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  • The Great Oregon Steam-Up
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 7:00am to Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 6:00pm

    The Great Oregon Steam-Up, last weekend in July and the first weekend in August. Fun for the entire family. Train and trolley rides, steam tractors, steam sawmill and large engines. Threshing, blacksmithing, tractor pull, daily parade and lots more. $12 per person, 12 and under free.
    Antique Powerland Museum Association
    3995 Brooklake Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97303
    503-393-2424
    antiquepowerland.com

     

  • Color Vibe Salem
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
    9:00am to 11:00am

    Salem's 4th annual, family friendly, community oriented, 5K fun run and celebration! A 5K run/walk infused with color, music, and good vibes. A portion of the proceeds will  be donated to the IKE BOX. $0-29.99.
    Oregon State Fairgrounds
    2330 17th St NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    435-554-0134
    www.thecolorvibe.com/salem.php

     

  • 21st Annual Santiam SummerFest
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Old-fashioned street fair, children's parade, art show, car show, family dog show, bed races, petting zoo, beach volleyball matches, family fun zone until 4pm. Food, brews, and live entertainment available all day until 5pm. Free admission.
    Historic Downtown
    3rd Ave.
    Stayton, OR 97383
    503-769-3464
    www.staytonsublimitychamber.org/21st-annual-santiam-summerfest

  • E.Z. Orchards ~ Pickling and Sauerkraut Class
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Learn how to pickle with OSU Master Food Preservers. We provide the know-how, pickles and supplies and you get to take home a jar of pickles. $15.00 per person.
    E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
    5504 Hazel Green Rd NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    ezorchards.com

  • Winery Tour of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Sept. 18. The Bush Barn Art Center will be a part of a groundbreaking exhibition organized by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland. The Bush Barn will host Portland-based artists Pat Boas and Michael Lazarus. Gallery hours: Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5 pm. Closed Monday.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Radius 25: Forest for the Trees
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Aug. 27. Radius 25: Forest for the Trees features the work of artists located within 25 miles of Salem. This year’s tree theme is inspired by Salem’s 40th anniversary of being a Tree City!
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Play Pokémon Go at The Oregon Garden!
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm

     

    Join us for a fun day of playing Pokémon Go in the Garden! With over two dozen PokéSpots and two onsite gyms, the Garden is a great place to sharpen your skills as a Pokémon trainer. Take our tram tour and catch Pokémon while viewing over 20 of our amazing gardens. Keep an eye out for special lures-we will be dropping them on five PokéSpots every half hour. Food and beverage booths will be set up throughout the Garden with alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages available.  Admission: Regular Garden admission applies.
    The Oregon Garden
    879 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-8100
    www.oregongarden.org/events/play-pokemon-go-in-the-garden

  • Movies in the Park
    Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
    8:45pm to 10:30pm

    The Lorax - Watch this PG movie outside, under the stars, on the 24 foot big screen.  Bring your blankets and low backed chairs - alcohol and smoking are not allowed.  Movie starts at dusk and admission is free!
    Riverfront Park Amphitheater
    101 Front Street NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-6261
    www.salemmoviesinthepark.com

  • Sunday, July 31, 2016 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    Discover the scenic beauty of Oregon's wine country on a daylong bike tour organized by Eola Hills Wine Cellars on Sunday, July 31 and every Sunday in August. $79.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars 
    501 S. Pacific Hwy. 99W 
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    800-291-6730
    www.eolahillswinery.com/events.php#bike

  • Silver Falls & The Oregon Garden Tour
    Sunday, July 31, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Art in the Garden Workshop: Garden Mosaic
    Sunday, July 31, 2016 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm

    The workshop is led by Mark Brody, a Portland-based mosaic artist.
    Basic Sun Catcher: 10 am-12 pm: This family-friendly workshop. Safe for all ages. $35.
    Intermediate Sun Catcher with birdhouse: 1pm-4pm: Delves into the art of mosaicand techniques. $75.
    https://oregongarden.wufoo.com/forms/workshop-garden-mosaic-with-mark-brody
    The Oregon Garden
    879 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-8100
    www.oregongarden.org/aitg-workshops

     

  • Smith Fine Arts Mid-summer Auction & Dinner
    Sunday, July 31, 2016 -
    4:30pm to 8:00pm

