Live Entertainment

Concerts in the Park — 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 22 and 29, Parklane Park, Southeast 155th Avenue and Main Street, Portland. East Portland’s Parklane Park will host two free concerts for the community as part of Portland’s Concerts in the Park series. Lisa and Her Kin, a honky tonkin’ country group, will perform Aug. 22. On Aug. 29, listen to La Tropikana, a horn-fueled Latin dance party. Visitors are allowed to bring a picnic. Call 503-823-5446 for daily schedule and cancellation updates.

Musicalu Family-Friendly Music Series — 11 a.m. on select Saturdays until Sept. 8, Center for the Arts Plaza, Northeast Hood Avenue between Second and Third streets. The best of the Northwest’s children’s music scene will be featured throughout the summer at Gresham’s Center for the Arts Plaza. Performances are free and will be held rain or shine. For information, call Laura Shepard at 503-618-2247 or visit

n The Toy Trains, Aug. 25. Music for kids.

n Mo Phillips and Professor Banjo, Sept. 8. Old time tunes with sing-alongs and dancing games.

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.

• Irish Tuesdays: Stringed Migration, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21.

• Marty Marquis and Evan Way, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22.

• Little Red Shed Concerts: Oh My Mys, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, in the Little Red Shed. All ages.

• Benyaro, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24.

• Kris Deelane, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25.

• John Shipe, 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26.

• My Fellow Traveller, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27.

• Irish Tuesdays: State & Standard, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28.

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.

• Andy Anderson and Friends, Aug. 25.

Live Music at Celebrities — Celebrities Parkway Grill, 20725 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Fairview. No cover charge. Call 503-666-2027 for information.

• Jimmy Thompson Jam Session, 4 p.m. to midnight Sundays.

• Ocean 503, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25.

“Concerts for a Cause” Benefit for SnowCap — 7 p.m. on select Saturdays, Courtyard at Mt. Tabor, 6125 S.E. Division St., Portland. Courtyard at Mt. Tabor is presenting its inaugural Concerts for a Cause, in which visitors can bask in the open-air space and enjoy live bands, ranging from bluegrass to rock. Proceeds benefit Gresham-based SnowCap Community Charities, which serves families in East County. Cost is $10 in advance, $15 day of show; a donation of 10 jars of baby food is requested. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call 503-772-9795 for information, or

• Beth Willis Rock Duo. Sept. 8.

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

• David Lee, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

• Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.

• John Gilmore, Saturday.

• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.

Arts and Culture

“Color Splash” Art

Exhibit — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 4, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Featured artists include Tamara Angeney, Mark Brody, Eileen Holzman, Gary Hoverson, John Kime, Stewart Martin, Lucy Mouawad George and Chris Steinken. Presented by the Gresham Art Committee. Visit or contact Lisa Musselwhite at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Amber Vigeant Photography Show — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekly through August, Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, 38963 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Gresham resident and fine art photographer Amber Vigeant’s work is on display in the chamber office. Call 503-668-4006 or visit

Oregon Encyclopedia History Night — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, McMenamins Edgefield, Power Station Theater, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Enjoy a preview of the Confluence Project’s Celilo Park art installation and interpretive website. The Confluence Project stretches more than 300 miles between the mouth of the Columbia River and Clarkston, Wash., with sites in both Oregon and Washington. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, visit, or, or call 503-669-8610.

Out and About

Outdoor Movies at Edgefield — At dusk on Thursday, Aug. 30, McMenamins Edgefield, Little Red Shed, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Following each evening of its Red Shed Concert Series, McMenamins Edgefield will show the films of Bill Murray. Bring your own chairs and blankets to relax with family and friends. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Fairview on the Green — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25,

Endless Summer Cruise-In — 4-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through September (weather permitting), 333 N. Main Ave. Classic cars and hot rods visit downtown Gresham every Wednesday. Trophies and cash raffle prizes are awarded. Presented by the Pharaohs Street Riders and Billy Bob’s. Call 503-449-4610, visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dive-In Movies at Mt. Hood — 7:15 p.m. on select Fridays until Aug. 31, Mt. Hood Community College Aquatic Center, 26000 S.E. Stark St. After a five-year hiatus, the Aquatic Center’s Dive-In Movie Special makes a return. Families and friends are welcome to spend time floating, splashing and swimming in the 50-meter Olympic-size pool and watch film classics such as “Jaws” and “Top Gun,” which will be played on the electric scoreboard. Open to all ages. Admission is $4.50 for adults, $3.25 for ages 18 and younger and free for Mt. Hood students, staff and pool members. Call 503-491-7243 or visit

Gresham Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays until Oct. 27, Northwest Third Street between Miller and Main avenues. The Gresham Farmers’ Market begins its 26th season this Saturday with 85 vendors that offer everything from farm-fresh produce, flowers, meats and cheeses to arts and crafts. The market is open rain or shine. Visit or the Facebook page.

Gresham Midweek Farmers’ Market — 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Gresham Station Shopping Center, Northwest Division Street and Civic Drive. Pick up some fresh flowers, veggies, homemade treats and crafts and enjoy an evening out of the house. The midweek market will go through the end of August. Gresham’s other farmers’ market is on Saturdays in historic downtown. Visit

Fairview Open-Air Market — 3-8 p.m. Thursdays until Oct. 11, 1601 N.E. Market St., Fairview. Shop for baked goods, jewelry, artwork, crafts, organic treats and other eclectic selections. Hear live music, get dinner and do some shopping. Ninety-eight percent of the produce growers offer organic and the other 2 percent are considered transitional and follow safe growing practices. Visit

Troutdale Open-Air Market — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Depot Park Rail Museum, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Shop for organic produce, fine arts and crafts, food and one-of-a-kind items at Troutdale’s farmers’ market, located in downtown Troutdale. Visit

Boring Saturday Farmers Market — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays until Sept. 29, 28151 S.E. Highway 212, Boring. Hear live entertainment and shop the various stalls for vegetables, a variety of produce and eggs, and arts and crafts items. Contact D.W. Owens at 503-313-0224 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Troutdale Museum Openings — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on third Saturdays, downtown Troutdale. The Troutdale Historical Society opens its three museums (the Harlow House, the Barn Museum and the Rail Depot Museum) to the public on the third Saturday of the month. A donation is requested. Contact the historical society at 503-661-2164 or visit for information.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm and Heslin House Museum — Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays in August at Heslin House, 60 Main St., Fairview, and 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. Admission is $3 for Zimmerman and free to the Heslin, with a requested donation. For more information, visit or call 503-261-8078. Group tours can be arranged for either museum upon request.

Friday Night Wine Tasting — 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave. The tasting fee is $12. Call 503-465-1841 for information and a schedule.

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