Events

Saturday, May 5

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  
Bespoke Bodies

Advancements in medicine, robotics, and 3D-printing have transformed the intersection between the human body and technology. For the researchers and...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
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  
In the Beginning

Long before co-founding Aperture magazine or establishing the groundbreaking photography program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, renowned modernist...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
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  
Spring Used Book Sale

The Selection: Thousands of donated books and materials - well sortedGently used booksAudiovisual materialsSheet music, comics, pamphlets and...

Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel Exhibit Hall  
The Great Inflatable Race Portland

The Great Inflatable Race is a fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. You and your friends will feel like kids again as you...

Portland International Raceway  
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  
Customer Appreciation & Product Experience

Sample products in each department, including Market of Choice creationsMeet The Makers: 40+ food and beverage producers, including Good Food Guild...

Belmont Market of Choice  
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  
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  
Rainforest Mixology

Join Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center deep in the ancient forest for a one-of-a-kind experience with Portland drink experts Merit Badge. This overnight...

End of Forest Service Road 2209  
Spring Unveiling Arts Festival

40 artists will unveil new work during the 18th annual Spring Unveiling Arts Festival in Cannon Beach, "One of the 100 Best Art Towns in America." Work will...

Cannon Beach Galleries  
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  
The Pacific Northwest Lens Summit

Come see the finest cinematography lenses in the world at the Pacific Northwest Lens Summit at Koerner Camera. Talk with the people who have a say in how...

Koerner Camera Systems  
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association (PGSCA) presents the 34th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, May 4th, 5th, and 6th 2018. Portland’s Cinco de Mayo...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Pairings that Pop! A Popcorn and Wine Pairing

Join up for a fun pairing of wine and popcorn! Hip Chicks do Wine is partnering with Vancouver-based company Popcorn Cove for a fun event. The pairings...

Hip Chicks do Wine  
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  
Mounted Plant Class

Do you love plants and DIYs? Join up to learn how to put together your very own wood-mounted plant display featuring a mighty Staghorn Fern. In this hands-on...

Shout House  
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  
Derby Day Grand Adventure

The Kentucky Derby will be broadcast live in the idyllic green grass of Blakeslee Vineyard Estate. “Bet” on your favorite in the vintage races and win...

Blakeslee Vineyard Estate  
English Estate Farm 115th Anniversary

Join up in celebrating as the English Family reaches a milestone of 115 years of farming in Southwest Washington. Music by Katya Williams and Emily Aldridge,...

English Estate Winery  
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  
Oregon Cannabis Festival

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, nearly 300 cities worldwide, including Portland, will participate in the annual Global Cannabis March. Portland participants will...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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. Seattle Reign FC

Watch the Portland Thorns FC take on Seattle Reign FC! 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  
Human Flow

Best known for his art installations, collaboration with architects Herzog and de Meuron on the Beijing National (“Birdsnest’) Stadium and tireless defiance...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Outside the Cup - Self Care & Bath Teas with Sally of S.A. Plunkett Naturals

Feeling frazzled? Looking for more ways to practice self-care? Love crafting your beauty products? Join S. A. Plunkett Naturals for an afternoon workshop of...

The Jasmine Pearl  
Spring Unveiling: Christopher Burkett

Northwest By Northwest Gallery will feature an exhibition of fine art photography by Christopher Burkett as part of Cannon Beach's 18th Annual Spring...

Northwest By Northwest Gallery  
How Do We Support Boys: The Mask You Live In Screening & Discussion

From The Representation Project, The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s...

Self Enhancement, Inc.  
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  
Fine Art & Craft Beer Show

Stop by the EcoPDX Showroom for local fine art, live music from pianist Jeffrey Michael Kauffman and guest speaker (local artist) Eugenia Pardue.

EcoPDX  
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  
Artist Talk with Elliott Jerome Brown Jr: Ultra Vivid Dreaming

Curated by Ashley Stull Meyers, Ultra Vivid Dreaming features photography and video work by two emerging artists that upends art historical legacies of...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
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  
Filmed by Bike 2018

The annual cinematic celebration of all things two-wheeled rolls into its 16th year, this time with 80 films from 14 countries. Highlights include an...

Hollywood Theatre  
Gallery Reception With Artist Deborah DeWit

Meet the artist and celebrate the opening of her new exhibition Thresholds and Reflections. Deborah DeWit will be in attendance for an after-hours reception...

White Bird Gallery  
Bone Builders & Bone Breakers

Unfortunately, simply drinking milk is not enough to keep bones healthy. Perhaps that’s why 10 million Americans have osteoporosis. Bones are living tissue...

Bob's Red Mill Cooking School  
Northwest Film Center Student Screening

Celebrate the many short films created by students during Winter Term 2018, including from Art of Filmmaking I and II, Stop-Motion Animation and live scene...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
WCCLS Art of the Story: Festival Finale Showcase Concert

Reception: 6:15-6:45 p.m., complimentary beverages and hors d'oeuvres with Reedville Catering. A No Host bar will also be provided by Smockville Brewhouse....

Sherwood Center for the Arts  
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  
Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey

Todd Van Voris steps into a role of one actor playing every character in a small, Jersey Shore town as he unravels the story of Leonard Pelkey, a tenaciously...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
Chris Botti

Chris Botti 7:30pm

The jazz-pop powerhouse returns to dazzle his hometown fans with the shimmering tone, cool riffs, and mesmerizing ballads that have made him one of the most...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Current/Classic

The Portland Ballet's Current/Classic showcases its advanced company dancers. This is your chance to see the next generation of stars. The program will...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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  
Quietly by Owen McCafferty

Presented by Corrib Theatre. Two middle-aged men with a shared past meet in a bar in present day Belfast. Sharing pints as a football match between Northern...

New Expressive Works  
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  
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  
Eagles

Eagles 8pm

The Eagles are one of the most influential and commercially successful American rock bands of all time. With their profound lyrics, soaring harmonies and...

Moda Center  
IAMX

IAMX 8pm

He was born on January 23, 1974 in Middlesborough, England and co-founded trip-hop group Sneaker Pimps in Hartlepool in 1994. They released 3 albums:...

Aladdin Theater  
Rob Bell

Rob Bell 8pm

Rob Bell is the New York Times best selling author of Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, The Zimzum of Love, How To Be Here, and What is...

Revolution Hall  
FRENSHIP

FRENSHIP 9pm

FRENSHIP’s (James Sunderland and Brett Hite) new single “Love Somebody” follows up the duo’s 2016 mega-hit “Capsize” and last fall’s acclaimed EP Truce with...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Kid Koala

Kid Koala is a world-renowned scratch DJ, music producer, and award winning graphic novelist. He has released four solo albums on Ninja Tune the most recent...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Untamed

The Untamed 9:30pm

A meteorite brings a strange creature with an ability to intensely satisfy sexual desire to Guanajuato, Mexico. Director Amat Escalante returns to the social...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  

Saturday, May 5

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