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Try This: Kenny Stinson and Perfect Tym’n, Repair Clark County

Five things to do this week

By Monika Spykerman, Columbian staff writer
Published: March 9, 2023, 6:02am

True blue

Kentucky bluegrass group Kenny Stinson and Perfect Tym’n will join the Pacific Northwest folk-pop duo Phoenix for a 7:30 p.m. concert Saturday at the Old Liberty Theater, 115 N. Main Ave., Ridgefield. Stinson has performed with Jimmy Martin and Gary Brewer, Gary Waldrip, Dayle Eskridge and James Monroe before forming his own band with his wife, Rhonda, and son, Gavin. Phoenix features award-winning songwriters and recording artists Tim and Kathy Crosby, who have performed in Las Vegas and Nashville. Tickets are $23 at oldlibertytheater.com/buytickets or call 360-887-7260.

Tickling the ivories

Renowned concert pianist, composer and recording artist Gregory Partain returns to his hometown of Camas to perform a piano recital at 7 p.m. Monday at the Joyce Garver Theater, 1500 N.E. Garfield St. Admission is free but donations to the Camas High School Choir will help pay for a trip to New York City in 2024. Partain, who graduated from Camas High School in 1978, has appeared as recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist at venues around the world. Partain currently serves as a professor of music and music department chair at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky. For more details, call 360-833-5750, ext. 78519, or email ethan.chessin@camas.wednet.edu.

Memory lane

Two Rivers Heritage Museum, 1 Durgan St., Washougal, is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday through October. Volunteer docents offer information about displays, including Native American baskets and stone tools, early physicians, fishing, lumber and farming industries, a ’30s-style kitchen, woodworking tools, early mining, local military uniforms, teddy bears, Depression-era glass bowls and vases and musical instruments. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for students and free for children under 5. Get details at www.2rhm.com or call 360-835-8742.

Just like new

Repair Clark County will bring its free fix-it program to the Cascade Park Library, 600 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver, from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Experienced volunteers will attempt to repair small appliances such as toasters, mixers or lamps; electronics like radios, CD players, DVD players or vintage radios; tools for sharpening like knives, scissors or pruners; clothes in need of mending, hemming or zippers; bicycles, walkers and wheelchairs; and other small items, like jewelry or home decor. Items must be small enough to carry. Registration isn’t required but is helpful; see repairclarkcounty.org.

Marvelous music

Enjoy two free concerts, courtesy of Clark College. The Clark College Treble Ensemble and Clark College Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight at First United Methodist Church, 401 E. 33rd St., Vancouver. The Clark College Concert Band presents its winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Skyview High School, 1300 N.W. 139th St., Vancouver. Donations to support the music department are welcome at the door. For complete information about all Clark College concerts including the orchestra, concert band, jazz band and choirs, see the full calendar at clark.edu.

… And more

For more details about these and other events — like Comedy on Tap at the Kiggins Theatre, Open Saturdays at Pearson Field Education Center and the Studio Ghibli Film Festival at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry — visit events.columbian.com.