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October 2017

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  • Hayride ~ Airlie Hills Farm ~ Monmouth, Oregon
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Tue Oct 31 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm

    Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay maze, hay rides, pedal-karts and many more family fun activities. See website for hours and pricing.
    Airlie Hills Farm
    10720 Airlie Rd.
    Monmouth, OR 97361
    503-932-8083
    www.airliehills.com/index.html

  • Hayride ~ Bauman Farms ~ Gervais, Oregon
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm
    Repeats every week every Thursday and every Friday until Tue Oct 31 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm

    Sept. 23-Oct. 31. With more than 30 attractions, the farm is transformed into a activity center with mazes, obstacle courses, rides, farm animals and many memories. Festival admission $3 weekday, $5 weekend. Activity sticker $5, activity wristband $12.
    Bauman Farms
    12989 Howell Prairie Rd. NE
    Gervais, OR 97026
    503-792-3524
    www.baumanshf.com

  • Fir Point Farms Harvest Festival
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Tue Oct 31 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Through October 31. Pumpkin walk, paint ball gallery, petting zoo, tire swings, hay rides, nut house, and more harvest activities throughout October. $14 admission.
    Fir Point Farms
    14601 Arndt Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-678-2455
    www.firpointfarms.com/newFestival.php

  • French Prairie Gardens Harvest Festival
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Friday until Tue Oct 31 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Through October 31. Pig races, corn cannon, family ninja course, and many other seasonal activities through October. $8 admission.
    French Prairie Gardens
    17673 French Prairie Rd. NE
    St. Paul, OR 97137
    503-633-8445
    www.fpgardens.com/events

  • The Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Friday until Fri Dec 22 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Sept. 16-Dec. 22. The exhibition features approximately 80 prints drawn from the Crow’s Shadow Print Archive and focuses on themes of landscape, abstraction, portraiture, word and images, and media and process. Admission: $3-6.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2017-18/crows_shadow_20...

    Downtown Salem
  • E.Z. Orchards Harvest Festival
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Tue Oct 31 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Sep. 30-Oct. 31. Fresh apples and pears arrive from the orchards daily and the pumpkin patch and corn maze are ready for visitors. $8 weekends, free weekdays.
    E.Z. Orchards
    5504 Hazel Green Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    www.ezorchards.com/harvest-festival

  • Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    10:30am to 4:00pm
    Repeats every week until Sun Oct 22 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    10:30am to 4:00pm

    45th annual quilt show in Old Aurora Colony Museum. Beautiful gallery of over 100 contemporary, vintage & antique quilts. Quilt block contest, quilting demonstrations. 
    Old Aurora Colony Museum 
    15018 2nd St. 
    Aurora, OR
    503-678-5754
    www.auroracolony.org

  • Aurora Oregon Table-top Hop
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Tue Oct 31 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    Oct. 1-31. Follow Aurora squirrels Phil & Bert as they tour 16 vintage stores to see table decor for fall, Halloween and seasonal entertaining.  Sample recipes at "Little Nibble" on Oct. 7.
    Downtown Aurora
    21611 Main St. NE
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-939-0312
    www.auroracolony.com

  • Thanksgiving Before & After Weekend Festivals
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every day until Thu Oct 26 2017. Also includes Thu Oct 19 2017, Tue Oct 24 2017, Wed Oct 25 2017, Thu Oct 26 2017, Sat Nov 18 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    ​Barrel tasting, delicious food, and an incredible view. Serving Tri-Tip sandwiches, butternut squash soup, homemade sausage, smoked salmon pate, cheeses and more. Meet the winemaker and sample a future release. All included with $10 tasting fee.
    Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
    2995 Michigan City Ln. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-362-1596
    www.redhawkwine.com

