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.
17th ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVALL
Visit Sweet Home October 7th, 2023 for their Harvest Festival in Sankey Park at 877 14th Ave., Sweet Home OR.
Kid Zone Games
*All Free Activities and Snacks Are While Supplies Last*
The popular Pie Bake-Off Contest is back! You can taste the entries for a $3 donation. Donations go toward park projects.
The Chili Cook-Off is back! Admission will be $5 per person or $10 per family (limit 6 people per family). A ticket will be provided as proof of purchase for general admission. Purchasers will use their entry ticket as a ‘voting ticket’ for the People’s Choice Award. The ticket sale profits will go toward the Sweet Home Kids Food Pak.
Samaritan Health Services will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by an open house and refreshments, on Friday, Oct. 27, from 12:30 to 6 p.m., for the new Sweet Home Medical Center, located at 1289 49th Ave. in Sweet Home. The event is open to the public. Remarks from Samaritan Health Services’ leadership will begin shortly after 12:30 p.m. A ribbon cutting, tours and refreshments will immediately follow. The completion of this facility exemplifies the commitment of so many to building a healthier community together. The 17,500-square-foot building focuses on improving access to health care with clinics offering family medicine, walk-in care and medication management as well as a retail pharmacy with a drive-up window and a helipad. The facility will open on Monday, Oct. 30. More information about this project can be found at samhealth.org/SweetHomeTogether. For questions about the grand opening, call 541-451-7063.