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Getting Bizarre in St Johns!

By Eldridge Huntington, May 9, 2018

It’s party time, people!

Mark your calendars, the 12th Annual St Johns Bizarre is almost here! On May 12th from 10am to 7pm, the city of St Johns is putting on it’s party hat and celebrating the quirky, charming, and unique residents of our most beloved northerly neighborhood. It’s the kick-off of the street fair season and features a Makers Fair, amazing live music from some of Portland’s hottest bands, and The St Johns Parade, which is in it 56th year!

The St. Johns Parade has been a tradition in the North Portland area since 1962. People from near and far look forward to this event every year. Many families have their favorite viewing spot and many who have moved away come home for this special weekend to watch the floats, bands, drill teams, and horses. Parade participants from the early years are now watching their children and grandchildren as they march or ride the parade route!

So gather the fam and head up to NoPo for a day of fun! The parade starts at noon, the makers fair will be all day, and there will be music on multiple stages. See you there!

Click HERE for more info on the parade.

Click HERE for full music lineup.

Click HERE for general Bizarre info.

Eldridge Huntington

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My name is Eldridge D Huntington III: a name I’m very proud to have even if it doesn’t exactly fit my personality. My family and friends call me JR. It’s a long story, but the short answer to the short name is Dallas. I was born in Fargo, raised in Detroit, lived in Chicago for 11 years, and now I’m truly home in Portland. Real estate was not my first career. I studied film at Columbia College. Although I was more interested in cinematography I found I was better suited as a Producer. Assembling and managing crews, scheduling, accounting and being a part of a project from the idea to the time it hits the screen was extremely fulfilling. After 7 years of producing I began working in the art department creating, designing and bringing sets to life.  I worked on Major motion pictures like Nightmare on Elm street, Public Enemies, Time travelers wife, Wild, Grimm and Librarians. With a background in design and long history of managing multiple high level projects I have found a perfect balance as a Realtor. I love multi-tasking, working with a team to pull off amazing feats and using an analytical approach creatively. I moved to Portland in 2009 with my wife Gina. We currently live in the Portsmouth neighborhood with our two daughters, Estelle and Etta. We purchased our first family home in 2011. We found a little yellow bungalow with a cedar fence and fell deeply in love with it at first sight. We attempt to be gardeners in the summer and rehab addicts during the winter. Most of my spare time is well spent making memories with these wonderful people and working on the house. My favorite things about Portland are the access to natural beauty, outstanding food, the kind and adventurous people and the beer.
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