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Detroit Lake fireworks ~ Photo by Zak Stone
Festivals, rodeos and fireworks

From viewing fireworks over the holiday weekend to attending some of the area’s best annual festivals and rodeos, there’s plenty of fun...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
Bailey's Pub & Grub

Art party and paint night. No experience required. Step-by-step instruction. $30 adults, $25 children under 16.
Bailey's Pub & Grub
23788 OR-211
Colton, OR 97017
503-302-0289
www.serendipitiesbydena.com/events/art-partypaint-night-baileys-pub-grub...

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Marion or Polk Counties

  • Yesterdayland: Innovations of the Past
    Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
    Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

    Technological advancements in the last 50 years have surpassed even the big imagination of Walt Disney when he envisioned his Tomorrowland® and what the future might bring. Join us to explore the earth-shattering innovations of the early 20th century and how these machines influenced our community. 
    Willamette Heritage Center
    1313 Mill St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-7012
    www.willametteheritage.org/special-exhibits/

    Downtown Salem
  • Sounds of Summer
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 6:00pm
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 6:00pm

    Join us by the pond to wind down the weekend with an Airlie Favorite - The Nancy Hamilton Band - her usual trio, plus a saxophone. $10 admission.
    Airlie Winery
    15305 Dunn Forest Rd.
    Monmouth, OR 97361
    503-838-6013
    www.kazzit.com/event/sounds-of-summer-sundays-nancy-hamilton-trio-plus-s...

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Aug 21 2018. Also includes Tue Jul 17 2018, Tue Jul 24 2018, Tue Jul 31 2018, Tue Aug 07 2018, Tue Aug 14 2018.
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Enjoy seven professional bands representing a variety of popular styles. Bring chairs and blankets. Pack a picnic, or visit one of our popular food vendors.
    Woodburn Public Library Park
    280 Garfield St.
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-982-5259
    www.woodburn-or.gov/?q=content/woodburn-public-library

     

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Enjoy seven professional bands representing a variety of popular styles. Bring chairs and blankets. Pack a picnic, or visit one of our popular food vendors.
    Woodburn Public Library Park
    280 Garfield St.
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    503-982-5259
    www.woodburn-or.gov/?q=content/woodburn-public-library

     

  • Wednesday Farmers Market
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Sep 26 2018 except Wed Jul 04 2018.
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Come find fresh, local fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, and baked goods, flowers, plants, arts & crafts, food & drink conveniently located in downtown Salem. Explore, discover and experience local Oregon bounty and artistry.
    Transit North Block
    ​530 Chemeketa St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Wine & Paint
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Repeats every month on August, September, October, November, December on the third Wednesday 5 times.
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    We will be having Wine & Paint every third Wednesday of each month. The class is $40 which includes all the supplies for painting and a $10 voucher toward your wine purchase.
    Cubanisimo Vineyards
    1754 Best Rd. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-588-1763
    www.cubanisimoVineyards.com

  • Music in the Park
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:30pm
    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Thu Aug 30 2018.
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:30pm

    Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy free concerts featuring a variety of music genres. Food and beer/wine available for purchase.
    Main Street Park
    120 Main St. E
    Monmouth, OR 97361
    503-838-0722
    www.ci.monmouth.or.us

  • Polk County Bounty Market
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Sep 28 2018.
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    10:00am to 3:00pm

    Features growers, producers and artisans from the Polk County area.
    Downtown Dallas
    182 SW Academy St.
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-623-2564
    www.exploredallasoregon.org/bounty-market.html
     

  • Thirsty Thursday
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    6:30pm to 9:00pm
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    6:30pm to 9:00pm

    Gather your team and join us for Thirsty Thursday. We will provide the questions and wine, you provide the answers and win. Light food available for purchase.
    Chateau Bianca Winery
    17485 Hwy 22
    Dallas, OR 97128
    503-623-6181
    www.facebook.com/events/243894442821008/

  • Cash & Company
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    6:30pm to 8:30pm
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    These concerts are free to the public. Bring a blanket or chairs. Food Trucks will be on site serving by 6 p.m. Cash & Company are in the folk & fiddle genre.
    Rotary Performing Arts Stage
    182 SW Academy St.
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-623-2564
    www.exploredallasoregon.org

  • Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble Concert
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    Bring your dance moves and friends, we will provide the rest. $10 for Non-Wine Club and $5 for Wine Club Members. Tickets on website.
    Cubanisimo Vineyards
    1754 Best Rd. NW
    Salem, OR 97304
    503-588-1763
    www.cubanisimovineyards.com

  • River's Edge Summer Movie & Concert Series
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:00pm
    Repeats every week every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Aug 31 2018.
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:00pm

    Grab a blanket and enjoy free movies on Thursdays and free concerts on Fridays. Concessions available.
    Riverview Park Amphitheater
    50 C St. 
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-1212
    www.independenceamphitheater.com

