Events

Saturday, August 19

Annie Marie Musselman: Wolf Haven

"These images of the animals who inhabit Wolf Haven, a Puget Sound wolf sanctuary, are perhaps less distantly majestic and more vulnerable than you're...

Charles A. Hartman Fine Art  
Art In The Open: Old Town Performance Art Festival

Art In The Open is a public art experience, leveraging local businesses to activate the neighborhood via performance art, with the aim to bring art to...

Multiple locations  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Montavilla Jazz Festival

"Now in its fourth year, this one-time neighborhood jam has grown into one of the city's top annual jazz attractions. Headlining bassist Essiet Okon Essiet...

Portland Metro Arts  
New Modernism

"'Modern' already means 'new,' so what does 'new modernism' mean? Elizabeth Leach Gallery will happily lead you through this group show, featuring the...

Elizabeth Leach 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)  
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  
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  
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  
William Byrd Festival

"Two of England's most accomplished Renaissance music experts, Mark Williams and Jeremy Summerly, lead this annual celebration of William Byrd’s music. The...

Multiple venues  
Spartan Race |  Portland Sprint

This is the fifth year in a row Spartan Race has taken over the Washougal MX Park, and it has become a favorite of Spartan Race build teams and racers alike....

Washougal MX Park  
Seventh Annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge

The Seventh Annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge (CGPC), one of the world’s biggest and highest ranked stand up paddle boarding races, returns to...

Hood River Waterfront Park  
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  
Brick Fest Live

The largest fan-created LEGO event in North America comes to Portland! Brick Fest Live! allows families to enjoy mind‐blowing creations from all over the...

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  
Oregon Bigfoot Festival

Come enjoy this "Whimsical Bigfoot"-themed festival on Saturday, Aug. 19! Walk through the beautiful Glenn Otto Park in Troutdale, Oregon, visit the unique...

Glenn Otto 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  
Portland Adult Soapbox Derby

The Portland Adult Soapbox Derby is a volunteer-fueled community event traditionally held the third Saturday of August. More than 40 teams of racers hurtle...

Mt Tabor Park  
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  
Friends with Benefits Road Show

Zappos is bringing its passion for fashion to cities across the country with the new Friends with Benefits Road Show, next stop: Portland! Come party down...

Outdoor Location  
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  
Kelli MacConnell

An exhibition of work by artist Kelli MacConnell will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this August and September, 2017. As an avid hiker and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
NW Natural Street of Dreams®

The 2017 NW Natural Street of Dreams will feature five homes in the thriving community of Happy Valley. Situated among a matured, natural landscape, Mitchell...

Mitchell Park in Happy Valley  
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  
Sine Morse

Sine Morse 10am

An exhibition of work by artist Sine Morse will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this August, 2017. Sine (Seena) Morse is a Colorado native who moved...

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  
Westmoreland Neighborhood Tour

Westmoreland was the first of four subdivisions carved out of the Ladd Estate Company’s Crystal Springs Stock Farm in 1909. In contrast to adjacent Sellwood,...

Architectural Heritage 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  
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  
Katie Torn: Low Tide

For her second solo exhibition at Upfor, New York based artist Katie Torn presents new collages and video works. Torn builds fantastical virtual totems using...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
Eastern Oregon Beer Festival

Join up for a fun-filled day enjoying craft beer, music, food and fun at the Eastern Oregon Beer Festival. Camping spots available at the venue for $20 and...

Union County Fairgrounds  
Katie Batten & Arrington de Dionyso: Mirage Guardians

Eye-catching in their distinct palettes, spirited brushwork and abundant compositions, the paintings of artists Katie Batten and Arrington de Dionyso on view...

Nationale  
Kris Sanford: Through the Lens of Desire

“Relationships, real or imagined, are at the center of this work. Growing up queer, I searched for a history that spoke to me—included me. In my family...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
The Eclipse Show

Blue Sky is celebrating the total eclipse of the sun in Oregon with a special exhibition curated by Blue Sky co-founder and photographer Christopher...

