Events

Thursday, October 12

All Jane Comedy Festival

Innovative. Provocative. Hilarious. Women. All Jane (formerly All Jane No Dick) Comedy Festival is an all-female comedy festival devoted to inspiring,...

Curious Comedy Theater  
Birds of Elliott

Regional Artists bring the beauty of Elliott State Forest to Portland. If you've wondered about Elliott, come see the 3D sculptures of the native birds,...

Portland Audubon Interpretive Center  
Celebrate October on Farmlandia Farm Loop

Farmlandia activities in the Southeast Portland and Wilsonville area include local produce, crafts and music at the Milwaukie Farmers Market and wine tasting...

Farmlandia Farm Loop  
Connecting Lines

Presented by the Portland Art Museum's Center for Contemporary Native Art (CCNA). In 1838, the Cherokee People were forcibly and illegally removed from their...

Portland Art Museum  
Eat, Drink, Laugh Local on Marion Farm Loop

Enjoy the harvest festivals at Greens Bridge Gardens and EZ Orchards, apple picking on Beilke Family Farms, two fruitful pumpkin patches, wine tasting at...

Marion Farm Loop  
Family Fun on Canby Farm Loop

Recreation on Canby area farms includes the famous Pumpkin Festival, the abundant Oregon City Farmers Market and scenic wine tasting at local, handcrafted...

Canby Farm Loop  
Good Night: 22 Floors

22 Floors is a continuation of a three-year-long series, Good Night, in which Emily Wobb builds replicas of affluent vehicles and dwellings and destroys them...

ANX Gallery  
High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy

On November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through the streets of...

Oregon Historical Society  
Molalla Farm Loop: Agro-Festivities for Family & Friends

October fun on Molalla Farm Loop includes the Molalla Farmer's Market every Thursday and small-batch wine tasting at beautiful Alexeli Vineyard and Forest...

Molalla Country Farm Loop  
Pompeii: The Exhibition

Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city....

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Portland Tango Festival

The Portland Tango Festival returns for its 21st anniversary year! The Portland Tango Festival is the longest running US festival dedicated to the authentic...

Multiple venues  
Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans

"This newly-curated exhibition of personal and family photography goes as far back as the turn of the 20th century. The show prominently features images from...

Portland Art Museum  
Show the Gorge Some Love

Eighteen Columbia River Gorge communities invite people to give and receive Gorge Love during a month-long campaign. Nothing has brought into clearer focus...

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 19th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Trails

After a dozen years of silence, an unexpected meeting between childhood friends Mike and Seth leads the pair to fulfill a promise made in their youth: to...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Tree to Tree Fall Camp

Tree to Tree introduces their Fall Camp, where campers aged 10-14 will have fun in the Fall foliage. The kids will be out of school and begging to be...

Tree to Tree Adventure Park  
Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Mt. Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep, and some of the world's most beautiful...

Director Park  
More Than Pink

Woodburn Premium Outlets has teamed up with Susan G. Komen to help in the fight against breast cancer as part of its More Than Pink campaign. Come out to the...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
Oregon Coast All Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon's beaches are sure to amaze with their numerous lighthouses, reborn beach...

Director Park  
Kristy Kun & Kalina Wilson

Work by Kalina Wilson and Kristy Kun will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this October and November. Lan Su Chinese Garden hosts several artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Parting Shots: Images of Portland, 1938-1942

Parting Shots examines nationally renowned 20th-century photographer Minor White, focusing on some of his earliest work when he was in Portland between...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Picturing Oregon

In conjunction with the Museum’s 125th anniversary, Picturing Oregon offers an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the importance of place and to...

Portland Art Museum  
Tea & Poetry

Lan Su Chinese Garden presents Tea & Poetry at Lan Su, a series of events and activities celebrating poetry, tea and tea arts. Held at Lan Su Chinese Garden...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
The Wyeths: Three Generations

Drawing from the Bank of America Collection, The Wyeths: Three Generations provides a revealing survey of works by N.C. Wyeth, one of America’s finest...

Portland Art Museum  
Untold Stories of Pittock Mansion Treasures

Pittock Mansion has artifacts whose stories are rarely told: a punch bowl purchased as a souvenir from an 1898 trip to a Czech spa town, a toy swing Governor...

Pittock Mansion  
Brewvana's Beer Love in the Pearl Walking Tour

Walk this way to enjoy a stroll through one of the trendiest Portland neighborhoods. The Pearl District, formerly occupied by warehouses, factories and train...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Bill Will: Fun House

Portland artist Bill Will has used the Hoffman Gallery as a venue for a site-specific interactive art experience he calls the Fun House. He has conceived a...

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College  
Michael T. Hensley: Long Haul

Gentle swoops of paint drip down airy, hovering polka dots. Colorful squiggles combat atop dark, somber streaks and disorienting grids. A single neon palm...

Nationale  
Randall David Tipton: New Paintings

Randall David Tipton had his first solo show at White Bird Gallery in 1987. Over the past 30 years, the artist has developed a highly original painting style...

White Bird Gallery  
Rodrigo Valenzuela: General Song

Rodrigo Valenzuela's General Song abstracts and adapts images of the barricade. Drawing on his longtime interest in poetic resistance and research in Chile,...

Upfor Gallery  
Water & Form – Clay, Fiber and Encaustic by artist Emily Miller

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is thrilled to exhibit Portland, Oregon artist Emily Miller’s work, for a six week exhibition, Water & Form – Clay, Fiber and...

