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 or call 503-669-8610.

Upcoming shows are listed below.

• Michael Dean Damron, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19.

• Great Northwest Music Tour: Dirty Mittens, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. All ages allowed.

• John Bunzow, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20.

• Pilar French, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.

• JP and the OK Rhythm Boys, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.

• Dan O'Sullivan, 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.

• Skip vonKuske with Kjersten Pixton, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24.

• Henry Hill Kammerer, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25.

• McMenamins Residency Series: Mike Tess and the Bon Ton Parade, 7 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, Oct. 26-28.

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 otherwise. For more information, visit or call 503-665-2626.

• Spinella's Off the Wall, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

• Well In Doubt, 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.

• Naughty Sister, 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.

Park Place Coffee Live Music Series - 7-9 p.m. Saturdays, Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free and all ages are welcome. Visit or call 503-808-1244.

• Local Songwriters Night, hosted by Night Folk with Jerry Towell and Jeff McConnell, Oct. 22.

• Steve Rodin and Friends, Oct. 29.

Sunnyside Symphony Orchestra's 10-Year Celebration Concert - 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, Sunnyside Adventist Church, 10501 S.E. Market St., Portland. The Sunnyside Symphony Orchestra was founded in 2001 as the resident orchestra at Sunnyside SDA Church. For its anniversary, the orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Cello Concerto Op. 107 by Shostakovich and Dvorak's Slavonic Rhapsody No. 1. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Visit or call 503-675-5266.

'An Evening with Michael Allen Harrison - A Night of Giving, a Night of Thanks' - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, The Salvation Army's Gresham Corps, 473 S.E. 194th Ave. Pianist Michael Allen Harrison, several students in the Gresham Music Academy program and other student groups will perform. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6 p.m., and there will be an auction. Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army's youth and music programs. Tickets are $25; call 503-661-8972, ext. 207, to make reservations.

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 Closed on holidays.

• Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.

• David Lee, Friday and Saturday.

• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.

Arts and Culture

'Fantasy Food Fest' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Dec. 1, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Presented by the Gresham Art Committee. Visit

Brandy Watson Photography Exhibit - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily throughout October, Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, 38963 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Brandy Watson, 24, of Gresham is exhibiting her photography at the Sandy chamber. Visit for information.

Fall for the Arts - 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, Club Paesano, 3800 W. Powell Loop. The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Fall for the Arts in Gresham, with proceeds going to support local artists, the Oregon Trail School District's arts programs and the beautification of Sandy. In addition to the art show, the event includes a buffet dinner, decadent desserts and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $18 each or $30 for a couple; call 503-668-4006 or visit to make reservations.

Out and About

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

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 or call 503-766-2993.

Friday Night Wine Tasting - 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave.

Halloween Events

The Haunted Morgue - 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 22-29, Gristle's Mortuary, 1111 E. Powell Blvd. Get scared out of your wits for the arts. All proceeds benefit the Center for the Arts Foundation. Tickets are $7 presale, or $10 at the door, and can be purchased in advance through the Barlow Dance Team, the Gresham High School Drama Department or online at

MOMS Club Halloween Party - 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 28, River of Life Lutheran Church, 2477 S.W. Cherry Park Road, Troutdale. The Troutdale chapter of MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) invites mothers and their children of all ages to enjoy spooky treats and drinks, Halloween music, dancing, games and socializing. Call Rachel Arnold at 503-686-8462 for more information.

Elks and Eastco Halloween Party for the Disabled - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. A Halloween party, hosted by the Gresham Women of the Elks, Gresham Elks and Eastco Diversified Services, that's intended for children and adults with disabilities. The party will include a costume contest, pizza, cookies and soda. Call Pat at 503-666-2651 for information.

'Terror Therapy: A Haunted House Fundraiser for Outdoor School' - 5-9 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 28-30, Building F, 2408 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. The location of the former tuberculosis hospital on the Edgefield property, now owned by the Reynolds School District, will serve as a Halloween haunted house. Student leaders from Reynolds High School are assisting with the event, which will benefit the outdoor school program. Admission is $6, or $5 with student identification.

Halloween Dance Party - 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, McMenamins Edgefield, Blackberry Hall, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Come in costume to celebrate the spookiest of holidays. Some of Edgefield's spots are said to be haunted, with guests claiming to have experienced paranormal activity. Admission is $10. For ages 21 and up. For more information, visit or call 503-669-8610.

Safe Trick or Treat in Historic Downtown Gresham - 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Main Avenue will be closed from First Street to Fourth Street for trick-or-treater safety. The Historic Downtown Gresham Business Association sponsors this event. Visit for information.

Live Performances

'Halloween Scenes' - 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29, Boring-Damascus Grange Hall, 27861 S.E. Grange St., Boring. The Nutz-N-Boltz Theater will perform three short plays: Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Raven,' the tense 'Sorry, Wrong Number' and the classic 'The Monkey's Paw.' The show is appropriate for all ages, and audience participation will be encouraged. This fundraiser for the theater will also include a cakewalk, raffle prizes, prizes for costumes and a chance to get a 'haunted' photo taken at the Victorian picture booth. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Visit or call 503-593-1295.

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