Beer and tacos and tamales anyone? You can get ’em both at Food truck Friday at Montavilla Brew Works, featuring Mixteca Catering.

7805 SE Stark St * 5 pm – 10 pm 


Not Your Folk’s Folk Show at The Blue Room Bar at Cartlandia.

“Brother Blackfoot & I are takin’ to the stage again for night of fast finger pickin’ folk, beers and banter. Hope to see yah there.”

8145 SE 82nd Ave * 8 pm – 11 pm * ??


“Celebrate a New Year of the Arts at the Discover the Arts Week of free classes! Children and families will have an opportunity to meet our staff, try classes  and tour the school! On Saturday, enjoy a free performance of Once Upon a Time Family Theatre [“Puss ‘n’ Boots”]. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.”

503) 408-0604  Please enroll to attend here.

Portland Metro Arts, 9003 SE Stark St * free * play @ 11:30 am * free


Beer yoga at Zoiglhaus Brewing Co. It’s exactly what it sounds like:

“This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 60 minute all-levels, flow yoga class taught by Beer Yogi and Yoga Instructor, Seville Strickler. Class will be held in a private room next to the taproom/restaurant, before Zoiglhaus opens for business to the public. After class, yogis are invited to stay and enjoy lunch and a pint.”

Zoiglhaus, 5716 SE 92nd Ave * 10 am – 11 am * $20 for class & pint, $15 for class only


Winter Farmers Mercado, every Saturday until March 24 at Portland Mercado:

“Support Local Growers, Artisans and Entrepreneurs in our Indoor/Outdoor Farmers Market. Kids Activities, Live Music, Food Demonstrations, Chef @ the Market Cooking & Education Program.”

7238 SE Foster Rd * 10 am 


Tax help at the library:

“Get free individualized tax preparation assistance provided by trained AARP volunteers. Please bring photo ID, documented proof of Social Security number and last year’s return, as well as any current tax documents.”

Registration required; call 503.988.5123.

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave * noon – 4 pm 


It’s exciting to find another East Portland business that has regular art events.

The Mom & Pop Wine Shop is having an art opening tonight, featuring the work of William Hernandez.

6908 NE Sandy Blvd * 4 pm – 7 pm 


Psychedelics in Ancient Orthodox Christianity, a class:

“Primary source material show Church leaders discussing and debating the merits of psychedelia in the ancient and medieval worlds!”

“There was no ‘cover up’ at all. Now it is time to hear their forgotten voices.”

Sekhet-Maat, Ordo Templi Orientis, 7950  SE Foster Rd * 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm * donation-based event


Open Jam hosted by Mike Beaver of the Beaver Boogie Band. A back line is provided. There’s also a regular Sunday blues jam at Montavilla Station (417 SE 80th Ave).

EastSide Bar and Grill, 2530 NE 82nd Ave * 5 pm – 9 pm * free