HUMAN FUN—Fresh off a stint filming a Comedy Central documentary about South Park, local writer/producer Arthur Bradford helms a stellar lineup of the Entertainment for People variety show that also includes ubiquitous local funnyman Ian Karmel and the always-charming artist Nicole Georges. AH
The Woods, 6637 SE Milwaukie, 8 pm, $14-16

PICKLE KING—Cupcake baking contests and pie-offs are for softies. The real pros go for piss and vinegar: pickles, pickles, pickles! Sample over 30 types of fermented foods (krauts! kimchee!) and drinks (kombucha!) at the third annual Portland Fermentation Festival's celebration of our favorite kick-in-the-pants kinds of foods. SM
Ecotrust, 721 NW 9th, 6-8 pm, $5