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Tualatin Valley Community Band to present free concert

Under the direction of Steve Heuser, the Tualatin Valley Community Band will present a free concert June 2 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Deb Fennell Auditorium at Tigard High School, 9000 SW Durham Road. The concert will feature solo clarinetist Dale Cleland, director of the Lake Oswego Millennium Band, performing “Adagio and Tarantella” by Ernesto Cavallini. Also featured will be small woodwind and brass ensembles from the band; the concert band will also perform.

For more information, visit tvcb.org.

Willamette Falls Symphony to present Music of the Americas

Willamette Falls Symphony will present its next concert, Music of the Americas, on June 2 at 3 p.m. at Oregon City United Methodist Church, 18955 S. South End Road in Oregon City. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. Children younger than 12 are admitted free with adult or senior.

A silent auction will also be held, with bidding beginning at 2:30 p.m.

Durant Vineyards to present Soft Strings

Durant Vineyards at Red Ridge Farms in Dayton will present a music series Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. on the tasting room patio during June, July and August. The events are free and open to the public. Picnic platters and wine are available for purchase during the events.

For a schedule of musicians, visit redridgefarms.org.

Chefs pull from Normandy roots to create special D-Day feast

On the anniversay of World War II’s invasion of Normandy on June 6, Normandy chefs Philippe Boulot, executive chef at the Multnomah Athletic Club, and Dominique Geulin, master baker and owner of St. Honore Boulangerie, will create a special dinner honoring the people, the place and the event. Members of the public are welcome to join the celebration and enjoy four courses of dishes from Normandy.

Tickets are $55 per person plus gratuitiy and can be purchased by calling 503-517-6601. Advance reservations are required.

See Portland Ballet’s ‘Pas de Quatre’ this weekend

Nancy Davis, artistic director of the Portland Ballet, is celebrating the technical progress of the ballerinas by adding the highly virtuosic “Pas de Quatre” to the company’s May 24 and 25 performance program. In addition to “Pas de Quatre,” George Balachine’s “Stars and Stripes” will be performed, as well as Petipa’s “Don Quixote” and Josie Moseley’s “When I Close My Eyes.”

Performances are set for 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Portland Community College’s Sylvania Campus. Tickets are $10 for youth, $15 for seniors and $20 for adults. A family ticket of two youth and two adult tickets is available for $50.

Call 503-452-8448 for tickets.