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Format: 2015-09-04
Format: 2015-09-04
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 12:00pm - Monday, September 7, 2015 - 12:00pm

Amateur Best of Show is announced at the Pairings! event on August 21. Blue ribbon winners will also receive a ticket to Pairings! 
Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97303
971-701-6573
www.oregonstatefair.org

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 12:00pm - Monday, September 7, 2015 - 12:00pm

30 categories of delicious beers. Judging: Fri.-Sun., August 7–9. Results posted by Sat. August 29. Award Presentation: Fri. August 28 (Opening Day). $8 per entry.
Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97303
971-701-6573
www.oregonstatefair.org

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

September 2-October 4. 
Feature Artist Debby Reid Denno. Exciting all media show features artist’s interpretations of Steampunk. Juried by Josh Kinsey.
Red Raven Gallery
155 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-798-9973
www.redravengallery.com

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

August 1-October 25. Sherrie Wolf is a Portland painter and printmaker whose work juxtaposes traditional still life subjects with Old Master themes. The exhibition features paintings, prints, and other works on paper by the artist drawn from private collections throughout the region. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.; closed Mondays.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
www.willamette.edu/arts

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am

Jan.-Dec. 2015. As part of a year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, the Bush Barn Art Center will feature 50 works from the Salem Art Association Permanent Collection for 50 weeks in 2015. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sept. 4-27. An exhibition of art by Salem Art Association’s Gallery Guides, volunteer docents who are the cornerstone of SAA’s ability to welcome visitors six days per week. Gallery Guides not only support art, they create it. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am

The 150th Oregon State Fair. Friday, Aug. 28 - Labor Day, Sept. 7. Adults: $8 (12 and up); Kids: $6 (6 to 11); Seniors: $6 (62 and up).
Oregon State Fair and Expo Center
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97303
971-701-6573
www.oregonstatefair.org

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Functional and sculptural ceramic pieces in porcelain and stoneware, Sue takes inspiration from the folk art traditions of Italy, France and the southwest. Sue believes art should bring joy and her work does just that. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am - 9:00pm

Artisans' Village is an art fair within the fair. Artists demonstrate their skills with a wide variety of handcrafted, original art. Guests will enjoy, interact and be educated on the visual arts. Free, after general admission to state fair.
Oregon State Fair Grounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-365-3911
www.willametteartcenter.com

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 3:00pm

Teens are invited to enjoy this comic book-inspired table top game. This is a drop-in program with games formed as players are available. More information for this free event: www.salemlibrary.org or 503-588-6083. Every Friday.
Teen Scene, Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6083
www.salemlibrary.org

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

April - October. Buy Fresh-Buy Local
Corner of Marion & Summer St
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-8264
www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

September 2-October 4. 
Feature Artist Debby Reid Denno. Exciting all media show features artist’s interpretations of Steampunk. Juried by Josh Kinsey.
Red Raven Gallery
155 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-798-9973
www.redravengallery.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00am

The 150th Oregon State Fair. Friday, Aug. 28 - Labor Day, Sept. 7. Adults: $8 (12 and up); Kids: $6 (6 to 11); Seniors: $6 (62 and up).
Oregon State Fair and Expo Center
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97303
971-701-6573
www.oregonstatefair.org

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Functional and sculptural ceramic pieces in porcelain and stoneware, Sue takes inspiration from the folk art traditions of Italy, France and the southwest. Sue believes art should bring joy and her work does just that. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00am - 9:00pm

Artisans' Village is an art fair within the fair. Artists demonstrate their skills with a wide variety of handcrafted, original art. Guests will enjoy, interact and be educated on the visual arts. Free, after general admission to state fair.
Oregon State Fair Grounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-365-3911
www.willametteartcenter.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00am

The newest farmer's market at beautiful Riverview Park in Independence providing local and organic choices, plus wine-tasting.
Riverview Market Riverview Park  
50 C St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-837-0045
www.independenceriverviewmarket.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 12:00pm - Monday, September 7, 2015 - 6:00pm

