This year’s Salem Peace Lecture will feature an expert in nuclear weapons abolition and celebrate PCUN, Oregon’s farm worker union.
Traditional Gaelic food and festivities
Salem has two returning events on the calendar at city parks in September, hosted by Willamette Vital Health.
The Boys and Girls Club’s annual fundraiser in Salem returns starting Friday, with over 100 local beers on tap at the convention center.
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…]
Jim Kelsey, of Gervais, uses a hammer to shape a shoehorn while forge welding in the blacksmith shop at Powerland Heritage Park (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) In the 1950s, a group of local farmers felt nostalgic. Before World War II, they tended the land with wheat thrashers and steam engines, but[Read More…]