Continuing through Saturday, April 20

Romance is the theme of the 9th annual Heritage Invitation Exhibit at Willamette Heritage Center at Mission Mill. Nine museums from around the region each have displays including Keizer Heritage Museum’s unique Keizur family wedding socks (on loan from the Oregon Historical Society). To learn more visit

Saturday, March 30

Artists’ Reception and Awards Ceremony for the 28th Colored Pencil Exhibition at Keizer Art Association’s Enid Joy Mount Gallery at Keizer Cultural Center (980 Chemawa Rd. NE), 2-4 p.m. Exhibition staged by Colored Pencil Society’s Chapter 201. Show continues through April 30.

Sunday, March 31

The Japanese Cultural Society will present a Spring Teatime Concert inside Tiga Sushi Bar and Asian Bistro 260 Liberty Street SE Salem. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. and present a collaboration of the traditional Japanese instruments, the koto and the shakuhachi. Tickets are $25 at the door and $20 in advance. For more information or to reserve your tickets go to [email protected].

Tuesday, April 2

Free admission all day at Hallie Ford Museum of Art, 700 State Street. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3

McNary High School will host a Future Celtic night for 8th graders and families in the McNary auditorium at 6 p.m. Students and families will be introduced to administrators and counselors as well as have an opportunity to take a building tour and visit the gym where staff will be able to discuss sports, clubs, elective options and the Summer Transition Program.

Sunday, April 7

A string quartet will perform Franz Josef Haydn’s piece Seven Last Words of Christ for the seventh concert in the 2018-19 Evensong Concert Series. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Salem.

Tuesday, April 9

A three-course high tea will be served at Deepwood Museum and Gardens in Salem. The first seating will begin at 11 a.m. and the second seating will begin at 2 p.m. The tea is $35 per guest and $31.50 for Deepwood members. You can purchase tickets or get more information by visiting or by calling (503) 363-1825.

Tuesday, April 16

McNary High School will host Capital College Night from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More than 25 Oregon colleges and universities will be at the event to answer questions and provide information. It is open to any high school student and families. Students and parents will also have the option of attending Educational Breakout sessions.

Friday, April 26

The Mid-Valley Literacy Center presents Spotlight on Literacy, an opportunity for supporters to come together and recognize the past year’s accomplishments and recognize the progress made by students. The event will be held at Creekside Golf Club, 6250 Clubhouse Dr SE, Salem. The VIP event starts at 5 p.m. and the dinner program starts at 6 p.m. Dinner and program tickets are $50 or $500 per table. VIP reception and dinner program $100 per person or $1,000 per table.

Sunday, May 5

St. Paul’s Music Guild Presents: Extraordinary Young Musicians. Sadie Byler, a cellist from South Salem High School, will perform. Starts at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1444 Liberty Street SE in Salem.

Sunday, June 2

Sacred Vocal Jazz Quartet. Jazz and gospel music performance for the final concert in the 2018-19 Evensong Concert Series. Starts at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1444 Liberty Street SE in Salem.