Events

Saturday, August 3

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  
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  
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  
JamBallah NW - A Grand Celebration of  Middle Eastern Dance & American Fusion

JamBallah Northwest features Middle-Eastern, American, experimental fusion and traditional world dance. The festival offers three days of movement and...

Lewis & Clark College  
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  
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  
Pickathon

Established in 1998, Pickathon is an independent, all-ages and family-friendly music festival hosted on Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, just 30 minutes...

Pendarvis Farm  
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)  
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...

 
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  
Country Girl Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

This is an all-women’s event. Every Country Girl will receive a Country Girl finisher medal, custom t-shirt, cider, beer, tasty food and much more. The...

Kliever Memorial Armory  
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  
German Palooza

Heckmann & Thiemann Motors sponsors this festival celebrating German-brand automobiles. The Rose City Bug In has expanded to include all Volkswagen, Audi,...

Portland International Raceway  
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  
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  
Fremont Fest

Come to Fremont Fest and enjoy a bike and pet parade, shopping specials, vendor booths, live music, kid-friendly games and a pub crawl.

NE Fremont between NE 4nd & 51st Avenues  
Jake The Alligator Man 75th Birthday Bash

The annual Jake the Alligator Man's Birthday Bash comes to the Long Beach Peninsula. The attraction that helped put the Long Beach Peninsula on the map in...

Veterans Field  
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  
Yoga + Beer at Sasquatch NW

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

Sasquatch Brewing  
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  
Chinese Festival

Join the Oregon Chinese Coalition for the 2019 Chinese Festival in the Square! Celebrate Chinese American culture and enjoy nonstop entertainment, delicious...

Pioneer Courthouse Square  
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  
Summerville

Up and down the business corridors of Sellwood and Westmoreland, local merchants will entertain with games, crafts, music, classes, art, demonstrations,...

SMILE Station  
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  
All Miniature Rose Show

Join up for the Portland Rose Society’s annual miniature rose show. All varieties of miniature roses will be on display in the Music Room as well as in the...

Pittock Mansion  
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  
Vanport Jazz Festival

The Vanport Jazz Festival honors the city of Vanport and the voices who formed Portland's jazz community. Near the site of the historic 1948 flood, the event...

Colwood Golf Course  
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: French 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  
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  
Northwest Craft Spirits Festival

Back for its second year is the Northwest Craft Spirit Festival! Mt. Hood Meadows will team up with a number of local distilleries for this fun and...

Mt. Hood Meadows  
Omamori

Omamori 1pm

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

Hello! Good Morning!  
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  
First Caturday

First Caturday is a day to reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends. It is a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing, and...

Laurelhurst Park  
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  
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: Photography

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

Portland Art Museum  
Artist talk with Anton Gautama

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  
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  
C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert

Using C.S. Lewis’ own words, award-winning actor Max McLean brings the brilliant Oxford Don to life, taking us on his extraordinary journey from hard-boiled...

Newmark Theatre  
Master Class - Introduction to Champagne

What makes champagne different from other sparkling wines around the world? You will find out as you explore the region of champagne, how it’s made and taste...

Pix Patisserie  
Happy Hour History

Join Trail Distilling for a premiere screening of Happy Hour History, the fun new series that explores the intimate connections between alcohol and major...

Trail Distilling  
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  
 This Might Get Weird

Grace, an introvert from Jersey, and Mamrie, a firecracker from North Carolina are best friends sharing stories of their personal shenanigans, venting about...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
2019 Proscenium Live Festival of New Work

For the fifth year in a row, Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal are hosting the 2019 Proscenium Live Festival of New Work on August 3 and 4....

Lincoln Performance Hall, Boiler Room Studio Theater, LH 55  
Disturbed: Evolution Tour

Evolution is the seventh studio album by American heavy metal band Disturbed.

Moda Center  
Glass's In the Penal Colony

"Continuing its specialty with “pocket opera,” chamber operas by modern composers, Portland Opera brings back innovative director Jerry Mouawad (co-founder...

Hampton Opera Center, The Gregory K. and Mary Chomenko Hinckley Studio 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  
Elliott Smith's 50th Birthday Tribute

The Fixin' To celebrates the life of Elliott Smith as four unique groups of local musicians pay their respects in this career-spanning tribute. Join in...

The Fixin' To  
How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel

Twilight Theater Company, the community theater that brings you “Entertainment with Edge,” announces its upcoming production of How I Learned to Drive, by...

Twilight Theater Company  
Yacht Rock Revue

The Yacht Rock Revue is everything the late ‘70s and early ‘80s should’ve been: massive sing-along soft rock hits, tight bell-bottom jeans, impeccable...

Revolution Hall  
 The Garcia Birthday Band

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), based in Portland, Oregon, is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Jon Wolfe

Jon Wolfe 9pm

The best introduction to Jon Wolfe is the basic yet not so simple fact that he’s a country singer and songwriter. Country music, as it was, is and always...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Michelle Wolf - The Daily Show Live

Michelle Wolf has quickly become one of the most influential voices in the comedy landscape. A comic who has her finger on the pulse of modern issues and...

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  

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