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Upcoming events in the State of Oregon

August September
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August Events

Britt Classical Festival
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.

World of Wine Festival
August 22-28, 2016
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 26, 2016
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 26-28, 2016
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

Tie Days '16
August 27-28, 2016
9 am - 4 pm

Shady Cove

Tie Days is celebrating its eighth year for this event in the quiet fishing town of Shady Cove, situated along the scenic Rogue River. Tie Days began in 2009 as a celebration of dads over the Father’s Day weekend.

The town will host an outdoor faire with over 90 vendor booths selling antiques, vintage and upcycled furniture, and much more! The band stand will host blues/rock musicians and the Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association both days. Other features of the event include a local craft beer bar, a mule-driven covered wagon providing “shuttle” service, raffles, silent auctions, face painting for children of all ages, and even a bubble gum blowing contest. Food booths will feature Happy’s Mexican food, Auntie Mamma’s ice cream cookie sandwiches, From The Earth Soda’s sparkling soda, Hawaiian shaved ice cones, and coffee and fresh donuts in the morning. Kids will enjoy the Bugs-R-Us display with bugs both preserved and live for petting; most of which are bigger than your head.

Tie Days will also present a canned preserves competition, “You’re The Jam” (with Eagle Point Mayor, Bob Russell, as one of the judges). Judging will be based upon flavor and consistency.

LOCATION:
Shady Cove, Oregon

Blackberry Arts Festival
August 27-28, 2016
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

Oregon State Fair
August 26 - September 5, 2016
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

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September Events

Baker County Fair & Panhandle Rodeo
September 3-5, 2016
Halfway - Eastern Oregon

A traditional County Fair which celebrates this region's agricutural heritage including, livestock auction & exhibits, rodeo, horse show, dances, parade (on Monday), and craft exhibits. This year fair and rodeo fans will again enjoy a Midway filled with music,vendors, concessions, along with games for the kids.

LOCATION:
140 Fairgrounds Road
Halfway, Oregon

Hells Canyon Mule Days
September 9-11, 2016
Enterprise - Eastern Oregon

Mule Show with events and games for every age and skill level. This annual event draws mule and donkey owners, and spectators intrigued by this long-eared equine, from all over the West. Event includes Cowboy poets, Pit B-B-Q Dinner, Quilt Show, Mule & Horse Sale, Non-motorized Parade, Vendors, Exhibitors & Western Art on The Green.

LOCATION:
Wallowa County Fairgrounds
Enterprise, OR

INFORMATION:
(541) 426-3271

Rods n' Rhodies Invitational Car Show
September 9-11, 2016
Florence - The Coast

A great family show where Grandparents reminisce with the kids about travels in autos from their childhood and car aficionados rave about the beauty of hot rods to custom cruisers on display in the streets of Historic Old Town.

LOCATION:
Historic Old Town Florence

INFORMATION:
541-997-3128

Annual Bandon Cranberry Festival
September 9-11, 2016
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:
Events are staged in Old Town, the Port of Bandon waterfront, Sprague Community Theater and city park, and Bandon High School.

INFORMATION:
(541) 347-9616

Gold Beach Brew and Art Fest
September 10, 2016
12:00 Noon – 10:00 PM.

Gold Beach - The Coast

Sample micro brews of every color and flavor, eat a variety of great grub, listen to musicians playing on two stages starting at noon until closing, view classic cars, check out new art and artisan wares that will catch your eye and fit your pocketbook.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door on the day of the event for $15.

LOCATION:
Event Center on the Beach (Curry County Fairgrounds)
Gold Beach, Oregon

INFORMATION:
541-490-1593

Pendleton Roundup
September 12-17, 2016
Pendleton - Eastern Oregon

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

Pendleton Main Street Cowboys Show & Carnival
September 13-17, 2016
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

Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts
September 14-18, 2016
Joseph - Eastern Oregon

A juried fine art show with displays of original art in a variety of media - painting, drawing, photography sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, fiber. Artists from anywhere are welcome to participate.

LOCATION:
Joseph Community Center
Joseph, Or

INFORMATION:
(541) 426-4622

Jackson County Harvest
Festival & Brew Fest

September 16-18, 2016
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. New this year - Wildlife Olympics.

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

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival
Saturday September 17, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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:
2022 Main Street
Forest Grove

INFORMATION:
503-357-3703

Bay Area Fun Festival
September 17-18, 2016
Coos Bay - The Coast

The Bay Area Fun Festival offers a variety of activities and free events over 2 days; Highlights include live entertainment, the famous Cruz the Coos featuring nearly 500 vintage automobiles, the Prefontaine Memorial Run, K-DOCK Music Festival featuring the finals of Bay Area Teen Idol, the BAFF parade and much more!

LOCATION:
Downtown Coos Bay

INFORMATION:
(541) 267-3341

End of Summer Gala 'Masquerade Ball'
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Medford - Rogue Valley

Spend an evening with a romantic flair! The 2016 Masquerade Ball will be held at the Rogue Valley Country Club's main ballroom. Share fabulous conversations with old friends and new, then enjoy a wonderful dinner and dance away the evening to the music of our 9 piece Gala Orchestra with the Big Band Sound. Emphasis will be on the more romantic ballroom music - slow dancing, foxtrot, waltz, cha-cha's, rumba and swing dances added for variety.

This is a great opportunity to dress to the nines, grab your sweetheart, and your special Masquerade Mask and escape to the 2016 End of Summer Gala.

LOCATION:
Rogue Valley Country Club
2660 Hillcrest Rd
Medford, OR 97504

INFORMATION:
541-944-9481

Bend Roots Festival
September 23-25, 2016
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
901 SW Simpson Ave.
Bend, OR

Florence Festival of Books
Saturday, September 24, 2016
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 24-25, 2016
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

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Now On Stage

Coaster Theater presents: '9 to 5, The Musical'
Cannon Beach
June 17 - September 3, 2016

Based on the seminal 1980 hit movie 9 to 5: The Musical is set in the late 1970’s and is the hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. Pushed to the boiling point, three co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy – giving their boss the boot! While their boss remains “otherwise engaged,” the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down. Hey, a girl can scheme, can’t she?

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

CoHo Productions presents: 'The How and the Why - Portland
October 20 - November 19, 2016

Two evolutionary biologists: one an eminent scholar and professor, the other an anxious student with a radical thesis. They are connected by more than just their focus on the female reproductive system - a fertile subject since scientists agree on the how of menstruation, but not the why.

LOCATION:
Coho Theater
2257 Northwest Raleigh Street
Portland, OR

INFORMATION:
(503) 220-2646

The Oregon Cabaret Theatre presents 'Chicago’ - Ashland
July 14-September 11, 2016

In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap… until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune and acquittal. The Kander and Ebb classic won six Tonys when it was revived on Broadway in 1997.

LOCATION:
The corner of First and Hargadine Streets
Ashland OR

Portland Story Theater presents 'Urban Tellers'
next production TBA
Portland

Every month, a group of six people come together as Urban Tellers® to stand and deliver the real, true stories that they have discovered, crafted, and honed in Portland Story Theater's Art of Personal Narrative workshops. The results are highly personal and authentic narratives. You might hear stories about difficult choices, transformational life experiences, or hilarious family interactions. Whatever the story, the people that perform at these events are authentic, funny and fearless.

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

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