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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 Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls Presents Summer Camp Session 4 Showcase

Come hear the girls of Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls Session 4 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...

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Learn To Sew: Oberlin Waxed Canvas + Leather Tote

Classic tote boasting an inside zipper pocket and magnetic closure. Made by you with bragging rights! Level 2 Sewing Class: Some prior sewing experience...

Klum House Workshop  
Gypsy

Gypsy 2pm, 7:30pm

"Among the very greatest of American musicals, Gypsy is based on the 1957 memoirs of world-famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. It begins at the end of...

Deb Fennell Auditorium  
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  
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  
Chanti Darling on the Bar Bar Patio

1: Chanti Darling p. noun \'ʃǽnti dɑ́rlɪŋ\- :Future Funktified Post R&B(oogie) ; Sexy jams for days on in ;Not so Quiet Storm...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Straight Story

“Walt Disney presents . . . a film by David Lynch.” Stranger words have perhaps never opened an American film, but the belief in a specifically American...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Jade International Night Market

2017 marks the fourthyear for the annual Jade International Night Market! Portland’s multicultural communities come out in full force each August to...

Portland Community College (South East Campus)  
Casque d’or

In this tragic adult fairytale, set in the criminal underworld of Belle Époque Paris, Georges (Serge Reggiani), a humble woodworker, falls in love with Marie...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Sundown Soul

Located in the budding, historic Slabtown neighborhood, The Solo Club is hosting a night of soul music, booty shaking, $1 oyster schucks and rosé specials....

Solo Club  
 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Trombone Shorty’s new album opens with a dirge, but if you think the beloved bandleader, singer, songwriter and horn-blower born Troy Andrews came here to...

McMenamins Edgefield  
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  
The Grammy Award-Winning Rebirth Brass Band

Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier

A Disney musical pardody, presented by The Funhouse Lounge. Ja'far, a young and idealistic royal vizier is full of dreams. He only wants to make the Kingdom...

Funhouse Lounge  
Gypsy

Gypsy 7:30pm

"Among the very greatest of American musicals, Gypsy is based on the 1957 memoirs of world-famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. It begins at the end of...

Deb Fennell Auditorium  
Lungs

Lungs 7:30pm

Presented by Third Rail Repertory Theatre. By Duncan Macmillan. Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter. How exactly does one decide to bring a child into this...

CoHo Theatre  
Bob the Drag Queen - A Queen for the People - A Stand Up Comedy Special

Bob the Drag Queen, winner of season 8 of Ru Paul's Drag Race, is coming to the Aladdin Theater on August 19th to premier her new stand up comedy special!...

Aladdin Theater  
Leviathan: Improv Comedy & Storytelling

With special guest Wendi McLendon Covey. Figuratively, a "leviathan" is any enormous beast, and with the enormity of the laughs that come from improv at The...

Siren Theater  
Paperback Writer - The Beatles Experience

The closest to seeing the Beatles live as humanly possible" (Disney Entertainment) Paperback Writer brings their "spot on" national Beatles show to Alberta...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
War on the Catwalk

War On The Catwalk stars some of the contestants from season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH-1, performing live on stage and rocking the catwalk. It's an...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Lost Highway

Lost Highway 8:30pm

While many of Lynch’s films work with the tropes and atmospheres of film noir, few are so directly in the noir lineage as Lost Highway, which Lynch has...

Whitsell Auditorium  
King Black Acid

Daniel Riddle started recording under the name King Black Acid in the late 1980's from his bedroom studio in the San Francisco bay area. He then started...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Becky With The Good Jokes

Good news, Portland: The over-the-top, happiness-filled comedy show/lovefest Becky With The Good Jokes, which debuted at this year's Bridgetown Comedy...

Funhouse Lounge  
The Grammy Award-Winning Rebirth Brass Band

Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Saturday, August 19

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