26th Annual Dinner at My House for Our House
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Please note date change from August 2 to August 23
Thursday, August 23, 2018: Hosted by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. First-class pairings of iconic champagne with five exceptional dishes. Location is Downtown Portland. This dinner is part of Ruth’s Chris Tasting Series. Guests will be seated with other participants in the Champagne Tasting Series.
Monday, August 27, 2018: Hosted by Janice Liu located at The Loft on 8th Ave. Our first in the Chef’s Table series showcases Executive Chef Matthew Howard of Raven & Rose, featuring British and Irish-inspired comfort food and drinks. Location is SE Portland.
Thursday, September 6, 2018: Hosted by Our House Board Member Earl Hines at The Loft on 8th Ave. Our second in the Chef’s Table series features Chef Philip Oswalt of Multnomah Athletic Club. Philip’s food is inspired by the Northwest’s seasons and microclimates, with French influences. Winemaker Thomas Houseman of Anne Amie Vineyards will pair exquisite wines at this celebration of changing seasons. Location is SE Portland.
Saturday, September 8, 2018: Hosted by Judge Kemp and Eric Schnell with Dustin Shanky, Reid Decker and Ma Spanky. A backyard affair in Arbor Lodge for this casual evening with heavy hors d’oeuvres and tantalizing cocktails all in a modern home inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Location is North Portland.
Saturday, September 15, 2018: Hosted by Art Fortuna and Luisa Fortuna-Zini. Garden lovers will delight in this stunning backyard while enjoying cocktails and appetizers then proceed to a seated dinner on their terraced patio. The space was designed in collaboration with Tony Belluschi of Landscape East & West and Lucy Hardiman of Perennial Partners. Location is NW Portland.
Sunday, September 16, 2018: Hosted by Bill and Kate Bowman. Join Bill and Kate at their Sellwood home for a summer ice cream social. Devour scrumptious bites by Devil’s Food Catering and ice cream served up from Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Truck. Entertainment by guitarist Jason Okamoto and drink slinging by Bill and Kate’s daughter, Hannah. Location is SE Portland.
Sunday, September 30, 2018: Author Courtenay Hameister with Starfire Catering and Marshall Davis Wines. Join us on the rooftop of The Exchange Building, with a view of Portland as the backdrop, for a book release party. Author Courtenay Hameister leads a talk and reading from her new book Okay Fine Whatever (Little Brown, July 2018). Location is SE Portland.
Sunday, October 7, 2018: Hosted by Julio Aleman, Aldo Mollinedo, Karol Collymore, and Dr. Philip Marshall. Join Dr. Philip Marshall at his Sauvie Island home for a fireside talk about activism through art, featuring artist Julio Aleman’s curated activism pieces. Our House monthly volunteer cook Karol Collymore creates a dinner of autumnal bounty to be paired with shared dialogue. Location is Sauvie Island.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018: Hosted by Christopher Giovarelli and David Brady. Join Ambassador Council member Chris and David at their interior design studio, Christopher David, for a mingling happy hour. Guests will enjoy casual bites and beverages as they socialize and network in the Pearl District studio. Location in NW Portland.
Thursday, October 18, 2018: Hosted by Kelli Keehner. Celebrate Halloween at K.MARIE craft shop, a one-in-a-million paper store, for an evening of Halloween delights. Owner Kelli Keehner will lead you to create Halloween favors, crackers, and place cards in the true spirit of K.MARIE with glittery perfection. Outstanding and charming décor, papers, and antiques fill the space. Gorgeous charcuterie and sweets with signature champagne cocktails will be served. Location is Milwaukie.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018: Hosted by Janet Nacino and Lauren Dully Clark. Make a beautiful holiday wreath to adorn your home at this popular annual event. Riverside Golf & Country Club’s Fireside room is the setting to decorate a wreath in holiday finery. A selection of delicious winter hors d’oeuvres and libations will fuel your merry making. Don’t miss this fun and festive evening to get into the holiday spirit. Location is NE Portland.
Sunday, December 2, 2018: Hosted by Amanda Davenport with Kate Sokoloff and Ben Landsverk, OK Chorale PDX. Think choral karaoke without that annoying mic hog. Join community pop chorus OK Chorale PDX as they lead guests through a variety of songs in Guild Mortgage’s swanky 40 seat theater. Dinner bites provided by Hunt and Gather Catering with stellar drinks served up by My Bartender. Hang out, socialize, and take your shower singing to the next level. Location is NW Portland.
Saturday, December 22, 2018: Hosted by Dr. Robert Lusk and Christopher Bailey. In the American Southwest, where Robert Lusk and Christopher Bailey first met, the traditional Christmas Eve meal is the homemade tamales. In this cherished event, you’ll make and take home a dozen tamales and insider knowledge to make your own tamale tradition. While the tamales steam, you’ll partake in southwestern snack and cocktails. Location is SE Portland.
Friday, January 18, 2019: Hosted by Ambassador Council member Chris Giovarelli and David Brady. Join Chris and David in their Pearl District condo for a casual evening of delicious food and delightful conversation. Chris and David’s home showcases the unique and stylish design represented in their design studio, Christopher David. Location is NW Portland.
Saturday, January 19, 2019: Hosted by Our House Executive Director Mary Rita Hurley featuring Heartbeat Silent Disco. A revolutionary dance party experience for the new year! If you enjoy music that makes you move you’ve got to check out this soirée. Silent disco is where DJs broadcast music on a special frequency within their radius, and listeners wearing compatible headphones can hear and dance to the music together, while to onlookers, it appears as if they are dancing to nothing at all. Headphones are available at the event. Beverages served up by My Bartender and food by Wild Currant Catering. Location is SE Portland.
Thursday, January 31, 2019: Hosted by Bill Dickey. Longtime Our House supporter Bill Dickey invites you to his Carter Park House for his “almost famous” Portuguese paella with dice for dessert. Dice coaching available with an uproarious dice tournament sure to ensue. Location is Vancouver WA.
Dinner at My House Dinner Series began in 1993 when a group of Our House supporters came up with the idea of having dinner at each others’ homes in exchange for donations to Our House
The first Dinner Series consisted of only seven dinners and we now have approximately 70 dinners per season
100% of proceeds support programs and services for people living with HIV
Our House provides healthcare, housing, and other vital services to low-income people living with HIV.
Our House has been part of the Portland community since 1988. Our services have expanded but our commitment to people living with HIV has remained the same. The Our House team of expert clinicians works with people with advanced HIV who are having difficulty managing independent living. Our programs and services include: Neighborhood Housing & Care Program, Esther’s Pantry and Tod’s Corner.