WEEKEND WARRIORS - NOVEMBER 22-24, 2013
Music with Mr. Hoo at Village Ballroom. Mr. Hoo (one half of The Alphabeticians), plays fun music for kids and their grown-ups. He plays guitar and kazoo, and sings songs that get the audience clapping and moving and singing along. Friday 11am-noon. $5/family.
Tableside Magic at Hillsboro's Out of this World. Enjoy close up tableside magic with a roaming magician. Let the kids get their wiggles out with the areas best active play while you treat yourself to our fresh salad bar and handmade pizza buffet. Friday 5:30-8pm. Free with kids entry to play ($5/$7)
Columbia Gorge Model RR Show in NoPo. Get a close look at elaborate model railroad sets, including 4200 sq.ft. of HO Railroad, models of vintage passenger trains, models of steam engines of days gone by, model drive-in movie theater and track side signals that work like the prototype railroads. Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. $6 adults, $2 ages 3-11.
Tears of Joy Theatre presents "The Reluctant Dragon" at Imago Theatre. What happens when a dragon moves into the neighborhood? Find out in this delightful play based on the story by Kenneth Grahame. Arrive one hour prior to performance for free puppet craft activity. Tears of Joy celebrates a new performance venue at Imago Theatre. Saturday 11am and 1pm. Sunday 1pm and 3pm.
Dance Mosaic at Metro Arts. Experience a rich variety of dance works by gifted local and nationally known choreographers, spanning a variety of styles from classical to modern and ballet to jazz. Saturday 3 and 7pm. $15 Advance/$18 at the door.
Portland Baroque Orchestra Young People's Concert at First Baptist Church. A fun, educational, and interactive presentation of baroque music suitable for the whole family. Concerts are typically an hour long and feature selections of music from a concert in the current season program. Saturday 3-4pm. $10 adult, $5 ages 0-18.
Thanksgiving walk at Oxbow Regional Park. Celebrate the gifts of nature with Metro naturalist Dan Daly, Deerdance School's Terry Kem and others. Then gather around the campfire to hear the 'Thanksgiving Address' passed down by the Iroquois Nation. Hot drinks provided. Suitable for all ages. Advanced registration required. Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm. Event is free, $5 per vehicle to enter park.
Oregon Symphony Kids Concert - A Musical Feast - at Schnitzer Hall. Who has more fun with food than kids? And here in Portland, where Food is spelled with a capital F, even the music is delicious when it includes the Chicken Reel and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. With Pacific Youth Choir, Dance West and narrator Pam Mahon. Designed for kids age 5-10. Sunday 2-3pm. $10-$27
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.