Events

Saturday, August 31

2019 Cambia Portland Classic

The Portland Classic is the longest-running stop on the LPGA tour, and 2019 marks its 48th year. From August 29 to September 1, world-class women golfers...

Columbia Edgewater Country Club  
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  
Grand Prix of Portland

The Grand Prix of Portland races back Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2019 to Portland International Raceway! The premier open-wheel racing series in the United States,...

Portland International Raceway  
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  
Many Shades of Being Darcelle: 52 Years of Fashion, 1967-2019

Portland’s own Darcelle XV (the stage name of Walter Cole) has been headlining the Darcelle XV Showplace cabaret club since 1973. In a career spanning over...

Oregon Historical Society  
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  
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  
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)  
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  
Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week

Take the seven-day challenge: Try as many black-owned eateries as you can. Bring a friend, bring the fam! This is the sixth annual volunteer-run event to...

Multiple locations  
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  
Bridge Tour

Join up for a morning walking tour that'll go around, across, under and inside the unique and storied spans that shape the lives in Portland. Strolling...

Salmon Street 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  
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 In The Pearl Fine Arts & Crafts Festival

Art In The Pearl®, Portland Oregon’s annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, occurs every year on Labor Day weekend. The 23rd annual festival returns for Labor...

North West Park Blocks  
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  
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  
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  
9th annual Arab Festival

Join us as we celebrate the 9th annual Arab Festival! At the Arab Festival, we'll celebrate our Arab heritage with live music (featuring the amazing Raid...

Oaks Amusement Park  
Flash Day

Flash Day 11am

On the last Saturday of every month, the artists at Icon Tattoo Studio put out their books of designs for clients to choose from. They only work from their...

Icon Tattoo Studio  
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 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  
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  
Portland2019 Biennial

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is pleased to announce the Portland2019 Biennial, a survey of works by visual and performing artists who are defining and...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
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: Water in 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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
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  
The Bitter Truth Cocktail Class

Portland Bitters Project will be here to explain what bitters are exactly, how they are made and how they are used to enhance your cocktails. Bitters have...

Westward Whiskey Distillery  
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  
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  
In the Heights

Winner of four Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (Hamilton) Tony and Grammy...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory  
Sinbad

Sinbad 7:30pm, 10pm

There's no comedian in the world like Sinbad. A legend for his off-the-cuff style and high-energy improvisation and crowdwork, Sinbad never tells jokes but...

Helium Comedy Club  
 Too Slim & The Taildraggers

Join the 2019 Blues Music Award nominees (for Blues Rock Album Of The Year) for a night of great music. Creating an eclectic style of blues and rock that...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Crash Test Dummies - God Shuffled His Feet 25th Anniversary Tour

Canadian rock band Crash Test Dummies will reunite for the first time in 17-years to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their seminal sophomore album God...

Aladdin Theater  
Orquestra Pacifico Tropical

Pacific Northwest psychedelic Cumbia. With: Sister Mantos, Blossom, DJ Beto (Soundway Records).

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Tropical F*** Storm

Intense and theatrical Aussie art-punks with members of The Drones and High Tension.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Whey Jennings w/ Cory Gallant

Whey recently stormed through Nashville during CMAFest2018 and made many impromptu appearances in between his scheduled appearances at BB Kings, Celebrity...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Sinbad

Sinbad 10pm

There's no comedian in the world like Sinbad. A legend for his off-the-cuff style and high-energy improvisation and crowdwork, Sinbad never tells jokes but...

Helium Comedy Club  
Vanity's Vaudeville Vixens

Showgirl Temple and Vanity Thorn present Vanity’s Vaudeville Vixens -- an immersive theater experience, taking you through a reimagining of Portland’s 1920s...

Curious Comedy Theater  

Saturday, August 31

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