PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR MAY 29-31, 2015
FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS
FRI-SUN MAY 29-31 (through June 9) See a giant design made from 20,000 flowers during Festival of Flowers in Pioneer Courthouse Square.
PORTLAND CITYFAIR & FIREWORKS
SUN MAY 31 A ticket to Beer Mile includes a beer before you run, a beer after, an official race t-shirt, and an after-party with live music at Ecliptic Brewing.
PAINT THE STREET
SUN MAY 31 Paint the intersection at Yamhill Street & SE 9th Avenue, or just enjoy the street musicians, artists, kids’ activities, and BBQ at Crafts & Drafts Street Fair
PORTLAND’S RIVERS: CONTEMPORARY ART VIEWS
FRI-SUN MAY 29-31 (ends July 11) This exhibit interprets Portland’s rivers and their influence on the city through paintings, prints and multimedia works. Pittock Mansion
GUIDED NATURE HIKES
FRI-SUN MAY 29-31 (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
PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN MAY 30-31 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. Old Town
VANCOUVER FARMER’S MARKET
SAT-SUN MAY 30-31 You’ll discover fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden. Over 250 Vendors! Downtown Vancouver, 8th & Ester St.
FARMER’S MARKET AT VANCOUVER MALL
SAT-SUN MAY 30-31 The newest open air farmers market in Vancouver, Washington. Offering local farmers, small businesses, specialty crafters & local food vendors the opportunity to enjoy the neighbors. Activities for the kids & live entertainment most weekends in the Westfield Mall parking lot near Macy’s.
OPEN COCKPIT DAY
SAT MAY 30 View historic aircraft, Climb into the cockpit of specialty airplanes and get a pilot’s perspective from the controls. Try your hand at the flight simulator lab, Vintage British cars & motorcycles on display. Pearson Field Education Center
NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
• San Andreas
• Club Life
• Gemma Bovery
• Heaven Knows What
• I Believe in Unicorns