Salmon Homecoming — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20, Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 S.E. Oxbow Parkway, Gresham. Salmon viewing, Indigenous storytelling, tea preparation, drumming, salmon bake, and native plant walks introducing people to Indigenous perspectives on plants, animals and water. Cost is $5 per car, $7, bus. No registration required. Visit oregonmetro.gov/km/event/salmon-homecoming-1/2017-10-21 for more information.
Troutdale Historical Society program — 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, Sam Cox Building at Glenn Otto Community Park, 1102 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. "Rise Above: The Heppner Flood of 1903," a presentation by author Peg Willis on one of the nation's worst flooding disasters. Free. Refreshments served. Visit troutdalehistory.org for more information.
Bingo — Doors open at 5 p.m. every Thursday, Gresham Elks Lodge No. 1805, 3330 N.E. Division St. Early bird games start at 6:30 p.m., followed by regular games at 7 p.m. Call 503-666-1805 for more information.
Book events at Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop — 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, storytime for ages 1-3 with their favorite adult; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, for ages 1-6 with their favorite adult. Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop, 43 N.W. Third Ave., Gresham. For other events and information, visit maggiemaesbooks.com.
Book Events at Books Around the Corner — 6-8 p.m. first Fridays local art showcase; 4:30-5:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. second Wednesdays Teen Book Club; 6-7 p.m. third Thursdays Mystery/Thriller Book Club and 7-8 p.m. last Wednesdays Readers Choice Book Club. 40 N.W. Second St., downtown Gresham. Visit booksaroundthecorner.com for more information.
Murder Mystery Dessert Theater — 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, Gresham High School Cafeteria, 1200 N. Main Ave. "The Legend of Camp Leaky Lake" by Grace Goldstein, presented by the GHS Drama Departments. $15 includes dessert, beverage and performance. Visit facebook.com/groups/134725716538428/ for more information.
"Arsenic and Old Lace" — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25-26, Nov. 1-2; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, SALT Academy, 333 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Written by American playwright Joseph Kesselring in 1939 and during the early onset of World War II, the play is a farcical dark comedy set in Brooklyn, N.Y., revolving around the long time established Brewster family, two sweet old aunts and their nephews. The play references several points in history particularly around the Panama Canal. Tickets are $16, for ages 14 and older; $12, for ages 3-13, seniors and veterans. Visit saltacademy.com/events/shows-and-recitals/19-arsenic-and-old-lace for more information.
Heslin House Museum and Fairview Historic Jail — noon to 4 p.m. third Saturday of each month, 60 Main St., Fairview. Exhibit features posters and other memorabilia focused on the home front during World War II. Free admission, but donations welcomed. Visit www.echohistory.org for more information.
Harlow House Museum — 1-3 p.m. Sundays, 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The home was built in 1900 on what was known as the Harlow Farm by Fred Harlow, son of Troutdale founder Captain John Harlow. The house is relatively unchanged from the day it was built. Visit troutdalehistory.org or call 503-661-2164 for more information.
King of Roads Exhibit — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall, 732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Call 503-661-2164 for more information.
Zimmerman Heritage Farm — noon to 4 p.m. every third Saturday, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Gresham. Exhibit features a look at Isobel Zimmerman and the contents of a traveling trunk. $5 suggested donation. Visit www.echohistory.org for more information.
The Hoppy Brewer — 328 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beer Event with Pelican Brewing; 6-9 p.m. live music with Bob Voll; 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, live Music with Scratchdog Stringband. Free. Visit oregonshoppyplace.com or call 503-328-8474 for more information.
Spinella's Off the Wall — 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Live music: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, Ronnie and Peter; 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, Robusto Rejects; Friday, Oct. 18, Brady Goss; Saturday, Oct. 19, Chris Baron. Free. For more information, visit spinellasoffthewall.com/?page_id=823
Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamins Edgefield Winery Tasting Room (unless otherwise noted), 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale, 7-9 p.m. All shows are free, for those age 21 and older.
- Tuesday, Oct. 15: Lewi Longmire
- Wednesday, Oct. 16: Warren Floyd
- Thursday, Oct. 17: Michael Berly
- Friday, Oct. 18: Karyn Ann
- Saturday, Oct. 19: Westfall
- Sunday, Oct. 20: Billy D
- Monday, Oct. 21: Groovy Wallpaper
- Tuesday, Oct. 22: David Smith
- Wednesday, Oct. 23: Erin Costelo
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