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Surrounding Salem February 2018
Posted Fri, Feb 2nd 2018 11:37 am
This month, we already have Valentine’s Day on the brain. Because when the days are short, cold, and wet, wine and chocolate are a great pick-me-up. Enjoy a variety of events guaranteed to get you ...

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Surrounding Salem January 2018
Posted Thu, Dec 28th 2017 10:51 am
The holidays are over, but there’s still so much to do and see in Salem! Art and wine definitely dominate the calendar as everyone tries to stay warm and get out of the house once and a while. Ther...

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Surrounding Salem December 2017
Posted Wed, Nov 29th 2017 10:09 am
From the lighting of Salem’s Grand Tree at the capitol to waiving at the hometown floats at Keizer’s Holiday Lights Parade, there’s plenty to do this time of year. These events are perfect if you h...

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Surrounding Salem November 2017
Posted Thu, Nov 2nd 2017 4:07 pm
Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? Maybe not, but several events in November have shopping opportunities that you won’t find anywhere else! The Holiday Gala: La Dolce Vita benefiting the...

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Surrounding Salem October 2017
Posted Tue, Sep 26th 2017 12:38 pm
In light of all the recent fire activity, rain is a very welcome sight! But it doesn’t have to stop you from indulging in all the fun fall activities around the Willamette Valley this time of year....

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Surrounding Salem September 2017
Posted Mon, Aug 28th 2017 2:19 pm
Fall is here! OK, maybe it doesn’t feel like fall quite yet, but the kids are heading back to school, Oktoberfest is around the corner, and a summer full of outdoor festivals and fairs is slowly dr...

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Surrounding Salem August 2017
Posted Fri, Jul 28th 2017 4:42 pm
No matter what else you’re planning in August, you’d better have the eclipse on your calendar! There are eclipse-themed events all over Salem, which is one of the rare spots in America where there ...

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Surrounding Salem July 2017
Posted Mon, Jun 26th 2017 5:40 pm
Summer is officially here, and you can kick it off with a variety of Fourth of July celebrations. Those with a fondness for nostalgia will love the traditional Fourth in Stayton with a parade and f...

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Surrounding Salem June 2017
Posted Wed, May 31st 2017 5:43 pm
Festivals, festivals, and more festivals! June is the month to celebrate everything, from dads to beer to the middle ages in the Willamette Valley. For the first time this year, you can reserve cam...

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Surrounding Salem May 2017
Posted Fri, Apr 28th 2017 3:43 pm
The flowers are blooming, the chill in the air is fading, and everyone is just itching to get outside. This month brings the Salem Saturday Market, the Keizer Iris Festival, the Cinco de Micro Br...

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Surrounding Salem April 2017: Festival of Illusions, Wulapalooza, and the Oregon Ag Fest!
Posted Fri, Mar 31st 2017 1:37 pm
From a magic camp for the kids and charity events benefiting the Alzheimer's Network to the Oregon Ag Fest which aims to bridge the gap between urban and rural life, you’ll have plenty to do in A...

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Surrounding Salem March 2017: Things to Do, See and Eat
Posted Fri, Feb 24th 2017 5:45 pm
The outdoor season is in full swing, despite the chilly weather. In fact, one of the biggest events in the Valley, the Daffodil Festival, happens this month! You’ll find that Oregonians are able ...

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Have a Happy Halloween At Your Salem Oregon Home!
Posted Thu, Oct 24th 2013 8:15 am
There's a goblin at my window, A monster by my door. The pumpkin at my table Keeps on smiling more and more. There's a ghost who haunts my bedroom, A witch whose face is green. They used to be my f...

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Happy Independence Day!
Posted Fri, Jun 28th 2013 3:47 pm
            “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”  ~Elmer Davis As Americans, we celebrate Independence Day on July 4th to honor our nation’...

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How To Deal With An Uncooperative Landlord
Posted Sat, Mar 30th 2013 8:33 am
Generally, most landlords appreciate good tenants and deal with them in a timely and reasonable.  There may be times, however, when the owner of your Salem OR home is unresponsive to your request f...

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December A Month Of Celebrations
Posted Sun, Dec 16th 2012 11:25 am
December is indeed a busy month for most folks as they shop, plan, party, and attend religious, social, and cultural events.  It begins too soon after Thanksgiving and ends with a bang as it ushers...

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Traveling From Your Salem OR Home at Thanksgiving?
Posted Thu, Nov 15th 2012 11:45 am
While many people choose to stay in—or close to—their Salem OR home at Thanksgiving, a large number of folks travel via plane, train, or car to celebrate with family and friends.  To minimize stres...

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Salem Oregon Halloween Happenings 2012
Posted Tue, Oct 23rd 2012 9:06 am
Tonight is the nightWhen pumpkins stareThrough sheaves and leavesEverywhere,When ghouls and ghost And goblin hostDance round their queen.It's Halloween.- Harry Behn It’s nearly that time of year a...

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Memorial Day 2012 at Your Salem Oregon Home
Posted Fri, May 25th 2012 3:50 pm
“America, we marched with pride. We gave our life, for you we died." -  Roger J. Robicheau Do you celebrate Memorial Day at your Salem Oregon home?  Or, to be more specific, do you acknowledge the...

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Looking Ahead To Retirement: A Plan For Salem Oregon Homeowners
Posted Fri, Apr 13th 2012 9:23 am
Many people dream of moving from their Salem Oregon home to a new location in retirement. When you are no longer tied to your job, you can finally take off for a warmer climate, pursue your hobbies...

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