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Rare Plant Research hosting Art in the Garden

Rare Plant Research will open its gates for the third-annual Art in the Garden Party this weekend in Oregon City.

During the event, plein air artists will be painting throughout the garden and Chef Dave Clark will be preparing a buffet of innovative cuisine.

The event will be held from 5:30-9 p.m. Aug. 20 at the garden, located at 11900 S. Criteser Road, Oregon City. A garden tour will take place at 7 p.m.

The buffet is available for $18 per person, payable at the party. Wines by Villa Catalana Cellars will be available for purchase at $8 a glass, and there will be beer for $4 and sodas for $2.

It costs $10 to reserve a place. For reservations, visit rareplantresearch.com.

The Noted playing at Beaverton, state fair

The Noted, a Lake Oswego-based band, will be playing from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Beaverton Farmer's Market on Southwest Hall Boulevard, between Third and Fifth streets.

The Noted will also play at the Oregon State Fair on Aug. 28. The band will play three sets between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on the Artisan Stage. The fair takes place on the state fairgrounds at 2330 17th St. NE in Salem.

Learn more online at TheNoted.net.

PYP announces 93rd season

Portland Youth Philharmonic is celebrating its 93rd season with four concerts at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. The opening fall concert will be held Nov. 12, and will feature the winner of PYP's 2016 Soloist Competition and a world premiere by Tomas Svoboda. The annual Concert-at-Christmas will be held Dec. 26, followed by a winter concert March 4 and a spring concert May 7.

To reserve seats, visit portlandyouthphil.org or call the office at 503-223-5939.

CRT presenting "The Music Man"

Clackamas Repertory Theatre will present "The Music Man" through Aug. 28 at the Osterman Theater on the Clackamas Community College's Oregon City campus, located in the Niemeyer Center, 19600 Molalla Ave. For details regarding show times and ticket prices, visit clackamasrep.org.

Tickets on sale for Merideth Kaye Clark concert

Clackamas Repertory Theatre is presenting Merideth Kaye Clark in concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Osterman Theater on the Clackamas Community College's Oregon City campus, located in the Niemeyer Center, 19600 Molalla Ave. For details, visit clackamasrep.org.

Waterfront Concert set for Sept.1

The Oregon Symphony’s annual Waterfront Concert at Tom McCall Waterfront Park begins at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 1.

The concert includes a stellar lineup designed to showcase artistic programs from around the region. The three-time Grammy-nominated Oregon Symphony musicians and Music Director Carlos Kalmar will take the stage at 7 p.m. Radio audiences around the world will enjoy the Symphony concert, to be broadcast by All Classical Portland (89.9 KQAC). Following the Symphony’s playing of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National Guard 218th Field Artillery, fireworks will light up the night sky. Attendees will enjoy the dazzling fireworks finale and celebrate what is expected to be the largest-ever Waterfront Concert. More than 20,000 spectators are projected to attend.

The concert is free. Attendees should bring low sand chairs. Food carts will be selling foods at the event. The concert and fireworks end at nightfall.

Musical guests performing during the event include Edna Vazquez with BRAVO Youth Orchestra, Metropolitan Youth Symphony, FearNoMusic, Stephanie Schneiderman and Tony Furtado vocals and guitar, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland Taiko and others.

WVS presenting concerts

Willamette Valley Symphony will present two community concerts this weekend in Albany and Corvallis.

The program features the world premiere of "Oregon Memories" by composer Zachary Gulaboff Davis of Salem, as well as Bach's "Concerto in A" for oboe d'amore performed by guest soloist Jaclyn LaRue of Alvadore.

The concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at First United Methodist Church, 1115 28th Ave. SW in Albany and at 4 p.m. Aug. 21 at Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 Research Way NE in Corvallis. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and students. Children 12 and younger are admitted free of charge.

— The Review, Tidings