5 things to do in Portland today: Sunday, January 19

Jan 17 2020, 5:00 am

With Monday just a day away, make the best you can out of the last day of the weekend. Here are five fun activities taking place today, Sunday, January 19.

DESSA

What: To celebrate the 2019 release of Sound the Bells, her groundbreaking live record with the Minnesota Orchestra, Dessa will present a limited run of special performances. For these events, she’ll merge elements of her touring show (backed by a live band, MONAKR) with orchestral arrangements performed by a string quartet. The evening will combine literary hip hop, infectious pop compositions, virtuosic musicianship, and live storytelling.

When: January 19, 2020
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Admission: $18. Buy tickets here

 Ramen + Whisky Fest presented by Fubonn

What: Six of Portland’s best ramen chefs will battle it out to bring you the best ramen taster paired with a whiskey cocktail.

When: January 19, 2020
Time: Times vary
Where: 101 North Weidler Street, Portland Oregon
Admission: Buy tickets here

School of Rock Showcase: Fleetwood Mac & Black Sabbath

What: Smooth, and heavy ’70s music is just what you’ll find you need on a Sunday evening.

When: January 19, 2020
Time: Doors open at 11:30 am
Where: 3939 N. Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Admission: $12. Buy tickers here

Patrick Watson

What: An evening infused with music and fun featuring Barr Brothers.

When: January 19, 2020
Time: Doors open at 7:30 pm
Where: 128 NE Russell Street, Portland
Admission: $20. Register here

Stumptown Game Summit 2020

What: Stumptown Game Summit is a new-to-Portland event focused on social, open board gaming in Portland.

When: January 19, 2020
Time: 8 am to 9 pm
Where: 909 North Hayden Island Drive, Portland 
Admission: $28. Buy tickets here