Events

Sunday, November 11

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  
Chow Down For Vets

Help Pastini support the Returning Veterans Project by joining them for Chow Down for Vets this Veterans Day, when they’ll be donating a percentage of sales...

Pastini - Multiple locations  
Columbia River Gorge Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Upon departure from downtown Portland, the Gateway to the Gorge is where the real beauty begins. From earth-shaking...

Director Park  
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...

Director Park  
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  
Gorge Wine Weekend

For one delightful weekend, wine lovers, winemakers, winegrowers and chefs come together to celebrate the finale of the season - the completion of harvest....

Various locations  
In Transit

Curated by Peggy Sue Amison, this group exhibition features the works of George Awde, Daniel Castro Garcia, Gohar Dashti, Tanya Habjouqa and Stefanie Zofia...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Orycon 40

OryCon is Oregon’s premier fan-run annual science fiction/fantasy convention held in Portland since 1979. OryCon is a 100% volunteer based production of...

Red Lion Hotel, Jantzen Beach  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

Poetry lies at the heart of Japanese culture. Since ancient times, artists in Japan have expressed the most profound emotions and the most nuanced responses...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Siren Nation Festival 2018

The 2018 Siren Nation Festival presents a stunning musical line-up, a night of the best comedians from the Northwest, a visual art show with 50 outstanding...

Multiple venues  
The Discovery of King Tut

The Discovery of King Tut takes visitors on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition into the history of ancient Egypt to experience the treasures of Tutankhamun and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
11/11 Day: Celebrating Badassery & Balance

At 11:11 Supply, they believe a badass life requires the balance of two elements: A passion for goals and hustle, as well as the ability to make time for...

11:11 Supply  
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  
Trinity Artisan Fair

The Trinity Artisan Fair is an annual celebration and display of 27 local professional artisan-crafters sharing their work in fine jewelry, knitted and...

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
Urban Yoga Hike PDX

The Urban Yoga Hike is still going strong, and it's amazing out there. The weather's looking to be great.This two-hour experience is led by Yogafied Soul...

Mt. Tabor 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  
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  
Holiday Food & Gift Festival

The 29th Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival returns to Portland. This festival is one of the largest holiday celebrations in the Northwest, drawing...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C  
Lab Experience: Soap Making

November is your last chance to have soap ready in time for holiday gift-giving! Make soap from scratch to take home while learning about the awesome...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross

“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross Together, Memory Unearthed at the Portland Art...

Portland Art Museum  
Modern American Realism: Highlights from the Smithsonian's Sara Roby Foundation Collection

A selection of treasured artworks from the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Modern American Realism encompasses the range of what...

Portland Art Museum  
Mumvember

Mumvember 10am

During the month of November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with more than 750 potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Submarine Tech Tour

OMSI offers a Guided Tech Tour on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. This special tour guided by an actual submarine veteran is for those who would...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
60th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

This event, the premier RV Show in the Northwest, is a showcase for the freedom of the RV lifestyle, perfect for RV enthusiasts and novices alike. Featuring...

Portland Expo Center  
Saturday Seminar: Tiny Bubbles

How Wine Gets Its Sparkle On: Presented by Sam Schmitt, CS, CWE. Nothing says celebration like a bottle of bubbly! But do you know the difference between...

Adelsheim Vineyard  
The 60th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

This premier Northwest RV show is a showcase for the freedom of the RV lifestyle. The show will feature:Hundreds of RVsAll the best models, including motor...

Portland Expo Center  
Eli's Town

Eli's Town 12pm

In early 2017, photographer Elliot Burg traveled to the Ukraine to document the birthplace of his Jewish grandfather and namesake Eli. Burg’s photographs of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, East Gallery  
Live Wire w/ Tommy Orange, Lauren Groff and Luis Alberto Urrea

The latest installment of Portland's own nationally syndicated radio show features appearances from authors Tommy Orange, Lauren Groff and Luis Alberto...

Alberta Street Pub  
The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz

In conjunction with Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, at the Portland Art Museum. Together the two exhibitions will offer an...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Art Museum Family Tour: Pick A Pet

Explore the museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
The Wandmaker's House

Explore, snap photos, discover clues and solve the mystery. You’re invited to an exclusive engagement at the Wandmaker’s. When you arrive, your magical host...

