Events

Sunday, August 6

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  
Art in the Dark: One Shy of Ten

A-wol Dance Collective specializes in aerial dance, most of the time indoors. But every summer they take to the trees for this special production with live...

Mary S. Young Park, West Linn, OR, Under the trees  
Clark County Fair

Save the date for a great summer party. More information to be announced on the event website.

Clark County Event Center  
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  
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  
Pickathon

This independent music festival prides itself on diverse lineups and pioneering ways in zero-waste, with food-trucks, local breweries and wineries, and six...

Pendarvis Farm  
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  
Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals Summer Fest

Summer Festival is held each year on the first full weekend of August. This two-day event features live music, food, educational demonstrations and vendors...

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals  
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  
Willamette Writers Conference

Willamette Writers, the largest writing organization in the Pacific Northwest, is hosting its 48th Annual Willamette Writers Conference. The event will...

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel  
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  
The Oregon Trail Game 5K and 8K

Based on the classic 1980's computer game, The 3rd Annual Oregon Trail® Game 5K and Inaugural 8K, take runners on a cross-country adventure from Missouri to...

Oregon City, OR 97045  
The Third Annual Oregon Trail® Game 5k and 8k

Based on the classic 1980s computer game, The Third Annual Oregon Trail® Game 5K and Inaugural 8K takes runners on a cross-country adventure from Missouri to...

Oregon City  
23rd Annual Columbia Slough Regatta

Join the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for Regatta, an on-the-water paddle festival like no other. Regatta celebrates recreation opportunities on...

Multnomah County Drainage District  
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  
Second Annual Portland Hot Sauce Expo

This expo will feature some of the best hot sauce companies from the Pacific Northwest, United States and daring international companies. There will be...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Parking Lot  
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  
Oregon Walkways: Lents Founders Fair

Lents Founder Fair will give participants an opportunity to explore the neighborhood on foot, experience the Green Ring and use the streets for play as they...

Lents Park  
Patria Presents: Barrio

A celebration of happiness with Puerto Rican fare, old school salsa, food, domino tournament and more.

Chesa  
Brewvana's Groovin' on a Sunday Afternoon Tour

Day drinking on a Sunday afternoon while checking out some of the coolest neighborhoods in Portland? Heck yes! Join Brewvana on a beer-fueled tour of some...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
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  
Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Chado instructor and founder of Issoan Tea School, Marjorie Yap, will demonstrate this elegant ceremony for the public to observe. Samples of Japanese sweets...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Brewvana's Behind the Scenes Tour

Get a VIP look into the action and craftsmanship behind some of Portland’s best beers. Brewvana's Behind the Scenes tour offers a deeper look into the care...

Brewvana Brewery Tours  
Gypsy

Gypsy 2pm

"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 2pm

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  
Suspended Moment: Butoh Technique Workshop

Participate in a weekend of movement, creativity and connection with choreographer, Meshi Chavez. The Suspended Moment Workshop is an extension of the...

Momentum Studio  
Visit To A Small Planet

Visit To A Small Planet 2pm, 7pm, 7:30pm

"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  
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  
Something Wicked This Way Rocks

Presented by Torchsong Entertainment. Back by popular demand, this epic '80s rock version of Macbeth will return for six more special performances! This...

Headwaters Theatre  
Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton

The Steve Miller Band has played to more than 15 million people in the last 20 years. In addition to touring with his band, Miller is also contributing his...

McMenamins Edgefield  
Portland Pickles Baseball Game

The Portland Pickles will be playing in their final homestand of the 2017 season. From July 31-August 2, they will be playing against the Yuba City Bears....

Lents Park  
Children of Paradise

“Generally considered among French, if not world, cinema’s greatest accomplishments, Carné’s film features not only grand settings but an extraordinary...

Whitsell Auditorium  
Playing Monopoly with God & Other True Stories

Melissa Bangs makes Portland her last weekend of performances in a nine-city West Coast Tour. She brings with her three performances of a hilarious and...

The Old Church  
The Suitcase Junket

Independent folk artist out of Western Massachusetts. Matt Lorenz, aka The Suitcase Junket, is a one-man-band multi-instrumentalist who often uses everyday...

Revolution Hall  
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  
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  
Samson Stilwell - EP Launch Party

Sounds et al is hosting a launch party to celebrate the new EP from Samson Stilwell, Signals. The party will include performances from Samson Stilwell and...

Beacon Sound  
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....

Whitsell Auditorium  
Vokab Kompany

With relentless drive they have worked to combine high energy stage performances, 7 piece live indie electro hip-hop (w/ a violinist to boot), with catchy...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Tim and Eric - 10th Anniversary Awesome Tour

Eric Wareheim was born and raised in Audobon, Pennsylvania. As a freshman film student atTemple University he met Tim Heidecker, who he began to collaborate...

Revolution Hall  

Sunday, August 6

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