Spring Home & Garden Show
Spring is on its way, as are the necessary and fun projects around your property.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 21-23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, www.homeshowpdx.com, $10, $10 parking
Portland Golf Show
The 26th annual event, the unofficial kickoff to golf season, features great deals from vendors, an indoor hitting range, contests, giveaways and prizes. It takes place Friday-Sunday, Feb. 22-24, at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For more: www.PortlandGolfShow.com.
Daring dashers run into the Columbia River at Broughton Beach for charity Saturday, Feb. 23. Registrations and check-in are at 9 a.m. Spectators are welcome to attend. For more: www.plungeoregon.com.
'National Geographic Live'
The work of paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim is on display in the series' "Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous." The fossil evidence of Spinosaurus was discovered more than a half century ago in Morocco by German paleontologist Ernst Stromer; Ibrahim reconstructed a full skeletal model by using Stromer's data and drawings.
7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.portland5.com, $27.25-$47.25
'Live Wire With Luke Burbank'
The stage/radio variety show welcomes author Dani Shapiro ("Inheritance"), endurance adventurer Colin O'Brady, comedian Chris Garcia and musical group Casey Neill and the Norway Rats.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., livewireradio.org, $20
The dance company presents "Left of Center," a night of aerial arts, theatrics and dance that weaves a young woman's fantastical tale suspended between reverie and reality.
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.awoldance.org, $33, $40 day of show
'Come From Away'
Broadway in Portland presents the true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Cultures clashed and nerves were frazzled, but uneasiness turned into trust and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
7:30 p.m. Feb. 26-March 1, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 2, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. March 3, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., www.BroadwayinPortland.com, starting at $35