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Oregon 4th of July

Mill City Celebration
July 2-3-4, 2011
Vendors, arts and crafts, mutt show, Queen’s coronation and FIREWORKS over the park.
Concert in the park series each evening. City of Mill City, PO Box 256, Mill City, OR 97360; 503-897-2390


Liberate the Ales
July 4, 2009 — Astoria
3:30 p.m. Live music in parking lot, featuring four Fort George beers; inside, all Oregon guest taps, Fort George Brewery + Public House, 1483 Duane St., Astoria; 503-325-PINT

WebCyclery Firecracker 100 Road Bike Ride
July 4, 2009 — Bend
WebCyclery is sponsoring the 10th Annual Firecracker 100, which celebrates the birth of America. This is a casual 100km (65 mile) road bike ride that will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2009. The ride will leave from the power station parking lot at the northwest corner of Alfalfa Market Road and Johnson Ranch Road between 8-8:30AM and proceed through Alfalfa, past the Prineville Reservoir into Prineville and back to the corner of Alfalfa Market and Johnson Ranch Roads. Patriotic apparel is encouraged and the minimum donation is $15. For more information, call WebCyclery at 318-6188 or check the website. Donation = $15. Event Contact Person: Henry Abel,, Event Website Link:, 541-318-6188

Central Oregon Saturday Market
July 4, 2009 — Bend
The Central Oregon Saturday Market has been a long-time tradition on our “sunny” side of the Cascade Mountains. Bend’s market is a unique and vibrant shopping “choice” in the downtown retail district. Vendors throughout the Northwest travel to our market every Saturday. In addition, we have the finest artists and craft masters in Central Oregon. Strolling down our aisles in the high desert air with the warm sun on your face…it’s part of what summer in downtown Bend is all about! Where: Located across the street from the Bend Library between Bond and Wall Streets.

Old Fashioned July 4th Celebration & Pet Parade
July 4, 2009 — Bend
If you are looking for a special way to celebrate July 4th, start the day with Bend’s most historical event, the Pet Parade, where children of all ages bring their special pet (we’ve seen dogs – large & small, llamas, horses, lizards, goats, and lots of stuffed animals) to parade through downtown Bend.  It’s one of the most unique parades you’ll ever see! Decorating and lineup starts at 9:30am and the parade begins at 10am. No registration necessary. Line up is on Wall Street next to the School Administration building. No rabbits or cats please. Kids will receive a keepsake and popsicle. Then join the rest of the community for our traditional event in Drake Park. The West Coast Bank July 4th Festival goes from 11am – 4pm. You’ll find craft and food booths, old fashioned games like three legged races, watermelon eating and water balloon contests as well as wonderful live entertainment. COPA will have a Kid’s & Family fun area with games and hay rides. Location: Downtown and Drake Park

BBQ & Blues
July 4, 2009 — Bend
Jake’s Diner and the Vietnam Veterans of America are partnering on their fifth annual BBQ and Blues the evening of the Fourth of July. All proceeds will be going to the Vietnam Veterans of America. The BBQ will start at 5:30PM with entertainment from the “Taelour Project” in Jake’s parking lot from 6PM until 8PM. Everyone is welcome to stay at Jake’s for a great position to watch the fireworks from their parking lot. Please, no alcohol or fireworks. Location: Jake’s Diner, 2210 NE Hwy 20, Bend, Contact: Lyle Hicks – (541) 419-6021

General Canby Days
July 4, 2009 — Canby
A family-oriented community celebration in downtown Canby on the Fourth of July. More than 70 food and craft booths surround Wait Park. The day begins at 7:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. At 10 a.m. the king and queen officially start the festivities. A car show, art show, demonstrations, a parade, Teen Street, Pioneer Village and live music lead up to fireworks at 10 p.m. at Trost School. Wait Park, 350 N. Grant St., Canby; free admission

Patriotic 4th Concert
July 4, 2009 — Cannon Beach
Presented by Cannon Bch. Arts Assoc. & Coaster Properties.  A color guard from the US Coast Guard Group/Air Station Astoria will present the colors at the concert. Military service hymns will also be played to honor veterans, active members and families.  Open air concert, so bring blankets/lawn chairs/sun screen/ or an umbrella! Conductor Lee Stromquist will be at the podium assisted by John Hammond. Retired Oregon Symphony bass trombonist Alan Pierce will solo in Cannon Beach on July performing “Variations on Barnacle Bill , the Sailor.” 2:00 pm, Cannon Beach City Park.

