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November 2012 • Local Bookstores • North Plains Vitality • A Special Holiday Bazaar • David Hill Holiday • Events Calendar


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CONTENTS

Local Bookstores ... 18 North Plains Vitality ... 12 A Special Bazaar ... 14 Events Calendar ... 20 And more!

On the Cover: Freelance photographer, Brian Jim is from Beaverton, Oregon and a graduate from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. Jim moved to Oregon in 1990. After graduating from photo school, he did an internship in Los Angeles with various commercial studios and photographers from all parts of the country. He started out doing film, and now works in digital. Jim photographs many different subjects, including portraits, sports/ action, landscape, still life and fine art. He has experience both in studio and location, both local and national. To see more examples of his work, go to www.bjimagery.zenfolio.com Brian Jim Imagery © 2012

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Ceramic artist Kris Paul displays her works as used in ikebana floral design at Art on Broadway in Beaverton this month. Also featured at the gallery is the ‘extreme’ metal-printed-flora works of photographer Willy Paul. Visit the gallery for its monthly celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday November 3. www.artonbroadway.net

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Consumer Chemistry As consumers, we are faced with tough choices every day. Plastic, paper, or reusable tote bags at the grocery store? Disposable cups or ceramic mugs for coffee? A Prius or Hummer for commuting to work and family safety? With all the advertising campaigns and misinformation out there, how do we really know what’s best for the environment?

David Tyler, PhD. - professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon - will talk about the chemistry of sustainability at OMSI’s Hillsboro Science Pub this month. The event starts at 7 p.m. on Monday November 26 at the Venetian Theatre. There is a $5 suggested donation and minors must be accompanied by an adult. www.omsi.edu

Polyhedroid Agate from Paraiba, Brazil. You can “adopt” this and other minerals at Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals.

A Mineralogy Room There are minerals in your toothpaste. There are minerals in your electronics. There are minerals in your automobile and food. Minerals are an essential element in our lives, although their role might not always be obvious. You can now learn more about minerals, their traits, and the role they play in our lives at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals. Under the direction of new curator Lara

Check out the ‘Space’ Come see outer space in the new space as the Washington County Museum debuts the Hubble Telescope exhibit in Downtown Hillsboro. Featuring images collected by the space-bound tool since its 1990 launch into orbit, it’s like you’re peering 13.2 billion years into the past through a photograph. Starting November 17, the Washington County

Museum will be open in its expanded downtown location Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free to members, $6 for adults and $4 for children. Children age 3 and under are free. The Hubble exhibit runs through May.

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O’Dwyer Brown, PhD., the new “Mineralogy Room” features a large collection of specimens to explore, plus hands-on opportunities to test minerals for hardness, lustre, streak, and cleavage. If you find a mineral sample you really like, you’re in luck. The museum also recently introduced the opportunity for individuals to “adopt” a mineral as a sponsor. www.ricenorthwestmuseum.org


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ISing Brings Light

Scandinavian festivals of light are celebrated at the darkest time of the year, the winter solstice. This year the ISing Choir will bring some of that light to the Westside for the first in what will surely be several stunning concerts this season. Performances - led by conductor and choir artistic director Stephen Galván will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and 3 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ in Beaverton. Shows are free to attend, donations are accepted. This season, all monies collected will go to benefit the charity, My Voice Music. www.isingchoir.org

Westside Spotlight Host Jerome Yeoman

Monthly Spotlight

Photo by Stéphane Najman

Le Vent Du Nord Coming all the way from Quebec, Canadian folk quartet Le Vent Du Nord will entertain audiences this month for Pacific University’s monthly Performing Arts Series. The “hurdy-gurdy” band will play at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday November 10 at the Taylor Mead Performing Arts Center in Forest Grove. Tickets are $22. www.pacificu.edu

