PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR NOVEMBER 18-20, 2016
WILD ARTS FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Wild Arts Festival features 70 artists and 30 authors who are inspired by nature, plus a silent auction to benefit the Audubon Society at Montgomery Park.
ORYCON SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION
FRI-SUN – Meet sci-fi and fantasy authors and artists, and attend panels, workshops, dances, games, and vendor exhibits at OryCon at Portland Marriott Waterfront.
Through December 23 – The Polar Express story comes to life when the train departs Hood River for a one hour round-trip to the North Pole.
SAT – Grab your bike for this treasure-hunt food drive—teams visit a list of stores and buy a list of items. Items are donated to Outside In, which serves homeless youth.
FRI – A ticket to Beaujolais Nouveau includes tastes of the latest vintage from Oregon, Washington, and France, plus a gourmet buffet at the Heathman Hotel.
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
THURS-SUN – A hilarious, interactive whodunit mystery musical that allows the audience to enter the action and become the ultimate detectives.
80’S DANCE CRUISE
SAT – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC or DJ Skippy.
TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
Fridays through November 26 – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.
PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – The nation’s largest weekly open-air arts and crafts market. Stroll down row upon row of unique creations made by the people who sell them in Old Town.
URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH – Smartphone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Clues start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.
ALL MONTH – Various Portland Locations: Triviology pub quizzes are free to play, last a couple of hours, and are composed of seven short rounds, giving teams instant gratification for their efforts. Team size can range from one to five players, with prizes for everyone on the winning team.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
IGOR STRAVINSKY’S “SOLDIER TALE”
SUN – The Vancouver Symphony Chamber Music Series presents the semi-staged production of Igor Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Tale.”
VANCOUVER FARMER’S HARVEST MARKET
SAT – This late season version of our market will focus on all the local bounty for your Thanksgiving Dinner.
OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY SAT – Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.
NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
· Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them
· Bleed for This
· Manchester by the Sea
· Life on the Line
· Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
· Blood on the Mountain
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