Join us for live Latin music, Salsa dancing lessons, Cuban tapas and great wine.  Music starts at 1 p.m. daily (Pura Vida on Saturday & Monday, Salsa Nova on Sunday). No outside food or drink permitted. $10 general admission (includes Wine Tasting); $5 for designated drivers and anyone under 21.
Cubanisimo Vineyards
1754 Best Rd. NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-588-1763
www.cubanisimovineyards.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

An exhibition of art by Salem Art Association’s Gallery Guides, volunteer docents who are the cornerstone of SAA’s ability to welcome visitors six days per week. Gallery Guides not only support art, they create it. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 12:00pm - Monday, September 7, 2015 - 12:00pm

Various wineries in the Willamette Valley open their doors for tastings and activities on Labor Day weekend.
Various Wineries in the Willamette Valley
503-581-4325 or 800-874-7012
www.TravelSalem.com 

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 4:00pm - 11:59pm

The Indigo Boys are one of Salem's most diverse line-ups of Rock. They play anything from Bob Dylan to The Flaming Lips. Come and enjoy the music.  
Union Barrel
Salem, OR 97301
503-364-3722
www.Unionbarrel.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 4:00pm - 11:59pm

The Indigo Boys are one of Salem's best local acts. They play an eclectic mix of modern and classic rock mixed in with a good bit of Americana. Don't miss out on the fun.
Union Barrel
136 High St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-364-3722
www.unionbarrel.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Come out and enjoy live music at the amphitheater all summer long. All concerts are free, unless otherwise noted, and happening almost every weekend. Visit our website for more information www.kraorg.com.
Keizer Rapids Park
1900 Chemawa Rd.
Keizer, OR 97303
503-910-3232
www.kraorg.com

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Riverfront Park
200 Water S. NE
Salem, OR 97301 
www.salemmoviesinthepark.com

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 10:00am

The 150th Oregon State Fair. Friday, Aug. 28 - Labor Day, Sept. 7. Adults: $8 (12 and up); Kids: $6 (6 to 11); Seniors: $6 (62 and up).
Oregon State Fair and Expo Center
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97303
971-701-6573
www.oregonstatefair.org

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 10:00am - 9:00pm

Artisans' Village is an art fair within the fair. Artists demonstrate their skills with a wide variety of handcrafted, original art. Guests will enjoy, interact and be educated on the visual arts. Free, after general admission to state fair.
Oregon State Fair Grounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-365-3911
www.willametteartcenter.com

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

An exhibition of art by Salem Art Association’s Gallery Guides, volunteer docents who are the cornerstone of SAA’s ability to welcome visitors six days per week. Gallery Guides not only support art, they create it. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 2:00pm

Bring your cake to the Creative Living Stage in Columbia Hall, no later than 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 6. No entry form is required. Each entry shall admit the contestant to the Fairgrounds.
Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97303
971-701-6573
www.oregonstatefair.org

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 10:00am

The 150th Oregon State Fair. Friday, Aug. 28 - Labor Day, Sept. 7. Adults: $8 (12 and up); Kids: $6 (6 to 11); Seniors: $6 (62 and up).
Oregon State Fair and Expo Center
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97303
971-701-6573
www.oregonstatefair.org

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 10:00am - 9:00pm

Artisans' Village is an art fair within the fair. Artists demonstrate their skills with a wide variety of handcrafted, original art. Guests will enjoy, interact and be educated on the visual arts. Free, after general admission to state fair.
Oregon State Fair Grounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-365-3911
www.willametteartcenter.com

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 10:00am - 2:30pm

Free Guided Tower Tours: Monday-Friday Daily: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. 
Free Guided Building Tours Monday thru Friday Daily: 10:30a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE 
Salem, OR 97301
503-986-1388
www.oregonlegislature.gov

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

September 2-October 4. 
Feature Artist Debby Reid Denno. Exciting all media show features artist’s interpretations of Steampunk. Juried by Josh Kinsey.
Red Raven Gallery
155 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-798-9973
www.redravengallery.com