    The Smith Fine Arts presents the 16th Annual mid-summer Auction & Dinner fundraiser, Sunday, July 31, 2016, 4:30pm in the Werner University Center at WOU. Event includes live music, silent and oral auctions and dinner.
    Werner University Center at WOU
    345 Monmouth Ave N
    Monmouth, OR 97361
    503-838-8333
    smithfinearts.org

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 -
    10:30am to 11:30am

    This year marks Salem’s 40th anniversary of achieving Tree City USA status Join us for an enlightening talk and stroll exploring Salem’s trees with a focus on Bush’s Pasture Park. The talk will begin in Bush Barn Art Center. Presenters will be Friends of Trees Programs Manager Kris Hikari, Friends of Bush Garden Project Coordinator Gretchen Carnaby, and City of Salem Park Horticulturalist Tom Beatty. This event is free and open to the public.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

     

  • Willamette River
    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 -
    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Native Americans and The River. Join us for a presentation about Native Americans and the river by Travis Smith. Free admission.
    Salem's Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-6336
    www.cityofsalem.net/Residents/Parks/Pages/RiverCurrents-SummerLectureSer...

  • 2016 Hoopla
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    This is an exciting kick-off to Hoopla weekend featuring some of the region’s best ballers showing off their skills.  All are welcome to join in on an enjoyable evening outside the Salem Convention Center and share in some libations and great fun!
    Salem Convention Center
    200 Commercial St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    www.onghoopla.com/info/schedule

  • Hoopla Kids' Clinic
    Thursday, August 4, 2016 -
    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Each year the Oregon National Guard Hoopla conducts a kids' clinic for interested youngsters on basketball fundamentals. This awesome fun-filled event is sponsored by Drs. Howerton, Hopkin & Kennedy, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and it is FREE to area kids.  Kids run drills and are given tips on the game by coaches and players from local colleges and high schools.
    Across from the Oregon State Capitol Building
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-881-6066
    www.onghoopla.com

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 9:00am

    Bike MS Willamette Valley passes through the back roads of Willamette Valley. Your participation helps fund support programs, services, and research that makes a difference to the people who must fight MS every day. $35 registration fee, $250 minimum fundraising goal.
    Western Oregon University 
    345 Monmouth Ave. N
    Monmouth, OR 
    5034458351
    www.bikems.org

  • Hoopla Hoop Camp
    Friday, August 5, 2016 -
    9:00am to 2:00pm

    A great day of learning fundamentals and getting your game ready for Hoopla - a fun basketball camp for girls and boys ages 7-14 held on the courts at Hoopla across the street from the Oregon State Capitol Building.  Register today at www.hooplahoopcamp.com.
    In front of the Oregon State Capitol Building
    900 Court St NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-881-6066
    www.onghoopla.com

     

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 -
    6:15pm to 8:15pm

    Artist Reception: Sue Allen, creates amazingly whimsical ceramic Fairy Castles and Hobbit Homes on globes. Come meet Sue at her reception on Friday, August 5th from 6 to 8 pm.
    Art has always been her passion, and she has been hand building for about seven years.
    Willamette Art Center
    2330 17th St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-365-3911
    www.WillametteArtCenter.com

  • The Wizard of Oz ~ Enlightened Theatrics
    Friday, July 22, 2016 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm

    Performances: July 22 – August 28, 2016. Matinees 2 p.m.; Evenings 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20-30. Employing the R.S.C. 1987 adaptation of the musical production, Enlightened Theatrics offers a more technically complex performance featuring as much of the aura of the classic 1939 film as possible on stage.
    Salem's Historic Grand Theatre
    191 High St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.enlightenedtheatrics.org

  • Beth Willis Rock band
    Friday, August 5, 2016 - 7:30pm

    Enjoy free outdoor concerts every Friday evening at beautiful Independence Riverview Park and Amphitheatre. Concessions & brewery/wine vendors open at 5:30 pm. Lawn seating: Bring your blankets.$5 suggested donation.
    Independence Amphitheatre
    50 C Street 
    Independence, OR 97351
    www.independenceamphitheatre.com/music1.html

  • Oregon National Guard Hoopla
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 6:00pm

