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August
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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.

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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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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