Events

Sunday, March 17

 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  
 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: 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  
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  
McMenamins St. Patrick's Day

McMenamins is marking its favorite holiday with seasonal McMenamins Irish Stout, Irish Coffee, Irish Reuben andMacSleyne Irish Stew. Bring your Passport to...

Various Locations  
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  
Pi Nee Waus Elders Pow Wow

The Pi Nee Waus (A Place To Come) Elders respectfully invite you, along with your friends and family, to their 27th annual event. There will no smoking of...

Jackson Armory  
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  
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  
Shamrock Run 2019

Join up on St. Patrick’s Day for the 41st annual Shamrock Run. A beloved Portland tradition and the ultimate way to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, Shamrock has...

Tom McCall Waterfront 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&B  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Portland Drag Queen Brunch

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

Night Light Lounge  
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  
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  
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  
Okko's Inn

Okko's Inn 12pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Kitarô Kôsaka. Japan. Former assistant to legendary Studio Ghibli master Hayao...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
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 Proposal

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  
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  
Lajka

Lajka 12:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Aurel Klimt. Czech Republic. In Czech with English subtitles. Aurel Klimt’s...

Cinema 21  
PYP Presents Cushion Concerts

Looking for something fun and inspiring to do with your little ones? Portland Youth Philharmonic’s (PYP's) Young String Ensemble invites you to bring your...

Oregon Zoo, Cascade Ballroom  
Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Arwen Curry. United States. In English. Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018) is one of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Film Screening: Legacy and Memory

This one-hour film, completed in 2018, features 44 Jewish Oregonians walking through area Jewish cemeteries and talking about their loved ones buried in...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Just For The Record: Patio Dance Series

Join up on the White Owl patio for the inaugural B-Side Patio Dance Series. B-Side is dedicated to providing top notch music whilst supporting local Pacific...

White Owl Social Club  
Kiss

Kiss 2pm

“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  
Portland Opera's As One Preview

Join Portland Opera for a preview of its March production of Kaminsky’s As One. This performance will include musical highlights from the opera performed by...

Multnomah County Central Library  
Taking Steps

Taking Steps 2pm, 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  
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  
Tiny Beautiful Things

Tiny Beautiful Things 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
PYP Presents Cushion Concerts

Looking for something fun and inspiring to do with your little ones? Portland Youth Philharmonic’s (PYP's) Young String Ensemble invites you to bring your...

Oregon Zoo, Cascade Ballroom  
3 Faces

3 Faces 3pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Jafar Panahi. Iran. In Persian, Azerbaijani with English subtitles. Long banned...

Cinema 21  
A Family Tour

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Ying Liang. Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia. In Mandarin, Cantonese, Min...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
Art Museum Public Tour: Modern American Realism

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Shorts 5: Oregon Shorts 2: Dreams of Escape

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Tides Directed by Masami Kawai. Oregon, United States. In English. A young girl reunites...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
The Three Bs: Tomas Cotik, violin

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra (PCSO) welcomes Portland violinist Tomás Cotik in a performance of the beautiful and elegant Beethoven Violin Concerto....

Mt. Hood Community College Theater  
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  
Sundays with Sugar: Cheryl Strayed

Join up for a post-show discussion between Cheryl Strayed and moderator Courtenay Hameister as they discuss Tiny Beautiful Things and adapting it for the...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
March Madness: Lucky Bracket Party

Fill in your bracket. Best bracket wins a $100 gift card and a trophy. Food and drink specials and big screens.

Revolution Hall  
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  
Winterhawks vs. Thunderbirds

The Portland Winterhawks play against the Seattle Thunderbirds.

Veterans Memorial Coliseum  
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  
Redemption

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yacov. Israel. In Hebrew with English...

Cinema 21  
The Image Book

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Switzerland, France. In French, English, German, Arabic,...

Cinema 21  
The Jolly Riot : Metal Pirate Adventure

The Jolly Riot: A Heavy Metal Pirate Adventure. Libretto by William Thomas Berk. Directed by Emilie Landmann. Produced by Torchsong Entertainment. Music by...

Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge  
The Trial

The Trial 6pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Maria Ramos. Brazil, Germany, Netherlands. In Portuguese with English...

Cinemagic  
Winter Flies

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Olmo Omerzu. Poland, Slovakia, France, Czech Republic, Slovenia. In Czech with...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
St. Patricks Day Celebration: Kevin Burke & Friends ft. piper Tom Creegan

Join world-renowned Irish fiddler Kevin Burke and friends for a special St. Patrick's Day concert featuring solo fiddle, songs, stories and photos. Special...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Tori Kelly

Tori Kelly first rose to attention when her cover of Frank Ocean's "Thinkin Bout You," went viral, racking up over 22 million views. To date, her YouTube...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
In Fabric

In Fabric 8:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Peter Strickland. United Kingdom. In English. Still stinging from her divorce,...

Cinema 21  
Ray & Liz

Ray & Liz 8:30pm

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Richard Billingham. United Kingdom. In English. Known for his unflinchingly...

Regal Cinemas Fox Tower 10  
The Hidden City

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Victor Moreno. Spain. In Spanish with English subtitles. A sensory journey with...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
The Image You Missed

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Donal Foreman. Ireland, France, United States, United Kingdom. In...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Casanova Gene

Presented by the 42nd Portland International Film Festival 2019. Directed by Luise Donschen. Germany. In German, English with English subtitles. A...

Cinemagic  
King Who

King Who 9pm

Treefort sendoff show for three Portland post-punk/noise rock favorites. With: Deathlist, Help.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
The Suffers

Gulf Coast Soul ensemble with powerhouse frontwoman and forward-thinking new LP, Everything Here.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  

Sunday, March 17

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