Events

Saturday, September 23

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  
Country Girl Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

This is an all women’s event. Every Country Girl will receive a Country Girl finishers necklace, wine, beer, cider mimosas and much more! The Country Girl...

Kliever Memorial Armory    
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  
Oaks Park Oktoberfest

Head to Oaks Amusement Park for their annual Oktoberfest, where you can expect several different beers on tap, delicious German food, live bands and...

Oaks Amusement Park  
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  
Oregon International Air Show

The Oregon International Air Show, presented by Standard TV & Appliance, celebrates its 30th year in 2017. The Air Show has been the State of Oregon’s...

Hillsboro Airport  
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  
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  
Trails

After a dozen years of silence, an unexpected meeting between childhood friends Mike and Seth leads the pair to fulfill a promise made in their youth: to...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Built Up Festival

The inaugural Built Up Festival to celebrates the makers, brands, and regions that together, create Oregon’s tapestry. The festival is kicking off year one...

Ziba Design  
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  
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  
Buddy Fest NW

Buddy Fest NW is a celebration of acceptance and awareness of people with Down syndrome. Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want...

Rose Quarter Commons at Moda 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  
Gothic Revival Church Architecture: From Pugin to Portland

19th century English architect and designer Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin was not only talented and prolific in those endeavors but also a writer. He...

Architectural Heritage Center  
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-Century Modern Tour of Works

Restore Oregon hosts their 2017 Mid-Century Modern Tour, featuring six residences designed by celebrated Northwest Modernist architect William Fletcher. This...

Various locations  
PDX Collective Sale

Join Mercantile Portland and 10 other top boutiques as they come together for the ultimate sale. Other featured boutiques include: AdornParts + LabourGild...

The Cleaners at Ace Hotel  
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  
The Pearl District Tour: Preservation in the Midst of Change

Over the last 20 years, the Pearl has been transformed from an outdated and tired industrial area into one of Portland’s premier residential and retail...

Architectural Heritage 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  
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  
Troutdale Fall Festival of the Arts

The Festival is a great weekend of juried art, live music, local wine, craft beers and food in Troutdale, Oregon, located at Glenn Otto Park by the beautiful...

Glenn Otto Park  
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  
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  
Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the...

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  
The Starlings Present: Amelia Earhart's First Flight

The Starlings, Northwest Children Theater's s all-bird, all-puppet acting troupe, return for this imaginative exploration of the airplane. Follow Amelia...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
School of Rock Showcase: Led Zeppelin, Summertime at The Movies & Vulfpeck

Come support this awesome School of Rock showcase featuring music from Led Zeppelin, Summertime at the Movies and Vulfpeck.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
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...

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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...

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Passion in Portland Romance Author Signing

The Third Annual Passion in Portland Author Signing Event is hosted by best-selling author A. J. Harmon. 48 authors will be on hand to sign books and mingle...

Embassy Suites Portland Airport  
Bacon and Wine Pairing

At Hip Chicks Do Wine, they are firm believers in that everything is better with bacon! Join a fun pairing of bacon delights and wine at their Southeast...

Hip Chicks do Wine  
Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot 2pm, 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  
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  
Street Pub Portland

Deschutes Brewery is excited to set up Street Pub in their back yard. Find their bar on the Central Eastside of Portland for one day only. Street Pub is a...

 
The Starlings Present: Amelia Earhart's First Flight

The Starlings, Northwest Children Theater's s all-bird, all-puppet acting troupe, return for this imaginative exploration of the airplane. Follow Amelia...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the...

Moda Center  
Goat Barbacoa Mezcal Dinner

Starting late in the summer each year, Xico has the pleasure of butchering and serving goat from Shimanek Bridge, a small family farm near Scio, in the...

Xico  
A Situation of Meat

The opening exhibition for the 2017-2018 CiR season will be composed of multiple works from female artists working in new media and installation. This...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
Jim Norton – Kneeling Room Only

American comedian, radio personality, bestselling author and actor, Jim Norton is the co-host of The Opie with Jim Norton Show on Sirius XM Radio and...

Aladdin Theater  
Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the...

Moda Center  
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

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  
Beethoven's Violin Concerto

Oregon Symphony presents Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Beethoven's iconic violin concerto, full of delicate and demanding virtuosity, is a perfect vehicle...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
Every Brilliant Thing

A kid makes a list for his mom. A list of everything worth living for in the world. He needs her to read the list so she doesn’t try to leave the world...

Portland Center Stage at the Armory  
Fun Home

Fun Home 7:30pm

Based on Alison Bechdel’s witty and wistful illustrated autobiography of the same name, the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home ushers us inside Alison’s...

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  
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  
Human Noise, Staged Stories by Raymond Carver

Fans of Raymond Carver, one of the 20th century's most vital short story writers, will be delighted to find four of his earliest works staged in Human Noise,...

Imago 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...

Sunnyside Community House  
 The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses

Celebrating 30 years of stirring virtual adventure and memorable soundtracks with live orchestral renditions directly approved by franchise producer Eiji...

Keller Auditorium  
Angamazad

Angamazad 8pm

The Fox & Beggar Theater invites you to step into the pages of an ancient story book. Here, you will find fairies and djinn. You will find rituals of...

Alberta Abbey  
Beloved Presents: Fanna Fi Allah Sufi Qawwali - Music of the Mystics in the tradition of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Fanna-Fi-Allah hold the flame of traditional Sufi Qawwali music, with the blessings of their teachers; some of the greatest masters of the qawwali form in...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra Dual CD Release

Following the success of their much anticipated debut, Portland's premier jazz orchestra returns to the Fremont Theater to celebrate the release of two...

Fremont Theater  
Daniel Norgren

Touring outside of Europe for the first time this Fall, Daniel Norgren & band prepare for stateside introduction. Although his name may be unfamiliar in...

Revolution Hall  
Notes from the Riverkeepers

New music by artist Holcombe Waller makes its world premiere with a regional tour (September 22-October 4, 2017). The musical homily provides a history of...

Headwaters Theatre  
Ride

Ride 8pm

"Waving farewell to the Eighties: it was biggest pop kick there'd been in, oh, 10 years. During that godforsaken, musically atrocious decade, it was them and...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Ramble On - Led Zeppelin Tribute

Ramble On is Portland's most popular Led Zeppelin tribute and huge Doug Fir favorite. Lead singer Rich Ray NAILS the high tenor vocals made famous by Robert...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Sera Cahoone

The world of American roots music is no stranger to Seattle songwriter Sera Cahoone. Even though her last three albums were on Sub Pop Records and she spent...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Turkuaz & Sinkane

Turkuaz is a 9-piece “Powerfunk” army hailing from Brooklyn, NY, whose modern twist on the classic sound has placed them at the forefront of a new funk...

Wonder Ballroom  

Saturday, September 23

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