PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
NOVEMBER 9-11, 2018
WINE WEEKEND IN THE GORGE
FRI-SUN – Join in celebration of the end of harvest season with and raise a glass with local wineries, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and a commemorative wine glass.
HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW
THROUGH SUN – Browse from over 300 exhibitors selling everything from clothing, toys, food, and more at the Oregon Convention Center.
FRI-SUN – Have the chance to meet authors from all things Sci-fi and fantasy as you attend panels and workshops at OryCon.
SEASIDE WINE TASTING
SAT – Tickets to Seaside Downtown Fall Wine Walk gives you access to taste from 20 participating wineries while strolling through downtown Seaside.
PORTLAND BOOK FESTIVAL
SAT – Head to Wordstock with incredible authors and events. Don’t miss author appearances and celebrities like Tom Hanks and Abbi Jacobson.
THE SHAPE OF THINGS
THROUGH NOV 17 – Headwaters Theatre presents Neil LaBute’s dark romantic comedy about four young students living in a small Midwestern college town.
ONGOING – Catch a Winterhawks game this season!
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS
ONGOING – Enjoy at night at the Moda Center and watch the Portland Trail Blazers.
DISCOVER KING TUT
THROUGH JAN 27 – Take on a once in a lifetime experience viewing the treasures and tomb of famous King Tut at OMSI.
LAKE OSWEGO HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE
THROUGH NOV 29 – The 510 Museum and ARTspace invite you to shop holiday gifts from art, ceramics, jewelry and handmade items.
HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR
SAT – Shop handmade gifts for pets and people, join the silent auction and enter to win raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit the House of Dreams and their mission to provide care and shelter to homeless cats.
OPEN MIC COMEDY
SUN – Watch an early open mic show every Sunday at Kelly’s Olympian.
OMSI AFTER DARK
FRI – Head to OMSI for a night out without the kids. This theme is Corklandia, taste local wines and cuisine.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
DAY OF THE DEAD
SUN – Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at the Vancouver Community Library with traditional dancing and more!
ONGOING – Take in an evening at Fort Vancouver with a guided lantern tour. Led by a Park Ranger, head through the Counting House, Fur Store, Chief Factor’s Home and the Bake House, as you learn aspects of each working area.
VANCOUVER GAME NIGHT
FRI – Join game night hosted every 2nd Friday of each month. Bring a friend and enjoy pizza, snacks and drinks!
WILD THINGS: THE POWER OF NATURE IN OUR LIVES
THROUGH SEPT 2019 – The Museum of Vancouver and Nature Vancouver present the exhibition Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives. Dives into life stories of local plants and animals and how they relate to each other and how they connect people to nature in the city.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
- The Girl in the Spider’s Web
- Here and Now
- Beautiful Boy
- El Angel
- Thugs of Hindostan
- Can You Ever Forgive Me?
- The Price of Everything
- A Fistful of Dollars
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