Oregon & SW Washington Weekend Planner: November 19-21, 2021

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PORTLAND HOLIDAY MARKET
The Portland Holiday Market at the Portland Expo Center is an entirely new holiday shopping experience and the one place you can go to get all your holiday shopping done! There’s more than 100,000 square feet of display space filled with hundreds of exhibitors. Visit Santaland and check out the live reindeer and have your picture taken with Santa or take a picture next to the live, decorated 30’ giant sequoia Christmas tree!

FREE SHUTTLE AROUND WASHINGTON PARK
Washington Park is the keeper of Portland’s best attractions. The International Rose Test Garden, Oregon Zoo, Hoyt Arboretum, and more dazzling sights are all housed within the 410-acre property. The best way to access the attractions at Washington Park is on the free shuttle that runs on a loop inside Washington Park and arrives every 15-30 minutes, stopping at the Park’s major destinations and cultural institutions!

PORTLAND HOLIDAY FOOD & GIFT FESTIVAL
The 32nd Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival will be at the Washington County Fair Complex. This Festival is one of the largest holiday celebrations in the Northwest, drawing thousands of attendees annually who happily complete their holiday shopping early. With hundreds of exhibitors, the festival will provide shoppers with one-of-a-kind gifts that cannot be found anywhere else!

DIE HARD: THE MUSICAL PARODY
All John McClane wanted for Xmas was to patch things up with his wife. And stop a dozen terrorists. And sing and dance while doing it. It’s back. The Funhouse Lounge is thrilled to revive the parody version of the most beloved Christmas film ever: “Die Hard.”

VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
The Vancouver Farmers Market is Southwest Washington’s #1 visitor attraction and home to more than 100 vendors. You’ll discover fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden! Grab a bite to eat, listen to music, and enjoy a wonderful day!

FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHT TO FIGHT EXHIBIT
The special exhibit at Artillery Barracks in Vancouver examines how hopes of equality inspired many to enlist in the war, the discouraging reality of the segregated noncombat roles given to black recruits, and the continuing fight for “Double Victory” that laid the groundwork for the Civil Rights Movement.

CHRISTMASTIME AT THE FARM
Head to Pomeroy Farm located in the town of Yacolt, for this year’s Christmastime at the Farm: A Photo-Op & Shop Event! They will be offering numerous charming photo ops for your family to enjoy. Featuring Bluum Coffee for hot drinks and snacks! Enjoy Christmastime at the Farm and experience the joy of that holiday spirit!

BEND ALE TRAIL
From six breweries when the Bend Ale Trail launched in 2010 to more than two dozen today, craft beer is king around these parts. Blend in a bunch of distilleries, cideries, wineries, and kombucha brewers and you’ve got a mind-boggling craft beverage scene that’ll never be boring. Ready to play? Grab your passport or get the app and get sipping. You’ll earn prizes for each new territory you conquer, plus a grand prize for crushing the whole thing. Welcome to beverage bliss!

BEND PHOTO TOURS
From novice to expert, you can always continue to expand your photography skills. Bend Photo Tours creates a photography experience highlighting the amazing Central Oregon landscape, while expert photographers provide guidance on how to enhance the way you capture the Beauty of Bend!

KAYAK TILLAMOOK
Experience the great outdoors with a group or customized guided kayak tour! Equipment will be provided, and you can choose from many different launch sites to start from! Beginners and novices welcome! Encounter river otters, harbor seals, mink, elk, raptors, and seabirds while paddling your own kayak or sharing a tandem!

MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET
Join the Tillamook Area Chamber of Commerce for a neighbor chat, an informal coffee and discussion of things happening around town. Conversations range from events to new business opening and who is looking for help. This is a great opportunity to get in touch with the business and retail community, as well as many of the non-profits, government officials, service groups and community leaders. Conversations are always casual and fun, and there is always plenty of coffee and breakfast treats!

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/PRIME/DISNEY+

RED NOTICE
An FBI profiler pursuing the world’s most wanted art thief becomes his reluctant partner in crime to catch an elusive crook who’s always one step ahead. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds. (Netflix)

MAN IN THE ARENA: TOM BRADY
Tom Brady shares a personal account of his 10 Super Bowl appearances, deconstructing the milestones of his career by exploring each victory and defeat. (Hulu)

SHANG-CHI
Shang-Chi must face the past he thought he left behind and confront his father, leader of the dangerous Ten Rings organization. (Disney+)

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