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Wine and watermelon, festivals and events. It’s all moving outdoors this month as summer concert series kick off and live theatre moves from the stage to the park. Farmers markets around the Westside offer a taste of Washington County bounty. Lavender fresh from the field makes great sachets, bouquets, and fragrant room fresheners. This July, be sure to see the Ten Tiny Dances set for Beaverton on Saturday July 14. Also, don’t miss the opportunity to tour the countryside, stopping at diners along the way, and picking up local bottles of wine to pair with your fruits and veggies from nearby fields. At the WCR Magazine, we are approaching our one year anniversary in August. We are excited to continue to offer readers a place to find happenings, events, and lifestyle news for the entire Westside. Thanks for reading. Cindy Dauer Proud member of the following Chambers of Commerce:

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Festivals and Parades

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Take to the streets and the hills to explore some unique and traditional events on the Westside.

Musicians Make a Mark

If you’re looking for good music, look to some of the newest venues where some local favorites will perform.

Ten Tiny Dances to See

Five tiny stages hidden in Downtown Beaverton take the audience around the world and the city.

Events Calendar

Find out what’s happening this month with event listings from across the Westside.

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Book Trailer Release You’ve seen a trailer for a movie, but have you seen one for a book? This month, Portland-area author Adam Copeland will release the trailer for his first novel, Echoes of Avalon. The nature of this trailer is the same as Author Adam Copeland a movie, the aim is to showcase the content, previewing what is in store for the reader. With Copeland’s book, which was first published in 2009, readers will preview elements of a fairy tale, historical fiction, and a classic love story wrapped into one. In addition to releasing the trailer this month, Copeland will make an appearance in Downtown Hillsboro at Jacobsen’s Books & More on Main Street from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday July 14 during the Hillsboro Farmers Market. Jacobsen’s hosts local authors every Saturday through September. The trailer for Echoes from Avalon is available online at www.adamcopelandsite.com

Annual 4th Parade in Hillsboro It’s been a tradition in Hillsboro as long as some can remember. The annual Fourth of July parade draws more than 10,000 parade-goers each year and boasts a line-up of more than 100 entrants ranging from boy scouts to local businesses. For this year, the parade’s Grand Marshal is Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett. The festivities start at 10 a.m., but plan to get there early if you want to stake out a good spot. The parade lines up to go on Grant Street and then works its way east down Main Street for the crowds. This year the theme is “something old, something new, we stand to honor the red, white and blue.” For more information about the parade, visit www.hillsbororotary.org

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Robin Hood Fest in Sherwood ‘Forest’

See the sights from the days of Robin Hood at the annual festival in Sherwood this month. Photo by Leah Sinclair

In the thick of Sherwood city lives a merry band of men and women who once a year host a festival for all things Robin Hood. With a parade, theatrical performance, Maid Marion court, archery competition, and castle-building contest, the annual festival channels medieval times. Live musical performances from local bands, including Hit Machine, are also scheduled for the main stage. This year the festival starts at 5 p.m. on July 20 with a special theatrical performance from the Royal Academy at Stella Olsen Park at 6:30 p.m. that day. The event continues on July 21 with a parade at 10 a.m. and activities running throughout the day. The archery contest runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Sherwood Elks Lodge. For more information, visit www.robinhoodfestival.org

Lavender Days Await Washington County fields are red with clover in May and purple with lavender in July. Honor the color - and the fragrance of the month with the Oregon Lavender Festival which is being celebrated around the state and on the Westside. At least four different lavender farms will host happenings including Mountainside Lavender in Scholls, Jackson School Lavender in Hillsboro, Seasonal Mary in Helvetia, and the Helvetia Lavender Farm. This year at Helvetia Lavender Farm you can hear live music, eat burgers from Helvetia Tavern, browse lavender goodies and teas, and take in the views from the hillside property. All profits from the Helvetia Lavender Farm event go to benefit Good Samaritan Ministries. Festivities start at this farm on July 13 and run through July 15. For more information about the lavender events happening around the state and in Washington County, visit www.oregonlavenderdestinations.org


