Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Oct. 21-23, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR OCT. 21-23, 2016

PORTLAND VEGFEST
SAT-SUNPortland VegFest offers free samples, films, cooking demonstrations, 100 exhibitors, speakers, and tasty food at the Oregon Convention Center.

THE MAGICAL MUSIC OF DISNEY
Through October 30th – More concert than traditional musical, The Magical Music of Disney brings together over 60 Disney hits from Snow White, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast and more—all in 90 minutes.

SALMON HOMECOMING
SAT-SUN – Nothing says “Pacific Northwest” like the annual return from the ocean of salmon, fighting upstream to spawn and die in the rivers of their birth. In October, witness this ancient, iconic phenomenon at Oxbow Regional Park along the Sandy River, one of the nation’s designated Wild and Scenic rivers. During the annual Salmon Homecoming, naturalists are on hand to help you see the salmon and explore other aspects of the park’s 1,000 acres of old-growth forest, hiking trails, equestrian trails, and river beaches. Take the chill off around the campfire. Hot drinks provided.

RETRO GAMING EXPO
FRI-SUN – Listen to panels, visit the game making workshop, view tournaments and a film screening, play games, listen to live music and more!!

GREAT NW BEER AND WINE FEST
SAT – Visit vendors from local breweries, restaurants & more while enjoying live music at the Portland Expo Center.

GREAT AMERICAN SPIRITS FESTIVAL
SAT – This festival is a gathering of distillers from across the country to share their products, passion and expertise in handcrafting spirits. There will be tastings, seminars, a mixology contest for bartenders and more!

INTIMATE ILLUSIONS
SUN – Filled with world-class magic, fantastic story-telling, audience participation and incredible live music by Celine Dion’s concert cellist, this intimate performance weaves original, thought-provoking illusions, wit, humor, and dazzling live music together with an entertaining theatrical twist.

KILLER BEER WEEK
Through SUN – Celebrating eight strong years of bringing craft beer news and events to the craft beer drinkers of the Pacific Northwest.

PUMPKIN PATCHES
Through Oct 30th – Find a pumpkin patch near you!

PUMPKIN FEST
FRI through October 30th See pumpkins shot from a cannon, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze, try archery & paintball, and choose a pumpkin during Pumpkin Fest at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

13TH DOOR HAUNTED HOUSE
Through November 5th – Portland’s best haunted attraction, highly detailed sets help you become part of the horror as you journey among animated creatures and theatrical actors.

BENDING THE BARD: CINEMATIC TWISTS ON SHAKESPEARE
Through October 30th – Seventeen “unconventional” cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. Freed from restrictions of a certain time, location, or even language, the filmmakers in this series have created works that both reflect and transcend their immediate cultural origins.

FRIGHT TOWN
Through November 5th3 Haunted Houses in one location! New Grimthorne Manor: overrun by angry spirits, vampires, werewolves and maniacs. The Witch House: a burnt-out skeleton of a building where a demonic cult has holed up to practice their witchcraft in the dark, secret halls. Museum of Horrors: the cacophonous cornucopia of creepies, crawlies, werechickens, evil clowns and so much more.

HAUNTED PUB TOUR
Through October 31st – A spine-tingling excursion. Hear first-hand accounts of recent paranormal encounters while sampling 7 award-winning local beers. The route includes stops at two historic pubs for beer tastings as well the old Merchant Hotel, known as Portland’s most haunted building.

RADICAL 80’S CRUISE
Through SAT – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers! Time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

CAT IN THE HAT
Through SUN – Enter a world of magic and mischief as Conrad, Sally, and their very grumpy goldfish follow the Cat in the Hat on an adventure through the imagination of Dr. Seuss!

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

FAMILY NATURE FEST
SAT – A low-cost event to get local families outside without having to leave town, because being outside is good for our health and for our sense of community. The event also teaches families about the nature in our own backyards, and the why’s and how’s of how they can help protect it for future generations. 

DRINK THIS!
SAT – A chance to meet the makers of artisan beverages! This is a free event open to anyone. No signups, just show up at one of our locations, get your map, and choose your route.

CLARK COUNTY SCAREGROUNDS
Through October 31st – The Northwest’s premier all-ages Halloween event located on the 170-acre Clark County Event Center. 4 haunted houses, carnival, games & much more!

