Events

Friday, November 9

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 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  
OMSI After Dark: Corklandia

Regional wines and local cuisine: It's Corklandia, presented by Country Financial at OMSI After Dark. Get your fill of wonderful wines and fantastic food;...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Orycon 40

OryCon is Oregon’s premier fan-run annual science fiction/fantasy convention held in Portland since 1979. OryCon is a 100% volunteer based production of...

Red Lion Hotel, Jantzen Beach  
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  
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  
Holiday Food & Gift Festival

The 29th Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival returns to Portland. This festival is one of the largest holiday celebrations in the Northwest, drawing...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C  
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  
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  
60th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

This event, the premier RV Show in the Northwest, is a showcase for the freedom of the RV lifestyle, perfect for RV enthusiasts and novices alike. Featuring...

Portland Expo Center  
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 60th Annual Portland Metro RV Show

This premier Northwest RV show is a showcase for the freedom of the RV lifestyle. The show will feature:Hundreds of RVsAll the best models, including motor...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
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  
Holiday Tree Arrival

Come to the Square to officially kick off the 2018 holiday season in downtown with the arrival of Portland’s 75-foot Douglas Fir donated by Stimson Lumber...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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  
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  
Portland Podcast Festival

The annual Portland Podcast Festival (PPF) was founded in 2017 by Jason Lamb (Minority Retort), Greg Nibler and Sarah X Dylan (both of Funemployment Radio)....

Various locations  
¡Salud! Big Board Auction and Pinot Party

All new format. Enjoy sweeping views of Oregon wine country before stepping into Ponzi Vineyard's crush pad for music, a glass of bubbles and a silent...

Ponzi Vineyards  
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  
Gorge Wine Weekend

For one delightful weekend, wine lovers, winemakers, winegrowers and chefs come together to celebrate the finale of the season - the completion of harvest....

Various locations  
My People’s Market

A Diverse Marketplace of Multicultural Vendors My People’s Market is a marketplace re-imagined as a gathering of Portland’s diverse and vibrant...

Custom Blocks  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live

After an incredible tour in 2017, Mystery Science Theater 3000 announced the MST3K Live 30th Anniversary Tour featuring, for the first time in 25 years,...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert 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  
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  
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  
PSU Steinway Piano Series Recital by Jenny Lin

The PSU Steinway Piano Series features internationally known performers who are also outstanding teachers for a weekend of recitals and master classes. Jenny...

Lincoln Recital Hall, Enter building through glass doors at Southwest Broadway and Southwest Market  
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 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  
¡Alebrijes! A Día de Muertos Tale

How do you remember those who came before? Milagro's Season 35 begins with its beloved annual Día de Muertos production. This year, Milagro takes inspiration...

Milagro 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  
Cherub

Cherub 8pm

Cherub is a sexy electro-­‐pop duo that is the dance love-­child of '80s funk and pop-­‐ music from the future. The members of Cherub, Jordan Kelley and...

Wonder Ballroom  
Gad Elmaleh

Gad Elmaleh is one of the biggest and most recognizable comedic talents in the world, with a number of exciting projects in the works. Gad’s first...

Newmark Theatre  
Gad Elmaleh

French comedy star Gad Elmaleh is set to bring his stand-up tour worldwide with the launch of The Dream Tour. Kicking off September 20 in Antwerp, Belgium,...

Newmark Theatre  
Jeffrey Foucault

Jeffrey's latest release, Blood Brothers, has hit the Billboard charts and is receiving rave reviews. "Mesmerizing, meditative ... alluring and relatable...

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  
This Will Destroy You

Formed in the early 2000s, This Will Destroy You have spent the last decade and a half touring the planet relentlessly between recording studio albums and...

Aladdin Theater  
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  
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  
Milo Greene

Milo Greene is an ever-evolving indie pop band from L.A. touring its new album. With: Charley Dam.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The Devil Makes Three w/ Erika Wennerstrom

"There's a road that goes out of every town. All you've got to do is get on it," Pete Bernhard says. The guitarist/singer and his cohorts in the raw and...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
William Clark Green

William Clark Green Is not one for pulling punches. Where some songwriters trade in subtlety and dancing around blunt truths with clever feints and metaphor,...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live

After an incredible tour in 2017, Mystery Science Theater 3000 announced the MST3K Live 30th Anniversary Tour featuring, for the first time in 25 years,...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  

Friday, November 9

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