  • Dante Zapata
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:00pm
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Enjoy the evening with a glass of wine and the musical stylings of Dante Zapata. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Costume contest with prizes, scavenger hunt, live music, Bleu Belle mobile food kitchen, special spooky wines and Halloween candy with wine pairings. Free entry.
    Honeywood Winery
    1350 Hines St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-362-4111
    www.honeywoodwinery.com

  • Almost, Maine-Pentacle Theatre Salem, OR
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm
    Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Oct 21 2017 except Sun Oct 01 2017, Mon Oct 02 2017, Tue Oct 03 2017, Wed Oct 04 2017, Sun Oct 08 2017, Mon Oct 09 2017, Tue Oct 10 2017, Sun Oct 15 2017, Mon Oct 16 2017, Tue Oct 17 2017, Tue Oct 17 2017. Also includes Fri Sep 29 2017, Sat Sep 30 2017, Thu Oct 05 2017, Fri Oct 06 2017, Sat Oct 07 2017, Wed Oct 11 2017, Thu Oct 12 2017, Fri Oct 13 2017, Sat Oct 14 2017, Wed Oct 18 2017, Thu Oct 19 2017, Fri Oct 20 2017, Sat Oct 21 2017.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm

    Sept. 29-Oct. 21. Wed.-Sat. 7:30 pm and Sun. matinee 2 pm. Thornton Wilder crossed with The Twilight Zone. A valentine to would-be lovers. Directed by Katie Lindbeck. Sponsored by The Paul C. & Robin Bower Family Trust. Seniors, students and active military receive a $1.50 discount. Get your tickets online, phone or office 10 am-4:30 pm. Tickets are $28-$30.
    Pentacle Theatre
    324 52nd Ave. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-485-4300
    www.pentacletheatre.org

  • Almost, Maine-Pentacle Theatre Salem, OR
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm
    Friday, October 20, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm

    Sept. 29-Oct. 21. Wed.-Sat. 7:30 pm and Sun. matinee 2 pm. Thornton Wilder crossed with The Twilight Zone. A valentine to would-be lovers. Directed by Katie Lindbeck. Sponsored by The Paul C. & Robin Bower Family Trust. Seniors, students and active military receive a $1.50 discount. Get your tickets online, phone or office 10 am-4:30 pm. Tickets are $28-$30.
    Pentacle Theatre
    324 52nd Ave. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-485-4300
    www.pentacletheatre.org

  • Salem Saturday Market
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    9:00am to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 28 2017.
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    9:00am to 3:00pm

    Fresh, local fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses and baked goods, flowers, plants, arts & crafts, foods and free parking. Live music in the summer months. Come explore, discover, and experience local growers and artisans.
    Salem Saturday Market
    865 Marion St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

  • Fir Point Farms Harvest Festival
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Through October 31. Pumpkin walk, paint ball gallery, petting zoo, tire swings, hay rides, nut house, and more harvest activities throughout October. $14 admission.
    Fir Point Farms
    14601 Arndt Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    503-678-2455
    www.firpointfarms.com/newFestival.php

  • The 60s: Pop and Op Art Prints
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week until Sun Oct 22 2017.
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    The 60s: Pop and Op Art Prints explores how the Pop and Op art movements, that emerged in the 1960s, had a profound influence on the development of psychedelic posters and fashion. From the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation. $3-6.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2017-18/the_60s_pop_and...

    Downtown Salem
  • Thanksgiving Before & After Weekend Festivals
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    ​Barrel tasting, delicious food, and an incredible view. Serving Tri-Tip sandwiches, butternut squash soup, homemade sausage, smoked salmon pate, cheeses and more. Meet the winemaker and sample a future release. All included with $10 tasting fee.
    Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
    2995 Michigan City Ln. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-362-1596
    www.redhawkwine.com

  • Leanne McClellan
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Coria Estates is thrilled to have the Leanne McClellan Band performing. Enjoy the afternoon with friends, wine, and great music.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Chicken Dance
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    ArtsPower’s musical portrays the colorful story of these two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest. $10-$25 admission.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com/elsinore-events.html

