Events

Saturday, March 16

 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: Steven Young Lee

Taking inspiration from two significant works from the Museum’s Korean collection of 19th-century Joseon dynasty art, Steven Young Lee reconsiders these...

Portland Art Museum  
Art From All Angles

Art From All Angles is excited to host a one-night engaging multidisciplinary art festival at the Mission Theater - a showcase of the broad range of...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
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  
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  
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  
Ice & Stone: Suiseki Viewing Stones from the Huntington & Hokkaido Photographs by Michael Kenna

Suiseki (水石) is the Japanese art of stone appreciation. From ancient times, people in Japan have found beauty in rocks and cherished them for their unique...

Portland Japanese Garden  
JAM Art Show + Sale

March is Jewish Arts Month, but this show starts in late February. Enjoy a rotating exhibit in the Mittleman Jewish Community Center (MJCC) lobby. Members of...

Mittleman Jewish Community Center  
Kells Saint Patrick's Irish Festival

Thousands of locals and visitors will celebrate their Irish heritage with live music, traditional Irish dancing, food and libations at the 28th annual Kells...

multiple  
Mel Bochner: Enough Said

Mel Bochner (b.1940) consistently probes the conventions of painting and language. Bochner’s text-based works will be on view. From the Collections of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Main Gallery  
Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers)

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present the recently acquired video installation Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers) by internationally...

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  
Portland Dining Month

Since 2009, food-loving Portland has dedicated an entire month to celebrating our acclaimed dining scene: Portland Dining Month. Each March, the city’s top...

Participating Restaurants  
Portland International Film Festival

Since 1977, the Portland International Film Festival has been the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema. Over three weeks each winter,...

Multiple locations  
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  
Sun, Shadows, Stone: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier

Lifelong Oregonian Terry Toedtemeier (1947 – 2008) was a dedicated photographer, photography teacher and the Portland Art Museum’s first curator of...

Portland Art Museum  
The Map Is Not The Territory

The Map Is Not The Territory is part of a triennial series featuring regional artists exploring place and boundaries. This inaugural exhibition focuses along...

Portland Art Museum  
The Science Behind Pixar

What happens before an animated film reaches the big screen? The Science Behind Pixar is your chance to experience the science, technology, engineering, art...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Three Masters of Abstraction: Hagiwara Hideo, Ida Shōichi, Takahashi Rikio

This exhibition presents nearly 50 prints by three Japanese artists who rose to international prominence in the decades following World War II. All of them...

Portland Art Museum  
Tiffany Haddish

Following her breakthrough success in Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish is taking her show #SheReady Tour on the road -- and to Portland! -- hitting the Keller...

Keller Auditorium  
Tradition and Change: Neveh Shalom Turns 150 Years

OJMCHE looks back at the determination, resilience and leadership that have brought Portland’s Conservative congregation through 150 years, preserving...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
Donbass

Donbass 8:30am

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Sergei Loznitsa. Germany, Ukraine, France, Netherlands, Russia. In Russian,...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
Shamrock Fitness Fair

The Shamrock Fitness Fair is a two-day health and fitness fair in conjunction with Shamrock Run bib number and T-shirt pick-up. This event is free to enter...

Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A/A1  
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, Hall A  
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  
Couples Workshop: One Day Introduction to Mindful Compassionate Dialogue

This workshop is a fit for any couple that has enough connection to share vulnerably and work collaboratively in learning and practicing new skills....

Friends Meeting House  
63rd Annual Portland Roadster Show

The largest indoor roadster and classic car show in the Pacific Northwest. Hosted by the Multnomah Hot Rod Council, a 501c3 non-profit.

Portland Expo Center  
Art at Lan Su: Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater & Kristine Karnezis

See new work by artists Lynn Rosskamp, Rachel Austin, Scott Fitzwater and Kristine Karnezis on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in February and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
As I Am: An Exhibition Celebrating Trans Identities

The opera As One tells the story of a transgender woman named Hannah and her journey into adulthood. To celebrate the Portland premiere of this critically...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall, Rotunda  
Changing Landscapes: The 100-Year History of the Pittock Mansion Estate

Pittock Mansion has experienced some dramatic changes over the course of its history, and the same is true for the grounds surrounding the historic home....