HAUNTED WALKING TOUR
FRI & SAT through October 29th – Experience a spooky slant on history on a Clark County Historical Museum walking tour on a dark night.

DINE THE COUV
Through October 30th – Foodies and beer drinkers unite! For the entire month of October, original Vancouver USA eateries, breweries and tasting rooms will serve up some special items.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Keeping Up with the Joneses
·         Ouija: Origin of Evil
·         Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
·         Boo: A Madea Halloween
·         Fear, Inc
·         Good Kids

Click here for movie times and theatres.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THIS WEEK’S OPEN HOUSES

For a monthly online listing of upcoming Portland metro events, click here.


Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Oct. 14-16, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR OCT. 14-16, 2016

 

PORTLAND PET EXPO
SAT-SUN – Bring your pet! The Portland Pet Expo features everything from adoptions, discounted vaccinations, demonstrations, the latest and greatest products, free nail trimmings and much more! 

HERE & THERE TRAVEL FEST
SAT-SUN – Filled with travel experts, attractions, exhibitors, savings and travel giveaways. You’ll find everything you need to start your next adventure.

KILLER BEER WEEK
Through October 23rd – Celebrating eight strong years of bringing craft beer news and events to the craft beer drinkers of the Pacific Northwest.

CITY CIDER FESTIVAL
FRI-SAT – Join what will soon be the largest cider event in the Pacific Northwest. Also featuring beer, wine and spirits, great food and live music. Open to all ages.

THE MAGICAL MUSIC OF DISNEY
Through October 30th – More concert than traditional musical, The Magical Music of Disney brings together over 60 Disney hits from Snow White, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast and more—all in 90 minutes.

PUMPKIN PATCHES
Through Oct 30th – Find a pumpkin patch near you!

PUMPKIN FEST
FRI through October 30th See pumpkins shot from a cannon, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze, try archery & paintball, and choose a pumpkin during Pumpkin Fest at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

13TH DOOR HAUNTED HOUSE
Through November 5th – Portland’s best haunted attraction, highly detailed sets help you become part of the horror as you journey among animated creatures and theatrical actors.

BENDING THE BARD: CINEMATIC TWISTS ON SHAKESPEARE
Through October 30th – Seventeen “unconventional” cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. Freed from restrictions of a certain time, location, or even language, the filmmakers in this series have created works that both reflect and transcend their immediate cultural origins.

FRIGHT TOWN
Through November 5th3 Haunted Houses in one location! New Grimthorne Manor: overrun by angry spirits, vampires, werewolves and maniacs. The Witch House: a burnt-out skeleton of a building where a demonic cult has holed up to practice their witchcraft in the dark, secret halls. Museum of Horrors: the cacophonous cornucopia of creepies, crawlies, werechickens, evil clowns and so much more.

HAUNTED PUB TOUR
Through October 31st – A spine-tingling excursion. Hear first-hand accounts of recent paranormal encounters while sampling 7 award-winning local beers. The route includes stops at two historic pubs for beer tastings as well the old Merchant Hotel, known as Portland’s most haunted building.

RADICAL 80’S CRUISE
Through October 22nd – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers! Time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

JEKYLL & HYDE THE MUSICAL
Through SUN October 16th – The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits.

CAT IN THE HAT
Through October 23rd – Enter a world of magic and mischief as Conrad, Sally, and their very grumpy goldfish follow the Cat in the Hat on an adventure through the imagination of Dr. Seuss!

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

COUVFEST NW 2016
FRI-SAT – A festival to showcase Vancouver bands. Couvfest NW will have food vendors and a beer garden, and of course, live music! Free to all ages.

CLARK COUNTY SCAREGROUNDS
Through October 31st – The Northwest’s premier all-ages Halloween event located on the 170-acre Clark County Event Center. 4 haunted houses, carnival, games & much more!

HAUNTED WALKING TOUR
FRI & SAT through October 29th – Experience a spooky slant on history on a Clark County Historical Museum walking tour on a dark night.

DINE THE COUV
Through October 30th – Foodies and beer drinkers unite! For the entire month of October, original Vancouver USA eateries, breweries and tasting rooms will serve up some special items.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Max Steel
·         Coming Through the Rye
·         Kevin Hart: What Now?
·         Ordinary World
·         Priceless
·         Christine

Click here for movie times and theatres.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THIS WEEK’S OPEN HOUSES

For a monthly online listing of upcoming Portland metro events, click here.


Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Oct. 7-9, 2016

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR OCT. 7-9, 2016

 

PORTLAND REGIONAL GEM & MINERAL SHOW
FRI-SUN – Hard to find rock, gem, mineral, jewelry, and lapidary tools, materials, and products. Silent auction, demonstrations, exhibits, fossils and a kid’s corner. 

PORTLAND FALL HOME & GARDEN SHOW
THURS-SUN – If you are searching for experts, remodeling pros, or gardening or landscaping gurus, this is the fall show for you. The largest selection of home products and service vendors all at one place!

SPORTS & FITNESS EXPO
FRI-SAT – The expo focuses on innovative fitness clothing, shoes and training aids; sports medicine and fitness programs, health screening checks and demonstrations, and other run and walk related products/services, along with food and beverage items.

WILDCAT SANCTUARY HALLOWEEN SOIREE
SAT – Enjoy a fun night of dining & dancing while helping raise money for WildCat Ridge—a no kill, ‘last home’ sanctuary for captive-born wildcats in need.

APPLE TASTING EVENT
FRI-SUN – It’s time to celebrate the abundance of apples and pears, tasting lines, fresh pressed cider demonstration.

THE MAGICAL MUSIC OF DISNEY
Through October 30th – More concert than traditional musical, The Magical Music of Disney brings together over 60 Disney hits from Snow White, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast and more—all in 90 minutes.

OKTOBERFEST AT MCMENAMINS
Through SAT October 8th – Various McMenamins in the Portland Metro area will be having different events to celebrate Oktoberfest—golf tournament, plant & veggie sale, live music events and more.

PUMPKIN PATCHES
Through Oct 30th – Find a pumpkin patch near you!

PUMPKIN FEST
FRI through October 30th See pumpkins shot from a cannon, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze, try archery & paintball, and choose a pumpkin during Pumpkin Fest at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

13TH DOOR HAUNTED HOUSE

Through November 5th – Portland’s best haunted attraction, highly detailed sets help you become part of the horror as you journey among animated creatures and theatrical actors.

BENDING THE BARD: CINEMATIC TWISTS ON SHAKESPEARE
Through October 30th – Seventeen “unconventional” cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. Freed from restrictions of a certain time, location, or even language, the filmmakers in this series have created works that both reflect and transcend their immediate cultural origins.

FRIGHT TOWN
Through November 5th3 Haunted Houses in one location! New Grimthorne Manor: overrun by angry spirits, vampires, werewolves and maniacs. The Witch House: a burnt-out skeleton of a building where a demonic cult has holed up to practice their witchcraft in the dark, secret halls. Museum of Horrors: the cacophonous cornucopia of creepies, crawlies, werechickens, evil clowns and so much more.

HAUNTED PUB TOUR
Through October 31st – A spine-tingling excursion. Hear first-hand accounts of recent paranormal encounters while sampling 7 award-winning local beers. The route includes stops at two historic pubs for beer tastings as well the old Merchant Hotel, known as Portland’s most haunted building.

RADICAL 80’S CRUISE
Through October 22nd – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers! Time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

JEKYLL & HYDE THE MUSICAL
Through October 16th – The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits.

CAT IN THE HAT
Through October 23rd – Enter a world of magic and mischief as Conrad, Sally, and their very grumpy goldfish follow the Cat in the Hat on an adventure through the imagination of Dr. Seuss!

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

VANCOUVER BREWFEST, FRESH HOP EDITION
FRI – This two-day celebration of fresh hop beer style will feature fresh hop beers created by our local SW WA breweries and 5 special imported beers direct from Germany never before seen in Washington!

CLARK COUNTY SCAREGROUNDS
Through October 31st – The Northwest’s premier all-ages Halloween event located on the 170-acre Clark County Event Center. 4 haunted houses, carnival, games & much more!

HAUNTED WALKING TOUR
FRI & SAT through October 29th – Experience a spooky slant on history on a Clark County Historical Museum walking tour on a dark night.

DINE THE COUV
Through October 30th – Foodies and beer drinkers unite! For the entire month of October, original Vancouver USA eateries, breweries and tasting rooms will serve up some special items.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

· The Girl on the Train
· Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
· Spirit of the Game
· Phantasm: Ravager
· The Great Gilly Hopkins
· Torchbearer
· Under the Shadow
· The Late Bloomer

Click here for movie times and theatres.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THIS WEEK’S OPEN HOUSES

For a monthly online listing of upcoming Portland metro events, click here.


Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR SEPTEMBER 30-OCT. 2, 2016

CHEESE FESTIVAL
SAT – Taste artisan and farmstead cheese made in the Northwest and meet the 30 artisan makers at The Wedge outside the Green Dragon Bistro & Brewpub.

WINE WALK
SAT – A ticket to Wine Walk Lake Oswego gets you 8 tastes of wine, snacks, music, and art in local shops.

PORTLAND JUGGLING FESTIVAL
FRI-SUNPortland Juggling Festival offers shows, workshops, vendors, and a juggling & vaudeville extravaganza Saturday night at Reed College.

LINCOLN CITY KITE FESTIVAL
SAT-SUNEnjoy kite flying demonstrations by experts, free kid’s kitemaking, running of the bols, and some of the largest and most colorful kites in the world!

GLUTEN FREE FOOD FESTIVAL
SAT-SUNWhether you’re thinking about going gluten free or you’re a gluten free pro looking for new products and ideas, you will find something for everyone. Close to 90 exhibitors, tasty food to sample, plus seminars and cooking demonstrations going on all day!!

THE WEDGE
SAT – Farmers Market-style event, featuring cheese and foods/beverages that go well with it. Sample and purchase local artisan cheese, specialty foods, beer, wine and cider; take a class, snap a pic with our mascot, and try your hand at cheese wheel bowling!

SELLWOOD STREET FESTIVAL
SUN – Walk, bike, or roller-skate on 8 miles of streets when most cars are banned for Sellwood-Milwaukie Sunday Parkways, with activities and music nearby. Free.

OKTOBERFEST AT MCMENAMINS
Through October 8th – Various McMenanins in the Portland Metro area will be having different events to celebrate Oktoberfest—golf tournament, plant & veggie sale, live music events and more.

PUMPKIN PATCHES
Through Oct 30th – Find a pumpkin patch near you!

HALLOWEEN BALL
SAT – The Pacific Northwest Witches Ball promises an upscale evening of music, dance performances, a costume contest, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and vendors at Monarch Hotel and Conference Center in Clackamas for age 18+. Elegant costume required.

PUMPKIN FEST
FRI through October 30th See pumpkins shot from a cannon, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze, try archery & paintball, and choose a pumpkin during Pumpkin Fest at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

13TH DOOR HAUNTED HOUSE

Through November 5th – Portland’s best haunted attraction, highly detailed sets help you become part of the horror as you journey among animated creatures and theatrical actors.

BENDING THE BARD: CINEMATIC TWISTS ON SHAKESPEARE
Through October 30th – Seventeen “unconventional” cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. Freed from restrictions of a certain time, location, or even language, the filmmakers in this series have created works that both reflect and transcend their immediate cultural origins.

FRIGHT TOWN
Through November 5th3 Haunted Houses in one location! New Grimthorne Manor: overrun by angry spirits, vampires, werewolves and maniacs. The Witch House: a burnt-out skeleton of a building where a demonic cult has holed up to practice their witchcraft in the dark, secret halls. Museum of Horrors: the cacophonous cornucopia of creepies, crawlies, werechickens, evil clowns and so much more.

HAUNTED PUB TOUR
Through October 31st – A spine-tingling excursion. Hear first-hand accounts of recent paranormal encounters while sampling 7 award-winning local beers. The route includes stops at two historic pubs for beer tastings as well the old Merchant Hotel, known as Portland’s most haunted building.

RADICAL 80’S CRUISE
Through October 22nd – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers! Time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with DJ MC.

JEKYLL & HYDE THE MUSICAL
Through October 16th – The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits.

CAT IN THE HAT
Through October 23rd – Enter a world of magic and mischief as Conrad, Sally, and their very grumpy goldfish follow the Cat in the Hat on an adventure through the imagination of Dr. Seuss!

PORTLAND SPIRIT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
FRI – Start the weekend early with a one-of-a-kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week! Includes a two-hour cruise and live entertainment. Bistro style menu and beverages from our full service bars available for purchase on board.

TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
FRI – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

NORTH BANK BEER WALK
THURS – It all kicks off with the Vancouver Breweries Unite 4 Give More 24 charity event at Kiggins Theatre on Thursday. NBBW will extend to September 30th with unique and fun beer events at your favorite pubs and taprooms every day.

