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Format: 2014-07-24
Format: 2014-07-24
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:35pm - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:35pm

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Stadium
6700 Field Of Dreams Way
Keizer, OR 97303
503-390-2225
www.volcanoesbaseball.com

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 9:00am - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:00pm

Advanced R/C camp is for students who have taken our beginner R/C camp and are ready for a new challenge. Camp fee: $275.
Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum
500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-4185
www.evergreenmuseum.org

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 5:15pm - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 5:15pm

Tickets: $55.
Mt. Angel Abbey
One Angel Drive
Mt. Angel, OR 97373
503-845-3030
www.mountangelabbey.org

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

Presented by Keizer Homegrown Theatre
Keizer Rotarty Amphitheater
1900 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-375-3278
www.keizerhomegrowntheatre.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:00am - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:00pm

4 days of fun in the sun... with something for everyone! This year's theme: Mardi Gras Masquerade. Free admission. Live music, vendors, parade, car show, market and so much more. Thurs. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
*City-wide Celebration*
Courthouse Lawn
850 Main Street
Dallas, OR 97338
503-623-2564
www.dallasoregon.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:30am - 11:00am

Keizer Rapids Park
1900 Chemawa Rd. N
Keizer, OR
503-463-5485 

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:00am

June 18-Sept. 28, 2014 ~ Wed.-Sun. 9, 10, 11 a.m., & Noon
Wedding dresses spanning over 100 years will be placed into their historical contexts, allowing visitors to dive into history and gain a greater understanding of social history through the lens of love and marriage. $4 adults, $3 senior 60+, $2 children 6-12, 6 & under free. Free to FOD members. 
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Tours: Wed.-Sun., hourly 9 a.m.-noon. Memorial Day through Labor Day - free for Active Military members and their family. Adults $4; Seniors (60+) $3; children 6-12 $2; members & under 6 free.
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Baseball has been called "America's Pastime," but what is its story in the Mid-Willamette Valley? Come explore the history of Mid-Valley baseball – from its humble beginnings to the semi-pros, from the Senators to the Volcanoes, from Oregon State University to the Oregon State Penitentiary. Exhibit open: June 20-Aug. 14. Free with museum admission.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR  97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Seventeen selected works by some of the Salem area's best artists will be on display in the main hall of the Main Salem Library during normal library open hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun. and Mon. Free admission.
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6315
www.artistsinaction.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am

Climb 121-steps to the Oregon Capitol observation deck and enjoy the view of the City of Salem and Willamette Valley. Tours: Mon.-Fri. 10 & 11 a.m. and 1 & 2 p.m., June 9-Sept. 30. Capitol hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE
Salem, or 97310
503-986-1388
www.oregonlegislature.gov

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Marilyn Affolter travels the byways of the Willamette Valley. Her new series, Painted Reflections, on view in the Camas Gallery highlights images of forests reflected in water, producing dynamic compositions that border on abstraction. July 12-Aug. 22. 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

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am

For three decades Tony Zandel has been designing sets for Pentacle Theater productions. His set maquettes transcend functionality to become sculpture in their own right. Photographs and other documentary materials will also be on view. July 12-Aug. 22. 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 97302
503-581-2228
www.salemart.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am

Features growers, producers and artisans from the Polk County area. Special events such as cooking demonstrations, youth booth, family activity day, kids days and more.
850 Main St.
Dallas, OR
503-623-2564
www.dallasoregon.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:00am

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.
Celebrating the life and contributions of women through ceramic sculpture, Ginny Gibson's work is insightful and inspiring.  Her women on park benches series looks at the small beauties of daily life. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Keizer Art Association
980 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-390-3010 
www.keizerarts.com/show-schedule

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

An exhibit of elephant and giraffe related items from the collection of Cathy Hohnbaum. Tue. & Thur. 2-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free admission.
Keizer Heritage Center & Museum
980 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-393-9660
www.keizerheritage.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Lancaster Mall
near Macy’s
831 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-1338
www.lancastermall.com

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Come raise a pint with us and celebrate the rich history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. July 10-August 14. Admission: Cover $5, $3 for museum members.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill ST. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Coelho Winery is partnering with Chef Bernard from The Crooked House Bistro to create an elegant fare paired perfectly with Coelho's finest wines. Come enjoy a fun evening of fellowship with owners Dave and Deolinda Coelho. Cost: $75.
Coelho Winery
111 5th St.
Amity, OR 97101
503-835-9305
www.coelhowinery.com/events

