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September 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - September 18, 2021 @ 10:30 pm

$20 – $50
View Venue Website, 3121 S Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97239 + Google Map
Hosted by Frayn Masters & Mindy Nettifee

In collaboration with BackFence PDX, ART presents CAMPFIRE STORIES, a live, outdoor* storytelling event you won’t want to miss! Spend a fall evening around a campfire** enjoying your favorite outdoor treats while your favorite Portland storytellers spin tales of wonder. 

Parking is $5 per vehicle. There are only 60 tickets available per show. Regular Tickets are $20 and gets you into the show. VIP tickets are $50 and comes with parking, a goodie bag, and a drink ticket (VIP tickets are limited to 10 per show). Masks and proof of vaccination are required to attend.***

When the leaves are in their glorious orange and red prime, and a hint of crispness is in the air, it’s the perfect time for ghost, getting lost, summer camp, and outdoorsy stories! BackFence stories are typically personal and entirely true, but the joy of campfire stories is they are a bit larger than life. Though the stories in the show will be true – storytellers will get in touch with their tricky inner fox and exaggerate  some details.Each cabin will perform once a night, alternating time slots over the two evenings. Audience members will travel from fire pit to fire pit to listen to 6 storytellers. There will be a 10 minute intermission between each storytelling set.


Eden Dawn, Matt Sheehy, Brooks, Brian S. Ellis, Monica Choy, Kisha Jarrett.


Chris Williams, Jason Rouse, Darshanpreet Gill, Stephanie Strange, Shelley McLendon, Katie Nguyen (Friday only), Kirsten Kuppenbender (Saturday only).


Friday, September 17
7:30pm Grizzlies
10:00pm Rattlers

Saturday, September 18
7:30pm Rattlers
10:00pm Grizzlies

Doors open 30 minutes before the show begins.

*Performances will take place under the open-sided cover of the Zidell barge building next to the base of the OHSU tram. This event will go on rain or shine!
**We had every intention of having audiences around real wood burning campfires, but due to the Oregon fire ban we are pivoting and we’ll create the best campfire experience you’ve seen since Waiting For Guffman.
***Please review our COVID-19 policy