PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2018
OMSI MAKER FAIR
SAT-SUN – Join engineers and artists alike as crafters show off their hobbies, experiments and projects for the “Greatest Show & Tell on Earth.”
EDGY ARTS FESTIVAL
THROUGH SUN – Experience the time based art festival, bringing artists and audiences together with music, live performances, screenings, visual art, workshops and more!
MT. ANGEL OKTOBERFEST
THROUGH SUN – Join in on the harvest celebration of German heritage, food and drink for this weekend of family fun.
FALL ROSE SHOW
SAT – Stop and smell the roses at the Portland Rose Society’s Fall Rose Show with America’s largest and longest-running show featuring roses.
THE COMEDY GET DOWN
FRI – Watch as four hilariously famous comedians take the stage at the Moda Center for a night of laughs and stand-up. Featuring Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez and D.L. Hughley.
SAT – The Willamette Living History Tour takes you back to the year 1908. The whole town transforms into an early 1900’s replica with historical reenactment.
FRI-SUN – Head to Eagle Creek and travel back in time. Learn how cider is pressed and watch demonstrations of craftsmen. Live music all day! Bring your own apples and jars for take-home homemade cider.
SUN – Join Feast Portland to celebrate the most important meal of the day with a mixture of international dishes.
SUN – Get your tickets to this production highlighting music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, and Benny Goodman in a stage show showcasing the flair of the 40’s.
SAT – Celebrate the diverse community of Beaverton with food, art, fashion, music and dance.
SUN – Pamper yourself with massage therapists, tarot readers, reiki and face masks in an effort to help you take a step back and relax.
SHAPE OF SPEED
THROUGH SEPT 16 – Don’t miss the last weekend of this powerful exhibit displaying automobiles throughout time.
END OF SUMMER ZOO PARTY
SAT – Join the Oregon Zoo for an end of summer festival with Oregon beverage samples and live music. Don’t miss the incredible food that pairs excellently with the locally crafted beer and wine.
THROUGH SEPT 23 – Play the role of detective as you watch a theatrical deceptive romantic thriller from the Twilight Theater Company.
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
SAT-SUN – Need a good run? Sign up for the (Boston-qualifying) marathon, half marathon or the Sunset 5K.
NORTH BANK BEER WEEK
THROUGH SEPT 15 – Taste the celebration of Southwest Washington Beer, from the mouth of the Columbia to White Salmon. Head to their website to see the participating vendors.
SHERLOCK HOLMES COMEDY
THROUGH SEPT 19 – This classic whodunit is full of disguises and deceit, accents and fast paced adventure. Catch this show at the Magenta Theater.
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
- The Predator
- A Simple Favor
- White Boy Rick
- Bel Canto
- The Riot Act
- A Wizard’s Tale
- Patient Zero
- Don’t Leave Home
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