Events

Saturday, April 27

 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  
40th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival

Bring the whole family and head to The Dalles for the 40th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival. A longtime favorite among locals and visitors alike, the...

Downtown Dalles  
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  
Nano Beer Fest

Started back in 2008, the Nano Beer Fest began at Max's Fanno Creek where the owners were looking for a way to showcase the local small brewers who were...

John's Marketplace  
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  
Sustainable Fashion Forum

The Sustainable Fashion Forum is back and bigger than ever. Founded on the principals of discovery, education, community and innovation, the Sustainable...

Irving Street Studios  
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)  
Thunderstruck Dance Competition 2019

Thunderstruck Dance Productions has an exciting tour lined up for 2019 across the United States with Regional Competitions in dozens of different cities.

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
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  
Rewilding Work: A Guided Nature Walk

Learn what the natural world has to say about your career. Rewilding Work is an invitation to put your career in its appropriate place: as an important but...

Powell Butte Nature Park  
Season Kickoff Party and Bike Sale

Enjoy family-friend entertainment by Olive and Dingo Productions and The Sprockettes. Food trucks will be on site. Free bike safety checks, bike repair...

Braking Cycles Coffee and Bike Shop  
Spring Used Book Sale

Join the Friends of the Multnomah County Library at the annual Spring Used Book Sale, Oregon’s biggest and best used book sale. This sale features over...

DoubleTree by Hilton, Exhibit Hall  
Tiny House Expo

It's time to go tiny! The Great American Tiny House Show will showcase an exciting array of the best tiny homes, modular homes, custom sheds and destination...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
Party for the Planet at Oregon Zoo

Celebrate wildlife everywhere with a party for the planet! Featuring fun educational activities, up-close experiences with ambassador animals, roaming...

Oregon Zoo  
A Gathering of the Guilds & Oregon Potters Association Ceramic Showcase

The Oregon Potters Association's Ceramic Showcase and the Gathering of the Guilds are reuniting to form one of the largest, unsurpassed art shows in the...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
McMinnville Recycled Arts Festival

This festival features amazing trash-to-treasure works of arts by Northwest artists. There will be things to wear, things for your home., things to eat and...

Linfield College, Nicholson Library  
Miller Family Free Day: The HeART of Portland

Join up for a range of youth programs in this annual day-long celebration organized in connection with The HeART of Portland: A Portland Public Schools K-12...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Northern Lights: Ceramic Art of Hokkaido Potters Revisited

Northern Lights: Ceramic Arts of Hokkaido Revisited follows up on an exhibition held at the Portland Japanese Garden a decade ago and celebrates the 50th...

Portland Japanese Garden  
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  
Pittock Mansion 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 Manson  
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  
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  
Día de Los Niños (Children's Day)

Join up for a family-friendly day of food, music, free treats for the kids, culture and fun.

Portland Mercado  
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  
Explore Portland Street Art Tour

Starting outside Clay Creative, Portland Street Art Alliance (PSAA) will provide an introduction to its work in the community, provide a brief history of...

Clay Creative  
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  
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  
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  
CFCE Ask First! Consent Education Event

Coalition For Consent Education (CFCE) invites you to be part of a revolution in creating a culture of consent. Join middle and high school students, college...

PCC Sylvania Campus, HT Building Gym  
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 - Gonfu Cha: Chinese Tea Brewing Skills

Gongfu cha (功夫茶) is a wonderful, and often misunderstood, approach to allowing your best teas to truly shine. In this session, David will give you the tools...

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  
Crossing Mnisose

Crossing Mnisose 2pm, 7:30pm

"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  
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  
The Nowhere Band Presents: Abbey Road 50th Anniversary - Saturday Matinée

The Fab Fifteen performs The Beatles' Abbey Road album in its entirety in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its release. Plus more Beatles' classics!

Alberta Rose Theatre  
White Light

Oregon Repertory Singers' 45th season closes with a celebration of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, the most performed living composer in the world and an...

First United Methodist Church  
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  
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  
Inner City Blues Festival

Inner City Blues Festival once again brings together Portland's best blues performers to raise awareness and support for the cause of universal health care -...

Eagles Lodge North Portland, Grand Ballroom  
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  
Women's Wellness Retreat

Escape for a weekend of wellness at Oregon Garden Resort for a Women's Wellness Retreat. Enjoy a weekend of relaxation with admission to The Oregon Garden,...

Oregon Garden Resort  
Read the Landscape Poetry Gathering

Lan Su Chinese Garden celebrates the Scholar's Arts every April. The Scholar’s arts include music, calligraphy, painting and poetry. Poetry is an important...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Convention Center. At The Dinner Detective,...

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Convention Center  
The Feminine Era

Fused Creative, a woman-operated art collective, is pleased to announce its upcoming April pop-up show: The Feminine Era. Society dictates what it means to...

PLACE Architecture  
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  
Forest Grove Neighborhood Concert  with Portland Chamber Music

Spring Season programming embraces thrilling works by American composers including George Gershwin, Paul Schoenfield, Undine Smith Moore and more. Portland...

Forest Grove United Methodist Church  
Justin Willman: Magic In Real Life Tour

Magician/comedian Justin Willman has cemented himself as one of today’s most prolific entertainers. This summer, Willman premiered his six-episode magic...

Revolution Hall  
Maya Deren's Divine Horsemen + Two Shorts

Directed by Maya Deren. In the late 1940s, Maya Deren took increasing artistic control over her films, including detailed scripts and shot plans, seen...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
NW Dance Project Spring Performances

A trio of NW Dance Project’s best-loved works come together for three evenings of inspired and inspiring dance.

Newmark Theatre  
NW Dance Project presents Encores

A trio of NW Dance Project’s best-loved works come together for three evenings of inspired and inspiring dance celebrating the award-winning company's 15th...

Newmark Theatre  
Sci-Fi at the Pops

Journey to the Final Frontier through the music of Star Trek, Star Wars, E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 2001: A Space Odyssey and more.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Singin' In the Rain

Directed by Ron Daum. Lyrics by Arthur Freed. Music by Nacio Herb Brown. Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Silent film stars and Hollywood “it” couple...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
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  
End Of The World Tour ft. Gungor, The Briliance, Propaganda

The Brilliance is a contemporary classical music duo composed of David Gungor and John Arndt, originating from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The journey started in early...

Aladdin Theater  
Unloaded Comedy - Laugh Yourself Clean

Unloaded Comedy – Laugh Yourself Clean presents a recovery-based stand-up comedy showcase. This is an amazing event for the recovery community that offers...

Clinton Street Theater  
DJ Dark Entries

The Night Light's house DJ will take good care of you.

Night Light Lounge  
Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers feels like a secret you don’t really want to share. Over 12 years and five albums, a passionate fan base has experienced this band as a...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Jessica Pratt

Mesmerizing marriage of folk and psych from L.A.-based singer-songwriter. With: Business Of Dreams.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
My Happy Pill

My Happy Pill (MHP) is the Northwest region’s premiere dance band, offering a fun, eclectic and high energy mix of funk, pop, rock, R&B, soul and more . . ....

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Becky with the Good Jokes

Becky with the Good Jokes returns. Featuring: Spectacular comedians. Good news. Prizes. Late night show - style video bits. A confetti finale. Runner-Up for...

Funhouse Lounge  

Saturday, April 27

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