YEEE-HAW!—Even though tickets are mostly sold out and you hate rodeos, you must drive four hours east and attend the 100th anniversary of the Pendleton Round-Up. Old men called Main Street Cowboys staff the downtown, wearing tight jeans and neon green shirts. There is a parade called "Westward Ho!" and this year's theme is "Let 'er Buck!" It will be insane. SM
Pendleton Round-Up, 1205 SW Court, Pendleton, Wed Sept 15-Sat Sept 18, $15-20, all ages
REWILD—According to local iconoclast Urban Scout, it's not enough to pickle your produce and feed kitchen scraps to your chickens: Sustainability requires nothing less than a full return to the land. In his new book Rewild or Die, he promotes the reverse-domestication of humanity, and tonight he'll even share a few tips for surviving in the wilds. AH
Reading Frenzy, 921 SW Oak, 7 pm, FREE
Um... these suggestions aren't the greatest, are they. HOW ABOUT! Lovers is playing at the Works tonight, 10:30 pm, $10. Do that.