Social Events, Tours & Activities

Events and Activities Sponsored and Organized by the Pacific Northwest Microscopy Society (Local Host Committee)

For reservations and directions:

Pub Crawl

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
8:00 to 10:30pm
Meet at the Convention Center (specific location TBA)

Advance registration required!

Join your PNMS host committee for an evening of local beer and socializing. We will visit 3 Portland breweries, all within walking distance of the convention center, that serve a variety of beers from sours to stouts. Your first round is free!

Willamette River Dinner Cruise

This event is made possible by the generous support of Stacie Kirsch at EMS and Paul DeGeorge at Marine Reef International.

Enjoy dinner and a Portland river tour aboard the Portland Spirit!
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 PM
(6:00 PM boarding from the Salmon St. / Naito Parkway embarkation in downtown Portland.)

$45 per person
$25 per person (students only - will be verified)

Space is limited! Advance reservations required!

Fresh Northwest cuisine, grand scenery and a warm summer evening are the main ingredients you need for a memorable dinner cruise. Join fellow M&M attendees for a chartered 2.5-hour sail aboard the Portland Spirit (, a 150' yacht with panoramic views from 3 decks, two of which are enclosed and climate controlled. The cruise will take you on a unique tour through downtown Portland on the Willamette River while you enjoy your dinner. Several full service no-host (cash) bars provide wine and other beverage service.

Portland Segway Tour - Discover Portland on a Segway!

Tuesday August 6, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 PM; meet at Lovejoy Fountain Park (find it on Google Maps)
Advance registration required (limited to 15 people)


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