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Tour de Parks Returns Photography Club Forming in Orenco Photography is an art and a science. Like many other forms of art, there is a creative license in photography, but there is also a lot of required technical skill and knowledge. For photographers both amateur and experienced, a new club has formed in the Hillsboro area. New members are welcome and the group has a show planned for August - showcasing photographs at the Orenco Starbucks. The club - which meets monthly at Cornell Estates - has about eight core members who plan meetings to discuss technique, camera use, photo development, and image manipulation. The Orenco Photography Club meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month. For more information about the club visit http://orencophotoclub.wix.com/home

Cycle through seven parks in seven cities, or bring the little ones for a 1.5 mile two-park loop. The 5th Annual Tour de Parks returns to the Westside this month, offering a variety of rides suitable for amateur and enthusiast cyclists. There’s something for everyone. Four different routes take riders through up to ten parks, some around Hillsboro and others across the entire Westside. The Le Grande Tour starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday July 21, leaving from 3rd Avenue and Lincoln Street in Downtown Hillsboro and traveling through 62 miles of back roads, hills, and vistas in bucolic Washington County. The cost for this ride is $35. For the three shorter routes, riders start at 1 p.m. from the same location. The cost is a suggested $5 donation that goes to support the Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition. Last year some 200 riders participated in Tour de Parks. The goal of the event is to promote fun and safe cycling for everyone. For the second year in a row, this event will partner with Celebrate Hillsboro!, an annual street fair in the downtown area. Potential Routes: Two parks (1.5 miles) Six parks (6.5 miles) Ten parks (13 miles) Le Grande Tour (62 miles)

Art Makes a ‘Splash’ in Tualatin The commons is a place for people to gather. This month, people who gather at the Tualatin Commons will find art, music, and community during the annual ArtSplash event that runs July 20 through 22. More than 50 artists will showcase their work at the event, and evening concerts on Friday and Saturday will feature The Tom Grant Band and The Mary Kadderley Trio. Bring a picnic basket, blanket, and chair and browse the booths for gifts, jewelry, decor, and more. The event runs from 12 to 9 p.m. on Friday July 20, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday July 21, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday July 22. The Tualatin Commons is located at 8325 SW Nyberg Street.

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Too young to drink, old enough to rock While other musicians were arriving at shows in funky gig vans, a young Ian Lindsay was getting a ride from his parents. Despite being under the legal drinking age, Lindsay could play shows where they served alcohol, though the law dictated he had to exit the stage and leave when done. Still too young to drink alcohol, Lindsay - 18 years old and hailing from Forest Grove - has played his style of blues guitar at bars all around the Metro area. This month he will play at 8:30 p.m. on July 28 at Primrose and Tumbleweeds in Downtown Hillsboro. Lindsay, who just graduated high school, plans to go to college in the fall at the University of Oregon where he wants to study political science and English.

Country music that means more Josh Smith has got the same outlook on life as some of the country greats. You know the guys for whom we coined all the good cliches like - rolls with the punches, still waters run deep, and live and let live. Smith is wise beyond his years, good humored, and sincere. You can hear that in the songs he writes, sings and plays on guitar. Check out Smith’s set starting at 9 p.m. on July 27 at Ballad Town Billiards in Forest Grove this month. Last year Smith self-released his first album entitled Honey Badger. Since then the guy who grew up calling Gaston home has been writing a lot of music, so much in fact he is ready to record another entirely original album. Smith, 30, who plays what some call “country music” considers himself to be more of a storyteller than a “phony cowboy.” Another popular category given to his music: folk. Hear his music online: www.reverbnation.com/jsmittymusic

