It’s a great time to be outdoors in the valley! This month brings Easter, as well as egg hunts, outdoor activities, and thoughts of all the gorgeous weather and activities to come this summer. Check out all the uniquely Oregon things to do in this month’s events guide.
March 23 – April 29
It’s Tulip Fest time, and Wooden Shoe Tulip farm always delivers. Walk through 40 acres of tulips, visit the children’s play area, bring a picnic or enjoy food from local vendors, take in the beautiful views, and you can even bring your dog. Take a ride on the cow train or taste wines from Wooden Shoe Vineyards. Fresh flowers, food, wine and fun for the entire family!
When: Mon – Thurs 9 am – 6 pm, Fri - Sun 8 am – 7 pm
Where: 33814 South Meridian Road, Woodburn, OR
More Information: WoodenShoe.com
Wine, Whiskey & Women brings together women from all parts of life to celebrate, support, and empower one another. This celebratory, positive event brings in well-known, local women who are passionate about giving back and investing in other women. Our guest speakers include Mel Heim, master distiller and Vice President of Operations at Eastside Distilling. Food samples are graciously provided by Souper Natural with full meals available for purchase, along with a variety of cocktails and glasses of wine, not to mention full bottles, from our distilleries and wineries.
When: 4 - 8:30 pm
Where: Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill St. SE, Salem
More Information: www.winewhiskeywomen.com
Drown your sorrows or celebrate a big refund! Sip, dance and laugh at Arcane Cellars’ Tax Relief Party. Enjoy live music and comedy with crowd-pleaser Joe Stoddard. Full tasting menu noon to 1 pm, plus food truck service from Fire Pit Wandering Kitchen. $5 cover.
When: 1 pm
Where: Wheatland Tasting Room, 22350 Magness Rd. NW, Salem
More Information: https://arcanecellars.com/event/tax-relief-party/
A family favorite for many in the area is Deepwood’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza! Bring the children and their baskets out for fun with the Easter Bunny, crafts, games, and egg hunts according to age group. This event is designed for toddlers through age 10. All proceeds support Deepwood’s community programs and preservation of the home. Pre-registration is required. $5 per child, $1 per adult.
When: 1 – 3 pm
Where: Deepwood Museum & Gardens, 1116 Mission Street SE, Salem
More Information: www.elsinoretheatre.com
Gilgamesh Brewing, along with Terry Porter, will be hosting their second annual Benefit Dinner to benefit the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital this year! The evening begins at 5:30 pm with the silent auction. Attendees can browse and bid on the auction items while enjoying a cocktail hour and appetizers. An epicurean-style feast will follow with a full service complimentary bar, raffle, and live auction. Dessert will be served and followed by an evening of live music and dancing. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation.
When: 5:30 - 11pm
Where: 2065 Madrona Avenue Southeast, Salem
More Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/benefit-dinner-2019-tickets-56830916802
Celebrate Easter with your entire Family at Left Coast Estate. This year we have an Easter Egg hunt for the kids and a scavenger hunt for the adults. Bring out the competitive side in your family as you search for great prizes on our property.
Kids Easter Egg Hunt Starts at 12:30 pm, and the Adult Scavenger Hunt starts at 12 pm and concludes when all prizes have been redeemed. $10 includes map and tasting. In order to participate and redeem a prize you will need to purchase a map from the tasting room. (Limit 1 prize per map).
When: Noon - 5pm
Where: Left Coast Estate, 4225 N Pacific Hwy 99W, Rickreall
Adventures Without Limits presents the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, a collection of the best mountain films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival this year, showcasing amazing filmmaking talent from the world over to an audience that spans the globe. Tickets $20.
When: 7 pm
Where: 170 High St. SE, Salem
More Information: https://www.awloutdoors.org/banffsale