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by: JOSH KULLA - The Wilsonville McMenamins will host Wilsonville History Night starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road. The presentation, 'Logging in the Gorge: History of the Bridal Veil Lumbering Company,' will be given by Chuck Rollins, president, Crown Point Country Historical Society, and Steve Lehl, Columbia River Gorge historian. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com.

COMMUNITY

Aug. 21

Fools in Paradise, an eclectic six-person band featuring African instruments, will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com.

The city of Wilsonville will host a neighborhood barbecue event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Engelman Park, 29987 SW Wilsonville Road. Come meet with city officials and staff members while enjoying a barbecue meal at no cost. For more information, visit ci.wilsonville.or.us.

Aug. 22

Clackamas Repertory Theatre wraps up its ninth season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-24, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, with “Kiss Me Kate” by Cole Porter and Bella and Sam Spewack. Directed by David Smith-English, the show features Leif Norby as Fred/Petruchio and Merideth Kaye Clark as Lilli/Kate. All performances are in the Osterman Theatre at Clackamas Community College, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Tickets available at 503-594-6047 or at clackamasrep.org.

The Wilsonville Farmers Market is ongoing and continues from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, in and around Sofia Park, 28836 SW Costa Circle in Villebois. Come enjoy live music from Wilsonville’s own Michele Van Kleef, or browse the local artisans, farmers and other vendors. Free, open to the public. Details: wilsonvillemarket.com.

Irish Culture in Tualatin is ongoing at Historic Winona Grange No. 271, located at 8340 SW Seneca St., Tualatin. There are Irish dance classes (Céilí) for those 13 and up from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays throughout the year. Next class is Thursday, Aug. 22, cost $5 per person. Open to the public. Details: 503-691-2078, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sandairishentertainment.com.

Happiness expert Kellie Grill will speak at the weekly meeting of the Wilsonville Rotary Club, set for noon Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Al Kader Shrine Center, 25100 SW Parkway Ave. Grill has studied and researched the effects of happiness and positive attitude for 27 years. She is a member of the National Speaker Association and past president of the National Speaker Association-Oregon Chapter. Details: wilsonvillerotary.com, 503-582-2008.

The Moonshine will bring music meant for brightly lit dance halls to the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, with a 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, concert at the Old Church. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com.

Aug. 23

Enjoy Friday night jazz at Langdon Farms Grill, 24377 Airport Road, Aurora, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. With food specials and Ray Hardiman and Friends on stage. Open to the public. Details: langdonsgrill.com.

The 20th annual Canby Quilt Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23-24, at the Knight Elementary School, 501 N. Grant St., Canby. The show is sponsored by Canby Quilt and Fabric. There will be more than 100 quilts and quilted items on display, along with raffle quilts. For information, contact Sandy at 503-263-3563.

Aug. 24

The Champoeg State Heritage Area and Friends of Historic Champoeg will host a barn dance at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte Street NE, Aurora. Open to the public, reservations required. Details: champoeg.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reservations: 503-678-1605.

The FARE Walk for Food Allergy will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in Memorial Park, 8100 SW Wilsonville Road. The two-mile walk is a family-friendly event that takes place in communities nationwide to fund food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness. Check-in starts at 9 a.m., the walk starts after a 10 a.m. ceremony. Open to the public, free. Details foodallergywalk.org.

The Walk Smart series continues from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 24, with a walk session beginning and ending at Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 SE Town Center Loop East. Walk Smart is a free program that encourages participants to walk more by providing tools and inspiration. Each participant receives a pedometer, safety light and a log sheet, as well as information on the benefits of walking and tips on safe walking. At the end of each month participants turn in their step counts online. Walk Smart participants who turn in their monthly step counts on time are eligible to win rewards in a monthly random drawing. Open to the public. Details: Jenna Massa, 503-682-4523 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Friends of Historic Champoeg will host a barn dance featuring the music of Worn Out Shoes from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Champoeg State Heritage Area, 8239 Champoeg Road NE, St. Paul. Open to the public. Details: champoeg.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-678-1649.

Aug. 25

The Oregon Garden will host its seventh annual car show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Oregon Garden, 879 W. Main St., Silverton. The show will feature cars displayed throughout the garden, live music, beer, wine, food and a 50/50 raffle. Admission is included with garden admission and free to members of the Oregon Garden: $11 adults, $9 seniors 60+, $8 students 12 to 17, $5 children 5 to 11, and free for kids 4 and younger. Details: oregongarden.org/events/car-show.

St. Josef’s Winery continues its Music at the Pond series from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at the winery, 28836 S. Barlow Road, Canby. Enjoy the R&B and funk of the Rae Gordon Band along with local food and wine. Open to the public, $5 cover for those 18 and older. Children under 18 welcome with supervision. Details: 503-651-3190, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stjosefswinery.com.

The Champoeg State Heritage Area and Friends of Historic Champoeg’s will host a Peach Party at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte St. NE, Aurora. Open to the public, reservations required. Details: champoeg.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reservations: 503-678-1605.

Aug. 27

The Clackamas County Chapter of Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Atkinson Memorial Church, 710 Sixth St., Oregon City. Details: Danny, 503-887-4556.

The Wilsonville Public Library will host toddlertime story hour at 10 a.m. and babytime story hour at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, in the Oak room at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Open to the public. Details: wilsonvillelibrary.org, 503-682-2744.

Aug. 28

The Roseland Hunters will perform their loud, funky, New Orleans-grooved music at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road. Open to the public, free, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com.

