Calendar

Welcome to AVA’s monthly calendar of events. Take a peek and plan your stay-cation or your next visit to our region. The city’s most notable annual events include historic home tours, outdoor summer concerts and movies under the stars, and the Northwest Art and Air Festival.

*Note for event organizers: If you’d like to have your event listed on the AVA calendar, head over to our contact page and submit your event to us.

Apr
2
Sun
April Floof’s Day 2023 @ Iron Water Ranch
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
April Floof's Day 2023 @ Iron Water Ranch | Albany | Oregon | United States

Start the Spring season off with a visit to the barn for some sheepy ambiance! Enjoy fiber arts, painting, educational classes and shopping. Check the website to see if there will be opportunities to snuggle new lambs! For registration and times visit Iron Water Ranch.

Apr
5
Wed
Sensory Friendly Ride @ The Historic Carousel & Museum, Albany, OR
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Sensory Friendly Ride @ The Historic Carousel & Museum, Albany, OR | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join the Albany Carousel for a sensory-friendly ride!

To provide a more accepting and comfortable setting for individuals on the autism spectrum or with sensory sensitivities and their families, we will slow the carousel down to a jog and turn off the organ music.

It’s our hope to provide a fun and inviting space for everyone. So put on your blue and join us!

Apr
7
Fri
Chintimini Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show @ Linn County Expo Center
Apr 7 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Chintimini Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show @ Linn County Expo Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

The Chintimini Kennel Club Shows are three days of all breed conformation, obedience and rally. The show is open to the public and will be held indoors and unbenched. Parking fee is $5/day. Please don’t bring dogs that are not entered in the show.

Photo: “Intensity Agility Finals” by Dan Bateman

Carousel 1st Friday @ Historic Carousel & Museum
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Carousel 1st Friday @ Historic Carousel & Museum | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join the Carousel for an eggcellent First Friday adventure with gift shop and cafe specials. Party Perfection Oregon will help you to make an Easter Egg Wreath, and of course, there will be unlimited carousel rides! Just $5 per person gets you in the door for fun for the WHOLE family!

Gallery Calapooia Artist Reception & First Friday 2023 @ Gallery Calapooia
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gallery Calapooia Artist Reception & First Friday 2023 @ Gallery Calapooia | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join Gallery Calapooia’s Artist Reception for Carol Houk and Steve Terhune happening Friday, April 7 from 6-8 pm. Houk and Terhune are the Featured Artists for April 2023. Their artwork will be on display now through April 22. Visit their website, GalleryCalapooia.com for more information.

Something Rotten! @ Albany Civic Theater
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm
Something Rotten! @ Albany Civic Theater | Albany | Oregon | United States

Don’t miss this hysterical combination of sixteenth-century Shakespeare and twenty-first-century Broadway, in which two brothers are determined to write the world’s first musical. For tickets and information visit WEBSITE

Apr
8
Sat
Chintimini Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show @ Linn County Expo Center
Apr 8 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Chintimini Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show @ Linn County Expo Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

The Chintimini Kennel Club Shows are three days of all breed conformation, obedience and rally. The show is open to the public and will be held indoors and unbenched. Parking fee is $5/day. Please don’t bring dogs that are not entered in the show.

Photo: “Intensity Agility Finals” by Dan Bateman

Albany’s Egg-cellent Adventure 2023
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Albany's Egg-cellent Adventure 2023

Hop around Albany (in your car) and collect something fun at different parks throughout the city. The fee is $5.00 per child and registration is required – visit the Albany Parks & Recreation WEBSITE

Easter Hunt at Heritage Mall @ Heritage Mall
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Easter Hunt at Heritage Mall @ Heritage Mall | Albany | Oregon | United States

Verbatim Church is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt inside the Heritage Mall on Saturday, April 8 starting at 10 am. The egg hunt will take place on the West side of the Mall in front of Hobby Lobby. They will be running age groups at different times to ensure safety and to make sure that all kids have a chance to get some eggs. Times for age groups will be: 0-2 Years at 10 am, 3-5 Years at 10:30 am, 6-8 Years at 11:00 am, and 9-12 Years at 11:30 am. They will also be raffling off a prizes.

Hope Church Easter Egg-stravaganza @ Hope Church
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hope Church Easter Egg-stravaganza @ Hope Church | Albany | Oregon | United States

FUN for the whole family! The event includes over 10,000 eggs, the Easter Bunny, face painting, food, giveaways, and more! Egg hunt for kids 6 months to 5th grade.