HAUNTED WALKING TOUR
FRI & SAT through October 29th – Experience a spooky slant on history on a Clark County Historical Museum walking tour on a dark night.

OLD APPLE TREE FESTIVAL
SAT – Providing family fun, food and history of Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree, the festival celebrates our community’s legacy.

DINE THE COUV
Through October 30th – Foodies and beer drinkers unite! For the entire month of October, original Vancouver USA eateries, breweries and tasting rooms will serve up some special items.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Deepwater Horizon
·         Masterminds
·         Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
·         Milton’s Secret
·         Clown Town
·         Denial
·         Harry & Snowman
·         Maximum Ride

Click here for movie times and theatres.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THIS WEEK’S OPEN HOUSES

For a monthly online listing of upcoming Portland metro events, click here.


Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Sept. 23-25, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2016

 

NORTHWEST QUILTING EXPO
THURS-SAT – Enjoy an outstanding group of talented instructors, gorgeous quilts and exhibits, great vendors and more.

OKTOBERFEST AT OAKS PARK
FRI-SUN – The most kid-friendly German festival in the northwest! Bavarian dancing, live Oompah bands, craft vendors and more!

OKTOBERFEST AT MCMENAMINS
Through October 8th – Various McMenanins in the Portland Metro area will be having different events to celebrate Oktoberfest—golf tournament, plant & veggie sale, live music events and more.

DRIVE-IN AT ZIDELL YARDS
THURS-MON – Drive, bike, or take the streetcar to our drive-in under the stars at Zidell Yards. If you don’t have a car, bring a chair, warm blankets, and find your spot in front for some pop cinema classics.

13TH DOOR HAUNTED HOUSE
Through November 5th – Portland’s best haunted attraction, highly detailed sets help you become part of the horror as you journey among animated creatures and theatrical actors.

OREGON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
Through September 24th – Collection of the best in new and truly independent films to the great cinemas of Oregon this fall.

BENDING THE BARD: CINEMATIC TWISTS ON SHAKESPEARE
Through October 30th – Seventeen “unconventional” cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. Freed from restrictions of a certain time, location, or even language, the filmmakers in this series have created works that both reflect and transcend their immediate cultural origins.

CAT IN THE HAT
Through October 23rd – Enter a world of magic and mischief as Conrad, Sally, and their very grumpy goldfish follow the Cat in the Hat on an adventure through the imagination of Dr. Seuss!

TRY VEGAN WEEK + PROM
Through September 24 – Try Vegan Week includes free workshops, speakers, dine-outs, and mentoring. It ends in a vegan prom night of dancing, raffles, food, and costumes. See schedule here.

OREGON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
Through SAT – Collection of the best in new independent films of Oregon this fall.

PORTLAND SPIRIT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Fridays through Sept 30 – Start the weekend early with a one-of-a-kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week! Includes a two-hour cruise and live entertainment. Bistro style menu and beverages from our full service bars available for purchase on board.

TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
FRI – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

NORTH BANK BEER WALK
THURS through September 30th – It all kicks off with the Vancouver Breweries Unite 4 Give More 24 charity event at Kiggins Theatre on Thursday. NBBW will extend to September 30th with unique and fun beer events at your favorite pubs and taprooms every day.

NORTH COUNTY WINE RUN
SATHalf marathon & 3-person relay. On paved country roads, the routes highlight the gorgeous scenery of north Clark County: rolling hills, rural landscapes, and views of Mt. St. Helens.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

· Storks
· I.T.
· The Dressmaker
· End of a Gun
· New World Order
· Dirty 30

Click here for movie times and theatres.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THIS WEEK’S OPEN HOUSES

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Sept. 16-18, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR SEPTEMBER 16-18, 2016

 

MOUNT ANGEL OKTOBERFEST
THURS-SUN Traditional dancers, live music, sports, car show, race, golf tournament and so much more!!

5K COLOR RUN
SAT – Wear a white shirt and get bombarded by handfuls of colored cornstarch as you run the Color Run 5K at Portland International Raceway.

TRY VEGAN WEEK + PROM
SAT through September 24 – Try Vegan Week includes free workshops, speakers, dine-outs, and mentoring. It ends in a vegan prom night of dancing, raffles, food, and costumes. See schedule here.

SIDEWALK CHALK ART FESTIVAL
SAT – Create your masterpiece on a sidewalk in downtown Forest Grove, or admire hundreds of others’ works at Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival.