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Shining a light on local musical talent, a new monthly event has come to the Westside. The Songwriter Spotlight will take place at 7 p.m. on the first Friday of every month at Insomnia Coffee Company on Baseline in Hillsboro. The event will feature several Metro-area acoustic performers in 30-minute sets followed by an open microphone session, allowing members of the audience to step up and perform a song of their own. The Songwriter Spotlight in Hillsboro is one of several similar events taking place around the Portland area - all organized by musician Steve Rodin who moved to the Bridge City in 1973 and was impressed with the acoustic scene here. Since then, he’s found many of his favorite old venues have closed or no longer host shows. He was determined to start some new events and get the scene going again. Join host Jerome Yoman and others to enjoy local song writing at its best for free on November 2. www.insomniacoffee.co


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‘Blues in the Schools’ musician Jason Thomas Photo by Kelly Landis

Historical Blues Jam

What better way to learn about the history of the blues than through a blues song? This month Jason Thomas, Blues in the Schools director for the Cascade Blues Association, will present a musical program on the history of the blues at the Beaverton Historical Society. Thomas, an accomplished musician, has taken his program to more than 40 Metro area schools with the goal of educating students about the evolution of American music and the significance of the blues genre. Playing a bright yellow Fender Stratocaster, Thomas is able to capture the attention and imaginations of those for whom he performs. It’s musical storytelling at its best. This month he will bring that program to Beaverton, adapting it for an adult audience while still showcasing the type of work he does in the schools. For Thomas, the blues is an “honest” form of music, and he says all American musical roads eventually lead back to the blues. Catch the show from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13 at the Beaverton History Center on Broadway Street. The presentation is free. www.historicbeaverton.org

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From left: Ed Tree, Severin Browne, Jeff Kossack, John Stowers, Jimmy Yessian, Marty Axelrod.

Influence Music Hall to host November shows Almost one year ago, a secret society of singer songwriters formed in California. The group included some of the country’s most renowned songwriters, some of whose ballads have been made famous by the likes of Eddie Money, Cyndi Lauper, and Emmy Lou Harris. Every month, the group meets to eat a meal and perform their latest songs for one another. At each event, the group issues a songwriting challenge to its members, coming up with themes or caveats for the next round of writing and performing. Whether the challenge is to write a love song without using the word love or to write a song about fear or a phone number, group members have to rise to the challenge. Now these accomplished songwriters - composed of Los Angeles-based musicians Marty Axelrod, Severin Browne, Jeff Kossack, John Stowers, Ed Tree, and Jimmy Yessian - are taking their latest creations on tour around the West Coast, with a stop planned for Hillsboro. Calling themselves The Tall Men Group (as all of them are more than

six feet tall), you can hear the results of their latest songwriting efforts at 7 p.m. on November 10 at the Influence Music Hall. The event is free but there is a suggested donation of $10 to $15. While the The Tall Men Group is sure to entertain, they won’t be the only ones whose songs will be echoing off the walls at the backroom venue in Downtown Hillsboro this month. In addition to the weekly open mic sessions held on Fridays at 7 p.m. (open to all musicians, who get a 15 minute set) Influence is also planning to celebrate the end of election season and last of the political frenzy that leads up to it. “The Election’s Over Party” will start at 7 p.m. on November 7 at the Influence Music Hall. There is a suggested $12 donation for attendees. The event will feature Americana/ folk rock singer-songwriters Bill and Muriah Mallonee. Influence Music Hall is run by the non-profit group Tualatin Valley Artists. With a capacity of only 49 at the hall - every show at Influence is an intimate experience. www.tvartists.org


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Music in Small Spaces You don’t need a giant auditorium to enjoy a concert. In fact, sometimes the smaller the space, the better. So is the case with the Music in Small Spaces program which offers an “intimate chamber music experience” for people on the Westside. This month, the program will host lute player Ronn McFarlane in a solo concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday November 4 in the Beaverton Library Auditorium. McFarlane is well-known to

fans of “Early Music” and fans of the lute. He joined the Baltimore Consort (an Early Music ensemble) in 1979 and has toured extensively with them in Europe, Canada and around the United States. Currently he has over 25 recordings on the Dorian label, and is composing more contemporary sounding pieces. The intimacy of the Library Auditorium is a perfect setting for this solo instrument. Tickets are $9. www.musicinsmallspaces.org, Lute player Ronn McFarlane

The Modern Mosaic

Anthropologist and artist Jo Braun works in her Seattle studio

A mosaic by artist Jo Braun

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The ancient form of mosaic art of can be traced all the way back to the temples of Mesopotamia, but roots of the modern form are tied more closely to Greek and Roman architecture and civilization. Mosaic - the art of creating images with small pieces of ceramic tiles, colored glass, stone, and other materials has come a long way since then, with modern artists around the world adding their own twists and still keeping the traditional art form alive.

