5 things to do in Portland today: Wednesday, January 8

Jan 7 2020, 11:30 pm

It’s never a boring day in Rose City. Check out these five fun activities taking place today in PDX this Wednesday, January 8.

The Space Lady


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What: Spend an evening listening to cosmic outsider music from nomadic musical legend Susan Dietrich, also known as The Space Lady thanks to her winged helmet.

When: January 8, 2020
Time: Doors open at 8 pm
Where: 830 E. Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: $12. Buy them here

Tour and Tasting Freeland Spirits

What: Freeland Spirits is one of very few women-owned and run distilleries. Come for a tour and tasting and treat yourself to a unique gin and whiskey experience.

When: January 8, 2020
Time: 3 pm to 4 pm
Where: 2671 Northwest Vaughn Street, Portland
Admission: $20. Register here

Uproar Comedy

What: A night of free stand-up comedy hosted by Dash Thompson, with Kate Murphy, Chris Johnson, Curtis Everetts, Emma Jonas, Nariko Ott, and DJ Morgan.

When: January 8, 2020
Time: Doors open at 8 pm
Where: 1001 SE Morrison Street, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

Veggie Burgers Cooking Class


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What: Learn how to make two easy, flavorful meatless burgers featuring Portobello mushrooms and chickpeas at this cooking class.

When: January 8, 2020
Time: 2 to 3 pm
Where: 5035 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Buy tickets here

Acoustic minds + Flyover States


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What: Soul filled bass music, live electronic dance music with powerful dynamic voices — it’s the perfect way to spend your Wednesday evening.

When: January 8, 2020
Time: 8:30 to 11 pm
Where: 1028 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland
Admission: $10. Register here

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