Events

Saturday, April 6

 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  
Exiled to Nowhere: A Symposium on the Rohingya Crisis

For decades, the Rohingya people of Burma have faced systematic discrimination and targeted violence by the Burmese government. They have been stripped of...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
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  
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  
55th Annual Portland Auto Swap Meet

Hosted annually by six Portland Oregon area antique car clubs, The Portland Swap Meet is the largest auto parts swap meet on the west coast with...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
Rhododendron & Daffodil Show and Sale

Portland Chapter American Rhododendron Society’s and Daffodil Society’s annual show and sale.

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens  
The Contemporary Challenge of Easter

Southminster Presbyterian Church will host Dr. John Dominic Crossan on April 5-6. Dr. Crossan is a respected scholar and author of more than two dozen books...

Southminster Presbyterian Church  
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  
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  
Maker Workshops: Bitters Making Workshop

Bitters demystified: Learn how to make and use bitters in this hands-on workshop. This class will cover the history and science of bitters as well as basic...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 1  
Milwaukie Electric Avenue Grand Opening

You’re invited to celebrate the official opening of Portland General Electric's Electric Avenue charging stations. There will be free electric vehicle test...

Milwaukie Electric Avenue  
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  
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  
Trillium Festival

Join up for the 39th annual Trillium Festival. Nature Stations staffed by talented interpretive volunteers will offer brief hands-on presentations on all...

Tryon Creek State Park  
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  
La Journée du Bourgogne à DDO

Join Domaine Drouhin Oregon (DDO) for its first annual La Journée du Bourgogne à DDO. Earlier this year, DDO received a stunning collection of Burgundies...

Domaine Drouhin Oregon  
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  
Cider Rite of Spring

Cider Rite of Spring is a celebration of the blossoming Northwest Cider industry— an annual cider tasting event welcoming the return of spring, featuring...

Leftbank Annex  
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  
Portland Farmhouse & Wild Ale Festival

The seventh annual Portland Farmhouse & Wild Ale Festival will return with a new venue outside the clubhouse at Glendoveer Golf Course on Portland’s...

Von Ebert Brewing at Glendoveer Golf Course  
Sennan Asbestos Disaster

Directed by Kazuo Hara. Japan, 2017. In Japanese with English subtitles. Pathbreaking documentarian Hara continues his examination of unjust situations with...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Yaji – A Gathering of Scholars

During the late Yuan and early Ming dynasty, Chinese scholars gathered in gardens to enjoy food and wine, guqin music, compose poems, create paintings, and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Zimbabwean Marimba Concert

Put on your dancing shoes and come hear five marimba bands play high-energy music from southern Africa. All ages welcome. Huge raffle and silent auction to...

Alongsiders Church  
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  
2019 Field Network Conference

Join New York based arts services organization The Field in Portland for two afternoons of presentations, discussions and performances that explore...

New Expressive Works  
Brewing Series - Wu Wo:  A Taiwanese Practice of Sharing Tea

The Wu-Wo Tea Ceremony was created in Taiwan in the 1980s as an experience that allows many participants to brew and serve tea together. It is rooted in...

The Jasmine Pearl  
Cider Rite of Spring

Taste the flowering of a new season at the Cider Rite of Spring.. Treat your senses to a fresh awakening: Taste from over 100 unique ciders from the...

Leftbank Annex  
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  
First Caturday

First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends. It is a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing, and...

Laurelhurst Park  
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  
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  
Maker Workshops: Bitters Making Workshop

Bitters demystified: Learn how to make and use bitters in this hands-on workshop. This class will cover the history and science of bitters as well as basic...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Classroom 1  
Master Class: Teen Toques Macarons

In this cooking class, you will take the popular French cookie and put a fun spin on it with different colors and flavors. Emphasis will be on the techniques...

Pix Patisserie  
Music and Illustration: Bringing Stories to Life with Brett L. Helquist

Portland Chamber Music presents Music and Illustration: Bringing Stories to Life with Brett L. Helquist. Brett is an American illustrator best known for his...

Wilsonville Library  
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  
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  
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  
Mirai

Mirai 4:30pm

Directed by Mamoru Hosida. Japan, 2018. In Japanese with English subtitles. Sibling jealousy leaves young Kun feeling alone and ignored after the arrival of...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
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  
Cure

Cure 7pm

Directed by Kiyoshi Kurasawa. Japan, 1997. In Japanese with English subtitles. Kurosawa’s first feature released in the United States, Cure follows...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
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  
Weezer and Pixies

Along with the announcement of their long-anticipated Black Album, Weezer have just announced a new run of tour dates alongside legendary rock band Pixies!...

Moda Center  
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  
A Little Night Music

The iSing Choir, joined by the Westside Chamber Orchestra, will host a celebration of Mozart. While no tickets are necessary and the event is free of charge,...

St. Matthew Lutheran Church  
Bridge City Improv: Future Cool, Moneypenny & Broad Selection

Bridge City Improv (BCI) brings Portland's best comedic minds together at theaters throughout the metro area. Named after a paint color, Future Cool is...

Chapel Theatre  
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  
Fool’s Paradise: Tales from a Blissfully Skewed Point of View

Who hasn’t lived in a fool’s paradise now and again? Trish Anderson, Norm Brecke, Anne Rutherford and Susan Zwingli examine that question in the Portland...

Clinton Street Theater  
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  
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  
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  
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  
An Evening with Karla Bonoff

One of the finest singer/songwriters of her generation, Karla Bonoff has seen her songs become hits for Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna Judd and Linda Ronstadt in...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Shook Twins: Some Good Lives Album Release Tour

Everybody in your life will write his or her own chapter in your story. Take a step back, and you’ll see the influence of your loved ones, mentors and...

Revolution Hall  
Down the Rabbit Hole 2019

There is a place like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder and mystery. A world that is all your own, where everything is nonsense. Leap into a new...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Howie Day

Howie Day 9pm

Intimate mostly seated show with renowned and heartfelt American singer-songwriter Howie Day. With: Emma Charles.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Night Cheese: Nothing but Jeff

This April, Night Cheese poses the question no one was asking: What if we celebrated Jeff Goldblum’s 1/2 birthday with a Final Four-style bracket competition?

Kickstand Comedy  
Petty Fever

Petty Fever is a multi-award-winning full production Tom Petty tribute, featuring the captivating guitarist/vocalist and 2016 Hollywood FAME Award winner...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Slothrust

Slothrust 9pm

The energetic and enigmatic L.A. rock trio with acclaimed 2018 LP The Pact. With: Rituals Of Mine.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The Tannahill Weavers

Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers will bring their dynamic, traditional Celtic music to Portland. The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional...

Aladdin Theater  

Saturday, April 6

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