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

August 1-October 25. Sherrie Wolf is a Portland painter and printmaker whose work juxtaposes traditional still life subjects with Old Master themes. The exhibition features paintings, prints, and other works on paper by the artist drawn from private collections throughout the region. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.; closed Mondays.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
www.willamette.edu/arts

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sept. 4-27. An exhibition of art by Salem Art Association’s Gallery Guides, volunteer docents who are the cornerstone of SAA’s ability to welcome visitors six days per week. Gallery Guides not only support art, they create it. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Functional and sculptural ceramic pieces in porcelain and stoneware, Sue takes inspiration from the folk art traditions of Italy, France and the southwest. Sue believes art should bring joy and her work does just that. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Come and shop with us for fresh and local products. Polk County Bounty Market aims to feature growers, producers and artisans from the Polk County area with all offerings grown in Oregon.
Main Street Park 
120 Main St. E 
Monmouth, OR 97361
503-838-4268
www.facebook.com

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Get your weekly goods from the new Farmers Market! Meet local farmers and support local businesses by shopping and dining from local vendors operating booths in Woodburn’s Downtown Plaza throughout the harvest season.  
Downtown area
Woodburn, OR 97071
503-982-5239
www.ci.woodburn.or.us

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 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.
FW Hall
630 Hood St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-383-9297
www.ceiliofthevalley.org

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

September 2-October 4. 
Feature Artist Debby Reid Denno. Exciting all media show features artist’s interpretations of Steampunk. Juried by Josh Kinsey.
Red Raven Gallery
155 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-798-9973
www.redravengallery.com

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sept. 4-27. An exhibition of art by Salem Art Association’s Gallery Guides, volunteer docents who are the cornerstone of SAA’s ability to welcome visitors six days per week. Gallery Guides not only support art, they create it. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Functional and sculptural ceramic pieces in porcelain and stoneware, Sue takes inspiration from the folk art traditions of Italy, France and the southwest. Sue believes art should bring joy and her work does just that. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Guided tours focus on the Bush Family portraits, dating from the 1860s, on view throughout the museum. Bush House Museum is open for tours Wednesday-Sunday from March to December at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. admission: $3-6.
Bush House Museum
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-4714
www.SalemArt.org

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

St. Urban Cellars hosts complimentary local vineyards' wine tasting on Wednesday's from 4-7pm. We are located in Gayle's Italian Market; downtown Salem.
St. Urban Cellars
102 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-508-9659
www.sturbancellars.com

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mabuhay Pilipinas-Welcome Philippines is an exhibit at the World Beat Gallery in downtown Salem. The Opening Reception will include Filipino snacks. Free admission.
Reed Opera House 
189 Liberty St. NE, Suite 107
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2004
www.salemmulticultural.org

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunsets in the Garden, presented by Columbia Bank, is a great way to enjoy a summer evening after-hours in the Garden with wine and beer tastings, live music and great food. Admission: $5-free.
The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100
www.oregongarden.org

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

September 2-October 4. 
Feature Artist Debby Reid Denno. Exciting all media show features artist’s interpretations of Steampunk. Juried by Josh Kinsey.
Red Raven Gallery
155 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-798-9973
www.redravengallery.com

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sept. 4-27. An exhibition of art by Salem Art Association’s Gallery Guides, volunteer docents who are the cornerstone of SAA’s ability to welcome visitors six days per week. Gallery Guides not only support art, they create it. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Functional and sculptural ceramic pieces in porcelain and stoneware, Sue takes inspiration from the folk art traditions of Italy, France and the southwest. Sue believes art should bring joy and her work does just that. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

At PETtalks: The Science Behind the Human-Dog Bond, Dr. Monique Udell will take a look at what science can tell us about the origins of dog social behavior. $5 suggested donation.
Willamette Humane Society
4246 Turner Rd. SE
Salem, OR 97317
503-585-5900 ext 326
www.whs4pets.org/event

