Events

Thursday, September 12

1984

Always under the watchful eye of Big Brother, Winston has nowhere to turn and no one to trust as anyone or anything could be running surveillance on behalf...

Imago Theatre  
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  
Borderland Stories – A Visual Report from the Texas-Mexico Border

Portland artist and Texas native Janie Lowe’s childhood memories of exploring the rugged landscape north of the Big Bend area are a stark contrast to the...

Antoinette Hatfield Hall  
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  
Eiko Otake: A Body in Places

A Body in Places is the omnibus title of Eiko’s first solo project, which started with her revisiting post-nuclear disaster Fukushima and her twelve hour...

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)  
Feast Portland

Feast Portland is more than a food and drink festival. It’s a movement that showcases the energy, creativity and enthusiasm that’s driving America’s food...

Multiple venues  
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  
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  
Mt. Angel Oktoberfest

In the heart of Oregon's hop growing region, Mount Angel's Oktoberfest brings 350,000 people to the Bavarian village every September. The Northwest's oldest...

Mt Angel, OR  
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  
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  
Ryan Pierce: Hot Hex

Ryan Pierce received his MFA from California College of the Arts in 2007, and a BFA from Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2003. His work has been shown...

Elizabeth Leach Gallery  
The Allegories by Jen Brown

Wolff Gallery is pleased to present The Allegories, a solo exhibition by narrative painter Jen Brown. In her dramatic yet detailed oil paintings, the artist...

Wolff Gallery  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates over 20 seasons at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival

PICA’s 17th Annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) gathers artists and audiences from around the world for ten days of contemporary performance, music, visual...

Various locations  
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  
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  
Pearl District Specialty Coffee Tour

Discover some of Portland’s most celebrated micro-roasters and specialty cafes in the upscale Pearl District and Northwest Portland’s Alphabet District....

La Perlita (Inside the Eco-Trust Building)  
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  
Senior Day at the World Forestry Center Museum

Join up to celebrate seniors with fun activities including door prizes, crafts, live music and refreshments -- and of course, a chance to explore the...

World Forestry Center Discovery Museum  
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  
Intro to Social Media

Most people have heard that their businesses need a strong social media presence, but they may not understand what that means, why it’s important or which...

Travel Portland Office  
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  
Kristen Miller - Brighten and Fade

PDX Contemporary Art is pleased to present Brighten and Fade, a solo exhibition of new work by Kristen Miller. Having spent three months in the Arctic...

PDX Contemporary Art  
Portland Fall RV & Van Show

At the Portland Fall RV & Van Show presented by TwinStar Credit Union, make 2019 the year you hit the road in style and comfort. Get a jump on the savings...

Portland Expo Center  
Uncorked: Chronicle en Plein Air

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is pleased to present the Uncorked Chronicle en Plein Air exhibition from July 12 to September 20, 2019. Over 40 artists...

ARTspace  
 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  
 Jennifer Thoreson: Testament

“I like to know and feel the moment where people fall apart, and saturate my work in it. I am seeking the moment of relief, and relishing in the moments just...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Josh Smith: The First Years

Josh Smith documents the changes—both monumental and subtle, internal and external, and positive and negative—that come with parenthood in his series The...

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  
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  
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  
Downtown Portland Food & Drink Tour

Join Portland's oldest food tour company Forktown on a stroll through Portland's vibrant downtown. Tours make five delicious stops to eat and drink, with...

Exact meeting location confirmed at time of ticket purchase  
Luxury, All-Inclusive Willamette Valley Wine Tour

The driver covers all tasting fees with charcuterie plates ($150 value for full day, $90 value for half day). Experience the best of Willamette Valley wine...

Multiple locations  
Rock 'n' Roll On The River - Tribute Band Cruises

Join up for the Tribute Thursday Concert Series. Come aboard for this two-hour party on a cruise down the Willamette River featuring live music cover bands...

Portland Spirit Cruises  
 Cool Kids Patio Show

Hosted by Nariko Ott. Every Thursday on the Doug Fir Patio! A fun, free, Portland comedy series. Drink specials and extended happy hour until 8 p.m. With:...

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Patio  
Feast Portland: East Coast vs. West Coast

It’s a bi-coastal Battle Royale when two teams of renowned chefs represent their home turf and the classic flavors that define them at Feast Portland’s main...

Rose Quarter Commons, #150  
Reel Science: Free Solo

6:30 p.m.: Lecture: The Science of Fear with Matthew Lattal, PhD, Professor in the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience at Oregon Health & Science...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
Swift Watch at Chapman School

Every year in late August, one of Portland's most spectacular natural events begins: Thousands of Vaux’s Swifts gather in the city as they prepare to migrate...

Chapman Elementary School  
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  
Cancer Is A Drag

A night of spectacular drag, karaoke, music, luxury silent auction items, sparkling cocktails and surprises galore while saving lives by raising money to...

Melody Ballroom  
Portland Boldly Went: Live Adventure Storytelling Show and Podcast

Boldly Went, the publisher of the popular book The Dirtbag’s Guide to Life: Eternal Truths for Hiker Trash, Ski Bums, and Vagabonds, is bringing their...

Skyline Tavern  
Dear Diary

Dear Diary 7:30pm

The secret crushes, the hidden grudges, the triumphs and the horrors: with a guest reader, nostalgic tunes and a cast of top improvisers, #DearDiaryPDX takes...

Kickstand Comedy  
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  
Late, Late Show: Noodles

The Late, Late Show is back at Feast. Introducing the night’s stars: Mr. Andy Ricker of Pok Pok and special guest, chef Tony Tien of Pho Kim. The main...

Lot at Clay Creative  
Live Wire with Luke Burbank

Join Emmy award-winning host Luke Burbank for the taping of Live Wire, the fastest growing entertainment show on public radio. It's got a late-night stride,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Rocky Horror Show

Music, lyrics and book by Richard O’Brien. Directed by John Oules. Musical direction by Darcy White. Title Sponsors: ComForCare, Jeff and Joanne...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Third Angle New Music: In Wildness

Third Angle New Music leads you on a journey through the Arctic and its vanishing polar ice, warming temperatures, rising sea levels and threatened wildlife...

Vestas Portland  
 Maggie Rogers

Acclaimed producer/songwriter/performer Maggie Rogers released her Capitol Records debut album, Heard It In A Past Life, on January 18, 2019. The album...

Keller Auditorium  
Dan Soder

Dan Soder 8pm

Dan Soder is a New York City-based comedian and actor who’s best known as Mafee on the hit series Billions on Showtime. His special The Standups is now...

Helium Comedy Club  
The Brother Brothers

Identical twins playing haunting, intricate storytelling Americana. With: Nick Jaina.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Ehiorobo, Deca

A co-headline evening of alternative hip-hop and future soul from multifaceted artists. With: DJ Marvl.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  

Thursday, September 12

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