Out and About
SALT Academy Annual Christmas Concert — 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, SALT Academy & Performing Arts Company, 333 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Free. An evening of Christmas carols, skits and other entertainment from students young and old. SALT will be accepting nonperishable food donations for SnowCap Community Charities and have yummy concessions available for purchase. Visit saltacademy.com/events/community/25-annual-christmas-concert for more information.
Elf on the Shelf — noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, Heslin House Museum, 60 Main St., Fairview. Come for a tour, cookies, holiday drinks and a story reading by an elf. Free. Visit echohistory.org/contact/ or call 503-618-0946 for more information.
Magic of a German Holiday — noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, Zimmerman Heritage Farm House, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Gresham. Come celebrate the holiday season German style with a free tour. For more information, visit greshamoregon.gov/Parks/Zimmerman-Heritage-Farm-Park/ or call (971) 266-1781.
Dickens Carolers — 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, Saturday, Dec. 21, McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. Catch these singers in Victorian costume strolling about the Edgefield grounds, singing all the holiday favorites, followed by a pint of handcrafted Kris Kringle Seasonal Ale. Free. All ages welcome. Visit thedickenscarolers.com/ 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. Visit maggiemaesbooks.com.
Harlow House Museum — 1-3 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 Capt. John Harlow. The house is relatively unchanged from the day it was built. Visit troutdalehistory.org or call 503-661-2164 for more information.
King of Roads Exhibit — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday-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 www.echohistory.org for more information.
Gresham Senior Center — 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays (except holidays), live music with Boothill Express playing country tunes. Potluck dinner precedes music at 5 p.m. Cost is $5. From noon-3:30 p.m. the last Sunday of the month, the center hosts the NW Jamboree. Jam with the group or just listen. Set-up begins at 11:30 a.m. Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St., Gresham. Call 503-988-4870 or visit greshamseniorcenter.com for more information.
The Bronx Bar — 23705 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Wood Village. Live music 9-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Free. Visit eatbronxbar.com or call 503-489-6555 for more information.
The Hoppy Brewer — 328 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, live music with Bob Voll, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beer Event with Pyramid Brewing; 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, Winter's Welcome Celebration, tapping "whole slew" of barrel-aged winter beers, 6-9 p.m. live music with Scratchdog Stringband. All events free. Visit oregonshoppyplace.com or call 503-328-8474 for more information.
M&M Restaurant and Lounge — 137 N. Main Ave, Gresham. Visit facebook.com/mmrestaurantandlounge/?rf=74677253 or call: 503-665-2626 for schedule.
Spot On Sports Pub — 209 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, singer/songwriter Jade Stone. Free. Visit Spot on Sports Pub on Facebook or call 503-328-6155 for more information.
Spinella's Off the Wall — 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, live music with Robusto Rejects; 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, Ronnie and Peter Christmas Show; 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, Cara O Cruz Band. Free. For more information, visit spinellasoffthewall.com or call 503-492-0800.
Spud Monkey's — 17312 N.E. Halsey St., Portland/Gresham. Karaoke with Big Mike Entertainment, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and Saturday, Dec. 21. Live music with Ben Rice and his Colossal Trio, 8 p.m. to midnight Monday, Dec. 23. Free. Trivia on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Free. Visit spudmonkeys.com or call 503-492-3880 for more information.
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, Dec. 17: Tobias Berglinger
- Wednesday, Dec. 18: Michael Berly
- Thursday, Dec. 19: Jenny Jahlee
- Friday, Dec. 20: Bottleneck Blues Band
- Saturday, Dec. 21: Swingali
- Sunday, Dec. 22: Kris Deelane Sun Celebrations
- Monday, Dec. 23: Groovy Wallpaper with David Langenes
- Tuesday, Dec. 24: The Stomptowners
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