Events

Saturday, June 8

 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  
As the Bee Sees: A Pollinator's Perspective

In her one-woman commitment to change, Susan Curington melds her passion for painting with passion for the environment in this super-sized exhibit. In...

Beaverton Main Library  
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  
Betty LaDuke: Early Work

Betty LaDuke: Early Work, curated by Bruce Guenther, Adjunct Curator for Special Exhibitions, features works created in the 1960s by one of Oregon’s most...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
Hans Coper: Less Means More

"Coper was a radical Jewish artist working at the forefront of British studio ceramics in the mid-twentieth century. This exhibition features 45 of his...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
Larissa Lockshin

"New York-based artist Larissa Lockshin’s solo show at Melanie Flood Projects is her first in Portland, and should not be missed. Lockshin’s practice...

Melanie Flood Projects  
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  
On the Edge: An Exhibition by SAQA Oregon Artists

"Members of the Oregon Studio Art Quilt Associates have created works in response to the experience of “living on the edge” — specifically the edge of an...

Oregon Historical Society, Pavilion  
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  
Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest

Oregon Wild is hosting its 15th annual outdoor photo contest, sponsored by Pro Photo Supply. Be sure to bring your camera along on all your summer adventures...

Anywhere in Oregon  
PDX Beer Week

Portland Beer Week is 10 days of fun, educational and eye- and palate-opening eating and drinking events in the greatest beer city on earth. More than just a...

Various locations  
Paris 1900

Travel back to Paris at the dawn of the 20th century and experience the splendor of the sparkling French capital as it hosted the world for the International...

Portland Art Museum  
Pedalpalooza 2019

Pedalpalooza is 4+ weeks of bikey fun. Withover 100 different events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all persuasions are likely to find many events...

Multiple locations  
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 Rose Festival

Every year, the City of Roses throws itself a big party in the form of the Portland Rose Festival. The city’s official festival includes more than 60...

Various locations  
Portland Rose Festival CityFair

Rose Festival’s waterfront activities kick off during CityFair on May 24 at 5:00 p.m. for Memorial Day weekend and three consecutive weekends at Governor Tom...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Rose Festival Fleet Week

Since the very beginning of the Rose Festival back in 1907, visiting ships and other fleet-related elements (like submarines) have been making their way to...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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 Americans

"For a program highlighting “the power and poignancy of American-made ballet,” Oregon Ballet Theatre bolsters its repertoire with its first piece by...

Newmark Theatre  
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)  
Well

"If illness is the body falling into disorder, playwright Lisa Kron explores the subject with a playfully meta-theatrical comedy in which order just won’t...

Portland Playhouse  
What Was Always Yours and Never Lost

"Filmmaker Sky Hopinka, member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and Portland State University alum, curates this group show of Native American film and video artists...

Yale Union  
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  
2019 Oregon Truck Driving Championships

Join Oregon Trucking Associations (OTA) for a fun-filled day of competition and safety celebration. Drivers and supporters are invited to the all-day event...

Reddaway  
Deepwood Garage Sale

Join up this June for Deepwood’s Garage Sale fundraising event. Shop in the Deepwood Greenhouse for home decor, kitchen wares, holiday decorations and...

Deepwood Museum & Gardens  
Helvetia Half Marathon

The annual Helvetia Half Marathon encourages runners to “leave the city behind” to enjoy the race’s course, which offers scenic views of rural Washington...

Ron Tonkin Field  
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  
The Eighth Annual Recycled Rain Project

The Recycled Rain Project is a Pacific Northwest-based invitational art show creating original works using rainwater to raise awareness of water...

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  
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: Wayne Jiang & Deb Stoner

See new work by artists Wayne Jiang and Deb Stoner on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in June and July, 2019. Lan Su hosts artists each year,...

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  
Forest of Dreams: Ainu and Native American Woodcarving

"The third show in the Portland Japanese Garden’s “Year of Hokkaido” unites the gorgeous carving traditions of indigenous peoples of Japan and the Pacific...

Portland Japanese Garden  
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  
Oregon Hemp Convention

The Oregon Hemp Convention is back for its sixth year of connecting hemp farmers, processors, retailers, and consumers. This year also offers the opportunity...

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  
Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade

A cherished highlight of the Portland Rose Festival, this popular procession is more than a spectacular floral-filled parade; it’s a beloved annual...

Memorial Coliseum  
Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade Chalet Row 2019

A cherished highlight of the Portland Rose Festival, this popular procession is more than a spectacular floral-filled parade; it’s a beloved annual...

