15 things to do in Portland this weekend: November 22 to 24

Nov 22 2019, 8:00 am

It’s never a boring week or weekend here in Portland. If you are at a loss for how to spend your time, fear not. We’ve got you. Check out these 15 fun events taking place from November 22 to November 24.

You won’t be disappointed.

Friday, November 22

Portland’s Singing Christmas Tree

What: The dancing Christmas tree features hundreds of singers and a dancing Santa Claus singing and celebrating the birth of Jesus.

When: November 22
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: 222 SW Clay St, Portland
Admission: $21 Р$24. Buy tickets here.

La Ruta: Drama About Mysterious Disappearances, With Live Music


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What: La Ruta is a suspense-filled, hallowing drama based on the real life and unsolved mystery of women who have been disappearing in Juarez, Mexico, since 1993.

When: November 22
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: 1515 SW Morrison St, Portland
Admission: $30. Buy tickets here.

Vegan Comfort Food – Cooking Class by Cozymeal

What: This three-hour culinary experience and four-course meal will teach you everything you need to know to make delicious vegan comfort food.

When: November 22
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm
Where: Location provided after booking
Admission: $85. Buy tickets here.

Multnomah Falls Adventure


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What: This adventure includes a fun day out that starts at Electric Lettuce dispensary then moves onto Multnomah Falls, Vista House, Be Wonderful Wellness, and finally ending at Hawthorne Alysum.

When: November 22
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Verlocal, SW 5th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $89. Buy tickets here.

Dance United: Bollywood & LatinX Party in PDX

What: This mash-up of Bollywood and LatinX music is the perfect way to dance the night away at the Whiskey Bar in downtown PDX.

When: November 22
Time: 10 pm to 2 am
Where: 31 NW 1st Avenue, Portland
Admission: $7 to $10. Buy tickets here.

Saturday, November 23

2019 Portland Audubon Wild Arts Festival


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What: The 2019 Audubon Wild Arts Festival features the sale and show of nature-related art and books. All the sales from these books and art goes towards the conversation and wildlife rehabilitation of Portland Audubon.

When: November 23
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 1315 NW Overton Street, Portland
Admission: $10. Buy tickets here.

Art & Activism Marketplace

What: Taking place at The Village Ballroom, this event features and empowers voices from women, youth, women of color, as well as¬†artists behind bars. You can come to this event to see,¬†celebrate, and¬†purchase art from local¬†artist “who are creating social change¬†through art.”

When: November 23
Time: 4 pm to 7 pm.
Where: 704 Northeast Dekum Street, Portland
Admission: Free! Register here.

Comedy at the Gap

What: This¬†hilarious monthly comedy show features¬†headlining¬†sets from Portland Legend Susan Rice and LA’s Andrew Sleighter.

When: November 23
Time: 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: 6835 Southwest Macadam Avenue, Portland
Admission: $10 to $15. Buy tickets here.

Vegan Cheesemaking for Beginners

What: The holiday¬†season is just not¬†complete without cheeses, wines, and bread.¬†And if you’re vegan, or just curious, you need to check out this vegan cheese-making class.

When: November 23
Time: 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: 3029 Southeast 21st Avenue, Portland
Admission: $35. Buy tickets here.

highVIBE: Cannabis & Flow


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What: Yoga, cannabis, and fresh-pressed juices. Need we say more?

When: November 23
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: 7126 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Admission: $25. Buy tickets here.

Sunday, November 24

MESMERICA 360 Portland: A visual music journey

What: This¬†incredible¬†projected 3D visual¬†experience combines 3D¬†animated art and sounds to immerse you into a visually¬†hypnotic¬†experience¬†that is “designed to¬†transcend time, relax, soothe.”

When: November 24
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: 1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland
Admission: $12 to $39. Buy tickets here.

“Beyond Breath” – A free Introduction to The Happiness Program in Portland

What: This 90-minute workshop teaches you how to utilize your breath to find a state of peace and instant calm. Led by the Art of Living Foundation, the techniques taught are under the Sudarshan Kriya lineage.

When: November 24
Time: 4 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: 12650 SW 5th Street, Beaverton
Admission: Free! Register here.

The Hot Sardines


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What: If you want to jazz up your Sunday evening with a sexy set of jazz, this is the event for you.

When: November 24
Time: The show starts at 7:30 pm
Where:1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Admission: Free, but buy tickets here to reserve a booth.

Mastering French Macarons – Cooking Class by Cozymeal


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What: If you’ve ever¬†wanted to learn how to make delicate and exquisite French macaroons, now is your chance!

When: November 24
Time: 4 pm to 7 pm
Where: Location provided after booking
Admission: $79. Buy tickets here.

A Night of Grief & Mystery ~ Unplugged in Portland


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What: Storytellers Stephen Jenkinson and Gregory Hoskins come together to weave tales to an audience about their travels and tours. Expect poetry, book readings, a concert, and profound yet enrapturing lamentation of the mysteries of the human condition.

When: November 24
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Where: 8010 North Charleston Avenue, Portland
Admission: $40. Buy tickets here.

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