JANUARY 2018 EVENTS
Calendar Listing for Oregon and SW Washington
(Updated Regularly)

Fertile Ground
January 18 - 28

Fertile Ground Festival of New Work is a 11-day arts festival that is held from Jan. 18 - 28. This city-wide festival is focused on new work in the Arts.  It features world premiere projects, staged readings, developing works and a myriad of other arts events from the Portland creative community. The Festival includes dozens of Portland-generated new works each year. From fully staged world premieres, workshops and readings of theatre, to ensemble and collaborative driven work, dance, comedy and film…this festival spans the spectrum of creative endeavor and seeds the next generation of creation through artist conversations, workshops, lunchtime readings and more.  For details, go to fertilegroundpdx.org.




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Foodie February
February 1 - 28

Located in the agriculturally rich Hood River valley, Hood River has an innovative, regionally-inspired food scene that rivals its big city neighbors but is infused with small-town charm.  This February kicks off the inaugural Hood River County Foodie February – a month-long celebration, from Feb. 1 - 28, of the area’s outstanding dining scene that gives visitors and locals alike the chance to support local restaurants and discover some of the best food and menus in the region.  Throughout the month, restaurants will be offering Foodie February specials and menus...More 

Cascade Festival of African Films
February 2 - March 3

The Cascade Festival of African Films shows us Africa through the eyes of Africans, rather than a vision of Africa packaged for Western viewers.  The films celebrate Africa’s achievements, expose its failures, and reveal possibilities for a hopeful future.  Although the films cannot represent an entire continent, we hope to encourage American viewers to become interested in and study African cultures.  It is FREE and open to the public...More 

Antique Week
February 10 - 18

Held annually, Antique & Collectibles Week features citywide antique specials and deals and an Antique Float Drop on the 7 miles of beaches in Lincoln City...More   

PDX Jazz Festival
February 15 - 25

Nationally and regionally supported as a cultural tourism initiative in celebration of Black History Month, PDX Jazz Festival is dedicated to preserving America’s indigenous art form by presenting internationally recognized jazz masters alongside local jazz musicians. A series of jazz education and outreach programs that extend into Portland’s schools and neighborhoods is at the heart of the annual event...More 

Mt. Hood Skibowl: 80's Night
Friday, February 16

Don your leg warmers and neon for a night of 80s music on the slopes and at Cosmic Tubing. Discounted tickets for those who dress up, plus an 80s fashion contest with prizes provided by Next Adventure and Pabst Blue Ribbon...More