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  • Friday, May 12, 2017 -
    9:00pm to 11:30pm
    Friday, May 12, 2017 -
    9:00pm to 11:30pm

    Life During Wartime - Born out of a Love of Talking Heads Music.The band is performing Stop Making Sense, Talking Heads, and other surprise material in premier venues across the Northwest. Hop on board the swirl. Its dizzying but fun! $5 at door, 21 and over.
    Venti's Cafe and Basement Bar
    325 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-399-8733
    www.facebook.com/events/1976664092561084

    Downtown Salem
  • Cycling the Willamette Valley, Oregon
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    9:30am to 12:30pm
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    9:30am to 12:30pm

    The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) is proud to sponsor a 14-mile recreational bicycle ride beginning and ending at Schreiner's Iris Gardens in Salem, Oregon. Participants receive an iris stem at the conclusion of the ride. All proceeds benefit ACHA. Pre-registration $20 and day-of registration  $25, at https://goo.gl/eKfXxM. 
    Schreiner's Iris Gardens
    3625 Quinaby Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97303
    888-921-ACHA
    www.achaheart.org

  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am
    Repeats every 2 weeks every Saturday until Sat May 20 2017.
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am

    A series of 8 classes open to gardeners of all skill levels. Classes include discussions and hands-on learning opportunities. Learn the garden skills necessary to create your own urban garden and cultivate not only produce, but friendships and communities. February 4-May 20, 2 Saturdays a month from 10 am-noon. Tuition: $130.
    Pringle creek community/ Painter hall
    3911 Village Center Dr. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-315-1055
    www.pringlecreek.com/connect/community-center

  • Wilma the sheep
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm

    Enjoy a variety of activities, including sheep shearing demonstrations, textile arts demonstrations, live music, children's activities, live animals and so much more. Sheep to Shawl guides visitors through the wool-making process, celebrating the history of the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill. Free admission.
    Willamette Heritage Center
    1313 Mill St. SE 
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-7012
    www.willametteheritage.org

  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun May 14 2017.
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    April 15-May14. Salem artist David George Andersen(1960-2017) addressed the many hypocrisies of modern American life through his politically charged, irreverent, and whimsical mixed media assemblages. Admission: $3-6. Hallie Ford Museum of Art 700 State St. Salem, OR 97301 503-370-6855 www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2016-17/david_george_andersen.html 
    Downtown Salem
  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    See sheep, alpacas, rabbits, goats and other fiber-bearing animals, learn about the wool-production process, enjoy live music, demonstrations and activities. Free admission. Sponsors: Compex, Inc., Salem Electric, Virgil T. Golden Funeral Services & Oakleaf Crematory, Willamette Community Bank, and the Oregon State Fair. Willamette Heritage Center 1313 Mill St. SE Salem, OR 97301 503-585-7012 www.willametteheritage.org
  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Learn about the flowers, birds and native plants of Silver Falls State Park. Join guided walks and arts and crafts activities for the entire family. Enjoy live raptor and flower displays. Purchase native plants. $5 parking.
    Silver Falls State Park
    20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
    Sublimity, OR 97385
    503-874-0201
    www.SilverFallsStatePark.wordpress.com

  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 11:00pm
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 11:00pm

    Tara Velarde is a captivating combination of class and sass. Listeners observe that she is an "old soul"; a simultaneous wryness and flare for the unique add drama and humor that light up the stage with fantastic energy. Free admission, all ages til 9 pm.
    Venti's Cafe and Basement Bar
    325 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-399-8733
    www.facebook.com

    Downtown Salem
  • ​Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Salem, Oregon
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm

    We celebrate all mothers with a free cut iris stem (available 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.). Treat your mother to a sip of wine (Noon-5 pm), in the display gardens. Wine tasting provided by Methven Family Vineyards of Dayton, Oregon. Parking and gardens are free and open to the public. Wine available for purchase. Gardens open dawn to dusk. Picnic tables available. Dogs welcome on leash. Mt. Angel Sausage Co. and St. Edwards coffee cart food carts on site. 
    Schreiner's Iris Gardens
    3625 Quinaby Rd. NE 
    Salem, OR 97303
    503-393-3232
    www.schreinersgardens.com/may-14-mothers-day-celebration08

