Events Calendar 9/28–10/5






Wed, Sept. 28

Waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge

Bottle & Bottega

6–8:30 p.m.


Learn from an artist how to paint local waterfalls

Bomba Estéro

Roseland Theater

8 p.m.


Columbian band that plays Latin Urbano music


Mississippi Pizza

8 p.m.


Live comedy show from local Portland comedians

Good Old Fashioned Trade Show

Everett West

11 a.m.7 p.m.


A trade show with food and drink vendors 

Thurs, Sept. 29

Saints and Monsters, Monsters and Saints

Russo Lee Gallery

11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.


Gregory Grenon and Mary Josephson present art created through each other

Peach Pit

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom

8 p.m.


Music by an indie pop band from Vancouver, Canada

Dishoom Dishoom: A Bollywood Action Comedy Show

Desert Island Studios

810 p.m.

$10 presale

$15 at door

Watch clips from favorite Bollywood action films while Portland comedians riff on them

Let’s Dance

Oaks Park Dance Pavilion

7–11 p.m.


Learn a large variety of dances from instructors with your community

Fri, Sept. 30

Paper Flower Sculpture: Lily

Wildcraft Studio School

1–4 p.m.


Learn from a professional how to craft a lifelike lily bloom using paper

Miya Folick

Doug Fir Lounge

9 p.m.


21+ show from an LA-based artist with alternative/indie music

Chicken & Biscuits 

Portland Playhouse

7:30 p.m.


A family comedy that centers on the experience of BIPOC

Portland Greek Festival

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral

11 a.m.–10 p.m.


Explore Greek culture with food, drinks, dancing and shopping

Sat, Oct. 1

Black Artists of Portland

Portland Art Museum

10 a.m.


The Black artists of Portland are celebrated with a new exhibition

Boo Bomb

Moda Center 

7:30–11:30 p.m.


Rap and hip-hop music

Tap That Showcase

Growler’s Taproom

9 p.m.


A showcase of local Portland comedians

Succulent Pumpkin DIY

Dennis’ 7 Dees Garden Center

9:30–10:30 a.m.


Learn to create a pumpkin vase for your succulent

Sun, Oct. 2

Workshop: Wig Basics 101 with Jes

The Armory, Vigeland Rehearsal Hall

4–6 p.m.


Learn to create and maintain wigs

My Chemical Romance

Moda Center

8 p.m.


Alternative rock music

CoHo Clown Fest: LIVE DEVISE!

CoHo Productions

6 p.m.

Pay what you can

An improv show with clowns

Shroom Show

Tryon Life Community Farm

6–8 p.m.

Pay what you can

Take an educational guided tour and hike with instructors

Mon, Oct. 3

PDXDF: How to Make a Zine Workshop

Grover’s Curiosity Shop

3–4 p.m.


Learn how to make zines

Bear’s Den

Revolution Hall

8 p.m.


Folk rock music


TOC Concert Hall

7 p.m.


A show about the trials and tribulations of adulting

PDXDF: Introduction to Scent Design

Ace Hotel Portland

1–4 p.m.


Learn theories, applications and opportunities of scent design, as well as how to create your own

Tues, Oct. 4

Sightz and Sounds


6–8 p.m.


Four-day DJing summer camp for adults

Bonny Light Horseman

Aladdin Theater

8 p.m.


Folk music

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Profile Theatre

7:30 p.m.


The story of the life of a professional wrestler

Portland Trophy Cup

Portland International Raceway

4:30–9 p.m.


Watch or join the local bike race