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.

May
1
Mon
Preservation Month Events 2023 @ Albany, Oregon
May 1 – May 31 all-day
Preservation Month Events 2023 @ Albany, Oregon | Albany | Oregon | United States

Celebrate our nation’s heritage by exploring historic places all month long. In Albany, events will include the Annual Tweed Ride, Vintage Bicycle Show, the Hidden History Scavenger Hunt, Albany Streetcar Tour and MORE!

Photo: “Victorian Splendor” by Camron Settlemier

Jun
1
Thu
TEEN STUFF at the Albany Public Library @ Albany Public Library
Jun 1 – Jun 30 all-day
TEEN STUFF at the Albany Public Library @ Albany Public Library | Albany | Oregon | United States

TEEN STUFF all June long at the Albany Public Library!

Start June off by picking up your summer reading log! Mark off every day you read and return periodically for cool prizes!

ALL JUNE LONG – Make a button! Stop by the Teen Desk at the Main Library and make buttons! A variety of templates will be provided for pride flags, pronouns, and positive messages.

The Li’l Art Show @ Linn County Arts Guild
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Li'l Art Show @ Linn County Arts Guild | Lebanon | Oregon | United States

The Li’l Art Show is a gallery display at Linn County Arts Guild including only works of art that are 8×10″ or smaller. Visitors are welcome to come enjoy artwork created by local artists from Linn County.

If you are interested in entering your art, go to the Art Guild’s website for information.

Lebanon Downtown Farmers’ Market @ Lebanon Downtown Farmers' Market
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Lebanon Downtown Farmers' Market @ Lebanon Downtown Farmers' Market | Lebanon | Oregon | United States

Shop local and fresh. For information visit Sweet Home Farmers Market

Strawberry Festival in Lebanon @ Cheadle Lake Park
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Strawberry Festival in Lebanon @ Cheadle Lake Park | Lebanon | Oregon | United States

Whether it is watching the Saturday night fireworks display, enjoying a complimentary piece of the World’s Largest Strawberry Shortcake, taking in a parade, or just sitting back and relaxing on the lawn to watch some entertainment on the main stage, the Strawberry Festival offers something for everyone and every budget.

Tickets are $8.00 (ages 13+) daily presale, $10.00 daily at the gate, Kids 0-12 are free. $25.00 Season Pass is available for presale only and allows re-entry for the entire 4 days of the festival. Thursday ONLY, veterans, active military, first responders, and lineman get FREE ADMISSION, just come to the festival gates with your official ID. Buy presale tickets online here.

For a full schedule of events, visit the Lebanon Strawberry Festival website.

The Lebanon Strawberry Festival is a community wide celebration held each year during the first full weekend in June. The festival started in 1909 as a celebration of the bountiful berry harvests; the strawberry festival continues today as a chance to bring our community together, and to celebrate with pride all of Lebanon’s beauty and friendliness. ​

 

Jun
2
Fri
The Li’l Art Show @ Linn County Arts Guild
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Li'l Art Show @ Linn County Arts Guild | Lebanon | Oregon | United States

The Li’l Art Show is a gallery display at Linn County Arts Guild including only works of art that are 8×10″ or smaller. Visitors are welcome to come enjoy artwork created by local artists from Linn County.

If you are interested in entering your art, go to the Art Guild’s website for information.

Strawberry Festival in Lebanon @ Cheadle Lake Park
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Strawberry Festival in Lebanon @ Cheadle Lake Park | Lebanon | Oregon | United States

Whether it is watching the Saturday night fireworks display, enjoying a complimentary piece of the World’s Largest Strawberry Shortcake, taking in a parade, or just sitting back and relaxing on the lawn to watch some entertainment on the main stage, the Strawberry Festival offers something for everyone and every budget.

Tickets are $8.00 (ages 13+) daily presale, $10.00 daily at the gate, Kids 0-12 are free. $25.00 Season Pass is available for presale only and allows re-entry for the entire 4 days of the festival. Thursday ONLY, veterans, active military, first responders, and lineman get FREE ADMISSION, just come to the festival gates with your official ID. Buy presale tickets online here.

For a full schedule of events, visit the Lebanon Strawberry Festival website.

The Lebanon Strawberry Festival is a community wide celebration held each year during the first full weekend in June. The festival started in 1909 as a celebration of the bountiful berry harvests; the strawberry festival continues today as a chance to bring our community together, and to celebrate with pride all of Lebanon’s beauty and friendliness. ​

 

Carousel 1st Friday Summer Vacation! @ Historic Carousel & Museum
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Carousel 1st Friday Summer Vacation! @ Historic Carousel & Museum | Albany | Oregon | United States

The Carousel’s theme for 1st Friday this month is Summer Vacation! Dust off your summer attire. It can be tacky or cute. Does not matter. Hats, sunglasses, but no flip flops in the café please. There will be face painting, characters in the building, candy rides and Pets on Parade. Kids, bring your favorite stuffed animal and show them off to our judges.

Photo: Blake the Bengal Tiger with Frankie Jo Koch courtesy of Peggy Burris

Gallery Calapooia First Friday & Artist Reception June @ Gallery Calapooia
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Susan-and-Melissa

Susan-and-Melissa

Every First Friday, you can meet the artists whose artwork will be displayed this month at Galleria Calapooia at their Artist Reception.

June featured artists: Susan Bourdet and Melissa Saylor

Jun
3
Sat
Albany Farmers’ Market @ Albany, Oregon
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Albany Farmers' Market @ Albany, Oregon | Albany | Oregon | United States

Fresh and local produce, baked goods, meat, flowers and more! For information visit Albany, OR Farmers’ Market