Events

Wednesday, October 3

APEX: Avantika Bawa

APEX presents a new body of work by Portland-based artist Avantika Bawa. Looking at a singular Portland architectural structure, she presents her ongoing...

Portland Art Museum  
Built Up Festival

Built Up Festival brings Oregon together to celebrate, connect and support its consumer product ecosystem. This is the second year of the festival, an event...

Various locations  
CCNA: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls 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...

Various Locations  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls and Mount Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Follow the path of an ancient riverbed, carved by the last Ice Age, past the Bridge of the Gods, and explore the Windsurfing...

Various Locations  
Come Inside 2018: Sex & Culture Theater Festival

Sex-positive stories and curative comedy for discerning sapiosexuals. Also see: Come Inside 2018 Opening Gala at Alberta Rose Theater. There will also be a...

CoHo Theatre  
Eternal Echoes

An Arab Muslim woman's exploration of being, femininity and societal expectations. This unique exhibition of selected works by premier Egyptian artist Marwa...

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
FashioNXT

FashioNXT Week is an event showcasing the experience of “What’s Next in Fashion.” Every October, FashioNXT Week premiers the next season’s collections of...

Unnamed venue  
Oregon Coast Tour

With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon’s beaches are sure to amaze with their dramatic offshore rock formations and reborn beach towns. This tour...

Director Park  
Portland City Half Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With the Willamette River down the center and the Columbia River above, Portland is often more wildly known by its nicknames...

Director Park  
Portland Queer Film Festival

The Portland Queer Film Festival (PQFF)–formerly Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival–is now in its 22nd year. The festival showcases feature, documentary...

Cinema 21  
Robbert Flick: Arena

When Netherlands-born Robbert Flick first moved to Los Angeles in 1968, the car-centric nature of the sprawling American city immediately influenced his...

Portland Art Museum  
Su-mei Tse: L’Echo

Su-Mei Tse (born Luxembourg, 1973) trained as a classical cellist in a family of musicians. As a visual artist, her work unites sound, image, and body in a...

Portland Art Museum  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 20th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
The Shape of the Land: Topographical Painting and Maps in Late Joseon Korea

This special installation in the Museum’s Korean Gallery is inspired by one of the most important Korean works in our collection: a large folding screen...

Portland Art Museum  
Celebrating Porsche 911

55 years after its debut, the Porsche 911’s design silhouette hasn’t changed much. It may have more safety features, more bells and whistles and much more...

World of Speed  
Songs for My Child. Songs for Myself.

Paintings by Jolyn Fry. A series of large-scale paintings created in relation to healing from post-trauma dissociation. The opening reception will be held...

Ford Gallery  
Art at Lan Su

Lan Su hosts artists each year from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, to show work in the pavilions of the garden. From classical Chinese styles to...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Dining in the Gilded Age

Explore the gadgets used to prepare foods and feasts circa 1900 and the specialized china and silverware used to serve them. As cooks and hostesses responded...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee, but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Public Domain  
Amy Stephens: Land | Reland [Portland]

For her first solo exhibition in the United States, London-based artist Amy Stephens presents a series of totemic forms incorporating objects and imagery...

Upfor Gallery  
Christopher Mathie: Seeking Balance

This new exhibition reflects the search for balance and truth within a commerce-driven world by moving past fear-based decision-making. Washington-state...

White Bird Gallery  
I Wanna Be Well

Over the years as Bordowitz has turned his poetics and camera lens inward, he has examined rituals of living with HIV, often in relation to popular images of...

Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery  
Brewvana's Pacific Northwest is Best Tour

It’s hard to beat the Pacific Northwest when it comes to beer. This tour will introduce you to the ingredients, history and culture that makes the craft beer...

Southeast Growler Guys  
Downtown Portland Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company Forktown on a stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown. Tours make six delicious stops to eat and drink, with...

Exact meeting location confirmed at time of ticket purchase  
Distillery Tour

Experience the sights and sounds of a working craft distillery in the heart of Portland. Tours are offered daily, showcasing the process of making Westward...

House Spirits Distillery  
The WannaBeatles

The Beatles so famously sang that “money can’t buy you love,” but Grammy-nominated Beatles tribute band The WannaBeatles want to encourage Portlanders to...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
ShowPDX: Innovative & Functional Furniture Design Exhibit

ShowPDX is a pop-up museum displaying over 50 different examples of modern, innovative design by makers in the Pacific Northwest. The Opening Preview Party...

Clay Creative  
Bingo

Bingo 7pm

Come out to Foster-Powell and experience one of the neighborhood's fun events. Every Wednesday, Starday Tavern hosts a free bingo night where you can win...

Starday Tavern  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
Shirley Gnome: Taking It Up The Notch

Armed with her guitar and sharp wit, Shirley Gnome will sing you shameless, obscenely honest songs about human nature that will have you in stitches. A...

CoHo Theatre  
The Circus

Directed by Sharon Grimberg2018The Circus explores the colorful history of this popular, influential and distinctly American form of entertainment, from the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
A Life

A Life 7:30pm

A Life is a wickedly funny play about the meaning of life. Nate Martin is hopelessly single. When his most recent breakup casts him into a funk, he turns to...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, Ellen Bye Studio  
The Color Purple

From Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller comes a powerful, Tony Award-winning musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, U.S. Bank Main Stage  
Queen-Go! Drag Bingo

Join the best drag queens in Portland for an evening of drinks, food and B.I.N.G.O. A benefit for the Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center.

Night Light Lounge  
ZE: Queer As F*ck by Ren Lunicke

A one-person, genderqueer, kinky, femmesexual, polyminded, gay-divorcee pride parade through the real life of Michelle/Ryan. “Ze” confronts stereotypes both...

CoHo Theatre  

Wednesday, October 3

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