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The outdoor concert series runs every Thursday from 7/10 – 8/28. The 2014 Schedule is: 7/10: Oregon Valley Boys - Country/Folk, 7/17: Parish Gap - Soft Rock, 7/24: Gil Reynolds Band with Ben Rice - Blues/Rock, 7/31: JT & the Tourists - Classic Rock, 8/07: Joe Shinkle & 99W - Country, 8/14: Graber, Souter & Rupp - Gospel/Country, 8/21: Gusto Brothers - Rock/Blues, 8/28: Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts - Classic Rock.
Dallas Academy Building
Performing Arts Stage
182 SW Academy St.
Dallas, OR
503-623-2564
www.dalllasoregon.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

Teens are invited to put their creative problem solving skills to the test. Pre-registration is recommended. More information available from the Teen Scene Desk.
Anderson Rooms A&B, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6364
www.salemlibrary.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join us for the popular 'Movies in the Garden' series, featuring a classic movie on a big screen in the heart of The Oregon Garden every Thursday night from July 10 through August 21. Admission: Adults $3, Teens 12–17 $2, Children 5-11 $1, Members $1, Children 4 and under free.
The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100
www.oregongarden.org/events/movies-in-the-garden

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Nerd is  about a former GI who was saved in Vietnam by a fellow GI. He vows that he will do anything for this hero. The hero/nerd becomes involved in one uproarious incident after another. Performances are 7:30 p.m.and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: Wed., Thur., Sun. evenings-$18; Fri., Sat., Sun. matinees-$19.
Pentacle Theatre
324 52nd Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-485-4300 X22
www.pentacletheatre.org

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:30pm - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Auditorium, South Salem High School
1910 Church St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-399-3398
www.cetsalem.org/productions

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:30pm

River’s Edge Summer Movie Series Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. (Time change to 8:30 p.m. in August) at Riverview Park. Family-friendly fun. Concessions open at 6 p.m. Beer and wine are available. This week’s movie: Thor The Dark World  (PG 13).
Riverview Park
50 C St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-1212
www.independenceamphitheater.com

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:00am

June 18-Sept. 28, 2014 ~ Wed.-Sun. 9, 10, 11 a.m., & Noon
Wedding dresses spanning over 100 years will be placed into their historical contexts, allowing visitors to dive into history and gain a greater understanding of social history through the lens of love and marriage. $4 adults, $3 senior 60+, $2 children 6-12, 6 & under free. Free to FOD members. 
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:00am

Weekly bicycle rides. Locations vary.
www.salembicycleclub.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:00am

Tamara Angeney-Kime, along with guest artist John Kime, will be featured at the Elsinore Gallery in July. Featured sponsor: Eola Hills Winery. Gallery hours:  Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Elsinore Gallery & Framing
444 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4642
www.elsinoregallery.com

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Tours: Wed.-Sun., hourly 9 a.m.-noon. Memorial Day through Labor Day - free for Active Military members and their family. Adults $4; Seniors (60+) $3; children 6-12 $2; members & under 6 free.
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Baseball has been called "America's Pastime," but what is its story in the Mid-Willamette Valley? Come explore the history of Mid-Valley baseball – from its humble beginnings to the semi-pros, from the Senators to the Volcanoes, from Oregon State University to the Oregon State Penitentiary. Exhibit open: June 20-Aug. 14. Free with museum admission.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR  97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Seventeen selected works by some of the Salem area's best artists will be on display in the main hall of the Main Salem Library during normal library open hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun. and Mon. Free admission.
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6315
www.artistsinaction.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:00am

Climb 121-steps to the Oregon Capitol observation deck and enjoy the view of the City of Salem and Willamette Valley. Tours: Mon.-Fri. 10 & 11 a.m. and 1 & 2 p.m., June 9-Sept. 30. Capitol hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE
Salem, or 97310
503-986-1388
www.oregonlegislature.gov

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Marilyn Affolter travels the byways of the Willamette Valley. Her new series, Painted Reflections, on view in the Camas Gallery highlights images of forests reflected in water, producing dynamic compositions that border on abstraction. July 12-Aug. 22. 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

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:00am

For three decades Tony Zandel has been designing sets for Pentacle Theater productions. His set maquettes transcend functionality to become sculpture in their own right. Photographs and other documentary materials will also be on view. July 12-Aug. 22. 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 97302
503-581-2228
www.salemart.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 11:00am

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.
Celebrating the life and contributions of women through ceramic sculpture, Ginny Gibson's work is insightful and inspiring.  Her women on park benches series looks at the small beauties of daily life. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 1:00pm - Friday, February 20, 2015 - 1:00pm

Weekend Wine Down every Fri. & Sat. 1-8 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m. $5 wine tasting fee. Wood-fired pizza, appetizers, salads and desserts available for purchase; wine-tasting or wine by bottle or glass. Live music on Saturdays 5-7 p.m. We are child & dog friendly, bring the whole family.
Ankeny Vineyard Tasting Room
2565 Riverside Rd. S
Salem, OR 97306
503-378-1498
www.ankenyvineyard.com

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Keizer Art Association
980 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-390-3010 
www.keizerarts.com/show-schedule