Corbett Fun Festival
July 4, 2009 — Corbett
Events run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk behind the school (35800 E Historic Columbia River Highway)

Ty Curtis Band – Red White & Blue Riverfront Festival
July 3-4, 2009 — Corvallis
Kick off the summer and celebrate the Nation’s birthday at Red White & Blue Riverfront Festival in Downtown Corvallis!  This year’s extravaganza will showcase renowned musicians performing some of the finest music you’ll ever hear, a delectable array of foods, premium local wines, refreshing microbres, a craft faire, activities for children and adults, a community parade and a 5K fun run/walk.  The Festival culminates with the spectacular Corvallis Jaycees’ fireworks display after dusk on July 4th.  Presented by the Downtown Corvallis Association. Time: 8:30 pm, 1st & Jackson   Corvallis, Oregon 97330, 541-754-6624

Creswell July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2009 — Creswell
The days festivities include breakfast, parade, food and fun family entertainment. Fireworks at dusk. An Oregon 150 event. Times: 7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Location:  Holt Park, 5th & Oregon Sts; Creswell, Phone:  541.895.5161, Admission:  Free.

Maragas Winery 4th of July Weekend Bash
June 4, 2009 — Culver
Maragas Winery is focused on bringing great events to the Central Oregon Community. Mark your calendar for a full weekend celebration and wine tasting the 4th and 5th of July from 11am-5pm. Come out for one day or both.
Your $10 entrance fee includes a wine tasting, live music and beautiful views of Smith Rock and the Cascade Mountain Range. The River Pigs will be playing upbeat Classic Rock music on Saturday from 12-5pm. Don’t miss Leif James and the Struggle on Sunday from 12-5pm, playing a soulful blend of Americana & Rock music. A hearty, fresh and local American lunch by guest chef Dave Nathan will be available for purchase.
Contact: – 541-546-5464

Fireworks over the Lake
July 3, 2009 — Detroit
10:00pm – 10:45pm. Enjoy fantastic fireworks display over the lake. Free. Detroit Lake (east end), Detroit, OR 97342,

Dexter Lake 4th of July & BBQ
July 4, 2009 — Dexter
BBQ chicken dinner, fun activities for the kids such as pony rides. Live music starts at 2 p.m. featuring Greenlander, Procrastinators, The Up River Boys, Senator Fight Master, Just People, Listen To Kelly. Fireworks at dusk. Support the Dexter Rural Volunteer Fire Department. Times: Saturday, noon, Location:  Dexter Lake State Park, off Hwy 58; Dexter, Admission:  Free, BBQ $5

Happy 150th 4th July Oregon
July 4, 2009 — Dundee
Picnic in the vineyard with local, organic Oregon fare paired with outstanding Oregon wines! Chefs from Silver Spoon Catering, known for farm-fresh ingredients and foods that shine with wine will be on hand to BBQ and answer questions about the world-famous Oregon farm community. We provide the picnic blankets! $15 per person, per event. For wine club members, the fee is waived. 9605 NE Fox Farm Road, Dundee Or, 97115, Jason Senior, 503.554.8000 (phone), 503.554.0632 (fax),

Estacada 4th of July Big Bank Fireworks Sky Show and Fun Festival
July 4, 2009 — Estacada
Parade at noon, starting from River Mill Elementary School and continuing through downtown Estacada. Festival begins at 1 p.m. Sat, July 4, at the high school. Music, craft and food vendors, raffles, prizes and a beer garden are featured 2 p.m.-midnight. A fun center carnival for children offers a climbing wall, miniature golf, inflatables and more. Live entertainment includes belly dancers and eight bands, playing everything from alternative music to jazz. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. Estacada High School, 355 N.E. Sixth Ave., Estacada; free admission; 503-630-3909

Freedom Festival: Red, White & Rhapsody in Blue
July 4, 2009 — Eugene
The men and women of the Eugene Active 20-30 Club are presenting the Festival and fireworks show for the 63rd consecutive year. Held in collaboration with Art & the Vineyard, it features an exciting new partnership with the Oregon Bach Festival. Times: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Location:  Alton Baker Park, Eugene, Admission:  $6, children under 5 free

Eugene Pro Rodeo
July 2-5, 2009 — Eugene
The 17th annual rodeo. It is the most action you will see in a three hour period of time. There are extreme motorcycle jumpers and the largest firework show in Lane County. This is a PRCA Rodeo. Thursday – Sunday, gates 4 p.m.; motorcycles 6 p.m. Location:  Oregon Horse Center – Eugene Pro Rodeo Grounds, 90751 Prairie Rd; Eugene Phone:  541.689.9700

Art & the Vineyard
July 3-5, 2009 — Eugene
“Red, White, Rhapsody in Blue.” Premier art and wine festival in the Southern Willamette Valley. Enjoy entertainment and view over 130 artists in the Artists’ Marketplace and the Art For Your Garden display. On July 4th Jeffrey Kahane and Oregon Bach Festival’s orchestra present a concert of American classics. Times: Fri, 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Sat, 11 a.m. – fireworks; Sun, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Location:  Alton Baker Park, Eugene, Phone:  541.345.1571, Admission:  $6, $15 3-day pass.

