Events

Sunday, September 17

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  
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  
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  
SneakerWeek PDX

The inaugural SneakerWeek PDX is coming to Rose City Sept. 17-23, offering days of events and opportunities to get your footwear fix. The sneaker-centric...

Various locations  
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  
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest, most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer. The race series...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
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  
El Mercadito Mini Market

At the fabulous once-per-month Mini Market "El Mercadito" at Portland Mercado, they continue to support small local businesses and provide the community with...

Portland Mercado  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Brewing Kombucha with Lion Heart

Learn how to brew kombucha at home from a pro! Co-founder of Lion Heart Kombucha, Jared Englund, will lead a class on how to safely brew kombucha at home....

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
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  
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  
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 Sara Magenheimer | In Conversation with Kristan Kennedy and Lumi Tan

Following the matinee performance, Sara Magenheimer joins PICA Visual Art Curator Kristan Kennedy and Lumi Tan, Curator, The Kitchen (NYC) for a post-show...

PICA at Hancock  
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  
Billy Elliot

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 2pm

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  
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  
TBA:17 Dorothée Munyaneza and Holland Andrews | with Lisa Jarrett

Collaborators Dorothée and Holland met at the 2016 TBA Festival as part of PICA’s Creative Exchange Lab Residency. Now, they have come together to realize...

PICA at West End  
A Symphony of Cultures: Celebrating Diversity Through Music

Presented by the Beaverton Symphony Orchestra (BSO). A Symphony of Cultures was inspired by a “solidarity” concert conducted last year in Berlin by three...

Village Church Grand Auditorium  
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  
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  
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 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  
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  
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  
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  
An Evening with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra

The flamenco guitar superstar returns to the Alberta Rose. Ottmar Liebert’s incredible global success on a musical level often seems like a simple outgrowth...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Andrew Belle

Chicago-based Andrew Belle has made a name for himself as one of our more compelling songwriters since releasing his debut album The Ladder in 2010. Though...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Rob Schneider

Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider is known the world over for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting. Schneider recently inked a deal with...

Aladdin Theater  
Willie Watson

Acony Records proudly presents Folksinger Vol. 2, the highly anticipated second solo album from folk artist Willie Watson. Produced by David Rawlings and...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, September 17

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