October 4-6 & 11-13 | Hart Theatre
Set in the early 20th century when radium was a miracle cure and luminous watches the latest rage, Radium Girls is based on a true story. The play follows the efforts of Grace Fryer, a watch dial painter in the early 20th century, as she fights for justice against the U.S. Radium Corporation.
October 12, 7:30 PM | Portland Hilton
Dance the night away with Basic Rights Oregon. Celebrate victories that advance equality for LGBTQ communities and ignite change in Oregon and beyond. Oregon is an example of what can be dreamed of–and accomplished–when everyone works together. Attendees will enjoy an open bar courtesy of Double Mountain Brewery and Absolut, food stations all night including a grilled cheese bar, and great silent auction.
PORTLAND OPEN STUDIOS
October 12-13 & 19-20 | Various Portland Locations
This annual self-guided tour is a unique opportunity for the public to visit the studios of Portland area artists and witness art in the making. Artists in a range of disciplines will share their work, their processes, their spaces, and a little of what it means to be an artist in this great city. Watch, learn, experience.
GREEN BUILDING SLAM
October 18, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Vacasa Building
Get ready to be inspired as ten organizations present innovative, high-performance sustainable living and green building projects in 10-minute segments. These fast-paced, mind-blowing talks about remarkable and innovative green building projects are fun and educational.
HALLOWEEN ON THE ICE
October 26th, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Lloyd Center Ice Rink
Don your creepiest costume and lace up your ice skates for an evening of mayhem and mischief at Lloyd Center’s Halloween skate party. Skate to spooky music, win prizes for best costume, and enjoy Halloween games, candy, and more.