Things to do in Silverton, Oregon March 26 - April 2, 2013

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Here’s what’s happening in Silverton March 26 – April 2

Silverton Business Group

The group meets Wednesday mornings from 8 to 9 am at Silverton Inn & Suites. Program this week will be presented by Whimsy & Whimsy 4 Kids.

April Forum Lunch – Silverton School Bond
Friday, April 12, 11:45 – 1:00 – Superintendent of Schools Andy Bellando, School Board Member Tim Roth and School Bond Campaign Committee Member Phil Appleton will present the School Bond Measure which will be on the May ballot. Lunch will be held in the conference room above the Birth Center at Silverton Health. Cost for lunch is $10 with a reservation by Tuesday, April 9. Late reservations or non-Chamber members pay $15. RSVP to the Silverton Chamber at 503-873-5615.

Live Music & Happy Hour daily in the Fireside Lounge at the Oregon Garden Resort
Happy Hour specials 3-6 pm daily, and live music Sunday-Thursday: 7-10 pm, Friday & Saturday: 8 pm-11 pm.

Senior Day at Mac’s Place
Tuesday, March 26 - Enjoy GREAT Food with FUN Friends…ALL Day!  Support the Silverton Senior Center! (A % of total sales for the day will benefit the Silverton Senior Center.)
Mac’s Place March Music
Saturday, March 30 – Fruition String Band, folk & Americana, 9 pm, $5 at the door

Howard Hinsdale Cellars
Tuesday, March 26 - Jam Session @7pm
Wednesday, March 27 - Classic Movie Night @7pm
Thursday, March 28 – “Cheese Flight Night”
Saturday, March 30 - Jam Session & BBQ’d Baby Back Ribs 
Wine Shop News: Now carrying Where There’s Smoke BBQ Sauce made by local BBQ star Joel Autry, $6.00 per bottle.

Davenport House: Did You Know?
Wednesday, March 27, 6:00 pm – Davenport House shares information on Preventing & Reporting Elder Abuse. Information will be shared on: What is an Ombudsman? Why are they important? Who do I call if I think someone is being abused? Davenport House is located at 930 Oak Street, Silverton.

Ladies Night Out at MillTown
Saturday, March 30th, 7 pm to 10 pm - Jewelry, candles, soaps, scents, purses and more
Shop for yourself or for Mother's Day. Raffle tickets for each purchase. Drawings every half hour, food and drink specials.

Easter Brunch Buffet at MillTown
Sunday, March 31 - Includes Baked Ham, Quiche, Seafood Benedict, roasted potatoes,  salads, fruit, Waffle Bar and Omelet station, desserts, beverages  9 am to 2 pm. $15 per person

Easter Brunch at Creekside Grill
Creekside will open for Brunch at 9:00 am this Sunday. Not a buffet, but a nice traditional sit down. Let us serve you! Our Chef only gets to cook breakfast once in a blue moon and he loves it!  So come on down for brunch and a Champagne Mimosa or Bellini. For reservations (highly recommended) call 503-873-9700.

2013 Silverton Fine Arts Festival Poster Contest
Artists of all ages, mediums, and skill levels are invited to enter their artwork to be chosen for the 2013 Silverton Fine Arts Festival poster! The winning image will appear on the official posters, t-shirts, postcards, and programs for the “best little art fair in Oregon,” and the winner will receive a $200 cash prize. All entries will be displayed at the Borland Gallery during the month of August, and the original winning design will be auctioned during the festival. Please submit applications, finished artwork and $15 fee per entry to Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St., Silverton, Oregon 97381 by March 30. Entries must be 2-dimensional. Applications for the 2013 Silverton Fine Arts Festival Poster Contest can be found on our website, at the Art Center, or by emailing

March Show at The Borland Gallery - Artists and Artisans Auction
Gallery Hours Saturday and Sunday 12:00-4:00 – Silverton Arts Association is holding a silent auction of the artwork by and from the personal collections of local artists and artisans to benefit the community and educational programs of Silverton Arts Association. Items include pottery, paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, and so much more. A great chance to obtain some amazing work at a reasonable price, don’t miss it!

Spring Break Workshops at the Oregon Garden
SAA is proud to partner with the Oregon Garden for a series of fun and messy spring break workshops for creative kids March 25-29 at the Garden! All workshops require pre-registration. Cost per workshop: $15 for SAA or Oregon Garden members/$20 for nonmembers.

Playing in the Mud Clay Day Tuesday March 26, 1:00-3:00 Ages 5-10. Springtime in Oregon means mud, but add imagination and creativity and some techniques from a special artist instructor, and that mud (or clay) can become something amazing.

Garden Artists Wednesday March 27 10:00-12:00 Ages 5-10. Come rain or come shine, explore and create one-of-a-kind art projects featuring the beautiful Oregon Garden.

