Events

Saturday, July 8

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  
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  
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  
Oregon Lavender Farm Tour

The Oregon Lavender Farm Tour is the Oregon Lavender Association’s featured, statewide lavender event held the second weekend in July. These OLA member farms...

Multiple 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)  
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  
Rose Cup Races

The Rose Cup Races will continue to be the premier amateur road racing event in the Pacific Northwest, and in 2017 there will be an even broader racer base...

Portland International Raceway  
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  
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  
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  
East Portland/Grand Avenue Historic District Tour

Along Grand Avenue, once the main commercial spine in the original and separate city of East Portland, lies an amazing mix of architecture from Italianate to...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Lavender + Vintage Event

For one weekend, you will find a selection of fun and funky vintage items from Wayward Winds Lavender and a few of their friends. In addition, experience one...

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm  
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  
Mississippi Street Fair

Mississippi Avenue closes down for a day of food, vendors, music and fun. Activities include a dunk tank, beer garden, kids zone and live music.

N. Mississippi Ave. from N. Fremont to N. Skidmore  
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  
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  
Willamette Valley Lavender Festival

The 2017 Willamette Valley Lavender Festival and Plein Air Art Show is a regional celebration of lavender, art, food, music and exceptionally made crafts....

Chehalem Cultural Center  
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  
Art & Wine Fair

Talk and shop with the artists who create the crafts at English Estate Winery’s 10th Annual Art & Wine Fair. Enjoy a weekend of local art, music, food and...

English Estate Winery  
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  
Portland Interational Muslim Cultural Festival

This festival, the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, aims to highlight modern artistic expressions and present the best of Muslim cultural...

Director Park  
Summer Arts at the Portland Aerial Tram

Bring your budding Picasso and enjoy some family time at the Portland Aerial Tram. There will be arts and crafts for the kids, and inspiring vistas to spur...

Portland Aerial Tram  
Viola Masterclass with Nokuthula Ngwenyama

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW) Summer Festival. Hear Nokuthula Ngwenyama work with some of the brightest talents in our community. Sponsored by...

University of Portland  
Dog Days of Summer

Join the Base Camp family in support of the good work of the Oregon Humane Society and Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals. Base Camp Brewing is incredibly...

Base Camp Brewing  
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  
The Ancient Crystal Skull Sha Na Ra

The Ancient Crystal Skull Sha Na Ra returns to Portland. Sha Na Ra is a symbolic vessel for human consciousness and continues to be used as it was in the...

Private Residence  
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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Beginner's Embroidery Class

Have you felt the itch to stitch? Join up for a fun and relaxing hand embroidery workshop. You’ll learn five basic stitches while working on an exclusive...

Shout House  
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...

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Foster Tasting Tour

Raise a glass to businesses on Foster Road and enjoy food and drink specials, entertainment and family-friendly fun.

Foster Area Business District  
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  
Portland Pickles Baseball Vs. Marysville Goldsox

The Portland Pickles will be playing the Marysville Goldsox in a three game homestand from July 7-9, 2017. First pitch for July 7 & 8 is at 7:05 p.m. First...

Lents Park  
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  
Get Nervous PDX #9

Get Nervous is a reading and performance series about anxiety and depression based in Portland, Oregon. This comics edition features cartoonists and...

Ford Food & Drink  
Mentors and Protégés: Emerson & Calidore Quartets

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Join the incredible Emerson String Quartet and CMNW's Protégé Project ensemble (and protégés of the...

Reed College  
Ron Funches: Funch-a-Mania

Ron Funches is a very funny stand up comedian with a unique delivery and lovable demeanor. You just want to hug and squeeze him like a big stuffed bear. His...

Revolution 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  
The Tempest

The Tempest 7:30pm

Experience Theatre Project (ETP) proudly presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by Jen Waters, at The Round. The production is adapted for The Round...

Round at Beaverton Central  
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  
Eraserhead with David Lynch Shorts

Is the twisted child of Henry Spencer (Jack Nance) a metaphor for the paternal anxiety this new father is experiencing? Or are the child, the Lady in the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
theXplodingboys

Named after a powerful but obscure Head on the Door b-side, it's not surprising that Portland, Oregon, USA-based Cure tribute theXplodingboys deliver more...

Wonder Ballroom  
Nite Jewel

“I’m looking for a real high and a real low, isn’t that the way love goes?” The extraordinary peaks of love are incomparable, but these moments of euphoria...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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, July 8

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