Events

Sunday, November 4

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  
Aquavit Week

The seventh annual Aquavit Week, the week-long celebration of the signature spirit of the Nordics, returns for 2018 from November 4 to 10, 2018. This year’s...

Multiple venues  
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  
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 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  
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  
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  
Autumn Brunch at Raptor Ridge Winery 

In-house Chef Irene Bonn Laney is creating a seasonally inspired brunch, skillfully paired with Raptor Ridge wines. Seating is limited; purchase your tickets...

Raptor Ridge Winery  
Clark County Open Studios

A self-guided tour where 50 local artists open their studios to the public and share how, why and where their art is created. This is a unique opportunity to...

Studios throughout Clark County  
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  
Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest

The Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest is the largest expo of its kind in the Portland area. Whether you’re thinking about going gluten free or you’re a...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
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  
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  
Whiskey & Ramen

Fubonn proudly presents Willamette Week’s Ramen and Whisky (part 2). Six ramen chefs and bartenders battle it out to bring you the best ramen taster and...

Leftbank Annex  
Art Museum Family Tour: Every Picture Tells A Story

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  
Market Obscura

Join up for the launch of the first-ever Market Obscura, a darkly peculiar pop-up market. Featuring a curated, eclectic mix of vendors local to Portland and...

White Owl Social Club  
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  
A Life

A Life 2pm, 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  
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  
Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls 2pm, 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  
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  
Johannes Brahms: An English Requiem

Celebration Works Concert Series presents Brahms's A German Requiem, sung in English and performed by the First Presbyterian Church (FPC) chancel choir with...

First Presbyterian Church of Portland, OR  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Rachel Calof's Story

Follow a dramatized story of Rachel Calof, a Jewish picture bride, as she emigrates from Russia to Devil’s Lake, North Dakota in 1894 to marry a man she has...

Congregation Beth Israel  
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 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  
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  
Andrew Hsu and Daniel Hsu, Piano Four Hands

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW). CMNW's dynamic former Protégé composer and pianist Andrew Hsu is joined by his 2017 Van Cliburn bronze...

Lincoln Recital Hall  
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  
Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3: "Scottish Symphony”

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) presents its November Classical Concert. Two years after his debut performance at Skyview Concert Hall in 2016, local...

Skyview Concert Hall  
Sister Hazel

Platinum-selling group Sister Hazel will be bringing their energetic show featuring new music and chart-topping hits to play Portland. Fans can expect a...

Revolution Hall  
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  
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  
Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet

Presented by PDX Jazz. "Mark Guiliana, a technical master with a rare sense of musicality, has over the last decade become one of the most influential...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Petrushka

Petrushka 7:30pm

A classical concert presented by Oregon Symphony. The tale of Petrushka comes to life with exhilarating stage creations by Doug Fitch, weaving together...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
An Evening With David Crosby & Friends

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour this fall. Crosby is joined...

Aladdin Theater  
Rachael O'Brien Live w/ Guest Sabrina Danzl

Oregon native Rachael O'Brien is a stand-up comedian and actress who can be seen on Bravo's hit TV show Vanderpump Rules, which recently aired its sixth...

Curious Comedy Theater  
Sister Hazel

Originating from Gainesville, Fla., Sister Hazel is comprised of five gifted, seasoned musicians whose wellspring of natural talent has been called "one of...

Revolution Hall  
Soja: Poetry In Motion Tour

Mention folk music to the average listener and the list of usual suspects come to mind: Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Woody Guthrie, et cetera. Talk to Soja lead...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Birdtalker

Zack and Dani were married in 2012 and soon after their wedding, they tried writing a couple of songs together. They liked it, so they wrote a couple more....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
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  
Still Corners

Still Corners return in 2018 with a new album, Slow Air. Evoking the atmospheric sounds Still Corners is known for, Slow Air continues the band's journey...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, November 4

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