Weekend To-Dos for Aug. 31
Edgefield Live Music Series - McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. All shows are for ages 21 and older and are held in the Winery, unless noted otherwise. For more information, visit mcmenamins.com/edgefield or call 503-669-8610.
Upcoming shows are listed below.
• Rob Stroup and Naomi Hooley, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31.
• Bradley Wik and Brianne Kathleen, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.
• Little Sue, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2.
• Folk and Spoon, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3.
• Billy D, 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4.
• McMenamins Residency Series: Nate Lacy, 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, Sept. 5-7.
M and M Lounge Music - M and M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave. All shows are free for ages 21 and older unless noted. For more information, visit facebook.com/mmlounge
.gresham or call 503-665-2626.
• Spinella's Off the Wall, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
• Lisa Mann, 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2.
• Bad Motor Scooter, 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3.
Park Place Coffee Live Music Series - 7 to 9 p.m. Saturdays, Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free and all ages are welcome. Visit parkplacecoffee.com or call 503-808-1244.
• Zay Harrison, Sept. 3.
• Tom Arnold, Sept. 10.
Riverview Restaurant - The Riverview Restaurant, 29311 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. The restaurant features live music from musicians who play a style of light jazz with subtle modern and classical influences. For more information, call 503-661-3663 or visit yoshidariverview.com. Closed on holidays.
• Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.
• David Lee, Friday and Saturday.
• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.
Arts and Culture
'Brand Fire' - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Sept. 2, Mt. Hood Community College, Visual Arts Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Ceramic works by Brenda A.S. Scott. Call 503-491-7309 for information.
Out and About
First Fridays in Troutdale - 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, East Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Visit downtown Troutdale businesses along the Historic Columbia River Highway and enjoy art, music, wine and food. Call the West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce at 503-669-7473.
Boring Celebration - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, Boring Middle School, 27801 S.E. Dee St., Boring. This annual event features live music, a classic car show and family activities including pony and carriage rides, raffles and prizes, Goat Poop bingo and other games for children. A special eulogy and a rendition of 'God Bless America' will be performed in honor of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Limited-Edition Beer Tasting - 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, McMenamins Edgefield, Distillery Bar, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Sample a new small-batch beer, handcrafted by one of Edgefield's brewers. Talk to the people who brewed it, ask questions and enjoy happy-hour pricing on pints all night long. Free and for ages 21 and older. Visit mcmenamins
.com/edgefield or call 503-669-8610.
Fairview Open-Air Market - 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays until to the end of September, Northeast Market and Village streets, Fairview. Fairview's farmers' market returns this year at a new location. Shop for homegrown goods, jewelry, artwork, crafts, organic treats and other eclectic selections. Stop by to hear live music, get dinner and do some shopping. Visit windancefarmsandart.com/Fairview.php.
Midweek Farmers' Market - 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through the end of August, Gresham Station Shopping Center, Northwest Division Street and Norman Avenue. Pick up some fresh flowers, veggies, homemade treats and crafts and enjoy an evening out of the house. Visit greshamfarmersmarket.com.
Troutdale Open-Air Market - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays until Oct. 29, Depot Park Rail Museum parking lot, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Opening the first Saturday in April, the Troutdale farmers market returns for another season. Check out local merchants, live entertainment, locally grown foods and produce, gourmet cooking and arts and crafts. The farmers market continues each week through the last Saturday in October. Visit windancefarmsandart.com or call 503-766-2993.
Friday Night Wine Tasting - 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave. Tastings are $12 unless noted otherwise. Call 503-465-1841 for information.
• Sept. 2: Totally random wine tasting.
• Sept. 9: Wines of northern California.
• Sept. 16: Wines of Cono Sur with Tom Gory of Galaxy Wine Co.
• Sept. 23: Renwood Winery with Jeff Peda, and Missionary Chocolates with Vanessa Holden.
• Sept. 30: Celebrate International Grenache Day.
Sandy Plaza Market - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on first Saturdays until Oct. 1, Centennial Plaza, Pioneer Boulevard and Hoffman Avenue, Sandy. The market will feature a variety of craft and food booths including kids' activities with a bouncy castle and face painting. The 12-by-60-foot Centennial Mural, painted by Gresham artist Lee Lauritzen with assistance from Craig Lauritzen, features a variety of images from Sandy's historical past as well as the present. For more information, contact Tracy Brown at 503-668-4886.
'Bill W. and Dr. Bob' - 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 16-Oct. 16, Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy.
Funny and poignant, this highly acclaimed tale of redemption and the power to heal through friendship is based on the true story of Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, who founded Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for students and seniors and $10 for children age 12 and younger. Call 503-668-6834 or visit sandyactorstheatre.org for information and tickets.