Beacon Weekend Breakdown

By The Beacon | August 27, 2014 11:24pm

On Campus

Thursday, Aug. 28 Sports: Intramural Registration Closes Bocce/Badminton| Online|

Friday, Aug. 29 Activity: Activities Fair | Shipstad Quad | 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sports: Purple Paint Pride Slide | Shipstad Quad | 6:30 p.m.                 Men’s soccer vs. Central Florida | Merlo Field | 7 p.m. Social: Pilots After Dark Karaoke (yikes) | The Cove | 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 30 Sports: Pilots Pre-game: face painting + snow cones | Chiles Center Plaza | 6:30 p.m. Women’s soccer vs. Stanford + Fireworks | Merlo Field | 7 p.m. Social: Riverboat: live music/food carts/bonfire | River Campus | Following game Pilots After Dark KDUP DJ | The Cove | 11:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 31 Sports: Men’s soccer vs. Evansville | Merlo Field | 1 p.m.

Breaking the Bubble

Thursday, Aug. 28 Art: Last Thursday on Alberta: An amorphous celebration of art, food and PDX culture.  Last Thursday is a truly unique Portland experience held on the last Thursday of every month. It’s particularly worth attending  while the mild weather holds. Trimet: Take the 44 bus from North Willamette and University of Portland. Roughly 15 minutes will elapse. Stop at North Vancouver and Alberta Street. | Alberta Street | 10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 29 Film: Portland Film Festival: An awesome film festival and definitely worth the cost if you’re a serious film junky. Both Friday and Saturday night however, there will be FREE live music and films at Wallace Park. | Wallace Park | 4:30 p.m. live music 6:30 p.m. film| FREE

Saturday, Aug. 30 Shopping: Portland Saturday Market: Largest continuously operating market in the country. A Portland must in the summer weather. | 2 S.W. Naito Parkway | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Music: Head and the Heart: Folksy wisdom abounds at this Edgefield Concert on the Lawn series, which ends in September. It’s one of the remaining shows  at this venue that is not sold out. | 2126 S.W. Halsey St.| 5 p.m.| $35

Sunday, Aug. 31 Film: Portland Movies in the Park: A lovely summer tradition with FREE admission and popcorn.The evening’s movie is “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Bring a blanket and a cuddle friend, as it tends to get cold. Overlook Park |North Fremont & Interstate Avenue| Held at dusk (Around 6:30 p.m.) | FREE

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