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 2:00pm

Featured film, "Flubber" (PG; 93 minutes; 1997). Free and open to the public, seating on a first-come, first-seated. More information from the Youth Services Desk.
Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088
www.salemlibrary.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Every Friday, this student-led casual discussion group will choose a weekly topic and come together and discuss. New members welcome. More information or to become a discussion leader contact the Teen Scene.
Teen Scene, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6364
www.salemlibrary.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 4:00pm

A 3-day festival featuring over 15 bands on two outdoor stages and brings you several local eateries, 60+ beers on tap, Willamette Valley wines and endless entertainment for kids of all ages. Fri. July 25: 4-11 p.m., Sat. July 26: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. July 27: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $5.
Salem's Riverfront Park
200 Water St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-881-6066
www.thebiteandbrew.com

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 4:00pm

Kids, age 5 and up, may have their stuffed animal spend the night at the library. Crafts and activities available for kids from 4-5 p.m. Stuffed animal pickup is Saturday morning. More information from Youth Service Desk.
Children's Room, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088
www.salemlibrary.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Join us for a delicious dinner created by Chef Dave to delight your senses. Check our website for details.
Painters Hall, Pringle Creek Community
3911 Village Center Dr. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-315-1055
www.pringlecreek.com

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

Summer Music Series Fridays in July and August at 7:30 p.m. at Riverview Park. Fun for the whole family. Concessions and beer & wine garden open at 6 p.m. This week’s band: Sonny Hess and Vicki Stevens (R&B)
Riverview Park
50 C Street
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-1212
www.independenceamphitheater.com

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
 

Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and refreshments in the quintessentially Cuban atmosphere of Cubanisimo Vineyards, while you enjoy the sounds of Marissa Winship and Ted Botsford's viola and bass duet. Admission: Adult-$25, Senior-$23, Student-$20, Child-$10, Group-$20.
Cubanisimo Vineyard
1754 Best Rd. NW 
Salem, OR 97304
503-480-1128
www.salemchamberorchestra.org

BUY TICKETS: Available at the downtown Salem Travel Café (181 High St. NE) or online at AbsolutelyTix.com.

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Nerd is  about a former GI who was saved in Vietnam by a fellow GI. He vows that he will do anything for this hero. The hero/nerd becomes involved in one uproarious incident after another. Performances are 7:30 p.m.and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: Wed., Thur., Sun. evenings-$18; Fri., Sat., Sun. matinees-$19.
Pentacle Theatre
324 52nd Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-485-4300 X22
www.pentacletheatre.org

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

Spirit Mountain Casino
27100 SW Salmon River Hwy.
Grand Ronde, OR 97347
503-879-2350 or 800-760-7977
www.spiritmountain.com/entertainment

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:00am - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

62 acres of family fun. Big parade, train and trolley rides, 15 heritage museums, demonstrations and exhibits, youth passport program, collectibles swap meet, flea market, lots of activities, live music and great food. Arrive early. Admission: $12, kids 12 and under free. Jully 26-27 and August 2-3.
Antique Powerland Museums
3995 Brooklake Rd. NE
Brooks, OR 97303
503-393-2424
www.antiquepowerland.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 8:30am - 2:00pm

1240 Rural Ave. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-623-6605 

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Open air market every Saturday, April 5 - October 25, 2014. EXPLORE over 160 booths. DISCOVER products locally grown, raised and handmade by our vendors. EXPERIENCE community events, live music and food court.
State Parking Lot
at the corner of Summer & Marion St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-8264
www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am

June 18-Sept. 28, 2014 ~ Wed.-Sun. 9, 10, 11 a.m., & Noon
Wedding dresses spanning over 100 years will be placed into their historical contexts, allowing visitors to dive into history and gain a greater understanding of social history through the lens of love and marriage. $4 adults, $3 senior 60+, $2 children 6-12, 6 & under free. Free to FOD members. 
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am

The Family Fun Run presented by Salem Kroc Center, benefiting Liberty House, includes a 10K run beginning at 8:45 a.m. and a 5K run-walk starting at 9 a.m. Registration fee: $25.
Salem's Riverfront Park
101 Front St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-540-0288
www.hooplafunrun.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am

Two sessions: 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. 
Low acid foods require pressure canning for safety. Do you fear the pressure canner? Learn how to safely use this handy piece of equipment. Learn the basics to safely preserve Oregon's fruits into jam, jelly and syrups. Tuition: $10 per person, per class.
E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
5504 Hazel Green Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97305
503-393-1506
www.ezorchards.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 3:00pm

