Events

Saturday, June 17

APEX: Sam Hamilton

For the summer 2017 APEX exhibition, the Portland Art Museum presents a body of work by Sam Hamilton, in his first solo exhibition in the United States....

Portland Art Museum  
CoHo Summerfest

CoHo Summerfest features five weekends of innovative, inspiring, irreverent performances by artists with attitude from June 15–July 16, 2017. If CoHo...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
Constructing Identity

“Constructing Identity” is drawn from the extensive collection of the Petrucci Family Foundation’s collection of African American art, assembling work by 80...

Portland Art Museum  
Delta Park Powwow and Encampment

The Bow and Arrow Culture Club would like to welcome you to the Delta Park Powwow and Encampment. This is an opportunity the Bow and Arrow Culture Club to...

Delta Park  
Grateful Dad Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run

Grab good ole dad, pops, poppa, padre, dadio, old man or whatever you like to call him and join this fun-filled event that celebrates dad on Father’s Day...

Kliever Memorial Armory  
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  
I Was a Wall, and My Breasts Were Like Fortress Towers + Her Eyes Are Like Doves Beside Streams of Water, An Exhibition in Two Parts

"'Blason anatomique' is a term that describes a literary technique of comparing parts of the body (particularly the female body) to something inanimate (like...

Adams and Ollman  
Oregon Cider Week

Established in 2010, Oregon Cider Week is an 11 day celebration of all things cider throughout the state. The seventh annual Oregon Cider Week celebrates...

Multiple locations  
Oregon Music Festival

Oregon Music Festival is a composer-focused international festival of classical music. An annual event, the festival focuses on two or three composers whose...

Multiple venues  
Pedalpalooza 2017

Pedalpalooza is 4+ weeks of bikey fun. With 105 different events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all persuasions are likely to find many events of...

Multiple locations  
Portland Beer Week

Portland Beer Week is 11 days of fun, educational, eye- and palate-opening eating and drinking events in the greatest beer city on earth. More than just a...

Multiple venues  
Portland Pride Festival 2017

The Portland Pride festival is the single largest visibility avenue for our region’s LGBTQ community organizations and businesses, where they can attract new...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Quest for Beauty

Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon is a retrospective look at an Oregon original. Few architects have influenced...

Portland Art Museum  
Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes and Collections of John Yeon

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon, a retrospective look at an...

Portland Art Museum  
Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece

"This piece of sacred, 14th century Byzantine art is on display at the Portland Art Museum, thanks to an enormous effort by its collectors. The piece is...

Portland Art Museum  
The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love and Cult Literature

This exhibition explores late Portland author Katherine Dunn's novel Geek Love and the reaction it elicited from readers through the personal and literary...

Watzek Library, Lewis & Clark  
What the Festival

What The Festival is a carefully curated weekend of interactive art, eight stages of electronic and live music, speaker series, movement classes and more!...

Wolf Run Ranch  
World Tapas Day: Tapas Tour PDX 2017

Presented by TourSpain. Spain is proud to present the World Tapas Day through a week of gastronomic experiences in Portland, Oregon. Spain will be joined by...

Multiple locations  
Carioca Bowls Second Anniversary Celebration

A festive block party with live music, free yoga and more.

Carioca Bowls  
Good With People

Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance Lab presents David Harrower's compact powerhouse of a play about two strangers unable to block out a divisive event from...

Performance Works NW  
Mecum Portland 2017

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will return to Oregon for Mecum Portland 2017 on June 16-17 at the Portland Expo Center...

Portland Expo Center  
Kids Cook at the Portland Farmers Market

Portland Farmers Market’s popular Kids Cook at the Market program lets junior chefs age seven to eleven cultivate their culinary skills and experience a...

Portland Farmer's Market at PSU  
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  
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  
Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race

Register for the race and you’ll get a chance to run their three-mile course where you’ll climb towers of shipping containers, rocket down a massive water...

Portland International Raceway  
Brewvana's Rye Beer Fest Shuttling & Entry Package

The Rye Beer Fest is an official Portland Beer Week event located at a new and larger venue, and they have released a special VIP entry option just for this...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
CeLOUBration

"While so many 20th century composers got entangled in the thorns of dissonant modernism, Lou Harrison (1917-2003) never lost sight of melodic beauty. This...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Old Town Portland Tour

The commercial district near the famous Skidmore Fountain and the oldest standing buildings in downtown comprise this fascinating tour of Portland’s only...

