Events

Friday, October 5

13th Door Haunted House

With the 13th Door Haunted House of Oregon's highly detailed sets, you will become part of the horror as you journey amongst animated creatures and...

 
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  
Football Viewing Party

Watch your favorite NFL and college football teams play at Rock Bottom Brewery (RBB). Every Thursday - Monday, RBB is offering food and drink discounts for...

Rock Bottom Brewery  
H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival 2018

Join up for the 23rd Annual H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival. This year's festival is still in the planning stages, so stay tuned for more information,...

Hollywood Theatre  
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 Greek Festival

The Portland Greek Festival is celebrated as the largest Greek Festival on the west coast with more than 15,000 people attending. This cultural experience...

 
Portland Tattoo Expo

The tenth annual Portland Tattoo Expo brings together incredible tattoo artists from around the world. Come to the Portland Expo Center Oct. 5-7, 2018 to...

Portland Expo Center, Hall D  
Profusion

Lush with flora and fauna but forever bright and beautiful, a bounty of dramatic ceramic sculptures from Carol Gouthro and Kate Maury fill Eutectic Gallery....

Eutectic Gallery  
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 Fear PDX Haunted House Screampark

Four haunted houses, one location, one ticket. This Halloween event offers four thrilling haunted houses to choose from -- or brave them all: Dark Carnival,...

 
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  
Blade Show West

The Blade Show is thrilled to be heading out west for its first annual show at the Oregon Convention Center, October 5-7. This year’s focus is on all things...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Pioneering Eastside Coffee Roasters Tour

On the east side of the Willamette River, nestled among converted warehouses and quirky neighborhoods, you’ll find the pioneering micro-roasters that sparked...

Portland Roasting - The Cupping Room  
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  
Fretta Cravens Photography Exhibit

Fretta Cravens captures the vibrancy and fragility of fresh flowers in her photos bringing the art of nature into focus. The result is wonderment, joy and...

Bedizen Gallery  
Culinaria (Art + Food + Community)

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is pleased to present Culinaria (Art + Food + Community), an exhibition and series of dinners during the fall of 2018, which...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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  
Tamara Staples Photo Exhibition

Side Effects May Include, a photo-based installation by Tamara Staples that focuses on the relationship between mental health and poly-pharmacy, or the...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Tommy Kha Photo Exhibition

“Through the framework of the self-portrait, I constantly navigate between self and otherness in my photography. Themes of likeness and representation are at...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Utopia Without You

Williamson | Knight is pleased to announce Utopia Without You, an exhibition of new sculptural works by Tabitha Nikolai including a custom gaming PC with...

Williamson Knight  
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  
Division Street Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company, Forktown, to check out Division Street. Get out of downtown and take a walk through this booming neighborhood's...

Olympia Provisions Public House Eatery  
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  
Brewvana's Down To Ferment Tour

Zymurgy is the study of fermentation, and Portland is all about some fermented beverages. Taste some cider, beer and spirits on this tour of some of...

Southeast Growler Guys  
First Friday Newberg

Local businesses in the downtown area of Newberg come together to provide you with a fun-filled evening on the First Friday of every month. Participating...

Purple Cow Vineyards, Tasting Room  
FishGirl by Siouxsie Q + Sean Andries

A fairy tale exploring themes of sex work through the lens of fantasy, Fish Girl tells the tale of a lovestruck tourist who falls into the deep end when he...

CoHo Theatre  
Robbie Laws: An Uplifting Voice During Harsh Times

Robbie Laws is one of the most decorated and in-demand blues guitarists in the Pacific Northwest. As a Hall of Fame member, Robbie has been honored with 21...

Zarz On First  
First Friday Open Studios and Street Exhibition

Come check out the art, listen to local music and more on the first Friday of every month.

East Creative Collective  
First Friday and Street Exhibition

Southeast Industrial Arts District First Friday and Street Exhibition includes open studios, music, food and fun. Artists studios at East Creative will be...

East Creative Studios  
Goat Yoga & Wine Tasting

Join up at Ruby Winery in the heart of the beautiful Chehalem Mountains in Hillsboro for the signature Goat Yoga & Wine Tasting experience that's part yoga...

Ruby Vineyard & Winery  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

Uncover Portland’s dark side on this spine-tingling walking tour and hear firsthand accounts of paranormal encounters – all while sampling six local...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
Cinema of Horrors Haunted House

The Cinema of Horrors is a unique Halloween production featuring multiple haunted attractions for guests of all ages to experience. It features a pumpkin...

Three Rivers Mall  
Criminal Queers with Homotopia

Directed by Chris E. Vargas, Eric A. StanleyIn conjunction with the Portland Art Museum exhibition We.Construct.Marvels.Between.Monuments, highlighting...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Eighties Music Video Sing-A-Long

Come kick off Doctober by singing and dancing along to the best music videos from the '80s: From cheesy synth pop to cheesy hard rock to cheesy ballads, NW...

NW Documentary  
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  
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  
Deathtrap

Deathtrap 7:30pm

The longest-running thriller on Broadway comes to Main Street in downtown Hillsboro. A fiendishly clever plot, with nerve-jangling twists and turns,...

Vault Theater  
Hurl

Hurl 7:30pm

Corrib Theatre presents Hurl by Charlie O’Neill, directed by Tracy Cameron Francis. Tradition, desire and bodies collide when an Irish team made up of...

New Expressive Works  
Pilobolus: Come To Your Senses

White Bird Presents: Pilobolus’s Come To Your Senses is a multisensory experience, featuring live performances of onstage Pilobolus works alongside...

Newmark Theatre  
Pippin

Pippin 7:30pm

Directed by Paul Angelo. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Book by Roger O. Hirson. Heir to the throne, the young prince Pippin searches for the secret...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
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  
Urban Tellers Jazz & Stories

Poignant. Funny. Often surprising. Produced by Portland Story Theater. Want to know what Portland is really like? Listen to its stories. Urban Tellers shows...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Drake Nite

Presented by Tribute Night. With October nearing, it’s time again to celebrate “The 6 God," a.k.a. Drake! Tribute Night returns to Holocene with the annual...

Holocene  
Sex Ed A GoGo by Dirty Lola

Sex Ed A Go Go is a talk and variety show hybrid that is one part sex Q&A and one part go-go revue. Host Dirty Lola gives open, honest and entertaining...

CoHo Theatre  
Spectravagasm 11: Terrorgasm

Spectravagasm 11: Terrorgasm is a sketch comedy written and directed by Sam Dinkowitz. Spectravagasm Sketch Comedy dives into the Halloween season with a...

Shoebox 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  

Friday, October 5

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