Events

Saturday, April 13

 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  
Associated American Artists: Prints for the People

"In the years after the Great Depression, the Associated American Artists (AAA) offered affordable art by big names through its mail-order print service. AAA...

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 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  
Design Week Portland

"Design Week Portland is a week-long, city-wide series of programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all disciplines. Our mission...

Various locations  
Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train

"Faith and justice jostle engagingly in Pulitzer-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play about prison and society. Director Jamie M. Rea is co-artistic director of...

CoHo Theatre  
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  
North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend

Celebrate spring by exploring wine country in the North Willamette Valley. Sip wine, meet winemakers and find out why the soil is unique, experience the art...

Various Locations  
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  
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  
Scholars' Rocks

Lan Su Chinese Garden, in partnership with Asia America, presents an exhibition of Gongshi for the entire month of April in celebration of Scholar's Arts...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Tender Table storytelling series

Tender Table is a storytelling series featuring women, trans men, and non-binary people who are black, indigenous, or people of color. The event features...

The Eleanor  
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)  
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  
Collectors West Gun and Knife Show

A two-day event showcase of collectible guns and knives. Parking is $10 per space, per entry.

Portland Expo Center, Hall A  
Made Home

Made Home 9am

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  
Pride Day

Pride Day 9am

Join up for the first-ever Pride Day at Mt. Hood Meadows! This is a day on Mt. Hood to celebrate all things pride at your mountain home. Pride Day...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
Suits and Boots

Popina Swimwear, Kona Brewing Company and Mt. Hood Meadows present Suits and Boots. Join up for the biggest party of the year. More details coming soon, so...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
Urban Yoga Hike PDX

Urban Yoga Hike PDX is back fop another year. This two-hour, one-of-a-kind experience is led by Mind Body Coach Mary Wagstaff. It starts at the base of Mt....

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  
Art at Lan Su: Jennifer Kapnek & Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley

See new work by artists Jennifer Kapnek and Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in April and May, 2019. Lan Su hosts...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
CFA Cat Show

The CFA Cat Show is going to have it all! Persian, American and British Shorthair, Maine Coon, Ragamuffin, Russian Blue, Sphynx, Siamese, exotic cats,...

Cowlitz County Expo Center  
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  
House and Outdoor Living Show

This comprehensive and expansive home show brings together homeowners and the area's top remodeling and building experts. Every aspect of the home can be...

Oregon Convention Center, Hall D  
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  
Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival

At the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, you will find a wide variety of sewing, quilting, needle-art and craft supply exhibits from many quality companies,...

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  
Beer + Cheese

Back by popular demand, Visit Tillamook Coast and Pelican Brewing Company partner up to host Beer + Cheese, a coastal celebration featuring craft beer and...

Pelican Brewing Tillamook  
Oregon Tattoo Expo

Come out and get tattooed at the Second Annual Oregon Tattoo Expo. There will be daily contests, food, music and of course, tattoos.

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
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  
Butch Brunch PDX

Calling all butches and masculine of center folks to Butch Brunch in the back room of Crush. Enjoy some brunch and beverages while you connect and...

Crush Bar  
Meghan L. E. Kirkwood: #ViewsfromDAPL

2019 Pacific Northwest Drawers Exhibition: April 4, 2019–March 31, 2020 First Thursday opening reception: April 4, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Noah Addis:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Noah Addis: Future Cities

Exhibit on display: April 4–28, 2019. Part of the 2019 Pacific Northwest Drawers Exhibition: April 4, 2019–March 31, 2020 First Thursday opening reception:...

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  
Public Tour: Glass in the Galleries

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

Portland Art Museum  
Author Michael McCloskey: A Glimpse into History

Join the annual meeting of the East County Historical Organization (ECHO) with guest speaker is Michael McCloskey, author of A Glimpse Into History: What...

Quail Hollow Clubhouse  
Brewing Series: Calabash Gourd Style Brewing of Yerba Mate

Yerba maté is a South American plant that has been brewed as a beverage for hundreds of years. Full of nutrients and well as energetic properties, yerba maté...

The Jasmine Pearl  
Harp Demonstration

The circa 1900 concert harp in the Music Room is a favorite of Pittock Mansion visitors. But what kinds of harps are there, what do they sound like, how do...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
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  
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  
Director's Choice

Director's Choice 2pm, 7:30pm

Artistic Director Kevin Irving’s unique approach to 21st century American ballet reflects the vigor of an ever-evolving art form. In Director’s Choice, he...

Newmark 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  
PRISM: A Mixd Dance Company Production

PRISM illuminates many stories and perspectives through dance. Everyone has a story to tell and they are all worth hearing: Hopes, dreams, loss, grief,...

World Trade Center Portland  
Pearl Dive Project

Pearl Dive Project 2pm, 7:30pm

BodyVox returns to the Pearl Dive Project, taking an unprecedented approach to dance-making. Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland have invited...

