On July 8, 2017, I spent the afternoon at McMenamins Edgefield
— in Troutdale,
Oregon, on the eastern edge of the Portland metro area
— to celebrate the property’s
The previous year I explored Edgefield for a full 25 hours over two days — check out A McMenamins Edgefield Summer Solstice
for an overview, and for links to the associated articles and photo albums. You can also check out a listing of all my Edgefield-related articles
and Edgefield photo albums.
Throughout the afternoon, I celebrated the birthday with samples of 5 different wines with chips and salsa, 3 different types of beer, a 2 hour concert featuring my favorite Portland band, Bigfoot Mojo,
a photogenic antipasti plate, a truly scrumptious whiskey bread pudding, and more!
During the concert I shot 318 photos as well as 14 video clips which total nearly 19 minutes. Three of those videos have been posted on YouTube. With 36 of the best photos I put together a 55-second slideshow video of the captivating bassist, Belinda Underwood, which is also on YouTube.
Besides the 318 photos I shot of Bigfoot Mojo, I also took 143 other pictures at Edgefield that day. The best 59 are presented in this album.