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Weekend To-Dos for Sept. 14

Live Entertainment

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.

• McMenamins Residency Series: Bobby Bare Jr., 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14.

• Jon Koonce, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15.

• Scott Gallegos, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16.

• Jack McMahon, 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.

• Skip vonKuske with Will West, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19.

• Lynn Conover and John Mitchell, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20.

• Tim Snider, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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.

• Megan James Band, 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16.

• As Is Band, 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.

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.

• Steve Rodin and Friends, Sept. 17.

• Local Songwriters Night with Night Folk and Scott Browning, Sept. 24.

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.

Eastside Bluegrass Music Series - 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, Freedom Foursquare Church, 660 S.E. 160th Ave. From 5:30 to 7 p.m., musicians are invited to play in an acoustic jam session in the lobby. The show then starts at 7 p.m. with Sugar Pine, whose song selections ranges from traditional bluegrass to contemporary covers and originals. The headliner, Hardshell Harmony Bluegrass Band, is full of spirit and comedy, playing original songs and helping preserve live traditional music. The recommended donation is $10 per person (free for children). Refreshments will be sold in the lobby. For more information, email Mason Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit thirdgenerationbluegrassband.com.

Arts and Culture

'It's a Jungle Out There' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Oct. 13, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Presented by the Gresham Art Committee. Visit greshamartcommittee.com.

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day - Saturday, Sept. 17, McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Enjoy Irish-themed live music and drinks at Edgefield. Events begin at 1 p.m. Free and open to all ages except in the Winery. For more information, visit mcmenamins.com/edgefield or call 503-669-8610.

'Encaustic Masters: Inspirational Visual Voices' - Sept. 22-Oct. 12, Columbia River Gallery, 305 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Artists from around the United States and the world will be featured in this juried exhibition of 2-D, 3-D and mixed media encaustic art. Encaustic is a form of art that uses melted wax, sometimes with other materials, to create images, scenes and textural abstractions. Free demonstrations by participating artists will be held Saturdays, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8, at the gallery. Books, materials and hands-on opportunities will be available for attendees. There will be two opening receptions: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, where most artists will be in attendance; and Friday, Oct. 7 as part of Troutdale's First Friday Art Walk. Visit columbiarivergallery.com or call 503-491-8407 for information.

'Lift Me Up' Art Exhibit - Fridays to Sundays until Oct. 16, Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. The Wy'east Artisans Guild's new art exhibit is designed to accompany the Sandy Actors Theatre's play, 'Bill W. and Dr. Bob.' The art in 'Lift Me Up' conveys uplifting themes: hope, strength, charity, faith, love and empowerment. For more information, call Becky Hawley at 503-668-5590 or the theater at 503-668-6834.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm and Heslin House Museum - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Heslin House, 60 Main St., Fairview, and the Zimmerman Heritage Farm, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Explore two historic homes that are complete with furnishings, photos, exhibits and more. The Heslin House tour includes a visit to the historic Fairview City Jail and an exhibit of historic dolls from a recent donation. Admission is free to both museums, with a requested donation. For more information, visit frwhs.org or call 503-261-8078. Group tours can be arranged.

Out and About

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.

Gresham Farmers' Market - 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays until Oct. 29, Northwest Miller Avenue and Third Street. The Gresham Farmers' Market in historic downtown Gresham provides a wide range of farm-produced food as well as flowers, crafts, gifts, live entertainment and other offerings from an assortment of local and regional vendors. Visit greshamfarmersmarket.com.

Boring Saturday Market - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 24, Highway 212 by the Boring Station Trailhead Park (look for signs and banners). The Boring Saturday Market has fresh organic produce and a variety of vendors, along with arts and crafts, leather goods, stained glass art, hanging baskets and more. Plants are available to trade or share. Parking is available on Dee Street west of the highway. Call 503-313-0224 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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. 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.

Family Fun

'Symphonic Safari' Concert - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, Gresham Center for the Arts Plaza, Northeast Second Street and Hood Avenue. The Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra will perform this free concert following the Teddy Bear Parade. Bring your lawn chairs, buy some refreshments and enjoy the sights and sounds of 'Peter and the Wolf' and other symphonic 'animals.' The instrument petting zoo allows participants to bang and blow on many kinds of musical instruments. Visit columbiasymphony.org or call 503-234-4077.

Live Performances

'A Bad Year for Tomatoes' - 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 23-Oct. 16, Boring-Damascus Grange, 27861 Grange St., Boring. Small-town nosiness leads to trouble for a retiring Hollywood star in this production by the Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Co. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for kids 12 and under. Tickets are available at the door or through PayPal. For information or questions, call 503-593-1295 and #8232;or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..