Portland Metro Weekend Planner: August 2-4, 2019

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YAMHILL COUNTY FAIR
FRI-SUN – Head to the Yamhill county fair in McMinnville for Oregon’s Oldest fair and enjoy family fun, carnival rides, food, and vendors.

PICKATHON
FRI-SUN Pickathon hosts a lineup of diverse music featuring bluegrass, alternative country, garage rock, folk, and indie/roots.  

ART IN THE DARK
FRI-SUN Mary S. Young Park host an illuminated outdoor performance with athletic and technical dance called Art in the Dark.

CRAWFISH FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Enjoy a cold drink along the Tualatin during the Crawfish Festival. Listen to live music and participate in a watermelon and crawfish-eating contest.

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.

IRANIAN FESTIVAL
SAT – The Portland Iranian Festival celebrates live music, authentic cuisine, artful dance, and a fashion show. Browse art and craft vendors, calligraphy, and more!

ST. STEPHEN’S FESTIVAL
SUN – The St. Stephen Catholic Church hosts a Catholic Festival with a bake sale, food and wine garden, art show, craft fair, and music.  

RIVER RHYTHMS
THROUGH AUG 8 – Don’t miss live music at Monteith Riverpark every Thursday. Enjoy food vendors and children’s crafts before the concert.

OBONFEST
SAT – Commemorate with Japanese culture and celebrate with Obon dance, lanterns, authentic food, and children’s activities at the Oregon Buddhist Temple.  

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

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.

SUMMER SANGRIA PARTY
SAT – Head to Hip Chicks do Wine to celebrate the popular summer drink with live music and small bites.   

FREMONT FESTIVAL
SAT – watch the Fremont Fest parade with pets and kids, listen to live music, and participate in the kids’ zone.  

ROCK & MINERAL FESTIVAL
THROUGH MON – The Rice Northwest Museum Summer Festival hosts gold panning, cut geodes, view fossils,  jewelry, exhibits, and more!     

OREGON STEAM FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – View vintage automobiles, listen to live music, browse a quilt show and watch demonstrations for farm-equipment.      

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 

DRAGON BOAT CHAMPIONSHIPS
FRI-SUN – Watch the PDBA Championships with teams representing the U.S. preparing for the 2020 World Championships in France.  

COLD COFFEE FESTIVAL
SAT – Sample and vote for your favorite cup of coffee in Esther Short Park. Listen to live music and shop local food vendors.     

CLARK COUNTY FAIR
THROUGH AUG 11 – Head to the Fair for endless family entertainment with free grandstand concerts and carnival rides.

DISNEY MUSICAL
THROUGH AUG 11 – This Broadway hit follows the Newsboys as they strike against unfair conditions to combat a newspaper mogul.

SUMMER CONCERTS
SUN Three Brothers Vineyard hosts a summer of tribute bands! Don’t miss a tribute to Aerosmith.

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

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

  • Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw
  • Jay Myself
  • Leo Da Vinci: Mission Mona Lisa
  • Luce
  • The Nightingale
  • Piranhas (2019)
  • Tel Aviv on Fire
  • Them That Follow

Click here for movie times and theaters.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THIS WEEK’S OPEN HOUSES

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT

www.events12.com/portland

www.bhhsnw.com

 

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