Hearts of Fire by Richard Crawley
Portland Winter Light Festival
February 1 - 4, 2017 (6 p.m.)
See dozens of illuminated artworks plus performance artists on the waterfront outside OMSI during Portland Winter Light Festival. Come wearing lights! Free.
Chinese New Year
February 1 - 12, 2017 (begins Jan. 28)Celebrate Chinese New Year with lion dances, martial arts, cultural scenes, and kids’ activities, plus lantern viewing beginning the evening of Feb. 7 at Lan Su Chinese Garden. See schedule.
Portland Seafood & Wine festival
February 3 - 4, 2017Portland Seafood & Wine Festival brings Dungeness crab, oysters, local wine, live music, and a kids’ sand sculpture area to Oregon Convention Center.
Chinese New Year Cultural Fair
February 4, 2017Chinese New Year Cultural Fair includes folk dance, instrumental music, martial arts, and Chinese food at Oregon Convention Center.
Puplandia Craft Fair For Dogs
February 4, 2017 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Puplandia Valentine’s Shopping Extravaganza has 50 vendors selling art, soaps, toys, dog treats, baked goods, and calendars plus music by Danny/Girl and a puppy kissing booth at Oaks Park Dance Pavilion. Free.
OMSI Discount Museum Day
February 5, 2017Oregon Museum of Science and Industry offers $2 Days at OMSI the first Sunday of the month, including today.
Pacific NW Sportsman Show
February 8 - 12, 2017Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show offers seminars, vendors, and a kids’ trout pond at Portland Expo Center.
Valentines High Tea
February 11, 2017 (2 to 4 p.m.)Enjoy tea, scones, sandwiches, and desserts at the Valentine’s High Tea in Fairview to benefit the historical society. Gloves, hats, and children are welcome.
Valentine’s Day Dinner
February 14, 2017
Greater Portland areaOpenTable lists restaurants in the Portland area that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day.
Romance In The Cellar - Valentine’s Day at The Winery
February 14, 2017Romance in the Cellar is a romantic dinner Saturday with wine at Eola Hills Wine Cellars, which is west of Salem. Last year it sold out.
Wizard World Portland Comic Con
February 17 - 19, 2017
Mardi Gras Ball
February 18, 2017Portland Mardi Gras Ball is a Louisiana-style costume ball with beads, baubles, king cake, and dancing to live Cajun and zydeco music at the Tiffany Center Emerald Ballroom.
Soiree’ Mardi Gras French Dinner
February 18, 2017 (6 p.m., doors 5:30)The Soirée Mardi Gras by Alliance Française includes wine and hors d’oeuvres, a seated dinner, a charity auction, and a DJ dance at Multnomah Athletic Club.
Kids Fest Family Festival
February 18 - 19, 2017KidFest has an entertainment stage, sports demos, inflatables, games, kids’ activities, a petting zoo, food exhibits, and vendors at Portland Expo Center.
February 18 & 25, 2017
Oregon locationsBreweries throughout Oregon offer tours, samples, and specials for Zwickelmania. No sandals. Free.
- Feb. 18 - Portland area
- Feb. 25 - Oregon (except Portland area)
Swan Lake Ballet
February 23 - 25, 2017
Home and Garden Show
February 23 - 26, 2017
The Portland Spring Home & Garden Show fills the Portland Expo Center with home-improvement vendors, dining-room exhibits, garden displays, and thousands of plants.
Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
February 23 - 26, 2017Newport Seafood & Wine Festival offers food, wine, and crafts for sale. Buy tickets online. Bring age 21 ID.
Rock Of Ages musical
February 24 - March 5, 2017Rock of Ages is a love story set in Hollywood that unfolds to the 1980s songs of Journey, Night Ranger, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, and more at Brunish Theatre. Discount tickets $17 to $24.
February 25, 2017Watch pledgers run into the frigid waters of the Columbia River for charity at Polar Plunge on Broughton Beach, preceded by a costume contest.
Karla Bonoff Singer / Songwriter
February 26, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)