Portland Events Weekend Planner, 2/6-2/8

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PORTLAND EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR FEBRUARY 6-8, 2015

 

PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

THURS-SUN FEB 5-8 See the newest vehicle models at the annual show, plus take in family and educational activities. Oregon Convention Center

SPIRITS INTERPRETED & THE ART OF MASK-MAKING

SAT FEB 7 Confluence Project presents Lillian Pitt, Pacific Northwest Native American artist, and multicultural artist Bill Rutherford for an exhibit and workshop on making masks from clay. Doors open at 11 a.m. to view masks; presentation 1 p.m.; workshop 2-4 p.m. Pearson Air Museum (Vancouver)

PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPORTSMEN’S SHOW

SAT-SUN FEB 7-8 The largest sportsmen’s show west of the Mississippi & undoubtedly the region’s most anticipated annual event for outdoor adventurers and sportsmen of all ages. Portland Expo Center

OREGON SYMPHONY: CARMINA BURANA

SAT-SUN FEB 7-8 Carlos Kalmar directs the Pacific Youth Choir, Portland Symphonic Choir and various soloists in Orff’s work. 7:30 PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

JUNGLE BOOK

SAT-SUN FEB 7-8 Northwest Children’s Theater & School presents the world premiere of a stage adaptation. Saturday @ 12PM & 4PM; Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center

ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY

FRI-SUN FEB 6-8 (ends April 14) Documents the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank. Oregon Jewish Museum

SKIPPYJON JONES, A MUSICAL

SAT-SUN FEB 7-8 (ends Feb. 15) Oregon Children’s Theatre follows a Siamese cat who thinks he’s a bird. Sat @ 2PM & 5PM; Sun @ 2PM. Portland’s Newmark Theatre

21ST ANNUAL YOUNG ARTIST’S COMPETITION

SUN FEB 8 Finalists perform, then three top candidates in each category of piano, strings and brass/woodwinds/percussion will be chosen for scholarship prizes. 1-3PM. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN FEB 6-8 (every day, various times & locations) Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

MASTERWORKS PORTLAND: EL GRECO

FRI-SUN FEB 6-8 (through April 5) The Masterworks Portland series commemorates the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco (1541-1614). Portland Art Museum

RACE FOR WARMTH 5K & 10K

SUN FEB 8 Participation help raise awareness for Operation Warm Heart; proceeds benefit families in financial crisis pay heating bills. Pre-registration required online through Feb. 7. 8:30 AM start time. Clark Public Utilities in Vancouver

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
         • Jupiter Ascending
         • Seventh Son
         • The Spongebob Movie
         • Ballet 422

 

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