Events

Saturday, May 12

And So We Walked

"Actress DeLanna Studi (who has performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and is a standout in Portland Center Stage’s “Astoria”) was born and raised in...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA

Famous for such stop-action animated feature films as Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Coraline (2009), LAIKA is at the center of...

Portland Art Museum  
CCNA: Interwoven Radiance

The Portland Art Museum’s Center for Contemporary Native Art takes a deep dive into the weaving practice of the Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers of the...

Portland Art Museum  
Common Ground

"This traveling show organized by the Denver Art Museum draws from eight separate series of photographs by Fazal Sheikh, taken between 1989 and 2013. Sheikh...

Portland Art Museum  
Fences

"Many artistic virtues helped Portland Playhouse quickly become a Portland theatrical powerhouse. Its deftness with the works of August Wilson — presented in...

Portland Playhouse  
Kingdom Animalia

"Although there are larger shows ongoing at the Portland Art Museum (including an immersion experience into the LAIKA animation studio and paintings by three...

Portland Art Museum  
More Than Pink

Woodburn Premium Outlets has teamed up with Susan G. Komen to help in the fight against breast cancer as part of its More Than Pink campaign. Come out to the...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years

"Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years" at the Oregon Historical Society brings the Civil Rights Movement of the state from the 1960s and '70s to...

Oregon Historical Society  
Robot Revolution

In the near future, robots will become our companions and colleagues – changing the way we play, live and work together. Come see the coolest robots ever...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Su-mei Tse: L’Echo

Su-Mei Tse (born Luxembourg, 1973) trained as a classical cellist in a family of musicians. As a visual artist, her work unites sound, image, and body in a...

Portland Art Museum  
Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra

This concert will revolve around the music of bassists whose music influenced Chuck Israels’s playing, composing and arranging. Hearing Oscar Pettiford’s...

Classic Pianos  
Kids Fishing Festival

Join Columbia Springs for a day of fishy fun. The first hour of fishing is dedicated to kids with special needs; everyone is welcome to attend other festival...

Columbia Springs  
Woman Up!

Woman Up! 8am

In conjunction with Portland Monthly’s May Oregon Woman issue, the second annual Woman Up! event will bring together experts from across the city—and...

Marylhurst University  
Run Mama Run

This is a fun Mother's Day weekend run/walk. Register to participate in a 10K run/walk or 5K stroller-friendly run/walk. Registration includes: One adult...

Mt Tabor Park  
2018 Mid-Century Modern Home Tour & MIX:MOD After Tour Party

Restore Oregon will celebrate the unique perspective of John Storrs brought to the region’s architectural landscape at its annual Mid-Century Modern Home...

Oregon College of Art & Craft  
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  
Mother's Day Rhododendron Show & Sale

Come and view t he flowers at their peak bloom time. The show opens at noon on Saturday, May 12. The Garden will be open at 9 a.m. There will be a sale in...

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden  
Mother's Day Rhododendron Show and Sale

A visit to Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden on Mother's Day weekend has been a decades-long tradition. The beauty of the season is everywhere when the...

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden  
Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell

Ford Gallery presents Renée Hartig & Kelli MacConnell. The landscape of the beloved Pacific Northwest is as striking and varied as the work of these two...

Ford Gallery  
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  
Asian Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Lan Su Chinese Garden this May with exciting cultural performances and activities each weekend. Lan Su hosts exciting...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Digging In The Dirt

Join The Oregon Garden for Digging in the Dirt presented by Columbia Bank. Beginning at 10 a.m., enjoy a day outdoors planting spring annual flowers. After...

Oregon Garden  
Forces of Nature: Historic Portland Floods, Fires, Ice & Snow

Portland is known for its mild climate and beautiful natural surroundings, but the city has felt nature’s fury during its 170-year history. From a downtown...

Pittock Mansion  
Free Family Morning - Traditional Storytelling

Join up for a special storytelling event hosted by Ed Edmo celebrating Native American culture. Ed Edmo is a Native American with Shoshone-Bannock-Nez Perce...

Washington County Museum at PCC Rock Creek  
GamanFest 2018: Reclaiming Identity Through Arts & Activism

The Oregon Nikkei Endowment, in partnership with Portland Community College, is proud to present: GamanFest: Reclaiming Identity Through Art & Activism....

PCC Cascade Campus Moriarty Auditorium & Student Union  
Military Appreciation Month

Join the Woodburn Premium Outlets in celebrating Military Appreciation Month this May with special giveaways and discounts. From noon to 6 p.m. on May 5, 12...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
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  
Shokunin: Five Leading Artisans From Kyoto

Combining Portland’s love of handmade art and craftsmanship with Japanese culture, Shokunin: Five Leading Artisans From Kyoto brings some of Kyoto’s finest...

