Live Music

Eastside Bluegrass Show - 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, Freedom Foursquare Church, 660 S.E. 162nd Ave. Hear live music provided by Great Northern Planes, followed by the Wild Rose Trail Band. Jamming in the lobby begins at 5:30 p.m. Bring an instrument or your singing voice and join in. The suggested donation at the door is $10, and snacks are sold in the lobby. Call 503-307-2993 or visit for information.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Fairview Open Air Market - Thursdays: 3-8pmEdgefield 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.

n Irish Tuesdays: Hanz Araki and the Mighty Few, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, in the Little Red Shed. All ages allowed.

n The Accordion Blues, 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27.

n The Quick and Easy Boys, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28 in the Little Red Shed. All ages.

n John Bunzow, 7 p.m. Friday, June 29.

n Remington Silver, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30.

n Dan O'Sullivan, 5 p.m. Sunday, July 1.

n Skip vonKuske and Will West, 7 p.m. Monday, July 2.

n Irish Tuesdays: Hanz Araki and the Mighty Few, 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 in the Little Red Shed. All ages allowed.

Park Place Coffee Live Music Series - 7-9 p.m. Saturdays, Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Free and all ages are welcome. Visit or call 503-808-1244.

n Tom Arnold and Friends, June 30.

n Chris Baron and friends with The Shiz, July 7.

n To be announced, July 14.

n Richard Arthur, July 28.

Live Music at Celebrities - Celebrities Parkway Grill, 20725 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Fairview. No cover charge. Call 503-666-2027 for information.

n Jimmy Thompson Jam Session, 4 p.m. to midnight Sundays.

n Hot Property, 9 p.m. June 29.

n Ocean 503, 9 p.m. July 7.

n Cool Breeze, 9 p.m. July 14.

n Ocean 503, 9 p.m. July 21.

n Hot Property, 9 p.m. July 28.

"Concerts for a Cause" Benefit for SnowCap - 7 p.m. on select Saturdays, Courtyard at Mount Tabor, 6125 S.E. Division St., Portland. Courtyard at Mt. Tabor is presenting its inaugural Concerts for a Cause, in which visitors can enjoy live bands at an outdoor venue. Music will range from bluegrass to rock. Proceeds benefit Gresham-based SnowCap Community Charities, which serves families in East County. Cost is $10 in advance, $15 day of show; a donation of 10 jars of baby food is requested. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call 503-772-9795 for information, or

n Renegade Stringband, bluegrass. July 7.

n Ryan Waniata, country. July 21.

n Richie Rosencrans, folk. Aug. 4.

n Ben Rice Band, blues. Aug. 18.

n Beth Willis Rock Duo. Sept. 8.

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

n David Lee, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

n Craig Bidondo, Wednesday and Thursday.

n John Gilmore, Saturday.

n Tim Gilson and Craig Bidondo, Sunday.

Summer Concerts on the Lawn at McMenamins Edgefield - McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Edgefield's popular summer concert series returns for another year with a full lineup of popular musical acts. Several shows have already sold out, so make sure you get your tickets soon for the following acts.

n Ben Harper, July 5.

n Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, July 15.

n ZZ Top, Aug. 22.

n The Avett Brothers, Aug. 26.

n Gotye, Sept. 2.

n Further with Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 27-29.

For tickets, call 800-514-3849 or visit For more information, visit or call 503-669-8610.


Fairview Open-Air Market - 3-8 p.m. Thursdays until Oct. 11, 1601 N.E. Market St., Fairview. Shop for baked goods, jewelry, artwork, crafts, organic treats and other eclectic selections. Hear live music, get dinner and do some shopping. Ninety-eight percent of the produce growers offer organic and the other 2 percent are considered transitional and follow safe growing practices. Visit

Gresham Farmers' Market - 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays until Oct. 27, Northwest Third Street between Miller and Main avenues. The Gresham Farmers' Market begins its 26th season this Saturday with 85 vendors that offer everything from farm-fresh produce, flowers, meats and cheeses to arts and crafts. The market is open rain or shine. Visit or the Facebook page.

