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.

Jun
21
Fri
Linn County Pioneer Picnic @ Pioneer Park
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
Linn County Pioneer Picnic @ Pioneer Park | Brownsville | Oregon | United States

137th Linn County Pioneer Picnic 

June 21, 22 and 23
Theme: Pots ‘n’ Pans and Apple Jam

The Linn County Pioneer Picnic has been a local staple since 1887 when it was created as a reunion for the early homesteaders. Since the first event, the annual event has never been canceled, which makes it the longest continuously running celebration in the state of Oregon.  In 2012, the Picnic was named an Oregon Heritage Tradition by the Oregon Heritage Commission.  Admittance is and always has been free for attendees.

The Picnic lasts three days every year and is chock full of activities, exhibits, and entertainment for the whole family. Friday is kicked off with the Kiddie Parade and the crowning of the Linn County Pioneer Picnic Princesses. Children and families can then enjoy fun activities and entertainment at the park. On Saturday, the day begins with a breakfast hosted by local firemen that raises funds for the Fourth of July Fireworks. Then begins the ever-popular Parade down Main Street, where hundreds gather to see floats from all kinds of Linn County organizations, clubs, and more. Afterward, the crowds flock to Pioneer Park, where they can find a quilt show, flower show, art display, horseshoe tournament, a logging competition, and more. Children enjoy a penny scramble, three-legged races, and crafts.

Sunday continues the festivities with a nondenominational church service that dates back to the early years of the Linn County Pioneer Picnic.

Throughout the weekend, great music, food, and vendors abound, and attendees set out blankets and fill up picnic tables to spend the weekend together.

More information about the Picnic and Parade can be found here. 

Heritage Day Celebration 2024 @ Mennonite Village Senior Living
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Heritage Day at Mennonite Village will feature more than 40 local vendors; horse-drawn carriage rides; food trucks, live music, and campus tours.
Pie Baking contest
Quilt Display
Bluegrass Music
Chafin Farms Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Food Trucks
Farmer’s Market

The event is being held at the Pavilion, just east of Quail Run Assisted Living (2525 47th Ave SE)

From I-5: 
Take Exit 233
At the first light (Waverly Drive) take a left
Go just over Two Miles
Just past the rail road tracks, take a left on 47th Ave SE

Heading East on HWY 34 from Corvallis:
Take the Albany Exit
Turn Left onto HWY 99E
Take a Right at the first Light (Old HWY 34
Travel 1.5 miles to the stop sign at SE Columbus Street
Turn Left
Travel 2.9 miles
Turn Right onto 47th Ave SE

Pride DIY at The Albany Public Library @ Albany Public LIbrary
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Pride DIY at The Albany Public Library @ Albany Public LIbrary | Albany | Oregon | United States

Everyone is welcome! Drop by the library to make a festive flower crown or decorate some colorful sunglasses to wear to Pride on Saturday, June 22 – or anywhere and anytime you feel like it!

This event will be held in the Meeting Room at the Main Library.

Hopped Up Cruise In at Deluxe Brewing @ Deluxe Brewing Co.
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hopped Up Cruise In at Deluxe Brewing @ Deluxe Brewing Co. | Albany | Oregon | United States

Guests may join Deluxe every Friday night from 5-8 PM this Summer (June – August) to show off their roadsters and classic cars with a cruise-in at the brewery.

Deluxe Brewing is open to all ages and is always pet-friendly. The taproom serves craft beer, house spirit cocktails, cider, wine, and soda.
No outside beverages are allowed. The Deluxe Food Cart operates during standard taproom business hours, serving delicious brewery fare.
For more information on Deluxe Brewing and Sinister Distilling visit the official Facebook page or the main website at www.sinisterdeluxe.com.

Original Goat Yoga @ No Regrets Farm and Sanctuary
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Original Goat Yoga @ No Regrets Farm and Sanctuary | Monroe | Oregon | United States

Located at 26641 Bellfountain Rd in Monroe Oregon, unique and relaxing experiences await you at Original Goat Yoga!

The Original Goat Yoga Mission is to farm happiness by providing; 1. A joyful experience that improves mental and physical health through the healing powers of nature and animals. 2. The economic development of rural households and family farms throughout the world through agritourism.

Regular Classes include:

Fun Friday Goat Yoga – $28

Each Friday at 6:00 PM you’re invited to attend this part yoga, part animal-assisted therapy session! The 60 minutes includes 30 minutes of Goat Yoga and 30 minutes of Goat Happy Hour.

