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Upcoming events in the State of Oregon

September October
A list of current and upcoming theatrical productions from some of our favorite theaters in Oregon
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September Events

Corn Maize
September 3 - October 31, 2016
(selected days)
Sauvie Island - Portland Metro

Great Fun! With hay rides, pumpkin patch, farm fresh market and more. See their 2016 Peanuts Themed Design Maize!

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

INFORMATION:
(503) 621-7110

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

Cider Squeeze
Saturday, September 24, 2016
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.

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

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

Fazio Farms "Corn Maze in The City"
Portland
Open September 26 - October 31, 2016

"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.

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

INFORMATION:
(503) 289-2020

Southern Oregon Music Festival
September 30 - October 2, 2016
Medford - Southern Oregon

Formally known as Medford Jazz Festival,with 15 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

Annual Art Harvest Studio Tour of Yamhill County
September 30, October 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 2016
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

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October Events

Harvest Festivals & Halloween Events

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

Fall Kite Festival
October 1-2, 2016
10am-4pm

Lincoln City - Oregon Coast

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

The weekend festival 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

Pheasant Fields Farm Harvest Festival
Portland
Starts October 3rd - Saturdays & Sundays through October
10:00am - 5:00pm

Bring the whole family to enjoy fall fun and traditions at a working country farm with a Corn Maze, Hay Rides, Face Painting, Pear Shooting Gallery, Animal Display and more. The Country Store with Local Organic Produce, Handcrafted Items, Breads, Caramel Apples, Esspresso Drinks and lunch choices is sure to be a fall family hit! Come See Special Events, Enjoy Great Food and Drinks, and Hear Live Music!

LOCATION:
Pheasant Fields Farm
1865 Camp Baker Rd
Medford (behind Phoenix)

INFORMATION:
541-535-3873

The Great Onion Festival
Saturday, October 8, 2016
9am-4pm

Sherwood - Portland/Metro

The Sherwood Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 30th 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, an onion eating competition and entertainment!

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

Art Along the Rogue Street Painting & Music Festival
October 8-9, 2016
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

Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
October 14-16, 2016
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.

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

INFORMATION:
(541) 386-2000

Yachats Village Mushroom Festival
October 21-23, 2016
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 28, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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 30, 2016 - 10:00am to 03:00pm
The zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition, where costumed trick-or-treaters learn about wildlife in a fun scavenger hunt throughout the zoo. In keeping with the zoo's mission, Howloween aims to be educational as well as fun. Scavenger hunts and activities are themed to teach kids about animals around the world, and their habitats and adaptations.

LOCATION:
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, Oregon

INFORMATION:
503-226-1561

Annual "Meet the Pioneers"
October, 2016
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

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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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