Events

Saturday, September 16

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  
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  
Goose Hollow Days Street Festival

The Goose Hollow Days Street Festival is a celebration of music, art, culture, community and the history of Goose Hollow.

Goose Hollow, Portland, OR  
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  
NILOUPDX.com Summer Sample + Fall Preview Sale

Take a sneak peak and score exclusive deals before the line goes live to the general public. Sip some prosecco and scour the bins for accessories and fashion...

SEG Services Suite  
Oregon Independent Film Festival

The Oregon Independent Film Festival© is bringing truly independent filmmaking to the magnificent state of Oregon again this fall. Devoted to discovering the...

Multiple venues  
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 Mini Maker Faire

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists...

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  
Surfing and Yoga

Share your passion to learn or expand your knowledge of surfing during People's Yoga's fun and empowering September yoga + surf day camp. ​ The small groups...

Seaside, Oregon  
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  
Junk Bonanza Portland

A Ki Nassauer event for purveyors and shoppers of vintage finds, beautiful antiques and artisan-repurposed pieces The Gay Beards, Portland Gear, and...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Mid-Town and the West End Tour: Icons, Hidden Gems and Historic Preservation

Explore downtown between the South Park Blocks and I-405 – an area filled with iconic buildings as well as numerous lesser-known architectural gems. You’ll...

Architectural Heritage Center  
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  
Philip Foster Farm Cider Squeeze

The historic Philip Foster Farm is getting out the presses for their annual cider squeeze! Bring your apples, press theirs or just buy cider. Games, food,...

Philip Foster Farm Historic Site  
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 Brown Boy Feelings | with Ibrahim Ibrahim, Joti Mangatk, Juma Sei, Tyler White

This interactive, multimedia, youth-designed and -led workshop focuses on deconstructing the concept of masculinity by examining societal impacts, pressures,...

New Expressive Works  
Tiny House Living Festival

Tiny House Living Festival, a traveling three day expo featuring tiny houses on wheels and other small living options comes to the Portland area. Attendees...

Clark County Event Center  
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  
Yoga + Beer at Ancestry Brewing

Join up for detox + retox at Ancestry Brewing in Tualatin. This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 75-minute all-levels flow yoga class, taught by Beer Yogi...

Ancestry Brewing  
Jewelry Making: Shrinky Dinks

Transform your drawings into a wearable works of art at the Portland Children's Museum! You’ll draw on shrink paper and cut out the creations, then watch as...

Portland Children's Museum  
24th Portland Polish Festival

More than 12,000 people attended last year's celebration recognizing Oregon's historic Polish neighborhood. The celebration is the oldest Polish festival in...

Polish Hall  
Bill Will: Fun House

The fertile imagination of Bill Will, a veteran Portland conceptual sculptor and installation artist, is on full display in this extensive installation at...

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College  
El Grito Fiesta Patrias

El Grito Fiestas Patrias celebrates the independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries from Spain. As the Mexican President presents the nation’s...

Moda Center  
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  
Second Annual Brazilian Festival of Portland

Celebrating the Brazilian Independence Day, this festival brings the community together to share music, food, art, dance and much more. This is a family...

 
The Accessory Junkie Speakeasy Pop-Up Shop

Shop one-of-a-kind and limited production necklaces from London, earrings from Sydney, dreamy cuffs from Chile and more. This collection of luxe fashion...

The Society Hotel Rooftop  
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  
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  
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...

Address will be sent to you after booking is confirmed  
TBA:17 Tanya Tagaq | with Wendy Red Star and Angelica Millan

Internationally celebrated experimental vocalist and performance artist Tanya Tagaq joins Portland artists Wendy Red Star and Angélica Maria Millán Lozano...

PICA at West End  
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  
Size-Inclusive Clothing Brand Model Search

Size-inclusive brand Universal Standard will hold an open call for models sizes 10-28 in partnership with Lions Model Management. Finalists from the...

Cleaner at Ace Hotel  
Size-Inclusive Clothing Pop Up

Join Universal Standard, a size-inclusive brand offering fashion-forward, high-quality clothing for women sizes 10-28, for their pop-up. Get a first look at...

Cleaners at the Ace Hotel  
Joy the Baker: Over Easy Q&A and Book Signing

Joy is celebrating the release of her third cookbook, Over Easy, with a book signing. In an eye-catching display of brimming plates and bright tablescapes,...

