Steppin' Out for June 22
These are your best bets for local entertainment
Oregon history night
WHAT: When the U.S. Geological Survey sent a team of explorers and geologists into the West in 1871, none of Oregon's more than 400 glaciers were on a map. Geologist, geographer and modern mountain man Dr. Andrew Fountain will talk about the Oregon landscape since the Little Ice Age and how people have explored, mapped and enjoyed the coldest parts of the state.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28.
WHERE: McMenamins Edgefield, Power Station Theater, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale.
WHO: Presented by Oregon Encyclopedia. Open to all ages.
INFO: Visit oregonencyclopedia.org or mcmenamins.com/edgefield.
Summer Poker Run, car show
WHAT: The Gresham Elks and Columbia River Camaro Club are hosting this fundraiser and car show. Cars and motorcycles will take a beautiful scenic drive around Larch Mountain and Vista House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., stopping at six locations to pick up cards for a poker hand. The prizes for best hands are $100, $75 and $50. After returning to the Elks lodge, there will be music, a barbecue, raffles and lots of cars and motorcycles to see.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25.
WHERE: Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St.
COST: Registration is $15 per vehicle, with proceeds to benefit the Elks and the Camaro club.
INFO: Call 503-663-1870 or 503-661-2530.