Events

Saturday, November 24

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 Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights

Presenting the sights, sounds and sensations of the season, The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights is the largest Christmas choral festival in the world....

The Grotto  
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  
Wine Country Thanksgiving

Thirty-six years ago, fewer than a dozen Willamette Valley wineries started the Wine Country Thanksgiving tradition. This year, more than 140 wineries...

Multiple wineries  
Winter Wonderland

Recognized throughout the Pacific Northwest as the “Largest Holiday Light Show West of the Mississippi”, the 25rd annual Winter Wonderland will grab your...

Portland International Raceway  
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  
Little Boxes

The eighth annual Little Boxes is a citywide shopping event that supports Portland's independent local businesses. Visit the event website to download the...

Citywide retailers  
The Semi-Annual Save-A-Palooza Warehouse Sale

Pigeon Toe, North of West and Altar are teaming up again to bring you the warehouse sale of your wildest dreams. You asked and they listened. They are...

Warehouse location  
A Pittock Mansion Christmas: Hobbies and Pastimes

On view November 19-December 31, 2019. From opera to knitting to beekeeping, this year’s Pittock Mansion Christmas will highlight some familiar and...

Pittock Mansion  
America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar

This colorful holiday event has been produced by the same small local company for 33 years. With innovation and creativity, the show has kept pace with...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
Free Pictures with Santa

Portland's local Shane Co. store will host Santa Claus in stores from Friday, November 23 to Sunday, November 25, offering families, couples and friends free...

Shane Co.  
Holiday Express 2018

Join Santa Claus and his elves for a magical ride behind Portland’s famous steam locomotives. Vintage rail cars transport you through wilderness in the heart...

 
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  
Coelho Winery Thanksgiving Weekend

Join Coelho Winery on Thanksgiving weekend, Friday through Sunday, for the launch of its newest product: pinot nouveau. It’s fruity, juicy, right out of the...

Coelho Winery  
Diving Santa

Watch Diving Santa hang out with the resident harbor seals. Santa takes a festive holiday dive in Steller Cove, joining popular zoo resident harbor seals...

Oregon Zoo  
Gather: A Local Pop Up Shop

Join up for local vendors, food and beverages, music and so much more. November 24 is Small Business Saturday -- celebrate all of the amazingly talented...

Leftbank Project  
Guillen Family Benefit Wine Sale & Tasting

Winter’s Hill Estate is hosting a one-day-only wine sale and tasting to benefit the family of wonderful friend and fellow Oregon winemaker Jesus Guillen, who...

Winter's Hill Estate  
Thanksgiving Weekend Open House

Bring your holiday guests out to the winery to celebrate. Adelsheim will open some of their favorite bottles for your holiday table.

Adelsheim Vineyard  
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  
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  
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  
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 Public Tour: Impressionism

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  
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 Semi-Annual Save-A-Palooza Warehouse Sale

Pigeon Toe, North of West and Altar are teaming up again to bring you the warehouse sale of your wildest dreams. You asked and they listened. They are...

Warehouse location  
Project Pop-Up

Project Pop-Up is a one-day market on Small Business Saturday. It will be held at Project Object and will feature six emerging artists and makers. Featured...

Project Object  
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 Christmas Carol: The Musical

Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Disney's The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical,...

Brunish Theatre  
A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Portland Ballet presents John Clifford’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a witty confection of a ballet, on Thanksgiving weekend. The magic begins with...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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  
La Fete du Macaron

Pix Pâtisserie celebrates the French macaron once again at its annual La Fête du Macaron. Thirty colorful flavors will fill the pastry case, tantalizing the...

Pix Patisserie  
Portland's Singing Christmas Tree

Come celebrate Christmas with Portland's favorite holiday tradition. Let the glory of Christmas come alive as the three hundred-voice choir creates a...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American progressive rock band founded in 1996 by Paul O’Neill. The Washington Post has called them “an arena-rock...

Moda Center  
An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas

Chicago sensation Evan Tyrone Martin (Jesus Christ Superstar, Side Show, Oklahoma) warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of musical legend Nat King Cole....

Winningstad Theatre  
A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Portland Ballet presents John Clifford’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a witty confection of a ballet, on Thanksgiving weekend. The magic begins with...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Christmas in the Garden

Enter a charming winter wonderland and find yourself surrounded by live music, artisan vendors, ice skating, snowless tubing and plenty of holiday cheer. New...

Oregon Garden  
The Polar Express

Watch snowflakes float down the giant screen and feel the train rumble via 30,000 watts of digital surround sound when The Polar Express arrives at OMSI’s...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
ZooLights

ZooLights 5pm

Walk through Oregon Zoo’s magical winter wonderland. It wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo’s annual winter...

Oregon Zoo  
Cocktails 101 Class

Learn how to effortlessly make your favorite cocktails at home from the experts at House Spirits Distillery. In their monthly hands-on introductory cocktail...

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  
Portland's Singing Christmas Tree

Come celebrate Christmas with Portland's favorite holiday tradition. Let the glory of Christmas come alive as the three hundred-voice choir creates a...

Keller Auditorium  
A Christmas Carol: The Musical

Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Disney's The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical,...

Brunish Theatre  
A Christmas Memory & Winter Song

Music and stories come together in this cozy celebration of winter. In A Christmas Memory, Truman Capote’s rural Alabama boyhood comes to life, offering a...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, The Ellyn Bye Studio  
Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies

The magic of Disney comes to life in this multimedia showpiece featuring music from the scores of Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Mary...

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  
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  
An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas

Chicago sensation Evan Tyrone Martin (Jesus Christ Superstar, Side Show, Oklahoma) warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of musical legend Nat King Cole....

Winningstad Theatre  
The Next Waltz

For the seventh year in a row, a stellar lineup of Portland all-stars sing and play the music from The Band's final concert, which happened 42 years ago this...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Tony Furtado Band feat. Stephanie Schneiderman

Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Tony is an evocative and soulful...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American progressive rock band founded in 1996 by Paul O’Neill. The Washington Post has called them “an arena-rock...

Moda Center  
Cadillacs for Everyone

The Cadillacs evoke sounds that take you on a musical journey from vintage blues rock to modern, silk-laden pop trends.

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Casey Neill & The Norway Rats

This show will be the record release show for Portland's storied folk-punk supergroup Casey Neill & the Norway Rats' new CD/LP Subterrene. With: Jeffrey...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
My Suicide Note

Why would someone want to kill themselves? See the comedy show that inspired the highly-praised TEDx Talk on dark humor. Collin Williams' critically...

Funhouse Lounge  

Saturday, November 24

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