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Format: 2016-05-04
Format: 2016-05-04
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Photography show featuring works by Joel Zak, Philip Augustin, Doug Bearce, Chris Fischer and Larry Goss among others. Reception on May 4th from 5-8 PM. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free admission.
Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
444 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4642
www.elsinoregallery.com

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am - Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 4:00pm

Buy your organic plant starts for your yard and garden. We have tons of perennial flowers and vegetable starts that include tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, summer and winter squashes, assorted herbs. Come on out!
Pringle Creek Community
3911 Village Center Dr. SE 
Salem, OR 97302
503-315-1055
www.pringlecreek.com

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am - Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am

Antiques, vintage, handmade creations, furniture, home and garden will await you at this show held in the historical Turner Tabernacle.
Oregon Christian Convention Center
5605 Jubilee Dr. SE
Turner, OR 97392
503-585-9749

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:00am - Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 4:00pm

Odd & unusual plants, our ever-popular country store, herbs & native plants, vegetables, perennials & annuals, trees and shrubs, hanging baskets & houseplants, vendor booths, Master Gardener table to answer your gardening questions. 
Polk County Fairgrounds
520 S Pacific Hwy (99W)
Rickreall, OR 97371
503-623-8395
www.extension.oregonstate.edu/polk/2016-polk-county-master-gardener-plant-sale

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:00am - Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 6:00pm

Trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, ground covers, veggies and more.
Corner of Center and Cottage Streets
1725 Capitol St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2229


Friday, May 6, 2016 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

This is a fundraising event for Willamette Valley Hospice's Camp Mighty Oaks program. We will be hosting a new and gently used jewelry, handbags, scarves sale just in time for Mother's Day.
Willamette Valley Hospice 
1015 3rd St. NW
Salem, OR 97301
503 588 3600
www.wvh.org

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Fine Art Friday will celebrate the opening of three new exhibitions, featuring art by Michael Boonstra, Rich Bergeman, Chloe Raymond and Totem Shriver. An artist lecture will take place with Michael Boonstra at 6 pm. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97031
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 7:30am

The annual Silverton Health Fun Run draws serious runners, runners who don’t mind walking, and regular walkers, and entire families. Includes a 5k road race and one-mile kids’ race.
Silverton Hospital Parking Lot
342 Fairview St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-873-1786
www.silvertonhealth.org/funrun

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Opening Weekend for Schreiner’s Iris Gardens. Methven Family Vineyards, Elixir, Spiritopia are here with wine and liqueur tasting for purchase noon–5p.m. How to Dig & Divide Iris Demonstration, free, 1-1:30 p.m.
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens
3625 Quinaby Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97303
503-393-3232 or 800-525-2367
www.schreinersgardens.com/bloom-season

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Celebrate women who have made their mark in Aviation, Space, Engineering and other outstanding fields. Come hear their stories and find inspiration. 
Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum 
500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-4180
www.evergreenmuseum.org

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

April 16-May 15. Meet a new generation of artists. Senior art studio majors at Willamette University exhibit their works each spring in the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. General Admission $6; Sr 55+ $4; Students 18+ and Educators $3; Youth 17 & under are free; Tues free for everyone. 
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Willamette University Melvin Henderson Rubio Gallery
700 State St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
http://goo.gl/iCS2ug

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Visitors can enjoy a variety of guided wildflower walks, birders can tag along with a professional, meet an owl, raptors and other rehabilitated animals. Craft making and sketching classes are available. A $5.00 parking fee per car.
Silver Falls State Park
20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
Sublimity, OR 97385
503-874-0201
www.oregonstateparks.org

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am - Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 4:00pm

Plant sale at St. Timothy's to benefit our Community Garden and it's growers (parents of Hoover School). We will have $1 organic veggie starts. Family friendly event. Free parking.
Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church
3295 Ladd Ave. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-269-4756

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

April 16-May 15. Andries Fourie, an associate professor of the art department at Willamette University, explores the natural and human ecology of the Eastern Cape of South Africa where he was born and raised. General Admisssion $6; Sr 55+ $4; Students 18+ and Educators $3; Youth 17 & under are free; Tues free for everyone.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University Atrium Gallery
700 State St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
http://goo.gl/wh2m3C

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sheep to Shawl provides a fun and free way for families to connect with history. Enjoy animals, music, games, crafts, demonstrations and the Lamb’s Tail Trail.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St.SE 
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org/sheep-to-shawl

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Step into the photographic world of this internationally recognized American photographer (1883-1976), who is known for her botanical photography, nudes, and industrial landscapes. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays. General Admission: $6; Senior 55+ $4; Students 18+ and Educators $3; Youth 17 & under are free; Tues free for everyone.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art 
700 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 11:30am - 3:30pm

Fourth annual Bark For Life includes a walk, vendors, costume contest, entertainment, demo's, silent auction and much more. Spend the afternoon with your pooch while raising money for the American Cancer Society.
Keizer Rapids Park 
1900 Chemawa Rd. N
Keizer, OR 97303
503-884-1492
www.bflofsalemkeizer.com 

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The photographs in Rich Bergeman’s Newly Exposed were created with a homemade wooden cigar box camera. Bergeman explores the central Oregon coast in search of quiet scenes that most wouldn’t think deserve a second look. Gallery Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; Mon.-Closed. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Inspired by concepts from an abstracted view brought forth by major advancements in satellite and space technology, Michael Boonstra creates invented landscapes that examine our aerial perspective through drawing and photography. Gallery Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; Mon.-Closed. Free adission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Chloe Raymond and Totem Shriver both create abstract woodcarvings highlighting juxtaposition created by geometric forms against the organic qualities of wood, providing a beautiful experience that will last for all time in someone’s mind. Gallery Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; Mon.-Closed. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

