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Upcoming events in the State of Oregon

September
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September Events

Pendleton Main Street Cowboys Show & Carnival
September 9-13, 2014
Pendleton - Eastern Oregon

The Greatest Free Show in the West! The Main Street Cowboys provides a variety of entertainment and carnival rides during Pendleton Round-Up since 1950.

LOCATION:
Main Street
Pendleton, Or

Pendleton Roundup
September 10-13, 2014
Pendleton - Eastern Oregon

One of the premier rodeos in North America. Live Concert, Parade, Golf Tournament, as well as all rodeo events.

Annual Bandon Cranberry Festival
September 12, 13, 14, 2014
Bandon - The Coast

This nationally recognized annual event celebrates the cranberry with everything from their annual Cranberry Eating Contest to a Queen of the Kitchen competition. Cranberry City, a vendor market and a Cranberry Parade will also be featured.

Visit the Washed Ashore art exhibit and workshop and nominate a name for one of the sea life sculptures. Check out vendors at Cranberry City and the Festival Market for local produce, cranberry products, and artisan wares.

LOCATION:
All over Downtown Bandon, City Park & Golf Course.

INFORMATION:
(541) 347-9616

Jackson County Harvest
Festival & Brew Fest

September 19-21, 2014
Central Point - Southern Oregon

The annual Harvest Fair celebrates the bounty of the harvest with many land products displays, livestock exhibits and craft, photo and home economics exhibits that salute the harvest and upcoming holidays. Some of the events include a Pie eating contest, Chili and Backyard BBQ Cook-Off and Championship Grape Stomp.

Don’t miss this year’s Southern Oregon Brew Festival! With over 60 craft beers, and a fierce homebrew competition, this year’s Brewfest is better than ever.

LOCATION:
The Expo
1 Peninger Road
Central Point, Oregon

INFORMATION:
(541) 774-8270

Bay Area Fun Festival
September 19-21, 2014
Coos Bay - The Coast

The Bay Area Fun Festival offers a variety of activities and free events over 3 days; Highlights of the festival include the Prefontaine Memorial run honoring Coos Bay’s son Steve Prefontaine, one of the largest themed parades on the south coast, the largest classic car cruise with more than 500 vintage vehicles, live entertainment, a vendor street fair, festival foods, kids activities, beer and wine garden and more. Don’t miss the Rockfest gem and rock show, quilt show and a classic car show and shine.

LOCATION:
Downtown Coos Bay

INFORMATION:
(541) 267-3341

Depoe Bay Indian Style Salmon Bake
September 20, 2014

Depoe Bay - The Coast

Held every 3rd Saturday in September. It is a chance for the people of Depoe Bay to share with friends, family and visitors our perfected method of cooking Salmon in the traditional way used for generations by Coastal Native Americans.

Cost: In advance:$20 adults
At the gate: $24

LOCATION:
Depoe Bay City Park

INFORMATION:
541-765-2889

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival
Saturday September 20, 2014
Forest Grove - Portland/Metro area

This event encourages you to "release the artist within." Come and create a masterpiece on the sidewalks of historic downtown Forest Grove. Work individually or as a team. There is music, balloons, and other great entertainment.

Valley Art Association's Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival has been a Forest Grove signature event since 1990. The festival falls on the third Saturday of September every year rain or shine.

LOCATION:
Main Street, Pacific and 21st Avenue
Forest Grove

INFORMATION:
503-357-3703

Ride the Rogue
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Rogue River - Southern Oregon

This year's event will offer exciting rides, gourmet feast, live music and lots of fun for the whole family to enjoy.

LOCATION:
Palmerton Park
Rogue River

INFORMATION:
(541) 582-4488

Bend Roots Festival
September 26-28, 2014
Bend - Central Oregon

This free Community Music Festival celebrates and showcases the diverse musical, artistic and cultural character of the community of Bend. With over 100 acts and educational workshops, over 3 days & nights, it has become the largest “local” festival in Central Oregon.

LOCATION:
Deschutes Brewery Lower Lawn
901 SW Simpson Ave.
Bend, OR

Cider Squeeze
September 27, 2014
10-4pm

Eagle Creek - Portland/Metro Region

Bring your apples, press ours, or buy cider. Vendors, food, craftsmen and musicians all day. Fun for the whole family.

Admission: $5.00 for individuals. $20.00 for families. Admission is free for members, including volunteers who have worked at least 10 hours for the farm this year.

LOCATION:
Philip Foster Farm
29912 SE Hwy. 211
Eagle Creek, OR

Florence Festival of Books
Saturday, September 27, 2014
10 a.m. to 4 p.m
Florence - Oregon Coast

This is an opportunity for book lovers to meet the authors, chat with them, and to have their books signed. And this is an opportunity for aspiring authors to meet with experienced authors and publishers on a one-to-one basis.