Eugene Symphonic Band 4th of July Concert
July 4, 2009 — Eugene
Dr. Tim Paul conducts this patriotic program including “America the Beautiful,” “Fugue on Yankee Doodle” and “Stars & Stripes Forever.” Bring your picnics, blankets or lawn chairs. No glass containers, alcohol, smoking or pets. Times: Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Location:  Washburne Park, Agate St & 20th Ave; Eugene, Phone:  541.485.5772, Admission:  Free

Firecracker Cycling
July 4-5, 2009 — Eugene
Celebrate the 4th of July with Tandem TT Champs, Time Trial, Criterium and Tandem Criterium Champs. Location:  Eugene Phone:  541.747.3336,

36th Annual Aquafina Butte To Butte
July 4, 2009 — Eugene
A holiday tradition that’s the biggest and best running and walking event of the year in Eugene. There’s something for everyone: a 10K (6.2 mile) run and 4.5 Mile Mayor’s Fitness Walk. Both events finish at Skinner Butte Park. Times: Saturday, 8 a.m.,, Location:  shuttle busses to Spencer Butte Middle School, 5th & Pearl for runners, 4th & Mill for walkers; Eugene, Phone:  541.484.9883, Admission:  $15, $20 w/shirt.

4th of July Fireworks
July 4, 2009 — Fairview
Fourth of July fireworks and festivities: 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4, Blue Lake Regional Park in Fairview. Pack a picnic and load up your loved ones for this Independence Day celebration featuring a variety of musical guests and playtime for children in the water spray ground. Wheelchair accessible. Info: 503-665-4994.

4th of July Arts & Crafts Show & Sale
July 4-5, 2009 — Florence
Florence Arts and Crafts Association features paintings, prints, fiber art, jewelry, wearables and even edibles. Plus raffle prizes. Times: Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.,, Location:  Florence Events Center,  715 Quince St; Florence, Phone:  541.997.1994, Admission:  Free

4th of July in Historic Old Town Florence
July 4, 2009 — Florence
Celebrate July 4th on the waterfront. Enjoy pie and watermelon eating contests, public fireworks show on the Siuslaw River, live music and the Old Town Market. Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m., Location:  Historic Old Town, Bay St; Florence, Phone:  541.997.3426, Admission:  Free

Civil War Reenactment and Living History Camps
July 3-5, 2009 — Gervais
Fri, 9:00am – Sun, 6:00pm. 20th annual event! Civil War Reenactment & Living History. $6 adults, $4 seniors and students, under 6 free. Willamette Mission State Park, 10991 Wheatland Rd. NE, Gervais, OR 97026, 866-904-6165,

July 4th Parade, Craft Fair, Pancake Breakfast
July 4, 2009 — Gleneden Beach
Parade on Gleneden Beach Loop Road at 1:00PM.  Craft Fair at Eden Hall on Gleneden Beach Loop Road from 10:00AM-3:00PM.  Pancake Breakfast at Gleneden Beach Community Club from 8:00AM-11:00AM.

Beat of Asia
July 4, 2009 — Grand Ronde
Repeats every month on the first Saturday until Sun Aug 02 2009.

7:00pm – 10:00pm. Concert/Dance. Free. Spirit Mountain Casino, 27100 SW Salmon River Hwy, Grand Ronde, OR 97347, 800-760-7977Fireworks Show
July 4, 2009 — Grants Pass
General Info Phone Number: (541)476-3215.   Location: Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgounds Road, Grants Pass, OR, Josephine County

Hillsboro Rotary Club Fourth of July Parade:
July 4, 2009 — Hillsboro
The parade has been presented every year since 1926, and travels through downtown Hillsboro. The candy flies at this parade, so have the kids bring a bag or a bucket to hold their sweet bounty. 10 a.m. Sat, July 4. Downtown Hillsboro, Main Street, Hillsboro; or 503-844-9778.

Independence Fireworks Show Western Days
July 4, 2009 — Independence
At Riverview Park Festivities start at 10:00 a.m. $1 admission for the fireworks show Fireworks at dusk

Salem Keizer Volcanoes
July 4, 2009 — Keizer
7:05pm. Volcanoes vs. Tri-City Dust Devils 4th of July Fireworks – BEST SHOW IN SALEM!! Patriotic Night, celebrating all Branches of the Military Pre Game Concert – Brianne Beaty. Admission starts at $7. Salem Keizer Volcanoes, 6700 Field of Dreams Way, Keizer, OR 97303, 503-390-2225

Keizer Farmer’s Market
July 4, 2009 — Keizer
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 03 2009 9:00am – 1:00pm. Farmers Saturday Market. Free admission. Keizer Station, 6185 Keizer Station Blvd., Keizer, OR 97303, 503-873-7040 or Cell:503-881-7140

Independence Day Fireworks
July 4, 2009 — Lincoln City
Independence Day Fireworks Event in the Taft area along the beachfront on SW 51st Street, by Mo’s. This year’s program has been ramped up. It will feature “Bigger and Better” fireworks, including a majority of five-inch shells (previous years have used three and four inch shells) that provide a big burst along with the boom!