Great Oregon Steam-Up Quilt Show at Great Oregon Steam-Up. July 26-27 & Aug. 2-3. Quilts of 1920’s to 1940’s exhibited in many of the 15 Antique Powerland museums. Quilt Show included with Steam-Up admission. Admission: $12 for adults, children 12 & under free.
Antique Powerland
3995 Brooklake Rd.
Brooks, OR 97303
503-393-2424
www.antiquepowerland.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Tours: Wed.-Sun., hourly 9 a.m.-noon. Memorial Day through Labor Day - free for Active Military members and their family. Adults $4; Seniors (60+) $3; children 6-12 $2; members & under 6 free.
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am

Salem Bicycle Club
Weekly Rides ~ Beautiful Scenery
www.salembicycleclub.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Street fair with over 100 vendor booths, KidZone with bouncy rides, family dog show, bed races, food, beer, entertainment and classic cars in the park. Fun for the whole family. Free admission.
Historic Downtown Stayton
3rd Ave. between Washington and Water St
Stayton, OR 97383
503-769-3464
www.staytonsublimitychamber.org/events/santiam-summerfest

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Free
Sterling Savings Bank
parking lot
302 S Main St.
Independence, OR
503-881-9950 

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

 

1500's era English marketplace village. Jousting, royalty, period demos, 4 stages of entertainment, kid games, merchant craftsmen, ale tavern, food. Great family fun! Admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors (65) and children 5-12, child under 5 free.
Silverton 
6118 Mt. Angel Hwy
Silverton, OR 97381
503-873-3273
www.canterburyfaire.com

BUY TICKETS: Available at the downtown Salem Travel Café (181 High St. NE) or online at AbsolutelyTix.com.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Baseball has been called "America's Pastime," but what is its story in the Mid-Willamette Valley? Come explore the history of Mid-Valley baseball – from its humble beginnings to the semi-pros, from the Senators to the Volcanoes, from Oregon State University to the Oregon State Penitentiary. Exhibit open: June 20-Aug. 14. Free with museum admission.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR  97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Seventeen selected works by some of the Salem area's best artists will be on display in the main hall of the Main Salem Library during normal library open hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun. and Mon. Free admission.
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6315
www.artistsinaction.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for a scrumptious, multi-course tea and fashion show by designer, model and fashion show director Kerry Yu. Limited seating for this magical morning, so call to reserve your spot now. Tickets: $30 per person, includes tea and fashion show. $27 for FOD members.
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

See what it was like to live life in Aurora on the French Prairie in 1865.  There will be candle making, wood crafts, and Living History activities for all ages. Included in Museum admission. Admission: $6 for adults; seniors $5; students $2; children under 5 are free.
Old Aurora Colony Museum
15018 2nd St. NE
Aurora, OR 97002
503-678-5754
www.auroracolony.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Have an instructor evaluate your child for swim lessons to determine which class they are ready for. Learn important swimming safety tips such as boating safety, proper lifejacket sizing, the buddy system and more. General Admission Fee.
Woodburn Aquatic Center
190 Oak St.
Woodburn, OR 97071
503-982-5288
www.swimwoodburn.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.
Celebrating the life and contributions of women through ceramic sculpture, Ginny Gibson's work is insightful and inspiring.  Her women on park benches series looks at the small beauties of daily life. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us in the Lavender Garden for toe-tapping bluegrass music.
E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
5504 Hazel Green Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97305
503-393-1506
www.ezorchards.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Marilyn Affolter travels the byways of the Willamette Valley. Her new series, Painted Reflections, on view in the Camas Gallery highlights images of forests reflected in water, producing dynamic compositions that border on abstraction. July 12-Aug. 22. 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, July 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

For three decades Tony Zandel has been designing sets for Pentacle Theater productions. His set maquettes transcend functionality to become sculpture in their own right. Photographs and other documentary materials will also be on view. July 12-Aug. 22. 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 97302
503-581-2228
www.salemart.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 1:00pm

Weekend Wine Down every Fri. & Sat. 1-8 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m. $5 wine tasting fee. Wood-fired pizza, appetizers, salads and desserts available for purchase; wine-tasting or wine by bottle or glass. Live music on Saturdays 5-7 p.m. We are child & dog friendly, bring the whole family.
Ankeny Vineyard Tasting Room
2565 Riverside Rd. S
Salem, OR 97306
503-378-1498
www.ankenyvineyard.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Keizer Art Association
980 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-390-3010 
www.keizerarts.com/show-schedule

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

An exhibit of elephant and giraffe related items from the collection of Cathy Hohnbaum. Tue. & Thur. 2-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free admission.
Keizer Heritage Center & Museum
980 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-393-9660
www.keizerheritage.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 2:30pm

Participants will test their knowledge of places in books as they answer questions and more in this fast-paced contest. More information is available from the Information Desk. Free admission.
Anderson Room A, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6052
www.salemlibrary.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

