Photos & Visits with Santa at the Carousel

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
Photos & Visits with Santa at the Carousel

Nov. 24-Dec. 24. Capture the magic of the holiday season with a visit with Santa. Visits with Santa are free. Charges only apply for photo options.
Salem's Riverfront Carousel
101 Front St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-540-0374
www.salemcarousel.org

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  • Vanport
    Thursday, January 18, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every day until Tue Jan 23 2018.
    Thursday, January 18, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    During its short life, Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city, drew national attention. When the Columbia River flooded, the entire city was erased. Mixing archival photographs and historical records with personal testimonies of former residents, this exhibit presents the story of Vanport and its vibrant community.
    Independence Civic Center
    555 S Main St., 2nd Floor Lobby
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-4989
    www.facebook.com/events/173000406765059/

  • Vanport
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    During its short life, Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city, drew national attention. When the Columbia River flooded, the entire city was erased. Mixing archival photographs and historical records with personal testimonies of former residents, this exhibit presents the story of Vanport and its vibrant community.
    Independence Civic Center
    555 S Main St., 2nd Floor Lobby
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-4989
    www.facebook.com/events/173000406765059/

  • Pacific Northwest Race, Rhetoric and Media Undergraduate Research Symposium
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    9:00am to 12:30pm
    Repeats every day until Sat Jan 20 2018.
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Friday (Race, Ideology, and Resistance, 9 a.m., Mass Mediated Representations of Race, 10:45 a.m.) and Saturday (Race, Space, and Rhetorics of the Body, 9 a.m., Past Lessons, Present Challenges, 10:45 a.m.). Free.
    Willamette University, Ford Hall
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-5389
    www.willamette.edu/go/mlk

  • Bingo & Wine
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 7:00pm
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Expect wine, snacks, and lots of laughs at Brooks Bingo. Free admission.
    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/event/bingo-night/?instance_id=171

  • Fine Art Friday
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    5:30pm to 7:30pm
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    On view during the first reception of 2018 will be Nancy Lindburg – Images of Time: 65 Years of Art and Life; Matthew Boulay: Combat Grass; Featured Artist: Stephen Kekule; and Emerging Artist: Aaron Wilson. Free admission.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228

  • McDougall
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Friday, January 19, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    McDougall is back in the tasting room. Combining fact, fiction and a little in between, McDougall brings you foot-stomping, story-telling from the Pacific Northwest. Free admission.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste. 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/1573767116010381/

    Downtown Salem
  • Vanport
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    During its short life, Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city, drew national attention. When the Columbia River flooded, the entire city was erased. Mixing archival photographs and historical records with personal testimonies of former residents, this exhibit presents the story of Vanport and its vibrant community.
    Independence Civic Center
    555 S Main St., 2nd Floor Lobby
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-4989
    www.facebook.com/events/173000406765059/

  • Pacific Northwest Race, Rhetoric and Media Undergraduate Research Symposium
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    9:00am to 12:30pm
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Friday (Race, Ideology, and Resistance, 9 a.m., Mass Mediated Representations of Race, 10:45 a.m.) and Saturday (Race, Space, and Rhetorics of the Body, 9 a.m., Past Lessons, Present Challenges, 10:45 a.m.). Free.
    Willamette University, Ford Hall
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-5389
    www.willamette.edu/go/mlk

  • Nancy Lindburg
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun Feb 25 2018.
    Saturday, January 20, 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, January 20, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week until Sun Apr 01 2018.
    Saturday, January 20, 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

  • Health Fair
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    11:00am to 3:00pm

    Free health screenings and fitness demos. Complete a vendor passport for a free day at the Kroc Center. Free admission.
    The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center
    1865 Bill Frey Dr.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-798-4849 or 877-748-4357
    www.salem.kroccenter.org

  • Champoeg History Cache
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 2:30pm
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 2:30pm

    A discussion of the Mollala Mystery Cabin from Pam Hayden and a book signing with author and historian Robert Foxcurran on French Canadian and Metis influence in the northwest. Free admission.
    Champoeg State Heritage Area
    8239 Champoeg Rd. NE
    St. Paul, OR 97137
    503-678-1251
    www.oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=thingstodo.dsp_event&eventId=45066

  • Vanport
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    During its short life, Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city, drew national attention. When the Columbia River flooded, the entire city was erased. Mixing archival photographs and historical records with personal testimonies of former residents, this exhibit presents the story of Vanport and its vibrant community.
    Independence Civic Center
    555 S Main St., 2nd Floor Lobby
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-4989
    www.facebook.com/events/173000406765059/

  • Yoga with Chelsii
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    9:30am to 10:30am
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    9:30am to 10:30am

    Start your day with a free yoga class. All levels of yogis are welcome. Please RSVP online or by calling the tasting room.
    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/event/yoga-with-chelsii-9/?instance_id=167

  • Brian Stearns
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Brian Stearns will be back at Coria. Make sure you put this in your calendar and come spend the day. It's also National Hugging Day, so there'll be free hugs all day long with the free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Chateau Bianca
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Come to the vineyard to paint and enjoy some delicious wine. We will be having a raffle, as well as cheese & fruit plates for purchase. $35 admission.
    Chateau Bianca Winery
    17485 Hwy 22
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-623-6181 or 1-877-623-6181
    www.chateaubianca.com/events

  • Delgani String Quartet: Metamorphoses
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Featuring Ludwig van Beethoven’s Quartet in C# Minor, Op. 131, and György Ligeti’s Quartet No. 1, entitled Métamorphoses Nocturnes. An emotional tour de force and concert for the true intellectual! Tickets: $10-25.
    Prince of Peace Episcopal Church 
    1525 Glen Creek Rd. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    541-579-5882
    www.delgani.org

