Events

Saturday, November 17

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  
Christmas Sips:  A Wine Country Holiday Escape

Escape from the hectic holidays with lodging at a local B&B, gourmet two-course breakfasts and romantic tours of three wineries. The all-inclusive holiday...

Red Hills of Dundee  
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  
Factitious Matter

Four masters of trompe l'oeil show us there is beauty in the banal and delight in the disposable. Featuring Brett Kern, Tim Kowalczyk, Dylan Martinez, and...

Eutectic Gallery  
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  
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  
PDX Pop-Up Shops

PDX Pop-Up Shops return Nov. 15–Dec. 24, 2018, housing local designers and artists in vacant storefronts in downtown Portland. With three locations —inside...

Pioneer Place  
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  
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  
We.Construct.Marvels.Between.Monuments

The Portland Art Museum welcomes a dynamic, artist-led experiment that will transform the fourth floor of the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art...

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  
Plucky Maidens Holiday Fest

Join up for vintage, antique and artisan holiday shopping at the delightful and beloved Oaks Park Dance Pavilion in Southeast Portland. Featuring Portland's...

Oaks Amusement Park  
Wes Knodel's Rose City Gun and Knife Show

The Wes Knodel Gun Show is the home of the Original Rose City Gun and Knife Show in Portland.

Portland Expo Center, Halls A  
2018 Olio Nuovo Festival

The Olio Nuovo Festival is a celebration of freshly milled olive oil and is your first chance to taste and purchase this season’s fresh, unfiltered extra...

Durant Olive Mill  
525 Pop-Up Shop

The seventh annual 525 Pop-Up Shop will be showcasing work from over 50 of Portland’s top creatives. Goods—and they don’t use that word lightly--range from...

The Loft at Eighth Ave (VT Group Building)  
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  
Brewvana's Coffee, Beer & Donut Tour

Although Seattle comes in first when it comes to coffee culture, Portland has learned a lot from its neighbors and comes in close second. Brewvana has an...

Various locations  
Gem Faire Trade Show 2018

Gem Faire is one of the largest gem, jewelry and bead shows in the United States. With nearly 50 shows a year, Gem Faire brings to the West Coast (and some...

Oregon Convention Center  
Japanese Poetry, Art & Culture Weekend

Spark your own poetic imagination by going deeper into some of the themes, materials and creative processes represented in the exhibition. This occasional...

Portland Art Museum  
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)  
Larch Mountain Country Artisans' Heart of the Country Show and Sale

Come to the 39th annual premier showing of fine arts, crafts, folks and handiwork by area artists.

Glenn Otto Community Park, Sam Cox Building  
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  
Miller Family Free Day: Poetic Imagination In Japanese Art

The Museum celebrates a community free day as part of its Japanese Poetry, Art & Culture Weekend Series. Spend some time going deeper into some of the...

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  
No Intermission! A Playwriting Class on the One-Act Play

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski The one-act play is the lightning bolt of the theatrical form. It strikes hard, fast and powerfully, never letting an...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
Pre-Thanksgiving Youngberg Hill Wine Release

Youngberg Hill will be showcasing its 2016 Natasha, Jordan & Bailey blocks estate pinot noir wines.

Youngberg Hill  
Wild Arts Festival

Where else can you mingle with famous artists and authors while meeting a Great Horned Owl? Join up for Portland Audubon’s 2018 Wild Arts Festival – the...

Montgomery Park  
Fermentation And Your Microbiome

Fermentation is one of the oldest and simplest means of preserving foods. It is also the best way to manage your gut microbiome, the ~100 trillion bacteria...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
La Ruta PDX Turkish Breakfast Feast

La Ruta PDX presents a Turkish breakfast feast at Plaza Del Toro inspired by the Toro Bravo Inc Restaurant Group team’s recent trip to Istanbul. Restaurateur...

Plaza Del Toro  
Quaker Artisan Faire

West Hills Friends Church is hosting a Quaker Artisan Faire to support their Friends Medical Team to Kenya. A portion of each artist’s sales is pledged to...

West Hills Friends Church  
Tyger! Tyger!: New works by Jeffry Mitchell

“It is such intense proximities that magnetize, inspire and buoy artist Jeffry Mitchell’s tragicomic universe, imbuing his current exhibition with an...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Worldly Travel Festival

Worldly Travel Fest is a free public event with the mission to help people overcome barriers and inspire international travel. Going abroad is a wonderful...

Lucky Lab Northwest  
Books & Boxes

Presenting ten artists’ take on book arts and assemblage: John Simpkins, who paints contemporary allegories in a ghost town at the edge of Oregon’s Alvord...

Roll-Up Studio + Gallery  
Dark Days: Tasting Event

A one-day-only tasting event of amazing dark Belgian beers. View the Facebook event page here.

The Abbey Bar & Bottle Shop  
Distillery Row Cocktail Crawl: The Hot Toddy

The eight craft distilleries known as Distillery Row, plus three from the NW Distiller’s District, are dedicating their monthly Cocktail Crawl to the popular...

