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Arts & Culture

First Friday ArtWalk — From 5-9 p.m. Aug. 1, Troutdale merchants host artists and musicians, as well as offer wine tastings, along Historic Columbia River Highway. Info: 503-491-8407,

“Here Comes the Sun” — The latest exhibit by the Gresham Art Committee runs through Thursday, Aug. 7. Free and open to the public, in the Public Safety and Schools Building, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway, open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Gresham Arts Festival — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 19. The lineup includes more than 120 artisans. Performances will take place as follows.

First Street

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Andre St. James Trio — soothing jazz

Second Street

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Children’s Corner — arts and crafts

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Roger Witter — face painter

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Joe Mishkin — balloon transformer

2-3:30 p.m., Zimba Marimba

3:45-4:45 p.m., KAD Dance Studios/Folklorico Act

Third Street

9:30-11 a.m., Julie McCarl & Bodacious — Cajun/zydeco

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sister Mercy — rhythm ‘n’ blues

1:30-3 p.m., Get Down Jones — soul/blues

3:30-5 p.m., The Wild Wood — rockin’ bluegrass

Fourth Street

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Irish Trio

1-2:30 p.m., Legally Insane — rock/folk

2:30-5 p.m., Jon Swift — solo guitar


by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Music Mondays, a free, all ages concert series, takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Gresham Center for Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., this summer. Pictured above is the Shannon Tower Band, who kick off the series July 7. For more information, visit


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 Oct. 25.

Gresham Saturday Market — 440 N.W. Burnside Road, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Saturday through Oct. 25.

Troutdale Open-Air Market — The market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Depot Park Rail Museum, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale.



Open Mic Jam — M&M Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave., Gresham, 6 p.m. to midnight Sundays. Classic rock, blues, country, alternative, acoustic, electric. Sound system, drums, amplifiers provided. Info: 503-665-2626.

Live music — Midnight Roundup, 345 N.W. Burnside Road. Every Tuesday open mic jam session 8 p.m. to midnight. Karaoke, 7 p.m. Wednesday. DJ Cutt, 9 p.m. Thursday. Sacred Road, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 18-19. Free. Info: 503-489-5860,

Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. All shows are free, for ages 21 and older and are held in the Winery, unless otherwise indicated.


• Irish Tuesdays, Spud and the Snake Skinners, Tuesday, July 1.

• Paul Basile of Great Elk, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, Little Red Shed. All ages.

• Kris Deelane and the Sharp Little Things, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3, Little Red Shed. All ages.

• Billy D, 7 p.m. Friday, July 4.

• The Columbians, Saturday, July 5.

• Lewi Longmire, Anita Lee Eliott, 7 p.m. Sunday, July 6.

• Groovy Wallpaper with The Adequates, 7 p.m. Monday, July 7.

Musicalu — Free, family-friendly concert series on Gresham’s Center for the Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., takes place at 11 a.m. Saturdays through Aug. 30. July 12: Red Yarn. July 19: Pointed Man Band. July 26: Mr. Hoo.


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