By PDX People
Have you been searching for things to do in Portland Oregon? Sadly, many people would rather stay home lately due to snow and ice but that’s changing thanks to the following events that you can add to your schedule instead of spending another weekend at home.
Don’t Miss These Upcoming Events In Portland
Portland International Auto Show
You don’t have to be a car junkie to get a jump start out of all the latest and greatest in auto technology and style, not to mention test drives and car giveaways.
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26-Saturday, Jan. 28 and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29; Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; $7-$12; portlandautoshow.com
Make sure you have a light lunch to leave room for all the many kinds of chocolate to be had at this World Forestry Center fundraiser that’s about as close as you’ll get to Wonka’s chocolate river.
Various times Friday, Jan. 20-Sunday, Jan. 22 (ages 21 and over Jan. 20); Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; $10-$15; chocolatefest.org
Oregon Truffle Festival
Truffle festivals can be as hard to find as the underground fungi themselves, but this decade-old Oregon festival is bigger this year than ever. You dig?
Wacipi Traditional Powwow
Various times Friday, Jan. 20-Sunday, Jan. 22; Chehalem Cultural Center (415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg) and restaurants between Newberg and McMinnville; $15-$95 for individual events; oregontrufflefestival.com
Catch some Native American drumming, dancing and craft with activities for kids and a free community dinner while supporting Portland Community College’s Native American Scholarship Fund.
Noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21; PCC Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave. (Health Technology Building); free; pcc.edu/about/events/powwow
The funnyman you know from…everything…comes to the Moda Center with mic – and laugh bazooka – in hand.
8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19-Saturday, Jan. 21; Moda Center, 1 N. Center Court St.; Sold out, check resellers; rosequarter.com – Source Oregonlive.com