Weekend Warriors: 9/7-9/9
This is the last weekend to catch a movie in the park, sponsored by Portland Parks & Rec. Your choices this final weekend are Funny Face at Director Park and Hugo at MAC on Friday, and Pee-wee's Big Adventure at Wallace Park on Saturday. All movies start at dark, with pre-movie entertainment at 6:30. Free!
Children's performer Red Yarn is playing a new regular gig over at Milagros on Fridays from 3:30 to 4:15. Expect music, puppetry, and interactive storytelling. $3 suggested donation per person.
Jazz up your back to school supplies using recycled craft supplies. At the Mt Scott Community Center on Friday from 5 to 7. Free!
Hillside's 6th Annual Ice Cream Social is at the Hillside Community Center on Friday beginning at 6:30. The event is free, but donations are accepted.
Saturday from 10 to 1, enjoy free admission to the Washington County Museum and take part in free hands-on history and art activities. Free!
Join in the fun at Musicalu, a free-family-friendly concert series on Gresham’s Art Plaza. This is the final month, and Professor Banjo will be returning from up north to play with Mo Phillips. Saturday from 11 to 12. Free!
The Belmont Street Fair is Saturday from 12 to 7 in and around SE Belmont and 38th. There will be live music, art, entertainment, shopping, food, drink. Free!
Oktoberfest celebrations begin! Head to the Kennedy School on Saturday beginning at 12 for oom-pah bands, bratwurst, and good times. Free!
The Tualatin Riverfront Music Festival is Saturday from 3 to 8 at the Tualatin Community Park and features musical performances by Rust, De La Warr, and special guests. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the gate. Kids 12 and under are free.
Make a bookmark collage at Green Bean Books on Sunday from 10 to 2. Just in time for back to school! Free!
It's Fiesta Fun Day at Oaks Amusement Park on Sunday from 12 to 6. Enjoy south of the border style fun with live music, dancing, and ethnic food.
Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization.