Portland Metro Weekend Event Planner: May 22-25, 2015

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR MAY 22-25, 2015

 

PORTLAND CITYFAIR & FIREWORKS

FRI-MON MAY 22-25 CityFair has carnival rides, exhibits, a food fair, beer, fireworks May 22, and CountryFest concert May 31 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park

MEMORIAL WEEKEND IN WINE COUNTRY

SAT-MON MAY 23-25 More than 150 wineries in the Willamette Valley are open for tastings and tours on Memorial Weekend in the Wine Country

BROADWAY MUSICAL: MAME

FRI-MON MAY 22-25 (through June 14) Mame is the story of a free-spirited bohemian who becomes guardian of her nephew, and together they create a life of adventure, hardship, and laughter, at Lakewood Center for the Arts. Discount tickets $19

BURLESQUE REVIEW

FRI-SUN MAY 22-25 (through May 30) See the best variety acts of the famous Storefront Actors Revue (including Cooking with Power Tools) at The Babes are Back in The Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza. Discount tickets $13

CIRQUE VERSION OF ALICE IN WONDERLAND

SAT-SUN MAY 23-24 The Wonderland Circus is a legendary adventure featuring acrobats, jugglers, dancers, and musicians at Albert Rose Theatre. Discount tickets $13

PORTLAND BALLET SPRING CONCERT

SAT-SUN MAY 23-24 Portland Ballet’s Spring Concert includes excerpts from Sleeping Beauty, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, and new works at Lincoln Performance Hall.

THE LITTLE MERMAID

FRI-SUN MAY 22-25 The Little Mermaid, who longs for life above the sea, soars into the air with a touch of circus performance, a dash of vaudeville, and a dance collective. Northwest Children’s Theatre

PORTLAND’S RIVERS: CONTEMPORARY ART VIEWS

FRI-SUN MAY 22-25 (ends July 11) This exhibit interprets Portland’s rivers and their influence on the city through paintings, prints and multimedia works. Pittock Mansion

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN MAY 22-25 (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

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET

SAT-SUN MAY 23-24 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

VANCOUVER FARMER’S MARKET

SAT-SUN MAY 23-24 You’ll discover fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden. Over 250 Vendors! Downtown Vancouver, 8th & Ester St.

FARMER’S MARKET AT VANCOUVER MALL

SAT-SUN MAY 23-24 The newest open air farmers market in Vancouver, Washington. Offering local farmers, small businesses, specialty crafters & local food vendors the opportunity to enjoy the neighbors. Activities for the kids & live entertainment most weekends in the Westfield Mall parking lot near Macy’s.

CLARK COUNTY WINE TOUR & TASTING

FRI-MON MAY 23-25 This is the weekend to get a preview of summer wines produced in the previous year or two. Be the first to taste the wines you’ll be drinking all summer! Participate in our 2015 Memorial Weekend Passport! Print out our Passport, collect six stamps, and be entered to win one of 14 gift cards! Clark County Wine Country

DR. SEUSS MUSICAL

SAT-SUN MAY 23-24 See a family-friendly version of the smash hit musical Seussical, featuring the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, and Gertrude McFuzz, in Vancouver WA. Discount tickets $9

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Poltergeist
• Tomorrowland
• Aloft
• Chocolate City
• The Farewell Party
• Sunshine Superman
• When Marine was There


Portland Metro Events Weekend Planner: March 13-15, 2015

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR MARCH 13-MARCH 15, 2015

 

IRISH FESTIVAL

FRI-TUES MAR 13-17 The annual St. Patrick’s Festival at Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub is billed as the largest in the Northwest. It features music, dancing, arts & crafts. Kells Irish Restaurant

CATS AND SHAMROCKS CAT SHOW

SAT-SUN MAR 14-15 Cats and Shamrocks is an all-breed cat show that includes household pets. Double Tree by Hilton

LEGO CONVENTION

SAT-SUN MAR 14-15 Bricks Cascade is a four-day convention for LEGO builders. You can buy a ticket to view their creations on the weekend. Oregon Convention Center

RV SHOW

WED-SUN MAR 11-15 See the latest recreational vehicles and accessories at Portland Metro Dealers RV Show. Portland Expo Center

ST PATRICK’S TASTING

FRI MAR 13 St Patrick’s O’Chocolate McWhiskey pairs handcrafted chocolate with fine whiskey, Irish shepherd’s pie, cheese, and bread. Portland Wine Storage

ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY

FRI-SUN MAR 13-15 (ends April 14) Documents the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank. Oregon Jewish Museum

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN MAR 13-15 (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

MASTERWORKS PORTLAND: EL GRECO

FRI-SUN MAR 13-15 (through April 5) The Masterworks Portland series commemorates the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco (1541-1614). Portland Art Museum

CLARK COUNTY WEDDING SHOW

SAT-SUN MAR 14-15 Featuring local Clark County vendors focused on creating lasting relationships with the community and providing brides the tools and support to create the wedding of their dreams. Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds

INTERNATIONAL DOG SHOW

SAT-SUN MAR 14-15 International European-style dog show celebrating more than 25 years. Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Cinderella
• Run All Night
• Champs
• Eva
• Home Sweet Hell
• It Follows
• Seymour: An Introduction
• The Wrecking Crew


Portland Metro Weekend Events, March 6-8, 2015

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR MARCH 6-MARCH 8, 2015

 

CINDERELLA BALLET

FRI-SAT MAR 6-7 Oregon Ballet Theatre performs the magical and romantic fairy tale Cinderella. Keller Auditorium

AMERICA’S LARGEST ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE SHOW

SAT-SUN MAR 7-8 1300 vendors sell furniture, glassware, movie memorabilia, estate jewelry, paintings, and toys. Portland Expo Center

SEQUENCE 8: ACROBATIC DANCE PERFORMANCE

THURS-SAT MAR 5-7 From Montreal, widely considered the world’s circus center, comes the world-acclaimed Les 7 Doigts de la Main (The 7 Fingers of the Hand), acrobatic dancers whose goal is to bring circus to a human scale. Newmark Theatre

ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY

FRI-SUN MAR 6-8 (ends April 14) Documents the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank. Oregon Jewish Museum

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN MAR 6-8 (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

MASTERWORKS PORTLAND: EL GRECO

FRI-SUN MAR 6-8 (through April 5) The Masterworks Portland series commemorates the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco (1541-1614). Portland Art Museum

COLLECTOR’S WEST GUN & KNIFE SHOW

SAT-SUN MAR 7-8  Our goal is to have the highest quality, most enjoyable Gunshows in the West. You never know what you’ll find at a Collector’s West Gun & Knife Show! Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds

YOUTH GOLF LAUNCH PARTY

SAT MAR 7 Come learn about 2015 programs, meet our professionals, play mini-putt and Wii golf, and enjoy a tasty milkshake! All program signups receive a free logo Nike pack! Camas Meadows Golf Course.

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Chappie
• The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
• Unfinished Business
• Merchants of Doubt
• Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank


Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner, Feb. 27-March 1, 2015

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PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 1, 2015

 

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (through March 5) 

Celebrate Chinese New Year with lion dances, martial arts, cultural scenes, kids’ activities, and lantern viewing at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Lan Su Chinese Garden

JAZZ FESTIVAL

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 Portland Jazz Festival features 80 performances by local acts and jazz legends, and many are free. Various Portland Locations

CINDERELLA BALLET

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (through March 7Oregon Ballet Theatre performs the magical and romantic fairy tale Cinderella. Keller Auditorium

BEER & SPIRITS FESTIVAL

SAT FEB 28 Sample ideal pairings of beer from 18 local breweries and spirits from 12 Oregon distilleries at the inaugural Brewstillery Fest at StormBreaker Brewing.

ANNE FRANK: A HISTORY FOR TODAY

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (ends April 14) Documents the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank. Oregon Jewish Museum

GUIDED NATURE HIKES

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (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

MASTERWORKS PORTLAND: EL GRECO

FRI-SUN FEB 27-MAR 1 (through April 5) The Masterworks Portland series commemorates the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco (1541-1614). Portland Art Museum

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

SAT FEB 28 The Rocky Horror Picture Show is shown on the screen and “actors” perform along with the movie, complete with costuming, make up, props, and all your favorite dance numbers! 10PM Kiggins Theatre in Vancouver

HISTORICAL LANTERN TOUR AT FORT VANCOUVER

SAT FEB 28 Experience live theater and take a lantern-lit journey with a Park Ranger. Peek into the past with costumed interpreters performing historical vignettes of a night at Fort Vancouver. 7PM, Reservations required. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
Focus
• The Lazarus Effect
• Maps to the Stars
• ‘71
• My Life Directed by Nicholas Winding Refn (documentary)
• Everly

 


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