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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 9:00am
French Prairie Gardens Harvest Festival

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

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  • Burn This
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sat Feb 24 2018.
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    The story of two outcasts in 1980's New York who meet in the wake of the accidental death by drowning of a mutual friend and their determined struggle toward emotional honesty and liberation. $8-10 admission.
    M. Lee Pelton Theater, Willamette University
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6221
    www.willamette.edu/arts/theatre/performances/index.html

  • Amos True and the Easy Targets
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Coria is happy to welcome back Amos True & The Easy Targets. Come prepared to tap your toes and spend a fun-filled afternoon with us on top of our hill. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Oregon Concert
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Original video highlighting sights from Oregon's stunning and varied landscapes, accompanied by a live performance of choral and orchestral music. Music contributions from American composer Aaron Copland and the state's Native American communities. $20-$30 admission.
    Willamette  University-Hudson Hall
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-580-0406
    www.willamettemasterchorus.org/concerts.php

  • Pairings
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 4:30pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Mon Apr 30 2018.
    Sunday, February 18, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Eola Hills is excited to launch a new educational program with that will bring real meaning to “Wine & Food Pairing.” Experience an intimate setting with interactions from our winemaker, founder, the chef or other executive staff. $15 admission.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    501 S Pacific Hwy. 99W
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • Legacy of Play Day
    Monday, February 19, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Monday, February 19, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Join us for a day of free family fun as we honor our namesake A.C. Gilbert by strengthening a culture of innovation and play within our community.
    Gilbert House Children's Museum
    116 Marion St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-371-3631
    www.acgilbert.org/legacy-of-play-day

  • Monday Runday
    Monday, February 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 31 2018.
    Monday, February 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Join the GFR crew every Monday for a casual 3-mile run or 2-mile walk. All abilities welcome. End at a local pub for fitness tips and social. Free admission.
    Gallagher Fitness Resources
    135 Commercial St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-4198
    www.activesalem.com/gallagher-fitness-events/gfr-monday-runday

    Downtown Salem
  • Wild Women 2018 Exhibit
     
    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Thu Feb 22 2018.
    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    Jan. 16-Feb.22. Visit River Gallery during our Wild Women 2018 Exhibit. Celebrate the spirit of womanhood. Reception: January 27  from 6-9pm. Everyone is welcome. Free admission.
    River Gallery
    184 S. Main St.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-6171

  • When it Rains I Pour
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am
    Repeats every week every Wednesday 6 times.
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am

    Wednesdays at Chateau Bianca, $10 for two tastings and 20% off bottles.
    Chateau Bianca Winery
    17485 Hwy 22
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-623-6181
    www.facebook.com/events/354823941596086

  • Jake Shimabukuro
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Jake Shimabukuro is an exceptional and innovative uke player—an artist who has drawn comparisons to musical titans such as Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis. $27-$57 admission.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com/elsinore-events.html

    Downtown Salem
  • Diane Beals
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Sat Mar 31 2018.
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Feb. 22-March 31. Braids and Brawn: The Power of Girls is a photo documentary by Salem photographer Diane Beals. The exhibition features portraits of forty girls ages 6-18 showcasing their strengths and what empowers them. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228

  • The Salem Clique
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm

    Author Barbara S. Mahoney discusses her book "The Salem Clique." Learn a bit about political history in Salem at noon in Hearing Room C at the Oregon State Capitol. Free admission.
    Oregon State Capitol
    900 Court St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-986-1388
    www.oregonlegislature.gov/capitolhistorygateway/Pages/Events.aspx

  • Chili Cook-off
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
    6:30pm to 8:30pm
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Good ol' fashion Chili Cook-Off. Bring your best chili and/or have dinner at 1859 Cider Co. The only supplies needed to enter is a crock pot to keep it warm. Folks will vote for the chili they like best and the winner will receive a prize.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste. 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/345013532647229/

    Downtown Salem
  • Stepsister of Anne Frank
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    Eva Schloss is the childhood friend and stepsister of Anne Frank and author of several books. She will speak of her times with Anne and her family’s experiences at Willamette University.
    Smith Auditorium at Willamette University
    70 Winter St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-383-9569
    www.Schloss.Eventbrite.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Doll Exhibit
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    9:00am to 1:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Sat Mar 03 2018.
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Jan. 25-March 3. Come to Deepwood for a historic home tour and see an array of 40+ antique dolls from the 1860s-1920s. Home tours Wed.-Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $6 admission.
    Deepwood Museum & Gardens
    1116 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-363-1825
    www.deepwoodmuseum.org/visit/exhibits