  • American Sign Language
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    5:00pm to 6:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday 10 times.
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    This is a 10-week event held on Sundays; lead by Rian Gayle. You will be learning how to translate popular English sayings, use common responses and questions, and even sign to music. Free admission.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste. 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/519464301741160

    Downtown Salem
  • Chess Club
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Jan 28 2018.
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 -
    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 Sundays
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Repeats every week every Sunday 5 times.
    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Learn the basic steps, twirls, and hand loops used in dancing Salsa and Bachata. $10 cash cover for a 45 minute lesson including a drink ticket worth $5 to use towards your favorite beverage.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE, Ste. 140
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-584-1306
    www.facebook.com/events/1289727404504395/

    Downtown Salem
  • Vanport
    Monday, January 22, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    Monday, January 22, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    During its short life, Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city, drew national attention. When the Columbia River flooded, the entire city was erased. Mixing archival photographs and historical records with personal testimonies of former residents, this exhibit presents the story of Vanport and its vibrant community.
    Independence Civic Center
    555 S Main St., 2nd Floor Lobby
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-4989
    www.facebook.com/events/173000406765059/

  • Monday Runday
    Monday, January 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 31 2018.
    Monday, January 22, 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
  • Vanport
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
    8:00am to 5:00pm

    During its short life, Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city, drew national attention. When the Columbia River flooded, the entire city was erased. Mixing archival photographs and historical records with personal testimonies of former residents, this exhibit presents the story of Vanport and its vibrant community.
    Independence Civic Center
    555 S Main St., 2nd Floor Lobby
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-4989
    www.facebook.com/events/173000406765059/

  • Wild Women 2018 Exhibit
     
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Thu Feb 22 2018.
    Tuesday, January 23, 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

  • Life Drawing
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday 15 times.
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Grab your favorite drawing medium and come to the Bush Barn Art Center for the time-honored tradition of life drawing. These figure study sessions will take place every Tuesday under the guidance of artist Rich McCloud. $12 per session.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org

  • Art Party
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Art party/class. No experience required. Step by step instruction. $40 admission, includes $10 toward your tab.
    1859 Cider Co.
    249 Liberty St. NE Ste. 140, in the alley
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-302-0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/art-party-at-1859-cider-co-in-salem-4/

    Downtown Salem
  • Crab & Chowder Festival
    Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
    Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Yearly tradition with the flavors of Oregon's coast. Enjoy music all weekend. The Brian Odell Band Friday 6-9 pm & Saturday 12-5 pm. The Flextones Sunday 12-5 pm. $15 admission.
    Willamette Valley Vineyards
    8800 Enchanted Way SE
    Turner, OR 97392
    503-588-9463
    www.wvv.com/Events/Event-Calendar

  • Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00pm
    Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00pm

    Brews, cider, food, wine, spirits, plus specialty shopping and art from the Pacific NW and live entertainment. Sample and sip at over 120 booths. Enjoy #firsttasteoregon/. Admission charged.
    Oregon State Fair and Expo Center
    2330 17th St. NE 
    Salem, OR
    541-497-7481
    www.firsttasteoregon.com
     

  • Friday, January 26, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every month on the last Friday 24 times.
    Friday, January 26, 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
  • Keeler at First Taste Oregon
    Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00pm
    Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00pm

    Taste the best Oregon has to offer, including Keeler Estate Vineyard's award-winning, certified Organic and Biodynamic wines. Taste of Oregon: $8-30 admission.
    Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center - Columbia Hall
    2330 NE 17th St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-550-0308
    www.firsttasteoregon.com/event-details

  • Art Party
    Friday, January 26, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Friday, January 26, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Art party/class. No experience required. Step by step instruction. $35 adults, $25 children.
    Amore Dance Studio/Dallas Yoga & Balance Center
    115 SW Court St.
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-302-0289
    www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/art-party-at-amore-dance-studio-in-da...

  • High School Northwest Semifinal
    Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 9:00pm
    Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 9:00pm

    The International Championship of High School A Cappella, brought to you by Varsity Vocals, is the largest international a cappella tournament exclusive to high school students around the world.
    Elsinore Theatre
    170 High St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-375-3574

    Downtown Salem
  • Oregon Symphony in Salem
    Friday, January 26, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Friday, January 26, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Oregon Symphony in Salem. $35-$50 admission. $10 student.
    Smith Auditorium, Willamette University
    900 State St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-364-0149
    www.orsymphonysalem.org

    Downtown Salem
  • Get a $200 Gift Card for every pre-purchased ticket at oregonweddingshowcase.com  •	Meet the perfect wedding vendors •	See runway fashion shows •	Get ideas from the inspiration gallery •	Find everything for your wedding all in one place, all in one weekend! Engaged couples who attend and register at the show will receive a one year subscription to Brides Magazine!
    Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 4:30pm
    Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 4:30pm

    Fashion Shows: 12-3 pm daily. $10 admission at the door. $3 off admission advance tickets with promo code "CAKE".
    Oregon State Fairgrounds
    2330 17th St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-838-2226
    www.facebook.com/events/247454405789915

  • Nancy Lindburg
    Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, January 27, 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, January 27, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, January 27, 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

  • Laurent Montalieu
    Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Laurent Montalieu will be joining us to pour his featured wines and reminisce about Jimi Brooks. It’s a great opportunity to get to know this legend in the industry and share some wine and memories.
    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/20-years-solena

  • The Brothers Kidd
    Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Saturday, January 27, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    The Brothers are making their 2018 debut on Saturday. These two always put on a great show, you can't miss it. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave.
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

  • Dante Zapata
    Sunday, January 28, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Sunday, January 28, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Enjoy the soulful music of local musician Dante Zapata while enjoying a glass or tasting flight of Brooks wine.
    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/calendar/action~posterboard/page_offset~-1/time_limit...

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