Events

Saturday, March 30

 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  
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 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  
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  
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  
Jen Kirkman

Comedian Jen Kirkman comes to Portland's Helium Comedy Club March 28, 2019. Jen from Chelsea Lately, @Midnight, Conan, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, The...

Helium Comedy Club  
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  
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  
POW Film Fest: Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival

POW Film Fest is Portland’s premiere film festival showcasing films directed by women. Now in its 12th year, the festival features the work of some of...

Multiple locations  
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  
Sublimation: Solo Exhibition By Diana Palermo - Opening Reception

Fuller Rosen Gallery is pleased to present Sublimation, a solo exhibition of work by Diana Palermo. The exhibit will be on display from March 30 - May 17,...

Fuller Rosen Gallery, Suite 106  
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  
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  
AWP Annual Conference and Bookfair

The AWP Bookfair, an annual showcase of over 700 exhibitors, is the nation’s largest marketplace for independent literary presses and journals, creative...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
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  
Behind the Scenes Tour

Have you ever wondered “What’s behind that door?” while visiting Pittock Mansion? On Behind the Scenes tours, guides lead small groups through areas of the...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
Cider Making Workshop

Cider drinking is a lost American tradition. Recapture it here and learn how to make your own. Participants will explore the history and science of cider, as...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 2  
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  
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  
The GPAA Gold & Treasure Show

The GPAA Gold & Treasure Shows are the leading gold prospecting and treasure hunting trade shows across the United States. A place for family and friends,...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
March Local Pairings

Join Alloro Vineyards in the Tasting Room during final weekend of the month for the Local Pairings event. With this monthly program, Alloro's vinemaker...

Alloro Vineyard  
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  
Yamhill-Carlton Focus Flight

Few grapes rival Pinot Noir’s versatility and its natural capacity to reflect “terroir.” Learn how the soil, climate and geography of Yamhill-Carlton AVA...

ROCO Winery  
Am I A Monster

In his new body of work, artist Mathew Spencer explores the concept of stigma in ceramic sculptures and drawings at the Portland Art & Learning Studio.

Portland Art & Learning Studio  
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  
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  
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  
Cider Making Workshop

Cider drinking is a lost American tradition. Recapture it here and learn how to make your own. Participants will explore the history and science of cider, as...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 2  
Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin 2pm, 7:30pm

Discover a whole new world at Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Monty Python's Spamalot

Appropriate for younger audiences, Monty Python’s Spamalot: Young@Part Edition is based on the 2005 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Monty Python’s...

Brunish 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  
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  
Until the Flood

Until the Flood 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
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  
Snack Fest at the Portland Night Market

A food-obsessed market with your favorite treats, drinks and things you never knew you needed.

Central Eastside Industrial District  
The Booksellers' Ball

A raucous party featuring visiting writers with new books from national independent presses (McSweeney’s, Third Man Books, Wave Poetry and others), along...

Star Theater  
Made Home

Made Home 6pm

Join Ford Gallery and Curator Mad One for a showcase of Portland’s own mad talented street art and mural artists. Featuring Work By: Mad One –...

Ford Gallery  
Playback Theater PDX Celebrates Women

Happy Women's Day and month! Playback is back with a public show to celebrate women! Playback theater is an improvisational form of theater whereby audience...

Resound NW: A Place to Sing  
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  
Monty Python's Spamalot

Appropriate for younger audiences, Monty Python’s Spamalot: Young@Part Edition is based on the 2005 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Monty Python’s...

Brunish Theatre  
A Grand Night For Singing

Many of the most beloved, uplifting and romantic songs in musical theater history have one thing in common: The incomparable writing team of Richard Rodgers...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Crowns

Crowns 7:30pm

Crowns brings the musical experience back to the Playhouse stage in a big way. A female-driven cast tells the story of Yolanda, a young woman transplanted...

Portland Playhouse  
Disney's Aladdin

Discover a whole new world at Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a...

Keller Auditorium  
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...

To be disclosed  
Kaminsky's As One

Presented by Portland Opera. Music and Concept by Laura Kaminsky. Libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed. Film by Kimberly Reed. Conducted and Directed by...

Newmark Theatre  
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 Shifrin/Polonsky/Wiley Trio

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW). Wondering what David Shifrin plans on doing when he’s no longer Artistic Director after 2020? Make music, of...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Shifrin/Polonsky/Wiley Trio

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW). Wondering what David Shifrin plans on doing when he’s no longer Artistic Director after 2020? Make music, of...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson continues to dominate as a true independent in the country music arena. Watson’s 2017 album Vaquero launched into the Top 10 on the Billboard...

Aladdin Theater  
Fake Radio Presents: Casablanca with Mindy Sterling

Fake Radio proudly presents its first show of the 2019 season: its recreation of Lux Radio Theatre’s hit 1944 broadcast of Casablanca. Joining the cast is...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
James Bay

James Bay 8pm

Monqui welcomes singer-songwriter James Bay to Portland as part of his Electric Light Tour. Noah Kahan opens the show.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Tavern Books 10th Anniversary Party & Translators' Reading

Celebrate 10 years of Tavern Books in style at Portland's historic Union Station. Join Tavern Books in the beautiful first-class passenger lounge for...

Union Station - Metropolitan Lounge  
Tennyson

Tennyson 8:30pm

With a duo like Tennyson, there's more than meets the eye. If we lived in a different time, you might've saved up your pennies and caught a glimpse of the...

Wonder Ballroom  
&Roses

&Roses 9pm

DJ Night with no cover. &Roses rests comfortably in the house and techno zone, but is constantly pushing the boundaries on what that is. Mixing in breaks,...

Night Light Lounge  
Carter Winter

Fitting every bit the part of the man in black, Carter Winter is country music’s modern traditionalist. Singing heartfelt and relatable songs landscaping...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Kolars

Kolars 9pm

A wild, space-glam musical thrill ride. With: Alex Lilly.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Nocturnal Habits

Unwound guitarist/vocalist Justin Trosper's angular/dreamy new project with Unwound's Sara Lund. With: Slang.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Becky with the Good Jokes

Becky with the Good Jokes returns to the Funhouse Lounge stage! Spectacular comedians. Good news. Prizes. Late night show - style video bits. A confetti...

Funhouse Lounge  

Saturday, March 30

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