Go Green Wednesday March 27 1:00-3:00 Ages 5-12. Learn about the art of recycling and conservation with projects using repurposed materials and activities that help us learn the value of protecting the earth and its resources.

Art and Nature in the Spring Thursday March 28 10:00-12:00. Realistic drawings, wonderful new painting techniques, and a nature journal with a cover of hand-made paper and natural items will be the focus of this 2-hour workshop for older and more advanced artists aged 9-13.

Rainforest Journey Thursday March 28 1:00-3:00 Ages 5-12. Did you know that Oregon is home to the rainforest too? This 2-hour workshop for nature and animal loving kids features both the temperate rainforest here in Oregon and the tropical rainforest of the equatorial region with interesting activities and creative art projects.

Art of the Masters Friday March 29 10:00-12:00 Ages 5-10. Many of the great masters were inspired by gardens and flowers. Learn about and create artwork inspired by Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Georgia O’Keeffe.

Silver Creek Coffee House Hosts Home Wellness Solution Preview
Every Monday night at 6:00 pm. We have unheard of technologies for a better home environment. Water, Air, Magnetic technology, Far-Infrared technology, SpyderRAM technology, Skin, Nutritional and much more. Come see shocking demonstrations. Coffee, beverages and snacks will be provided. 111 N. Water Street RSVP: (971) 322-6093, Every Friday night there will be an open mic from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Open House at Woodburn Health Center
Thursday, April 4 – The former Wellspring facility in Woodburn has been transformed into the community’s premier medical center – truly, a hospital without beds. Woodburn Health provides primary care, specialty & rehabilitation needs as well as after-hours care. You are invited to stop by from 4:00 to 7:00 pm to meet healthcare providers, tour the building, enjoy refreshments, local entertainment & art, and giveaways.

Lunaria Gallery: Stones – A Common Thread
April 5 – 29, First Friday reception April 5, 7-9 pm Featured artists Elaine Tan and Linda Jacobson Two artists, each with a love of nature, balance vs. asymmetry, texture, color and beauty use their respective mediums to create very different works of art. Elaine Tan's use of natural semi-precious stones and other organic materials comes together to form jewelry that is stunning and unique in every detail. Linda Jacobson's intriguing use of textiles, fibers and natural stones creates wall art that invites the viewer to examine every creation and then stand back and drink in the overall beauty.

Join Us! Business After Hours on April 11 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
The Mt. Angel Chamber welcomes the Silverton Chamber members to Business After Hours in Downtown Mt. Angel.  We will start our After Hours at Old Stone Coffee & Collectibles, 95 N. Main, then on to the Glockenspiel Restaurant.  We will conclude our gathering at the Mt. Angel Sausage Company, 105 S. Garfield St.  There will be appetizers, drinks are no-host. Bring your business cards and meet & greet fellow chamber members from Mt. Angel and Silverton. Leave a card at all three locations and you may win a gift certificate!

Volunteer Opportunities at Silver Falls State Park
Spring is here and soon visitors will fill the park once again. Friends of Silver Falls has two volunteer opportunities:
Nature Store Volunteer will work in the park’s gift & souvenir store. Store volunteers have the opportunity to meet visitors from all over the world while interacting with & helping visitors enjoy the park.
Canyon Trail Interpretive Volunteers hike the Trail of Ten Falls and answer questions about the trail & park. They receive training in using a walkie-talkie type radio and learn park procedures for emergencies and other needs.

If you are interested in being a Store Volunteer, contact Tricia at 503-873-8735 (corrected phone #) or e-mail her at If you are interested becoming a Canyon Trail Interpretive Volunteer, contact Lou at 503-581-4155 or e-mail her at


Comments (5)

Brad MacKenzie
Brad MacKenzie - Duxbury, MA
Turning Houses into Homes on the South Shore

Looks like several of these are "jump up and down" with joy.  I'd be in for Easter brunch, mud clay and Stones, right off the bat!

Mar 26, 2013 04:54 AM
Tamra Lee Ulmer
Arizona Resource Realty - Payson, AZ
NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!

Sounds like so much Spring Time Fun! Lots of events to choose from! Have fun!

Mar 26, 2013 04:57 AM
Rosi Green
AmeriTitle - Silverton, OR

Yes! Pretty lucky to have a great line-up of things to do around here every week.  :)


Mar 26, 2013 04:57 AM
Bud & Beth McKinney
Cary/Raleigh/Apex NC - The Team That Cares, RE/MAX United

Wow what a long list of great things!

Mar 26, 2013 06:57 AM
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Rosi - Thank you for a very good information about things to do in Silverton, Oregon March 26 - April 2, 2013.

Mar 26, 2013 07:07 AM

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