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Here are some of the events, activities, exhibits and performances in The Outlook's coverage area for this week

PMG FILE PHOTO - Turtle VanDemarr, foreground, will lead his ever-evolving vagabond band of pickers, collectively known as Turtles Guitar Mafia, on Friday, Oct. 4, at McMenamins Edgefield Winery. See listing for details.  To list an arts-, entertainment-, or activity-related event in the weekly Out & About calendar on Tuesday, please email details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than the previous Thursday.


First Friday Art Walk — 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, downtown Troutdale along Historic Columbia River Highway. On the first Friday of each month Historic Downtown Troutdale businesses host dozens of local artists exhibiting — and in some cases creating — their works of art along with live music and food and beverage specials. Bring your friends and family and stroll downtown Art, the Shops, the Music, the People. Visit or call 503-491-8407.

Gerle Haggard Band — 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, Gresham Library, 385 NW Miller Ave. Free. The all-female Merle Haggard tribute brings the best of the country legend's music to longtime fans while introducing his well-known hits and early work to new audiences. Performance includes storytelling songs, the blues, a little jazz and good ol' country music. Visit

Bingo — Doors open at 5 p.m. every Thursday, Gresham Elks Lodge No. 1805, 3330 N.E. Division St. Early bird games start at 6:30 p.m., followed by regular games at 7 p.m. Call 503-666-1805 for more information.

Book events at Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop — 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, storytime for ages 1-3 with their favorite adult; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, for ages 1-6 with their favorite adult. Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop, 43 N.W. Third Ave., Gresham. For other events and information, visit

Book Events at Books Around the Corner — 6-8 p.m. first Fridays local art showcase; 4:30-5:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. second Wednesdays Teen Book Club; 6-7 p.m. third Thursdays Mystery/Thriller Book Club and 7-8 p.m. last Wednesdays Readers Choice Book Club. 40 N.W. Second St., Gresham. Visit

2019 Gresham Zombie Walk — noon, Saturday, Oct. 12, Splash pad at Gresham Center for the Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., downtown Gresham. A family friendly event for zombies and zombie lovers to shamble through the streets of Gresham spreading Halloween cheer. For more information, visit


Heslin House Museum and Fairview Historic Jail — Open third Saturday of the month, 60 Main St., Fairview. Exhibit features posters and other memorabilia focused on the home front during World War II. Free admission. Visit for more information.

Harlow House Museum — 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The home was built in 1900 on what was known as the Harlow Farm by Fred Harlow, son of Troutdale founder Captain John Harlow. The house is relatively unchanged from the day it was built. Visit or call 503-661-2164.

King of Roads Exhibit — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall, 732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Call 503-661-2164 for more information.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm — noon to 4 p.m. every third Saturday, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Gresham. Exhibit features a look at Isobel Zimmerman and the contents of a traveling trunk. $5 suggested donation. Visit for more information.

Live music

The Hoppy Brewer — 328 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, live music with Jonathan Smith Trio. Free. Visit or call 503-328-8474 for more information.

The Bronx Bar — 23705 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Troutdale. Live music 9-11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. For more information, call 503-489-6555.

Northwest Jamboree — noon to 3 p.m. last Sunday of every month, Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St., Gresham. Enjoy dancing and old-time music every month. Coffee and cookies included. Call Donna at 503-880-1707 for more information.

Spinella's — 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, live music with Tony Thompson; 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, Champagne Sunday. Visit

Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamins Edgefield Winery Tasting Room (unless otherwise noted), 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale, 7-9 p.m. All shows are free, for those age 21 and older.

- Tuesday, Oct. 1: Tobias Berblinger

- Wednesday, Oct. 2: The Radical Revolution's "Acoustic '80s Music Revolt"

- Thursday, Oct. 3: The Whiskey Darlings

- Friday, Oct. 4: Turtle's Guitar Mafia

- Saturday, Oct. 5: The Columbians

- Sunday, Oct. 6: Vince Brown with James Mason

- Monday, Oct. 7: Cellotronik

- Tuesday, Oct. 8: The Brothers Reed

- Wednesday, Oct. 9: Annachristie Sapphire

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