FOOD & DRINK
Wallace Marine Park to Offer Local Access to Willamette River with Floating Boat Docks
Starting June 1, 2023, the City of Salem Parks Operations will install floating boat docks at Wallace Marine Park for local access to the Willamette River. The docks cater to various watercraft during spring, summer, and fall, but are removed every November for winter protection. For more information, contact City of Salem Public Works.Visit here for more details.
State fair concert series set
SALEM - The 157th Oregon State Fair kicks off on Friday, August 25 and will run through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4, with 11 full days of summertime fun and eight star-studded shows at the Umpqua Bank Concert Series. Fans can Soak Up the Fun with an all-star musical lineup, including: Friday, Aug. 25 – platinum-selling rock gods, Bush. ...
Shake Shack announces a third Oregon location
TIGARD, Ore. — After opening its first Portland location last month, Shake Shack is getting ready to expand in Oregon once again. The East Coast burger chain will open a new restaurant in Bridgeport Village. The shopping center, located off Interstate 5 in Tigard/Tualatin, made the announcement in a...
Carousel has new signs on building, ready for 22nd birthday party
Salem's Riverfront Carousel has installed new signage around its building, and the official unveiling will be Saturday, June 3, during the carousel's annual birthday celebration. Carousel officials invite everyone to celebrate the renaming of the building in honor of founder Hazel Patton, whose dream of building a carousel inspired the...
Writers Assemble! Canby writing conference offers opportunity
Nearly a half dozen Oregon authors will gather to share wisdom and encouragement with aspiring writers at the Cascade Christian Writers Conference June 25-28 at the Canby Grove Christian Center. The annual conference is a chance to find inspiration and motivation, whether an aspiring writer or a veteran of the written word. “I owe a great deal of my writing career to the connections I’ve made at writing conferences,” said...
Splash Fountains Open for Summer
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Riverfront Park, 200 Water Street NE. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. River Road Park, 3045 River Road N. 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Fairmount Park, 650 Rural Street S. 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Northgate Park, 3575 Fairhaven Avenue NE. 12...
Clackamas Arts Alliance 2023 Writing Contest results announced
The Literary Arts Committee of Clackamas Arts Alliance announced the winners of the 2023 Writing Contest on May 20 at Clackamas Community College's Compose Creative Writing Conference. “Clackamas County-Innocence, Trauma and Redemption,” by Brittany West, took the top prize in the essay competition. Nancy Slavin was named runner-up with her essay “Mothering in the Time of Fire and Ice.” Barbara Froman, took first place in the short story category with...
Reigniting the Canby Film Festival
A coming film screening is part of a longer-reaching effort to bring back a beloved movie-centric event to Canby. Justen Noll will present a free screening of a feature film he’s producing, titled “Remington,” on Wednesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at the Canby Public Library. But the free screening is more than simply offering a first look at Noll’s nearly 10-year project. It's the initial step in resurrecting the Canby Film Festival, which was put on hiatus due to the pandemic. ...
Spend a weekend spinning your wheels in Tualatin Valley
Tualatin Valley boasts hundreds of miles of trails that are ideal for cyclists. Breeze through the region’s forests, along country roads and through parks and other pathways. From urban trails connecting cities to rural paths in the forest, there is no shortage of places to take the road less traveled.
A neighborhood of knick-knacks: Villebois to hold annual garage sale
An annual community tradition uniting treasure hunters and spring cleaners alike is just around the corner. Next Saturday, June 3, the neighborhood’s knick-knacks will be on display at the Villebois Community Garage Sale. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., participating residents will be rehoming old coffee tables, funky lamps, cool collectibles and more. “The annual Villebois garage sale is an opportunity to declutter, connect with our neighbors, support each other...
Things 2 Do: Memorial Day Weekend
The Rose Festival officially kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. when CityFair opens at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. There's a live concert and then fireworks after the sun sets. The theme this year is Focus On Fun!. CityFair is filled with carnival rides, fair foods, interactive exhibits, and constant entertainment...
Unleash Your Inner Superstar: Join us for Karaoke Night at Front Street Station!
Attention all music lovers! Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend your Sunday evening? Why not come down to Front Street Station for our Karaoke Night! Join us at 860 Front Street Northeast, Salem, OR 97301 at 7 pm on May 28th, for an unforgettable evening of singing, dancing, and socializing.
Oregon Asian American Pacific Islander Food & Wine Fest is a smash hit
On a warm sunny day, I attended the first ever Oregon Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Food & Wine Fest at Stoller Family Estate in Dayton. It was so much fun I didn’t want to leave. The AAPI Food & Wine Fest debuted at Stoller’s 8,000-square-foot Experience Center on...
Stop and smell the rosé: CJ McCollum hosting meet-and-greet to highlight new wine
Wine entrepreneur and former Portland Trail Blazer CJ McCollum is adding a third rosé to his portfolio -- and he's inviting you to come check it out.
Fire burns through McMinnville pizza restaurant
The fire at 3rd Street Pizza in downtown McMinnville burned through multiple floors. The owners say they will repair and reopen as soon as they can.
Grape Whisperers Book Signing with Allen Holstein at DAnu Wines
Stop in during Newberg’s First Friday Art Walk to meet the author of The Grape Whisperers, Allen Holstein!. An Oregon wine country pioneer and wine industry veteran, Allen has many interesting stories from his 40+ years as a vineyard owner and manager in the Dundee Hills. This is a great opportunity to chat with Allen face to face and hear a few of his stories.
Woodburn Library book sale slated
The Friends of the Woodburn Public Library announced that its next book sale scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at the Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St. The sale will once again coincide with the Taste of Woodburn, which will take place on the Woodburn Plaza block kitty corner to the library. Sale inventory generally includes children’s books, young adult fiction, novels, cookbooks, large print, Spanish and Russian titles, history books, mysteries, sci-fi, DVD’s and CD’s. All proceeds help support library programs.
Building A Community
This article brought to you courtesy of Marvin Pierce Dog Teacher, Sherwood Gazette Insider Dog Training Expert. Having a healthy like-minded community can build you and your dogs’ confidence. There is usually one person who really steps up in the family to care/train on the “family” dog. Being the one constantly training the dog and the rest of the family can be exhausting, but having a good supportive community can make the journey easier and more fun. Marvin Pierce Dog Teacher has an excellent staff...
Wine Wednesday: Custom crush facility opening in Dundee Hills
Vinovate Custom Wine Services is opening a new state-of-the-art facility in Dundee Hills dedicated to custom crush winemaking.
Canby’s Banned Books: A List of the Condemned
After two citizen complaints, Canby School District removed 36 books from its shelves. Completely foregoing the typical review process, these books were immediately removed from shelves in schools with no deliberation whatsoever. During a board meeting in October 2022, it was said that “…the process is tedious when a list of books [is] provided for reconsideration.” Is the time of a few board members really worth the information that these 36 books hold?
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