsal, and more, more, more. All kids play free thanks to the generous support of OnPoint Community Credit Union.

This is our 33rd Annual street fair and it will be our biggest one yet with over 250 vendor booths. Our Beaumont businesses, local artists and vendors have a day full o' activities planned for you. Don't miss this neighborhood tradition.


Special Note

We wanted to let you know that the Hollywood Theatre is turning 93. To celebrate, the theatre is partnering with PaperJam Press and local artist Julie Currie to release special edition prints and greeting cards of Julie's watercolor painting of this historic theatre. We are proud that PaperJam Press is donating all print and production services and that 50% of the proceeds will go to the Hollywood and 50% to the artist. Pre-order the month of July and it will be ready in August.

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