5 things to do in Portland today: Saturday, March 7

Mar 6 2020, 12:56 pm

It’s officially the weekend! That means we will all (hopefully) have a little bit more time to get outside and enjoy what looks to be a minimally moist day of drizzle in Portland.

Fortunately for us, there aren’t a whole lot of outdoor event venues in PDX, making our entertainment options completely safe from rainfall.

Here are our picks for the five best events happening in Portland for Saturday, March 7.

Respect! Dance Party

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What: You know how to spell it, now gather up with your fellow soul and R&B fans to celebrate the careers and music of legendary Soul singers.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 9 pm
Where: World Famous Kenton Club — 2025 N Kilpatrick Street, Portland
Admission: Entrance Fee

Storytellers Plumb Their North Star

What: Gather at the Clinton Street Theater as the Portland Storytellers Guild share stories and dwell on the phenomenon known as “following your North Star.”

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Clinton Street Theater — 2522 SE Clinton Street, Portland
Admission: Online

Pairings’ 7-Year Anniversary Party

What: Portland’s own Pairings is celebrating its seven-year anniversary with a party. Join fellow wine-lovers for seven wines, and seven pairings, in an evening of sips and grub all followed by a dance party.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 3 pm
Where: Pairings — 455 NE 24th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Online

The Original Dark Brews Festival

What: Speaking of a night filled with delicious drinks, you can take part in the celebration of Dark Brews as John’s Marketplace says farewell to winter during the last day of the season.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 11 am to 8 pm
Where: John’s Marketplace — 3560 SE Powell Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Online

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Sacramento Kings

What: With the return of Damion Lillard, the Trail Blazers are heading into the weekend on a high. Two wins against tough teams saw the week come to a close, and the team’s playoff hopes are still mathematically alive.

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