PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR OCTOBER 2-4, 2015
HOME & GARDEN SHOW
THURS-SUN OCT 1-4 Portland Fall Home & Garden Show features home-improvement vendors, dining-room exhibits, garden displays, and thousands of plants. Located at the Portland Expo Center.
SAT-SUN OCT 3-4 Enjoy beer, music, dancing & food at McMenamins Oktoberfest. All are welcome!
SAT OCT 3 Enjoy and afternoon in Lake Oswego wine tasting, listening to music and visiting local shops. Purchase tickets at http://www.lowinewalk.com/
FRI-SUN OCT 2-4 Portland Greek Festival located at NE 32nd & NE Glisan St. Features Greek food, crafts, music, & dancing.
FRI-SAT OCT 2-3 Portland Fresh Hops Fest, beer for adults, root beer & lemonade for kids. Located at Oaks Amusement Park.
PORTLAND MARATHON & HEALTH EXPO
FRI-SUN OCT 2-4 Marathon Registration is Friday and Saturday at the Hilton Portland and at the Hilton Portland along with a free Sports and Fitness Expo. Saturday is the kids run. Portland Marathon and half marathon on Sunday.
PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN OCT 3-4 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
GUIDED NATURE HIKES
FRI-SUN OCT 2-4 (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
HALLOWEEN FESTIVITIES, PORTLAND METRO
Haunted Pub Crawl: http://beerquestpdx.com/pubcrawl/
Halloween Trail: http://www.fantasytrail.com/hallowtrail.htm
Farms on the West Side: http://www.pumpkinpatchesandmore.org/ORpnw.php#listings
Farms on the East Side: http://www.pumpkinpatchesandmore.org/ORpporteast.php#listings
Haunted Yard: http://davisgraveyard.com/
Haunted House, Fright Town: http://www.frighttown.com/
Haunted House, 13th Door: http://13thdoor.com/
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
HALLOWEEN FESTIVITIES, VANCOUVER METRO
Haunted House, 4 Horsemen: http://fourhorsemenpdx.com/
Bi-Zi Farms Pumpkin Patch: http://bizifarms.com/pumpkin-patch/
CCHM Haunted Walking Tours: http://www.cchmuseum.org/haunted-2015/
BIRDFEST & BLUESFEST
SAT-SUN OCT 3-4 Celebrate the coming of fall and the wildlife that make the Refuge their home. BirdFest and Bluegrass is an opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of fall migration. http://ridgefieldfriends.org/birdfest/
SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE
THURS-SAT OCT 1-3 Magenta Theater ~ The play opens in 1960’s London and Dr. Watson, Holmes’s trusty colleague and loyal friend, tells the story of the famous detective’s last adventure. http://magentatheater.com/page/sherlock-holmes-final-adventure
VANCOUVER FARMER’S MARKET
SAT-SUN OCT 3-4 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, weekends through Nov. 1st! Downtown Vancouver, 8th & Ester St.
NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
• The Martian
• The Walk
• Addicted to Fresno
• Attack on Titan Part 1
• He Named Me Malala
• Sound Gladi Gladi
• This Changes Everything
For a monthly online listing of upcoming Portland metro events, click here.