A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Photo credit: Old Barn Woods and Goods Spend some time in the country on Saturday, September 18, at the Pickintoly Country Junk Market in Waltham, Minnesota. The market will feature at least 25 artisans selling handmade or reclaimed vintage items. Other highlights include a food truck, a coffee bar, and live music by Chuck Wilson … Continue reading A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Start Labor Day weekend early with the Country Kickoff at a drive-in theater near you

The big screen at the 99W Drive-in Theatre in Newberg, Oregon, one of the participating venues in the Encore Drive-in Nights concert series (photo by Cheryl Landes) Park your car at a drive-in movie theater near you, relax, and enjoy a streamed country on the big screen featuring Toby Keith and Alabama on Thursday, September … Continue reading Start Labor Day weekend early with the Country Kickoff at a drive-in theater near you

Tickets still available for Echoes Through the Canyon August 14

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Brandi Carlisle, Sheryl Crow, and Yola are coming to the Gorge Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 14, for Echoes Through the Canyon. This event's original date was June 6 but was rescheduled because of Washington State's restrictions on large events due to COVID. Anyone who bought a ticket for the … Continue reading Tickets still available for Echoes Through the Canyon August 14

Comedy in the Park every other Friday this summer in Portland

Image by Michiel Ton from Pixabay We all need more opportunities to laugh now more than ever, and Kickstand Comedy in Portland is doing something about it. Starting May 21, 2021, they partnered with Portland Parks and Recreation and The Portland Mercury to host Comedy in the Park, the first annual series of comedy shows … Continue reading Comedy in the Park every other Friday this summer in Portland

Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Photo by Cheryl Landes A free performance of "Love Letters from the Front", a collection of stories told through the letters and music of World War II, is scheduled on the back lawn at the Tewksbury Library on Tuesday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. The letters were written by real military personnel and their spouses, … Continue reading Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Oregon Festival of American Music July 22-31 in Eugene, Oregon

Image by Marcel Dominic from Pixabay After a year's break forced by the coronavirus pandemic, the Oregon Festival of American Music returns for 10 days this month. The 2021 festival's theme is "Reel Music", which explores the roles of music in film from the silent screen era through the 1980s in a series of talks … Continue reading Oregon Festival of American Music July 22-31 in Eugene, Oregon

Live music returns to Chateau Ste. Michelle in August

Image by Bruno/Germany from Pixabay In August and September 2021, the Chateau Ste. Michelle winery resumes its live concert series in the outdoor amphitheater with a range of well-known names. This season, all tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster. Here's the full lineup. One show, which was rescheduled from 2020 due to COVID-19, is sold … Continue reading Live music returns to Chateau Ste. Michelle in August