Events

Saturday, April 20

 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  
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  
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  
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  
Northwest Magic Conference

Join up for the Seventh Annual Northwest Magic Conference: A gathering of witches, priest-esses, healers, psychics, magicians, mystics, faeries, queers and...

World Forestry Center Discovery 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  
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 Pizza Week

The Portland Mercury annually teams up with over 30 of Portland's favorite restaurants to offer special, one-of-a-kind pizza slices all over town . . . and...

Various Locations  
Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival

The Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival is focused on bringing top level talent and education to Portland, OR through its 501c3 non-profit status. Throughout...

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown  
SPLIFF Film Fest

The Portland Mercury and Oregon's Finest present The SPLIFF Film Festival where filmmakers, artists, animators, and stoners share original film shorts...

Revolution Hall  
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  
Soul'd Out Music Festival

In its 10th year, Portland's Soul'd Out Music Festival offers an epic range of musical artists from soul to reggae to R&B to jazz. The 2019 lineup includes...

Various locations  
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)  
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  
Hop Hop Half - Easter Half Marathon

Portland finally has an Easter Half Marathon, 10K & 5K to celebrate the holiday! This fun, Easter-themed event features a gorgeous half marathon and 5K...

Northeast 33rd Avenue; Portland, OR  
PSU Earth Day of Service: Bridging the Gap Between Our Environment & Human Life

Future generations cannot live quality of life without recognizing their place as part of the natural world and caring for the Earth that sustains us....

Portland State University  
Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University

The Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University will be open every Saturday, year round. April through October hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Portland Farmer's Market at PSU  
Earth Day at Tryon Creek

Help keep Tryon Creek healthy by removing English ivy from Marshall Park! Join Portland Parks & Recreation, Tryon Creek Watershed Council and Friends of...

Tryon Creek  
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  
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  
Rabbit Romp

Rabbit Romp 9:30am

Welcome spring with candy hunts, activities and farm animal talks at Rabbit Romp. Bring the kids to Rabbit Romp, a celebration of spring geared at the...

Oregon Zoo  
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  
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: Wolf Masks - One of a Kind, but Part of the Pack

Have fun learning the art of the cut paper mask while getting to know our Oregon wolves. Learn to cut graphic, symmetrical shapes of paper to build up fur,...

Portland Audubon Interpretive Center, Heron Hall  
Earth Day Clean-up in Boise Eliot Native Grove

Boise Eliot Native Grove celebrates its 2nd Annual Earth Day Clean-up and Celebration! Our neighborhood native plant grove and insect habitat needs you to...

Boise Eliot Native Grove  
Earth Day at Sauvie Island Walton Beach

Join SOLVE Oregon for the The Sauvie Island cleanup, which is a self directed cleanup of a stretch of beach along the beautiful Columbia River on Sauvie...

Walton Beach Sauvie Island  
Hortlandia

Hortlandia 10am

Hortlandia is a massive plant and garden art sale hosted by the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon. You'll find plants and supplies from local nurseries, artists...

Portland Expo 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  
PGE Earth Day on the Springwater Trail

Join PGE employees as we clean up the Springwater Trail for Earth Day! The Springwater Trail winds through Southeast Portland is heavily used by families,...

8925 SE Flavel St.; Portland, OR  
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  
South Waterfront Earth Day Cleanup

Join SOLVE for their annual South Waterfront Earth Day Spring Cleanup. Last spring over a 100 volunteers spent the Saturday morning after Earth Day...

4380 SW Macadam Ave. Portland, Oregon 97239  
Alpenrose Dairy’s 57th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Alpenrose Dairy’s 57th Annual Easter Egg Hunt is back April 20th, the Saturday before Easter!! The day’s excitement begins at 10:30 a.m. for kids ages 3 – 5...

Alpenrose Dairy  
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  
Hippity Hop Bunny Hop Through the Pearl

Celebrate Spring with fun activities, treats and a hug and picture with the Easter Bunny in the Pearl District. Smiles, laughter and some sweet treats will...

Jamison Square Park  
Local Pairings: Subterra

Featured chef: Martin Bleck, Subterra. Featured wine: 2015 Estate Pinot Noir . Featured bite: Mushroom and shallot demi-glace empanada. A chef and winemaker...

Alloro VIneyard  
Maker Workshops: Fermentation And Your Microbiome

Fermentation is one of the oldest and simplest means of preserving foods. It is also the best way to manage your gut microbiome, the ~100 trillion bacteria...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 1  
Play Up the Music

Join up for sing-a-longs, crafts and fun based on Disney Junior Music, where the music and magic begins. Find all your favorites at the Disney Store at...

Woodburn Premium Outlets  
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  
St. Johns Karaoke Cook-Off

Join Portland Best Buds for another community celebration and charity event in support of the Cascade Aids Project, emceeed by the fabulous Madame...

Portland Best Buds  
4/20 Tie-Dye Party

Prepare for a mind-altering journey into a world of psychedelic splendor as we host our annual 4/20 Tie Dye Party. Your ticket entitles you to an insanely...

Modern Times Beer: Belmont Fermentorium  
Distillery Row Paloma 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...

New Deal Distillery  
Exiled to Nowhere

"Canadian-American documentary photographer Greg Constantine’s affecting black and white pictures of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar are part...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest

The sixth annual Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest features 28 local and regional cideries, including five that are new to the festival. On tap: more than...

Hood River  
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  
Tenali the Royal Trickster

The creative team behind Northwest Children Theater’s (NWCT's) Chitra: The Girl Prince and The Jungle Book brings you the story of Tenali, royal minister and...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Zimmerman House: New Exhibits

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 House  
Art Museum Public Tour: History of Landscape

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  
Brewing Series - Bowl Brewing of China

Bowl Style Brewing: A simple and intimate way of enjoying tea. All that’s needed is a bowl, hot water and tea leaf. Come to this class and explore tea with...

