PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2018
FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Head to Sisters for the folk festival of the year! Listen to music covering over eleven stages right in the heart of Oregon’s mountain and river country.
AMERICAN INDIAN DAY CELEBRATION
FRI – Join the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board to celebrate with food vendors, educational booths, entertainment and more!
SONGS OF BROADWAY
THROUGH OCT 8 – Enjoy a musical revue with songs from the favored classics like Guys & Dolls, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music and more!
ROSE CITY COMIC CON
FRI-SUN – Comic book fans unite at the convention covering books, games, sci-fi and pop culture. Meet artists, celebrities, publishers and more!
BEER & BBQ FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Head to the heart of McMinnville and sample from over 50+ taps and 35+breweries paired with delectable barbecue and live music.
SAT – Bring the family for this fun-filled 2.40-mile walk to raise awareness and funds for the fight against HIV/AIDS.
SAT – Spend a weekend in wine country, join this grape stomping competition with live music, kids activities and more!
CLAM CHOWDER FESTIVAL
SAT – Lincoln City Chowder & Brewfest features fresh caught seafood chowder, craft beer and live music.
SAT-SUN – Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire teaches the history of interactive living through faire play, a village marketplace, live music and more!
FRI-SUN – Play with hands-on exhibits from toy and entertainment brands and meet life-sized characters from pop culture brands.
SUN – Join in on this sing along with popular singing groups at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
OREGON ZOO CONCERTS
THROUGH SEPT 12 – Head to the Oregon Zoo to catch the remaining shows in the Summer Concert Series.
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Award winning play about the collapse of the 2008 Detroit auto industry, showcasing the importance of one of the city’s last auto plants and what happens to society when a legacy closes down.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
SHERLOCK HOLMES COMEDY
THROUGH SEPT 22 – This classic whodunit is full of disguises and deceit, accents and fast paced adventure. Catch this show at the Magenta Theater.
FRI – Don’t miss First Friday with downtown galleries in over ten locations!
DINNER ON THE COLUMBIA
SAT – Dinner in white on the Columbia features food, music and wonderful company. This event is fundraising for a ‘bigger and better’ Washougal library.
SPIRIT TALES OF THE VANCOUVER BARRACKS
THROUGH OCT 27 – Service members, their families, and many others, walked its grounds, leaving behind many memories. Memories of loneliness, fear and tragedy, all part of the darker aspects of military life. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will be interested in these stories of the Vancouver Barracks’ past residents.
VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
THROUGH OCT 28 – Home to over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden.
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
- Perfect Blue
- City of Lies
- God Bless The Broken Road
- The Favorite
- The Nun
- Paper Boy
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