5 things to do in Portland today: Wednesday, February 19

Feb 18 2020, 3:30 pm

There’s nothing quite like hitting hump day on a shortened week. So, if you’re one of the lucky ones to only be two days into your work schedule, let’s celebrate the fact that you’ve only got two more to go!

Here are our picks for the five must-attend events in Portland for Wednesday, February 19.

PDX Jazz Festival

PDX Jazz

What: While the event may have started over the weekend, the Portland Jazz Festival truly kicks off on Wednesday with a stacked night of performances.

When: February 19, 2020
Time: Evening
Where: Multiple venues — check festival calendar
Admission: Per venue

Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota United FC

What: It has been an exciting pre-season so far for the Portland Timbers football club, and fans are trying their hardest not to get too hyped up on the squad heading into the 2020 season. Catch their pre-season match against Minnesota on Wednesday.

When: February 19, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Providence Park — 1844 SW Morrison Street, Portland
Admission: At box office / Online

Dashboard Confessional

What: Catch one of the new millennium’s most prolific romantic emo performances by highly regarded acoustic singer/songwriter Dashboard Confessional.

When: February 19, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: McMenamins Crystal Ballroom — 1332 W Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Box office / Online

Lovefest Concert

What: Celebrate love with All Classical Portland in this amazing night of stunning musical performances including more than a dozen artists and groups.

When: February 19, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Newmark Theater — 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: Box office / Online

Drop-in Knitting


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What: Join instructor Theressa Silver at Weird Sister’s Yarn for a fabulous Wednesday tradition. Drop-in Knitting is the perfect place and time to hang out on a weekday night if you’re looking to meet new knitters, learn new patterns, and have a good time.

When: February 19, 2020
Time: 5 pm
Where: Two Rivers Bookstore — 8836 N Lombard Street, Portland
Admission: In person

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