Calendar

Ballet dancer in costume with Carousel baby elephant.Welcome to AVA’s monthly calendar of events. Take a peek and plan your “stay-cation” or 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 PNW Art and Air Festival. If you’d like a hard-copy of the most popular monthly events, telephone our office and we’ll gladly mail you one for free. 541-928-0911.

*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. 

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May
1
Wed
Albany’s Hidden History Scavenger Hunt Photo Tour @ Historic Downtown Albany
May 1 – May 31 all-day
Albany’s Hidden History Scavenger Hunt Photo Tour @ Historic Downtown Albany | Albany | Oregon | United States

Sponsored by the Natty Dresser, available at the Albany Downtown Association  126 SW Ferry St, Albany, 541-928-2469.  Return entries to the ADA by 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 31 to be entered to win a prize. The grand prize winner will be announced on June 1. Photograph by Bennett Edwards.

National Historic Preservation Month
May 1 – May 31 all-day
National Historic Preservation Month

Albany and Linn County are bursting with events for National Historic Preservation Month!  Check  Albany Visitors Association Calendar of Events for historic displays, walking tours and vintage trolley ride through Historic Downtown Albany as well as the Scio Lamb & Wool Fair, Lebanon Strawberry Festival, and Brownsville Carriage Me Back historic tour.  Photo by O.J. Anderson

May
18
Sat
Splatter Box Paint Fun @ Albany Art Studio 
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – May 19 @ 4:15 am
Splatter Box Paint Fun @ Albany Art Studio  | Albany | Oregon | United States

Purchase paint starting at or just hang and enjoy the music. 21+ BYOB (Beer or Wine). Every Saturday 8:00 p.m. until Midnight. For information please visit:  AlbanyArtStudioSplatter

May
19
Sun
The Addams Family Musical @ Albany Civic Theater
May 19 @ 2:30 am
The Addams Family Musical @ Albany Civic Theater | Albany | New York | United States

The Addams Family offers a new twist on every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the now grown-up princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a normal young man. Wednesday asks her father to keep this shocking news from her mother. Music and laughter abound as the family hosts a dinner for the happy couple.  Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elise. Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Christi E. Sears. For information call: (541) 928-4603 or visit: albanycivic

Fish Lake & Sand Mountain @ Mennonite Village
May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Fish Lake & Sand Mountain @ Mennonite Village | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join the Linn County Historical Society for a presentation about two interesting places along the historic Santiam Trail. The seasonal Fish Lake and adjoining meadow have offered a place of rest and bountiful provisions for weary travelers for hundreds of years. Today visitors can explore the legacy of this historic place.  The Sand Mountain area was also part of the Trail. Due to the sandy soils and areas laden with lava rock, this section of the historic Santiam Wagon Road was one of the most challenging parts of the journey for early travelers. this presentation is free and open to the public. For more information please visit: Sand MountainFish Lake

May
20
Mon
Historic Albany Display at City Hall presented by the City of Albany Landmarks Commission @ Albany City Hall
May 20 all-day

The City Hall and Historic Carnegie Library display cases will be filled with Albany History presented by the Landmarks Commission. The displays will be available for viewing during regular business hours. City Hall: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Carnegie Library: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

May
21
Tue
Historic Albany Display at City Hall presented by the City of Albany Landmarks Commission @ Albany City Hall
May 21 all-day

The City Hall and Historic Carnegie Library display cases will be filled with Albany History presented by the Landmarks Commission. The displays will be available for viewing during regular business hours. City Hall: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Carnegie Library: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

May
22
Wed
Historic Albany Display at City Hall presented by the City of Albany Landmarks Commission @ Albany City Hall
May 22 all-day

The City Hall and Historic Carnegie Library display cases will be filled with Albany History presented by the Landmarks Commission. The displays will be available for viewing during regular business hours. City Hall: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Carnegie Library: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

May
23
Thu
Historic Albany Display at City Hall presented by the City of Albany Landmarks Commission @ Albany City Hall
May 23 all-day

The City Hall and Historic Carnegie Library display cases will be filled with Albany History presented by the Landmarks Commission. The displays will be available for viewing during regular business hours. City Hall: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Carnegie Library: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Addams Family Musical @ Albany Civic Theater
May 23 @ 7:30 pm
The Addams Family Musical @ Albany Civic Theater | Albany | New York | United States

The Addams Family offers a new twist on every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the now grown-up princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a normal young man. Wednesday asks her father to keep this shocking news from her mother. Music and laughter abound as the family hosts a dinner for the happy couple.  Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elise. Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Christi E. Sears. For information call: (541) 928-4603 or visit: albanycivic