Family Festival
July 4, 2009 — Happy Valley
The town of Happy Valley holds their annual Family Festival in Happy Valley Park. Festivities begin at 9:00 a.m. with a guided Independence Hike (meet at the 145th Wetlands parking lot). A family parade with floats, wagons and bikes begins at 145th and Ridgecrest Road at noon, and ends at the park. Music, games, crafts, slides and bounce houses will be available at the park, and fireworks will begin at dusk. All events are free! Parking is plentiful, but post-fireworks traffic can be heavy.

Lake Oswego Fourth of July Celebrations
July 4, 2009 — Lake Oswego
The Annual Star Spangled Parade, featuring an Oregon’s 150th Birthday theme, starts at 10 a.m. Sat, July 4, from A Avenue and Chandler Road and ending at Third Street. Patriotic celebrations and live music at the Lake Oswego Farmers Market 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First St. Fireworks show at 9:45 p.m. in the swim park. Lake Grove Swim Park, 3800 Lakeview Blvd., Lake Oswego; free admission; 503-675-3983

L’Millers’ 4th of July Gala
July 4-5, 2009 — Lincoln City
L’Millers’ 4th of July Gala at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. This Arts and Crafts Fair will feature handmade goods from local crafters and artisans. FMI 541-996-4343.

150 Miles for 150 Years: Marion County Oregon 150 Relay
July 4, 2009 — Marion County
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun Jul 12 2009.  10:00am. The 150 mile trek begins in Idanha and weaves throughout the county, ending at the Marion County Fair 150 miles later to celebrate the state’s birthday. See website for starting locations each week. Free. Throughout Marion County, 503-588-5212,

The McMinnville Jaycees Fireworks Show
July 4, 2009 — McMinnville
The Evergreen Aviation Museum on Highway 18 Festivities start at 4 p.m. Fireworks start at dusk

Molalla Buckeroo
July 2-5, 2009 — Molalla
Four days of rodeo performances, a carnival, barbecue, fireworks (except on Sunday) and live music and dancing. Rodeo performances start at 8 p.m. Thu, July 2, events continue various times through July 5. Molalla Buckeroo Grounds, 815 Shirley St., Molalla; $7-$15; 503-829-8388

Newport Annual 4th of July Clambake
July 4, 2009 — Newport
One of Newport’s newest traditions. Enjoy local food vendors, arts and crafts, horse drawn buggy rides, games, and fun for the whole family. Proceeds support local non-profits. Admission is free. For more information, call 888-592-5556. 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Yaquina Bay Fireworks
July 4, 2009 — Newport
Watch the sky light up over Yaquina Bay. Helpful Hint:  It’s good to show up early to the bayfront or surrounding areas as over 5000 people watch the display! For more information, call 888-592-5556.  9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Newport Symphony Orchestra
July 4, 2009 — Newport
Call 541-256-ARTS for information and tickets. 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

High Desert Motorcycle Rally
July 3-5, 2009 — Ontario
Motorcycle Rally and Car Show to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of America. Legendary Rocker Pat Travers and custom bike builder Chica will be on hand for this event. Car Show is on Saturday the 4th of July, 9:00am to 6:00pm, Trophies, Dash Plaques and prizes for participants. Malheur County Fair Grounds, Ontario OR.

Philomath Classic Car Show and Cruise
July 4, 2009 — Philomath
This event is for vintage car lovers from all over the Northwest who enjoy the “Show ‘n Shine” competition. Great food, rock ‘n roll music, and 50/50 drawings will be available. For the young car buffs, our Kids’ Choice program gets young people, 12 and under, involved. Competition is open to cars and trucks dating from 1900 to 1975. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and Spectators are welcomed free from 10am – 3pm. Visit Web site for information about registration and vehicle categories. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Philomath Community Services. Time: 10am, Location: Philomath City Park, 23rd & Applegate, Philomath, Oregon 97370, 541-929-2454

Waterfront Blues Festival
July 2-5, 2009 — Portland
This world-class festival, which has become a must for blues fans from far and wide, runs Thu-Sun, July 2-5. It’s not only four days of excellent music, it’s also a major fundraiser and food gathering function for the Oregon Food Bank. Satisfy your hunger for blues this year with performances by Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Johnny Winter, Sonny Landreth and many more. On Friday, treat the family to a day of Zydeco, with music, and dance demonstrations and lessons. Saturday, celebrate the Fourth with fireworks after a day of music and fun. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Southwest Naito Parkway; $10 donation and two cans of food.

Pepsi Fireworks Spectacular
July 4, 2009 — Portland
Ride the thrill rides, then get set for a good old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration with live entertainment and fireworks. 10 a.m.-midnight Sat, July 4. Oaks Park (east end of the Sellwood Bridge), 7805 S.E. Oaks Park Way; $2.50-$4; or 503-233-5777

Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2009 — Prairie City
Parade — Flapjack Breakfast — Fishing Contest — Sawing Contest — Clay Shoot — Tug War Competition — Horseshoe Tournament — Strawberry Shortcake — Kids Events — Singing – Drama – Oration – Choir chimes – Sing-a-Long — FIREWORKS!