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Soulful songwriter sings to Hillsboro By Devan Bey Jean Mann is an artist. She feels the music she plays and the notes she sings. More than anything, the singer/songwriter deals with complex human emotion through her own experiences and hard-earned truths. The multi-talented Mann will bring a wide range of instruments as well as an accompanying violinist to Hillsboro at 7 p.m. on July 14th, 2012. Influence Music Hall welcomes her back by popular demand, and Mann is thrilled to perform in front of old and new friends. Tickets for the performance are a $15 suggested donation. At the core, Influence is an ideal performing space for Mann. This will be evident to audience members, as both the artist and venue are deeply committed to providing an intimate and innovative atmosphere. Influence Music Hall is supported by Tualatin Valley Artists, a nonprofit organization eager to unite the community through artistic performance. Mann's personality and music align perfectly with this goal. Sweet melodies accompanied by soothing guitar riffs and easily relatable lyrics define much of her work. Since 2000, Mann has released four albums, the most recent entitled Dream of Goats, in 2011. Mann has delivered consistently poignant tracks with soulful vocals and folky instrumentation. Mann's musical career began after the loss of her mother in 1999. Despite the fact that tragedy inspired Mann to pursue her passion for performing, the results are dozens of songs either inspired by happiness, or those aspiring to bring happiness. The Seattle-based musician has since embarked on tours spreading this message, and continues to emphasize the human connection with each song and performance. "That's an important thing to remember as a performer,” she said. “If a song is related to by one set of ears in the room, it's meaningful to me. It is sharing my art." A track on Mann's third studio album, entitled "Daisies and Fire" invokes universal feelings of overcoming struggle, and relates to her as an artist and a human being. Ultimately the songs Mann writes suggest that each of us remember the stressful times, learn from them, and maybe even write a heartfelt song or two. For more information about Influence Music Hall or to donate, visit www.tvartists.org For Mann's tour dates, biography, and music, visit www.jeanmann.net


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Tribute Band honors more than a generation of music They could have been any teenagers anywhere in the United States. It was the 1942. Big band music was playing. People were swing dancing. But there were a few differences between these teens and others across the country. These teens were Japanese Americans, and these teens were living behind barbed wire in bad conditions. Like other Japanese Americans during that time, they along with their families were being held at internment camps, the result of Executive Order 9066 issued by President Franklin D. Roosevelt calling for people of Japanese descent living in America to be detained after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, even if they were citizens. The interned families were eventually released two years later and allowed to return to what was left of their lives outside the camp. It’s been 70 years since then. The families and those teens went on their way, but they would never forget. Now their descendants and their friends remember too. The Minidoka Swing Band is a tribute to the Japanese Americans who were interned during WWII, but also a tribute to the music of the time. This month, the Minidoka Swing Band - named for a relocation center in Idaho where Japanese Americans were detained - will be playing on the Westside at Showtime at Shute. Catch the band at 7 p.m. on July 19 at Shute Park. The concert is free.

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Ten Tiny Dances The performers are unique and so is the setting - the Streets of Beaverton Story by Cindy Dauer The dances may be tiny, but the significance isn’t. On July 14, Ten Tiny Dances - a performance series set on a four foot-by-four foot stage - will return to Downtown Beaverton, bringing with it a culturally diverse can-can of traditional and modern dance. In all, more than ten different dances will be performed on five tiny stages hidden around Beaverton’s old town during the Saturday Farmers Market. The dances - which generally range from about five to eight minutes long - will happen every half-hour starting at 10 a.m. with the last performance at 12:30 p.m. Audience members follow a printed map to move from stage to stage - with one stage found in the grassy field of a vacant lot, another hidden in a historic alley just blocks away. Along with the locations, each of the dances will be quite unique - showcasing a wide variety of dance styles from different times, places, and cultures. Above: Singamukhi Photo by: Andre Elbing

Three of the dances planned are from the modern genre, including “Pockets” which will be performed by classically trained dancer Jessica Hightower. This dance, Hightower explains, explores feelings and ideas related to nostalgia. Hightower’s dance is not set to music. It’s done in silence and simple costume. Dancing in a different genre, Native American performers from Northstar Dance Company will perform four traditional dances including a healing jingle dance from the Oregon coast, a grass dance from the Southwest plains, a hoop dance performed by a member of the Burns Paiute tribe, and a women’s fancy dance from a member of the Warm Springs tribe. Northstar dancers will move to a live drum beat and amplified pow wow music, wearing traditional native outfits and robes. Other performers will showcase traditional dance from around the world with dancers from India, Nepal, Ghana, and Mexico in the program. For people on the Westside, Ten Tiny Dances presents a unique platform to see a wide variety of dance sampled from around the world but found locally in nearby communities. “It’s a sensational opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate the diversity that makes Beaverton so special,” Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle said. This is the fourth year that Ten Tiny Dances has come to Beaverton, but the performance concept has been around since 2002. Dancer, choreographer and Portland Public School teacher Mike Barber started Ten Tiny Dances with the idea of making dance more accessible in dense urban settings where space is Pictured left: Matt Clements of the Burns Paiute Tribe does a grass dance. Photo Courtesy of Painted Sky Northstar Dance Company