FALL RV & VAN SHOW
THURS-SUN – Over 20 dealers with the newest trailers and campers on the market. If you can’t find it here, you won’t be able to find it anywhere!

CRUISE TO HISTORIC DOWNTOWN OREGON CITY
SAT7th annual event expanded to accommodate over 600 cars!!

OREGON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
Through September 24 – Collection of the best in new independent films of Oregon this fall.

BENDING THE BARD: CINEMATIC TWISTS ON SHAKESPEARE
Through October 30th – Seventeen “unconventional” cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. Freed from restrictions of a certain time, location, or even language, the filmmakers in this series have created works that both reflect and transcend their immediate cultural origins.

TIME BASED ART FESTIVAL
Through SUN – Contemporary art projects that bring artists and audiences together, creating a vibrant community through live performances, music, screenings, workshops, talks, and visual art installations.

PORTLAND SPIRIT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Fridays through Sept 30 – Start the weekend early with a one-of-a-kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week! Includes a two-hour cruise and live entertainment. Bistro style menu and beverages from our full service bars available for purchase on board.

TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
Through FRI – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

STURGEON FESTIVAL
SAT – 20th anniversary celebration as the Water Resources Education Center recognizes sturgeon and Columbia River ecosystems with a community festival.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Bridget Jones’s Baby
·         Blair Witch
·         Snowden
·         Cardboard Boxer
·         Hillsong
·         Finding Altamira

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Sept. 9-11, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR SEPTEMBER 9-11, 2016

 

 

SHREWSBURY RENAISSANCE FAIRE
SAT-SUN – An educational interactive adventure in history, welcoming families and children. Browse the village for unique handmade goods & enjoy 1,000 costumed players, jousting knights, minstrels, troubadours, jongleurs and dancers.

ROSE CITY COMIC CON
SAT-SUN – Fun & family friendly event for everyone. Attend panels, meet comic creators, enjoy access to gaming, sci-fi, cosplay, anime, fantasy and everything in between.

WINGS & WHEELS
SAT – This family friendly event will start off with a 16K run. Check out WWII vehicles, planes, car/truck and motorcycle show, lots of kids activities including a tricycle parade.

BELMONT STREET FAIR
SAT – Featuring live music, beer gardens, over 200 vendors with great food and shopping and kids area with bounce house.

TIGARD STREET FAIR
SAT – Street side vendors, downtown business specials, all day music, community and music stages, kids activities, food, fun and more.

AIDS WALK PORTLAND
SAT – Fun 2.4 mile walk for the whole family through Portland to raise awareness of, and funds for, the fight against HIV/AIDS.

DOWN THE RIVER CLEAN UP OF THE CLACKAMAS
SUN – The Down the River Clean Up is the largest and longest running on-water cleanup event of its kind in Oregon. Over 250 volunteers rally together in rafts, kayaks, and scuba gear, to scour the stream bed and banks for trash, over half of which is recycled.

TIME BASED ART FESTIVAL
Through September 18th – Contemporary art projects that bring artists and audiences together, creating a vibrant community through live performances, music, screenings, workshops, talks, and visual art installations.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
SAT Sept. 10 – Evening after evening, summer nights in Portland Parks offer families and friends the perfect backdrop to renew connections.

PORTLAND SPIRIT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Fridays through Sept 30 – Start the weekend early with a one-of-a-kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week! Includes a two-hour cruise and live entertainment. Bistro style menu and beverages from our full service bars available for purchase on board.

TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
Through Sept 16 – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.

OREGON ZOO SUMMER CONCERTS
Through SUN  Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series celebrates 37 years of bringing you world-class artists for a night of music and nature. It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

FLYAWAY WILDLIFE CARVING SHOW
SAT-SUN – The show focuses on hand carved, textured, and painted wood sculptures of birds, fish, and mammals in fifteen competitive divisions.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

FARMERS MARKET – COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Thursdays Through September 1st – Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Sully
·         When the Bough Breaks
·         The Disappointments Room
·         The Wild Life
·         Come What May
·         Other People
·         Demon

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Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner: Sept. 2-5, 2016

PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR SEPTEMBER 2-5, 2016

 

FAERIEWORLDS
FRI-SUN FaerieWorlds features renowned fantasy artists, grammy-award winning musicians, spectacular performances and entertainers, and an amazing arts and crafts vending village. North Plains, OR.

