Things to Do In Salem

Aug 16, 2017

Have you explored the Mid-Willamette Valley’s Salem Ale & Cider Trail? You should!

We love our Oregon Wine, but our area’s growing craft beverage culture is now getting some much-deserved recognition too! Earlier this summer, the Salem Brewery Association and Travel Salem launched the Salem Ale and Cider … Read More »

May 30, 2017

Grab your bags because the 2017 Summer Wine Tasting Passport is here!

What if we told you there was a way to experience wine tastings, discounted wine purchases, and exclusive offers at over 15 of Willamette Valley’s best wineries? This is most … Read More »

This concludes our tour where it began, at the Conference Center, the former site of the Marion Hotel.
Oct 03, 2016

Travel Back in Time and Explore the Fascinating History in Downtown Salem, Oregon’s Downtown District

Did you know that a network of tunnels underneath Salem Oregon’s streets and sidewalks once connected stores, and (according to rumors), provided an escape for errant persons visiting “speakeasy businesses”? … Read More »

Quiltopia is a quilt festival at Willamette Heritage Center every year that inspires guests to learn more about the joys of using textiles in a traditional and/or contemporary art form. This unique festival, a fundraiser for Helping Hands Resources, offers a variety of activities and provides a rich experience for quilters of all ages and levels. Quilts are handcrafted pieces by local quilters participating in this beloved local festival.
Aug 29, 2016

Celebrate Quiltopia 2016 in Salem, Oregon September 30th – October 2nd

Quiltopia September 30-October 2, 2016 Friday & Saturday 10 am to 5 pm & Sunday Noon to 5 pm Willamette Heritage Center in Salem, Oregon $5 Admission The Grand Hotel … Read More »

Keizer Iris Festival
Mar 08, 2016

It’s Iris Season in Willamette Valley!

Photo source: Keizer Iris Festival Facebook Page Local Event Spotlight: 2016 Keizer Iris Festival May 19th through 22nd  The Irises are in bloom and that can mean only one thing … Read More »