PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
MARCH 22-24, 2019
THROUGH APRIL 29 – View 40 acres adorned with tulips and daffodils in full bloom. Enjoy a snack at the gift shop and café at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.
THE ELEPHANT MAN
THROUGH SUN – Twilight Theatre introduces the story of a man living with a physical deformity and his journey through trials and tribulations.
FRI-SUN – The Alpenrose Opera House hosts We Met in Moscow, a story of a Russian scientist and a Portland professor falling in love in the post-cold war era.
FRI-SUN – Encore screenings of the Portland International Film Festival is shown at the Art Museum.
FRI-SAT – Head to the Portland Quilt Show to watch demonstrations, shop, and view hundreds of intricate quilts on display.
HORSE FAIR & EXPO
FRI-SUN – The Northwest Horse Fair and Expo combines education, entertainment and shopping by hosting performances, demonstrations, seminars, and vendors.
THROUGH MAR 31 – Head to the coast for a weekend at the Depoe Day Whale Center to spot the 20,000 gray whales heading back to Alaska for the spring.
THE TULIP RUN
SAT – The Tulip Trail run is a 5K, 10K, and half marathon at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm benefiting Oregon City High School Track and Field.
WINERY COMEDY NIGHT
FRI – Oak Knoll winery hosts the Winery Comedy Tour. Head to the vineyard to catch the sunset with a glass and enjoy laughs.
COSMIC SNOW TUBING
THROUGH FRI – 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.
ALL CLASSICAL SYMPHONY
ONGOING – Don’t miss showcases of the season from All Classical Portland. Check the website for the latest schedule.
COMEDY IMPROV SHOW
THROUGH MAR 30 – ComedySportz is a fun, fast-paced improv comedy show for the whole family, everything is improvised and no two rounds are the same.
ONGOING – OMSI takes a behind the scenes glance at Pixar creations. Experience the science, technology, art, and concepts by Pixar artists for award-winning films.
ONGOING – Head to the Portland Chinatown Museum for a look beyond the gate. This exhibit uses rate objects and visuals to explain the history and old tales of Portland’s historic Chinatowns.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
SAT – The Vancouver Art Space hosts Wine and Paint Saturday with materials, instructions, and beverages included.
FRI – The Vancouver Night Market is back with over 85 vendors. Shop local, network, and enjoy incredible food.
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
SAT – Kiggin’s Theatre hosts fan favorite Rocky Horror Picture Show with a Shadow Cast acting out the movie as it’s being displayed.
COUVE CLOVER RUN
SAT – Vancouver paints the town green for a 3, 7, or 10 mile race in celebration of the Clover Run. Wear the most festive costume to win a prize!
VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
ONGOING – The Vancouver farmers market features local fresh produce and products.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Wonder Park
- Five Feet Apart
- Hotel Mumbai
- Ramen Soup