Things to do in Silverton, OR week of March 13 - 20, 2012

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Here’s what’s happening around Silverton this week: March 13 - 20

Silverton Business Group

The group meets every Wednesday morning from 8 to 9 am at Silverton Inn & Suites. March leader is Caleb Folsom from Diligence Landscape. 

Ladies Night Out Tickets on Sale Now
Come one, come all (ladies 21 and over) to “Under the Big Top” the 7th Annual Ladies Night Out extravaganza Friday, April 13, 7 – 10 pm at the Oregon Garden Pavilion. You’ll be dazzled and amazed at our circus theme with food, beverages, shopping and entertainment for your pleasure. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. A VIP Parking Pass for the lower level parking lot is available for $10. Tickets and parking passes may be purchased at the Silverton Chamber of Commerce, Willamette Valley Bank, Anytime Fitness, and Silverton Beverage. 

Friends of Silver Falls Seeking Volunteers for Nature Store
The Nature Store at Silver Falls State Park, located in the historic Log Cabin, needs volunteers. Work in a Beautiful location and meet people from all over the world. Contact Tricia at 503-873-8735 or e-mail her at

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. 

“Reflections” and “Signs of Spring” at Lunaria Gallery
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”.

Galaxy of Goats show at the Borland Gallery
Regular gallery hours Saturdays 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. 

Hospital Auxiliary Orchid Sale
Wed. March 14 and Thursday March 15 Silverton Hospital Auxiliary is having an Orchid Sale from 9 - 4 at the Silverton Hospital's upstairs lobby. Orchids are lovely and only $15 each or 2 for $25. 

Silver Falls Y Pool Lifeguard Certification Course
March 16th, 17th,23rd,24th, 25th, 26th, & 27th 
Must pre-register for the course, the cost is $150 for Y-Members & $165 for Non-Members at
Silver Falls YMCA, 503-873-0205

Creekside Grill hosts Dan Balmer & Go By Train
Friday, March 16th 7:30 pm Creekside Grill hosts Dan Balmer & Go By Train, part of the Silverton Wine & Jazz Festival series in the hall outside the Grotto Martini Bar. Dan combines marvelous guitar technique with vibrant imagination! Go By Train includes Silverton's own Micah Kassell and George Mitchell, Diana Ross's former 1st pianist for two decades. Hurry, space is limited! Tickets are $15 available at or at Creekside Grill 503-873-9700 Like us on Facebook! For more information about the series, visit 

46th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast
Saturday, March 17 8-10 am at the Oregon Garden Resort – The featured speaker is CH (LTC) Scott Delbridge – Chaplain, Oregon Army National Guard. Scott works full time with soldiers and families of deploying and returning soldiers from combat. There will also be music. Tickets are $15 in advance or $17 at the door. Tickets are on sale at Edward Jones Investments (313 N. Water St.), Citizens Bank, West Coast Bank, and Willamette Valley Bank. 

The Wooden Nickel
March 17 - St. Patrick's Day we'll be serving our hand-cured corned beef & cabbage all day! The Wooden Nickel is now selling tickets for the Pub Crawl...the bus leaves the Nickel at 7:15 and will travel to Pudges & Frankensteins! 

Mac's Place March Music - 9pm/$5
10th - The Ty Curtis Band
17th - The Tommy Hogan Band
24th - Linda Hornbuckle 
SAVE THE DATE: Curtis Salgado CD Release Party May 5th at Mac's Place! Tickets are on sale now for $10!!

Spring Break Silverton Pool Open Swim Hours
10am-12pm & 2pm-5:30pm M-F (March 26-30)
7pm-8pm MWF
1pm-3:45pm Sat & Sun

Spring Break Workshops for Kids 
All spring break workshops cost $15 for SAA members or $20 for nonmembers and pre-registration is required. Call (503) 873-2480, email or visit our website to sign up today

Playing in the Mud - Monday March 26th 10:00-12:00
Get your hands dirty with potter Jason Laney of Samhain Pottery! You’ll learn the tips and techniques, then use the skills to make projects of your choosing. The only limit is your imagination! Finished projects will be fired and glazed to last a lifetime. For kids aged 5-12.

Multicultural Folk Art - Monday March 26th 2:00-4:00
Make masks and more in this inviting workshop celebrating the folk art of different cultures! For kids ages 5-12.

Jurassic Art - Tuesday March 27th 10:00-11:00
Amber, fossils, and dinosaur skeletons, you’ll learn about all these and have some good messy fun making one-of-a-kind art. For kids aged 3-7.

T-Shirts Transformed - Tuesday March 27th 2:00-4:00
Tie-dye, weaving, shredding, knitting, did you know there are hundreds of uses for that too-small, too-tight, stained, ripped, or just not-your-favorite t-shirt? Margaret Jones of Sustainable Clothing Company will show you some different no-sew techniques and help you make that old t-shirt into something creative and new! For kids aged 6-12.

Weed Walk Lotions and Potions - Wednesday March 28th 10:00-12:00
What kind of useful plants will we find in the park? Randi Embree will show us how to identify them and use them to make a salve. For kids aged 6-12.

Start with Art - Thursday March 29th, 10:00-11:00
While all kids seem to instinctively know how to use art to communicate, learning about color, line, pattern and texture make a huge difference in the way they view and create art later in life. Join Margaret Jones, teacher at The Park House Preschool for this fun and inviting first start with art. For kids aged 3-6.

Draw like Da Vinci - Friday March 30th 10:00-12:00
Did you know that your armspan is equal to your height? Graphic artist Elyse McGowan will lead this boot camp in the correct way to draw faces and figures using Da Vinci’s studies in proportion in this investigative workshop for curious kids aged 7-12.

Art in 3D - Friday March 30th 2:00-4:00
We’ll use paper mache, clay and other mediums to mold one-of-a-kind sculptures in this fun workshop for creative kids aged 6-12. And you get to leave the mess with us!

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 7 10 am - Free for ages 10 and under at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 303 N Church Street. 

Brewfest Tickets are now on sale!
Buy your tickets in advance and receive a special entry line and more tasting tickets. The 8th annual Brewfest is April 27-28, at The Oregon Garden, and features 40+ breweries pouring more than 80 beers, 16 live bands including Blitzen Trapper, Ty Curtis and Jamalia, as well as locals Ben Rue and Tiffany Kuenzi. There will also be tasting lessons, fun games and great food. 

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


Comments (2)

Todd Clark
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
Principle Broker Oregon

I see we had a new member sign up today from Silverton. I told her about you and that you two should connect. 


Mar 23, 2012 03:50 PM
Rosi Green
AmeriTitle - Silverton, OR

Sweet!  Thanks Todd.

Mar 24, 2012 01:03 AM

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