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OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD ECLIPSE CONCERT in #SalemOR – Sat. Aug. 19th

OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD ECLIPSE CONCERT

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August 19, 2017 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Salem Capitol Mall

The Salem Philharmonia Orchestra will be performing an hour-long space-themed concert on Saturday in the Capitol Mall.

Bring a blanket, a lawn chair, and a picnic lunch and enjoy an hour of amazing sounds from a talented orchestra.

Featured works include selections from Star Wars, Star Trek, The Planets and more!

Free

This concert is sponsored by the Oregon State Capitol Foundation.

Contact:
phone: (503) 986-1388
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Pigs on the Wing: “The Great Eclipse Concert” in #MonmouthOR – Aug. 20th

Pink Floyd Tribute Band, Pigs On The Wing, present:

Dark Side of the Moon

Sunday, August 20, 2017 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Monmouth, Oregon | Main Street Park Amphitheater

Pink Floyd tribute band Pigs On The Wing presents "Dark Side of the Moon" (and other Pink Floyd favorites) the night before the eclipse.

Food, beer and wine will be available.

Please leave your pets at home.

Free

Film: American Experience and the Summer of Love in #SalemOR – Today!

Gimme Shelter

1970, color, 91 minutes | Rated R

Thursday, August 8, 2017 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Hallie Ford Museum of Art | Roger Hull Lecture Hall

Called the greatest rock film ever made, this landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour, including the bloody clash between members of the Love Generation and a handful of Hell's Angels at a concert at the Altamont Speedway in San Francisco in the summer of 1969 that transformed a decade's dreams into disillusionment.

Free and open to the public

This film is part of a film series offered in conjunction with the exhibition Behind the Beyond: Psychedelic Posters and Fashion in San Francisco, 1966−1971A taking place at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art between June 3 and August 27, 2017.

MORE INFORMATION

Additional Films in the Series Include: 
• The 60s: The Years That Shaped a Generation  |  Thursday, June 22, 2017  |  7 PM
• Monterey Pop | Thursday, July 13, 2017 | 7 PM
• American Experience: Summer of Love  |  Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 7 PM

Location
WU Campus – Hallie Ford Museum of Art – Roger Hull Lecture Hall
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700 State Street
Salem 97301
Phone: 503-370-6855

Contact Information
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
museum-art@willamette.edu

503-370-6855

First annual Englewood Forest Festival in #SalemOR – Sat. Aug. 12th

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First Annual Englewood Forest Festival

Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Englewood Park | 1260 19th ST NE, Salem

Englewood Forest Festival will highlight local artists, musicians, cottage industries and businesses in Northeast Salem. 

Our festival's goals include building community, culture and environmental education in our neighborhood.

Art & environmental workshops, children’s activities, music, dance, neighborhood history, food trucks, and booths featuring local artists, cottage industries, businesses and community resources.

The first annual Englewood Forest Festival is centered on Salem’s oldest park with its many stately Oregon white oaks and Douglas fir trees.

But the event is about more than trees in a northeast neighborhood. 

The event will highlight local artists, musicians, and businesses and also focus on helping people learn to take care of the trees, birds, gardening, and to create backyard habitat.

The art exhibit will feature more than 40 artists , most who live in the neighborhood.

The family-friendly art workshops include printmaking, painting, clay, mosaics, paper crafts and drawing.

EFF Enlace Folkloric dancingLive music and dance will also be offered in various styles, including folk, Celtic, pop, country, 50s and 60s, blues, classical, traditional Mexican music, and Latino Folkloric dance.

The Latino folk dancers will be from ENLACE of Northeast Salem which promotes collaborative community projects that encourage people to help each other. This traditional idea comes from Oaxaca, Mexico is called Guelaguetza. 

Environmental workshops are a big component and include gardening for pollinators, wildlife in the park, caring for mature trees, composting, creating backyard habitat, backyard pond basics, making bird nest boxes, and vermiculture.

Informational booths will stage interactive activities for all ages and members of the family.

Some booths will feature Salem Audubon Society, Straub Environmental Center, Marion County Master Gardeners, Pond Envy, Lord & Schryver Conservancy, and Friends of Trees.

Friends of Englewood Forest will have neighborhood historian Virginia Green on hand. She will lead historical tours of the area at a later date.

The event is free, family-friendly and open to everyone.

Parkingis available on surrounding streets and at Englewood United Methodist Church (1170 17th St NE) or east parking lot of the First Church of the Nazarene (1550 Market St NE.) The portion of 20th Street NE that runs behind Englewood School will be closed to accommodate food trucks and ADA parking.

Englewood Forest Festival Page – more information

Contact:
Lynn Takata
503-970-1319
englewoodforestfestival@gmail.com

#SalemOR movies in the park: The Sandlot! – Sat. July 29th

Salem Movies in the Park – The Sandlot!

Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 8:45 PM – 10:45 PM

Riverfront Park | 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301

Movies in the park gives you a chance to spend time with family and friends or just take a break and enjoy a summer evening.

Join us under the stars to watch family-friendly movies on a 24-foot screen in the Riverfront Park Amphitheater.

All shows start at dusk and you are encouraged to bring your blankets, low-back chairs, snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks.

Movies are captioned.

Parking is available in the Carousel parking lot and at the north end of Riverfront Park.

If you would like to volunteer please contact Tibby Larson at 503-589-2197.

Learn more

Contact:
Phone: 503-588-6261
Email: parks_recreation@cityofsalem.net

River Rock Concert Series – Blues Traveler in #SalemOR – Wed. July 26th

River Rock Concert Series – Blues Traveler

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Riverfront Park | 500 Water ST NE, Salem OR 97301

The band's music covers a variety of genres, including blues rock, psychedelic rock, folk rock, soul, and Southern rock.

Currently, the group comprises singer and harmonica player John Popper, guitarist Chan Kinchla, drummer Brendan Hill, bassist Tad Kinchla, and keyboardist Ben Wilson.

Learn more

Contact:
bluestraveler.com
Phone: 503-763-1944
Email: info@riverrocksalem.com

Mel Brown Jazz Concert Public · Hosted by #MonmouthOR Music In The Park Series

Sunday, July 30, 2017 | 5:00 PM

The Main Street Park Amphitheater

The Mel Brown Summer Jazz Worshop kicks off with the annual concert in the park.

Wamba starts the evening off with Afro-pop followed by the Mel Brown Septet.

Free Admission and Kid Friendly

Music In The Park is a summer music series in Main Street Park. Concerts are held every Wednesday during July and August. This is a special concert on Sunday, not Wednesday.

City of Monmouth Event