Things to Do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Most are free and many are family-friendly.
July 30 and 31 (5 to 8 p.m.) — Independents for Progressive Action will host Debate Watch Parties at Robinwood Station, 3706 Cedar Oak, West Linn. These are potluck events, bring a dish to share. All are welcome.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday (7 p.m.) through Aug. 4 — Enjoy Masque Alfresco's production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" on the lawn in front of the iron foundry at George Rogers Park in Lake Oswego. Bring lawn chairs and picnics to this free family-friendly slapstick comedy show.
Through Aug. 31 — The End of the Oregon Trail presents guided outdoor Overland Tours Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Tours last 1 1/2 hours. Price is $13 for adults, $9 for seniors and youth ages 13-18 and $8 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are admitted free. Self-guided tours also available. The visitor center is open Monday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., located at 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. Call 503-657-9336 for more information.
July 26-28 (seating opens at 7:30 p.m., shows start at 8:45 p.m.) — A-WOL Dance Collective: Aerial Without Limits presents Art in the Dark: Frost + Fur at Mary S. Young Park, 19900 Willamette Drive in West Linn. The performance showcases local aerial artists under the stars, suspended from old growth trees, featuring original music composed and performed by musician Chet Lyster. Tickets range in price from $17 to $37 and can be purchased online at awoldance.org/events or call 503-351-5182.
July 27 (3 to 6 p.m.) — All are invited to a welcome picnic at West Linn Lutheran Church, 20390 Willamette Drive, West Linn, hosted by the Reconciling in Christ team. All are invited to celebrate and connect with the local community. All ages, abilities and identities are welcome. Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks and games will be provided; bring friends, a side dish to share, a game or cards if you like. Call 503-656-0110 for more information.
July 28 (5 to 7 p.m.) — Enjoy the sounds of Robert Bowman Jazz Duet on the patio at Nicoletta's Table, 333 S. State St., suite M in Lake Oswego. Free.
July 29 (7 p.m.) — The Music Monday concert features Patrick Lamb Jazz Quintet at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. Tickets are $15 each or $80 for VIP seating for four closest to the stage. Doors open at 6 p.m. Get tickets online at laketheatercafe.com.
July 31 (4 to 7 p.m.) — Attend the free Community Open House at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center at 15210 Miley Road, Aurora. Learn about the latest technology in farming and food production, plus sample the latest berries and other crops being developed at NWREC for consumers. Learn more online at oregonstate.edu/dept/NWREC.
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