Great Pumpkin Event, Portland Farmers Market at PSU, South Park Blocks between SW Harrison and Montgomery, Sat Oct 28, 8:30 am-2 pm, free

This Saturday, bust out the costumes and trundle on down to the Farmers Market's celebration of all things autumn. Score a free pumpkin, do some carving, sip on hot cider, and count the reasons why fall is the greatest season ever. AH

Flavour Spot Grand Opening & Waffle Giveaway, 2310 N Lombard (in the Videorama parking lot), Sat Oct 28, 8 am-3 pm

Free waffles. Nuff said? Flavour Spot is a waffle and coffee stand, and they're celebrating their grand opening in style: with a waffle giveaway. Stop by anytime on Saturday for a free waffle with your choice of toppings. Even vegans can get in on this one—Flavour Spot offers vegan waffles and vegan toppings. AH

Halloween at Thirst, 0315 SW Montgomery, Ste 340, Fri Oct 27, 7 pm, free

Thirst Wine Bar is having a Halloween party for grownups, complete with a costume contest—the winner gets a fancy bottle of wine! Plus snacks, drink specials, and a drawing for even more fancy wine. Get there early, because space is limited. AH