Weekend To-Dos for Nov. 9
Eastside Bluegrass Show - 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, Freedom Foursquare Church, 660 S.E. 160th Ave., Portland. This month, the featured performers will be Old Circle and Kathy Boyd and Phoenix Rising. Jamming begins at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby, so bring an instrument or your singing voice and join in. Admission is a suggested $10, and refreshments will be sold. Visit eastsidebluegrass.com for information.
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: The Two Man Gentlemen Band, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9.
• Great Northwest Music Tour: Freak Mountain Ramblers, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Blackberry Hall. All ages allowed.
• Southern Skies, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.
• Mark Alan, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.
• Redwood Son with Matt Vbra, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12.
• Sonny Hess, 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13.
• Skip vonKuske with Cellotronik, 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14.
• The Accordion Babes, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15.
• Brian Harrison and the Last Draw, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16.
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 facebook.com/mmlounge.gresham or call 503-665-2626.
• Spinella's Off the Wall, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
• The Poor Sports, 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.
• As Is Band, 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12.
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.
• Local Songwriters Night, hosted by 'Night Folk' with Robin Greene, Nov. 12.
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.
Out and About
Veterans Day Parade - 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, historic downtown Gresham. For the first time in decades, Gresham will have a Veterans Day parade, organized by Sergeant McDowell's Military Relief of Oregon. The parade begins at East Hill Church and winds through downtown Gresham, ending at Miller Avenue. Raffle tickets sold at the event will go toward helping veterans. Visit smmroregon.com or call 503-888-9053 for information.
Friday Night Wine Tasting - 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave. Call 503-465-1841 for information and a schedule.
'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' - 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, Mt. Hood Community College Theater, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Based on the Washington Irving short story about Ichabod Crane, this adaptation by award-winning playwright Kathryn Shultz Miller highlights comedy and action, with just the right amount of thrills and chills. New this year, children's artwork with a fall theme will be displayed in the theater lobby. Tickets are and #8232;$2 per person and no reservations are needed; call the box office at 503-491-7154.
'Oliver!' - 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17-20, Corbett Schools Multipurpose Room, 35800 E. Historic Columbia River Highway. Presented by Corbett Children's Theater. Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for students and seniors; matinee group rates for 10 or more people are available. Call 503-261-4266 for information and reservations.
'A Tuna Christmas' - 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 18-Dec. 18, Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. 'A Tuna Christmas' is set in the small town of Tuna, Texas, and revolves around the annual Christmas Yard Display Contest. For this all-out comedy, Sandy Actors Theatre alumni Erin Hickman and Patrick Roth, both graduates of Portland Actors Conservatory, are undertaking the monumental task of playing 22 characters with more than 50, sometimes gender-bending, costume changes. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for students and seniors (age 60 and older) and $10 for children (12 and younger). Call 503-668-6834 or visit sandyactorstheatre.org for tickets and information.
Arts and Culture
'A Little Bit of This and That' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Dec. 1, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. A collection of pieces brought in by the public and the Gresham Art Committee members. Mixed media is represented with sculptures, oil paintings, photography, jewelry and other forms. Visit greshamartcommittee.org.
Kanawakasooma (Quiet Thunder) Celebration - Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St. This cultural celebration offers traditional Native American music, dance, crafts, food and cultural enrichment for the whole family. Chako Kum Tux, Mt. Hood's American Indian student club, welcomes the public to this free event. The powwow will be held at the gym. For more information, call Elizabeth Perry at 503-491-6972.
'A House Divided Across 150 Aprils' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Nov. 30, Mt. Hood Community College, College Center Fireplace Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Allen Schmertzler's paintings reflect on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Call 503-491-7260 for information.
'Writhe and Twist' - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Nov. 21, Mt. Hood Community College, Visual Arts Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Sculptor Dan Alley and ceramics artist Sarah Davis will have their work on display. Call 503-491-7309 for information.
'Gifts' Art Exhibit - Fridays to Sundays, Nov. 17-Dec. 18, 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, 'A Tuna Christmas.' The artwork is playfully wrapped in bows. 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, Nov. 19, 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 for either museum upon request.