Fall Arts & Culture Preview
Your guide to live performances, art and other cultural events happening this fall in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley
As the crisp air grows cooler, and the sounds of leaves crunch under your foot, sights of fall arts and cultural events fill the air. Mark your calendars for these fanciful and fun arts events in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley this fall.
Professional Theater Events
A Clockwork Orange | October 10-27 | Bag&Baggage Productions
Taking a nod from the critically-acclaimed 2017 off-Broadway production, this updated adaptation by Anthony Burgess of his own novel lures audiences into a glass-edged, testosterone filled underworld of a dystopian future, featuring an all-male cast. Tickets are $27-32.
Children’s Theater Events
Charlotte’s Web | October 19, 26 & 27 | Beaverton Civic Theatre
All the enchanting characters from the novel are here: Wilbur, the young pig who wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.”
Community Theater Events
South Pacific | Friday-Sunday through October 27 | Theatre in the Grove
Theatre in the Grove presents South Pacific, adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by James Michener, “Tales of the South Pacific.”
Leading Ladies | Friday-Sunday, November 1-17 | Mask&Mirror
Set in the 1950s, the story focuses on two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who find their careers in a rut. Leading Ladies is a highly combustible and continuously hilarious new comedy.
Westside Quilters Guild Art Show | November 2-3 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Spend the weekend browsing through more than 200 quilts, and shopping at the vendor mall and guild boutique. The quilt show will be spotlighting many talented quilters, each specializing in a different technique or genre of quilting. Admission is $6.
Hillsboro First Tuesday Art Walk | November 5 | 5-8 p.m.
Leisurely walk through downtown Hillsboro, taking in the area’s great art scene. Galleries and stores will keep their doors open into the evening for art lovers with snacks, wine and displays from local artists.
Festival of Ornaments | A Framer’s Touch | November 15-16 | Hours Vary
A Framer’s Touch presents the 2nd Festival of Ornaments. There will be over 2,000 ornaments in the store, as well as an entire Christmas tree dedicated to showcase locally-made artist’s work.
DIY Art Events
Acrylic Pour Painting | Oak Knoll Winery | October 27 | 1-3 p.m. | $40 | Must be 21+ years of age
Enjoy an afternoon of wine and painting at Oak Knoll Winery. Appetizers and Oak Knoll wine will be available for purchase. Everyone will make two beautiful canvases and learn the basics of pour painting.
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