January 1 – Commitment Day Portland

www.commitmentday.com

Commit to a healthy start for 2014 and join fellow Portlander’s at Mt. Tabor Park for this nationwide, family friendly 5k fun run/walk. 10am

January 3-5 – Portland Build, Remodel & Landscape Show

http://www.homeshowcenter.com/Visitors/homeshow.aspx?show=portland/

Bring your ideas to life and get inspired by talking with knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts at the Portland Build, Remodel & Landscape Show at the Oregon Convention Center. Friday 12pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

January 8 – 12 – Portland Boat Show

www.otshows.com

Boats! Boats! Boats! Come to the Expo Center and see the latest sailboats, fishing boats, sport boats and boating accessories.  Wednesday – Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 10am-6pm

January 15 – 19 – The Rose City Classic Dog Show

www.rosecityclassic.org

If you are a dog lover and want to visit with over 150 different breeds of dogs then attend the Rose City Classic held at the Portland Expo Center.  Times Vary

January 15 – 19 – Portland Old Time Music Gathering

www.bubbaguitar.com/gathering

Enjoy traditional old time Appalachian style string band musicians at the Portland Old Time Music Gathering.  Times & Locations Vary

January 18 – 19 – The Original Portland Bridal Show

www.portlandbridalshow.com

Plan your dream wedding and confer with the best local wedding professionals in the Portland Metro area at the Oregon Convention Center for the Original Portland Bridal Show. Times Vary

January 24 – 26 – Chocolate Fest

www.chocolatefest.org

Taste, sample and savor local and international chocolates at the Northwest’s Premier Chocolate Festival held at the Oregon Convention Center.  Friday 6pm-9:30pm, Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

January 24 – 26 – Portland Comic Con

www.wizardworld.com/home-portland.html

Stop by the Oregon Convention Center and enjoy everything comic book related including special guest appearances at the Wizard World Portland Comic Con. Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

January 24 – 26 – Portland International Cat Show

www.tncc.org

Over 250+ curious felines are coming to the Holiday Inn at the Portland Airport Convention Center for the Portland International Cat Show. Friday 3pm-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am-5pm

January 26 – Mochitsuki Portland

www.mochipdx.org

Celebrate the 18th Annual Japanese American New Year Celebration and enjoy stage performances, taste various foods or partake in several activities at the Scottish Rite Center in Southwest Portland.