Events

Sunday, October 13

2019 Sci-Fi Film Fest

OMSI's fifth annual Sci-fi Film Fest is back! Experience futuristic dystopias, sinister artificial intelligence and riveting alien adventures with over 25...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
Around the World in 82 Dishes

Presented by the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association. Join up for an international food tour of 82nd Avenue. Sample delicious dishes from around the...

Various Restaurants  
Color Line: Black Excellence on the World Stage

At the International Exposition of 1900 in Paris, American sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois put together “The American Negro...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor LL, LL3  
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  
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...

Director Park  
Day of the Dead group show

"Guardino Gallery has been hosting its annual Day of the Dead group show for thirteen years, and the list of participating artists keeps growing -- last year...

Guardino Gallery  
Dramatic Impressions: Japanese Actor Prints

Woodblock prints of actors on the kabuki stage began to flourish in the late 17th century in Japan’s great cities. A quintessential form of urban...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor 1, Gallery 107  
Eiko Otake: A Body in Places

A Body in Places is the omnibus title of Eiko’s first solo project, which started with her revisiting post-nuclear disaster Fukushima and her twelve hour...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Exquisite Creatures

Exquisite Creatures, an artistic experience that unravels humanity’s intimate relationship with the natural world, makes its Oregon debut at the Oregon...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal

Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal ... is the first major survey of the work of one of America’s most important conceptual artists. Throughout his...

Portland Art Museum  
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…

Throughout his career, Hank Willis Thomas (American, born 1976) has addressed the visual systems that perpetuate inequality and bias in bold, skillfully...

Portland Art Museum  
Hood River Valley Harvest Fest

Celebrate Fall at Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, the Columbia River Gorge’s Biggest Harvest Celebration! More than 120 farmers, artisan food producers,...

Hood River Event Site  
Italian Excellence

Giovanni “Gianni” Rodari was a celebrated Italian writer, journalist, and children’s author. Considered by many to be Italy’s most important 20th-century...

Portland Art Museum  
Leonard Bernstein at 100

Leonard Bernstein at 100 celebrates the life and work of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), the great Jewish American composer and conductor who dedicated his...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Many Shades of Being Darcelle: 52 Years of Fashion, 1967-2019

Portland’s own Darcelle XV (the stage name of Walter Cole) has been headlining the Darcelle XV Showplace cabaret club since 1973. In a career spanning over...

Oregon Historical Society  
Masterworks: Georges De La Tour

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present Georges de La Tour’s painting The Magdalen with the Smoking Flame (circa 1635–37), a treasure of the Los...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor 2, Gallery 204  
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  
Patricia Vazquez: BorderXer

"Paragon Gallery continues its track record of showing exciting new work by emerging Portland artists. Vazquez is a graduate of Portland State University’s...

Portland Community College - Cascade Campus, Cascade Paragon Gallery  
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 Open Studios: Artists At Work

Launched in 1998 by Portland painter Kitty Wallis, Portland Open Studios is a citywide event takes place in the personal studios of painters, photographers,...

Art studios throughout the metro region  
Portland Tango Festival

The Portland Tango Festival returns for its 23rd anniversary year! The Portland Tango Festival is the longest running US festival dedicated to the authentic...

Multiple venues  
Question Bridge: Black Males

Presented in conjunction with Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…, on view in the Main Building, Question Bridge: Black Males is a project of Cause...

Portland Art Museum, Modern and Contemporary Art, Floor 3, Gallery 307  
René Rickabaugh

"Portland artist René Rickabaugh is back at Russo Lee in a solo show of his exquisitely detailed watercolor and gouache paintings. Rickabaugh has been...

Russo Lee Gallery  
Squirrels, Tigers, and Towering Peaks

The Portland Art Museum offers a unique opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the Korean art of ink painting, through a select group of works...

Portland Art Museum, Main Building, Floor 1, Gallery 108  
The Allegories by Jen Brown

Wolff Gallery is pleased to present The Allegories, a solo exhibition by narrative painter Jen Brown. In her dramatic yet detailed oil paintings, the artist...

