The Portland Mercury's Pizza Week
Listen, Portland. We love you. And we love pizza. So the Portland Mercuryis teaming up with dozens of local pizza shops to bring you the fourth Portland Pizza Week: $2 slices for everyone! Stay tuned for a complete list of participants and their delicious offerings. (Mon-Sat April 15-20, Various Locations, $2 per slice)

Sicilian Street Food Dinner Party
A soiree so saucy Sophia Petrillo is smiling from heaven upon it. It starts with a class that educates on the region's wines by letting you drink them, and then leads to a food-fuled party featuring perfectly paired drinks and Sicilian dishes as prepared by Liam McDermott. (Fri April 5, 6:30 pm, The Nightwood Society, $105)

Black Feast: Narcissus
The Redd hosts the latest installment of pop-up dinner series, Black Feast, run by Black queer arist duo chef Salimatu Amabebe and Annika Hansteen-Izora, presenting vegan, gluten-free dishes created in tribute to the works of Jayy Dodd, and specifically inspired by his newest work, The Black Condition ft. Narcissus. (Fri April 5, 6:30 pm, The Redd on Salmon, $55)

Cocktail Chemistry Quest
Some of the best science there is goes into the making of your favorite drinks, and Science Friday wants to spend an entire night looking at how your favorite cocktail recipes work, why they work, and you can learn from accomplished alcohol scientists (AKA mixologists) how to make your own drinkable scientific successes. (Fri April 5, 6 pm, OMSI, $35)

The Cider Rite of Spring
Admission includes a glass and eight tasting tickets with which to sample over 100 ciders from 35 of the Northwest's top cider makers, including Finnriver, Dragon's Head, 2 Towns, Portland Cider Company, and many more. Visit for a full list of participating cideries and vendors. (Sat April 6, noon, Leftbank Annex, $25-50)

Animal Aid Pop-Up Pub
A benefit for the local no-kill animal rescue Animal Aid, emceed by Fox 12's Brian MacMillan and Julie Rodriguez of Animal Aid, with pizza, beer, and a special trivia night hosted by ShanRock, the trivia queen of Portland herself. There's also board games, a silent auction, and more. (Sat April 6, 5 pm, Lagunitas Community Room, $30-40)

Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival
For its seventh installment, the annual Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival is moving east, to the Glendoveer Golf Course right outside Von Ebert Brewing’s second location. There will be rustic ales made with wild yeasts and mixed cultures aplenty, with tart, sweet, and indescribable flavors galore. Some of the high-profile breweries include Jester King and Sante Adairius (pouring on Saturday), and De Garde and Holy Mountain (pouring Sunday), among more than two dozen other top-notch beer makers. (Fri April 5, 4 pm; Sat-Sun April 6-7, 11 am; Glendoveer Golf Course, $25-45) NED LANNAMANN

Cheese and Wine Night
Chizu's owner Steve Jones knows a thing or three about the wonderful combination of wine and cheese, and he's teamed up with Lost Plate for another culinary adventure exploring that world with a multi-course tasting, including curated wine pairings by Fullerton Wine. (Mon April 8, 6 pm, Chizu, $65)

Portland Grand Tasting
An opportunity to experience a Gorge Wine tasting without that whole "turning your butt 100-percent numb in the car" part of going to the Gorge, with over 20 wineries accumulating at Leftbank Annex to share their drinkable bounties. (Thurs April 11, 6 pm, Leftbank Annex, $40-75)

Pig & Swig
This annual blending of bacon festivals and bourbon festivals into one salty, savory cocktail barely contained by OMSI After Dark may have changed its name from "Bourbon & Bacon" to "Pig & Swig" but the celebration of succulence is still being served up by practiced mixologists, and features all-new exhibitions about the delicious science behind bourbon and bacon, underscored via live music from local DJs, lit up by a laser light show, with burlesque, aerialists, and more. (Fri April 12, 6 pm, OMSI, $35-40)

Easter Brunch at the Benson Hotel
The Benson's annual Easter Brunch returns for 2019, featuring menu items including fresh chilled seafood, honey-glazed ham, made-to-order omelets, a roast beef carvery, and much more. (Sun April 21, 9:30 am, The Benson Hotel, $30-60)

Portland Spirit Easter Celebration
A bountiful brunch buffet on the water, promising a fine family dining experience complete with a special visit from the Spirit's own Cinna-Bunny. Yes, there'll be champagne. You can't have a Cinna-Bunny around if there isn't champagne to balance that spicy-sweet presence. (Sun April 21, 9 am & 2 pm, Portland Spirit, $30-60)

PDX Global Eats
A night of small plates, small bites, beer, wine, and more quality cuisine, prepared by refugee and immigrant chefs, in an effort to raise money for refugee students around the world. The evening also includes live speed painting, true tales being told, and even poetry performances. (Wed April 24, 6 pm, Lagunitas Community Room, $35)

Crab, Seafood, and Wine Fest
Once again Astoria and Warrenton come together in the joyous celebration of turning old grapes into stuff that'll getcha drunk, and taking other stuff out of the ocean and making it delicious. Visit for more information. (Fri-Sun, April 26-28, Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center, $5-15)

2019 Nano Beer Festival
A spotlight solely on the Northwest's best small-batch breweries and cideries, taking place at one of the best beer stores in the region, featuring over 50 unique beers, ciders and meads, with raffle prizes, and more. (Fri April 26, 2 pm, John's Marketplace, $20-30)

Pour Oregon
The annual wine festival moves on up to the World Trade Center for its third year, and along with that increase in size comes an increase in wines, with over 50 smaller, boutique, and artisanal wine producers across the state sharing their drinkable magic. Admission includes a wine glass and will-call service for wine purchases, and proceeds benefit Make-a-Wish Oregon. (Sun April 28, 2 pm, World Trade center, $45-100)