Copper & Coal will perform their harmony-drenched honky-tonk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road. Open to the public, free, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com, reverbnation.com/copperandcoal.

Aug. 30

Enjoy Friday night jazz at Langdon Farms Grill, 24377 Airport Road, Aurora, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. With food specials and Ray Hardiman and Friends on stage. Open to the public. Details: langdonsgrill.com.

Aug. 31

The Champoeg State Heritage Area will host Farmstead Day, a part of the Friends of Historic Champoeg’s Living History series, from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the heritage area, 8239 Champoeg Road NE, St. Paul. Open to the public, free with a $5 day-use charge. Details: champoeg.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-678-1649.

Sept. 1

St. Josef’s Winery continues its Music at the Pond series from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the winery, 28836 S. Barlow Road, Canby. Joel Futch and Friends will present their eclectic folk, while you enjoy local food and wine. Open to the public, $5 cover for those 18 and older. Children under 18 welcome with supervision. Details: 503-651-3190, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stjosefswinery.com.

Sept. 2

The Champoeg State Heritage Area and Friends of Historic Champoeg’s will host a Labor Day barbecue dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at the Historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte St. NE, Aurora. Open to the public, reservations required. Details: champoeg.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reservations: 503-678-1605.

Sept. 5

The Brian Copeland Band will perform at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com, briancopelandband.com.

Sept. 6

Enjoy Friday night jazz at Langdon Farms Grill, 24377 Airport Road, Aurora, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. With food specials and Ray Hardiman and Friends on stage. Open to the public. Details: langdonsgrill.com.

Sept. 7

OSU Extension, Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Clackamas Community College will host the second annual Small Farm School on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Clackamas Community College, 19600 S. Molalla Ave., Oregon City. This is an all-day event for beginning farmers and small acreage landowners in the North Willamette Valley. Registration is open through Aug. 23 or until full. Workshop topics include cattle and poultry management; berry and vegetable production; tractor safety and operation; on-farm veterinary care; hand-tool maintenance; and soil conservation. Details/registration: smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/small-farm-school or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sept. 8

St. Josef’s Winery will host the Arrivederci Jazz Picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the winery, 28836 S. Barlow Road, Canby. Local music, played in a rose-covered amphitheater in the middle of the vineyards, all accompanied with local wines and food. Open to the public, $5 cover for adults 18 and older, minors free if accompanied by an adult. Details: stjosefswinery.com.

Sept. 11

The Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce will host its South Metro Leadership Forum at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Al Kader Shrine Center, 25100 SW Parkway Ave. Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler will speak. Open to the public, $20 for chamber members, $25 for non-members, preregistration required. Details/registration: Brandi Ebner, 503-682-0411, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or view wilsonvillechamber.com.

Sept. 12

The North Pacific String Band will perform at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. Straight out of the Monterey Bay, North Pacific String Band is a newgrass band that celebrates the life of California and the old-time traditions and values of music. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com, northpacificcompany.org.

The Champoeg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host Wilson Price Hunt Party at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Sherwood Senior Center, 21907 SW Sherwood Blvd., Sherwood. Richard Cassidy will speak on the Wilson Price Hunt Party. Free, open to the public. If you have a Revolutionary War ancestor and are interested in DAR membership you can attend meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Thursday of each month from September through April. Details: rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orccdar/ or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sept. 16

The Wilsonville Public Library will hold its monthly Genealogy Club meeting for adults from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in the Oak room at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Free, open to the public, this club meets the third Monday of each month. Learn from experienced genealogists, discover new genealogical resources and tools, and discuss personal research and goals. Open to seasoned genealogists and beginners. Details: Malia Laughton, 503-682-2744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sept. 20

The Wilsonville Public Library will host the Great Conversation Discussion Group for adults at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of each month at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road, for those wishing to explore philosophy and books. Those interested in the “big questions” of life will want to join the discussion of how modern day issues are reflected and illuminated by classic books. Free, open to the public. Next session is on Friday, Sept. 20. Details: Adult Services Librarian Greg Martin, 503-682-2744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Oct. 5

The inaugural Orange Chicken Run co-ed half marathon (13.1 miles) will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, starting and ending at Memorial Park in Wilsonville. Featuring a half-marathon along with a half-of-a-half-marathon, or 6.5 mile race, this event is open to anyone age 10 or up. Proceeds benefit Wilsonville Young Life. Visit orangechickenrun.com for registration and information.

FAITH

A women’s Bible study is being held at St. Cyril Catholic Church on Thursdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Fireside room of the Parish Hall from Sept. 19 through Nov. 21. The topic of study is the Gospel of Matthew. Bring a Bible and any questions you may have for the facilitator, Jeanette Von Herrmann, OSB. St. Cyril Church Hall is located at 9201 SW Fifth St. in Old Town Wilsonville.  

ONGOING

The Wilsonville Public Library hosts the job-seekers support group “Get to Work!” from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday in the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Free, open to the public. Details: Jerry Martin, 503-481-4885, wilsonvillelibrary.org.

A Clackamas County community playgroup for children and parents is held for Stafford, Wilsonville and Tualatin area families from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays at Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 SW Borland Road, Tualatin. Enter at room 109. Open to the public, free to all families with children ages birth to 5 years old. These playgroups have no religious affiliation and churches and community centers have donated space for use by Healthy Start/Healthy Families of Clackamas County. Details: 503-655-8601 or facebook.com/Healthy Start-Healthy Families of Clackamas County.



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