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... continued from last page limited and quarters are tight. Barber built a tiny elevated stage and produced the first show at Crush Bar in Downtown Portland in 2002. Since then, the group has orchestrated some 27 installations of Ten Tiny Dances in Oregon and around the West Coast. The performance in Beaverton this year being the 28th. Dozens of dancers and choreographers from around the Metro area have participated in Ten Tiny Dances. It not only gives dancers a chance to bring their art to a new audience, it also challenges them to adapt their expression to the confines of a 16 square foot stage. “It restricts you in a good way,” said modern dancer Hightower. She noted that the size of the stage makes every little movement count. Mary Hager of Northstar explains that the small, elevated stage actually enhances the audience experience as onlookers get a more intimate view of motion and footwork. From the audience, don’t be surprised to see more than one dancer performing at a time. Some groups perform as duos and others have packed as many as 12 dancers on the little stage at a time. Whatever type of dance, setting, or permutation of performers, it is sure to be a memorable event worth checking out. For maps and more information, look for the Ten Tiny Dances booth near the Beaverton Farmers Market and Beaverton City Park on July 14. Also check out the Beaverton Arts Commission online: beavertonarts.org Above: Bellydancer Emily Alrick / Photo by: Autumn Higgins


The Sound of Music The Vineyard View From the silver screen to the stage, The Sound of Music will echo across the Westside this month when the Broadway Rose Theatre Company opens its latest production on June 29 at the Deb Fennell Auditorium in Tigard. Performances of the musical classic run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Sundays and on Saturdays, July 14 and 21. Tickets start at $30 for adults. For more information, visit www.broadwayrose.org

Life at Plum Hill Vineyards is never average. In this column, follow the lives of newbie vintners Juanita and RJ Lint who, four years ago, converted a 33-acre dairy farm just north of Gaston into a vineyard. Between making the wine, running the tasting room, managing employees, and the adventures of Ghost the winery dog, you’ll see there’s never a dull moment.

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Peanuts on Stage In this case, life imitates art - or comic art - as members of the Peanuts Gang come to life on stage at Beaverton Civic Theatre this month. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Sally, Linus, Schroeder, and Snoopy all play a role in helping Charlie learn what it means to be a “good man” starting July 20 and running through August 5 at the Beaverton City Auditorium. With two casts and an outdoor performance in store, it is sure to be a memorable production. Catch the show at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. BCT will perform outdoors at 6 p.m. on July 14 at Center Street Park. For more information, go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org

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Every winery has to have a competitive edge, something that differentiates one from another and draws visitors to their tasting room. For some it’s an award winning wine, others a unique grape. Some choose to have an opulent tasting room and grounds. For others still, there may be a famous winery dog (like our Ghost) or cat. For Plum Hill Vineyards, our latest secret weapon is 5 year old Tyler Harlow. Master Tyler is the son of the owner of the prestigious Harlow Hill Farms Vineyards. Tyler, at 5 years old, knows more about vineyards than most college graduates in the field. One day as we were walking through the vineyard he proposed trapping gophers for me. Based on my personal failed attempts at rodent elimination, I had nothing to lose and it might even be quite humorous. I’ve watched “Caddy Shack’ a number of times and had this vision of Tyler facing off with the many gophers in our vineyard. It may even turn into our latest improv comedy routine. Past experience included a gopher blaster who charged $500, made a mess of the fields and failed to eliminate all the gophers. The pyrotechnics were good, but the objective was not achieved. Tyler said he’d trap them for free but I said I’d pay him and buy him traps. After all, how many gophers could a 5 year old trap? At that, Tyler’s next suggestion of $80 a gopher sounded extravagant. Using my powerful negotiation skills, I managed to get Tyler to agree to $10 for each gopher, seriously doubting that he would be breaking the bank. He’s not even 3 foot tall. I was totally wrong; he’s some kind of gopher whisperer or should I say gopher reaper. At the time of this writing, he has trapped 99 gophers and 3 moles. On most days, he gets two gophers and is rarely skunked. Needless to say, his college fund has grown significantly. So, when you come to our tasting room, don’t be shocked if a very short, energetic five year old comes running through the door with gophers hanging from his traps. The tasting room staff, skittish of rodents in any condition, controls the dead gopher demonstrations as much as possible; but try not to gasp when Tyler regales you with stories of “his hunt” and displays his catch.

