From barrel racing to lumberjacks, we’ve got a look at this year’s state fair highlights. The fair runs through Labor Day in Salem.
By Laura Tesler - Special to Salem Reporter
PHOTOS: Bands take the stage for Salem’s first Capitol Jam
The day-long music festival Saturday drew a few hundreds people to Riverfront Park and served as an unofficial opening for the amphitheater stage.
PHOTOS: Trees, community take center stage at Englewood Forest Fest
Catch the dancers, art and activities that filled Englewood Park on Saturday.
PHOTOS: Salem Philharmonia performs at Capitol
Oregon’s state parks got a musical birthday celebration Saturday as the Salem Philharmonia Orchestra performed at a special centennial event. Temperatures Saturday peaked at 103 degrees in Salem, but that didn’t stop a crowd from gathering on the Capitol Mall in the late morning to listen to a selection of[Read More…]
PHOTOS: A celebration of steam, firefighting returns to Powerland
The 62-acre Powerland Heritage Park was alive this weekend with the sounds of machinery as Oregonians from all corners of the state gathered to celebrate antique machinery. The 52nd annual Great Oregon Steam-Up kicked off July 30 with an army of 1,000 volunteers, and the “Parade of Power,” a display[Read More…]