Out and about
"An Evening with the Nutcracker" — Inspire Dance Centre, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Mt. Hood Community College Theatre, 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. Tickets cost $25 at the door and $18 online at tututix.com/InspireDanceCentre/Events/Venue/4824.
Gresham High School choir's final concert in the auditorium — 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Gresham High School auditorium, 1200 N. Main Ave. Free.
The Hoppy Brewer — 328 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Live music from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, Jonathan Smith Trio
Spinella's — 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Free music Thursdays and Saturdays. Info: 503-492-0800, spinellasoffthewall.com.
Troutini — 101 W. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The Milneburg Trio, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. Info: 503-912-1462, troutini.com.
Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamin's Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. All shows are free, for ages 21 and older and held in the winery, unless otherwise indicated. Info: mcmenamins.com/edgefield.
n Bottleneck Blues Band, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7
n The Resolectrics, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8
n The Whiskey Darlings, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9
n Anita Lee Elliott, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10
n Groovy Wallpaper, 7-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11
n Jet Black Pearl, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12
n Ed Haynes, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13