Events

Saturday, July 20

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  
Adventure Van Weekend

Mt. Hood Meadows is excited to host its first Adventure Van Weekend. There will be activities throughout the weekend including open house vans, accessories...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
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  
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

"Billed as the longest-running jazz-and-blues festival west of the Mississippi, this annual summer favorite is a prime showcase of Portland’s homegrown...

Cathedral Park  
Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival

Summer in Portland is a dazzling display of Mother Nature — and a dazzling display of extraordinary chamber music.! Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival...

Multiple venues  
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  
Dear Lucy

Featured artists: April Bey, Bean Gilsdorf, Michelle Grabner, Faith Wilding (with subRosa), Wendy Red Star. This group exhibition explores depictions of...

Upfor Gallery  
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  
José Sierra

Presenting new vessels from José Sierra. Moved by the images and memories of coffee mills, intensely colored mountains, dramatic landscapes, pre-Colombian...

Eutectic 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  
Much Ado About Nothing

"Using an approach introduced by director Gordon Barr at Glasgow’s Bard in the Botanics, Bag & Baggage brings gender fluidity to one of Shakespeare’s most...

The Vault Theater  
Naked Goddess Swim

At the Naked Goddess Swim, mere mortal women shed their suits and inhibitions to become goddesses in the moonlight.

Eastbank Esplanade  
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  
Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts

For the past 35 years, musicians and fans alike have flocked to the Oregon Zoo each summer to revel in music, sunshine and friends — including those of the...

Oregon Zoo  
Original Practice Shakespeare Festival

Check out OPS's website for their full schedule of events and location details! OPS Fest brings a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland...

Parks around Portland  
PDX Pop Now

PDX Pop Now! returns for its annual free, all-ages festival showcasing Portland’s incredibly diverse musical talent. Check out their website for a full...

Audiocinema  
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  
Pear Street Poem

"For two months, p:ear gallery will transform into a “giant canvas.” Individuals who are now or were at any point a member of the homeless community of...

p:ear  
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 Highland Games

For more than 60 years, the Portland Highland Games have delighted participants with a unique, Scottish experience featuring incredible Scottish pipe bands,...

Mt. Hood Community College  
Portland Queer Comedy Festival

Portland Queer Comedy Festival is the first multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival in the United States. Produced by Belinda Carroll...

Various locations  
Portland Zine Symposium

The Portland Zine Symposium is an organization that hosts, among other events, a yearly free conference and zine social exploring facets of independent...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
She was/is: Stephanie Hatch

"Hatch’s vibrant mixed-media collages grapple with “beauty, identity, and transformation, particularly in relation to the way society speaks of, and seeks to...

Wolff Gallery  
Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood

"A summer evening is a fine time to release your inner swashbuckler, especially with this high-energy take on the legendary rebels with a cause, adapted by...

Clackamas Community College, Niemeyer Center, Osterman Theatre  
Summer Free For All

Every summer, the Summer Free For All empowers Portlanders to create and cultivate community by providing free, accessible, family-friendly summer activities...

Citywide  
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 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)  
Through and Through and Through: Gordon Hall

"Inviting slow, quiet consideration in its large warehouse space, PICA presents eighteen distinct sculptures by artist Gordon Hall. Carefully constructing...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
Travels on the Silk Road

Join us on a journey along the ancient trade route during Lan Su’s celebration of the Silk Road. Discover the Silk Road in July & August at Lan Su with...

 
WIld Hare Country Festival

Wild Hare Saloon and J-Fell present Wild Hare Country Festival. This all-original all-ages music festival returns for its second installment, bringing...

Pat's Acres Racing Complex  
Wicked

"Perhaps the most bewitching and beloved of 21st-century musicals, this distant cousin of The Wizard of Oz packs surprising substance beneath bright, bubbly...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Stumptown Cluster - Portland Kennel Club Dog Show

Friday: Specialty Breeds Day - Doors open to the public at 8 a.m. Saturday & Sunday: All Breeds - Judging begins at 8 a.m.

Portland Expo Center, Halls D & E  
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  
47th Annual Troutdale SummerFest

The Troutdale SummerFest is a family-friendly event that includes activities and entertainment for everyone in the family. Kids enjoy numerous events and...

