Events

Thursday, September 14

Belmont Blanket Launch Party

ADX is proud to announce another successful company launching through their Makerspace. In early 2016, Kerry Cotter took an Intro to Sewing class at ADX...

Annex @ ADX Portland  
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  
Feast Portland

Feast Portland is more than a food and drink festival. It’s a movement that showcases the energy, creativity and enthusiasm that’s driving America’s food...

Multiple venues  
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  
Mt. Angel Oktoberfest

In the heart of Oregon's hop growing region, Mount Angel's Oktoberfest brings 350,000 people to the Bavarian village every September. The Northwest's oldest...

Mt Angel, OR  
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)  
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 Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 19th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival

Called “the best contemporary summer festival in the country” by The New York Times, Portland’s Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) returns every September with 10...

Various locations  
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  
Portland Canstruction Event - An International Competition

Celebrating their 21st year in Portland as one of the world's most imaginative food charities, the Canstruction® exhibition and competition is a unique...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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  
Gentle Music for Babies and Pre-toddlers with Mr. Ben

Music is magic for children’s cognitive development, lighting up different regions of their rapidly developing brains in ways that nothing else does....

Portland Children's Museum  
Inspirations of Classical China

Inspirations of Classical China joins a group of artists with common interests in Chinese culture and its arts. Although they come from different parts of...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
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  
TBA:17 Maintain | with Mykele Deville

Through interactive discussion, this workshop will center the creation of performative works that unapologetically explore the the realizing of one’s Black...

New Expressive Works  
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  
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  
34th Annual Portland Fall RV Show

Once again, Oregon’s largest RV event will feature the Northwest’s top RV manufacturers and dealers, an outstanding variety of class A, B and C motorhomes,...

Portland Expo Center  
Bill Will: Fun House

Portland artist Bill Will has used the Hoffman Gallery as a venue for a site-specific interactive art experience he calls the Fun House. He has conceived a...

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College  
Michael T. Hensley: Long Haul

Gentle swoops of paint drip down airy, hovering polka dots. Colorful squiggles combat atop dark, somber streaks and disorienting grids. A single neon palm...

Nationale  
Randall David Tipton: New Paintings

Randall David Tipton had his first solo show at White Bird Gallery in 1987. Over the past 30 years, the artist has developed a highly original painting style...

White Bird Gallery  
Rodrigo Valenzuela: General Song

Rodrigo Valenzuela's General Song abstracts and adapts images of the barricade. Drawing on his longtime interest in poetic resistance and research in Chile,...

Upfor Gallery  
Alejandra Laviada: Geometry of Space

This exhibition will be on display, along with Eunjong Lee's Seoul Physiognomy, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Eunjong Lee: Seoul Physiognomy

This exhibition will be on display, along with Alejandra Laviada's Geometry of Space, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
TBA:17 (self) | Curated by Stephanie Snyer and Samiya Bashir

“Nothing without the sound / won’t show me things / I need to hear you talking.” —Fred Moten (self). The word on the wind disperses, while the body becomes...

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery  
TBA:17 Faye Driscoll | In Conversation with Rachel Carrico

Choreographer Faye Driscoll shares her creative process, collaboration with dancers, audience and artist co-creation, and the underlying themes and concepts...

PNCA: Mediatheque  
Stefan Lesueur: Naturally

The Cawein Gallery is proud to announce their newest exhibition by Portland-based artist Stefan Lesueur. Lesueur will be showing two series of work,...

Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University  
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...

Meeting location sent to you after booking  
TBA:17 Tina Satter | In Conversation with Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly

Interdisciplinary theatre and performance artist and Reed alum Tina Satter joins Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly (Asst. Professor of Theatre, Reed College) for a...

Performance Lab, Performing Arts Building, Reed College  
Birds of Elliott

Regional Artists bring the beauty of Elliott State Forest to Portland. If you've wondered about Elliott, come see the 3D sculptures of the native birds,...

Portland Audubon Interpretive Center  
Feast Portland Sandwich Invitational

When 18 all-star chefs bring their ‘A’-game to the RoseQuarter, the awesomeness scoreboard is gonna light up like a Blazers blow-out win. Expect a...

Moda Center  
Wacom Presents: An Evening with Nilofer Merchant (update: sold out)

“For any would-be activists who hear the voice: ‘not me’ or ‘not now,’ Merchant makes the strong case for ‘yes you’ and ‘yes now’—and even shows you how to...

Wacom Experience Center  
Salsa Making Class with Chef Kelly Myers

Learn to make four fabulous salsas Xico-style. This informative class will include an hour and a half of instruction, and students will leave with a recipe...

Xico  
TBA:17 Faye Driscoll | Thank You For Coming: Play

West Coast Premiere: In the second installment of her Thank You for Coming series, Driscoll uses the ritual of storytelling to explore our human reliance on...

Imago Theatre  
TBA:17 Manuel Solano | The Sigourney Weaver Jam Sessions

Part of THEMSELVES curated by Kristan Kennedy U.S. Premiere: Through painting, performance and video, Manuel Solano’s work references pop culture and...

PICA at West End  
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  
Hank Williams Jr.

In the music industry, there are very few artists who surpass superstar status to become true American icons. Hank Williams Jr. is a founding member of that...

Moda Center  
Last Call Trivia

Come play some fun and challenging free bar trivia, every Thursday.

Rivershore Bar  
An Octoroon

An Octoroon 7:30pm

An Octoroon is a raucously irreverent Gone with the Wind meets Looney Tunes mash-up that The New York Times calls “…this decade’s most eloquent theatrical...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Cabaret

Cabaret 7:30pm

Directed by Ron Daum Musical Direction by Beth Noelle Choreography by Laura Hiszcyznskyj A musical based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Hand To God

Hand To God 7:30pm

This play was nominated for five Tony Awards in 2015. After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
Rising Star: Sahun "Sam" Hong

Vendome Prize winning pianist Sam Hong will perform a free, hour-long performance. His program includes Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and a new piece by Oregon...

George Fox University  
Spinning Into Butter

Political Correctness: 1. Of, relating to, or supporting broad social, political, and educational change, especially to redress historical injustices in...

The Vault Theater  
The Crackwalker by Judith Thompson

The play takes a hard look at the “permanently unemployable” that fall through the cracks of social services. The author asks “How can this happen on our...

Performance Works North West  
Cheerful Comedy

Want to cheer up but you're not sure where to go? Come to the happiest bar in town for a night of laughs. They'll be bringing the funniest, silliest, most...

Cheerful Bullpen  
Free Trivia Night

Come out and play some free Last Call Trivia with your friends.

Ringo's Bar & Grill  
TBA:17 Half Straddle | Ghost Rings

West Coast Premiere: In Ghost Rings, a narrative of friendship and family-making, unfurls through a pop song cycle that burrows and soars with a mix of...

Lincoln Recital Hall  
TBA:17 Luke George and Daniel Kok | Bunny

Dance provocateurs Luke George and Daniel Kok exploit the physical properties of rope and knots to unpick the boundaries of desire, trust, consent and...

Brunish Theatre  
D.D. Dumbo

D.D Dumbo is Oliver Hugh Perry, an astonishing and highly original songwriter from a small Australian town called Castlemaine, an hour outside the Victorian...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
TBA:17 DJ Klyph | Champagne & Honey - Stakes Is High

Klyph once again curates a night of hip-hop music for the TBA festival featuring artists representing Portland, Oregon. A night celebrating hip-hop and...

PICA at Hancock  

Thursday, September 14

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