Powell's City of Books  
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  
TBA:17 bart fitzgerald & madison moore

bart fitzgerald, Church in the Trap House This spring, rapper 2 Chainz announced his “Pretty Girls <3 Trap Music” tour featuring a Gospel Choir (Trap Choir)....

PICA at West End  
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  
ADAPT 2017

ADAPT is a dance event that brings ALL styles of dance in to ONE circle.

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
McLaren Documentary Screening

McLaren is the new documentary about the tragically short life of Bruce McLaren and the lasting impact he had on the world of motorsports and automotive design.

World of Speed  
An Evening In Willamette - 1913: Willamette Living History Tour

Go back in time to 1913. Back to a time … when West Linn was newly incorporated, and Willamette was still its own city. Cars were only for the super rich,...

Willamette Historic District  
TBA:17 Dorothée Munyaneza w/ Holland Andrews and Alain Mahé | Unwanted

Dorothée Munyaneza with Holland Andrews, and Alain Mahé directs our gaze towards the aftermath of genocide. Here, we explore the psychic repercussions of...

Winningstad Theatre  
TBA:17 Takahiro Yamamoto | Direct Path To Detour, Single Focus

World Premiere: Grounded in the idea that a sense of who we are is rooted in one’s embodied experiences, Direct Path to Detour seeks to evoke various mental...

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  
Under the Influence: All Trumped Up

An unapologetically feminist, irreverent musical that tackles the influences that surround all of us by examining our hero, Anita: Anita Drink, Anita Smoke,...

Funhouse Lounge  
An Octoroon

An Octoroon 7:30pm

"In a rollicking funhouse critique of racial representations in American culture, playwright (and MacArthur “genius” fellowship recipient) Branden...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot 7:30pm

Based on the award-winning film, Billy Elliot is an astonishing theatrical experience that will stay with you forever. Winner of 10 Tony Awards, this...

Newmark 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  
Fun Home

Fun Home 7:30pm

"Praising its originality and emotional honesty, the Los Angeles Times called this Tony-winning show by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron show (based on a graphic...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
George Takei

George Takei 7:30pm

Best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in Star Trek and now renowned as a social justice/media mega-star, Takei makes his Oregon Symphony debut as emcee of...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
How the Other Half Loves

The opening play of Sandy Actors Theatre’s new season provides a perfect escape from the heat with an uproarious comedy, Alan Ayckbourn’s How the Other Half...

Sandy Actors Theatre  
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  
Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE • Cats

The Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE show has been playing to packed good-looking audiences since 2008. The evening features local and out of town storytellers...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy

Portland comedy is better than ever—and in this one-of-a-kind show you’ll see Portland’s funniest people (and hilarious up-and-comers) all on one stage....

Revolution 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  
TBA:17 Sara Magenheimer | I Collect Neglected Venoms

Part of Themselves curated by Kristan Kennedy West Coast Premiere: As part of an installation in PICA’s annex, Sara Magenheimer presents her new video, Best...

PICA at Hancock: Annex  
TBA:17 Tanya Tagaq | Retribution

Retribution is Tanya Tagaq’s portrait of a violent world in crisis, hovering on the brink of destruction. It’s a complex, exhilarating, howling protest that...

Lincoln Recital Hall  
Jessica Hernandez

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas return with their sophomore album “Telephone // Telefono,” their first full-length bilingual recording to be released in both...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Mighty Oaks

Three young men, from three countries, combining three part harmonies, resulting in one unique sound. This Berlin based indie-folk band comprised of Ian...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
RAC

RAC 9pm

Your favorite remixes of the last five years are from RAC. He’s topped the Hype Machine charts 22 times with official remixes of tracks by Lana Del Rey, Yeah...

Wonder Ballroom  
Rococo Fête

Join Portland Opera's Ambassador Board for a late night celebration, merriment, drinks and dancing (all inclusive price)—and support the non-profit art of...

Portland Art Museum  
TBA:17 Demian DinéYazhi´ | Death Dance

Part song and dance, part IBQTPOC prom, but mostly dedicated to honoring the labor and intelligence of indigenous and brown punk energy that continues the...

PICA at Hancock  

Saturday, September 16

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