Events

Saturday, March 23

 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  
Center for Contemporary Art: 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  
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  
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 Portland Mercury's Highball

Prepare yourself for the Portland Mercury’s Highball! Brace yourself for over 40 specially crafted cocktails available March 18-24 for only $5 each. The...

Various Locations  
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  
Whale Watching Week

People come from all over to learn about the gray whales that migrate past the Oregon coast each year. The Whale Watching Spoken Here® program places...

Multiple venues  
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  
Glassybaby Seconds Sale

Once a year, on a special day, Glassybaby sells their perfectly imperfect votives. Because every Glassybaby is handmade, the creation process is subject to...

Glassybaby Lake Oswego, Suite 108  
Urban Yoga Hike PDX: Spring Equinox Celebration

Start your spring cleaning with the body, mind and heart. This beautiful two-hour experience is an expression of deep reverence to the practice of yoga,...

Mt. Tabor Park  
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Editor's note: Due to February's cold weather, tulips are blooming later than usual this year; the farm predicts blooms to arrive the second week of April....

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm  
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  
World Frog Day Prince & Princess Party

Celebrate frogs on World Frog Day at a Prince & Princess Party! Kids can dress up as their favorite amphibian or royalty, explore the lives of frogs and...

Oregon Zoo  
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  
Camellia Display

Don't miss the Camellia Display the weekend of March 23-25 at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Learn about camellias and see examples of the wide variety propagated in...

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  
Crafting: Watercolor Wolf Portraits

All skill levels are welcome. Enjoy a day of painting with acrylics using watercolor techniques to create fantastic portraits of wolves that live here in...

Portland Audubon Society Interpretive Center  
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  
Northwest Quilters' 45th Annual Quilt Show

Over 300 quilts will be on display. Featuring: VendorsBargain SpotQuilts for SaleBuild-a-BlockQuilts of ValorTreasure Hunt for KidsFood and beverages...

Portland Expo 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  
Yoga + Beer at Sasquatch NW

Join up for detox and retox at Sasquatch Brewing in Northwest Portland. This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 75-minute all-levels flow yoga class taught...

Sasquatch Brewing  
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  
Artist Talk: Emily Endo

In conjunction with her solo exhibition Immaterial, Emily Endo will present an artist lecture discussing her recent sculptural and aromatic work. The...

Bullseye Projects  
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  
Town Challenge Series #3

The Town Challenge Series is a recreational race series designed for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. The goal of the series is to provide teams and...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
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  
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  
Spring Brew Fest

Mt. Hood Meadows proudly presents the Spring Brew Fest. Come out and enjoy amazing craft beers from some of the best breweries in the Pacific...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
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  
Portland Art Museum Public Tour: Seeing Science in Art

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

Portland Art Museum  
Workshop: Scent in the Ancient World

In conjunction with her solo exhibition Immaterial, Emily Endo will present an artist lecture discussing her recent sculptural and aromatic work. The...

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  
Disaster Fantasy

Disaster Fantasy 2pm, 7:30pm

DIsaster Fantasy is an airplane thriller in drag. Welcome aboard Fantasy Airlines, where flight attendants Cyndi and Charlie Snortwhore will guide you...

Headwaters Theatre  
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  
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 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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Collection Highlights

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

Portland Art Museum  
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  
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  
Tequila & Tacos Festival

Welcome spring at the third annual PDX Tacos & Tequila Festival. This year, the festival is bringing together the region’s legit taco makers to compete for...

Portland Expo Center  
Make Cocktails With A Flavor Maven

This workshop starts with a little history about cocktails and the American tradition of mixology, complete with the lore of bitters and why people started...

 
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  
Ghostland: Feminism

Something wicked this way comes. Light in the dark, fire of our lives, let us celebrate divine energy. There will be no censorship and no boundaries, just...

Bit House Saloon  
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  
Trail Blazers vs. Pistons

The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Detroit Pistons as part of the 2018/19 NBA Regular Season.

Moda Center  
Disaster Fantasy

DIsaster Fantasy is an airplane thriller in drag. Welcome aboard Fantasy Airlines, where flight attendants Cyndi and Charlie Snortwhore will guide you...

Headwaters Theatre  
Il Flauto Dolce In London: Virtuoso Recorder Music From Italy To England

Musica Maestrale welcomes back Seattle recorder virtuoso Miyo Aoki for a concert of Italian and English music of the Baroque, spanning two centuries. The...

First Christian Church  
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  
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  
To Fly Again

To Fly Again 7:30pm

Mad Max, Ionesco and Beckett are inspirations for Mouawad’s desert playground where "there is nothing to be done." A revival of last spring’s smash hit, four...

Imago Theatre  
Unforgettable: 100 Years of Nat and Natalie Cole

Presented by Oregon Symphony. A Nat and Natalie Cole revue starring powerhouse vocalist Denzal Sinclaire and diva Dee Daniels. Relive the finest in classic...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
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  
Dave Mason & Steve Cropper Rock & Soul Revue

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar greats Dave Mason and Steve Cropper will share the stage together, performing their greatest hits and personal favorites.

Revolution Hall  
Galactic ft. Erica Falls: Already Ready Already Tour

It's been more than 20 years since Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio, Stanton Moore, Jeff Raines and Rich Vogel began exploring the seemingly limitless musical...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
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  
Y&T

Y&T 8pm

Before Mötley Crüe, before RATT, even before there was a Metallica, Y&T was slogging away in sweaty rock clubs around America. When the band formed in the...

Aladdin Theater  
Animal Years

Animal Years, named one of Rolling Stone’s top 10 new Americana artists to watch, are currently on their first national tour. After releasing their EP Far...

Bunk Bar  
Naked Giants

Wild and progressive indie rock out of Seattle. With: Black Tones, Anemone.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Radical Revolution

Radical Revolution is a six-piece '80s tribute band that plays a huge variety of '80s hits ranging from Whitney Houston, Rick Springfield, Madonna, and A-Ha...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Soul Patrol

DJ Night, no cover. Soul Patrol was founded with the mission of enhancing human lives through the music. It's no secret that dancing is good for your health...

Night Light Lounge  
Viagra Boys

Buzzing, outlandish rockers from Stockholm who have pioneered the "ugly gonzo post punk" genre. With: Pottery.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Phantasm: A Dark Dance Night

Portland’s newest dark dance night featuring Goth, Industrial, Dark Wave, Futurepop, Synthwave, Aggrotech, EBM and more, with DJ Carrion and DJ...

Bit House Saloon  

Saturday, March 23

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