5 things to do in Portland today: Monday, March 2

Mar 2 2020, 9:06 am

It’s the start of a new work week and that means we have to wave goodbye to our weekend.

Monday may be a hard day to get up and get those balls rolling, but we’re fortunate that this city doesn’t shy away from having great events any day of the week.

Here are our picks for five fantastic events to attend in Portland on Monday, March 2.

Tim & Eric

What: Notable comedian duo Tim & Eric bring their 2020 Mandatory Attendance World Tour to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall tonight. Catch two of the funniest and oddest people on earth.

When: March 2, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall — 1037 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: Online

Mario Kart 8 Tournament

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What: Hosted by one of Portland’s best nerd havens, Ground Kontrol, take the wheel in this fast-paced Mario Kart 8 tournament against some of PDX best cart racers. Prizes include club-level Trail Blazers tickets.

When: March 2, 2020
Time: 6 pm
Where: Ground Kontrol — 115 NW 5th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Free

Last Stand featuring Red O’Hare!

What: Epically emotional and spectacular spoken-word artist and writer Red O’Hare takes to the stage at the Wildwood Saloon to perform from her new album, and share her story.

When: March 2, 2020
Time: 9 pm
Where: Wildwood Saloon — 1955 W Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Free

B-Movie Beatdown

What: Join Portland’s Mystery Science 3000 fans as one of the world’s best (or worst) b-movies gets the sarcastic whip in this classic episode of the television show. Other riffing (live) performances will also take place.

When: March 2, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The White Eagle — 836 N Russell Street, Portland
Admission: Free

National Geographic LIVE!

What: Live from the Newmark Theater in Portland, witness National Geographic’s Adventures Among Orangutans show featuring two of the world’s foremost Orangutan researchers and photographers.

When: March 2, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Newmark Theater — 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: Online