Westsiders and the mosaicly-inclined can learn more about this historic art form and its contemporary counterparts in a presentation at Sequoia Gallery + Studios this month. Seattle-based anthropologist and artist Jo Braun will present Ravenna Mosaico 2011: The State of Contemporary Fine Art Mosaic from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday November 1 at the gallery in Downtown Hillsboro. The cost is $10. Refreshments will be served.

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Washington County’s newest winery and tasting room just opened in North Plains. Abbey Creek Vineyards will now make its estategrown grapes into wine at the site on Commercial Street, offering tastes of wines from its small but growing portfolio at the location as well. With the expansion to the new site, Bertony Faustin - Abbey Creek winemaker - hopes to be able to nearly double the label’s current output of about 700 cases of wine a year. The new winery and tasting room is just ten miles away from the Germantown Road-based vineyard where grapes have been grown since 1984. Prior to the Abbey Creek label being born in 2006, fruit from the estate was sold to other winemakers around the Northwest. Throughout the year, the Abbey Creek tasting room will be open on Saturdays from 12 to 5 p.m. For Thanksgiving Weekend, the tasting room will be open from 12 to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the holiday weekend. The opening of the winery and tasting room adds another new business to the North Plains Commercial Street scene. In the last year, downtown North Plains has seen the addition of a floral and event planning shop, along with an antique mall. Plus, its second season of Saturday farmers markets just wrapped up in September. All these signs are indicating a revitalization of the historic little town. According to Faustin, the historic North Plains charm spells economic potential. “I love the North Plains feel,” he said, optimistically predicting that the town of around 2,000 could go the way of Carlton. It may soon be even easier to get to North Plains too with The Oregon Department of Transportation’s five-stage $34 million renovation of the Glencoe Road Interchange (scheduled for completion in 2014). This could mean quick on and off the highway access for locals and Portlanders heading to the coast and stopping for gas, food, and wine tasting. But while North Plains may be transforming its downtown and attracting new business, a growing number of residents are concerned about odors from Nature’s Needs - the commercial food compost facility located just outside city limits. Since it started taking food waste in addition to green debris in 2010, the number of complaints from residents and visitors about foul odors from the plant have been increasing, with at least 280 odor complaints registered in September 2012. Washington County Commissioners are expected to review in November the permitted uses at Nature’s Needs, determining whether the company can continue to process what is called “non-green feedstock.” North Plains community activists with the organization Stop The Stink say if the smells continue, it could kill the economic vitality of North Plains. So while the downtown continues to attract business, whatever the county commissioners decide could dramatically impact life in the small town.

A New Direction for North Plains A new winery and tasting room brings more life to the bucolic town, but while business is booming, some residents fear a lingering stench.