  • Salem River 2 Ridge Relay
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 8:00am
    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Sep 14 2018.
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 8:00am

    Come join us on September 16. Participants kayak, bike and run through the Willamette Valley beginning at Salem's Riverfront Park. See stunning beauty along the Willamette River, fertile farmlands, wine country and finish with the breath taking scenery of world famous Silver Falls State Park. Compete as a team or as an individual. 
    Travel Salem
    388 State St., Ste. 100
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-4325
    www.salemriver2ridge.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

    Many great choices for summer planting. Drought tolerant and shade-loving plants are here for you in beautiful colors and lush green foliage. Professional growers are here to answer questions.
    Bush's Pasture Park, behind Bush House Museum
    Corner Mission and High Street
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-588-2410
    www.missionstreetparks.org

  • Salem Art Fair
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

    July 20-22. Salem Art Fair & Festival returns for the 69th time just blocks from downtown Salem. Find more than 200 artists, live music, theatre, dance, beer and wine gardens, food booths, kids activities and plant sale. $5 day, $10 three-day pass.
    Bush's Pasture Park
    890 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-581-2228
    www.salemart.org

  • Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Sat Aug 25 2018.
    Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Through August 25. With a different theme and juror(s) each time, the exhibition takes different forms but always offers a glimpse into the creative diversity of Salem artists. This year’s exhibition, Through My Eyes.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org/radius-25

  • Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Friday until Mon Jul 30 2018.
    Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    11:00am to 5:00pm

    July 2-30. The affiliated associate artists at River Gallery are exhibiting their refreshing art pieces during the month of July. The reception is scheduled for July 14 from 6-8 pm. Join us for some fun and wonderful art.
    River Gallery
    184 S. Main St.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-6171
    www.rivergalleryart.com

  • Pizza Friday at Brooks Winery
    Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 7:00pm
    Repeats every month on August on the third Friday 1 times.
    Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 7:00pm

    One of our most popular monthly events is back for the summer. Staying open until 7 p.m. serving delicious pies with glass and bottle service. A variety of pies will be available featuring ingredients.
    Brooks Wines
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/calendar

  • Ray Hanna & The Reckless Rockhounds
    Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    It's classic rock, blues and rockin' originals Reckless Rockhounds Style in the Fieldhouse. Will it be award-winning white or red wine with your music tonight? $5 admission.
    Redgate Vineyard
    8175 Buena Vista Rd.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-428-7115
    www.redgatevineyard.com/?page_id=177

  • River's Edge Summer Movie & Concert Series
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm

    Grab a blanket and enjoy free movies on Thursdays and free concerts on Fridays. Concessions available.
    Riverview Park Amphitheater
    50 C St. 
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-838-1212
    www.independenceamphitheater.com

  • Salem Saturday Market
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    9:00am to 3:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 27 2018.
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    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.
    Summer & Marion St. Lot
    865 Marion St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-585-8264
    www.salemsaturdaymarket.com

    Downtown Salem
  • Independence Farmers Market
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    9:00am to 2:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Nov 24 2018.
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    9:00am to 2:00pm

    Find fresh fruit, produce, baked goods, jams, arts and spring plantings.
    Umpqua Bank Parking Lot
    302 S Main St.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-881-9950
    www.independencefarmersmarket-or.org

  • Detroit Lake
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

    There will be a variety of arts, crafts,  antiques, food, beer -Wine Garden and entertainment with a special fundraiser.
    Downtown Detroit Oregon
    Detroit Ave.
    Detroit, OR 97342
    541-420-0279
    www.centraloregonshows.com

  • Canterbury Faire
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm
    Repeats every day until Sun Jul 29 2018 except Mon Jul 23 2018, Tue Jul 24 2018, Wed Jul 25 2018, Thu Jul 26 2018, Fri Jul 27 2018.
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm

    Experience sights and sounds, science, entertainment, crafts and life styles from the Elizabethan era (1558-1603). $11-$48 admission.
    Canterbury Renaissance Faire
    6569 Valley View Rd.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-873-3273
    www.canterburyfaire.com

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 25 2018.
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Through Aug. 25. This series of photographs by Suzie Torre-Cross explores the echoes of life and memories of forsaken souls etched in broken stone. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org/reliqui

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 25 2018.
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Through Aug. 25. Influenced by Mattisse and Diebenkorn, Jennifer Gimzewski’s paintings are as much about color and composition as they are about the land. 
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228
    www.SalemArt.org/jennifer-gimzewski

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm
    Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 25 2018.
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Through Aug. 25. The work Helen will display at the Bush Barn Art Center is searching and inquisitive in nature. It was created in part by roaming the historical sites and state parks of her hometown, San Diego.
    Bush Barn Art Center
    600 Mission St. SE
    Salem, OR 97302
    503-581-2228

