5 things to do in Portland today: Thursday, February 27

Feb 26 2020, 3:30 pm

We’re beyond the half-way mark of the week, and things about town haven’t slowed down even the tiniest bit. As always, Portland plays home to some of the best events, with plenty of amazing artists, opportunities, and memories to be made.

Here are five must-attend events happening in Portland on Thursday, February 27.

Korn & Breaking Benjamin

What: In a surprising move, hardcore rock band Korn is touring this year for the first time in a while. On Thursday they will be headlining a show at the Moda Center with guests Breaking Benjamin.

When: February 27, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Moda Center — 1 N Center Court Street, Portland
Admission: Online

Cirque Alfonse: Tabarnak

What: One of the best movement theater groups on earth returns to Portland again this Thursday with their new show Tabarnak. Inspired by their village church in Quebec, Cirque Alfonse aims to bring entertainment through circus movements, dance, music, and tempo.

When: February 27, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Newmark Theater — 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: Online

Sour Fruit Fest

What: A prestigious Oregon-based brewery opens up their cellar for their 9th annual Sour Fruit Fest which will highlight and celebrate a wide array of sour beers taken from their vault.

When: February 27, 2020
Time: 6 pm
Where: Cascade Brewery Barrel House — 939 SE Belmont Street, Portland
Admission: Free

Sarah McLachlin

What: Legendary folk singer Sarah McLachlin brings her soulful ballads and intimate chemistry to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland’s Theater district. It’s bound to be a fabulous night out.

When: February 27, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall — 1037 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: Online

John Sayles

What: Celebrate one of the best novels of 2020 with author, director, and screenwriter John Sayles autographing and reading live at Powell’s City of Books in downtown Portland.

When: February 27, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Powell’s City of Books — 1005 W Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Free