Events

Sunday, August 27

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  
Dahlia Festival

A must see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. View over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, in the...

Swan Island Deliahs  
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  
MusicfestNW presents Project Pabst

Project Pabst is a live music festival offering a unique experience that incorporates music, art and hands-on experiences, as well as food and beer at...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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 Taco Festival

The Portland Taco Festival features Portland's best local music, dancing, tequila and margaritas. But really, It's all about the TACOS. We showcase some the...

Portland Meadows  
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  
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  
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  
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  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
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  
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  
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  
11:11 Pop-Up Shop

Shop hundreds of brain-friendly tools to help you be productive (and happy) at work and home. Plus: free workshops on goals and motivation, one-on-one...

Cleaners at Ace Hotel  
Paella Sundays

Chesa presents Paella Sundays with food, drinks and tunes on the patio.

Chesa  
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  
Eileen Fisher Fall Event

Shop the latest from Eileen Fisher and receive $25 off your purchase of $75 or more. Learn tips and tricks from an Eileen Fisher stylist and receive a...

Mercantile  
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  
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  
Intro to Fabric Block Printing

Level 1 Block Printing: No prior block printing experience is needed. Join Thea Gahr, printmaker and member of Justseeds Print Collective, for a 3-hour...

Klum House Workshop  
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  
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  
Pickin' on Sundays

Catch free, live folk performances on Doug Fir's patio every Sunday all summer long!

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
Southeast Wine Collective Fifth Birthday Bash Block Party

Join the Southeast Wine Collective to celebrate their fifth birthday with a block party of epic proportions! Enjoy happy hour priced wines and samples from...

Southeast Wine Collective  
Live From the Heart: Winery Edition

For all of you folk, soul, country and blues fansL: American singer-songwriter and musician, Justin Townes Earle, will be sharing his talents at this annual...

Penner-Ash Wine Cellars  
Portland Soul Under the Stars

Join luminaries of Portland’s soul and jazz scene King Louie & Friends, in support of CASA For Children’s mission to advocate for the rights, safety and...

Ponzi Winery  
Panique

Panique 7pm

“’If I were an architect and I had to build a monument to the cinema,’ wrote Jean Renoir, ‘I would place a statue of Julien Duvivier above the entrance.’...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Dead Cross

Dead Cross 8:30pm

Dead Cross emerged out of a series of impractical schemes, fallen-through plans, and last-minute musical experimentation. Shows were scheduled before a...

Wonder Ballroom  
Cardioid

Cardioid 9pm

Cardioid is a moody and explosive new project fronted by Radiation City co-founder Lizzy Ellison.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Swans

Swans 9pm

Swans were born during the heyday of New York's no wave reaction to punk rock, on the Lower East Side. Led by brainchild, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter...

Revolution Hall  

Sunday, August 27

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