The 2016 Labor Day Weekend takes place September 2-5. There are many great Portland and Oregon events all weekend including watching the Vaux’s Swifts Watch @ Chapman School. As always, we have a large list of events and tips for you to enjoy the city or travel.
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September 3 @ Hipbone Studio – The Portland Storytellers’ Guild opens it’s 2016/2017 season with our September Storython. This night will feature 14 different storytellers with each given only 5 minutes to capture your imagination, intrigue you, or perhaps beguile you, with a well told story. You will be amazed at how a well crafted […]
September 3 @ The Secret Society – The Waysiders, featuring two of the Portland Old Time music scene’s favorites, Joanna and Gabrielle Macrae, play classic country, classic swing, and Gabrielle’s original songs.
September 4 @ The Goodfoot – Jans Ingber, longtime vocalist and percussionist for Colorado’s The Motet, is a honey-voiced funk lifer who surrounds himself with talented and like-minded musicians with the goal of showing the world a good time. Tonight he brings members of his Funk Fellowship to the goodfoot for a pre-Labor Day all-star […]
September 3 @ Revolution Hall – Portland, Oregon-based folk artist Josh Garrels crafts songs exploring themes of compassion, hope, longing, and liberation. The founder of independent label Small Voice Records, Garrels has released seven albums, including his 2015 release Home and the critically acclaimed, fan-financed 2011 release Love & War & the Sea In Between. […]
September 3 @ The Goodfoot – TAKIMBA and Friends are returning to The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge with another edition of “Get on Up” September 3rd from 10pm-2m. This time focusing on 40 Years of Funk Remixed. They will be remixing the funkiest cuts from 1976-2016 into a 4 hour master mix. We are known […]
The Chapman Swifts Watch starts this week in NW Portland. Crowds gather one hour before sunset every night in September to watch thousands of Vaux’s Swifts gather in the city as they prepare to migrate to Central America and Venezuela! Below are more pictures and a video trailer for “On The Wing”, a documentary film […]
August 31 @ Pix Patisserie – Join Pix & Bar Vivant for a screening of A Nightmare on Elm Street along with a beer and free popcorn.
August 31 @ Caravan – Gather around the bonfire to listen to The Ukeladies, make s’mores, eat BBQ, and introduce our Caravan guests from around the world to our creative and inspiring Portland community.
September 2-4 @ Helium Comedy Club – Mike Epps has generated an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers within the entertainment industry for being one of the funniest comic actors to emerge in the Hollywood scene. He is best known for his role as Day-Day in “Next Friday,” and “Friday After Next.” Mike’s one […]
August 29 @ The 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.
Hello Portland! The weekend is back and summer’s still holding on! Drink up at Tequila Fest and Organic Beer Festival. Project Pabst returns to the waterfront! Find lots of lovely ware and food at Jade District Night Market, Ellington Pop-up Shop & Urban Air Market!
Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Project Radio, Live Paint Challenge, Color Run & more.
August 25 @ The Cleaners at Ace Hotel – Experience a series of ELLINGTON Pop-Up Shops in The Cleaners at Ace Hotel. Enjoy live music by Tyler Morin, complimentary wine, and catering by Clyde Common.
August 28 @ Hawthone – Come visit Portland’s original “shop local” district on Sunday, August 28th between 11am and 7pm and explore over a hundred businesses dedicated to community involvement, making the area a desirable place to live, work, and shop.
Stop by Bar Vivant for Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. for free tapas & amazing drink specials and tasty treats from their new tapas menu! Come on Thursdays when it’s Happy Hours All Night featuring $4 Tinto & Txakoli + 10% off all wine bottles.
Portland Spirit has put together the premier summer concert series in Portland. Join us every Friday afternoon starting July 8th for live music, drinks, delicious Northwest cuisine and an early start to your weekend.
August 25 @ Helium Comedy Club – Megan Gailey recently made her late-night debut on The Conan O’Brien Show, appeared in Season 3 of Adam DeVine’s House Party on Comedy Central and is a cast member of the MTV show Ladylike. Megan was part of the 2015 New Faces show at the Just For Laughs […]
August 27 @ evolution Hall – Belly formed in 1991 after Tanya Donelly left the critically acclaimed Throwing Muses, which she’d founded with her stepsister Kristin Hersh while they were both still in high school. Just prior to leaving the Muses, Tanya co-founded The Breeders as a side project with Kim Deal of The Pixies, […]
August 27 @ The Goodfoot – 44 years ago today, The Grateful Dead played arguably their finest show ever. Taking place in Veneta, Oregon and scheduled as a benefit for the Kesey family creamery, that very hot day led to some of the deepest, most exploratory, often beautiful and occasionally frightening music every to vibrate […]
Through September 2016 @ Portland Spirit – Join longtime Portland Radio DJ Skippy, the Prize Guy, armed with 90’s nostalgia, and the “freshest” hits every Friday aboard the Totally 90’s Dance Cruise!
August 26 @ Clackamas Taproom & Cidery – Experience live painting with 7 Portland mural and street artists, pairing large canvases as part of an Art Mural Competition from Portland Cider with a cash prize. Several other artists and craft vendors will be on-site, including famous slap sticker makers and an on-premise screenprinter making customize […]
August 24 @ The Goodfoot – If there’s a motive, it’s to recreate the energy of a Phish show, with the attitude of playful band-audience interaction at the forefront, sharp musical skill acting as a behind-the-scenes glue to hold it all together.
August 236-28 @ Helium Comedy Club – Best known for his stint as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” and in particular as the anchor of “Weekend Update,” Norm Macdonald’s dry wit and oddball brand of humor make him a perennial favorite in the world of stand-up comedy. He has guest-starred on shows including […]
September 1-2 @ Alberta Rose Theater – It’s Back To School Time – Bring Your Pencil, Notebook, And Teenage Angst! A Cast Of Portlanders Are Ready To Share Their Shame On-Stage In The Live Show Featured In The Documentary Mortified Nation, And In The Mortified Podcast.
August 26 @ CCCU – You are invited to join us at our Sandy Blvd Branch for a FREE lunch from local Portland food trucks, music, and prizes as we celebrate our Portland community!
August 24-28 @ Portland Expo – A whole lot of people really loved the Expo Center’s PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular last year – so of course there had to be a sequel! If you grew up going to drive-in movies, you know what a treat it is to travel with your family or date to […]
July 25 @ Hotel Deluxe Parking Garage – Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 12th annual program of cinema under the stars. Doors open at 7 pm with food and beverages available for purchase from Gracie’s, Aladdin’s Café, Brass Tacks Sandwiches, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.
August 27 @ Columbia Center for the Arts – Un Día de Teatro is a culturally rich evening of Mexican dance, music, and live theatre. The night will open with mariachi music and a performance by local ballet folklorico dancers, followed by the one-act play Los Vendidos (by Chicano playwright Luiz Valdez) as directed by […]
August 24 @ Pix Patisserie – Join Pix & Bar Vivant for a screening of A Nightmare on Elm Street along with a beer and free popcorn.
Through August 28 – The 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams®, the annual luxury home event produced by the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Metropolitan Portland, will take place on Pete’s Mountain in West Linn. The event offers the unique opportunity to tour five luxury homes on the cutting edge of design and efficiency. Complete […]
August 26 & 27 @ 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.
August 28 @ The Secret Society – Molly’s Revenge is a dynamic, acoustic Celtic band known for its unique and infectious enthusiasm. The classic combination of bagpipes, whistle, and fiddle, with a backdrop of guitar, mandola, and bodhran guarantees an enjoyable experience for all fans of Scottish and Irish music.