ROCK! Weinland, the Portland Cello Project, and many more play at the grand reopening of Mississippi Studios. 3939 N Mississippi Ave., mississippistudios.com. 7 pm Wednesday, March 4. Free. 21+.
BYOW: Bring a bottle purchased at Cork, plus your receipt, to the following restaurants and they'll waive the corkage fee: Alberta St. Oyster Bar, Lolo, Daily Cafe in the Pearl, Giorgio's, Ten 01, Tabla and Serratto. Cork, 2901 NE Alberta St., 281-2675. 1715 NW Lovejoy St., 501-5028, corkwineshop.com.
GET SKIN: Ellington Leather Goods' sample sale offers deep discounts on the company's handbags. 1533 NW 24th Ave., 223-7457. 10 am-6 pm Friday-Saturday, 11 am-5 pm Sunday, March 6-8.
GET WET(LAND): Learn about one of the prettiest places to hike or paddle in the Portland area at the Slough 101 Workshop. Multnomah County Drainage Districts, 1880 NE Elrod Drive. 8:45 am Saturday, March 7. Free.
CREMA YOUR PANTS: The U.S. barista championship is in Portland this year. Watch the La Marzocco jockeys work their magic, and sip free cappuccino and espresso all day. Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., usbc2009.com. All day Thursday-Sunday, March 5-8. Free.