The new Abbey Creek Winery and Tasting Room on Commercial Street in North Plains

Barrels of wine inside the Abbey Creek Winery and Tasting Room


Photo by Doug Sellers

A David Hill Holiday Before you head out for the annual Thanksgiving Wine Tasting Weekend, you’ll need to think about the wines you will serve at your own table for your home-cooked feast on Thanksgiving Day. For turkey day and any day, Washington County wineries provide some of the best vino the Willamette Valley has to offer, including award-winning Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. Plus you can’t forget to enjoy the amazing local dessert and sparkling wines on this traditional holiday. We recently visited David Hill Vineyard & Winery, a historical landmark in Washington County, Oregon, with a tasting room nestled inside an 1883 farmhouse that boasts sweeping views of Oregon’s coast range. This picturesque place is a perfect backdrop to sip some award-winning wines. Their 45 -acre vineyard is home to some of the oldest Pinot Noir vines in the Willamette Valley (planted in 1965), and they also grow Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Sylvaner and Semillon. Now onto the pairings. Appetizers: Pair appetizers of Bleu Cheese or other strong, salty cheeses and rustic breads with David Hill, Sweet Simplicity, 2009 - a blend of Semillon, Sylvaner and Pinot Gris. For creamier Brie cheese plates, go with David Hill, Estate Reserve Chardonnay, 2009 - a soft wine with tropical aromas and a creamy finish. Main Course: For your main course, whether Turkey or Ham and all the traditional trimmings like mashed potatoes and stuffing with gravy, pair with a smooth pinor noir, like David Hill, Estate Pinot Noir, 2009 or David Hill, BlackJack Pinot Noir, 2009. Dessert: The best David Hill wines to go with any dessert - traditional pumpkin pie, pecan pie, or simply a dish of vanilla ice cream, are David Hill Estate Muscat Port, 2007 or David Hill Estate Vintage Pinot Noir Port, 2006. Enjoy your holiday! Pairings and information compiled by: Doug & Dawn Sellers Primrose & Tumbleweeds, LLC, The World’s Largest Selection of Oregon Wines, 248 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, Oregon www.PrimroseAndTumbleweeds.com


Left and below: hand-sewn items by Peggy McCuen will be for sale at the Cornell Estates Christmas Marketplace Bazaar.

Below: “Rena Originals” necklaces by Rena Snyder

Holiday Bazaar

for a Good Cause

Nothing that Peggy McCuen makes is priced at more than $20. Not the hand-sewn reversible aprons with ruffle trim (or without ruffles for men). Not the quilted baby blankets and carefully crafted bibs. Nor the girls’ dresses made with original patterns and colorful fabric. You won’t find more than a $20 price tag on any of these high-quality, handmade items. McCuen, a 74-year old Helvetia resident and North Plains native, makes all of these darling dresses and things on a classic sewing machine at her farm home where she lives with her husband, Bob. For the last decade or more she’s sold her wares at several local Christmas Bazaars on the Westside, including the annual Christmas Marketplace Bazaar at Cornell Estates.

The Cornell Estates bazaar - which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday November 17 at the facility located off Cornell Road and 17th Avenue in Hillsboro - isn’t just another holiday happening. This bazaar - which features more than 30 local artists and crafters - goes to benefit the Hillsboro Toy & Joy Program, an effort to provide toy and food baskets to more than 400 families in need around the Hillsboro area. Cornell partners with the Hillsboro Fire Department and other organizations such as the Hillsboro Elk Lodge to raise funds to buy food and gifts for the baskets that are then assembled and distributed to local children and parents. This year, along with McCuen’s fantastically crafted wares, the jewelry of Rena Snyder will also be available to browse.

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Synder - who goes by the design label of Rena’s Originals - will be at the Cornell Estates 12th Annual Bazaar for the first time this year, selling stylish and colorful items made from beads and semi-precious stones like pearls, onyx, and jasper. Snyder hand-makes all her original designs which can be dressed up or dressed down for any occasion. The 12th Annual Cornell Estates Christmas Marketplace Bazaar is open and free to the public. In addition to handmade items available for purchase, visitors can enjoy live music with harpist Jenny Linder. Frosty, Mrs. Claus, and Carolers will also be on hand for photographs and entertainment. Guests can also purchase homemade soups, chili, salads and more from Cornell’s kitchen. For more information, visit www.cornell-estates.com


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Westside kidS Teen Art Contest! Win a $100 gift certificate and have your art on display at the Beaverton City Library as part of the 10th annual Teen Art Show this month. Teens in grades 6-12 can submit up to three works of art in any medium starting November 12 through November 14. For those works selected, a grand opening

celebration will be held at the library at 3 p.m. on November 15. The winner of the “People’s Choice Award” will get a $100 gift certificate to Blick Art Materials and $50 goes to the school that gets the most students to submit artwork. For more information and contest details, visit www.beavertonlibrary.org Artwork submitted for the 2011 Teen Art Show

