Two of this spring’s hottest Party Packs are quickly approaching, so sign up soon. Go to

Saturday, 7 pm, April 18th – Dynasty vs. Duck Dynasty – Truffles or tater tots? Martinis or Pabst? Blake Carrington or Willy Robertson? Christian Dior or camo? This is the party of two extremes. Come dressed as your true self and dance until the wee hours with nationally famous DJ Zimmie. Party at the Laurents’. $75/guest, 100 max. Hosts: Laurent, Allen, Conte, Griffith, Pereira, Rabb, Wendle

Sunday, 4 pm, April 26th – Ham Bar – Foodies, this is your chance to be one of the first to try out Portland’s hottest new cocktail bar from 6-time James Beard Award finalist chef Cathy Whims (Nostrana, Genoa), Oven & Shaker bartender Ryan Magarian , and our own Kurt Huffman of ChefStable (Ox, Gruner, Lardo, St. Jack…). Join Kurt and Ryan at their newly-opened Pearl District digs as they pair cocktails with a ham-centric menu inspired by hams procured from around the world. $75/guest, 50 max. Hosts: Huffman, Janke