Events

Sunday, October 6

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  
19th annual Wild About Game

Nicky USA's Wild About Game celebrates the farmers, butchers and purveyors of specialty game & high quality meats, and the chefs that use their products. The...

The Resort at the Mountain, 68010 E. Fairway Ave., Welches, OR 97067  
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  
AcroLove World Gathering 2019

Join up for the largest gathering of acrobats in North America. The goal of this festival is to build community by bringing all styles of acrobatics from all...

Oregon Convention Center  
All Jane Comedy Festival

The All Jane Comedy Festival returns every October to Curious Comedy Theater and other venues throughout Portland, presenting stand up, sketch and improv...

Various locations  
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  
Incidental Gestures: Maria Antelman and Jules Gimbrone

Melanie Flood Projects is pleased to announce Incidental Gestures, a two-person presentation by New York-based artists Maria Antelman and Jules Gimbrone. The...

Melanie Flood Projects, 301  
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 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  
Portland Marathon

Taking runners along a loop of Portland along the east and west sides of the city’s Willamette River, the Portland Marathon is an excellent way to see a lot...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Explore Portland Street Art Tour

Starting outside Clay Creative, Portland Street Art Alliance (PSAA) will provide an introduction to its work in the community, provide a brief history of...

Clay Creative  
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  
Portland Fall Home Show

Thursday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 6th, 2019 Thursday: 10am - 8pm Friday: 10am - 8pm Saturday: 10am - 8pm Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Portland Expo Center  
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'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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Area Industry 2019

The biggest modern ceramics market in Portland, bringing you 43 West Coast ceramicists, DJ, bar by Merit Badge, hands-on clay area by Georgies Ceramics, Ruby...

Castaway Portland  
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  
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 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...

Mt. Hood Brewing  
Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration - October

Have you ever wanted to learn about Chado - the Japanese tea ceremony? Join Marjie Yap, founder of the Issoan Tea School, for a live demonstration of this...

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  
An Autumn Afternoon

Directed by Yasujirō Ozu Japan 1962 112 mins. One of the finest final films of all time, Yasujiro Ozu’s An Autumn Afternoon follows a template familiar...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Four Days in Clint

Willamette Law professor and international children’s rights expert Warren Binford gained national attention this summer when she described to the media the...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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, 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  
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)

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 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 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  
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  
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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Native American Art

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

Portland Art Museum  
KOTO - Beyond Horizons

Oregon Koto-Kai presents Koto - Beyond Horizons, featuring world-renowned Koto Master Kazue Sawai from Tokyo.

Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College  
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  
Albina Green Celebration

The Albina Green Celebration will feature an installation of upcycled wool blankets made by siblings Anne and Tom Greenwood at Portland Garment Factory as...

Albina Green Greenspace  
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  
Marc Andre Hamelin

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin is known worldwide for his unrivaled blend of consummate musicianship and brilliant technique in the great works of the...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
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  
Homework

Homework 4:30pm

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami Iran 1989 86 mins. In Persian with English subtitles In Kiarostami’s second documentary feature about education, the...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Over the Edge

Directed by Jonathan Kaplan United States 1979 95 mins. Jonathan Kaplan’s too-likely-to-incite-a-riot-for-theaters cult classic follows the disaffected...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
PJCE Records Presents Douglas Detrick

PJCE Records Presents continues every first Sunday at The 1905 for $5. Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s Executive Director Douglas Detrick steps out of...

1905  
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  
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  
Logic: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Logic is touring in support of the release of his fifth studio album, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.

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  
Trey McLaughlin & The Sounds of Zamar

Trey McLaughlin & The Sounds of Zamar have undoubtedly carved a place for themselves in the music industry through soul-stirring arrangements of contemporary...

Newmark Theatre  
Follies: the Unofficially Best Ever Variety Show

Three pigs sing and dance a tribute to Lady Gaga. Two egotistical clowns get tangled in a ribbon dance. One gothic drag queen gets the whole audience lip...

Funhouse Lounge  
Jerry Joseph & Casey Neill

Two of Portland's foremost rock singer-songwriters share the bill for an acoustic concert.

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Leo Dan

Leo Dan 8pm

Leo Dan is considered one of the most important singer-songwriters in Latin America. His music has conquered the hearts of all Spanish-speaking countries....

Revolution Hall  
Leslie Stevens

Acclaimed, ambitious L.A.-based country songwriter with new LP, Sinner. With: Bob Sumner.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Scotty Sire - What's Going On Tour

With over six million followers across platforms, Scotty Sire is a former Viner turned YouTube sensation, who grew up in the O.C. of California. His...

Wonder Ballroom  
PJCE Records Presents Douglas Detrick

PJCE Records Presents continues every first Sunday at The 1905 for $5. Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s Executive Director Douglas Detrick steps out of...

1905  
Drahla

Drahla 9pm

A blending of wiry, dark post-punk with unpredictable art-rock.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Sunday, October 6

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