Events

Saturday, September 30

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  
Aussie Chef meets American Barbecue

Can an Aussie Chef make American Barbeque? Chef Outta Water and ADX have teamed up to bring you Portland’s first Aussie/American BBQ block party featuring...

ADX  
Beaverton Restaurant Week

Celebrate the diverse and delicious independent restaurants in downtown Beaverton, and dine out during the week. During Beaverton Restaurant Week, over 25...

Beaverton, OR  
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  
National Public Lands Day

From neighborhood parks or beaches to our nation’s awe-inspiring national parks, public lands of all sizes and varieties are the places where we live, learn,...

Multiple locations  
Northwest Quilting Expo

Mark your calendars for Northwest Quilting Expo's 2017 show at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Oregon! They are assembling an outstanding group of...

Portland Expo Center  
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 Juggling Festival

The Portland Juggling Festival is produced by The Portland Jugglers, an all volunteer non-profit organization. It's a weekend of classes, workshops and live...

Reed College, Sports Center  
Portland Queer Film Festival 2017

The Portland Queer Film Festival (PQFF)–formerly Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival–is now in its 21st year and takes place at Cinema 21. The festival...

Cinema 21  
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  
Sundown Soul + Solo Club's First Anniversary

This month, Solo Club welcomes you to attend a special edition of their monthly party series, Sundown Soul. It's Solo Club's first birthday, they have DJ...

Solo Club  
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  
Faces of the Guitar

Portland Guitar Society celebrates thirty years of service to the Portland community. This four-act show features an eclectic mix of notable Portland...

Lincoln Recital Hall  
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  
Long Draw Spinning

Learn how to spin a lofty, airy, but strong yarn using the long draw technique. This technique is useful for all fibers, both short and long, from alpaca to...

Ewethful Fiber Farm & Mill  
More Than Pink

Woodburn Premium Outlets has teamed up with Susan G. Komen to help in the fight against breast cancer as part of its More Than Pink campaign. Come out to the...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
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  
Autumn Moon Festival

Most cultures have a harvest festival and China is no exception. Zhong Qiu Jie (中秋节), the Autumn Moon Festival, has roots back to ancient times and is an...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Downtown Milwaukie Tour

With many buildings dating from the early- to mid-twentieth century, downtown Milwaukie offers an interesting variety of architecture, including the 1930s...

Architectural Heritage Center  
DropBox Derby

Lovett Deconstruction is excited to announce the first annual Drop Box Derby, a one-day design build competition using salvaged materials. This friendly,...

Between 20th and 21st on NE Flanders  
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  
Stumptown Goes Uptown: Architect Warren H. Williams in Portland, 1873-1888

Entering the final quarter of the 19th century, wealthy Portlanders were ready to display their success in showpiece homes and stylish commercial structures....

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  
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  
Dragon Fest 2017

Enjoy a pint-sized Renaissance Fair to celebrate Dragons and the fun of Waldorf public events. Wear costumes, joust, chase the fix, shoot arrows, make...

Columbia Park  
Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival

The Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival remembers and celebrates the art, music, personality and legacy of the great Kaw/Creek musician Jim Pepper. We are...

Parkrose High School  
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  
Mt. Hood Meadows Beer & Cider Festival

The alpine setting and robust seasonal brews will help to celebrate the transition into a new season. Ten local brewers will pour tasters of different...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
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  
Timbuk2's Break Up with Your Bag

Donate your gently used bag (any brand!) for 30% off a new Timbuk2 one. Bags will be donated to New Avenues for Youth, and you can feel good knowing your...

Timbuk2 Portland  
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  
Harvest Party Featuring Red Hills Market

Join up for an afternoon of eating and drinking to celebrate the 2017 harvest. The bounty of the season will be on full display as harvest will have just...

Winter's Hill Estate  
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  
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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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  
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  
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  
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  
Widmer Brothers Brewing 13th Annual Oktoberfest

Portland’s longest running Oktoberfest is bigger than ever, featuring musical guest Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats! It’s a beer lover’s paradise with...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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  
West Linn 2017 Oktoberfest Celebration

Music! Beer! Bratwurst! Dancing! Welcome Fall and enjoy the fun, sights, wafting aromas and festive sounds. Admission to the event is free; food and...

West Linn Central Village  
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  
Star Lit Night Concert  and Silent Auction

A musical benefit (of jazz, pop, Brazilian bossa nova) featuring Tom Grant, Nancy Curtin, Laura Cunard and others, to aid Central American Refugees....

Cerimon House  
Taiko Together

Gala taiko concert featuring Portland Taiko, Takohachi, En Taiko and Unit Souzou with new collaborations and an all-group finale.

PCC Sylvania, The Performing Arts 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  
“Hocum Pokem” starring Jinkx Monsoon, Ginger Minj, and Peaches Christ

Kick off the season of the witch with a bona-fide star-studded drag coven. On September 30th, Peaches Christ, Ginger Minj and Jinkx Monsoon promise to put a...

Aladdin Theater  
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  
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  
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  
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 Music of Led Zeppelin

A spectacular Oregon Symphony tribute to powerhouse Led Zeppelin, with the help of a blazing hot rock band and vocalist Randy Jackson! Rock out to classic...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Yeston & Kopit's Phantom

This mesmerizing Phantom is traditional musical theatre in the finest sense. The Tony award-winning authors of Nine have transformed Gaston Leroux's The...

Brunish Theatre  
Colin Hay

Colin Hay 8pm

FIERCE MERCY is an epic, cinematic step forward from singer-songwriter Colin Hay, most beloved for his intimate, confessional live shows but most widely...

Revolution Hall  
Tracy Grammer CD Release with Jim Henry

Tracy returns to Portland - her musical home, and to the Rose - her living room, for another sure-to-be-fabulous acoustic concert. This time Tracy is...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Elliott Brood

Elliott BROOD is a three-piece Folk Rock Alt Country band based in Hamilton, Canada. Their brand of fuzzed-up roots music has always made for a captivating,...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Becky with the Good Jokes

The over-the-top, happiness-filled comedy show/lovefest Becky With The Good Jokes, which debuted at this year’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, is back as a...

Funhouse Lounge  

Saturday, September 30

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