Downtown Troutdale and Glen Otto Park  
Contemplative Mini-Retreats

Meditation, contemplative prayer and learning for people seeking support for their spiritual practice, every third Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral....

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral  
All-Inclusive Willamette Valley Wine & Lunch Tour

Experience the best of Willamette Valley wine country on an all-inclusive guided wine-tasting tour from Portland. With a small group of fellow wine lovers,...

Willamette Valley Wine Country  
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  
Space Day - 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Enjoy fun space science activities on the day Apollo 11 successfully landed. Learn about constellation alignment, NASA space technology, moon maps and more.

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
TeaFestPDX

TeaFestPDX 9:30am

Join up for TeaFestPDX, an annual celebration of tea and tea traditions from around the world. Tea lovers and the tea-curious alike will find many things to...

World Forestry Center Discovery Museum  
Yoga + Beer at Stormbreaker Brewing

Join Yoga + Beer for an outdoor detox and retox on Stormbreaker Brewing's patio. This event will begin with a 75-minute all-levels flow yoga class taught by...

Stormbreaker Brewing  
Adventure Van Expo

The Adventure Van Expo is a free show to check out customized adventure vans (mostly built-out Mercedes Sprinters, Ford Transits and Dodge Promasters)...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait

Loosely translated, the Inuktitut word Akunnittinni means “between us.” This exhibition chronicles a visual dialogue between an Inuk grandmother, mother, and...

Portland Art Museum  
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  
Chamber Music Northwest Family Concert

Let the kids explore violins, trumpets and more in the Instrument Petting Zoo, then join the Meyer family - Edgar Meyer, George Meyer and Cornelia Heard –...

Kaul Auditorium  
China Then and Now: Antique Furniture & Art Sale

Lan Su Chinese Garden and Asia America are partnering in July to showcase a series of antiques as well as artwork from artist Ningshu Fang. Traditionally...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
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  
Fullerton Wine Course: Vine to Wine with special guest Michael Lichtenwalter

Featuring special guest Michael Lichtenwalter of Lichtenwalter Vineyard, along with winemaker Alex Fullerton of Fullerton Wines. Take a deep look at farming...

Fullerton Wine Bar and Tasting Room  
Lavender U-Pick at Wayward Winds

An abundance of the most fragrant and beautiful lavender in existence is available for U-pick at one of the largest lavender fields in Oregon. Experience...

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm  
Oregon Northwest Merfest

Oregon Northwest Merfest is a festival for the entire family that brings awareness to conservation with a fun “under the sea” theme. Oregon Mermaids will be...

Director Park  
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  
Portland's World's Fair: Souvenirs of the Lewis and Clark Exposition

In 1905, Portland welcomed visitors to the city’s first—and only—world’s fair. The Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition highlighted the area’s industrial...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
It's Summer!

PDX Contemporary Art presents It's Summer!, a group exhibition bringing together the work of 28 artists with new pieces fresh from their studios.

PDX Contemporary Art  
Portland Drag Queen Brunch

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

Night Light Lounge  
Prohibition-Era Picnic

Join Time Travelers Costume Guild for our Portland Prohibition Era (1850's-1933) Picnic. WHAT: Pack an elegant picnic luncheon, don your Sunday best...

Peninsula Park  
ROCO Summer Celebration

Experience the pop! Learn to saber your own bottle of sparkling wine, then enjoy your bubbles alongside delicious seafood bites provided by Northwest Fresh...

ROCO Winery  
Scooperfest

The ScooperFest is the best family-friendly event in the region. You'll find all-you-can-eat ice cream from the best manufacturers in the country for one...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
Villain Arts: Portland Tattoo Arts Convention

Featuring artists and vendors, live entertainment, tattoo contests, seminars and more.

Oregon Convention Center  
 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  
Barbara Peacock: American Bedroom

Exhibit on display: July 3–28, 2019. First Wednesday* opening reception: July 3, 6-9 p.m. *Blue Sky will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Fiesta Caribeña

Join up for Portland Mercado's second Caribbean Festival for a Caribbean celebration with food, drinks, live music, kids activities, community and...

Portland Mercado  
Nancy Floyd: Weathering Time

Exhibit on display: July 3–28, 2019. First Wednesday* opening reception: July 3, 6-9 p.m. *Blue Sky will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Artist talk with...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
William Matheson - Antigen

Antigen, William Matheson’s fourth solo exhibition at Nationale, is an intimate meditation on memory, loss and the desire to preserve life in the face of...

