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.

Feb
11
Sun
Lambentine’s Day at Iron Water Ranch @ Iron Water Ranch
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lambentine's Day at Iron Water Ranch @ Iron Water Ranch | Albany | Oregon | United States

At this indoor event, Iron Water Ranch invites the community into their barns to meet their lambs!

There will be educational displays, knowledgeable staff, and tons of baby lambs on hand.

Reservations REQUIRED for one-hour sessions, $20 per person. For information and reservations visit: Lambentine.

May
17
Fri
The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair @ Scio Fairgrounds
May 17 all-day
The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair @ Scio Fairgrounds | Scio | Oregon | United States

SAVE the DATE for this fun family event with a parade, live music, exhibits, quilt show, car show, and sheepdog trials and more!

The Fat Lamb Fiber Fest is part of the Lamb & Wool Fair activities.

May 17, 18, 19, 2024

Photo by Alicen Arsenault

May
18
Sat
The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair @ Scio Fairgrounds
May 18 all-day
The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair @ Scio Fairgrounds | Scio | Oregon | United States

SAVE the DATE for this fun family event with a parade, live music, exhibits, quilt show, car show, and sheepdog trials and more!

The Fat Lamb Fiber Fest is part of the Lamb & Wool Fair activities.

May 17, 18, 19, 2024

Photo by Alicen Arsenault

May
19
Sun
The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair @ Scio Fairgrounds
May 19 all-day
The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair @ Scio Fairgrounds | Scio | Oregon | United States

SAVE the DATE for this fun family event with a parade, live music, exhibits, quilt show, car show, and sheepdog trials and more!

The Fat Lamb Fiber Fest is part of the Lamb & Wool Fair activities.

May 17, 18, 19, 2024

Photo by Alicen Arsenault

Jun
28
Fri
The Black Sheep Gathering 2024 @ Linn County Expo Center
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Black Sheep Gathering 2024 @ Linn County Expo Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

The 48th Annual Black Sheep Gathering, taking place Friday through Sunday, celebrates natural-colored animals and their fiber.

Don’t miss the most charming sheep in the barn and spectacular fiber entries. 📷 by Melinda Martin

 

Jun
29
Sat
The Black Sheep Gathering 2024 @ Linn County Expo Center
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
The Black Sheep Gathering 2024 @ Linn County Expo Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

The 48th Annual Black Sheep Gathering, taking place Friday through Sunday, celebrates natural-colored animals and their fiber.

Don’t miss the most charming sheep in the barn and spectacular fiber entries. 📷 by Melinda Martin

 

Jun
30
Sun
The Black Sheep Gathering 2024 @ Linn County Expo Center
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Black Sheep Gathering 2024 @ Linn County Expo Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

The 478h Annual Black Sheep Gathering, taking place Friday through Sunday, celebrates natural-colored animals and their fiber.

Don’t miss the most charming sheep in the barn and spectacular fiber entries. 📷 by Melinda Martin