  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:30pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:30pm

    Join Eola Hills for not just a movie night, but also supporting a great cause. Your Saturday night will be filled with a free pink wine tasting and a pink photobooth. 20% of wine sales go to the American Cancer Society. $5 donation.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    501 S Pacific Hwy 99W
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • 2017 Barn Dance and Pig Roast
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Good old-fashioned fun. Dance only tickets $25. Admission, line dance lessons, and pig roast dinner $40. 
    The Oregon Garden
    879 W Main St.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-874-2500
    www.oregongarden.org/events/barn-dance

  • Almost, Maine-Pentacle Theatre Salem, OR
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm

    Sept. 29-Oct. 21. Wed.-Sat. 7:30 pm and Sun. matinee 2 pm. Thornton Wilder crossed with The Twilight Zone. A valentine to would-be lovers. Directed by Katie Lindbeck. Sponsored by The Paul C. & Robin Bower Family Trust. Seniors, students and active military receive a $1.50 discount. Get your tickets online, phone or office 10 am-4:30 pm. Tickets are $28-$30.
    Pentacle Theatre
    324 52nd Ave. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-485-4300
    www.pentacletheatre.org

  • Almost, Maine-Pentacle Theatre Salem, OR
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 10:30pm

    Sept. 29-Oct. 21. Wed.-Sat. 7:30 pm and Sun. matinee 2 pm. Thornton Wilder crossed with The Twilight Zone. A valentine to would-be lovers. Directed by Katie Lindbeck. Sponsored by The Paul C. & Robin Bower Family Trust. Seniors, students and active military receive a $1.50 discount. Get your tickets online, phone or office 10 am-4:30 pm. Tickets are $28-$30.
    Pentacle Theatre
    324 52nd Ave. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-485-4300
    www.pentacletheatre.org

  • Wonder
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Wonder, a Seattle-based singer-songwriter and live-looping artist, will be performing in the taproom. Wonder specializes in storytelling and performance. Free admission.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/277984432712071

    Downtown Salem
  • Capturing the Power of the Spirit World: Ritual Objects from Northeast Papua New Guinea
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Oct 22 2017.
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    July 29-Oct. 22. Organized by anthropologist David Eisler, the exhibition features 24 objects, including sculptures, masks, dance ornaments, utensils, and vessels which he collected in Papua New Guinea in the mid-1970s. Gallery hours: 10 am -5 pm. Tues.-Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., closed Mon.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2017-18/papua_new_guine...

    Downtown Salem
  • Thanksgiving Before & After Weekend Festivals
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    ​Barrel tasting, delicious food, and an incredible view. Serving Tri-Tip sandwiches, butternut squash soup, homemade sausage, smoked salmon pate, cheeses and more. Meet the winemaker and sample a future release. All included with $10 tasting fee.
    Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
    2995 Michigan City Ln. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-362-1596
    www.redhawkwine.com

  • Chef Series
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    11:30am to 12:30pm
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    11:30am to 12:30pm

    Chef Abby will give you the simple tools to navigate food and wine pairings with success and confidence. Taste through selected wines and bites as well as sensory elements highlighted in the wines. $25 admission.
    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/event/sensory-101-with-chef-abby-8/?instance_id=146

  • FlexTones
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Dancing and music with the FlexTones on the covered patio. Food cart service from FUEL Mobile Kitchen, with local brews and soft drinks also available for purchase. $5 admission.
    Wheatland Tasting Room
    22350 Magness Rd. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-868-7076
    www.arcanecellars.com/harvestcelebration/

  • Chess Club
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Jan 28 2018.
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    Join the Taproot crew every Sunday for Chess Club. Play casual or competitive. You can even challenge Taproot's owner to a five-minute speed match and if you conquer the elusive Topher, he'll buy you a beer. Free admission.
    Taproot Lounge & Cafe
    356 State St. 
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-363-7668
    www.facebook.com/events/330554710704380/

