PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND EVENTS PLANNER
MARCH 23-25, 2018
EASTER EGG HUNTS & EVENTS
Through April 1 – Check out what Easter events are going on in your area!
Through April 30 – Enjoy all things that make spring in the Northwest. Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience expansive views of vineyards, distant mountains, and a few mud puddles. Fresh flowers, food, and fun for the entire family, including well behaved dogs on leashes!
March 24 – 5k or 10k off road run through our tulip fields and around the farm benefiting the Oregon City High School Track and Field and Cross Country Teams.
SAT-SUN – See amazing Lego creations on display, play in the Duplo building area, shop the vendor booths for your favorite Lego themed products and so much more!
TOAST: THE ORIGINAL ARTISAN SPIRITS TASTING
SAT – An opportunity to taste from a wide variety of over 120 spirits from across the Northwest, the Country and the Globe. Whether your spirit preference is Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Vodka, Brandy, Liqueurs, or even unique spirits like Absinthe and Aquavit, the estimated 50 distillers and producers at TOAST will have it covered.
FORCES OF NATURE: HISTORIC PORTLAND FLOODS, FIRES, ICE & SNOW
Through July 8 – Portland is known for its mild climate and beautiful natural surroundings, but the city has felt nature’s fury during its 170 year history. From a downtown submerged in water, to a waterfront in flames, to a city immobilized by ice and snow, explore how Portland residents have survived and recovered from natural disasters.
Through SAT – A fun, fast-paced, hilarious and clean comedy show that’s great for the whole family.
80’s VIDEO DANCE ATTACK
Every FRI & SAT – Dig out your neon mesh shirts, crimping iron and striped legwarmers to travel back to the 1980s! Classic music videos projected on giant screens complimented with a thumping sound system and light show, this dance extravaganza is sure to get the blood pumping!
PORTLAND CIDER HOUSE’S CIDER-MOSA SATURDAY
EVERY SAT – Enjoy a liquid brunch and try a variety of delicious and fun cider-mosas.
FLASHBACK DANCE CRUISE
SAT – Gather your crew & rock your best retro threads from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s!
DUELING PIANO SHOW
FRI & SAT (All Month) – The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours. They boast a Vegas style, request driven, interactive show complete with bits, games, sing-a-longs, comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
NORTHWEST GOLD & TREASURE SHOW
SAT-SUN – Whether young, old, or somewhere in the middle, the excitement of unearthing your first spec of gold is something that you’re not soon to forget. This is a great opportunity to experience that level of excitement first hand. Spread out amongst the vendors are panning troughs for both kids and adults where you can learn skills and techniques used by the best in the business to uncover a healthy amount of gold.
SPRING BARREL TASTING
SAT-SUN – Five Clark County wineries have teamed up for a Spring Barrel Tasting Weekend! Stop by Gouger Cellars, Bethany Vineyards, Windy Hills, or Dolio Winery to try wine at various stages of aging and new releases.
ADRENALIN DANCE CONVENTION AND COMPETITION
FRI-SUN – A national dance convention and competition tour, accelerating the growth of dancers through education and inspiration. Participants will take part in various workshops and competitions throughout the convention.
VANCOUVER FARMER’S MARKET
Through October 28 – Home to over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden.
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
· Pacific Rim: Uprising
· Sherlock Gnomes
· Midnight Sun
· Paul, Apostle of Christ
· I Kill Giants
· A Bag of Marbles
· Back to Burgundy
· A Normal Life
· Getting Grace
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