    Oregon National Guard Hoopla is the premier 3-on-3 street basketball event in Oregon, and it is believed to be the 2nd largest event of its kind in the United States. The 18th edition of ONG Hoopla will host upwards of 1,000 teams, 4,000 participants, 900 volunteers and thousands of spectators. Participants young and old, male and female, and of all skill levels compete in the shadows of the Oregon State Capitol Building in Salem.
    Streets surrounding Oregon State Capitol Building
    900 Court St NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-881-6066
    www.onghoopla.com

  • Regis Ram Open
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 8:00am

    Four Person Scramble Play –  Check in by 8 AM Shotgun starts at 8:30 AM. Entry Fee $90 each, includes golf, cart, lunch, prizes and two free drink tickets. Registration Deadline August  1, 2016. Limit of 32 teams. See regishighschool.net for more information.
    Santiam Golf Course
    8724 Golf Club Rd. SE
    Stayton, OR 97383
    503-769-2159
    www.regishighschool.net

  • Run For The Oaks
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 -
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    8K Trail Run and 5K Trail Walk. Picture a run or a leisurely stroll through some of the most beautiful estate vineyards and old growth oak savannas of Oregon Wine Country.
    Left Coast Cellars
    4225 N Pacific Hwy W
    Rickreall, OR US 97371
    www.runsignup.com/Race/OR/Rickreall/RunfortheOaks

  • Winery Tour of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Sept. 18. The Bush Barn Art Center will be a part of a groundbreaking exhibition organized by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland. The Bush Barn will host Portland-based artists Pat Boas and Michael Lazarus. Gallery hours: Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5 pm. Closed Monday.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Radius 25: Forest for the Trees
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Aug. 27. Radius 25: Forest for the Trees features the work of artists located within 25 miles of Salem. This year’s tree theme is inspired by Salem’s 40th anniversary of being a Tree City!
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Detroit Lake
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 6:00pm

    Portland Water Spectacular Show Ski Team will perform  with a show on Saturday. The team is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization who regularly performs in Oregon and California.
    Kanes Marina
    Detroit Lake
    530 Clester Rd
    Detroit, OR 97342
    503-931-1885
    www.detroitlakeoregon.org/events

  • Salem's 2nd Annual Block Party
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 -
    2:00pm to 7:00pm

    Guests are invited to enjoy a full lineup of live entertainment, family-friendly activities, community outreach with local nonprofits, food, drink and more.​ Free admission, all ages. Live entertainment schedule:RiverCity Rock Star Academy (Youth/Rock) 2-3 pm; True North (Bluegrass/Folk) 3:30-5 pm; Trixy & the Nasties (Blues/Rock) 5:30-7 pm. After Block Party, guests are invited to attend Enlightened Theatrics' The Wizard of Oz. Tickets online.
    High St NE., Between Court & State
    191 High St. NE Salem, OR 97301
    salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.EnlightenedTheatrics.org/BLOCK-PARTY

  • Watercolor Society of Oregon Show
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 5:00pm

    The Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery will host the annual experimental media traveling exhibit at the gallery in August. Free admission.
    Gallery 444
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • New Featured Artist Showcase
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 5:00pm

    The Elsinore Framing & Fine Art will launch a new Featured Artist Showcase with works by Gary Ferguson,Patricia Young, Kris Preslan, Lorraine Bushek, Marilyn Krug and David Schatz.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

  • Wine Country Rocks Concerts
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 -
    3:00pm to 8:00pm

    Don't miss rock concert violinist Aaron Meyer, at Legacy Estate Vineyard, just 10 minutes from Salem. Aaron Meyer's cutting edge original music bridges world, contemporary rock and classical genres, inspiring and electrifying audiences worldwide. $15/all ages, $12/wine club members, $50 family pass (4 people), $60/series pass.
    Legacy Estate Vineyard 
    1600 Oak Grove Rd.
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • Movies in the park
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 7:15pm

    Inside Out - Watch this PG movie under the stars on a 24 foot screen!  Bring your blankets and low backed chairs - alcohol and smoking are not allowed.  Movie starts at dusk and is free.
    Riverfront Park Amphitheater
    101 Front Street NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-6261
    www.salemmoviesinthepark.com

