Events

Sunday, September 30

2018 International Japanese Garden Conference

Discover fresh new interpretations of an ancient art form at this conference titled "Japan’s Gift to the World: Japanese Gardens as Global...

Hilton Downtown Portland  
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  
All Jane Comedy Festival

The All Jane Comedy Festival (AJCF) is a celebration and showcase of the funniest, smartest and most original women working in comedy today. Its mission is...

Various locations  
Built Up Festival

Built Up Festival brings Oregon together to celebrate, connect and support its consumer product ecosystem. This is the second year of the festival, an event...

Various locations  
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...

Various Locations  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls and Mount Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Follow the path of an ancient riverbed, carved by the last Ice Age, past the Bridge of the Gods, and explore the Windsurfing...

Various Locations  
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  
Gloria Freshley - Art Exhibit

Gloria Freshley is a Portland painter and textile artist. Her upcoming show, Look Back: Look Forward, will feature large abstract minimalist paintings on...

Bedizen Gallery  
Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival

The Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival remembers and celebrates the art, music, personality and legacy of the great Kaw/Creek musician Jim Pepper. We are...

Parkrose High School  
Oregon Coast Tour

With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon’s beaches are sure to amaze with their dramatic offshore rock formations and reborn beach towns. This tour...

Director Park  
Oregon International Air Show

The Oregon International Air Show, presented by Standard TV & Appliance, celebrates its 31st year in 2018. The Air Show has been the State of Oregon’s...

Hillsboro Airport  
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  
Portland Juggling Festival

The Portland Juggling Festival is produced by The Portland Jugglers, an all volunteer non-profit organization. It's a weekend of classes, workshops and live...

Reed College, Sports Center  
Portland Queer Film Festival

The Portland Queer Film Festival (PQFF)–formerly Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival–is now in its 22nd year. The festival showcases feature, documentary...

Cinema 21  
Prost! Oktoberfest

Prost! will once again take over the Marketplace for a massive biergarten with live music, glassware for sale, face painting and plenty of Oktoberfest bier...

Prost!  
Robbert Flick: Arena

When Netherlands-born Robbert Flick first moved to Los Angeles in 1968, the car-centric nature of the sprawling American city immediately influenced his...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 20th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
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  
Worlds Apart | Worlds Reframed: Images & Voices of the Queer Diaspora

Worlds Apart | Worlds Reframed: Images & Voices of the Queer Diaspora is an exhibition about queer displacement. Begun in 2015, this project contrasts how...

Concordia University - George R. White Library & Learning Center  
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  
Songs for My Child. Songs for Myself.

Paintings by Jolyn Fry. A series of large-scale paintings created in relation to healing from post-trauma dissociation. The opening reception will be held...

Ford Gallery  
Urban Yoga Hike PDX

This two-hour experience is led by Yogafied Soul founder Mary Wagstaff. It starts at the base of Mt. Tabor Park, Portland's favorite outdoor destination, for...

Mt. Tabor Park  
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  
Canstruction Portland

Celebrating its first year as a 501(c)(3) charity and its 22nd year fighting hunger, Canstruction Portland is a proud participant in one of the world's most...

Pioneer Place  
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  
Newly Renovated Abbey Road Farm “Silobration” Open House

Abbey Road Farm, newly-revitalized in the heart of Oregon wine country, will hold its first open house at the end of September. Named for the refurbished...

Abbey Road Farm  
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  
Christopher Mathie: Seeking Balance

This new exhibition reflects the search for balance and truth within a commerce-driven world by moving past fear-based decision-making. Washington-state...

White Bird Gallery  
Elephant and Piggie's We Are In A Play!

Meet “bestus friends” Gerald the Elephant and Piggie the Pig. Together, they tackle friendship’s big questions: What happens when two friends want to play...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Winemaker Harvest Vineyard Hike

Of autumn’s wine, now drink your fill; the grapes are on the vine, it’s harvest on the Hill. Youngberg Hill's grape grower and winemaker Wayne Bailey will...

Youngberg Hill  
World Rivers Day

Celebrate World Rivers Day at the Oregon Zoo. World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world's waterways that helps raise awareness about the importance of...

Oregon Zoo  
Back to School Wine Sale & Tasting: 12 For 12

Lunches are packed and the kids are off to school—come stock up on delicious wine! Here's how it works: 12 handpicked wines, all selling for $12 a bottle ...

Pairings Portland  
Culinaria (Art + Food + Community)

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is pleased to present Culinaria (Art + Food + Community), an exhibition and series of dinners during the fall of 2018, which...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Family Story Zine Workshop

Does your family like to re-tell the same story over and over about “that one time”? Is there someone in your family who has lived a fascinating life and you...

Independent Publishing Resource Center  
I Wanna Be Well

Over the years as Bordowitz has turned his poetics and camera lens inward, he has examined rituals of living with HIV, often in relation to popular images of...

Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery  
Matt Eich Photo Exhibition

“This series borrows from personal experience and the visual language of the everyday in order to create a fictional account that mirrors my reality....

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Touch Group Photo Exhibition

Touch is an exhibition featuring over 70 prints from the photography collection of Blue Sky co-founder and photographer Christopher Rauschenberg. The show...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
MetroDemic Trivia Hunt

Downtown Portland is being ravaged by a nasty epidemic that only your small team can stop! In this outdoor game, you’ll have 90 minutes to save as many souls...

Director Park  
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  
Winemaker Harvest Vineyard Hike

Of autumn’s wine, now drink your fill; the grapes are on the vine, it’s harvest on the Hill. Youngberg Hill's grape grower and winemaker Wayne Bailey will...

Youngberg Hill  
World Tea Tour: China

Learn the traditions of tea in China. In China, there is more to tea than a drink. You will come to know some of the history and culture surrounding this...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Elephant and Piggie's We Are In A Play!

Meet “bestus friends” Gerald the Elephant and Piggie the Pig. Together, they tackle friendship’s big questions: What happens when two friends want to play...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Pippin

Pippin 2pm

Directed by Paul Angelo. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Book by Roger O. Hirson. Heir to the throne, the young prince Pippin searches for the secret...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
The Color Purple

From Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller comes a powerful, Tony Award-winning musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, U.S. Bank Main Stage  
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  
Aarohan 2018: Indian Music For Kerala Flood Relief

Portland's own local band Aarohan will entertain you with a vibrant mix of music ranging from Indian classical to folk to Bollywood. Funds raised will go...

SMSU Ball Room, Portland State University  
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  
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  
Perspectives Series on The Color Purple

Join the Armory for a series of 30-minute post-show discussions following select Sunday matinee performances of The Color Purple. Hear and share personal...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Freestyle D&D with Christian Cheker

Play a game of imagination where anything is possible ... as long as the roll of the die allows it. Audience volunteers play as heroes, villains and monsters...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
En El Séptimo Dia

Directed by Jim McKayUnited States, 2018, 92 mins., Spanish/EnglishIn McKay’s first feature effort since 2004’s Everyday People (he has also directed...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Bernstein Centennial Celebration Concert

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) celebrates its history in its 40th anniversary season opener, welcoming violin virtuoso Mayuko Kamio back to the...

Skyview 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  
Skeleton Crew

Skeleton Crew 7:30pm

It's 2008, and one of the last auto plants in Detroit is dying on the vine. The factory workers that remain are living paycheck-to-paycheck but amidst the...

Artists Repertory Theatre  

Sunday, September 30

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