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

September 2-October 4. 
Feature Artist Debby Reid Denno. Exciting all media show features artist’s interpretations of Steampunk. Juried by Josh Kinsey.
Red Raven Gallery
155 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-798-9973
www.redravengallery.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

August 1-October 25. Sherrie Wolf is a Portland painter and printmaker whose work juxtaposes traditional still life subjects with Old Master themes. The exhibition features paintings, prints, and other works on paper by the artist drawn from private collections throughout the region. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.; closed Mondays.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
www.willamette.edu/arts

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am

Jan.-Dec. 2015. As part of a year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, the Bush Barn Art Center will feature 50 works from the Salem Art Association Permanent Collection for 50 weeks in 2015. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sept. 4-27. An exhibition of art by Salem Art Association’s Gallery Guides, volunteer docents who are the cornerstone of SAA’s ability to welcome visitors six days per week. Gallery Guides not only support art, they create it. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Monday. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Functional and sculptural ceramic pieces in porcelain and stoneware, Sue takes inspiration from the folk art traditions of Italy, France and the southwest. Sue believes art should bring joy and her work does just that. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
River Gallery
184 S Main St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-6171
www.rivergalleryart.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Our staff will be washing your dogs for free, just bring a can or other non-perishable form of food donation (pet or human). All donations will benefit Marion Polk Food Share & Safe Haven Humane Society. 
Stayton Veterinary Hospital
1308 N First Ave.
Stayton, OR 97383
503-769-7387
www.staytonveterinary.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

St. Urban Cellars hosts complimentary international wine tasting Friday's noon-7 p.m. We feature a different wine trip to value wines of France, Italy, Spain and many more. We are located in Gayle's Italian Market; downtown Salem.
St. Urban Cellars
102 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-508-9659
www.sturbancellars.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

To thank Police, Fire, and Military personal, free cruise (with ID) today. Families are welcome also. Other passengers $12 per adult, $6 children, 3 and under free. 
Willamette Queen
200 S Water St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-371-1103
www.WillametteQueen.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 4:00pm - 11:59pm

Sig Paulson is a true lover of the singer/songwriter era of the 70's. Playing originals and classic covers in the Americans/Folk-style.  
Union Barrel
136 High St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-364-3722
www.unionbarrel.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Portland painter and printmaker, Sherrie Wolf, will discuss her work over the past 35 years. Wolf is featured in a small solo exhibition, Sherrie Wolf: Object Lessons at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art as well as being included in the Stilleven exhibition. Free admission.
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Roger Hull Lecture Hall
700 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855
www.cal.willamette.edu/calendar

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 5:00pm - Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 1:00am

The grand finale to summer, Sublimity Harvest Festival brings you tractor pulls, truck pulls, monster trucks, entertainment and family fun. Join us in 2015 for our 43rd annual event! You dont want to miss it. Presented by Power Chevrolet. See website for admission.
Sublimity Harvest Festival
Sublimity Rd.
Sublimity, OR 97385
503-769-3579
www.sublimityharvestfest.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Reception for Working in the Empty Spaces: The Women Artists of AMBUS, Gallery Guides Showcase Part I and  Featured Artist: Maud Durland, including a short talk by some of the artists of AMBUS at 6 p.m. Free admission.
Bush Barn Art Center
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-581-2228
www.SalemArt.org

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Free, family-oriented series, 2nd Fridays May through October. Walk or run to checkpoints, discover new places, earn raffle tickets and have fun. Beer and food is available with proceeds to Friends of Two Bridges.
Gallagher Fitness Resources
135 Commercial St. NE
Salem, OR 97301 
503-364-4198 or 800-423-3460
www.activesalem.com

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Monthly Irish social dance with live, traditional Irish music. All dances taught prior to dancing and called as you dance. Reels, jigs, polkas and waltzes taught and danced. Family-friendly, all ages accepted. Admission: $5-10.
VFW Hall
630 Hood St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-383-9297
www.ceiliofthevalley.org