5 Fun Things To Do This Weekend: August 28th-30th
Friday, August 28, 2015
Naked Goddess Swim
Few states in America honor "Goddesses" more than oregon. On Saturday, women will once again strip down in Oregon City and dive into the waters of Clackamette Cove (known by some as Clackamas Cove). The skinny dip itself is a women's-only event, but men are allowed to attend as a "Kayak God" support role or "trusted gentlemen" volunteers.
Clackamette Cove, Oregon City, 7:30 PM, Sat. Aug 29th. Tickets $30. For more information click HERE.
National Train Show
One of the largest model railroad events will be making its way to the Portland Metropolitan Expo Center this weekend for the first time since 1994. There will be numerous model trains, a 2,500-square foot Lego MiniLand and a large children's play area, so allow yourself to find your inner child and play with some "choo-choos."
Portland Expo Center, 2060 North Marine Dr. Portland., Times vary. Fri-Sun. Aug 28th-30th. Tickets $7-$26. For more information click HERE.
Celebrating The Rose City's Italian American culture and history, Feste Italiana will feature parades, bocce tournaments, live music and, of course, authentic Italian food. This 2-day event will be "molto delizioso per la famigli!"
Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland., 11am-11pm Sat-Sun. Aug 28th-29th. This is a free event. For more information click HERE.
Portland To Coast
Imagine a race. Now imagine that race... but in slow motion. This year’s PDX to Coast will include over 4,000 walkers and 3,600 volunteers. Participants in the 129-mile benefit event are competing to be the first ones to make it to Seaside. The proceeds from this event will go towards finishing cancer once and for all, and over 440,000 dollars have been raised so far.
Eastbank Festival Plaza, 20 SE Madison St, Portland, OR., Fri-Sat. Aug 28th-29th. Cost for teams $1080. For more information click HERE.
Huey Lewis And The News
The Grammy-Award winning band has been performing together for the past 36 years and is well known for songs like “The Power Of Love” and “Heart Of Rock And Roll.” Huey Lewis and the News will be performing at the Oregon Zoo on August 29th, bringing their signature, Classic Rock n Roll sound to the animal's home.
Oregon Zoo, 4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland., 5pm Sat. Aug 29th. Tickets $45-$80. For more information click HERE.
Related Slideshow: Top 20 Movies To See This Summer
Here is a look at the top 20 movies coming out summer of 2015.
May 15th: Mad Max: Fury Road
In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.
Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult (IMDB)
May 22nd: Tomorrowland
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Hugh Laurie (IMDB)
June 12th: Jurassic World
Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park (1993), Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. After 10 years of operation and visitor rates declining, in order to fulfill a corporate mandate, a new attraction is created to re-spark visitor's interest, which backfires horribly.
Stars: Chris Pratt, Judy Greer and Ty Simpkins (IMDB)
July 17th: Ant-Man
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Hayley Atwell (IMDB)
August 4th: Fantastic 4
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Stars: Miles Teller, Kate Mara and Michael B. Jordan (IMDB)
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