Calendar for April 19, 2019

Continuing through Saturday, May 4

Pentacle Theatre presents Del Shores’ Yellow, a mature drama about a southern family. Visit for show times and tickets.

Saturday, April 20

Dancing with the Salem Stars, 7:30 p.m., Historic Elsinore Theatre. Tickets range from $15 to 40.

Friday, April 26

Enlightened Theatrics presents The Odd Couple, Female Version by Neil Simon, at Salem’s Grand Theater. Visit for show times and tickets. Performances through May 19.

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.

McNary Vocal Project will present Avi Kaplan’s Honor Choir Festival for two performances (6 p.m. and 8 p.m.) in the Ken Collins Theatre. The former Pentatonix member will be backed by a 300 member choir. Tickets are $20, available at; proceeds benefit McNary’s choir programs.

Sunday, April 28

The 2019 Oregon Ag Fest will be held at the Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday. Tickets: $9 for ages 13 and up and free for children 12 and under, available at the door. Credit cards, cash, and personal checks accepted. Free parking. Advance tickets available at, or at any Wilco Farm Store.

Thursday, May 2

The 21st Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Keizer Civic Center to celebrate National Day of Prayer. The event is non-denominational and all are welcome to participate. You can register at Bring peanut butter to benefit Marion-Polk Food Share.

FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, 7:30 p.m., Historic Elsinore Theatre. The show is a comedic musical that pokes fun at TV’s Friends. Recommended for mature audiences. Tickets range from $17 to $49.

Friday, May 3

CASA of Marion County presents Light of Hope: An Evening with Antwone Fisher at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $31 to $46. Fisher is an award-winning film and literary writer. Proceeds will benefit the CASA program.

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.

Thursday, May 9

SKIT Theatre will stage the musical, Annie, at Salem First Free Methodist Church 4455 Silverton Road NE. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10, Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18. There will also be performances at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, May 18. Tickets are $6 for ages 12 and under, $8 for students and seniors, and $10 for adults. Group rates are also available. To purchase tickets, visit or call (503)689-7588.

Saturday, May 11

Keizer’s 2019 Distinguished Young Women program at Dayspring Fellowship Church. 7 p.m.

KeizerFEST Kick Off Party (ages 21 and over only). Doors open at 5 p.m. $5 cover. First 200 people through the door will enjoy a free Adam’s Ribs Smokehouse BBQ chicken dinner. Live entertainment includes The FlexTones at 5:30 p.m. and Dancehall Days from 8 until 11:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 12

Mother’s Day breakfast prepared by the Keizer Volunteer Firefighters, at Keizer Fire station, 7-11:30 a.m., 611 Chemawa Rd. N.E. Proceeds fund volunteer firefighter community projects.

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.