Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Icon Tattoo Studios Presents First Annual Russell Street Holiday Festival

On Saturday, December 5th, from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m., Icon Tattoo, located in the heart of Portland’s bohemian Eliot neighborhood, extends a hand to the p:ear organization and hosts its first annual holiday extravaganza. For one magical day, beautiful Icon Tattoo Studio will serve as the site for a handmade bazaar featuring dozens of local craftspeople and a huge variety of locally made handicrafts including letterpress cards, handmade clothing and jewelry, artisan jams and chocolates, ceramics, accessories, prints and much more.

Preview silent auction items at, and see them in person at Spectre’s first Thursday opening, Thursday December 3, 412 NW Couch, suite 203

Food booths from Abby’s Table, Ladles, and Salt, Fire and Time will also be onsite, and merry-makers can imbibe guilt-free as all sales from the cash bar will go to p:ear!

Visit the giant tree as Santa himself is available for photos, with proceeds going to p:ear. Shake a leg as you peruse the fabulous holiday gifts to numerous live performances throughout the day: Christmas Carol singalongs, hula hoop performance, DJs Tinsel and Tantrum performing holiday-themed dance music, Cakewalk for p:ear, and the beautiful vocal stylings of fanclub and Elie Charpentier.

Also featured will be a holiday cooking demonstration with Chef Abby of Abby’s Table: cooking scrumptious holiday fare gluten, dairy, sugar free, and deliciously indulgent. In addition, make sure to check out the dinosaur tarot readings, bicycle “sleigh” rides by PDX Pedicab, and the first 50 people to attend receive awesome goodie bags courtesy of

p:ear is an organization that builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.

Icon Tattoo is located at 813 N. Russell St., Portland, OR 97227-1731
Contact Melanie Nead, Owner. 503-957-4738

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