    Downtown Salem
  • Salsa Sunday
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    Learn the basic steps, twirls and hand loops used in Salsa dance. $10 for 45 minute dance lesson and a drink ticket.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/348371965591219/

    Downtown Salem
  • Drop-in Drawing & Paintings
    Monday, October 23, 2017 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm
    Repeats every week every Monday 7 times.
    Monday, October 23, 2017 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm

    Bring your supplies and meet other artists. Free admission.
    Willamette Art Center at The Oregon State Fair Grounds
    1820 Silverton Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-365-3911
    www.willametteartcenter.com

  • Thanksgiving Before & After Weekend Festivals
    Monday, October 23, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Monday, October 23, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    ​Barrel tasting, delicious food, and an incredible view. Serving Tri-Tip sandwiches, butternut squash soup, homemade sausage, smoked salmon pate, cheeses and more. Meet the winemaker and sample a future release. All included with $10 tasting fee.
    Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
    2995 Michigan City Ln. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-362-1596
    www.redhawkwine.com

  • Paint the Town
    Monday, October 23, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every week every Monday until Sat Oct 28 2017.
    Monday, October 23, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Oct. 4-28. The Elsinore Gallery will host the 19th Annual Paint the Town Show with written verse from Mid-Valley Poets Society. Reception/Awards followed by poetry reading on Saturday. Free admission.
    Elsinore Framing & Fine Art Gallery
    444 Ferry St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4642
    www.elsinoregallery.com/paint-town-show-artists-action

    Downtown Salem
  • The Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Sept. 16-Dec. 22. The exhibition features approximately 80 prints drawn from the Crow’s Shadow Print Archive and focuses on themes of landscape, abstraction, portraiture, word and images, and media and process. Admission: $3-6.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2017-18/crows_shadow_20...

    Downtown Salem
  • Thanksgiving Before & After Weekend Festivals
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    ​Barrel tasting, delicious food, and an incredible view. Serving Tri-Tip sandwiches, butternut squash soup, homemade sausage, smoked salmon pate, cheeses and more. Meet the winemaker and sample a future release. All included with $10 tasting fee.
    Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
    2995 Michigan City Ln. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-362-1596
    www.redhawkwine.com

  • Thanksgiving Before & After Weekend Festivals
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    ​Barrel tasting, delicious food, and an incredible view. Serving Tri-Tip sandwiches, butternut squash soup, homemade sausage, smoked salmon pate, cheeses and more. Meet the winemaker and sample a future release. All included with $10 tasting fee.
    Redhawk Vineyard & Winery
    2995 Michigan City Ln. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-362-1596
    www.redhawkwine.com

  • Gallery Talk
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    12:30pm to 1:00pm
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Join museum docent Sandy Resis for a complimentary guided tour of the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25 exhibition. Free admission.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/

    Downtown Salem
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday 25 times.
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm

    The Silver Spur offers alternating Tuesday night Salsa or Bachata lessons till 8:15 pm, then Latin dance tunes till 11 pm. Enjoy great people, fabulous sound system, wooden dance floor and full bar offerings. $7.
    Silver Spur 
    1821 Silverton Rd.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-371-1911
    www.facebook.com/silver.spur.3

  • French Prairie Gardens Harvest Festival
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Through October 31. Pig races, corn cannon, family ninja course, and many other seasonal activities through October. $8 admission.
    French Prairie Gardens
    17673 French Prairie Rd. NE
    St. Paul, OR 97137
    503-633-8445
    www.fpgardens.com/events

  • Farmhouse Show
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm
    Repeats every day until Sat Oct 28 2017.
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm

    For those who enjoy retro, antique, and handmade goods. $10 admission first day, free remaining days.
    Oregon Christian Convention Center
    5605 Jubilee Dr. SE
    Turner, OR 97392
    503-585-9749
    www.farmhouseshow.com