PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JULY 22-24, 2016
FRI-SUN – Portland Kennel Club Dog Show has specialty breeds on Friday and all breeds on Saturday and Sunday at Portland Expo Center. Free.
DIVISION/CLINTON STREET FAIR & PARADE
SAT – The Street Fair will take place in pockets throughout the District as well as at great businesses all along Division and Clinton. Parade will start at 10:45am at SE 50th & Division.
FRI-SAT – Northwest artists will be showcasing their talents in watercolor, acrylics, photography, oil, jewelry, ceramics, and more in Tualatin.
SIP, EAT & STROLL IN SANDY
SAT – This family-friendly event will feature over six wineries, nearby breweries, tasty local food, live demonstrations, silent auction, live music and other fun, interactive activities for all ages.
NORTHWEST WORLD REGGAE FESTIVAL IN ALBANY
FRI-SUN – 3-day family friendly Reggae festival with two stages; camping available.
JOURNEY TO SPACE
Through July 29 – What does the future hold for humans and space travel? The Exhibition at OMSI will give you a glimpse of the challenges and triumphs of space exploration. Discover what is possible and what awaits in orbit and beyond
FLICKS ON THE BRICKS
Through August 19th – Pioneer Courthouse Square transforms into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy!
TOP DOWN: ROOFTOP CINEMA
Through August 25th – Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 12th annual program of cinema under the stars.
MOVIES IN THE PARK
Through September 10th – Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 PM, including live performances by local musicians and free popcorn. Bring jackets or extra blankets, as it gets chilly when the sun goes down!
OREGON ZOO SUMMER CONCERTS
Through September 11th – Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series celebrates 37 years of bringing you world-class artists for a night of music and nature. It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!
PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN Through December – 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 in Old Town.
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.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIES – COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Through July 29th – Bring a lawn chair or blanket to the park and enjoy a movie on the big screen at the City of Vancouver’s free, family-friendly movie nights! Show up early for pre-movie activities.
RIVERVIEW SIX TO SUNSET CONCERT SERIES
Thursdays Through August 11th – Celebrate summer on Thursday evenings while listening to our fantastic bands play the sun down.
FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30) – Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.
FARMERS MARKET – COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Thursdays Through September 1st – Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more.
OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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
Ice Age – Collision Course
Star Trek Beyond
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