Pittock Mansion  
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  
Multiple Acts Playwriting Class with Matthew B. Zrebski

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski Great plays need to strike hard, fast and powerfully, never letting an audience off the hook. Exploring multi-act formats,...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
OHSU Brain Fair

Learn about the amazing adaptive power of the brain at one of the largest brain fairs in the country! The Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) Brain...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Ostara/Spring Equinox Spell Bottle Workshop

Spell bottles are some of the oldest and most versatile forms of magick (yes, with a K). Seen in almost all practices from Hoodoo to Wicca, these bottles...

NedSpace, Ste. 1100  
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 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  
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  
Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Murphy’s produces the parade every year as a thank you to the Washington County community. The St Patrick’s Parade originated in 1979 as a Hillsboro Chamber...

Downtown Hillsboro  
Portland Drag Queen Brunch

Join up for a morning of cocktails, food, fun and glamor.

Night Light Lounge  
Ronny Quevedo: Every Measure of Zero

Artist Ronny Quevedo uses a mix of traditional and found materials and employs a rigorous process for mark-making and embossing to create the works in this...

Upfor Gallery  
Yoga + Wine at Boedecker Cellars

Join up for a special winery edition of detox and retox at Boedecker Cellars in Portland with an all-levels yoga class led by yoga instructor Seville...

Boedecker Cellars  
Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

With Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Exhibition Dates: March 7–31, 2019 First Thursday opening...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Distillery Row Irish Coffee Cocktail Crawl

The eight craft distilleries known as Distillery Row, plus three from the NW Distiller’s District, are dedicating their monthly Cocktail Crawl to the popular...

Distillery Row - Various Locations  
Israel Hughes, Edges

Painter, collage artist and native Oregonian, Israel Hughes presents new mixed media works that celebrate layers, lines and edges. Motivated by formal...

Roll-Up Gallery  
Natalie Krick: Natural Deceptions

With Barbara Kruger: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Exhibition Dates: March 7–31, 2019 First Thursday opening...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Shohei Takasaki: Where Did You Sleep Last Night?

In Where Did You Sleep Last Night?, Portland-based painter and sculptor Shohei Takasaki poses a question that is deceptive in its overt simplicity. In his...

Nationale  
The Heiresses

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Marcelo Martinessi. Germany, Uruguay, Brazil, Norway, France, Paraguay. In...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Zimmerman House: Last Look at Valentines

The historic Zimmerman House was built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family. Their furnishings and personal articles remain in...

Zimmerman Heritage Farm  
The Dead and the Others

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by João Salaviza, Renée Nader Messora. Brazil, Portugal. In Krahô, Portuguese with...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
Art Museum Family Tour: Expressions of Green

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

Portland Art Museum  
Art Museum Public Tour: Expressions of Green

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  
Chocolate 101 East Side Walking Tour

Chocolate Pursuit tours include spending the afternoon touring the dynamic and delicious craft chocolate and confection scene on Portland’s East Side. This...

Various locations  
Sir

Sir 12:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Rohena Gera. India, France. In Hindi, English, Marathi with English...

Cinema 21  
Supa Modo

Supa Modo 12:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Likarion Wainaina. Kenya/Germany. Sometimes a little escapism is just what the...

Cinemagic  
Audition Workshops with Rose Riordan

Choose one date: Saturday March 16, or Sunday March 17, 1-5 p.m. Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan has seen it all in years of auditions. In this...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Immaterial: Opening Reception

Bullseye Projects presents a solo exhibition by Emily Endo exploring the body, fluidity, purification and beauty. Immaterial will be on view March 16 -...

Bullseye Projects  
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  
Downtown Portland Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company Forktown on a stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown. Tours make five delicious stops to eat and drink, with...

Exact meeting location confirmed at time of ticket purchase  
Stumptown LepreCon 2019

Costumes are required! Anything St. Paddy's Day will get you in. Wear something blinky and illuminated. It has to be more than just a green shirt or a...

Paris Theatre  
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

By Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Adam Rex. You've played the game. Now read the legend of the three great warriors who started it all . . . Long ago, there...

Winningstad Theatre  
Shorts 4: Oregon Shorts 1: Documenting the Times

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Lifeboat Directed by Skye Fitzgerald. Oregon, United States. In English. “As long as we can...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Maya

Maya 3pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve. France, Germany. In French, English with English subtitles. In...