The Jasmine Pearl  
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  
Columbia Dance Presents! Swan Lake

Columbia Dance Company performs their signature concert: Columbia Dance Presents! featuring excerpts from Swan Lake, plus exciting choreographic works by...

Royal Durst Theater  
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  
Jason and the Argonauts

"The epic sweep and frenetic action of grand adventure is tough to convey onstage. So for a children’s show about the search for the Golden Fleece, why not...

Winningstad Theatre  
Jefferson Dancers

Jefferson Dancers 2pm, 7:30pm

The Jefferson Dancers, the elite dance company of the nationally known dance department at Portland’s Jefferson High School, return to the Portland'5 Newmark...

Newmark Theatre  
Singin' in the Rain

Directed by Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen. United States, 1952. The greatest musical ever made? Many would vote for this exuberant valentine to the days when...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Ten Grands

One stage, one night, 10 of the most accomplished pianists in the world performing music we all love. From classical and jazz to New Age and contemporary...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Tokativity Meetup: Flower Power Social

Normalizing cannabis and supporting safe exploration is a goal shared by Samantha Montanaro and Lisa Snyder, co-founders of Tokeativity. Celebrate with...

TBA: woman-friendly space in Portland  
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  
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  
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  
All Wired Up

One day, two concerts, plus creative sound installations, presentations and an interactive exhibit: It’s All Wired Up, a micro-festival of new electronic and...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Tenali the Royal Trickster

The creative team behind Northwest Children Theater’s (NWCT's) Chitra: The Girl Prince and The Jungle Book brings you the story of Tenali, royal minister and...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
4/20 CBD & Beer & Cider Takeover

Join Untapped for a special CBD & Craft Beer + Cider Radler Tap Takeover on 4/20 (Saturday, April 20, 2019) with Point Blank Distributing! Mix & Match your...

Untapped  
Funny Face

Funny Face 4:30pm

Directed by Stanley Donen. United States, 1957. Director Stanley Donen’s most-beloved movie (after Singin’ in the Rain, of course!), Funny Face is a...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
Jason and the Argonauts

"The epic sweep and frenetic action of grand adventure is tough to convey onstage. So for a children’s show about the search for the Golden Fleece, why not...

Winningstad Theatre  
Whiskey 101

Join up for a look at the world of whiskey. Guests will sample a multitude of different whiskies and learn about how the aging process, barrel selection and...

Westward Whiskey Distillery  
Happy Hour with Columbia Land Trust

Join up for a pre-show happy hour, featuring an interview with Elaine Espirito Harvey of the Rock Creek band of the Yakama Nation and Columbia Land Trust...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Adults-Only Easter Egg Hunt BarFly Bus Tour

Hop onboard the BarFly Bus on Easter Saturday and win cold, hard cash for collecting the most eggs. There will be a $50 cash prize for the winning team/solo...

BarFly Bus  
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  
Columbia Dance Presents! Swan Lake

Columbia Dance Company performs their signature concert: Columbia Dance Presents! featuring excerpts from Swan Lake, plus exciting choreographic works by...

Royal Durst Theater  
Dirty Looks: 8 Years On

Queer film collective Dirty Looks compiles eight years of experimental screenings for a shorts program of signature delights that queer the pop cannon and...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
StumpFest VIII: Once & Future Band

The three-night metal festival returns for its eighth year. This night features Carlton Melton, Kinski, Danny Carey Trio, Terry Gross and The Lavender Flu.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Mystery Box Show

From vanilla to kinky, queer to straight and everything in between, a night at The Mystery Box Show brings you tales of one-night stands, explorations into...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Mystery Box Show: True Stories All About Sex

“It’s like the This American Life of SEX!” Storytellers share their true sexual experiences in front of a live audience, offering a glimpse into one of the...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
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  
Jefferson Dancers

The Jefferson Dancers, the elite dance company of the nationally known dance department at Portland’s Jefferson High School, return to the Portland'5 Newmark...

Newmark Theatre  
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  
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  
Urinetown

Urinetown 7:30pm

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of...

Brunish Theatre  
And There Was A New Voice Which You Slowly Recognized As Your Own

Margaret McNeal and Stephanie Lavon Trotter use voice to compose within the multiplicity of textures and timbre, with and without electronics, to expel and...

Performance Works NW  
Home Free: Timeless World Tour

The all vocal (a cappella) country music sensation Home Free is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits. The band comes to town on...

Keller Auditorium  
Woodstock 50th Anniversary

This concert will feature Randy Hansen (Jimi Hendrix tribute) and Janis Lives (Janis Joplin tribute).

Aladdin Theater  
D Poetica

D Poetica 9pm

D Poetica is back at Night Light DJing some tasty licks and catchy rap sing-a-longs. Come grab a drink and vibe out Southeast-style while the DJ melts away...

Night Light Lounge  
Shy Girls

Shy Girls 9pm

Acclaimed pop singer/producer Dan Vidmar, a.k.a. Shy Girls, willrelease a new album, Bird on the Wing, in spring of 2019 . The album contains a palpable...

Wonder Ballroom  
The Gateway Show

It's 4/20. Let's laugh! Stand-up comedians take to the stage and tell their best jokes, then they go to an undisclosed location to get way too high, only to...

Funhouse Lounge  
Evol Intent

Urban Outkasts Digital Entertainment presents Evol Intent, with Evol Intent Recordings from Los Angeles, Calif. You can’t talk about American drum and bass...

Whiskey Bar  

Saturday, April 20

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