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Lauretta Jean's Pie Party; TBA:14's Opening-Night Dinner

On this week's event-planning EaterWire:

DIVISION/CLINTON— The pie-making experts at SE Division's Lauretta Jean's will celebrate the season with a Summer Fruit Pie Party this Thursday, August 28: The all-night event will feature happy hour pricing on pie slices and cocktails, "millions of peaches" on the menu, and specially created "dream pies" suggested by LJ fans. (They range from sweet to savory, like a tomato pie with bacon, basil, and gorgonzola.) The party lasts from 6-10p.m., more information here. [EaterWire]

CENTRAL EASTSIDE INDUSTRIAL— The annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA:14) returns on September 11, and this year, its opening-night dinner will come in the form of a "nomadic block party" talking place at the Works. Chef Stacey Givens of the Side Yard Farm will serve as many as 400 guests during a cocktail hour and family-style supper, featuring dishes like porchetta with smoked grapes, grilled endive and lemons, and an autumn torte for dessert. Tickets are $100 and available here, now through September 8. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWNUrban Farmer and Hawks View Cellars will encourage guests to get hands-on during a "Blend Your Own Wine" event scheduled for this Thursday, August 26. Winemaker A.J. Kemp will be on-hand to walk diners through blending, while a raw bar, charcuterie station, and a family-style "surf and turf" dinner will be set out for pairing. Reservations are $65 and available by calling the restaurant at 503-222-4900; more information here. [EaterWire]

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