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Format: 2016-02-14
Format: 2016-02-14
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00am - Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 5:00pm

Find Your Love in Aurora- special Valentine’s Weekend February 13-14, in historic Aurora, Oregon. Romantic wines, history, antiques, art, sweetheart deals and more in 160 year old downtown. 
Downtown Aurora
21581 Main St. SE
Aurora, OR 97002
503-939-0312
www.auroracolony.com

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:00am - Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 6:00pm

Please join us for our annual Pinot Noir & Chocolate Celebration. Treat yourself and your loved one with decadent chocolates paired with classic Oregon Pinot Noir. Admission: $15 / $10.
Willamette Valley Vineyards
8800 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR 97392
503-588-9463
www.admin.vinovisit.com

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Celebrate Valetine's Day with Arcane Cellars. Pair Missionary Chocolates and our fabulous wines with live music by Eugene’s Jesse Meade. Food truck service by Panino. $10 tasting fee. www.arcanecellars.com/events.
Tasting Room, Arcane Cellars
22350 Magness Rd
Salem, OR 97304
805-320-8152
www.arcanecellars.com

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us in finding your inner artist. Our Valentine's Day event is a couples painting. Two paintings made by you and your partner that when put together make one beautiful work of art. $35 per person.
B2 Taphouse
4336 Commercial St. SE #150
Salem, OR 97301
219-263-9463
www.paintandpinot.net

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 2:30pm

Join us for a free performance from Camerata Musica. For more information, please call 503-588-6052.
Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6052
www.salemlibrary.org

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Santiam Canyon's favorite annual celebration dinner with our signature dishes. Includes appetizers, complete dinner, desserts, and non alcoholic beverage. Beer and wine available for purchase. Limited seating, reservations recommended. $29.95 with reservations or $34.95 at the door(per person).
Trexler Farm at the old Mehama Fish Hatchery
20146 Ferry Rd. SE
Stayton, OR 97383
503-859-4488
www.trexlerfarm.com

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Explore the Museum with your family for free. Community Day gives our valued community the opportunity to learn more about the experiences that Gilbert House provides and enjoy a fun family day.
Gilbert House Children's Museum
116 Marion St. NE
503-371-3631
www.acgilbert.org/community-days

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Six weeks, every Monday night. $179.
RiverCity Rock Star Academy
2769 19th St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-689-8372
www.rcrockstaracademy.com

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:30pm

Join museum docent Leslie Whitaker for a complimentary guided thematic tour entitled “Perspectives in Landscape.” The tour begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Maribeth Collins Lobby at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m on Sunday. Closed Mondays and on Easter Sunday. Museum admission is free on Tuesdays. 
Hallie Ford Museum of Art 
700 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma

Tuesday, February 16, 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

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Writer John Haslett offers a fascinating look at life aboard of a re-constructed Manteño balsa raft at sea, like the ones that astonished Spanish sailors when they first ran across them in 1526. Free admission.
Willamette University, College of Law, Paulus Lecture Hall
245 Winter St. SE 
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6029
www.willamette.edu/centers/casa/events/index.html

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Jan. 15- Feb. 27. Barry Shapiro created digital montages in response to the Syrian refugee crisis, titled To Bear Witness. Images of Syrian and Afghan refugees, Polish ghettoes and prisoners of Nazi concentration camps composed in layers with Adobe Photoshop. Gallery Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m.; Closed Mondays. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 4:00pm

Families are invited to a free screening of 'Minions.' For more information, please call 503-588-6088.
Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088
www.salemlibrary.org

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

SEC's Amateur Naturalist Series offers a monthly class and a hands-on field trip from February-October each year. This month Willamette University Professor David Craig presents: eBird. Tuition: $5 for the class and $10 for the fiedltrip.  http://ebird.org/content/ebird/   
Straub Environmental Center
1320 A St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-391-4145
www.straubenvironmentalcenter.org

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 9:00am

Salem Hamfair & Computer/Electronics Swapmeet. Ticket sales start at 8:00 a.m. ​Doors open at 9:00 a.m.$8.00 or $9.00 at the door, 12 and under free.
Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center
520 S. Pacific Hwy W.
Rickreall, OR 97371
503-559-7837

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The gift of gardening! This 8-class series takes you from soil prep to harvesting, including everything you need to start your garden. These hands-on classes take place at Pringle Creek Community giving you access to the glasshouses and gardens. $130 for an individual for the series, $200 for a couple, $140 for parent and child.
3911 Village Center Dr. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-315-1055
www.pringlecreek.com

Saturday, February 20, 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, February 20, 2016 - 10:00am

James B. Thompson, an art faculty member at Willamette University, teaches painting, drawing and printmaking. The exhibition features Thompson's work over the past twenty years, from his Medieval and Golf Series of the 1990s and early 2000s, to his most recent work that includes glass created at Bullseye Glass in Portland. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.; closed Mondays. General admission $6; Senior 55+ $3; Students 18+ w/ ID $3; Youth 17 & under free; Tuesday free for everyone.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery
700 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
530-370-6855
www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2015-16/james_b_thompson.html

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 7:00pm

This is an amazing piece of cultural history. In our attempt to expose our community to the best music has to offer, we invited the students of Willamette University to present this amazing work. $15-$40 all reserved seating. Tickets on line or at the door.
Hudson Hall, Willamette University
900 State St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-302-9196
www.willamettemasterchorus.org

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 3:00pm

This is an amazing piece of cultural history. In our attempt to expose our community to the best music has to offer, we invited the students of Willamette University to present this amazing work. $15-$40 all reserved seating. Tickets on line or at the door.
Hudson Hall, Willamette University
900 State St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-302-9196
www.willamettemasterchorus.org