Last year WeMake debuted "Put a Bird in It," an auction of some pretty amazing birdhouses designed by heavy hitters from places like Adidas and LAIKA to benefit All Hands Raised's First Octave, as part of last year's first annual Design Week Portland.

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This year they're doing it again as part of "WeMake Celebrates," October 12 at Sandbox Studio, which in addition to birdhouses will have a poster design show, a School of Rock performance, and "hands-on interactive art installations" from Tanner Goods and Wacom. It also serves as the official closing party for Design Week, which carries on the festival season with a huge roster of stimulating events that touch on virtually every type of creative design from October 7-12, so save some energy post-MusicFest/TBA/Fashion Week—the schedule of events is currently up now for your perusal and planning pleasure, and there are more than 80 of them! Plus over 100 open houses at creative businesses all over the city! Oy. We can do this.