5 things to do in Portland today: Sunday, February 16

Feb 14 2020, 5:00 am

Nothing helps tie a bow on the perfect weekend like someone throwing another person through a table or catching one of Portland’s most beloved indie bands.

So, throw on those walking shoes and head out to one of these absolutely stellar events happening in Portland on Sunday, February 16.

WWE Presents: NXT TakeOver Portland


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What: Part of the World Wrestling Entertainment brand, NXT’s TakeOver tour hits the Ripcity this weekend, featuring a star-studded lineup of bouts sure to thrill and shock.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 3:30 pm
Where: Moda Center — 1 N Center Court Street, Portland
Admission: $20+; get them here.

Mortified: Portland

What: Tall tales and quirky stories from some of Portland’s funniest orators; Mortified provides a platform for sharing anecdotes best left to secrecy.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Alberta Rose Theatre — 3000 NE Alberta st, Portland
Admission: $18 – $25 in advance; $22 at the door. Get them here.

All Power to the People

What: In celebration of Black History Month, Rose City Book Pub is taking a look back to remember the legacy of the Black Panther Party in Portland.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 2 pm
Where: Rose City Book Pub — 1329 NE Fremont Street, Portland
Admission: Free

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Third Rail Repertory Theater

What: Catch some of London’s best stage, live-streamed in beautiful HD. Gwendoline Christie (Star Wars, Game of Thrones) stars as Tatiana in this production of William Shakespeare’s formidable drama.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 4 pm
Where: World Trade Center Theater — 121 SW Salmon Street, Portland
Admission: $10-25. Get them here.

Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

What: This pre-season tilt between Pacific Northwest rivals Vancouver Whitecaps and your Portland Timbers is sure to be an exciting and cheap way to catch some footy action before the regular season kicks off in a few weeks.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 5 pm
Where: Providence Park — 1844 SW Morrison Street, Portland
Admission: $15-50. Get them here.

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