PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
JANUARY 25-27, 2019
PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
THROUGH SUN – Head to the largest auto show in the Pacific Northwest! Browse over 600 vehicles and over 35 manufacturers. Explore the latest trends, or watch live custom car builds!
PORTLAND MINI MUSICAL
THROUGH SUN – Catch six different musicals running about 15 minutes each by Brunish Theatre writers.
FIRST TASTE OREGON
FRI-SAT – The Oregon State Fairgrounds host beautiful works from local artists, premier wine, spirits, and brews. Pair a drink with Oregon’s best food from local vendors.
INTERNATIONAL CAT SHOW
FRI-SUN – Head to the Portland Expo Center to watch the cat competition of the year. In attendance will be international expert judges and the most beautiful cats from all over the world.
WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – The Winter Music Festival in Florence is known as the Coast’s best music and arts festival. This year, the festival hosts folk music, bluegrass, and Americana genres.
DISCOVER KING TUT
THROUGH SUN – Take on a once in a lifetime experience viewing the treasures and tomb of famous King Tut at OMSI.
$5 AFTER 5
FRI – Head to the Portland Art Museum for $5 admittance after 5pm. Pizza and beer will be available for purchase.
NW COFFEE BEER INVITATIONAL
FRI – Taste spotlight brews and freshly made brew with locally roasted coffee infusion. Bring an appetite for paired bites created to compliment the brews.
SALSA LATIN FUSION PARTY
SAT – Head to the EastBurn Public House for a Latin dance party. Don’t miss live music, salsa dancing and DJ Blas!
THRIFT STORE CRAWL
SAT – Join the Goodwill Hunting Thrift Crawl! Join a team and hunt for thrilling finds in eight participating thrift stores. Enjoy a potluck brunch tailgate party, costume exchange, and awards dinner.
SAT – This festival of new works covers artists from all over the city with art in theater, music, film, comedy, dance, and visual art.
WINTER SOUP FESTIVAL
THROUGH SAT – Taste from a variety of soups from Latin America. Discover new flavors and warm up with a hot bowl of soup, hosted by Portland Mercado.
CHEESE MAKING WORKSHOP
SAT – Head to OMSI and learn the art of science in making fresh mozzarella cheese. You’ll get to learn in a class-like setting and sample a variety of cheeses you’ll then learn to make yourself.
MURDER MYSTERY DINNER
THROUGH FEB 23 – This comedy murder mystery dinner show brings out your inner detective skills as you enjoy a meal and interact to solve the whodunnit.
COSMIC SNOW TUBING
THROUGH MAR 22 – Head to the best party on the mountain with over half a million LED lights, laser light shows and colored lights with a DJ as you enjoy tubing down the mountain. Check online for dates FRI-SAT through March 22nd at Mt. Hood Skibowl.
JANE AUSTEN PLAY
THROUGH FEB 10 – Portland Center Stage presents Sense & Sensibility, a romantic comedy based on Jane Austen’s novel about the charming Dashwood sisters.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
SAT – Listen to middle and high school jazz ensembles compete at the Clark College Jazz Festival and hear three semi-finalists.
SAT-SUN – Head to New Season’s Market to enjoy Citrus Fest, with over 20 varieties of citrus from tart to sweet!
MORNING MOVIES FOR TEENS
SAT – The Vancouver Community Library hosts Saturday morning movies! Teens can enjoy animation, superheroes, action, or adventure starting at 10:30 am.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- The Kid Who Would Be King
- In Like Flynn
- The Invisibles
- Never Look Away
- The Final Wish
- Super 30
- King of Thieves
- BTS World Tour
- 80th Anniversary The Wizard of Oz
- The Image Book