Events

Sunday, September 24

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Knock Out: Plus Size Pop Up and Fashion Show

It's the return of Knock Out, a special fashion and shopping event for all curvy, body positive, feminine warriors, dapper darlings and handsome fellows in...

Wonder Ballroom  
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  
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  
Paella Sundays

Chesa presents Paella Sundays with food, drinks and tunes on the patio.

Chesa  
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  
Salmon Celebration

The Salmon Celebration is an annual community gathering to welcome the return of salmon to the city of Portland, Oregon. Each Fall, come together along the...

Westmoreland Park  
Sellwood-Milwaukie Sunday Parkways

Sunday Parkways is a wonderful opportunity for you and your family to get out and be active right in your own neighborhood. You can walk, bike, run, roll,...

Multiple locations  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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

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  
Fun Home

Fun Home 2pm, 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  
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 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  
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  
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  
St Paul's Oktoberfest

Food will be served from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fun for everyone. German food truck featuring Altengartz BratwurstHand-tied quilts for saleRoot beer floatsFace...

St. Paul Lutheran Church  
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  
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  
Miss Queen Look International Pageant

Educate Ya Modela presents the Miss Queen Look International Pageant at the Portland'5 Winningstad Theatre on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 6pm.

Winningstad Theatre  
Oktoberfest

A German feast will be prepared, followed by a good old-fashioned hymn sing. The musicians of Rose City Trombones will join this festive celebration for the...

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
Cabaret

Cabaret 7pm

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  
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  
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

"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  
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  
An Evening with Apocalyptica

On May 10, 1996 Finnish Rockers, Apocalyptica, released their epic debut Plays Metallica by Four Cellos. The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
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  
Howie Day

Howie Day 8pm

After signing with Epic Records, Howie Day released his major-label debut, Stop All The World Now. The album was certified gold in the U.S. and spawned two...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Sam Amidon

Sam Amidon’s third album for Nonesuch, The Following Mountain, is ostensibly his first of self-penned songs. But in his decade-long career as a recording...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Television

A dictionary entry for the word “influential” might easily place a picture of Television and stop there. The band has a devout following worldwide and has...

Aladdin Theater  
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have long set the benchmark for big-hearted, idealistic pop songs. On their forthcoming self-released LP, they push beyond...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, September 24

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