Wolff Gallery  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze has been providing locals with autumnal fun for over 20 seasons at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in...

The Pumpkin Patch  
The Wolves

Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and...

Portland Playhouse  
Toughened to Wind and Sun: Women Photographing the Landscape

During the early 20th century, Pictorialist photographer Anne Brigman regularly hiked and camped in California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, photographing...

Portland Art Museum  
West Side Story

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book...

Winningstad Theatre  
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  
From the Forest, From the Furrows, From the Field

Just in time for the autumnal equinox, Ford Gallery is excited to present From the Forest, From the Furrows, From the Field, a group show inspired by folk...

Ford Gallery  
Spirit of Halloweentown

The Spirit of Halloweentown descends on the city of St. Helens each October. Join up for this long celebration of the season. See the giant scarecrows, fall...

Courthouse Plaza  
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  
Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait

Loosely translated, the Inuktitut word Akunnittinni means “between us.” This exhibition chronicles a visual dialogue between an Inuk grandmother, mother, and...

Portland Art Museum  
King Farmers Market

King Farmers Market offers the neighborhood 35 farmers and food artisans in a safe, family friendly place to spend a Sunday. Shoppers find breakfast and...

King Portland Farmers Market  
Luxury, All-Inclusive Willamette Valley Wine Tour

The driver covers all tasting fees with charcuterie plates ($150 value for full day, $90 value for half day). Experience the best of Willamette Valley wine...

Multiple locations  
Mums & More Botanical Art Exhibition

Come see the Mums & More Exhibition created in partnership with Oregon Botanical Artists (OBA), featuring 48 pieces of artwork from 17 artists — each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Noritaka Tatehana: Refashioning Beauty

Portland Japanese Garden presents the art of Noritaka Tatehana in his first-ever North American solo exhibition. Installed in the Pavilion and Tanabe...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Oregon Wedding Showcase

Enjoy a day of shopping and fun at the Oregon Wedding Showcase. See runway fashion shows, sample delicious cakes and catering and explore the Wedding...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C  
Portland Nursery Annual Apple Tasting Event

About the time the leaves begin to change color, it's time to celebrate the abundance of apples and pears. The Portland Nursery is always well supplied with...

Portland Nursery  
Portland Open Studios in the Pearl

Tour the Pearl/Northwest artist studios during Portland Open Studios--two weekends in October. There will be a huge artwork giveaway from eight participating...

Mark Dunst Gallery + Studio, Suite 121  
Portland's World's Fair: Souvenirs of the Lewis and Clark Exposition

In 1905, Portland welcomed visitors to the city’s first—and only—world’s fair. The Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition highlighted the area’s industrial...

Pittock Mansion  
Submarine Tech Tour

OMSI offers a Guided Tech Tour on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. This special tour guided by an actual submarine veteran is for those who would...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Tea & Poetry Month

Lan Su Chinese Garden presents Tea & Poetry at Lan Su, a month long series of events and activities celebrating poetry, tea and tea arts. In celebration of...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Creative Workshops

Get creative! Radius Art offers opportunities for both the beginning and the experienced artist to learn the basics or build on their current skills. Learn...

Radius Community Art Studio  
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  
How I Became a Pirate

Avast, ye mateys! Set sail on a high-seas adventure with a motley crew of bumbling pirates as the fearsome Captain Braid Beard lands at a quiet family...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Mysterious Mushrooms of the Tillamook State Forest

An amazing variety of fungi thrive in the Tillamook State Forest. Join State Park Ranger Dane Osis for a program on these wild forest mushrooms. You will...

Tillamook Forest Center  
Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market, the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the United States, opens every Saturday and Sunday from March–December. The market combines the...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Wellness Farmers Market

Running from May-October at Coalition Brewing, the Wellness Farmers Market is focused on bringing together local CBD vendors in a fun and vibrant setting....

Coalition Brewery  
 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  
Agave on Fire

Agave On Fire: A Mezcal Affair will showcase 10 Mezcal brands, food booths, cocktails and more. Mezcal is varietal and terroir driven, just like wine, but...