July 4th Weekend Blow Out Celebration!
July 3-5, 2009 — Rickreall
Fri, 10:00am – Sun, 5:00pm. Celebrate Our Nation’s birthday with us. Sip, Sample and Save! We have over 23 wines and almost all will be on sale by the case. Free admission.
Eola Hills Wine Cellars, 501 S Pacific Hwy 99W, Rickreall, OR 97371, 503-623-2405

Old Fashioned Independence Day
July 4, 2009 — Salem
11:00am – 1:00pm. Bring a picnic lunch or enjoy lunch at the Mill Creek Cafe. Then join us for some fun games on the lawn, including a watermelon seed-spitting contest. Free. Mission Mill Museum, 1313 Mill St. SE, Salem, OR 97301, 503-585-7012

Old Stuff on Main Street – An American Antique Fair
July 4, 2009 — Silverton
9:00am – 4:00pm. Discover a wealth of treasures from the past in this street fair along Main St. in downtown Silverton. Free admission., Main Street, Silverton, OR 97381, 503-873-6555

Silverton Day & Fireworks
July 3, 2009 — Silverton
10:00am – 10:00pm. Admission free for Silverton residents; free for everyone after 6 p.m.; Amy Clawson concert at 7 p.m. (tickets $10); fireworks at 10 p.m. Day admission for non-Silverton residents: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under 7 free. The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton, OR 97381, 503-874-8100

Silverton Farmers Market
July 4, 2009 — Silverton
Repeats every week until Sat Oct 17 2009. 9:00am – 1:00pm. Fresh produce, plants & flowers from local growers. Every Saturday May 9-Oct. 17. Free admission. Town Square Park, Main St. (next to Silver Creek), Silverton, OR 97381, 503-816-1786

Sisters Roundup of Gems
July 2-5, 2009 — Sisters

Be dazzled by over 40 displays — an acre of rocks, minerals and fossils from throughout the world. A unique setting to view and purchase these magnificent creations of nature. Sisters Elementary School. Contact: Jean Miller, 503-829-2680.

Sisters Summer Faire
July 4-5, 2009 — Sisters

Over 100 vendors displaying and selling their arts & crafts, flowers and much more. Join us for food, fun and entertainment at Village Green Park. Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 541-549-0251 for more information. Sponsored by Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce.

Around The Block Fiber Arts Stroll
July 5, 2009 — Sisters

6th annual fiber art stroll through Sisters. Local businesses will host textile demonstrations, special quilting exhibits, music and refreshments. 4-7:30 p.m. Contact Stitchin’ Post/Ann Richardson at 541-549-6061 or

Sisters Quilt Walk
July 4-12, 2009 — Sisters

Quilt Show sponsoring businesses display quilts by local quilters during their regular business hours. Contact Stitchin’ Post/Ann Richardson at 541-549-6061 or

4th of July Chicken BBQ
July 3-July 5, 2009 — Springfield
Enjoy BBQ 1/2 chickens and sides of baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw and macaroni salad. Come on out and help support this annual fundraiser. Hosted by the Springfield VFW Post 3965. Times: Friday – Sunday, 10 a.m. til sold out
Location:  Springfield VFW Post 3965, 5344 Main St; Springfield, Phone:  541.747.7564, Admission:  $1.50 – $5.50

Light of Liberty Celebration
July 4, 2009 — Springfield
Music, food, family fun and a fabulous fireworks show set to music and reflected over the Willamette River. 60s pop band Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone performs. Times: Saturday, gates open at 4 p.m. Location:  Island Park, 200 W B St; Springfield, Phone:  541.746.8451, Admission:  $5 advance, $7 gate

St. Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2009 — St. Paul
Wild rodeo action is followed by fireworks for the Fourth of July. Outside the arena, there’s a family carnival with rides and games, art shows and food, including yummy barbecue. Cowboys and cowgirls compete for rodeo circuit points and cash purses. Rodeo performance times vary; carnival opens at 11 a.m. daily Wed-Sat, July 1-4. St. Paul; rodeo tickets $14-$18;  800-237-5920

Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2009 — Tigard
Tigard’s celebration begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Tigard High School soccer field (corner of Hall Blvd. and Durham Rd.). This Fourth of July event features clowns, live music, games, and police and fire vehicles. Light snacks will be available for sale. Fireworks begin at dusk.

