Portland Metro Weekend Planner August 9-11, 2019

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GARLIC FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – The 22nd Annual Elephant Garlic Festival hosts live music, great food, and celebrates the powerful versatility of garlic. Bring the family to watch the parade, view the car show, or participate in the marathon.

$5 AFTER 5
FRI – The Portland Art Museum offers $5 entry Friday nights after 5PM, instilling play in a relaxed interactive experience.

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 Crazy Rich Asians.

AFRICAN FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Celebrate the culture, sounds, and flavor of African and Caribbean heritage with live entertainment, fresh authentic food, career fair, and a fashion show at the Pan African Festival.

GATSBY PARTY
SAT – Dress in your best roaring twenties regalia for a Gatsby Summer Evening featuring dance performances and a lively band.

BREWS FOR NEW AVENUES
SAT – New Avenues for Youth provides vital services for at-risk youth. Their annual fundraiser is one of the largest rare beer auctions in the world. Get your tickets and support this great local service.

ALBERTA STREET FAIR
SAT – Watch the community of Alberta come to life with a parade, shop street fair vendors and listen to live music.

ROCK & MINERAL FESTIVAL
SAT – The Rice Northwest Museum features the Pleistocene Bison, learn about prehistoric life from paleontologists.     

VEGAN FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN VegOut Portland hosts a beer and food festival with vegan-focused vendors, from food and drink to clothing and skin-care.

INDIA FESTIVAL
SUN – Celebrate India’s Independence Day with live music and dance, hosted by the India Cultural Association.  

BACON, EGGS & KEGS
SUN – get your ticket to Bacon, Eggs & Kegs to enjoy mimosas, bloody Mary’s, Irish Coffee, and $5 brunch bites. Sit down and enjoy live entertainment or participate in lawn games.

BELOVED FESTIVAL
THROUGH AUG 12 – The Spiritual Music Festival features 63 artists and dancing all night with a yoga pavilion and a sacred fire.  The festival celebrates art, movement, and music on the beautiful Oregon Coast.

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

BREWFEST
FRI-SAT – Head to Esther Short Park for the Vancouver Brewfest to enjoy live music and locally brewed beer, wine, and coder. Taste local bites from food vendors, and browse unique arts and crafts. 

MOVIES IN THE PARK
FRI – Bring a lawn chair to the park and enjoy an evening of free family movies! This weekend enjoy the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald at Marshall Park.

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

DISNEY MUSICAL
THROUGH SUN – 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 the hit band Styx!

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

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
  • Dora & The Lost City of Gold
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain
  • The Kitchen
  • Brian Banks
  • In Safe Hands
  • Light of my Life
  • Ode to Joy
  • Nekrotronic
  • Ecco
  • Heer Maan Ja

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