A 3-day festival featuring over 15 bands on two outdoor stages and brings you several local eateries, 60+ beers on tap, Willamette Valley wines and endless entertainment for kids of all ages. Fri. July 25: 4-11 p.m., Sat. July 26: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. July 27: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $5.
Salem's Riverfront Park
200 Water St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-881-6066
www.thebiteandbrew.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Tickets: $10/person
Kathken Vineyards
5739 Orchard Heights Rd. NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-316-3911
www.kathkenvineyards.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Nerd is  about a former GI who was saved in Vietnam by a fellow GI. He vows that he will do anything for this hero. The hero/nerd becomes involved in one uproarious incident after another. Performances are 7:30 p.m.and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: Wed., Thur., Sun. evenings-$18; Fri., Sat., Sun. matinees-$19.
Pentacle Theatre
324 52nd Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-485-4300 X22
www.pentacletheatre.org

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:30pm

For reservations to this event contact Children’s Educational Theatre at 503-399-3398.
Historic Elsinore Theatre
170 High St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-375-3574 
www.elsinoretheatre.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00pm - 11:59pm

Join us for a pool party you'll never forget. Admission: $3 in advance, $5 at the door. $3 in advance, $5 at the door. All proceeds benefit scholarships. Family Friendly ~ Music/DJ ~ Food Available.
Independence Pool
490 I Steet
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-4042
www.theyonline.org

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 9:00am

June 18-Sept. 28, 2014 ~ Wed.-Sun. 9, 10, 11 a.m., & Noon
Wedding dresses spanning over 100 years will be placed into their historical contexts, allowing visitors to dive into history and gain a greater understanding of social history through the lens of love and marriage. $4 adults, $3 senior 60+, $2 children 6-12, 6 & under free. Free to FOD members. 
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Tours: Wed.-Sun., hourly 9 a.m.-noon. Memorial Day through Labor Day - free for Active Military members and their family. Adults $4; Seniors (60+) $3; children 6-12 $2; members & under 6 free.
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 9:30am - 1:00pm

Discover for yourself why our Sunday Brunch, like our award winning wine, has been widely acclaimed as the "Best in the Northwest." Includes all you can eat and 2 glasses of wine. Every Sunday. $24.95 adults.
Eola Hills Wine Cellars
501 S Pacific Hwy. 99W
Rickreall, OR 97371
503-623-2405 or 800-291-6730
www.eolahillswinery.com

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 11:00am

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.
Celebrating the life and contributions of women through ceramic sculpture, Ginny Gibson's work is insightful and inspiring.  Her women on park benches series looks at the small beauties of daily life. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Marilyn Affolter travels the byways of the Willamette Valley. Her new series, Painted Reflections, on view in the Camas Gallery highlights images of forests reflected in water, producing dynamic compositions that border on abstraction. July 12-Aug. 22. 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

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

For three decades Tony Zandel has been designing sets for Pentacle Theater productions. His set maquettes transcend functionality to become sculpture in their own right. Photographs and other documentary materials will also be on view. July 12-Aug. 22. 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 97302
503-581-2228
www.salemart.org

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 1:00pm - Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 1:00pm

Weekend Wine Down every Fri. & Sat. 1-8 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m. $5 wine tasting fee. Wood-fired pizza, appetizers, salads and desserts available for purchase; wine-tasting or wine by bottle or glass. Live music on Saturdays 5-7 p.m. We are child & dog friendly, bring the whole family.
Ankeny Vineyard Tasting Room
2565 Riverside Rd. S
Salem, OR 97306
503-378-1498
www.ankenyvineyard.com

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Willamette Art Center
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-365-3911 

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

A 3-day festival featuring over 15 bands on two outdoor stages and brings you several local eateries, 60+ beers on tap, Willamette Valley wines and endless entertainment for kids of all ages. Fri. July 25: 4-11 p.m., Sat. July 26: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. July 27: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $5.
Salem's Riverfront Park
200 Water St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-881-6066
www.thebiteandbrew.com

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Nerd is  about a former GI who was saved in Vietnam by a fellow GI. He vows that he will do anything for this hero. The hero/nerd becomes involved in one uproarious incident after another. Performances are 7:30 p.m.and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: Wed., Thur., Sun. evenings-$18; Fri., Sat., Sun. matinees-$19.
Pentacle Theatre
324 52nd Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-485-4300 X22
www.pentacletheatre.org

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 7:30pm

Historic Elsinore Theatre
170 High St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-375-3574 
www.elsinoretheatre.com

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 9:00am

Tamara Angeney-Kime, along with guest artist John Kime, will be featured at the Elsinore Gallery in July. Featured sponsor: Eola Hills Winery. Gallery hours:  Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Elsinore Gallery & Framing
444 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4642
www.elsinoregallery.com