TORTUGA PIRATE FESTIVAL
FRI-MON – Set sail and take a side trip from your mundane life to experience a weekend of shenanigans, ships, fun, games and fire for grownups. 18 & over.

OREGON STATE FAIR
Through September 5 – Concerts, nightly laser light shows, animals, carnival rides and games, great entertainment, food and drink. Something fun for everyone!! 

DAHLIA FESTIVAL
SAT-MON – A must see festival for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. View over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, in our three indoor display rooms. This is the largest display put on by one grower anywhere in the United States!

ART IN THE PEARL
SAT-MON – Named one of the top 10 Arts & Craft festivals in the country. Filling the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages.

TOUR DE LAB
SUN – Get ready to ride your bike with thousands of other dog-errific people for a whimsical day in support of Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital. Choose between a 15 or 40 mile course.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
SUN Sept. 4 & SAT Sept. 10 – Evening after evening, summer nights in Portland Parks offer families and friends the perfect backdrop to renew connections.

PORTLAND SPIRIT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Fridays through Sept 30 – Start the weekend early with a one-of-a-kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week! Includes a two-hour cruise and live entertainment. Bistro style menu and beverages from our full service bars available for purchase on board.

TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
Through Sept 16 – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
Through September 10 – Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 PM, including live performances by local musicians and free popcorn. Bring jackets or extra blankets, as it gets chilly when the sun goes down!

OREGON ZOO SUMMER CONCERTS
Through September 11  Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series celebrates 37 years of bringing you world-class artists for a night of music and nature. It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

FOOD & WINE PAIRING
SAT-MON – Visit local food artisans & pair their creations with the wines on offer at each local winery. Skip the lines and traffic and stay local for Labor Day.

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

FARMERS MARKET – COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Thursdays Through September 1st – Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Morgan
·         The Light Between Oceans
·         Max Rose
·         Yoga Hosers
·         The 9th Life of Louis Drax

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Portland Metro Events Planner: Aug. 26-28, 2016

Kids having fun on a carnival Carousel
PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR AUGUST 26-28, 2016

 

OREGON STATE FAIR
Through September 5 – Concerts, nightly laser light shows, animals, carnival rides and games, great entertainment, food and drink. Something fun for everyone!! 

INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER: MALALA YOUSAFZAI
TUES August 30
– You’ve seen her on the news, and now you can hear Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot by the Taliban and won a Nobel Prize fighting for the education of women. Moda Center.

HAWTHORNE STREET FAIR
SUN Hawthorne Street Fair has vendors, family activities, beer gardens, and live music on the sidewalks of SE Hawthorne Blvd., mostly from 31st to 41st. Free.

MUSICFESTNW
THURS-SUN – Two-day festival at Portland’s Waterfront Park. Enjoy great music—everything from Duran Duran to Ice Cube. 21 & over. Check out the line up!

OREGON BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION PICKER’S FEST
FRI-SUN – Bring your mandolin, guitar, fiddle, dobro, ukulele or whatever makes great bluegrass music! Or just enjoy the music, the mountain, and the people at Zigzag Mountain Farm.

ORGANIC BEER FEST
FRI-SUN – Serving up more than 50 organic beers, ciders and mead along with live music, food, sustainability-oriented vendors, non-profits and a children’s area. All in a beautiful park overlooking Northwest Portland.

ITALIAN FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Festa Italiana offers live music, pizza tossing, grape stomping, Italian food, a wine and beer garden, and vendors in Pioneer Courthouse Square. Free entry.

BOUNTY OF YAMHILL COUNTY
FRI-SUN – In the Top 10 Best Food Festivals by USA Today & The Culture Trip. Partnered with chefs, vintners and farms throughout the Willamette Valley. Proceeds benefit the Yamhill Enrichment Society.

ODYSSEO
Through SUN – Larger than life horse show marrying the equestrian arts, stage arts and high tech theatrical effects at never-before-seen levels.

PORTLAND SPIRIT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Fridays through Sept 30 – Start the weekend early with a one-of-a-kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week! Includes a two-hour cruise and live entertainment. Bistro style menu and beverages from our full service bars available for purchase on board.

TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
Through Sept 16 – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.

BETTE & JOAN
Through August 28 – A film festival starring two famous stars that carried on a bitter feud throughout their careers, which became fodder for unending gossip and legendary Hollywood lore.