Meridian Adventure Co., Main Level  
A Life

A Life 2pm

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  
A Map of Virtue

After a Hitchcockian swarm of bird descends upon Mark and Sarah’s lives, they can’t deny the mysterious forces that continue to push them together and...

Shoebox Theater  
Art & Spirit: Find Your Power Hebrew Letter

An art workshop that explores the mystical aspects of the Hebrew alphabet as attendees create a beautiful collage of their chosen letter. Instructor: Shirona...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
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  
Ella Enchanted

By Karen Zacarías Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine In this fairytale musical, Ella of Frell is anything but...

Newmark Theatre  
Inherit the Wind

Directed by Antonio Sonera. By Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee. Based on the famous Scopes “monkey” trial about a high school educator’s choice to teach...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Othello: The Remix

Presented by the Portland Actors Conservatory. This show was commissioned for the Globe Theatre as part of the Cultural Olympiad. Othello: The Remix is an...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Pirates!

Pirates! 2pm

Ahoy, matey! Pack your bags for another swashbuckling musical adventure with the Oregon Symphony’s merry band of pirates! Music from Hook, Peter Pan and more...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
The Musical Comedy Beauty Pageant

Come one, come all to the return of the wackiest show to hit Portland in a long time! Six contestants from all over the United States are vying for one crown...

Darcelle XV - Female Impersonators  
The Taming

In this hilarious, farcical, all-female power-play by award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson, all beauty queen Katherine needs to revolutionize the...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
¡Alebrijes! A Día de Muertos Tale

How do you remember those who came before? Milagro's Season 35 begins with its beloved annual Día de Muertos production. This year, Milagro takes inspiration...

Milagro Theatre  
The Truth Project

The Truth Project is a collection of works by performing artists exploring the overlap of circus arts, dance, narrative and physical theater to explore...

Echo Theater  
Art Museum Public Tour: Modern American Realism

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Presented in conjunction with the...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Brewvana's Eastside Feast Ride

In the land of amazing beer and mouth-watering food, Brewvana delivers. Brewvana will take you to experience Portland's food cart culture and pair it with...

SE Growler Guys  
Stock Your Cellar: Try & Buy Wholesale Wine Event

A handful of local distributors will be tasting their wines at Besaw's – try them all and buy your favorites at wholesale cost. Stock your cellar for the...

Besaw's  
Topdog/Underdog

Street Scenes presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks. The New York Times recently selected Topdog/Underdog as the best...

Chapel Theatre  
Trail Blazers vs. Celtics

The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Boston Celtics as part of the 2018/19 NBA Regular Season.

Moda Center  
Unfolding: A Dance Film Premiere

Join up for an evening celebrating the release of a dance film creation by Muddy Feet Contemporary Dance, SubRosa Dance Collective and director Dylan Wilbur....

Studio NW  
Matisyahu: Acoustic Sets

Matisyahu has formed a band that truly gives itself over to the music, on par with his lyrical desire to connect to something beyond the self. The band...

Aladdin Theater  
The Founding

The Founding is a progressive Celtic band from Kalamazoo, Michigan. With their timeless, energetic and powerful approach to songwriting, they strive to...

Sherwood Center for the Arts  
Viva Italia

Viva Italia 7:30pm

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony (MYS) fittingly kicks off its Downtown Series with its Symphony Orchestra performing ​Viva Italia. This nod to the great...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Lil Xan

Lil Xan 8pm

Diego Leanos, known professionally as Lil Xan, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Redlands, California. He is best known for his breakout hit,...

Roseland Theater  
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra

Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra is a haunting, smart and intense Santa Cruz outfit influenced by blues and traditional folk structures. With:...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Still Dreaming with Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley and Brian Blade

Drawing inspiration, purpose (and of course their name) from the great Old and New Dreams quartet, Still Dreaming with Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley...

Revolution Hall  
Into A Study (Between Venus And Mars): Paul X. Rutz w/ Neuroscientist Amanda Hampton Wray

Be a subject in a neuroscience study at the opening reception. This one-of-a-kind installation reveals paintings designed both as a coherent body of artwork...

Ford Gallery  
Matisyahu: Acoustic Sets

Matisyahu has formed a band that truly gives itself over to the music, on par with his lyrical desire to connect to something beyond the self. The band...

Aladdin Theater  

Sunday, November 11

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