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Art

Member show — Gresham Art Committee exhibit through Feb. 2, at the Public Safety & Schools Building, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Open to the public weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: greshamartcommittee.com.

Watercolor exhibit — Watercolor Society of Oregon spring tour at Mt. Hood Community College Visual Arts Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St., through Thursday, Feb. 4. Reception from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Info: mhcc.edu.

Sculptor talk — Troutdale sculptor Rip Caswell talks about history of the bronze figures he sculpts, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, Sam Cox Hall, Glenn Otto Community Park, 1106 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Admission is free.

Concerts

Epiphany Choir Fest — 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11560 S.E. Market St., Portland. Free admission, donations accepted to benefit Human Solutions, Daybreak Shelter Network. Info: 503-256-1835.

East County Community Orchestra ­— Winter Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at David Douglas High School’s Horner Performing Arts Center, 1500 S.E. 130th Ave., Portland.

Free. Donations are welcome. Info: eccoorchestra.org.

Historic Exhibit – 100th year of Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall, 734 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Free admission to Multnomah County residents. Admission otherwise: $8 adults, $5 seniors, children under age 5 free.

Library

Sherlock Holmes Takes the Case — Children in grades kindergarten through fifth are invited to watch Sherlock Holmes solve a mystery along with his companion, Dr. Watson, played by a child volunteer, from 2-2:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at Gresham Library, 385 N.W. Miller Ave. Free. Info: 503-988-5387.

Markets

Troutdale Open-Air Market — Open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Depot Park Rail Museum, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Highway. Info: windancemarkets.com.

Music

Eastside Bluegrass — Misty Mamas, Brian Oberlin Bluegrass Trio, Saturday, Jan. 9, Freedom Four Square Church, 660 S.E. 160th Ave. Open jam at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. $10 donation. All ages. Info: eastsidebluegrass.com.

Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. All shows are free, for ages 21 and older, and held in the winery, unless otherwise indicated. Info: mcmenamins.com/edgefield.

Coty Hogue, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 5-6.

The Old Yellers, 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7.

Mark Alan, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8.

The Columbians, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9.

Lewi Longmire, Anita Lee Elliott, 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10.

Groovy Wallpaper, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11.

Park Place Cafe — 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free admission, all ages. Local Song Crafters, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16; Sunday Song Circle, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17; The Grodie Brothers & Friends, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30.

Info: 503-512-7530, parkplacecoffee.com.

Spinella’s — 436 N. Main Ave. Tony Thompson, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7; Pretty Gritty, 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9. Free admission. Info: 503-492-0800, spinellasoffthewall.com.

Troutini — The Milneburg Jazz Trio plays New Orleans-style jazz every Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Troutini, 101 W. Columbia River Highway, Troutdale.

Planetarium

2016 Sky Preview — 6 and 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, and Thursday, Jan. 14., in the planetarium at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St. $5, or $2 for children 17 and younger and for Mt. Hood students (identification required). Info: mhcc.edu/planetarium.

Theater

“The Compleat Works of Willm Shkspr” — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 through Feb. 21. Sandy Actors Theater, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. $15, $12 seniors and students, $10 children 12 and under. Info: sandyactorstheatre.org.