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Events Calendar Nov. 16–22, 2022






Wed, Nov. 16

The Art of Traditional Hebrew Scribing

The Eastside Jewish Commons

7 p.m.


Learn the basics of Hebrew scribing in this weekly two-hour class


Roseland Theater

7:30 p.m.


Rock band from Los Angeles

King of the Yees

Imago Theatre

7:30 p.m.


Filled with mysterious intrigue and zany theatricality, KING OF THE YEES will make you wonder how well we ever know our parents!

IXL Live

Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Convention Center

8:30 a.m.


This hands-on workshop will take you on a deep dive using IXL’s real-time diagnostic, curriculum and analytics

Thurs, Nov. 17

Roll Hardy

Russo Lee Gallery

11 a.m.


Exhibition of paintings of industrial and domestic zones in and around the Portland area

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Star Theater

7 p.m.


An eight-year-old rock band from Michigan, led by Joe Hertler

The Endless

Alberta Abbey

9 p.m.


A drag and burlesque tribute to Neil Gaiman’s critically acclaimed comic book The Sandman

Portland Holiday Market

Portland Expo Center, Hall E

10 a.m.


The one place you can go to get all your holiday shopping done

Fri, Nov. 18

Gem Faire Hillsboro

Westside Commons, Hillsboro

12 p.m.


One of the largest gem, jewelry & bead shows in the country


McMenamins Crystal Ballroom

8:30 p.m.


Four-piece alternative/indie pop band from Brooklyn

George Lopez 

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

7 p.m.


George Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film and stand-up comedy

Portland’s Fall Cider Fest

Pine Street Taproom

11 a.m.


A variety of 20 ciders on tap for you to try, along with a full bar

Sat, Nov. 19

Story Time and Art Activity


11 a.m.


Latoya Lovely will read food-related stories to kids and their guardians in the galleries

Wasted Yuth


9 p.m.


Hardcore punk band

Portland Opera: Beatrice

Walters Cultural Art Center

2 p.m.


The exciting and inspiring story of one of Oregon’s unsung heroes, Beatrice Morrow Cannady 

Diva Drag Brunch

Swan Dive

11 a.m.


This show features drag, burlesque, acrobatics, live singing and more

Sun, Nov. 20

Walk Through the Woods

Bottle & Bottega

3 p.m.


Painting party with step by step instruction from an artist

O Fortuna

First United Methodist Church 

4 p.m.

$15 general public/$7 students and seniors

The Portland State Chamber Choir, Rose Choir and Thorn Choir present their loudest fall concert yet

Mysterious Object at Noon

5th Avenue Cinema

3 p.m.

Free for students/$7 general admission

An experimental documentary from Thailand, by filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Sunday Meditation


9 a.m.


Open for anyone interested in mindfulness. Practice will start with morning chants followed by silent meditation.

Mon, Nov. 21

St. Johns in the Mist

Bottle & Bottega

6 p.m.


Learn to paint the misty bridge with instruction from an artist

Karaoke From Hell


9 p.m.


The original live karaoke band, rocking in Portland for 25 years and counting

Watch it Later

Growler’s Taproom

7 a.m.


A live comedy podcast featuring rotating guest comedians, hosted by Ikes and Christ

My People’s Market

Oregon Convention Center

11 a.m.


Enjoy perennial market favorites and newcomers, a wellness area, music and exciting food and beverage options

Tues, Nov. 22

Wreath Making Workshops

Portland Nursery

3 p.m.


Hand-craft your own personalized holiday wreath to get in the spirit of the holiday season

Ruby Waters

Hawthorne Theatre

8 p.m.


Canadian singer/songwriter in the category of alternative and indie

David Sedaris

Arlene Schnitzer Hall

7:30 p.m.


With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of the United States’ preeminent humor writers

Story Time with Olive & Dingo

Uplifted Boutique and Makers Market

10:30 a.m.


A rockin’ show filled with singing dreams, wiggling and performing delightful and wild stories for kids