The Short List
Worlds of Fantasy
The Disney On Ice show skates at the Rose Garden, featuring four fun-filled classic and current stories and characters from Disney/Pixar's 'Cars,' 'The Lion King' and 'The Little Mermaid' and the magical cast of of fairies from 'Tinker Bell.'
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Oct. 22-23, noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, Rose Garden, One Center Court, 1-877-789-7673, $17-$62
Antiques/Collectibles at Expo Center
More than 1,000 exhibits, featuring furniture, clothing, memorabilia, toys and many other things, will be part of the Portland Expo Antique and Collectible Show. A feature will be Breweriana - brewery and beer collectibles.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, www.expocenter.org., $7 adults, $3 kids 12-17, $7 parking
Distillers at Bossanova Ballroom
More than 50 craft spirits will be on display for the 5th Annual Great American Distillers Festival, a place for distillers to share their products, passion and expertise. Among distillers expected to be in attendance are Tuthilltown Whiskey from New York, Roughstock Distillery of Montana and House Spirits of Portland. The Oregon Bartenders Guild and Imbibe Magazine will put on the 3rd Annual Mixmaster Mixology Competition, where 20 bartenders from Oregon and Washington vie for a $1,000 prize.
11 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 25, Bossanova Ballroom, 722 E. Burnside St., www.distillersfestival.com, $10, $16 two-day pass
'Papers' in Living Room
The documentary 'Papers,' made by Portland's Graham Street Productions, and about the plight of undocumented immigrant youth as they turn 18, returns to Portland for a week of screenings at Living Room Theaters. The movie premiered in Portland in September, and City Commissioner Nick Fish and Mayor Sam Adams sponsored a resolution to urge Oregon's Congressional delegation, President Obama and Congress to pass the DREAM Act to benefit youth in their quest for rights.
Friday, Oct. 23 through Thursday, Oct. 29, Living Room Theaters, 341 S.W. 10th Ave., www.papersthemovie.com (check for show times and prices)
Portland Baroque opens
Monica Huggett begins her 15th season as artistic director of Portland Baroque Orchestra with two shows, celebrating the works (and birth year) of 19th century composer Felix Mendelssohn. Tickets have been discounted up to 50 percent because of the poor economy. Pianist Eric Zivian will perform on his own 1841 Viennese.
7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Oct. 23-25, Kaul Auditorium (Reed College), 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., 503-222-6000, tickets start at $16, $5 student/youth rush
Straight No Chaser
The acclaimed a capella group performs in Portland as part of its 50-city tour. It's a 10-man group of old college buddies from Indiana University, and its rendition of 'The 12 Days of Christmas' received more than seven million views on YouTube and the group later signed with Atlantic Records.
8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., www.ticketmaster.com, $25 advance, $30 gate
Shakespeare's 'Henry IV Part II'
The Northwest Classical Theatre Company opens its season with the Shakespeare epic, furthering the partnership with the Portland Actors Ensemble for 'Henry IV Part I' in parks performances during the summer. Chris Porter plays the title character.
7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 23 to Nov. 22, Shoe Box Theater, 2110 S.E. 10th Ave., 971-244-3740, $18 adults, $15 students/seniors