Events

Saturday, January 12

 Barley, Barrels, Bottles, & Brews: 200 Years of Oregon Beer

This exhibition at the Oregon Historical Society looks at Oregon's last 200 years of history of beer, connecting moments from history like the Lewis and...

Oregon Historical Society  
2019 Portland Bridal Show

The Original Portland Bridal show is the most attended bridal event in Oregon. Whether you are just starting your planning, finishing up the last-minute...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Center for Contemporary Art: 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  
Fresh Paint: Andrea de la Vega and Damian Dawahare

"The Fresh Paint program is a partnership between Open Signal and RACC that invites a series of artists to create colorful, temporary murals on the prominent...

Open Signal, Portland Community Media Center  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

"You can still catch the last days of this gorgeous exhibition at the Portland Art Museum for the first two weeks of 2019. This exceptional collection spans...

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  
Portland Metro Reptile Show

Northwest Reptile Expos is the largest reptile expo in the Northwest, and the longest running reptile show in Oregon. Come out and see the largest selection...

Portland Airport Holiday Inn  
Portland Psychedelic

Portland served as a common West Coast stop for touring bands in the 1960s and 1970s, with a number of nationally known musicians playing shows in the Rose...

Oregon Historical Society  
Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews

"This exhibition looks at one of the civil rights victories during the 1960s: The work by activists in the U.S., the Soviet Union and Israel to allow Jews to...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Studio Ghibli Film Retrospective

Over a period of nearly 30 years, Japan's Studio Ghibli established itself as perhaps the world's finest producer of animated motion pictures. With a...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
The American Future: Abigail DeVille

"DeVille brings her monumental, vibrant assemblage work to PICA for an installation that's meant to serve as a “model for reflection.” Comprised of foraged...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
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  
Brewvana's Coffee, Beer & Donuts 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  
Art at Lan Su: Gabe Babcock & Don Jacobson

See new work by artists Gabe Babcock and Don Jacobson on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions through January, 2019. Lan Su hosts artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Manga Hokusai Manga

"In December, Portland's famous Japanese Garden will be the only location in the US featuring this show of manga woodblock prints from one of the most famous...

Portland Japanese Garden  
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

"This is a blockbuster of a show featuring a who's-who of post-World War II American representational painting. Big names like Edward Hopper, Louise...

Portland Art Museum  
Portland Boat Show

The 59th Annual Portland Boat Show is Oregon and Southwest Washington’s largest boat show. With more than 250,000 square feet of display space, dozens of...

Portland Expo Center  
The Dramatist's Toolbox with Matthew B. Zrebski

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer, this course focuses on tools that will spark...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Yoga + Beer at West Coast Grocery Company

Join up for detox and retox at West Coast Grocery Company in Portland with an all-levels yoga class led by yoga instructor Seville Strickler. The crew at...

West Coast Grocery Company  
These Beers Are Made For Walkin' Tours

This tour is a great way to experience Portland's beer scene on foot, and great for small groups or families traveling with kids. Check out the history and...

Deschutes Brewing  
Japanese Poetry, Art & Culture Weekend

Spark your own poetic imagination by going deeper into some of the themes, materials and creative processes represented in the exhibition. This occasional...

Portland Art Museum  
Local Pairings with Chef in Residence Paul Losch of Ruddick/Wood

Join Alloro Vineyard every weekend in January for Local Pairings: "Chef in Residence” featuring Paul Losch of Ruddick/Wood! For this monthly program,...

Alloro Vineyard  
Rebecca Reeve: Sun Breathing

"British artist Rebecca Reeve's first solo exhibition at Upfor features landscape photographs in which Reeve has painted on areas or sections of the site...

Upfor Gallery  
STEM Saturday – How Do Sharks Swim?

Build a joystick to survey how sharks swim Use the very latest technology to survey sharks at this month’s free STEM Saturday workshop. Participants build a...

Microsoft Store- Pioneer Place  
Wes Mills: Drawings

PDX Contemporary Art presents new drawings by Wes Mills.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Ashley Miller: Sweet Things

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures

Ashley Miller: Sweet Things Irina Rozovsky and Manjari Sharma: Talking Pictures The joint exhibition will be on view from January 3–February 3, 2019. First...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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  
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...