BodyVox  
Shen Yun

Shen Yun 2pm, 7:30pm

Shen Yun's unique artistic vision expends theatrical experience into a multidimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures --...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
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  
Wildcat - Lost Treasures Collection

Curated by Ron Daum. A Musical Play by N. Ricahrd Nash. Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. Music by Cy Coleman. Wildcat “Wildy” Jackson and her sister Janie arrive in...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
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  
Portland Night Market

The Portland Night Market showcases many unique businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an...

Central Eastside Industrial District  
Marry Me! Wedding Night Market

Marry Me! Wedding Night Market is a creative wedding planning experience that combines Portland's cultured food scene, fashion, music and the areas best...

Portland Expo Center  
Arthur C. Lee, Peter Rodocker & So It Is

Full band sets from Arthur C. Lee and Peter Rodocker & So It Is. Start your evening with "graceful indie rock" and "eclectic folk-pop." Food and drink...

Alberta Street Pub  
Chef Series - Spring Dinner

Join Brooks Winery for a Chef Series Spring Dinner. Brooks' Executive Chef, Norma Buchholz, will prepare a family-style meal featuring the renewal and...

Brooks Wines  
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  
Miz Kitty's Parlour Spring Wing-Ding

Miz Kitty's Parlour's 17th season of fun's finale is the Spring Wing-Ding, a splendid evening of delightful music, hypnotizing harmoniesm juggling comedym...

McMenamins Mission Theater  
Picture This: A Blackfish Oratorio in honor of the 40th anniversary

Blackfish artists Christopher Shotola-Hardt and Merridawn Duckler, in conjunction with Shotola-Hardt’s progressive folk ensemble Bug Toast, present an...

Blackfish Gallery  
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour features the best mountain films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival this year, showcasing amazing filmmaking...

Revolution Hall  
Wildcat - Lost Treasures Collection

Curated by Ron Daum. A Musical Play by N. Ricahrd Nash. Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. Music by Cy Coleman. Wildcat “Wildy” Jackson and her sister Janie arrive in...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
A Dark Sky Full of Stars

Season 21 at Theatre Vertigo: A play about a young man, Brandon, who is always in and out of trouble -- until he is shot in the back by a member of his...

Shoebox Theater  
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  
Crossing Mnisose

"In a world-premiere commissioned by Portland Center Stage, Cherokee Nation playwright/attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle—whose Manahatta was a hit at last year’s...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
Director's Choice

Artistic Director Kevin Irving’s unique approach to 21st century American ballet reflects the vigor of an ever-evolving art form. In Director’s Choice, he...

Newmark Theatre  
How to Keep an Alien

Corrib Theatre presents How to Keep an Alien by Sonya Kelly, directed by Gemma Whelan. Irish Sonya and Australian Kate meet and fall in love, while working...

New Expressive Works  
Pearl Dive Project

BodyVox returns to the Pearl Dive Project, taking an unprecedented approach to dance-making. Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland have invited...

BodyVox  
Shen Yun

Shen Yun 7:30pm

Shen Yun's unique artistic vision expends theatrical experience into a multidimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures --...

Keller Auditorium  
The Fire: Second Saturday Community Concert

The Fire is a high-energy pure-drop Scottish music band with world class fiddling in combination with bagpipes, guitar, bodhran, whistle and bouzouki. The...

Winona Grange #271  
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  
Ashley McBryde & Kurt Van Meter

Dubbed one of Rolling Stone's "Artists You Need To Know," citing she's "an Arkansas red-clay badass, with the swagger of Hank Jr. and the songwriting of...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Laughrodisiac Comedy Showcase

An evening of stand-up comedy, followed by dancing and play spaces. Hosted by Chris Smith and Ben Warren. Past comedians include Shane Mauss (appearances on...

Club Sanctuary  
Little Grow Shop of Horrors

Evoking legendary music while completely updating the characters and script, Little Grow Shop of Horrors is a beautiful and bloody parody unlike any you’ve...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Little Punk Rock Drag Show of Horrors

Is it a musical? Is it a drag show? It's a genderf*d, anti-capitalist, punk rock, queer-as-heck re-telling/adulteration of the beloved musical Little Shop of...

Black Water Bar  
Dueling Pianos

Portland's longest-running and only dueling piano showbar, featuring Steven Ramirez and a special guest.

Barrel Room  
Grateful Shred

Mississippi Studios and Pickathon Present the L.A.-based Dead cover band with members of Mapache.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Shirley Nanette & The Albina Soul Revue Band: Never Coming Back

Albina Music Trust and Holocene present A World Arts Foundation Production: Shirley Nanette & The Albina Soul Revue Band performing her iconic 1973 LP Never...

Holocene  
Ten Fé

Ten Fé 9pm

London indie pop outfit touring in support of its new album Future Perfect, Present Tense. With: Tents.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
ShowGirl Temple Spring Showcase

The students of ShowGirl Temple have been hard at play and are ready to share their wiles with you! Join them for a burlesque show exploring all the glory of...

Funhouse Lounge  

Saturday, April 13

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