5 things to do in Portland today: Tuesday, January 21

Jan 21 2020, 12:23 am

There’s no reason for you to not have fun just because it’s the work week. If you’re unsure how to spend your Tuesday evening, check out these five fun activities taking place today, January 21.

The Hoxton Run Club w/ Wy’East Wolfpack

 What: Gentle jogs your thing? Join The Hoxton Run Club every Tuesday at 6 pm for 5-ish miles around PDX, rain or shine.

When: January 21, 2020
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 15 Northwest 4th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Register here

What: Ponderosa Unplugged is hosted by Blake Nelson of local country band Breaking Midnight. He’s had the pleasure of working with a ton of great local artists and musicians in the Northwest.

This musical journey has taken him across the country playing shows and meeting various people and artists in the music business. This is a weekly series where you can see your favorite artists perform stripped-down acoustic sets with no cover.

When: January 21, 2020
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: 10350 N Vancouver Way, Portland
Admission: Register here

The Meathead (Stuffed Cabbage)

What: Join this class to learn how to make this North African-inspired whole cabbage stuffed with lamb Merguez sausage, braised, and served with couscous and Harissa sauce.

When: January 21, 2020
Time: 1 pm to 2 pm
Where: 5035 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Register here

What: Steven Dayvid McKellar is a South African-born musician and painter. McKellar’s newly released EP, The Belleville Demos, is a collection of songs written and recorded during a long-term stay in Paris. Although McKellar is currently living in Nashville, TN, growing up in South Africa has given him a unique perspective and approach to both his music and painting.

When: January 21, 2020
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: 1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $12. Buy tickets here


What: Over the past two decades, Cursive has become known for writing smart, tightly woven concept albums where frontman Tim Kasher turns his unflinching gaze on specific, oftentimes challenging themes, and examines them with an incisively brutal honesty.

When: January 21, 2020
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: 1300 SE Stark Street, Portland
Admission: $25. Register here

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