Our MUSIC is free & open to the public.
Our WORKSHOPS are artist lead workshops in a variety of subjects. We ask folks to RSVP.
Our WELLNESS workshops are in collaboration with Mamook Wellness.

Choose a category below…

Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween at the Sou’wester BYOP style! Bring your own pumpkin (or buy one of ours) and your favorite carving tools and we will all gather at the Sou’wester for a Pumpkin Carving Party! Don’t[...]
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Shorebirds, Seabirds & Little Brown Birds with Mark Elliott This Birding Field Trip will meet inside the Sou’wester Lodge at 9:30am and finish at noon. Some birds we will be[...]
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Shibori, Batik, & Dip-Dye Using All Natural Indigo with Carolyn Hopkins We’ll be making tote bags or scarves (depending on what you fancy). You will learn shibori and wax-resist techniques[...]
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Mushroom Medicinals with Jason Tschimperle Learn to identify, responsibly wild harvest, and make homespun folk therapeutics with two types of medicinal fungi and lichen. We’ll discuss the medicinal constituents of[...]
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Writing is Magic: Intuitive Writing with Nick Jaina & Olivia Pepper “Had I not created my own world, I most certainly would have died in other people’s.” – Anais Nin[...]
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Writing is Magic: Mythological Writing with Nick Jaina & Olivia Pepper “Had I not created my own world, I most certainly would have died in other people’s.” – Anais Nin[...]
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Salsa QuickStart Workshop with Sarah Riddle Have you been curious about learning Salsa, but feel little intimidated? Don’t be! Let us demystify one of the easier partner dances to learn.[...]
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Partner Dancing 101 Workshop with Sarah Riddle You want to learn to dance, but don’t know where to start? Perfect. There are many beautiful dances out there to learn, but[...]
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Drawing as Seeing & the Acceptance of Chaos: A Sumi Ink Wash Drawing Workshop with Heather McLaughlin Drawing is a way of seeing, a way of understanding, and an exercise.[...]
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Settle Your World: Self Empowering Techniques for Fostering a Calm Life in a Wild World with Jason Tschimperle   Through self study, meditation, breath work, Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping), and[...]
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Cut It Up Art Card Party: “Put A Bird On It” with Mark Elliott Create unique art cards using images, shapes and colors cut from a large selection and variety[...]
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Coptic Stitch Bookbinding with Jillian Barthold Make your very own blank Coptic Stitch hand-bound book! In this workshop you’ll learn the basic tools used in bookbinding and the step by[...]
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Creating a Travel Journal with Fay Malloy & Marilyn Zornado Students will learn the basics of creating a travel journal. We will discuss the history of the travel journal, illustration,[...]
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Drawing as Seeing: The Figure, Nude & Costume with instructor Heather McLaughlin Drawing is a way of seeing, a way of understanding, and an exercise. This workshop will utilize the[...]
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Plant Allies and Writing Rituals:  Shifting into a New Year of Personal Resilience with Lara Pacheco & Abby Chroman Create a practice for personal resilience in the year ahead, with[...]
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester How We Share Nature: with Pete Brook, Dicky Dahl & Melissa Laurie How do you share nature? What words and images do you use? Join writer, activist, and Pacific Crest[...]
Jan 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Yoga & Ayurveda for Winter Vitality with Elyssia Maya Schaeffer Learn nourishing foods, breath work and yoga to support your body through the winter season. Workshop includes homemade chai, an Ayurvedic snack[...]
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Writing Your Conservative Relatives with Jenny Forrester It’s a fairly universal experience to disagree with family members sometimes. But what if those disagreements are more like a epic gulfs of[...]
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Let’s Make a Sandwich with Tommy Habetz & Jason Cohen Join Tommy Habetz, of Portland’s Bunk Sandwiches and Pizza Jerk, for an afternoon of sandwich philosophy, sandwich construction, and sandwich[...]
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester The Gut-Brain Connection, How to Maintain Mental Health from a Nutritional and Herbal Perspective with Geena Barker & Ingrid Abbate   This workshop will include details on what nutrients our[...]
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester The Micro Essay and the Prose Poem with Martha Grover & July Westhale July and Martha will lead students through reading and discussion of several selections of prose poetry and[...]
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Objects / Belongings: Writing and Drawing about Our STUFF with Kate Bingaman-Burt In this workshop participants will be asked to bring in their own personal objects that are meaningful (or[...]
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Poetry Through List Making with Heather Douglas Have you ever been intimidated by the process of writing poetry? Famous author Ray Bradbury was known to use the technique of list[...]
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Type/Writing: Experiments in Creative Nonfiction & Zinecraft with Melissa Favara Awaken your muse on a beautiful vintage manual typewriter! This workshop will consist of focused writing time working with short memoir and[...]
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Creative Songwriting, Arranging and Rhythm: Tell Your Story through Song with Katie Sawicki & Zanny Geffel Portland based, orchestral-rock band, The Cabin Project – Katie Sawicki and Zanny Geffel combine[...]
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Busy Hands Quiet Minds: Weaving as Meditation with Samantha LaMont & Natalie Novak In this class we’ll explore creative meditation through the use of flower essences and the ancient craft[...]