West Linn Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2009 — West Linn
Live music 1:30-9:30 p.m. Sat, July 4. West Linn Mayor Patti Galle will dance with you for money — and then donate it to the West Linn Food Bank. Food vendors, games and prizes also featured, followed by a family-style fireworks show at dusk. Sat, July 4. Willamette Park — West Linn, 1100 12th St., West Linn; free admission; Alice Richmond, 503-723-0101

4th of July Car Show
July 4, 2009 — Willamina
ANNUAL, 4th of July Car Show, Willamina, Oregon, 9AM-3PM, Trophies, raffles, DJ, parade, vendors, food. Come join the FUN, contact Deby or Rick 503-876-9862

Independence Day Sidewalk Sale
July 3-5, 2009 — Woodburn
Come celebrate our independence at the WCS Independence Day Sidewalk Sale. Hot summer sales are available on the sidewalk and wonderful summer displays are set throughout the center. Free admission. WCS hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Woodburn Company Stores, 1001 Arney Road, Ste 508, Woodburn, OR 97071, 503-981-1900 or 888-664-SHOP

Arm Drop Racing
July 3-4, 2009 — Woodburn
Fri, 9:00am – Sat, 5:00pm Rich Christensen, as seen on Pinks and Pinks All Out will be here for drag racing featuring a $10,000 payout. $20 per day/$30 for two days.  Woodburn Dragstrip, 7730 Hwy 219, Woodburn, OR 97071, 503-982-4461




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Get to Know Oregon Astoria’s Backdoor Byway


It’s time for a wonderful whistle-stop tour of waterfalls and wildlife with a noted landscape photographer along Astoria’s little-known “backdoor byway.”

Little trails often lead to big discoveries, and that’s when a camera comes in handy for Oregon’s premier landscape photographer Steve Terrill. We strolled along the short graveled trail at Lee Wooden County Park – just off State Highway 202 – and spotted the numerous little signs of the seasonal change; mostly measured by the colorful maple and alder leaves that were in a state of free fall. Terrill called the blizzard of leaves the “little parts that make a bigger, better picture.” Terrill likes to have fun along the little-known backdoor byway that connects the valley to the coast through the heart of the Oregon Coast range.

He likes to hook up with Highway 202 just off Highway 26 and slowly wind through the mountains.  Lee Wooden Park is one of many photo opportunities that Terrill likes to explore on this road. He is especially drawn to the stunning and gorgeous Fishhawk Falls that races across the exposed and jagged ancient basalt. “I capture what nature puts out in front of me,” said the famed photographer. “That is really all I do. Anyone can. Just open your eyes and look at the different things that really make this a natural backdrop for my photography.”

Just a couple miles down the road, large elk lounge across the grassy meadows of the Jewell Wildlife Area. Terrill makes the many easy-to-reach viewing sites a must-stop on his trip. He scanned the scene, searched for movement and soon found the life in the landscape. Two yearling elk rose up on hind legs and boxed at each other with their front legs – it was an elk sparring match as the two youngsters tested each other.

It‘s interesting to see one of Oregon’s premier landscape photographers – now on his chosen path for more than three decades – working a favored haunt that anyone can visit. It’s also fun to pick out the little things that he does to make his photos special.

“First, a tripod – it’s an absolute must and so is the cable release,” said Terrill. “Just for vibration and to be on the safe side because if I’m cold, I could shake the scene and ruin the shot. That’s how I shoot.”

Does he ever! Here’s proof: 2013 is year nine for Steve Terrill’s “All Oregon” Calendar.  His annual project pays homage to his home state – shot entirely in Oregon by the native son who has it printed here too.

“Well, I was born and raised in Portland and I just absolutely love Oregon! If I can keep the money and the jobs – even just a little bit because we’re not a huge company by any means, but if I can keep that in Oregon then I think I’m helping a little bit.”

A half hour down the byway, Terrill helps himself to all the scenery surrounding one of his favorite waterfalls in all of the state: Youngs River Falls. Don’t forget to peer into the shallows just below the falls; mottled black and grey, several 30-pound salmon have muscled their way back to Youngs River, their birthplace and now the end of the line as they continue their cycle of life.

This byway unwinds along Youngs Bay at Astoria, and Terrill finds that each mile of the trip is wonderful and that so much beauty is so close to so many people.

“If folks only take the time to look – they’ll see what I see too! In my heart, I love to capture images of Oregon and I like to share them with people. I am really blessed to make a living at it too.”

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Christie Pendley, Broker Certified Distressed Property Expert (541) 619-3640

Doug Hall, Broker (541) 979-0571

**Pat Pendley, Christie Pendley ,and Doug Hall, are licensed Real Estate Brokers in the State of Oregon with RE/MAX Integrity

Kid Friendly Camping In Central Oregon


Crescent Lake

The campground is located on a small hill overlooking the Crescent Lake. Yurts are available year around at this campground. Crescent Lake Resort is just across the dam from the campground and offers a number of services including food, camping, fishing supplies, and boat rentals. This area is a typical Oregon summer recreation area which features Waldo Lake, Gold Lake, Odell Lake and Crescent Lake. There is plenty of camping all around the lakes.  The Diamond Peak Wilderness trail can be accessed near the campground

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LaPine State Park

If you want to immerse yourself in a subalpine pine forest where the air has that high-Cascades tang; to stay in a clean, quiet campground next to a twisting, cold river brimming with trout (and a nearby legendary fly fishing spot) and surrounded by miles of waiting-to-be-explored wilderness; to sit smack in the middle of dozens of high-mountain lakes (in winter, near some of the best ski-spots in the land); to see eagles or red-tailed hawks grabbing breakfast right in front of you; or, to just sit in a campsite pondering what you might do tomorrow …