Nationale  
Zimmerman House Tours: Summer Saturdays

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: Paris 1900

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  
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  
Mary Charlotte's Garden Party

This event will honor Philip Foster's wife, Mary Charlotte, and all the other pioneer women who settled in Oregon with her. The Philip Foster Farm is hosting...

Philip Foster Farm Historic Site  
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  
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  
NW Marine Art Works Annual Open Studio

The public is invited to NW Marine Art Works' (NWMAW) third annual Open Studio event. This unique complex showcases some of Portland’s most innovative...

NW Marine Art Works  
NW Marine Art Works Open Studios

Join up for NW Marine Art Works' third annual artist open studios and summer celebration, with live music, food, beverages and family-friendly fun! NW...

NW Marine Art Works  
Art Museum Public Tour: Photography

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 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  
Portland Night Market

The Portland Night Market showcases many unique businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an...

Central Eastside Industrial District  
Beaverton Night Market

The Beaverton Night Market exists to create a vibrant, intercultural, family-friendly space that is reminiscent of night markets internationally. The Market...

The Round  
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  
Flat Out - Opening Reception

Fuller Rosen Gallery is thrilled to present Flat Out, a solo exhibition of new work by Brandi Kruse. Part of an ongoing consideration of immaterial and...

Fuller Rosen Gallery, Suite 106  
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  
 La Finta Giardiniera

Violante goes into hiding as “the disguised gardener” at the local Mayor’s country estate after escaping her abusive lover, Count Belfiore. As she chooses...

Newmark Theatre  
CoHo Summerfest 2019: Summerfest Ruckus

Featuring Catherine Egan, Jet Black Pearl, Matt Sheehy, Kayla Banks, Ashley Morton, Claire Rigsby, Keegan Kyle and more t.b.a. It’s the fest within the...

CoHo Theatre  
Matilda

Matilda 7:30pm

"Feeling put down and bossed around? Your special qualities going unrecognized? Want to set things right? Well, then you’ll likely relate to the title...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera

"The best way to experience theatrically-inclined composers such as Mozart is in the music’s native habitat: the opera house, where grand singing, engaging...

Newmark Theatre  
Stars of Tomorrow: Musical Youth Cabaret

A collection of some of Portland's best teen and preteen singers will be featured in Stars of Tomorrow Cabaret Cafe, a series of intimate concerts in July...

Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge  
 A Hawaiian Evening with Led Kaapana

One of Hawaii's finest slack-key guitarists and singers returns to the Alberta Rose for a solo concert.

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Meyer Music with Edgar Meyer, George Meyer & Cornelia Heard

Chamber Music Northwest is proud to present the entire Meyer Family – Cornelia Heard, George Meyer and Edgar Meyer – along with friends Fred Sherry and Paul...

Kaul Auditorium  
Ynana Rose

Ynana Rose plays her first show in Portland, Oregon. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Ynana will be bringing her siren folk sound to the Artichoke Cafe stage,...

Artichoke Music  
Cort Carpenter

Named “Male Entertainer of the Year” at the 2017 Independent Josie Music Awards, Nashville’s Cort Carpenter has been capturing the hearts of music lovers...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Gypsy Temple

Groovy and resonant alt-rock with that raw Seattle sound, With: Forty Feet Tall.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
OMSI Star Party: Lunar Viewing: Apollo 11 - 50th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing with a Lunar Viewing Party. Join OMSI, Rose City Astronomers and Vancouver Sidewalk...

Either of two Portland-area state parks  
The Deer

The Deer 9pm

Atmospheric Austin 'psychotropic folk' collective making delicate songs rapt with wonder. With: Small Leaks Sink Ships, Johanna Warren.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Adam Carolla Is Unprepared

Jimmy Kimmel has always said that Adam Carolla is the funniest comedian who has never written a joke and dared him to prove it. Adam has accepted Jimmy's...

Helium Comedy Club  
Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery Exhibit

On view through August 4, 2019. The Cannon Beach Arts Association is pleased to present an exhibit of over 50 Pacific Northwest artists whose work is...

Cannon Beach Gallery  

Saturday, July 20

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