  • Left Coast Cellars Estate
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Come join us at Left Coast Cellars Estate to celebrate Mother's Day with a delightful brunch paired with specially selected Left Coast wines. $55. Left Coast Cellars 4225 N Pacific Highway (99W) Rickreall, OR 97371 503-831-4916 www.leftcoastcellars.com
  • West allee in bloom  
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August, September on the second Sunday 6 times.
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 1:00pm

    The Lord & Schryver Conservancy is delighted to open the Gaiety Hollow gardens to visitors during the 2017 season. Visitors may wander through the several “rooms” that make up the original home gardens of Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver. Volunteers will be on-hand to answer questions. Admission: $5 above age 16.
    Gaiety Hollow
    545 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-838-0527
    www.lordandschryverconservancy.org

  • Women's Clinic
    ActiveSalem Women's Beginning Walking and Running
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
    6:15pm to 7:45pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 23 2017.
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
    6:15pm to 7:45pm

    Get fit and progress at a comfortable pace in walk, walk-to-run or run groups. Weekly fitness talks are followed by a walk or run with leaders. 12 weeks on Tuesday nights, since 1998. $110.
    Gallagher Fitness Resources
    135 Commercial St.NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-4198
    www.activesalem.com/gallagher-fitness-training-programs/women

    Downtown Salem
  •  Capital FC Timbers ~ Salem, Oregon
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    The Timbers U23 are an amateur team affiliated with the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer and serve as a development platform for the club. The team consists of standout players from collegiate and youth programs from Oregon, the Northwest and throughout the country. Tickets: $7.
    McCulloch Stadium 
    890 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-7312
    www.capitalfctimbers.com
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  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week until Wed May 17 2017.
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm

    Feb. 1-May 17. Translated simply as a thing to wear, the kimono is so much more. Come explore the art and craftsmanship of the iconic Japanese garment and learn the secrets of kitsuke. Stop by the World Beat Gallery to see this beautiful exhibit. Gallery hours: Mon.- Fri. 10 am-3 pm. Free admission.
    Salem Multicultural Institute 
    189 Liberty St NE #107
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2004
    www.salemmulticultural.org/gallery_current.shtml

    Downtown Salem
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Repeats every week until Sat Jul 29 2017.
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery launch their new Featured Artist Showcase. Rod Frederick, Gary Mcguire, Susan Appleby, Marilyn McMurray and Graham Toms. Reception on May 3rd, from 5-8 pm.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 28 2017.
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm

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

  • Keizer Iris Festival
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:15am to Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 10:15am
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:15am to Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 10:15am

    Join us for the Iris Festival.
    Downtown Keizer
    4100 Cherry Ave. NE
    Keizer, OR 97301
    www.irisfestival.com

  • Friday, May 19, 2017 -
    6:00am to 4:00pm
    Repeats every day until Sun May 21 2017.
    Friday, May 19, 2017 -
    6:00am to 4:00pm

    The much-anticipated Detroit Lake Fishing Derby is a great annual family event hosted in Detroit, Oregon. The lake is stocked with thousands of rainbow trout. 10 of the fish are tagged for cash prizes. Please join us and get your "Fish On!"
    Detroit Lake Recreation Area
    503-931-1885
    www.detroitlakeoregon.org
     

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    6:00am to 4:00pm
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    6:00am to 4:00pm

    The much-anticipated Detroit Lake Fishing Derby is a great annual family event hosted in Detroit, Oregon. The lake is stocked with thousands of rainbow trout. 10 of the fish are tagged for cash prizes. Please join us and get your "Fish On!"
    Detroit Lake Recreation Area
    503-931-1885
    www.detroitlakeoregon.org
     

  • Powerland Heritage Park ~ Brooks, Oregon
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Craft fair, farmer's market, 14 heritage museums, trolley & mini-train rides (extra charge). 
    Powerland Heritage Park
    3995 Brooklake Rd. NE
    Brooks, OR 97303
    503-393-2424
    www.antiquepowerland.com

