PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
OCTOBER 26-28, 2018
FRI-SUN – Watch a Halloween Circus, goblins swing from up high, dancing skeletons and live music by Fever at the Alberta Rose Theatre.
ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLES SHOW
THROUGH SUN – Head to America’s largest Antique and Collectible show with historic and vintage items. Bring your items in for appraisal by professionals.
THROUGH OCT 30 – Walk through this family friendly Halloween castle with a tunnel, bridge and a maze at the Wenzel family farm.
HOWLOWEEN AT THE ZOO
THROUGH SUN – Bring the kids for the fun scavenger hunt, prizes and more at the Oregon Zoo.
RUN FOR BEER
THROUGH NOV 3 – Fun running series along park trails with live entertainment and a celebratory drink at the Oregon Brewery Running Series.
THE 13TH DOOR
THROUGH NOV 3 – Creep through the oldest Halloween attraction in Portland as actors and creepy creatures haunt guests.
THROUGH OCT 31 – View two attractions at Tigard’s haunted house! Sunday offers “not so scary” tours.
NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN
THROUGH OCT 31 – Bring the kids to the Portland Children’s Museum for crafts and entertainment! Dress up for a costume contest and dance to 80s hits while enjoying treats without tricks.
KILLER PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
SAT – Rogue Ales & Spirits celebrates the Annual Gourd Celebration fundraiser for Camp Ukandu, an organization bringing hope and joy to children with Cancer. The event offers pumpkin picking, smashing, bowling, pumpkin beer and more!
80s VIDEO DANCE
FRI – Halloween party featuring the best of the 80s at the Crystal Ballroom. Dress in your scary best for the costume contest and prizes.
FRENCH CLASSICAL MUSIC
FRI-SAT – The Portland Baroque Orchestra playing the flute, cello, gamba and harpsichord in Telemann in Paris, a French Classical concert.
USED BOOK SALE
FRI – The Fall Used Book Sale hosts over a thousand books and videos for purchase. You can also purchase sheet music, comics, and maps.
THROUGH SUN – Watch the beloved Motown musical Dreamgirls, a rags to riches story with phenomenal music.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
NIGHTMARES ON ELK ST.
THROUGH SUN – Only the brave are welcome to visit a haunted attraction hosted by the Vancouver Elks.
SAT – Dark times Gala features a masquerade with spooky theatrical performances.
CEDAR CREEK MILL APPLE CIDER PRESSING
SAT – Step back through time while listening to a live bluegrass jam as 10,000lbs of apples get pressed into cider.
THROUGH NOV 3 – Clark County Scaregrounds holds three haunted houses, carnival rides, and more on the 170-acre campus in Ridgefield.
ONGOING – Take in an evening at Fort Vancouver with a guided lantern tour. Led by a Park Ranger, head through the Counting House, Fur Store, Chief Factor’s Home and the Bake House, as you learn aspects of each working area.
VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
THROUGH SUN – The Downtown Market is 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
- Don’t Go
- Hunter Killer
- Johnny English: Strikes Again
- London Fields
- Mid 90s
- Killer Kate
- The School
- Viper Club
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