Events

Saturday, September 14

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  
Bridge of the Goddess Half Marathon

Departing from the deck of the iconic Bridge of the Gods in Cascade Locks, Oregon, the Bridge of the Goddess race takes runners along a breathtaking course,...

Bridge of the Gods  
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  
Halfway To St. Patrick's Day

It's a full-on celebration marking the halfway point to the McMenamins' favorite holiday. All locations will have music, food and drink specials and more....

All McMenamins Locations  
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  
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  
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  
Autumn Moon Festival

Celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival at Lan Su Chinese Garden with a day full of activities great for the whole family including mooncakes, calligraphy, lion...

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  
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  
Maker Workshops: Bitters Making Workshop

Bitters demystified: Learn how to make and use bitters in this hands-on workshop. This class will cover the history and science of bitters as well as basic...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Parker Room  
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  
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  
Rose City Comic Con

Portland’s premier pop-culture event, Rose City Comic Con is produced locally with a focus on creating a fun and friendly event for everyone. While its...

Oregon Convention Center  
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  
13th annual Serbian Fest

Please join us for the 13th Annual Serbian Festival on September 14th & 15th! This is a celebration of food, wine, dance and culture of the Serbian Orthodox...

St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church  
Back to School at the Portland Aerial Tram

Celebrate September with a day of family fun at the Portland Tram. The views from the Tram and the upper observation deck will be stunning and perfect for a...

Portland Aerial Tram  
Belmont Street Fair

Each year, the Belmont Street Fair brings together neighbors and friends for a day of music, arts and crafts, food and drink, activities and more.

SE Belmont St from SE 33rd to SE 39th, Portland, Oregon 97214  
El Grito

El Grito 11am

El Grito Fiestas Patrias celebrates the independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries from Spain. As the Mexican President presents the nation’s...

Moda Center, Rose Quarter Commons  
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  
School of Rock Showcase: Cowbell Classics & Tribute to Devo vs. The B-52s

Cowbell Classics: Doors at 11 a.m., show at 11:30 a.m. Tribute to Devo vs.The B-5's: Doors: 12:30 p.m., show 1:30 p.m.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
 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  
Aquifer Adventure

Big and little pirates alike are welcome to join up for a family festival all about groundwater. Play fun games and go on a scavenger hunt in search of...

Portland Water Bureau Launch  
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  
Old Town Creative's Art Festival

The Old Town Community Associaiton is hosting the Old Town Creative's Art Festival. The purpose of the festival is to showcase art by artists from...

Main Gallery  
Portland Rose Society's Fall Rose Show

The Portland Rose Society presents its annual Fall Rose Show on September 14 & 15, 2019, at Lloyd Center! Join us to explore the variety of roses from the...

Lloyd Center  
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  
Art Museum Public Tour: Women 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  
10th Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow

The Neerchokikoo Honoring Powwow celebrates the tradition of powwow with drumming and dance for men and women of all ages. The site where Native American...

Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)  
Flavor of Japan In Portland

The Flavor of Japan In Portland will be held at Director Park, an open piazza focusing on arts and culture in the heart of Downtown Portland. This stage show...

Director Park  
Meet A Scientist: September

Current science gets up close and personal at Meet A Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
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  
The Big Feast: Saturday

It’s Feast’s first event at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, but that’s not the only thing that makes this event big. It’s actually the biggest Feast event to...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
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  
¡Viva Tualatin! A Celebration of Arts and Culture

¡Viva Tualatin! A Celebration of Arts and Culture is a brand new festival that will celebrate Tualatin's vibrant culture. Enjoy performances by artists such...

Tualatin Community Park  
BarFly Bus Express to Mt Angel Oktoberfest

The Barfly Bus brings the big rig down to Mount Angel Oktoberfest for the ninth year in a row. You'll travel roundtrip in DUI-free comfort on the BarFly...

BarFly Bus  
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  
Huichica Walla Walla Music Festival

Huichica Music Festival debuts in Walla Walla this fall, extending its boutique farm-to-table approach to the American music scene to the bucolic Walla Walla...

Stella's Homestead  
In the Heights

In the Heights 2pm, 7:30pm

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  
Maker Workshops: Bitters Making Workshop

Bitters demystified: Learn how to make and use bitters in this hands-on workshop. This class will cover the history and science of bitters as well as basic...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Parker Room  
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  
Gallery Without Walls Celebration

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is excited to reveal twelve new Gallery Without Walls sculptures in the City of Lake Oswego. The annual celebration will be...

Sundeleaf Plaza  
Our Bold Voices Presents: Resilient Voices: Aging with HIV/AIDS

Our Bold Voices (OBV) is excited to create a community event featuring storytelling, art, music and poetry to raise awareness of people aging and living...

Cerimon House  
Portland Art Museum Public Tour: Modern and Contemporary 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  
Master Class - Macarons

Possibly the most popular French pastry in modern times, macarons need little introduction, but lots of instruction! You have just three ingredients (eggs,...

