Weekend on the Cheap: Friday, January 20th – Sunday, January 22nd

Weekend on the Cheap:

– Submission from Kelly:

Reeds and Keys Presents Cheap and Fun Entertainment for the Whole Family!

Join this Portland-based music duo for their original variety show, You Don’t Lay Down on the Band Room Floor: The Journey of a Young Band Student.

What: A multimedia extravaganza including music, skit and a LOT of crazy (family friendly crazy)
When: Friday, January 20th at 7:00pm
Where: Rex Putnam High School Auditorium
How Much: ONLY $5.00 a ticket, purchased at the door!
Why: Because. Oh, and it’s a fund raiser for the RPHS band trip to Disneyland!

Family Friday Concert with Classical Revolution, 7:15pm Friday at Community Music Center. Suggested donation: $5 for individual, $15.00 for family

– Portlandia on the big screen, Friday 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater (replay at 10:00pm) and the Hollywood Theater playing at 10:00pm, free admission.

ChocolateFest, Friday – Sunday at the Oregon Convention Center, $20 for Friday night and $10 per adult for Saturday or Sunday admission.

Fertile Ground Festival, a city-wide festival of new art including performances, visual art, film, comedy and much more. Runs Friday the 20th – Sunday the 29th at multiple venues around the metro area. Festival pass is just $50 or check the web site for single performance tickets; some events are by donation.

Portland Fix-It Fair, 8:30am – 2:00pm Saturday at Rosa Parks Elementary School, free. Learn how to save money with ongoing exhibits and hourly workshops on a variety of topics.

Stories in the Stones on Mount Talbert, Saturday 10:30am – 1:00pm. $5 for adults; under 18 free. Advance registration required; call 503-794-8092.

– 4th Annual Teatro Milagro’s Community Resource Fair, Saturday 1:00pm – 2:00pm and 3:00pm – 5:00pm, free. From web site: “The matinee of “B’aktun 13” on Saturday, Jan. 21 will be accompanied by a free resource fair featuring an open mic readers theatre led by Los Porteños writers group; environmental activities, such as group papermaking, and representatives from VOZ, Union Verde, and others.”

Bikes for Humanity PDX is offering free public bicycle tune-up clinics Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm at Rivermark Credit Union (25th & SE Hawthorne). Donations to offset the cost of supplies and events are very welcome!

Portland Opera to Go: Hansel & Gretel, Sunday 12:00pm, free at McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove.

– For more events and things to do this weekend, please visit Aroundthesunblog and PDXPipeline!

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