Eric Redmond who hosts PDX-Web, also champions a monthly get together at Baileys Taproom that is well worth attending.
"If you're like me, you spend WAYYYY too much time in front of a computer. I think it would be great to have a monthly get together at a bar or pub to just get to know each other, have a brew, and yes, talk about the business. Real human interaction, in other words. Repeats the last Tuesday of every month."
Since sometimes people have a hard time finding the group, I'll try and print this out before each meetup, and have it sitting around somewhere: