Whether you want to move your feet or sit back and relax, this weekend has got you covered! Two interactive tours and two relaxing artistic artistic endeavors await you this lovely April weekend!
April 27th and 28th – Great American Tiny House Show
Anyone intrigued by innovation and environmentalism may find themselves pondering the idea of tiny-living. At the Great American Tiny House Show at the Oregon Convention Center this weekend, you can get the big picture! Explore the creative process of “going small”, hear from brokers and builders about this fascinating young industry, and tour over a dozen custom tiny homes!
April 27th and 28th – SciFi at the Pops
Grammy Award winning composer Jeff Tyzik is one of the most innovative and sought-after pop conductors in America. With a 22-year career and 200 orchestral pieces under his belt, we welcome Tyzik to the Oregon Symphony. Listen as the orchestra leads us on a journey through space and time. Hear the sounds of Alderaan, experience exciting themes of raptors and rexes, and help a little extraterrestrial find his way home, all through the language of music. You are sure to recognize these live renditions of your favorite SciFi soundtracks at SciFi at the Pops!
April 28th – Meet and Sketch
If you prefer a mellow Sunday, this small event is worth checking out! Lovely for introverts and extroverts alike, the Meet and Sketch at Coffeehouse-5 is designed to bring together creative minds in a low-pressure and cozy setting. Yes, it’s okay if you can only draw stick figures! Studies show that both drawing and socializing can benefit your mental and physical health, so if those aren’t good enough reasons to check out this meetup, maybe a perfect, piping hot latte is!
April 26th – 28th – Submarine Tour
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live under water? To some people, life in a submarine may seem like something out of a science fiction novel, but to many service men and women, it has been a reality! During this OMSI 45-minute interactive tour, you will learn how a submarine works and get a glimpse into how a crew of 85 lived and worked within the USS Blueback for months at a time. This vessel is an incredible piece of US history that the whole family will enjoy, and it is one of OMSI’s regular spring and summer attractions, so you can explore it again! You even get to look through the periscope! How cool is that?