Things to Do
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.
Continuing through Oct. 13 — Portland Center Stage at The Armory is showing "In the Heights", filled with sounds of salsa, merengue, hip hop and R&B. For tickets and more information visit pcs.org. PCS is located at 128 NW 11th Ave., Portland.
Each Saturday through Oct. 12 (8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) — Lake Oswego's Farmers Market takes place at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First St., Oswego. Fresh produce, cheese, artisan products and more.
Sept. 19 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) — Take a test drive and discover how much fun EVs are to drive at the Electric Vehicle Show at Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th St., Lake Oswego. Learn about 40 currently available EV models, including SUVs and cars with a 250+ mile range. Learn about financial incentives to purchase an EV. It's all free.
Sept. 21 (9 a.m. to noon) — Clean out your garage and donate items during the Community Clean Up event at Lake Oswego Junior High, 2500 Country Club Road, Lake Oswego. Organized by Metro and the City of Lake Oswego Youth Leadership Council; donations of specific items will be accepted during the event. Items include kitchenware, furniture, linens and basic household items (to be donated to Community Warehouse); tools (Tools 4 Troops); kitchen and laundry appliances, cabinets, doors lawn, garden, lighting, electrical, paint and plumbing supplies (for Habitat Restore); electronics (Green Century Electronics Recycling); polystyrene and Styrofoam (Agilyx) and bicycles (Bike Farm). For the complete list and to confirm items will be accepted visit ci.oswego.or.us/recycle/community-clean-day-and bulky-waste-disposal.
Sept. 22 (doors open at 4:30 p.m.) — Singer songwriter Marti Mendenhall will sing at The Manor Underground, 2122 SE Sparrow St., Milwaukie. Attendees are encouraged to bring appetizers to share and beverages. The program includes a blend of jazz standards, band originals and pop and rock classics. Tickets are $15 each online at eventbrite.com/MartiMendenhall.
Sept. 23 (7 p.m.) — Enjoy a Back to School special concert presented by 3 Leg Torso at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. The concert will demonstrate the trials, anxieties, joys and triumphs of returning to school, and of course, this means costumes and youthful inspired shenanigans. Correctly match the band member to the costume and you could wine! Costumes include a teacher, English schoolboy, lunch lady, jock and nerd. Get tickets online at laketheatercafe-com.seatengine.com/shows/108808 or call 503-387-3236.
Sept. 22 (doors open at 4:30 p.m.) — Singer songwriter Marti Mendenhall presents a concert at The Manor Underground, 2122 SE Sparrow St., Milwaukie, with musicians Matt Tabor, Ross Garlow and Tyson Stubelek. Attendees are encouraged to bring appetizers to share and their own beverages. Tickets are $15 each in advance at eventbrite.com/MartiMendenall.
Sept. 23 (7:30 p.m.) — Attend Fear No Music's season opening concert "HEARINGS: New Music Inspired by the 2018 Kavanaugh Hearings' at The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Ave., Portland. Tickets are $10-$20 online at fearnomusic.org or $15-$25 at the door.
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