This month celebrate love, craft, and Oregon’s 160th birthday! We’ve got a ton of fun Valentine’s activities. Take your Galantine out to Yoga in the Garden at the Oregon Garden any Friday or Sunday this month, take your little sweetheart to the Salem Daddy/Daughter dance, or enjoy great food and wine pairings at the Willamette Winery. And don’t forget a monumental celebration at the Oregon State Capital to commemorate our state’s 160th birthday!
Attention dads, grandfathers, uncles, and any man who is looking out for a little girl in his life. Get ready to take your little (or not so little) girl out for a night she’ll always remember! This Valentine's Day-themed event includes dinner, dessert, dancing, games, and more for dads, honorary dads, and daughters of all ages. Tickets are $10.
When: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran Church Salem, 1770 Baxter Road Southeast
It’s Cupid’s Night Out at the Carousel! Unlimited carousel rides, valentine crafts and activities, cookie decorating, cupid bingo, and a photo booth. $5 per person, kids under 3 are free. There’s a limited number of tickets, so get them early!
When: 5 – 7 pm
Where: Salem's Riverfront Carousel, 101 Front St. NE
More Information: http://salemcarousel.wixsite.com/salemcarousel/calendarofevents
February 13 & 14
Join the Willamette Valley Vineyards for a Valentine's Day-themed pairings dinner hosted by a knowledgeable wine ambassador and Chef DJ MacIntyre, who will lead you through an engaging and educational four-course meal and share stories of the history of the winery and the Oregon wine story. $85 per person, $75 for members. Reservations required.
When: 6:30 – 9 pm
Where: Willamette Valley Vineyards, 8800 Enchanted Way SE
Oregon's 160th Birthday Celebration takes place on a Saturday, February 16 from 10 am - 2 pm. Costumed interpreters, covered wagons, blacksmithing, native cultures, the Oregon Pioneer, children's activities and free birthday cake will be served. Learn about Oregon history and celebrate the date this great state entered the union. Parking is free on the weekends.
When: 10 - 2pm
Where: Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St. NE
Fridays and Sundays in February
What better place to enjoy yoga than a place that looks like a relaxation app come to life! Enjoy gentle yoga in the beautiful setting of the Oregon Garden. Wear comfortable (but not too baggy) workout clothes that you can move in. Yoga pants, t-shirts, tank tops, leotards, and leggings are all appropriate. Yoga is free for resort guests, $5 for members, and $8 for nonmembers.
When: 9 - 10:15am
Where: 879 W. Main St. Silverton, OR
More Information: http://www.oregongarden.org/yoga-in-the-garden/