Events

Saturday, June 3

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  
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  
Faire in the Grove

Step back in time for a day of revels at the Faire In The Grove! Join McMenamins Grand Lodge and the Barony of Dragon's Mist, medieval re-enactors, armored...

McMenamins Grand Lodge  
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  
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 Rose Festival

At the heart of Portland’s popular culture for more than a century, the Rose Festival has its roots in tradition, with inspired programming that embraces...

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  
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  
World of Speed's: Women in Racing

The next generation of this Women in Racing exhibit celebrates the women of drag racing, nationally and locally, in cars and in motorcycles, from drag...

World of Speed  
Adaptation Playwriting Class with Matthew B. Zrebski

Have a favorite novel, poem or other work of art that you think would make a great play? It may seem like the hard work has already been done, but...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
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 Boise Neighborhood and Mississippi Avenue

The dramatic redevelopment occurring along Mississippi Avenue today is merely the latest chapter in the remarkable and unique history of this neighborhood....

Architectural Heritage Center  
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  
Wilsonville Festival Of Arts

See, hear, feel, taste and experience art in all its forms. Wilsonville Festival of Arts (WFA) is a free annual event celebrating visual arts, music, dance,...

Wilsonville Town Center Park  
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  
Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music

Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other—monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to...

Memorial Coliseum  
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  
Family Fun Day on the Farm

Come down to the farm for an afternoon celebrating family, food and playing outdoors. Schoolyard Farms and Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors (ECO) are hosting...

Candy Lane Elementary School Farm  
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  
Portland Buddhist Festival

Share Buddhism in community and gratitude! This year's festival features Buddhist talks and worshops, activities for children and tabling by Buddhist...

Creston Park  
Rock the Block 2017

A free community block party in the heart of the Rockwood includes a kids' parade at noon, free community lunch at 12:30 p.m., arts and crafts, basketball,...

Rockwood Commons  
The Commons Brewery 5k Fun Run

Part of the 2017 Oregon Brewery Running Series. Enjoy a 5k-ish fun-run through the great neighborhoods and industrial area of inner Southeast Portland. Walk,...

Commons Brewery  
Cheers to Belgian Beers

Cheers to Belgian Beers is back for its 11th year in 2017. The Belgian-style beer festival will feature a single yeast strain, with which brewers will brew a...

North Warehouse  
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  
Heartbeat Silent Disco: Conexus

Kick off the summer with Heartbeat Silent Disco (HSD) for this silent sleepover. Whether you've been to a bunch of HSD events over the years or this is your...

Sunnyside Outdoor Events  
Pints in the Pearl

Pints in the Pearl is Portland's premier beer fest! Open to all ages, with food, music, family friendly entertainment and exclusive beers poured for the...

N.W. Everett St. & N.W. 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97209  
Pints in the Pearl Beer Fest

The Second Annual Pints In The Pearl is Portland’s premier beer festival celebrating the makers in the Pearl District. The festival is open to all ages with...

NW 13th Ave, between Hoyt and Davis  
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  
Williams Avenue Artwork Community Celebration

Williams Avenue was once the vibrant heart of Portland’s Black community. Formerly known as the “Black Broadway,” the corridor included a concentration of...

Dawson Park  
Yoga at Peninsula Park

This is a 60-minute yoga class outside at the beautiful Peninsula Park. Bring a friend and a mat and enjoy a power flow that's great for all levels. Meet in...

Peninsula Park  
Cheers to Belgian Beers

Cheers to Belgian Beers is back for its 11th year in 2017. The Belgian-style beer festival will feature a single yeast strain, with which brewers will brew a...

North Warehouse  
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  
School of Rock Presents: Weezer and Arena Rock

Come listen to students from School of Rock Portland playing tunes from The Blue Album and Pinkerton. Tickets are available in advance at School of Rock...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Constellations (Matinee)

Presented by Portland Center Stage. Starring Silas Weir Mitchell (Monroe on NBC’s Grimm). This spellbinding, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Pinkalicious: The Musical

You are what you eat in this sweet musical treat about a girl who eats so many pink cupcakes that she turns completely pink from head to toe. Doctor’s orders...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music

Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other—monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to...

Memorial Coliseum  
The Hobbit

The Hobbit 2pm, 7pm

Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy (MPAA) is proud to present Patricia Gray’s stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s timeless tale of magic, treasure and...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
Wonder Woman Day

Join Eisner Award-winning author Greg Rucka for a special signing event, marking a worldwide celebration of the pop culture icon Wonder Woman. Rucka’s...

Powell's City of Books  
Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music

Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other—monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to...

Memorial Coliseum  
Spring Fete

Spring Fete 5:30pm

The 3rd Annual Spring Fete takes place Saturday, June 3, 2017. Enjoy a chorus performance, raffle, wine wall, restaurant wall, hors d’oeuvres and no-host...

Oaks Park Dance Pavillion  
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  
Sarah Hauser Festival of Stories: NSFW & Storython

Presented by the Portland Storytellers Guild (PSG). On Friday, June 2, 2017, seven PSG stalwarts present NSFW, a night of gently off-color adult tales “not...

Hipbone Studio  
The Hobbit

Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy (MPAA) is proud to present Patricia Gray’s stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s timeless tale of magic, treasure and...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
Constellations

"This romantic drama that speculates about space-time constraints also stars a pair of luminaries. You may recognize Silas Weir Mitchell for his leading role...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Godspell

Godspell 7:30pm

Directed by Michael Snider Music by Stephen Schwartz Book by John-Michael Tebelak Lakewood Audience Request Based on the Gospel according to Matthew,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Iterum Echoes

Iterum Echoes 7:30pm

Presented by PDX Contemporary Ballet. One day. One lifetime. An Eternity. These are the explorations undertaken by three choreographers in the final show...

N.E.W. Expressive Works  
Miss Julie

Miss Julie 7:30pm

"In this late 19th century play by August Strindberg, a Swedish nobleman's daughter commits a classist error by falling in love with one of her family's...

Shaking the Tree  
The Language Archive

The Language Archive By Julia Cho Directed by Adriana Baer Presented by the Portland Playhouse Can one man speak over 46 languages and still find it...

CoHo Theater  
Back Fence PDX: Mainstage • Cells

The Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE show has been playing to packed good-looking audiences since 2008. The evening features local and out of town storytellers...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Valerie June: The Order of Time Tour

"Understanding the order of time is important to anyone hoping to manifest a dream," says Valerie June. "There is a time to push, and a time to gently tend...

Aladdin Theater  
Rose Festival Starlight Parade

One of the Rose Festival's most popular events, the Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade offers funky, eclectic fun for everyone. From...

Downtown Portland  
The Secret Sisters

There are two ways of handling a dangerous, raging river: you can surrender and let it carry you away, or you can swim against the flow. For The Secret...

The Old Church  
Kuinka

Kuinka 9pm

A reinvention rather than a refutation, the name Kuinka comes from the Finnish for “how”; how does a band bristling with spirited creativity continue to...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Merchandise

Merchandise is a band fighting against the easy categorization reserved for abbreviated biographies. The project is equal parts punk misanthropy, maudlin...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Poptone

Poptone 9pm

Rises To Embrace Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, and Love and Rockets Band Members Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and Diva Dompe plan US Tour. “Kevin [Haskins] and I get...

Wonder Ballroom  

Saturday, June 3

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