FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30th
– Free. Opening reception to the first annual South Waterfront Art Show, 5:30pm – 9:00pm, open to the public.
– Free. PSU’s Native American Student & Community Center would like to invite you to Heritage Month: Harvest Dinner & Talent Show, 6:00pm – 8:30pm at PSU’s Native American Student & Community Center. Open to the public, refreshments will be served.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1st
– Free. Americaâ€™s Got Talent Portland Auditions, 8:00am – 7:00pm at the Oregon Convention Center.
– Free. REI Portland Used Gear Sale, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the Pearl location.
– Free. 3rd annual Hawthorne Boulevard Holiday Stroll, 11:00am – 4:00pm. Festive holiday shopping, live music, activities and more.
– Free. Library program “Brother Against Brother: Pragmatism, Civility and the Civil War,” 2:00pm – 3:30pm at the Belmont Library. Open for all ages.
– Free. Library documentary screening of “Education Under Fire: The Long Persecution of Iranâ€™s Bahaâ€™is,” 2:00pm – 4:00pm at Cedar Mill Community Library.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2nd
– Free. REI Portland Used Gear Sale Clearance; gear not sold during Saturday’s 12/1 sale will be sold at 50% off. 10:00am – 2:00pm.
– $2 general admission. OMSI discounted admission, explore the museum for only $2 per person the first Sunday of every month. 9:30am â€“ 5:30pm. See their latest exhibit “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body.”
– Free. Crafty Underdog, 11:00am – 5:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. There will be live music, raffle, goody bags, kidsâ€™ table, movies and more.
– Free. McMenamins Holiday Market, 12:00pm – 5:00pm, all ages welcome. Featuring more than 40 local artisans and live music.
– $5 adult admission. The Oregon Historical Society presents the 45th Annual Holiday Cheer Event “A Celebration of Oregon Authors,” 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Over 70 local authors will be on hand to sign and sell their books. Admission is free for all Multnomah County residents and children 17 and under.
– Free. Public lecture by Jan Schall, “Inside / Outside: Integrating Art, Architecture, and the Landscape,” 2:00pm at the White Stag in Portland. Seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis.
– Free. The Mush Fair, 2:00pm – 6:00pm at the Cleaners at the Ace Hotel. Learn all about our regionâ€™s fungi at this event that also features a “interactive zoetrope sculpture.” For all ages.
– Free. The Neverending Story Trivia, 6:00pm at East Burn. “Join this quest, and bring your big, good, strong brains.”
– $6 adult, $5 seniors/students, free for 12 and under. 28th Annual ScanFair, Saturday and Sunday at the Memorial Coliseum Exhibit Hall. Features Nordic food, music, handcrafted gifts, children’s craft room and the Lucia crowning.
– Free. BikeCraft Holiday Gift Fair, Saturday & Sunday 11:00am – 6:00pm, hosted by Sandbox Studios.
– Free. Bank of America Museums on Us is offering its customers free admission into the Lan Su Chinese Garden, Pittock Mansion and the Portland Art Museum this Saturday and Sunday. Photo ID and a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card must be presented at the time of visit.
– Free (suggested donation of $2.50 or more). Jane A. Theater Company presents “The Hullabaloo: Princess and the Pea,” 7:00pm Friday and 2:00pm & 4:00pm on Saturday and Sunday at Theater!Theatre! on SE Belmont. Reserve free tickets online.
– Free (donations accepted). ISing Choir presents music from Scandinavia as the centerpiece of this concert, with branches into English and American repertoire, all inspired by light…Friday – Sunday at Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ in Beaverton.
– $4 general admission. 41st Annual Lewis and Clark Cat Show, Saturday & Sunday 9:00am – 4:00pm at Lloyd Center DoubleTree Inn.
– Free. 8th annual da Vinci Arts Fair, Saturday & Sunday at da Vinci Arts Middle School. There will be art and fine craft, raffle, food and a kids’ area.
– For more great ideas on things to do this weekend, please visit Aroundthesunblog and PDXPipeline!