KGW Weekend Guide

KGW Weekend Guide

KGW Weekend Guide


by Teresa Blackman, staff

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 1:01 PM

Updated Sunday, Jul 25 at 10:11 PM

July 23 - 25 Weekend Guide


Oregon Brewer's Festival on Portland's waterfront

The 23rd Annual Oregon Brewer's Festival begins Thursday and runs through Sunday at Tom McCall Waterfront Park.  Festival organizers said it exists to provide an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles from across the country.  Oregon Brewer's Festival

Jimmy Cliff with Trevor Hall at Oregon Zoo on July 23rd

Recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, reggae superstar Jimmy Cliff is playing at the Oregon Zoo on Friday, July 23, as part of his biggest North American tour in two decades. Opening the show is acoustic folk-rocker Trevor Hall, whose affinity for reggae has led to previous tours with the Wailers and Steel Pulse. Oregon Zoo Summer Concert Series

Free Friday admission for Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum offers free admission on the fourth Friday of every month from 5-8 p.m., including this Friday. Portland Art Museum

Division-Clinton Street Fair

The Division/Clinton Sreet Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 24 and the parade will begin at 10:45 a.m., at 50th and Division. Division/Clinton Street Fair

Trekkies in the Park

Trekkies will be landing in Woodlawn Park in Northeast Portland on Saturday and Sunday with free live performances of the classic Star Trek episode, "Space Seed." The show will begin at 5:00pm in the amphitheater at Woodlawn Park at the corner of NE Claremont and Oneonta. Trek in the Park

Jamie Cullum with Gin Wigmore at the Oregon Zoo Sunday

Jamie Cullum's jazzy covers of modern hits shot up the British charts in 2003. Though Cullum recently joined the ranks of thirtysomethings, his youthful exuberance hasn’t diminished.  Opening the show is New Zealand’s Gin Wigmore. This talented young Kiwi has just recorded her debut album, called Holy Smoke. Oregon Zoo Summer Concert Series

PDX Bridge Festival

The PDX Bridge Festival kicks off Friday evening with a celebration at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center and a Saturday exhibit on the Hawthorne Bridge. PDX Bridge Festival

Traffic Alerts

From 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, the right two lanes of I-205's Glenn Jackson Bridge will be closed. The traffic impact is expected to spread to the I-5 bridge as well, with backups that may spread several miles. Expect freeway traffic jams this weekend.

Sunny and hot

The weekend forecast called for one more round of morning low clouds Friday, before the skies turn mostly sunny. Highs Saturday and Sunday could reach 90.

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