15 things to do in Portland this weekend: February 14 to 16

Feb 14 2020, 5:00 am

It’s going to be a great one (weekend, that is) whether you head out into the city or not. So, why don’t we take a good look at all the fantastic happenings around Portland for the weekend of February 14 to 16.

Friday, February 14

Valentine’s at Pix

 

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What: One of Portland’s favorite patisseries, Pix is hosting a two-fold celebration. You can partake in an early Tea for Two with a sweetheart, or you can pick up a box of Pix chocolates (one of which contains a pair of 14 Karat Gold Earings).

When: February 14, 2020
Time: 2 pm for Tea
Where: Bar Vivant — 2225 E Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Tea is $85 per couple / $14-48 for a box of chocolates

Date Night Double Feature

What: The Funhouse Lounge is hosting (yet again) their annual Valentine’s Day double feature: two improvised and unscripted performances to delight.

When: February 14, 2020
Time: Doors @ 6:30 pm / Show @ 7 pm
Where: Funhouse Lounge — 2432 SE 11th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $10 online or $15 at the door. Get them here.

Casablanca in Concert

What: Get together with the Oregon Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate one of the most classic and enduring cinematic love stories ever told. Here’s lookin’ at you, kids.

When: February 14, 2020
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall — 1037 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: $35-98. Get them here.

Valentine’s Day (Night) Market

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What: Hosted by Oaks Amusement Park, the Valentine’s Day Market will be the perfect place to support local creators and artisans all while still finding the perfect something for that perfect someone.

When: February 14, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Oak Amusement Park — 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland
Admission: General Admission is FREE, VIP tickets are available. Get them here.

V is for Vodka

What: The Metric Group and the Exchange Ballroom in partnership with Belevedere Vodka are hosting a little black dress party this Valentine’s Day.

When: February 14, 2020
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Exchange Ballroom — 123 NE 3rd Avenue, Portland
Admission: $25-45. Get them here.

Saturday, February 15

Blue Öyster Cult

What: Famed rock group the Blue Öyster Cult, with special guests the Screamin’ Geezers, play the Roseland Theater in Portland on Saturday.

When: February 15, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Roseland Theater — 10 NW 6th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $35+. Get them here.

eMLS Stage Two

What: Portland’s own Major League Soccer team the Timbers are hosting the 2nd of 3 major MLS Esports events this year on Saturday.

When: February 15, 2020
Time: 3 pm
Where: Pure Space — 1315 NW Overton Street, Portland
Admission: Free, available online

Valentine’s Day Bangover

What: Nine bands, two venues, and one comedian all feature in this one-night-only lineup of performances on Foster to get you over that Valentine’s Day hangover.

When: February 15, 2020
Time: 3 pm
Where: 65th and SE Foster, Portland
Admission: $5

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls

Portland Center Stage

What: The classic American high-school tale of Mean Girls with an inclusive African twist. Catch School Girls live in Portland before it skips down. Or, it makes fetch happen.

When: February 15, 2020
Time: 2 pm (with Q&A) / 7:30 pm
Where: Portland Center Stage — 128 NW 11th, Portland
Admission: $40-$80, get them here.

Cry Babe / Sundae Crush / Cay is Okay

What: One of the best line-ups this side of the Columbia River, catch this triple headlining ticket in Portland on Saturday.

When: February 15, 2020
Time: 9 pm
Where: No Fun — 1709 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland
Admission: $7

Sunday, February 16

WWE Presents: NXT TakeOver Portland

 

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What: Part of the World Wrestling Entertainment brand, NXT’s TakeOver tour hits the Ripcity this weekend, featuring a star-studded lineup of bouts sure to thrill and shock.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 3:30 pm
Where: Moda Center — 1 N Center Court Street, Portland
Admission: $20+; get them here.

Mortified: Portland

What: Tall tales and quirky stories from some of Portland’s funniest orators; Mortified provides a platform for sharing anecdotes best left to secrecy.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Alberta Rose Theatre — 3000 NE Alberta st, Portland
Admission: $18 – $25 in advance; $22 at the door. Get them here.

All Power to the People

What: In celebration of Black History Month, Rose City Book Pub is taking a look back to remember the legacy of the Black Panther Party in Portland.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 2 pm
Where: Rose City Book Pub — 1329 NE Fremont Street, Portland
Admission: Free

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Third Rail Repertory Theater

What: Catch some of London’s best stage, live-streamed in beautiful HD. Gwendoline Christie (Star Wars, Game of Thrones) stars as Tatiana in this production of William Shakespeare’s formidable drama.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 4 pm
Where: World Trade Center Theater — 121 SW Salmon Street, Portland
Admission: $10-25. Get them here.

Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

What: This pre-season tilt between Pacific Northwest rivals Vancouver Whitecaps and your Portland Timbers is sure to be an exciting and cheap way to catch some footy action before the regular season kicks off in a few weeks.

When: February 16, 2020
Time: 5 pm
Where: Providence Park — 1844 SW Morrison Street, Portland
Admission: $15-50. Get them here.

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