Oregon Festivals and Celebrations
13th Annual Shady Cove SPAM Festival; Shady Cove, OR
June 29, 2013
10AM-5PM; Jackson County Upper Rogue Regional Park.
Event will showcase an Open Air Marketplace with Artists, Crafters and Food Stations; Live Music by "Diamonds & Denim" and "Renegade Band"; Free Kid's Carnival, Sheriff's Exhibit with Child ID, ODFW Fish Tank Exhibit, Rubber Duck Race, Dunk Tank, Contests, Prizes, Food including SPAMBURGER, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and more.
A full day of Family FUN - Addmission FREE.
Vendor entry forms and booth maps are available at http://www.shadycovespamfestival.com
The Mission of the SPAM Festival is to give back to the community. A portion of the net proceeds are donated to local youth groups. For information: 541-951-6346, email firstname.lastname@example.org
SPAM and SPAMBURGER are registed trademarks of Hormel Foods, LLC and used with permission here. Hormel Foods is not associated with or a sponser of this event.
Sutherlin Blackberry Festival; Sutherlin, OR
Aug 16-18, 2013
Sutherlin Central Park, 150 Willamette St, Sutherlin, OR 97479; 3PM-10PM, 10AM-5PM, 10AM-5PM; Adm. Free; Sutherlin Blackberry Festival; 541-459-3007; http://www.sutherlinbbf.org email@example.com
Carlton Crush 2013; Carlton, OR
Sept. 14, 2013
Carlton Crush is almost here again and it will soon be time to celebrate the harvest!
Sponsored by the Carlton Businss Association (CBA), the Second Annual Carlton Crush Harvest Festival will take place just north of Main Street in downtown Carlton, complete with a Grape Stomp Competition, Barrel Rolling Race, Wine Thief Relay Race, live music, traditional Midway games for the kids, Mark the Magician, helicopter rides, and terrific festival food. A wine, beer and hard cider Corral will feature wineries and breweries of the Yamhill County area.
All of the adult beverages are donated and the sale proceeds will support Joseph's Storehouse, our community Food Bank. And, event day specials will be offered by Carlton businesses!
Come One, Come All - There is no entry fee or admission charge for the annual Carlton Crush event.
Experience the unique culture of Carlton and Yamhill County, as we celebrate our community, our neighbors, our businesses, and the all important annual harvest - Come to the CRUSH and spend some time in our "Great Little Town"!
CARLTON CRUSH 2013 --- (TENTATIVE) EVENT SCHEDULE
10:00 AM 2013 Festival Opens
All Day Activities:
Midway Games for Kids
Artists Market: Arts & Crafts
Great Festival Food
Crush Corral: Adult Beverages
Event Day Specials at Carlton Businesses
11:00 AM GrapeStomp Competition
(Heats Every 15 Minutes)
12:45 PM Wine Thief Relay Race
1:15 PM Grape Stomp Competition – Semi-Finals
2:00 PM Wine Thief Relay Race - FINALS
2:30 PM Grape Stomp Competition – FINALS
3:00 PM Barrel Rolling Race
3:30 PM Watermelon Eating Contest (Kids: Ages 6 – 12)
3:45 PM Barrel Rolling Race – FINALS
4:00 PM Band Starts on Crush Corral Stage
6:00 PM 2013 Festival Closes
Please direct any questions to one of the Carlton Crush 2013 Co-Chairs:
Patty Willliams # 503-852-7984 OR Pat Swanick # 216-533-6968
Sisters Summer Faire Saturday
August 2-3, 2008 -- Sisters
Vendors selling their quality handcrafted arts & crafts. Live entertainment both days, food court, children’s play area and free admission. Located in the Village Green Park. Plenty of parking. One block from downtown Sisters. Hours are 10 – 4 both days. Contact: 549.0251. Sponsor: Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce.