Xico  
Blue Sky Ahead: Founders

Blue Sky turns 44 years old in October! To celebrate this considerable legacy, Blue Sky is launching Blue Sky Ahead, a two-part exhibition series. In...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Not Ours Alone

Not ours Alone explores the tenuous relationship between humans and animals, bound together by the habitats we share. Participating Artists: Catherine...

Elisabeth Jones Art Center  
Portland Tattoo Expo

Join up for three fun-filled days with tattoos, live performances, contests and more. Get tattooed by amazing artists from around the world.

Portland Expo Center, Hall D  
Portland2019 Biennial

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is pleased to announce the Portland2019 Biennial, a survey of works by visual and performing artists who are defining and...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Art Museum Family Tour: Fashion and Art

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...

Mt. Hood Brewing  
EMSWCD Beneficial Insects Workshop

Are you battling pests in your urban garden? Can’t tell the difference between the “good” bugs and the “bad” bugs? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings...

Leach Botanical Garden  
Global Tea Tour - East Africa

True tea is not indigenous to Africa and has only come to the continent by way of trade or colonialism. In fact, the​ development of tea cultivation on the...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Westward Whiskey Experience

Tour the largest whiskey distillery in Oregon, look at the complete production process from grain to glass including beer wash direct from the frermentation...

Westward Whiskey Distillery  
A Clockwork Orange

Taking a nod from the critically acclaimed 2017 off-Broadway production, this updated adaptation by Anthony Burgess of his own novel lures audiences into a...

Vault Theater & Event Space  
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  
Crux Portland Pop Up

For 10 days in October, Crux will have a pub in Portland, Oregon. And this won't be just your usual tap takeover - get ready for the whole Crux experience....

Function PDX  
Eclipsed

Eclipsed 2pm

Nobody wants these women. In a Magdalene Laundry, where the nuns regard them as mindless vessels of evil and their infants are forcibly put up for adoption,...

New Expressive Works  
How I Became a Pirate

Avast, ye mateys! Set sail on a high-seas adventure with a motley crew of bumbling pirates as the fearsome Captain Braid Beard lands at a quiet family...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
In the Heights

Winner of four Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (Hamilton) Tony and Grammy...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Laureen Nussbaum

Laureen Nussbaum will be talking about her book Shedding Our Stars, The Story of Hans Calmeyer and How He Saved Thousands of Families Like Mine. To ensure...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Macbeth

Macbeth 2pm, 7:30pm

Shakespeare’s infamous tale of political gluttony and supernatural vengeance finds refreshing new life in this piercing, stripped-down adaptation that...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, In the Ellyn Bye Studio  
Once

Once 2pm

Fall in love with the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant who connect over their shared passion for music on the streets of Dublin. Over the...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Oregon Symphony Presents Stravinsky's Firebird

A magical and mysterious showpiece, Stravinksy’s Firebird contains some of his best-loved music, from the primeval Infernal Dance to its spectacular,...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Portland Opera's Madama Butterfly: Library Preview

Join up for a preview of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in the Collins Gallery for performances by Resident Artists and commentary by Portland Opera’s Chorus...

Multnomah County Central Library  
The Rocky Horror Show

Music, lyrics and book by Richard O’Brien. Directed by John Oules. Musical direction by Darcy White. Title Sponsors: ComForCare, Jeff and Joanne...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
They Live

They Live 2pm

Presented in conjunction with Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…, artist Hank Willis Thomas has selected a wide-ranging series of films that grapple...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
They Live

They Live 2pm

Directed by John Carpenter United States 1988 94 mins. John Carpenter—absolutely a master filmmaker by 1988, with such key films as Assault on Precinct...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Weekend Tea

Each Saturday and Sunday, Pix offers a formal (but fun!) tea service with seatings at 2 and 3 p.m. The $38 menu includes a pot of tea from Townshend’s Tea...

