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Go, Friday: Laurelhurst Festival, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers

By , Columbian Features News Coordinator


Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, 7 p.m. Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland; $28 to $88 through Ticketfly, 877-435-9849 or

Freedom Fest, noon July 24; 10 a.m. July 25. The third annual music festival will honor veterans with performances by 12 bands, including Sell the Farm, True Press, Steady Riot and more, along with a beer garden, fireworks show and disc golf. Pekin Ferry, 34115 N.W Pekin Ferry Road, Ridgefield; $25 to $35.

The Rough Riders, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Henry Kapono, John Cruz and Brother Noland. The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland; $30 to $50. 503-222-2031 or

Say Anything, 8 p.m. Roseland Theater, 8 N.W. Sixth Ave., Portland; $16.50 through Cascade Tickets, 800-514-3849 or 971-230-0033 or

Stiff Little Fingers, 8 p.m. Hawthorne Theatre, 1507 S.E. 39th Ave., Portland; $20 for ages 21 and older, through Cascade Tickets, 855-227-8499 or 503-233-7100 or

Train, The Fray, 7 p.m. Amphitheater Northwest, 17200 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield; $25 to $79.50 through Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000 or 360-816-7000 or


Abbey Roadster, 8:30 p.m. Irishtown Pub,11600 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver; $5. 360-253-1479 or

Celtinalia, 6 to 9 p.m. Heisen House Vineyards, 28005 N.E. 172nd Ave., Battle Ground; free, $5 for tastings. 360-713-2359 or

Edward Street Band, 8:30 p.m. Jollie’s Restaurant and Lounge, 17701 N.E. Union Road, Ridgefield; no cover charge. 360-573-3141.

Good Old War, 9:30 p.m. Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St., Portland; $15, for 21 and older. 503-231-9663 or

The Hunts, 5 p.m. Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St., Portland; $12 to $14, for 21 and older. 503-231-9663 or

JILT, 9 p.m. Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver; $5, 21 and older. 360-254-0749 or

Lower Dens, 9 p.m. Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland; $15, for 21 and older. 503-288-3895 or

Michael Riopelle and Metolius Rising, 6 to 9 p.m. Moulton Falls Winery, 31101 N.E. Railroad Ave., Yacolt; no cover charge. 360-686-4070 or

The Quadraphonnes, Honeybutter, 8 p.m. Jimmy Mak’s, 221 N.W. 10th Ave., Portland; $12. 503-295-6542 or

Summer Soundtrack, 9 p.m. Brickhouse Bar and Grill, 109 W. 15th St., Vancouver; no cover charge, 21 and older. 360-695-3686 or

On stage

Battle Ground Movies in the Park, 7 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 28. Enjoy family-friendly movies at dusk, be sure to bring blankets, pillows and low back chairs. “Book of Life,” rated PG, will be shown. Central Park Pavilion, Battle Ground Village, 802 S.E. 14th Loop, Battle Ground; free. 360-397-0334 or

Flicks on the Bricks, 7 p.m. Fridays, July 24 through Aug. 21. Pioneer Courthouse Square will host its annual movie night in “Portland’s Living Room” with music and food vendors. “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” rated PG, will be shown. Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 S.W. Sixth Ave., Portland; free.

Friday Night Movies in the Park, 7 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 14. Grab blankets or lawn chairs for a family-friendly movie in your local park, with pre-movie activities before each film. “The Boxtrolls,” rated PG, will be shown. Marshall Park, 1015 E. McLoughlin Blvd., Vancouver.


JAW: A Playwrights Festival, presented by Portland Center Stage. Four playwrights have been selected to present their scripts by actors in free public staged readings. 4 and 8 p.m. July 24-25. Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave., Portland; free. 503-455-3700 or

Laurelhurst Festival, 7 p.m. July 24-26 and July 31-Aug. 2; 2 p.m. July 25-26 and Aug. 1-2; 10 p.m. Aug. 1. The fourth annual festival by the Original Practice Shakespeare features 11 different Shakespeare plays, performed using limited rehearsal, an on-stage prompter, audience interaction and fast-paced acting. Laurelhurst Park, Southeast Ankeny Street and Cesar E Chavez Boulevard, Portland; free.

“MacBeth in Lone Fir Cemetery,” presented by Portland Actors Ensemble. Among the tombstones of Lone Fir Cemetery, actors will bring Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy to life in the twilight hours. 7 p.m. July 24-25. Lone Fir Cemetery, Southeast 26th Avenue and Washington Street, Portland; free, donations encouraged.

