PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JAN. 8-10, 2016
GLOBAL NO PANTS DAY
SUN JAN 10 Skidmore Fountain: Random passengers board a MAX car at separate stops in the middle of winter without pants. See Itinerary.
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.
ROSE CITY GUN & KNIFE SHOW
SAT & SUN JAN 9-10 Portland Expo Center: Wes Knodel Gun Shows is your home for Portland and Pacific Northwest gun shows.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
SUN JAN 10 Battle Ground Village: Flat & fast course, 10K, 5K & 1K Cub Run. Polar Bear Slide for those who brave drop down to their bathing suits and run down the cold slip-n-slide.
MONSTERS DANCE CONVENTION
FRI-SUN JAN 8-10 The only all hip hop dance event, offering instruction from industry professionals and giving dancers real opportunities!
OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE
SAT JAN 9 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. Pearson Airbase.
NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
• The Forset
• The Masked Saint
• The Treasure
• The Revenant
For a monthly online listing of upcoming Portland metro events, click here.