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Track Meet As a kid, sometimes there is nothing better than a good old fashioned foot race on a summer day when school is out and time seems endless. This summer, kids and adults can live or relive those glory days and drop-in to the “All-Comers Track Meet” at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Hare Field in Hillsboro starting June 27. Sprinting, distance, relays, hurdles, shot put, discus, you name it and you can compete. It’s free, and no pre-registration is necessary. For more information, go to www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/parksrec

Clown Around at the Circus Going to see the traveling circus has been a rite of passage for children in America since the turn of the 20th century. Around the world, traveling circus acts started entertaining audiences as early as the 14th century, according to some historians. At the circus, high flying acrobats, wire walkers, motorcycle heroics, and odd antics of circus clowns are sure to capture the imagination of any kid. This month the American Crown Circus and El Coloso de las Americas Circo Osorio will come to the Washington County Fairgrounds July 13 - 16. For more information, visit americancrowncircus.com

Kids can make a ‘Splash’ with Chalk Art and More Bring the artist out in your kid this month at the annual ArtSplash and Chalk It Up event in Tualatin. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday July 21, little ones can try their hand at free art projects, from clay to water color. Check out the kids booth at ArtSplash on the Tualatin Commons for art opportunities.

Then from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday July 22, head to the Tualatin Public Library and sign in to get some free chalk to decorate a square of sidewalk of your choice. For more information about ArtSplash, visit www.tualatinoregon.gov For more information about Chalk It Up, visit www.wccls.org


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Farmers Market, Tigard 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Highway and Hall Boulevard Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE

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Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE

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Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 5 to 8:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Food, music, vendors FREE Trivia Night, Garden Home 6:30 p.m. Garden Home Community Library FREE

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Farmers Market, Beaverton 3 to 6 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Forest Grove 4 to 8 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove First Wednesday, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove Wine tasting, music, and art Prices vary Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques Sojourn Forest Grove presents $7 per person

Thursday 5

Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. Mainbrew Beer tasting FREE Never Strangers, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music FREE Summer Concert, Garden Home 6 p.m. Garden Home Park Band: Stone in Love FREE Writer’s Group, North Plains 6:30 p.m. North Plains Library FREE Showtime at Shute, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Shute Park Oregon Symphonic Band FREE Kabuki Titus, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center Bag&Baggage Presents $16

Friday 6

Fast Rattler, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music FREE Concerts on the Commons, Tualatin 6:30 p.m. Tualatin Commons Band: Cloverdayle FREE Movie Night, Cedar Mill 6:30 p.m. Cedar Mill Community Library FREE Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall FREE

Kabuki Titus, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center Bag&Baggage Presents $16 John Bunzow, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Live Music FREE Matt Brown, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Live Music FREE

Saturday 7

Farmers Market, Beaverton 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Saturday Market, Sherwood 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Old Town Sherwood Meet the Author, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Authors: Jessi Tanakura and Rita Traut FREE Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Mark Allen, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music FREE Kabuki Titus, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center Bag&Baggage Presents $16

Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Ron Stephens FREE Buckwheat, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards FREE Movies on the Commons, Tualatin 9 p.m. (or sunset) Tualatin Commons Movie: Flushed Away FREE

Sunday 8

Farmers Market, Tigard 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Highway and Hall Boulevard Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Summer Concert Series, Beaverton 6 p.m. Center Street Park Band: Bobby Torres Ensemble FREE

Monday 9

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory FREE

Tuesday 10

Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 5 to 8:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Food, music, vendors FREE Write In, Hillsboro 5 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Writers welcome FREE

The Art of Cheesemaking, Hillsboro 6:30 p.m. Hillsboro Public Library FREE Book Group, Garden Home 7 p.m. Garden Home Community Library FREE Oregon’s Connections to the Civil War, Beaverton 7 to 8:30 p.m. Beaverton Historical Society Frank Krone presents FREE

Wednesday 11

Farmers Market, Beaverton 3 to 6 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Forest Grove 4 to 8 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove Vegan Food Festival, Tanasbourne 4:30 p.m. Whole Foods Parking Lot FREE Music on the Green, Sherwood 6:30 p.m. Stella Olsen Park Band: Radical Revolution FREE The Harmonics, Tigard 7 p.m. Tigard Public Library FREE Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques Sojourn Forest Grove presents $7 per person

Thursday 12

Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. Mainbrew Beer tasting FREE Jack McMahon Band, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge FREE

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9th Annual Summer Festival & Gem Fair

August 4th 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. & August 5th 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring the kids and join the fun! Free hot dogs for kids! Admission includes a visit through the museum. Adults $5 / Seniors and Kids $4 / 4 & under Free jewelry - petrified wood - fossils - gems - minerals geodes and thunder egg cutting - Flinstone mobile silent auction - wine tasting - classic cars and hot rod dragster

‘Chalk It Up’ on July 22 at the Tualatin Library.