  • Bike Oregon Wine Country with Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    Sunday, August 7, 2016 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    Discover the scenic beauty of Oregon's wine country on a day long bike tour organized by Eola Hills Wine Cellars on Sunday, July 31 and every Sunday in August. $79.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars 
    501 S. Pacific Hwy. 99W 
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    800-291-6730
    www.eolahillswinery.com/events.php#bike

  • Silver Falls & The Oregon Garden Tour
    Sunday, August 7, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Arcane Cellars "Music on the Willamette"
    Sunday, August 7, 2016 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    "Music on the Willamette” features live music in a friendly atmosphere at our winery on the scenic Willamette River. Strumshine: “100 Proof Country” from an acoustic duo performing country, folk and roots. $5 cover, free to Cellar Club members.
    Wheatland Tasting Room
    22350 Magness Rd
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-868-7076
    www.arcanecellars.com/summermusicseries.html

  • Paint & Pinot Painting Class-Summer Wishes
    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 -
    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    A great time to make memories with friends, and family. "Summer Wishes" will be at Barrel & Keg, which is Salem's newest hot spot. Featuring local craft beer and boutique wine, specialty soda for the kids and the most unique dinning experience yet, Salem's first food cart pod. $35.
    Barrel & Keg
    1190 Broadway St. NE
    Salem, OR, 97301
    503-586-3738
    www.paintandpinot.net

  • Willamette River
    Tuesday, August 9, 2016 -
    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Discovering the Willamette: Past, Present and Future of Oregon's Biggest River. Rick Bastasch, who worked for many years on Willamette River issues, will describe how the river came to be, how it has nurtured both wild and human communities, its place in our history, and what the future may hold for the Willamette and its people. Free admission.
    Salem's Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-6336
    www.cityofsalem.net/Residents/Parks/Pages/RiverCurrents-SummerLectureSer...

  • Molly Mo's
    Friday, August 12, 2016 - 5:00pm to Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 8:00am

    Shop some of the NW's best vendors on the outdoor grange grounds, inside the historic grange and schoolhouse. Tons of vintage/antique, re-purposed and handcrafted finds. Beer and wine tent with live music. $10 admission on 8/12 only, 8/13 free admission.
    Union Hill Grange
    15755 Grange Rd.
    Sublimity, OR 97385
    503 510-0820
    www.facebook.mollymos

  • On Your Feet Friday
    Friday, August 12, 2016 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    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

  • The Wizard of Oz ~ Enlightened Theatrics
    Friday, July 22, 2016 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm

    Performances: July 22 – August 28, 2016. Matinees 2 p.m.; Evenings 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20-30. Employing the R.S.C. 1987 adaptation of the musical production, Enlightened Theatrics offers a more technically complex performance featuring as much of the aura of the classic 1939 film as possible on stage.
    Salem's Historic Grand Theatre
    191 High St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.enlightenedtheatrics.org

  • Shoot to Thrill - AC/DC Tribute Band
    Friday, August 12, 2016 - 8:30pm

    Enjoy free outdoor concerts every Friday evening at beautiful Independence Riverview Park and Amphitheatre. Concessions & brewery/wine vendors open at 5:30 pm. Lawn seating: Bring your blankets.$5 suggested donation.
    Independence Amphitheatre
    50 C Street 
    Independence, OR 97351
    www.independenceamphitheatre.com/music1.html

  • High Street Hustle 8k 5k 1k
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
    7:30am to 11:00am

    The High Street Hustle 8k 5k 1k is epic fun complete with costumes, local food, drink and entertainment. A signature community wellness event and Salem's largest race, proceeds benefit heart disease prevention and education, locally.
    Oregon State Capitol
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-4198 or 800-423-3460
    www.ActiveSalem.com/high

  • Aumsville "2nd Saturday" Market
    Saturday, June 11, 2016 -
    9:00am to 3:00pm

    2016 is our 6th year for this fun event. We are a diverse market with a wide variety of vendors. An average of 25 vendors offer something for everyone. 2nd Saturday June through September.
    City Hall Parking Lot
    595 Main St.
    Aumsville, OR 97325
    503-749-2030
    www.aumsville.us