‘Play’ with Music Play is a huge part of what Jim Gill does. The author and musician who has studied child development has come to believe in the power of play for children and families. He incorporates elements of play into his concerts and songs. You’ll have several opportunities to catch a performance by Jim Gill on the Westside this month, as the children’s

musical storyteller brings his award-winning songs and repertoire to Beaverton, Cedar Mill, Hillsboro, and Tigard this month. See him play in Cedar Mill and Tigard on November 7, and Beaverton and Hillsboro on November 8. For more information and performance details, visit www.wccls.org

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A bookshelf of classic treasures at Jacobsen’s Books & More in Downtown Hillsboro

Westside Literary Vaults When the fall rains drive you indoors, take the time to explore these locally-owned bookstores The rainy fall season is the perfect time to go underground and explore the deep cavernous aisles found in local bookstores across the Westside. These libraries of wit, rhetoric, and allegory offer thousands of titles, styles, and genres to choose from, whether classic or contemporary, fact or fiction. Each of these unique peddlers of pages has its own specialty niche and classic bookish accessories. Depending on what you’re looking for, you’ll find local lore from Westside authors, antique volumes from estate sales, stories of lust and romance, and the hottest titles from the New York Times bestseller list in hardback. There’s more to these local bookstores than just literature. There’s events - from author signings to book releases. There’s also tutoring, topical lectures, coffee, chocolate, handmade cards, and more.

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Periscope Books & Tutoring on Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove.


Arcade Book Exchange 136 SE 3rd Avenue Hillsboro, OR 97123 (503) 648-5821 www.arcadebookexchange.com Tucked inside the Terrace Plaza building on Third Street in Downtown Hillsboro, Arcade Book Exchange has a wide selection of used titles, including an extensive collection of romance novels from Gothic to historical and Regency. In addition to books, Arcade sells legal forms from local law publishing company, Steven-Ness. Inside Arcade, there’s also a playful children’s area and sitting den. Teachers and veterans can apply for free books, and others can get store credit through trade-ins. Jacobsen’s Books & More 211 E Main Street Hillsboro, OR 97123 (503) 681-8243 www.jacobsensbooks.com New, classic, and gently-used children’s books are some of the most popular items at Jacobsen’ Books & More on Main Street between Second and Third streets in Downtown Hillsboro. Whether it’s the Dork Diaries for teens, Dora the Explorer, or colorful alphabet books for babies, Jacobsen’s has a wide selection. The book boutique also has a wide range of titles - from classic fiction to cookbooks and more. Owner Tina Jacobsen often hosts local authors and literary events, so check out the website for details.

A wall clock keeps time at Jacobsen’s Books & More in Hillsboro.

Jan’s Paperbacks, Aloha 18095 S.W. TV Highway Aloha, Oregon 97006 (503) 649-3444 www.janspaperbacks.com There’s always coffee brewing at Jan’s Paperbacks just east of 185th Street off The Tualatin Valley Highway in Aloha. Customers at the softcover specialty shop are able to browse books with fresh brew or enjoy their favorite paperback in the quaint coffee corner. Owner Debbie Burke is truly committed to community. Jan’s Paperbacks has a special fund for local teachers, an active monthly book group, and regularly supports local youth education. With both new and used paperbacks, there’s a little of every genre at Jan’s. Periscope Books & Tutoring 1920 Pacific Avenue Forest Grove, OR 97116 (503) 746-5669 www.periscopetutoring.net Having just celebrated one year in business, Periscope Books & Tutoring is Forest Grove’s newest used bookstore on Pacific Avenue across from the downtown movie theater. With a focus on literature, criticism, and theory, Periscope’s shelves are situated in a historic 1930s home. Owner Lorri Nandrea and others offer tutoring at all levels in nearly all disciplines. Periscope also hosts scholarly lectures, poetry readings, and author signings. Passersby can also enjoy the poetry post and musical instruments outside.

Caricatures of famous authors grace the cover of this journal at Jan’s Paperbacks in Aloha.

