Events

Friday, November 2

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...

Director Park  
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  
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  
Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event brings...

Multiple venues  
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 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 Hoxton, Portland: Opening Sneak Peek Events

The Hoxton, Portland opens its doors in Old Town Chinatown for a sneak peek during the week of October 29-November 4, 2018. Friends and neighbors are invited...

The Hoxton, Portland  
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  
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  
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  
Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase

The Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase presented by the Lan Su Chinese Garden & Floral Design Institute features stunning displays from the region’s top...

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  
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  
Eli's Town

Eli's Town 11am

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
The Portland SkiFever & Snowboard Show

Celebrate winter at Portland's only ski show. For three big days, SkiFever is Oregon's largest ski and snowboard retailer. Save up to 70% on gear and enjoy...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
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  
Pearl District Chocolate Pairing Tour

What better way to spend a Friday afternoon than to discover the rich and diverse chocolate and beverage scene on Portland’s West Side? This three-hour...

Various locations  
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  
Community Celebration: Día de Muertos

Portland Art Museum opens its doors to host an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity event: Día de Muertos. Día de Muertos is a Mexican celebration to...

Portland Art Museum, Mark Building  
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  
Holiday Marketplace

Join the Arts Council of Lake Oswego for the second annual hand-selected, all-media Holiday Marketplace. This exhibition showcases work including fine art,...

ARTspace  
Día de los Muertos

Join the Portland Mercado for its two-days-long Día de Los Muertos celebration. Come and learn more about this traditional celebration and visit the altar...

Portland Mercado  
Festival de Dia de Muertos

Thanks to Neighbors West-Northwest, Friendly House is ecstatic to present: Festival de Dia de Muertos. Bring your family and friends, and be part of this...

Friendly House  
Wayfinding Academy Lab: Locating the Artistic Impulse

This Lab will consider the artistic impulse: what it is, its value in day to day life and what potential it possesses to transform in connection with the...

Wayfinding Academy  
45 Reasons Why

“'Seeking: Anyone willing to be photographed with an object of their choice that represents an idea, belief, value or right threatened under the current...

811 Stark  
Art Museum Public Tour: Slow Looking

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

Portland Art Museum  
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: Tea on 65th

Tea on 65th is a house exhibit of art and music. Featuring: 29 visual artists (sculpture, painting, illustration, tattoo, etc.)Five bands (ranging from jazz...

Private residence  
The Beneath

The Beneath consists of three all new, terrifying haunted attractions located in the 40,000 square foot Veterans Memorial Coliseum Exhibit Hall. Show your...

Veterans Memorial Coliseum  
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  
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  
Winterhawks vs. Royals

The Portland Winterhawks play against the Victoria Royals.

Moda Center  
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  
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  
A Midsummer Night at the Savoy

Rejoice! brings the energy of Harlem to Portland by examining spaces that allowed African American arts to flourish and marinate in U.S. history. In...

Portland Playhouse  
Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls 7:30pm

Presented by Stumptown Stages. A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s...

Winningstad Theatre  
Festival Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets feat. Pacifica Quartet

Presented by Friends of Chamber Music. The titanic career of Ludwig van Beethoven spanned the transition between the Classical tradition and the expansion of...

Lincoln Performance 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  
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  
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 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  
Verdi's La Traviata

A crown jewel of grand opera, Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata tells the story of the brilliant and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta Valéry as she falls...

Keller Auditorium  
Verdi's La Traviata

Presented by Portland Opera. A crown jewel of grand opera, La Traviata tells the story of the brilliant and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta Valéry as...

Keller Auditorium  
Harriet Tubman (Early Show)

Presented by PDX Jazz and Soul’d Out. Harriet Tubman formed in 1998 when drummer J.T. Lewis, guitarist Brandon Ross and bassist Melvin Gibbs came together to...

Jack London Revue  
Lucky Chops

Lucky Chops has captivated audiences around the world with their unique brand of fiery, funky brass music. Now an international touring act, the band began...

Wonder Ballroom  
PDX Radio Theatre Live

A night of audio dramas, both original and classic, in the style of vintage radio. The Diarist will beguile and seduce you as attraction and obsession...

Twilight Theatre Company  
The Nitemare B4 Xmas

Portland's legendary performance troupe Saloon Ensemble and special guests Three For Silver present a whole new celebration of the Day of the Dead with this...

Alberta Rose 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  
Music Forever, Beer For Everyone: Pure Bathing Culture

Based on the popularity of their summer festival, Stackstock, Public Coast Brewing has teamed up once more with dreamy pop band Pure Bathing Culture, “raw...

Polaris Hall  
Passenger

Passenger 8:30pm

By the start of last year, Mike Rosenberg knew his life was about to change. To what extent, he had no idea, which was probably just as well. Had someone...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Pure Bathing Culture

It's a rare and beautiful thing when a band emerges fully formed, but it makes perfect sense in the case of guitarist Daniel Hindman and keyboardist Sarah...

Polaris Hall  
Arthur C. Lee, Future Historians

Arthur C. Lee: “… graceful indie rock … that blends serene guitar melodies, crisp piano notes and dreamy falsetto vocals.” - Oregon Public...

World Famous Kenton Club  
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  
Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson is an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, born and raised in the small Oregon logging town of Coquille. Her...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club is an indie rock band from Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. It consists of vocalist and bassist David Monks, keyboardist Graham Wright,...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Night Cheese: Pizzagiving

Night Cheese is a nonsense basement variety show for anyone who is into art, food and weirdness. Each month, it is joined by a local artist and comedian(s)...

Kickstand Comedy Space  
Harriet Tubman (Late Show)

Presented by PDX Jazz and Soul’d Out. Harriet Tubman formed in 1998 when drummer J.T. Lewis, guitarist Brandon Ross and bassist Melvin Gibbs came together to...

Jack London Revue  

Friday, November 2

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