  • Diane Beals
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Feb. 22-March 31. Braids and Brawn: The Power of Girls is a photo documentary by Salem photographer Diane Beals. The exhibition features portraits of forty girls ages 6-18 showcasing their strengths and what empowers them. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228

  • Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every month on the last Friday 24 times.
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Progressive art event with pop-up galleries, open studios and numerous venues with a diverse selection of work by many local artists. Start at Prisms Gallery, see the monthly theme show and get the map.
    Prisms Gallery, Reed Opera House
    189 S. Liberty St, Suite B-2
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-990-8283
    www.salemartwalk.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Murder Mystery
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:30pm
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:30pm

    Join us for a night of dinner, dancing and mystery. Tickets can be purchased online or at Pressed. $25 admission.
    Pressed Coffee & Wine
    788 South Main St.
    Dallas, OR 97338
    971-701-1880
    www.facebook.com/events/141044093235462

  • Burn This
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    7:30pm to 9:30pm
    Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Feb 24 2018.
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    7:30pm to 9:30pm

    The story of two outcasts in 1980's New York who meet in the wake of the accidental death by drowning of a mutual friend and their determined struggle toward emotional honesty and liberation. $8-10 admission.
    M. Lee Pelton Theater, Willamette University
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6221
    www.willamette.edu/arts/theatre/performances/index.html

  • Jeffery Kahane
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Friday, February 23, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series is proud to present the sublime pianist Jeffrey Kahane, performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” in Smith Auditorium at a special time, 8 p.m. $23 admission.
    Willamette University, Smith Auditorium
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6255
    www.willamette.edu/go/goudy

  • Nancy Lindburg
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun Feb 25 2018.
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Jan. 20-Feb. 25. Nancy Lindburg, a multi-faceted career artist, arts administrator and tireless arts advocate, will hold a retrospective at the Salem Art Association’s Bush Barn Art Center in 2018. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. NE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228

  • MK Guth
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week until Sun Apr 01 2018.
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Jan. 20-April 1. MK Guth, is a nationally-recognized Portland, Oregon artist and Pacific Northwest College of Art associate professor. Exhibit features still life installations that explore how social interaction is shaped. $6 admission.
    Hallie Ford Museum of Art
    700 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6855
    www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2017-18/m.k._guth.html

  • Birthday Celebration
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join the Heritage Museum and downtown merchants in celebrating the birthday of Independence. Pick up a clue sheet for the History Hunt at the Independence Public Library on Feb. 17. Bring your form to the Heritage Museum on Feb. 24 for the party and prizes.
    Heritage Museum
    112 S 3rd St.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-4989
    www.facebook.com/events/518818955169954

  • The Brothers Kidd
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    The Brothers Kidd will be performing at Coria. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the show with a glass of wine and even a cheese plate. Dogs are always welcome. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Clay Ball
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    5:30pm to 10:00pm
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    5:30pm to 10:00pm

    This fabulous auction and dinner brings together 500 of Salem’s most generous artists and patrons to raise money for SAA’s community-enriching, non-profit programming. $85 admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org/clay-ball

  • Burn This
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    7:30pm to 9:30pm
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    7:30pm to 9:30pm

    The story of two outcasts in 1980's New York who meet in the wake of the accidental death by drowning of a mutual friend and their determined struggle toward emotional honesty and liberation. $8-10 admission.
    M. Lee Pelton Theater, Willamette University
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-370-6221
    www.willamette.edu/arts/theatre/performances/index.html

  • The Young Dubliners
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    A year after releasing their latest Celtic rock album, NINE, they are still out promoting the old-fashioned way. That means hitting the road and playing every show like it's the last. $20-$30 admission.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com/event-details-young-dubliners.html

  • Fox and Bones
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 8:00pm
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 8:00pm

    Fox and Bones is a conceptual folk pop collaboration between American songwriters Sarah Vitort and Scott Gilmore based in Portland, Oregon. Playing in Salem as part of their 2018 US tour. Free admission.
    Victory Club
    155 Liberty St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    360-607-8183
    www.facebook.com/events/101744753968641/

