Here’s what’s happening around Silverton this week: July 12 - 19
Silverton Business Group
The group meets every Wednesday morning from 8 am to 9 am at Silverton Inn & Suites. Lisa Davis from Larsen-Flynn Insurance is the leader for the month of July. The program is “Personal Accountability” by James Dooley, Larsen-Flynn Insurance.
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Art in the Park!
Art in the Park takes place every Tuesday night in July & August 6:00 – 8:30 pm outside at the Silverton Arts Association (rain-dates will take place inside the art center).
Each week, it’s a new project and a new style of art including: printmaking, papier mache, woodcarving, clay sculpture & more, for a total of 9 projects in 9 weeks. Projects are designed to be fun & engaging for all ages, child through adult. You’ll leave with your completed works of art! No reservations are necessary, drop in any time between 6-8:30 pm, just remember to allow enough time to finish your project. Cost is $3 per person or $10 for a family of 4 per event and all proceeds benefit Silverton Arts Assoc.
Check out www.silvertonarts.org or call (503) 873-2480 for a list of upcoming arts events and classes for all ages.
The Oregon Garden Resort:
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
Tuesday, July 12: Danny and David - Classic Rock
Howard Hinsdale Wine Bar
Wednesday, July 13 - Movie Night “The Out of Towners” 7 pm
Thursday, July 14 – Yamhill Valley Vineyards Wine & Food Tasting 7 pm
Don’t forget Tuesday night jam sessions starting at 7 pm
Ladies Night In – this Wednesday at 6 pm - All new vendors, Elite Photography photo booth! Come shop, eat and laugh with girlfriends! Door Prizes include a free 3 month Anytime Fitness Membership, Free Massage, $25 Mac's Place Gift Card, Shopping Discounts & more!
Live Music this Saturday - Franco & the Stingers, 9 pm - No Cover
Every Wednesday night at 5pm - 8oz Top Sirloin & Southern Fried Shrimp with one side choice, soup or salad and garlic bread for just 10.95!
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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 or silvertonfarmersmarket.org
The Junior Gardener's Club will meet weekly in July. Kids will 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: http://oregongardenjuniorgardeners.blogspot.com/
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 www.oregongarden.org, 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. The faire is located at Whitewind Farm 6118 Mt Angel Hwy, Silverton, just north of the corner of Pine St. and Hazelgreen Road. 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 www.canterburyfaire.com
Chamber All Member Summer Picnic
Thursday, July 28, 5:30 – 7:00 pm Members are invited to an old fashioned picnic hosted by the Chamber in Old Mill Park (behind the chamber office). Watch for your invitation & join us for food, fun & networking.
Homer Davenport Community Festival
The dates are the same: the first Friday, Saturday & Sunday in August (Aug. 5, 6 & 7); Homer Davenport is still around; the festival has a new name and a new sponsoring group, the Silverton Rotary Club. Most of all, our favorite activities return: Arts & Crafts booths, yummy food booths, exciting entertainment on the Main Stage all three days. On Saturday & Sunday there is the Silverton Lions Harvest Breakfast in the park pavilion & Homer at Geer Crest Farm. Saturday also features the Homer’s Classic Fun Run, the Homer Davenport Parade, the Silverton Flywheels Classic Car Cruise in, and the Silverton High School Alumni Fundraiser. On Sunday you’ll want to watch the Davenport Races and purchase a ping pong ball with a chance to win a prize in the Silverton Hospital Auxiliary Ping Pong Float.
For more information on these and more activities go to www.homerdavenport.com
A Taste of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Gordon House on August 7
Spend a summer Sunday afternoon exploring the very real relationships of farm, food, family, friends, and Frank Lloyd Wright at the Gordon House on August 7, 2 to 7 p.m. Our slogan is “Frank was a foodie”. You’re invited to join us for live music; live chefs, live vintners and brewers, and live cheese mongers; live and silent auctions, and lively tour guides with livelier stories to tell. It’s a festival and a culinary grazing extravaganza that benefits the preservation of Wright’s legacy in Oregon.
Make your reservation today with your charge card: $30 each or $50 for two; a family group for $60; or a party of 10 for $200 on line or talk to a real person at 503/874-6006. Mark your calendar NOW!
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Beads n' More is Loving this Summer Weather!
Our new summer hours started July 10th. We are open now on Sundays noon till 4:00 pm. Stop by and say HI! Bring a repair to work on and visit awhile. Tuesday Emily is doing her knotted earrings classes, one at 2-4 pm and the second one from 6-8 pm. We still have some open seats at the 6 pm one and just one opening for the afternoon class. So call Tuesday at noon before all the spots are taken! Wednesday Bead class with Ramona from 6-8 pm is fun too, lots of options and beautiful jewelry in the making.
Thank you Silverton Chamber for promoting all that is Silverton!