Events

Saturday, October 7

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  
Beaverton Restaurant Week

Celebrate the diverse and delicious independent restaurants in downtown Beaverton, and dine out during the week. During Beaverton Restaurant Week, over 25...

Beaverton, OR  
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  
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  
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  
H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival

The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival returns for its 22nd year. The festival promotes the works of H.P. Lovecraft, literary horror and weird tales through the...

Hollywood Theatre  
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  
Peche Fest

Oregon's only festival dedicated to drinking the world's greatest fruit, the peach, returns for its fifth year. Stuffed with tart and fuzzy peachy goodness,...

Saraveza  
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 Greek Festival

The Portland Greek Festival is celebrated as the largest Greek Festival on the west coast with more than 15,000 people attending. This cultural experience...

 
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  
TEDxMtHood 2017

TEDxMtHood is holding its seventh annual TEDx event. The 2017 event brings Portland-area change-makers, speakers and performers to the stage to share their...

Roosevelt High School  
Warrior Dash Oregon

Warrior Dash is the obstacle race that anyone can start and everyone can finish. With over three million participants worldwide since 2009, Warrior Dash has...

Horning's Hideout  
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  
Fall Used Book Sale

Members Only Pre-Sale: Friday, October 6 from 6-9 p.m. Join online today or at the sale. They will have a roster of current members at the sale door....

Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel Exhibit Hall  
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  
St. Johns Farmers Market

The St. Johns Farmers Market supports a local, sustainable food supply while providing opportunity for emerging farmers, contributing to the health of all...

St. Johns Plaza  
Walk to Fight Suicide

Join up for the Portland Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American...

Veterans Memorial Coliseum  
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  
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  
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  
The Wedge Festival

Join more than 20 cheesemakers and 40 specialty food and beverage producers from Oregon and beyond at The Wedge, a farmers market-style event featuring the...

Alder Block  
Brewvana's PNW is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. Take the Pacific Northwest is Best tour to visit four iconic Portland breweries that offer the...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Hood River Hops Fest

At this all-day event, more than 60 unique varieties will be available for tasting. The Hood River Hops Fest boasts one of the largest fresh hop selections...

Downtown Hood River  
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  
Downtown & The Farmer’s Market Tour

Experience the heart of Portland’s culinary scene with a visit to the city's world-class farmer’s market. Enjoy a special behind-the-scenes visit, expanded...

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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...

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Portland German Film Festival 2017

Zeitgeist Northwest will present the Eighth Annual Portland German Film Festival. This annual festival showcases feature films, documentaries and short...

Cinema 21  
Seafood Festival

A low-country boil for picking, oysters for slurping, music for entertaining and wine for sipping. Every ticket includes a glass of wine, a bowl of the boil,...

Saffron Fields Vineyard  
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  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. There is a magical place located within the confluence of two major rivers, at the base of a volcano and surrounded by old...

Director Park  
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 Beers & Barrels Tour

Portland is known for modern takes on time-honored techniques, and with the Beers & Barrels tour, you’ll experience these old styles in a modern way. This...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
2017 Streetcar Mobile Music Fest

The Streetcar Mobile Music Fest— a showcase of live, local music on-board the Portland Streetcar— returns to the city for the eighth time. Ten local acts...

PSU Urban Center Plaza  
All About Pumpkin Baking with Katie Shyne

From pumpkin crumb cake to baked pumpkin doughnuts. Katie Shyne's festive fall class will put you on the mood to bake some new seasonal favorites. She will...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
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  
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  
Harvest

Harvest 7pm

Share an evening amidst the excitement of harvest with second generation vintners Luisa and Maria Ponzi as they uncork the 2015 Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs...

Ponzi Vineyards Winery  
Jayanthi Raman's Dance of the Hummingbirds

Dance of the Hummingbirds is a musical dance project based on the seed concept of Portland choreographer Jayanthi Raman. The production reflects human...

Winningstad Theatre  
 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  
Complexions

Complexions 7:30pm

Since its founding in 1994 by former Alvin Ailey star dancers Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, Complexions has dazzled audiences around the world with...

Newmark Theatre  
Edge of Illusion: Magic, Mystery, and Moments of Surprise

Join Will Hornyak, Kriya Kaping, Ingrid Nixon and John Wylder for stories of precious water, atonement sought, wildness encountered and fortunes foretold at...

Clinton Street Theater  
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  
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

Cars fly, trees fight back and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! This concert features the...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Mozart: Requiem

The Portland Baroque Orchestra opens its 2017-18 Season with their largest ensemble in years performing Mozart’s Requiem, joined by Cappella Romana and...

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
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  
 BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet

Grammy award-winning BeauSoleil guarantees a night of legendary Cajun flavor that will have you boogieing across the aisle! Their musical ingenuity has...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Feist

Feist 8pm

Feist’s first album in six years reflects on secrets and shame, loneliness and tenderness, care and fatigue and is at it’s core a study on self-awareness. As...

Revolution Hall  
John Krausbauer/Kaori Suzuki - Live Experimental Sound

Join up for an evening of solo electronic and electroacoustic work from John Krausbauer and Kaori Suzuki, up from Oakland, California as part of their...

Beacon Sound  
Tom Papa

Tom Papa 8pm

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television and radio as...

Aladdin Theater  
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  
Black Tiger Sex Machine

Black Tiger Sex Machine performs a unique show which is part DJ-set, part live, in which they combine tracks, loops, drums, samples and synths into an...

Wonder Ballroom  
Krewella

Krewella 9pm

Hailing from Chicago, the electronic sister duo Krewella are active vocal inspirations through their music and editorials. Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf have...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Low Roar

Low Roar 9pm

Bay Area native, Ryan Karazija, has found inspiration in Reykjavik, Iceland. It's this inspiration that epitomizes the sound of Low Roar, which Pigeons &...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Rainer Maria

If you happened upon the front page of the New York Times arts section on April 13th, 2006, you might likely have been taken by one of two reactions. Perhaps...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Saturday, October 7

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