July 2012

Summer Concert Series, Aloha 6 p.m. Arnold Park Band: Flexor-T FREE Author Talk, Beaverton 6:30 to 8 p.m. Beaverton City Library Ray Pitz presents FREE Garden Pest Solutions, Hillsboro 6:30 p.m. Hillsboro Public Library Master Gardeners present FREE Showtime at Shute, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Shute Park Robbie Laws Band FREE Kabuki Titus, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center Bag&Baggage Presents $16

Friday 13

Date Night, Gaston 5 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards Wine and food $12.95 (reservations required) F.I.L.M. Series, Hillsboro 6 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library Film: Vasermil FREE Pilar French Intention, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge FREE Concerts on the Commons, Tualatin 6:30 p.m. Tualatin Commons Band: Toque Libre FREE Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall FREE

Live Music, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Big Ron Sabin FREE Kabuki Titus, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center Bag&Baggage Presents $16 Catherine Loyer and Strawberry Roan, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Live Music FREE

Saturday 14

Farmers Market, Beaverton 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Junk in the Trunk, Beaverton 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Conestoga Recreation Center Community garage sale FREE Saturday Market, Sherwood 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Old Town Sherwood Meet the Author, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Authors: Mike Chinakos and Deliah Marvelle FREE Acting Class, Tualatin 10 a.m. Van Raden Community Center Mask and Mirror Theatre presents Registration required: 503-691-3076 Ten Tiny Dances, Beaverton 10 a.m. Beaverton City Park FREE

Writing Workshop, Forest Grove 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Forest Grove City Library FREE Lend an Ear, Come and Hear, Gaston 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards Writers in the Grove present FREE Charlie Brown, Beaverton 6 p.m. Center Street Park Outdoor Theatre FREE Jonah Luke, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge FREE Kabuki Titus, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center Bag&Baggage Presents $16 Live Music, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Andy Harrison FREE Movies on the Commons, Tualatin 9 p.m. (or sunset) Tualatin Commons Movie: Puss in Boots FREE The Lucy Hammond Band, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards FREE

Sunday 15

Concours d’Elegance, Forest Grove 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific University $17 advance/adult Farmers Market, Tigard 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Highway and Hall Boulevard Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station

Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Writer’s Mill, Cedar Mill 1 p.m. Cedar Mill Community Library Writing workshop FREE

Monday 16

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE Westside Quilters Guild, Hillsboro 6:45 to 9 p.m. Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Guild Challenge results revealed FREE

Tuesday 17

Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 5 to 8:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Food, music, vendors FREE Native Arts, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Pat Courtney Gold presents FREE

Wednesday 18

Wastewater Treatment Tour, Durham 10 a.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. Clean Water Services in Tigard Registration required 503-547-8000 FREE Farmers Market, Beaverton 3 to 6 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Forest Grove 4 to 8 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove

North African Food Festival, Tanasbourne 4:30 p.m. Whole Foods Parking Lot FREE Music on the Green, Sherwood 6:30 p.m. Stella Olsen Park Band: Gretchen Mitchell Band FREE Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques Sojourn Forest Grove presents $7 per person

Thursday 19

Farmers Market, Tuality 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuality Hospital Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. Mainbrew Beer tasting FREE Meet Your Vinter, Orenco 5:30 p.m. The Orenco Hotel Featuring Montinore Estate $5 Jake Blair Trio, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music FREE Summer Concert Series, Beaverton 6 p.m. Greenway Park Band: Thad Beckman Band FREE Showtime at Shute, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Shute Park Minidoka Swing Band FREE

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Open Wed - Sun 11 am to 9 pm

“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!

Nikki Dilbeck displays work at Art on Broadway.