  • Winery Tour of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Salem Mini Maker Faire
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Mark your calendars! This year Makers will converge on Gilbert House Children's Museum and show off their craft. $5 for Gilbert House members, $10 for nonmembers.
    Gilbert House Children's Museum
    116 Marion St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-371-3631
    www.facebook.com/SalemMiniMakerFaire

  • Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Sept. 18. The Bush Barn Art Center will be a part of a groundbreaking exhibition organized by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland. The Bush Barn will host Portland-based artists Pat Boas and Michael Lazarus. Gallery hours: Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5 pm. Closed Monday.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Radius 25: Forest for the Trees
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Aug. 27. Radius 25: Forest for the Trees features the work of artists located within 25 miles of Salem. This year’s tree theme is inspired by Salem’s 40th anniversary of being a Tree City!
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Family Art Day: From Potatoes to Picasso
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
    12:00pm to 4:00pm

    Children of all ages and their families are invited to enjoy an afternoon of creativity with instructor Rose Parks. Create cards and wall hangings using potato and fruit print techniques combined with drawing. This event is free and open to the public and sponsored by Salem Sunrise Rotary Club.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mis­sion St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Wine Country Rocks Concerts
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
    3:00pm to 8:00pm

    Funk, R&B, soul, jazz and music with southern roots - you'll be up on your feet when saxophonist Patrick Lamb takes the stage at Eola's Legacy Estate Vineyard. $15/all ages, $12/wine club members, $50 family pass (4 people), $60/series pass.
    Legacy Estate Vineyard 
    1600 Oak Grove Rd.
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • Rising Buffalo
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Special guests Buffalo Rising are sure to please with their authentic reggae sounds which pair perfectly with your favorite Cubanisimo wine. General Admission is $10. Wine Club Members are $5. Tickets  available on website. Food and beverages sold separately.
    Cubanisimo Vineyard
    1754 Best Rd. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-588-1763
    www.cubanisimovineyards.com/order/index.asp

  • Brian Posehn
    Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 8:00pm

    Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. His work includes, The Fartist, through Netflix, Brian co-wrote Deadpool for Marvel Comics and he has a popular podcast, Nerd Poker, on the Earwolf Network. Admission: $25-60.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com/event-details-brian%20posehn.html

  • Bike Oregon Wine Country with Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    Sunday, August 14, 2016 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    Discover the scenic beauty of Oregon's wine country on a day long bike tour organized by Eola Hills Wine Cellars on Sunday, July 31 and every Sunday in August. $79.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars 
    501 S. Pacific Hwy. 99W 
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    800-291-6730
    www.eolahillswinery.com/events.php#bike

  • Silver Falls & The Oregon Garden Tour
    Sunday, August 14, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Willamette River
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 -
    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Life in the Willamette River. Join us for a presentation about life in the Willamette River. Presented by Ron Crouse, from Marion Soil and Water Conservation District. Free admission.
    Salem's Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-6336
    www.cityofsalem.net/Residents/Parks/Pages/RiverCurrents-SummerLectureSer...

  • The Wizard of Oz ~ Enlightened Theatrics
    Friday, July 22, 2016 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm

    Performances: July 22 – August 28, 2016. Matinees 2 p.m.; Evenings 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20-30. Employing the R.S.C. 1987 adaptation of the musical production, Enlightened Theatrics offers a more technically complex performance featuring as much of the aura of the classic 1939 film as possible on stage.
    Salem's Historic Grand Theatre
    191 High St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.enlightenedtheatrics.org

  • Ted Vaughn Blues Band
    Friday, August 19, 2016 - 7:30pm

    Enjoy free outdoor concerts every Friday evening at beautiful Independence Riverview Park and Amphitheatre. Concessions & brewery/wine vendors open at 5:30 pm. Lawn seating: Bring your blankets.$5 suggested donation.
    Independence Amphitheatre
    50 C Street 
    Independence, OR 97351
    www.independenceamphitheatre.com/music1.html

  • Saturday, August 20, 2016 -
    9:00am to 4:00pm

    We are pleased to announce our second annual dog wash and canned food drive. Our staff will be washing dogs for free, just bring in a can or other non-perishable form of food donation (pet or human). All donations will be sent to Marion Polk Food Share and SafeHaven Humane Society. There will be several prize baskets that will be raffled off. Raffle tickets are $1 each with all proceeds from ticket sales going to the organizations above. 
    Stayton Veterinary Hospital
    1308 N First Ave.
    Stayton, OR 97383
    503-769-7387
    staytonveterinary.com

