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  • Salem Saturday Market
    Sat., Oct. 1 - Oct. 29, 2016

    Fresh local produce, flowers, meat, dairy, bakery, hot food and handcrafted artisan products. Live music, food demos, non-profit vendors and so much more. April through October - 9 am to 3 pm.
    Corner of Summer & Marion Streets
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

  • Airlie Hills Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch
    Sat., Oct. 1 - Oct. 31, 2016

    Through October - Mon.-Sat. 9 am-6 pm & Sun. 10 am-5 pm. Considered one of the premier pumpkin patches in Oregon, Airlie Hills Farm offers plenty of activities including a corn maze, hay rides, pedal-karts and more.  This is perfect for anyone looking for fall-time fun! 
    Airlie Hills Pumpkin Patch
    10720 Airlie Rd.
    Monmouth, OR 97361
    503-932-8083
    www.airliehills.com

  • E.Z. Orchards Harvestfest
    Sat., Oct. 1 - Oct. 2, 2016

    Bring the whole family to E.Z. Orchards for fall fun. Saturdays and Sundays in October enjoy live music, pony rides, tractor drawn hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, pioneer camp and much more.
    E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
    5504 Hazel Green Rd NE
    Salem. OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    www.ezorchards.com

  • Window/Mirror – Photographs in India by Frank Miller
    Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 10:00 am

    Window/Mirror presents a series of photographs capturing chance encounters as people work, play and travel through the unfolding narratives of their lives—providing a first-person account of India’s rich culture. The artist will speak about his work at the Bush Barn Art Center’s free monthly Art Talk on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 am. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm and Sat.-Sun., Noon-5. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem,OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 11:00 am

    Vibrant purple and inky, with notes of cassis and spice to inspire your artistic soul. Experience new release Coelho 2014 Antecipação Petite Sirah while touring the talented artists of Amity. Red & Port Tasting Flight $15. Estate Tasting Flight $15.
    Coelho Winery 
    111 5th St.
    Amity, OR 
    503-835-9305
    www.coelhowinery.com/events
    www.artharveststudiotour.org

  • Ale Ways
    Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 11:45 am

    Tastings, tours and lunch at Santiam Brewing, 1859 Cider Co and Wandering Aengus Ciderworks. $65.
    The Grand Hotel Salem
    201 Liberty St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-569-3022
    www.aleways.com

  • Fordyce Farm's Pumpkin Patch
    Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 12:00 pm

    Explore the area's largest corn maze, indoor maze, a huge hay fort, animals and hay rides. Pre-carved pumpkins. No charge for entertainment; except corn maze, which is $4.75. Haunted maze is open on weekend evenings and is $10.
    Fordyce Farm
    7023 Sunnyview Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-362-5105
    www.fordycefarm.com/blog/2016/9/19/pumpkin-patch

  • Coria Estates
    Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 2:00 pm

    Coria Estates is releasing a new wine ~ 2014 Pinot Noir. To celebrate, we have Brian Bergstrom strumming along from 2-5 pm and JT's Taqueria Food Truck will be on-site.
    Coria Estates Tasting Room
    8252 Redstone Ave. S
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com

  • Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 8:00 pm

    Come and see the Indigo Boyz perform at Taproot Lounge and Cafe. Enjoy our food, drinks and fun atmosphere.
    Taproot Lounge & Cafe
    356 State St. 
    Salem, OR 97301
    509-928-3115
    www.taprootloungandcafe.com

  • Featured Artist: Anton Pavlenko
    Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 10:00 am

    Plein air painter Anton Pavlenko strives to capture the essence of the landscape, by trying to work from an intuitive state with effortless and swift strokes. His work has been featured in numerous publications and exhibitions and is in several private and public collections across the country. Reception from 6-8 pm on Friday, September 23. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public. Sponsored by Bryn Mawr Vineyards.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Robert Canaga Oregon Bounty Exhibit
    Tue., Aug. 23 - Oct. 20, 2016

    August 23 to October 20, 2016. Robert Canaga, a Eugene-based artist, will be exhibiting his large-scale oil landscapes on wax and mounted linen during his "Oregon Bounty" show at the Oregon State Capitol Galleria. This exhibit, titled Oregon Bounty, is free and open to the public during building hours, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. 
    Oregon State Capitol Galleria
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregoncapitol.com

  • Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 10:00 am

    Come hear from artist April Waters as she offers insight into her latest exhibition, Confluence, a two-person show with painter Bets Cole. Waterways have been a central focus for April Waters in terms of inspiration and her environmental concerns. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 10:00 am

    Enjoy pumpkin patch activities every weekend in October. Including: Charlotte's Web corn maze, cow train, giant slides, bounce houses, hay rides, nut house, tire swings, nature trail path, 6-acre pumpkin patch, petting zoo, fresh apple cider, apple cider donuts, food court, and lots more. Admission $12.
    Fir Point Farms
    14601 Arndt Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-678-2455
    www.firpointfarms.com

  • Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 7:00 pm

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

  • Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Ford Tri-Motor Rides
    Thu., Oct. 6 - Oct. 9, 2016

    October 6-9 (6th 2-5 pm7th-9th 9 am-5 pm). EAA Chapter 292 hosts the beautifully restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor – a prime example of the first commercial airliner. The flight lasts for 30 minutes, with the ride itself being about 20 minutes long. $75 ($70 if booked in advance online) for adults and $50 for kids 17 and under.
    McNary Field Airport
    2990 25th St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    877-952-5395
    www.flytheford.org

  • Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 9:30 am

    Work intuitively and abstractly on multiple pieces, exploring texture, layers, composition and design, and the use of color through oil paint and pigment sticks. Eight student maximum. Learn more and register online at www.SalemArt.org/programs/annex. Tuition: $350 + $20 supply fee.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Thu., Oct. 6 - Oct. 8, 2016

    Oct. 6  7-9 pm, Oct. 7 10 am-7 pm, Oct. 8 10 am-5 pm. The Westminster Festival of Fine Art celebrates 29 years. Fifty juried artists will show their creative works. The public will see a variety of artwork from pine needle baskets to digital photography, metalwork to blown glass, jewelry to porcelain, watercolor to mixed media, and more. Free admission.
    Westminster Presbyterian Church
    3737 Liberty Rd. S
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-364-3327
    www.salemwestpres.org

     

  • Bauman's Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:00 am

    Through October 31. With so many fun things to do, where do you start? More than 30 activities for kids of all ages, including an all new Jumping Pad this year. The farm is transformed into an activity center with mazes, obstacle courses, rides, farm animals and memories-a-plenty. Admission: $5.
    Bauman Farms
    12989 Howell Prairie Rd. NE 
    Gervais, OR 97026
    503-792-3524
    www.baumanshf.com

  • French Prairie Gardens Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:00 am

    Sept. 25-Oct. 30. 9 am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday & 10 am-5 pm Sunday. People travel from all over to enjoy a day out in the country and have the opportunity to enjoy Pigtucky Derby, one of our main attractions.  Opening day is our Fight For Your Life 5k.
    French Prairie Gardens
    17673 French Prairie Rd.
    Saint Paul, OR 97137
    503-633-8445
    www.fpgardens.com/french-prairie-farm-fall-festival.htm

  • Greens Bridge Gardens Harvest Festival
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:00 am

    Open daily 9-6, through October 30. Free activities include the little maze, duck races, petting zoo, wheat box and little slide in the green house. $7 allows unlimited trips down the slides, through the corn maze, hay maze and Papa's hay ride to the pumpkin patch.
    Greens Bridge Gardens
    3730 Jefferson Scio Dr. SE
    Jefferson, OR 97352
    541-327-2995
    www.greensbridgegardens.com/pumpkin/nggallery/thumbnails

  • Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 10:00 am

    Enjoy pumpkin patch activities every weekend in October. Including: Charlotte's Web corn maze, cow train, giant slides, bounce houses, hay rides, nut house, tire swings, nature trail path, 6-acre pumpkin patch, petting zoo, fresh apple cider, apple cider donuts, food court, and lots more. Admission $12.
    Fir Point Farms
    14601 Arndt Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-678-2455
    www.firpointfarms.com

  • Wooden Shoe Pumpkin Fest
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 10:00 am

    Bring your family to our family farm and enjoy walking around through a pictured corn maze and bouncing through mud on our famous cow trains. Pick a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch to take home.Visit our website to see a full list of Pumpkin Fest Activities. Admission: $8 ages 3+, $6 for seniors.
    Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
    33814 S Meridian Rd.
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-634-2243 or 800-711-2006
    www.woodenshoe.com/events/pumpkin-fest

