5 things to do in Portland today: Sunday, January 5

Jan 3 2020, 9:06 pm

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, Saturday, January 5.

Blues Harmonica Blowout

What: Featuring Mark Hummel, Magic Dick, Lee Oskar, Duke Robillard, Jerry Portnoy, Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout started on a Sunday night in 1991 at Ashkenaz in Berkeley with four harmonica players — Rick Estrin, Mark, Dave Earl, and Doug Jay. Continuing annually for 28 years, it’s become a who’s who of the people who blow harp.

When: January 5

Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Admission: $35. Buy tickets here

‘Beyond Breath’ – A free Introduction to The Happiness Program in Portland

What: Discover the power of your breath to manage your mind and experience instant peace and calm. Join a 90-minute free Workshop and get a glimpse of the Sudarshan KriyaTM — the breathing technique that is revolutionizing the lives of millions.

When: January 5
Time: 4 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: 12650 SW 5th Street, Beaverton, Oregon
Admission: Free. Register here<

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What: Austin Lindstrom is an original country music artist from Central Oregon. He has opened up for Craig Morgan, James Otto, Jason Michael Carol, Sunny Ledford, and opened the entire 2019 LRS Country Music Festival.

When: January 5
Time: Starts at 9 pm
Where: 10350 N Vancouver Way, Portland
Admission: $15. Buy tickers here

Goal Brunch w/ Pregame

What: Start 2020 with strategy and style! Goal Brunch is a party with old and new friends to eat, drink, conspire, and celebrate. Get motivated with clarity on what you want this year and the inspiration and connections to achieve it.

Join Ciara Pressler, founder of PREGAME and author of Game Plan: Achieve Your Goals in Life, Career, and Business, to celebrate all you’ve already achieved and create new goals for an extraordinary year.

DeviGirls Yoga – January Workshop

What: Join DeviGirls every Sunday in January for a Yoga plus Mindfulness workshop geared toward helping young women connect with themselves and with each other in nourishing and meaningful ways.Cost is $100 and includes:

  • Personalized instruction in Yoga, Mindfulness + Journaling
  • Herbal tea ceremony and mat rental

When: January 5
Time: 3 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: 2305 Southeast 50th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $100. Buy tickets here

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