15 things to do in Portland this weekend: December 6 to 8

Dec 6 2019, 1:18 am

It’s never a boring weekend here in Portland. If you are at a loss for how to spend your time, fear not. We’ve got you.

Check out these 15 fun events taking place from December 6 to December 8.

Friday, December 6

Safeway Winter Wonderland


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What:¬†The Safeway Winter Wonderland is Pacific Northwest’s largest holiday light show and features hundreds of spectacular light displays.

When: December 6, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: 1940 North Victory Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Buy tickets here

Chase the Light: A Responding Christmas Concert

What:¬†Christmas music with a jazz twist? It’s a resounding “yes” from us!

When: December 6, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: 7708 Northeast 78th Street, Vancouver, Washington
Admission: Free. Register here

Public Coffee Tasting

What: If you love java, this is the event for you. Hosted by Stumptown Coffee, this event is a fun and educational coffee tasting experience.

When: December 6, 2019
Time: 2 pm to 3 pm
Where: 100 Southeast Salmon Street, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

Yoga and Bowling

What: Forget goat yoga, because who doesn’t love a good game of bowling after unwinding with a soothing session of yoga.

When: December 6, 2019
Time: 6:15 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: 117th Avenue, #Suite A, Beaverton, Oregon.
Admission: $40. Register here

Morning Fun Flow Yoga


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What: There’s no better way to start your weekend than with some lovely¬†morning yoga.

When: December 6, 2019
Time: 8:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: 635 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

Saturday, December 7

Reindeer Magic Returns to Dennis’ 7 Dees Lake Oswego¬†


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What:¬†You can’t really say you celebrated Christmas without spending time with Santa, his elves, and his adorable reindeer. See the whole gang at this event taking place at Lake Oswego.

When: December 7, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 1090 McVey Avenue, Lake Oswego, Oregon
Admission: Buy tickets here

Mesmerica Screening

What: A hypotonic and immersive screening of 3D animated landscape art that will enrapture all of your senses.

When: December 7, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm and 7 pm
Where: 1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland
Admission: $12 to $39. Buy tickets here

Northwest Made Holiday Market

What: Shop local and find the perfect gift for your loved one at the same time.

When: December 7, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 45 Southwest Ankeny Street, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

“From a Distance” Photography by Steve Diamond

What: Enjoy a classy photography exhibit by the talented Steve Diamond. Refreshments will also be provided.

When: December 7, 2019
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: 4216 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

Geek Girl’s PDX Presents: A Supernatural Brunch

What: The Portland Chapter of Geek Girl Brunch is back with a 21+ event where attendees will have the opportunity to celebrate and discuss all things from the TV show Supernatural, over brunch and drinks.

When: December 7, 2019
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: 1338 NW Hoyt Street, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

Sunday, December 8

Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop


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What:¬†If you’ve ever wanted to start a mini-garden in your house, with plants hanging from the ceiling, then this is the workshop for you. You’ll learn all the basic knotting techniques to make your own plant hangers.

When: December 8, 2019
Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: 1759 Northwest 24th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $65. Register here

A Christmas Carol

What: A performance of the classic Christmas tale by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol features the iconic miser Scrooge.

When: December 8, 2019
Time: Starts at 2pm
Where: 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: $24.65. Buy tickets here

NBA Basketball: Portland Trail Blazers


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What: Watch the Trail Blazers play with Oklahoma City Thunder at Moda Center.

When: December 8, 2019
Time: Starts at 6 pm
Where: 1 N Center Ct Street, Portland
Admission: $21. Buy tickets here

Homemade Bagels – Cooking Class by Cozymeal


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What:¬†Learn how to make your own bagels so you don’t have to spend money on them ever again. This three-hour culinary experience is a class you don’t want to miss.

When: December 8, 2019
Time: 9 am to 12 pm
Where: Location provided after booking
Admission: $65. Buy tickets here

Holiday Wreath Workshop at The Oregon Garden


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What: Fashion a beautiful Christmas wreath to adorn your home this holiday season.

When: December 8, 2019
Time: 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: 879 West Main Street, Silverton, Oregon
Admission: $45. Buy tickets here

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