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Events Calendar Thursday 1

Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. mainbrew Beer tasting Free Day of the Dead, Tualatin 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tualatin Public Library Family-friendly event Free Ravenna Mosaicio Lecture, Hillsboro 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sequoia Gallery + Studios Jo Braun, Artist and Anthropologist $10 Writer’s Group, North Plains 6:30 p.m. North Plains Public Library Workshop, Newcomers welcome Free Friends of the Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove 7 p.m. Forest Grove Senior Center Community group Free

Friday 2

Hearing Health Workshop, Hillsboro 1:30 p.m. Cornell Estates Smart Step Hearing Free Day of the Dead Mask Show, Hillsboro 4 p.m. HART Theatre LESTA - Bilingual Theatre Free Wine Tasting, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Local and international wines Prices vary

First Friday, Sherwood 6 to 9 p.m. Old Town Sherwood Music, food, and drink specials Free John Bunzow, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Open to musicians Free Songwriter Spotlight, Hillsboro 7 to 10 p.m. Insomnia Coffee Company - Baseline Local musicians perform/Open Mic Free Fall Choral Concert, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Taylor-Mead Performing Arts Center Pacific University $7 Knives in Hens, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. HART Theatre Contemporary drama $14/$12/$10 adults/seniors/students The Rocky Horror Show, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove Musical theatre $14/$12 adults/seniors&students Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Tim Trautman Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Anna-Lisa with Robert Richter Free

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Saturday 3

Verboort Sausage Dinner, Verboort 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visitation Catholic School 78th Annual dinner and event Prices vary Newt Day, Beaverton 12 to 4 p.m. Nature Park Interpretive Center Family-Friendly event $2 per person Artists Reception, Beaverton 6 to 9 p.m. Art on Broadway Gallery Nature’s Impressions: Abstract/Ikebana Free Steve Bradley Duo, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Opening Night Gala, Beaverton 7 to 9 p.m. Beaverton City Library Annual Visual Arts Showcase Free Fall Jazz Night, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Taylor-Mead Performing Arts Center Pacific University $7 Knives in Hens, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. HART Theatre Contemporary drama $14/$12/$10 adults/seniors/students The Rocky Horror Show, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove Musical theatre $14/$12 adults/seniors&students Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Strawberry Roan Free

Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Pause 456 Free The Rocky Horror Show, Forest Grove 12 a.m. Theatre in the Grove Musical theatre $14/$12 adults/seniors&students

Sunday 4

Knives in Hens, Hillsboro 2 p.m. HART Theatre Contemporary drama $14/$12/$10 adults/seniors/students Writing Workshop, Sherwood 2 to 4 p.m. Sherwood Public Library Author Marie Buckley leads Free Music in Small Spaces, Beaverton 2:30 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium Ronn McFarlane in Solo Lute Concert $9

Monday 5

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Local political candidates featured Free North Plains Historical Society, North Plains 1 p.m. North Plains Fire Hall Joyce Reynolds Free

Tuesday 6

Election Returns, Tigard 5 to 9 p.m. Tigard City Library Learn who wins and who loses Free

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12th Annual Holiday Bazaar Local Artisans and Crafters

Our residents indulge in art, music, nature, adventure, education, community service, and many other activities!

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• Handcrafted Jewelry • Glass Art • Christmas Ornaments & Decor • Babies, children, and home sewn items Saturday November 17, 2012 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free Admission Dozens of items under $25 Homemade Soups, Chili, Salads and More!

November 2012 First Tuesday, Hillsboro 6 to 8 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Art receptions, music, food Free Trivia for Adults, Garden Home 6:30 p.m. Garden Home Community Library Individuals and Teams Free Friends Cultural Series, Forest Grove 7 p.m. Forest Grove City Library Everyone’s Hometown Band performs Free Trivia Night, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant Free

Wednesday 7

First Wednesday, Forest Grove 6 to 8 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove Special events, music, food Prices vary American Girl Celebration, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Downtown Hillsboro Free Acrylic Miniatures, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Sequoia Gallery + Studios James Smith demonstrates $10 Election’s Over Party, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Bill and Muriah Mallonee perform $12 suggested donation

