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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  - Lewi Longmire, pictured here performing with Anita Lee Elliott, will bring his bottomless, Americana-infused songbook to McMenamins Edgefield Winery Tasting Room on Sunday, Feb. 9. 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.


MHCC Planetarium: "Radio Astronomy Discoveries and Their Immense Instruments" — 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 4, and Friday, Feb. 7, Mt. Hood Community College Sky Theater Planetarium, 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for MHCC students (with valid ID) and children ages 17 and younger. For more information, visit

Country Cut-Ups Square Dance Club — 7-10:30 p.m. first, fourth and fifth Saturday nights, 13987 S.E. Richey Road, Boring. Dance classes are held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays. First class is free, $5 per person after that. For more info, call Marc at 503-502-8478.

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 more information, visit

Book Events at Books Around the Corner — 40 N.W. Second St. 4-5 p.m. First Wednesdays Writers Group; 4-5 p.m. First Fridays Historical Fiction Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Tuesdays Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club; 4:30-5:30 p.m., Second Thursdays Teen Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Fridays Nonfiction Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Wednesdays Book Talk Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Third Thursdays Page Turner Book Club; 6-8 p.m. Third Saturdays Silent Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Fourth Thursdays Horror Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Last Wednesdays Fiction Addiction Book Club; Check website calendar for True Crime Book Club and Cookbook Club. Free. Visit for more information.


"Myth and Magic" — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Thursday, Feb. 6, city of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, Public Safety & Schools Building, 1331 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The city of Gresham's latest art exhibition conjures the artistic spirit of the legendary and unknown with artists exploring mystical worlds and creatures in fairy tales, folklore and stories shared through the millennia, including works from a wide range of media: painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, digital art, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, glass and other 3-D works. Free. For more information, visit

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 or call 503-661-2164 for more information.

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. "Vases and Valentines" exhibit features designs in Depression Glass, Carnivale Glass, and pottery from Roseville, Hull and van Briggle on vases pulled from the house's collection for the first time. Also featured is the contents of a traveling trunk found in the house, which belonged to Isobel Zimmerman's uncle, Andrew McCall, on exhibit for just a few more months. Admission is a $5 suggested donation. Visit for more information.


The Hoppy Brewer — 328 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, Beer Event with Three Creeks Brewing; 6-9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, live music with Jonathan Smith Trio. For more information, visit or call 503-328-8474.

M&M Restaurant and Lounge — 137 N. Main Ave, Gresham. Live music 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8. Visit or call 503-665-2626 for complete schedule.

Spot On Sports Pub — 209 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 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, Feb. 6, Tony Thompson; 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, Saturated Phats; For more information, visit or call 503-492-0800.

The Bronx Bar — 23705 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Wood Village. Live music 9-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Free. Visit or call 503-489-6555 for more information.

Spud Monkey's — 17312 N.E. Halsey St., Portland/Gresham. Live music on Fridays. Free. For more information, call 503-492-3880.

Gresham Senior Center — 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, live music with Boothill Express playing country tunes. Potluck dinner precedes music at 5 p.m. Cost is $5. From noon to 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. For more information, call 503-988-4870 or visit

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

- Tuesday, Feb. 4: Mark Tegio

- Wednesday, Feb. 5: The Soulful Daze

- Thursday, Feb. 6: Eric Leadbetter and Pete Kartsounes

- Friday, Feb. 7: Turtle's Guitar Mafia

- Saturday, Feb. 8: Bottleneck Blues Band

- Sunday, Feb. 9: Lewi Longmire

- Monday, Feb. 10: Groovy Wallpaper

- Tuesday, Feb. 11: Ben Larsen

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