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FarmFest: Noon, Saturday, Aug. 8, Ouchida Family Farm, 21638 Bohna Park Road, Damascus. Rock, funk, folk. All ages. $40 admission, $5 for parking. Info: farmfestpdx.com.

Live Music

Music Mondays: Free concerts each Monday through Aug. 31, at Gresham’s Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., between Hood and Kelly avenues. Music from 6:30-8 p.m.

Aug. 10: Saturated Phats

Aug. 17: Tony Starlight

Aug. 24: Norman Sylvester Band

Aug. 31: Geno Michaels & SOULCITY

Park Place Cafe: 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free. Info: 503-512-7530, parkplacecoffee.com.

Dan Weber with “Bliss Hippy” and “The Grodie Brothers” 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.

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. Happy hour 4-6 p.m., dinner served all evening. Info: 503-912-1462, Troutini.com

Spinella’s: 436 N. Main Ave. Free. Info: 503-492-0800, spinellasoffthewall.com.

Saturated Phats, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8.

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.

Hanz Araki, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Michael Berly and Friends, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Beach Fire, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, Little Red Shed. All ages.

Anita Margarita & The RattleSnakes, Friday, Aug. 7.

The Columbians, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8.

Lewi Longmire, Anita Lee Eliot, 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9.

Will West and Groovy Wallpaper, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10.


Rockin’ Round The Block: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8., Historic Downtown Gresham. Event is preceded by bed races on Main Avenue at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. Register vehicle day of the show for $20. Info: 503-656-3288, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Boring & Dull Day: Boring celebrates its pairing with Dull, Scotland, on “Boring & Dull Day,” from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, in Boring Station Trailhead Park, 28008-28198 Keller Road. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Scottish pipers like Andrew Schleuter will be on hand for Boring & Dull Day, when Boring celebrates its pairing with Dull, Scotland, from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in Boring Station Trailhead Park.

The event includes Scottish piping and drums, a salute to the U.S. flag, and rock ’n’ roll music by Ron Ruedi and The Hurricanes. A free ice cream social will be held, and you can purchase food at the Boring-Damascus Grange, 27861 Grange St.


Gresham Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot at Northwest Third Street and Miller Avenue. Market is open every Saturday through Halloween. Info: greshamfarmersmarket.com.

Gresham Saturday Market: 440 N.W. Burnside Road, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Saturday through Sept. 26. Info: greshamsaturdaymarket.com.

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.

Rockwood Farmers Market: Open 3-7 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 30, Plaza del Sol, Stark Street and Southeast 187th Avenue.


First Friday ArtWalk: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Each month on First Friday, the Troutdale merchants host artists, wineries and musicians. Info: 503-491-8407.

“Backyards”: Gresham Art Committee exhibit runs through Aug. 6 at the Public Safety & Schools Building, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Info: greshamartcommittee.com.