Featured Events

Here are the highlights of some Albany’s and the surrounding area’s most popular upcoming events. If you want to discover even more things to do in Albany (and during the holiday season, there are hundreds of things to see and do) check the link in the sidebar for our full event calendar.

Albany Farmers Market opensSaturdays, mid-April through late-November
Albany Farmers Market opens
It's fall, but the market is full of harvest goodies! So grab your reusable shopping bags and head on down to 4th and Ellsworth in downtown Albany. There's sure to be plenty of fresh ingredients for all your nutritious meals. Open Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., April 15th through November 22nd. Telephone 541-740-1542 for more information.
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Trolley of Terror and VIP Ghost HuntStarting Mid-October
Trolley of Terror and VIP Ghost Hunt
Back by popular demand, the Monteith Society is once again hosting two fun and spooky historical experiences this October: a candlelit tour of the Monteith House Museum followed by a ride on the Trolley of Terror; and a VIP ghost-hunting experience at the Monteith House. Both are sponsored by the Monteith Historical Society. Link below to full details.
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9th Annual Mid-Valley BrewfestOctober 20th and October 21st
9th Annual Mid-Valley Brewfest
Enjoy delicious craft beer and other fine libations from local producers. The 9th Annual Mid-Valley Brewfest spans two days this year, and features live music, food, and fun for adults over 21. Tickets are $15 and include a keepsake Brewfest mug and four drink tickets. Additional drinks at the event are $1 per drink. Get all the info: see the link below to the Brewfest website.
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Boo Boogie Bash Rough Stock RodeoOctober 21, 2017
Boo Boogie Bash Rough Stock Rodeo
How about getting your cowgirl or cowboy boots on and heading out to the Linn County Fair & Expo Center? On Saturday, October 21st from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. you can boogie with the best of the rough riders. Pre-admission tickets are $13 buckaroos or $15 at the door. Small ghouls and boys under 5 are free with accompanying adult. Check the event website (link below), or telephone 541-895-5335 for more information.
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Runaway Pumpkin Half Marathon and 8KOctober 21, 2017
Runaway Pumpkin Half Marathon and 8K
Feeling a bit pumpkin-shaped from summer goodies? Well this event should help keep you ship-shape for Halloween treats. The marathon takes place on Saturday, October 21st at Cheadle Lake in Lebanon. Get all the info you need about registration on the marathon website (link below) r telephone 541-895-5335 for more information.

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Albany Downtown Trick or Treat and Costume ContestOctober 28, 2017
Albany Downtown Trick or Treat and Costume Contest
On Saturday, October 28th, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. you can bring the entire family down for a safe and fun way to celebrate. Downtown stores will open for trolls, witches, ghosts, goblins (and Captain America too!) or any child ready for a treat. Sponsored by the Albany Downtown Association, check their website (link below) or telephone 541-928-2469.
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Zombie Zoup RunOctober 28, 2017
Zombie Zoup Run
On Saturday, October 28th, Sweet Home is getting their sweet treat on with an exciting run for everyone. The event starts at 10:00 a.m at the Jim Riggs Community Center. For more information and registration, visit the event website (link below), or telephone 541-367-5128.
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Heritage Mall Trick or Treat at the Mall October 31, 2017
Heritage Mall Trick or Treat at the Mall
If the zombies in the family haven't found a party yet, Heritage Mall is hosting a Halloween Day/Night trick or treat event from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31st. Check out their website (link below) or telephone 541-967-8238.
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Blackberry Junction Holiday ShowSeptember 21 - 24, 2017
Blackberry Junction Holiday Show
Get ready, let it snow and go, go, go! To the Blackberry Junction Holiday Show at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center, the first weekend in November. Find beautiful and unique items for your home, gift giving, vintage items, seasonal decor, shabby chic and rustic styles, unique handmade jewelry, furniture, collectibles, crafts, quilts, fresh baked goods, and so much more!

Early Birds have an opportunity to shop on Thursday, November 2nd, from 4-8 pm for $15 per person at the door. There will be hourly drawings, appetizers, and fun. On Friday and Saturday, Nov 3rd and 4th, hours are 10 a.m. -7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov 5th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Telephone 503-507-8200 for more information.
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Taste of AlbanyNovember 5, 2017
Taste of Albany
Better grab those "Taste of Albany" tickets soon! Participating restaurants include: Carino's Italian, Sybaris Bistro, Deluxe Brewing Co, Ochoa's Queseria, Springhill Cellars, Affair Catering 4 U, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Allann Bros Coffee, Valley Catering, Pizza Amore, Growler Garage & Tap House, Snow Peak Coffee Company, Bigfoot Bites, Southpaw's Perfect Pizza, Cellar Cat, Izzy's, Mazama Brewing, Sassy Cakes, and Sinister Distilling!
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