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Hands on Healing for the People with Jason Tschimperle Inspired by the Reiki tradition of hands- on energetic medicine, this workshop includes: a discussion on energy, medicine, meditation, breath work, and[...]
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween at the Sou’wester BYOP style! Bring your own pumpkin (or buy one of ours) and your favorite carving tools and we will all gather at the Sou’wester for a Pumpkin Carving Party! Don’t[...]
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Shorebirds, Seabirds & Little Brown Birds with Mark Elliott This Birding Field Trip will meet inside the Sou’wester Lodge at 9:30am and finish at noon. Some birds we will be[...]
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Shibori, Batik, & Dip-Dye Using All Natural Indigo with Carolyn Hopkins We’ll be making tote bags or scarves (depending on what you fancy). You will learn shibori and wax-resist techniques[...]
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Mushroom Medicinals with Jason Tschimperle Learn to identify, responsibly wild harvest, and make homespun folk therapeutics with two types of medicinal fungi and lichen. We’ll discuss the medicinal constituents of[...]
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Writing is Magic: Intuitive Writing with Nick Jaina & Olivia Pepper “Had I not created my own world, I most certainly would have died in other people’s.” – Anais Nin[...]
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Writing is Magic: Mythological Writing with Nick Jaina & Olivia Pepper “Had I not created my own world, I most certainly would have died in other people’s.” – Anais Nin[...]
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Salsa QuickStart Workshop with Sarah Riddle Have you been curious about learning Salsa, but feel little intimidated? Don’t be! Let us demystify one of the easier partner dances to learn.[...]
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Partner Dancing 101 Workshop with Sarah Riddle You want to learn to dance, but don’t know where to start? Perfect. There are many beautiful dances out there to learn, but[...]
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Drawing as Seeing & the Acceptance of Chaos: A Sumi Ink Wash Drawing Workshop with Heather McLaughlin Drawing is a way of seeing, a way of understanding, and an exercise.[...]
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Settle Your World: Self Empowering Techniques for Fostering a Calm Life in a Wild World with Jason Tschimperle   Through self study, meditation, breath work, Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping), and[...]
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Cut It Up Art Card Party: “Put A Bird On It” with Mark Elliott Create unique art cards using images, shapes and colors cut from a large selection and variety[...]
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Coptic Stitch Bookbinding with Jillian Barthold Make your very own blank Coptic Stitch hand-bound book! In this workshop you’ll learn the basic tools used in bookbinding and the step by[...]
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Creating a Travel Journal with Fay Malloy & Marilyn Zornado Students will learn the basics of creating a travel journal. We will discuss the history of the travel journal, illustration,[...]
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Drawing as Seeing: The Figure, Nude & Costume with instructor Heather McLaughlin Drawing is a way of seeing, a way of understanding, and an exercise. This workshop will utilize the[...]
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Plant Allies and Writing Rituals:  Shifting into a New Year of Personal Resilience with Lara Pacheco & Abby Chroman Create a practice for personal resilience in the year ahead, with[...]
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester How We Share Nature: with Pete Brook, Dicky Dahl & Melissa Laurie How do you share nature? What words and images do you use? Join writer, activist, and Pacific Crest[...]
Jan 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Yoga & Ayurveda for Winter Vitality with Elyssia Maya Schaeffer Learn nourishing foods, breath work and yoga to support your body through the winter season. Workshop includes homemade chai, an Ayurvedic snack[...]
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Writing Your Conservative Relatives with Jenny Forrester It’s a fairly universal experience to disagree with family members sometimes. But what if those disagreements are more like a epic gulfs of[...]
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Let’s Make a Sandwich with Tommy Habetz & Jason Cohen Join Tommy Habetz, of Portland’s Bunk Sandwiches and Pizza Jerk, for an afternoon of sandwich philosophy, sandwich construction, and sandwich[...]
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester The Gut-Brain Connection, How to Maintain Mental Health from a Nutritional and Herbal Perspective with Geena Barker & Ingrid Abbate   This workshop will include details on what nutrients our[...]
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester The Micro Essay and the Prose Poem with Martha Grover & July Westhale July and Martha will lead students through reading and discussion of several selections of prose poetry and[...]
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Objects / Belongings: Writing and Drawing about Our STUFF with Kate Bingaman-Burt In this workshop participants will be asked to bring in their own personal objects that are meaningful (or[...]
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Poetry Through List Making with Heather Douglas Have you ever been intimidated by the process of writing poetry? Famous author Ray Bradbury was known to use the technique of list[...]
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Type/Writing: Experiments in Creative Nonfiction & Zinecraft with Melissa Favara Awaken your muse on a beautiful vintage manual typewriter! This workshop will consist of focused writing time working with short memoir and[...]
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Creative Songwriting, Arranging and Rhythm: Tell Your Story through Song with Katie Sawicki & Zanny Geffel Portland based, orchestral-rock band, The Cabin Project – Katie Sawicki and Zanny Geffel combine[...]
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Busy Hands Quiet Minds: Weaving as Meditation with Samantha LaMont & Natalie Novak In this class we’ll explore creative meditation through the use of flower essences and the ancient craft[...]
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop Series at The Sou’wester Hands on Healing for the People with Jason Tschimperle Inspired by the Reiki tradition of hands- on energetic medicine, this workshop includes: a discussion on energy, medicine, meditation, breath work, and[...]