“Twelfth Night,” presented by Portland Shakespeare Project. Twins Viola and Sebastian are separated by a shipwreck on the magical island of Illyria, where they encounter loss and love in one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. Through Aug. 2: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Alder Stage, Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 S.W. Morrison St., Portland; $35, $20 for students. 503-241-1278 or

“Unnecessary Farce,” presented by Lakewood Theatre Company. Two inexperienced police officers set up an undercover sting to catch the embezzling mayor. But mixed-up rooms, a female accountant who can’t stay dressed and a Scottish hit-man tun the sting into comedic run-around. Through Aug. 16. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and Aug. 5; 7 p.m. July 26; 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 9 and 16. Lakewood Center of the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego, Ore.; $32, $30 for seniors, $20 for students. 503-635-3901 or


Get Pop-Cultured: Fangirl Friday, 7 p.m. Learn about the Women of Marvel, try cosplay and more. Barnes & Noble, Vancouver Plaza, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver; free. 360-253-9007 or

Out & about

PDX Pop Now, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. July 24; noon to 1 a.m. July 25-26. The annual music festival is a celebration for all ages, as Portland musicians perform on two outdoor stages, with a street fair, record fair and band versus band basketball tournament. AudioCinema, 226 S.E. Madison St., Portland; free.

Satisfy Your Senses Art Show, 5 to 8 p.m. July 24; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 25; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26. The art show and sale features the work of five artists: Phylles Flury, Jeanette French, Kathleen Hovis, Bonnie Junell and Edi Olson, with part of the proceeds benefiting the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation. July 24 will be an evening reception, with artist demonstrations July 25-26. Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar, 205 E. 39th St., Vancouver; free.

Washougal Motocross National, 7 a.m. July 24; 1 p.m. July 25. Watch the amateur motocross racers compete on the local track July 24 after the gate open. Professional riders will race on the track starting at 1 p.m. July 25 as part of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series. Washougal MX Park, 40912 N.E. Borin Road, Washougal; $60 for all days, $40 for just July 25, for ages 7 and older, free for ages 6 and younger.

Fairs & festivals

Camas Days, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 24; 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 25; noon July 26. The 41st annual community celebration features six blocks of food booths and handmade crafts, a Kids Street full of youth activities, and the Toast of Camas: wine and microbrew street with live music. The kids parade begins at 12:15 p.m. July 24, blueberry pancakes will be served at the United Methodist Church 7:30 to 11 a.m. July 25, the Grand Parade begins at 11 a.m., followed by the bathtub races at 1 p.m. The Ducky Derby is at noon July 26 on the Washougal River. Downtown Camas, Northeast Fourth and Dallas streets, Camas; free, Toast of Camas: $5 for 21 and older, pancake breakfast: $8, $3 for ages 12 and younger.

Ho’ike and Hawaiian Festival, 4 to 10 p.m. July 24; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 25. The Hapa Haole Hula Competition combines hapa-haole music, in which the subject matter is Hawaiian but the lyrics are mostly in English, with hula performances. Dancers and singers will fill the park with the sounds of the islands July 25, with kids activities, arts and crafts, and food vendors. Join the 5K Aloha Run/Walk from 8 to 10 a.m. July 25. Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia Streets, Vancouver; free, 5K race: $30, free for ages 12 and younger.

Oregon Brewers Festival, noon to 9 p.m. July 24-25; noon to 7 p.m. July 26. The 28th annual craft beer festival offers visitors to learn and sample a variety of craft beer styles from 90 breweries across the United States. There is also the soda garden for minors and designated drivers. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Southwest Oak Street and Naito Parkway, Portland; free, $7 for tasting glass, $1 for token.

Summer Festival, noon July 24, 8 p.m. July 25; 4 p.m. July 26. Chamber Music Northwest’s 45th annual series features classical and contemporary chamber music by renowned musicians and ensembles. Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.; Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University, 1620 SW Park Ave., Portland; free to $65, $10 for ages 7 to 25. 503-294-6400 or


Friday Night at the Art Museum, 5 to 8 p.m. Visitors can explore the exhibits of the art museum a bit differently, with special tours and games, a pop-up pub and social events. Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park Ave., Portland; $5, free every fourth Friday. 503-226-2811 or

Historical Walking Tours, noon to 1 p.m. Fridays; 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 22. The Clark County Historical Museum takes participants on themed historic tours through downtown Vancouver. “Working Suburbia,” July 24, starts at the museum. “Hudson’s Bay Promenade,” July 25, starts at Allen’s Crosley Lanes, 2400 E. Evergreen Blvd. Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St., Vancouver; $7, reservation required. 360-993-5679 or


Public Archaeology Field School, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 25. The public can visit two active sites as students look for the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Cooper’s Shop and excavate the site of the World War I Spruce Mill. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St., Vancouver; free.


ComedySportz improv show, 8 p.m. The family-friendly performance features two teams of improv players. ComedySportz, 1963 N.W. Kearney St., Portland; $15, reservations recommended. 503-236-8888 or

Hari Kondabolu, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 1510 S.E. Ninth Ave., Portland; $16 to $34 for those 21 and older. 888-643-8669 or

“Hive Five,” 8 p.m. Five veteran improvisers present two different takes to group improv. Brody Theater, 16 N.W. Broadway, Portland; $12, $9 for students and seniors. 503-224-2227 or

“Seven on 7,” 10 p.m. Stand-up meets improv. Brody Theater, 16 N.W. Broadway, Portland; $8. 503-224-2227 or

Columbian Features News Coordinator