Events

Saturday, October 5

13th annual Day of the Dead group show

By Oregon Arts Watch: "Guardino Gallery has been hosting its annual Day of the Dead group show for thirteen years, and the list of participating artists...

Guardino Gallery  
1984

Always under the watchful eye of Big Brother, Winston has nowhere to turn and no one to trust as anyone or anything could be running surveillance on behalf...

Imago Theatre  
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  
All Jane Comedy Festival

The All Jane Comedy Festival returns October 2-6, 2019 to Curious Comedy Theater and other venues in Portland, Oregon! We present stand up, sketch and...

Various locations  
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  
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)  
FashioNXT

Declared “Portland’s Official Fashion Week” by Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, FashioNXT takes place in Portland’s chic Pearl District every October. Expect...

Daimler Campus, Swan Island  
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  
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  
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

By Oregon Arts Watch: "Paragon Gallery continues its track record of showing exciting new work by emerging Portland artists. Vazquez is a graduate of...

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 Fashion Week

Portland Fashion Week, the Sundance™ of Fashion Weeks, is the 3rd oldest fashion week series in the United States, TIME ™ Magazine’s “BEST Indie Fashion Week...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Portland German Film Festival 2019

Zeitgeist Northwest will present the 10th Annual Portland German Film Festival. This annual festival showcases feature films, documentaries and short films...

Cinema 21  
René Rickabaugh

. By Oregon Arts Watch: "Portland artist René Rickabaugh is back at Russo Lee in a solo show of his exquisitely detailed watercolor and gouache paintings....

Russo Lee Gallery  
Roux

A weekend-long celebration highlighting women in the food and beverage industry. Come for workshops, panel discussions, a pop-up shop and a Saturday dinner...

Multiple Venues  
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  
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 celebrates over 20 seasons at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

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  
VegFest

Portland VegFest is a 2-day event celebrating plant-based living, with free food samples, health and nutrition speakers, chef demonstrations, Fashion &...

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  
Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University

The Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University will be open every Saturday, year round. April through October hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Portland Farmer's Market at PSU  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Portland Greek Festival

The Portland Greek Festival is celebrated as the largest Greek Festival on the west coast with more than 15,000 people attending. This cultural experience...

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral  
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  
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  
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  
Columbia Gorge Book Festival

Columbia Gorge Book Festival is proud to announce its first author and reader event. This event focuses on bringing authors and readers together. With over...

Shilo Inn  
 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  
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 Argentinian Festival

Featuring: FoodDrinksMusicShowsKids' CornerWorkshopsVendorsAnd moreInvite your friends and the whole family!

District East  
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  
The Wedge

The Wedge 12pm

The Wedge is a Farmers Market-style festival celebrating cheese and everything that goes with it. Sample and purchase local, artisan cheese, specialty foods,...

Alder Block  
Third Annual East Portland Arts & Literary Festival

APANO's third annual festival featuring artists and cultural workers of color will animate two community hubs in East Portland: the Orchards of 82nd (O82),...

Orchards of 82nd  
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  
Downtown & Farmer's Market Food & Drink Tour

Explore the gorgeous Portland Farmer's Market with Forktown. Forktown offers a little picnic of items curated from the market while your guide shares the...

Meeting details will be sent when tickets are purchased  
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  
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  
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

In the Heights 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
Macbeth

Macbeth 2pm

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  
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  
White Bird: Viva Momix!

Momix returns to White Bird to captivate young and old alike. In celebration of Momix’s 35th anniversary, Viva Momix Forever draws from all six of their...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
Lecture by Noritaka Tatehana: Crafting the Art of Japan's Future

In conjunction with his first-ever North American solo exhibition, Refashioning Beauty, Noritaka Tatehana will discuss his views on Japan’s past, present and...

Portland Japanese 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  
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  
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  
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  
Electric Letterland: A Walking Tour of Portland's Historic Neon Signs

Take a twilight journey down Portland’s oldest streets to see the city’s most imaginative historic neon gems. Steeped in architectural significance and a...

Downtown Portland  
Fearlandia Haunted House

Fearlandia is back for its fourth year haunting Oregonian’s dreams. The interactive haunted house is set to ramp up the Halloween season with monsters,...

Fearlandia Tent  
Free Montavilla Neighborhood Concert with Portland Chamber Music

Join up for the season opener. Programming includes works by J.S. Bach, Aram Khachaturian and Francis Poulenc. Portland Chamber Music is a non-profit that...

Saints Peter and Paul/San Pedro y San Pablo Episcopal Church  
The Mystery Box Show: True Stories All About Sex

“It’s like the This American Life of SEX!” Storytellers share their true sexual experiences in front of a live audience, offering a glimpse into one of the...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Third Annual Portland Dance Film Fest

This year's festival will screen 20 dance film shorts, four mini-documentaries and the Oregon Dance Film Commission. Films originate from all around the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
"How Do We Become … Us?: An Evening of Stories

What influences who we are? Hearing our weird uncles debating the benefits of being a musician or a magician? Getting that poodle-head perm in second...

Clinton Street Theater  
Bakkhai

Bakkhai 7:30pm

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

Shaking the Three Theatre  
Beautiful Minds

In the United States, almost half of all adults will experience a mental illness during their lifetime. Our opening concert, Beautiful Minds, focuses on the...

Cerimon House  
Darcelle: That's No Lady

Triangle Productions presents the world premiere of this new work. Walter Cole worked at a local grocery chain, then purchased the first Portland coffee...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Eclipsed

Eclipsed 7:30pm

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  
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  
Mother, Come Home

Widower David and his young son Thomas each have their own methods for dealing with grief. For David, the abstractions of symbolic logic; for Thomas, his...

CoHo Theatre  
OBT ROAR(S)

OBT ROAR(S) 7:30pm

Oregon Ballet Theatre has named the opening production ROAR(S), reflecting three distinct eras of its repertory, but also a manifesto in dance. Each of these...

Keller Auditorium  
Once

Once 7:30pm

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 Batman in Concert

Tim Burton’s enduring superhero film pits Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson against each other as Batman and his nemesis, the Joker. Composer Danny Elfman,...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Plate o' Shrimp: A Repo Man Punk Rock Musical Parody

Tech Booth theatre presents Plate o' Shrimp: a Repo Man punk rock musical parody. Join up at the beautiful Chapel Theater for a live musical parody of the...

Chapel Theater  
Pole Disclosure

Pole Disclosure is a full-length circus theater show using aerial acrobatics as a conduit for storytelling. The artists will unfold the story of two women...

A-WOL Dance Collective  
Resonance Ensemble presents: Beautiful Minds

Stories of struggle, hope and resilience: In honor of World Mental Health Day, the concert titled Beautiful Minds shares musical stories about life with...

Cerimon House  
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  
The Portland Comedy Festival

The top 50 comics from across America come to downtown Portland for a week of world class standup up comedy! See six-time Emmy winner Bruce Vilanch, Creator...

Harvey's Comedy Club & Restaurant  
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  
ELEVATE 7 to Smoke Dance Battle & After Party

Rythmatix presents ELEVATE, an event series creating space for the Pacific Northwest club and street dance and bass music communities to vibe and build...

Vitalidad Movement Arts 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  
Tree Huggers Comedy

Join Tree Huggers Comedy for what may be the first comedy show ever created for the National Park Service! Tree Huggers Comedy is a ragtag team of ‘natural...

The Siren Theater  
Third Annual Portland Dance Film Fest

This year's festival will screen 20 dance film shorts, four mini-documentaries and the Oregon Dance Film Commission. Films originate from all around the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  

Saturday, October 5

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