Solar Eclipse Tap Takeover
Ecliptic Brewing hosts a pre-game for the upcoming solar eclipse, giving you the chance to enjoy an array of Ecliptic beers, including those of the rare and barrel-aged variety. Swing by and grab a pair of special solar eclipse glasses, then stick around to talk space with other likeminded individuals while you kill some time before the big event. Wed Aug 16, 5 pm, Beer O’Clock, 1205 SW Washington

Tyler Nordgren
Tyler Nordgren reads from Sun Moon Earth, providing all the information you need to get ready for the 2017 solar eclipse, including illustrations and a detailed map. Thurs Aug 17, 7 pm, Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3145 SW Cedar Hills, FREE, all ages

Funk’s Solar Obscuration Celebration
Chris Funk of the Decemberists has teamed up with the Suttle Lodge and Boathouse in Sisters to curate a free, all-ages, eclipse music festival featuring performances by Blitzen Trapper, the Builders and the Butchers, Y La Bamba, Sallie Ford, Kyle Craft, Cat Hoch, 1939 Ensemble, the Lower 48, Edna Vazquez, Máscaras, Ashleigh Flynn, Johanna Warren, Cobra, Afterlife Revival, Avery Trufelman of 99% Invisible, and Blesst Chest. Limited parking will be available at the Lodge for a fee, but organizers recommend attendees carpool, hike, or bike to the festival. Sat Aug 19-Sun Aug 20, noon, Suttle Lodge & Boathouse, 13300 US-20, Sisters, FREE, all ages

Pandyfest: Lewi Longmire & The Left Coast Roasters, Hillstomp, Jenny Don’t & The Spurs, Wayside Strangers, Jackstraw, Ky Burt
Pandyfest invites you to come out to Weaver Farm in John Day to witness the 2017 Solar Eclipse in style, all while taking in a weekend of camping, food, drink, and music from some of Portland’s finest acts. Gates open Saturday at noon, with the eclipse bringing things to a close at around 10 am on Monday morning. Sat Aug 19-Mon Aug 21, noon, Weaver Farm, Bragga Way, John Day, $245, all ages

Portland to Salem Total Solar Eclipse Ride
If you still haven’t made plans for the looming total solar eclipse and don’t feel like sitting around Portland and settling for a mere 99 percent of it, the Portland to Salem Total Solar Eclipse Ride might be just the event you’re looking for. This overnight ride promises to keep a casual pace all the way down to Woodmansee Park, with an early morning arrival allotting you plenty of time for a nap prior to the start of big event. Sun Aug 20, 11:45 pm, departs from Safeway, 8145 SW Barbur, FREE

Hampton Opera Center Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
The Portland Opera hosts a solar eclipse viewing party from the venue’s parking lot. Indulge in snacks and various celestial-based activities while viewing 99 percent of the eclipse from alongside the Willamette. The event promises to provide a limited supply of complimentary viewing glasses, which will be dispersed to attendees on a first come, first-served basis. Mon Aug 21, 9 am, Hampton Opera Center, 211 SE Caruthers, FREE, all ages

Portland Children’s Museum Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
The Portland Children’s Museum hosts a solar eclipse viewing party for families looking for a safe place to watch the rare occurrence. Eclipse glasses will be provided to anyone who wishes to view the eclipse, and an array of art, science, and sensory activities will be happening throughout the day to keep kids informed and entertained. Mon Aug 21, 9 am, Portland Children’s Museum, 4015 SW Canyon, all ages