Free Events

Saturday, May 11

Short Plays by PlayWrite Students

Come experience short plays written and directed by talented students at Meek High School. All plays were created as part of a two-week workshop with...

Clinton Street Theater  
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  
CABA Classic Alpaca Halter & Fleece Show

Welcome to the first annual CABA Classic Alpaca Show. Come and meet the alpacas, watch the halter show, speak with breeders and cruise vendor booths with...

Portland Expo Center  
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  
St. Johns Bizarre & Parade

The St. Johns Bizarre is a uniquely crafted celebration that kicks off the summer street fair season in Portland with music, kids' activities and more. Held...

St Johns Portland, OR 97203  
Celebrate Mothers at the Portland Aerial Tram

Get the kids ready for Mother’s Day and get them out of the house to enjoy some family time at the Portland Aerial Tram. Bring home a hand-made craft for Mom...

Portland Aerial Tram  
Ellen George: I Begin With A Thin Line

PDX Contemporary Art presents an exhibition of new works on panel by Ellen George.

PDX Contemporary Art  
NAYA Spring Marketplace

Each year, NAYA’s gymnasium transforms into a bustling and festive marketplace – showcasing work from some of Portland’s finest Native American artists. In...

Native American Youth and Family Center  
 Vladimir Antaki: The Guardians

For his series The Guardians, Vladimir Antaki traveled across Europe, the Middle East and America, photographing and interviewing shopkeepers or “Guardians.”...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
2019 Curatorial Prize: An Inward Gaze

Blue Sky is pleased to present its second annual curatorial prize exhibition, An Inward Gaze. Curators Jon Feinstein and Roula Seikaly have brought together...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Leaves of Resistance Exhibit & Walt Whitman Reading

The exhibit Leaves of Resistance features The Secret Society of Book Artists, with work ranging from unique, handmade books and boxes to installations,...

Roll-Up Gallery  
Michelle Blade | Pansy

On view May 3–June 4, 2019 Opening reception Sunday, May 5 (3–5 p.m.) With Pansy, her debut solo show at Nationale, painter and installation artist Michelle...

Mother's Day Rhododendron Show & Sale

Come and view t he flowers at their peak bloom time. The show opens at noon on Saturday, May 12. The Garden will be open at 9 a.m. There will be a sale in...

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden  
Illustoria Magazine Issue 8 Release Party

Come one, come all -- Illustoria Magazine is thrilled to announce its Issue #8: Home release party. Join up for an afternoon filled with music, chai...

Mother Foucault’s Bookshop  

Saturday, May 11