5 things to do in Portland today: Sunday, January 12

Jan 10 2020, 5:00 am

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 happening today, Saturday, January 12.

Eric Johnson Classics: Present and Past

What: Eric Johnson has been traveling on a prolific odyssey over the course of more than four decades. Along the way, his creations have encompassed repertoire that cross-pollinates genres which include rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, folk, new-age, classical, and even country.

When: January 12, 2020
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Admission: $35. Buy tickets here

Dating Pool: The Game Show

What: Dating Pool is an inclusive live dating game show where your favorite Portland weirdos get a chance to meet the date of their dreams, or at least have fun trying. The host Stella Harris will guide the contestants through a series of challenges to win the heart of an eligible bachelor while the audience weighs in on their favorites.

Audience members will also get the chance to splash into the dating pool, where they can meet dates of their own and consensually slide into their DMs.

When: January 12, 2020
Time: Doors open at 6 pm
Where: 830 E Burnside Street, Oregon
Admission: $12. Register here

GIRL FEST 2020!

What: The sixth annual Girl Fest, founded in 2014, is a celebration of women and non-binary artists in the Pacific Northwest

When: January 12, 2020
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: 1001 SE Morrison Street, Portland
Admission: $15. Buy tickers here

Alcohol Inks Workshops January

What: Learn how to paint at this workshop. Materials, supplies, and instructions are all provided.

When: January 12, 2020
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: 8700 NE Vancouver Mall Drive, Vancouver, Washington
Admission: $42. Register here

Winter Cookie Class

What: Come learn to decorate six cookies to take home with you. Tips and recipes included.

When: January 12, 2020
Time: 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: 11448 Southeast Linwood Avenue, Portland 
Admission: $45. Buy tickets here