Things to do in Silverton, OR Week of June 21 - 28

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Here’s what’s happening around Silverton this week: June 21 - 28

Chamber Office Summer Hours

The Silverton Chamber office is open Saturdays from 10 am until 3 pm for the summer months.

Merchant Meeting is Now Silverton Business Group
The new name better reflects the makeup of the group meeting every Wednesday morning from 8 am to 9 am at Silverton Inn & Suites. Jose De la Rosa is the leader for the month of June. 
Speaker this week is Forest Peck with the MERIT Business Program from the Small Business Development Center.

June After Hours at Silverton Green Store
Thursday June23 - Silverton Green store is Celebrating their 3rd Year in Silverton hosting Chamber After Hours. We also wanted to share this with our neighbor for the event we will have: food from Cafe Earth, Grape seed oil from Wild Tree, Donna Davey will be here with take Shape for Life and Shelf Reliance, The Chocolate Box with great chocolates, Debbie from Miche Bags, Pudding River Wine, Stone Buddha, The Pearl District, special prizes from Allison & Israel Jewelers, and a great Fashion Show with Elite Photography. We invited all our retail merchants to join in the fun and hopefully our chamber members will show up hungry for waffles and milk shakes. We are staying open till 10 pm that night so I hope everyone will come and enjoy as long as they want.

 Howard Hinsdale Cellars Wine Bar
Tuesday night jam sessions 7-9 pm
Wednesday, June 22 – Movie night “Mars Attacks” 7 pm
Thursday, June 23 – Wine & Food Pairing 6:30 pm

Mac's Place
Kids Karaoke Summer Kick off Party Tuesday June, 21 from 6-8 pm! $2 hot dogs and soda deals for the kids! Now every Tuesday for the summer!
Community Fundraiser for the Silverton Mural Society! All day Wednesday, June 22nd.
Live Music - The Tommy Hogan Band - Saturday June 25th at 9pm - No Cover Charge
CLOSED at 4pm on the 4th of July! Have a fun and safe evening!
SAVE THE DATE: Starting Thursday July 7th - Accoustic Open Mic Night from 9-Midnight! Sign up anytime!

Live Music, Seven Days a Week in the Fireside Lounge at the Oregon Garden Resort
Sunday through Thursday- 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9-Midnight

Creekside Grill
Creekside Grill welcomes back Barron-Wahl Vineyards this Friday, June 24th at 6pm for a special Wine Tasting event - featuring their 07-09 seasons of Pinot Noir. Great dinner specials offered for pairing with a bottle. Make reservations now. 503-873-9700 Look for our new menu coming online soon at 

The Wooden Nickel
All You Can Eat Southern Fried Chicken Dinner Every Tuesday at 5pm! Fresh, juicy, hand dipped chicken served with 2 side choices, vegetables and garlic bread! All for just 7.75!!
Annual Crawfish Feed! This Thursday, June 23rd at 6pm! Get 'em by the bucket!
CLOSED all day for the 4th of July. Have a safe and fun celebration! 

Brush Creek Playhouse Announces:
Follow up audition for BCP's upcoming melodrama, "Border Bandits". Needed : an evil sheriff, a preacher, a "lovely" saloon owner, a bad saloon lady, and man & woman bank robbers. Also needed, talent for between the scene Olios - duets, trios, quartettes for 1890 songs, poetry (The Face on the Bar Room Floor as example), etc. Audition will be at Brush Creek Playhouse, Fri, June 24 6 pm. The theater is on the corner of Brush Creek & Silverton Rds. For more information call Norman G, 503-8978-7320 or email him at The play runs from 7/29 - 8/14, Fri/Sat at 7 pm, Sun matinees at 2 pm. 

