5 things to do in Portland today: Wednesday, February 26

Feb 25 2020, 3:30 pm

Welcome to the middle of the week, folks!

Portland is alight with the smells and sights of a Spring early sprung, and that means that Portlandians are out on the town in droves. Link up arms with your pals and hit up something epic tonight.

Here are five can’t-miss events happening in Portland tonight, Wednesday, February 26.

Lyle Lovett & The Oregon Symphony

What: Join legendary folk artist Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group as they team up with the astounding Oregon Symphony Orchestra to bring Portland a magical musical experience.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall — 1037 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: Online

The Origin of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig

What: Writer of the historical tunes in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell talks about the process, adoration, and exploration that goes into conjuring the perfect sound in a prolific story.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Revolution Hall — 1300 SE Stark Street #203, Portland
Admission: Online

2020 MAX Awards: Keep Portland Creative

What: Take in the Portland Marketing Excellence (MAX) Awards this Wednesday in celebration of all the weirdness that makes this city tick.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 6 pm
Where: Holocene — 1001 SE Morrison Street, Portland
Admission: Online

Beyond the North Wind Dinner

Kachka, Portland

What: Join two of Portland’s most distinguished chefs — Chef Morales of Kachka’s, and Chef Paley of Paley’s Place — for a special night of Russian-inspired cuisine.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Kachka — 960 SE 11th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Online

OMSI After Dark: Winter Ale Festival

What: Enter the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry after hours to celebrate local Winter Ales in this night you’re bound to remember, as part of the OMSI After Dark series.

When: February 26, 2020
Time: 6 pm
Where: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry — 960 SE 11th Ave, Portland
Admission: Online