Events

Saturday, August 17

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  
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

"In a touring Broadway production, Roald Dahl’s great confectionary fantasy comes to the stage, with such indelibly colorful characters as Willy Wonka,...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Jaik Faulk

"The last show in Nationale’s Division Street space before a move to a new location will be its sixth to feature paintings by Faulk, part of the gallery’s...

Nationale, 3360 S.E. Division St. Portland, OR  
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  
Montavilla Jazz Festival

"Balancing crowd-pleasing musical verities with a forward-thinking focus on “the freshest, most exciting original compositions from Portland’s eclectic and...

Portland Metro Arts  
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  
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  
Piano Push Play

Founded by Megan McGeorge in 2012, Piano Push Play invites local artists to transform old, donated pianos into whimsical works of art. Each instrument is...

Citywide  
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  
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  
SneakerWeek PDX

SneakerWeek PDX returns to The Rose City every summer, offering days of events and opportunities to connect community to the dynamic sneaker industry....

Various locations  
South Pacific

"Now 70 years old and still a marvelous model of the American musical, this Rodgers & Hammerstein classic about Americans stationed overseas during World War...

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  
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)  
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...

 
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  
Wings & Wheels Half Marathon

Starting and ending at Scappoose Industrial Airpark, the Wings & Wheels Half Marathon offers a unique opportunity to explore scenic byways surrounding the...

Scappoose Industrial Airpark  
Roses On The River 5K Run/Walk

For a second straight year, Roses On The River is teaming up with the 2017 NWSL champion Portland Thorns FC for this awesome 5k run around the Portland...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Trees Photography Series

Trees - a photography series from Deborah Chava Singer is on display at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center from August 1 - September 19, 2019. Building hours...

Olympic Mills Commerce Center  
Multnomah Days

Portland’s Multnomah Village is filled with character – as well as dozens of unique shops, galleries, restaurants, arts and more. The annual Multnomah Days...

Multnomah Village  
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  
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  
Forest Therapy Workshops

The smell of western red cedar, the sounds of wind and the crunch of maple leaves below your feet. Immerse yourself in a guided Forest Therapy Workshop at...

Columbia Springs  
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  
PDX Adult Soapbox Derby

Portland’s PDX Adult Soap Box Derby is a grassoots community event fueled by more than 100 volunteers and traditionally held every August. Once a year a...

Mt Tabor Park  
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: Gail Owen & Katie Preston

See new work by artists Gail Owen and Katie Preston on display in Lan Su Chinese Garden’s pavilions in August and September, 2019. Lan Su hosts artists each...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Behind the Shoji - Hokkaido Marketplace

The popular show and sale event Behind the Shoji returns to the Portland Japanese Garden. This year, in collaboration with the 60th anniversary of the...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Harvest Fest

Yamhill County Historical Society presents Harvest Fest 2019. Enjoy: Harvesting the oat crop using vintage farm equipment, horses and mulesPioneer kids'...

Yamhill Valley Heritage Center  
Lab Experience: Soap Making

Make soap from scratch to take home while learning about the awesome chemistry of soap molecules. Participants must wear clothing that completely covers...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Making Space

New work from Josh DeWeese and Linda Sikora.

Eutectic Gallery  
O-bon: Sapporo Cultural Festival

Join an O-Bon celebration open to the public. The Garden will celebrate the more lively aspects of the O-Bon festival including the bon-odori ( 盆踊り / Bon...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Oregon Bigfoot Festival

The third annual Oregon Bigfoot Festival will be held at beautiful Glenn Otto Park in the wonderful town of Troutdale, Oregon. Please, no pets allowed or...

Glenn Otto Park  
Portland Hot Sauce Expo

Featuring: Free hot sauce tastingsWitness the insanity of the Stage of DoomEnjoy a selection of craft beersSpecialty cocktailsAmazing food from BBQ to...

OMSI Bridge Lot  
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  
Two-Hour Introductory Workshop For Couples

It can be maddening to find yourself going around and around with your partner over the same issues. You need a way to break out of the dynamic that leaves...

Friends Meeting House  
Creative Workshops

Get creative! Radius Art offers opportunities for both the beginning and the experienced artist to learn the basics or build on their current skills. Learn...

Radius Community Art Studio  
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  
Makers Market

Meadows is holding its first-ever Makers Market and welcomes you to come up to check out the booths, take a scenic chair ride, listen to live music, play...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
Omamori

Omamori 11am

Omamori is an art show with visiting Japanese artists, Cozy Factory. Opening reception August 3, 1-5 p.m.

Hello! Good Morning!  
Oregon Bigfoot Conference

Come enjoy Cliff Barackman and James "Bobo" Fay from the hit reality show Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot as they present their experience searching for the...

Glenn Otto Park  
Portland Drag Queen Brunch

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

Night Light Lounge  
August Nature Programs at the Tillamook Forest Center

Are you looking for something fun to do in the forest? Join the Tillamook Forest Center staff for a variety of fascinating, forest-related programs. From...

