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Third Thursdays in Downtown Gresham
WHAT: The Historic Downtown Gresham Business Association's monthly Third Thursday event features extended business hours, live music, wine tasting, artisan booths and special promotions. This Thursday, there will be a beer tasting in the courtyard of the newly opened The Hoppy Brewer, accompanied by acoustic jazz/R and B trio Matt Kirk and Friends.
WHEN: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16.
WHERE: Historic downtown Gresham along Main Avenue. The Hoppy Brewer is located at 328 N. Main Ave.
INFO: Call 503-665-5990 or visit exploregresham.com.
Gresham Art Committee show
WHAT: The Gresham Art Committee highlights the best work of local and regional artists in its annual juried show, with awards going to the top-ranked work. Rip Caswell of Rip Caswell Bronze Sculptures in Troutdale will serve as juror.
WHEN: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until July 21.
WHERE: Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway.
WHO: Featured artists include Chelsie Brady, Wayne Chin, Lee Dayfield, Matthew Houck, Brian Kroll, Jim Kunz, Beth Norwood, Annette Riplinger, Brandy M. Watson and Tim Zielke.
RECEPTION: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 21.
INFO: Visit greshamartcommittee.org.