Events in Portland this Weekend Sept.14th-17th, 2017
A FEW EVENTS IN PORTLAND THIS WEEKEND THAT STAND OUT:
FEAST PORTLAND – THURS-SUN – Featuring trendsetting chefs from all over the country and the world, intimate hands-on classes, and collaborative dinners and panels. Feast offers some of the most compelling experiences and original programming in the modern food festival conversation.
MOUNT ANGEL OKTOBERFEST – THURS-SUN – Fun for the whole family! Celebrate the harvest German style with live music, singing, dancing, arts, crafts and a weekend car show.
URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT – ALL MONTH – Smartphone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Clues start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.
HAUNTED PUB TOUR – All Month – This spine-tingling ghost tour explores Portland’s historic Old Town District, a vibrant area with beautiful 1800’s buildings, cobblestone streets and a wicked past.
A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS:
FALL ROSE SHOW – SAT – Visit the Lloyd Center Mall for one of the largest and longest-running rose shows.
BEAVERTON INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION – FRI through September 24 – A free, fun, family-friendly event showcasing our many cultures through music, dance, interactive activities, food, art and more!
CRUISE TO HISTORIC DOWNTOWN OREGON CITY –SAT – View hundreds of classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and hot rods. Free event with music, raffle prizes and much more.
POLISH FESTIVAL – SAT-SUN – Enjoy non-stop stage performances, including a few dance groups and music bands, polka contest, street dance, delicious Polish food and imported Polish beer.
WCR SAFARI SOIREE – SAT – Dinner, dancing, amazing auction items & your chance to help abused and neglected wildcats get the love and care they deserve!
TONY STARLIGHT SHOWROOM Through September 30 – Portland’s premiere dinner and show venue and is the closest thing to a Vegas show in Portland. A truly memorable dinner and show experience, one that you will want to share with friends and family.
CABARET – Through October 15 – Northwest-acclaimed Director, Ron Daum, continues Lakewood Theater Company’s 65th season with the audience-favorite production of Cabaret. Take your seat at the “perfectly marvelous” Kit Kat Klub in Kander and Ebb’s Tony-winning musical about cabaret performer Sally Bowles and American writer Cliff Bradshaw during the pre-WWII decadence of 1930s Berlin.
ART IN REAL TIME – Through SUN – View contemporary art projects that bring artists and audiences together, creating a vibrant community through live performances, music, screenings, workshops, talks, and visual art installations.
I DO! I DO! – Through September 24 – An intimate musical follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage. The touching story of two soul mates navigating the perils of life is set to a tuneful, charming score.
THURSDAY EARLY ESCAPE CONCERT SERIES – Thursdays through September 28 – A two-hour cruise featuring a different local, live band every Thursday afternoon. Enjoy a relaxing cruise down the Willamette River to help unwind after your week. A bistro plate and a full service bar are available for additional purchase on board.
80’S VIDEO DANCE ATTACK – SAT – Grab your favorite 80’s outfit and head to Lola’s Room. Enjoy your favorite 80’s hits playing all night on their multiple giant screens.
DUELING PIANO SHOW – FRI & SAT (All Month) – The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours. They boast a Vegas style, request driven, interactive show complete with bits, games, sing-a-longs, comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.
SHANROCK’S TRIVIOLOGY – ALL MONTH – Various Portland Locations: Triviology pub quizzes are free to play, last a couple of hours, and are composed of seven short rounds, giving teams instant gratification for their efforts. Team size can range from one to five players, with prizes for everyone on the winning team.
GUIDED NATURE HIKES – EVERY DAY – Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more.
GEEKS WHO DRINK PUB QUIZ – ALL MONTH – Anyone can grab a deck of Trivial Pursuit cards and run a “trivia night.” Geeks Who Drink’s smartass quizmasters run fast-paced, interactive and beer-soaked pub quiz events all over Portland.
PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS – All Month THURS-SUN – Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit.
FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN PORTLAND FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT