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Upcoming events in the State of Oregon

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September Events

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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October Events

Harvest Festivals & Halloween Events

Harvest Festivals, corn mazes, haunted houses and other Halloween events listed by regions.

Fazio Farms "Corn Maze in The City"
Portland
Open September 26 - November 9, 2014

"Corn Maze in The City" is 6.5 acres (over 283,000 square feet!) of confusing corn maze. The corn is double planted so you CANNOT see through the 20' (twenty feet) thick corn maze walls! It's freaky. We look forward to your confusion and you WILL get lost!

We offer an amazing corn maze, food booths, 22' Bouncy Slide, tractor hay rides, pumpkin and gourd painting, mechanical swing, and a ferris wheel. Visit "HayLand" our covered kids facility for a parent's break, hay bale maze, and hay bale pyramid. There will also be pony rides and a petting zoo on the weekends. There is an admission fee of $5 per person.

LOCATION:
Fazio Farms Corn Maze
8433 NE 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97211

INFORMATION:
(503) 289-2020

Corn Maize
October (selected days)
Sauvie Island - Portland Metro

Great Fun! With hay rides, pumpkin patch, farm fresh market and more. See their 2014 Corn Maize & Haunted Maize!

LOCATION:
The Pumpkin Patch - Sauvie Island
16525 NW Gillihan Rd.
(Only 15 minutes from downtown Portland!)

INFORMATION:
(503) 621-7110

Annual Art Harvest Studio Tour of Yamhill County
October 3, 4, 5 and 10, 11, 12, 2014
10-6pm

Yamhill County

Established in 1993, the Art Harvest Studio Tour of Yamhill County has become the artful way to explore Oregon's Wine Country and the creativity tucked among its hillsides. This self-guided studio tour, presented by the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County, features 40 local artists who create ceramics, paintings, jewelry, photography, fiber art, copper work, book art, paper cutting, sculpture and much more. Visitors create their own itinerary, stopping by as many studios as they can during the six-day event which takes place the first two weekends of October. At each studio they are encouraged to ask questions, watch demonstrations and purchase work directly from each artist

INFORMATION:
(503) 538-1535

Art Along the Rogue Street Painting & Music Festival
October 4-5, 2014
Grants Pass - Southern Oregon

The premiere art festival in Southern Oregon features street painters creating huge pastel chalk drawings on the street alongside 40-50 regional artists & students. Also great music all weekend long.

LOCATION:
"H" Street
Downtown Grants Pass

Fall Kite Festival
October 4-5, 2014
Lincoln City - Oregon Coast

Many of the original organizers from their first event still participate in stunning aerial displays and exquisite kite ballets.

This year’s theme is “Tales of Tails”. The weekend will include kite flying demonstrations by experts, free kids kitemaking, running of the bols, and some of the most colorful “big” kites in the world!

LOCATION:
On the beach, at the D-River Wayside
Lincoln City, Oregon

Annual "Meet the Pioneers"
October 10-11, 2014
Jacksonville - Southern Oregon

Special evening walking tours where visitors will be greeted by the Spirits of Jacksonville's early pioneers and settlers. Meet these early "movers and shakers" up close and personal, and hear their interesting and fascinating stories of life in and around Jacksonville during the mid to late 1800's. Dress for fall weather and be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. Tours will depart every 15 minutes and take approximately one hour to complete.

INFORMATION:
Tickets may be purchased at the Jacksonville Chamber and Visitor Information Center located on North Oregon Street (next to the Post Office) or by calling 541 899-8118

Southern Oregon Music Festival
October 10-12, 2014
Medford - Southern Oregon

Formally known as Medford Jazz Festival,with 16 hot bands, five music and dance venues including a dance-dedicated site. The dancing, wonderful food, great accommodations, and beautiful surrounding make this a festival you cant afford to miss!

LOCATION:
Various Locations
Medford

The Great Onion Festival
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Sherwood - Portland/Metro

The Sherwood Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 28th Annual Great Onion Festival which promotes the Community and supports the Chamber as it creates a strong local economy. A can't miss event filled with great food, crafts, petting zoo, an onion eating competition and entertainment!

LOCATION:
Archer Glen Elementary School
16155 Southwest Sunset Boulevard
Sherwood, OR

Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
October 17-19, 2014
Hood River - The Gorge

Each fall, Hood River Valley hosts an old-fashioned harvest festival with local produce and food products, arts and crafts, wine- and beer-tastings: all the best this County has to offer. There will also be a kid zone, art vendors, and live music.

New for 2014 - An expanded kid’s zone including a bouncy house from PARTY MASTERS and face painting from Shining Faces

LOCATION:
Hood River Event Site (overlooking the Columbia River)
110 Portway Avenue

INFORMATION:
(541) 386-2000

Yachats Village Mushroom Festival
October 17-19, 2014
Yachats - Oregon Coast

Enjoy a weekend of delectible wild forest mushroom cuisine, expert led mushroom walks, talks and exhibits, culinary classes and fungi arts workshops, culinary mushroom markets, wine tasting, and live entertainment. Guided mushroom walks and exhibits are FREE and open to the public.

LOCATION:
Various Locations
Yachats, OR

INFORMATION:
800-929-0477

Annual Squishing of the Squash & 'Howloween' at the Zoo
Portland - Portland Metro

Environmental Enrichment - Annual Squishing of the Squash
October 24, 2014 - 10:30am
In preparation for our “Howloween” event, the Portland Zoo elephant herd will receive a HUGE pumpkin to pulverize. Great photo opportunity — bring your camera!

HOWLOWEEN AT THE ZOO
October 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 03:00pm
Most kids love trick-or-treating, and Oregon Zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this traditional Halloween activity. Trick-or-treaters in their various costumes will participate in an exciting scavenger hunt leading them to activity stations around the zoo. Goodie bags filled with candy and prizes will be given out for completed hunts at the zoo's exit. Free with zoo admission.

LOCATION:
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, Oregon

INFORMATION:
503-226-1561

 

Now On Stage

The Oregon Cabaret Theatre presents: Backwards In High Heels’ - Ashland
September 10 - November 9, 2014

The Oregon Cabaret Theatre celebrates movie legend Ginger Rogers in their fall show entitled, Backwards in High Heels the Ginger Musical. This intimate musical is a story of a small-town girl from Texas who dazzled the whole wide world, playing everything from "the girl next door" to the modern woman with a mind of her own. It's a spectacular candy box of show-stopping dance numbers, great songs, and some surprising revelations about a movie legend.

LOCATION:
The corner of First and Hargadine Streets
Ashland OR

Coaster Theater presents: 'Twelfth Night'
Cannon Beach
September 25 - October 26, 2014

This romantic Shakespearean comedy is the intriguing tale of twins, Sebastian and Viola, who are separated by a storm at sea and shipwrecked on the shores of the ancient kingdom of Illyria.

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

Portland Story Theater presents 'Urban Tellers'
2014 Dates below
Portland

Featuring performers from near and far.
September 27, October 11, November 8, November 14 & December 13, 2014

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

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