Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Feb. 19-21, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR FEB, 19-21, 2016

 

KIDFEST

SAT-SUN  Portland Expo Center: Non-stop entertainment, interactive exhibits for kids, teens and parents, family fun zones.

COMIC CON

FRI-SUN  Oregon Convention Center: Enjoy sci-fi, comic books, anime, fantasy or manga? This is the place for you! You can even dress up and compete in the costume contest!

CHINESE NEW YEAR CULTURAL SHOW

Through MON FEB 22  Lan Su Chinese Garden: Cultural performances, lion dances, martial arts performances, calligraphy demonstrations, crafts and more.

AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL

ALL MONTH  Portland Community College: 18 outstanding feature, documentary and short films from 11 African countries: Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, and Ethiopia.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Clues start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.

50 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA

ALL MONTH  Portland Art Museum: Indian cinema boasts the most prolific output of any national film industry on the planet—its films, stars, and songs are beloved at home and by millions around the world.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND MUSICAL

ALL MONTH  Northwest Children’s Theater: Tumble down the rabbit hole as Alice’s adventures through Wonderland are transformed into a spectacular jazz odyssey! This original NWCT adaptation is filled with classic characters from the Mad Hatter to the Queen of Hearts and a beautiful original score inspired by jazz greats from Davis to Monk.

SHANROCK’S TRIVIOLOGY

ALL MONTH  Various Portland Locations: Triviology pub quizzes are free to play, last a couple of hours, and are composed of seven short rounds, giving teams instant gratification for their efforts. Team size can range from one to five players, with prizes for everyone on the winning team.

GEEKS WHO DRINK PUB QUIZ

ALL MONTH  Anyone can grab a deck of Trivial Pursuit cards and run a “trivia night.” Geeks Who Drink’s smartass quizmasters run fast-paced, interactive and beer-soaked pub quiz events all over Portland.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

BRIDAL SHOW

SAT  Brickstone Ballroom: All your wedding needs in one stop. Handpicked local vendors, live music, food & wine tasting all in an intimate setting.

WASHINGTON STATE HORSE EXPO

FRI-SUN  Clark County Event Center: Watch races and shows, attend seminars and get information on local horse-friendly areas.

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

SAT  Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK

  • Blow Out
  • Forsaken
  • Crazy About Tiffany’s
  • Escape to Witch Mountain
  • Loveshhuda
  • Race
  • The Witch
  • Risen
  • Neeria

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Feb. 12-14, 2016

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR FEB, 12-14, 2016

 

VALENTINE’S DAY EVENTS

Valentine’s Day Dinner ~ Open Table lists over 100 area restaurants that offer specials, set menus & other Valentine’s Day treats.

Dinner Cruise ~ Portland Spirit: Enjoy spectacular river views with famous Portland landmarks, wonderful menus and live music.

Kiss & Tell ~ Alberta Abbey: Enjoy wine & chocolate, along with stories of real love and romance woven together in a funny, sexy and intimate evening of story theater.

Muddy Run ~ Lee Farms: Lots of mud, fun and semi-challenging obstacles, food, drinks, music, bonfires and much more!

GARDEN SHOW

FRI-SUN  Oregon Convention Center: Visit 300 booths and learn what’s new skills and techniques from gardening experts worldwide.

PACIFIC NW SPORTSMEN’S SHOW

THURS-SUN  Portland Expo Center: See what is new, learn survival training, camp cooking, ammo sale & much more.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CULTURAL SHOW

Through FEB 22  Lan Su Chinese Garden: Cultural performances, lion dances, martial arts performances, calligraphy demonstrations, crafts and more.

AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL

ALL MONTH  Portland Community College: 18 outstanding feature, documentary and short films from 11 African countries: Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, and Ethiopia.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Clues start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.