Architectural Heritage Center  
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  
Shu-Ju Wang: Multimedia works

The work of Portland artist Shu-Ju Wang will be on display Lan Su Chinese Garden this June through July, 2017. Her exhibition features a variety of media...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
The Silk Road

Join up on a journey along the ancient trade route during Lan Su’s month-long celebration of the Silk Road. Learn about nomadic life along the trade routes,...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Wine Tasting Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. World famous Pinot Noirs, crisp Chardonnays and sweet Rieslings are just a taste of the dozens of varietals that Oregon has...

Director Park  
A Golden Age of Poster Design

Magazine Posters from the 1890s. Discover the beauty of antique posters and their role in advertising. Advertising long relied on handbills and posters, but...

Pittock Mansion  
Morehshin Allahyari: She Who Sees the Unkown

Morehshin Allahyari's first solo exhibition with Upfor, She Who Sees the Unkown, is the culmination of two years of research rooted in "re-figuring" dark...

Upfor Gallery  
Pioneer Food Tasting

Authentic history and camp cooking combine for the perfect day to visit the Philip Foster Farm. What was food like on the Oregon Trail? What was cooking like...

Philip Foster Farm Historic Site  
Taste of Tigard Food Festival

Sip, stroll, savor. Tigard’s food and beverage entrepreneurs and innovators are gathering at the Taste of Tigard Food Festival. Come meet the entrepreneurs...

Tigard Heritage Street Trail  
School of Rock presents: New Wave

New Wave faves played by School of Rock Portland!

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Marylhurst University’s Art Program annually presents an exhibition of their Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis candidates at the Art Gym. This exhibition is the...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University  
Barter Market PDX 2017

The Barter Market is a collective effort between local makers, craft people, artists, musicians and skilled individuals in the community. Their social...

Ford Building  
Embodied: Asserting Self - Ima Mfon's Nigerian Identity

Ima Mfon Nigerian Identity Exhibit on display from June 1–July 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: June 1 from 6-9 p.m. “A lot of times Black...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Oregon Garden Brewfest

Presented by Venti's Restaurants. This Father’s Day weekend, enjoy 60 breweries pouring 120 beers, ciders and meads from all over the state and across the...

Oregon Garden  
Wendy Ewald: This Is Where I Live

Exhibit on display from June 1–July 2, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception: June 1, 6-9 p.m. Photography and Social Practice Panel Discussion in...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Beaverton Dance Recitals

Beaverton Dance Center presents their annual dance recitals at the Portland'5 Newmark Theatre on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm.

Newmark Theatre  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls 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  
Intro to Cyanotype Printing

Join local artist Ellen Julia Brown for a 3-hour, hands-on workshop to learn the basics of cyanotype (sun) printing and create a series of original prints on...

Klum House Workshop  
Portland Beer and Cheese Festival

The 6th annual Portland Beer and Cheese Fest returns on Saturday June 17th to this years venue The Bindery Annex building, home to Culmination Brewing and...

Culmination Brewing  
School of Rock presents: Sleep vs High On Fire

Come see this live show of School of Rock Portland's take on influential stoner metal.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Storytelling Class with Courtenay Hameister

Hoping to take home the prize at this month's MOTH event? Trying to organize your anecdotes into a guffaw-inducing yarn? Just want to get comfortable in...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Victoria's Secret PINK Store Opening

Be the first to get your shop on at Victoria Secret's shiny new PINK store. Shop PINK’s latest and greatest collection and get a free Mini Dog with your PINK...

Victoria's Secret PINK Store  
Giselle & Spring Overture

Join up for Northwest Classical Ballet's Spring Overture, featuring the full-length ballet Giselle and contemporary works by local choreographers....

Parkrose High School  
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  
Blueprint Gala and Grand Concert

This annual Gala and Grand Concert includes performances by Blueprint Ensembles, a silent auction and wine/beer for purchase. Blueprint Ensemble Arts and...

Atrium at the Montgomery Park Building  
Cider Summit Portland

The region's largest cider festival returns to the Pearl! The 6th annual Cider Summit Portland features over 150 ciders, including regional favorites and...

Fields Neighborhood Park  
Solstice Block Party

Outdoor Project will be hosting their fourth annual Solstice Block Party in the Mississippi District. This Portland party will kick off a summer of Outdoor...

Ecliptic Brewing Company  
Get PHAMEous

Get PHAMEous 3:30pm

Join all your friends at PHAME for a free performance open house! If you've ever wondered what PHAME's students get up to during our class term, come by and...

Grace Memorial Church  
Fanny's Journey

Based on an autobiographical novel by Fanny Ben-Ami, Fanny’s Journey tells the story of a heroic young girl in World War II France. Following the arrest of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
PDX Margarita Summer Festival

Margarita Fest is a summer festival that will celebrate our longest days of the year by bringing people together through one of the most beloved summer...

