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Washington County's diversity is on full display in this calendar of arts and entertainment programming, from Oct. 6.

COURTESY PHOTO: ELIZABETH HIGGINS - Elizabeth Higgins paints in her Hillsboro studio.

Exhibits

RAISE THE ROOF — A live and silent auction fundraiser will honor Jerry Hoerber and raise money to replace the failing roof at Valley Art Gallery, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Donated art from local artists will be auctioned off. There will also be live entertainment. Tickets from $25 at valleyart.org. Valley Art Gallery, 2022 Main St. in Forest Grove.

PORTLAND OPEN STUDIOS — Drop in on working artists throughout the Portland metropolitan area over the next two weekends from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8; Sunday, Oct. 9; Saturday, Oct. 15; and Sunday, Oct. 16. An artist guide and virtual map is now available at portlandopenstudios.com. Various locations.

OPEN STUDIOS TOUR — Artists across Washington County will open their studios to the public from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, and Sunday, Oct. 16. There are 45 participating studios this year. Find more information and an online map at washcoart.org. Various locations.

SEQUENTIAL ELEMENTS — Golden Road Arts Studio artists Cheryl Cameron, Martin Conley, Barbara Mason and Amy Stoner have artwork on display through Oct. 21 at the Shirley Huffman Auditorium Gallery. Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

OCTOBER AWARDS SHOW — Artists reflect the spirit of the season of Diwali with 2D and 3D media through October. The juror for this show is Ashula Tayal. The Village Gallery of Arts, 1060 N.W. Saltzman Road in Cedar Mill.

BEHIND THE SCENES OF HISTORY — Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Hume Kennedy will take audiences on a one-night-only "magical mystery tour" through some of the most significant historical events of the past half-century, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27. Tickets from $26 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

INDIGENOUS VOICES — Artwork by Abdiel Flores Ubaldo, Luis Jimenez Castro, Hampton Rodriguez and Orquidia Violeta depicts elements of individual and cultural identities, on display through Nov. 18. Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

ART HARVEST STUDIO TOUR — Samples of the work of artists participating in this year's 26th Art Harvest Studio Tour are on display through Dec. 2 in the Parrish Gallery. An artist reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4. Visit artharveststudiotour.org for more information about the tour and featured artists. Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St. in Newberg.

COURTESY PHOTO: PATRICIA RESER CENTER FOR THE ARTS - Jazzy Ash & Red Yarn will perform at the Reser this Saturday, Oct. 8.

Music

VLADIMIR FELTSMAN — Pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven and Frédéric Chopin kick off Portland Piano International's series of one-hour piano recitals, starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. Tickets $35 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

HOLUS BOLUS — Multi-instrumentalist Tom Boylan performs as his musical project, which translates to "all at once," from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. Tickets $5 at atthegarages.net. At the Garages Music Venue, Eatery & Taphouse, 17880 S.W. McEwan Road in Tualatin.

KEB' MO' — Rock historian Bob Santelli will sit down with American blues musician and five-time Grammy Award-winner Keb' Mo' for an interview followed by a concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. This program is presented in partnership with Oregon State University. Tickets $30 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

JAZZY ASH & RED YARN — Family-friendly performers Jazzy Ash and Red Yarn teamed up for a lively new EP, "Sing Together," and they will perform live in support of the recording at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Tickets from $10 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

THE CIDER JANES — From a longing to make music and human connection during the COVID-19 pandemic, three friends who formed a band through social distancing now come together for a live show at the Garage Door from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. This is a free, all-ages show. McMenamins Grand Lodge, 3505 Pacific Ave. in Forest Grove.

SPHINX VIRTUOSI ORCHESTRA — Eighteen of the Sphinx Organization's most acclaimed artists will take audience members on a soaring and inspiring evening of stunning works in their latest program, "Songs for Our Times," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. Tickets from $10 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

BIG HORN BRASS — The 16-member ensemble of Big Horn Brass performs its fall concert, featuring Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story" and seasonal selections, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Tickets from $10 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

AARON MEYER —Concert rock violinist Aaron Meyer brings his talents to the fall concert series at the Chehalem Cultural Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Tickets from $30 at chehalemculturalcenter.org. Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St. in Newberg.

