Calendar for July 12, 2019

Through Sunday, July 14

2019 Marion County Fair. Admission ranges from $5 to $9. Dozens of attractions, exhibits, shows and more. Oregon State Fairgrounds and Expo Center. For a full list of events and information log onto

Friday, July 12

Engage with historian John Ritter at Deepwood Estate’s Secret History of Underground Salem. Learn about the history of Salem’s underground tunnels and the Chinese opium dens, distilleries, speakeasies, and more. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at

Saturday, July 13

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society meets from noon to 1 p.m. in Anderson Room A of Salem Public Library (585 Liberty St SE). Group workshop: Approaches to solving a brick wall. For more information, call (503) 363-0880.

Free Summer Concert Series presents Brady Goss at Keizer Rotary Amphitheatre, Keizer Rapids Park. Free admission. Concert starts at 6:30 p.m. No outside food or beverage. No pets allowed in amphitheatre.

234th Army Band celebrates its 100th year with state-wide musical starting at 7 p.m. at the Historical Elsinore Theatre. Event is free to attend.

Keizer/Salem Area Seniors Saturday Night Dance and Potluck featuring music by Lee Nicolas and Diane, admission $5. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 930 Plymouth Drive N.E., Keizer

Coffee with Cathy, Keizer’s mayor will be held at Mommy & Maddi’s, 1-3 p.m. Free to attend but patronage of the host business is encouraged.

Sunday, July 14

Opening Day of Art in the Garden at the Oregon Gardens. Wander the garden, check out art installations, chat with artists, meet Garden Time and enjoy a complimentary mimosa. Oregon Garden admission tickets can be purchased at the visitor center. Visit to learn more.

Dwight Yoakam with special guests me&you will perform at 8 p.m. at the Historic Elsinore Theatre. Tickets range from $48 to $98 and can be purchased at

Monday, July 15

St Edward Catholic Church Vacation Bible School for children ages four through those completing fifth grade. Begins at 8:45 a.m. and ends at noon each day starting Monday, July 15 and ending Friday, July 19. Registration ranges from $15 to $60. Registration forms in parish office or call (503) 393-5323, ext. 302.

Tuesday, July 16

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

Friday, July 19 – Sunday, July 21

Salem Art Fair and Festival, Bush’s Pasture Park. More than 200 artists will show at the 70th anniversary event. Live music, beer/wine, food vendors. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. Cash only admission is $5 per day or $10 for three day pass.

Saturday, July 20

14th Knights of Columbus Car Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Edward Catholic Church, 5303 River Rd. N. Awards in more than 25 categories. Entertainment and food available. Free.Proceeds to benefit Father Taaffe Homes.

Keizer/Salem Area Seniors Saturday Night Dance and Potluck featuring music by Crossfire, admission $5. 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at 930 Plymouth Drive N.E., Keizer.

Saturday, July 20 – Sunday, July 21

11th annual Canterbury Renaissance Fair, 6569 Valley View Road, east of Silverton. Hours 10 a.m-6 p.m. everyday. Jousting demonstrations each day at noon and 4 p.m. Activities, characters, food, music and more. Admission ranges from $12 to $54 for a day or a weekend. Visit

Monday, July 22

Elevated Camping: Hammocking Basics. Hammocks are versatile companion for any outdoor adventure, but sometimes levitation has a learning curve. Join the hammocking experts for tips and tricks that will have you flying in no time. Keizer Station REI 6- 7:30 p.m. visit to register.

Tuesday, July 23

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