Oregon Convention Center, North Plaza  
The Dramatist's Toolbox with Matthew B. Zrebski

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer, this course focuses on tools that will spark...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
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  
Artist Open Studio

Encaustic artist Shannon Amidon will be opening her studio to the public. You're invited to come and see where the magic happens. Learn about process and...

Amidon Art Studio  
Contemporary Art Exhibition: Effervescent by Cynthia Mosser

Who loves art? Come check out Cynthia Mosser's solo art exhibition Effervescent. It promises to deliver color, whimsy and a connection to nature. Preview:...

Augen Gallery [Pearl District]  
Dan May: Artworks by D.E. May

PDX Contemporary Art presents an exhibition of works on paper by artist D.E. May.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Portland Drag Queen Brunch

Join up for a morning of cocktails, food, fun and glamor.

Night Light Lounge  
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

The 91st Annual Portland Scandinavian Midsummer Festival will feature music, dancing, games, Nordic food, vendors, a beer garden, a kids' area and...

Oaks Amusement Park  
 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  
Gioncarlo Valentine: The Soft Fence

Exhibit dates: June 6–30, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: June 6, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Mark Aghatise: Thursday, June 6, 5 p.m. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Mark Aghatise: Study One

Exhibit dates: June 6–30, 2019. First Thursday opening reception: June 6, 6-9 p.m. Artist talk with Mark Aghatise: Thursday, June 6, 5 p.m. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
The Craft Beer & Wine Fest

The Craft Beer & Wine Fest of Vancouver, Wash. is home to 100+ craft wines from the Pacific Northwest, 60 craft brews and five distilleries. Along with beer,...

Esther Short Park  
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  
Downtown & Farmer's Market Food & Drink Tour

Explore the gorgeous Portland Farmer's Market with Forktown. Forktown offers a little picnic of items curated from the market while your guide shares the...

Meeting details will be sent when tickets are purchased  
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  
Gone Fishing

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families to put down their digital devices and get outside this summer to discover the joys of fishing....

Cabela's  
Meet A Scientist

Current science gets up close and personal at Meet A Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
Portland Horror Film Festival

Four days of the best in new independent horror feature and short films, screened at the beautiful, historic Hollywood Theatre. Veteran Festival directors...

Hollywood Theatre  
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  
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  
Into the Woods

Into the Woods 2pm, 7:30pm

"Into the woods, and who can tell what's waiting on the journey," sings the still-sanguine Little Red Ridinghood, early on in this brilliant Stephen...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
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  
Up Close

Up Close 2:30pm, 7:30pm

The Portland Ballet presents Up Close, featuring George Balanchine’s iconic Concerto Barocco, August Bournonville’s classic Le Conservatoire and Plant Dreams...

Portland Ballet  
Art & Conversation: Sun, Shadows, Stone

Sun, Shadows, Stone: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier Julia Dolan, Ph.D., The Minor White Curator of Photography Join up the third Tuesday of every...

Portland Art Museum, Kridel Ballroom  
Art Museum Public Tour: Highlights of the Collection

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

Portland Art Museum  
Cars in the Park

French food, drinks and music inspired by Paris 1900: City of Entertainment exhibition. Cars in the Park, a partnership with Sports Car Market (SCM),...

Portland Art Museum, Park Blocks outside the 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  
Mesmerica

Mesmerica 5:30pm, 7pm, 8:30pm

In these fast-paced, and often challenging times, music and art can provide us with relief from stress, and provide us with a sense of peace, tranquility and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Kendall Planetarium  
Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water. The Water Lantern Festival is filled...

Laurelhurst Park  
Spring Winemaker's Dinner w/ Chef Karl Holl

Alloro Vineyard is excited to welcome chef Karl Holl of Spatzle & Speck and Park Ave. Fine Wines to Alloro Vineyard for the Spring Winemaker's Dinner. Named...

Alloro Vineyard  
Zoo Brew

Zoo Brew 6:30pm

Kick off your summer with more than 40 of Portland's best breweries and cider houses, plus live music, keeper chats and wildlife at the zoo. Guests will be...

Oregon Zoo  
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  
Mesmerica

Mesmerica 7pm, 8:30pm

In these fast-paced, and often challenging times, music and art can provide us with relief from stress, and provide us with a sense of peace, tranquility and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Kendall Planetarium  
Our Bold Voices Presents: Generations of Pride

Join up for a special evening of storytelling that spans generations and commemorates the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. This event will benefit Trevor’s...

