Events

Friday, August 25

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  
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  
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  
Sixth Annual Opal Creek Golf Tournament

The golf tournament features a shotgun scramble with mid-course contests, followed by dinner, drinks and more. Come play at Aloha’s beautiful Reserve...

Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club  
Summer Free For All

Summer Free For All empowers Portlanders to create and cultivate community by providing free, accessible, family-friendly summer activities that celebrate...

Various locations  
Support Black-Owned Restaurant Days

This year, the 3rd Annual Support Black-Owned Restaurant days expands to a full week! With 8/21 BLACKOUT eclipse specials, theme days and a closing party on...

Multiple venues  
Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week

In its third year, Suppor Black-Owned Restaurant Days has expanded to an entire week of celebrations! Inspired by Black Business Month and the Bay Area’s...

Restaurants throughout Portland  
Tango in the Park

Join the Portland Tango community for a fun evening of Argentine Tango. There will be a free lesson from 6-6:45 p.m. followed by a DJ and dancing.

Director Park  
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  
A Look Back: 23 Years at the Portland Building Installation Space

As the three-year-long renovation of the Portland Building approaches, RACC will take an opportunity to present A Look Back: 23 Years at the Portland...

Portland Building  
Hortus Santiatum: Finding Wellness in Nature

This series of encaustic paintings explores the longstanding role of nature and the natural environment in our well-being. Drawing inspiration from the...

University of Portland - Buckley Center Gallery  
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  
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  
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  
Picturing Oregon

In conjunction with the Museum’s 125th anniversary, Picturing Oregon offers an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the importance of place and to...

Portland Art Museum  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
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  
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  
26th Festa Italiana Portland

A great way to celebrate Italian! If you love Italian food, wine/beer gardens, dancing, opera and entertainment in a beautiful piazza, this is the place for...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
Converge 45: You In Mind

Lita Albuquerque, Laurie Anderson, Tannaz Farsi, Ann Hamilton, Jessie Henson, David Horvitz and James Lavadour. Converge 45 presents its second year of...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
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  
Brewvana's "Do You Even Portland, Brah?" Tour

If you are looking for a great way to start off your Friday night in Portland, this is the tour for you. You'll be visiting three of the chillest breweries...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Downtown Portland Food Tour

Stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown with Forktown Food Tours. You will make six delicious stops to eat and drink, including a stop at one of the...

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Forktown Food Tours Division Street - Southeast Eats

Forktown Food Tours calls Division Street THE hottest neighborhood in Portland! Take a walk with Forktown through this booming neighborhood's creative food...

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Cirque Du Soleil: Kurios

Experience the surreal live show of stunning colors, infectious rhythms and oddball antics that has entertained millions around the globe.

Portland Expo Center  
$5 After 5

Every Friday evening, the Portland Art Museum invites you to play with them—to have a different Museum experience—a little bit more relaxed, more interactive...

Portland Art Museum  
Huey Lewis and the News

Huey Lewis and The News are truly one of America’s great rock & roll bands. As they enter their 36th year together, their contagious brand of music has...

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  
Dent May on the Roof Deck

Dent May writes, performs, and produces homemade pop music from his home base in Mississippi. A stylistic chameleon, Dent’s recordings echo folk, disco, R&B,...

Revolution Hall  
Footloose & Fancy-Free: A Dramatic Interpretation of Poetry

Talking Life Productions, in conjunction with Triangle Productions, presents Footloose & Fancy-Free, A Dramatic Interpretation of Poetry, written and...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza/Triangle Productions Theater  
In A Single Breath

A living performance collage of memories and moments written and directed by Matthew B. Zrebski in collaboration with the staff and student artists of PHAME....

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Mullholland Drive

Mulholland Drive, conceived as a television series in the Twin Peaks lineage and shot as a feature-length pilot episode, was subsequently shelved by ABC....

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Quiver / Wtrbel / Emily Van Kley / Brenna Sahatjian

Quiver and Wtrbel are a couple of Northwest Naturalist, strange and magical folk outfits hailing from Olympia, WA. This show is the Portland show on their...

Mother Foucault's Bookshop  
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  
Los Tigres del Norte

In the diverse world of Latin music, the regional Mexican genre alone accounts for more than half of all music sales (outpacing the combined sales of pop,...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Lost Bayou Ramblers

Lost Bayou Ramblers was formed in 1999 by brothers Andre and Louis Michot, performing the roots Cajun music they learned as members of Les Freres Michot, the...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Where To Wear What Hat

Where to Wear What Hat is a blistering commentary of the societal roles women are expected to play. Equally funny as it is disconcerting, the show uses the...

New Expressive Works  
Mark Lanegan Band

Mark Lanegan Band has announced an upcoming US tour in August. The dates come after the release of his new album Gargoyle, which is out on Heavenly...

Wonder Ballroom  
San Cisco

San Cisco 9pm

San Cisco's storm came in much like a front approaching the port in their home town of Fremantle; swift and eerily beautiful. Initially whipped up in the...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Mothers Fathers Sisters Brothers

Noise Pop band, Mothers Fathers Sisters Brothers, embarks on a 10 day tour of the west coast this summer. Beginning on August 21, they will travel up the...

EastBurn Public House  

Friday, August 25

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