5 things to do in Portland today: Sunday, February 23

Feb 21 2020, 3:03 pm

You can feel the buzz about town. This weekend has been a clear and wondrous one here in Portland. Spring is nearly upon us, and just as the local soccer team gears up for a new season, our basketball team fights for a post-season birth.

It’s a good time to be a Portlandian. The hills are alive with the sound of awesome music, incredible stage performances, and everything in between.

Here are all of the must-do events happening in Portland on Sunday, February 23.

Randy’s Cheeseburger Picnic in Portland

What: Smokes, boys! Let’s go! This is the must-attend event for all of you Canadian-transplants and Trailer Park Boys fans in the Portland area. Join Randy in this fan meet-and-greet picnic.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 8:15 pm
Where: Bossanova Ballroom — 722 E Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Online

Moon Shy / Shutups

What: Enjoy one of the most prolifically catchy psychedelic rock bands around as the Moon Shy with special guests Shutups hit the stage at Rontoms.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Rontoms — 600 E Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Free

Black Futures Ball

What: Come together at the Ball to celebrate multiple categories of black excellence in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The Black Futures Ball has an epic lineup of competition and fashion.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Portland Center Stage — 128 NW 11th, Portland
Admission: Online

Hometown Heroes

What: Milan Patel and Simon Gibson throw one of the best underground comedy nights for Portland’s pleasure. Join them, and more, as they blow the roof off with laughter.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Siren Theater — 315 NW Davis Street, Portland
Admission: Online

Poetry Slam and Open Mic feat. Devin Devine

What: Join up with Portland’s biggest collection of poets and slam lovers, during the Portland Poetry Slam open mic with very special guest Devin Devine.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Tiny’s Coffee — 2031 NE Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Donation