Events Calendar Friday 20

Chehalem Mountain Art Affair, Scholls 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 19438 SW Neugebauer Road Local art show FREE ArtSplash, Tualatin 12 to 9 p.m. Tualatin Commons Fifty artists display FREE Robin Hood Festival, Sherwood 5 p.m. Old Town Sherwood FREE Freak Mountain Ramblers, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge FREE Concerts on the Commons, Tualatin 6:30 p.m. Tualatin Commons Band: Tom Grant Band FREE Movie Night, Cedar Mill 6:30 p.m. Cedar Mill Community Library FREE Sherwood Royal Academy, Sherwood 6:30 to 9 p.m. Stella Olsen Memorial Park True Love’s Tales $10/$5 Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall FREE School of Rock, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Century High School High School bands battle FREE Charlie Brown, Beaverton 8 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium Beaverton Civic Theatre presents $15

Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Jon Koonce FREE Responsible Party, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Live Music FREE

Saturday 21

Farmers Market, Beaverton 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Celebrate Hillsboro, Hillsboro 9 a.m. Downtown Hillsboro Events and Activities FREE Art Splash, Tualatin 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tualatin Commons Fifty artists display FREE Chehalem Mountain Art Affair, Scholls 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 19438 SW Neugebauer Road Local art show FREE Refuge Family Adventure Day, Sherwood 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Explore the refuge FREE Robin Hood Festival, Sherwood 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Old Town Sherwood FREE

Saketini Saturday, Forest Grove 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sake One Prices vary Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Tour de Parks, Hillsboro 1 p.m. WashCo BTC headquarters Visit between two and six parks $5 donation for adults The Sounds of India, Hillsboro 4 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library Professor Nisha Josji performs FREE As You Like it, Beaverton 6 p.m. Carolwood Park Outdoor Theatre FREE Concerts on the Commons, Tualatin 6:30 p.m. Tualatin Commons Band: Mary Kadderly Trio FREE Rindy and Marv Ross, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music FREE Charlie Brown, Beaverton 8 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium Beaverton Civic Theatre presents $15 Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: EJ Baeza FREE Beaver Boogie Band, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Live Music FREE

Movies on the Commons, Tualatin 9 p.m. (or sunset) Tualatin Commons Movie: Ghostbusters FREE

Sunday 22

Farmers Market, Tigard 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Highway and Hall Boulevard Art Splash, Tualatin 10 to 4 p.m. Tualatin Commons Fifty artists display FREE Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Charlie Brown, Beaverton 2 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium Beaverton Civic Theatre presents $15 Parallel Play, Hillsboro 2 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library Writers’ Group FREE

Monday 23

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE

Tuesday 24

Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 5 to 8:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Food, music, vendors FREE

Write In, Hillsboro 5 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Writers welcome FREE Oregon Carousels, Garden Home 6 p.m. Garden Home Community Library Darrell Jabin presents FREE Book Group, Beaverton 6:30 p.m. Beaverton City Library FREE Twilight Tuesday, Cooper Mountain 7 to 9:30 p.m. Cooper Mountain Natural Area See wildlife with a naturalists $10 - registration required 503-629-6350

Wednesday 25

Farmers Market, Beaverton 3 to 6 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Forest Grove 4 to 8 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove Asian Flair Food Festival, Tanasbourne 4:30 p.m. Whole Foods Parking Lot FREE Film Club, Cedar Mill 6:30 p.m. Cedar Mill Community Library FREE Music on the Green, Sherwood 6:30 p.m. Stella Olsen Park Band: Dan Balmer FREE Book Club, North Plains 7 p.m. North Plains Library FREE

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Upcoming Events at Cornell Estates • Project Pooch 1:30 p.m. Friday July 13th • AARP Driver Safety Program 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday July 14th

Our residents indulge in art, music, nature, adventure, education, community service, and many other activities! 1005 NE 17th Avenue Hillsboro, OR 97124 (503) 640-2884 www.Cornell-Estates.com

• Yellowstone, Tetons, and Bears 1:30 p.m. Wednesday July 18th • The Rodgers Organ 1:30 p.m. Friday July 20th • Everybody’s Hometown Band 6:15 p.m. Tuesday July 24th All events are free and open to the public

July 2012 Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques Sojourn Forest Grove presents $7 per person

