Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: May 1-3, 2015

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR MAY 1-3, 2015

 

CERAMICS SHOWCASE

FRI-SUN MAY 1-3 Ceramic Showcase, billed as the largest U.S. show and sale of pottery, features over 200 Oregon and Washington artists. Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum

QUILT SHOW

FRI-SAT MAY 1-2 Admire hundreds of quilts, see demonstrations, and shop at a festival of quilts. Portland Expo Center

CITY WIDE SCAVENGER HUNT

SUN MAY 3 Teams run around the city as they solve clues to win prizes at Portland Challenge, which begins and ends at a restaurant. Discount tickets

DOWNTON ABBEY COMEDY

SAT-SUN MAY 2-3 A British actor plays 30 funny personas in America’s Got Downton, a parody of the popular TV series. Dolores Winningstad Theatre

THE LITTLE MERMAID

SAT-SUN MAY 2-3 (through May 25) The Little Mermaid, who longs for life above the sea, soars into the air with a touch of circus performance, a dash of vaudeville, and a dance collective. Northwest Children’s Theater

PORTLAND’S RIVERS: CONTEMPORARY ART VIEWS

FRI-SUN MAY 1-3 (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 1-3 (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 2-3 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 2-3 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.

LILAC DAYS

FRI-SUN MAY 1-3 Each year in the spring, the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens hosts Lilac Days to celebrate the beauty of lilacs in bloom. Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Avengers: Age of Ultron
• The 100 Year Old Man who Climbed
• Far from Men
• Far from the Madding Crowd
• Gerontophilia
• Hyena
• Iris
• Ride
• Welcome to Me

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