1934619_54718339089_6487867_n.jpgFrom Thursday through Sunday, Roscoe’s, one of my Montavilla favorites, is hosting the 7th Annual Fresh Hops SummitThe fresh hop summit will be featuring fresh hop beers in many different styles. Fresh hop beers, cask beers, cider, and sour beer will all be on tap. There will be over 30 fresh hop beers available and rotating throughout the weekend. Many of your favorite breweries will be on tap including Breakside Brewery, Fort George Brewery, Culmination Brewing Company, Baerlic Brewing Co., Laurelwood Public House & Brewery, 54-40 Brewing CopFriem Family Brewers, Flat Tail Brewing, and many many more! Taster trays will be available! 8105 SE Stark St * Thurs – Sun * free


At Duff’s Garage Friday: MotorDude Zydeco plays the infectious dance music of the Creole people of Southwest Louisiana known as “zydeco.” Having performed in a wide variety of venues throughout the Bay Area and beyond, the band has developed a strong following of dancers who practice the traditional waltzes, two-steps, and zydeco-shuffle dance styles. 2530 NE 82nd Ave7 pm, dance lesson, 8 -11 pm music * $15


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday there’s live music at Montavilla Station. Bolt Upright hosts the Sunday blues jam / show. 417 SE 80th Ave * 9 pm? * free 


Portland Metro Arts “Once Upon a Time Family Theatre” productions happen on the first screenshot-2016-09-29-at-11-13-40-pm

Saturday monthly. Saturday’s performance is “Sleeping Beauty”. From the  website: Once Upon a Time Family Theatre is a magical mix of theatrical simplicity and grand storytelling for kids and their families. There’s always a slight twist to the traditional story that keeps these productions fresh. Though simply produced, these delightful and engaging productions will soon have everyone fully absorbed in the interaction of live theatre. 9003 SE Stark St * 11:30 am * $2 adults, $1 kids 


Montavilla Food Co-op Annual Meeting & Potluck is Saturday. Co-op leadership will update the community on their upcoming plans and elect board members. It’s a free event, open to both member-owners and the general public, but they ask neighbors to register here. It’s a potluck, so bring a dish to share. Wix Agency LLC, 8037 SE Stark St * 11 am – 1 pm * free


The Montavilla Farmers Market is on until October! You can double your SNAP benefits, and enjoy a wide range of produce and products.

Also: The Power of Produce (POP) Club seeks to teach children about fruits and vegetables, local food systems and healthy food preparation through fun activities. Kids engage in the full farmers market experience, trying new foods, having conversations with farmers, and buying local produce. Through the Two Bite Challenge, POP participants are rewarded for taking two bites of the featured fruit or vegetable, and receive $5 coupons to spend on fruits and vegetables of their choice at the market. 7600 block of SE Stark Street in the gravel lot across from Mr. Plywood * 10 am – 2 pm * free