PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2018
TINY HOUSE FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Head to Eugene to meet builders and get fresh inspiration for tiny houses and vehicle conversions. Learn from presentations and workshops offered as well.
PIPPIN THE MUSICAL
THROUGH OCT 14 – Young man questions his life choices that lead to happiness in this heartwarming musical.
THROUGH SUN – BridgeTown Swing offers lessons, workshops and competitions in the art of dance.
FRESH HOPS FEST
FRI-SUN – Head to Oaks Park and enjoy fresh local hoppy drinks for adults and root beer for the kids on Saturday.
THE 13th DOOR
THROUGH NOV 3 – Creep through the oldest Halloween attraction in Portland as actors and creepy creatures haunt guests.
SAT – Head to the Widmer Oktoberfest for German food and drinks, ales that will transport you to Munich and more!
SAVE THE CHEETAHS PARTY
SUN – Join the fundraiser for Big Cats with this big dinner party with both a silent and live auction.
EXOTIC FOOD AT TIMBERLINE
SUN – Try exotic foods from competing cooks as you taste elk, pheasant, rabbit and water buffalo.
PLATES FOR PARKINSON’S
FRI – Enjoy an evening of fine cuisine to benefit the Brian Grant Foundation in support of people with Parkinson’s living inspired lives.
FRI-SUN – Reed College offers shows, workshops and vendors for all things involving juggling.
ROSE CITY ROLLERS
FRI – Watch the Rose City Rockets vs. Clark County’s Storm City roller derby at Oaks Park.
GROWN-UPS NIGHT OUT
SAT – The Portland Children’s museum hosts Grow-ups night out, break the rules and play at the Museum after hours!
TASTE OF STYLE
SAT – Head to the Juniper for the 4th annual celebration of fantasy hair, makeup, photography and fashion design at this Monopoly themed fashion charity show.
FRI – Plug in and listen to creative keynote presentations and learn about influences and inspirations, as well as how to solve problems creatively.
SAT-SUN – View exhibits and watch presentations about healthy alternatives and listen to those with psychic abilities.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
SAT – Watch the illustration of Fort Vancouver history as volunteers are dressed in colonial clothing while you enjoy a tea party with refreshments and bites.
SAT – Head to the social event of the summer with internationally-renowned violinist Mayuko Kamio and Susannah Mars as guest of honor in this event celebrating with live music and an artistic dining experience.
SAT – Alderbrook Park hosts this family-friendly event with German food, Weiner dog races, entertainment and more.
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
- All About Nina
- At First Light
- Golden Job
- Hell Fest
- Little Women (2018)
- Night School
- Monsters and Men
- Maggie Black
- Maximum Impact
- Small Foot
- The Samuel Project
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