LADY FOOTBALLER—Fresh off their impressive showing at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, the continually impressive US Women's National Soccer Team will be taking on Canada in a friendly match (really?) at our own Jeld-Wen Field. Soccer lovers: Don't miss greatness in action! WSH
Jeld-Wen Field, 1844 SW Morrison, 8 pm, $22 & up

README—Beloved/revered science-fiction author Neal Stephenson—the guy behind such super-smart doorstoppers as Quicksilver, Anathem, and Cryptonomicon—hits Portland tonight to support his latest, Reamde, "about a wealthy tech entrepreneur caught in the very real crossfire of his own online war game." Bring your thinking caps, fellow nerds. EH
Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne, 7 pm, $10