What’s Rockin’ Portland?

July 23, 2019

•    Now- Sept. 1: Movies and Music in the Park! Live music, then a movie at dusk on some nights.  Alcohol is OK, no smoking. Free.
o    Thurs, July 25-Lovejoy Fountain Park, SW 3rd Ave. & Harrison St. Music from Outer Orbit—Funk soul collective.    
o    Thurs, July 25-McCoy Park, N Trenton St. & Newman Ave. Music from Rhythm Culture—Blues and jazz infused reggae. Movie-“Incredibles 2” (2018) PG
o    Fri, July 26- Fernhill Park, NE 37th Ave. & Ainsworth St. Music from Bloco Alegria—High-Energy Brazilian music and dance.
o    Fri, July 26- Denorval Unthank Park, 510 N Shaver St. Music from Geno Michaels & Soulcity—Joyous music that moves your body and soul! Movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” (2018) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
•    Now - Aug. 27 (Tuesdays 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.): Tunes on Tuesday in Newberg outside Chehalem Cultural Center. Food and wine vendors. Bring chairs. Free. July 23rd- Dance Hall Days (Modern Hits).  
•    Now - Aug. 28, 2019 (Wednesdays): Music on Main next to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, SW Main Street from Broadway to Park Ave. Free.  July 24- DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid.  Fun music that makes you want to dance!
•    Wed, July 24 7:30pm: The Portland Thorns play the Houston Dash at Providence Park.
•    July 24 – 27: Oregon Brewers Festival at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Try 101 different craft beers (or cider and wine), eat pub food, and more. Children require parents and will enjoy the free soda garden. No pets.
•    Now - Aug. 31: Mesmerica 360: A Visual Music Journey in the planetarium at OMSI.  
•    July 25: The Motocross Anniversary Race at Portland International Raceway.
•    July 27: Hawaiian Festival in Esther Short Park in Vancouver.
•    July 25 – 28: Portland Vintage Racing Festival at P.I.R.
•    July 25 – 28: Washington County Fair! Pat Benatar on Thursday.  Carnival rides, farm animals, food booths, a bar, racing pigs, motorsport shows, and stage entertainment in Hillsboro. Free.
•    July 26 – 27: Guitars Under The Stars at Cheadle Lake Park in Lebanon. Enjoy guitar music, food, and beer with optional camping. No pets. Children age 12 and younger are free.
•    July 26 – 27: Sisters Rhythm and Brews Festival promises “high-quality musicians” plus local food and beverages in scenic Sisters.
•    July 26 – 28: International Pinot Noir Celebration at Linfield College in McMinnville.  Taste Pinot noir, savor fine food, and tour a vineyard.
•    July 26 – 28: Northwest World Reggae Festival held 13 miles east of Sandy. Hear roots, rock, and reggae. Family friendly and sustainable. Camping. No dogs.
•    July 26 - Aug. 4: Art in the Dark at Mary S. Young Park in West Linn.  See an illuminated outdoor performance with aerial apparatus, athletic and technical dance movement, and acrobatics with live music.  
•    July 27:  Portlandia Mermaid Parade. Wear a costume that celebrates ocean mythology.  Family-friendly! It starts with a noon ceremony at Japanese American Historical Plaza (north of Burnside Bridge), and heads south at 1 p.m. to Poets Beach for swimming and a beach party. Free. 
•    July 27: Division/Clinton Street Fair holds a wacky parade starting at 10:45 a.m., and it has arts & crafts booths, live music, food, sidewalk sales, and children’s events. Free.
•    July 27: Japanese Festival at Natsu Matsuri outside Uwajimaya in Beaverton. dance, traditional games for children, and authentic food & beer.  Free.
•    July 27: Polo Noir at Hidden Creek Polo Club in West Linn for age 21+.   It’s about the horses, the players, live indie-folk music, Willamette Valley wine, and food.  
•    July 27 – 28: Renegade Craft Fair outside Pure Space.  Indie crafts, food trucks, cocktails, and DJ music. Free.
•    July 27 – 28: Rip City 3-on-3 Basketball in the Rose Quarter for age 8+.
•    July 27 - 28: The Great Oregon Steam-Up at Powerland Heritage Park near Salem.  Watch a parade of vintage tractors, trucks, and automobiles (daily 1:30 p.m.), with live music, a quilt show, farm-equipment demonstrations, kids’ activities. 
•    July 28: Montavilla Street Fair is a neighborhood event with 120 vendors, two music stages, and a kids’ area at SE Stark Street (from 76th Ave. to 82nd Ave.). Free