Events

Wednesday, November 28

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  
Holiday Ale Festival

The winter season holds many gifts for beer lovers in the form of big, bold ales designed to fend off the cold chill of a long winter's night. Each year, the...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Handmade NW Holiday Bazaar

Handmade NW is proud to join with the Center for Developmental Health to bring local artisans to OHSU. In its 11th year, this event takes place at the...

OHSU Center for Health & Healing  
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  
Downtown Coffee, Donuts & Delights

On this tastiest of tasting tours, not only will you learn volumes about third wave coffee, but you'll also be treated to decadent delights throughout this...

Public Domain  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Oregon Jewish Museum Public Tours

Please call ahead to confirm tours. Join the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education for weekly public tours of the museum galleries at 1...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
BrewLights

Walk through ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo’s twinkling magical winter wonderland of more than 1.6 million brightly colored lights, while drinking local beer and...

Oregon Zoo  
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  
Story-Based Short Pose Drawing Session

Animators and comic artists, this session is for you. This session features short 1-5 minute poses based on a story.

High Low Art Space  
Bingo

Bingo 7pm

Come out to Foster-Powell and experience one of the neighborhood's fun events. Every Wednesday, Starday Tavern hosts a free bingo night where you can win...

Starday Tavern  
Lake Theater Trivia Night

Come out for a free trivia night every Wednesday. Win great prizes!

Lake Theatre  
OMSI After Dark: Mysteries of Egypt

Walk in the footsteps of Cleopatra and brazen adventurers to explore the ancient wonders of the Nile River Valley at OMSI After Dark. Shoot off water...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Trail Blazers vs. Magic

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

Moda Center  
Willamette Week's Funniest Five Stand-Up Showcase

The Willamette Week polls Portland comedy insiders on the best fresh faces in stand-up comedy. The top five will perform at this showcase.

Revolution Hall  
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  
Everybody

Everybody 7:30pm

Death tells Everybody that their time is up. But Everybody doesn’t want to greet Death alone, so Everybody seeks the company of their friends Stuff, Kinship,...

Artists Repertory 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  
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Two nights, two different lectures: November 28: Adventures in Science Literacy. The joys of knowing how the universe works and the disasters that can...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Twist Your Dickens

Riffing on parodies of A Christmas Carol and nearly every other holiday tradition, this uproarious troupe of talented improv performers will have you rolling...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Squirrel Nut Zippers: The Holiday Caravan

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of Hot, the Squirrel Nut Zippers' visionary creator Jimbo Mathus, along with founding member and partner...

Aladdin Theater  
We Three

We Three 8pm

If there is such a thing as a "musical gene," then there are three siblings in a quiet corner of Oregon who are living proof that it exists. Joshua, Bethany...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
The Dig

The Dig 9pm

The Dig is an upbeat indie rock four-piece from Brooklyn. With: Hustle & Drone, an electronic trio from Portland, Ore.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Wednesday, November 28

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