510 Museum & Artspace  
Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing 12pm, 7:30pm

A kid makes a list for his mom. A list of everything worth living for in the world. He needs her to read the list so she doesn’t try to leave the world...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Fun Home

Fun Home 12pm, 7:30pm

"Praising its originality and emotional honesty, the Los Angeles Times called this Tony-winning show by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron show (based on a graphic...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Karolin Kluppel  - Kingdom of Girls

Karolin Klüppel Kingdom of Girls Thomas Roma Plato's Dogs October 5–29, 2017 First Thursday Opening Reception October 5, 6-9 p.m. Pacific NW Drawers...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Symmetry Breaking

Symmetry Breaking features eight contemporary visual artists from the Pacific Northwest: Emily Counts, Jovencio de la Paz, Jo Hamilton, Anya Kivarkis, Brenda...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Thomas Roma - Plato's Dogs

Karolin Klüppel Kingdom of Girls Thomas Roma Plato's Dogs October 5–29, 2017 First Thursday Opening Reception October 5, 6-9 p.m. Pacific NW Drawers...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Betty LaDuke - Bountiful Harvest: From Land To Table

Ashland artist Betty LaDuke's intricately carved and painted wood panels document the stories of Latino Farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest. This...

Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University  
Downtown Portland Food Tour

Stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown with Forktown Food Tours. You will make six delicious stops to eat and drink, including a stop at one of the...

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Over The Bay And Through The Woods – Landscape Group Art Show

Presented by Milwaukie City Hall Gallery and Milwaukie City Art Council (artMOB). Reception: First Friday, October 6, 5–8 p.m. Show runs October 6–November...

Milwaukie City Hall Gallery  
FashioNXT

FashioNXT 6pm

FashioNXT is bringing a world-class runway showcase of extraordinary fashion and wearable technology designers both national and international to Portland....

 
 PCS Happy Hour w/ Portland Lesbian Choir & Portland Gay Men's Chorus

Join Portland Center Stage for a Happy Hour with Portland Lesbian Choir and Portland Gay Men's Chorus! Enjoy a complimentary snack or beverage while mingling...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Happy Hour with Portland Lesbian Choir & Gay Men's Chorus

Join the Portland Lesbian Choir and Portland Gay Men's Chorus for happy hour at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. Enjoy a complimentary snack or beverage...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

The Old Town Historic District in downtown Portland, Oregon is filled with beautiful old buildings and cobblestone streets. Lively with drinking...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Fright Town

FrightTown returns to the catacombs beneath the Veterans Memorial Coliseum for its terrifying 13th season. Three huge haunted houses are packed with enough...

Memorial Coliseum  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
 Rhapsody in Blue / Never Stop Falling (in Love)

This fall, Oregon Ballet Theatre invites you to enter a world of love and secrets, passionate American jazz, and heart-stopping dance, as we bring you a...

Keller Auditorium  
Cabaret

Cabaret 7:30pm

Directed by Ron Daum Musical Direction by Beth Noelle Choreography by Laura Hiszcyznskyj A musical based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Caught

Caught 7:30pm

Chinese activist artists have devised a four-part theatrical installation to jar audiences out of their complacent acceptance of the daily onslaught of...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Every Brilliant Thing

A kid makes a list for his mom. A list of everything worth living for in the world. He needs her to read the list so she doesn’t try to leave the world...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Fun Home

Fun Home 7:30pm

"Praising its originality and emotional honesty, the Los Angeles Times called this Tony-winning show by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron show (based on a graphic...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Live Wire Radio featuring Bruce Campbell

Live Wire, the local Portland radio show/podcast that's recorded with a live audience and live house band, returns to the Alberta Rose Theatre after a brief...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Murder at Checkmate Manor

They’re back! Every drama group has experienced the horrors of what can go wrong on opening night, and the ladies of the F.A.H.E.T.G. Dramatic Society are...

Vault Theater  
Paul Taylor Dance Company

Paul Taylor Dance Company launched White Bird in 1997 and is now back with us for the 6th time! Paul Taylor is one of the seminal artists of the 20th and...

Newmark Theatre  
Portland Arts & Lectures

Portland Arts & Lectures brings the world’s most celebrated writers, artists and thinkers to the community. The series begins on October 12 with George...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Yeston & Kopit's Phantom

This mesmerizing Phantom is traditional musical theatre in the finest sense. The Tony award-winning authors of Nine have transformed Gaston Leroux's The...

Brunish Theatre  
You In Midair

You In Midair 7:30pm

Writer, teacher, therapist, lobbyist and actor Danna Schaeffer will present her one-woman show, You in Midair. You in Midair is directed by Julie Akers....

New Expressive Works  
Cheerful Comedy

Want to cheer up but you're not sure where to go? Come to the happiest bar in town for a night of laughs. They'll be bringing the funniest, silliest, most...

Cheerful Bullpen  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
The Mavericks

The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo...

Revolution Hall  
Yellow Claw

Electro-dance duo from Amsterdam, Yellow Claw, grace the stage at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom.

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Doughboys Podcast Live

Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger love to talk almost as much as they love to eat. On Doughboys, they review chain restaurants and generally gab about grub.

Wonder Ballroom  
LÉON

LÉON 9pm

LÉON is a quite the name, and quite the voice. Born from musician parents in Stockholm, Sweden, as her mother is a seasoned cellist in the symphony, and...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
P.O.S.

P.O.S. 9pm

Doomtree co-founder, punk philosopher and lyrical bomb-thrower Stefon Alexander, aka P.O.S, makes tight, declamatory music that builds on the...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Thursday, October 12

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