Events

Sunday, October 7

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  
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  
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  
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  
Willamette Valley Wine Tasting Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. World-famous Pinot Noirs, crisp Chardonnays and sweet Rieslings are just a taste of the dozens of wines that Oregon has to...

Director Park  
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  
Lents International Farmers Market

Friends of Zenger Farm is hosting another year of Lent's Community Market. The farmers market features fresh and affordable produce grown by members of the...

SE 92nd and Reedway between Foster and Harold  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Elephant and Piggie's We Are In A Play!

Meet “bestus friends” Gerald the Elephant and Piggie the Pig. Together, they tackle friendship’s big questions: What happens when two friends want to play...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Have you ever wanted to learn about Chado - the Japanese tea ceremony? Join Marjie Yap, founder of the Issoan Tea School, for a live demonstration of this...

The Jasmine Pearl  
MetroDemic Trivia Hunt

Downtown Portland is being ravaged by a nasty epidemic that only your small team can stop! In this outdoor game, you’ll have 90 minutes to save as many souls...

Director Park  
Mississippi Avenue Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company, Forktown, to check out Mississippi Avenue. This historic Portland neighborhood is artsy, eclectic and has loads of...

Mee Sen Thai Eatery  
A Life

A Life 2pm, 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  
BeerQuest Historic Brewery Tour

Join up for a beer fueled walking tour and see what it takes to make award-winning beer in the Northwest. During the tour, BeerQuest provides...

Rock Bottom Brewing  
Deathtrap

Deathtrap 2pm

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  
Elephant and Piggie's We Are In A Play!

Meet “bestus friends” Gerald the Elephant and Piggie the Pig. Together, they tackle friendship’s big questions: What happens when two friends want to play...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
Hurl

Hurl 2pm

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  
Landscape Music: Rivers & Trails

Cascadia Composers and the Landscape Music Network present Landscape Music: Rivers & Trails, part of a nationwide series of concerts commemorating the 50th...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Napoli

Napoli 2pm

Danish Choreographer August Bournonville’s Napoli is known for its vibrant depiction of Neapolitan street life. This iconic and beloved Danish ballet tells...

Keller Auditorium  
Open Chorus Rehearsal: La Traviata

Portland Opera's annual Open Chorus Rehearsal returns to Director Park, with music from their upcoming production of Verdi’s La Traviata. This outdoor...

Director Park  
Pippin

Pippin 2pm, 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  
Star Trek Beyond in Concert

Presented by The Oregon Symphony. The third installment in J.J. Abrams’ franchise reboot, Star Trek Beyond, is a sci-fi adventure that honors the series’...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Star Trek Beyond in Concert

The third installment in J.J. Abrams’ franchise reboot, Star Trek Beyond is an epic sci-fi adventure that honors the series’ roots while delivering the...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
The Color Purple

The Color Purple 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
Weekend Tea

Each Saturday and Sunday, Pix offers a formal (but fun!) tea service with seatings at 2 and 3 p.m. The menu includes a pot of tea from Townshend’s Tea House...

Pix Patisserie  
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  
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  
Pianist Olga Kern in Recital

Russian-American pianist Olga Kern is now recognized as one of her generation's great artists. With her vivid stage presence, passionately confident...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Seagrape Learning + Workshop Space Grand Opening

When you first walk into Seagrape, you’ll probably notice the amazing smell. Customers regularly walk in, take a big deep breath, and say how relaxed they...

Seagrape Learning + Workshop Space  
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  
Perspectives Series on The Color Purple

Join the Armory for a series of 30-minute post-show discussions following select Sunday matinee performances of The Color Purple. Hear and share personal...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Syrian Refugees Performances

Come see plays written by young Syrian refugee writers. They write and direct their own plays, performed for you by professional actors.

Oregon Children's Theatre  
Wanda

Wanda 4:30pm

Directed by Barbara LodenUnited States, 1970, 102 mins., EnglishBarbara Loden’s sole feature film is a heartbreaking peek inside one average woman’s life...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Not Sorry #1: Heritage

Directed by VariousPost-screening discussion to follow with filmmaker Julie Perini in attendance.The way in which national power structures have formed...

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  
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  
Small Mouth Sounds

Tired of not living their "best life," six broken individuals gather at a wellness center in the middle of the woods for a week-long silent retreat to...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
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  
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  

Sunday, October 7

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