Events

Saturday, July 15

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  
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

"After 37 years, Portland's oldest still-running jazz festival remains free, fun, and alfresco. Friday's show leans toward blues (Rose City Kings) and soul...

Cathedral Park  
Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival

"This venerable summer festival's first week, starring the legendary Emerson Quartet and other top musicians, touches on Eastern European, American...

Multiple locations  
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  
Deception Unit

"In the culminating performance of CoHo Summerfest, Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (more affectionately known as 'PETE') demonstrates their general...

CoHo Theatre  
Dislocation

"This group show gathers work by 22 artists, including Lorna Simpson, Avantika Bawa, Storm Tharp, Janene Nagy, Vanessa Renwick, D.E. May, Adam Sorensen and...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Gresham Arts Festival

Save the date for the 16th annual Gresham Arts Festival weekend Friday and Saturday, July 14-15, 2017. Featuring two days of events for all ages celebrating...

Downtown Gresham  
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  
Jennifer Steinkamp

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition featuring the internationally renowned media artist Jennifer Steinkamp (American, born 1958)....

Portland Art Museum  
La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival

La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival is an industry- and trade- focused event series celebrating the culinary culture of Spain in Portland, Oregon from the...

Various Locations  
Master American Printmakers

"A simple and superb idea, this show is bound to excite fans of printmaking and followers of historical American art. Parsons is blending prints by American...

Michael Parsons Fine Art  
Monroe Hodder: Future Sky

"The paintings of Monroe Hodder, a New York-based, globe-trotting abstract expressionist, brim with bright colors and textural treatments. This month,...

Butters Gallery  
Original Practice Shakespeare Festival

"Original Practice Shakespeare, oft-called "ops," is easily Portland's most prolific and approachable Shakespeare company. In their novel format of staged...

Various locations  
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 Queer Comedy Festival

Four days. Five stages. All queer. Portland Queer Comedy Festival (PQCF) is a first of its kind, multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy...

Various locations  
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  
Satisfactual

"Heidi Schwegler, a photographer, installation creator and chair of Pacific Northwest College of Art and Oregon College of Art and Craft's co-MBA program,...

Thru Media Gallery  
Sherwood Robin Hood Festival

The historic and picturesque town of Sherwood, Oregon welcomes you to the realm of the Robin Hood Festival. One of the oldest and most unique community...

Oldtown Sherwood, Oregon 97140  
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  
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  
America's Largest Antique & Collectible Show

There’s nothing more enjoyable than strolling around on a beautiful summer day, going treasure hunting at an all vintage show. The range of diversity makes...

Portland Expo 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  
Industrial-Strength Group Healings™ with Mas Sajady

Industrial-Strength Group Healings (IGHs) are small groups of individuals working with Mas for 30-40 minutes. IGHs harness the power of the group energy...

The Lake Theater & Café  
Lents Garage Sale

Lents neighborhood is having its first annual neighborhood-wide garage sale with 35 garage/yard sales all over Lents. Lots of treasures to be found --...

All over Lents. Pick up maps at Green Lents Community Tool Library.  
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  
Portland Highland Games

Experience the Spirit of the Scots! World-class athletics, dance, music, children's games and more. For more than half a century, the Portland Highland Games...

Mt. Hood Community College  
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  
Chef in the Market Series

Chef in the Market returns to the Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University with a well-rounded lineup of talented chefs and market vendors....

Portland Farmer's Market at PSU  
Historic Sellwood Tour

Before it became a part of the City of Portland in 1893, Sellwood was an independent, incorporated town. Changes in transportation, from riverboats to light...

Architectural Heritage Center  
M.C. Reardon: Possible Moments of Consciousness

An exhibition of work by artist M.C. Reardon, Possible Moments of Consciousness, will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this July, 2017. When...

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  
Seventh Annual Smile Oregon Walk & Family Picnic

Join up to celebrate the heart of Smile Oregon as families and friends come together to support local children with cleft and craniofacial conditions. Look...

Gabriel Park  
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  
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  
Wayward Winds Lavender U-pick

Wayward Winds Lavender is one of the largest u-pick fields in Oregon, where you can experience an abundance of the most fragrant and beautiful lavender in...

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm  
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  
Brenna Murphy: Axis Spread

For the first two weeks of her first solo exhibition in Portland since moving to New York, media artist Brenna Murphy will nightly reconfigure an elaborate...

Upfor Gallery  
The Big Float

The goal of The Big Float, quite simply, is to encourage people to “get into their river” and support its preservation and healthy development as a...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
A Very Potter Celebration

Life In Arts Productions and Torchsong Entertainment are proud to announce a fundraising event for family and friends of all ages. These two up-and-coming...

Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge #128, IOOF  
Bastille Day Festival

Sortez vos calendriers! The Alliance Française de Portland's 15th annual Bastille Day Festival will be back at Jamison Square in the Pearl this year! The...

Jamison Square, 810 N.W. 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97209  
Human Being

David Slader and Gallery 114 invite you to: Human Being, featuring David’s series of raw, defiant paintings of women and showcasing the intense and sometimes...