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Baseball has been called "America's Pastime," but what is its story in the Mid-Willamette Valley? Come explore the history of Mid-Valley baseball – from its humble beginnings to the semi-pros, from the Senators to the Volcanoes, from Oregon State University to the Oregon State Penitentiary. Exhibit open: June 20-Aug. 14. Free with museum admission.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR  97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Open air market every Monday, June 2-September 29, 2014. Quaint small market that is packed with locally grown products.
Salem Hospital
890 Oak St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-8264
www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:00am

Climb 121-steps to the Oregon Capitol observation deck and enjoy the view of the City of Salem and Willamette Valley. Tours: Mon.-Fri. 10 & 11 a.m. and 1 & 2 p.m., June 9-Sept. 30. Capitol hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE
Salem, or 97310
503-986-1388
www.oregonlegislature.gov

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Every Monday through July in honor of Oregon Craft Beer Month
Gilgamesh - The Campus
2065 Madronna St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-584-1789
www.facebook.com/gilgameshbrewing 

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

Trivia every Monday evening. Free admission.
Westside Taphouse & Growler Fill
1594 Edgewater St. NW #110
Salem, OR 97304
503-990-8805
www.facebook.com

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Baseball has been called "America's Pastime," but what is its story in the Mid-Willamette Valley? Come explore the history of Mid-Valley baseball – from its humble beginnings to the semi-pros, from the Senators to the Volcanoes, from Oregon State University to the Oregon State Penitentiary. Exhibit open: June 20-Aug. 14. Free with museum admission.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR  97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:00am

Select G or PG rated movies are only $1 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. through August 13. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Will Rogers Institute.
Regal Cinemas Lancaster Mall Stadium 11
831 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-8674
www.regmovies.com

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Seventeen selected works by some of the Salem area's best artists will be on display in the main hall of the Main Salem Library during normal library open hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun. and Mon. Free admission.
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6315
www.artistsinaction.org

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:00am

Climb 121-steps to the Oregon Capitol observation deck and enjoy the view of the City of Salem and Willamette Valley. Tours: Mon.-Fri. 10 & 11 a.m. and 1 & 2 p.m., June 9-Sept. 30. Capitol hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE
Salem, or 97310
503-986-1388
www.oregonlegislature.gov

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Marilyn Affolter travels the byways of the Willamette Valley. Her new series, Painted Reflections, on view in the Camas Gallery highlights images of forests reflected in water, producing dynamic compositions that border on abstraction. July 12-Aug. 22. 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

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:00am

For three decades Tony Zandel has been designing sets for Pentacle Theater productions. His set maquettes transcend functionality to become sculpture in their own right. Photographs and other documentary materials will also be on view. July 12-Aug. 22. 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 97302
503-581-2228
www.salemart.org

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 11:00am

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.
Celebrating the life and contributions of women through ceramic sculpture, Ginny Gibson's work is insightful and inspiring.  Her women on park benches series looks at the small beauties of daily life. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

An exhibit of elephant and giraffe related items from the collection of Cathy Hohnbaum. Tue. & Thur. 2-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free admission.
Keizer Heritage Center & Museum
980 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-393-9660
www.keizerheritage.org

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Youth Programs - Terrific Tuesday. Weird Science - Elementary age kids are invited to discover these totally weird scientific experiments and activities. More information available from the Youth Service Desk. Free admission.
Anderson Rooms A&B, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088
www.salemlibrary.org

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Summer concerts feature a variety of artists from around the region in a picturesque park setting. Tuesdays, July 8 – August 5, 2014.  Marketplace at 5:30 p.m. – concerts at 6:30 p.m. Plan to picnic. Free admission.
Library Park - Woodburn
280 Garfield St.
Woodburn, OR 97071
503-982-5266
www.woodburnparks.org

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Ceili (kay-lee) of the Valley Society presents Irish Social Dancing lessons on Tuesday evenings throughout the year. Learn to dance to reels, jigs, waltzes, polkas and set dances. No partner or experience necessary. Tuition: $5 per class.
VFW Hall
630 Hood St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-383-9297
www.ceiliofthevalley.org

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

A New York Times Best Selling Author, J.A. Jance will discuss her new book, "Anatomy of THIS Murder." Books will be available for purchase and signature after presentation. Tickets: $10. Tickets available at Circulation Desk and Information Desk.
Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6052
www.salemlibrary.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 9:00am

June 18-Sept. 28, 2014 ~ Wed.-Sun. 9, 10, 11 a.m., & Noon
Wedding dresses spanning over 100 years will be placed into their historical contexts, allowing visitors to dive into history and gain a greater understanding of social history through the lens of love and marriage. $4 adults, $3 senior 60+, $2 children 6-12, 6 & under free. Free to FOD members. 
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 9:00am

Tamara Angeney-Kime, along with guest artist John Kime, will be featured at the Elsinore Gallery in July. Featured sponsor: Eola Hills Winery. Gallery hours:  Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Elsinore Gallery & Framing
444 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4642
www.elsinoregallery.com