NW Natural's 'Diversity & Inclusion Council' is hosting a screening of the locally-filmed movie, "Black Girl In Suburbia."  The filmmaker, Melissa Lowery, will be on hand for Q&A after the movie. Showtime at 3 p.m.  
Salem Library
585 Liberty St., SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-220-2381

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

7pm & 9pm showtimes. F/stop Fitzgerald's presents a night of comedy with standup legend Dwight Slade (The Tonight Show, Just For Laughs Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival) featuring Eric Alexander Moore and hosted by Ray McMillin. $14.
f/Stop Fitzgerald's Public House
335 Grove St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-851-4081
www.dwightsladesalem.brownpapertickets.com

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Celebrating Mother’s Day with all mothers receiving a free cut stem of iris while supplies last. Wine and liqueur tastings for purchase by Methven Family Vineyards and Spiritopia from noon to 5 p.m.
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens
3625 Quinaby Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97303
503-393-3232 or 800-525-2367
www.schreinersgardens.com/bloom-season

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Treat your mom to a delicious brunch this Mother's Day. This huge brunch buffet includes items like omelets made to order, buttermilk pancakes, roast tri-tip, seafood linguine, fresh fruit, and a variety of decadent desserts. Make your reservation today. Adults: $28.95 Seniors: $24.95 Kids 12 & Under: $12.95.
The Oregon Garden Resort
895 W Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-2500
www.oregongardenresort.com/dining.aspx

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Santiam Canyon's favorite brunch featuring our homemade traditional signature dishes, complete with delicious desserts and festive beverages. Beer and wine available for additional purchase. Reservation only, limited seating available. $27.95 adults, $15 children 3-11, 3 and under free.
Trexler Farm at the old Mehama Fish Hatchery
20146 Ferry Rd. SE
Stayton, OR 97383
503-859-4488
www.trexlerfarm.com

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Bring the ladies in your life out to the winery to enjoy a complimentary taste of our Serenidade Port-style dessert wine paired with decadent chocolate fudge, created by Amity’s own Brigittine Monks Gourmet Confections. Wine flights and wine by the glass will be available. $10 to $15 Tasting Flights.
111 5th St.
Amity, OR 97101
503-835-9305
www.coelhowinery.com

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 11:00am - 3:30pm

Mother's Day Brunch at Silver Falls Lodge & Conference Center, an annual tradition set in Oregon's "crown jewel," Silver Falls State Park. Advanced reservation required. $29.95 adults, $27.95 seniors, $14.95 children ages 4-12.
Silver Falls Lodge & Conference Center
20022 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
866-575-8875
www.silverfallslodge.com

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This Mother’s Day enjoy a relaxing, complimentary guided tour of the Bush House Museum. Afterward, spend time wandering through the historic 1882 Conservatory and blooming roses in the Hybrid Tea-Floribunda and Tartar Old Rose Collections.
Bush House Museum
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 8:00pm

A celebration of one of the greatest film composers of all time, with music from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List, and many more. Paul Ghun Kim, conductor. Tickets: $35 and up.
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University
900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-364-0149
www.orsymphonysalem.org

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

New clay classes starting in wheel throwing, hand building and sculpture for adults and children. Come join our friendly, supportive clay community. We have lots of potter's wheels and a huge gas kiln. Enter through the yellow gate on Silverton Road NE at the Oregon State Fairgrounds.
Willamette Art Center
2330 17th St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-365-3911
www.willametteartcenter.com

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

April 18 - July 18. The Pop Rocks Program is geared towards young, aspiring and beginning students ages 6 to 11 with less than six months of musical and/or instrument experience. Pop Rock students will explore music in a comfortable environment. Tuition: $615.
RiverCity Rock Star Academy
2769 19th Street SE
Salem, OR 97302 
503-689-8372
www.rcrockstaracademy.com/poprocks

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

April 18-July 18. The RiverCity Renegade Program is for all adults 18 years of age and older of all musical abilities. This program is a performance program geared towards adults learning songs and performing as a group. $615.
RiverCity Rock Star Academy
2769 19th St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-689-8372
www.rcrockstaracademy.com/adult

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Come visit River Gallery this May for our "Oregon in Bloom" show. The opening night is set for Friday, May 6th, from 6-8 p.m., but the great art will be there every day this month. Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. free admission.
River Gallery on the riverfront
184 S. Main
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

April 19-July 19. This 12-week Rockers Program is for teens ages 12-18 with a foundation on instruments including guitar, bass, keys, drums and vocals. Intermediate to advanced students will learn technique exercises and theory, plus gain practical knowledge. $850.
RiverCity Rock Star Academy
2769 19th St. SE 
503-689-8372
www.rcrockstaracademy.com/rivercityrockers

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Weekly Irish & Celtic dance class. Lively forms of social dance similar to contra and square dancing. Great fun; excellent exercise; no partner or experience is necessary. Bring comfortable shoes and water. $5 per class. Tuesdays, ongoing.
VFW Hall
630 Hood St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-383-9297
www.ceiliofthevalley.org

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Photography show featuring works by Joel Zak, Philip Augustin, Doug Bearce, Chris Fischer and Larry Goss among others. Reception on May 4th from 5-8 PM. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free admission.
Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
444 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4642
www.elsinoregallery.com