Things to Do that are sure to make the whole family smile
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Many are free and most are family-friendly.
Aug. 10, 11 (5 p.m.) — Attend Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival at Archery Summit Winery, Dundee and Sunday at Elk Cove Vineyards. Concerts feature the works of Amy Beach, Caroline Shaw and composer Kenji Bunch. Following the theme of "Old World/New World" the event pairs wines with music. Tickets are $50 online at wvchambermusic.org.
Aug. 11 (11 a.m.) — Muscle in Motion invites all to attend the first of its Fire Up Your Knowledge education series by attending a 30-minute seminar called "Essentials of Exercise and How Body Composition Plays a Key Role." To learn more about this event and the complete series call Jess Martin at 503-699-6948. Muscles in Motion is located at 17437 Boones Ferry Road, suite 300 in Lake Oswego.
Aug. 11 (7 p.m.) — Portland Sings! returns to the Clackamas Repertory Theatre stage for an evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by Norman Wilson, Leah Yorkston, Mont Chris Hubbard and Courtney Freed. Tickets are $20 each. The performance takes place in Osterman Theater on the Clackamas Community College campus, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Visit clackamasrep.org for tickets.
Aug. 11 (4 p.m.) — The Unity Center invites families to attend "Audacious Joy" with award-winning singer, songwriter and master storyteller Anne-Louise Sterry in a concert to lift spirits of children and parents alike. A donation is requested. Pizza will be available for purchase. The Unity Center is located at 20255 Willamette Drive in West Linn. Call 503-697-9765 for more information.
Aug. 11 (7 p.m.) — See the Dancers of the Midnight Sun at Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland. It's a special evening of folk dancing and music from northern Norway. Admission is a suggested donation of $10.
Aug. 13 through 17 — It's time for the 113th Clackamas County Fair, taking place at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 694 NE 4th Ave., Canby. The fair showcases the best in agriculture and industry that Clackamas County offers. The fair kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m. Aug. 13 which is open to all Clackamas County children. There is no charge for participating, and children and parents in the parade get free admission to the fair that day. The fair includes livestock exhibits and competitions, home and art crafts, agricultural competitions, live music, a nightly rodeo and more. Visit clackamas.us/fair for complete details.
Aug. 14 (8 to 9:30 p.m.) — Michael Allen Harrison continues his weekly Wednesday Night Soothing Solo Piano concerts at Canby Pioneer Chapel, 508 NW 3rd Ave., Canby. Tickets are $20 at the door. Concerts run weekly through November.
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