Country Fair and Art Show Aurora Colony Days “Old Fashioned Family Day”
August 8-9, 2008 -- Sisters
The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration will hold its 13th annual Country Fair and Art Show on Saturday, August 9th from 10 am to 3 pm. The Art Show begins one day earlier, opening on Friday evening, August 8th from 5 pm to 8 pm. Fairgoers will enjoy a day of old-fashioned fun that includes face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, cake walk and entertainment for the whole family. Located 1/8th mile west of Sisters on the old McKenzie Highway, the lovely tree shaded church grounds provide the perfect setting to enjoy picnic treats prepared on the grill and topped off with famous marionberry cobbler. Preserves will be on sale at the Country Store. Admission and parking are free. The Art Show will be held in the church's Community Hall and will showcase more than 50 regional artists. All proceeds go directly to community support agencies such as Family Access Network, Habitat for Humanity, SOAR and etc. This event has generated more than $75,000 for community outreach. For more information please contact 541-549-7087
August 9, 2008 -- Aurora
Downtown Aurora, 10-5. Parade 11am, Kiddie Carnival, Local Flavors Market, Art Show & Sale, Live Music, Historic Tours. (503)939-0312. http://www.auroracolony.com
The Taste of Tanasbourne
August 15-17, 2008 -- Hillsboro
The Taste of Tanasbourne is Hillsboro's new annual festival celebrating arts and culture, with a mission to expand, improve and diversify the economy of the area through variety and community activity. The Taste of Tanasbourne will be held August 15th through the 17th, 2008, with a Friday Night Gala to celebrate the opening of the festival. Guests will enjoy the creative work of 125 artists, wine tasting, a beer garden, artist demonstrations, music, food sampling, concessions, and getting involved with "Youth Art-In-Action".
Sisters Folk Festival
September 5-7, 2008 -- Sisters
The 13th annual celebration of American music from blues to bluegrass includes performances by top folk artists and musicians. Call 541.549.4979 for more information.
Oaks Park Oktoberfest
September 19-21, 2008 -- Portland
Portland's premier German style fall festival celebrates it's 18th year at Oaks Park. Authentic food and beer, Kinderplatz for the kids featuring Radio Disney Rocktoberfest, pretzel kissing, sausage eating, and chicken dance contests, craft and import vendors, dog shows, wiener dog races, cooking shows, and more! Oaks Amusement Park, Foot of SE Spokane Street, Portland, OR, admission: $2.00 - $5.00, time: 3 - 12 a.m. Fri; 11 - 12 a.m. Sat; 11 - 7 p.m. Sun, phone: (503) 233.5777
Sisters Fall Street Festival
September 20-21, 2008 -- Sisters
Arts, crafts, food, entertainment & wine tasting. Silent Auction benefiting Sisters School District's Creative Department. Located on Oak Street between Cascade & Main Avenues. For more information contact Richard Esterman at 541-549-8905 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2008 Portland Pirate Festival
September 20-21, 2008 -- Portland
Get ready for the adventure of the summer! The 2008 Portland Pirate Festival returns for two days of buccaneerin' music, dance, historical reenactments, and shopping under the St. Johns Bridge in historic Cathedral Park. N. Edison and Pittsburgh, Portland, OR, admission: $6.00 - $15.00, time: 10 - 10 p.m. Sat., 10 - 6 p.m. Sun., phone: (503) 853.1497
Oregon Covered Bridge Festival
September 20-21, 2008 -- Albany
The Oregon Covered Bridge Festival gives residents and visitors alike a chance to enjoy our beautiful bridges and learn about their heritage. Oregon is proud to be the host to 51 covered bridges, the most this side of the Mississippi River. This festival is the only one of its kind held on the West Coast. Timber Linn Park, Albany, OR, admission: free, time: Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 9am-5pm, phone: (541) 752.8269
Sisters in Sisters Celebration
September 26-28, 2008
The 11th annual Sisters in Sisters celebration. Round up your sister, your mom, your best friend, and enjoy a casual weekend of foot-stomping fun and special memories. Nationally recognized sister celebrities, speakers, fun activities and much more. Contact: Chamber of Commerce at 541.549.0251. Sponsor: Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce
October 4, 2008 -- Athena
Vintage car show, farmers produce and crafts vendors, quilt challenge/show, children's games, pony cart rides, and more. More info: www.jhmand.com/athena
Sisters Harvest Faire
October 11-12, 2008 -- Sisters
Over 200 juried vendors selling quality handcrafted items. Pottery, metal art, photography, painting, jewelry, clothing, furniture, home décor and much more. This event is celebrating its 27th year. Live entertainment, food court and free admission. Hours are 10 – 4 both days. Located on Hood Avenue in downtown Sisters. Contact: 541.549.0251. Sponsor: Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce.
Saturday & Sunday, October 25th & 26th - 3rd Annual Fall Festival
October 25-26, 2008 -- Silverton
Our version of the traditional Fall Festival features fun filled activities for the entire family! Enjoy our personal fall festival favorites such as our pumpkin slingshot, pumpkin seed toss, corn-husking races, fall floral arranging, and so much more. Families are invited to tour our Haunted Rediscovery Forest and meet Cameron the Caterpillar. Children and pets are invited to come in costume and join us for a costume parade at 11am and 2pm daily. Prizes will be awarded to all in costume.
Contact: Jessica Waters at 503-874-8273 for more information about the festival or to become a vendor. 10 am to 4 pm. Oregon Gardens.
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