HomeMusic & EventsOn TapHistory Please note: the Mission is currently closed for day-to-day business. Experience a slice of Portland history. What is now known simply as “the Mission” was originally home to the Swedish Mission Covenant congregation in the early 20th century, and despite its staid, buttoned up appearance, the place now hosts fun events and pours handcrafted beer and more. Elf Friday, December 10 (PG) Running time: 97 minutes 4 pm7 pm at Mission Theater Elf Saturday, December 11 (PG) Running time: 97 minutes 4 pm7 pm at Mission Theater Elf Sunday, December 12 (PG) Running time: 97 minutes 1 pm4 pm at Mission Theater Hammerhead's 36th Birthday Wednesday, January 26 January 25 All ages welcome | 21 and over to drink at All Locations Garcia Birthday Band Thursday, January 27 7 pm doors, 8 pm show 21 and over at Mission Theater Garcia Birthday Band Friday, January 28 7 pm doors, 8 pm show 21 and over at Mission Theater Garcia Birthday Band Saturday, January 29 7 pm doors, 8 pm show 21 and over at Mission Theater National Tot Day Wednesday, February 2 All day All ages welcome at All Locations Bad Bad Hats Friday, February 11 7 pm doors, 8 pm show All ages welcome at Mission Theater Music of Cream Wednesday, May 4 7 pm doors, 8 pm show All ages welcome at Mission Theater '80s Homecoming Dance featuring: Nite Wave ('80s New Wave) Saturday, May 7 8 pm doors, 9 pm show 21 and over at Mission Theater The location that serves as one of McMenamins favorite neighborhood theater pubs was the locus of great spiritual zeal beginning in the 1890s. That's when the Swedish Evangelical Mission established its church here.... From a church to a theater-pub to event space, the Mission's history ain't exactly saintly. Click here for more info!