Portland Japanese Garden  
St. Johns Bizarre

The St Johns Bizarre is a uniquely-crafted celebration that kicks off the summer street fair season in Portland with music, kids' activities and more. Held...

 
The Han Collection & Jill Torberson

See original work by local artist Jill Torberson and a display of work from The Han Collection featuring artists from Portland’s sister city, Suzhou. Their...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Celebrate Mothers at the Portland Aerial Tram

Get the kids ready for Mother’s Day and get them out of the house to enjoy some family time at the Portland Aerial Tram. Bring home a hand-made craft for Mom...

Portland Aerial Tram  
GeekCraft Expo PDX

Skip the long lines for Mother's Day brunch this year and bring Mom here (admission is free) to get her a one-of-a-kind gift! GeekCraft Expo PDX is the place...

Oregon Convention Center  
Mother's Day Pop Up Market

Featuring locally made and crafted good from 16 women owned businesses, designers, creatives and makers. Come enjoy llight lunch and beverage options (bubbly...

Nightwood Society  
The Feeling Good Handbook

Through narrative paintings by Heidi Hahn and video works and installation by Shana Moulton, The Feeling Good Handbook is an exhibition that grapples with...

Upfor Gallery  
Thresholds & Reflections: New Paintings By Deborah DeWit

For her new exhibition, Deborah DeWit continues to consider the human experience and moments in time through natural and figurative subjects rendered in...

White Bird Gallery  
 Rang Barse 2018

Amrapali Events in association with Amrapali Boutique, Bollywood Movez & Salon Amrapali invites you to come and join the 6th Annual Rang Barse on Saturday,...

City Of Hillsboro: Sports Complex  
2018 Curatorial Prize: Ultra Vivid Dreaming Photo Exhibition

Photography and video by Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. and Shikeith. Curated by Ashley Stull Meyers.

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Avengers: Infinity War Wine Pairing

Portland's self-proclaimed weirdest wine bar and shop is pairing 12 wines to 12 heroes and villains from Avengers: Infinity War! Join up May 6-15 to...

Pairings Portland  
Cultivation Classic 2018

Cultivation Classic is the planet’s only cannabis competition for craft cannabis produced in Oregon with a regenerative approach — no mineral salts or...

Revolution Hall  
Laurie Lambrecht: Jungle Road Photo Exhibition

Intermittently over a period of two years, Laurie Lambrecht photographed the lush habitat surrounding the Robert Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island,...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Peter Pan

Peter Pan 12pm, 4pm

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is delighted to close the 25th Anniversary Season with their flagship production. What better way to celebrate their...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Place Names

Place Names Manuel Arturo Abreu and Christopher Paul Jordan Place Names is an exhibition by regional artists Manuel Arturo Abreu (Portland, OR) and...

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, BPJ 3rd Floor  
Portland Thorns FC vs. Orlando Pride

Watch the Portland Thorns FC take on Orlando Pride! Cheer with the Rose City Riveters at Providence Park and become part of a Portland tradition.

Providence Park  
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 Society of Artists Group Exhibit w/ Portland Photographers Forum

Portland Photographers Forum collaborates with Oregon Society of Artists (OSA) to present a Group Exhibit of Photography. The opening reception will be on...

Oregon Society of Artists  
A Year With Frog & Toad

To celebrate Oregon Children's Theatre's 30th season, they're reviving this award-winning musical. Best friends, Frog and Toad, have an adventure for each...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
Forktown Food Tours Downtown Culinary Tour

Stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown with Forktown! Forktown will make six delicious stops to eat and drink, which may include one of the largest food...

Downtown Portland, exact location sent to you after booking  
Major Barbara

Major Barbara 2pm, 7:30pm

By George Bernard Shaw. Barbara, recently engaged and a Major in the Salvation Army, agrees to let her estranged industrialist father visit her mission, and...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, U.S. Bank Main Stage  
The Short Adventures of Wallace and Gromit

Established in 1972, Aardman Animation vaulted to international affection with the release of A Grand Day Out (1989), the first of Nick Park’s stop-motion...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Compose

Compose 2:30pm, 7:30pm

In a rare opportunity for both dancers and musicians, PDX Contemporary Ballet and Northwest Piano Trio take the stage to present Compose – an exciting...

NEW Expressive Works  
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  
Peter Pan

Peter Pan 4pm

Northwest Children's Theater (NWCT) is delighted to close the 25th Anniversary Season with their flagship production. What better way to celebrate their...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Accumulator 1

Accumulator 1 4:30pm

Recently restored, Svěrák’s wild, prescient comedy remains one of the most popular films in Czech cinema history. Olda (Petr Forman), who lives life...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
A Year With Frog & Toad

To celebrate Oregon Children's Theatre's 30th season, they're reviving this award-winning musical. Best friends, Frog and Toad, have an adventure for each...