50 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA

ALL MONTH  Portland Art Museum: Indian cinema boasts the most prolific output of any national film industry on the planet—its films, stars, and songs are beloved at home and by millions around the world.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND MUSICAL

ALL MONTH  Northwest Children’s Theater: Tumble down the rabbit hole as Alice’s adventures through Wonderland are transformed into a spectacular jazz odyssey! This original NWCT adaptation is filled with classic characters from the Mad Hatter to the Queen of Hearts and a beautiful original score inspired by jazz greats from Davis to Monk.

SHANROCK’S TRIVIOLOGY

ALL MONTH  Various Portland Locations: Triviology pub quizzes are free to play, last a couple of hours, and are composed of seven short rounds, giving teams instant gratification for their efforts. Team size can range from one to five players, with prizes for everyone on the winning team.

GEEKS WHO DRINK PUB QUIZ

ALL MONTH  Anyone can grab a deck of Trivial Pursuit cards and run a “trivia night.” Geeks Who Drink’s smartass quizmasters run fast-paced, interactive and beer-soaked pub quiz events all over Portland.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

VALENTINE’S DAY WINE AND CHOCOLATE TASTING

SAT-SUN  Southwest Washington Wineries: Experience wine alongside chocolate, chocolate in wine, wine in chocolate and other delicious pairings this Valentines weekend. Each winery has its own surprising pairings to offer you, check individual web sites for specific information.

FORT VANCOUVER SWEETHEART DANCE

SAT  Pearson Air Museum: Ever wish you could have experienced swing dancing to the big band sound at USO dances during the 1940s? Here is your chance!

VANCOUVER GUN SHOW

SAT-SUN  Clark County Event Center: Features modern, collectible, military, and antique firearms as well as firearm accessories, ammunition, and knives.

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

SAT  Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Creed/Rocky
• How to be Single
• Deadpool
• Zoolander 2
• Cabin Fever
• The Final Project
• Providence
• The New Year’s Eve of Old Lee
• Touched with Fire
• Of Mind and Music

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Feb. 5-7, 2015

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR FEB, 5-7, 2016

 

SEAFOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

FRI-SAT  Oregon Convention Center: Enjoy local wine, seafood & live music at the Portland Seafood & Wine Festival.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CULTURAL EVENT

SAT  Oregon Convention Center: Family friendly cultural performances, retail/service vendors, various Chinese food and drinks, mini concert, arts and crafts and much more.

MUSIC & FILM FESTIVAL

Through FEB 5  Downtown Portland: Eclectic mix of jazz, blues, rock, soul, opera, classical, avant-garde and everything in between.

AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL

ALL MONTH  Portland Community College: 18 outstanding feature, documentary and short films from 11 African countries: Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, and Ethiopia.

PSYCHEDELIC MUSIC & BEER FESTIVAL

FRI-SUN  Crystal Ballroom: While psychedelic music covers a range of styles and genres, it is inspired by psychedelic culture and the attempt to replicate the mind altering experiences that started in mid-’60s folk, rock and blues.

GUIDED LARGE BIRD VIEWING

SAT  Kruger’s Farm Market: Explore Sauvie Island in search of magnificent eagles, hawks and falcons that spend the winter here.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Clues start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.

50 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA

ALL MONTH  Portland Art Museum: Indian cinema boasts the most prolific output of any national film industry on the planet—its films, stars, and songs are beloved at home and by millions around the world.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND MUSICAL

ALL MONTH  Northwest Children’s Theater: Tumble down the rabbit hole as Alice’s adventures through Wonderland are transformed into a spectacular jazz odyssey! This original NWCT adaptation is filled with classic characters from the Mad Hatter to the Queen of Hearts and a beautiful original score inspired by jazz greats from Davis to Monk.

SHANROCK’S TRIVIOLOGY

ALL MONTH  Various Portland Locations: Triviology pub quizzes are free to play, last a couple of hours, and are composed of seven short rounds, giving teams instant gratification for their efforts. Team size can range from one to five players, with prizes for everyone on the winning team.

