December 17 in Downtown Portland – The festivities begin at 4pm. Annual costume and dance processional moves throughout various Santa welcoming venues in downtown Portland from 3pm-11pm. This annual fundraiser is open to anyone over 21 years of age. Wristbands are $10 and a portion of the proceeds goes to support the Sunshine Division, a […]
December 10 @ The Westin Downtown Portland – The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even […]
December 10-11 in NE Portland – Up Shop Pdx is a temporary pop up market which opens on 1408 Ne Alberta St for the months of November and December 2016. Each market will feature a curated selection of Portland’s best designers/makers.
December 8-10 @ BodyVox – BodyVox is delighted to bring acclaimed artists Morleigh Steinberg and Oguri back to Portland. A playful futility fuels Arcane Collective’s latest production ebb. Continuing their exploration into the quagmire of Beckett’s trilogy novel Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable, and Waiting for Godot, ebb weaves a tale of decrepit persistence […]
December 10 @ New Deal Distillery – Our biggest holiday event this season! Visit the New Deal Tasting Room on December 10th and learn to mix-up some classic Holiday drinks at our multiple Cocktail Demo stations. And, to make your holiday shopping a breeze, Gift Sets of New Deal spirits and local mixers, as well […]
December 17 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Everyone’s favorite feel-good holiday classic! Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed star in the timeless tale of a discouraged businessman whose guardian angel helps him discover the far-reaching influence of everyday kindness. The orchestra performs the uplifting soundtrack in real time. Projected in HD, in its original black […]
“Music Is Everything” is the 1st of an ongoing music video guest curated series by Cherry Mint Video DJ’s featuring Bob Nastanovich of Pavement. Friday December 9th at Night Light Lounge, 9pm. Free. No cover.
Decemebr 12 @ Tony Starlight Showroom – With Bo Ayars and the All-Star Horns. This is now an annual tradition. We celebrate Franks’s birthday, on the day, so this year it’s on a Monday. But that won’t stop Sinatra Swooners, Sinatraphiles and the rest of us from coming out to celebrate. This night we’ll play […]
December 10 @ The Goodfoot – McTuff is a Seattle-based instrumental funk/jazz behemoth and a goodfoot favorite! Led by Hammond B-3 maestro, Joe Doria, the band burns long and hot as they work through classic grooves and original compositions, always with an eye towards filling the dance floor!
December 9 -11 @ UP Design Studio – We collaborated with 30 Artist/Makers to give you the best of locally made Ceramics, Jewelry, Cards & Art, Home Decor, Sweets & Preserves, Terrariums and much more!
December 10 @ Crystal Ballroom – Three days after The Dandy Warhols finished recording their ninth album, Distortland, a 14,000 lb gush of water collapsed the roof of the Dandy’s studio, filling the place with rainwater and 80 years of roofing materials. Had it happened a few days later, the Dandy’s would have been on […]
December 14 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – All Classical Portland presents Grammy-winning violinist Mark O’Connor at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Wednesday, December 14th as part of the acclaimed An Appalachian Christmas tour. Mark and the O’Connor Band bring together elements from folk, bluegrass and classical traditions to create “heavenly” (Associated Press) interpretations […]
December 16-21 @ St. Mary’s Academy – The music, dance and comedy of the Italian Renaissance come alive in this year’s Christmas Revels. The Doge of Venice, bored with his reign, runs away with a Commedia Dell’ Arte troupe – and zaniness ensues.
December 15 @ Cerimon House – Mark Shapiro from LAIKA, the film studio (founded by Phil Knight) behind Coraline, Kubo & the Two String, The Boxtrolls, and ParaNorman will present how these beloved oscar-nominated films are made literally by hand — from script to illustrations to stop-motion animation. This process averaged only two seconds of […]
December 7-8, 11, 14-15, 18-23 @ Tony Starlight Showroom – Remember the classic holiday TV shows of your childhood, when entertainers like Bing Crosby, Dean Martin and others sang songs and spread the holiday cheer far and wide and you couldn’t help but feel the warmth and glow of the season? It’s a Tony Starlight […]
December 5-9, 18-18 @ Portland Spirit – Join the Spirit Crew for a Willamette River cruise for front row seats to see the Christmas Ships. A Portland tradition for over 60 years!
December 16-18 @ Fort Vancouver – AGAVE DENIM will be bringing its semi-annual warehouse sale back to Washington State and Greater Portland. The company, which relocated its operations to Los Angeles earlier this year, will be setting up its sale at Historic Fort Vancouver – Providence Academy Ballroom.
December 8 @ The Goodfoot – Jelly Bread’s distinct style is identified by a blend of desert twang meeting the urban tones of funk and rock.
December 10 & 11 @ Mercy Corps HQ – Bring your friends and join us for the biggest and best sample sale yet with up to 70% off past season styles. Will we see you there? RSVP and let us know!
January 1 in Downtown Portland – As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.
December 10 – What if I told you that parenting is 80% connection and 20% coaching? Have you been curious about what exactly Peaceful Parenting is and if it could work for your family?
December 11 @ Bluehour – There’s nothing like a visit from ole St. Nick to get you in the holiday spirit. He let us know that he plans to be at Bluehour on Sunday 11 December for our special SANTA BRUNCH. Book your brunch table on this festive family day and enjoy a three-course menu […]
December 16 @ EastBurn – From the orchard to your glass, come celebrate the fruitful bounty of the Pacific Northwest with some of the region’s most progressive cider houses.
December 15 @ Aladdin Theater – “Rawness improbably balanced by a mixture of danger and delicacy,” says one Rolling Stone writer, “is what gives Citizen Cope his edge. As a singer, songwriter and producer, he stands alone—an artist immune to corruption.”
December 13 @ Aladdin Theater – Toh Kay is Tomas Kalnoky from Streetlight Manifesto. So, yeah, Toh Kay makes music. He mostly plays acoustic guitar with his fingers and sings words with his mouth. Sometimes he remembers the words to his songs, sometimes not so much.
December 10 @ Revolution Hall – “I love the harmonies of the Shook Twins, the dreamlike songs that seem somehow permeated by the American Folk tradition, without actually being part of it. They make music that twines through your soul the way vines cover an abandoned shack in the woods.” – Neil Gaiman, New York […]
December 15-18, 21-23 – This season give yourself the gift of FestiBUS. Join 12 random strangers on the Portland Short Bus as we hit up (2) quintessential Portland holiday light displays (The world renowned Peacock Lane as well as the lesser known Crale House). In addition to the light shows, we will merrily whisk you […]
December 9-10 @ Barrel Room – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” […]
Secember 8-10 @ Helium Comedy Club – Gary Gulman is a stand-up comedian who lives in New York City. Originally from Boston, Gary has been a scholarship college football player, an accountant, a barista, a doorman, a waiter and a high school teacher. Now he is one of the most popular touring comics and one […]
December 17-18 @ Rejuvenation – More than 40 local artisans from the Northwest area will be showcasing their homewares, clothing, jewelry, organic botanicals, gourmet foodstuffs, and more.
December 9 @ The Secret Society – Beloved Portland comedian Sean Jordan has relocated to Los Angeles, but he’s still number one in our hearts! Come kick off the holiday season, as we welcome Sean back for a brief visit to celebrate with his very funny friends for a great night of comedy. One night […]
December 2-4 @ Oaks Park – The Heartless Heathers are excited to be hosting Lava City in a match up that could only be described as the battle of fire and ice!
December 5 @ EastBurn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday at EastBurn. The show is funny, smart, progressive, feminist, positive, and often heartwarming. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with national acts and is hosted by Barbara Holm.