"Pet-Friendly Gardens" will be the topic of discussion at The Oregon Garden's next Garden University. Anne Taylor and Melinda Frey will speak on Saturday, June 25th at 1 p.m. and a tour of the Pet-Friendly Garden will follow the class. The fee, which includes entrance into The Oregon Garden, is $15 (free for members). For more information call 503-874-8100 or visit our blog:

Seven Brides is looking to find our Top 2 Tap Room Groupies!
Throughout the month of June, every time you come into the Tap Room and make a purchase, be it dinner, lunch, a pint, a growler, a gift card, etc., you will earn a ticket to be entered into our frequent customer contest. At the end of the month, the tickets will be counted and the 2 customers with the most tickets will be named our Top 2 Groupies and will be invited to join us at the Oregon Brewers' Festival Brunch and Parade on July 28th as our special guests. Contest runs June 1st-June 30th.

Silverton Farmer’s Market 
The market is open 9 am – 1 pm every Saturday through October 15 and features produce, plants, flowers, eggs, baked goods, coffee, jam and jelly, and more.
For more information, contact Jessica Griffin, Market Manager at 971-208-3898.

Wellspring Saturday Marketplace
Saturdays, June – September / 10am-2pm / Wellspring / Free It’s a brand new market! More vendors! Fish, produce, bakery, art and more. Enjoy fresh fish, produce, bakery, art, food samples, cooking demonstrations, kids activities, music and more. Call 971-983-5387 for more information.

2nd Annual GeerCrest Farm & Historical Society Benefit: Silent Auction and Hoedown!
5pm-11pm, June 25th - Silent Auction 6-9 pm, Music by The Pagan Jug Band 7-10 pm.
Beverages (Seven Brides Beer & Vitis Ridge wines, coffee, tea, soda, and homemade lemonade) and food (including Mt. Angel Sausage & Sorta Sausage, corn on the cob) available for purchase.
Bonfire after dark and camping available.

Monarchs Football
The Monarchs final home (at Silverton High School) game is Saturday, June 25 at 6:00 pm against the Rogue Warriors. Come on out for a fun family evening. Adult admission is $10 or $7 with a non-perishable food item; Students $5 with student ID; age 12 & under are free. 


Homer Davenport Community Festival 

August 5, 6, 7 – Food and Craft vendor application forms for the Homer Festival are available at the Chamber office or call 503-873-5615. You can also visit their website at and click on the appropriate pictures to obtain application forms for the various events.
Homer Davenport Parade applications are now available: click on events, click on the parade picture, click on download parade application (or we have applications at the Chamber office).

Silverton Together Presents Boot Camp for Dads-to-Be
Do you know someone who is about to become a new DAD? I’m sure they are wondering how this tiny miracle will affect their lives. Silverton Together would like to provide some insight to this question. We realize that new babies don’t come with owner manuals. Breast feeding, diaper changing and dealing with mom are all new experiences for first time fathers. At our Boot Camp for Dads-to-be workshop, we train first time fathers to be experienced dads.

Boot Camp for Dads is a 3 hour workshop taught by veteran dads who bring their own babies to give the dads-to-be a hands-on experience.

Our next Boot Camp is Thursday, June 30th from 6:30-8:30 pm in the conference rooms above the Silverton Hospital Birthing Center. The cost is only $15 per new dad. And for the Moms-to-be, we have a FREE massage, door prizes and informal question and answer session with the veteran moms. To register call 503-873-0405 or e-mail:

First Friday Event at Lunaria “She Sits in the City of Lights”
July 1, 7 - 9 pm – “She Sits in the City of Lights” is a show of Bonnie Taylor Talbot’s Paris-inspired paintings opening at Lunaria Gallery on July 1st. Her canvases feature iconic images of French balcony grates, chandeliers and perfume bottles outlined in ribbons of bold color, incorporating stamped words and floral patterns. The show runs through July.

"Americana" July Second Event at Lunaria Gallery
July 1, 7 - 9 pm – In honor of Independence Day, Lunaria Gallery presents “Americana”. The show features art by several Lunaria artists, inspired by, of course, America. Opens July 1st and 
runs all month.