Cinema 21  
Sunset Snowshoe Tour

Experience the mountain in a way completely unlike the fast pace of skiing and snowboarding. This guided snowshoe tour will give you another awe-inspiring...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
The Wild Pear Tree

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Turkey, republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Bosnia and...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Corteo, the latest and most enchanting Cirque du Soleil’s arena production is now touring in North America. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi...

Moda Center  
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

By Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Adam Rex. You've played the game. Now read the legend of the three great warriors who started it all . . . Long ago, there...

Winningstad Theatre  
I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History As Barbarians

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Radu Jude. Romania, Germany, Bulgaria, France, Czech Republic. In Romanian with...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Dogman

Dogman 6pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Matteo Garrone. Italy, France. In Italian with English subtitles. Winner of the...

Cinema 21  
The River

The River 6pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Emir Baigazin. Kazakhstan/Poland/Norway. Five Kazakh brothers, ages five to 16,...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
19th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend BarFly Bus Tours

Pay no cover charges, enjoy drink specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres, too. Crank your Irish all the way up to eleven, as the St Pat's Weekend BarFly...

BarFly Bus  
An Elephant Sitting Still

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Hu Bo. China. In Mandarin with English subtitles. A student of Hungarian master...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
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  
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Corteo, the latest and most enchanting Cirque du Soleil’s arena production is now touring in North America. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi...

Moda Center  
Kiss

Kiss 7:30pm

“I kissed someone. A kiss…” In the midst of a Syrian city stricken by war, two young couples meet for a quiet evening at home. In an intimate theatre in...

CoHo Theatre  
Leonard Cohen Is Dead

Crime is acceptable and dead singers lead the world. Physical, explosive and with the mania of a Richard Foreman wild universe, Jerry Mouawad's newest...

Imago Theatre  
Noises Off

Noises Off 7:30pm

Noises Off give an audience a rare look into the backstage life of a live theater cast as they traverse chaos, love triangles and performing for an audience....

Beavercreek Grange  
Pablo Villegas

Presented by Oregon Symphony. Brilliant, passionate,and abundantly charismatic, Pablo Sáinz Villegas never fails to make audiences jump to their feet. Known...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Taking Steps

Taking Steps 7:30pm

Directed by Brenda Hubbard. By Alan Ayckbourn. Elizabeth, a former dancer, will do anything to escape her overbearing husband, Roland, who is poised to buy...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Based on the bestselling novel, this play is the story of a 15-year-old boy with autism who, after the vicious killing of his neighbor's dog, embarks on an...

Portland Actors Conservancy  
The Island in Winter or, La Isla en Invierno

The inaugural Problem Play Project production is a remarkable new vision of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale in a bilingual world premiere adaptation. The...

Vault Theater & Event Sapce  
Tiny Beautiful Things

A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, this funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience is based on Cheryl Strayed’s (Wild) journey as...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Until the Flood

Pulitzer Prize finalist and celebrated performer Dael Orlandersmith (Forever) explores the social unrest in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Wolf Play

Wolf Play 7:30pm

In a world where people struggle to have children, one American couple decides to 'un-adopt' their young Korean son because they have a newborn at home....

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Dar Williams w/ special guest Lindi Ortega

Dar Williams is one of the most lauded singer/songwriters of her generation. Her poignant lyrical commentary and beautiful musical arrangements have...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
How to Really, Really? Really! Love a Woman

How to Really . . . Really? Really! Love a Woman is a hilarious (and educational) tale that is part storytelling, part stand-up, part TED Talk, part Vagina...

Curious Comedy Annex  
Spafford

Spafford 8:30pm

In recent years, Spafford has witnessed a truly meteoric rise in the jam scene. Coming together serendipitously in 2009, the band gained a dedicated fan base...

Wonder Ballroom  
The Proposal

The Proposal 8:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Jill Magid. United States, Mexico, Switzerland. In Spanish, English with English...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Come As You Are: '90s Dance Flashback

Dance to the songs of the '90s featuring music by Nirvana, Snoop Dog, T.L.C., Beastie Boys ... and so much more.

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Rebirth Brass Band

Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution....

Revolution Hall  
Ripe Tour 2019

Fast-rising and bombastic Boston funk/soul/rock/ska ensemble with a smooth finish. With: The Brook & The Bluff.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Head Hunter

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Jordan Downey. United States. In Finnish with English subtitles. On the edge of...

Cinema 21  

Saturday, March 16

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