Tillamook Forest 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  
2019 Homowo & Twins Festival

The annual Homowo & Twins Festival is celebrated each year by the Ga people of Ghana, West Africa. It celebrates a bountiful harvest, and twins and...

da Vinci Arts Middle School Park  
Anton Gautama: Home Sweet Home

What is a home? To many Chinese-Indonesians, home is not simply a structure—it is physical evidence of their aspirations, struggles and love. While...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Christos J. Palios: Conversations

Meals have traditionally been a time for connection. The table is seen as a space to share time with family and friends, to relax and to bond. Cell phones...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
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: Asian Art

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  
Crafting a Personal Ritual

In this workshop led by Coleman Stevenson of The Dark Exact, participants will use tarot to explore needs and desires, then each design their own unique...

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  
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  
Pacific Crest Trail Days

Pacific Crest Trail Days (PCT Days) is a three-day summer festival that celebrates and promotes hiking, camping, backpacking and outdoor stewardship....

Marine Park  
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl’s treasured tale is now Broadway’s Golden Ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure...

Keller Auditorium  
Stephanie Simek: Mostly Water

Join up for the artist reception for Stephanie Simek's solo exhibition Mostly Water. Stephanie Simek experiments with an array of materials, making works...

Melanie Flood Projects, 301  
Weekend Tea

Each Saturday and Sunday, Pix offers a formal (but fun!) tea service with seatings at 2 and 3 p.m. The $38 menu includes a pot of tea from Townshend’s Tea...

Pix Patisserie  
Hair

Hair 2:30pm, 7:30pm

The S! Conservatory Alumni is a directing and choreographing opportunity for our S! Conservatory Alumni to work with professional mentors in sharpening their...

Brunish Theatre  
Art Museum Public Tour: Works on Paper

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  
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  
Lobster Boil

Solena Estate's favorite event of the year returns. Indulge in a classic lobster boil with whole Maine Lobster, boiled potatoes, corn, sausage and more than...

Solena Estate  
Mystery Box Social: A Sex-Positive Dinner Party

This elegant dinner party encourages sex talk at the dinner table with storytellers from The Mystery Box Show and facilitated conversation to create a safe...

Mystery Box Show HQ  
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  
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  
Brendan Schaub - Co-Host of The Fighter & The Kid Podcast Live

Brendan Schaub is an American podcaster, comedian, actor, commentator, former professional football player and retired mixed martial artist. He was a...

Helium Comedy Club  
Hair

Hair 7:30pm

The S! Conservatory Alumni is a directing and choreographing opportunity for our S! Conservatory Alumni to work with professional mentors in sharpening their...

Brunish 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  
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl’s treasured tale is now Broadway’s Golden Ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure...

Keller Auditorium  
Stars of Tomorrow Cabaret

Cabaret Cafe Stars of Tomorrow spotlights Portland's best young vocalists . A collection of some of Portland's best teen and preteen singers will be...

Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge  
Cash'd Out

Emporium Presents the hard-touring men in black playing pitch-perfect tribute to Johnny Cash.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
The PDX Drive-in Movie Spectacular! Little Shop of Horrors

The Portland Expo Center is bringing back the PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! Each night there will be different activities, car clubs, entertainment, short...

Portland Expo Center, Parking Lot  
Tokyo Rose with Facexhugger / PSYK / DreamReaper

Tokyo Rose performs for the first time ever on the West Coast. This billboard-charting NewRetroWave Records artist has been bringing some of the best modern...

Bit House Saloon  
Valerie June

One of the most admired, genre-bending artists to breakthrough in the last decade, June’s music blends southern sounds, African rhythms and ambient...

Aladdin Theater  
 The Palms / Bay Ledges

A co-headline evening of sunny indie-pop from Los Angeles. With: special guests.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Cadillacs for Everyone

The Cadillacs evoke sounds that take you on a musical journey from vintage blues rock to modern, silk-laden pop trends. As Portland's premier cover band,...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Homeshake

Homeshake 9pm

When you walk alone, you’re never lost. At least, that’s the operating principle behind Homeshake, the recording project of Peter Sagar. Over his first three...

Revolution Hall  
Weyes Blood

The phantom zone, the parallax, the upside down -- there is a rich cultural history of exploring in-between places. Through her latest, Titanic Rising (out...

Wonder Ballroom  
Brendan Schaub - Co-Host of The Fighter & The Kid Podcast Live

Brendan Schaub is an American podcaster, comedian, actor, commentator, former professional football player and retired mixed martial artist. He was a...

Helium Comedy Club  
Phantasm: A Dark Dance Night

Phantasm is Portland’s newest dark dance night featuring goth, industrial, darkwave, futurepop, aggrotech, EBM and more, hosted by Viktor Nova and Ophelia...

High Water Mark Lounge  

Saturday, August 17

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