Opal Creek ~ Detroit, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
North Santiam River Country overflows with outdoor adventure
June 27, 2017

Oregon’s North Santiam River Country, located an hour east of Salem, abounds with recreational opportunities. Situated in the foothills of the...

St. Paul Rodeo ~ Photo by Kent Soule
Enjoy festivals, concerts and vineyards this month
June 6, 2017

Summer festivals and events return this month in the Mid-Willamette Valley! From the Oregon Garden Brewfest to the 20th annual World...

Bauman's Farm & Garden
Enjoy farm-fresh produce and treats this summer
May 31, 2017

The Mid-Willamette Valley is home to dozens of farms, nurseries and orchards. Pick your own fruit at the farm, cool down with a sweet treat at a...

Eola Hills Legacy Vineyard
15 places to sip wine over the holiday weekend
May 17, 2017

With world-class wines, stunning vineyard views and cozy tasting rooms, it’s no wonder the Willamette Valley was named the 2016 Wine Region of the...

Cubanisimo Vineyards
Wine tasting, farmers markets and festivals
May 1, 2017

Head to the Salem-area this month to celebrate the start of wine tasting season and the return of several farmers markets and festivals. From...

Salem Art Fair & Festival ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Take in art, theater and culture near Salem, Oregon
April 27, 2017

Whether it’s colorful artwork, musical performances or live theater, you’ll find a variety of intimate venues and vibrant performances in the Mid-...

Mt. Angel Oktoberfest
Culture, history and food collide in this Bavarian-inspired town
April 20, 2017

Located in the rolling hills of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Mt. Angel is easy to miss on a map. The small, Bavarian-inspired town of just 3,500...

Breitenbush Hot Springs
Cabins, lofts and everything in between
April 4, 2017

From rustic cabins in the Cascade foothills to upscale retreats in the heart of the city, the Mid-Willamette Valley has a variety of unique...

Hop into spring with festive events
March 30, 2017

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12 spots to find blooms in the Salem-area
March 23, 2017

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