GEEKS WHO DRINK PUB QUIZ

ALL MONTH  Anyone can grab a deck of Trivial Pursuit cards and run a “trivia night.” Geeks Who Drink’s smartass quizmasters run fast-paced, interactive and beer-soaked pub quiz events all over Portland.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS

SAT-SUN  Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds: Learn, discover and have fun in this unique hands on exhibit that gives you the opportunity to actually see dinosaurs! Discover the Dinosaurs features a walk-through exhibit designed to bring you back in time to a landscape where dinosaurs lived.

ANNUAL FATHER DAUGHTER VALENTINE’S BALL

SAT  Pearson Air Museum: A fun and memorable event for fathers and daughters of all ages! Local DJ, balloon artist, face painting, finger foods and a professional photographer to take pictures of your special evening together.

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

SAT  Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Hail, Caesar!
• All Roads Lead to Rome
• Misconduct
• Regression
• 600 Miles
• Pride, Prejudice and Zombies
• The Choice
• The Club
• The Pack
• Tumbledown

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Portland Metro Event Weekend Planner: Jan. 28-31, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JAN. 28-31, 2016

AUTO SHOW

THURS-SUN  Oregon Convention Center: Touch and feel the newest automotive technology in the market today, plus get a glimpse into what is coming in the future. Enter to win a car & much more!

INTERNATIONAL CAT SHOW

FRI-SUN  Holiday Inn @ Portland Airport: Attend seminars, learn about different breeds of cats and watch them compete.

ART FESTIVAL

WED-SUN  Portland: Fertile Ground aspires to increase the appreciation for Portland’s lush creative culture, the artist and project spawned right here in our native soil.

MUSIC & FILM FESTIVAL

Through FEB 5  Downtown Portland: Eclectic mix of jazz, blues, rock, soul, opera, classical, avant-garde and everything in between.

HAWAIIAN EVENT

FRI-SUN  PCC Sylvania Campus: Authentic Hawaiian dinner, Polynesian dancing, live music & silent auction.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.

DUELING PIANO SHOW

ALL MONTH FRI & SAT  Barrel Room: Vegas style, request driven, audience interactive show complete with bits, games, sing-a-longs, comedy and some of the best players in the U.S. Discount Tickets.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

JAZZ FESTIVAL

FRI-SUN  Clark College: The festival attracts over 60 middle and high school instrumental jazz ensembles for the three day competitive festival.

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

SAT  Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Finest Hours
• Kung Fu Panda 3
• Greater
• Backtrack
• Jane Got A Gun
• Lazer Team
• Fifty Shades of Black
• Mountain Men

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Jan. 22-24, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JAN. 22-24, 2016

HOMEOWNER’S SHOW

FRI-SUN  Veterans Memorial Coliseum: Enjoy exhibits, seminars, demonstrations, and other activities related to design and renovation.

SALSA NIGHTS

SAT Adrianna Hill Ballroom: Gala event featuring ten-piece Salsa music sensation Salsanova, with a dance lesson by International acclaimed Gemini

MUSIC & FILM FESTIVAL

Through FEB 5  Downtown Portland: Eclectic mix of jazz, blues, rock, soul, opera, classical, avant-garde and everything inbetween.

CHOCOLATE FEST

FRI-SUN  Oregon Convention Center: Sample, taste, savor, and delight in some of the finest chocolate from the Northwest and beyond!

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.

DUELING PIANO SHOW

ALL MONTH FRI & SAT  Barrel Room: Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S. Discount Tickets.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

“EMPIRE EXTENDED”

Through JAN 24  Rose Quarter Commons: Taking a page from Cirque and touring the world, “Empire” smashes through the borders of comedy, circus, vaudeville and burlesque, for a show featuring the most daring artists from across the globe.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

VANCOUVER SYMPHONY CHAMBER SERIES GOES TO THE MOVIES

SUN  Kiggins Theatre: Three classic silent film classics presented with live music.

