PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
MARCH 8-10, 2019
SUN – Indulge in your favorite meal of the day, brunch! Sample brunch food and drinks from local restaurants and food trucks to benefit the Jerome Kersey Foundation, serving under–privileged children.
ENCHANTED FOREST BALL
SAT – Wear your fairy-tale or folklore attire for the Enchanted Forest Ball with a light food buffet, drinks, live folk music, silent auction, and more!
THROUGH SUN – The Portland Metro Dealers RV show hosts innovative recreational vehicles and vendors with the latest accessories at the Portland Expo Center.
THROUGH MAR 21 – The Portland International Film Festival showcases new world cinema with an exhibition of over 60+ short films and more than 100 feature films.
WINE & CULINARY FESTIVAL
THROUGH SUN – Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary festival offers a wide variety of wine and food pairings from local participating wineries.
COFFEE BEER & DOUGHNUT FEST
SAT – The 5th Annual Baker’s Dozen combines three of Portland’s most known eats: coffee, beer, and doughnuts. Try 13 coffee beers (or just coffee) paired with 13 doughnuts. This event is family friendly, all ages are welcome.
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
THROUGH MAR 16 – The Beaverton Civic Theatre showcases 71 reproduced personal photographs from Anne Frank. Many of these photos have rarely been shown, and few have been recently discovered. These photographs are paired with a reading of her literary work.
THROUGH SUN – The Theatre in the Grove presents this family classic and endearing tale of an ordinary family and the adventures of an extraordinary mouse.
ROCK & GEM SHOW
FRI-SUN – Browse rocks, minerals, fossils and more in Forest Grove with the Tualatin Valley Rock & Gem Club!
WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL
SAT – Two stages host seven bands featuring blues music, the fundraiser gives back to the community.
FRI-SAT – The 22nd Annual Barleywine Festival features over 70 barleywines over the weekend.
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.
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-SUN – This special tea time honors Anne of Green Gables with a seasonal menu, sweet treats, and a wide variety of tea every Saturday in March. Special Mardi Gras tea time at the Grant House this Sunday.
SAT – Visit with local professionals in the health industry and learn from information sessions, enjoy light snacks, raffle prizes and more!
SAT – Head to Pearson Field for a day of hands-on family fun. The Historic Trust hosts this experience with a vertical wind tunnel, a glider building station, flight simulator lab, and more!
THROUGH SUN – Journey Theatre hosts the heartwarming story and musical of Mary Poppins.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Captain Marvel
- An Elephant Sitting Still
- Ferrante Fever
- Gloria Bell
- The Kid
- A Madea Family Funeral
- Apollo 11