  • Asian and Pacific Islander Day at the Capitol
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Enjoy multiple performances, see exhibits and demonstrations, or join an all-level yoga class. Parking around the Capitol is free on weekends. Tours to the top of the Capitol, weather permitting, capacity controlled. This event sponsored by the Oregon State Capitol Foundation. Free admission.
    Oregon State Capitol
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregoncapitol.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Eat, drink and shop... Discover MI Town!  Explore Monmouth and Independence, receive giveaways and discounts from participating businesses and organizations.  Shuttle service provided. $15.
    Downtown Monmouth and Independence
    503-838-4268
    www.micc-or.org

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Celebrate our founder, Dag Sundby's, Norwegian heritage. Wine tasting, Norwegian food by Viking Soul Food, Scandinavian Chorus, traditional costumes and music. $10 per person, includes wine tasting and logo glass. Sons of Norway member or Scandinavian Heritage Foundation member receive $5 discount.
    Johan Vineyards
    4285 N Pacific Hwy.
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-623-8642 or 866-379-6029
    www.johanvineyards.com

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    1:30pm to 2:30pm
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    1:30pm to 2:30pm

    Polk County Museum
    560 S. Pacific Hwy. W
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-623-6251
    www.polkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Brian Bergstrom will be playing. Come by for music, wine and fun. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings1

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017 -
    6:00am to 4:00pm
    Sunday, May 21, 2017 -
    6:00am to 4:00pm

    The much-anticipated Detroit Lake Fishing Derby is a great annual family event hosted in Detroit, Oregon. The lake is stocked with thousands of rainbow trout. 10 of the fish are tagged for cash prizes. Please join us and get your "Fish On!"
    Detroit Lake Recreation Area
    503-931-1885
    www.detroitlakeoregon.org
     

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017 -
    4:00pm to 5:30pm
    Sunday, May 21, 2017 -
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    $20 General, Senior $15  
    ​Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salme, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Women's Clinic
    ActiveSalem Women's Beginning Walking and Running
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -
    6:15pm to 7:45pm
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -
    6:15pm to 7:45pm

    Get fit and progress at a comfortable pace in walk, walk-to-run or run groups. Weekly fitness talks are followed by a walk or run with leaders. 12 weeks on Tuesday nights, since 1998. $110.
    Gallagher Fitness Resources
    135 Commercial St.NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-4198
    www.activesalem.com/gallagher-fitness-training-programs/women

    Downtown Salem
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery launch their new Featured Artist Showcase. Rod Frederick, Gary Mcguire, Susan Appleby, Marilyn McMurray and Graham Toms. Reception on May 3rd, from 5-8 pm.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Joshua Bell
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 8:00pm

    Making his grand debut appearance on stage at the Historic Elsinore Theatre in downtown Salem, the world renowned violinist Joshua Bell performs Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G minor and Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen with the Salem Symphony. Tickets $40-80 available at http://www.ticketswest.com/events/joshua-bell-with-the-salem-symphony/20....
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301

    Downtown Salem
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm

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

  • Leading Ladies-Pentacle Theatre Salem, OR
    Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 4:30pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday 3 times except Fri May 26 2017, Sat May 27 2017, Mon May 29 2017, Tue May 30 2017, Wed May 31 2017, Thu Jun 01 2017, Fri Jun 02 2017, Sat Jun 03 2017, Mon Jun 05 2017, Tue Jun 06 2017, Wed Jun 07 2017, Thu Jun 08 2017, Fri Jun 09 2017, Sat Jun 10 2017, Mon Jun 12 2017, Tue Jun 13 2017, Wed Jun 14 2017, Thu Jun 15 2017, Fri Jun 16 2017, Sat Jun 17 2017. Also includes Sun May 28 2017, Sun Jun 04 2017, Sun Jun 11 2017.
    Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 4:30pm