Gallery 114  
Nakeya Brown: Between Sheets and Seamless

“Each photograph I compose is a reflection of my female identity positioned within hair politics, hair rituals, and black culture. The scope of my work...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Sage Sohier: Witness to Beauty

This photographic exhibition will be on display along with Nakeya Brown: Between Sheets and Seamless, July 6-30, 2017. There will be a First Thursday...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Wonder Woman Wine Flight

What wine would Wonder Woman drink? Discover the answer at the Wonder Woman Wine Flight, a wine tasting and benefit for Betties360 that will pair eight wines...

Pairings Portland  
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...

Address will be sent to you after booking is confirmed  
 Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls Presents Summer Camp Session 2 Showcase

Come hear the girls of Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls Session 2 at their end-of-camp showcase concert. The Rock ’n’ Roll Camp for Girls, a 501(c)3 nonprofit,...

Alberta Rose 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  
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  
Mary Charlotte's Garden Party

Join a celebration of Philip Foster’s wife Mary Charlotte and the many pioneer women who joined her in Oregon. They will have a display of over 50 hand-sewn...

Philip Foster Farm Historic Site  
Mas Sajady Public Service Program: Support for Teens Experiencing Depression

The frequencies of depression can dampen the brightest of spirits. For many teens, depression’s dark tentacles take root, clouding the richness of life’s...

Lake Theater & Cafe  
Wine Country Bastille Day Celebration

Traditional French festivities with traditional French winemaking. Celebrate this historic day with Domaine Vivio while enjoying a host of French fare.

Domaine Divio  
Eat Your Hearts Out Tour Portland Stop w/ Lavenda Memory

Grab your fork as you head to the grocery and join Organicgirl’s Eat Your Hearts Out Tour. This six-city tour is stopping in Portland at four local grocers...

Zupan's Market - Burnside  
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 Addams Family Musical

Presented by the Broadway Rose Theatre Company. A kooky, spooky, ooky Broadway musical. Based on Charles Addams original macabre cartoons, The Addams Family...

Deb Fennell Auditorium  
Women Composer Panel Discussion

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW). Engage with CMNW’s composers in a dynamic panel discussion of their work and life experiences. This exciting...

Reed College  
50 Shades of Great Relationships

Join Mas Sajady for the first ever 50 Shades of Great Relationships and Medihealing®. This workshops asks: Many of us are striving to find that special...

The Lake Theater & Café  
Harefest 7: The Biggest Tribute Band Festival in the Northwest

A Northwest outdoor concert event that will feature 18 acts, space for 200 RVs and more tent camping area. J-Fell Presents and Wild Hare Saloon present 18...

Pat's Acres Racing Complex - Pats Acres  
Men of Action Car, Truck, Tractor & Cycle Show

All makes and models are welcome -- no limit to the amount of cars. A BBQ dinner will start at 5 p.m. Trophies will be awarded in 13 categories, including...

Grace Baptist Church  
My Journey Through French Cinema

Inspired by Martin Scorsese’s passion- and knowledge-filled cinema valentines My Voyage To Italy and Personal Journey Through American Movies, the great...

Whitsell Auditorium  
North West Marine Ironworks Artists Summer Showcase

Join up for North West Marine Ironworks Artist Open House and celebration. 30+ artists and craftspeople open their studios in this event. Meet artists, tour...

North West Marine Ironworks  
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  
Lowepro Photowalk

As Lowepro celebrates 50 years of innovation, they will be sharing their passion for digital storytelling with fans through a day of hosted photo walks...

Pittock Mansion  
The Portland Sketch Comedy Festival

Sketch comedy troupes from all over North America descend on The Siren Theater for three nights of smart sketch comedy! Featuring troupes such as: The...

Siren Theater  
VIP: Relationships After Dark with Mas Sajady

This exclusive event will continue the conversation from 50 Shades of Great Relationships. Many of us have experienced manipulation, disconnection,...

Oswego Heritage House  
Pretty Creatives Choreographic Showing

"Each summer, Northwest Dance Project, a contemporary ballet company with a prestigious reputation for gorgeousness and grit, runs two programs devoted to...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
The Addams Family Musical

Presented by the Broadway Rose Theatre Company. A kooky, spooky, ooky Broadway musical. Based on Charles Addams original macabre cartoons, The Addams Family...

Deb Fennell Auditorium  
Tower, Zwilich, Shaw & Smith (Reed College)

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Prepare to hear music by two Pulitzer Prize winners, a Grammy Award winner and CMNW's up-and-coming...

Reed College  
Visit To A Small Planet

"Gore Vidal's 1957 satire explored a soon-popularized premise: what would space aliens think of us if they came to Earth? Humanoid alien Kreton attempts to...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
WWE presents NXT Live!

Live at the Moda Center, NXT Live! See the hottest brand in sports entertainment as NXT returns to Portland for the first time in 2017 on Saturday, July 15,...

Moda Center  
Indiginous

Mato Nanji's always provided the heartbeat of the band Indigenous - along with the warm dusty voice and the soaring, spirited guitar fireworks that have...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Elephant Man

Surreptitiously produced by none other than Mel Brooks, Lynch’s haunting, macabre and beautiful vision of Victorian London was—following the cult circuit...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Andrew Combs / Barna Howard

Like a character in a dreary West Coast short story by Raymond Carver, Nashville songwriter Andrew Combs moves through a hazy modern world, trying to find...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Little Hurricane

For the recording of their sophomore album Gold Fever, San Diego-based dirty-blues twosome Little Hurricane skipped the studio and rented out a 19th-century...

Wonder Ballroom  

Saturday, July 15

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