Events

Saturday, January 26

 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  
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  
Fertile Ground Festival

“Portland’s annual new works festival combines explorations in both music and dance. Some of the work is fully staged and ready for prime time. Other...

Multiple locations  
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 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)  
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  
International Cat Show Portland

This is one of the largest feline events in the region, and the show is hosting hundreds of cats that will be vying for awards and recognition. International...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
2019 Portland International Auto Show

The latest in car design and technology returns to the Oregon Convention Center. Don’t miss the 2019 Portland International Auto Show for your chance to see,...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Halls A-A1-B-C-D-E  
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  
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  
Portland Fine Print Fair

You are invited to attend the Portland Fine Print Fair, now in its sixth year in the historic Fields Ballroom. Peruse and purchase prints from 19 top dealers...

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  
The Great Train Show

The Great Train Show is the nation's only coast-to-coast model train show. The show fills two buildings and is designed for the general public, modelers,...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
Cheese Making Workshop

Explore the wonderful world of cheese making. Learn the art and science of making cow’s milk fresh mozzarella cheese in this class. Participants will sample...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 1  
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  
NT Live: Allelujah

The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town in Yorkshire, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary...

World Trade Center Portland  
Northwest Coffee Beer Invitational

The Northwest’s two favorite brews are in the spotlight again for the Sixth Northwest Coffee Beer Invitational. Twenty talented brewers and beverage makers...

Goose Hollow Inn  
School of Rock Showcase: The Who & Neo Soul

Students from the School of Rock Portland pay tribute to The Who and an array of neo soul acts as part of a double header.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
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  
Winter Soup Fest

Winter is here and soup is on the menu. Discover the variety of soups that Latinoamérica has to offer. Enjoy this three-day festival where you can try...

Portland Mercado  
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  
Barrel Aged Festival

Rock Bottom Brewery presents its Barrel Aged Beer Festival. Tickets include 10 (4 oz.) tastings of each barrel-aged beer, a one-of-a-kind souvenir glass,...

Rock Bottom Brewery  
Humorous Memoir Workshop with Courtenay Hameister

Whether you're hoping to inject some humor into your blog, write a Bossypants-style memoir or learn to look at those awkward, humiliating and/or...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
Aerialympics

The Aerialympics is the largest aerial and pole competition in the United States. The two-day event includes beginner, intermediate, advanced and all-star...

Winningstad 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  
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  
Portland Mini Musical Festival

Join Live On Stage for Portland's own festival of all new musicals and check out six brand new 15-minute shows by local writers and composers. The festival...

Brunish Theatre  
Sense & Sensibility

Sense & Sensibility 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Memory Unearthed

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

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  
NT Live: King Lear

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s "extraordinarily moving portrayal" (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas. Chichester Festival...

World Trade Center Portland  
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  
​Human Nature -  2019 C3: Papermaking Residency Exhibition

​Human Nature ​presents work from 2018 c3:Papermaking Residency artists Yoonhee Choi, Elisabeth Horan, Michael Namkung and Collin Richard. Culminating from...

c3:initiative  
All You Can Eat Crab Feed

Join up for all-you-can-eat fresh local Dungeness crab at the first annual crab feed at Canby Grove Camp supporting Sparks of Hope. The crab will be served...

Canby Grove Camp, Grand Tabernacle  
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  
Ego Placebo - Opening Reception + Performance

(Portland, Oregon) Fuller Rosen Gallery is pleased to present Ego Placebo, a solo exhibition of new work by Kayla Wiley on view January 26 - March 15,...

Fuller Rosen Gallery  
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 Habitual and The Novel: Magic

Join the Ford Gallery for a night of poetry, art, food and drink as Ellen Petruzzella and Lindsay Martin show their work in the exhibition: The Habitual and...

Ford Gallery  
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  
Covers & Blankets

Covers & Blankets is an annual open-mic/blanket and clothing drive benefiting Janus Youth Programs of Portland. It's simple: Bring it and sing it. Minors...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
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  
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  
Here On This Bridge: The –Ism Project

Here On This Bridge: The –Ism Project is a 70-minute full production comprised of six short monologues exploring the intersections of race, gender,...

Portland State University's Boiler Room Theatre, Lincoln Hall  
Nunsense

Nunsense 7:30pm

Join the Little Sisters of Hoboken (well, what’s left of them, that is) for a hysterically haphazard variety show to raise emergency funds for the convent....

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Portland Mini Musical Festival

Join Live On Stage for Portland's own festival of all new musicals and check out six brand new 15-minute shows by local writers and composers. The festival...

Brunish Theatre  
Schumann's Rhenish

Presented by Oregon Symphony. Beethoven’s First Symphony is exquisitely rooted in the Classical Viennese tradition. His later symphonies would directly...

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 Cutting Room

"A playful, loving tribute to the wide world of cinema, this program -- first staged in 2012 -- provides a strong dose of the wit, inventiveness and...

BodyVox Dance Center  
The Delays by Sara Jean Accuardi

By: Sara Jean Accuardi Directed by: Tamara Carroll Theatre Vertigo World Premiere January 24-February 23, 2019 Thursday-Saturdays 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2...

Shoebox Theater  
You Ruined My Play or, Svetlana Svetlana By Dan Kitrosser

Comedy! A staged-reading of celebrated local playwright and screenwriter, Dan Kitrosser’s You Ruined My Play or, Svetlana Svetlana features Valorie Curry...

Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza  
'80s Weekend Night #2: Rock Tribute Bands

The 80's Weekend at the Crystal Ballroom is going heavy this year. Get ready to be transported back to the glory days of the hair band era, with six full...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Portland Cello Project with PDX Soul Collective

With Moorea Masa, Ronnie Wright, Michalangela and Jarrod Lawson. Since the group's inception in late 2007, the Portland Cello Project has wowed audiences all...

Revolution Hall  
Aaron Crawford

Aaron Crawford is an independent country artist based in Seattle, Wash. As the founder and original Cascade Country artist, Aaron Crawford is forging a new...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Eric Bachmann

Twenty-five years after Archers of Loaf broke onto Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s vital indie scene, frontman Eric Bachmann is recording the rawest, most...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Snail Mail

Lindsey Jordan is on the brink of something huge, and she’s only just graduated high school. Her voice rises and falls with electricity throughout Lush, her...

Aladdin Theater  
The Knocks

New York City-based electronic duo The Knocks (comprised of Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner and James “JPatt” Patterson) have been releasing music and touring for more...

Wonder Ballroom  
Becky with the Good Jokes

Becky with the Good Jokes returns to the Funhouse Lounge stage. Spectacular comedians. Good news. Prizes. Late night show - style video bits. A confetti...

Funhouse Lounge  

Saturday, January 26

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