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March 2017

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Marion or Polk Counties

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00am
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. The Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. The Showcase exhibits the artwork of hundreds of students.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00am
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. Dale Kurtz has a talent for portraying the American landscape. This most recent series of watercolors is an ode to one of our country’s greatest treasures: its National Parks.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org 

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00am
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00am

    Draw Near features sculptures by internationally known artist Heidi Preuss Grew. Combining animal and human features, her artwork straddles real and fictional worlds. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Jack Nisbet, noted author and educator, will give a talk based upon his recent book “Ancient Places – People and Landscapes in the Emerging Northwest.” A book signing follows the presentation. Sponsored by the Native Plant Society, Willamette Valley Chapter, in partnership with the David Douglas Society and the Straub Environmental Center. Free admission.
    The Eco Hub
    Willamette Heritage Center
    1313 Mill St. SE 
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-302-4645
    www.StraubEnvironmentalCenter.org

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 11:00pm
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 11:00pm

    Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Rich McCloud. Free / All ages. Rich McCloud is a prolific songwriter and performer from Florida that combines soul, hip-hop, pop, and a fiery spirit to bring a vibrant sound and relatable rhymes/lyrics to music lovers.
    Venti's Cafe and Basement Bar
    325 Court St NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-399-8733
    www.facebook.com/events/1312995722084634

    Downtown Salem
  • Friday, March 31, 2017 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm
    Friday, March 31, 2017 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm

    Stroll through 30 acres of beautiful tulips. Wine tasting from Wooden Shoe's own vineyard, fresh picked tulips, flower displays, Wooden Shoe gardens, a great selection of food and our world class gift shop. $5/person.
    Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
    33814 S. Meridian Road
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-634-2243 or 800-711-2006
    www.woodenshoe.com

  • Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
    Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. The Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. The Showcase exhibits the artwork of hundreds of students.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
    Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. Dale Kurtz has a talent for portraying the American landscape. This most recent series of watercolors is an ode to one of our country’s greatest treasures: its National Parks.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org 

  • Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
    Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am

    Draw Near features sculptures by internationally known artist Heidi Preuss Grew. Combining animal and human features, her artwork straddles real and fictional worlds. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Friday, March 31, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Friday, March 31, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    OMSI will be on-site with science equipment and challenges guaranteed to thrill youngsters, perplex adults and offer an unforgettable science experience. Guests will enjoy hands on brainteasers and puzzles. Food and drink (alcoholic and non-alcohlic) will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public.
    Oregon Garden Resort
    895 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-2500
    www.facebook.com/events/1844645565789617

  • Friday, March 31, 2017 - 8:00pm
    Friday, March 31, 2017 - 8:00pm

    While the night away with Carlos, the orchestra, and some of the greatest music composed by Viennese composers, featuring one of America's youngest violinists. Tickets: $32-50.
    Smith Auditorium, Willamette University 
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97302
    www.orsymphonysalem.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Friday, March 31, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 11:00pm
    Friday, March 31, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 11:00pm

    21+ / Free. Fortune's Folly is a 4-piece high energy dance rock band from Eugene, Oregon.
    Venti's Cafe and Basement Bar
    325 Court St NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-399-8733
    www.facebook.com/events/1241396135950097

    Downtown Salem
  • Historic Manson Barn at Champoeg State Heritage Area
    Come see a shed raising using the same techniques of the 19th century builders.
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    8:45am to 4:45pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    8:45am to 4:45pm
    Champoeg State Heritage Area will host a shed raising using traditional joinery and methods of the 19th century French Prairie and pioneer Oregon. Champoeg State Heritage Area 8239 Champoeg Rd. NE Saint Paul, OR 97137 503-678-1251 www.oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=thingstodo.dsp_event&eventId=46484
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    January 20-April 15. Explore the relationship between humans and their natural environment in the Mid-Willamette Valley throughout history. Exhibit open during regular museum hours, Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm.
    Willamette Heritage Center
    1313 Mill St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-7012
    www.willametteheritage.org/special-exhibits