LOCATION:
Florence Events Center
715 Quince Street
Florence, OR 97439

INFORMATION:
For more information, contact Florence Events Center at 541-997-1994. For those wishing to participate, applications will become available on the Florence Events Center website at
www.eventcenter.org

Corvallis Fall Festival
September 27-28, 2014
Corvallis - Willamette Valley

At this Art Party in Central Park, 160 booth arts and crafts fair is the main event. The main stage offers continuous music all weekend long and on Saturday night, there will be a street dance on Monroe. A Community Stage will feature local performance groups and an art discovery zone is for hands on art play for kids of ALL ages.

Great food, wine tasting and this year some local micro brew on tap. There is also a 5k & 10k Run on Sunday Morning.

LOCATION:
Central Park
Corvallis, Oregon

Tualtin Riverfront Music Festival
2014 TBA
Tualatin - Portland / Metro area

Tualatin Riverfront Music Festival supports a great cause - a clean and healthy Tualatin River that is accessible to everyone. The festival has something for the whole family - great music, food, nature activities and kayaking on the river.

LOCATION:
Tualatin Community Park (at river mile 8.9)
Tualatin, OR

Portland Pirate Festival
2014 canceled. Next Festival in 2015
St Helens - Portland/Metro area

This annual family-oriented event promotes fun and education through Historical Re-enactment, Music, Fun for the Kids, Dance, Food, Beer, Wine and interactive Theater.

LOCATION:
Historic Waterfront
St Helens, OR

Newport Wild Seafood Weekend
2014 event has been canceled
Newport - The Coast

This two day celebration of Northwest's vital wild-caught seafood industry features a Great Newport Wild Seafood Cook-Off which has fast become one of the most popular culinary events in all of the Northwest. Event also includes a wild seafood market, food fair, boat tours, vendors and cooking classes.

LOCATION:
Port Dock 5 and throughout the bayfront
Newport, OR

INFORMATION:
541-574-5555

Independence Hop & Heritage Festival
tba
Independence - Willamette Valley

This festival weekend is full with entertainment on 2 stages, a car show, longboard race, pie-eating contest, community barbecue, ghost walk, and much more. Streets are closed for the day and vendors participate in the Hop Farmfestival. Organizers encourage local vendors to participate - especially youth groups. The festival presents a good fund-raising opportunity for local groups. Ends at 9 pm with fireworks.

LOCATION:
Variouse locations
Independence, Oregon

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Now On Stage

The Oregon Cabaret Theatre presents: Ain’t Misbehavin’ - Ashland
June 4 - August 31, 2014

The soul of 1930's Harlem is captured in this finger-snapping revue. Thomas “Fats” Waller was an iconic musical force, known for his exuberant personality, energetic stride-piano playing, infectious humor and jumping beat. Ain’t Misbehavin’ evokes his good-time joie-de-vivre as a versatile cast sings, dances and carries on to the songs he made famous.

LOCATION:
The corner of First and Hargadine Streets
Ashland OR

Coaster Theater presents: 'Into the Woods'
Cannon Beach
June 20 - September 7, 2014

One of Sondheim's most popular works, Into the Woods brings together the classic fairytale characters from the Brothers Grimm with the Broadway magic of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine to create a rare modern classic.

LOCATION:
108 North Hemlock Street
Cannon Beach, Oregon 97110
Box Office 503-436-1242

Portland Story Theater presents 'Urban Tellers'
Saturday,July 12, 2014
Portland

Featuring performers from near and far. The May 10th show features 5 Urban Tellers, including: Beth Weissman, Phillip Schlachter, Daniel LaForce, Jeff Burke, Angela Bailey, and Steve Parker

LOCATION:
Hipbone Studio
NE 18th & E Burnside
Portland, Oregon

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August Events

Britt Classical Festival
August 1-17, 2014
Jacksonville

Britt Festivals is the Pacific Northwest's premiere outdoor summer performing arts festival. Located in the historic 1850s gold rush town of Jacksonville, Oregon (USA), Britt presents dozens of summer concerts, featuring world-class artists in classical music, dance, jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, world, pop and country music.

ArtBurst Northwest
August 2 - 3, 2014
Portland Metro Area

Held annually, the Artburst Northwest festival (formally known as the West Linn Arts Festival), has a wide variety of artwork from approximately 100 top artists. In addition, the festival has great music and entertainment, food and drinks, all designed to welcome art lovers and enthusiast.

LOCATION:
Marylhurst University on Hwy 43 between Lake Oswego and West Linn

Umatilla County Fair
August 5-9, 2014
Hermiston, Eastern Oregon

Held during the first full week of August. Entertainment is a big part of the fair with live entertainment on the main stage each evening, and numerous local acts and talent throughout the grounds during the day. The fair also features a carnival, livestock barns, parade, open class exhibits. 4-H & FFA, over 110 commercial exhibits and lots of great food concessions.