Pix Patisserie  
Melty Fest

Kids these days are every bit as fanatical about great food as their parents. So Tillamook Dairy has teamed up with some of its favorite chefs to put...

The Redd on Salmon Street  
Doug Loves Movies - Live Podcast Taping

Comedian Doug Benson (Super High Me and Comedy Central's The High Court) hosts a podcast where he talks to his hilarious special surprise guests about his...

Helium Comedy Club  
Memento Stella

A presentation of PICA’s 17th Annual Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival in partnership with The Cinema Collective. Japanese artist Takashi Makino's latest work...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
BodyVox at Big Creek Forest

Join us at Hampton Lumber's Big Creek Forest--located just 13 miles east of Astoria, Oregon--for a special evening of dance under the stars with the mighty...

Big Creek Forest & Knappa High School  
Feast Portland - Vegetables: A Love Story, Continued

Here, in one of America’s most prolific produce-growing regions, our local bounty is a source of endless inspiration for chefs near and far. See it on full...

Stumptown Coffee Roasters  
Mesmerica

Mesmerica 5:30pm

In these fast-paced, and often challenging times, music and art can provide us with relief from stress, and provide us with a sense of peace, tranquility and...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), Kendall Planetarium  
A Change of Light and Other Observations

A Change of Light and Other Observations by Sammie Cetta. Exhibition: September 14 - November 8, 2019. Fuller Rosen Gallery is pleased to announce a solo...

Fuller Rosen Gallery, Suite 106  
Mortified Portland

Hailed a "cultural phenomenon" by Newsweek and celebrated by This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, Entertainment Weekly and beyond,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Ahamefule J. Oluo - Susan

Susan, the follow-up to Ahamefule J. Oluo’s acclaimed musical Now I’m Fine, is a story about the failings of men and the endurance of women. The performance...

Winningstad Theatre  
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  
A Tribute to Amy Winehouse featuring Davi

Dynamic and soulful vocalist Davi Schmidt joins forces with some of Portlands finest musicians to showcase the ultimate, authentic, Amy Winehouse experience....

Jack London Revue  
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  
Lantern Viewing

Stroll the garden and enjoy the beautiful glow from dozens of hanging lanterns and more than 400 floating lanterns that Lan Su staff will release into Lake...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
O- Tsukimi, The Moonviewing Festival

Experience the romance and mystery of the Moonviewing Festival. Start the evening with a peaceful stroll through the lantern-lit garden. Take in authentic...

Portland Japanese Garden  
Ways of Seeing

The Aspire Project and Katie Burks present Ways of Seeing, an evening of contemporary works, debuting six pieces in the United States. Proceeds benefit The...

BodyVox Dance Center  
Dan Soder

Dan Soder 7:30pm, 10pm

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  
How Did This Get Made—Live

Have you ever seen a movie so bad, it’s good? Paul Scheer (The League, Black Monday), Jason Mantzoukas (The League, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and June Diane...

Keller Auditorium  
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  
Oregon Symphony Presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

With the help of his new teacher, Yoda, Luke Skywalker grows stronger with the Force, and the Rebel Alliance continues to battle the evil Empire. John...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Queer Opera: Experience

Join Queer Opera for its second season of shows. Twelve singers come together to put a LGBTQ spin on opera scenes from Romeo and Juliet, Rosenkavalier,...

Lincoln Hall Studio Theater  
Secrets & Illusions

Join master illusionist and winner of Penn & Teller Fool Us, Ivan Amodei on an epic journey to discover the secrets of life in his brand new stage show...

Newmark 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  
Fake Radio Presents: A Live Recreation of Lux Radio Theater’s The Maltese Falcon feat. Lynne Stewart

It’s been called the greatest noir story of all time. In 1941, Humphrey Bogart and Mart Astor lit up the screen with John Huston’s masterpiece The Maltese...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Laughrodisiac Comedy Showcase

An evening of stand-up comedy, followed by dancing and play spaces. Hosted by Chris Smith and Ben Warren. Past comedians include Shane Mauss (appearances on...

Club Sanctuary  
The Smell of the Kill

Twilight Theater Company, the community theater that brings you “Entertainment with Edge," announces its upcoming production of The Smell of the Kill by...

Twilight Theater Company  
Come As You Are: '90s Dance Flashback

Dance to the songs of the '90s featuring music by Nirvana, Snoop Dog, T.L.C., Beastie Boys . . . and so much more.

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  
Jamie Floyd & Sam Riddle

See two talented country artists in one night to remember. Originally from West Palm Beach, Florida, Jamie Floyd comes from a family of professional...

Ponderosa Lounge & Grill  
Mortified Portland

Hailed a "cultural phenomenon" by Newsweek and celebrated by This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, Entertainment Weekly and beyond,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
The Lonesome Billies

The outlaw county quartet's LP release, presented by The Roadhouse on KEXP. With: Travesura, Kassi Valazza.

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Dan Soder

Dan Soder 10pm

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  

Saturday, September 14

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