Thursday 8

Veterans Day Celebration, Beaverton 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elise Stuhr Center Color Guard, Lunch, More Free

Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. mainbrew Beer tasting Free Urban Weed Control Workshop, Sherwood 6 to 7 p.m. Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Registration required - 503.625.5944 Free Athlete/Activist John Carlos, Forest Grove 7 to 9 p.m. Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center 2012 Whiteley Distinguished Lecture Free

Friday 9

Holiday Bazaar, Hillsboro 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuality Health Education Center 50 artists and crafters Free Angel’s Truck Stop, Hillsboro 1:30 p.m. Cornell Estates Meet the Author Angel Pilato Free Date Night, Gaston 5 to 8 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards Reservations required 503-359-4706 Free Wine Tasting, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Local and international wines Prices vary FILM Series, Hillsboro 6 to 8 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library Movie club for adults Free Crown Point, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free

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Holocaust Remembrance, Tigard 7 p.m. Tigard City Library Local survivors share their story Free Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Open to musicians Free Fall Symphonic Band Concert, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center Pacific University Presents $7 The Rocky Horror Show, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove Musical theatre $14/$12 adults/seniors&students Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Miss Massive Snowflake Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards 2nd Time Through Free

Saturday 10

Holiday Bazaar, Hillsboro 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuality Health Education Center 50 artists and crafters Free Willow Planting Work Day, Sherwood 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Bring water, boots, and gloves Free Writing Workshop, Forest Grove 10:30 a.m. Forest Grove City Library Writers in the Grove present Free

Photography Workshop, Beaverton 12 to 2 p.m. Beaverton City Library Conference Room Review photos and get critiqued Free Ornament Painting Class, Sherwood 4 to 6 p.m. D.K. Boljat, Inc. Paint and supplies included $35, $25 early bird registration www.dkboljat.com The Northstar Session, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free The Tall Men Group, HIllsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Songwriters perform $10 to $15 suggested donation Le Vent Du Nord, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center Performing Arts Series $22 The Rocky Horror Show, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove Musical theatre $14/$12 adults/seniors&students Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Brian Scott Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Paradox Free The Rocky Horror Show, Forest Grove 12 a.m. Theatre in the Grove Musical theatre $14/$12 adults/seniors&students

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Open Wed - Sun 11 am to 9 pm Our sweet potato fries & pumpkin shakes are back!

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“A Healthy Hamburger Place” Natural & Organic Food Homemade Burgers, Fries, & Shakes Local Beer & Wine Gluten-Free: buns, fries, chicken strips & beer Corner of River Rd and Farmington (503) 628-0500 Stop In! www.cruiseincountry.com Join Us!

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Events Calendar Sunday 11

Nature Day in the Park, Beaverton 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Summercrest Park Explore habitat and wildlife Free

Monday 12

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Local political candidates featured Free Vegan Thanksgiving Feast, Tigard 7 p.m. Tigard Public Library Author David Gabbe presents Free

Tuesday 13

Historical Blues Concert, Beaverton 7 p.m. Beaverton Historical Society Jason Thomas plays Free Open Poetry Night, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Readers and listeners welcome Free Trivia Night, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant Free

Wednesday 14 Thursday 15

Teen Art Show Reception, Beaverton 3 p.m. Beaverton City Library Art competition Free Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. mainbrew Beer tasting Free

Food Film Festival, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Forest Grove Grange Dairy Creek Food Web presents Free

Friday 16

Wine Tasting, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Local and international wines Prices vary Night Walk, Sherwood 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Registration required 503.625.5944 Free Freak Mountain Ramblers, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Naomi Hooley, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Open to musicians Free Chris Smither, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Singer/songwriter concert $20 advance/$25 day of show Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Finn Doxie Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Paradox Free

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Saturday 17

Hubble Telescope Exhibit, Hillsboro 10 a.m. Washington County Museum - Downtown New exhibit opens $6 adults, $4 children Live Music, Hillsboro 2 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Andrew Magnuson Free Lynn Conover Duo, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards The Bar Pilots Free

Sunday 18

Writing Workshop, Sherwood 2 to 4 p.m. Sherwood Public Library Author Marie Buckley leads Free

Monday 19

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Local political candidates featured Free

Tuesday 20

Swap Meet, Garden Home 6:30 to 8 p.m. Garden Home Community Library Bring used items and trade Free Mexico’s Aztec Eagles, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Sig Unander presents Free

Trivia Night, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant Free

Wednesday 21

Christmas on Broadway, Tigard 7:30 p.m. Broadway Rose Theatre New Stage Live Theatre $25 and up

Thursday 22

Thanksgiving Buffet, Forest Grove 1 to 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge All ages welcome $27 adults, $16 kids Thirsty Thursday, Hillboro 5 to 7 p.m. mainbrew Beer tasting Free Orenco Photography Club, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Cornell Estates Newcomers welcome Free

Friday 23

Wine Tasting, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Local and international wines Prices vary Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Forest Grove 6 p.m. Forest Grove Chamber of Commerce Holiday festivities Free Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Open to musicians Free

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CATERING • weddings • birthday celebrations • holiday parties • cocktail receptions • family reunions • outdoor barbecues • corporate meetings ‘Knives in Hens’ runs at HART Theatre through November 11. Photo by Gina Watson-Haley

Warren Floyd, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Christmas on Broadway, Tigard 7:30 p.m. Broadway Rose Theatre New Stage Live Theatre $25 and up Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Tim Trautman Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Josh Smith Free

Saturday 24

Writer’s Open Mic, Forest Grove 2 to 4 p.m. Forest Grove City Library Writers read their work Free Casey Hurt, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Christmas on Broadway, Tigard 7:30 p.m. Broadway Rose Theatre New Stage Live Theatre $25 and up Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds HardSidhe Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Dismal Niche Orchestra Free

Sunday 25

Christmas on Broadway, Tigard 2 p.m. Broadway Rose Theatre New Stage Live Theatre $25 and up Parallel Play Writer’s Group, Hillsboro 2 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library Writing exercises and feedback Free

Monday 26

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Local political candidates featured Free Conversations with Writers, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Poet Brittney Corrigan Free Science Pub, Hillsboro 7 p.m. The Venetian Theatre Consumer chemistry $5 suggested donation

Tuesday 27

Foreign Film Night, Garden Home 6:30 p.m. Garden Home Community Library Film: Piano in a Factory (China) Free Trivia Night, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant Free

Wednesday 28

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November 2012

Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. mainbrew Beer tasting Free Christmas on Broadway, Tigard 7:30 p.m. Broadway Rose Theatre New Stage Live Theatre $25 and up

Friday 30

Wine Tasting, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Local and international wines Prices vary Quilt History and Trunk Show, Hillsboro 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library Westside Quilters Guild presents Free Jon Koonce, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music Free Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Open to musicians Free Acoustic Guitar Summit, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Grammy-award winning performance $15 advance/$20 day of show Christmas on Broadway, Tigard 7:30 p.m. Broadway Rose Theatre New Stage Live Theatre $25 and up

Fall Orchestra Concert, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center Pacific University Philharmonic $7 ISing Choir, Beaverton 7:30 p.m. Bethel Congregational United Church The music of Sankta Lucia Free - Donations accepted Nuncrackers, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. HART Theatre Christmas Musical $14/$12/$10 adults/seniors/students Every Christmas Story Ever Told, Beaverton 8 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium Beaverton Civic Theatre presents $15/$12/$5 adults/seniors/youth Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Free Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Catherine Loyer & Strawberry Roan Free

Find links and even more events in our calendar online. Want to see your event listed? Email it to us: cindy@washingtoncountyreview.com

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Primrose and Tumbleweeds “World’s Largest Selection of Oregon Wines” And now even more refined. Come taste fine local wines, sample the highest quality cigars, nibble on scrumptious foods, and enjoy our new look.

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Friday and Saturday Nights November 2 Tim Trautman November 3 Strawberry Roan November 9 Miss Massive Snowflake November 10 Brian Scott November 16 Finn Doxie November 17 Andrew Magnuson

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