PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
MARCH 1-3, 2019
SAT – The Women’s Expo features a fashion show, food and wine garden, beauty merchandise, and health products.
MARDI GRAS BALL
FRI-SUN – Grab your best Mardi Gras costume for ballroom dance and head to the Louisiana-style event of the year. Enjoy delicious king cake, a full bar, dancing and more.
PORTLAND JAZZ FESTIVAL
THROUGH SUN – Listen to over 85 internationally recognized jazz master performances at the PDX Jazz Festival.
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
THROUGH MAR 16 – The Beaverton Civic Theatre showcases 71 reproduced personal photographs from Anne Frank. Many of these photos have rarely been shown, and few have been recently discovered. These photographs are paired with a reading of her literary work.
THROUGH MAR 10 – The Theatre in the Grove presents this family classic and endearing tale of an ordinary family and the adventures of an unordinary mouse.
SAT – Listen to live music, try 12 chowder samples, and vote on your favorite combination from local restaurants and brewpubs.
THROUGH SUN – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar features hit songs and a powerful story at the Brunish Theatre.
SAT-SUN – Bring the kids to an exciting Monster Jam at the Moda Center! Watch decorated trucks like The Grave Digger and Zombie go head to head.
THROUGH SUN – Create Minifigures in motion at the builders convention and public expo. Create with the community and see amazing builds with Legos.
ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLES SHOW
SAT-SUN – Browse from over 1300 vendors selling memorabilia, glassware, paintings, furniture and more at the Expo Center at America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show.
COOKIE & WINE PAIRING
FRI-SUN – Hip Chicks do Wine hosts Girl Scout Cookie and Wine Tasting all week, based on the popular article Vivino, about cookie pairings.
AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL
THROUGH SAT – The Cascade Festival of African Films at the Hollywood Theatre hosts films through March 2nd. Watch short films and documentaries by emerging African directors.
FRI – Plum Hill Vineyards hosts a creative evening for the ladies, bring a friend and create sugar scrubs and your own bath salts while sampling popular wines.
COSMIC SNOW TUBING
THROUGH MAR 22 – Head to the best party on the mountain with over half a million LED lights, laser light shows and colored lights with a DJ as you enjoy tubing down the mountain. Check online for dates FRI-SAT through March 22nd at Mt. Hood Skibowl.
ALL CLASSICAL SYMPHONY
ONGOING – Don’t miss showcases of the season from All Classical Portland. Check the website for the latest schedule.
FRI-SUN – Head to the handmade sausage and German beer festival in Mt. Angel. Shop the artisan market, have a blast in the kids area, or tie your shoes and try the Wurst (5k/10k) Run.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
FRI-SUN – The Annual Washington State Horse Expo is back with demonstrations from famous horsemanship experts and trainers. Watch clinics throughout the weekend, or browse and purchase from industry vendors.
GLASS BLOWING DEMO
FRI – Head to Firehouse glass for demonstrations on glass blowing like an expert and browse the First Friday Artwalk.
SUN – Southwest Washington Wind Symphony hosts Childhood Wonder inspired by paintings of children by American Artist Keith Lindberg.
BREWERY OPEN HOUSE
SAT – The Washington Beer Commission invites you to visit some of the State’s most popular craft brewers and taste some paired treats.
THROUGH MAR 10 – Journey theatre hosts the heartwarming story and musical of Mary Poppins.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Tyler Perry’s a Madea Family Funeral
- Apollo 11
- The Wedding Guest
- Giant Little Ones
- Level 16
- Luka Chuppi
- Saint Judy
- The Hole in the Ground
- Among the Shadows
- Woman at War