  • Fordyce Farm's Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 12:00 pm

    Explore the area's largest corn maze, indoor maze, a huge hay fort, animals and hay rides. Pre-carved pumpkins. No charge for entertainment; except corn maze, which is $4.75. Haunted maze is open on weekend evenings and is $10.
    Fordyce Farm
    7023 Sunnyview Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-362-5105
    www.fordycefarm.com/blog/2016/9/19/pumpkin-patch

  • Detroit Lake
    Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:00 am

    This is an epic course with mud, rocks, water crossings, hills, trails, stumps and amazing scenery all taking place on the lake bottom of Detroit Lake in the Cascade Mountain Range. This roughly 6-mile course will be well-marked, beginning and ending in front of Detroit City Hall. Awards are given in many categories based on age group and overall time.
    Detroit City Hall
    160 Detroit Ave
    Detroit, OR 97342
    503-931-1885
    www.detroitlakeoregon.org/events

  • Presenter Kris Hikari
    Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:00 am

    Learn about the concept of the “urban forest,” its management, and ways you can get involved helping to grow and care for this essential public natural resource. See how trees are managed in Salem—including a review of the City’s canopy reports, highlights of the recently updated tree code, and efforts to grow Salem’s urban forest. $15.
    Wool Warehouse, Willamette Heritage Center
    1313 Mill St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-391-4145
    www.straubenvironmentalcenter.org/programs/amateur-naturalist-series

  • Airlie Hills Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch
    Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:00 am

    Through October - Mon.-Sat. 9 am-6 pm & Sun. 10 am-5 pm. Considered one of the premier pumpkin patches in Oregon, Airlie Hills Farm offers plenty of activities including a corn maze, hay rides, pedal-karts and more.  This is perfect for anyone looking for fall-time fun. Admission: $7.
    Airlie Hills Pumpkin Patch
    10720 Airlie Rd.
    Monmouth, OR 97361
    503-932-8083
    www.airliehills.com

  • Salem Saturday Market
    Sat., Oct. 8 - Nov. 5, 2016

    Fresh local produce, flowers, meat, dairy, bakery, hot food and handcrafted artisan products. Live music, food demos, non-profit vendors and so much more. April through October - 9 am to 3 pm.
    Corner of Summer & Marion Streets
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

  • Winery Tour of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:45 am

    Experience the Mid-Willamette Valley's world-class wine region with these one-day tours offered every Saturday through October 15, 2016. Hop aboard a comfortable Gray Line bus and enjoy a narrated tour that includes visits and tasting flights at three of the area's most notable wineries: Cubanisimo Vineyards, Left Coast Cellars and Willamette Valley Vineyards (no-host lunch stop at Willamette Valley Vineyards). $64/adult.
    Travel Salem 
    181 High St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-241-7373
    www.graylineofportland.net/salem-tours/wineries-of-valley-tour

  • E.Z. Orchards Harvestfest
    Sat., Oct. 1 - Oct. 2, 2016

    Bring the whole family to E.Z. Orchards for fall fun. Saturdays and Sundays in October enjoy live music, pony rides, tractor drawn hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, pioneer camp and much more.
    E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
    5504 Hazel Green Rd NE
    Salem. OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    www.ezorchards.com

  • Yamhillbillies at Oregon's Bounty
    Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 10:00 am

    Oregon's Bounty takes place Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oregon State Capitol. This free, family-friendly festival is a celebration of the agricultural harvest of Oregon. Many booths feature on the food and commodities that our great state has to offer. There will be tractors, hay bales, face painting, music, a free pumpkin patch and more.
    Oregon State Capitol Galleria
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregoncapitol.com

  • Window/Mirror – Photographs in India by Frank Miller
    Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 10:00 am

    Window/Mirror presents a series of photographs capturing chance encounters as people work, play and travel through the unfolding narratives of their lives—providing a first-person account of India’s rich culture. The artist will speak about his work at the Bush Barn Art Center’s free monthly Art Talk on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 am. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm and Sat.-Sun., Noon-5. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem,OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • The Oregon Garden
    Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 10:00 am

    Celebrate all things fall. Activities include: Pumpkin Seed Craft, Pumpkin Bowling, Pear Sampling from Northwest Pear Bureau, Talk About Trees providing hands-on activities about tree health. Free with Garden admission $6-$12​ and free for Members. No pre-registration required.
    The Oregon Garden
    879 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-8100
    www.oregongarden.org/programs/junior-gardeners-club

  • Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 3:00 pm

    As part of the annual Paint the Town show, the Mid-Valley Poetry Society members will be reading poems at Gallery 444.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 4:00 pm

    Smokin’ blues, cold brews and great BBQ combine for a fun-filled afternoon at Deepwood. The tented event on Deepwood's beautiful grounds will feature live music by Lightnin’ Willie and the Poor Boys, winners of two California Blues Challenges. Special thanks to event sponsor Rogue Ales. Admission: $10 Adults/$8 Members.
    Deepwood Museum & Gardens 
    Covered Tent Area
    1116 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-363-1825
    www.deepwoodmuseum.org

  • Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 9:30 am

    Work intuitively and abstractly on multiple pieces, exploring texture, layers, composition and design, and the use of color through oil paint and pigment sticks. Eight student maximum. Learn more and register online at www.SalemArt.org/programs/annex. Tuition: $350 + $20 supply fee.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Featured Artist: Anton Pavlenko
    Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 10:00 am

    Plein air painter Anton Pavlenko strives to capture the essence of the landscape, by trying to work from an intuitive state with effortless and swift strokes. His work has been featured in numerous publications and exhibitions and is in several private and public collections across the country. Reception from 6-8 pm on Friday, September 23. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public. Sponsored by Bryn Mawr Vineyards.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Silver Falls & The Oregon Garden Tour
    Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 10:45 am

    Explore the Salem area's agricultural bounty and scenic beauty with this one-day tour which runs every Sunday through October 16, 2016. Hop aboard a comfortable Gray Line bus and enjoy a narrated tour with stops at three of the area's iconic attractions: E.Z. Orchards Farm Market, The Oregon Garden and Silver Falls State Park (no host lunch stop at Silver Falls). $49/adult.
    Travel Salem
    181 High St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-241-7373
    www.graylineofportland.net/salem-tours/oregon-garden-silver-falls-tour

  • Robert Canaga Oregon Bounty Exhibit
    Tue., Aug. 23 - Oct. 20, 2016

    August 23 to October 20, 2016. Robert Canaga, a Eugene-based artist, will be exhibiting his large-scale oil landscapes on wax and mounted linen during his "Oregon Bounty" show at the Oregon State Capitol Galleria. This exhibit, titled Oregon Bounty, is free and open to the public during building hours, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. 
    Oregon State Capitol Galleria
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregoncapitol.com

  • Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 10:00 am

    Join us for a presentation by Garth Evans and Leila Philip, as they talk about their recent collaborative book project, Water Rising, which presents watercolors by Evans and poems by Philip. For more information visit www.water-rising.com
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org
     

  • Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 9:30 am

    Artists & crafters show & sale featuring photography, woodworking, fiber crafts, beaded and vintage jewelry, lapidary, ceramics, handmade greeting cards, soft toys & baby quilts, stress soothers, scratch art and more.
    Capital Manor Auditorium
    1955 Dallas Hwy. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-589-3711

  • Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 7:30 pm

    Kristen Seaman reconstructs the roles of women artists in Greece and Rome by assembling evidence in literature, epigraphy, and visual culture. She considers how and why ancient and modern scholars have included or omitted them in their art-historical writing. Free admission.
    Willamette University Hatfield Library
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6300
    www.cal.willamette.edu/calendar

  • Bauman's Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 9:00 am

    Through October 31. With so many fun things to do, where do you start? More than 30 activities for kids of all ages, including an all new Jumping Pad this year. The farm is transformed into an activity center with mazes, obstacle courses, rides, farm animals and memories-a-plenty. 
    Bauman Farms
    12989 Howell Prairie Rd. NE 
    Gervais, OR 97026
    503-792-3524
    www.baumanshf.com

  • French Prairie Gardens Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 9:00 am

    Sept. 25-Oct. 30. 9 am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday & 10 am-5 pm Sunday. People travel from all over to enjoy a day out in the country and have the opportunity to enjoy Pigtucky Derby, one of our main attractions.  Opening day is our Fight For Your Life 5k.
    French Prairie Gardens
    17673 French Prairie Rd.
    Saint Paul, OR 97137
    503-633-8445
    www.fpgardens.com/french-prairie-farm-fall-festival.htm

  • Greens Bridge Gardens Harvest Festival
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 9:00 am

