5 things to do in Portland today: Sunday, December 22

Dec 20 2019, 5:00 am

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

Sunday, December 22

What: The first half of class will be focused on a slow vinyasa flow, and the second half will be a deeper stretch and opening, allowing the body to passively receive the medicine of yin yoga.

When: December 22, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Where: 635 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

What: Midnight gravy is a late-night stand-up showcase featuring Mark Normand and Curtis Cook.

When: December 22, 2019
Time: 11:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: 4800 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland 
Admission: $0 to $5. Buy tickets here

What: The smash hit, Tony Award-winning Matilda the Musical is about to spark a revolt on the NWCT stage. An inspiring, heart-breaking, captivating masterpiece, Matilda revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and a girl who won’t let being “little” stop her from putting an unjust world right.

When: December 22, 2019
Time: Times vary, check schedule here
Where: 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland
Admission: $9.50 to $11.50. Buy tickets here

What: If you’re craving paella, then hit up Bar Casa Vale for their Paella nights. They have vegan options too!

When: December 22, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: 215 Southeast 9th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Reserve a table here

What: Queer Eye for the Magi is a holiday show like no other. Portland singers Dru Rutledge and Jimmy Wilcox are back with new music and even more hijinks than last year’s sold-out shows. This year will be bigger and better as they will be joined by the fabulous and fierce Monét X Change, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars – Season 4. It will be an outlandish evening of holiday songs and drag performances. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the holigays.

When: December 22, 2019
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Admission: $25 to $80. Buy tickets here