Nepali Music Concert, Gem Faire and Fun Thanksgiving Shopping: 11 Things to Do This Week

By | November 16, 2022

Is it virtually Thanksgiving already? Earlier than you realize it, all of the occasion listings shall be crammed with vacation offers, after which it is the New Yr. However there’s nonetheless loads of leisure to spherical out the ultimate weeks of 2022. This week options non-celebratory music in addition to train within the type of enjoyable Thanksgiving runs and salsa dancing classes.

Though the statewide indoor COVID-19 masks mandate has been lifted, some venues or performers nonetheless have restrictions in place. Test venue web sites for info on particular COVID security necessities.

Two people seated on small stools surrounded by white light.

White Fowl Dance hosts Radical System Artwork from Vancouver BCPicture by David Cooper

Radical System Artwork

The White Fowl Uncaged sequence continues with the return of Shay Kuebler’s Radical System Artwork firm to Vancouver, BC, and the US premiere of “Momentum of Isolation.” The present blends dance, theater and martial arts with interactive know-how to discover how the digital world can each divide us and provides us highly effective methods to attach.

8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 17-19, Lincoln Corridor, PSU, 1620 SW Park Ave.; tickets begin at $35; www.whitebird.org.

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The Gem Faire shall be held in Hillsboro the weekend of November 18-20. Yooy Nelson

Gem Honest

Hillsboro customers can browse a wide range of vacation presents, together with beads and jewellery at this present. See additionally exhibitions and gross sales of crystals, gem stones, minerals and trend equipment below one roof. Get your jewellery repaired whilst you store.

Midday-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18-20, Westside Commons, 801 NE thirty fourth Ave., Hillsboro; $7 admission is sweet for your entire weekend; gemfaire.com.

“O Fortune”

The Portland State Chamber Choir, Rose Choir and Thorn Choir current a program that highlights excerpts from Carl Orff’s well-known “Carmina Burana” alongside classical music from Monteverdi and Bruckner and Bollywood music from AR Rahman.

7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. Sunday, November 18 and 20, First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St.; tickets $7-$15; pdx.edu/music-theatre/o-fortuna.

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Son de Cuba is performing salsa on the Walters Artwork Middle in Hillsboro this weekend.Courtesy of Walters Artwork Middle

Salsa night time on the Walters Cultural Arts Middle

The coolness of winter is within the air, however the energetic beats and completely satisfied rhythms of Son de Cuba ought to heat you up. Begin the night with a salsa dancing lesson, then hit up some reside music on the Walters Cultural Middle in Hillsboro.

Instruction at 7 p.m., dancing at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 on the Arts Middle, 527 E. Fundamental St., Hillsboro; tickets $12 prematurely, $14 on the day; Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/WaltersConcerts.

Satori Male Choir

In a season of traditions, the lads’s choir gives “Au coin du feu”, a program of joyful and reassuring music. Songs embrace Phillip Phillips’ “House”, Marta Eager’s “Homeward Sure” and Randall Thompson’s setting of Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Night”.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, Unity of Portland, 4525 SE Stark St.; $7 to $15; satorichorus.org.

Clark School Jazz Band

Doug Harris leads the Clark School Jazz Band in its fall live performance that includes items with a Cuban contact written by visitor composer and percussionist Michele Fernandez. The Union Excessive College Jazz Band will even carry out.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19, Gaiser Pupil Middle, Clark School Campus, 1933 Fort Vancouver Approach, Vancouver; FREE ENTRANCE.

Nepali music live performance

To have fun 75 years of diplomatic relations between america and Nepal, the Nepalese musical group Sur Sudha and the Nepalese group in Oregon share a night of therapeutic music. Advance tickets are advisable.

5:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19, Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE twenty first Ave.; tickets begin at $25; nepaloregon.org/on-sudha-healing-thru-music-concert-2022/.

“The Roaring Twenties”

Conductor Jeff Hornick leads the Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra in a program of Twenties music together with George Gershwin’s “An American in Paris,” Vincent Youmans’ “Tahiti Trot”; “Scherzo” by Felix Mendelssohn and work by Vivaldi. This system additionally consists of the world premiere of “Symphony No. 1 in D Minor ‘Pandemic’” by Camilo Aybar.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19, Hidden Creek Group Middle, 5100 NE Hidden Creek Drive, Hillsboro; admission $10-$12; hillsborosymphony.org.

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The Milwaukie Grange Corridor will host a bagpipe swap meet on Sunday November twentieth.Picture by Nicole Severson

Bagpipe alternate assembly

The pipers are preparing! This Sunday, musicians will collect to commerce and promote bagpipes, drums, clothes and extra on the Milwaukie Grange. Take heed to reside music from Preston Howard and Micah Babinski. The occasion is open to everybody. Peruse the tent and outdoors tables and maybe attempt some Highland suggestions.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, Milwaukie Grange Corridor, 12015 SE twenty second Ave.; free.

Sophie Buddle

Buddle was the primary lady to win Canada’s JUNO Award for Greatest Comedy Album. The comic, actress and author visits Portland with edgy jokes from a decidedly female viewpoint.

7 p.m. Sunday, November 20, Helium Comedy Membership, 1510 SE Ninth Ave.; tickets $20; portland.heliumcomedy.com/exhibits.

29th Annual CEA/JFI Turkey Trot 5K Race

A number of enjoyable races are happening within the metro space on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 24. File picture. Wealthy Maxwell | for NJ Advance Media

Enjoyable races on Thanksgiving Day

Are you able to consider it is Thanksgiving already? For those who’re the kind to run 5 miles to make up for all that pumpkin pie, there are a number of household enjoyable runs taking place this 12 months. A few of them are fundraisers for particular causes.

  • Oregon Zoo Turkey Trot: Runners can select between a 4 mile run, the Tot Trot or the Diaper Sprint at this annual occasion. Runners and walkers welcome. Begin on the Oregon Zoo, wander via the Worldwide Rose Backyard, and finish on the zoo grounds. Costumes are inspired. 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon Highway; registration costs range, $47 for a 4-mile course; runsignup.com/Race/OR/Portland/ORRCTurkeyTrotattheZoo.
  • West Linn Turkey Trot Path Race: Paula Occasions hosts this annual vacation custom. Select between 3.8 miles or the 0.5 mile youngsters’s trot. The race is totally on bark or grime coated trails within the park. 8:45 a.m. Thursday, November 24, Mary S. Younger Park, 19900 Willamette Drive, West Linn; $25 common, children run $10; runwithpaula.com/turkey-trot-2022/.
  • Clark County Turkey Trot: The race features a 5 or 10 km possibility. Courses accessible to run anytime between 8am and 10am. Proceeds profit the Clark County Meals Financial institution. Kick-off 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, Salmon Creek Park, 1112 NE 117th St., Vancouver; $25 (park could cost parking/day use charge); clarkcountyfoodbank.org/turkey-trot.
  • Ridgefield Turkey Trot: The enjoyable race features a shorter course for youngsters and a 5 km. Begins and ends at Union Ridge Elementary College. 7:45 a.m. to midday Thursday, Nov. 24 on the faculty, 330 N. Fifth Ave, Ridgefield Wash; $20-$25 register on-line: ridgefieldpsf.org/occasions.
  • Sherwood Give n’ Gobble: Money and meals donations from the annual Give n’ Gobble occasion go to Serving to Fingers Meals Financial institution. Select from 5 or 10 km routes. The strolling course begins at 8:50 a.m. and runs at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, Sherwood Center College, 16956 SW Meinecke Highway; registration $43-$50; givengobble.com

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