    Open daily 9-6, through October 30. Free activities include the little maze, duck races, petting zoo, wheat box and little slide in the green house. $7 allows unlimited trips down the slides, through the corn maze, hay maze and Papa's hay ride to the pumpkin patch.
    Greens Bridge Gardens
    3730 Jefferson Scio Dr. SE
    Jefferson, OR 97352
    541-327-2995
    www.greensbridgegardens.com/pumpkin/nggallery/thumbnails

  • Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 10:00 am

    Enjoy pumpkin patch activities every weekend in October. Including: Charlotte's Web corn maze, cow train, giant slides, bounce houses, hay rides, nut house, tire swings, nature trail path, 6-acre pumpkin patch, petting zoo, fresh apple cider, apple cider donuts, food court, and lots more. Admission $12.
    Fir Point Farms
    14601 Arndt Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-678-2455
    www.firpointfarms.com

  • Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 10:00 am

    Bring your family to our family farm and enjoy walking around through a pictured corn maze and bouncing through mud on our famous cow trains. Pick a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch to take home.Visit our website to see a full list of Pumpkin Fest Activities. Admission: $8 ages 3+, $6 for seniors.
    Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
    33814 S Meridian Rd.
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-634-2243 or 800-711-2006
    www.woodenshoe.com/events/pumpkin-fest

  • Fordyce Farm's Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 12:00 pm

    Explore the area's largest corn maze, indoor maze, a huge hay fort, animals and hay rides. Pre-carved pumpkins. No charge for entertainment; except corn maze, which is $4.75. Haunted maze is open on weekend evenings and is $10.
    Fordyce Farm
    7023 Sunnyview Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-362-5105
    www.fordycefarm.com/blog/2016/9/19/pumpkin-patch

  • On Your Feet Friday
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 6:00 pm

    Free, family friendly series, 2nd Fridays May through October. Walk or run to checkpoints, discover new places, win raffle prizes and have fun. Food and beverage is available with proceeds to Friends of Two Bridges.
    Gallagher Fitness Resources
    135 Commercial St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-4198
    www.activesalem.com/friday

  • Swaptoberfest
    Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:00 am

    Emergency Service Volunteer Fair and Ham Radio Swapmeet.
    Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center
    520 S. Pacific Hwy W.
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-623-3048
    www.swaptoberfest.net/wordpress

  • Willamina Harvest Festival
    Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:00 am

    Arts, crafts, music, food, cider pressing and more.
    2016 Harvest Festival
    West Valley Community Campus
    266 SE Washington St.
    Willamina, OR 97396
    503-876-4222

  • Salem Saturday Market
    Sat., Oct. 15 - Nov. 12, 2016

    Fresh local produce, flowers, meat, dairy, bakery, hot food and handcrafted artisan products. Live music, food demos, non-profit vendors and so much more. April through October - 9 am to 3 pm.
    Corner of Summer & Marion Streets
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

  • E.Z. Orchards Harvestfest
    Sat., Oct. 1 - Oct. 2, 2016

    Bring the whole family to E.Z. Orchards for fall fun. Saturdays and Sundays in October enjoy live music, pony rides, tractor drawn hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, pioneer camp and much more.
    E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
    5504 Hazel Green Rd NE
    Salem. OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    www.ezorchards.com

  • Window/Mirror – Photographs in India by Frank Miller
    Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 10:00 am

    Window/Mirror presents a series of photographs capturing chance encounters as people work, play and travel through the unfolding narratives of their lives—providing a first-person account of India’s rich culture. The artist will speak about his work at the Bush Barn Art Center’s free monthly Art Talk on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 am. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm and Sat.-Sun., Noon-5. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem,OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 10:00 am

    The Salem Art Association will be exhibiting 28 prints from Print Arts Northwest (PAN) in the Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center. Artists working in intaglio, relief, monotype and silkscreen will be featured. Gallery Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm. Mon. closed. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Featured Artist: Anton Pavlenko
    Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 10:00 am

    Plein air painter Anton Pavlenko strives to capture the essence of the landscape, by trying to work from an intuitive state with effortless and swift strokes. His work has been featured in numerous publications and exhibitions and is in several private and public collections across the country. Reception from 6-8 pm on Friday, September 23. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public. Sponsored by Bryn Mawr Vineyards.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Robert Canaga Oregon Bounty Exhibit
    Tue., Aug. 23 - Oct. 20, 2016

