Events

Sunday, October 15

A Situation of Meat

The opening exhibition for the 2017-2018 CiR season will be composed of multiple works from female artists working in new media and installation. This...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA

Famous for such stop-action animated feature films as Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Coraline (2009), LAIKA is at the center of...

Portland Art Museum  
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 Open Studios

Portland Open Studios creates a unique educational opportunity for the public to witness art in the making, and learn about media, materials and the business...

Multiple locations  
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  
Portland Tattoo Expo

The Ninth Annual Portland Tattoo Expo is an event with amazing tattoo artists from around the world.

Portland Expo Center, Hall D  
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  
VegFest 2017

Portland VegFest is a 2-day event celebrating plant-based living, with free food samples, health and nutrition speakers, chef demonstrations, Fashion &...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
Heart 2 Heart Petting Zoo

Cuddle piglets, baby goats, bunnies and other cute critters on Sauvie Island. Afterwards, enjoy berry picking at Bella Organics.

Bella Organic Farm  
Hood River Valley Harvest Fest

Celebrate Hood River’s harvest season at the 35th annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, presented by Pacific Power and produced by the Hood River County...

Hood River Event Site  
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  
Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show

Join the 37th Annual Gem and Mineral Show for: 45 Dealers with rocks, fossils, gems, minerals, beads, tools, jewelry.Kids' Activity Corner with games &...

Washington County Fair Complex  
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  
Crash Course Sew: Become A Stitcher In A Day

Whether you're a sewing newbie who wants to dive in head first or an experienced stitcher brushing up on their skills in one fell swoop, this workshop is an...

Klum House Workshop  
Bill Will: Fun House

The fertile imagination of Bill Will, a veteran Portland conceptual sculptor and installation artist, is on full display in this extensive installation at...

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  
The Starlings Present: Amelia Earhart's First Flight

The Starlings, Northwest Children Theater's s all-bird, all-puppet acting troupe, return for this imaginative exploration of the airplane. Follow Amelia...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Brewvana's Groovin' on a Sunday Afternoon Tour

Day drinking on a Sunday afternoon while checking out some of the coolest neighborhoods in Portland? Heck yes! Join Brewvana on a beer-fueled tour of some...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
Forktown Food Tours North Mississippi Avenue

North Mississippi Avenue is a historic, artsy and exciting neighborhood on Portland’s north side. It's a "must see" for out-of-town visitors and one of...

Exact meeting location sent to you after booking  
Brewvana's Behind the Scenes Tour

Get a VIP look into the action and craftsmanship behind some of Portland’s best beers. Brewvana's Behind the Scenes tour offers a deeper look into the care...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Cabaret

Cabaret 2pm

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 2pm, 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

Every Brilliant Thing 2pm, 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 2pm

"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  
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  
Rakugo: Japanese Comic Storytelling

The Center for Japenese Studies is thrilled to once again present Rakugo, Japanese comic storytelling, for the fourth time. The last three performances...

Lincoln Recital Hall  
The Starlings Present: Amelia Earhart's First Flight

The Starlings, Northwest Children Theater's s all-bird, all-puppet acting troupe, return for this imaginative exploration of the airplane. Follow Amelia...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
Rock Church

Rock Church 2:30pm

Join up for an all-ages benefit show for the Rock 'n' Roll Camp For Girls, featuring two amazing local bands: Miss Rayon:...

The Old Church  
Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through The Voices of Its Residents

Walking through Delta Park, you'd never guess that the second largest city in Oregon, home to over 40,000 people, once stood there. Come explore the history...

Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 327/8  
Nevertheless, She Persisted

The women of Northwest Art Song perform settings of poetry by women, set to music by Abbie Betinis, Kati Agócs, Libby Larsen, Juliana Hall and Stacy Garrop.

First Christian Church  
Portland Hip Hop Day

StarChile and City of Portland Present: Portland Hip Hop Day— a celebration of Hip Hop cuture in the city of Portland. This will be the 3rd annual Portland...

Portland City Hall  
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  
Kubo and the Two Strings

In LAIKA’s most recent film, a spectacular, epic adventure, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town. But...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
SOLO Piano Series: Cliburn Gold Medalist Yekwon Sunwoo

Yekwon Sunwoo, winner of the 2017 Van Cliburn International PIano Competition, will perform Mozart: Romance in A-flat Major, K.AnH 205Rondo in...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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  
Oktoberfest

A German feast for the whole family, followed by a hymn sing with Rose City Trombones.

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
Villains & Vixens Musical Cabaret

Doors open at 7:45 p.m. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. General seating. Wine/beer/concessions available. Back by popular demand ,Torchsong Entertainment...

Headwaters Theatre  
Yolanda Del Rio

One of the world’s most successful ranchera singers, Yolanda Jaen Lopez, better known as Yolanda del Rio, hails from Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico. She began...

Newmark Theatre  
Ex Libris

Ex Libris 6:30pm

Frederick Wiseman’s 42nd documentary brings his incisive vision to of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
 Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony

Shostakovich’s most popular symphony, created when he and his country were under extreme duress, is one of the most soulful and gripping symphonies of all...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
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  
Louden Wainwright III

"Mr. Wainwright has proved to be far and away the most candid diarist among the singer-songwriters who... brought confessional poetry into popular song......

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Whitney Cummings - I'm Fine... and Other Lies Tour

Get the best of Whitney Cummings – the stories she’ll share on stage, and the ones she normally won’t – during her I’m Fine... and Other Lies Tour this fall....

Aladdin Theater  
Balto

Balto 9pm

Balto’s return to the LP after a 5 year absence lands with a swell of feedback, a heavy downbeat, and a punch to the gut. “I’ve known love asa fleeting...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
RuPaul's Drag Race - Werq the World

Your favorite queens are here to "WERQ Your World" at the Offiical RuPaul's Drag Race World Tour! Hosted by Michelle Visage with sickening performances by...

Revolution Hall  
Screaming Females

Screaming Females had such a clear goal for their new album that it became almost a mantra: they wanted songs that were concise, crisp and melodic. That's...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Sunday, October 15

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