Weekend Guide: Nov. 13-14

Weekend Guide: Nov. 13-14

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by Jeff Thompson, kgw.com Staff

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Posted on November 12, 2010 at 12:29 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 15 at 7:54 AM

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Nov. 13-14  Weekend Guide

 

SATURDAY, Nov. 13:

2010 Skate America

U.S. Figure Skating has selected Portland to host this Olympic-style international figure skating event featuring ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dancing competitions. The event annually attracts more than 60 world-class figure skaters.  Events continue Thursday through Sunday at the Rose Garden. 2010 Skate America

¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction

¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction will help deliver healthcare services to seasonal vineyard workers and their families. The Friday event features 42 Oregon wineries previewing 2009 vintage Pinot Noirs. A Saturday Dinner and Auction Gala will be held at Portland’s Governor Hotel. ¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction

Mirabella Senior Living Open House

Portland non-profit Mirabella Senior Living Community will hold an open house Saturday and Sunday to unveil its new model homes and 24th-floor penthouse view restaurants. Mirabella Open House

Peter Yarrow at Powell’s Books (Cedar Hills Crossing)

Peter Yarrow will be visiting Portland this weekend to promote Operation Respect and his line of children’s books, including “Puff, the Magic Dragon.” He will be hosting a free musical event at Powells Books at Cedar Hills Crossing Saturday at 4 p.m. Peter Yarrow at Powell's Books

Girl Scout Day at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is hosting Girl Scout Day Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Girl Scouts who wear a piece of their uniform will receive a discount on museum admission to see the biggest wooden airplane ever built, the fastest jet in the world and a simulated rocket launch. Girl Scout Day at Evergreen Museum

Wet Nose Soirée

The Wet Nose Soirée brings pet lovers together to honor their animals while supporting DoveLewis' mission: to save lives. Represent your pet by bringing an item or wearing cocktail attire inspired by your Wet Nose. Dinner and live auction will be hosted by KGW's Drew Carney. Wet Nose Soirée

 

SUNDAY, Nov. 14:

Doc’s Young Musicians Showcase

Doc George's Jazz Kitchen is hosting a musical event in conjunction with Beaumont Middle School and its music program “to help the youth of your community by promoting Music and Arts in the schools.” Performances from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday. Doc's Young Musicians Showcase

Circle in the Square

Circle in the Square: a celebration with Chris Dudley and Terry Porter on World Diabetes Day will give people a chance to talk with diabetes experts and be screened. The event is free and includes entertainment and special guest appearances. Sunday from 10 a.m. unti l2 p.m. at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Pacific NW Diabetes Week full schedule

Honor Flight for five local veterans

CFive Oregon veterans are honored with a TLC (Their Last Chance) trip on Honor Flight. Four are WWII vets, one is a Vietnam vet. Two are from Portland, one is from Wilsonville, one is from Milwaukie and one is from Grants Pass. The Honor Flight will land in Portland at 1:40 p.m. The veterans will come into one of the C gates and be escorted by the Junior Reserve Officer Training Core. Then the colorful Patriot Guard Riders will escort them to Baggage Claim 4, where friends and family will be there to greet them with American flags and "Welcome Home" signs. Honor Flight of Oregon

 

Weekend Weather: Light rain Saturday, mostly cloudy Sunday

 

Some light rain will move in Saturday (that means the WSU vs. OSU game will be a bit on the wet side).  Highs Saturday will be in the lower-50s.  Sunday mostly cloudy skies will bring a chance for a few more showers that could linger through Monday..

 

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