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Tours: Wed.-Sun., hourly 9 a.m.-noon. Memorial Day through Labor Day - free for Active Military members and their family. Adults $4; Seniors (60+) $3; children 6-12 $2; members & under 6 free.
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Open air market every Wednesday, May 7-Oct. 29, 2014. EXPLORE over 50 booths. DISCOVER locally grown, raised or handmade products. EXPERIENCE the food court and atmosphere.
Downtown Salem
Chemeketa St. NE, between High and Liberty
Salem, 97301
503-585-8264
www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Baseball has been called "America's Pastime," but what is its story in the Mid-Willamette Valley? Come explore the history of Mid-Valley baseball – from its humble beginnings to the semi-pros, from the Senators to the Volcanoes, from Oregon State University to the Oregon State Penitentiary. Exhibit open: June 20-Aug. 14. Free with museum admission.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR  97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00am

Select G or PG rated movies are only $1 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. through August 13. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Will Rogers Institute.
Regal Cinemas Lancaster Mall Stadium 11
831 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-8674
www.regmovies.com

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Seventeen selected works by some of the Salem area's best artists will be on display in the main hall of the Main Salem Library during normal library open hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun. and Mon. Free admission.
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6315
www.artistsinaction.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00am

Climb 121-steps to the Oregon Capitol observation deck and enjoy the view of the City of Salem and Willamette Valley. Tours: Mon.-Fri. 10 & 11 a.m. and 1 & 2 p.m., June 9-Sept. 30. Capitol hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE
Salem, or 97310
503-986-1388
www.oregonlegislature.gov

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Marilyn Affolter travels the byways of the Willamette Valley. Her new series, Painted Reflections, on view in the Camas Gallery highlights images of forests reflected in water, producing dynamic compositions that border on abstraction. July 12-Aug. 22. 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

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00am

For three decades Tony Zandel has been designing sets for Pentacle Theater productions. His set maquettes transcend functionality to become sculpture in their own right. Photographs and other documentary materials will also be on view. July 12-Aug. 22. 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 97302
503-581-2228
www.salemart.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Infant-Toddler Storytime
Salem Public Library
Children's Activity Room
585 Liberty St. NE 
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:00am

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.
Celebrating the life and contributions of women through ceramic sculpture, Ginny Gibson's work is insightful and inspiring.  Her women on park benches series looks at the small beauties of daily life. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:00am

Youth Program-Wednesday Summer Performances. Angel Ocasio-Komedy 4 da Kidz 2 - Wacky show of comedy and juggling. Free and open to the public. Two Shows: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. More information from the Youth Services Desk.
Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088
www.salemlibrary.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:30pm

Bilingual Babytime
Salem Public Library
Children's Activity Room
585 Liberty St. NE 
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 3:00pm

Featured film, "The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones" (PG-13; 130 minutes; 2013). Fresh popcorn and drinks served. Free and open to middle and high school-aged youth. More information from the Teen Scene Desk.
Teen Scene
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6364
www.salemlibrary.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

After School Kids Knit Class for ages 6-18. Knitting lessons for "Never-Ever's" - intermediate knitters. Come and join other kids as we explore the possibilities of this fine craft. $10.
Apples to Oranges
206 Oak St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-4901
www.applestooranges.net

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

Join us at Rogue Farms for Hopyard Yoga with instructor Miki Trowbridge. Bring your own yoga mat and strike a pose under the sun at the edge of the Willamette River. Free admission.
Rogue Farms
3590 Wigrich Rd.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-9813
www.roguefarms.com

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Free summer concert series at Main Street Park. Food, beer, wine and more. Fun for your entire family. This week's band: Machete Men (Cuban Rock). The music starts at 6:30 p.m.
Main Street Park
120 Main St. E
Monmouth, OR 97361
503-838-0722
www.ci.monmouth.or.us

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:30pm

Spanish Family Storytime
Salem Public Library
Children's Activity Room
585 Liberty St. NE 
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6088 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:30pm

Spark a Tasty Reaction: Pizza Tasting and Judging - Pre-registration is recommended. Free admission. More information is available at the Teen Scene Desk.
Anderson Rooms A&B, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6364
www.salemlibrary.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Christo's Pizzeria and Restaurant
1108 Broadway St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-371-2892
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Christos-Pizzeria-and-Restaurant

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Nerd is  about a former GI who was saved in Vietnam by a fellow GI. He vows that he will do anything for this hero. The hero/nerd becomes involved in one uproarious incident after another. Performances are 7:30 p.m.and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: Wed., Thur., Sun. evenings-$18; Fri., Sat., Sun. matinees-$19.
Pentacle Theatre
324 52nd Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-485-4300 X22
www.pentacletheatre.org

