Events

Saturday, January 5

 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  
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  
Alumbrados: Winter Lights at the Mercado

The "Alumbrados" is a traditional feature in many cities in Colombia and other parts of Latinoamérica. The streets are filled up with lighted sculptures and...

Portland Mercado  
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  
Christmas Sips:  A Wine Country Holiday Escape

Escape from the hectic holidays with lodging at a local B&B, gourmet two-course breakfasts and romantic tours of three wineries. The all-inclusive holiday...

Red Hills of Dundee  
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  
Fandom PDX

Fandom PDX (formerly Newcon PDX/Anime PDX) is Portland, Oregon’s hotel-based pop culture convention celebrating cosplay, video games, anime, tabletop gaming,...

The Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel  
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  
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  
Heroes & Villains Fan Fest

"It's not just fandom. It's family." See the stars of today's comics-inspired television shows and movies. In addition to meeting some of your favorite...

Oregon Convention Center  
Poetic Imagination: Selections from the Collection of Mary and Cheney Cowles

Poetry lies at the heart of Japanese culture. Since ancient times, artists in Japan have expressed the most profound emotions and the most nuanced responses...

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  
Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews

With the refrain “let my people go!,” American Jews launched one of the most successful human rights campaigns in the 20th century. Ordinary citizens took on...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
Walker Stalker

What amazing apocalyptic goodness will you find in the Walker Stalker Event Hall? This event brings the actors you love from The Walking Dead, and so much...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Wes Knodel's Rose City Gun and Knife Show

The Wes Knodel Gun Show is the home of the Original Rose City Gun and Knife Show in Portland.

Portland Expo Center, Halls A  
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  
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  
Build, Remodel & Landscape Show

This comprehensive home show brings together homeowners and the area's top remodeling and building experts. Every aspect of the home can be explored, from...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Halls A-A1  
Clark County Wedding Exop

The Clark County Wedding Expo is the largest wedding event in Southwest Washington connecting Portland, Vancouver and surrounding area couples with top...

Ilani Casino Resort  
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  
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  
ARTmart

ARTmart 11am

The ever-popular ARTmart returns for its fifth year. The Arts Council of Lake Oswego (ACLO) offers the community an excellent opportunity to clean out its...

Arts Council of Lake Oswego  
Fermentation And Your Microbiome

Fermentation is one of the oldest and simplest means of preserving foods. It is also the best way to manage your gut microbiome, the ~100 trillion bacteria...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Rebecca Reeve: Sun Breathing

For her first solo exhibition at Upfor, artist Rebecca Reeve debuts Sun Breathing, a new body of photographs. Historically, she has inserted grid-like...

Upfor Gallery  
Wes Mills: Drawings

PDX Contemporary Art presents new drawings by Wes Mills.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins 12pm, 4:30pm

"Winds in the east, mist coming in, like somethin’ brewin’ and bout to begin..." The beloved flying nanny returns to the Northwest Children Theater (NWCT)...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Mythology in the Museum

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Mindfulness Series: Setting Your Intentions for the New Year

Set your intentions for the year. The Dark Exact creator Coleman Stevenson will lead a workshop on using tarot and other divination tools to set personal...

The Jasmine Pearl  
First Caturday

First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends. It is a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing, and...

Laurelhurst Park  
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  
ZooZoo

ZooZoo 3pm

"Imago’s durably delightful mask-and-puppet creations live up to the all-too-often-hollow promise of “fun for the whole family.” Joining the Imago family of...

Imago Theatre  
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  
Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins 4:30pm

"Winds in the east, mist coming in, like somethin’ brewin’ and bout to begin..." The beloved flying nanny returns to the Northwest Children Theater (NWCT)...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
ZooLights

ZooLights 5pm

Walk through Oregon Zoo’s magical winter wonderland. It wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo’s annual winter...

Oregon Zoo  
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  
Trail Blazers vs. Rockets

The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Houston Rockets as part of the 2018/19 NBA Regular Season.

Moda Center  
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  
Favorite Light Classics

Presented by Oregon Symphony. A light-hearted tour of classical music’s most popular hits, including “The Ride of the Valkyries,” "William Tell Overture" and...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Portland Storytellers Guild: What Lies Ahead

If you’re like most people, you try to imagine what the future is likely to bring. You plan, schedule, coordinate ... and then life happens. That’s the theme...

Clinton Street Theater  
South By Northwest

Trig44 presents South by Northwest: Acoustic shows by Jason Segui of Fifth Alarm Band, Zac Grooms of Brewer's Grade Band and Jordan Harris; full band...

Dante's  
BowieVision (David Bowie Tribute)

Paying tribute to David Bowie? For BowieVision, it's not a one-time proposition, it's a way of life. Combining world-class vocals, deft musicianship and...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Saturday, January 5

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