Events

Sunday, September 29

13th annual Day of the Dead group show

By Oregon Arts Watch: "Guardino Gallery has been hosting its annual Day of the Dead group show for thirteen years, and the list of participating artists...

Guardino Gallery  
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  
2019 Sci-Fi Film Fest

OMSI's fifth annual Sci-fi Film Fest is back! Experience futuristic dystopias, sinister artificial intelligence and riveting alien adventures with over 25...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
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)  
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  
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  
Patricia Vazquez: BorderXer

By Oregon Arts Watch: "Paragon Gallery continues its track record of showing exciting new work by emerging Portland artists. Vazquez is a graduate of...

Portland Community College - Cascade Campus, Cascade Paragon Gallery  
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  
Spirit of Halloweentown

The Spirit of Halloweentown descends on the city of St. Helens each October. Join up for this long celebration of the season. See the giant scarecrows, fall...

Courthouse Plaza  
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  
The Wolves

Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and...

Portland Playhouse  
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  
From the Forest, From the Furrows, From the Field

Just in time for the autumnal equinox, Ford Gallery is excited to present From the Forest, From the Furrows, From the Field, a group show inspired by folk...

Ford Gallery  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
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  
King Farmers Market

King Farmers Market offers the neighborhood 35 farmers and food artisans in a safe, family friendly place to spend a Sunday. Shoppers find breakfast and...

King Portland Farmers Market  
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  
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  
Bloody Mary Festival

From the Pearl to Clinton-Richmond, the Bloody Mary Festival's organizers scoured Portland for the craftiest and most delicious Bloody Marys. Your ticket...

The Redd  
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  
For the Seventh Generation

Join us at the Post Office parking lot at NW 9th & Lovejoy, Sept. 28th & 29th to walk the Pacific Coastline from California to Oregon in five city...

Post Office Parking Lot  
How I Became a Pirate

Avast, ye mateys! Set sail on a high-seas adventure with a motley crew of bumbling pirates as the fearsome Captain Braid Beard lands at a quiet family...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Pacific Northwest Brew Cup

The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup is an annual beer festival held the last full weekend in September in beautiful Astoria, Oregon. The festival features...

Barbey Maritime Center - Columbia River Maritime Museum  
Pop Cats

Pop Cats 11am

POP Cats is a fun-packed festival fueled by the spirit of cats, pop and art! You’ll love the cat playgrounds, artists, music, photo ops, artisans, brands,...

Oregon Convention 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  
Wellness Farmers Market

Running from May-October at Coalition Brewing, the Wellness Farmers Market is focused on bringing together local CBD vendors in a fun and vibrant setting....

Coalition Brewery  
 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  
Not Ours Alone

Not ours Alone explores the tenuous relationship between humans and animals, bound together by the habitats we share. Participating Artists: Catherine...

Elisabeth Jones Art Center  
Portland Juggling Festival

The annual Portland Juggling Festival returns to Reed College Sept. 27-29! This event is produced by The Portland Jugglers, an all volunteer non-profit...

Reed College, Sports 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 Family Tour: Animals 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  
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  
Portland Open Studios Preview Show

Kicking off the 2019 Portland Open Studios schedule, selected artists from the tour display their work in the OSA Gallery for this special show. The preview...

Oregon Society of Artists  
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  
Brahms’ Second

Carlos Kalmar and the Oregon Symphony make spirits soar in Brahms’ jubilant Symphony No. 2, which evokes the burbling streams and fresh meadows of the...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Does the Past Have a Future? Ruminating on “Traditional” Chinese Painting

Presented by: Arnold Chang, Modern Master of Chinese Painting. There is a tendency for people to assume that art is either “traditional” or “contemporary,”...

Portland Art Museum  
Eclipsed

Eclipsed 2pm

Nobody wants these women. In a Magdalene Laundry, where the nuns regard them as mindless vessels of evil and their infants are forcibly put up for adoption,...

New Expressive Works  
How I Became a Pirate

Avast, ye mateys! Set sail on a high-seas adventure with a motley crew of bumbling pirates as the fearsome Captain Braid Beard lands at a quiet family...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
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  
Macbeth

Macbeth 2pm, 7:30pm

Shakespeare’s infamous tale of political gluttony and supernatural vengeance finds refreshing new life in this piercing, stripped-down adaptation that...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, In the Ellyn Bye Studio  
Plate o' Shrimp: A Repo Man Punk Rock Musical Parody

Tech Booth theatre presents Plate o' Shrimp: a Repo Man punk rock musical parody. Join up at the beautiful Chapel Theater for a live musical parody of the...

Chapel Theater  
Tell It Like It Is - A Staged Reading from the First Abortion Speak-Out

One weekend only! Join up for an unique reading of the transcript of the first "abortion speak-out." In February of 1969, members of the Redstockings, a...

The Social Justice Action Center  
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  
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: Highlights of the Collection

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

Portland Art Museum  
Tender Table: Margaret Alba, Lito Garcia, Bemnia Lathan

Tender Table is a storytelling platform for women, trans and non-binary folks who are black, indigenous or people of color. Tender Table seeks out narratives...

People's Food Co-Op  
Tender Table: Tucker Garcia, Alejandra Nava, Bemnia Lathan

Enjoy an afternoon of stories and food by Tucker Garcia, Alejandra Nava, and Bemnia Lathan. This event is being held at People's Food Co-Op in Southeast...

People's Food Co-Op  
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 Portland Ballet presents Danseur

The Portland Ballet presents Danseur for one showing only. The documentary, which won Grand Prize for Best Documentary at the Socially Relevant Film Festival...

Cinema 21  
Union PDX - Festival:19

Coming to the Portland Opera's Hampton Opera Center, Push/Fold presents the inaugural 2019 Festival of Contemporary Dance: Union PDX. Experience the breadth...

Portland Opera - Hampton Opera House  
Interstellar

2019 OMSI Sci Fi Film Fest Selection. In the not-too-distant future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering Earth uninhabitable. A...

Empirical Theater at OMSI  
Miss Queen Look International Pageant

Educate Ya Modela presents the Miss Queen Look International Pageant. All seating is reserved.

Winningstad Theatre  
Ardhanareeswaram

Kalakendra Performing Arts presents Ardhanareeswaram, a Kuchipudi dance drama choreographed by the late Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam, with 30 artists including...

Newmark 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  
Macbeth

Macbeth 7:30pm

Shakespeare’s infamous tale of political gluttony and supernatural vengeance finds refreshing new life in this piercing, stripped-down adaptation that...

Portland Center Stage at The Armory, In the Ellyn Bye Studio  
 Christian French

Christian French's Bright Side of the Moon Tour. With: ASTN.

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge  
Cornelius Performs Point

Cornelius is the brainchild of Japanese multi-instrumentalist Keigo Oyamada. Performing musician since his teens, Oyamada created his creative alter-ego (the...

Revolution Hall  
Huun Huur Tu & Carmen Rizzo

On their last visit, Huun Huur Tu brought the steppes of central Asia to the Alberta Rose, wowing the audience with traditional Tuvan throat singing. Using...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex front man Greg Gonzalez had a clear vision for his band's debut album, a gorgeously cinematic work released via Partisan Records on June...

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom  

Sunday, September 29

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