Ahead of thie Sunday's big Portland Timbers match against the Seattle Sounders (2pm PT, ESPN2) an Heineken MLS Rivalry Week, noted soccer and sneaker culture aficianados Kicks to the Pitch, in collaboration with BAIT and adidas, will host a special event at the new BAIT Portland store (818 SW Broadway) this Friday, August 28 from 7-10pm PT.
The event will celebrate the release of the new, special edition Portland Timbers sneaker from adidas, the Crazy 8 and also features a photo gallery of the Portland area by photographer Ben Chi, meet and greet opportunities with Timber Joey and Timbers players including Rodney Wallace, food, drinks, and music by DJ Gigahurtz.
There will also be an auction of a very special Timbers-themed Sasquatch-esque sneaker sculpture by Stephen Signa-Aviles. Following the event, the sculpture will be auctioned off to benefit the Portland Timbers Community Fund.
#arttothepitch - @signaaviles will be on site to talk about his @adidas #crazy8 version of @timberjoey at the @baitme x #kickstothepitch #adidas event this Friday August 28th from 7pm to 10pm. #kickstothepitch and #bait will also be teaming up with the @timbersfc for a charity auction after the event. #timbers #timbersarmy #timberjoey #kickstothepitch #KTTP #bestofbothworlds
Limited edition BAIT x KTTP x adidas product will be available at the event as well and attendees who take ÜBER to the event could snag a VIP package equipped with shoes and limited edition products. Be there!
#event - Friday August 28th from 7pm to 10pm come out to the new @bait location in Portland at 818 sw Broadway, Portland OR. #bait x @adidasfootball / @adidasoriginals x #kickstothepitch will be hosting the @timbersfc #crazy8 sneaker party for @mls #rivalryweek. @crepprotect will be making sure that your footwear is clean and crisp and make sure to hop on the @uber_pdx to the event for a special opportunity to get some #limitededition #vip product and some other special items. #timbers #portlandtimbers #timbersarmy #crepprotect #uber #KTTP #bestofbothworlds