Events

Saturday, January 19

 Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland's Historic Chinatowns

Using rare and seldom-seen objects like Chinese opera costumes as well as theatrical sets, bilingual text, audiovisual media and interactive visitor...

Portland Chinatown Museum  
36th Reel Music Film Festival

Featuring a kaleidoscopic selection of genres, movements, labels, bands and solo artists, the 36th Reel Music film festival features the latest in music...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
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 Old-Time Music Gathering

The Portland Old-Time Music Gathering returns for its 20th iteration this year, bringing jamming, concerts, square dancing, kids' programming, workshops and...

Multiple venues  
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 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  
Rose City Classic: The Biggest Dog Show Series in the West

The Rose City Classic Series of Dog Shows is one of the largest and most popular dog events in the United States. It spans five days, starting with...

Portland Expo Center  
Winter Steelhead Workshop

The bank-bound angler's guide to fly fishing the Clackamas River: Your guide will show you where to go, when to go and how to do it. Tour the historic...

Royal Treatment Fly Shop  
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  
Yoga + Beer at Double Mountain Brewing

Join up for the very first Yoga + Beer class at Double Mountain in Portland, with an all-levels yoga class in their tasting room led by Yoga + Beer founder,...

Double Mountain Brewing  
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  
Artist Meet & Greet

Join the newly opened Arlene Enns Gallery in the Pearl District to meet the artist herself and watch her paint an abstract masterpiece. Interact with the...

Arlene Enns Gallery  
Cider Making Workshop

Cider drinking is a lost American tradition. Recapture it here and learn how to make your own. Participants will explore the history and science of cider, as...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 1  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
School of Rock Portland: Emo Forever

Welcome to School of Rock Portland, where students learn to rock their worlds. School of Rock Portland has the best combination of instructors, instruments...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
Wacipi: 20th Annual Traditional Powwow

Portland Community College and the PCC Sylvania Campus Multicultural Center are proud to present Wacipi – a celebration of Native American culture and...

PCC Sylvania Campus, Health Technology Building  
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...

Growler Guys  
Mindfulness Series: Self Care - Teas for Bath and Body

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

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Cider Making Workshop

Cider drinking is a lost American tradition. Recapture it here and learn how to make your own. Participants will explore the history and science of cider, as...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 1  
Impressions with a Wooden Spoon

Cowboy boots, children's lullaby and sushi are just a few of the 35 linoleum block prints by Mimi Williams, Olympia printmaker, on exhibit at Land Gallery....

Land Gallery  
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience

Presented by Oregon Children's Theatre. Based on the book Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems. Script and lyrics by Mo Willems. Music by Deborah Wicks...

Newmark Theatre  
School of Rock Portland: I Love The '80s

Welcome to School of Rock Portland, where students learn to rock their worlds. School of Rock Portland has the best combination of instructors, instruments...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
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  
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience

Presented by Oregon Children's Theatre. Based on the book Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems. Script and lyrics by Mo Willems. Music by Deborah Wicks...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
'20s - '30s Cosmic Havdalah

Join up for Havdalah on the mountain. Meet at Mt. Hood Ski Bowl for Havdalah and then hit the slopes for Cosmic Tubing. Carpooling arrangements will be made...

Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Ski Bowl  
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  
Professional Bull Riders: Velocity Tour

The bulls of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) are headed back to Oregon for the fifth year and ready to buck for the Velocity Tour (RVT) Portland...

Moda Center  
Buyer & Cellar

An outrageous comedy about the price of fame and the oddest of odd jobs. Alex, a struggling actor in Los Angeles, finds himself working in Barbra Streisand's...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Buyer & Cellar

"The premise is absurd. As this show readily admits, it couldn’t "possibly have happened with a person as famous, talented and litigious as Barbra...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Dear Marna

Dear Marna 7:30pm

Stuck in the recurrent horror of making a perfect dating tape with a dash of identity crisis and a touch of existential malaise, Marna Martin is having a...

Imago 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  
Edgar Meyer with the Oregon Symphony

"Bassists usually lurk in the background, but Edgar Meyer has turned his big acoustic bass into a lead instrument. One of the country’s most in-demand studio...

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  
Fruit Bats

After two and a half years of solid touring on the critical success of Absolute Loser, Fruit Bats is getting in a van again with its new single and...

Revolution Hall  
John Gorka

John Gorka is honored to be a part of the folk tradition — energetic acoustic music that is not a trend, not a fad, but an expression of everyday life. After...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Lanco - Hallelujah Nights Tour

Hallelujah Nights is the debut album by American country music band Lanco. It was released on January 19, 2018 via Arista Nashville. The album includes the...

Wonder Ballroom  
Lost Treasures of Armenia

Discover the ageless beauty of Armenian Orthodox music as Haig Utidjian and Alexander Lingas lead the men of Cappella Romana vocal ensemble in an exploration...

St. Mary's Cathedral  
Shoot to Thrill (AC/DC Tribute) & Jukebox Heroes (Foreigner Tribute)

Shoot To Thrill is the Northwest’s most "balls to the walls" AC/DC tribute band. This one is simple: If you like AC/DC, you will love Shoot to Thrill....

Aladdin Theater  
McKenna Faith

McKenna Faith has toured internationally with country music's biggest names. She was the number-one selling Independent Female Country Artist on iTunes, and...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Super Diamond - The Neil Diamond Tribute

San Francisco's Super Diamond has become one of the most popular live shows at major nightclubs, theaters, ballrooms and public events throughout the United...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
The Yawpers and Blackfoot Gypsies

The Yawpers’ third album Boy in a Well is a sensational tragedy set in World War I France about a mother abandoning her unwanted newborn child. But, like the...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Rhea Butcher

Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Rhea grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio....

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Saturday, January 19

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