Don’t miss a second of this wonderful season with your kiddos. Portland is bringing on the best family events this weekend with opportunities to hit the local theaters, head to a block party, and go on an unexpected adventure. Read on to find out what is in store for your family this weekend.
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Don’t Miss Junior Artist Generators Performance
Join JAG, BodyVox’s elite performance training group, for a showcase of dance. These talented young dancers will present works by BodyVox Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland as well as pieces by Sarah Fuhrman, Jenelle Gaerlan and Quincy Richeson, Kristalyn Gill, DarVejon Jones, Thorey Mountain, Sara Parker, and Rachel Slater, Maria Tucker, and Jenelle Yarbrough. Chamber ensembles from the Metropolitan Youth Symphony will perform live music for this exciting collaboration of talented young musicians and dancers. Fri. Event Details.
Head to the Old Town Wine Walk
Join the third Old Town Wine Walk, featuring local wineries from the Tualatin Valley and surrounding areas, sampling their wines inside unique downtown Beaverton businesses. Attendees will taste wine from 10 different wineries. Start at Dulcederm to pick up your wine glass and wristband, then walk from business to business exploring downtown and chatting with winemakers and business owners. Each location will feature one winery and several locations will also offer food samples. Fri. Event Details.
Attend the Music Quest: a Music and Movement Advent
Joine every Friday for music and laughter on a Music Quest! You are bound for a music and movement acoustic adventure. Interactive songs, dancing, and a joke or two. Pirates, Cluster Flies, and a Riggabamboo! Fri. Event Details.
Check Out the 17th Annual Filmed by Bike Festival
The 17th Annual Filmed by Bike Festival is a film festival featuring the world’s best bike movies May 17-19 at The Hollywood Theatre in Portland. This year they are showcasing our most ambitious collection of films to date, bringing to the stage and screen the voices of people who are often left out of roles of celebration and prominence in the outdoors industry. Join us for a weekend full of spectacular films, parties, conversations with filmmakers and more! Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.
Join Montavilla Spring Block Party
Save the Date for a Fun, Family Friendly Block Party! Music, Games and Crafts, Treats for all! Come out and Celebrate whats makes Montavilla so Wonderful! Sat. Event Details.
Check Out the 7th Annual Middle School Art Show
Invite family and friends and join for an Opening of the annual Middle School Art Show. The exhibit will feature artworks by middle school students at Vancouver School of Arts & Academics, Jason Lee, Discovery, Gaiser, Alki, McLoughlin, Thomas Jefferson, King’s Way, and more. Select pieces available for purchase. Fri. Event Details.
See Peter & Wendy
We all think we know the classic children’s story of Peter Pan: the boy who never grows up, Captain Hook, Tinkerbell, Lost Boys, and a hungry crocodile. Well, that is NOT this show! Jeremy Bloom’s adaptation of the classic J.M. Barrie tale digs deep into the darker side of Neverland, breaking the story down into its most essential and imaginative parts, and creating a much more adult exploration of the psychology and meaning underlying one of the most famous “children’s” stories ever told. Fri. & Sat. Event Details.
Experience Art in the Garden
Join the Arts Council of Lake Oswego for Art in the Garden for a one-of-a-kind artistic event. Stroll through the grounds of beautiful Tumwater Vineyard on Pete’s Mountain in West Linn and watch five local artists demonstrate their unique processes. Delectable food by Nicoletta’s Table will be paired with wines from Tumwater Vineyard along with a silent and live auction that will help the Art Council of Lake Oswego continue to ensure the arts are an integral part of life in our community. All funds raised will provide direct support for the Arts Council’s Gallery Without Walls, the renowned outdoor public art program by integrating technology into the viewing experience via the app and web-based use, along with support for the ARTspace gallery with education and outreach programming. Sat. Event Details.
Enjoy 2019 Kenton Street Fair
On Sunday, celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Kenton Street Fair! 10am – 6pm on N. Denver b/w N. Watts & N. Interstate. The event kicks off with the kid’s parade at 10am! Followed by our Coaster Car Demo. We have 3 live music stages, over 80 Vendors and a Kid’s Area!! We are also celebrating the 60th Birthday of Paul Bunyan so feel free to dress festively! Sun. Event Details.