  • Gaiety Hollow Open Gardens
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August on the third Saturday until Sat Aug 18 2018.
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Visitors are invited to enjoy Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver's historic gardens at their leisure. $5 admission.
    Gaiety Hollow
    545 Mission St.
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-838-0257
    www.lordandschryverconservancy.com

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    3:30pm to 8:00pm
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    3:30pm to 8:00pm

    Chateau Bianca Winery is hosting Ronni for one night to have some live music on the patio. 
    Chateau Bianca
    17485 Highway 22
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-623-6181
    www.kazzit.com/event/music,%20wine,%20&%20fire.html

  • Music, Wine, & Fire
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    3:30pm to 8:00pm
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    3:30pm to 8:00pm

    Chateau Bianca Winery is hosting Ronni for one night to have some live music on the patio. This will be a fun event to come relax after a busy summer Saturday. Food will be available for the evening.
    Chateau Bianca
    17485 Highway 22
    Dallas, OR 97338
    503-623-6181
    www.kazzit.com/event/music,%20wine,%20&%20fire.html

  • Louis Creed and The Geezers
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Louis Creed and The Geezers will be playing the blues in the Fieldhouse. But fear not, we have award-winning wines to chase the blues away. $5 admission.
    Redgate Vineyard
    8175 Buena Vista Rd.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-428-7115
    www.redgatevineyard.com/?page_id=177

  • Farm to Fork
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Join us for a delicious meal from the bounty of the Willamette Valley, prepared by Chef Nate Rafn, (Rafn's Restaurant). The dinner will consist of 5 courses, each paired with a cider or wine.
    E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
    5504 Hazel Green Rd.
    Salem, OR 97305
    503-393-1506
    www.ezorchards.com/events-1

  • Carlie's Kindness Campaign's Kindness Rocks 5K
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 9:00am
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 9:00am

    Carlie's Kindness Campaign invites you to the 2nd Annual Kindness Rocks 5K family fun run & walk.  Wear your red, white and blue, and let's spread some kindness. Can't make it? Run virtually! $20.
    Salem's Riverfront Park Pavilion
    200 Water St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    503-798-2313
    www.runsignup.com/Race/OR/Salem/2ndKindnessRocks5k

    Downtown Salem
  • 2nd Annual Redgate Winery & Vineyard Ride
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    9:00am to 6:00pm

    2nd Annual Redgate Winery and Vineyard Ride. Biking to four wineries with gourmet BBQ and live music. $65 riders, $30 non-riders.
    Redgate Vineyard
    8175 Buena Vista Rd.
    Independence, OR 97351
    503-428-7115
    www.redgatevineyard.com/?page_id=177

  • Yoga at Brooks Winery
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    9:30am to 10:30am
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    9:30am to 10:30am

    Join us and get your energy centered and your outlook adjusted. Guests are welcome to stay after for 30 minutes of private tasting room time. Yoga is free, please RSVP to [email protected].
    Brooks Winer
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/event/brooks-wine-yoga-with-chelsii/?instance_id=218

  • Canterbury Faire
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    10:00am to 6:00pm

    Experience sights and sounds, science, entertainment, crafts and life styles from the Elizabethan era (1558-1603). $11-$48 admission.
    Canterbury Renaissance Faire
    6569 Valley View Rd.
    Silverton, OR 97381
    503-873-3273
    www.canterburyfaire.com

  • Live Music
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Leanne McClellan Band performs a diverse range of familiar rock, jazz, country, and blues. It's easy to find yourself singing along with tunes you know and love from past to present.
    Brooks Winery
    21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln.
    Amity, OR 97101
    503-435-1278
    www.brookswine.com/event/live-music-sunday-leanne-mcclellan-band/?instan...

  • The Brothers Kidd ~ Salem, Oregon
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    The Brothers are back at Coria on Sunday, 7/22. Make sure to bring your sunscreen and a picnic because this is going to be one awesome afternoon. Free admission.
    Coria Estates
    8252 Redstone Ave. SE
    Salem, OR 97306
    503-363-0525
    www.coriaestates.com/happenings

Outside Area

  • Live Jazz - at The Allison Inn & Spa
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
    Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Fri Dec 28 2018.
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 6:30pm

    Live Jazz Friday and Saturday evenings 6:30-10:30 pm.
    The Allison Living Room
    2525 Allison Ln.
    Newberg, OR 97132
    503-554-2526 or 877-294-2525
    www.theallison.com/events

  • Live Jazz - at The Allison Inn & Spa
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 6:30pm
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 6:30pm

    Live Jazz Friday and Saturday evenings 6:30-10:30 pm.
    The Allison Living Room
    2525 Allison Ln.
    Newberg, OR 97132
    503-554-2526 or 877-294-2525
    www.theallison.com/events

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