PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JAN. 15-17, 2016
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY EVENTS
FRI Jan 15: Congregation Beth Israel Campus
MON Jan 18: Hilton Hotel (6th) Breakfast
TUES Jan 19th ~ 28: MLK Week @Willamette University
THURS-SUN JAN 14-17 Portland Expo Center: Look over a huge variety of boats to shop and compare until your heart’s content! See new lines, brands and styles all at the Portland Boat Show.
SAT-SUN JAN 16-17 Oregon Convention Center: Most attended bridal event in Oregon with runway fashion shows, delicious tastings and displays from the area’s most trusted wedding professionals, you will find everything to make your wedding day extraordinary.
MODEL TRAIN SHOW
SAT-SUN JAN 16-17 Portland Expo Center: Designed for children of all ages; for modelers, collectors and enthusiasts; for families in search of good old-fashioned fun; and for the simply curious. Kids 11 & under are free.
URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. 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.
DUELING PIANO SHOW
ALL MONTH FRI & SAT Barrel Room: Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S. Discount Tickets.
HELEN KELLER PLAY
Through JAN 17 A play based on the life of Helen Keller, who became deaf & blind as an infant, and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, who enabled her to become one of the most influential women of the 20th Century. Artists Repertory Theatre.
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.
Through JAN 24 Rose Quarter Commons: Taking a page from Cirque and touring the world, “Empire” smashes through the borders of comedy, circus, vaudeville and burlesque, for a show featuring the most daring artists from across the globe.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
SAT-SUN JAN 16-17 Skyview Concert Hall, Special guest pianist Dimitri Zhgenti along with the 70+ member orchestra led by music director and conductor Salvador Brotons, now in his 25th consecutive season as music director and conductor.
ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE SHOW
SAT-SUN JAN 16-17 Clark County Event Center: 400 booths filled with really wonderful old things. Estate jewelry, vintage clothing, period lighting, furniture, 40s kitchenware old tools, toys, prints, costume jewelry, old watches, BB guns & a whole lot more.
THURS-SAT JAN 14-16 FVRL District Headquarters, Biggest and best used book sale of the year.
OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE
SAT JAN 16 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
• 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers
• The Perfect Day
• American Psycho
• Band of Robbers
• Norm of the North
• Ride Along 2
• The Benefactor
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