  • Winery Tour of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Saturday, August 20, 2016 -
    10:00am to 1:00pm

    Discover Salem during the team building event of the year! Team up with your coworkers, family, or friends as you experience the city by solving clues and completing challenges. Check in opens at 9:15 am, the race begins at 10 am, and the awards and after party kickoff at 12:15pm. Everyone is welcomed and costumes are highly encouraged!
    Salem Convention Center Courtyard
    200 Commercial St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-1466
    www.greatsalemrace.com

  • 2016 Silverton Fine Arts Festival
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 5:00pm

    August 20. 10 am-6 pm and August 21.10 am-5 pm.
    Over 80 Vendors: pottery, photography, fiber, jewelry, painting etc... Live music, International food booths, artist demonstrations.
    Coolidge-McClaine Park
    303 Coolidge St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-873-2480
    www.silvertonarts.org/fine-arts-festival

  • Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Sept. 18. The Bush Barn Art Center will be a part of a groundbreaking exhibition organized by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland. The Bush Barn will host Portland-based artists Pat Boas and Michael Lazarus. Gallery hours: Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5 pm. Closed Monday.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Radius 25: Forest for the Trees
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Aug. 27. Radius 25: Forest for the Trees features the work of artists located within 25 miles of Salem. This year’s tree theme is inspired by Salem’s 40th anniversary of being a Tree City!
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Wine Country Rocks Concerts
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 -
    3:00pm to 8:00pm

    You don’t want to miss the talented Ben Rice as he plays traditional blues that will have you on your feet dancing all night long. Prepare for a night full of fun. $15/all ages, $12/wine club members, $50 family pass (4 people), $60/series pass.
    Legacy Estate Vineyard 
    1600 Oak Grove Rd.
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • Bike Oregon Wine Country with Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    Sunday, August 21, 2016 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    Discover the scenic beauty of Oregon's wine country on a day long bike tour organized by Eola Hills Wine Cellars on Sunday, July 31 and every Sunday in August. $79.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars 
    501 S. Pacific Hwy. 99W 
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    800-291-6730
    www.eolahillswinery.com/events.php#bike

  • Silver Falls & The Oregon Garden Tour
    Sunday, August 21, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Arcane Cellars "Music on the Willamette"
    Sunday, August 21, 2016 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Music on the Willamette” features live music in a friendly atmosphere at our winery on the scenic Willamette River. Leanne McClellan Band: a fun-loving band performing an eclectic variety of familiar rock, jazz and blues. $5 cover, free to Cellar Club members.
    Wheatland Tasting Room
    22350 Magness Rd.
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-868-7076
    www.arcanecellars.com/summermusicseries.html

  • Rose in the Heather band
    Sunday, August 21, 2016 -
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Enjoy an afternoon of Irish folk music with lively fiddle, rhythm & melody guitars, bass, percussion and vocals by local band Rose in the Heather. The concert will be held on the lawn behind the Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin. Bring a picnic or purchase a snack from our concession stand.
    Newell Pioneer Village
    8089  Champoeg Rd. NE
    Saint Paul, OR 97137
    503-678-5537
    www.newellpioneervillage.com

  • Robert Canaga Oregon Bounty Exhibit
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

    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

  • Willamette River
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 -
    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    The Story of Minto-Brown Island. Join us for the story of Minto-Brown Island. Free admission.
    Salem's Riverfront Park
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-6336
    www.cityofsalem.net/Residents/Parks/Pages/RiverCurrents-SummerLectureSer...

