What’s Happening

see you on Alberta Street!

There is always something happening on Alberta Street. In addition finding great local shops, some of Portland’s (and the nation’s) best eateries and art in many forms – there are a number of events throughout the year.

Alberta Main Street Events
• Small Business Seminar Series: Seminars take place on a regular basis.
Retail Happy Hour: Wednesdays, 3- 6 PM
• Earth Day Clean Up: Held annually in April.
Last Thursday: Galleries host opening receptions year round on the Last Thursday of the month. Alberta Street is closed to traffic June – August.
• Alberta Street Fair: Held annually the 2nd Saturday in August
• Sidewalk Sale: Held annually in September
• Trick or Treat Alberta Street: Held on Halloween of course!
• Lit Up and Local:  Held annually in December

May 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
First Anniversary Community Celebration @ Carioca Bowls | Portland | Oregon | United States
The day-long lineup of live music will start at 9 AM with family-friendly bands. Before lunch, a few different singer/songwriter acts and small bands will perform. In the afternoon, the performances will shift to Brazilian/Latin grooves including a large Samba … Continue reading
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
Eat for Alberta Street @ Bernie's Southern Bistro
May 25 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Eat for Alberta Street @ Bernie's Southern Bistro | Portland | Oregon | United States
    Bernie’s Southern Bistro is generously donating 10% of proceeds to our organization on May 25th. Enjoy cocktails, fine southern cuisine, and even happy hour specials with the knowledge that a portion will be donated to supporting a vibrant … Continue reading
Art Opening @ Antler
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art Opening @ Antler | Portland | Oregon | United States
Antler presents a new, solo show by David Rice from Thursday, May 26th- June 27th.
Art Opening @ Guardino Gallery
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art Opening @ Guardino Gallery | Portland | Oregon | United States
Main Gallery (May 26- June 28) Gay Freeborn (oil paintings) and Karen Croner (mixed media sculpute) Feature Area ( May 26-June 26) Kelli MacConnell (relief prints) and Yelena Roslaya (ceramic sculpture)
May 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
Anomalies II @ Alberta Street Gallery
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Anomalies II @ Alberta Street Gallery | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Alberta Street Gallery presents Anomalies II on Thursday, May 26th at 6pm.
Art Opening @ Alberta Studios
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Art Opening @ Alberta Studios | Portland | Oregon | United States
Opening reception for Blue Moon Red Raccoon: Recent Paintings by Mary Weisenburger. Stop by, have a beverage, meet the artist and support local art! Mary’s oil paintings on wood will be on display for the month of June.
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through The Voices of Its Residents @ Vancouver Ave. First Baptist Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
Vanport was Oregon’s largest city during WWII, and disappeared from the map and our memory after a flood wiped it out in 1948. Join us for screenings of community-produced short oral history documentaries, featuring former Vanport residents sharing their memories. … Continue reading
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voices of Its Residents	 @ Interstate Firehouse and Cultural Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Vanport , Oregon’s largest city during WWII, disappeared from the map and our memory after a flood wiped it out in 1948. Join us for special screenings of community-produced short oral history documentaries, featuring former Vanport residents sharing their memories. … Continue reading
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through The Voices of Its Residents	 @ Portland Community College Cascade | Portland | Oregon | United States
Vanport was Oregon’s largest city during WWII, and disappeared from the map and our memory after a flood wiped it out in 1948. Join us for screenings of community-produced short oral history documentaries, featuring former Vanport residents sharing their memories. … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
Jun 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
Jun 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Octicorn Story Time and Release Party @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Join us for a story time and party to celebrate the release of the hilarious new picture book, Hello, My Name Is Octicorn, on Sunday, June 5th at 11am! Local author Kevin Diller and illustrator Justin Lowe will be here … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Jun 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Best Worst Thing Launch Party @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Join us for a launch party to celebrate author Kathleen Lane’s sensational debut middle grade novel, The Best Worst Thing, on Tuesday, June 7th at 4:30pm! The Best Worst Thing is a story about learning what you can control (almost … Continue reading
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm
King Neighborhood Association @ King Facility | Portland | Oregon | United States
King Neighborhood Association meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at the King Neighborhood Facility, 4815 NE 7th Avenue. Meetings start at 6:30. Enter via the door facing 7th Avenue.  Child care is provided on site if … Continue reading
Jun 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
Urban Tellers® @ Alberta Abbey
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Urban Tellers®	 @ Alberta Abbey | Portland | Oregon | United States
Experience the real, true stories of the people of Portland on Portland Story Theater. Unscripted. Unafraid. 6 tellers. 10 minutes each. Go! Booze. Bites. Jazz. Stories. 21+  
Sunday Fun Day @ Green Been Books
Jun 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday Fun Day	 @ Green Been Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Join Green Bean Books for two fun events on Sunday, June 12th. First up at 11am is our monthly Musical Spanish Story Time with the super fun Mr. Nathan. Lasts about 30 minutes. At 12pm, we have spots for our … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Concordia Neighborhood Association @ McMenamin’s Kennedy School
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concordia Neighborhood Association @ McMenamin’s Kennedy School | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Concordia Neighborhood Association meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 7PM, Community Room at McMenamin’s Kennedy School. For more information about the Concordia Neighborhood Association visit the website: concordiapdx.org
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
Vernon Neighborhood Association @ Salt & Light Lutheran Church Sunroom
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vernon Neighborhood Association @ Salt & Light Lutheran Church Sunroom | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Vernon Neighborhood Association meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7-9PM at Salt & Light Lutheran Church in the Sunroom. 5431 NE 20th Ave @ Killingsworth Meetings are open to the public! The Vernon Neighborhood is a … Continue reading
Jun 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
Meeting: Equity Committee @ Alberta Main Street
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting: Equity Committee @ Alberta Main Street | Portland | Oregon | United States
Responsible for ensuring the equitable distribution of resources and benefits. The Equity Committee is responsible for promoting equity and inclusion within our organization and community. We believe Alberta Street should be a place where all people from all backgrounds can … Continue reading
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Portland Jewish Library Summer Story Hour @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Author Eric A. Kimmel leads the first in a summer series of story times at Green Bean Books sponsored by Portland PJ Library on Friday, June 17th at 10am! His new book, Rattlestiltskin, will be the focus of this month’s … Continue reading
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Habla Yoga and Green Bean Books for a dynamic, bilingual yoga class for youth ages 5-12 on Friday, June 17th 2-3pm on the patio at Green Bean Books. The class will include stories, art and movement in both Spanish … Continue reading