Weekend To-Dos for Feb. 15
John Nilsen Concert - 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, Pleasant Home United Methodist Church, 31632 S.E. Bluff Road. Pianist, guitarist and singer John Nilsen will perform during Pleasant Home's worship service. Nilsen has released 17 recordings and has sold millions of records across the world. He has performed with Jose Feliciano, Kenny G, Jesse Colin Young and many others. The service is open to the public. Contact Pastor Bill Taylor at 503-663-5654 or visit johnnilsen.com.
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. Visit mcmenamins.com/edgefield or call 503-669-8610.
• Pete Krebs, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.
• Dan Jones, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.
• Great Northwest Music Tour: The Farewell Drifters, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in Blackberry Hall. Open to all ages.
• Mark Alan, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17.
• Brownish Black Bear Soul Sessions, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18.
• Billy D, 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19.
• Skip vonKuske and Rena Jones, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20.
• Caleb Klauder and Sammy Lind, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21.
• Matt Zeltzer, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22.
First Thursdays Music - 1 p.m. on first Thursdays, Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Enjoy live music in Mt. Hood's College Center. Free and open to the public. Parking permits are required on the Gresham campus and may be purchased for $3 per day from ticket kiosks located by the flagpoles and gymnasium.
• March 1: Students from the Scholarship for Education and Economic Development program will offer presentations on women leaders of South and Central America. Jessie Marquez will perform, accompanied by local musicians. Refreshments will be traditional Latin American food.
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.
• Nobody's Sweetheart, 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17.
• Monkey Fist, 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18.
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.
• The Fare-Thee-Wells, Feb. 18.
• Local Songwriters Night with Night Folk and Ron Waggoner, Feb. 25.
Live Music at Celebrities - 9 p.m. Saturdays, Celebrities Parkway Grill, 20725 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Fairview. No cover charge. Call 503-666-2027 for information.
• Randy Starr, Feb. 18.
• Poor Sports, Feb. 25.
• Kirk Green, March 3.
• On Q, March 10.
• Cool Breeze, March 17.
• Randy Starr, March 24.
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. Call 503-661-3663 or visit yoshidariverview.com.
• Jazz Guitars: Barry Glick and Jim Putnam, Tuesday.
• Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.
• David Lee, Friday and Saturday.
• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.
Arts and Culture
'My Best Friend' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through March 29, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The Gresham Art Committee's new art exhibit features media with a friendship theme. The featured artists include Dr. Roger Armitron, Wanda Burden, Renae Fraizer, Denise Heaps, Nadine Jones, Dr. Amy Lai, Bonnie Moore, Lisa Musselwhite, Dennis Troxel and Loisann Young. Visit greshamartcommittee.org.
'Playing Around' Art Exhibit - Fridays through Sundays until March 4, Sandy Actors Theatre lobby, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. The Wy'east Artisans Guild's art exhibit runs concurrently with the Sandy Actors Theatre's performances of 'Marvin's Room.' Call 503-668-6834 or 503-668-5590 or visit sandyactorstheatre.org.
Out and About
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. The Harlow House will feature a display of the society's vintage valentines. Admission is by donation. Contact the historical society at 503-661-2164 or visit troutdalehistory.org for information.
Zimmerman Heritage Farm and Heslin House Museum - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Heslin House, 60 Main St., Fairview, and at Zimmerman Heritage Farm, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Explore two historic homes that are complete with furnishings, photos, exhibits and more. The Victorian Valentine collection will be on display at the Zimmerman House Museum. 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 either museum, with a requested donation. For more information, visit frwhs.org or call 503-261-8078.
Friday Night Wine Tasting - 5 to 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.
'The Odd Couple' - 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays until Feb. 19, Boring-Damascus Grange Hall, 27861 Grange St., Boring. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, seniors and children. Visit nnbtheater.com or call 503-593-1295.
'The Phantom Tollbooth' - 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17-18, Reynolds Middle School Theater, 1200 N.E. 201st Ave., Fairview. Reynolds Middle School presents its adaptation of Norton Juster's beloved children's book about a boy's magical journey through a tollbooth into the Kingdom of Wisdom. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors and $3 for Reynolds Middle School students with a gold-level honor card; $10 VIP packages are available. Call 503-665-8166, ext. 3584, for reservations and more information.
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