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WEATHER RELATED UPDATE: Ribbon Cutting! Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge in #SalemOR – Wed. August 2nd


Salem’s New Pedestrian & Bicycle Bridge

  • 9:00 AM Community Parade in the Park (time changed from 4 PM to 9 AM)
    Begins in Wallace Marine Park, Crosses Union Street Railroad Bridge, Ends at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
  • 9:30 AM  Ceremony at Riverfront Park Amphitheater; Ribbon Cutting at Bridge Entrance (Time changed from 4:30 PM to 9:30 AM)
  • Canceled! (Due to heat) – Downtown Celebration. Passport Activity at Downtown Salem’s First Wednesday

**Free Visitor Parking Available in Downtown Parkades**


For additional questions regarding the event, please email mintobridge@cityofsalem.net or call 503.588.6178.


11th Annual Sikh Day Parade in #SalemOR – Sat., June 17th

11th Annual Sikh Day Parade 2017

18th Annual UFO Festival in #McMinnvilleOR

McMenamins 18th Annual UFO Festival

Mass Abductions, Government Cover-Ups and Modern Sightings

at Hotel Oregon in McMinnville

May 18–21, 2017

The 18th Annual UFO Festival lands on May 18, 2017 in McMinnville, and tickets to all speakers’ events are on sale now! The compelling lineup includes: Yvonne Smith – Hypnotherapist & alien abduction expert; David Schindele – Retired Air Force captain & UFO experiencer; Robert Hastings – UFO/nukes phenomenon expert; Robert Jacobs – Retired Air Force officer & UFO experiencer; Melanie Young – Starchild Project co-founder & former neonatal nurse.

We’ll also have Breakfast with James Clarkson, Lunch with the Speakers and a (new!) Social Hour with the Speakers.

And as always, we’ll have the alien costume parade, free live music indoors and out, a 5K run, a pet costume contest, live radio/podcasts and more out-of-this-world events – such as alien lasertag. Make plans to join in the fun!

Source: http://ufofest.com/

UFO Costume Parade in #McMinnvilleOR – Tomorrow, Sat. May 14th

UFO Costume Parade

May 14 2:00 pm

Third Street • Route through downtown McMinnville

Watch from your sidewalk seat or march in costume in the wildly fun and colorful UFO Costume Parade that careens and cartwheels through town. Aliens and Chewbacca are standard fare, as is live music by Transcendental Brass Band and entertainers.

All ages welcome


More info

#JeffersonOR Mint Festival – next weekend – including Frog Jump contest!

…more info