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Lake Creek Lodge

Our resort and vacation cabins are located near the legendary Metolius River.  You’ll find that time slows down once you step onto our grounds and listen to the breeze blowing in from the surrounding Deschutes National Forest, and “… If you’re very quiet, you can hear your priorities rearranging themselves…”

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Olallie Lake Resort

Olallie Lake Resort is a remote high mountain (4962 ft elevation) fishing and hiking destination, located in the Mt. Hood National Forest at the base of beautiful Mt. Jefferson.  You can fish for trout, hike, walk, run, or just relax in the peaceful beauty of the surroundings. There are miles of trails, including the Pacific Crest Trail

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Tumalo State Park 

Nestled in the heart of sunny central Oregon, Tumalo rests along Oregon’s spectacular Deschutes River. The campground is simultaneously close enough to the town of Bend to make an quick jaunt to the grocery store, but far enough away to escape the commotion. Its location makes it an ideal stepping stone for any type of outdoor activity you could possibly dream of: lush green golf courses, clear blue-ribbon trout steams, pristine alpine lakes, miles upon miles of challenging yet scenic hiking and mountain bike trails, and of course the Cascade Mountains are all within easy reach

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Get To Know Oregon Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge Flook Lake


Diversity in habitat creates variety in wildlife. Hart Mountain Refuge’s diverse landscape and habitat are alive with over 300 species of wildlife, primarily birds (239) species) and mammals (42 species). Mammals such as pronghorn, deer, coyotes, kangaroo rats, marmots, bobcats, ground squirrels, and rabbits are generally year-round residents of the refuge while most birds come and go with the seasons. Reptiles include rattlesnakes, bull snakes, yellow-bellied racers, and sagebrush lizards.

Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge is located on a massive fault block ridge that ascends abruptly nearly three-quarters of a mile above the Warner Valley floor in a series of rugged cliffs, steep slopes, and knife-like ridges. Visitors experience spectacular views of the beautiful Warner Valley Wetlands while ascending the west side entrance road to headquarters.The west face of the mountain is cut by several deep gorges. Hart, Potter, and DeGarmo canyons, the most rugged, extend from the valley floor to the top of the main ridge. The east side of the mountain is less precipitous, descending in a series of rolling hills and low ridges to the sagebrush-grasslands typical of southeastern Oregon and the Great Basin.

The rugged diversity of the terrain creates a rich mix of habitat types, home to more than 300 species of wildlife. Featured species include pronghorn antelope, California bighorn sheep, mule deer, sage grouse, and redband trout. The 278,000-acre refuge is one of the most expansive wildlife habitats in the arid West free of domestic livestock.

Since its creation in 1936 as a range for remnant herds of pronghorn antelope, management of the refuge has broadened to include conservation of all wildlife species characteristic of this high desert habitat and restoration of native ecosystems for the public’s enjoyment, education, and appreciation.

Getting There . . . Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge is located 65 miles northeast of Lakeview, Oregon, off Highway 140.

From Lakeview, where the Sheldon-Hart Mountain Complex office is located in the Post Office Building, take U.S. Highway 395 North about 5 miles. Turn right on Oregon State Highway 140 and go east 15 miles, then turn left at the sign to the refuge. Go 19 miles to Plush and continue through Plush, then turn right at the sign to the refuge. Follow the Hart Mountain Road to the refuge headquarters.

From Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, go south on Oregon State Highway 205 through Frenchglen and continue another 10 miles, then turn west (right) at the sign to the refuge. Travel 36 miles to the refuge headquarters.

Flook Lake

A moderate hike leads to the petroglyph canyon at Flook Lake.

I suggest warming up, though, with an easier walk to the better known rock art of Petroglyph Lake.

If you go, be warned that there are no actual trails in this part of the high desert. Only rough roads lead to the starting points for these walks, and they’re about as far from civilization as you’ll find in Oregon. Although rain is rare, the treeless landscape is often raked by windstorms, lightning, blazing heat and snow flurries. The best weather is perhaps in May and June, when wildflowers join the sagebrush.

A good base for your explorations is Hart Mountain’s Hot Springs Campground, with free campsites in a creekside oasis of quaking aspen. The hot springs are also free, with a natural rock pool shielded by low rock masonry walls.


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Oregon Spring Break Destinations



Tom McCall Point:

Named for the legendary Oregon governor, the point is reached via one of Oregon’s classic trails above Rowena Crest near Mosier. The Nature Conservancy, the landowner, requests no dogs on this trail. The upper trail opens annually May 1, but a lower train on Rowena Crest is open all year.


Oregon Coast Aquarium

Oregon coast aquarium is a must-visit attraction when in this state. Kids and adults alike get a lot of fun when they interact with different sea creatures.

There are more than 15,000 species of animals here.

Some are very strange and it will amaze you that there are creatures like these roaming our planet.The amazement will turn into an appreciation of how beautiful our planet is.


