Things to Do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of events. Many are free and most are family-friendly.
June 29 (2 p.m.) — See "Intergenerational Queer Theatre Project," a collaboration between Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theatre Program and Oregon Children's Theatre at OCT's YP Studio Theater, 1939 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland. Admission is free. To learn more read the article on B5.
July 1 (7 p.m.) — The Music Monday concert at Lake Theater and Cafe features Lisa Mann and Lara Price: Salty and Sweet, backed by Mann's Really Good Band. Mann's salty delivery of Tough Girl Blues meets with the sultry sugar of Price's melodious voice. Tickets are $15 each or $80 for VIP seating for four closest to the stage. Purchase online at laketheatercafe-com/seatengine.com. Doors open at 6 p.m.
July 2-6 (7:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. July 4) — Attend the St. Paul Rodeo in St. Paul, Oregon. Tickets range from $16 to $26 and can be purchased online at stpaulrodeo.com or at the gate. Fireworks follow the evening performances.
July 3 (7 p.m.) — Lake Oswego Millennium Concert Band presents its traditional patriotic concert at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First St., Lake Oswego. Free. Bring lawn chairs and picnics.
July 4 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) — Estacada Timber Festival at PGE Timber Park, 30378 NW Evergreen Way, Estacada. Gates open at 10 a.m., timber competitions begin at noon. Live music starts at 4 p.m. with fireworks at 10 p.m. Fun for the whole family. Admission is $5 per person. Get tickets online at estacadatimberfestival.com.
July 4 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) — Star Spangled Parade on A Avenue in Lake Oswego and festivities at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First St., Lake Oswego. Free. Live music, pie eating contest (register starting at 11 a.m., contest at noon), food vendors, face painting, live music and much more.
July 4 (6:30 p.m.) — West Linn's Fourth of July celebration at Willamette Park, 1100 12th St., West Linn. Color guard presentation at 6:30 p.m., live music, food, beverages, plus fireworks at dusk (9 p.m.). Free and open to all.
July 4 (7:30 to 10:30 p.m.) — Independence Day Illumination: A light show in the sky at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First St., Lake Oswego. A unique display features an explosion of color, lights and music. Bring blankets, low sand chairs. Includes glow-in-the-dark entertainment, food and beverages. Drones soar at 9:45 p.m., show lasts about 15 minutes.
July 6 (noon to 5 p.m.) — Barbecued Rib Day at St. Josef's Winery, 28836 S. Barlow Road, Canby. Live music from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 503-651-3190 for details.
July 7 (afternoon and evening) — Stroll the streets of Sandy and view chalk art created on the theme "Only Rain Down the Drain." Artists will circle the library and line Proctor and Pioneer boulevards. Free. Visit ci.sandy.or.us or call 503-668-5590.
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