WHAT'S ON MY RADAR: MARCH 2018

WHAT'S ON MY RADAR: MARCH 2018

Events happening this weekend and OMSI is unveiling their newest exhibit!


PADDY'S SAINT PATRICK'S FESTIVAL

Saturday, March 17th and Sunday, March 18th

Paddy's Bar & Grill, the oldest Irish pub in Downtown Portland, Oregon will be hosting their annual two-day St. Patrick's Day Festival fundraiser on Saturday, March 17th and Sunday, March 18th. 

The festivities will kick-off with a tented, family-friendly street party on Saturday, March 17th starting at 11am. Guest can enjoy St. Patrick's Day favorites from the pub, including corned beef and cabbage, Guinness lamb stew, shepherd's pie, and other classic Irish dishes, Guinness and Kilbeggan drink specials. Paddy's signature Irish coffee, and premium Whiskey from Paddy's legendary whiskey wall with more than 600 spirits. Seven live bands, traditional bagpipers, and Irish dancers will serve as the weekend's entertainment. There is a $15 cover fee for guests entering after 2pm (kids 12 and under are free). The event is family friendly until 6pm.

The celebration continues on Sunday with Paddy's opening its pub at 8am, serving up an Irish breakfast to participants of the Shamrock run. The Murray School of Irish Dancing and local band will be the day's entertainment. There will be no cover fee for guests on this day.

visit http://paddys.com/st-patricks-day/ for a full event lineup and additional questions.


OMSI'S NEWEST EXHIBIT:

ROBOT REVOLUTION: THE COOLEST ROBOTS EVER!

Opening day is March 17 at The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Robot Revolution, supported by google.org, explores how robots will ultimately be our companions and colleagues, changing how e play, live and work together. 

Guests will have the opportunity to interact with robots that are rarely seen by the public, as they step into a visionary world where robots are not just a curiosity, but a vital asset. In attendance will be Yume Robo, the climbing robot that traverses up and down a ladder, to the Recon Scout Throwbot XT that can be thrown into a dangerous situation to collect vital information. Guest will see firsthand the capabilities of these machines.

Robot Revolution will run from March 17 - September 3. Tickets to this exhibit which include general museum admission, are $19.75 for adults, $13.50 for youth ( ages 3 - 13), and $15.75 for seniors ( ages 63+ ). Prices for OMSI members are $5 for adults, $3.25 for youth, and $4.25 for seniors. Guest can purcahse tickets online at www.omsi.edu or in-person at the museum.


SPEND THE NIGHT AT OMSI

Tour OMSI's basement, exhibit shop, and collections at the first ever Adult Sleepover

OMSI is hosting its first-ever adults-only museum sleepover in Portland on April 13. OMSI All Night is a science-fueled evening (and morning) filled with behind-the-scene tours, wacky science demos, laser shows and more, Plus, explore OMSI's latest featured exhibit, Robot Revolution, and enjoy a midnight snack before falling asleep in the darkened halls of one of Portland's most beloved museums. 

Admission includes:

  • Heavy appetizers and drinks at evening reception
  • laser night show
  • Museum tours
  • Trivia
  • Breakfast
  • Admission to the museum on the following day

 

Space is limited and the event is 21+ only. Tickets are $130 for OMSI members and $150 for non-members. Get Tickets now!