Portland Metro Weekend Event Planner: March 25-27, 2016

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR MARCH 25-27, 2016

 

EASTER EVENTS

ZOO EGG HUNT  SAT, Portland Zoo. Rabbit Romp features candy egg hunts every 10-15 minutes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

BUNNY HOP THROUGH THE PEARL  SAT, Bring the whole family and collect treats, do art projects, and search for the special Easter Egg that is creatively hidden in participating merchants windows or shops.

EASTER CRUISE  SUN, Portland Spirit. Hop on board the Portland Spirit for a two-hour Easter Brunch cruise featuring an elaborate brunch buffet, ever-changing views and excellent service.

EASTER BRUNCH  SUN,  Various Locations. View a list of restaurants in the area serving Easter Brunch.

PORTLAND METRO PARENT’S EASTER GUIDE  http://www.metro-parent.com/easter-fun/

CHURCH EASTER EVENTS & EGG HUNTS  http://www.thefishportland.com/content/station-events/easter-events-2016

CHICAGO MUSICAL 

Through SUN  Brunish Theatre: This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. A sensational tale of sin, corruption and all that jazz.

SPRING BEER & WINE FEST

FRI-SAT  Oregon Convention Center. Visit vendors from local breweries, wineries & distilleries while enjoying cheese, chocolate and other culinary delights.

VARIETY SHOW

Through APR 22  Celebrate the 22nd anniversary of The Tony Starlight Show, a combination of song parody, musical impressions & various tributes to iconic artists and pop culture phenomena.

DUELING PIANO SHOW

Every FRI & SAT in March  Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano show in Portland.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone 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.

50 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA

ALL MONTH  Portland Art Museum: Indian cinema boasts the most prolific output of any national film industry on the planet—its films, stars, and songs are beloved at home and by millions around the world.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

HAUNTED PUB TOUR

ALL MONTH  This spine-tingling ghost tour explores Portland’s historic Old Town District, a vibrant area with beautiful 1800’s buildings, cobblestone streets and a wicked past.

SHANROCK’S TRIVIOLOGY

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.

GEEKS WHO DRINK PUB QUIZ

ALL MONTH  Anyone can grab a deck of Trivial Pursuit cards and run a “trivia night.” Geeks Who Drink’s smartass quizmasters run fast-paced, interactive and beer-soaked pub quiz events all over Portland.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

LORD OF THE RINGS EXTENDED TRILOGY

FRI-SUN  Kiggins Theatre. The ultimate Lord of the Rings weekend celebrating the anniversary of the fall of Sauron with the extended versions of all three films and much more!

FARMER’S MARKET

SAT-SUN (through OCT 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more!

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

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

·         Batman vs Superman: Dawn

·         My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

·         April and the Extraordinary World

·         Born to be Blue

·         I Saw the Light

·         Rocky Handsome

·        They’re Watching

·         Valley of Love

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