    Wed.-Sat. 7:30 pm and Sun. matinee 2 pm. Leading Ladies is consistently funny-indeed, increasingly hilarious as it progresses. Directed by Jennifer Gimzewski. Sponsored by OregonWest Excursions.Seniors, students and active military receive a $1.50 discount. Get your tickets online, phone or office 10 am-4:30 pm. Tickets are $23-$25.
    Pentacle Theatre
    324 52nd Ave. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-485-4300
    www.pentacletheatre.org

  • Leading Ladies-Pentacle Theatre Salem, OR
    Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:30pm to Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:30pm
    Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:30pm to Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:30pm

    May 26-June 17. Wed.-Sat. 7:30 pm and Sun. matinee 2 pm. Leading Ladies is consistently funny-indeed, increasingly hilarious as it progresses. Directed by Jennifer Gimzewski. Sponsored by OregonWest Excursions.Seniors, students and active military receive a $1.50 discount. Get your tickets online, phone or office 10 am-4:30 pm. Tickets are $23-$25.
    Pentacle Theatre
    324 52nd Ave. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-485-4300
    www.pentacletheatre.org

  • Artist Fair ~ ​Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Salem, Oregon
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Artists from around the Willamette Valley congregate among the Iris for an art show and sale. View iris-themed works of art, chat with artists, purchase works of art. Artists are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, most stay through Monday. free admission.
    Schreiner's Iris Gardens
    3625 Quinaby Rd. NE 
    Salem, OR 97303
    503-393-3232
    www.schreinersgardens.com

  • West allee in bloom
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:30am
    Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August, September on the fourth Saturday 6 times except Sat Aug 26 2017. Also includes Sat Aug 19 2017.
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:30am

    The Lord & Schryver Conservancy is delighted to open the Gaiety Hollow gardens of Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver to visitors during the 2017 season. Guided tours of the Lord & Schryver gardens at Gaiety Hollow will be offered the 4th Saturday of the month, March-September. Trained docents will walk visitors through the gardens and share information about their history and design. Admission: $5 over the age of 16.
    Gaiety Hollow
    545 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-838-0527
    www.lordandschryverconservancy.org

  • Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 11:00am to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 11:00am to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Various wineries in the Willamette Valley open their doors for tastings and activities on Memorial Day weekend. 
    May 27-29
    Various wineries in the Willamette Valley 
    503-581-4325 or 800-874-7012

  • Sip & Stroll at Left Coast Cellars
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every day 3 times.
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Explore our beautiful estate and taste spring releases, including 2016 White Pinot Noir and 2015 Cali’s Cuvée Pinot Noir during this walk-around tasting adventure. Enjoy delicious wood-fired pizzas in our café. Admission: $15. Left Coast Estate Winery 4225 N. Pacific Hwy. 99W Rickreall, OR 97371 503-831-4916 www.leftcoastcellars.com
  • Calamity Hill
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every day 3 times.
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    We will release our first wines from our 10th Vintage, the 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir and the 2016 Starlight White Pinot Gris. Taste 8 wines and our estate grown Oregon Olive Oil. Walk in our gardens, vineyard, and olive grove.  $10 refundable event fee. Designated drivers are free.
    Calamity Hill Vineyard and Farm
    9779 SE Hillview Dr.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-9868
    www.calamityhill.com

  • Bjornson Vineyards
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every day until Mon May 29 2017.
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    We pour Bjornson Pinot Noir alongside vineyard designates made by several top winemakers. A rare opportunity to experience the influence of land and hand. Serving wines from Helioterra and Mahonia. Many winemakers, one beautiful location. $20.
    Bjornson Vineyards
    3635 Bethel Heights Rd. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-877-8189
    www.bjornsonwine.com

  • Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 11:00am to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 11:00am to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Wine & barrel tasting, delicious food, views & music. Meet the winemaker, sample wines and barrel taste a future release. Homemade sausages, smoked brisket, salmon pâté, cheeses, salad. $10 tasting fee. Special festival discounts on wine. Redhawk Vineyard & Winery 2995 Michigan City Rd. NW Salem, OR 97304 503-362-1596 www.redhawkwine.com

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