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8 things to do in the Portland area this weekend: June 19-21

Looking for something to do in Portland this weekend? Here are a few ideas.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Each week, KGW provides a list of events you may want to try in the Portland area over the weekend. 

Here are our picks for this weekend:

Juneteenth events

Gov. Kate Brown has proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth in Oregon and plans to introduce a bill in next year’s legislative session that would make the day, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, a state holiday. 

  • June 19: Juneteenth Celebration March @ Lake Oswego’s Millenium Park (more info)
  • June 19: Self Enhancement, Inc. Presents Black Like Me Juneteenth Celebration (more info)
  • June 19: Juneteenth Block Party @ Peninsula Park (more info)
  • June 19: Celebration of Black Lives March with Brennan Scarlett (more info)
  • June 19: Juneteenth Black Liberation Ride (more info)
  • June 19: Portland Made Presents Make Peace PDX (more info)
  • June 19: Big Yard Foundation's Juneteenth Celebration of Black Lives (more info)
  • June 20: Jack London Revue Presents Juneteenth Oregon (more info)

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Credit: OMSI

Beginning Saturday, June 20, OMSI will be open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for a limited number of visitors. 

OMSI museum guests and staff are required to wear either a cloth, paper, or disposable face mask. Any guest or staff member without a face covering will be provided with a disposable face covering.

OMSI’s exhibition halls, the Empirical Theater, Kendall Planetarium, and museum restaurants will remain closed. 

  • What: OMSI partial reopening
  • When: Reopens Saturday
  • Where: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 

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Saturday Market

Credit: KGW
portland saturday market

The Portland Saturday Market will reopen this weekend. 

The market will be adhering to safety regulations with regards to mask-wearing, hand sanitizer, limited capacity, and social distancing measures for vendors and customers.

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Credit: Trash Dash

Clean up trash and compete for cash! Our Streets - Portland is hosting the event that focuses on cleaning up the trash that has been left behind on the streets from the protests in Portland. 

  • What: TrashDash
  • When: Friday at 6 p.m.
  • Where: 4906 NE 6th Ave, Portland

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Drive-in Concert, Say Ciao Style

Credit: Say Ciao Columbia River Tap Room and Eatery

Practice safe social distancing, but with a twist! Say Ciao Columbia River Tap Room and Eatery will be holding a concert, drive-in movie style. Musicians Richie Bean, Chris Ochsner, and Dan Dingman will provide music on the patio. Say Ciao! Eatery will be offering a take-out menu starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, along with local craft tap beers and cider and wine to enjoy in the parking lot while listening. 

  • What: Drive-In concert
  • When: Saturday at 4 p.m.
  • Where: 2501 SE Columbia Way, Ste 270 Vancouver, Washington 98661

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Bike*Love*Fest - A Bike Scavenger Hunt

Credit: bike love fest

Put on a costume and go for a ride Sunday morning! Filmed by Bike and The Street Trust have teamed up to send riders on a citywide adventure to solve riddles, answer trivia and hunt for treasure. The rider with the most points wins!

99W Drive-In

Credit: Newberg Drive-in

Catch a doubleheader movie at the 99W Drive-In in Newberg. June 18-21 Space Jam and Twister: The Dark Side of Nature will be playing on the big screen. Shows start at 9:30 and the box office will open at 7 p.m. No reservations required.

  • What: Doubleheader movie
  • When: June 18-21
  • Where: 99W Drive-In in Newberg

Portland Spirit Cruises  

Credit: Portland Spirit Cruises

As Multnomah County enters Phase 1, Portland Spirit is ready to welcome back cruisers starting June 20, 2020. Enjoy lunch or dinner cruising around the Portland waterways.

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