From bubble art to fairy festivals and car shows- the Willamette Valley has some great events lined up this week for families!
Bubble Monster Kids Painting at The Lobby
Thursday Aug 23, 2018 at 11 AM
“Monster bubbles” fun acrylic painting made by blowing bubbles. Done on heavy duty watercolor paper.
$13 a seat for all supplies and light refreshments.
Oregon State Fair
August 24 - Sept. 3, 2018
See farm animals and craft displays, eat fair food, drink local beer and wine, take carnival rides, and be entertained at the Oregon State Fair in Salem.
SAGE Summer Concert #4
Thursday Aug 23, 2018 at 6 PM - 9 PM
The stage will be graced with performances by Hillstomp and Adam Larson & Co.!
Admission is FREE, with a suggested donation of $10 per family. (All proceeds raise funds for SAGE Garden to help us grow 3 tons of food annually for hunger relief organizations in Corvallis!)
North Plains, Oregon
August 24 - 26, 2018
Billed as the world’s largest faerie festival, Faerieworlds has costumed faeries, entertainment, music, a food court, and 150 vendors of art, literature, and crafts at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains.
Ticket deal $20 to $55
August 23 - 25, 2018- 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Festa Italiana Portland offers live music, dancing, Italian food, a wine and beer garden, children’s activities, and vendors in Pioneer Courthouse Square.
August 25 - 27 and Sept. 1 - 3, 2018
View 400 floral arrangements of dahlias indoors, 30 acres of dahlias outdoors, and dahlia growing and arranging demonstrations at the Dahlia Festival at Swan Island Dahlias in Canby. Free.
Family Drive-In Moana
Friday Aug 24, 2018 at 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Come pull into the parking lot and find a space to park, sit back, relax and watch a movie for free from your car. We will be selling concessions as a fundraiser for our team traveling to Kazakhstan. The movie is Moana!
Springfield Faith Center
600 Hayden Bridge Way, Springfield, Oregon 97477
Brooks Truck Show
August 24 – August 25
26th Annual Brooks Truck Show of Antique and Working Trucks presented by the Pacific Northwest Truck Museum and the Oregon Trail Chapter of the ATHS at Powerland Heritage Park at Brooks, Oregon featuring Freightliner and Western Star
Admission $10 (12 & Under Free)
Northwest Art & Air Festival
Aug 24 26, 2018
-Hot Air Balloons
-Art and Food Vendor Booths
-24 foot Rock Climbing Wall
-Sensory Tables for Toddlers
-Paint on a full size car
-Crafts (change every few hours)
-Home Depot kits
-Mobile Reptile Unit
Parking $5 per Day
All activities in the Family Zone are FREE
The Springfield Car Cruise & Show & Shine
Saturday Aug 25, 2018 at 8 AM - 9 PM
The Springfield Car Cruise & Show & Shine open to all years, makes and models. Saturday night, cruise through downtown! Fun for the whole family.
Movies in the Park 2018 - Star Wars
August 25, 2018 - 8 PM - 11 PM
Salem’s Movies in the Park is a free summer outdoor film series shown in the amphitheater at Salem’s Riverfront Park along the Willamette River. Movies start soon after dusk
Cascade Pullers Oregon State Fair Invitational
Saturday Aug 25, 2018 at 5 PM - 7 PM
Cascade Pullers and GK Machine present the Cascade Pullers Invitational Truck and Tractor Pull at the Oregon State Fair! Come to check out some of the top Modified trucks and Tractors on the West Coast battle it out on the dirt!
Twilight Tuesday at the Oregon Zoo
Aug 21, 2018 - 5pm
Where can you go to eat dinner outdoors, sample local beers, listen to live music and let your kids run around or try crafty activities—all while hanging out with crepuscular creatures like lions, tigers and bears? The Oregon Zoo has set aside three summer evenings when families, coworkers, groups of friends or dates can come and enjoy everything the zoo has to offer (and more) from 5 to 8 p.m. for just $5 a ticket after 4 p.m.
Time Travelers Costume Guild visits Enchanted Forest Park
Tuesday, August 21 at 10 AM - 6 PM
Costumed Visitors visit the Enchanted Forest Amusement Park
on Tuesday, August 21st.
The Park hours are 10 am- 6pm
Attire is Fairytale/Fantasy Inspired
Please see their website for admission rates and more info.
2018 Luau Party on the Rooftop of American Dream Pizza
August 25 at 4:30 PM - 1 AM
Family Friendly--No Cover
-Local Hula Dancers
-Hawaiian Cocktails on special
-Hawaiian Mixed Plate Dish with Roasted Pork, Rice and Mac
-Hawaiian Pizza special
Market Fest 2018 -
Aug 24-26, 2018
Live Music | Local Food | Interactive Art | Beer + Bar Garden
Classic Cars | Iron Chef + Mixologist Competition
Kids Area | Sidewalk Sales | Community Brunch
Kids Area includes: A teddy bear clinic, a duck races, face painting and storytelling.