Hollywood Senior Center  
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  
The Mystery Box Show: True Stories All About Sex - Annual Pride 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  
Arlington (A Love Story)

"Third Rail Rep returns to the work of the riveting Irish playwright Enda Walsh with this story set in a bland prison in some blandly menacing dystopia,...

CoHo Theatre  
Beirut by Alan Bowne

In a dystopian and anti-sexual American society, shortly after the epidemic of an unknown disease, infected people are quarantined on the Lower East Side of...

Shoebox Theater  
Going Down In Flames

“What if we write a play about a clown who gets dementia?” That’s the question that renowned actor and professional clown, Joan Mankin asked her brother in...

Headwaters Theatre  
Into the Woods

"Into the woods, and who can tell what's waiting on the journey," sings the still-sanguine Little Red Ridinghood, early on in this brilliant Stephen...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
Native Gardens

"Good fences make good neighbors, the saying goes. But first you have to agree on the property line. In Karen Zacarías’ culture-clash comedy of bad manners,...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Northwest Queer Chorus Pride Concert

This concert is filled with songs that empower, uplift and inspire the queer community here in Portland. This concert has a message of hope, love and a sense...

Rose City Park United Methodist Church  
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  
Singing Out - For One And All

Portland Lesbian Choir (PLC) presents an evening of inspirational music. The PLC sings out to promote equality, justice and peace; to share emotion, express...

Central Lutheran Church  
The Breath of Life

"The original 2002 London production of Sir David Hare’s play about the wreckage of a long-running love triangle starred the famed Judi Dench and Maggie...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Up Close

Up Close 7:30pm

The Portland Ballet presents Up Close, featuring George Balanchine’s iconic Concerto Barocco, August Bournonville’s classic Le Conservatoire and Plant Dreams...

Portland Ballet  
Fake Radio Presents: A Live Recreation of Dragnet

In June of 1949, a new radio show launched that changed the world of police crime dramas. For its 70th anniversary, Fake Radio proudly presents its second...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
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  
Pancakes & Booze Art Show

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show provides art lovers an opportunity to explore more than 300 pieces of artwork created by some 75+ artists local to Portland's...

Hawthorne Theater  
The Flop House

The Flop House is a comedy podcast where three friends watch a bad movie and then discuss it. Since 2007, Dan McCoy, Stuart Wellington and Elliott Kalan have...

Revolution Hall  
The Ripper: Song of the Knife - A Gothic Rock Musical

Libretto: Norman Grey. Music: Heidi Davis and Ken Bussell. Based on the poems of Geoffrey Charles Pate. Inspired by Geoffrey Charles Pate's gleefully...

Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge  
Electric Letterland: A Walking Tour of Portland's Historic Neon Signs

Take a twilight journey down Portland’s oldest streets to see the city’s most imaginative historic neon gems. Steeped in architectural significance and a...

To be disclosed  
Mesmerica

Mesmerica 8:30pm

In these fast-paced, and often challenging times, music and art can provide us with relief from stress, and provide us with a sense of peace, tranquility and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Kendall Planetarium  
Bear's Den

Acclaimed U.K. band Bear’s Den, return with their third album So That You Might Hear Me Out, which follows 2016’s critically lauded Red Earth & Pouring Rain...

Aladdin Theater  
Chromatics - Double Exposure Tour

Chromatics (which includes Glass Candy's Johnny Jewel) have been on hiatus for the past two years. But they're back together now, and the label plans to...

Wonder Ballroom  
Pile

Pile 9pm

Angular, tense and tender Boston indie rock outfit with upcoming LP, Green and Gray. With: State Champion, Sea Moss.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Triple Shot of Classic Rock

The Triple Shot of Classic Rock Tour is hitting the Pondo! See tributes to Heart, Pat Benatar and Bad Company. Barracuda - the essential tribute to the band...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Tropitaal: A Desi Latino Soundclash with DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid

Take the sultry vibe of the Latin American Tropics, combine with the rhythm of India ("Taal") and stir into Tropitaal, a Desi/Latino Soundclash where the...

Goodfoot Pub & Lounge  
Shapeshifters: A Cloud Watching Workshop

Both a space for day dreams and data storage, clouds have always captured the human imagination. Join artist Hannah Newman and Carnation Contemporary at...

Carnation Contemporary  

Saturday, June 8

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