90-minute Goat Happy Hour® –$45

Goat Happy Hour® is a trademarked term meaning goat therapy. It is all about getting outdoors in a beautiful setting, surrounding yourself with animals, and disconnecting from stress. Bring your favorite beverages to enjoy after your tour around the farm!

Other events are:
~Sunday Funday Goat Yoga @ 4 PM year round. $35
~Unwind Wednesday Goat Yoga @ 6 PM through August. $28
~Mother’s Day Bouquet Bar & Goat Happy Hour- May 12th @ 10 AM-12 PM. $75

The link below will take you to the various events offered and the ability to purchase tickets.

No Regrets Farm & Sanctuary

The Jeanne Gregg Band at the Barn- Friday June 21 @ The Barn at Hickory Station
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Jeanne Gregg Band at the Barn- Friday June 21 @ The Barn at Hickory Station | Albany | Oregon | United States

Experience the Legendary Jeanne Gregg Band Live at The Barn!

The Jeanne Gregg Band, a legendary ensemble rooted deeply in the heart of the blues tradition, has long been a beacon of soulful music in the local music scene. Fronted by the iconic, powerful voice of Jeanne Gregg,  the band captivates audiences with performances that are both electrifying and deeply moving. Accompanying Jeanne is a group of exceptionally talented musicians, each a master of their craft, bringing their own unique style and depth to the ensemble. Whether playing in intimate clubs or on grand festival stages, the Jeanne Gregg Band leaves an indelible mark on all who have the pleasure of experiencing their music.

Albany Civic Theater presents: Bullshot Crummond @ Albany Civic Theater
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Albany Civic Theater presents: Bullshot Crummond @ Albany Civic Theater | Albany | Oregon | United States

Bullshot Crummond
by Ron House, Alan Shearman, Diz White, John Neville Andrews, Derek Cunningham

Directed by: Erik A Esrael
Performances: Jun. 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23(m), 27, 28, 29, 2024

This parody of low-budget 30s detective movies typifies British heroism at its dumbest. Teutonic villain Otto Von Brunno and his evil mistress Lenya crash their plane in the English countryside and kidnap Professor Fenton, who has discovered a formula for making synthetic diamonds. Bullshot Crummond is called to the rescue by the professor’s daughter Rosemary.

Box office opens 45 minutes before performances

Karaoke at Dixie Creek Saloon @ Dixie Creek Saloon
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Karaoke at Dixie Creek Saloon @ Dixie Creek Saloon | Tangent | Oregon | United States

Food, fun, and karaoke at the Dixie Creek Saloon in Tangent!

Menu: https://dixiecreeksaloon.com/dixie_creek_menu.html

32994 Hwy 99 E, Tangent, OR, United States, Oregon

Jun
22
Sat
Albany Summer Passport Program for Kids 2024 @ Albany Visitor Association
Jun 22 – Aug 9 all-day
Albany Summer Passport Program for Kids 2024 @ Albany Visitor Association | Albany | Oregon | United States

Get ready for some awesome summer fun! On June 22nd, the Albany Summer Passport program will kick off at 2 different sign-up locations!

  1. Visit the Pride Parade: Swing by the Albany Visitors Association booth at the Albany Pride Event between 10 am and 4 pm,  where you can sign up, get your picture taken, and pick up your free passport! We hope to see you there!
    2.  Head to the Albany Visitors Association:  Sign up at the Albany Visitors Association at 122 Ferry St, in downtown Albany from 10 am to 1 pm. We will be ready and waiting to help you sign up and get your passport!

Both places will be filled with fun and excitement, perfect for kicking off your summer adventures with our Summer Passport! Check out our website for more details as we get closer to the big day.

Passports will be available for sign-up throughout the summer, June 22nd, 2024 is the kickoff date for the program. The last day of the program is August 9, one week before the Carousel Carnival. So, no matter if you live here, or are just visiting for a few days – you’re invited to participate. You may come to the AVA Office at any time and pick up a Passport and explore as much as you can during your visit to Albany.

Step up to adventure and explore Albany this summer! 

 

Jefferson Heroes’ Day- June 22, 2024 @ Main Street
Jun 22 all-day
Jefferson Heroes' Day- June 22, 2024 @ Main Street | Jefferson | Oregon | United States

Jefferson Heroes’ Day will happen on Saturday, June 22, 2024.
The heroes being honored this year are the founders of the Greater Jefferson Community Center which was established in 2006. You can read the whole story here. 
Events will take place all day including a Pancake Feed, Parade, Car Cruise In, and Games!
You won’t want to miss out on the fun this year!