5 things to do in Portland today: Thursday, February 20

Feb 19 2020, 3:30 pm

We’re on day three of four in the workweek, and today might be the day you will stay in and order up some grub. These short weeks can be odd to adjust to, only to have to go back to the way things normally are so quickly.

Encouraging adventure, Portland isn’t shy of amazing activities taking place around town. So, here are five must-attend events happening in Portland on Thursday, February 20.

Totally Normal

What: A night of variety comedy, hosted at Kickstand, the Totally Normal show puts it all on the table, hoping to bring some normalcy to this abnormal world.

When: February 20, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Kickstand Comedy — 16 Northwest Broadway Street, Portland
Admission: At the door / Online

George T. Nelson Fellowship Reception

What: Presented and awarded to leaders in uplifting actions within the LGBTQ+ community. Attend the reception and hear from this year’s recipients, Shir Bach and Jayden Dirk.

When: February 20, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Capital One Cafe — 625 SW Broadway Street, Portland
Admission: Free (register online)

Dustbowl Revival


What: Live from Portland’s Mississipi Studios, catch the formidable big-band Dustbowl Revival in a can’t-miss musical performance. Notably dubbed a “roots orchestra,” there aren’t many sounds like that of Dustbowl Revival out there.

When: February 20, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Mississipi Studios — 3939 N Mississippi, Portland
Admission: Box office / Online

Ozzy Osbourne Present: Tattoo Sale & Album Listening Party

What: Though Ozzy canceled part of his tour, the world-renowned former Sabbath frontman is still sponsoring a global tattoo sale. Get an Ozzy-inspired tattoo, and listen to his new album, Ordinary Man, before anyone else.

When: February 20, 2020
Time: 1 pm
Where: Ever True Tattoo — 213 SW Ash Street, Portland
Admission: RSVP Online

Harland Williams

What: A two-night spectacular brings legendary stand-up comedian and actor Harland Williams to the Helium Comedy Club.

When: February 20, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Helium Comedy Club — 1510 SE 9th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Online