Enchanted Forest

Enchanted Forest is a theme park located in Salem, Oregon. Opened in 1971 by park creator, Roger Tofte, Enchanted Forest has grown into Oregon’s premier amusement park with over 20 acres of rides, entertainment, shopping, dining, and hands-on attractions. To learn more about Enchanted Forest’s rich history, visit our History Page, or better yet, come visit us!


Portland Children’s Museum

Portland Children’s Museum is the museum that doesn’t act like a museum. You won’t find any velvet ropes inside, and playing with and touching our exhibits is strongly encouraged. Our main exhibit is the imagination of the children who play here. Our permanent and traveling exhibits are designed and developed to encourage problem solving, imagination, and the wonder of learning. With every visit, your child will walk away with a unique experience that celebrates their creativity. Come explore our exhibits and find out which one is your child’s favorite!


Cascades Raptor Center

Cascades Raptor Center is located in south Eugene on the side of Spencer Butte. Birds are on display in large, outdoor aviaries viewed by walking winding, hillside trails. These woodland, gravel paths have a moderate grade in some locations.


High Desert Museum

This one-of-a kind Museum reveals the nature of things in the West’s high desert through artful exhibits, alluring animals, engaging programs and meaningful history.

The High Desert Museum has been inspiring families since 1982 and is consistently rated as the top Central Oregon attraction by Trip Advisor.  With 135 acres and more than 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, it’s a “must see” for anyone travelling through the area.


Sea Lion Caves

Sea Lion Caves is a privately owned wildlife preserve and bird sanctuary (since 1932) centrally located just 11 miles north of Florence on the beautiful and rugged Oregon Coast. Sea Lion Caves is proud to be part of the Oregon/Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve helping to protect the local marine animals and marine environment. Sea Lion Caves is America’s largest sea cave and the year-round home of the Steller sea lion, but sea lions are not always in the Cave


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Get To Know Oregon The Oregon Coast: A Winter Odyssey


Published on Jan 28, 2015

Take an awe-inspiring winter odyssey along all 363 miles of Oregon’s public coast where waves thunder onto the shore, crabbing is at its peak, and a rainbow welcomes the calm after the storm.

Learn more about the amazing places in this video:…

Read about the video maker’s journey of discovery on the Oregon Coast:…

Always exercise caution while exploring the beauty of the Oregon Coast. Find beach safety tips here:…

Produced by Uncage the Soul Productions

Original Soundtrack Composition by Peter Bosack Music

Aerial Photography Provided by Aerial Technology International


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SKI OREGON 2015!!! Oregon Ski Resorts



Mt. Bachelor
Minutes from Bend, Redmond, Sunriver and Sisters, Oregon, Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort offers nearly 3700 acres of varied terrain and sits in the high desert of the Central Cascades and is known for dry snow and great skiing and riding.
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Mt. Hood Meadows
Located on the sunny, wind protected side of Mt. Hood, this mountain features some of the dryest snow in the Northwest with 65 trails over 960 acres. The largest night ski area in America.
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Anthony Lakes Ski Resort
At a 7,100 foot base elevation, Anthony Lakes is the highest base elevation in Oregon. Located in the Elkhorn Range of the Blue Mountains. It’s also known for some of the most amazing nordic skiing in the Northwest.
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Cooper Spur
Winter fun and activities for the entire family nestled on the northeastern slopes of Mt. Hood National Forest. Enjoy views of three different mountain peaks.
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Ferguson Ridge
A small ski resort that was founded by a group of ski enthusiasts back in the 1930s near the small mountain town of Joseph. The ski area has one T-bar lift and one tow-rope with eight skiable trails.
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Located high in the Orgeon Cascades. The majority of Hoodoo’s 800 skiable acres rest on the northern slope. Nordic skiers can get away from it all on 18.5 km of cross-country trails.
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Mt. Ashland
A family oriented ski area located in the heart of the Southern Oregon Alps near the Oregon /California border.
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Mt. Hood Skibowl
Neighbour to Mt. Hood Meadows and 65 miles east of Portland. Advertised as America’s largest night ski area.
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Spout Springs Ski Resort
Resort situated on the Tollgate Summit in the Blue Mountains in northeast Oregon. Spout Springs is the oldest continuous operating ski area in Oregon.
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Summit Ski Area
The Pacific Northwest’s oldest ski area. Located on Mount Hood. Summit’s base elevation is 4,000 feet and has 306 feet of vertical lift for skiing.
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Timberline Lodge
On the edge of the snowfields in the Cascade mountains.
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Warner Canyon Ski Area
Info for ski area operated by the non-profit Fremont Highlander Ski Club. Located in the Fremont National Forest in Oregon.
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Willamette Pass
29 runs and 1,563 vertical feet await you from the summit of Eagle Peak and Peak Two. Willamette Pass is located at milepost 62, 70 miles East of Eugene, Oregon, on Highway 58.
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(541) 979-0571

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