Mt. Hood Brewing  
Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
Meet A Scientist

Current science gets up close and personal at Meet A Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Guided Snowshoe Tours

Enjoy a wonderful afternoon away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and join up for a tour through trees and meadows with a scenic view of frosty...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
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  
The King And I

The King And I 2pm, 7:30pm

"Bartlett Sher has been among the most celebrated of American stage directors in the past decade or two. He continued his string of successes with a 2015...

Keller Auditorium  
Art Museum Public Tour: Poetic Imagination

Explore the Portland Art Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance. Presented in conjunction...

Portland Art Museum  
Brewvana's Beers & Barrels Tour

The combination of beer and whiskey is a match made in heaven. Beer and whiskey are surprisingly similar in ingredients and process. In fact, you have to...

Various locations  
An Evening With C.S. Lewis

The year is 1963, and the famous British author C.S. Lewis is hosting a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. They are about to experience a...

Winningstad Theatre  
Mae

Mae 5:30pm

From the moment of their inception, MAE have existed in the cross-sectional spaces of creation: art and innovation, intricacy and accessibility, beauty and...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Brewvana Holiday Dinner Tour

Join up for an epic holiday adventure: a dinner party tour visiting three locations for an evening of beer, dinner, chocolate and holiday fun. Stop 1: Beer...

Pickup/ drop- off locations will be customized  
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Convention Center. At The Dinner Detective,...

Courtyard Marriott  
The Earth Will Not Abide

"Using diverse approaches and methods, this group exhibition investigates “the rapid transformations in land use, biological diversity, and social...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
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  
Miz Kitty's Parlour Vaudeville Show

Come celebrate 17 years of purring in the Parlour with Miz Kitty. Over 380 performance groups have graced the stage with over 150 shows - and the fun...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Animaniacs in Concert

Re-live your “younger years” and see your favorite Animaniacs characters sing live on stage in Animaniacs in Concert—a musical revue starring original cast...

Newmark Theatre  
Dial M for Murder

Directed by David Sikking. By Frederick Knott. Professional tennis player Tony Wendice plans to have his socialite wife Margot murdered to inherit her...

Lakewood Center for the Arts, Headlee Mainstage  
Nancy Curtin, Cal Scott, Eddie Parente and Dave Captein

A Second Saturday Community Concert. Vocalist Nancy Curtin had a long career as a singer of Irish and Scottish music. She then decided to delve into the...

Winona Grange #271  
Rossini and Rimsky-Korsakov

Presented by Oregon Symphony. Two brilliant miniatures – Rossini’s Tancredi Overture and Rimsky-Korsakov’s depiction of a lively Russian cathedral on Bright...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Sense & Sensibility

It’s getting difficult to tell whose career is on more of a roll lately: Jane Austen, whose 200-year-old novels just seem to keep growing in popularity, or...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Teenage Dick

Teenage Dick 7:30pm

"Shakespeare’s ferocious Richard III is a story of of naked ambition, of ruthlessness and cunning; a grand chess match of manipulation and back stabbing....

Artists Repertory Theatre  
The King And I

"Bartlett Sher has been among the most celebrated of American stage directors in the past decade or two. He continued his string of successes with a 2015...

Keller Auditorium  
An Evening With C.S. Lewis

The year is 1963, and the famous British author C.S. Lewis is hosting a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. They are about to experience a...

Winningstad Theatre  
Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road

After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape and seen Elton John claim his place as a true...

Moda Center  
Laughrodisiac Comedy Showcase

An evening of stand-up comedy, followed by dancing and play spaces. Hosted by Chris Smith and Ben Warren. Past comedians include Shane Mauss (appearances on...

Club Sanctuary  
Andrew Duhon

“These may be the last letters I ever write her.” That’s what Andrew Duhon told colleagues when they asked about the songs that became False River, which the...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Howlin' Rain

Since their debut in 2006, Oakland, California’s Howlin Rain has seen as many highs, lows and wild adventures as any great American rock band. Led by...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Jackson Michelson

Jackson Michelson may have moved to Nashville for his country music career, but Oregon is still his home. Come on out to hear his rootsy, West Coast-inspired...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  

Saturday, January 12

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