Pix Patisserie  
Woven Together: DakhaBrakha & Fanna-Fi-Allah

Join up for a magical weekend weaving sacred traditions with the folkways from two captivating workshops and performances by Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali and...

First Congregational Church  
Barbara Strozzi - Virtuoso of Venice

In Mulieribus, Portland’s pre-eminent female vocal ensemble, is pleased to announce the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the birth of Venetian...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Art Museum Public Tour: Asian Art

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Portland’s Cognac Classic Crawl

For $30, the Cognac Geographical Indication will offer a taste of six designated cognac cocktails at some of Portland’s top bars, with 100% of the proceeds...

Deadshot  
The Wind Will Carry Us

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami Iran, France 1999 118 mins. In Persian with English subtitles A TV crew from Tehran arrives in a remote Kurdish village to...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Whiskey 201

Take a deep dive into the world of single malt whiskey. Explore different regions of the world to learn what makes each style of single malt special and what...

Westward Whiskey Distillery  
Bakkhai

Bakkhai 5:30pm

This stunning, new translation by the poet and classicist Anne Carson was first performed in 2015 at the Almeida Theatre in London. Anne Carson writes,...

Shaking the Three Theatre  
Clark County Scaregrounds

The Clark County ScareGrounds is Southwest Washington’s premier Halloween event held annually every October. The unique event features haunted houses,...

Clark County Event Center  
Sanguine Academy: Vampire Rock Musical

Sanguine Academy: An Original Rock Musical Comedy. Script and story by Heidi Davis. Music by Heidi Davis and Ken Bussell. Additional contributions from...

Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge  
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui United States 1992 86 mins. Before it was a beloved TV show, Fran Rubel Kuzui directed Joss Whedon’s original feature script...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Cinema of Horrors Haunted House

Voted the #2 Must See Haunted House in all of Washington State in 2018, The Cinema of Horrors is Longview/Kelso’s best Halloween production featuring...

Three Rivers Mall  
Oregon Music Hall of Fame: 13th Annual Induction Ceremony

The 13th Annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame induction and concert.

Aladdin Theater  
Jonas Brothers: Happiness Begins Tour

After building overwhelming anticipation, the Grammy-nominated multiplatinum powerhouse trio, the Jonas Brothers, announce the details for their 40-city...

Moda Center  
Macbeth

Macbeth 7:30pm

Shakespeare’s infamous tale of political gluttony and supernatural vengeance finds refreshing new life in this piercing, stripped-down adaptation that...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, In the Ellyn Bye Studio  
Season 22: Complex by Dominic Finocchiaro

Complex, by Dominic Finocchiaro Directed by Connery MacRae World premiere of this dark comedy/thriller/early Halloween treat featured at JAW 2013 at...

Shoebox Theater  
 White Reaper

High voltage garage rock from Louisville, Kentucky. With: The Dirty Nil, Criminal Hygiene.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Alejandro Aranda is Scarypoolparty: Fall Tour 2019

Scarypoolparty spent much of his time busking around Los Angeles and performing at backyard parties. Things turned quickly when he received a spot on...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Bizarre Ride II: The Pharcyde

The Pharcyde is an alternative hip hop group, formed in 1989, from South Central L.A. With: The Pharcyde, Mic Flont & Khingz, Massiah.

Revolution Hall  
Che Apalache

Che Apalache began as a bluegrass band, but eventually incorporated Latin American styles into their repetoire. Combining instrumental prowess with tight...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Leonid & Friends - A Tribute to the Music of Chicago

In just three short years, Moscow-based Leonid & Friends have blown the minds of legions of fans with their uncanny ability to capture the spirit, musicality...

Aladdin Theater  
Tom Armstrong / Kassi Valazza

Deschutes Brewery and Pickathon present a twangy $5 bill double-header.

 
Stereolab

Stereolab 8:30pm

Masters of "space-age bachelor pad music," Stereolab formed in London in 1990 by record collector Tim Gane and the French chanteuse Laetitia Sadier. The...

Wonder Ballroom  

Sunday, October 13

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