MICHAEL KAESHAMMER — Acclaimed German Canadian pianist and singer Michael Kaeshammer performs live at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. Tickets from $35 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

THE NORMAN SYLVESTER BAND — Legendary Portland blues musician Norman "The Boogie Cat" Sylvester returns to the Garages for an 8 p.m. show Saturday, Oct. 15. Tickets $17.50 at atthegarages.net. At the Garages Music Venue, Eatery & Taphouse, 17880 S.W. McEwan Road in Tualatin.

THE BAD PLUS — The boundary-pushing band performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in support of their latest album. Tickets from $30 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

OREGON MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA — The Oregon Mandolin Orchestra presents a celebration of Black American music with special guest How Long Jug Band, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. The orchestra will perform music spanning genres and eras. Tickets $20 at cityofhillsboro.ticketspice.com/oregon-mandolin-orchestra-2022. Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

CHRIS COUCH — World's Finest frontman and chief songwriter Chris Couch performs at the Garage Door from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. This is a free, all-ages show. McMenamins Grand Lodge, 3505 Pacific Ave. in Forest Grove.

OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS — Kicking off their 49th season, Oregon Repertory Singers present the Portland premiere of "The Path of Miracles" by British composer Joby Talbot, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Tickets from $29 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

MICAH AND ME — Enjoy toe-tapping original songs, upbeat covers and clever updates to classic kids' tunes from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Tickets $8 at cityofhillsboro.ticketspice.com/micah-and-me. Glenn & Viola Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

DARRELL GRANT'S MJ NEW QUARTET — Blending classical and jazz, this modern jazz quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30. Tickets from $32 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

OSVALDO GOLIJOV — The Northwest premiere of "Falling Out of Time," a deeply moving composition by Argentinian American composer Osvaldo Golijov, will be performed by members of the Silkroad Ensemble in a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1. Tickets from $30 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

BEAVERTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA — It's the fall concert for the Beaverton Symphony Orchestra, featuring works by Sarah Bassinthwaighte, Camilla Saint-Saens and Robert Schumann, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Tickets from $10 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

THE SOUTHERN SONS — Enjoy Southern rock and blues from 8-11:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. This show features special guest The Shameless. Tickets $12.50 at atthegarages.net. At the Garages Music Venue, Eatery & Taphouse, 17880 S.W. McEwan Road in Tualatin.

CAROLINE SHAW & SO PERCUSSION — Third Angle and Patricia Reser Center for the Arts co-present Caroline Shaw and So Percussion as they perform music from their recent album, "Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part," at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Tickets from $35 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

MARV & RINDY ROSS — The singer-songwriter duo behind Quarterflash and The Trail Band perform a community concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Venue is not wheelchair accessible. Tickets $22 at tickettomato.com/event/7674. Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St. in Tualatin.

COURTESY PHOTO: CITY OF HILLSBORO - See Indian dance performed at the Walters.

Theater & Dance

DANCE, MUSIC, AND ARCHETYPE — Flamenco Pacifico and Portland Operate present "Carmen," a refreshing take on Georges Bizet's famed opera, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. Along with dance and music, there will also be an informative lecture offering a lively look at the intertwining history of flamenco and the character of Carmen. Tickets $8 at cityofhillsboro.ticketspice.com/portland-opera-carmen. Glenn & Viola Walters Performing Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

BLITHE SPIRIT — Lakewood Theatre Co. presents "Blithe Spirit," a Noël Coward supernatural comedy directed by David Sikking, through Oct. 16. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 16. Tickets from $40 at lakewood-center.org. Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St. in Lake Oswego.

