5 things to do in Portland today: Saturday, January 4

Jan 3 2020, 1:00 pm

Portland always has a variety of fun events taking place, no matter what day of the week it is. If your weekend is looking a little empty, check out these five fun activities taking place today.

Fandom PDX 2020


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What: Fandom PDX (formerly Newcon PDX/Anime PDX) is Portland, Oregon’s hotel based pop culture convention celebrating cosplay, video games, anime, tabletop gaming, comics, and “all things geek”

When: January 4
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 8235 Northeast Airport WayPortland
Admission: $20. Buy tickets here

BowieVision (David Bowie Tribute)


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What: Paying tribute to David Bowie? For BowieVision, it’s not a one-time proposition, it’s a way of life. Combining world-class vocals, deft musicianship, and masterful stage presence, the BowieVision experience is simultaneously epic and intimate, an approach that resonates with audiences on a more profound level than mere impersonation ever could.

When: January 4
Time: Doors open at 8 pm
Where: 830 E. Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: $20. Buy tickets here

Tantra Speed Date – Portland (Singles Dating Event) 

What: Tired of Swiping? Tantra Speed Date isn’t your average singles event. Relationship skills games plus speed dating, you’ll share moments of fun, guided connection with up to 24 dates in a traditional Puja circle.

When: January 4
Time: 7:15 to 10:15 pm
Where: 1306 NW Hoyt Street, Portland
Admission: $35. Buy tickets here

Wim Hof Method Workshop – Guided Breathing, Meditation, and Sauna

What: The program kicks off with an introduction to the Wim Hof Method. There will be a breathing session where you will learn to tap into the deepest part of your mind and physiology. Unlike many other meditation techniques, you will feel the vibrant sensation right away at the workshop. The workshop will continue with an ice bath at a beautiful rooftop, where you can challenge your mind and body with amazing group support.

The Breathe Building also has a sauna where every participant can warm up nicely after the ice bath. At the end there is ample room for reflection, and the Instructor is there to answer questions throughout the workshop.

When: January 4
Time: 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: 2305 SE 50th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $98. Buy tickets here

Friendly Sasquatch Painting Class at The Living Room Coffeehouse

What: Join Free to be Art at The Livingroom Coffeehouse in Sellwood for a Friendly Sasquatch painting class! You will receive everything needed to complete your own 16″x 20″ canvas Sasquatch work of art plus instruction with your ticket. No experience necessary & a stencil for the Sasquatch is available if you want to use it.

When: January 4
Time: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: 8524 SE 17th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $30. Buy tickets here

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