Ecotrust  
Roller Derby: Storm City Roller Girls vs. Tacoma's Femme Fianna

Vancouver, Washington's one and only roller derby all-stars will face off with Tacoma's Femme Fianna in what's sure to be a brutal fight to the finish.

Clark County Event Center  
Unite

Unite 5pm

Element Dance Studio presents their 2017 summer recital, Unite at the Portland'5 Winningstad Theatre Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 5pm.

Winningstad Theatre  
Beaverton Dance Recitals

Beaverton Dance Center presents their annual dance recitals at the Portland'5 Newmark Theatre on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm.

Newmark Theatre  
Inferno: Portland Pride

Pride dance parties spanning two venues: Trio and Whiskey Bar. The party at Trio (909 E. Burnside, Portland, OR) will be from 6-10 p.m., with DJ Wildfire...

Whiskey Bar  
Past Life

Past Life 6:30pm

Nesher’s (The Matchmaker, The Wonders) moving film confronts a trauma and burden of history that is still part of the Israeli present and deeply rooted in...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Giselle & Spring Overture

Join up for Northwest Classical Ballet's Spring Overture, featuring the full-length ballet Giselle and contemporary works by local choreographers....

Parkrose High School  
Liberty Ball

Liberty Ball is a night of resistance, music and community. It’s an opportunity to take all of the anger, sadness and helplessness you’ve been feeling since...

Revolution Hall  
Peaches Christ's "9-5 Inches"

Qurb Media Group and Peaches Christ Productions proudly present a SPECIAL PORTLAND PRIDE WEEKEND drag stage show parody of the hit 1980 cult classic film...

Aladdin Theater  
Slant: Live Queer Storytelling

Live queer storytelling in Portland, OR. Stories by Patrick Fitzgerald, Béalleka Makau, Cooper Lee Bombardier, Shawn Fleek, Samantha Taylor and more!

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Divos

The Divos 7pm

Last season, the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus honored women who left their mark on music history. This year, it’s the fellas’ turn. The Divos features the...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
This Is Your Story Too

From the Ground Up's young women's residency performance.

New Expressive Works  
26 Miles

26 Miles 7:30pm

Presented by Profile Theatre. By Quiara Alegria Hudes. Directed by Rebecca Martinez. A desperate midnight phone call spurs a spontaneous road trip for a...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Avenue Q

Avenue Q 7:30pm

triangle productions! is proud to present the “Triple Crown” Tony Award-winning musical about Princeton who can’t find a place to live on Avenue A, so...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
Man of La Mancha

"Mitch Leigh and Dale Wasserman's quintuple Tony-award-winning 1964 setting of Don Quixote follows Showboat, Sweeney Todd and other musical classics to...

Keller Auditorium  
The Pianist of Willesden Lane

Presented by Portland Center Stage. Last season's sold-out hit The Pianist of Willesden Lane is back for a limited premier engagement. Set in Vienna in 1938...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
The Reunion

The Reunion 7:30pm

Imago Theatre presents The Reunion, Six Characters in Search of the Punch. John, her husband, is continually ignored. Delores, his wife, tells all she meets...

Imago Theatre  
Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet

Presented by PDX Jazz. Born and raised in Oakland, California, trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire was a member of the Berkeley High School Jazz...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
I Put a Spell on You - A Tribute to Nina Simone by The Adrian Martin Sextet, featuring LaRhonda Steele

LaRhonda Steele sings the timeless songs of Nina Simone backed by a nimble sextet led by guitarist Adrian Martin. This promises to be a night to remember.

Alberta Rose Theatre  
90s Night "Glow Night In the Ballroom"

The popular 90s dance party is moving upstairs to the Crystal Ballroom! Dance to videos on an enormous movie sized screen. Music by TLC, Beastie Boys, Snoop...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Amy Shark

Amy Shark 9pm

Gold Coast born and bred, the musically contemplative and soulfully brooding Amy Shark can best be described as the creatively complex girl next door. Her...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
In Between

Maysaloun Hamoud’s striking feature debut chronicles the lives of three Palestinian-Israeli women sharing an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv....

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Gaylabration

Gaylabration is an annual dance party and fundraiser taking pride in celebrating the diversity of love and relationships in our community. The first...

Tao Event Center  
Jump Jack Sound Machine

Jump⚡️Jack Sound Machine is Portland's new dance floor and incubator for movers, groove makers, art darlings, and audiophiles with an ear for deeper cuts....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Saturday, June 17

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