Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner, Feb. 27-March 1, 2015

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 1, 2015

 

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (through March 5) 

Celebrate Chinese New Year with lion dances, martial arts, cultural scenes, kids’ activities, and lantern viewing at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Lan Su Chinese Garden

JAZZ FESTIVAL

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 Portland Jazz Festival features 80 performances by local acts and jazz legends, and many are free. Various Portland Locations

CINDERELLA BALLET

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (through March 7Oregon Ballet Theatre performs the magical and romantic fairy tale Cinderella. Keller Auditorium

BEER & SPIRITS FESTIVAL

SAT FEB 28 Sample ideal pairings of beer from 18 local breweries and spirits from 12 Oregon distilleries at the inaugural Brewstillery Fest at StormBreaker Brewing.

ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (ends April 14) Documents the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank. Oregon Jewish Museum

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (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 27-MAR 1 (through April 5) The Masterworks Portland series commemorates the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco (1541-1614). Portland Art Museum

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

SAT FEB 28 The Rocky Horror Picture Show is shown on the screen and “actors” perform along with the movie, complete with costuming, make up, props, and all your favorite dance numbers! 10PM Kiggins Theatre in Vancouver

HISTORICAL LANTERN TOUR AT FORT VANCOUVER

SAT FEB 28 Experience live theater and take a lantern-lit journey with a Park Ranger. Peek into the past with costumed interpreters performing historical vignettes of a night at Fort Vancouver. 7PM, Reservations required. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Focus
• The Lazarus Effect
• Maps to the Stars
• ‘71
• My Life Directed by Nicholas Winding Refn (documentary)
• Everly

 

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