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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.

• Caleb Klauder and Sammy Lind, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18.

• Brendan Phillips and Drew deMan, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.

• Kris Deelane Sun Celebration, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.

• McDougall, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21.

• Matt Meighan, 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.

• Skip vonKuske Cellotronik, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24.

• Caleb Klauder and Sammy Lind, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Park Place Coffee Live Music Series — 7-9 p.m. on the last Saturday of the month, Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free and all ages are welcome. Visit parkplacecoffee.com or call 503-808-1244.

• Richard Arthur and Jonathan Garcia, Sept. 29.

Live Music at Celebrities — Celebrities Parkway Grill, 20725 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Fairview. No cover charge. Call 503-666-2027 for information.

• Jimmy Thompson Jam Session, 4 p.m. to midnight Sundays.

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.

• David Lee, Friday.

• John Gilmore, Saturday.

• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.

Out & About

Oregon Encyclopedia History Night — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, McMenamins Edgefield, Power Station Theater, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Local historian Clarence Mershon will host a presentation on the history and experiences of the Japanese-American families of East County. Several of his Japanese-American neighbors and friends will also be attending to share their experiences. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit mcmenamins.com/edgefield or oregonencyclopedia.org, or call 503-669-8610.

Troutdale Historical Society Visit to the Oregon Garden — 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The Troutdale Historical Society is hosting a visit to the Oregon Garden in Silverton, which has a few Troutdale connections. The cost is $20, which covers admission and the bus ride, or $30 including a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Gordon House. Meet at the Barn Museum before 9 a.m. Call 503-661-2164 to reserve a spot.

Teddy Bear Parade — 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, historic downtown Gresham. The Teddy Bear Parade returns to downtown Gresham for the 30th year. Individuals and groups march through downtown and showcase their teddy bears. The event is presented by Soroptimist International of Gresham. Visit sigresham.org, or call Ginger Abbs at 971-246-3390 or Kathy Grimes at 503-674-3156.

Gresham Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays until Oct. 27, Northwest Third Street between Miller and Main avenues. The Gresham Farmers’ Market begins its 26th season this Saturday with 85 vendors that offer everything from farm-fresh produce, flowers, meats and cheeses to arts and crafts. The market is open rain or shine. Visit greshamfarmersmarket.com or the Facebook page.

Fairview Open-Air Market — 3-8 p.m. Thursdays until Oct. 11, 1601 N.E. Market St., Fairview. Shop for baked goods, jewelry, artwork, crafts, organic treats and other eclectic selections. Hear live music, get dinner and do some shopping. Ninety-eight percent of the produce growers offer organic and the other 2 percent are considered transitional and follow safe growing practices. Visit windancemarkets.com.

Troutdale Open-Air Market — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Depot Park Rail Museum, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Shop for organic produce, fine arts and crafts, food and one-of-a-kind items at Troutdale’s farmers’ market, located in downtown Troutdale. Visit windancemarkets.com.

Boring Saturday Farmers Market — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays until Sept. 29, 28151 S.E. Highway 212, Boring. Hear live entertainment and shop the various stalls for vegetables, a variety of produce and eggs, and arts and crafts items. Contact D.W. Owens at 503-313-0224 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Troutdale Museum Openings — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on third Saturdays, downtown Troutdale. The Troutdale Historical Society opens its three museums (the Harlow House, the Barn Museum and the Rail Depot Museum) to the public on the third Saturday of the month. A donation is requested. Contact the historical society at 503-661-2164 or visit troutdalehistory.org for information.

Friday Night Wine Tasting — 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave. The tasting fee is $12. Call 503-465-1841 for information and a schedule.

Arts & Culture

“Color Splash” Art Exhibit — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 4, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Featured artists include Tamara Angeney, Mark Brody, Eileen Holzman, Gary Hoverson, John Kime, Stewart Martin, Lucy Mouawad George and Chris Steinken. Presented by the Gresham Art Committee. Visit greshamartcommittee.com or contact Lisa Musselwhite at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

“No Reservations” Art Exhibit — Daily until Sunday, Sept. 30, Caswell Gallery, 253-255 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Portland artist Gayle Weisfield’s work will be on display. Weisfeld works primarily with transparent watercolor in a style she describes as “conceptual realism.” Subjects range from the Columbia River Gorge to Rome and Thailand. Call 503-492-2473 for information.

“Of Note, Distinction Through Color” — 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday until Oct. 25, Mt. Hood Community College, Fireplace Gallery in the College Center, 26000 S.E. Stark St. The abstract paintings of artist and jazz vocalist/musician Jesa Townsend are on display. Contact Pam Kuretich at 503-491-7260 for information.

Cider Squeeze — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, Philip Foster Farm, 29912 S.E. Highway 211, Eagle Creek. Celebrate the coming fall with an old-fashioned harvest festival at Philip Foster Farm. Call the farm at 503-637-6324 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Live acts

“Blithe Spirit” — 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays until Oct. 7, Sandy Actors Theatre, 17433 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Sandy Actors Theatre presents its adaptation of Noel Coward’s comedy classic and a favorite of the London and Broadway stages. Novelist Charles Condomine has remarried, but due to a bungled séance with an eccentric medium, his first wife, Elvira comes back to “haunt” him, resulting in hilarious mishaps and mayhem for all. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for students and seniors and $10 for children 12 and younger. Call 503-668-6834 or visit sandyactorstheatre.org for information and tickets.