  • Lunar New Year
    Sunday, February 25, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 3:00pm
    Sunday, February 25, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Come join the Willamette University Chinese Taiwanese Culture Association (CTCA) for our 4th annual Lunar New Year Celebration. This year we will be celebrating the year of the DOG with performances from various groups.
    Willamette University Cat Cavern (UC 2nd floor)
    900 State St. 
    Salem, OR 97301
    646-371-2770
    www.facebook.com/events/782218281966713/

  • Mitch Lies and the Alibis
    Sunday, February 25, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday, February 25, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Mitch Lies & The Alibis will be at Coria. Come help us wrap up the month of February with a glass of some of our award-winning wines. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Pairings
    Sunday, February 25, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 4:30pm
    Sunday, February 25, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Eola Hills is excited to launch a new educational program with that will bring real meaning to “Wine & Food Pairing.” Experience an intimate setting with interactions from our winemaker, founder, the chef or other executive staff. $15 admission.
    Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    501 S Pacific Hwy. 99W
    Rickreall, OR 97371
    503-623-2405
    www.eolahillswinery.com

  • Monday Runday
    Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
    Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Join the GFR crew every Monday for a casual 3-mile run or 2-mile walk. All abilities welcome. End at a local pub for fitness tips and social. Free admission.
    Gallagher Fitness Resources
    135 Commercial St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-4198
    www.activesalem.com/gallagher-fitness-events/gfr-monday-runday

    Downtown Salem
  • When it Rains I Pour
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:00am
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:00am

    Wednesdays at Chateau Bianca, $10 for two tastings and 20% off bottles.
    Chateau Bianca Winery
    17485 Hwy 22
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-623-6181
    www.facebook.com/events/354823941596086

  • Art Party
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Fun art class where no experience is required. Step-by-step instruction to creating your own masterpiece. $40, reserve your spot by registering.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste. 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-302-0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/art-party-at-1859-cider-co-in-salem-5

    Downtown Salem
  • Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:00am to Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
    Repeats every week until Fri Mar 24 2017.
    Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:00am to Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Festival: March 1-May 1. Stroll through 30 acres of beautiful tulips. Wine tasting from Wooden Shoe's own vineyard, fresh picked tulips, flower displays, Wooden Shoe gardens, a great selection of food and our world class gift shop. Admission charged.
    Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
    33814 S. Meridian Road
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-634-2243 or 800-711-2006
    www.woodenshoe.com

  • Elsinore Theatre
    Thursday, March 1, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Repeats every month until Sat Aug 04 2018.
    Thursday, March 1, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Call ahead to tour. First Sunday of every month. Named after 16th century Danish castle in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the Elsinore Theater opened in 1926. See the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Hear stories behind the ghost light. $5.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574
    www.elsinoretheatre.com

    Downtown Salem
  • the Hidden Mushroom Economy
    Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Award-winning, Northwest author Langdon Cook will speak in Salem about his experiences writing his book "The Mushroom Hunters". At this presentation you will learn about edible fungi in Oregon and the interesting characters who make a living by collecting them. $5 admission.
    Salem Public Library Loucks Auditorium
    585 Liberty St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-910-8357
    www.wvmssalem.org

  • Doll Exhibit
    Friday, March 2, 2018 -
    9:00am to 1:00pm
    Friday, March 2, 2018 -
    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Jan. 25-March 3. Come to Deepwood for a historic home tour and see an array of 40+ antique dolls from the 1860s-1920s. Home tours Wed.-Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $6 admission.
    Deepwood Museum & Gardens
    1116 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-363-1825
    www.deepwoodmuseum.org/visit/exhibits

  • Diane Beals
    Friday, March 2, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Friday, March 2, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Feb. 22-March 31. Braids and Brawn: The Power of Girls is a photo documentary by Salem photographer Diane Beals. The exhibition features portraits of forty girls ages 6-18 showcasing their strengths and what empowers them. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228

  • Trees & Health
    Friday, March 2, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 7:30pm
    Friday, March 2, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Guest Lecturer Dr. Kathy Wolf explores how nearby nature improves environmental, social and economic conditions in cities. Learn how we can create healthier communities by planting trees together. Free admission.
    Salem Public Library Loucks Auditorium
    585 Liberty St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-467-2512
    www.friendsoftrees.org/trees-and-health

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