Rolling River Spirits  
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  
Pre-Thanksgiving Wine Flights

Enjoy two days of special wine flights and a seasonal menu. Bring home bottles for the Thanksgiving table.

Fullerton Tasting Room  
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  
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  
Chocolate 101 East Side Walking Tour

Chocolate Pursuit tours include spending the afternoon touring the dynamic and delicious craft chocolate and confection scene on Portland’s East Side. This...

Various locations  
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  
World Tea Tour: India

Join up for an exploration of Indian teas. In this class, you'll travel through the world's second largest tea-producing country, cupping tea from the...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
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  
Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted 2pm, 5pm

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  
POGO's The Barber of Seville: Chehalem Cultural Center

Portland Opera To Go presents a bilingual adaptation of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. Set in Alta California in the 1830s, we have retained all of...

Chehalem Cultural Center  
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  
¿Listen?

¿Listen? 2pm, 7:30pm

Join Polaris Dance Theatre for the world premiere of the company's ¿Listen?, a dance commentary reflecting on the galvanization of views and conflicting...

Polaris Dance Theatre  
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  
Literary Inspirations: Allison Eldredge on Cello

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra (PCSO) welcomes cellist and recording artist Allison Eldredge. She is a recipient of the coveted Avery Fisher Career...

Reynolds High School Performing Arts Center  
Brewvana's Beers & Barrels Tour

Beer + whiskey = match made in heaven! Beer and whiskey are surprisingly similar in ingredients and process. In fact, you have to make beer to make whiskey!...

Various locations  
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  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
An Evening of Esperanza: Building Hope in the Immigrant Community

World-renowned jazz musician Esperanza Spalding is coming back to her native Portland to perform in support of local affordable housing and immigrants'...

Ecotrust  
Any Port In The Storm: A Twilight Port Tasting

Just in time for fall's blustery weather, come taste award-winning ports that will warm your bones. Gather under a heated tent in the Black Rabbit Courtyard...

McMenamins Edgefield  
Mortified Portland

Hailed a "cultural phenomenon" by Newsweek and celebrated by This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, Entertainment Weekly and beyond,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
Treguas

Treguas 7pm

This night will be the grand opening of Fuller Rosen Gallery, featuring an opening reception for the artwork of Angélica Maria Millán Lozano. The solo...

Fuller Rosen Gallery  
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  
An Empire of Silver and Gold

Portland Baroque Orchestra welcomes Dr. Daniel Zuluaga back to lead this trailblazing program of music that was gathered from the archives of Latin American...

First Baptist Church  
Beethoven: Emperor

Presented by the Oregon Symphony. With some of the most magnificent and sublime themes in the repertoire, Beethoven’s forward-looking “Emperor” is perhaps...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
Perceiving the Constant

A modern dance performance choreographed by Jessica Hightower and performed by Jessica Hightower, Dorinda Holler and Keely McIntyre. Perceiving the Constant...

New Expressive Works  
The Art of Blushing & The Lazarus Complex

Presented by Hand2Mouth Theater. Writer Ben Moorad's grandfather was a psychiatrist in New Britain, Connecticut, who collected 124 stories from 1941 to 1948...

Shout House  
The Nutcracker

Presented by the Oregon International Ballet Academy (OIBA). Choreography by Xuan Cheng/Ye Li after Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov. Music by Pyotr Ilyich...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
The Taming

The Taming 7:30pm

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

CoHo Theatre  
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  
¿Listen?

¿Listen? 7:30pm

Join Polaris Dance Theatre for the world premiere of the company's ¿Listen?, a dance commentary reflecting on the galvanization of views and conflicting...

Polaris Dance Theatre  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  
Ramble On (Led Zeppelin Tribute) & Barracuda (Heart Tribute)

Ramble On is Portland's most popular Led Zeppelin tribute. Lead singer Rich Ray nails the high tenor vocals made famous by Robert Plant, with all the power...

Aladdin Theater  
5 Guys Named Moe

With lyrics like "Who's the greatest band around?" and "Who makes the cats jump up and down?" 5 Guys Named Moe was originally named after the 1943 hit song...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Horseshoes And Hand Grenades & T Sisters

After seven years, three albums, innumerable sold out shows and countless beers, bluegrass mavericks Horseshoes & Hand Grenades appropriately consider...

Star Theater  
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  
Jenny Don't & The Spurs

Jenny Don't and the Spurs are Portland's hottest new roots-country four-piece. Featuring Jenny Don't, Kelly Halliburton (P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S., Pierced Arrows),...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Khruangbin

Texan trio Khruangbin is formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar and Donald "DJ" Johnson on drums. The band takes its influence from 1960s Thai...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Mortified Portland

Hailed a "cultural phenomenon" by Newsweek and celebrated by This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, Entertainment Weekly and beyond,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Dan Savage's HUMP! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes -...

Revolution Hall  

Saturday, November 17

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