THE LAST WHITE MAN — Bag&Baggage Productions presents "The Last White Man," a play by Bill Cain and directed by Scott Palmer that interrogates William Shakespeare's legacy and the themes of "Hamlet," opening with a preview performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30. Tickets from $20 at bagnbaggage.org. The Vault Theater, 350 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

SHRIEKING STABLES — ShoeString Community Players present "Shrieking Stables," an original scare just in time for Halloween, opening at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. This interactive, walk-through festival of frights starts on the hour at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 22. Tickets $15 at the door. More information at sscptickets.org. Columbia County Fairgrounds, 58892 Saulser Road in St. Helens.

THE EVOLUTION OF MANN — Broadway Rose Theatre Co. presents "The Evolution of Mann," a musical by Dan Elish and Douglas J. Cohen based on Elish's novel "Nine Wives," through Oct. 16. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The show includes some adult themes, so audience discretion is advised. Tickets from $20 at broadwayrose.org. Broadway Rose New Stage, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave. in Tigard.

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE — The Gallery Players of Oregon present "And Then There Were None," an adaptation of the famed Agatha Christie murder mystery directed by Claire Snyder, opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 6. The show is recommended for ages 13 and older. Tickets from $16 at gallerytheater.org. Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St. in McMinnville.

SWEET TOOTH THE GHOST — Penny's Puppets presents "Sweet Tooth the Ghost," a puppet show perfect for Halloween, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. The family-friendly show will be followed by some spooky crafts and play time. Registration required at bit.ly/3Si0EIf. Christ Church Parish, 1060 Chandler Road in Lake Oswego.

BEAUTY OF KOREA — Oregon Korean Performing Arts presents "Beauty of Korea," an exploration of hundreds of years of Korean traditional dance and music, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. The program includes more than half a dozen dances, as well as traditional folk songs of Korea. Tickets from $24 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

DANCE OF INDIA — Ramya Raman and Janaki Rangajaran present a full-length recital of classical Bharatanatyam at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. This will be the internationally acclaimed Rangajaran's first performance in the Portland metro area. Tickets $15 at cityofhillsboro.ticketspice.com/raman-and-rangajaran. Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

THE THANKSGIVING PLAY — Mask&Mirror Community Theatre presents "The Thanksgiving Play," a satire by Larissa FastHorse of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Lakota Nation, directed by Gary Romans, opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 20. Tickets from $15 at maskandmirror.com. Rise Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane in Tigard.

HORIZONS — Kalakendra presents "Horizons," an enchanting evening of Indian dance that showcases the classical form of kathak, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. The show will feature solo, duet and group performances, weaving together storytelling and music with intricate choreography. Tickets $35 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

HO?OULU LAHUI — Ka Lei Hali?a O Ka Lokelani presents "Ho?oulu Lahui," its 12th annual E Ala E Hula exhibition, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. The theme of this year's exhibition is "to grow, to preserve, to sustain." The performance will include hula dance, chants, songs and stories. Tickets from $29 at thereser.org. Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St. in Beaverton.

Community Events & Festivals

SPIRIT OF HALLOWEENTOWN — St. Helens' annual celebration of the Halloween season and the classic Disney movie "Halloweentown" returns through Oct. 31 this year. The popular pumpkin lighting ceremony will take place after the 6 p.m. parade Saturday, Oct. 1. Columbia View Park, 275 Strand St. in St. Helens.

PUMPKINS AND PINTS — Raise a pint, enjoy wood-fired pizza, and watch the weighing of giant vegetables from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The Pacific Giant Vegetable Growers will hold their annual Terminator Weigh-Off. New Seasons Market is getting in on the action, too, with a Giant Tomato Weigh-Off. Stickmen Brewing Co., 19475 S.W. 118th Ave. in Tualatin.

WEST COAST GIANT PUMPKIN REGATTA — Costumed racers take to the lake at the Tualatin Commons, rowing gigantic, hollowed-out pumpkins, at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16. There will also be contests, activities, food and more all around the lake through 3 p.m., as well as the Regatta Run before the main event at 9 a.m. Tualatin Commons, 8325 S.W. Nyberg St. in Tualatin.


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