Gresham Midweek Farmers' Market - 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Gresham Station Shopping Center, Northwest Division Street and Civic Drive. Pick up some fresh flowers, veggies, homemade treats and crafts and enjoy an evening out of the house. The midweek market will go through the end of August. Gresham's other farmers' market is on Saturdays in historic downtown. Visit

Troutdale Open-Air Market - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Depot Park Rail Museum, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Shop for organic produce, fine arts and crafts, food and one-of-a-kind items at Troutdale's farmers' market, located in downtown Troutdale. Visit

Boring Saturday Farmers Market - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays until Sept. 29, 28151 S.E. Highway 212, Boring. Hear live entertainment and shop the various stalls for vegetables, a variety of produce and eggs, and arts and crafts items. Contact D.W. Owens at 503-313-0224 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Troutdale First Fridays - 5-9 p.m. Friday, July 6, Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Stroll downtown Troutdale and check out art exhibits, live music, wine tastings and other special events at participating businesses.

Dive-In Movies at Mt. Hood - 7:15 p.m. Fridays, June 29-Aug. 31 (except certain days), Mt. Hood Community College, Aquatic Center, 26000 S.E. Stark St. After a five-year hiatus, the Aquatic Center's Dive-In Movie Special makes a return. Families and friends are welcome to spend time floating, splashing and swimming in the 50-meter Olympic-size pool and watch film classics such as "Jaws" and "Top Gun," which will be played on the electric scoreboard. Open to all ages. Admission is $4.50 for adults, $3.25 for ages 18 and younger and free for Mt. Hood students, staff and pool members. Call 503-491-7243 or visit

Oregon Encyclopedia History Night - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, McMenamins Edgefield, Power Station Theater, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Enjoy a drink and learn about Oregon history with an expert. Local historians Len Otto and Sharon Nesbit will talk about the activities that went on in the Army Corps of Engineer's materials laboratory in Troutdale, such as concrete testing for the dams. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, visit or, or call 503-669-8610.

Garden Tour - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Tour five lovely gardens in the Powell Valley area of Gresham, ranging from a beginners' garden and a 14-year-old garden on a city lot to a classic country garden and an established perennial garden. Presented by Multnomah District Garden Clubs. Tickets are $12 and available at Drake's 7 Dees, 16519 S.E. Stark St., or by calling Carolyn at 503-661-1003 or Shirley at 503-761-6864.

Troutdale Museum Openings - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on third Saturdays, downtown Troutdale. The Troutdale Historical Society opens its three museums - the Harlow House, the Barn Museum and the Rail Depot Museum - to the public on the third Saturday of the month. A donation is requested. Contact the historical society at 503-661-2164 or visit for information.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm and Heslin House Museum - noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays in July and August at Heslin House, 60 Main St., Fairview, and 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. Admission is free to either museum, with a requested donation. For more information, visit or call 503-261-8078. Group tours can be arranged for either museum upon request.

Movies in the Park - 6:30 p.m. July through August, various parks in East Portland. As part of its Summer Free For All programs, Portland Parks & Recreation presents entertainment and movies in various parks throughout the summer. Entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m. and movies begin at dusk. Here are the East Portland parks that are hosting events.

n "Dolphin Tale" - Friday, July 13, at Wilkes Park, Northeast 154th Avenue and Beech Street.

n "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" - Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Glenfair Park, Northeast 154th Avenue and Couch Court.

n "Cars 2" - Friday, Aug. 10, at Parklane Park, Southeast 155th Avenue and Main Street.

n "Up" - Saturday, Aug. 11, at Wilkes Park, Northeast 154th Avenue and Beech Street.

n "Toy Story 3" - Sunday, Aug. 12, at Argay Park, Northeast 141st Avenue and Failing Street.

Playground Programs - June 18-Aug. 24, various locations in East Portland throughout the summer. As part of its Summer Free For All programs, Portland Parks & Recreation offers free activities and lunches (at select locations) for children throughout city parks and other sites over the summer. Sites in East Portland include Wilkes Park, Harold Oliver Elementary and Parklane Park. Visit or call 503-823-5589 to find out dates and times for lunch and activities.

Live Shows

"Hamlet" - 6 p.m. Sunday, July 8, Meinig Park, 17670 Meinig Ave., Sandy. The Portland Actors Ensemble will present William Shakespeare's classic play "Hamlet." The adaptation runs about two and a half hours, with an intermission. Attendees are encouraged to bring a cushion or stadium chair. The performance is free, but donations are accepted. The show will go on rain or shine. Visit or call 503-668-5569.

Arts & Culture

Juried Show Art Exhibit - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 2, Gresham City Hall, Visual Arts Gallery, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Gresham artist Mike Hill will serve as juror at this annual show, which features the best work of local and regional artists. Cash awards are presented to winners of the Mayor's Choice Award and Juror's Choice Award. Ribbons will be awarded for second and third. In addition to the Mayor and Juror's choice awards, there will be a cash award for best 3-D artwork and a cash award for best natural image. Visit

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