The Junior Gardener's Club will meet weekly in July. Kids will learn about Geocaching on July 9th, participate in Fiber Arts with The Purl District on July 12th, get moving during Zumba with Silverton Fitness on July 19th, and enjoy a Fairy Garden Party on July 26th. All activities are designed for children ages 5 to 10, and will take place in the Children's Garden, at The Oregon Garden, at 10 a.m. For information on membership call 503-874-8100 or visit our blog:

Celebrate The Oregon Garden's 10th Anniversary!
On July 3rd, The Oregon Garden will welcome all Silverton residents free of charge (admission for all other guests is $10) from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., for a day full of activities. During the day, families can participate in a Radio Disney music event, face painting, puppet shows by the Dragon Theater, a Bi-Mart Toddler Zone, a birdhouse scavenger hunt, cupcake decorating and more. Visitors can also enjoy the Container Garden contest display, a railroad exhibit and a photography display featuring The Oregon Garden's photo contest entries.

In addition, the evening's concert will feature three Nashville singer-songwriters: Bobby Tomberlin, Bill LaBounty and Tim Nichols. These talented musicians have written songs for artists like Josh Turner, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, and have performed with Trace Adkins and the B52's. Opening the evening will be country duo Bomshel. Gates open at 5 pm, with the show starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 ($15 for Silverton residents, members of The Oregon Garden, Bi-Mart members and BWCMF Country Club members). Tickets can be purchased by calling (877) 674-2733, online at, at Bi-Mart locations or at The Oregon Garden Visitor Center.

American Idol finalist Crystal Bowersox in Concert. 
On July 14th, Crystal Bowersox, who placed second on American Idol last year, will bring her folk-rock-country style to The Oregon Garden. She will be joined by local country artist Amy Clawson. Tickets are $20 ($15 for members of The Oregon Garden, Bi-Mart members and BWCMF Country Club members). Tickets can be purchased by calling (877) 674-2733, online at, at Bi-Mart locations or at The Oregon Garden Visitor Center.

The Canterbury Renaissance Faire 
July 16, 17, 23, 24, 2011, 10 am to 6 pm. It is located at Whitewind Farm 6118 Mt Angel Hwy, Silverton, just north of the corner of Pine St. and Hazelgreen Rd. Canterbury Renaissance Faire is a living history village of the 1500s era England. We have live jousting, royalty, 4 stages of continuous entertainment, period demonstrations of archery, wool spinning, hand hammered armour, blacksmithing, sword fighting and more, food and ale. A whole day of entertainment for the whole family! Visit our website at


Summer "Miche" Specials

Choose Silverton ~ Choose your Summer Miche Bags
June 23rd Silverton's Green Store for Chamber After Hours 5:00-10:00 pm
June 27th Curves - from 7:30 - 10:30 am & 3:00 - 5:00 pm
July 1st Whimsy's - First Friday from 7:00 - 10:00 pm
The first (3) people to show at all three events; with a purchase of any kind at each event ~ 
will receive $70.00 worth of Miche Purchase Power! 
See you

Silverton Arts Association
This is a call for artists, crafters and vendors for the second annual July 4th Art on Main Street Celebration. This is a day-long market from 9 AM to 4 PM open in partnership with "Old Stuff on Main Street" antique fair. There will be hundreds of visitors as Main Street is blocked-off and we have booths set up in the street. Booth spaces are large and cost $25 with proceeds going to support Silverton Arts Association. Contact Joe Craig at 503-873-8779 or to rent a space or for more information.

Kids summer camps are in the works from Silverton Arts Association! Hope you can join us for some fun in the sun and some art in the park! Preschool classes run July 11-15, July 25-29, and August 1-5. For kids 5-12 Exploring Art classes include Art of the Masters, Art Sense, Clay Camp & art Survey for Kids with Ann Altman. Age 5-12 Art & Science classes include Da Vinci Kids, and The Art & Science of Nature weeks 1 & 2.
All camps require pre-registration so call or email today to sign up! You can also now register for camps and classes on our newly updated website and use paypal.

Purl District - A Call To Artists!
The Purl District will be hosting its First Annual Artists' Show and Sale. Artists (knitters/crocheters) are invited to drop off their pieces for sale on October 15th, to be on display through the Christmas season. Commission is 70%/30%. *Required: All pieces must be made from yarn purchased at The Purl District.


Thank you Silverton Chamber of Commerce for all you do for the love of Silverton!


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