WRITE ME A LETTER—Before they head off to Europe for a spell later this month, you'd best catch Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside while you can. Portland's sure to miss Sallie's Olive Oyl-esque pipes and the band's dance-floor crowders, so make sure to get your fix before hibernating for the winter. CF
w/Pickwick; Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 9 pm, $13-17, all ages

MAKE IT SO!—An annual celebration onboard the USS Enterprise 1701-D, Captain Picard Day finds the Enterprise's children crafting their finest Jean-Luc Picard-inspired artworks—much to the captain's chagrin! Now Captain Picard Day is celebrated in Portland—all are invited to bring Picard-centric paintings, sculptures, or whatever, all shall appreciate the majesty of Picard, and there'll be over $200 worth of prizes. EH
Floating World Comics, 400 NW Couch, doors at 6 pm, judging at 7:30 pm, FREE

KOY JOY—Jo Koy is in a chronically good mood. The Tacoma native is happy discussing Asian stereotypes. He's happy imitating his Filipina mother. He's positively gleeful telling stories about his young son. Hell, the Chelsea Lately stand-up's delight is infectious—you might feel bad laughing at his comedic targets, but you will anyway. MJ
Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie, 7:30 & 10 pm, $29.50, all ages