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Monday, July 7, 2014

Movies and Concerts in Salem Area

Movies at Riverfront Park (free)
August 9, Hairspray (recent version)
August 23, Despicable Me 2
August 30, Frozen

Movies in the Oregon Garden
July 31 Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (PG)
August 7 The Princess Bride (PG)
August 14 Pulp Fiction (R)
August 21 The Wizard of Oz (PG)
August 28 Grease (PG-13)
Advance Admission: Season Pass $15 (save $9!), includes one admission of any type (adult, teen, child, etc.) per movie
4-Pack of Season Passes $30 (save $66!), includes four admissions of any type (adult, teen, child, etc.) per movie
Admission at-the-door: 
Adults $3
Teens 12 – 17 $2
Children 5-11 $1
Members $1
Children 4 and under Free
Well-behaved pets on a leash are also welcome.

Summer Concerts, etc at Keizer Rotary Amphitheater
Aug. 2nd: Patrick Lamb,
Aug. 9th: RIVERfair 2014, An old fashioned country fair with Arts, Crafts, Music, Food and more.
Aug 16th: Cherry City Band,
Aug. 22nd. All Salem/Keizer 70′s & 80″s High School Reunion. More info to come.
Aug. 23rd: “Pig in the Park” Hawaiian Luau with island style music and rockin’ oldies   by Koral Jam.
Sept. 6th: JFK

Monmouth Music in the Park
July 30: Machete Men
August 6: BrassRoots Movement
August 13: Jake Blair Band
August 20: Aaron Shinkle Band
August 27: Coming Up Threes

River Rhythms Summer Concert Series at Montieth Park in Albany
July 31, Night Ranger
August 7, Uncle Kracker

Sunsets in the Garden
Each event will feature complimentary tastings from a local winery or brewery, live music and a sunset in the Garden.
July 30th 7:30pm
Tasting: Forest Edge Vineyard, Oregon City
Musician: Christopher Woitach
August 13th 7pm
Tasting: Pudding River Wine Cellars, Salem
Musician: Isaac Turner
August 27th 6:30pm
Tasting: Mt. Angel Cellars & Vineyards, Mt. Angel
Musician: Dennis Elmer
September 10th 6pm
Tasting: Vagabond Brewing, Salem
Musician: Ron Hughes
September 24th 6pm
Tasting: Salem Ale Works, Salem
Musician: Eric John Kaiser
Admission:
Adults (21+) $5
Under 21 years old $1
Children 4 & under Free
Garden Members $3
Minors and well-behaved pets on a leash are welcome. Enter the Garden through the main entrance, at the Visitor Center.

Tastings from the featured winery or brewery will be included with admission. Additional beverages may be purchased after the tasting. Please bring cash – admission, beverages and food will be cash-only. The nearest ATM is located in the Oregon Garden Resort.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Walk with a Farmer, July 17

Via Minto Island Growers' Facebook post:

"Walk With a Farmer, at the Farm Stand, TONIGHT! 
Join us for a walking farm tour, in collaboration with Just Walk Salem, at 5:30 pm. 

Dinner from the Food Cart is booked, but feel free to bring your own picnic dinner and beverages to enjoy this beautiful evening at the Farm Stand with us. 

See you there!"

Thursday, May 22, 2014

TEDxSalem seeks speaker applicants

Brian Hart For immediate release
TEDxSalem
(503) 851-4028



TEDxSalem seeks speaker applicants


Salem, Ore. – TEDxSalem, Salem’s independently organized TED-like event, is seeking speaker applicants for its Sept. 13 event.


This year’s theme is “Moxie.” The speaker committee is looking for experts in diverse fields who have new and dynamic ideas worth spreading.


“We picked the theme ‘Moxie’ because it is defined as a force of character, determination, courage and energy, which are all things we want in our speakers, our TEDxSalem event and our Salem community,” co-organizer Brian Hart said.


In hopes of giving interested speakers more time to apply, TEDxSalem organizers have extended the deadline to June 2.


Those who are interested should apply online at http://bit.ly/1lClhHI.


This is TEDxSalem’s second year. In its inaugural, sold-out event, speakers illuminated their audience with talks about death, music, cork forests, dining with strangers and more.


The videos can be viewed at http://bit.ly/1sNWVyJ.


About TEDxSalem: TED stands for Technology Entertainment and Design and brings together the world’s leading thinkers and doers to share ideas that that matter in any discipline — technology, entertainment, design, science, humanities, and development in the spirit of “ideas worth spreading.” TEDxSalem is our local community’s version of this same philosophy.