Newmark Theatre  
Feria de Portland

Join up for the Northwest's largest flamenco party, the third annual Feria de Portland. Bring out your flamenco finest, your best jaleos and an appetite for...

AudioCinema  
2018 Mid-Century Modern Home Tour & MIX:MOD After Tour Party

Restore Oregon will celebrate the unique perspective of John Storrs brought to the region’s architectural landscape at its annual Mid-Century Modern Home...

Oregon College of Art & Craft  
British Baking

Do you love the amazing looking baked goods on the Great British Baking Show? Learn how to be a great British Baker in your own home! Come explore the world...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
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 Chamber Music: Free Woodstock Neighborhood Concert

Along with famous works by Puccini, Saint-Saëns and Rachmaninoff, Portland Chamber Music will be presenting several pieces from the recent concert Immigrant...

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church  
Spring Fling BarFly Bus Tour Pub Crawl

Catch Spring fever on the BarFly Bus. You'll have a blast on the Spring Fling BarFly Bus Tour as it hits a variety of bars, clubs, dives and lounges. It's a...

BarFly Bus  
Stephen Ashbrook

West Coast singer/songwriter Stephen Ashbrook had access to only two records growing up (Simon & Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water and Jesus Christ...

Aladdin Theater  
Wind in the Willows

While Rat introduces her new friend Mole to a bucolic life of boating and picnics along the great River, another friend, the extravagant Mr. Toad, craves...

Gresham Little Theater  
Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward

From the delightfully wicked mind of Noël Coward, the 20th century’s master of British wit and sophistication, Blithe Spirit sparkles with out-of-this-world...

Vault Theater  
Compose

Compose 7:30pm

In a rare opportunity for both dancers and musicians, PDX Contemporary Ballet and Northwest Piano Trio take the stage to present Compose – an exciting...

NEW Expressive Works  
Evita

Evita 7:30pm

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between...

Brunish Theatre  
Ice Mother

Ice Mother 7:30pm

Sláma’s charming, romantic drama centers on themes of familial conflict and the possibility of rebirth at any age. After her husband’s death, Hana lives...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Joshua Bell

Joshua Bell 7:30pm

The world’s most famous violinist returns to the Oregon Symphony to perform Bernstein’s Serenade, often described as a “love piece” by the composer....

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Major Barbara

Major Barbara 7:30pm

By George Bernard Shaw. Barbara, recently engaged and a Major in the Salvation Army, agrees to let her estranged industrialist father visit her mission, and...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, U.S. Bank Main Stage  
Our Waters: Big River to the Pacific

Presented by Cascadia Composers. This concert features works by Northwest composers that honor the history and culture of the Columbia River watershed. This...

Native American Student and Community Center, 110  
Rain & Roses

Rain & Roses 7:30pm

"BodyVox specializes in a sort of dance theater that often employs a full toolbox of visual and theatrical effects to make its often humorous, though...

The North Warehouse  
Rigoletto

Rigoletto 7:30pm

One fateful day, the course of Rigoletto’s life changes forever. So there’s this philandering Duke in Mantua, a town in northern Italy. He likes to sleep...

Keller Auditorium  
Sister Act

Sister Act 7:30pm

Directed by Michael Snider. Music by Alan Menken. Book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Based on the hit...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Stand Up, Sit Down, Roll Over

Presented by Boom Arts. “An absolute delight: moving, warm, generous and sparkling with the absurdly hilarious interjections of a woman who has both...

Echo Theater  
The Fretless

The Fretless 7:30pm

The finale concert of the season with the Fretless. A Second Saturday Community Concert. Doors at 6:45 p.m. The Fretless is a new approach to folk music...

Winona Grange #271  
To Fly Again

To Fly Again 7:30pm

A zany group of clown musicians and a clan of clay-tossed dancers roam a barren land in this new Imago work. The clowns’ thoughts arise and pass like clouds,...

Imago Theatre  
Watsonville: Some Place Not Here

Set in Watsonville, California, a story of women’s triumph loosely based on a 1985–1987 Cannery strike, a Richter scale earthquake, and a vision of the...

Milagro Theatre  
Diversa & Back Fence PDX present Super: Women in Tech

Diversa is driven to find ways to make learning more accessible and meaningful to all people. This means continuously evolving by researching and...

Aladdin Theater  
Count Bass D: Live

Rapper/producer/multi-instrumentalist/world-renowned hip-hop artist Count Bass D returns to Portland for one night only, featuring a set with live band,...

The Liquor Store  
Hang 'em High

Hang 'Em High is a country/rock band playing covers from all your favorite artists. Great for a line dance!

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  

Saturday, May 12

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