PRIME FIGHTING VI

SAT  Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. Featherweight Title: Austin Springer vs. Toby Misech

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

SAT  Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Airlift
• Caged No More
• Dirty Grandpa
• Exposed
• Intruders
• IP Man 3
• Jeruzalem

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Jan. 15-17, 2016

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JAN. 15-17, 2016

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY EVENTS

FRI Jan 15: Congregation Beth Israel Campus

MON Jan 18: Hilton Hotel (6th) Breakfast

TUES Jan 19th ~ 28: MLK Week @Willamette University

BOAT SHOW

THURS-SUN JAN 14-17  Portland Expo Center: Look over a huge variety of boats to shop and compare until your heart’s content!  See new lines, brands and styles all at the Portland Boat Show.

BRIDAL SHOW

SAT-SUN JAN 16-17  Oregon Convention Center: Most attended bridal event in Oregon with runway fashion shows, delicious tastings and displays from the area’s most trusted wedding professionals, you will find everything to make your wedding day extraordinary.

MODEL TRAIN SHOW

SAT-SUN JAN 16-17  Portland Expo Center: Designed for children of all ages; for modelers, collectors and enthusiasts; for families in search of good old-fashioned fun; and for the simply curious. Kids 11 & under are free.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.

DUELING PIANO SHOW

ALL MONTH FRI & SAT  Barrel Room: Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S. Discount Tickets.

HELEN KELLER PLAY

Through JAN 17  A play based on the life of Helen Keller, who became deaf & blind as an infant, and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, who enabled her to become one of the most influential women of the 20th Century. Artists Repertory Theatre.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

“EMPIRE EXTENDED”

Through JAN 24  Rose Quarter Commons: Taking a page from Cirque and touring the world, “Empire” smashes through the borders of comedy, circus, vaudeville and burlesque, for a show featuring the most daring artists from across the globe.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

VANCOUVER SYMPHONY

SAT-SUN JAN 16-17  Skyview Concert Hall, Special guest pianist Dimitri Zhgenti along with the 70+ member orchestra led by music director and conductor Salvador Brotons, now in his 25th consecutive season as music director and conductor.

ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE SHOW

SAT-SUN JAN 16-17  Clark County Event Center: 400 booths filled with really wonderful old things. Estate jewelry, vintage clothing, period lighting, furniture, 40s kitchenware old tools, toys, prints, costume jewelry, old watches, BB guns & a whole lot more.

BOOKAPALOOZA

THURS-SAT JAN 14-16  FVRL District Headquarters, Biggest and best used book sale of the year.

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

SAT JAN 16  Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers
• The Perfect Day
• American Psycho
• Band of Robbers
• Intruders
• Norm of the North
• Remember
• Ride Along 2
• The Benefactor

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Jan. 8-10, 2016

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JAN. 8-10, 2016

GLOBAL NO PANTS DAY

SUN JAN 10  Skidmore Fountain: Random passengers board a MAX car at separate stops in the middle of winter without pants. See Itinerary.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL MONTH  Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.

DUELING PIANO SHOW

ALL MONTH FRI & SAT  Barrel Room: Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S. Discount Tickets.

HELEN KELLER PLAY

Through JAN 17  A play based on the life of Helen Keller, who became deaf & blind as an infant, and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, who enabled her to become one of the most influential women of the 20th Century. Artists Repertory Theatre.

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

EVERY DAY  Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS

ALL MONTH THURS-SUN  Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.

“EMPIRE EXTENDED”

Through JAN 24  Rose Quarter Commons: Taking a page from Cirque and touring the world, “Empire” smashes through the borders of comedy, circus, vaudeville and burlesque, for a show featuring the most daring artists from across the globe.

ROSE CITY GUN & KNIFE SHOW

SAT & SUN JAN 9-10  Portland Expo Center: Wes Knodel Gun Shows is your home for Portland and Pacific Northwest gun shows.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

RESOLUTION RUN

SUN JAN 10  Battle Ground Village: Flat & fast course, 10K, 5K & 1K Cub Run. Polar Bear Slide for those who brave drop down to their bathing suits and run down the cold slip-n-slide.

MONSTERS DANCE CONVENTION

FRI-SUN JAN 8-10  The only all hip hop dance event, offering instruction from industry professionals and giving dancers real opportunities!

OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE

SAT JAN 9  Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages. Pearson Airbase.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
The Forset
• The Masked Saint
• Anesthesia
• The Treasure
• Wazir
• The Revenant

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Dec. 25-27, 2015

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR DEC. 25-27, 2015

SHREK THE MUSICAL

WED DEC 23-JAN 3  Join Shrek, Fiona and company as they bumble, blunder and belch their way from one twisted fairytale to another in the rowdy re-telling of the beloved animated film. Northwest Children’s Theater and School

CHRISTMAS CAROL IMPROV

WED DEC 23-31  This adult comedy is adorned with the improvisational genius of the legendary comedy troupe The Second City, and includes zany holiday sketches, an ever-changing list of drop-in local celebrities and uproarious improv based on audience participation. Gerding Theater

ORSON WELLES FILM FESTIVAL

Through JAN 4  Portland Art Museum: Celebrate what would have been Orson Welles’s 100th birthday by enjoying 18 of his films. http://nwfilm.org/screenings/72/714/

NUTCRACKER BALLET

Through DEC 26  Keller Auditorium: No holiday season is complete without a trip to the “Land of Sweets”. Oregon Ballet Theatre presents Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.

HELEN KELLER PLAY

WED Dec 23-JAN 17  A play based on the lives of Helen Keller, who became deaf & blind as an infant, and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, who enabled her to become one of the most influential women of the 20th Century. Artists Repertory Theatre.

LIGHT DISPLAYS

THROUGH DEC 31  Peacock Lane in SE Portland

THROUGH DEC 27  Portland International Raceway

THROUGH JAN 3  Zoo Lights

THROUGH DEC 30 (closed DEC 25)  Lights at the Grotto

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET

THURS DEC 24  The nation’s largest weekly open-air arts and crafts market. Stroll down row upon row of unique creations made by the people who sell them. Old Town

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN DEC 25-27 (every day, various times & locations) Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

OT5 ARENACROSS

Through JAN 2 An indoor Arenacross facility dedicated to technical, yet fun and exciting indoor motocross racing for riders, fans and sponsors.

LANTERN TOUR: CHRISTMAS AT VANCOUVER BARRACKS

SAT DEC 26 Tour the grounds of Vancouver Barracks by lantern light, connecting attendees to the national park’s military history through thematic storytelling.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Concussion
• Daddy’s Home
• Joy
• Point Break
• The Big Short
• 45 Years
• The Hateful Eight
• The Revenant
• Yellow Day

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Dec. 10-13, 2015

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR DEC. 10-13, 2015

CIRCUS SHOW

THURS-SAT DEC 10-12  Alberta Rose Theatre: The Nowhere Band – a full 15-piece Beatles orchestra plays the White Album in its entirety, while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Wanderlust Circus present feats of remarkable strength, focus and dexterity. http://www.albertarosetheatre.com/

CHRISTMAS SHIP PARADE

THURS DEC 10-20  Columbia & Willamette Rivers: 50 boats lit up for Christmas cruise the river, check schedule for locations. http://www.christmasships.org/

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW

SAT-SUN DEC 12-13 Oregon Convention Center:  200+ vendors selling amazing handmade goods! Goodie bags for the first 150 shoppers Saturday and Sunday! http://craftywonderland.com/events/

NUTCRACKER BALLET

DEC 12-26 Keller Auditorium: No holiday season is complete without a trip to the “Land of Sweets”. Oregon Ballet Theatre presents Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. http://www.obt.org/index.php/boxoffice/single-tickets/balanchines-nutcracker/

CHRISTMAS TRAIN

SUN DEC 6 through Dec 20  Join Santa as you ride through wilderness in the heart of the city on vintage rail cars pulled by Portland’s steam locomotives.