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    At the Chemeketa Planetarium, Dean Kelly, founder of NightSky 45, Salem’s local astronomy club, will illuminate the constellations of the Zodiac and talk about the mythology & astronomical features that surrounds them. This presentation, titled “The Constellations of the Zodiac: Myths, Bright Stars, and Deep Sky Objects” is Part 1 of this two-part Straub Naturalist Class. Part 2 will feature a star party where NightSky 45 members will share views through their telescopes of night sky objects. $15.
    Chemeketa Planetarium
    4000 Lancaster Dr. NE, Bldg. 2, rm. 171
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-391-4145
    www.straubenvironmentalcenter.org

  • The Wizard of Oz ~ Enlightened Theatrics
    Friday, July 22, 2016 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm

    Performances: July 22 – August 28, 2016. Matinees 2 p.m.; Evenings 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20-30. Employing the R.S.C. 1987 adaptation of the musical production, Enlightened Theatrics offers a more technically complex performance featuring as much of the aura of the classic 1939 film as possible on stage.
    Salem's Historic Grand Theatre
    191 High St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-3427
    www.enlightenedtheatrics.org

  • Pyromania: The Def Leppard Experience
    Friday, August 26, 2016 - 8:30pm

    Enjoy free outdoor concerts every Friday evening at beautiful Independence Riverview Park and Amphitheatre. Concessions & brewery/wine vendors open at 5:30 pm. Lawn seating: Bring your blankets.$5 suggested donation.
    Independence Amphitheatre
    50 C Street 
    Independence, OR 97351
    www.independenceamphitheatre.com/music1.html

  • Winery Tour of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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

  • Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Sept. 18. The Bush Barn Art Center will be a part of a groundbreaking exhibition organized by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland. The Bush Barn will host Portland-based artists Pat Boas and Michael Lazarus. Gallery hours: Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5 pm. Closed Monday.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Radius 25: Forest for the Trees
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 9-Aug. 27. Radius 25: Forest for the Trees features the work of artists located within 25 miles of Salem. This year’s tree theme is inspired by Salem’s 40th anniversary of being a Tree City!
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Hoofin' It Annual Walk Trot Run 5K/10K
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Participants may run or walk on the flat trails through a natural setting and along the Willamette River at Minto Brown Island Park. The course allows baby joggers/strollers, wheelchairs and well-mannered dogs on leashes. All proceeds will support the ongoing program at Love Reins Ranch in Salem. Pre-Registration until August 19: $20*(Adult) / $10* (Child 5-17). Free for Toddlers 4 & under. *Pre-registration includes commemorative Dri-Fit T-shirt. Day of Event Registration: $25 (Adult) / $15 (Child) from 9-9:45 am.
    Minto Brown Island Park 
    2200 Minto Island Rd. SW
    Salem, OR 97302
    971-241-0310
    https://runsignup.com/Race/OR/Salem/HoofinItAnnualWalkTrotRun5K10K

  • Aumsville Corn Festival & Parade
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
    11:00am to 6:00pm

    A day filled with old-fashioned family fun and entertainment. The 48th Annual Corn Festival will start with a parade down Main St. at 11 a.m. Festival begins at Noon in Porter-Boone Park.
    Porter-Boone Park 
    1105 Main St.
    Aumsville, OR 97325
    503-749-2030
    www.aumsville.us

  • Wine Country Rocks Concerts
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
    3:00pm to 8:00pm

    This country rock cover band will definitely rock the country. Put on your boots and your country-western bling for The Slicker Band's debut appearance at Legacy Estate Vineyard, just 10 minutes from Salem. $15/all ages, $12/wine club members, $50 family pass (4 people), $60/series pass.
    Legacy Estate Vineyard 
    1600 Oak Grove Rd.
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    A star party where NightSky 45 members will share views through their telescopes of night sky objects. $15.
    Coria Estates Vineyard
    8252 Redstone Ave. SE 
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-391-4145
    www.straubenvironmentalcenter.org

  • Movies in the Park
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
    8:15pm to 10:30pm

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Watch this PG-13 movie under the stars on a 24 foot screen!  Bring your blankets and low backed chairs - alcohol and smoking are not allowed. Movie starts at dusk and admission is free. Riverfront Park Amphitheater
    101 Front Street NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-6261
    www.salemmoviesinthepark.com

  • Bike Oregon Wine Country with Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    Sunday, August 28, 2016 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    Discover the scenic beauty of Oregon's wine country on a day long bike tour organized by Eola Hills Wine Cellars on Sunday, July 31 and every Sunday in August. $79.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars 
    501 S. Pacific Hwy. 99W 
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    800-291-6730
    www.eolahillswinery.com/events.php#bike

  • Silver Falls & The Oregon Garden Tour
    Sunday, August 28, 2016 -
    9:45am to 3:00pm

    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
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

    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