NOV 16 & 17 Get up to 70 percent off at Icebreaker's Warehouse sale. From 10 a.m. to 7 a.m. at 525 NW 10th Ave.
NOV 16 "Wild Nights: a Wilderness Big Enough for Bigfoot” at Resort at the Mountain. Join writers and scientists for a Sasquatch discussion followed by a bigfoot-inspired meal at the Altitude restaurant. Details: theresort.com
NOV 16 The Big Chill, the Widmer Brothers' annual winter kick-off featuring beer, music, art, fashion and the chance to win Mt Hood Meadows lift tickets, custom snowboards, and a weekend in Sunriver. Begins at 9 p.m. at Grand Central. Details: widmerbrothers.com
WHISTLER OPENS EARLY Thanks to the prediction of snow and Blackcomb's fleet of snowmaking machines, the popular B.C. resort opens Saturday—five days before its predicted opening date. Details: whistler.com
ABBEY CREEK WINERY NOW OPEN The Willamette Valley adds another winery to its ever-growing collection, this time in North Plains with the debut of Abbey Creek. Tasting room open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays only. Details: abbeycreekvineyard.com