Events

Sunday, August 18

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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
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  
Kids Cook at the Lents International Farmers Market

Kids Cook has a grant supporting the Lents International Farmers Market that allows them to provide these classes to the community for free, though...

Lents Farmers Market  
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  
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'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  
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  
Drag Queen Brunch

Drag Queen Brunch is the city's longest-running Drag Brunch Show hosted by Emmy-nominee Sasha Scarlett and a rotating cast of world-class female...

Bit House Saloon  
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!  
Portland Drag Queen Brunch

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

Night Light Lounge  
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  
Wellness Farmers Market

Running from May-October at Coalition Brewing, the Wellness Farmers Market is focused on bringing together local CBD vendors in a fun and vibrant setting....

Coalition Brewery  
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  
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  
Glean Art Exhibition & Opening Reception

Inspiration often arrives in unexpected packages. See how five local artists – Vanessa Calvert, Jeremy Okai Davis, Asa Mease, Miel-Margarita Paredes and...

Lovejoy Square  
Third Rail Presents National Theatre Live!: Small Island

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatrical adaptation. The play follows three intricately connected...

World Trade Center Portland  
Art Museum Family Tour: Native American 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  
Distillery Row Beach Bash & Ten Year Anniversary

Celebrate 10 years of Distillery Row at this year’s Beach Bash! Eleven distilleries will take over the parking lot of Westward Whiskey in Southeast Portland...

Westward Whiskey  
Fourth Summer Sundays: Free Public Tours of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Please join the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) for free public tours of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial. While the Oregon...

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education  
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  
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  
Venezuelan Arts & Culture Festival

The Venezuelan Arts & Culture Festival is back for the second time in the Pacific Northwest. Just like last year, the festival will have a lineup of...

Oaks Amusement Park, Pavillion  
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  
CCS x Adidas Pro Skateboard Contest

Portland's very own CCS skate shop is proud to announce its third annual CCS Invitational Pro Skate Contest and Carnival, presented by Adidas. Whether...

CCS Skateshop  
Matilda

Matilda 2pm

"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  
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  
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  
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  
Brasada Ranch Feast from the Fire

Set amongst the stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Cascades, Feast From the Fire brings you the best local breweries and distilleries, fresh ingredients...

Brasada Ranch  
Pickin' On Sundays

Doug Fir's 13th Annual Outdoor Music Series: Free every Sunday on the patio. Now in its 13th year on the Doug Fir Patio, Pickin' On Sundays is a fun, free...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Patio  
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  
Spritz Sundays

Join up to drink Italian Spritz on Enoteca Nostrana's patio. Every Sunday starting on June 2 through September, Enoteca will host a Spritz Sunday party on...

Enoteca Nostrana  
Third Rail Presents National Theatre Live!: The Lehman Trilogy

On a cold September morning in 1844, a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside, dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two...

World Trade Center Portland  
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  
Bedrock Theatre Presents: Persephone

Join Bedrock Theatre at Leach Botanical Garden for its retelling of the Greek myth of Persephone. This event will take place in motion along a hiking trail...

Leach Botanical Garden  
Dating Pool: The Game Show

Contestants compete to win the heart of a Bachelorx, and audience members can forge love connections of their own.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Max Weinberg's Jukebox

Performing over 150 shows since April of 2017, Max Weinberg’s Jukebox continues to barnstorm the country, blasting out the hits.

Aladdin Theater  
Dr. Dre 2001: An Orchestral Rendition

Note: Dr. Dre is not performing. This is an orchestra recreating the classic album DR. DRE 2001. No Strings Attached is a collaborative effort between some...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  

Sunday, August 18

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