LIGHT DISPLAYS

THROUGH DEC 27  Portland International Raceway

THROUGH JAN 3  Zoo Lights

THROUGH DEC 20  Lights at the Grotto

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET

SAT-SUN DEC 12-13 The nation’s largest weekly open-air arts and crafts market. Stroll down row upon row of unique creations made by the people who sell them. Old Town

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN DEC 11-13 (every day, various times & locations) Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

CHRISTMAS TREE TRAIN

Through DEC 20 Chelatchie Prairie Railroad: This is a great time to pick out your Christmas tree. Santa will be there with a present for each child and complimentary refreshments for all.

CHRISTMAS SHIPS PARADE

Through DEC 18 Enjoy wonderful decorated ships traveling the Columbia River.   http://www.christmasships.org/schedule/columbia-river

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
In the Heart of the Sea
• Legend
• The Big Short
• Bleeding Heart
• Boy and the World
• Don Verdean
The Girl in the Book

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Dec. 4-6, 2015

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR DEC. 4-6, 2015

 

FESTIVAL OF TREES

FRI-SAT DEC 4-5  Oregon Convention Center: Get your photo taken with Santa, make crafts, decorate cookies, visit the bear hospital and view more than 25 uniquely decorated and themed Christmas trees.

GINGERBREAD JAMBOREE

SAT DEC 5  OMSI: Register now, two sessions available. Gingerbread house decorating with a large candy buffet and lots of frosting.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

FRI DEC 4 Beaverton: http://www.beavertonoregon.gov/index.aspx?NID=474

FRI DEC 4 Tualatin: http://www.tualatinoregon.gov/recreation/starry-nights-and-holiday-lights-0

FRI DEC 4 Troutdale: http://www.westcolumbiagorgechamber.com/event/troutdale-tree-lighting/

SAT DEC 5 Hillsboro: https://www.facebook.com/events/1489379448032328/

SAT DEC 5 Alberta Main Street: http://albertamainst.org/whats-happening/lit-up-local/tree-lighting/

SAT DEC 5 Milwaukie: http://www.milwaukieoregon.gov/citymanager/annual-umbrella-parade-and-tree-lighting-sat-dec-5

SAT DEC 5 Oregon City: https://downtownoregoncity.org/event-detail/oregon-city-christmas-tree-lighting/

LIGHT DISPLAYS

THROUGH DEC 27  Portland International Raceway

THROUGH JAN 3  Zoo Lights

THROUGH DEC 20  Lights at the Grotto

HOLIDAY ALE FESTIVAL

THURS-SUN DEC 3-6  Pioneer Courthouse Square: Enjoy more than 50 winter ales created specifically to bring warmth and cheer to the holiday season in a large heated tent.

SCANDINAVIAN FAIR

SAT-SUN DEC 5-6  Memorial Coliseum: Celebrate the sights, sounds, taster and traditions of a Nordic Christmas.

CHRISTMAS TRAIN

SUN DEC 6 through Dec 20  Join Santa as you are ride through wilderness in the heart of the city on vintage rail cars pulled by Portland’s steam locomotives.

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET

SAT-SUN DEC 5-6 The nation’s largest weekly open-air arts and crafts market. Stroll down row upon row of unique creations made by the people who sell them. Old Town

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN DEC 4-6 (every day, various times & locations) Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

CHRISTMAS AT THE PARK

FRI DEC 4  Esther Short Park: Live band and full choir singing your favorite Christmas Carols, giving tree, pictures with Santa, ornament decorating and much more.

CHRISTMAS TREE TRAIN

Through DEC 20 Chelatchie Prairie Railroad: This is a great time to pick out your Christmas tree. Santa will be there with a present for each child and complimentary refreshments for all.

CHRISTMAS SHIPS PARADE

FRI DEC 4-18 Enjoy wonderful decorated ships traveling the Columbia River.   http://www.christmasships.org/schedule/columbia-river

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Krampus
• Macbeth
• MI-5
• Christmas Eve
• Hitchcock: Truffaut
• The Lady in the Van
The Letters
• Life
• My Friend Victoria
• A Royal Night Out
• The World of Kanako
• Youth
• No Peace, No Piece

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