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 8:00pm

A great way to enjoy a summer evening after-hours with complimentary tastings from a local winery or brewery, live music and a sunset in the Garden. One hour before dusk. Admission: Adults (21+) $5; Under 21 $1; Children 4 & under Free; Garden Members $1.
The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100
www.oregongarden.org/events

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Tours: Wed.-Sun., hourly 9 a.m.-noon. Memorial Day through Labor Day - free for Active Military members and their family. Adults $4; Seniors (60+) $3; children 6-12 $2; members & under 6 free.
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:00am

June 18-Sept. 28, 2014 ~ Wed.-Sun. 9, 10, 11 a.m., & Noon
Wedding dresses spanning over 100 years will be placed into their historical contexts, allowing visitors to dive into history and gain a greater understanding of social history through the lens of love and marriage. $4 adults, $3 senior 60+, $2 children 6-12, 6 & under free. Free to FOD members. 
Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-1825
www.historicdeepwoodestate.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Baseball has been called "America's Pastime," but what is its story in the Mid-Willamette Valley? Come explore the history of Mid-Valley baseball – from its humble beginnings to the semi-pros, from the Senators to the Volcanoes, from Oregon State University to the Oregon State Penitentiary. Exhibit open: June 20-Aug. 14. Free with museum admission.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, OR  97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00am

Climb 121-steps to the Oregon Capitol observation deck and enjoy the view of the City of Salem and Willamette Valley. Tours: Mon.-Fri. 10 & 11 a.m. and 1 & 2 p.m., June 9-Sept. 30. Capitol hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE
Salem, or 97310
503-986-1388
www.oregonlegislature.gov

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Marilyn Affolter travels the byways of the Willamette Valley. Her new series, Painted Reflections, on view in the Camas Gallery highlights images of forests reflected in water, producing dynamic compositions that border on abstraction. July 12-Aug. 22. 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

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00am

For three decades Tony Zandel has been designing sets for Pentacle Theater productions. His set maquettes transcend functionality to become sculpture in their own right. Photographs and other documentary materials will also be on view. July 12-Aug. 22. 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 97302
503-581-2228
www.salemart.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00am

Features growers, producers and artisans from the Polk County area. Special events such as cooking demonstrations, youth booth, family activity day, kids days and more.
850 Main St.
Dallas, OR
503-623-2564
www.dallasoregon.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Puzzles and games for all ages and skill levels from toddler to adults. Challenge your brain with Mind Bogglers, Optical Illusions, a fun Kid’s Construction area, Newton’s Law and more. Free admission.
Lancaster Mall
831 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-1338
www.lancastermall.com

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 11:00am

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.
Celebrating the life and contributions of women through ceramic sculpture, Ginny Gibson's work is insightful and inspiring.  Her women on park benches series looks at the small beauties of daily life. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

An exhibit of elephant and giraffe related items from the collection of Cathy Hohnbaum. Tue. & Thur. 2-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free admission.
Keizer Heritage Center & Museum
980 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-393-9660
www.keizerheritage.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Come raise a pint with us and celebrate the rich history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. July 10-August 14. Admission: Cover $5, $3 for museum members.
Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill ST. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-7012
www.willametteheritage.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The outdoor concert series runs every Thursday from 7/10 – 8/28. The 2014 Schedule is: 7/10: Oregon Valley Boys - Country/Folk, 7/17: Parish Gap - Soft Rock, 7/24: Gil Reynolds Band with Ben Rice - Blues/Rock, 7/31: JT & the Tourists - Classic Rock, 8/07: Joe Shinkle & 99W - Country, 8/14: Graber, Souter & Rupp - Gospel/Country, 8/21: Gusto Brothers - Rock/Blues, 8/28: Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts - Classic Rock.
Dallas Academy Building
Performing Arts Stage
182 SW Academy St.
Dallas, OR
503-623-2564
www.dalllasoregon.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join us for the popular 'Movies in the Garden' series, featuring a classic movie on a big screen in the heart of The Oregon Garden every Thursday night from July 10 through August 21. Admission: Adults $3, Teens 12–17 $2, Children 5-11 $1, Members $1, Children 4 and under free.
The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100
www.oregongarden.org/events/movies-in-the-garden

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Nerd is  about a former GI who was saved in Vietnam by a fellow GI. He vows that he will do anything for this hero. The hero/nerd becomes involved in one uproarious incident after another. Performances are 7:30 p.m.and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: Wed., Thur., Sun. evenings-$18; Fri., Sat., Sun. matinees-$19.
Pentacle Theatre
324 52nd Ave NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-485-4300 X22
www.pentacletheatre.org

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:30pm

River’s Edge Summer Movie Series Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. (Time change to 8:30 p.m. in August) at Riverview Park. Family-friendly fun. Concessions open at 6 p.m. Beer and wine are available. This week’s movie: Jaws (PG 13).
Riverview Park
50 C St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-1212
www.independenceamphitheater.com