Events

Saturday, August 24

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  
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  
Jade International Night Market

2019 marks the 5th year for the annual Jade International Night Market! Portland’s multicultural communities come out in full force each August to celebrate...

Portland Community College - Southeast Campus  
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  
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  
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  
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  
Portland2019 Biennial opening reception

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is proud to announce the selected artists participating in the Portland2019 Biennial. The Portland2019 Biennial of...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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 Poet's Shadow

"Local arts academy PHAME presents a new rock opera, “The Poet’s Shadow,” created in collaboration with Portland Opera and dance duo Wobbly Dance. PHAME's...

Hampton Opera Center  
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)  
This Land Sings: Songs of Wandering, Love and Protest Inspired by the Life and Times of Woody Guthrie

"Opera Theater Oregon pays homage to Woody Guthrie with Grammy-winning composer Michael Daugherty’s song cycle for singers, ensemble and radio announcer. In...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
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  
Dahlia Festival

A must-see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. View over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, in the...

Swan Island Dahlias  
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  
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  
Kids Obstacle Challenge

Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course race series for kids ages 5-16, with 13-15 fun and challenging obstacles and mud! Its mission is...

Sherwood Forest Equestrian Center  
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  
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  
One Day Introduction To Mindful Compassionate Dialogue

This workshop is for anyone who would like more competence in skillful communication, managing reactivity and creating healthy relationships. Mindful...

Friends Meeting House  
Yoga + Beer at Level Beer

Join up for detox + retox at Level Beer in Portland. This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 75-minute all-levels flow yoga class, taught by Beer Yogi and...

Level Beer  
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  
Fullerton Wine Course: Pairing Wine with Food

If you ask winemaker Alex Fullerton about wine, food and their relationship, he adamantly declares food as the eminent partner of the duo. Join Alex and...

Fullerton Wine Bar and Tasting Room  
Making Space

New work from Josh DeWeese and Linda Sikora.

Eutectic Gallery  
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  
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  
Shakespeare on the Lawn & Artisan Fair hosted by Backstay Wine Co.

Join up on Hayden Island for an evening of comedy, wine and artisan vendors hosted by Backstay Wine Company. Welcome the Portland Actors Ensemble performing...

Tomahawk Bay Marina  
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  
Mutts on the Mountain

The Oregon Humane Society and Mt. Hood Meadows invite all outdoor-loving people and dogs to the Third Annual Mutts on the Mountain. The event, located onsite...

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!  
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  
4th annual Brazilian Festival

Join up for the fourth Annual Brazilian Festival in Portland! This year, the festival is collaborating with Portland Mercado and Favela - Brazilian Cafe to...

Portland Mercado  
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  
Parachute Puppy Party

Parachute Portland is throwing a puppy party! Celebrate National Dog Day with your four-legged friends. Professional dog portrait photography will be...

Parachute Portland  
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  
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  
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  
Footloose

Footloose 2pm, 7:30pm

"The highest goal of human freedom and justice is the ability of teenagers to go dancing. Well, at least that notion appears to be the dramatic engine moving...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
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: 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 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  
Creeping Museum Artist Market

The Creeping Museum Artist Market is a one-day pop-up wunderkammer of art, handmade goods, vintage clothing and curiosities and more, hosted by...

Alberta Abbey  
Jade District Night Market

The Jade International Night Market provides a unique cultural event that reflects the diversity of the Jade District communities. The event supports and...

Portland Community College - Southeast Campus  
Shift Into Style Summer Fashion Show

Shift Into Style is returning to Portland, partnering with Hoag Real Estate and Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo to create a show unlike any seen in Portland before....

Pete's Mountain Estate  
 Orbium Release Party

For the very first time in Oregon, try the oddly exquisite gin instilled with extracts of Quinine, Wormwood and Lotus Blossom. Special concoctions from a...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Upstairs Bar  
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  
The Poet's Shadow

An original rock opera, The Poet's Shadow tells the story of Elizabeth, whose poems take on a life of their own.

Hampton Opera Center  
Footloose

Footloose 7:30pm

"The highest goal of human freedom and justice is the ability of teenagers to go dancing. Well, at least that notion appears to be the dramatic engine moving...

Broadway Rose New Stage  
From the Ruby Lounge

Theatre Berk presents the world premiere of From the Ruby Lounge, an original workplace comedy set in a fictional Portland strip club, to be staged at the...

Shoebox Theater  
Michael Ian Black - Wet Hot American Summer Star Live

Michael Ian Black won over comedy fans with his roles in television shows like The State and movies like Wet Hot American Summer and Run Fatboy Run. He was...

Helium Comedy Club  
This Land Sings: Songs of Wandering, Love and Protest Inspired by the Life and Times of Woody Guthrie

Opera Theater Oregon’s production features Grammy award-winning composer Michael Daugherty’s 2016 song cycle for soprano, baritone, radio announcer and...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
 Ron Funches: Merriment Marauder Tour

Ron Funches is a triple threat. He is an excellent stand up comedian, actor and writer. Ron has built an impressive acting resume, lending his voice to...

Revolution Hall  
Ryley Walker

Experimental pop songwriter with ambitious and critically acclaimed 2018 LP, Deafman Glance. With: Wild Pink.

Polaris Hall  
The Black Version

Two nights only. You give them a movie. They give you The Black Version. The Black Version is a completely improvised show that started at the Groundings...

The Siren Theater  
 Leading Psychics

Album release show for Leading Psychics and Secret Spies. With: The Upsidedown.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Eyelids / Jay Gonzalez (Drive-By Truckers)

A stacked bill of heavy/melodic Portland rock standouts and the Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist/songwriter With: Jonathan Segel & Victor Krummenacher (Camper...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Shades of Huey & Flexor T

See the Pacific Northwest's premiere tribute to Huey Lewis and the News and a country/rock show band in one amazing night. Shades of Huey is the Pacific...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Michael Ian Black - Wet Hot American Summer Star Live

Michael Ian Black won over comedy fans with his roles in television shows like The State and movies like Wet Hot American Summer and Run Fatboy Run. He was...

Helium Comedy Club  

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