    August 23 to October 20, 2016. Robert Canaga, a Eugene-based artist, will be exhibiting his large-scale oil landscapes on wax and mounted linen during his "Oregon Bounty" show at the Oregon State Capitol Galleria. This exhibit, titled Oregon Bounty, is free and open to the public during building hours, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. 
    Oregon State Capitol Galleria
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregoncapitol.com

  • Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 7:00 pm

    This program will highlight a variety local rides along with information on biking laws and rules of the road and the variety of biking equipment available to make riding safer and easier. Information will also be provided about current efforts in Salem to make it a more bike friendly city. Admission $5 (students free).
    Louck's Auditorium
    585 Liberty St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-509-2637
    www.see-llc.org

  • Bauman's Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 9:00 am

    Through October 31. With so many fun things to do, where do you start? More than 30 activities for kids of all ages, including an all new Jumping Pad this year. The farm is transformed into an activity center with mazes, obstacle courses, rides, farm animals and memories-a-plenty. 
    Bauman Farms
    12989 Howell Prairie Rd. NE 
    Gervais, OR 97026
    503-792-3524
    www.baumanshf.com

  • French Prairie Gardens Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 9:00 am

    Sept. 25-Oct. 30. 9 am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday & 10 am-5 pm Sunday. People travel from all over to enjoy a day out in the country and have the opportunity to enjoy Pigtucky Derby, one of our main attractions.  Opening day is our Fight For Your Life 5k.
    French Prairie Gardens
    17673 French Prairie Rd.
    Saint Paul, OR 97137
    503-633-8445
    www.fpgardens.com/french-prairie-farm-fall-festival.htm

  • Greens Bridge Gardens Harvest Festival
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 9:00 am

    Open daily 9-6, through October 30. Free activities include the little maze, duck races, petting zoo, wheat box and little slide in the green house. $7 allows unlimited trips down the slides, through the corn maze, hay maze and Papa's hay ride to the pumpkin patch.
    Greens Bridge Gardens
    3730 Jefferson Scio Dr. SE
    Jefferson, OR 97352
    541-327-2995
    www.greensbridgegardens.com/pumpkin/nggallery/thumbnails

  • Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 10:00 am

    Enjoy pumpkin patch activities every weekend in October. Including: Charlotte's Web corn maze, cow train, giant slides, bounce houses, hay rides, nut house, tire swings, nature trail path, 6-acre pumpkin patch, petting zoo, fresh apple cider, apple cider donuts, food court, and lots more. Admission $12.
    Fir Point Farms
    14601 Arndt Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-678-2455
    www.firpointfarms.com

  • Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 10:00 am

    Bring your family to our family farm and enjoy walking around through a pictured corn maze and bouncing through mud on our famous cow trains. Pick a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch to take home.Visit our website to see a full list of Pumpkin Fest Activities. Admission: $8 ages 3+, $6 for seniors.
    Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
    33814 S Meridian Rd.
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-634-2243 or 800-711-2006
    www.woodenshoe.com/events/pumpkin-fest

  • Fordyce Farm's Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 12:00 pm

    Explore the area's largest corn maze, indoor maze, a huge hay fort, animals and hay rides. Pre-carved pumpkins. No charge for entertainment; except corn maze, which is $4.75. Haunted maze is open on weekend evenings and is $10.
    Fordyce Farm
    7023 Sunnyview Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-362-5105
    www.fordycefarm.com/blog/2016/9/19/pumpkin-patch

  • Grape Harvest Breakfast at Coelho Estate Vineyard
    Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 9:00 am

    Ding, ding, all aboard the trolley for a scenic ride to Coelho Estate Vineyard. See the beauty of the vineyard this autumn morning and enjoy a hearty Portuguese breakfast. After breakfast, stroll through the vineyard and then we will return to Coelho Winery for a full production tour & wine tasting. Tickets are limited. $45 per ticket .Tickets www.coelhowinery.com.
    Coelho Winery 
    111 5th St.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-835-9305
    www.coelhowinery.com/events

  • Salem Saturday Market
    Sat., Oct. 22 - Nov. 19, 2016

    Fresh local produce, flowers, meat, dairy, bakery, hot food and handcrafted artisan products. Live music, food demos, non-profit vendors and so much more. April through October - 9 am to 3 pm.
    Corner of Summer & Marion Streets
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