TOP DOWN: ROOFTOP CINEMA
Through THURS August 25 – Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 12th annual program of cinema under the stars.

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Through SUN – Pack a picnic dinner or dine with our vendors, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live outdoor concert performance.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
Through September 10 – Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 PM, including live performances by local musicians and free popcorn. Bring jackets or extra blankets, as it gets chilly when the sun goes down!

OREGON ZOO SUMMER CONCERTS
Through September 11  Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series celebrates 37 years of bringing you world-class artists for a night of music and nature. It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

VANCOUVER WINE & JAZZ FESTIVAL
FRI-SUNGreat jazz, fabulous wines, fine art and delicious cuisine all in Esther Short Park!

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

FARMERS MARKET – COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Thursdays Through September 1st – Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Mechanic: Resurrection
·         Don’t Breathe
·         Black Songbird
·         Blood in the Water
·         Hands of Stone
·         I am Not a Serial Killer

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Portland Metro Events Planner: Aug. 19-21, 2016

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

 

ODYSSEO
Through August 28 – Larger than life horse show marrying the equestrian arts, stage arts and high tech theatrical effects at never-before-seen levels.

BANKS BBQ TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL
FRI-SUN – This fun-filled weekend starts off with a Texas Hold’em tournament Friday evening, pancake breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, car show, tractor & truck pull, parade, live music and so much more.

DOLL & TEDDY BEAR SHOW
SAT – The sales floor will be filled with fine exhibitors that will be showing dolls, bears, miniatures, supplies, books, and accessories from antique to modern. Enjoy a great selection of dealers with wigs, clothes, and supplies—be sure to bring any doll or teddy bear that needs to be repaired or embellished.

FOREST GROVE UNCORKED
SAT – Features Oregon’s abundance of fine wineries, micro-brew beer, spirits, skillfully crafted food, fine arts, and local music talent.

SUNDAY PARKWAYS 2016
SUN – Spend a warm summer day walking, strolling, and rolling around the Southeast Sunday Parkways. This route will take you on a tour of Laurelhurst, Sewallcrest, Colonel Summers and Ivon Parks to grab a bite to eat, listen to tunes, and join some activities.

PORTLAND SPIRIT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Fridays through Sept 30 – Start the weekend early with a one-of-a-kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week! Includes a two-hour cruise and live entertainment. Bistro style menu and beverages from our full service bars available for purchase on board.

TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM
Through Sept 16 – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.

FLICKS ON THE BRICKS

Through FRI August 19 – Pioneer Courthouse Square transforms into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy!

BETTE & JOAN
Through August 28 – A film festival starring two famous stars that carried on a bitter feud throughout their careers, which became fodder for unending gossip and legendary Hollywood lore.

TOP DOWN: ROOFTOP CINEMA
Through August 25 – Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 12th annual program of cinema under the stars.

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Through August 28 – Pack a picnic dinner or dine with our vendors, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live outdoor concert performance.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
Through September 10 – Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 PM, including live performances by local musicians and free popcorn. Bring jackets or extra blankets, as it gets chilly when the sun goes down!

OREGON ZOO SUMMER CONCERTS
Through September 11  Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series celebrates 37 years of bringing you world-class artists for a night of music and nature. It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN through December – 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 in Old Town.

URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH  Smartphone 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.

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.

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS

COLUMBIA RIVER TRIATHLON & FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – There’s something for everyone at this festival—a triathlon, duathlon, aquabike, women’s triathlon/duathlon/aquabike, 5k & 10k runs, kid’s triathlon and so much more! Enjoy the scenic views of the Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens and Vancouver Lake.

COLUMBIA RIVER FALL SALMON DERBY
SAT – Over $10,000 in cash…and a chance to win prizes. Every derby entrant, young & older, will be automatically entered for a chance to win the 2016 Salmon Derby Series Hewscraft, valued at $85,000!

FARMER’S MARKET – DOWNTOWN
SAT-SUN (through October 30)  Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more at 6th & Ester in downtown Vancouver.

FARMERS MARKET – COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Thursdays Through September 1st – Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more.

OPEN SATURDAYS AT PEARSON AIRBASE
EVERY 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

·         Kubo
·         Ben-Her
·         War Dogs
·         A Tale of Love and Darkness
·         Morris from America
·         Lo and Behold
·         The People vs. Fritz Bauer
·         Kingsglaive

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