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am

    A series of 8 classes open to gardeners of all skill levels. Classes include discussions and hands-on learning opportunities. Learn the garden skills necessary to create your own urban garden and cultivate not only produce, but friendships and communities. February 4-May 20, 2 Saturdays a month from 10 am-noon. Tuition: $130.
    Pringle creek community/ Painter hall
    3911 Village Center Dr. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-315-1055
    www.pringlecreek.com/connect/community-center

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

    Saturday 10 am - 5 pm & Sunday 11am - 5 pm.  Join us for a celebration of legal marijuana. You'll find hemp and cannabis products, accessories and tools, grow and harvest equipment, and more. Then, take in some great sessions on growing, medicinal benefits, legal discussions and more! 21+ only (18+ with MMJ ID – Oregon Only). Admission: $15 Weekend Pass ($10 for Veterans).
    Oregon State Fair & Expo Center
    2330 17th St. NE
    Salem, OR 97303
    541-201-8497
    www.THCfair.com 

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. The Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. The Showcase exhibits the artwork of hundreds of students.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. Dale Kurtz has a talent for portraying the American landscape. This most recent series of watercolors is an ode to one of our country’s greatest treasures: its National Parks.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org 

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am

    Draw Near features sculptures by internationally known artist Heidi Preuss Grew. Combining animal and human features, her artwork straddles real and fictional worlds. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Kresge artwork
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Fri Apr 28 2017.
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    April 1-28. During her residency, Ann Kresge will be working on Sacred Sites, an artists’ book collaboration with poet Dawn Diez Willis. Ann will work to fully realize the project before producing it as a limited edition.  
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Fri May 05 2017.
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Avantika Bawa is creating a large-scale installation titled Beyond the Wall, this piece will utilize the interior architecture of the space as a prompt to generate a single, continuous wall drawing.  Tue-Fri, 10 am-5 pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5 Mon, Closed. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Through April 30. Anne Hirondelle is a nationally recognized ceramic artist who throughout her long career has pushed the boundaries of the ceramic medium, making functional vessels and abstract sculptures that are warmly alive and visually engaging. Museum hours: 10 am-5 pmTues- Sat, and 1-5 pm Sun, closed Mon​. Admission: $3-6.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    http://willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2016-17/anne_hironde....

    Downtown Salem
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

    Registration Open for Sept. 16-17 Salem River2Ridge. 2-day event includes: symposium highlighting the unique race route, race begins in Historic Downtown Salem. Kayak-bike-hike the Willamette River, farmlands & Silver Falls State Park. Saturday: symposium 2-4 pm, exhibitors noon-4 pm. Sunday: Race start: 9 am.
    Riverfront Park/ Silver Falls State Park
    181 High St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4325 or 800-874-7012
    Book A Room Now
    www.salemriver2ridge.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    JT Meier is back at Coria Estates for April Fools Day. Come out for good music, good wine, and a good laugh from 2-5pm. Cheers! Free admission. Coria Estates 8252 Redstone Ave. Salem, OR 97306 503-363-0525 www.coriaestates.com/happenings1  
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 11:00pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 11:00pm

    Rock Candi will be rockin' at Venti's, hope you can join us. The girls will be playing classics from Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Joan Jett, Queen, Pat Benetar, Van Halen, the Scorpions, Pink, AC/DC, so many favorite rock tunes. No cover.
    Venti's Cafe and Basement Bar
    325 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-399-8733
    www.facebook.com/events/1824848914396514

    Downtown Salem
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    9:30pm to 11:00pm
    Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
    9:30pm to 11:00pm