  • E.Z. Orchards Harvestfest
    Sat., Oct. 1 - Oct. 2, 2016

    Bring the whole family to E.Z. Orchards for fall fun. Saturdays and Sundays in October enjoy live music, pony rides, tractor drawn hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, pioneer camp and much more.
    E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
    5504 Hazel Green Rd NE
    Salem. OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    www.ezorchards.com

  • Window/Mirror – Photographs in India by Frank Miller
    Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 10:00 am

    Window/Mirror presents a series of photographs capturing chance encounters as people work, play and travel through the unfolding narratives of their lives—providing a first-person account of India’s rich culture. The artist will speak about his work at the Bush Barn Art Center’s free monthly Art Talk on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 am. Gallery hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm and Sat.-Sun., Noon-5. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem,OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:00 am

    October 22: Experiment with various papers/techniques to make your own collage papers by stamping, painting, scraping, etc. 
    October 29: Continue with your collage. Finishing touches will be made with hot wax texture and pigments. Twelve student maximum. $55 + $20 supply fee each day.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:45 am

    Tastings, tours and lunch at Salem Ale Works, Santiam Brewing and Gilgamesh Brewing. $65.
    The Grand Hotel Salem
    201 Liberty St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-569-3022
    www.aleways.com

  • Willamette Art Center
    Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 12:00 pm

    The public is invited to the Willamette Art Center’s open house in celebration of its 10th year of operation at the State Fairgrounds. The fun will begin on Saturday, October 22 at noon and continue to 4 pm.
    Willamette Art Center
    2330 17th St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-9733
    www.willametteartcenter.com

  • Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Barn Dance & Pig Roast
    Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 6:00 pm

    The 5th annual Barn Dance presented by Double "H" Western Wear Ranch & Feed Store has line dancing, line dance lessons, a pig roast dinner, and great beer from Seven Brides BrewingThis is a 21 and over event. Dance Only Tickets: Just want to get your boot scoot on? Admission to the event is $15 pre-sale ($13 for Oregon Garden members) and $20 at the door. Dinner and Dancing Tickets: Get the full meal deal for $30 pre-sale ($27 for Oregon Garden members) and $35 at the door. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-barn-dance-and-pig-roast-tickets-24756576587.
    The Oregon Garden
    879 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-8100
    www.oregongarden.org/events/barn-dance

  • Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 10:00 am

    The Salem Art Association will be exhibiting 28 prints from Print Arts Northwest (PAN) in the Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center. Artists working in intaglio, relief, monotype and silkscreen will be featured. Gallery Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm. Mon. closed. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake
    Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 7:00 pm

    Full-length classic production of the world's most famous ballet - Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, featuring Russia's brightest ballet stars. The combination of pure romanticism, the story about love and deception and Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet music all continue to reach new generations of audiences. Full-length ballet in Three Acts with two intermissions. Music By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. Libretto: Vladimir Begichev, Vasily Getze.
    Historical Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com/event-details-swan-lake.html

  • Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Bauman's Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 9:00 am

    Through October 31. With so many fun things to do, where do you start? More than 30 activities for kids of all ages, including an all new Jumping Pad this year. The farm is transformed into an activity center with mazes, obstacle courses, rides, farm animals and memories-a-plenty. 
    Bauman Farms
    12989 Howell Prairie Rd. NE 
    Gervais, OR 97026
    503-792-3524
    www.baumanshf.com

  • French Prairie Gardens Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 9:00 am

    Sept. 25-Oct. 30. 9 am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday & 10 am-5 pm Sunday. People travel from all over to enjoy a day out in the country and have the opportunity to enjoy Pigtucky Derby, one of our main attractions.  Opening day is our Fight For Your Life 5k.
    French Prairie Gardens
    17673 French Prairie Rd.
    Saint Paul, OR 97137
    503-633-8445
    www.fpgardens.com/french-prairie-farm-fall-festival.htm

  • Greens Bridge Gardens Harvest Festival
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 9:00 am

    Open daily 9-6, through October 30. Free activities include the little maze, duck races, petting zoo, wheat box and little slide in the green house. $7 allows unlimited trips down the slides, through the corn maze, hay maze and Papa's hay ride to the pumpkin patch.
    Greens Bridge Gardens
    3730 Jefferson Scio Dr. SE
    Jefferson, OR 97352
    541-327-2995
    www.greensbridgegardens.com/pumpkin/nggallery/thumbnails

  • Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:00 am

    Enjoy pumpkin patch activities every weekend in October. Including: Charlotte's Web corn maze, cow train, giant slides, bounce houses, hay rides, nut house, tire swings, nature trail path, 6-acre pumpkin patch, petting zoo, fresh apple cider, apple cider donuts, food court, and lots more. Admission $12.
    Fir Point Farms
    14601 Arndt Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-678-2455
    www.firpointfarms.com

  • Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:00 am

    Bring your family to our family farm and enjoy walking around through a pictured corn maze and bouncing through mud on our famous cow trains. Pick a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch to take home.Visit our website to see a full list of Pumpkin Fest Activities. Admission: $8 ages 3+, $6 for seniors.
    Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
    33814 S Meridian Rd.
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-634-2243 or 800-711-2006
    www.woodenshoe.com/events/pumpkin-fest

  • Fordyce Farm's Pumpkin Patch
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 12:00 pm

    Explore the area's largest corn maze, indoor maze, a huge hay fort, animals and hay rides. Pre-carved pumpkins. No charge for entertainment; except corn maze, which is $4.75. Haunted maze is open on weekend evenings and is $10.
    Fordyce Farm
    7023 Sunnyview Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-362-5105
    www.fordycefarm.com/blog/2016/9/19/pumpkin-patch

  • Ale Ways
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 6:30 pm

    Costume party pub crawl to five Salem area Tap Houses, $20 includes round trip bus fare.
    Westside, Victory Club, B2, Sparky's and Capitol Taproom
    Downtown Salem
    503-569-3022
    www.aleways.com

  • "Hauntcert" featuring Barber's Violin Concerto presented by the Oregon Symphony Association in Salem
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 8:00 pm

    "Hauntcert" - get set for a Halloween-themed evening of musical thrills and chills featuring Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor and Prokofiev’s almost demonic “Fiery Angel.” The audience is encouraged to dress up and participate in our all-ages costume contest!. Free pre-concert talk in Cone Chapel directly across from Smith Auditorium from 7:00p.m.-7:30p.m. In our 61st season of bringing the world-class Oregon Symphony from Portland to Salem. "Listen Local" this season. See website for tickets.
    Smith Auditorium, Willamette University 
    900 State St.
    Salem, Or 97301
    503-364-0149
    www.orsymphonysalem.org

  • Salem Saturday Market
    Sat., Oct. 29 - Nov. 26, 2016

    Fresh local produce, flowers, meat, dairy, bakery, hot food and handcrafted artisan products. Live music, food demos, non-profit vendors and so much more. April through October - 9 am to 3 pm.
    Corner of Summer & Marion Streets
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

  • E.Z. Orchards Harvestfest
    Sat., Oct. 1 - Oct. 2, 2016

    Bring the whole family to E.Z. Orchards for fall fun. Saturdays and Sundays in October enjoy live music, pony rides, tractor drawn hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, pioneer camp and much more.
    E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
    5504 Hazel Green Rd NE
    Salem. OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    www.ezorchards.com

  • Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 1:00 pm

    Bring your family and friends and join us for Spooktacular Bingo open sessions. Play one game or stay longer for more, bingo cards are only $1 each or $10 for 12. In addition to bingo, we will have a costume contest at 2, 3 and 4 pm; plus additional activities for kids for $1 each. See you at the Y for family-friendly fun with great prizes, including cash.
    Monmouth Independence Family YMCA
    301 S Main St.
    Independence, OR
    503-838-4268
    www.micc-or.org

  • Philippines HISTORAMA
    Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Historic Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    www.philippineshistorama.com

  • Annual Scarousel Bash at the Carousel
    Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Enjoy a safe, fun and family-friendly event at the Carousel in celebration of Halloween. Costumes highly encouraged. Activities include: unlimited carousel rides, make your own caramel apple (while supplies last), crafts & games, costume parade, door prizes & more.
    Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    101 Front St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-540-0374
    www.salemcarousel.org

  • Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Show: Oct. 5-29. 18th Annual Paint the Town art show featuring en plein aire works from Artist In Action group members. Also featuring poetry from Mid-Valley Poetry Society. Awards presentation at 6:30 pm in Gallery 444. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 10:00 am

    The Salem Art Association will be exhibiting 28 prints from Print Arts Northwest (PAN) in the Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center. Artists working in intaglio, relief, monotype and silkscreen will be featured. Gallery Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm. Mon. closed. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center The Annex
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org