Here’s what’s happening around Silverton this week: February 21 - 28
My pick of the week - $20 to stay overnight at the Oregon Garden Resort?! What? Yes, please.
Chamber After Hours
Thursday, February 23, 5:30 to 7 pm – After Hours will be hosted by Whimsy etc. Boutique, 207 E. Main Street. Join Bonnie & Hannah for an evening of fun in their unique boutique!
Live Music and Happy Hour Daily in the Fireside Lounge at the Oregon Garden Resort.
Happy Hour specials 3-6pm daily, and live music Sunday-Thursday: 7-10 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 8-11p.m.
Tuesday, Feb 21st: Brett Neuman
Wednesday, Feb 22nd: Jake & Kaylin
Thursday, Feb 23rd: Mark Seymour
Friday, Feb 24th: Chris Arellano
Saturday, Feb 25th: Chris Estes
Sunday, Feb 26th: Terry Robb
Monday, Feb 27th: Bret Lucich
Marion County Residents stay overnight for only $20!
Live down the street, but have never stayed at the Oregon Garden Resort? If you live in Marion County, visit the Oregon Garden Resort and purchase two dinner entrees, and you'll receive a guest room that night for only $20! Price valid Sunday-Thursday, $50 room available w/ purchase of two dinner entrees Friday-Saturday. Offer expires March 31, 2012.
Howard Hinsdale Wine Bar
Wednesday, February 22 – Movie Night “To Die For” 7 pm
Thursday, February 23 – Trio of Zinfandels Wine & Food Pairing 6:30 pm
First Friday, March 2 – Wine & Jazz Series First Event – Bill Hughes, $15 in advance or at the door.
Tuesday, Feb. 21 - Phat Tuesday is going to be one killer party! We've got the Ty Curtis Band coming to Mac's to play all night and Chef Thomas is cooking up some authentic Mardi Gras favorites! www.WoodenNickel.com
Phat Tuesday is going to be a spectacular night with a Cajun Shrimp Boil starting at 5pm! Cajun Shrimp (not tooo spicy!). potatoes, corn on the cob, veggies and homemade bread!! Sold by the pound (2, 3 or 4). Get everyone together and get to the Nickel Tuesday, February 21st!
Eugene Field Bingo Fundraiser
Friday, February 24, 6 to 8 pm - Eugene Field’s 1st Annual Family Bingo Night sponsored by the Parent Teacher Club. The evening promises Bingo, raffle baskets, food, and fun all in the school gymnasium. All proceeds go toward the purchase of a mobile computer lab.
Wine & Jazz Festival Series
Four intimate evenings of wine & music and one big festival to sample it all with style
Saturday, Feb. 25, 7:30 pm – The first of four features the Hughes-Trindade Trio in a Latin groove, at Howard Hinsdale Wine Cellars. Tickets are $15
Live Music is back for First Friday at Creekside!
The Shamrock Trio consists of locals Eadie Anelli, Stephen Landolt & Brad Johnson kicking out some great Irish tunes using a bunch of different instruments. So, get ready to do some toe tappin' from 6:30-8:45 Friday, March 2nd in the Commons Hall outside Creekside Grill's Grotto Martini Bar. They will also be introducing a new beer on tap from Gilgamesh Brewing - MAMBA! Definitely something you must try. 503-873-9700 www.CreeksideSilverton.com. Like us on Facebook!
“Reflections” and “Signs of Spring” First Friday at Lunaria Gallery
March 2, 7-9 pm Lunaria Gallery will feature the oil and pastel painting of artist Jane Castelan Buccola during the month of March. The exhibit, entitled “Reflections,” will focus on the colors and shapes created by sunlight as it dances on water and strikes physical objects in its path. Also, Boutique Romantique continues this month with “Signs of Spring”.
New Class! Art of Business, Business of Art
Friday February 24 at Silverton Art Center Lunch and Learn! Bring a lunch and join local artists and business people for this series of discussions focusing on art for use in business applications like logos, brochures, and promotional literature, and turning your art into a business with the use of websites, marketing and social media. Featured speakers include Jennifer Rosa of Earthehosting web services, graphic artist Elyse McGowan, and more.
Cost: $5 for SAA members/$10 nonmembers
March Studio Sampler Weekend
These workshops are for ALL ability levels, from beginner to experienced.
Saturday March 3 10:00-12:30 - "The Art of Seeing" Photography workshop with Barry Shapiro
Saturday March 3rd 2:00-4:30 - Fun and Functional Handbuilding Clay with Jason Laney
Sunday March 4th 1:00-3:30 - Oil Pastels with Ann Altman
Cost: Choose to take all 3 workshops for only $75 or choose 1 or 2 workshops for just $30 each!
Galaxy of Goats Art Show at the Borland Gallery
Opening reception Friday March 2, 6:00-9:00, gallery hours Saturday and Sundays 12:00-4:00
Silver Creek Animal Sanctuary and the Silverton Arts Association are honored to host “A Galaxy of Goats” for the month of March, in the Borland Gallery. By featuring the real and beautiful faces of the unique creatures, SCAS cares for at their wonderful facility, they are happy to share the serene, hilarious, sacred and healing presence of these animals, to enrich our community! There will be so much to see and feel it will make you look at goats in a whole new light. All are welcome to come and support the animals and art in your own backyard! Come visit pygmy goats Jazzy and Jethro at the Silverton Art Center on Friday March 2 from 6:00-8:00, Saturday March 3 or Sunday March 4th from 1:00-3:00.
Bring the kids out to the Junior Gardener’s Club at The Oregon Garden on March 10 at 10am to see 35 different insects and learn how they are each beneficial. Kids will see pollinators, predators, parasitoids and more! Then they will make their own bug box to take home. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and activities designed for children ages 5 – 10. Kids can become a member for $50 annually, and drop-in rates are admission + $5 for each child. http://oregongarden.org/juniorgardener.html#activities
Be Sure to Check Out Chamber Member Hot Deals
Submissions for the What’s Happening weekly poster must be to the Chamber by 3:00 pm on Friday. To be included in the Tuesday e-mail blast the deadline is noon Monday. All submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.