    The "We're A Fun Time Tour” features the hilarious stand-up of Grant Lyon and Carmen Morales. Their likability and charm are unmatched and their comedy is sharp, observant, captivating and opinionated. Admission: $12.
    Capitol City Theater
    210 Liberty St. SE #150
    Salem, OR 97301
    971-599-1871
    www.capitolcitytheater.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Polk Flea Market, Polk County, Oregon
    Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
    9:00am to 3:00pm
    Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
    9:00am to 3:00pm

    Find a treasure at the Polk Flea Market, Polk County's oldest and largest flea market with over 180 tables full of antiques, collectibles, vintage jewelry, tools, furniture and more. Adult Admission $1.
    Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center 
    520 SW Pacific Hwy, (99W)
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-428-8224
    www.facebook.com/Polk-Flea-Market-121128887901742/?ref=br_rs

  • Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00am
    Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. The Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. The Showcase exhibits the artwork of hundreds of students.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00am
    Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. Dale Kurtz has a talent for portraying the American landscape. This most recent series of watercolors is an ode to one of our country’s greatest treasures: its National Parks.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org 

  • Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00am
    Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00am

    Draw Near features sculptures by internationally known artist Heidi Preuss Grew. Combining animal and human features, her artwork straddles real and fictional worlds. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Mitch Lies and the Alibis kick off the free concert series in Redgate Vineyard's Fieldhouse. “The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.” ― Thomas Love Peacock, Melincourt. Enjoy the sounds and Redgate Vineyard's own sunbeams in glass. Free admission.
    Redgate Vineyard
    8175 Buena Vista Rd.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-428-7115
    www.redgatevineyard.com/RGV?page_id=15

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. The Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. The Showcase exhibits the artwork of hundreds of students.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. Dale Kurtz has a talent for portraying the American landscape. This most recent series of watercolors is an ode to one of our country’s greatest treasures: its National Parks.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org 

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am

    Draw Near features sculptures by internationally known artist Heidi Preuss Grew. Combining animal and human features, her artwork straddles real and fictional worlds. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am

    Come engage with artist Bonnie Hull at her Art Talk this April. Having just finished her time as the Annex Artist-in-Residence, Bonnie will discuss her process and inspiration for making art. Gallery hours: Tue-Fri, 10 am-5 pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5 Mon, Closed. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Apr 25 2017.
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Come to the Bush Barn Art Center for the time-honored tradition of life drawing. These figure study sessions will take place under the guidance of artist Rich McCloud. Materials for creating work are not provided, and space is first-come, first-served. $12, or $40 for four sessions.
    Bush Barn Art Center 
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Women's Clinic
    ActiveSalem Women's Beginning Walking and Running
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    6:15pm to 7:45pm
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    6:15pm to 7:45pm

    Get fit and progress at a comfortable pace in walk, walk-to-run or run groups. Weekly fitness talks are followed by a walk or run with leaders. 12 weeks on Tuesday nights, since 1998. $110.
    Gallagher Fitness Resources
    135 Commercial St.NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-4198
    www.activesalem.com/gallagher-fitness-training-programs/women

    Downtown Salem
  • Taproot's Stools and Lights Open Night Mic
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 11:00pm
    Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, November, December on the first Tuesday until Tue May 02 2017.
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 11:00pm

    Come and join us for our open mic night. Enjoy our food, drinks and fun atmosphere.
    Taproot Lounge & Cafe
    356 State St. 
    Salem, OR 97301
    509-928-3115
    www.taprootloungandcafe.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm

    Feb. 1-May 17. Translated simply as a thing to wear, the kimono is so much more. Come explore the art and craftsmanship of the iconic Japanese garment and learn the secrets of kitsuke. Stop by the World Beat Gallery to see this beautiful exhibit. Gallery hours: Mon.- Fri. 10 am-3 pm. Free admission.
    Salem Multicultural Institute 
    189 Liberty St NE #107
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2004
    www.salemmulticultural.org/gallery_current.shtml

    Downtown Salem
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:00am
    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:00am

    March 11 - April 22. The Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. The Showcase exhibits the artwork of hundreds of students.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org