Flashback "Cruz"
August 8-9, 2014
Bend - Central Oregon

Open to all '74 and older classic cars. Event will include a Friday pre-cruz in at North Baxter Auto Parts, Saturday Show ‘n’ Shine in Drake Park (on the grass), and a designated closed “cruz” in downtown Bend. Baxter Auto Parts along with Auto Value Stores, will sponsor the Friday and Saturday night bands. This year the bands will be playing in Drake Park and Downtown Bend on Minnesota Street.

Bronze, Blues & Brews
August 8-9, 2014
Joseph - Eastern Oregon

Bronze Blues & Brews is dedicated to bringing the best in Regional & National blues music to Wallowa County. They also are instrumental in supporting the local youth by providing grant money to arts & music programs in Wallowa County.

LOCATION:
City Park
Joseph, OR

The Bite of Oregon
August 8-10, 2014
Portland

A celebration of Oregon, its food, its people and its extraordinary quality of life. Come join the fun at the best summer party on the Portland waterfront! Chefs on stage, entertainment, food, wine and beer.

LOCATION:
Waterfrond Park
Portland

INFORMATION:
(503)248-0600

High Desert Celtic Festival & Highland Games
August 9, 2014
Redmond - Central Oregon

Scottish Highland Games, Southern Oregon Scottish Bagpipe Band, Bend Scottish Fiddlers, Chuck Christopher - story-teller, High Desert Celtic Country Dancers, Kitchen Ceilidh - acapella singers in the Scottish Gaelic, The SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) - battle demonstrations, A Scottish Heart - Scottish and Irish music group, Children's Activities, Vendors of Fine Celtic Wares, Clan Representation, Festival Pub, food and fun!

LOCATION:
Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
3800 SW Airport Way
Redmond, Oregon

World of Wine Festival
August 19-23, 2014
Jacksonville - Southern Oregon

The World of Wine (WOW) Festival is Southern Oregon's premier wine showcase, with at least 53 wineries participating this year! In addition to the Wine Competition, the festival features numerous wine sensory classes for all levels of wine aficionados, as well as special wine dinners. The festival culminates in the Grand Tasting, which provides attendees the opportunity to sample all of the award winning wines and enjoy fabulous food and music as well, all in a beautiful historic setting in Jacksonville, Oregon.

LOCATION:
Bigham Knoll
525 Bigham Knoll (525 E Street)
Jacksonville, Oregon

Klamath Tribes Restoration Celebration
August 22-24, 2014
Chiloquin - Southern Oregon

Celebrate the anniversary of the 'Restoration' of federal recognition for the Klamath tribes. Rodeo, fun run, powwow, parade food & much more! All events are open to the public.

LOCATIONS:
Chiloquin High School & Chiloquin Rodeo Grounds
Chiloquin, Oregon

Northwest Art & Air Festival
August 22-24, 2014
Albany - Willamette Valley

Whether you're on the ground or in the air, this unique award winning three day event offers fun activities for the whole family.

Activities include balloon launches, Night Glow Laser Show, Kids Art Village, car show, food, live entertainment

LOCATION:
Timber Linn Park
Albany, Oregon

Oregon State Fair
August 22 - September 1, 2014
Salem - Willamette Valley

Started in the late nineteenth century, the State Fair has become an Oregon family tradition. Families come from all over the state to take in great shows, rides, culinary delights, and animal and agricultural exhibits. Fair attendees will be able to see over 26,000 exhibits in livestock, home arts and hobbies, show horses, fine art, photography, professional wine, homebrew beer, small animals, including poultry, rabbits, doves, pigeons and guinea pigs, plus 4-H and FFA animals and events.

LOCATION:
State Fair & Expo
Salem, Oregon

INFORMATION:
1-800-833-0011

High Desert Rendezvous
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Bend - Central Oregon

Wonderful western BBQ, mouth-watering desserts and hosted bars. Wildlife encounters and living history personalities will also be on hand! Bid at live and silent auctions for Western art, one-of-a-kind pieces for your home, jewelry and fabulous adventures and vacations specially created for this event. Proceeds benefit the Museum's renowned educational programs for our region.

LOCATION:
The High Desert Museum
59800 South Hwy 97
Bend, OR 97702

Blackberry Arts Festival
August 23-24, 2014
Coos Bay - The Coast

Thousands of people fill the downtown area to seek out all things blackberry. From jams and jellies to baked goods, candy and wine, it’s all about the blackberry. The festival is a host to many artisans with their handmade arts and goods.

LOCATION:
Central Avenue, Hwy 101 west to 5th street
Coos Bay, Ore

INFORMATION:
(541) 269-5312

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