Thursday 26

Farmers Market, Tuality 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuality Hospital County Fair, Hillsboro 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. County Fairgrounds FREE entry - other prices vary Thirsty Thursday, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. Mainbrew Beer tasting FREE Craft Night, North Plains 5:30 p.m. North Plains Library FREE Redwood Son & The Forestry, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music FREE Summer Movie, Beaverton 6:30 p.m. Beaverton City Library FREE The Wizard of Oz, Sherwood 6:30 p.m. Stella Olsen Memorial Park Theatre in the park $12 Orenco Photography Club, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Cornell Estates FREE Showtime at Shute, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Shute Park Bobby Torres Band FREE

Friday 27

County Fair, Hillsboro 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. County Fairgrounds FREE entry - other prices vary Crown Point, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Live Music FREE Concerts on the Commons, Tualatin 6:30 p.m. Tualatin Commons Band: Curtis Salgado FREE The Wizard of Oz, Sherwood 6:30 p.m. Stella Olsen Memorial Park Theatre in the park $12 Open Mic, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall FREE Two Jazz Guitars, Cedar Mill 7 p.m. Cedar Mill Community Library Live Music FREE Live Music, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Tim Trautman FREE Josh Smith, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Live Music FREE

Saturday 28

Farmers Market, Beaverton 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell

Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Saturday Market, Sherwood 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Old Town Sherwood Meet the Author, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Authors: Cindy Robbins FREE County Fair, Hillsboro 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. County Fairgrounds FREE entry - other prices vary Voices in Verse, Cedar Mill 10 a.m. Cedar Mill Community Library Open mic poetry FREE The Nature of Friendship, Beaverton 10:30 a.m. Beaverton City Library OSU professors discuss FREE International Celebration, Beaverton 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Howard M Terpening Recreation Complex Food, dance, art FREE Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Writer’s Open Mic, Forest Grove 2 to 4 p.m. Forest Grove City Library FREE Main Course Dinner, Forest Grove 5:30 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove $30 wine and appetizers, $80 fourcourse meal The Wizard of Oz, Sherwood 6:30 p.m. Stella Olsen Memorial Park Theatre in the park $12

Jon Koonce, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge FREE Charlie Brown, Beaverton 8 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium Beaverton Civic Theatre presents $15 Live Music, Hillsboro 8 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Ian Lindsey FREE Movies on the Commons, Tualatin 9 p.m. (or sunset) Tualatin Commons Movie: The Lion King FREE Pause 456, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Live Music FREE Lunar Viewing, Manning 9:30 p.m. Stub Stewart State Park OMSI and astronomers host $5 per car

Sunday 29

Farmers Market, Tigard 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Highway and Hall Boulevard County Fair, Hillsboro 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. County Fairgrounds FREE entry - other prices vary Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Live Music, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE

Charlie Brown, Beaverton 2 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium Beaverton Civic Theatre presents $15

Monday 30

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE Conversations with Writers, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall Local authors FREE Science Pub, Hillsboro 7 p.m. The Venetian Theatre OMSI presents $5 donation

Tuesday 31

Eating with the Seasons, Beaverton 1:30 p.m. Beaverton City Library Dr. Heidi Clark presents FREE Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 5 to 8:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Food, music, vendors FREE Last Tuesday, Beaverton 5 to 8 p.m. The Round Musician: Patrick Lamb FREE Author Visit, Garden Home 7 p.m. Garden Home Community Library Author: Pamela Phillips FREE

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“World’s Largest Selection of Oregon Wines” Taste a variety of wines daily Beer and cider sampling Saturdays Beer on tap in July

Wine, Beer, Drinks Music, Gifts, Food Find us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

Downtown Hillsboro 248 East Main Street (503) 703-8525 primroseandtumbleweeds.com

July Music

Friday July 13 Big Ron Sabin

Saturday July 21 EJ Baeza

Tuesday July 3 Tim Trautman

Saturday July 14 Andy Harrison

Friday July 27 Tim Trautman

Friday July 6 John Bunzow

Tuesday July 17 Tim Trautman

Saturday July 28 Ian Lindsey

Saturday July 7 Ron Stephens

Friday July 20 Jon Koonce

Tuesday July 31 Tim Trautman

July 2012  

Art, Entertainment, and Lifestyle Guide for Portland's Westside.

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