Avamere Court at Keizer is inviting the community to join its residents for a Western BBQ on Friday, July 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to show appreciation to the Salem-Keizer community. 

The barbecue is just the beginning of the fun.

There will be live music by the Jefferson Parks Band, horse drawn wagon rides provided by Chafin Farms and the Oregon Dream Ponies will be giving rides. It is a free event that welcomes all ages. 

The barbecue will be at Avamere Court at Keizer, 5210 River Road N. Parking will be available across the street, courtesy of Quality Inn Suites.