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Play at Willamette U. in #SalemOR: Santa’s Bag –

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Coming in December!

Santa’s Bag

​A New Play For The Holidays!

December 19-23, 2017 | Starting at 7:00 PM

Willamette University | M. Lee Pelton Playhouse

Last stop: Santa’s Bag! Or is it?

What happens when a toy never leaves? Fall into Santa’s Bag and find out!

Grab your accessories and join Amos the Singing Prospector, Om the Train, Swat Man Stan, Princess Saina, Melody the Mermaid, and Hip Hop Hallie as they explore the true meaning of friendship, forgiveness, acceptance, and the love we share through the holidays.

http://www.theatre33.org/ – ticket information


Wednesday Evening Film Series at Historic Elsinore Theatre in #SalemOR – Today!

Wednesday Evening Film Series:


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Historic Elsinore Theatre | 170 High St SE, Salem

Will Ferrell, James Caan and Zooey Deschanel star in Christmas comedy classic about a man raised as an elf who goes on an adventure in New York City looking for his parents.


Elsinore Theatre Events Page

Winter Solstice Concert at Willamette U. in #SalemOR – Thurs. Dec. 21st

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Hosted by Salem String Quartet

Thursday, December 21, 2017 | 7:00 PM

Salem Public Library | Loucks Auditorium | 645 Liberty St SE, Salem

  • Boccherini-Quartet No.5 Op.27 No.2
  • Leinonen-Gigue from String Quartet No 1
  • Dvorak-Two Waltzes Op.54
  • Webern-Langsamer Satz
  • Beethoven-String Quartet No.4 Op.18

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Holiday Gala: La Dolce Vita at Bush Barn Art Center in #SalemOR – Fri. Nov. 10th

Holiday Gala: La Dolce Vita

Friday, November 10 | 6-9 pm

Bush Barn Art Center | 600 Mission St. SE

Get a taste of “the sweet life” at Holiday Gala: La Dolce Vita. Stroll around the Bush Barn Art Center in your festive evening attire while browsing hundreds of handmade gifts from regional artisans, listening to live music from Eric John Kaiser, and enjoying delicious appetizers and drinks from LifeSource Natural Foods, Roth’s Fresh Markets, Gilgamesh Brewing and the SAA Gallery Guides.

Other things to look forward to include a “blind” art auction, entry/raffle prizes, and photos with Santa. Complimenting the theme, artist James Southworth will have a new series of pastel pieces on display from his recent trip to Italy.

Not only is this a celebration of the gift giving season, it is also a fundraiser for the Salem Art Association’s galleries at the Bush Barn Art Center. Dress up, let loose, have some fun, and raise some money for the arts. Don’t worry, no paparazzi allowed.

Every guest age 21 and over will be treated to a complimentary glass of Prosecco (Italian sparkling wine). Additional drinks will be available for purchase, and all food is complimentary.

To purchase tickets, click the link above, call 503-581-2228, or stop by the Bush Barn Art Center, located in Bush’s Pasture Park at 600 Mission Street SE in Salem.

Advance: $15 Members | $20 Non-Members

Door: $25


Or visit the Bush Barn Art Center event webpage

Performance: Clarence Darrow in #SalemOR – Wed. Nov. 15th

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Naked Darrow,” a one man play by nationally renowned Darrow portrayer Gary L. Anderson, is coming to Loucks Auditorium at the Salem Library.

⁠⁠⁠⁠2nd Annual Mushroom Show

⁠⁠⁠Second Annual Mushroom Show

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Salem Public Library | Main Branch

Local mushroom displays, mushroom ID workshops with Henry Young, film screenings, and guest speaker, author Steve Carpenter.

Have fun learning about mushrooms with the Willamette Valley Mushroom Society.

Participants will have an opportunity to see many varieties of fungi, and chat with people who know and love them.

Activities include:

  • Local mushroom displays in Anderson Rooms A&B
  • Mushroom identification workshops in the Plaza Room with mushroom expert Henry Young
  • films in Loucks Auditorium.
  • At 3 p.m. special guest speaker Steve Carpenter, author of Mushrooms of Marys Peak and Vicinity will speak in Loucks Auditorium about his book.

See more information here.

Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE

Wednesday Evening Film Series at the Historic Elsinore Theatre in #SalemOR – Nov. 1st


Wednesday Evening Film Series:

The Birds

(1963 | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1 hr. 59 min.)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 7:00 PM

Elsinore Theatre

The 1963 Alfred Hitchcock horror film about a town of attacking birds starring Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor.


Cost: $6

Elsinore Theatre170 High St SESalem, OR 97301