Love from Albany!

You’re gonna love your visit to Albany in February! It’s Valentine’s month, and we have some ideas to help you plan a special day with your sweetheart and fill your calendar all month. Here are some more ideas to get you started: 

LOVE banner above a table covered in Valentine's knick-knacks
Vintage Roost Valentine’s by Debbie Williams

1st Friday Downtown Chocolate Walk on February 2 in Historic Downtown Albany. Get some treats and take advantage of sale prices on a gift for your special someone. See or call 541-928-2469. 

“The Miracle on First Avenue” Book Signing at Albany Historic Carousel & Museum Authors Jennifer Moody and Wendy Kirbey with editor Dianne Neglay will be on-site to answer questions and sign copies of the new book about the true story of a tenacious woman and the people who supported her to bring a carousel to Albany. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 4 at 503 1st Ave. W. See for more information or call 541-497-2934. 

The Great Gatsby at Albany Civic Theater This adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic draws the audience into themes of equity and privilege and showcases Daisy’s strength and character. This show is a World Premiere performance by Portland playwright Maeve Z O’Connor. Albany Civic Theater is located at 111 First Ave W. Performances on February 2- 4 and February 8-10. See or call 541-928-4603 for showtimes and future plays. 

Valentine Open House The Vintage Roost will open its charming seasonal gift shop in the picturesque countryside of North Albany. Shop for hand-made gifts, antiques, collectibles, fresh-baked goods and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 935 Scenic Dr. N.W. See The Vintage Roost, LLC on Facebook or thevintageroostllc on Instagram for more information. 

Lambentine’s at Iron Water Ranch Fun for the whole family and one of the sweetest events available for Valentine’s Day.  Snuggle, bottle feed and hang out with adorable baby lambs and learn about all the care that goes into raising them. 11 a.m. to p.m. on February 10 and 11. Reservations are required for one-hour sessions, $20 per person. Purchase tickets online at or call 541-928-5180. 35179 Riverside Dr. S.W. 

Miss Maui courtesy of Iron Water Ranch

Crab Fest Hosted by the Greater Albany Rotary Club, the dinner will be held at Calapooia Brewing from noon to 7 p.m. on February 10. Tickets will be available soon at for $55 and at the door the day of the event for $60. Calapooia Brewing is located at 140 NE Hill St. N.E.

Greyhound Tavern Grand Opening Be the first to experience this great new hangout on February 22. The Tavern is located at 220 2nd Ave S.W. Keep checking their Facebook for more information. 

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