Home & Garden Show, Hillsbrew Fest, and ‘My Fair Lady’: 10 things to do this week

Home & Garden Show, Hillsbrew Fest, and ‘My Fair Lady’: 10 things to do this week

It’s still mid-winter, but spring is right around the corner. If you’re thinking of a spring spruce up for your living space, check out this weekend’s Home and Garden Show. Other options include the Hillsboro-area brew fest, several dance and theater options, and Sunday’s Short Film Fest.

Although the state-wide indoor COVID-19 mask mandate has lifted, some venues or artists still have restrictions in place. Check venue websites for information on specific COVID safety requirements.

Home and Garden Show

Check out what’s new in home and garden design during the Spring Home and Garden Show. Oregonian file photo. LC-

Spring Home and Garden Show

Portland is still in the middle of winter, but it’s not too early to dream of sprucing up your landscaping, adding some new storage to your garage, or tuning up your home décor. The annual Spring Home & Garden Show offers a look at competition gardens, remodeling news, how-to seminars, a plant sale, speakers, and events for the kids.

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23-26, Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive; admission $15, ages 12 and younger free; parking is extra; homeshowpdx.com/p/tickets.

“Illum” – push/FOLD

Portland’s push/FOLD stages the world premiere of “Illum,” a new work by composer and choreographer Samuel Hobbs that explores themes of home, acceptance and belonging. Also on the program are a selection of works from the push/FOLD repertoire.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24-26, Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, 12625 S.W. Crescent St., Beaverton; $25-$55, thereser.org.

— Grant Butler

“Hey Old Friends”

Portland area performers Merideth Kaye Clark, Susannah Mars, and Stephanie Lynne Smith pay tribute to Stephen Sondheim and his big Broadway hits at Wilfs Restaurant and Jazz on Friday night. Come hear a fun selection of music belted out by good friends who plan to continue these types of performance in the future.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, Wilfs, 800 N.W. Sixth Ave.; $35; eventbrite.com.

A glass mug of beer on a table, with beer taps in the background.

Hillsbrew returns to the Wingspan Event Center for the second annual event. Andre Meunier/Staff

Hillsbrew Fest

The Hillsboro area’s biggest beer festival returns for its second year bringing together craft breweries and beer aficionados for a weekend of pourings in a variety of styles. About 40 brewers and cidermakers are expected to attend. The drink selection will vary over the three days, with up to 60 beers on tap throughout the festival. The Fest celebrates craft beverages from every corner of the state, with participants representing the Willamette Valley, Oregon coast, Columbia River Gorge, central Oregon, southern Oregon, and the Portland area. Three Oregon craft cideries will also offer samplings.

11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24-26, indoors at the Wingspan Event Center (formerly Washington County Fairgrounds), 801 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro, admission $10 for non-drinkers, $30 for mug and drink tickets; 21 and older only; hillsbrewfest.com/tickets

Organ music by BIPOC and women composers

Katie Webb of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will play music created by composers around the world, and spanning nearly 200 years. The program includes works by Cecilia McDowall, Mark Miller, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Thomas H. Webb will also play a series of pieces for the church year by Jeanne Demessieux, Adolphus Hailstork, Ethel Smyth, Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, and others.

7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 N.W. 19th Ave.; donation; trinity-episcopal.org/events.

Orli Shaham

Artist-in-Residence and virtuoso pianist Orli Shaham will perform Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor under the baton of Maestro Salvador Brotons. The program also includes the Intermezzo from Pietro Mascagni’s 1905 opera “Amica,” and Puccini’s “Messa di Gloria” featuring the Portland Symphonic Choir and soloists Katherine Goforth and Anton Belov. The concert is available via livestream as well as in-person.

7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25-26, Skyview Concert Hall, 1300 N.W. 139th St., Vancouver; tickets start at $36 plus fees; vancouversymphony.org.

PSU Farmers Market

Find out where your food comes from during the CSA Share Fair. Oregonian file photo. Sean Meagher/The Oregonian

CSA Share Fair

Pacific Northwest Community Supported Agriculture Coalition, a Portland-based nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a sustainable local food system via community supported agriculture, wants you to meet your farmer. Where does your food actually come from? If you want answers to that question, meet up with more than 45 area farmers and ranchers, sample seasonal foods, watch cooking demos, and learn about how to participate in CSA programs. There will also be children’s activities, and raffles of specialty food and spirits.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at The Redd, 831 S.E. Salmon St.; free; pnwcsa.org/csasharefair.

Oregon Short Film Festival

Portlander composer/filmmaker Kurt Rosenberg’s work is featured during this festival celebrating short film. Rosenberg finds inspiration from his travels, and his latest composition, “The Moon Followed Me to Falmouth,” was inspired while he was having dinner and looking out the window from his Falmouth, England hotel. The film will have its in-person premiere during the event. Other highlights include awards presentations, introductions to the films, social networking and of course, film screenings.

Noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, Clinton Street Theater, 2522 S.E. Clinton St.; tickets; $38; cstpdx.com/event.

Three actors on a stage

Jonathan Grunert as Professor Henry Higgins, Madeline Powell as Eliza Doolittle and John Adkison as Colonel Pickering in the national tour of “My Fair Lady.” Photo by Jeremy Daniel

“My Fair Lady”

Can you transform someone with lessons in etiquette and refinement? Lerner & Loewe’s musical that was a hit movie starring a young Audrey Hepburn comes to Portland with its classic songs including “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live.” Bartlett Sher directs.

Opens 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, and continues various dates and times through March 5, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St.; tickets start at $29.75; portland5.evenue.net.

Kyle Abraham’s A.I.M, “An Untitled Love”

White Bird’s second “We Are One” festival continues with choreographer Kyle Abraham’s 10-member company A.I.M., in a show that brings together dancers of diverse backgrounds and disciplines as they delve deeply into personal history and identity. The featured work is Abraham’s new “An Untitled Love,” co-commissioned by White Bird.

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 2-4, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway; tickets start at $32; www.whitebird.org or call 503-245-1600 ext. 201

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