Live Entertainment

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. For more information, visit or call 503-669-8610.

Upcoming shows are listed below.

• Jes Raymond, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2.

• Dan Jones, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3.

• Crown Point, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4.

• Drew de Man, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5.

• Small Batch Tours: Scott Fisher, 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6.

• McMenamins Residency Series: The Two Man Gentlemen Band, 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, Nov. 7-9.

• Great Northwest Music Tour: Freak Mountain Ramblers, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Blackberry Hall. All ages allowed.

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 or call 503-665-2626.

• Spinella's Off the Wall, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

• Midlyfe Crisis, 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4.

• Lincoln's Beard, 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5.

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 or call 503-808-1244.

• The Fare-Thee-Wells, Nov. 5.

• Local Songwriters Night, hosted by 'Night Folk' with Robin Greene, Nov. 12.

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. For more information, call 503-661-3663 or visit Closed on holidays.

• Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.

• David Lee, Friday and Saturday.

• Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.

Arts and Culture

'A Little Bit of This and That' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Dec. 1, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. A collection of pieces brought in by the public and the Gresham Art Committee members. Mixed media is represented with sculptures, oil paintings, photography, jewelry and other forms. Visit

Watermedia Paintings Exhibit and Sale - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Nov. 5, Allegri Gallery, 410 N. Main Ave. The Flow Artists, consisting of several local painters, are exhibiting and selling their watercolor, acrylic and monoprint paintings. The artists paint with water-based media in their own studios and meet weekly to evaluate and comment on paintings in progress. Call 971-219-6790 for information.

Kanawakasooma (Quiet Thunder) Celebration - Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St. This cultural celebration offers traditional Native American music, dance, crafts, food and cultural enrichment for the whole family. Chako Kum Tux, Mt. Hood's American Indian student club, welcomes the public to this free event. The powwow will be held at the gym. For more information, call Elizabeth Perry at 503-491-6972.

'A House Divided Across 150 Aprils' Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Nov. 30, Mt. Hood Community College, College Center Fireplace Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Allen Schmertzler's paintings reflect on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Call 503-491-7260 for information.

'Writhe and Twist' - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Nov. 21, Mt. Hood Community College, Visual Arts Gallery, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Sculptor Dan Alley and ceramics artist Sarah Davis will have their work on display. Call 503-491-7309 for information.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm and Heslin House Museum - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Heslin House, 60 Main St., Fairview, and the Zimmerman Heritage Farm, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Explore two historic homes that are complete with furnishings, photos, exhibits and more. 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 both museums, with a requested donation. For more information, visit or call 503-261-8078. Group tours can be arranged for either museum upon request.

'Gifts' Art Exhibit - Fridays to Sundays, Nov. 17-Dec. 18, Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. The Wy'east Artisans Guild's new exhibit is designed to accompany the Sandy Actors Theatre's play, 'A Tuna Christmas.' The artwork is playfully wrapped in bows. For more information, call Becky Hawley at 503-668-5590 or the theater at 503-668-6834.

Out and About

Troutdale First Fridays - 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Visit downtown Troutdale businesses along the Historic Columbia River Highway and enjoy art, music, wine and food. Call the West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce at 503-669-7473 for information.

Veterans Day Parade - 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, historic downtown Gresham. For the first time in decades, Gresham will have a Veterans Day parade, organized by Sergeant McDowell's Military Relief of Oregon. The parade begins at East Hill Church and winds through downtown Gresham, ending at Miller Avenue. Raffle tickets sold at the event go toward helping veterans. Visit or call 503-888-9053 for information.

Friday Night Wine Tasting - 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave. Call 503-465-1841 for information and a schedule.

Live Performances

'The Merry Wives of Windsor' - 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Nov. 4-13, Barlow High School, 5105 S.E. 302nd Ave. William Shakespeare's comedy has been updated to the 1980s in the Barlow Drama Department's adaptation. Sir John Falstaff, a fat rascally knave, has come to town with his entourage and is in need of money, so he decides to get it by seducing wealthy married women. Tickets are $5 for children younger than 12, $8 for students and seniors and $10 general admission. Call 503-674-5600 for information.

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