Portland Metro Weekend Events Planner August 16-18, 2019

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PACIFIC CREST TRAIL DAYS
FRI-SUN – Head to the Outdoor Festival in the Gorge, enjoy hiking, camping, backpacking and outdoor activities with a community of outdoor enthusiasts. 

BARBECUE & TRACTOR PULL
FRI-SUN – Enjoy a tractor & truck pull, BBQ sandwiches, a beer garden, a parade, and a demo derby.

MOVIES IN THE SQUARE
FRI – Bring a chair and head to Flicks on the Bricks at Pioneer Courthouse Square. This week, watch the new film Indiana Jones: The Temple of Doom.

BEAVERTON NIGHT MARKET
SAT – The Beaverton Night Market offers a family-friendly event with craft, food vendors, and live performances.

REPTILE SHOW
SAT – Check-out popular amphibians and exotic creatures with educational talks and displays.

BIGFOOT FESTIVAL
SAT – The Oregon Bigfoot Festival offers exhibits, presentations, food vendors, and famous speakers.  

WINGS & WHEELS
SAT – Participate in the half-marathon, 5K, and dance all night to live music while enjoying local food vendors and the beverage garden at the Scappoose Airpark.      

FOREST GROVE UNCORKED
SAT – Enjoy artisan distilleries, microbrews and browse fine art while enjoying live performances in Forest Grove.

HOT SAUCE EXPO
SAT-SUN – Enter your furry friend in a Chihuahua beauty contest, or test your taste buds on spicy food, craft beer, and enter eating contests

SUNFLOWER FESTIVAL
THROUGH AUG 25 – Lee Farms hosts a Sunflower Festival, boasting fields of the bright yellow flower. Explore the fields, munch on donuts, pies, fudge, and goodies from the bakery. Wine and beer will be offered on Sat & Sun, along with live music! Each ticket includes a wagon ride and one flower bloom.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
THROUGH AUG 25 – Watch 17 different plays outdoors during the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival

CONCERTS IN THE PARK
THROUGH AUG 31 – Listen to live music in Portland parks, bring a blanket or chair and share a meal with family or friends.

MESMERICA 360
THROUGH AUG 31 – A light show mixed with music and 3D visually hypnotic animated art displays a transcendent experience at the immersive planetarium at OMSI.

OMSI EVENT
ONGOING – OMSI takes a behind the scenes glance at Pixar creations. Experience the science, technology, art, and concepts by Pixar artists for award-winning films.

HISTORIC CHINATOWN
ONGOING – Head to the Portland Chinatown Museum for a look beyond the gate. This exhibit uses rare objects and visuals to explain the history and old tales of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns.  

VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS 

GARLIC & TOMATO FESTIVAL
SAT – Listen to live bluegrass music, participate in a tomato and garlic tasting taste fruits and vegetables for sale, or bring the kids for a fun day of activities at the Farm.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
FRI – Bring a lawn chair to the park and enjoy an evening of free family movies! This weekend enjoy Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse at Marshall Park.

VIVA VANCOUVER
FRI-SAT – Head to Esther Short Park and enjoy food, live music and dancing with Latin flair! 

SUMMER CONCERTS
SUN Three Brothers Vineyard hosts a summer of tribute bands! Don’t miss a tribute to the hit band Tom Petty!

VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
ONGOING –  The Vancouver farmers market features local fresh produce and products.

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

  • Angry Birds 2
  • Batla House
  • Mission Magical
  • 47 Meters Down
  • Alien Invasion
  • Aquarela
  • Blinded by the Light
  • Driven
  • Good Boys
  • Gwen
  • Kingdom
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico
  • The Divine Fury

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