A hot Saturday did little to discourage Salemites from checking out original artwork, hands-on crafts and performances at Bush’s Pasture Park. The Salem Art Fair & Festival runs through Sunday.
By Laura Tesler - Special to Salem Reporter
In a unique team bonding event, 40 Cherriots employees, from office workers up to General Manager Allan Pollock, competed Saturday in an annual bus obstacle course.
From screams on the Zipper to glory in the livestock barn, this year’s Marion County Fair had plenty to keep visitors entertained.
Families flocked to the Oregon State Fairgrounds Tuesday for a concert, carnival fun and Salem’s first fireworks show since the pandemic.
With a focus on the Philippines, the 2023 World Beat festival brought dancers from all over the world to the stage in Salem, with fire dancers starring in the Saturday night finale.
The Willamette River was all color over the weekend as 28 dragon boat teams raced for a shot at glory during the World Beat Festival in Salem.
Salem’s first Pride march in 1978 drew just nine attendees for a march to the Capitol. Saturday’s event brought back the march, but with hundreds more attendees.
Thirty-four graduates earned diplomas from Early College High School, the small college prep school located on the Chemeketa Community College campus.
Graduates from Salem’s alternative high school, including the teen parent program, celebrated Friday.
Fifty Salem and Keizer students are exiting the Community Transition Program, which helps prepare young adults with disabilities for independent living and work.